The Sheriff Joe Arpaio Memorial Prison Reform Thread

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Post by Warren » 01 Aug 2017, 12:28

D.A. Ridgely wrote:
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I'd be perfectly happy if the judge sentenced him to wear a pink jumpsuit with a ten pound ball and chain while performing the maximum allowable number of community hours picking up trash in a Hispanic neighborhood.
Even if it were but a five pound ball that would fill me with such glee. Though I'm sure I would struggle with my conscience over whether I should feel ashamed about that.
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Post by Taktix® » 22 Aug 2017, 08:11

In anticipation of what will be the worst pardon in presidential history (OK, maybe Nixon was worse, and Trump will be more so), I heard an Arizona Trumpian Congressthing in an interview this morning, talking about how Trump is going to "restore the rule of law" to which the interviewer asked, "do you think Arpaio should be pardoned?" Predictably, this fragile respect for the rule of law gave way to the Congressthing's whining about how everyone was out to get poor wittle Joe and how the mean old Obama Justice Department was picking on him.

Fucking babies. I thought he was America's Toughest Sheriff™?!?
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Post by nicole » 22 Aug 2017, 14:51

Thank goodness

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Post by Warren » 22 Aug 2017, 19:39

I haven't formed any firm opinions about Greitens. He was a Navy Seal, which really does speak well of his character. He's got some scandal buzzing around his money. He froze business regulations with an executive order. And he signed "Right to Work" into law.
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"Fucking qualia." -Hugh Akston

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Post by Warren » 24 Aug 2017, 10:14

If that ass-cown gets pardoned I'm joining the resistance.
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Post by Mo » 24 Aug 2017, 11:15

nicole wrote:
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Isn't that what lawn odor is?
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Post by dhex » 24 Aug 2017, 21:13

it must be kind of amazing to be able to live on that level of don't give a fuck. the human wreckage is meaningless.
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Post by Aresen » 24 Aug 2017, 22:02

Warren wrote:
24 Aug 2017, 10:14
If that ass-cown gets pardoned I'm joining the resistance.
I think I'd ask Jake if Fruitbatopia would let me borrow their sun-flinging machine.
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Post by Warren » 24 Aug 2017, 23:03

dhex wrote:
24 Aug 2017, 21:13
it must be kind of amazing to be able to live on that level of don't give a fuck. the human wreckage is meaningless.
I don't know about amazing. It looks joyless from the outside.
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Post by Shem » 25 Aug 2017, 12:07

The rumor is the White House has the paperwork ready.
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Post by Fin Fang Foom » 25 Aug 2017, 20:04

Goddammit.
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Post by Jennifer » 25 Aug 2017, 20:28

Yup, Arpaio's been pardoned.

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Post by Warren » 25 Aug 2017, 20:39

Mother fuck.
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Warren wrote:
24 Aug 2017, 10:14
If that ass-cown gets pardoned I'm joining the resistance.
Welcome to the Resistance.
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Post by nicole » 25 Aug 2017, 21:07

Would you like me to knit your pussy hat?
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Post by JasonL » 25 Aug 2017, 21:09

I fucking hate this guy.

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Post by thoreau » 25 Aug 2017, 21:30

How long before we get to hear "But this is Trump deciding not to use the coercive power of the state against someone, so libertarians should support this!"?
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Post by Eric the .5b » 25 Aug 2017, 21:33

This is the sort of bullshit people will use as an excuse to limit the pardon power.
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Post by Hugh Akston » 25 Aug 2017, 21:35

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Post by thoreau » 25 Aug 2017, 21:44

This basically says to every law enforcement officer out there "Go ahead and kick some ass. The old man has your back."
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Post by Number 6 » 25 Aug 2017, 22:26

thoreau wrote:
25 Aug 2017, 21:44
This basically says to every law enforcement officer out there "Go ahead and kick some ass. The old man has your back."
He already said that. In almost those words.
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Post by Taktix® » 25 Aug 2017, 22:30

thoreau wrote:This basically says to every law enforcement officer out there "Go ahead and kick some ass. The old man has your back."
Which he already said. Explicitly. Now he's just making good on his word (figures his first time following through on a promise would be something awful like this).

Also, he's going to need the loyalty of his security forces local cops when he starts locking up dissenters. Ask me if I'm being hyperbolic...
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Post by Mo » 25 Aug 2017, 22:38

Also, do "serious conservatives" not know the difference between a commutation and a pardon or do they just have a "but Obama" reflex?
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Re: The Sheriff Joe Arpaio Memorial Prison Reform Thread

Post by Aresen » 25 Aug 2017, 23:14

JasonL wrote:
25 Aug 2017, 21:09
I fucking hate this guy.
Both of them.

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