The numbers are in and somehow Joe Arpaio, our 80-year-old codger of a sheriff, has secured another four-year term as the county's top lawman. If that wasn't enough to get your blood boiling, the self-professed "America's toughest sheriff" is promising to run for Maricopa County Sheriff again in 201 ... More >>
Consider this the first anti-Arpaio ad for 2012, ironically produced by Arpaio's goons, and censored heavily by them as well....He's cost taxpayers $100 million in swiped county funds, has the blood of unfortunates such as Juan Farias Mendoza on his hands, was forced to settle to the tune of $1 mill ... More >>
Our former colleague Sarah Fenske (now toiling as the managing editor at our sister paper in St. Louis, the Riverfront Times, wrote a cool story last April about a shady and shaky attorney named Grant Goodman.
Bernie Madoff, the crook who's got to be near and dear to attorney Grant Goodma ... More >>
Torturer with a badge? You don't have to convince us...An opinion piece published yesterday on National Public Radio's Web site, written by Hector Sanchez, Director of Policy and Research for the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement, calls Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio "a ... More >>
Does this mean we can drop him behind enemy lines in Afghanistan? Purty please...?
It should be no surprise that a cheesy, old-man's magazine like Soldier of Fortune would stick our septuagenarian sheriff's mug on the cover and proceed to pucker up to him in a puff pie ... More >>
How much is this egomaniac gonna cost us in the longrun? The county'll have bupkis before it's all over with.
Who shot down the sheriff (metaphorically speaking), and for the second time, no less? The National Commission on Correctional Health Care, which as of Friday rejected an appeal of an earli ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's attorney, Michelle Iafrate, has doled out still another installment of jail video footage to New Times, and again it doesn't show how an inmate wound up dead in the custody of sheriff's detention officers.
It's the third release in a contentious public records battle that ... More >>
As a public information officer for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Paul Chagolla has a widespread reputation for getting nasty when local journalists fail to buy into whatever propaganda he wants to sell.
And that means, from Arpaio's point of view, he must be do ... More >>
Anything to get the boob on the boob tube, eh, Joe?
Say you're sick of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's aged, authoritarian blowhole? So much so that the mere sight of his flaccid turkey neck and oily pate causes the sudden need to blow chunks and an insatiable desire to kick a puppy in the nads?
Well, the ... More >>