The court-appointed monitor of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shared results from his teams' first quarterly assessment of the MCSO last night at a community meeting in Guadalupe. But tensions ran high, especially given Arpaio's contentious history with the town. Chief Robert Warshaw and his ... More >>
Please see update below regarding "Camp Recall Arpaio." After the second suspension of the paid signature drive in the effort to recall Sheriff Joe Arpaio, I complained that we were probably stuck with Arpaio until the end of his term, unless we had a loaves and fishes-type miracle. See also: -Joe ... More >>
Please see update below. Former Guadalupe Mayor Rebecca Jimenez's camp is partying tonight, celebrating what they believe may be a win over incumbent town Mayor Yolanda Solarez. See also: -Guadalupe made it clear that Joe Arpaio's attacking anyone with brown skin -Joe Arpaio's Nemesis Rebecca Jime ... More >>
Despite a last-minute slur campaign by her detractors and the surprise endorsement of the incumbent by Congressman Ed Pastor, one-time thorn in the side of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Rebecca Jimenez, was leading a four person pack in the contest for mayor for the square-mile postage stamp of Guadalupe by d ... More >>
Rebecca Jimenez's campaign video, produced by Dennis Gilman Sheriff Joe Arpaio may have one foot in the grave (we hope) due to his "broken arm," but one of his enemies from not too long ago is alive and well and running for mayor of the unique little town of Guadalupe. See also: -Guadalupe made it ... More >>
See also: Joe Arpaio's Racial Profiling Trial Begins, and, Yes, He's Guilty as Sin See also: Joe Arpaio's Taliban, Nativist Steve Camarota, and More Problems for the MCSO See also: Joe Arpaio's (ahem) Legal Scholar Brett "Shut Up" Palmer and Flunky Brian Sands Under Oath As U.S. District Judge G. M ... More >>
Just how many deputies does it take to protect Sheriff Joe Arpaio? 50? 100? 200? Yes, Arpaio did return to Guadalupe to address the town council Thursday night, almost a year after terrorizing Guadalupe with an immigration sweep on April 3 and 4 of 2008. But in doing so, he had to be prote ... More >>
The Sanchezes are American citizens who've been in this country longer than Joe Arpaio's family. The Sanchezes are criminally brown.
The latest Dennis Gilman video is a doozy. It covers the MCSO sweep in the west Valley, and shows some of the ski-masked deputies involved. Having MCSO deputies pulling over cars for traffic stops in black masks like this is reminiscent of some South American dictatorship. It's meant to terrorize an ... More >>
Has the Town of Guadalupe cut a deal with Sheriff Joe Arpaio? And is another anti-immigrant sweep of the city coming down the pike? Could be, on both counts. According to court records, as of January 5, 2009, the Town of Guadalupe ended its federal law suit against the MCSO, Joe Arpaio and Maricopa ... More >>
In the future, there will be nothing but lists, lists, and more lists. We will worship lists as the ancient Egyptians once venerated the sun. There's no use in resisting. So take a sedative, a hit of Scotch, a toke or two of the medical-grade shit, and prepare to be listed, Feathered Bastard-style. ... More >>
MCSA's Randy Parraz and Raquel Teran address reporters after the BOS lockout. It was a Magic Mountain-size roller coaster ride at the Board of Supervisors today, with the Maricopa Citizens for Safety and Accountability taking over the meeting from Supervisor and acting Chairman Max Wilson, and walk ... More >>
Bad-ass Becca, still not kowtowing to the MCSO... The viciousness of nativist Neanderthals in this burg knows no bounds. Take the comments on the story at azcentral.com regarding the picayune report of Guadalupe Mayor Rebecca Jimenez receiving a citation for driving minus a headlight. The way these ... More >>
The incessant criticism of Sheriff Joe from other politicians, the media, law enforcement officials, activists, and ordinary citizens must be taking its toll on our corrupt top constable. His big interview in Sunday's Republic is obviously part of a media campaign to polish his tarnished image, one ... More >>
On Friday a band of Guadalupe residents including mayor Rebecca Jimenez protested Sheriff Arpaio's latest round of anti-immigration sweeps.
Guadalupe Mayor Rebecca Jimenez, who bravely defied Sheriff Joe last night. Last night was a night of high drama as Sheriff Joe brought his illegal immigrant dragnet to the small town of Guadalupe, and the citizens and the mayor of that city demanded Joe leave. Last night around 10:30, Guadalupe Ma ... More >>