Sheriff Joe Arpaio thinks it's an honor to be called KKK, remember?
So why is anyone surprised that in 2011 he accepted the Sons of Confederate Veterans' J. Edgar Hoover Law and Order Award, apparently for all that hard work he did in ignoring hundreds of sex crimes cases around the county.
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Babeu's probe of Hendy is compromised from jump
One misconception out there is that the inquiry into MCSO Deputy Chief Frank Munnell's memo by Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu could result in criminal charges being filed against those Sheriff Joe loyalists now suspended with pay: Chie ... More >>
Dennis Gilman's account of Joe Arpaio's car wash raid, and an interview with one of Arpaio's littlest victims.
This Saturday, while real cops were out hunting down murderers, rapists, burglars, and so on, Sheriff Joe Arpaio -- true to his nickname, "Nickel Bag Joe" -- was at Li ... More >>
Just like Arpaio, J. Edgar Hoover loved dogs and compliant journalists
I was up too late the other night watching a documentary on the National Geographic Channel about Hoover and his many, many sins. And aside from Hoover's reported penchant for getting himself up in drag, the& ... More >>
Stepping off the plane in Washington D.C. this afternoon was like my first trip to New York many moons ago. The cab driver is Russian. The hotel front desk guy is from someplace in Africa. The room service waiter is from El Salvador. In other words, D.C. shows us to be a nation of immigrants. The na ... More >>
photo by Adolfo Maldonado and Dennis Gilman.The classic Arpaio snarl, patented in 25 countries, including the Emirate of Kuwait ...Both the Huffington Post's Dawn Teo and Amy Goodman of Democracy Now have produced long pieces in the past week covering Joe Arpaio's recent outrages against those with ... More >>