The author of the book Muslim Mafia, which received a glowing endorsement from Arizona Congressman John Shadegg (pictured), is using the tragedy at Fort Hood, Texas, last week as a battle cry for a "backlash against the Muslim community and its leaders."Hold on -- that's just the beginning.
Arizona Congressman John ShadeggCongressmen John Shadegg and Trent Franks are two of four legislators calling for an investigation into a potential threat in Washington D.C. -- a possible conspiracy where Muslims plan to infiltrate the highest levels of the U.S ... More >>
A Mesa father and engineer has pleaded guilty to charges of lying to the FBI about his involvement in a charity organization tied to Hamas.
Between 1994 and 1997, Akram Musa Abdallah, 54, raised funds for the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, which the federal government accuses of f ... More >>
photo from Carter's book We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land
President Carter signs his latest book at Changing Hands this Friday.It's not every day you get to chat with a former President of the United States. And since President Jimmy Carter will be in town on Friday, signing copies of his b ... More >>
A feature article in a Hamas Web site for children hosted by a local domain seller has a Palestinian boy lamenting that he must "kill the Israeli occupation and break the siege of Gaza," according to an American expert on the Middle East.
The most recent update on the children's site also has ... More >>
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From the Rumor Mill: Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas to Resign
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Demonstrators marching at Thomas and Central in Phoenix.
When I got word that End the War Coalition, Code Pink, Women in Black, and other lefty, peacenik groups would be holding a vigil at Thomas and Central calling for an end to Israel's attack on Hamas in Gaza, I was skeptical there'd be more th ... More >>
Disneyland Phoenix: Valley residents continue to swarm onto light rail for fun, bumping elbows with weekday commuters. Hopeful patients praise the opening of a chain hospital in Goodyear designed to care for people with cancer. The Republican Party's grooming Congressman Jeff "No Earmarks" Flake as ... More >>
Light rail riders came, they rode, and they conquered the Valley during the historic opening weekend of the new 20-mile train line. Today will be the first test of the tracks for commuters. If you make minimum wage, you're about to get a decent raise. Damning allegation: Danny Villa, the former Ari ... More >>
Of the reasons someone might choose to support Israel, "God says so" would obviously count among the most irrational. Yet Trent Franks, a Republican Congressman from Arizona, espoused this kind of rank superstition last night on KTAR (620 a.m.) radio in reference to the Jewish state's current war w ... More >>
The Mexican government can't figure out how to stop thugs from killing and kidnapping citizens. No wonder so many people want to flee the country. Still, there's no competing with the cycle of violence in the Middle East where Israel is threatening a large strike against the ... More >>