It's not exactly JFK's rocking chair, but there's some alleged historical political memorabilia -- or something like it -- for sale on Craigslist.Some guy says he's moving, so he's got to sell some portions of a rusty old fence he claims was owned by late U.S. Senator and 1964 Republican presidentia ... More >>
Phoenix has been blasted by The Republic because it believes the city wrecked its chances to house a Barry Goldwater Library. There's been considerable angst over the city not jumping on a project that bears the Goldwater name. "Phoenix's dropped ball is now in Mesa's hands, and Mesa deserves great ... More >>
David Lowery and CrackerDavid Lowery stands at the helm of two well known bands -- Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker -- and he's playing with both of them tomorrow, Tuesday, September 13, at Martini Ranch in Scottsdale. Not only is Lowery pulling double duty, but both bands will be playing semin ... More >>
www.demotivateus.comA right wing blogger from Alabama is responding to the passage of the federal health care bill the way a pissed off 12-year-old might respond when a neighbor hands out crappy Halloween candy.Mike Vanderboegh, of Pinson, Alabama, runs a blog called Sipsey Street Irregulars, d ... More >>
We'd ask Barry Goldwater how he really feels about the American Indian Movement -- except for the inconvenient fact that he's dead.Did Barry Goldwater, the father of modern conservatism, once refer to the American Indian Movement as "Assholes in Moccasins"?More to the point, if you were a N ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Joe Arpaio Target of FBI Probe, Says Channel 5 in Report to Air Thursday Up on the Sun: Club ... More >>
Barry GoldwaterThe Goldwater Institute, the Phoenix based government watchdog named after conservative crusader, and former Arizona Senator Barry Goldwater, was named this year's leader in policy development by The Arizona Capitol Times Monday."The Goldwater Institute works hard to conduct resear ... More >>
Image: www.azpbs.org -- Horizon Journalists Roundtable Mark Flatten, an investigative reporter with the East Valley Tribune for more than 20 years, is leaving the newspaper on June 5 to start work as an investigator for the Goldwater Institute.Flatten helped the newspaper on many of its biggest stor ... More >>
An excerpt from Bill McCune's 1991 documentary, Barry Goldwater: An American Life.Someone recently sent me this YouTube clip from Bill McCune's excellent bio-doc Barry Goldwater: An American Life, which I first watched while researching my 2006 cover story about the ribald Goldwater we rarely see r ... More >>
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Son of Goldwater examines his iconic dad
Son of Goldwater examines his iconic dad
No harm, no foul
Senator Barry Goldwater's kin try to seal embarrassing letters about them from public view. Way to respect the great man's wishes!
You've seen the G-rated HBO documentary on the Arizona legend, but there was so much more to Goldy than that
Pop quiz. Whos Arizonas other U.S. senator? Heres a clue: He makes Dubya look like a liberal
Hip-hop music, dance and visuals go symbiotic at new fest
After a decade of legal battles, the unsinkable Robert Burns is once again shaping his dream metropolis of Sun Valley
Goldwater heir and local urban-music impresario join forces to turn up the Heat
Will a long-distance analysis of McCain tell us anything new?
Barry Goldwater's widow says the conservative institute that bears his name is twisting his legacy
Arizona's GOP stalwart holds court in lively Goldwater: Mr. Conservative
The works of Tempe patriot Lawrence Tenney Stevens loom large
WHEN A LEVEE ON BABBITT RANCHES GAVE WAY, THE HAVASUPAI INDIANS WERE LITERALLY PUSHED AGAINST THE WALL. NOW THEY'RE PUSHING BACK.