American Hydra: The Many Heads of Corporatism

American Hydra: The Many Heads of Corporatism

“ABSOLUTE TOTAL CONTROL” by Steven Neill, ©2016 (Jun. 27, 2016) — “There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money and I can’t remember what the second one is.” — Mark Hanna, William McKinley’s 1896 presidential campaign manager and later senator from Ohio, in 1895 (1) The Gilded Age in America […]

Lawsuit: Arpaio Confidential Informant a “Material Witness” for Federal Government

Lawsuit:  Arpaio Confidential Informant a “Material Witness” for Federal Government

REPORTEDLY INVOLVING “ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 13, 2015) — In a civil case filed by Dennis Montgomery against New York Times columnist and author James Risen, Montgomery is described by his attorney as a “material witness for the government concerning a criminal investigation under 50 U.S.C. § 1809” stemming from his provision of […]

What Did Mike Zullo Say in Court on November 12?

What Did Mike Zullo Say in Court on November 12?

“TRYING TO PAINT ME A CRIMINAL” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 11, 2015) — An official transcript of the testimony of Mike Zullo on November 12, 2015 in the civil contempt case against Maricopa County Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio is now available. The section begins on page 4298 and ends at page 4502, after which Court […]

Is Judge Snow’s “Bogus Conspiracy Theory” a Reality?

Is Judge Snow’s “Bogus Conspiracy Theory” a Reality?

CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT DRAWS ALLEGED CONNECTIONS AMONG GOVERNMENT ENTITIES, JUDGE, LAW FIRMS IN ARPAIO CASE by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 28, 2015) — During April civil contempt hearings in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al, U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow unexpectedly raised questions about a “bogus conspiracy theory” alleged by Stephen […]

Media Flees from Arpaio Confidential Informant Recordings

Media Flees from Arpaio Confidential Informant Recordings

DOES IT OPPOSE THEIR AGENDA? by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 17, 2015) — Other than the Phoenix New Times and this publication, the media appears to have completely avoided reporting on the contents of several audio-recordings subpoenaed by U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow in the civil contempt trial of Maricopa County Sheriff Joseph M. […]

Arpaio Case: Where Have All the Reporters Gone?

Arpaio Case:  Where Have All the Reporters Gone?

NO INTERVIEWS OF “KEY WITNESS” MIKE ZULLO FOLLOWING FRIDAY’S TESTIMONY by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 15, 2015) — It appears that following Mike Zullo’s decision to break his silence in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al on Thursday afternoon, no media have interviewed him. Zullo initially invoked his Fifth Amendment right not […]

AP Reporter Refers to “Federal Prosecutors” in Arpaio Case

AP Reporter Refers to “Federal Prosecutors” in Arpaio Case

ZULLO SPEAKS BRIEFLY FOLLOWING COURT APPEARANCE ON TUESDAY by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 11, 2015) — In an article posted on Tuesday evening, Associated Press reporter Jacques Billeaud referred to “federal prosecutors” while relating that Mike Zullo invoked the Fifth Amendment during his testimony in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al earlier […]

Plaintiffs in Arpaio Case Hire Another Attorney

Plaintiffs in Arpaio Case Hire Another Attorney

BUT AT WHOSE EXPENSE? by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 5, 2015) — On Wednesday evening, a “MOTION for Admission Pro Hac Vice” was filed by Atty. James B. Chanin of Berkeley, CA in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al. “Pro hac vice” signifies that an attorney is not licensed to practice in the […]

Exclusive: Source of Lawsuit Information to Arpaio-Opposed Publication is Plaintiff ACLU Attorney

Exclusive:  Source of Lawsuit Information to Arpaio-Opposed Publication is Plaintiff ACLU Attorney

CIVIL CASE BROADENED TO CIVIL CONTEMPT; COURT-ORDERED INVESTIGATION OF WORK OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 4, 2015) — A source who has been following the developments in Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al closely has informed The Post & Email that the source of court documents and information to the Phoenix New […]

Breaking Exclusive: Plaintiff Attorneys Subpoena Zullo for Additional Deposition

Breaking Exclusive:  Plaintiff Attorneys Subpoena Zullo for Additional Deposition

AFTER ZULLO CALLS OUT ACLU FOR “BLATANT HYPOCRISY” AND SEEKS COUNSEL by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 3, 2015) — At approximately 10:25 p.m. EST/8:25 p.m. Arizona time, attorneys for the plaintiffs in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al filed a notice titled “SECOND AMENDED NOTICE OF SERVICE OF SUBPOENA COMMANDING DEPOSITION” requiring […]

Judge Schedules Oral Argument on Zullo’s Motion for Protective Order

Judge Schedules Oral Argument on Zullo’s Motion for Protective Order

FOR FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6 by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 3, 2015) — According to the newest entries appearing on the federal courts website, pacer.gov, in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al, Mike Zullo’s response to the plaintiffs’ objections to his Motion for a Protective Order filed last week must be submitted to […]

Breaking: Mike Zullo Files “Notice of Appeals and Request to Stay” Proceedings in Arpaio Case

Breaking:  Mike Zullo Files “Notice of Appeals and Request to Stay” Proceedings in Arpaio Case

ACCUSES ACLU OF “BLATANT HYPOCRISY” IN REGARD TO HIS CIVIL, CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 2, 2015) — Mike Zullo, who has become embroiled in a court-ordered investigation of a probe conducted by a confidential informant to the Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff’s Office, has filed a document pro se indicating that he is appealing […]

Does the ACLU Stand for Civil and Due Process Rights, or Not?

Does the ACLU Stand for Civil and Due Process Rights, or Not?

ARE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS ONLY FOR “IMMIGRANTS?” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 2, 2015) — On Thursday, The Post & Email reported that on Wednesday, Maricopa County, AZ Cold Case Posse lead investigator Mike Zullo filed a motion pro se in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al requesting a 30-day extension past the […]

In Arpaio Case, Judge Admits “High Degree of Personal Familiarity” with Monitor’s Performance

In Arpaio Case, Judge Admits “High Degree of Personal Familiarity” with Monitor’s Performance

JUDGE AND MONITOR “IN CONSTANT COMMUNICATION” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 25, 2015) — In an order filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona dated September 11, 2014 dealing with a billing dispute between Maricopa County and a court-appointed monitor, Judge G. Murray Snow stated that “the Court has a high degree […]

Report: Obama Prompted Investigation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Report:  Obama Prompted Investigation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio

IS MASS SURVEILLANCE KILLING THE REPUBLIC? by Sharon Rondeau (May 16, 2015) — In an editorial published at WND on Friday evening, Atty. Larry Klayman presented several reasons why he believes U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow should have recused himself from presiding over a case charging Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio […]

Open Letter to Amb. John Bolton on Obama’s Fraudulent Documents

Open Letter to Amb. John Bolton on Obama’s Fraudulent Documents

WHAT IS AMERICA’S SURVIVAL WORTH? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 20, 2015) — In a newsletter issued on Friday morning by the John Bolton PAC, former United Nations Ambassador John Bolton sought donations to counter the “unprecedented surrender” in which he said the Obama regime is engaging in its negotiations with Iran over its nuclear ambitions […]