Cesar Chavez Day is upon us, and one way of honoring the spirit of the famed labor leader locally is by helping the organization LUCHA, Living United for Change in Arizona, by participating in its Cesar Chavez Day Raffle.
-Four MCSA/ACORN Members Freed after Being Arrested for Applauding
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From left, Jason Odhner, Kristy Theilen, Monica Sandschafer, and Joel Nelson, after being released from the 4th Avenue Jail following their arrests for "clapping" at a public meeting in 2008
A group of seven activists either arrested or cited by the sheriff's office as ... More >>
Governor Brewer's CCA connection: Conflict of interest over SB 1070?Several months before signing SB 1070, Governor Jan Brewer accepted hundreds of dollars in "seed money" for her clean elections campaign from corporate executives and others with a possible stake in Arizona's "papers please" legisla ... More >>
photo by Dennis GilmanShe shoots, she scores! ACORN's Monica Sandschafer and her activist pals have won in court againCall it the cost of clapping. Five anti-Arpaio activists were awarded legal fees Monday by Justice of the Peace C. Steven McMurry in a case that involved four of them being arrested ... More >>
Between Joe Arpaio and ACORN, guess who the nut is?
ACORN's passed along to me this subpoena that Sheriff Joe Arpaio's been bragging about to the media, and though it's a clear fishing expedition on the part of Arpaio's attorney in the Melendres v. Arpaio case, let's just say that it ... More >>
by David Shankbone
Get your game face on, Joe, Rev. Al's ready to rumble...I've just received confirmation from Monica Sandschafer, ACORN's lead organizer in Arizona, that the Rev. Al Sharpton will be in Phoenix this Friday, June 19th. For those unaware of it, that date is known as Juneteenth ... More >>
Gilman's most recent effort documents the arrests and ultimate triumph of ACORN activists...
Here's a cool new video by activist Dennis Gilman regarding news I recently blogged concerning a legal victory obtained by two ACORN members last Friday in Phoenix. That's when bogus charges of trespa ... More >>
photo by Dennis Gilman
Arizona ACORN Head Organizer Monica Sandschafer, ecstatic after Friday's win
To cop a line from Scarface's Tony Montana, every canine has its day. Every kitty cat, too. I've been busier than blue tick hound with a briar patch full of brer rabbits, so I didn't get to blo ... More >>
Zack de la Rocha addresses the crowd at the end of Saturday's Walk for RespectBefore today's successful march of thousands from the Wells Fargo building in downtown Phoenix to Sheriff Joe Arpaio's gulags, many in the Phoenix activist community tried to dissuade civil rights leader and march organi ... More >>
One clip from today's media event denouncing Joe Arpaio, and heralding the investigation into him by the U.S. Department of Justice.
The big news out of D.C. for us here in Sand Land, of course, is that the Justice Department is investigating Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his office for civil rights viol ... More >>
The four activists arrested by the MCSO Wednesday for applauding: from left, Jason Odhner, Kristy Theilen, Monica Sandschafer, and Joel Nelson.After spending about 12 hours in jail, four members of ACORN and MCSA (Maricopa Citizens for Safety and Accountability) who had been arrested for applauding ... More >>
Let's just hope the MCSO never has to help protect President-elect Obama.
By now, many of you have already read about our corrupt top constable Sheriff Joe Arpaio's flipping the verbal bird to President-elect Barack Obama and his soon-to-be U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Concerning his ... More >>
A chicken (activist Chris Fleischman) is interrogated by plainclothes po-po.According to witnesses and a spokesperson for the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, four members of Maricopa Citizens for Safety and Accountability, an activist group critical of the BOS and Sheriff Joe Arpaio, were arre ... More >>