We were around in 1988 when Rose Mofford, Arizona's longtime Secretary of State, ascended to the Governor's office after the impeachment of Evan Mecham, a Glendale car dealer whose tenure was a (yet another) national embarassment.
Well before she became governor, we had ... More >>
The lack of decor at the Democratic Party headquarters in downtown Phoenix was in stark contrast to the colorful array of posters and ubiquitous American flags in display at their rival Republican digs across the street.
It was if the Dems had resolved to take their medicine--a loss of e ... More >>
Adam TurnerGil Scott-Heron
(Gil Scott-Heron performed sets at 6:30 and 9 p.m. last night. This is a review of the earlier offering presented by Ed Mabrey and Black Pearl Poetry.)
He appeared jittery as he walked onstage, but once Gil Scott-Heron sat down and started playing keys and singin ... More >>
Max Wilson, Chairman of the Maricopa County Board of SupervisorsIt seems like the very definition of paranoia: Spending thousands of dollars sweeping for hidden electronic devices -- and finding none.But that's what Maricopa County Supervisors are doing -- with your money.The county has n ... More >>
The state police force is riven with dissent over the governor's politicization of the department. Leading the list of complaints are rapid advancement of unqualified Symington cronies, the governor's misuse of the DPS plane, and scarce resources for crim