Sheriff Joe’s Posse Threatens Mayor Gordon to “Shut Up!”

April 6, 2009 by Jill Garvey · Comment
Filed under: Immigration, Politics 

In their usual eloquent fashion, Sheriff Joe’s deputies lashed out at critics Friday. After Thursday’s House hearings on 287(g) agreements, where Sheriff Joe’s human rights abuses where well cataloged, the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) does its best to muster up genuine outrage.

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While Joe’s henchmen do a spectacularly crappy job of acting indignant, the nation continues to turn an ever more critical eye on their activities. Having done such a dismally poor job of covering up their terrorizing ways, screaming into microphones that they are “not racists!!” is no longer enough to convince us that they aren’t, well, racists. Read more

Thousands March Against Sheriff Joe

March 1, 2009 by Jill Garvey · Comment
Filed under: Immigration 

Thousands gathered in Phoenix yesterday for a four mile march to protest Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his 287(g) agreement with the federal government that allows him to enforce immigration laws. According to reports it was a peaceful march of local residents and supporters from around the country.

Below is a video taken by Border Action Network at the march. Click here to sign the petition to have Sheriff Joe investigated by the Dept. of Justice.

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