Just in case talk of military action against one country wasn't enough, Republican Congressman Trent Franks is here with more loose talk of war.Franks announced that he plans to introduce a resolution authorizing the use of military force against Iran.
Yanira Maldonado, the mother from Goodyear who was jailed last week on likely bogus marijuana-smuggling charges in Nogales, Sonora, was released from custody, and photographs show her crossing the border back in the United States.With that, New Times checked with the U.S. Department of State, to see ... More >>
In a move that wasn't exactly unexpected, President Obama nominated Senator John Kerry for the secretary of state post to replace Hillary Clinton.That reminds us of the moment earlier this month when Senator John McCain -- who essentially forced out Obama's original pick for the spot, U.N. Ambassado ... More >>
Despite becoming the butt of jokes for his concerns about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, Senator John McCain got his way -- U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice told NBC News she's taking herself out of the running for the secretary of state post.In a letter to President Obama, Rice expl ... More >>
Senator John McCain -- who's been barking about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, for quite some time now -- has officially upset the president over the matter.McCain has insisted that there's either a coverup or incompetence coming from the Obama administration over its response ... More >>
The FBI has broken up a spy network based in Houston that "enhanced" the capabilities of the Russian military by exporting sensitive, U.S.-made electronics. Alexander Fishenko and 11 others have been charged with falsifying documents and generally fooling the U.S. Department of Commerce in the last ... More >>
Cafe PressIt's never too early to become a patriot.We might not be getting pictures of Osama bin Laden's corpse from Barack Obama -- but there's some interesting memorabilia for sale. The Toronto Star is reporting that t-shirts, greeting cards and coffee mugs celebrating bin Laden's death are se ... More >>
Pearce and his nativist allies were served a defeat today by the Ninth CircuitState Senate President Russell Pearce, Governor Jan Brewer, and the forces of nativism here in Arizona and nationwide have suffered a crushing blow. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has today upheld District Court Judge ... More >>
Pearce regurgitates a nativist whopper on the "original intent" of the 14th Amendment during an October presser Of all the grotesque lies spewed by the nativist right in its effort to undo birthright citizenship as guaranteed by the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the most odious is ... More >>
Reza in Geneva, where he's telling the world about human rights abuses in ArizonaI'm anticipating a silly press release from Governor Jan "We Have Did" Brewer's camp tomorrow condemning the U.S. State Department, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and the United Nations, as well as the New World Or ... More >>
courtesy of Dennis GilmanJan finds the State Department's mention of 1070 "downright offensive." Governor Jan Brewer's political operatives are by no means as dumb as their candidate. Evidence the PR stunt they let drop Friday, berating the U.S. State Department for daring to mention Arizona's brea ... More >>
Secretary of State candidate Sam WercinskiThere's a new face in the Democratic race for secretary of state, and he may have an early leg up on his probable opponent in the Democratic primary.Sam Wercinski, former Governor Janet Napolitano's real estate commissioner from 2007-2009, has enter ... More >>
www.betterlifestylesinc.comThere seems to be a day designated for just about everything, and toilets are no exception.Today, November 19, is "World Toilet Day" and a group called "The World Toilet Organization" is encouraging Phoenicians to participate in a global event called "The Big Squa ... More >>
www.indnslist.org Representative Chris DescheneWindow Rock Democrat Chris Deschene announced Wednesday that he will file paperwork to form an exploratory committee for a possible run for secretary of state. Secretary of State is Arizona's second highest post and is currently hel ... More >>
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano plans to give a major public speech about terrorism and other security issues next week in New York City, a tipster told Foreign Policy magazine. According to an article on the magazine's Web site, Napolitano give the speech at the corporation-ri ... More >>
Our own Senator John McCain reportedly put out a statement today in support of President-Elect Barack Obama's pick of Governor Janet Napolitano as head of homeland security. Um, duh.
For most Mexicans who're flooding our borders, it's a life-or-death choice
A pair of political pranksters invent the art of "identity correction"
Kerry's a wuss. Dubya's a doof. How can anybody vote for either of these clowns?
Exhibit illustrates the plight of women in developing countries
Brutality and romance make odd bedfellows in Beyond Borders
Buddist spreads message of peace
Industry group's "Environmental Summit" puts pollution in perspective--its own
A couple hours from Phoenix, tens of thousands of Mexicans work on maquiladora assembly lines for $1 an hour, making the toys and tools of American convenience. Critics say the maquila system lets U.S. corporations maximize profits on the backs of Third W
In State of Emergency, Western guvs declare war on big government--deja vu?
Drug Enforcement Administration records contain multiple references to a company controlled by a business partner of the Symington family
Business partner of Symingtons gets pass good for one year
U.S. authorities suspect a Mexican vegetable grower with business ties to the Symingtons is involved in drug trafficking
Solar advisory council members get hot over Department of Commerce's effort to snuff their group
ARIZONA'S TRADE REPRESENTATIVE TO MEXICO WAS CUTTING DEALS WITH HIS FRIENDS AND FAMILY. A SECRETARY REPORTED THE PROBLEM--AND PROMPTLY GOT CANNED.
TOUGH TIMES? NO MONEY FOR HEALTHCARE, EDUCATION? YOU'D BETTER SIT DOWN BEFORE YOU READ THIS.