Joe Arpaio, Suck It Up: Top Ten Reasons to Vote for Paul Penzone

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Will we have Joe Arpaio to kick around a la Dick Nixon after today?

As far as I'm concerned, the only race that matters in this election is the race for Maricopa County sheriff.

Don't get me wrong, I'm pulling for Rich Carmona to top Congressman Jeff Flake in the run for U.S. Senate, and I'm praying (best as an atheist can) that President Obama beats back Mitt Romney's vigorous, used car-salesman-like challenge.

But if all goes well in those races, and we're left with Arpaio for four more, those wins will be bittersweet.

See also:
-Paul Penzone Can Beat Arpaio, If He Turns Up the Heat
-New Times' Investigative File on Sheriff Joe

Democrat Paul Penzone is the best chance we've had in years to be rid of Sheriff Joe -- and permanently exile his sorry self to Fountain Hills, where he can spend the remainder of his existence going through Ava's list of honey-dos and thinking wistfully of fired former MCSO Captain Joel Fox, axed Deputy Chief Larry Black and the love that dare not speak its name.

Hope for the best, anticipate the worst. That's my motto in this election. And if Arpaio survives this contest, well, I reckon I'll have job security for four more years.

But I'd much rather see this public menace defeated so I could ride off into the sunset, Randolph Scott-style, and tell the world, "My job here is done."


10) Penzone is far less likely to croak in office. (Which also could be a reason to vote for Joe, comprendes?)


09) Penzone doesn't automatically tick off one-third of the local population; i.e., the brown folk.


08) Penzone can still remember what day of the week it is.


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squash

Bummer about Arpaio, guys. I would have voted against him except I live in Tucson. Anyhow, there's still some good news. Marijuana was legalized in Washington and Colorado. It's about fucking time!

dwykoff
dwykoff

If it wasn't for us LIBERALS  you wouldn't have anyone to hate . . . Oh but any one to the left of you even moderates are Liberals. . .  if you all get to run the country then we'd really be in the crapper. . .

catsgotyourtongues
catsgotyourtongues

It's so quiet in here. where's all the expert libtard election prognosticators?

GoJoe
GoJoe

What up Arizona?? To all you democrat haters . . . shhhhhh . . . 

shithead
shithead

fuck you new times he won i hope you fucking go out of business you liberal mexican loving faggots

nutriloaf
nutriloaf

Sheriff Joe for the win! This calls for a celebratory immigration raid. what do you say chompers, are you up for it?

karmavsdogma_42
karmavsdogma_42

So, AZ Family is reporting:

 

Joe Arpaio *     429,055  53% 

Paul Penzone  341,137  42% 

Mike Stauffer    35,111      4%

 

and that's with 72% of the returns counted. Imagine how much higher Penzone's number could have been if he and his followers had spent less time worrying about Mike Stauffer and more time focusing on making an even better case for replacing Arpaio.

 

http://www.azfamily.com/election-results/?height=1000&width=780&src=http%3A%2F%2Fq.belo.com%2Fazfamily%2Felection%2Frace5003.htm

squash
squash

Man, I wish I could have voted against Arpaio :(

WhoKnows
WhoKnows

Brewer just had a 5 minute babbling drunk on ch 12!  My jaw dropped!  AMAZING!

robert_graham
robert_graham

Hang Liberals... it should be off with their heads... every last one of them.

squash
squash

Look everybody, it everyone's favorite troll yps. Actually, I should say second favorite troll. JAF obviously takes the cake on that one.

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

 @dwykoff 

 

Thank god Obama and the American people CRUSHED the taliban republican/GOP tea party.

 

You idiots teatards are on notice - start working with the PEOPLE of this great democracy and nation or GTFO, if not we will throw you out the way the founding fathers want us too.

 

You do NOT represent the values and tenants this country was founded on and for.

Bnbk
Bnbk

 @karmavsdogma_42

 72% of the vote counted is bullshit. There were also reports on TV3 that at least 3 polling sites in the west valley were closed before the people in line had a chance vote. Frank Camacho of the Democratic Party was talking about filing a formal complaint with the SOS's office. I wonder who would benefit from these illegal ,voter supression tactics ? Umm,let me see,west side. Oh yea,Latinos,who would more than likely vote for Penzone.....These votes could amount to thousands of votes for Penzone. I hope Penzone does not give a concession speech until this matter is investigated....................PNT,YOU SHOULD BE ALL OVER THIS BS !!!!

Justme
Justme

 @WhoKnows

 Pretty sad that Chuckle isn't even attempting to rein her in.  He's doing a pretty crappy job keeping her from her scotch and then talking booze laced jibberish to the national press, again.  Pretty piss poor political operative if he can even manage to keep her sober for a few press ops on election day.

WhoKnows
WhoKnows

 @JoeArpaioFan Isn't that type of post exactly what got the order of protection against you last year?

 

Did you get organic sheets in jail?  "4802" thread counts!

robert_graham
robert_graham

 @squash Oh, I'm having a "Burn Phoenix New Times" day.  I am going to take my stack of over five thousand papers (ever wonder why there's never papers in the racks?) and light a match to them all and I will post the video on You Tube.

dryuploser
dryuploser

 @Bnbk  @karmavsdogma_42 Don't embarrass yourself, just take your beating like a man. Joe's already committed to running in 2016 so you'll get another opportunity to lose.

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

 @dwykoff 

 

I in no way meant to say you were. I agree entirely with your comment which is why I 'liked' it.

 

I was simply adding to it my comments to the general public who will read this.

squash
squash

Come back to me once I start advocating execution of everyone who doesn't agree with me. 

squash
squash

 @yourproductsucks Actually, let me correct my statement slightly. You wouldn't be that bad if you didn't harangue every single person who criticizes JAF PERIOD. 

squash
squash

 @yourproductsucks I never said they weren't free. All I'm saying is that it is illegal to take/steal protected speech (e.g. PNT) for the purpose of keeping other people from reading it. That is exactly what JAF did. You know what? You wouldn't be that bad if you didn't harangue every single person who criticizes JAF for the racist tyrant that he really is, which is a shame because you seem articulate and (slightly) intelligent. 

yourproductsucks
yourproductsucks

 @squash They are free.  Anyone can take choose to take none, or one, or all of them.  Then it is their choice.  You are spinning your wheels

squash
squash

 @yourproductsucks Perhaps burning your own PNT copy is, but that's not what JAF was saying. He said he took every copy (obviously for the sole purpose of censoring it) and is going to post a video of himself burning them on youtube. 

yourproductsucks
yourproductsucks

 @squash  burning a free copy of the PNT could also be defined as an expression of protected speech.

squash
squash

 @whoareyoukidding  @JoeArpaioFan Censorship is a violation of free speech. Taking and then burning every issue of PNT with the purpose of quelling speech that you don't want anyone to see/hear is indeed censorship. Ever heard of the book Fahrenheit 451?

whoareyoukidding
whoareyoukidding

 @squash  @JoeArpaioFan sure he has the right. he can take as many free circulars as he wants and can do with them as he pleases. anybody can. I take them at will and use them for window washing, wad them up to use as packing material, I used the new times once to mask off windows when I painted the sills, in the winter I use them to light up the fireplace. sometimes I'll pick a couple new times up, walk outside the store and drop them into the nearest trash can. it's all good.

squash
squash

 @JoeArpaioFan You have no right to take every single PNT issue and burn them. That is absolutely a violation of free speech and free press. 

robert_graham
robert_graham

 @squash Free speech? It's trash talk and useless propaganda, hearsay and hateful attacks. No room for their trash here. I've also got the free speech right to burn their papers.

squash
squash

 @JoeArpaioFan Yeah...about that. I dont' need an invitation to post on foxnews.com.

robert_graham
robert_graham

 @squash FOX News wouldn't invite trolls such as you there. You wouldn't last five minutes.

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