maricopa county

It’s been a little while since we last checked in with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, America’s Most Publicized Sheriff. The Arizona hero undertook a very important program of mandatory love of country in the jail last November, playing the National Anthem every morning and “God Bless America” every night, and placing flags in every […]

Mike Lacey and Jim Larkin are pretty famous for being dicks* and buying all the newspapers and then all the people who made the newspapers run out the door screaming. (Me. I ran out the door screaming.) Well, they did a little journalisming once, about Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and he arrested them, in […]

Are you a person of the child-having persuasion? Perhaps a little school-aged darling? Do you have the extreme misfortune to live in Maricopa County, AZ? (Dear god we hope not and if you do we are sorry.) If you are all these things together, wouldn’t you just feel cozy and awesome and safe if Sheriff […]

Arizona appears to be ahead in the race to the bottom of the electoral-competence barrel, yay! Nearly a week after the election, hundreds of thousands of votes were still waiting to be tallied. To the surprise of absolutely no one, the mess appears to be at least in part a result of the state’s efforts […]

Useless old spite bitch Joe Arpaio was planning a big smelly Birtherfest for September 22, but now it looks like instead of hanging out with Pat Boone (who is still alive, apparently?) and heroic order-disobeying Army doctor Terry Lakin, he will just have to spend the day doing his job as Maricopa County Sheriff instead, […]

GAH. When we pleaded with the universe last week for leading insane racist and pink panty queen Joe Arpaio to be the next high-profile Republican sheriff to become embroiled in a “ghey sex for meth” scandal, we made our offhanded Xmas wish sort of figuring that was the worst the universe could do on the […]

Arizona teabagger king Sheriff Joe Arpaio is a vindictive racist gopher accused of misspending $99 million in public funds in the free time he does not spend playing William Tell with the illegal immigrants he captures and stores in what he affectionately calls his desert “concentration camps,” all of which might leave an average hater stretched […]