Voters in the town of Buckeye decided to take on the title of being a "city."About 60 percent of the voters were in favor of the change, according to the town's election results.
Remember this in the case that we're all living in shanty towns in five years -- Forbes has some remarkably good predictions for Arizona's economy.Forbes projects that Arizona will have faster job growth over the next five years than any other state in the nation.
The Arizona Republic's editorial board must be patting themselves on the back right now. Why, they scored an editorial on the Gang of Eight's immigration bill from none other than recalled, disgraced two-time loser Russell Pearce, Sand Land's high satrap of hate. See also: -Russell Pearce, Ol' Bud ... More >>
Fellow Americans, Sheriff Joe Arpaio has announced that he is taking steps to fix this nation's unemployment crisis, by arresting workers in high-wage fields such as Mexican restaurant dish-washing to create brand-new jobs -- or so the Sheriff's logic goes.Or, for the rest of us, that means Arpaio j ... More >>
Although he was defeated in the primary election, Congressman Ben Quayle still has a few months left in Congress.After keeping quiet for a while after his loss in the primary, Quayle's back in mid-season form with a reminder that he still thinks President Obama's doing a crap job.
Black people continue to be unemployed at twice the rate of whites in the United States, and various studies show that racism, rather than other factors, is likely the cause.The pattern has been consistent statistically for about 60 years, notes D.C.-based reporter and writer Andy Kroll in an eye ... More >>
Uriel GarciaRandy Parraz at a press conference explaining that Senator Russell Pearce should be recalled because he has not shown leadership for the unemployed people of Arizona.A few women at the state Capitol invited Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce into their daily lives to show him ... More >>
Senate President Pearce: A life spent sucking on the public spigot...Extending unemployment benefits to around 15,000 Arizonans still looking for work should be a no-brainer, assuming the wingnuts at the state Capitol had a pound of gray matter among 'em.It's federal money that's pumped into the sta ... More >>
SadsiesIf the misery of your daily life has you wanting to eat a bullet rather than face the reality of another day, you may want to consider moving -- Phoenix has been ranked the most miserable city in the entire country.According to a Dow Jones/Wall Street Journal "misery index, ... More >>