President Barack Obama's pre-Thanksgiving executive action granting a temporary reprieve from deportation for up to 5 million undocumented individuals was a brilliant example of asymmetric warfare. Just two weeks after a major Republican midterm victory, with GOPers gaining control of the U.S. Sen ... More >>
It's "Candidates Day" at North Scottsdale Christian, a conservative, non-denominational place of worship just north of Pima Road and Dynamite Boulevard, where about 60 Democratic, Libertarian, and Republican candidates have assembled on a recent Sunday to introduce themselves. The politicians are a ... More >>
Espresso may very well be the tequila of the coffee world. To some, the word alone evokes memories of late nights in college spent guzzling bitter, amber liquid, not for the flavor, but certainly for its desired effects. To others, appreciating the drink is a mark of sophistication. Despite the smal ... More >>
Three children from Central America who came to the United States unaccompanied appeared before members of Congress on Tuesday to explain their journeys to the United States.Democratic Congressman Raúl Grijalva hosted the hearing with other members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Grijalva ... More >>
What did Arizona's political leaders learn from the debacle over Arizona's ethnic-cleansing legislation, Senate Bill 1070? They learned that hysteria, misinformation, and grandstanding work, as far as garnering attention, and that saying the dumbest thing you can is often surest route to getting yo ... More >>
See also: SB 1070 Slugfest: Will Judge Susan Bolton Block 1070's "Papers Please" Section? See also: SB 1070 Oral Arguments on "Papers Please" Section Scheduled for August 21See also: ACLU Seeks New Injunction on "Papers Please" Portion of SB 1070See also: SB 1070, SCOTUS, Friendly House, and a Ray o ... More >>
As police announce they're close to making an arrest in the eight-year-old Washington, D.C. murder of Chandra Levy, Valleyite and former California Congressman Gary Condit tells a newspaper he's planning a book on the case. District of Columbia police are seeking an arrest warrant for Ingmar Guandi ... More >>
Senator Jesse Helms, no-longer-living evidence that the good die young... The caustic sensation of hatred and bile inching up the back of my throat: It's the same feeling I used to get as a teenager in North Carolina, as I watched Republican Senator Jesse Helms play the race card over and over agai ... More >>
What did the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors know about the MCSO's Honduras project and when did they know it? That's still an open question as the BOS's flack Deanne Poulos released documents Friday revealing the times that aid to Honduras was discussed before the Board of Supervisors. The fir ... More >>
Ipso Schmucko: The Repugnant's Muttonhead Montini, menace to local journalism. See the front page of The Arizona Republic today? The article titled Feds Helping police nab more migrants, with the subhead, Policy shift: ICE now responds to every Valley call ? The piece features a photo of Immigratio ... More >>
In an monster-length interview that took place (on August 15th) shortly before the D-Low memorial concert, former Sacred Reich guitarist Wiley Arnett spoke at length with New Times correspondent (and avowed Sacred Reich fan) Saby Reyes-Kulkarni about the band’s heyday, as well as his new ... More >>
The Taloned One ogles white pride wenches, welcomes an infamous mining titan to town, and takes another swipe at illegal-immigrant-bashing car king Rusty Childress
Hi, Mom! I'm crossing the border!
Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year
Letters from the week of September 23, 2004
Out of 'N Sync
Seasoned musician Walt Richardson shares his tasty licks with the neighborhood.
Teamsters face a nightmare on 99th Avenue
A disgruntled employee, the auditor general and the media painted the ASU Art Museum director as a self-serving spendthrift--then hung her out to dry. Marilyn Zeitlin may not be the greatest boss, but she's no crook.
A hotheaded Border Patrol agent is the only suspect in a double slaying. One of his guns has vanished, and he's still got his job.
When laws are broken, somebody's got to be punished. In the case of Cindy McCain, that somebody is Tom Gosinski
IN THE MID-'80S, ASU WAS THE LAUNCHING PAD FOR THEIR CONSERVATIVE VITRIOL. NOW THEY'VE GRADUATED TO THE REAL WORLD.