Flanked by Arpaio’s two large body men, we pass through a series of jail yards, first for the women (where one of Arpaio’s deputies warns me, “Remember that you’re a married man – heh heh”), then for the male prisoners, who idle torpidly in the shade. Inside Arpaio’s jails, according to the federal lawsuit, guards refer to Latino inmates as “wetbacks,” “Mexican bitches,” “stupid Mexicans” and “fucking Mexicans.” Female prisoners, the suit claims, were forced to sleep in their own menstrual blood; officers refused to respond to the inmates’ pleas because they were made in Spanish. Meanwhile, Arpaio’s jailers allegedly circulated e-mail images of a Chihuahua in a bathing suit, calling it “a rare photo of a Mexican Navy Seal.
Reminder: U.S. American politicians seek endorsements from Joe. [Rolling Stone
Posted on Saturday, 4 August
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Source: Reminder: U.S. American politicians seek endorsements from Joe. [Rolling Stone