Steve Smith's "Save Joe Arpaio's Ass Bill" Passes State House, and, Oh, It's Unconstitutional

Meaning that this pathetic Hail Mary attempt to save Joe's keister is headed right for the judicial septic tank.

"I diagnose a bad case of rectal blindness," quipped elections law expert Tom Ryan. "That is, I don't see it getting its ass past the Arizona Supreme Court."

Ryan should know. Unless you've been living in a cave for the last few years, you'll recognize him as the crusading Chandler attorney who defended the Pearce recall against legal challenges and a sham candidate by the name of Olivia Cortes.

In 2012, he denounced Smith's bill. When I called him today, he was not amused by its revivification.

"It's clearly unconstitutional," said Ryan. "They are adding requirements to the constitution that are going to be rejected by the Arizona Supreme Court. I can say that with the highest degree of confidence...They know what they're doing is trying to handcuff the Sheriff Joe Arpaio recall."

Randy Parraz, president of Citizens for a Better Arizona and one of the recall's main backers, saw the Smith bill as a sign of Republican desperation.

"They are scared to play in an area where it's not a primary," observed Parraz. "What are they fearful of? If Arpaio appeals to people, why do they want to have a recall primary, so he can bully people out?

"This is a really a reflection of how far they are willing to go. They want to change the constitution to save Arpaio. It shows they're scared."

Parraz stated there would "definitely" be a court challenge to it, if the proposal becomes law.

Ryan, who may be involved in that legal challenge, noted the hypocrisy of the so-called "constitutional conservatives" pushing the bill.

"We fought like crazy as a state to have initiative, referendum and recall as part of our constitution," he said. "These guys all profess to be originalists and protectors of the constitution, and here they are tearing down one of the protections voters have."


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MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967

Wasn't there a bill like this drawn up by Steve Smith to try and save now twice-disgraced, corrupt, narcissistic and mentally sick Pearce?

And wasn't that same bill also ruled unconstitutional by the Arizona Supreme Court?

If memory serves, then the answer is yes.

ctglobaldocs
ctglobaldocs topcommenter

TeaPublican and all www.PhoenixNewTimes.com readers/viewers,

Our colleagues welcome you to you to the CT America Global Forum at http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/125501  

To summarize, the ARIZONA and ANTI-JOE ARPAIO commentary / opinions appear at about 1/2 to 2/3 into the 43 minute MP3 file at 

http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-125501/TS-724959.mp3

SHERIFF ARPAIO was accused of covering up the Sandy Hook scam, and of completely failing to effectively, humanely, and reasonably enforce immigration and criminal nuisance abatement laws.  CTA cited the ONE BILLION DOLLAR DEMAND LETTER sent to SHERIFF JOE and his lawyer on February 23, 2013, and many times since.  

The CTA commentator called SHERIFF ARPAIO a "showboater" and traitor/coward, who is guilty of TREASON, CONSPIRACY, and other crimes.  See http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-125501/TS-724959.mp3 

Brad DeShane, et. al., for CT Global and CT America

TeaPublican
TeaPublican

Oh Wow!  So you have a third of the needed signatures and you think it's time to celebrate!  Bahahahaha!   Fighting those windmills again are you!  LOL!    And YES dear folks,   it is heads=ed to the Senate, where it'WILL be approved, and YES later made "law" by your governor,  Jan Brewer.  If you don't like Joe or Jan then vote them out of office.  Oh wait a minute, you tried that and it didn't work did it!  Hahahaha!   That's how Democracy works folks!  But I guess that is something you liberal socialists will never understand!  Thank God the majority of the good people in Arizona know how to vote the RIGHT way!  We TeaPublicans ARE taking back America.  And as you are finding out, you CAN'T stop us!

AZREDNECK1958
AZREDNECK1958

BUNCH OF POLITIC MUMBO JUMBO.  THE SHERIFF WILL LAY THE LAW OF THE LAND DOWN HERE ONCE HES HEALTHY.  ALL THERE TRYING TO DO NOW IS KICK THE GOOD SHERIFF WHILE HES DOWN.  AND YES HE IS A GOOD SHERIFF, AND ILL KEEP CALLING HIM THE GOOD SHERIFF UNTIL YALL STOP SENDING ME THREATENING EMAILS.  THE GOOD SHERIFF YOU DAMN RIGHT ITS  A GOOD SHERIFF.

allanbartlett
allanbartlett

teapube When you suck arpissholes flaccid penis do you use both hands or tongue only? teabagging asshole.

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967

@TeaPublican You are an absolute disgrace to the true American patriots of the Boston Tea Party. GED Jan already has one unconstitutional law, BS1070, to her pathetic name and don't even get me started on the Flaccid Failure of MCSO.

66rock
66rock topcommenter

@TeaPublican What does that mean "are taking back America"?  Back to where, from what?  Sounds like you think you have a right to or own America.  What are you talking about?

david_saint01
david_saint01

@TeaPublican lmao fortunately, there is one branch of Govt you crazy fucking retards cant exploit...and they can and will continue to shut your fascist, bullshit laws down...they are called Judges. lol they have already ruled this type of law is Unconstitutional, so dont expect it to ever become law even if brewski signs it. On a side note, its ironic that the same people who claim the recall is "Unconstitutional", are trying to change the state Constitution to impede it...

Bnbk
Bnbk

@truthseekeraz Yea it is a great picture !.........I just wanted to let everybody know that today starting a 9:00 AM and continuing untill 3:00 PM,there will be a DAY of ACTION at the state capitol being held by the Arizona AFL-CIO. Union members will be lobbying for workers rights,comprehensive immigration reform,and many other issues.......Maybe we can get Dennis to stop by and create another of his great videos,hell maybe some one from PNT can come by and jot down a few line about it,as it seems PNT is the only media source that actually has the courage to question the "leadership" at the state capitol............Heck,maybe we can even get JAFfy to come by to say hello to everybody and share his views on all these issues,who know JAFfy just might make some new friends,NOT !

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan  

Coming soon:

meettherealJAFfy.com

Got some great pics, that I am sure will surprise everyone, especially you JAFfy

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan  are you going to be making threats on that site  Robert? or are you going to continue breaking the law and pulling voter intimidation? that is illegal you know, I mean what part of illegal dont you understand? why dont you tell me why you want people to get my plate number and photo and what you intend to do with it. if its a good enough reason, I will give it to you

dennis20
dennis20 topcommenter

@AZREDNECK1958  Why would anyone want to send threatening emails to you? Perhaps they are "return to sender" one's you sent out earlier and forgot about. Oh ya-Caps lock is to your left.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@AZREDNECK1958  read this carefully. there is nobody sending you emails. you just dont know how to set your notifications.you are having every single reply to your posts forwardedto your email because you didnt turn your notifications off. click on where it has your screen name of AZREDNECK1958 in red letters, after that it will show you a list of things in that profile page. go down the list on the left side under the silohete and click on NOTIFICATIONS. turn all those off if you dont want things forwarded to your email.  there, and now you know that no one is sending you emails. just because you dont understand your computer does not mean people are harrassing you,it just means you were uninformed. the same would apply to your beliefs of Joe Arpaio. you even admitted you did not know about the things we provided you the information on. just because YOU didnt know it ........that does NOT mean it didnt happen. why dont you try asking questions next time instead of pointing fingers and accusing us of attacking you? you might be able to get more information that way

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@AZREDNECK1958 The recall of the Clown with plastic stars started long before he "broke his arm"/

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@AZREDNECK1958  if he couldnt run his department before his injury and enforce all laws, why would you think him falling down and breaking his arm would make him able to?

TeaPublican
TeaPublican

@allanbartlett      Bahahahaha!  Sounds like your having a terrible day!  What happened?  Did the paperwork get mixed up and you got a job application instead of your food stamps?  Yes, I bet that would put you in a terrible mood.  Bahahaha! 

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@Bnbk  those are busy hours for BK, so Robert (JAF) wont be able to make it

MaskedMagician1967
MaskedMagician1967

@Flyer9753 @JoeArpaioFan And don't forget I have a great anti-MCSO shurf commercial that is bound to get little Jaffy's blood boiling!

robert_graham
robert_graham

@danzigsdaddy And I asked you why are you so against me getting your plate number and photo? Would you be against someone snapping my picture and getting my plate number when I pick up my mail?  In case you did not know it, it's not breaking the law to snap photos or gather vehicle info at any signature gathering because it is not an official election. 

Were you against what the Black Panther Party did during the 2008 election in Philadelphia to intimidate voters at the polls? Now that was voter intimidation but were they ever prosecuted? Of course not. I never heard any outcry over that.

Well, what do you have to say about that????

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@danzigsdaddy Should I spend $1.99 do do a reverse lookup on the phone number jaffy himself posted as his?  I found a few sites that had the info, but not for free.  I'm not sure he's worth even $1, much less $2!

IdontRecall
IdontRecall

JAFFYBOI, this is You: "AZREDNECK. I'm with You, but I need to borrrow a donkey from You, You know, Joe is sick right now and I need something to entertain myself You know...... stretch that anus, keep that mouth exercised.

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

@danzigsdaddy

I know what you are trying to do but you might as well give up and just ignore him.

AZRedneck, whoever that is and whoevers duplicate account that is, is nothing more than a troll, doing the caps lock and posts worded like they are, saying they are getting threatening mails, supporting anything that will get a rise out of others, etc... 

They are an internet troll who enjoys just being an instigator and the responses they stir and get.

I have them on 'ignore' from here on out - they are not even as entertaining as JAFfy.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@AZREDNECK1958  heres another tip for you. take a screwdriver and carefully pop your caps button up.you can then clean out the crap that is under it and making it stick. your refusal to fix a simple problem like that tells me that you are also looking into the info we are giving you, with little or no effort also. you would rather accept the computer as a fine functioning machine instead of seeing it as a half-assed running machine. you can turn that around and use it as  a comparison for Joe and MCSO too. you see Joe arresting a couple illegals, so you assume he is doing his job, meanwhile he and his agency are killing unsentenced inmates (people who never had their day in court) and ignoring hundreds of sex crime victims and mismanaging or losing over a hundred million dollars. your willingness to accept something flawed or not working properly as acceptable does not necessitate that it is working the way it should be. because you have your computer stuck on caps, you can NOT find all the info we are pointing you to. many of the things we are pointing you to are CASE SENSITIVE. get your computer straight and get your head straight and you will find a whole new world out there that you have been missing. ASK QUESTIONS

robert_graham
robert_graham

@WhoKnows  Boy have I got a place for you on my new blog.

allanbartlett
allanbartlett

@TeaPublican keep sucking, almost there...teapube love me long time.

Bnbk
Bnbk

@danzigsdaddy @Bnbk No,I didn't think he could being that he just seems to like threatening people from behind a keyboard,besides I don't think BK would want to lose their top toilet scrubber for a day.

AZHighways
AZHighways

@danzigsdaddy Sound fair.  Just cruising by the blogs appear to be subtle threats - that's pretty scary.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan you are not telling things like they are, you are trying to avoid answering questions regarding your previous threats and attempts at voter intimidation. if you were man enough to post those inquiries for info for the reason of voter intimidation, you should be man enough to repeat it and tell us your reasoning. I did not request your info, but you asked for the info of people involved in signing the petitions, so I am asking YOU why YOU want that info and what you plan to do with it and why. I am involved with the petitions and recall so you are indicating you want my info. that directly involves me, so i am asking you for the answers

AZHighways
AZHighways

@JoeArpaioFan @danzigsdaddy Just cruising by reading these emails.  Had to comment abt the Black Panther comments because it sounded so racist.  No, I'm not any particular color but would enjoy the day when a person's skin color is only that.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan  big tip for you Robert, you can find out if someone voted, sure, but who they voted for is really nobody's business, and you trying to post who they voted for or plan to vote for is an infringement on their privacy. you telling people you will post their personal info because of who they vote for or how they vote, is called voter intimidation and is illegal. Now, tell me what you want their personal info for and exactly why you feel the need to post their personal info if they sign the petition, and what you hope to gain by doing it. i told you before, if its a good enough reason, i will give you my info

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan    are we just to assume you want peoples personal info for identity theft? since you wont answer, we really cant figure out any other reason why you would want it. Identity theft is a crime Robert, and if you wont tell us why you want our personal info, we are just assuming you are trying to use our identities to pull a crime or for some other illegal activity. so either tell us what you need our info for or you are indicating that you are a criminal. if you arent going to use it for identity theft, it just sounds to me like stalking, and that is a crime also Robert. so which criminal are you? stalker or ID thief?

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan have you heard me ask for your info? I have not. have you heard me endorse Obama? i have not. have you heard me asking people to get your plate number and picture? i have not. YOU however have been asking for that info, so I am asking you what you need it for. YOU are asking for my info so I am asking YOU. if you want to know why people want your info, ask them, because I am not the one asking for it. YOU put the request for the stuff out there so answer me on why YOU want it. quit trying to hide or change the subject. YOU want it, then tell me why. I am even offering to help you get my info

WhoKnows
WhoKnows topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan @danzigsdaddy The TWO "new" black panthers" were never prosecuted  because they couldn't find anyone that was intimidated by two guys just standing near a polling place.

You and your ilk just make people laugh, little Robby! And your phone number is known, in case real LEOs need to find you.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan  if you arent using them for voter intimidation Robert, what do you need that info for? are you using it for identity theft? are you stalking these people?  both are crimes also Robert, so which crime are you trying to pull? voter intimidation, identity theft or stalking? or is it yet another crime altogether? if you wont answer, we must assume its voter intimidation

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan  Robert, I do have respect for people when they dont act like idiots. You do nothing but issue threats and spout childish tantrums, so I dont show you respect. you have on 1 or 2 occasions said things very civilly and i complimented you on it, but in general, all you mostly do is rant and make threats. maybe if you took your ritalin and calmed down, we would be less severe with you......but you dont  , so we wont

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@JoeArpaioFan  will whatever you post be in the form of threats Robert? we have seen you trying to break the law and pull voter intimidation, but now you wont talk about it. Robert,  why did you try to get other people to get the names, plates and photos of the people who signed the recall? you said you were going to post all those peoples personal info.....why? what was your reason for wanting that info posted Robert? did you know that voter intimidation is illegal? were you going to get those peoples permission to post their personal info?  you were pretty stupid to post that stuff on a news stations blogs and not think someone would save it. you asked for that info for your use on your site, so I am asking you why you need it. if you tell me and its a good reason, i'll give it to you Robert. now quit being a coward and answer the questions. you posted your desire for the info, and i am trying to help you out, but you just seem to be afraid to say why you need it and what you plan to do with it. dont be afraid little Robert, be brave and answer my questions

squash
squash

@Flyer9753 You are EXACTLY right. AZRN1958 is an attention seeking troll - no more, no less. 

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@Tommy_Collins that would explain the threats, little Robert cant go too long with out issuing one

Tommy_Collins
Tommy_Collins

@danzigsdaddy Zigs, I have it on good authority that JAF has an email generator that sends an email 'slam' of fifty at a time to the 58 redneck. Apparently someone sent JAF the wrong email and he sends his hate mail to 58 redneck. Two peas squished in the same pod. Neither smart enough to break out.

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@Flyer9753  i kind of figured that that was too creative to be a JAF tact, so it had to be someone truly and completely confused.  the caps problem though? not so much

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

@danzigsdaddy  

yeah.. and if they are truly stupid enough to not understand what is happening, if it is that, more proof not worth wasting time on

but yes, funny :)

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@Flyer9753  one i havent seen before that i really enjoyed though was the "stop sending me emails" ......never seen that one before and it was funny

Flyer9753
Flyer9753 topcommenter

@danzigsdaddy @Flyer9753  

That and they actually liked my comment the other day when I called them out for arguing just to argue. They know exactly what they are saying and think it's some fun game.

I for one refuse to play, they can go play with themselves, which I am sure is a common occurrence for them

danzigsdaddy
danzigsdaddy topcommenter

@Flyer9753  i figured that too. he says he looked all that stuff up, and much of it was case sensitive, yet he says his caps button is broke. but, i figure call him on what it could be and if he cant get straight from there.........he's just another blind follower like JAF who refuses to see.   believe it or not, there are people out there who are that confused for real and some can be reached (not many, but some)

robert_graham
robert_graham

@danzigsdaddy Now you are just plain stupid. Maybe you better take your same advice.

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