The Sheriff Joe Arpaio Memorial Prison Reform Thread

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Post by Warren » 09 Jan 2018, 13:40

Shem wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 12:37
Still think that pardon was meaningless, Warren?
No. No I do not. In the grand scheme of things, I'd still classify it as a venial executive sin. Let's see what comes of it. There's a good chance that even if Joe's elected, he'll have a stroke before taking office.
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Post by thoreau » 09 Jan 2018, 13:48

Warren wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 13:40
Shem wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 12:37
Still think that pardon was meaningless, Warren?
No. No I do not. In the grand scheme of things, I'd still classify it as a venial executive sin. Let's see what comes of it. There's a good chance that even if Joe's elected, he'll have a stroke before taking office.
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Post by Warren » 09 Jan 2018, 14:03

thoreau wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 13:48
Warren wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 13:40
Shem wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 12:37
Still think that pardon was meaningless, Warren?
No. No I do not. In the grand scheme of things, I'd still classify it as a venial executive sin. Let's see what comes of it. There's a good chance that even if Joe's elected, he'll have a stroke before taking office.
"Come on, that link might not even be phishing!"
"I mean, at worst your roommate's ex-girlfriend is probably just a little crazy. But she's hot in the right lighting."
"I mean, there's only a little bit of mold on that bread, why you complaining?"
"Come on, you have an 83.3% chance of winning at Russian Roulette!"

Warrent, we get it: You like Trump. Just admit it. It's the first step to solving a problem.
WTF? The most I've ever said in Trumps favor is he's better than the last two guys.
Pardoning Arpaio is no where near the level of "Weapons of mass destruction" or "If you like your plan, you can keep it".
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Post by Kolohe » 09 Jan 2018, 15:12

If Roy Moore couldn't win, Sheriff Joe can't either.
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Post by Mo » 09 Jan 2018, 15:14

"If you like your plan, you can keep it" has been so overhyped, you'd think it was directed by James Cameron. It strikes me as basic politician exaggeration. It's less bad than the "welfare queen driving a Cadillac" or "strapping young bucks buying t-bones with food stamps."

If McCain retires, Arpaio will be the Republican nominee for one of the spots ... and lose.
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Post by Warren » 09 Jan 2018, 15:24

Mo wrote:
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"If you like your plan, you can keep it" has been so overhyped, you'd think it was directed by James Cameron. It strikes me as basic politician exaggeration. It's less bad than the "welfare queen driving a Cadillac" or "strapping young bucks buying t-bones with food stamps."
No, it was much more that that. It was Obama's primary rebuttal to people pointing out some of the more egregious consequences of the ACA. He harped on it over and over, insisting it was true in the face of multiple confrontations.
If McCain retires, Arpaio will be the Republican nominee for one of the spots ... and lose.
Agree. But whose spot will he take? And who will he lose to?
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Post by Mo » 09 Jan 2018, 16:00

The one Kelli Ward doesn't run for. He will lose to any warm body the Democrats throw up. If there's only one seat Ward and Arpaio will likely split the racist kook vote.

And Reagan's lines were divisive, racist falsehoods about why food stamps needed to be cut.
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Post by Warren » 09 Jan 2018, 16:02

Mo wrote:
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And Reagan's lines were divisive, racist falsehoods about why food stamps needed to be cut.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe he used those lines in a State of the Union address.
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Post by Aresen » 09 Jan 2018, 16:33

Shem wrote:
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Still think that pardon was meaningless, Warren?
If he gets the nomination, that's another R seat that's going D.
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Post by Aresen » 09 Jan 2018, 19:15

Know this: that I have faith in our love for Jesus, our job creators and our commodities markets.

I refuse to support an America where flight attendants and highly-paid lobbyists can corrupt our heroes of 9/11.

I will not stand for an America where Muslim extremists and unstable nuclear regimes can undermine our Bibles.

I will work for an America where pedophiles and overseas manufacturers cannot take away our right to transparency.

I want an America where pharmaceutical companies and communists can't destroy our right to shoot brown people.

My opponent is palling around with shifty Canadians, violent video game makers and drug dealers.
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Post by Jennifer » 10 Jan 2018, 11:45

Warren wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 16:02
Mo wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 16:00
And Reagan's lines were divisive, racist falsehoods about why food stamps needed to be cut.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe he used those lines in a State of the Union address.
So?
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Post by Warren » 10 Jan 2018, 12:12

Jennifer wrote:
10 Jan 2018, 11:45
Warren wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 16:02
Mo wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 16:00
And Reagan's lines were divisive, racist falsehoods about why food stamps needed to be cut.
Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe he used those lines in a State of the Union address.
So?
So that distinguishes "You can keep it" from "basic politician exaggeration".
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Post by Painboy » 10 Jan 2018, 13:02

Shem wrote:
09 Jan 2018, 12:37
Still think that pardon was meaningless, Warren?
Would not being pardoned have prevented him from running? I thought it just saved him from serving time.

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Post by Shem » 10 Jan 2018, 13:17

Between the appeals and the time served, he wouldn't have been done in time to seriously run this year.
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Post by thoreau » 10 Jan 2018, 13:22

Not to mention that being pardoned is a signal that the leader of the party considers him a solid guy, a member in good standing of the party. It helps Arpaio in his bid for the party's recognition and endorsement.
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Post by Warren » 10 Jan 2018, 13:34

Yeah, the pardon was, if you'll pardon me for saying so, unpardonable.
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Post by Kolohe » 10 Jan 2018, 14:33

It's not like Nixon jumped back into public life immedately after he got pardonned.
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Post by Shem » 10 Jan 2018, 15:33

Nixon fell from the highest office in the country, as a result of a resignation. Joe was voted out, then convicted. And was defiant all through. This was entirely predictable.
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Post by Aresen » 10 Jan 2018, 16:08

Nixon was also considerably more intelligent than Arpaio.

Nixon managed the comeback to "Elder Statesman" very adroitly.
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