Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
April 19, 2014, 07:43:20 pm
HomePredMockPollEVCalcAFEWIKIHelpLogin Register
News: Atlas Hardware Upgrade complete October 13, 2013.

+  Atlas Forum
|-+  Other Elections - Analysis and Discussion
| |-+  Gubernatorial/Statewide Elections (Moderator: Joe Republic)
| | |-+  Arpaio won't run
« previous next »
Pages: [1] 2 3 Print
Author Topic: Arpaio won't run  (Read 4139 times)
Meeker
meekermariner
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 14149


Political Matrix
E: -4.90, S: -2.61

View Profile
« on: May 03, 2010, 04:31:57 pm »
Ignore

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2010/05/03/arpaio-wont-run-for-governor-in-arizona/

Quote
"I don't want to be egotistical, but I could be the governor if I ran," he boasted. "My polls are very high. I got the money. I got the polls. I got the support."
Logged
Franzl
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 21409
Germany


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2010, 04:34:01 pm »
Ignore

It's frightening, but he's right in thinking he could win.
Logged
bgwah
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 13661
United States


Political Matrix
E: -1.03, S: -6.96

View Profile
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2010, 04:40:46 pm »
Ignore

It would have been interesting, at least. Tongue
Logged

OC
olawakandi
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 9383
United States


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2010, 05:47:36 pm »
Ignore

He doesn't need to get in the race, his main objective was being tough on immigration and Brewer took that away from him and now Brewer is leading in the polls.
Logged
Lunar
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 30619
Ireland, Republic of
View Profile
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2010, 06:48:18 pm »
Ignore

Why is he sitting on millions of dollars in campaign cash if he doesn't want higher office??!
Logged

this is real
bgwah
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 13661
United States


Political Matrix
E: -1.03, S: -6.96

View Profile
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2010, 07:57:11 pm »
Ignore

Why is he sitting on millions of dollars in campaign cash if he doesn't want higher office??!

Governor Arpaio
Senator Hayworth

Arizona--the new Idaho? Grin
Logged

Comrade Sibboleth
Realpolitik
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 55451
Saint Helena


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2010, 08:16:56 pm »
Ignore

Arpaio will probably end up getting killed at some point. Then some seriously bad things will happen. Just a random prediction, but it often ends like that.
Logged



Richard Hoggart 1918-2014
Lunar
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 30619
Ireland, Republic of
View Profile
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2010, 08:42:28 pm »
Ignore

Arpaio will probably end up getting killed at some point. Then some seriously bad things will happen. Just a random prediction, but it often ends like that.

And you got upset at me for talking about electoral scenarios in the event certain >90 year old senators were to face serious illness? 
Logged

this is real
Comrade Sibboleth
Realpolitik
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 55451
Saint Helena


View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2010, 08:44:34 pm »
Ignore

Arpaio will probably end up getting killed at some point. Then some seriously bad things will happen. Just a random prediction, but it often ends like that.

And you got upset at me for talking about electoral scenarios in the event certain >90 year old senators were to face serious illness? 

Probably the tramadol talking, or something. I say a lot of weird things at this hour.
Logged



Richard Hoggart 1918-2014
Senator North Carolina Yankee
North Carolina Yankee
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 27202
United States


View Profile
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2010, 08:48:58 pm »
Ignore

I heard him say something similar in 2007 on a C-Span clip. He said "I could be Governor if I wanted to, I can arrest the Governor right now, I don't need to be Governor to have power". 
Logged

He's BACK!!! His Time Has Come Once Again! Now We're All Gonna Die! No One is Safe From His Wrath!



CARLHAYDEN
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10660


Political Matrix
E: 1.38, S: -0.51

View Profile
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2010, 09:17:37 pm »
Ignore

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2010/05/03/arpaio-wont-run-for-governor-in-arizona/

Quote
"I don't want to be egotistical, but I could be the governor if I ran," he boasted. "My polls are very high. I got the money. I got the polls. I got the support."

First, I told azmagic several weeks ago that Joe would not run for Governor.

Second, its really funny to see candidates for public office trying to claim that they are endorsed by Sheriff Joe.  Bitter-Smith is a case in  point.

Third, Arpaio likes being Sheriff, especially being billed as America's toughest Sheriff.
Logged

Registered in Arizona for Fantasy election purposes.
Tuck!
tuckerbanks
Sr. Member
****
Posts: 396
Netherlands


Political Matrix
E: 0.06, S: -6.70

View Profile
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2010, 11:12:58 pm »
Ignore

Is Arpaio really that popular in Maricopa County?
Huh
Logged



Sorry Atlas, I'ma  good boy!

<3 leip. no hard feelings.
Franzl
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 21409
Germany


View Profile
« Reply #12 on: May 04, 2010, 08:00:30 am »
Ignore

I can't think of any politician in the US closer to being a fascist than Joe Arpaio.
Logged
Senator North Carolina Yankee
North Carolina Yankee
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 27202
United States


View Profile
« Reply #13 on: May 04, 2010, 08:48:28 am »
Ignore

Is Arpaio really that popular in Maricopa County?
Huh

Yes he is. Americans in general love law and order type people. Even in many swing and liberal areas.
Logged

He's BACK!!! His Time Has Come Once Again! Now We're All Gonna Die! No One is Safe From His Wrath!



Eraserhead
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 37903
United States


View Profile
« Reply #14 on: May 04, 2010, 08:49:17 am »
Ignore

The guy is a disgusting, racist slob.
Logged

Senator North Carolina Yankee
North Carolina Yankee
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 27202
United States


View Profile
« Reply #15 on: May 04, 2010, 09:02:51 am »
Ignore

I can't think of any politician in the US closer to being a fascist than Joe Arpaio.

I would respectfully disagree with my German friend. He merely does what everyone else is too afriad to do, his job. Tongue
Logged

He's BACK!!! His Time Has Come Once Again! Now We're All Gonna Die! No One is Safe From His Wrath!



Franzl
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 21409
Germany


View Profile
« Reply #16 on: May 04, 2010, 09:16:34 am »
Ignore

I can't think of any politician in the US closer to being a fascist than Joe Arpaio.

I would respectfully disagree with my German friend. He merely does what everyone else is too afriad to do, his job. Tongue

Does his job really include forcing inmates to wear pink underwear, to live in a tent city....and blatantly discriminatory methods of policing? Smiley
Logged
Senator North Carolina Yankee
North Carolina Yankee
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 27202
United States


View Profile
« Reply #17 on: May 04, 2010, 05:30:37 pm »
Ignore

I can't think of any politician in the US closer to being a fascist than Joe Arpaio.

I would respectfully disagree with my German friend. He merely does what everyone else is too afriad to do, his job. Tongue

Does his job really include forcing inmates to wear pink underwear, to live in a tent city....and blatantly discriminatory methods of policing? Smiley

1. The tent city and pink underwear are brilliant idea. Makes you want to stay out of jail.


2. So far, there hasn't been a single incident of discrimination and all these the lawsuits have gone nowhere. The reason he is so despised by liberals and left leaning indies such as yourself is somewhere he got the notion to rock the boat and you don't like it. Tongue
Logged

He's BACK!!! His Time Has Come Once Again! Now We're All Gonna Die! No One is Safe From His Wrath!



MArepublican
marepublican
Jr. Member
**
Posts: 53


View Profile
« Reply #18 on: May 04, 2010, 06:35:10 pm »
Ignore

Looks like Brewer is going to be the nominee. What ever happened to Martin he was leading in all the polls and now he's in third. I know the immigration bill helped Brewer but what happened to him?
Logged
Lunar
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 30619
Ireland, Republic of
View Profile
« Reply #19 on: May 04, 2010, 07:13:03 pm »
Ignore

Why is he sitting on millions of dollars in campaign cash if he doesn't want higher office??!

Again, can anyone help me with this?  The guy has like a million and a half dollars he's sitting on...for what?  A sheriff's race?

When I saw that kind of money, I presumed he had a strong interest in governor.  I don't know about Arizona, but those types of contributions can typically be difficult to transfer from a state account to a federal one.

Logged

this is real
CARLHAYDEN
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 10660


Political Matrix
E: 1.38, S: -0.51

View Profile
« Reply #20 on: May 05, 2010, 01:34:04 am »
Ignore

Why is he sitting on millions of dollars in campaign cash if he doesn't want higher office??!

Again, can anyone help me with this?  The guy has like a million and a half dollars he's sitting on...for what?  A sheriff's race?

When I saw that kind of money, I presumed he had a strong interest in governor.  I don't know about Arizona, but those types of contributions can typically be difficult to transfer from a state account to a federal one.



Look, he can transfer much of it to contributions to candidates for state legislature.
Logged

Registered in Arizona for Fantasy election purposes.
Grumps
GM3PRP
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 32596
Vatican City State
View Profile
« Reply #21 on: May 05, 2010, 08:31:30 am »
Ignore

He has too much power now and he's not about to give that up to be Governor.
Logged
??????????
StatesRights
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 31304
Political Matrix
E: 7.61, S: 0.00

View Profile
« Reply #22 on: May 05, 2010, 10:18:02 am »
Ignore

Is Arpaio really that popular in Maricopa County?
Huh

I dunno but I'd move there to vote for him.
Logged
??????????
StatesRights
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 31304
Political Matrix
E: 7.61, S: 0.00

View Profile
« Reply #23 on: May 05, 2010, 10:19:05 am »
Ignore

The guy is a disgusting, racist slob.

Yes, anyone who doesn't support liberal policies is, on planet Eraserhead.
Logged
Bacon King
Moderators
YaBB God
*****
Posts: 15518
United States Minor Outlying Islands


View Profile
« Reply #24 on: May 05, 2010, 01:16:58 pm »
Ignore

Remember that Arizona has a bit of a tradition of electing crazies as governor.
Logged


BK without all the crazy drugs just wouldn't be BK.
Bacon King: 1.  You're cute, in a weird Tom Wopat kind of way.
Pages: [1] 2 3 Print 
« previous next »
Jump to:  


Login with username, password and session length

Logout

Powered by SMF 1.1.19 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines