Andrew Thomas, who infamously abused his power as Maricopa County Attorney and had his law license taken away, has qualified for $754,000 in public funds for his gubernatorial campaign. The Arizona Secretary of State's Office confirmed on Thursday that a supplemental filing of 259 five-dollar contr ... More >>
Randy Parraz (in black) with volunteers and staff at recall headquartersAs I type this, Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and a number of local activist groups are having a press conference calling on Sheriff Joe Arpaio to resign and for the feds to take the sheriff's office and the jails ... More >>
Arizona has had more than its fair share of bad characters in the governor's chair for too many years. Ev Mecham: Impeached. Fife Symington: Convicted. Jane Hull: Alt Fuels. Napolitano: Credit Card's Maxed Out -- Time to Quit. Now we've got these bozos to choose from.
Only three people have signed up so far to run for governor, but plenty of people are thinking about it. One of those people just might be Fife Symington, says a post today by blogger Greg Patterson. Symington, if you'll recall, is the Republican ex-governor who was s ... More >>
Lopping off heads of state in Tempe
An ass on an ass? Schmidt in better days, from his Web site. Could it be another of David Hans Schmidt's publicity stunts? Yet, there it is in black and white on my 'puter, the news that the celebrity sex-tape hawker was found dead in his PHX home of an "apparent suicide." I phoned Sergeant Andy H ... More >>
Exploring the life and art of the late Sean O'Donnell
With leaders like Andrew Thomas, Joe Arpaio and Bishop Olmsted around, who says Arizona's a cruel place to live?!
Black people calling Phoenix the promised land? The Katrina evacuees in the Valley haven't been getting out enough
Napolitano deftly played politics this legislative session to fend off all GOP foes
Valley export Mark Davis plots to kill his lounge-pimp alter ego, Richard Cheese
Elizabeth Anne Moore doesn't want to be remembered as the Ev Mecham of schoolteachers
Nothing's black and white at Millennium High School
Mayor's holiday humor raises ire
Letters from the week of January 23, 2003
For David Hans Schmidt, there's no business like ho business
A new book reveals a conservative speechwriter's more sensitive side
Veteran Phoenix lawyer Gary Peter Klahr fought The Bar and The Bar won
If He Only Had a Brain Next: CPS Case Workers See the Darndest ThingsBut Strangely, There Was No "I WAS GREENFIELD ELEMENTARY'S IDIOT OF THE MONTH" Sticker Urine LuckSoul on IceAscent of a Woman?Lawn OrderCrime in a BottleSo That's What They
John McCain trounced Claire Sargent in the '92 Senate race. Now he's doing the same in book sales
Meet Jane Hull. She's probably your next governor.
Is the African-American psychologist and former Ev Mecham staffer incompetent--or just streetwise?
The Arizona Republic's fealty to Symington isn't just bad for journalism, it's bad for business
IN THE MID-'80S, ASU WAS THE LAUNCHING PAD FOR THEIR CONSERVATIVE VITRIOL. NOW THEY'VE GRADUATED TO THE REAL WORLD.
VALLEY AUTHOR'S BIO OF HUNTER S. THOMPSON BEATS TWO OTHERS TO THE SHELVES
Look out, McCain. There's a woman after you.
UNDER EVERY ROCK? SCANDAL! A GUIDE TO OUR MOST TORRID TERRAIN.