FILE -- In this July 17, 2012, file photo, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaks during a press conference in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
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The trouble with the supporters of Sheriff Joe is theyre as racist as he is. Yeah he won the election. Why not, he chased away every single person of color in this county ! He hasnt done his job in 8 years or more. His supporters just laugh off the 400 cases of rape he ignored. They laugh off the MILLIONS he has cost the county in lawsuits . They laugh off the Federal investigation of Arpaios office. They laugh off the money issues where he misspent jail funds. No reason to recall him? There was NO reason to elect this racist fool. Let him go with Russell Pearce !
AZC: You sound a tad bit racist yourself. You must also have selective color vision if you have trouble spotting people of color here.
Since you are going after Joe, what about the taxpayer money Maryrose Wilcox gave to the Hispanic organization that lent her money several times over a period of years? Where was the county oversight of the county departments during her time not only on the board of supervisors but as the head of the board of supervisors?
You can't have it both ways.
The supporters of Sheriff Joke at this point have proven beyond question that they are single issue racists. They are willing to overlook Joke's failure to properly investigate over 400 sexual assaults just because they have the false perception that his ridiculous antics are in any way affective on the immigration front. Obviously a large number of his supporters were "educated" right here in AZ, which has the 48th worst educational system in the U.S. Ignorance is their calling card and they wear it proudly and loudly.
The section of the Arizona Constitution “that prohibits the circulation of recall petitions against an official until he or she has held office for six months.”
And the section of the Arizona Constitution that states: “The commencement of a subsequent term in the same office does not renew the six month period delaying the circulation of petitions.”
Just part of the argument – Where attorney Larry Klayman is threatening a lawsuit if attorney William J. Fisher and his “Open Border” group continues to circulate the recall petition to recall Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
"The trouble with the supporters of Sheriff Joe is theyre as racist as he is. "
The problem with anti-Joe clods is that they spew things like this. I support Joe, and no one can call be a racist. Has Joe made mistakes? Sure. But he's got support nationally and internationally - not because he's a racist, but because he believes in law and order. Libs just don't get it.
I use to vote for Joe. Now I think he's lost his mind and his followers are crazy people who think anyone not lilly white does not belong in AZ. Tough!
I wasn't planning on signing this recall. But thanks to the birther-Tea Party nuts I might just sign this thing and be DONE with Joe. Look folks, he's not going to live forever, wastes tons of tax money and does NOT do his job.
Gr8dad, that's a real classy post. Knocking those "kids unwilling to be educated", all while not forming one complete sentence.
I suspect the hyper-over-reaction of the uber rightwing Tea Party has far less to do with improving eduction and saving tax money. It has to do with the increase in the number of voters with a skin color and culture you don't like. They are not all illegal, as they voted in Obama in the last election and no amount of kicking and screaming is going to make them magically "go back to mex". Good lord!
Sheriff J. Arpiao has my support, always has, always will.
The way I see it, I'd rather people who are coming from another country to better themselves and work hard to do so---than an individual who is so hateful to an entire race of people by calling them sub-human, disease ridden and criminal.
Hate and prejudice is very ugly and it seems to be the ONLY thing that has Arpaio's support. Shameful.
how do you mismanage 400 sex crimes cases in 3 years? Thats aimost 3 cases a day. Most departments might mismanage one every five years and you try and tell me that there is not one person responsible? Well, you can start with the sheriff who is obsessed with pink underwear and illegal immigration. It filters down through your organization. Your department, or private business ALWAYS reflects the philosophy of your CEO or in this case, sheriff. The public buys his bull ---- story and his rantings and therefore he gets voted back in. The problem is nobody with enough reputation has come along to oust him. That is, nobody who has made himself into a TV star and bought friends in high places like joe.
I wonder if all of the victims of the sex crimes from botched rape investigations that allowed the suspect to go free to rape again, maybe even the same victim, to weeny waggers, will accept his apology. There are no apologies in law enforcement. You either do or don't do. King joe did not.
mesa teacher I will spot you national and international support. But why is nearly 50 percent of maricopa county against him? Could it be because they know him and are getting tired of him and his national and international exposure? And make no mistake, some of that nearly 50 percent used to be joe supporters nut now realize what he is about. It means little to us in M.C that he has friends in high places outside AZ. I could care less and it means nothing to me. That's like a U.S. senator from AZ spending most of his time Oklahoma. I am more interested in what he will do here. People from other states hear stories of his pink underwear and illegal immgration enforcement, his tanks, his posse etc and just think he is so wonderful They don't hear about the darker side, the failure to investigate, excessive lawsuits costing us money, mismanagement of the budget and so on. his time has come and gone, a long time ago. time for him to leave his throne
retired03 insinuated that 50 percent of Maricopa County are now against Sheriff “Joe" Arpaio.
The 50 percent of the entire 3,817,117 Maricopa County’s population?
Or, the 50 percent of the 1,109,118 votes in the 2012 Maricopa County Sheriff’s election?
Democrat Paul Penzona got only 44 percent of the votes in November.
retired03….Your 50 percent guest (made without facts) is way off.
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