Sheriff Joe Arpaio's friends, birther attorneys Larry Klayman and ex-lawmaker David Burnell Smith, are doing Arpaio a solid favor in their bogus lawsuit against Respect Arizona, the group trying to recall the elderly Sheriff.Respect Arizona's legal counsel already told New Times last week that the m ... More >>
Stop us if you've heard this before, but an attorney is alleging that notorious birther and Sheriff Joe Arpaio-fan Larry Klayman has filed a lawsuit without any legal merit.In fact, Chris Ford -- legal counsel for Respect Arizona -- told New Times yesterday that he's also seeking sanctions against t ... More >>
Former Republican legislator David Burnell Smith, a birther and DUI attorney recently arrested for alleged DUI, is doing Larry Klayman's bidding in the fight against the recall of Sheriff Joe Arpaio.As many people pointed out as Klayman continued to claim that he'd try to get the recall effort shut ... More >>
If you're political sleaze-maestro Constantin Querard, the Arizona Legislature is practically your own, personal Downton Abbey.
Querard's team of taxpayer-funded butlers, bootblacks and maids is extensive, at least 20, by his own claim, in the both the upper and lower chambers.
And on February 21 ... More >>
Driving under the influence: not very funny. Republican state Representative David Burnell Smith's arrest for alleged DUI: hilarious.Smith pulled the alleged DUI trifecta in his encounter with Scottsdale police: as an attorney who claims he "fights for those who have been arrested and/or charged wit ... More >>
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett, who just recently filed the paperwork for an exploratory committee in the 2014 Arizona gubernatorial race, appears to be the latest Arizona politician to play to the "birther" crowd.In the mess that is Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's "investigation" into ... More >>
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the "birther" gang -- now including legislators -- held a press conference at the capitol today to push state Representative Carl Seel's "birther" bill.Seel's bill, as you may recall,
is the watered-down, penis-free version of last year's bill, which
fo ... More >>
http://azjusticeproject.orgA group of state representatives has introduced a bill that would strip the governor of the power to commute prison sentences and hand it over to the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency.
The legislation, formally titled HCR 2025: the Arizona Commutation Reform Act, is ... More >>
State Representative Doug Quelland, accused of infusing his campaign with extra funds despite agreeing to Clean Elections limits, has been ordered to leave office.The Citizens Clean Elections Commission made the decision to remove Quelland at its meeting this morning, two weeks after tabling the ... More >>