On a sunny Saturday morning in April, more than two dozen men, women, and children march up Central Avenue, on the final stretch of the Pride parade. The pro-gay march has taken place in Phoenix every year since 1981, but it's the first time this particular group has joined the thousands of people c ... More >>
Why is it that some lies are so difficult to rebut? One reason: eviscerating untruths is made infinitely harder when the media is complicit in perpetuating them.For many years, I've written about the ties between ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce (who believes it's the Legislature's "duty" to ... More >>
Ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce began slithering back into relevancy this Saturday during the Arizona GOP's winter meeting, held at Phoenix's Church for the Nations, where he was elected to the party's First Vice Chair position.Despite an embarrassing 12-point loss to fellow Republican Jerr ... More >>
Southwest Pictures, LLCJerry Lewis announces, as Supervisor Don Stapley (far right) looks on As Eddie Albert liked to say in The Longest Yard (the original, not the Adam Sandler remake), "His-to-ry."That's what Arizona witnessed this morning in Mesa in the garden room of the Victorian-style Wright H ... More >>
JT Ready at the press conference before "securing" the slaughterhouseFor the "reporters" at ABC 15: Ready in neo-Nazi garbIt's not every day that a well-known neo-Nazi offers to take you to a place called "the slaughterhouse."But that's what Mesa neo-Nazi J.T. Ready did this Saturday, leading a grou ... More >>
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Three months after a fire gutted Phoenix's oldest Hispanic Catholic church, its pastor is feeling the heat and parishioners are steaming
Police go to great lengths -- including civil injunctions -- to combat gangs. The jury is out on their effectiveness
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Legislator's art is suddenly in high demand
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