Tag Archives: Joe Arpaio

As Dreamers anticipate a deportation order from the Trump administration, more anti-immigrant graffiti appears in Ann Arbor

Donald Trump is expected to announced tomorrow that he’s decided to kill the Obama administration immigration policy known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which essentially allows those who immigrated to the United States illegally as children, to stay in the country without fear of deportation, so long as they continue to be good, […]

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Our word of the day is “leverage”

A few days ago, I suggested on this site that Donald Trump, by pardoning Joe Arpaio, was signaling that he wouldn’t leave office willingly, like Nixon, but instead intended to fight, even if it meant fracturing the GOP, and perhaps the entire country, beyond repair. By rewarding Arpaio for his blatant contempt for civil rights […]

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Good luck ever attracting another Hispanic voter to the GOP

To all those Republicans who were learning Spanish in hopes of attracting Latino voters, you can sell back your textbooks. #ThePartyOfArpaio — Mark Maynard (@MarkAMaynard) August 26, 2017

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Under cover of a Category-4 hurricane, Trump quietly pardons racist Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, patron saint the “Build The Wall” set

Tonight, as Hurricane Harvey sits off the coast of Texas, threatening to unleash its furry… Trump quietly made good on his promise to pardon racist Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, signaling to members of his white supremacist base that he’s solidly on their side, and to members of his administration that he’s willing to reward loyalty […]

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While Trump is fighting the battle of Phoenix, McConnell is preparing to win the war

Describing himself as “very presidential,” Donald Trump took to the stage in front of a small crowd of supporters in Phoenix last night, and proceeded to rant for over an hour an a half about how unfairly he’d been treated by the “fake news” and “crooked media,” who, he added, don’t, for some unexplained reason, […]

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