Come Saturday Morning: Bachmann and Arpaio, Sittin’ in a Swing

By: Saturday September 17, 2011 6:45 am

Just as Norm Coleman and other relatively progressive — or at least pragmatic — Republicans try to reassure Latino voters that the GOP isn’t stuffed stem-to-stern with lily-white bigots cowering in fear of skins browner than theirs, Michele Bachmann has to go harsh their mellow by visiting Joe Arpaio for the second time this year.


Report Shreds Argument Tasers Result in Less Use of Lethal Force by Arizona Police

By: Wednesday June 29, 2011 12:50 pm

The debate about Tasers has always been that they don’t do as much harm as a bullet. Too bad that is mostly marketing hype. When used on children and pregnant women they can be devastating.

Grijalva’s Yuma Office Closes Due to Gunshot on Chaotic First Day of Immigration Law in Arizona

By: Thursday July 29, 2010 1:50 pm

The partial implementation of the Arizona immigration law, SB1070, began today in earnest, and already we’re seeing the friction between supporters and immigration rights advocates play out. Adam Sarvana, a spokesman for Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ), an outspoken critic of the law, just sent out this release: The Yuma district office of Rep. Raúl M. [...]

Good thing this wasn’t Maricopa County

By: Wednesday May 5, 2010 1:30 am

A terrorists incompetence is only saved and helped by general ignorance. Exhibit A, the Times Square would-be Bomber.

House Judiciary Cuffs Joe Arpaio, The Most Abusive Sheriff in America

By: Saturday February 14, 2009 8:55 am

You have probably heard of the shamelessly self professed “Toughest Sheriff in America”, Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. For years he has been making a PR spectacle of himself all the while running an unconstitutionally deplorable jail system, letting inmates die under tortuous conditions, and violating the civil rights and liberties of everybody in sight, especially minorities. The House Judiciary Committee has just issued a letter calling on Attorney General Eric Holder and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to investigate allegations of misconduct by Arpaio. There are a lot of grounds for the action sought by HJC, lets look at them.

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