Why Everyone Needs to Know About Alice Marie Johnson, the Great-Grandmother Who Is Serving a Life Sentence [Update: Johnson’s Sentence Commuted]

Updated: Wednesday, June 6, 2018, 3:53 p.m. EDT: President Donald Trump commuted Alice Marie Johnson’s sentence on Wednesday, and she will be released from prison after spending 21 years behind bars for a first-time, nonviolent drug offense. Trump didn’t give Johnson a full pardon, which would have cleared her record.…

Corrupt Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Insists on Dying on Racist Hill, Says He’ll Revive ‘Birther’ Theory if Elected 

Former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio refuses to die out of the news cycle. In addition to running to represent the state in the U.S. Senate despite having been convicted of a crime, Arpaio seems insistent on dying on the hill of racism. He recently swore to resume his already debunked conspiracy theory surrounding…

These Trumps Ain’t Loyal: Was Arpaio Pardoned Just to Undermine a GOP Senator’s Bid for Re-Election?

When the president pardoned former Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio during the middle of both Hurricane Harvey and a Trump media dump Friday night, many speculated that it was a bone being thrown to his base to appease it after the likely forced resignation of deputy assistant Sebastian Gorka. But was there…