Every so often, some group of well-meaning progressive bowdlerizers forces the ACLU to explain why it defends the right of the Ku Klux Klan (et al) to say ridiculous and offensive things, and the result is usually an argument that neither party enjoys having. Robin Thicke's new video, "Blurred Lines ... More >>
If you really trust your local politicians (again, we'll pause for laughter), then they're really serious about hating on strippers.The lobbyists at the Center for Arizona Policy released more local candidates' answers to their questionnaires for this year's elections, including county and city offi ... More >>
Tony Diaz, dropping some knowledge with the Libro-Traficante caravanArizona's ethnic studies ban has resulted in the eradication of the successful and popular Mexican American Studies program in the Tucson Unified School District, and a backward edict banning certain supposedly "dangerous" books by ... More >>
Okay, so Wikipedia may be back, but make no mistake: The passing of the bills SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (PROTECT IP Act) would have a major impact on a majority of Internet users. While a free and open Internet hurts the revenue of many companies, it ultimately benefits more peopl ... More >>
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo playerThe McLeod video censored by YouTube and CBPWhen you're member of the media and you want to hear about U.S. Customs and Border Protection's latest drug bust, you get an almost instant return call from an agent eager to answer your every questi ... More >>
TempeTempe Mayor Hugh Hallman no longer "sucks" in New Times eyes.Say what you will about Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman, but he's a man of his word -- at least when it comes to the word "suck."In an apparent attempt to make up for his ruthless censorship of New Times'' work, the mayor said the word "s ... More >>
Attention Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman: censorship "sucks." The word "suck" is apparently too offensive for Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman to utter -- at least in the middle of a city council meeting.At last night's meeting of the Tempe City Council, Hallman presented two Phoenix New Times "Best of Phoenix ... More >>
If the book burning was to be of Bibles instead of Qurans, would anyone have cared?
All the sturm und drang of the past few days over a Florida pastor's plans to burn a pile of Qurans on September 11 may have paid off.
The AP is now reporting that Pastor Terry Jon ... More >>
The American Civil Liberties Board of Arizona is threatening action against the Peoria Unified School District after an eighth-grade student was prohibited from wearing a "Rainbows are Gay" wristband.
The 14-year-old gay student was told to wear the wristband inside out or quit w ... More >>