Joe Arpaio, Russell Pearce and Jan Brewer's Arizona: Hate Crime Stats Climb

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Jan Brewer's new Arizona flag? The FBI stats suggest so...

As if you need more proof that Arizona is the "state of hate," look no further than the FBI's recently released hate crime report.

From 2008 to 2009, Arizona's number of reported hate crimes increased by more than 18.3 percent. This is up over the year prior, 2007 to 2008, which saw a 14.9 percent increase in hate crimes statewide.

The numbers themselves show the creep upward. In 2007, there were 161 incidents reported in Arizona; in 2008, 185; in 2009, 219. This bucks the national trend, which shows reported hate crime incidents declining nationwide.

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Russell Pearce's supporters might prefer this redesign...

Hate crimes are notoriously underreported, and the FBI is reliant on the various law enforcement agencies involved to submit accurate data. So these numbers are guaranteed to be a lowball, but they give us evidence of a disturbing trajectory.

As I first reported back in March, hate crimes in Phoenix -- Arizona's most populous city -- are up nearly 30 percent from 2008 to 2009. There were 89 incidents in 2008, 115 reported by the Phoenix Police Department in 2009.

That's a huge increase over the previous year. In 2007, there were 80 reported by the PPD. So 2008's jump to 89 was an 11.25 percent climb.  

Let's not kid ourselves, there's a direct link between the rise of nativism as a force in Sand Land and the increase in hate crimes. The political atmosphere in this state created by Sheriff Joe Arpaio, state Senate President-elect Russell Pearce and Governor Jan Brewer is toxic, and hostile to anyone who doesn't have creamy white skin.

A recent study by BBVA Bancomer Research suggests that as many as 100,000 Hispanics may have left the state since the debate over Pearce's breathing-while-brown law SB 1070 began.

Arizona's stagnant economy no doubt was a factor in the exodus. But the signing of a bill into law that has as its intent "attrition through enforcement" (i.e., ethnic cleansing) sends a clear signal to Latinos that they are being targeted, whether they are here legally or illegally.

Moreover, the rhetoric of hate spewed by Governor Brewer, Pearce and others, and Sheriff Arpaio's anti-immigrant sweeps in Latino communities, have made the message as bright as neon: If you're brown, you're not welcome.

True, there are reasons for bias crimes other than race and ethnicity, but these are two of the more common motivations.

And Arizona's nativist vitriol acts as a magnet for hate groups such as the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement, which has made Cactus Country its playground, as was evidenced in the NSM's recent rally at the Sandra Day O'Connor U.S. Courthouse.

How bad can it get? Stay tuned till next year, when Pearce is President of the state Senate, and he and his legislative henchmen can push their challenge to birthright citizenship through. The ugliness is guaranteed to get uglier.

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Anon
Anon

How long must our beautiful state suffer the corrupt, dictatorial, hate mongering leadership of the evil trinity of Brewer, Pearce and Arpaio. They are an embarrassment to our state, our country and the human race. Arizona deserves much.... better.

Anon
Anon

HN, Well said!

Anon
Anon

"Who monitors the monitors? Furthermore, when people like Arpaio are not held accountable, not only will they run amok, but they will hire deputies who also have an expanded view of their own power.

I know the Nazi analogy is overblown, but the real damage in that regime was done on the streets by the uniformed (read that, "costumed") bullies who knew they could slap around anyone they wanted and never have to face a minute's resistance. And if they were resisted, then the person who resisted was finished off by the "system."

frijole bandito
frijole bandito

Good job on the flag graphics,we all know they meet secretly to discuss how many people they can keep locked behind bars so they can glean the financial rewards of keeping prison populations up. Anybody see the msnbc report of Brewer's ties to the PCA Prison Corp. of America? I stumbled across the video on youtube,KPHO did the report. These people are total fascists and they are in control of our state government. Since her trip back from Washington D.C. Brewer has not pressed the issue of illegal immigration in the media at all. I smell a rat and think she may have cut a some type of beneficial deal with the feds. The federal government is hiring at the Border Patrol in Tucson,thereby establishing an even larger force of well equipped federal police to operate within the state. I am awaiting the day that they all start coordinated training together for the next national emergency, and enforcement of marshall law. All they would have to do is insert some Nazi-ass boneheads into a peaceful demonstration to provoke violence and send in the troops. Want a job? Work for border Patrol, or PCA,or Wackenhut and you will be sure to have employment in Arizona for a long time to come. What's next Blackwater showing up to do operations in the southwest?

chicagonut
chicagonut

"Arpaio's anti-immigrant sweeps in Latino communities, have made the message as bright as neon: If you're brown, you're not welcome".

What a bald faced lie! What does skin color have to do with anything? This is about illegal aliens regardless of their skin color. It isn't Arpaio's fault that most illegals happen to be Mexican with brown skin. Arpaio isn't anti-"immigrant" either. He is anti-illegal alien. The left and the ethnocentrics make me sick with their constant lies

guest
guest

most illegals do not "happen" to have brown skin in phoenix. There has been a concerted effort by the people of mexico to flood the southwestern US with themselves, illegally or otherwise. there's nothing happenstance about it, sherrif joe knows who and what they are, as do most thinking people. It's the feeling people who can't get their heads around it.

The Trilogy of Hate
The Trilogy of Hate

What else would you expect from this fucked up state ? Russell Pierce... State senator; unapologetic hater of all things NOT white; Nazi whore. author of worthless, superfluous SB1070; promoter of hate for it's own sake.. Jan Drinkwine-Brewer... Clueless AZ. governor; drunk driver; spewer of redundant propoganda; unashamed and desperate opportunist; Joseph M. Arpaio... Part time county sheriff; full time self promoter; ethnic agitator; profligate media whore; waster of tax revenue; vindictive, pouty public official. This triology of human detritus is what you voters wanted... and you got it. You can live with it. But can you live with yourselves ? No wonder that Phoenix, AZ. is little more than the punch line to a party joke. Steve Tracy of Phx.

BucksGhost
BucksGhost

23,000 Mexican brutally slaughtered by their fellow Mexicans since 2007. The ultimate HATE CRIME.

Fuckthenazis
Fuckthenazis

Fucking Arizona, the best Nazi State in America.What a fucking toilet Arizona is.

Anon
Anon

Who monitors the monitors? Furthermore, when people like Arpaio are not held accountable, not only will they run amok, but they will hire deputies who also have an expanded view of their own power.

I know the Nazi analogy is overblown, but the real damage in that regime was done on the streets by the uniformed (read that, "costumed") bullies who knew they could slap around anyone they wanted and never have to face a minute's resistance. And if they were resisted, then the person who resisted was finished off by the "system."

Mistalee
Mistalee

Arizona is the Alabama of the southwest.

Zonies, the subhumans populating Arizona, are the descendents of dustbowl Okies who were too fucking stupid to find California. Several generations of trailer-park sister-humping has gifted Zonies with a degree of "genetic purity" that can only be achieved by means of family trees lacking forks and branches.

Of course, the Zonies must circle the wagons and protect their Jukes and Kallikak gene pool from any genetic diversity that could come their way from south of the border. If they fail to do so, their progeny might be born without that sixth toe and could develop IQs in excess of 50. Once that happens, they'll start readin' and cipherin' and such, and could develop liberal notions as well as life ambitions above that of the family meth-lab. Such would be prideful, and unZonielike.

Little
Little

How funny to read people who purport to be anti-racist (and call others racist) but also like to allege the genetic inferiority of various large groups of people!

Biologically speaking, though, isn't it much more likely that racial groups would differ genetically from one another, than that people who happen to end up living in one particular state of the US would differ genetically from people in other states?

Also words like "trailer park" are of course slurs on certain people's poverty. Mistalee, people don't live in trailers because they prefer them to houses--they live there because they can't afford a regular house. Do you think poor people are genetically inferior?

And if you were right about poor Americans being deficient, wouldn't the people who are so poor that they can't even make a living in their own country (all of which is pathetically poor) and consequently have to sneak across the border--wouldn't they also have at least as great deficiencies?

All I am left with, Mistalee, is a sense that you have very grave deficiencies--both moral and intellectual.

Mistalee
Mistalee

Well, of course, little, the notion of race has been proven by the Human Genome Project to be a social construct lacking a meaningful genetic correlate.

But it is also proven science that inbreeding causes a vast increase in the expression of dysfunctional recessive genetic traits.

So yes, a state where redneck culture has caused a proliferation of "sister-moms" can be quite genetically distinctive, more so than that of a "racial divide" which has NO genetic correlate apart from a minute number of genes governing such traits as pigmentation, nose width and epicanthal folds.

You may have some other hypothesis explaining the phenomenon of Arizona as the home of the trailer park, the meth lab, right-wing mania, child marriage, white supremacy, and IQs in the low double-digits.

Feel free to share it.

Bill Stoller and Gerri Cocozza
Bill Stoller and Gerri Cocozza

We got a response to "Tommy Collins''" post from a Phoenix Associate,

""Thanks for the blog update. That "Tommy Collins" guy/gal/android also goes by "Tommy C," and they say he's an ex-cop from Colorado. He's also full of shit and knows that we don't post "convoluted...hysteria." Got word he gets our regular press releases to tcniner.guy@gmail.com. They say he's too chicken to answer the E-mails.

He has the attachments referred to in your posts and he's seen the evidence at www.ATLAH.org . He also hates Joe Arpaio and the rest, and he could work with us for the common good because Arpaio is a cop covering up all of the Obama crimes. Joe's making more corrupt deals. Tommy Collins knows that's a felony, he knows we have the goods, and he knows we're on the mark. Instead of helping us , he just hangs out in here and badmouths Arpaio and Pearce, but never does anything to take them down.

Just a matter of time, Tommy Collins, just a matter of time."

Sounds like a challenge to Tommy Collins. We'll relay any response from him.

Check out www.BadPhoenixCops.blogspot.co... for the latest on Phoenix police and government corruption.

That's www.BadPhoenixCops.com - where the truth hurts!

JTR, online and on time, blogging globally for The Associates, The Class West, The Class East, et. al.

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The Watcher 69
The Watcher 69

This is offensive. Has nothing to do with the truth. How dare you confuse Confederate and Nazi agendas as being the same as closing the border. You are a silly and sensitive hairy tree hugging socialist. So look in the mirrow. Kilroy is watching!

JC
JC

It will take Arizona about 20 more years before Latinos/Hispanics have the political clout that they now have in California.

20 years from now, Latinos/Hispanics from Arizona will be thanking the Arpaios and the Brewers for their cheerleading support. Same like it now happens with a loser called Pete Wilson. If in doubt, ask Meg Whitman.

Everyday new Latino/Hispanic organizations and individuals are becoming more active, and many, many more will follow. For example http://www.hispanosunidos.us

HATE
HATE

I HATE ALL OF YOU!

Bill Stoller and Gerri Cocozza
Bill Stoller and Gerri Cocozza

Thanks for the compliment "Gerry_C," but we note that it was not any STOLLER who sent this nasty attack on everyone. It was a "Brian T." from E-mail Gerric7@gmail.com , claiming he's in Chandler, AZ, and does research and paralegal work for The Associates, who are getting involved in some really serious stuff. Their confidence tells us they have alot of evidence. They are slamming politicians, the media, and everyone with their press releases. Nonstop attacks recently.

One guy E-mailed and said "oh yeah, we got all of these motherfuckers dead to rights...who woulda thought that Traitor Joe Arpaio would become a punk for Obama....they're ALL gonna pay us big bucks....big bucks...massive bucks...mucho dinero...dinero grande.....whatever..."

Check out www.BadPhoenixCops.blogspot.co... for the latest on Phoenix police and government corruption.

That's www.BadPhoenixCops.com - where the Truth hurts!

HMG, with JTR, online and on time, blogging globally for The Associates, The Class West, The Class East, et. al.

Tommy Collins
Tommy Collins

With the mishmash of convoluted hysteria coming from the Stoller & Company camp it's not possible for any of us to actually determine who has sent anything from the coterie known as Stoller.

"HMG, with JTR, online and on time, blogging globally for The Associates, The Class West, The Class East, et. al."

My point, exactly.

Gerry_C
Gerry_C

OK...maybe it will be a joyful holiday season. Even if Arpaio, et. al are not indicted yet, Stoller just made me smile with three words as a nickname.:

"Traitor Joe" ARPAIO

Bill Stoller and Gerri Cocozza
Bill Stoller and Gerri Cocozza

A Happy and Prosperous Thanksgiving to Mr. Lemons and all of the blogsters in here. It now looks like some of The Associates are teaming up with Mr. Lemons against Brewer, Arpaio, and Pearce. They are also going after President Obama and tying in our Arizona politicos. This is really serious - a Chandler Associate sent this scathing attack, which cites a Harlem, NYC Pastor, who is apparently networking with some East Coast Associates. Let 'er rip:

"Please see BARRY SOETORO's aka OBAMA's SEDITION AND MANY OTHER CONVICTIONS that ARIZONA's JAN BREWER, RUSSELL PEARCE, and JOE ARPAIO are covering up, at risk of going to FEDERAL PRISON. www.ATLAH.orgwww.ATLAHMediaNetwork.orgwww.ArrestObamaNow.com To The World Press, These are opinions based on known facts. INTRODUCING ARIZONA's "NEW THREE STOOGES" - THE LAUGHINGSTOCKS OF AMERICA - starring JAN BREWER, RUSSELL PEARCE, and JOE ARPAIO! It's ACROSS THE BOARD DESERT HATE in ARIZONA, whether it's the "kick ass" provisions of the SB 1070 law designed specifcally to profile LATINOS/HISPANICS, or the attack on DECORATED VETERAN JASON OKON, labelled a "hate crime" by a PHOENIX POLICE DETECTIVE (see attached). STEPHEN LEMONS (stephen.lemons@newtimes.com) of PHOENIX NEW TIMES (www.PhoenixNewTimes.com) reports on ARIZONA's tongue-tied drunk GOVERNOR JAN BREWER, STATE SENATOR RUSSELL PEARCE, and the infamous MEDIA WHORE "Showboatin' Joe" ARPAIO - "The New Three Stooges" of RACISM, who allow hate crimes to flourish in ARIZONA as they pursue selfish political agendas at the expense of public safety and THE CONSTITUTION. Please see http://blogs.phoenixnewtimes.c...

With the SB 1070 law, THE STOOGES were beaten down by the U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit, despite their phony NATIONAL MEDIA SCAM designed to get attention and votes. In deals to avoid prosecution and possibly prison, THE STOOGES made back room deals with THE SEDITIONIST CRIMINAL AND KENYAN USURPER BARRY SOETORO aka OBAMA, and are now actively committing MISPRISION OF FELONY and MISPRISON OF TREASON, and CONSPIRACY as they cover up SOETORO/OBAMA's HIGH CRIMES against America In support of the above allegations, we're attaching SOETORO/OBAMA's forged selective service application, the one he obtained in 2008 with STOLEN CONNECTICUT SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER 042-68-4425. Take a look at the bogus "80" in the postal stamp, because it's actually a four digit 2008 stamp turned upside down and offset to look like an "80." THERE WERE NO TWO DIGIT STAMPS IN 1980. BREWER, PEARCE, and "Traitor Joe" ARPAIO have all of this evidence (and much more) against SOETORO/OBAMA, but won't say a thing because they made a deal to save their sorry political careers. In doing so, they committed and are committing MISPRISON OF FELONY, MISPRISON OF TREASON, and CONSPIRACY. On another front, THE STOOGES are also covering up the THEFT OF TRILLIONS in the WANTAGATE matter described in the attached 2007 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed by AMBASSADOR LEE/LEO WANTA against some of our highest federal officials. . THE STOOGES BREWER, PEARCE, and ARPAIO CAN RUN, BUT THEY CAN'T HIDE. The whole World's watching. All of Us Below is an earlier release sent to freedom fighter and lawyer MARIO APUZZO, who has the GUTS and PATRIOTISM that THE STOOGES will never have. Mr. Apuzzo challenged SOETORO/OBAMA's eligibility today in the U.S. Supreme Court. We'll send updates when they're available.

Dear Mr. Apuzzo, These are opinions based on known facts. As we said, we wish you well tomorrow in the U.S. SUPREME COURT in your valiant defense of AMERICA and our CONSTITUTION against the CRIMINAL USURPER and KENYAN SEDITIONIST BARRY SOETORO aka OBAMA. We are attaching the OKON v PHOENIX CLASS ACTION Petition for Rehearing En Banc, now headed to SCOTUS on a Petition for Writ of Certorari. This is a lawsuit to hold the criminal sanctuary City of Phoenix liable and accountable for aiding, abetting, and harboring criminal illegal aliens. Many Phoenix officials are profiting tremendously from the human smuggling and illegal drug trades. Everyone suffers, including some non-criminal illegal aliens who are worthy of citizenship, if they pay penalties, back taxes, and do some time. We note that most ARIZONA OFFICIALS have ignored the OKON case and have tried to subvert it because it detracts from their GRANDSTANDING POLITICAL AGENDAS which have failed miserably in the rightful and fair enforcement of immigration and criminal nuisance abatement laws to combat illegal immigration. Those officials include ARIZONA STATE SENATOR RUSSELL PEARCE, GOVERNOR JAN BREWER, and the well-known publicity hound SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO. In their feeble and failed attempts to enforce immigration laws, they have also engaged in blatantly racist activity which has undermined their efforts and resulted in tremendous money judgments against their jurisdictions. They are pathetic losers who should be removed from office as quickly as possible. In addition, they now are "bowing down" to SOETORO/OBAMA rather than defend us like you are. As you know, BARRY SOETORO aka OBAMA and the USDOJ have actively tried to subvert the rightful enforcement of immigration laws and may have been involved in unduly influencing or corrupting the U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit in the OKON case. We certainly will be honored to have you represent the class in this case, which originally had $350,000,000 total damages. Thank you again for valiantly defending AMERICA and THE CONSTITUTION from the criminal usurpation by SOETORO/OBAMA. Sincerely, (Signatories names withheld)" Check out www.BadPhoenixCops.blogspot.co... for the latest on Phoenix police and government corruption.

That's www.BadPhoenixCops.com - where the truth hurts!

HMG, with JTR, online and on time, blogging globally for The Associates, The Class West, The Class East, et. al.

Victory
Victory

How in the hell do you tie in Arizona politicians with local hate crimes? It's like saying Obama is responsible for all bank robberies? It's insane. They have nothing to do with either. People make their own choices when committing a crime. Not because a politician is possibly corrupt. Quit trying to blame all of our crime and problems on others. Blame it on those who actually committed the crime.

Roro
Roro

If hate crimes are dropping all over the country, someone has to pick up the slack. Why not Arizona?

Steve
Steve

Feathered Bastard, I completely agree with your conclusion.

v for vandeta
v for vandeta

this is bullshit... the true is that the goverment dont even like americans low class midle class only the high class how about 150 million rich fuks... all the rest are fuk... we the people should get united against this fuking goverment...the people should not be afraid of the goverment, the goverment should be afraid of the people.. sound familiar well is true......................fuk the goverment and politics. it should be a free world not a free country....we r the power

Steven
Steven

No, it's the truth, but FB would probably agree that we're all being f***ed over.

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