If you have been following the founders of FrontPage confidential, it is clear that they are not allies with the former Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. Their rivalry goes way back in time.
Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey have been partners for a very long time. It all started in 1972 in Arizona. Jim dropped out of school. He used to pursue a bachelor’s degree at Arizona State University. It was so evident that his heart was in another career at that time.
Jim was the CEO of the company while Michael was the chief editor of the Phoenix News Times. Their tasks were always related. They all ensured that there was enough advertisement of the firm to the public. They also assured that the articles published were of the right quality before they could be distribute them to the public. Read more: Michael Lacey | Twitter and Jim Larkin | Angel.co
The success story went on and on. It went to the extent of purchasing Denver’s news-and-art weekly. This is a move that made them become a multimillion dollar company at the time. They extended their business to every state of their nation.
Joe Arpaio being the Sheriff at the time was not pleased with the way the writers were promoting the Latin rights. He decided to arrest them secretly. He sent his officers to capture them in their homes in Phoenix, Arizona. The sheriff made sure that they were taken to Mexican jails. which were discreet. However, the two writers did not even spend a night behind bars.
The public was too violent and vibrant to have the thought of the two icons behind bars. They were released because there were no relevant charges on them. Moreover, in 2013, the county ended up paying them $3.75 million due to the lawsuit that was made by Jim and Michael on grounds of first amendment rights violations.
The election day recently approached, and the Sheriff campaigned for another non-countered time, though he did not win. He has been the Sheriff for a very long time in the State of Arizona. He used his power to an undesired level. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://releasefact.com/2017/09/jim-larkin-and-michael-lacey-continue-fight-for-latino-rights-after-pardoning-of-joe-arpaio/ and http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/immigration/2014/12/16/proceeds-arpaio-suit-fund-asu-journalism-chair/20480479/
He proclaimed and declared himself as the ‘toughest’ sheriff in the whole country. Unfortunately for him, the public decided that he was not going to be the sheriff again. A particular judge took advantage of this situation. He filed a case against the Sheriff.
The presidential pardon that President Trump gave, significantly came to his rescue. Trump gave him a presidential pardon. This led to many complaints and reactions from all quarters of the nation.
Some of the comments came from Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey. They said that they were not surprised by the actions. It was a necessary change that the president took.
They claimed that the president was acting in favor of the Sheriff for a variety of reasons. It was noticeable that Arpaio was always against the Latinos. It was also found out that this is the same person who made sure that Trump’s campaign was a success in Arizona. Otherwise,