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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Arpaio, Thomas Drop Racketeering Suit
Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and Sheriff Joe Arpaio have filed a motion to dismiss the federal racketeering lawsuit they filed against the Board of Supervisors in December.

In the motion, Thomas says the Justice Department has agreed to investigate the Board of Supervisors for misconduct.

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74 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

It is time to get a new board of Supervisors--I don't trust any of them.

a resident since 1946--this is the worst management ever. '

Gen

March 11, 2010 at 1:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I like Sheriff Joe. He is only doing the job is required to do. If you want to be in this country then DO IT LEGALLY and quit being a BUNCH OF CRY BABIES. Go back to where you came from.

March 11, 2010 at 6:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Lets see ..YOUR version of doing the job is FILING BOGUS lawsuits and then dropping them when your backed into a corner because YOU KNOW YOU ARE WRONG and just mongering media attention ...Destroying information that could implicate you and your cronies in wrong doing up to and including BREAKING FEDERAL LAWS... CRY BABIES ????? just wait and see.....you and your every shrinking group of CAMP FOLLOWERS will be the ones crying ..... go back where I came from ?????? I`m a U.S CITIZEN .. what are qualifications .... I mean more than just blindly following a loser ???????????????

March 11, 2010 at 7:40 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am from AZ, so I am back where I came from. If you can't see that this idiot has broken the law then you need to get the hell out of here and go back to California or the east coast where you came from.

March 11, 2010 at 7:44 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

To the comment about time to get a new Board of Supervisors and the worst management ever ..... I susspect your mad that the board just won`t RUBBER STAMP the actions of Joe Arpaio and Andrew Thomas... How many supervisor meetings have you attended ???? probably can count the sessions attended on one finger ... or maybe not even that ...... RIGHT ???? Do you even know what the function of the board is ??? I`m really curious about your answers ...don`t care what you have been told or heard from a "friend " GIVE ME FACTS AND FIGURES AND THEN I`LL LISTEN TO YOUR OBSERVATION .................

March 11, 2010 at 7:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No, your Boy Joe and his little Pet Andy and just a couple of misguided Do gooders who do bad.

March 11, 2010 at 8:15 PM  
Anonymous Lawn Order said...

Arpaio and Thomas used a lot of financial and human resources to bring yet more cases that they have now dropped. That might indicate something about their malicious motivations to intimidate those who dare question them. They weren't enforcing the law, because if they had been they would have investigated enough to ensure they had a very good case, and wouldn't have been so quick to drop it.

Their house of cards is starting to crumble. This is what it takes, evidently, to get the public to look beyond political rhetoric and examine the facts. How many people have suffered and been denied justice in the meantime?

The Board of Supervisors is arguably not great at discharging their responsibilities with integrity, but they don't enforce the law or adjudicate violations. So don't blame them- let the wrongdoers take responsibility for the consequences of their actions. Isn't that what Arpaio and Thomas claim to want (for every other lawbreaker)?

March 11, 2010 at 8:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Keystone Cops could do a better job than Apraio!

March 11, 2010 at 8:54 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Finally, Joe tells it like it is. Washington agenda for amnesty, people are so nieve to listen to corruption comming from alot of places!

March 11, 2010 at 9:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We've been informed by reliable sources, that Lawn Order is actually BOS, Mary Rose Wilcox and that Liz F North Phoenix is Don Stapley.

March 11, 2010 at 9:10 PM  
Anonymous SPeaK AnD sPeLL said...

Are you trying to spell the word NAIVE?

Finally, Joe tells it like it is. Washington agenda for amnesty, people are so nieve to listen to corruption comming from alot of places!

March 11, 2010 at 9:40 PM  
Anonymous Lawn Order said...

"We've been informed by reliable sources, that Lawn Order is actually BOS, Mary Rose Wilcox and that Liz F North Phoenix is Don Stapley."

You left one out: Anonymous is a space alien! Anonymous has it from reliable sources- what a load!!!

When the facts don't suffice, make up your own? We've seen this "reliable sources" garbage from Arpaio's supporters before- it is invariably followed by very silly garbage.

You know, Anonymous (if that is your real name) that there are medications to make the voices in your head stop- right?

March 11, 2010 at 10:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The only thing Joe has managed to get right in the entire time he has been in office is his age. You all let this guy fool you into believing he is all on the illegal immigration hunt. Smoke and mirrors people, smoke and mirrors...

March 12, 2010 at 9:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it is interesting to see Arpaio and Thomas deal with their impending political doom.

They referred the cases to the feds because they knew they were losing AND because, when the whole thing doesn't go anywhere, they can and will blame the "liberals" in the Obama government. If they were honest, which they are not, they would own up to the fact that they screwed up and shouldn't have become involved in this mess in the first place. They won't becaues of their egos and because one wouldn't expect power hungry twits like these to do anything else.

Max in Scottsdale

March 12, 2010 at 9:34 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Joe, when you do get booted I hear Dunkin Doughnuts is looking for a tester.

March 12, 2010 at 12:54 PM  
Anonymous Lawn Order said...

Anonymous said: "The Keystone Cops [sic] could do a better job than Arpaio!"

I trust that you are making a point that a fake, dead, bunch of 1915 era bumbling phony cops equipped with phony technology from that era could out-perform MCSO in many areas. That actually has been proved by the county's citizenry acting on their own many times. That is not recommended in any jurisdiction. But there's little choice when the response times of MCSO are so ridiculously lengthy in many parts of the county so that they can deploy their limited manpower in activities that have the biggest marketing value. So your point is a valid one.

March 12, 2010 at 3:49 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Anonymous said...
We've been informed by reliable sources, that Lawn Order is actually BOS, Mary Rose Wilcox and that Liz F North Phoenix is Don Stapley.

****************

Ha ha ha. That's very funny. And JW Simms is Henderschot.

Fine, if you want to give me credit for being a player in the nonsense that finally brings Joke and his goon squad and that Puppet County Attorney down, that's ok with me. Happy to oblige.

March 12, 2010 at 4:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Now we're getting somewhere! That's if Justice dept. follows thru with investigation, & find the board members guilty! Then again, are they in the progressive movement? Agreed to, say one thing & do another....

March 12, 2010 at 4:33 PM  
Anonymous J.W. Simms. said...

Dozens of People Found at W. Phoenix Home

Updated: Friday, 12 Mar 2010, 5:14 PM MST
Published : Friday, 12 Mar 2010, 9:28 AM MST

PHOENIX - The Maricopa County sheriff's office uncovered a drop house Friday in west Phoenix where deputies arrested four human smugglers and found 36 immigrants held hostage in deplorable conditions.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio said a tip led investigators to a house near 59th Avenue and Osborn Road, close to Maryvale High School.

The 36 people were held hostage in a small boarded-up bedroom for several days and were not in good condition, Arpaio said.

"We rescued them," Arpaio said. "They are all, right now, we feel illegal. We are still in the process of questioning them."

The sheriff said the smugglers also called the hostages' family members across the nation and told them they would kill the hostages if the relatives failed to send money. Smugglers often charge their human cargo thousands of dollars to be brought to the United States.

Television reports Friday morning showed several people sitting on a curb, restrained with plastic handcuffs, as sheriff's office SWAT team members swarmed around the house.

The sheriff said the case remains under investigation and may lead to other smugglers and drop house locations.

Meanwhile, Arpaio said he plans to move up a planned crime suppression operation, which focuses deputies in a specific area.

The sheriff would not say where the sweep would take place, only that it was imminent.

"When the time comes, "we will publicize it so that we give all the activists time to get their cameras and surveillance teams out to follow us around to see if we do racial profiling," he said.

Arpaio said that since the beginning of the year, nearly 300 smugglers have been arrested, which is double the number arrested last year.

: I don't care who you are, you gotta love THIS!! guy and his team. J.W. Simms.

March 12, 2010 at 4:39 PM  
Anonymous Lawn Order said...

MCSO took some law enforcement action. Hooray. Now about Joe Arpaio's destruction of evidence and the investigations about his and Thomas' abuse of their office? Other law enforcement agencies are doing their job. Yet others are busting drop houses, and sometimes MCSO does that too. That's supposed to excuse everything else?

The public thinks not.

March 12, 2010 at 4:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh wow they found another drop house! Wow! I am sure this will make the public forget about the Federal Grand jury investigation and all possible future indictments against Joe!

March 12, 2010 at 7:42 PM  
Anonymous Disbar Thomas said...

Too funny, LMAO at the joker followers that are all over the top when him and Candy pull this but whoa, wait a minute there pardner, you can't be doin that to my team, no sir, not a chance, why you must be one of those, mezkin lovers, or worse yet one of then thar BOS Boy's and we all know your just kriminals and we're the good ole boys, we're the goodins, yes by lordy this is just too darn funny, I say disbar the lil feller and then take that thar bar and run so far up ole joe's keester we'll have to back er out bit so he can bend his neck.

March 12, 2010 at 8:13 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

There will be no indictments against Joe and Andy, you dreamers just keep dreaming the dream, that's all you have in your pitiful lives.

March 12, 2010 at 9:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You're right, there are no indictments against Joe and Andy...YET. Stay tuned!

March 12, 2010 at 9:51 PM  
Anonymous Lawn Order said...

"You're right, there are no indictments..." So- you're okay with taxpayer funds going to defend law enforcement time after time after time? Can you think of another example of a law enforcement head or prosecuting attorney wasting money in such ways?

In my life I cannot think of a precedent anywhere. And skip the excuses for these guys, they need to take responsibility just as they preach that the rest of use need to.

March 12, 2010 at 10:54 PM  
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March 12, 2010 at 10:58 PM  
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March 12, 2010 at 11:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The root of the problem starts with corrupt investigating from Washinton. They are abusing the laws. Washington needs to be sanctioned & put in jail. Wake up!

March 13, 2010 at 8:38 AM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

And the DOJ writes to Arpaio's attorney, blasting the Thursday press release where Joke and Candy assured the public that the Department of Justice would review the entire case. More BS and LIES from the Dynamic Duo:

azcentral.com/news/election/azelections/articles/2010/03/13/20100313joe-arpaio-attorney-letter.htm

March 13, 2010 at 8:57 AM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

This is an interesting development, to say the least. I was contemplating "why" Joke and Candy would drop the case and hand it off to the DOJ. I was mulling over the possibility that the intent was to be able to holler "conflict of interest" in the matter of the DOJ investigating Joke and Candy.

I find it incredibily funny that the DOJ came back with an immediate reprimand and EXTREMELY DISTRUBRING that this non-Maricopa County (high priced DC) lawyer was being paid by our tax dollars to use his "influential conections" with the Public Integrity Section of the Department of Justice and then use the fact that he turned over the file as a basis for holding a press conference saying that the Department of Justice is now working the case on behalf of Joke and Andy.

All you Joke and Candy fans need to OPEN YOUR EYES. Read the letter that the DOJ sent to Driscoll. Remember, this is the DC lawyer that Joke and Andy agreed to spend nearly $1000 PER HOUR to prosecute Wilcox and Stapley. $1000 PER HOUR people. Why? Because our County Attorney is too incompetent to handle the matter in his own office.

This is grossly outrageous behavior on the part of our MCSO and MCAO and heads need to roll. How you can sit back with your blinders on and keep yelling "round up dem illegals, Joe! We love you!"

?????

You "Go Joe" sheep are as pathetic as Joke and Candy and their winged monkeys.

March 13, 2010 at 9:50 AM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

" Anonymous said...
The root of the problem starts with corrupt investigating from Washinton. They are abusing the laws. Washington needs to be sanctioned & put in jail. Wake up!"

Ummmmm - could you be a bit more specific and give examples? Or are you suggesting we lock up an entire city? Or did you mean the state?

Clearly you don't like all the bad press Gumby and Pokey are getting, but to make vague statements like the one you made only make me believe you have no real defense for their actions, so you just mumble something that sounds "supportive".

March 13, 2010 at 10:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I simply love watching the Andy and Joey show go down in flames. Their dog and pony shows appear to be coming to an end - finally!

March 13, 2010 at 11:10 AM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Here is a great video. Joe and Driscoll avoiding telling reporters how much of OUR TAXPAYER DOLLARS was spent on this latest fiasco.

http://www.azcentral.com/video/#/News/Arpaio+responds+to+questions+about+attorney%27s+fees/40280768001/35150280001/71574231001

March 13, 2010 at 12:25 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

I'm sure you've all seen this press conference that is now (n part) the topic of a stern letter to the over-priced lawyer from the Department of Justice:

http://www.kpho.com/video/22816791/index.html

March 13, 2010 at 12:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You people are very narrowminded to what's really going on....Our Joe knows he's being set up by our administation!

March 13, 2010 at 5:58 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Try FOX NEWS, she sounds like she believes alot of the B.S. or is a progressive!

March 13, 2010 at 6:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

"Our Joe knows he's being set up by our administation!"

No, he's a paranoid egotistical sociopathic moron.... He's being taken down by his own stupidity.

March 13, 2010 at 6:46 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Get your head out of your AZZ!

March 13, 2010 at 7:32 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Hey "Anonymous" -

"Anonymous said...
You people are very narrowminded to what's really going on....Our Joe knows he's being set up by our administation!"

Please explain how YOUR (not OUR) Joe is being set up. Names. Dates. Incidents. Articles. References.

You post is crap and you know it. Or, if I'm wrong about that, fill us in on your knowledge and insight. You "Go Joe" fans with NO INFORMATION are really becoming annoying.

Put up or shut up!

March 13, 2010 at 7:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, Joe is being set up....

Please! He brought all of this on himself! He is about to get everything he so richly deserves!

March 13, 2010 at 7:49 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm just wondering how Faux Noise will handle the story of Arpaio being hauled off in cuffs when the Federal Grand Jury hands down charges....

March 13, 2010 at 9:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You people are so blindsighted, it's rediculus. Joe has & always abided by the laws in which he knows very well, so you fools will believe & take reported news as you see it, not listening to the twisted report. You state you are a Joe supporter,all of a sudden your not, sounds like your falling into nieve territory. Some people just use the progressive media for their facts, that's a joke. You've been brainwashed !!!!

March 14, 2010 at 7:32 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You progressives are well known to be rude try not thugging your uneducated opinion & put up with the real truth, don't dare open your eyes or brain & educate yourself with what's really going on, stop being so foolish!

March 14, 2010 at 8:25 AM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

To you courageous "Anonymous" posters who think the media is lying and brainwashing, please view videos of Joke, a couple of which are posted above. Read the letter that Driscoll received from the Department of Justice. The link is on the home page. Go watch the video of Joke being deposed back in January where he blumbles his way through the questions by saying he doesn't know anything about anything. Watch him on camera say "You know what it is? It's this civil rights stuff - all that crap." Yes, hear your hero say your civil rights are crap. It's not about being a "progressive" or a "leftist" or and "illegal lover" or a "former tent city resident" as all of you Joe sheep want to keep claiming as an excuse for having no defense for what is going on in the MCSO and MCAO.

You can argue with opinion, but you can't argue with fact. Fact is in the videos and the copies of official documents. It will be interesting to see what facts are uncovered in the emails that Joke and Henderschot and all the corrupt personnel involved in the "destruction" of evidence when the DOJ is done reading them. Just glad that the back up tapes existed so that Joe's attempts to cover up the truth about the workings of the MCSO were unsuccessful.

March 14, 2010 at 9:54 AM  
Anonymous RIDICULOUS said...

"You people are so blindsighted, it's rediculus ."

I've noticed something about most Joe supporters. Most Joe supporters cannot SPELL. This leads me to in belief that most Joe supporters are uneducated buffoons.

March 14, 2010 at 10:16 AM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Ridiculous,

Joe's PR spokesperson, Lisa Allen, once said "Educated people don't vote for Joe. Have you ever seen the video where Joe said that illegals get their corn from drop houses? There is a culture of unsophistication that surrounds Joe. He lacks the ability to think on his feet and speak intelligently and articulately. He can't even pronounce his title correctly. (It's sher-iff, not shurf, Joe!) He frequently says he doesn't know the answer to things that clearly he should know - like the contents of his own book "Joe's Law". When asked a direct question, like "how much of our taxpayer's money did you pay Driscoll" he dodges the question by saying that the Department of Justice has billions of dollars. See it for yourself in the link I posted above. His filmed deposition made him appear confused and without a clue as to what happens at MSCO. His primary appeal is to like-minded people with similar brain power. The rest of his appeal is to tunnel-visioned raging people who can think of absolutely nothing but illegals.

March 14, 2010 at 10:53 AM  
Anonymous J.W. Simms. said...

PHOENIX -- The Maricopa County Attorney's Office announced Saturday the owner of a Phoenix granite business has begun serving a six month jail sentence in an identity theft case.

Prosecutors said Raphael Libardi, 48, was arrested in July following a joint probe by the county attorney and the sheriff's office.

Authorities said Libardi, a Brazilian national who is in the U.S. illegally, began using the Social Security number of an elderly man as far back as 2002 to establish his granite business.

The victim of the ID theft died in December 2008 and the man's daughter assisted in the investigation. Libardi pleaded guilty to two counts of identity theft last October.

Prosecutors said Libardi is the first business owner to be criminally prosecuted as a result of an employer

Once again the "Dynamic Duo" watch over Metropolis as the stupid sleep. J.W. Simms.

March 14, 2010 at 11:01 AM  
Anonymous J.W. Simms. said...

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March 14, 2010 at 11:06 AM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Once again, that old worn out JW Simms can't control himself and posted the F-word and will be deleted, just like 80% of his posts have been.

You really need to grow up, D1SCORD1AN. If you think you're impressing anyone by continually using crude language on the blogs, knowing full well that your post will be deleted, you are quite mistaken.

Wow! They really got ONE - count 'em - ONE person? (Because his daughter snitched him out, not due to great investigative work, I might add.) Amazing! I'm AWESTRUCK!

Or not...!

March 14, 2010 at 11:15 AM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

But I am truly glad to know that I get under your skin so much that you can't help but use profanity in addressing me, Simms. That means you can't argue my facts intelligently and I frustrate you by continuing to post the truth.

By the way, did you happen to catch the fact that the ONE guy that they busted because the daughter of the deceased man ratted him out is from Brazil, not Mexico? (Thought I'd clarify which "his" daughter I meant in the other post.)

March 14, 2010 at 11:24 AM  
Anonymous J.W. Simms. said...

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March 14, 2010 at 2:14 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Well, your post will be deleted again. As I said, I'm glad I get under your skin so badly that you can't help yourself.

I understand perfectly well what happened. When the man died in 2008, HIS daughter discovered the identity theft and made a report to the sheriff's department. Yes, she 'snitched him out'. It wasn't like Joke and Candy were conducting an investigation that included Libardi and found this out on their own...

Gee, I don't remember saying anything about racial profiling. Show me where I said that.

I think the fact that you get so wound up every time I post anything speaks volumes about your mental health. Go take some lithium and calm down.

March 14, 2010 at 2:33 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

"An Anthem man who was arrested as part of an employer-sanctions investigation has been indicted on charges of fraud, identity theft, forgery and auto theft after it was discovered that he was using the Social Security number of a man who died in December.

Raphael Libardi, 48, a Brazilian officials say is in the country illegally, used the stolen number to start a business and purchase a home and two vehicles.

Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas noted that it was the first time that a business owner had been charged after an employer-sanctions raid. But Thomas said that no actual employer-sanctions case can be made against Libardi for knowingly and willingly hiring illegal immigrants."

(Now, pay attention here, Simms:)

"According to court documents, the Sheriff's Office received a tip in March that Libardi had fraudulent documents."

(This is important because you stated with the absolute certainty that clouds your thinking in your little world that NO ONE SNITCHED HIM OUT and called me a word that will get your post deleted for the second time in the same post - too funny! I hope you control your bladder better than you control your temper and your fingers.)

"Deputies raided Libardi's granite countertop business in south central Phoenix and his Anthem home on June 30."

March 14, 2010 at 2:52 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Arpaio is an egocentric Nazi that is an embarrasment to the state.

March 14, 2010 at 4:10 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm not a whiner nor a racist, but I did lose my business because I couldn't compete with Phoenix businesses who hire illegals. If Mr. Joe Arpaio wants to slow down crime associated with illegals, that's his duty. You are completely ignorant to assume that the positive effects of illegal immigration outweigh the negative. Most of you are apparently left wing as is this blog. The facts are that Mr. Arpaio has done very little to curb the flow of illegals in Maricopa County, so why all the ruckus. You basically hate Mr. Arpaio because he doesn't share your views. There is absolutely no concrete evidence that Mr. Arpaio or the County Attorney has done anything illegal, so sit back in your chair and contemplate why our state is in such a mess....could it be due to laws you are supporting?

March 14, 2010 at 4:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thank you Anonymous! We for sure can tell the opinions/remarks make no sense, especially when they don't know any better resources to find the truth.

March 14, 2010 at 5:05 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Anonymous,

I am truly sorry you lost your business. I have no love for illegals. You can believe in that. I have been supporting my daughter who has been unemployed for more than 2 years because of the illegals here in Maricopa County.

You can follow my posts for the last couple of years (not that you would care to do so, most likely) and find that I rarely make posts about Joe's illegal immigration enforcement efforts, except to say that, while he likes to take a lot of credit, he is basically ineffective and any reduction in the illegal population in Maricopa County is due more to the poor economy than the illegals being afraid of Joe. I also post a "Go Phoenix PD" or "Go DPS" when a story about them nailing a large number of illegals hits the news.

No, I don't hate Arpaio because he doesn't share my views.

The DOJ Federal Grand Jury investigation will result in one of two things. The Feds will walk away and say Joke and Candy have done nothing wrong, or they will indict.

If there is no concrete evidence that Joke and Candy have done anything wrong, they will walk. However, it strikes me as very odd that the attorney they hired to take over the RICO / court tower case claimed to have a "connection" with the DOJ and the DOJ immediately sent a strongly worded letter of reprimand to that attorney, Driscoll, the DAY AFTER a poorly put-together press conference was held where our sheriff and county attorney looked into the camera and made false statements about the Department of Justice taking over the case.

Only people who refuse to look at the videos and official documents that have been posted all over the internet continue to believe that there is no evidence against them.

What about the email that "Ooops we deleted them - forgot to tell our employees to keep them" and have now turned up on back up tapes? Why did Joke send an "IT Consultant Turned MCSO Commander" to try to get those tapes? What is in those emails? I don't know, but it must be very telling for Joke to want to get his hands on them so bad.

If you want to know why I oppose Joe Arpaio and Andy Thomas and David Henderschott and Lisa Allen and Barney Lotstein and Joel Fox and a whole lot of other players the way I do, ask me. Don't post "you basically hate Mr. Arpaio because he doesn't share your views". You have NO IDEA why I oppose them, and I am offended by your assumptions.

I can go on and on and on about the mis-deeds and mis-steps of these clowns if you want me to. All you need to do is ask instead of assume.

It has nothing to do with sharing "views".

March 14, 2010 at 5:09 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Here's one thing I really hate about Arpaio and Thomas. They waste my tax dollars that should be spent on police, firefighters and education. You will probably have to copy and paste the link into your browser, but the effort is worth it.

http://www.azcentral.com/video/#/News/Arpaio+responds+to+questions+about+attorney%27s+fees/40280768001/35150280001/71574231001

Notice how when he is asked about why he is hiring this DC attorney when our budget is so tight, Joe quips that "I didn't get a raise out of this". The reporter says "that's not what I asked. I asked why you're spending Maricopa County taxpayer money on outside council when our budget is what it is" the Joke responds with "The Department of Justice has billions of dollars." WTF kind of answer is that?

Thanks for asking, Anonymous. I'm happy to fill you in.

March 14, 2010 at 5:35 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk's letter to the Arizona Republic about her interactions with Joe Arpaio, David Henderschott and Andrew Thomas. I can post the link to her deposition, still online at New Times, it you want, just ask...

http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/opinions/articles/2009/12/21/20091221polk22-ON.html

March 14, 2010 at 5:58 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

I hope this works. Joe's deposition video...

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid30311461001?bctid=60353160001

March 14, 2010 at 7:11 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Here is a classic Arpaio clip. See how he claims to be totally in the dark as to the running of "HIS" department. "I don't know. I don't recall." What an idiot.

http://www.azcentral.com/news/election/azelections/articles/2010/01/04/20100104arpaio-deposition0104-ON.html

March 14, 2010 at 7:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Nothing like that will prove to me that this is'nt a fed. set up. Napolitano is indoctrinating asu soon for feds. agenda.

March 14, 2010 at 7:36 PM  
Anonymous Liz F - North Phoenix said...

Anonymous said...
Nothing like that will prove to me that this is'nt a fed. set up. Napolitano is indoctrinating asu soon for feds. agenda.

March 14, 2010 7:36 PM

What? I don't understand your post. Please clarify. What does Nappy have to do with ASU being "soon for fed" whatever the heck that means. ???

March 14, 2010 at 7:51 PM  
Anonymous dUmb said...

A whole lotta dumb these Arpaio guys.....DUMB

March 15, 2010 at 12:52 AM  
Anonymous Lawn Order said...

"What? I don't understand your post. Please clarify." I think that the best explanation is that Rocky and Bullwinkle were the best sleuths ever. Napolitano is just a distraction from the real agenda of these cartoons who are plotting the overthrow of law enforcement in the "It's a Small World" exhibit at Disneyland. Seriously.

To those who are not blind sheep this means that subversive cartoon sleeper cells will be activated, bringing law enforcement to its knees unless Arpaio and Thomas intervene to foil their evil conspiracy.

You can laugh now, but when you can no longer hear high-pitched endless loops of songs you hate; meant to psychologically break subversive elements of society- you will know that time has run out! They tried to tell the DOJ. All the feds wanted was an oversimplified summary of this complicated plot. Ooooh-noooooh!

March 15, 2010 at 2:29 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Oh no the world will end with Joe and Andy gone...oh no! Well maybe their worlds will end, the county and state will be better off without their embarrassing antics!

March 15, 2010 at 12:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

People who support illegals are ones who want a hand out from gov. we already spread too much wealth, in return you don't want your freedoms, gov. want's to take over/more control with how, what,& when, that is called ABUSE!

March 15, 2010 at 2:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Boy, some people have'nt researched or was aware of Napolitano crap, she was voted in from the illegal vote, is a progressive, anyway our country is being collapsed to have a social justice society, & she plus others are working for the higher sources to get this nonsense thru. There are web sites to show what bills polititions are trying to change, many laws that would not help the american citizen. Anyway, these polititions on the left have alot to do with what we are seeing now...destruction of country,state,humans, constitution.Don't let polititions fool you no more! That's why Joe is an upstanding politition & WITH transparency!!!!!!!!!!Nothing to hide!!!!!!

March 15, 2010 at 3:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Goodbye and good riddance Arpaio and your paid retard blog posters!

March 15, 2010 at 4:24 PM  
Anonymous Lawn Order said...

Arpaio wastes lots of money, there's no question about that if you read the publicly available information about MCSO's budget and expenditures. BUT these people who post "in his behalf" are barely literate. I don't think he'd be so stupid as to pay them. Of course, he might be paying them with stale candy corn he seized under RICO. But I'm just a citizen- I could be wrong.

March 15, 2010 at 4:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You people would believe anything! Those charges against the real corrupt polititions, like Wilcox, Stapley, etc. are getting away with it thanks to our, cover their butt for progessive agenda.

March 15, 2010 at 9:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Federal Grand Juries are not convened for no reason. Arpaio is in serious trouble. I believe it is you who will believe anything, especially when it comes out of the sheriff's fat mouth.

March 15, 2010 at 11:50 PM  
Anonymous Lawn Order said...

"Those charges against the real corrupt polititions, like Wilcox, Stapley, etc. are getting away with it thanks to our, cover their butt for progessive [sic] agenda." Try again with complete sentences so literate people can have a fair shot at understanding what you're trying to say.

If you want to complain about other politicians, may I suggest you find the appropriate venue for that. This is about Arpaio and how he mis-manages MCSO, despite his copious propaganda to the contrary (which we pay for with our tax dollars).

Nobody is suggesting that others might not be corrupt. Arpaio has a pattern of very publicly investigating those (and only those) who hold him accountable. That speaks to his lack of professionalism, and his abuses of power.

There's a reason his supporters usually want to change the subject: The facts don't help Arpaio.

March 16, 2010 at 8:18 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

INSTEAD OF OPPOSING SHERIFF JOE , OPPOSE ILLEGALS, IF YOU WANT AN ILLEGAL YOU DON'T TALK TO A ORIENTAL OR BLACK PERSON YOU TALK TO SPANISH / MEXICAN PERSON. IF OTHER SPANISH SPEAKING PEOPLE TURNED IN THE ILLEGALS INSTEAD OF HELPING THEM JOE WOULD NOT HAVE TO SWEEP FOR ILLEGALS . IF THE % OF CRIMES WERE COMITTED BY PURPLE PEOPLE EATERS JOE WOULD LOOK FOR THEM, BUT A THE LARGER % OF CRIMES ARE COMITTED BY ILLEGALS , GO GETTEM JOE

March 23, 2010 at 6:06 PM  

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