Subject:

John MacDonald

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Russell Pearce Shakes Down Scores of Lobbyists, Legally

    Pearce's big money-grab, and it's all legalTo cop a line from the Notorious B.I.G., "Gimme the loot! Gimme the loot!"That's what Republican state Senate President-elect Russell Pearce might as well be saying with a recent e-mail announcing a fundraiser on January 7, 2011, just three days before Ariz ... More >>

  • News

    March 18, 1999

    That Would Be You, Mr. Chief Justice

    Zlaket casts misguided stones in controversial rape case

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    Bordering on Exploitation

    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

  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Trial By Media (Part I)

    For month after month, Phoenix news reporters repeated a disgruntled secretary's half-baked charges, helping County Attorney Richard Romley discredit a rival in the Attorney General's Office. The same media horde made scarcely a whimper when Romley cover

  • News

    March 7, 1996

    Trial By Media (Part II)

    For month after month, Phoenix news reporters repeated a disgruntled secretary's half-baked charges, helping County Attorney Richard Romley discredit a rival in the Attorney General's Office. The same media horde made scarcely a whimper when Romley cover

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    A Secretary's Revenge

    Deborah Vasquez, a secretary in the Attorney General's Office, overstepped her authority to help a kidnaped child. After being upbraided, she spread fantasy and half-truth that have been used to discredit the attorney general's top assistant, Rob Carey.

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