A lot of people seem to be concerned that Senator John McCain was playing games on his iPhone during a Senate committee hearing on the Syria situation.McCain is not one of those people who seems very concerned.
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 >>
northernsun.comIf he was around today, the Republinuts'd be calling him a commieWhat is it about some Republicrazies and conservatards that makes them think God is on their side? I mean, they really believe all liberals are godless atheists who worship Satan and hate religion, and that Jesus is thei ... More >>
Jimmy Eat WorldFiesta Bowl Block Party in TempeDecember 31, 2010 - January 1, 2011Playing a New Year's Eve concert is sort of a big responsibility. Sure, it's easy to impress a merry and well-lubricated crowd, but there's a larger obligation, too. If you're playing before the largest crowd assemb ... 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 >>
My question is, what took 'em so long? I'm talking about the descendants of the Apache warrior Geronimo demanding his remains back from "one hundred years of imprisonment at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma, the Yale University campus at New Haven, Connecticut, and wherever else they may be found," according to a ... More >>
Today, the torch passes to a new generation. But some will never forget certain meals enjoyed during the Bush Administration. On October 13, 2004, in an act some might consider tantamount to cannibalism (shame on you), President George Walker Bush dined on turkey-stuffed enchiladas at Dick's Hideaw ... More >>
Occasionally, as a service to readers of this blog, we intend to brief you on the important political books that we have time to read, but you (almost certainly) do not. Hey, we get paid to peruse this stuff -- we might as well share the wealth in a convenient, blog-post-length format, right? Ou ... More >>
Initial reports of less-than-stellar voter turnout in the November 4 election brought cries of frustration from some officials: "It's extremely disappointing to me," Maricopa County Recorder Helen Purcell told the East Valley Tribune. "We work very hard for this. I think it went smoothly, but I just ... More >>
What do you do when the biggest name in the race is the least qualified?
Pat Curley slices through the loony conspiracy theories at his influential "Screw Loose Change" Web site
Hey, that's one way to keep him off the OxyContin... It's a rare event when I agree with the likes of Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Ann Coulter, Michael Savage, and so on. But when it comes to liberals and prominent Democrats who want to revive the so-called "Fairness Doctrine," the now-20-year-dead ... More >>
New butt-buddy to the 9/11 moonbats? Um, not yet, anyway... It's been a while since I've heard from my ol' pal Sander Hicks, who has the distinction of being one of the more intelligent and (generally) reasonable 9/11 troofers that I met at the Chandler 9/11 Accountability Conference, though I stil ... More >>
A Phoenix man may serve five years in prison for get this voting
Grime is the unholy terror of the Valley's hip-hop scene
After looking like political asses in the '90s, Arizona Democrats have the money, moderation and 800-pound gorilla to kick some pachyderm tail
Finding ultraviolence on DVD, and old-school punk on CD
A state lawmaker's assault on the campus press is trickle-down from Dubya's White House
Letters from the week of November 25, 2004
Kinsey explores the original touchy subject
Letters from the week of November 18, 2004
Be careful what you wish for
Bridget Jones is betrayed by a dumb, dull sequel
Ominous storm clouds threaten to trample the Constitution and turn our republic into a theocracy.
Radio's Bruce St. James: hip-hop GOP?
Letters from the week of October 21, 004
Letters from the week of October 14, 2004
ASU's museum was forced to censor its political art show, but did its director have to bend over?
Kerry's a wuss. Dubya's a doof. How can anybody vote for either of these clowns?
Getting Bush-y with local artists
Punks protest the Prez
Letters from the week of September 2, 2004
Exhibit illustrates the plight of women in developing countries
Rock 'n' roll the vote this election year
Another summer, another tour
ASU's museum cut anti-Bush art from its upcoming political exhibition -- for purely political reasons.
Letters from the week of July 29, 2004
Letters from the week of July 15, 2004
ASU's Art Museum is planning a show to coincide with this fall's presidential debate. The art would make Michael Moore blush.
Letters from the week of May 13, 2004
There are a couple of reasons Janet Napolitano won't be on John Kerry's ticket
After spearheading the post-punk revival, GoGoGo Airheart is still on its own island
The senator's five years as a prisoner of war have been widely viewed as heroic. But as he prepares a White House bid, a small group of detractors is determined to expose him as a wartime traitor