Mini-Doc Blasts Bishop Olmsted, Governor Janet Napolitano, and Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.


This new Gilman video lambastes Sand Land politicos high and low.

Dennis Gilman has outdone himself in this new, mini-documentary on the conflict between the town of Guadalupe and Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Titled simply Guadalupe vs. Arpaio, it begins with ex-Guadalupe Mayor Rebecca Jimenez speaking about the importance of standing up to bullies. The video then invokes a famous quote from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter." From there, it builds into a searing indictment of the corruption and cowardice among public officials high and low in our state and county.

No one escapes Gilman's wrath. He berates Governor Janet Napolitano for staying silent on the recent attack ads against Arpaio-foe and fellow Democrat Dan Saban (though the Governor defended Republicans Russell Pearce and Sarah Palin from criticisms she found objectionable). Phoenix Bishop Thomas Olmsted suffers verbal punishment for failing to condemn Arpaio's sweeps and raids targeting Hispanics. Guadalupe activists Santino and Socorro Bernasconi are reproached for helping to oust former Mayor Jimenez after she stood up to Sheriff Joe during an MCSO sweep of the town. Guadalupe's new Mayor Frankie Montiel is castigated for fawning before the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, pleading that the sheriff stay in Guadalupe. And finally, the Supes are blasted for their slavish support of Sheriff Joe, save for Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox, the lone Joe-critic on the Board.

Gilman deftly weaves religious imagery into his YouTube jeremiad, leaving you with that chilling sense of unease caused by evil triumphant. Gilman also has a new video out on the ongoing war between the activist group Maricopa Citizens for Safety and Accountability and the Supes, which you can check out, here. And there are plenty more where that came from at Gilman's YouTube channel Humanleague002.



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Md Limonh
Md Limonh

LimonhosenBrilliant creative execution on the part of Mr. Gilman. One would hope that Gov. Napolitano and the Catholic leaders he portrays will take the hint. joomla

ashiqeit
ashiqeit

Thanks for the information.

I'm waiting for the day when Diane Brennan kicks the crap out of him on air. I think she's getting close.

Web DesignThere are times it seems she just can't take the buffoon!

Live Moner
Live Moner

One is the sheriff deputies in black and white: One has a mask over his face and they have pulled over 2 women with children. Can you imagine the horror and fear those kids will always have of the Sheriff? It is MCSO that did it.

The other is Supervisor Stapley hitting his chest after he basically says Sheriff wants the contract cancelled so we are cancellig it. Also-the picture of the Bishop with Arpaio. Spooky stuff. Gilman should think about putting this stuff on DVD so you can watch it on TV.

Black Amit
Black Amit

hoHis production values are improving: he seems to have performed spell-checking on the text; made sure that the text had sufficient contrast from the background to be easily readable; selected a typeface that was easy on the eyes; selected music that was appropriate to the imagery and the message and which did not distract, deaden, or confuse the intelligence of the viewer -- in fact, use of the Rolling Stones' "Sympathy for the Devil" was inspired; the video as a whole had a kind of "flow" that kept the viewer's attention and interest; rambling, extraneous material that did not directly address the theme was kept to a minimum; visuals were more often than not appropriately framed, and lacked egregious offenses such as cutting the heads off individuals pictured in the shot; and technical effects were much more sophisticated, yet were not allowed to intrude in ways that took away from the subject of the video.

anikdas
anikdas

The Catholic leaders are behaving like those in control in the Third World countries -- it's sad to see. Maybe Governor Napolitano was intimidated by Arpaio after she took his funds away -- that may explain her silence. All in all, Arizona is a state that lacks leadership -- a rudderless ship sailing in the wind! How truly tragic to watch Arizona sink.

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