To those not plugged into the deeper chasms of the musical underground, the idea of a noise musician most likely seems oxymoronic and bizarre. An easily understandable stance, given that noise is largely considered to be an undesirable sonic experience. However, over the course of decades, a sizab ... More >>
Gilbert is one of the best places in the United States for right-wingers to live, according to one analysis.Estately, a real estate company, put together a formula to find the best cities in America for conservatives to live, and ranked Gilbert (which is technically a "town") ninth.
A Valley mom whose son was killed last year in the movie-theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado, slams Senator Jeff Flake in an advertisement that's about to hit Phoenix airwaves, thanks to Flake's vote against a proposal for more background checks on gun purchases.Caren Teves recently made news after ... More >>
We can't tell you precisely why several U.S. senators, including Jeff "Pond Scum" Flake, voted against a bill aimed at expanding background checks for gun purchases. Sure, the powerful NRA likely had some influence. But how could anyone vote against something that 90 percent of Americans want? One ... More >>
Republican Senator John McCain announced today his support for an amendment that calls for an expansion of the federal background-check system for gun sales, an amendment that's specifically being targeted for defeat by the National Rifle Association.According to all the newspapers in Washington, th ... More >>
While the National Rifle Association has proposed putting an armed guard inside every American school, the lobbying organization's "news" arm ran a gushing endorsement of Sheriff Joe Arpaio's school-patrol posse, which puts an armed guard in zero schools.The public-relations piece for Arpaio aired o ... More >>
Mark Kelly, while testifying in a U.S. Senate committee hearing on gun violence, informed the rest of the room that another Arizona shooting had just taken place during the meeting.After talking about the Tucson shooting of his wife, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Kelly fielded a question ... More >>
Two years after the Tucson shooting in which six people were killed, and 13 others were injured, including then-Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Giffords and husband Mark Kelly used the date to call for Congress to do something."In response to a horrific series of shootings that has sown terror in ... More >>
Where were you when you heard about the Tucson shooting that claimed six lives and wounded 14, including former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords? I remember being at my in-laws' house in North Phoenix still decompressing from the holidays. When the news broke, I was glued to the television and radio ... More >>
It's dang encouraging to learn that the National Rifle Association's top propagandist Wayne LaPierre is practically on the same page as Maricopa, Arizona neo-Nazi Harry Hughes regarding what the nation should do in response to the massacre of the innocents in Newtown, Connecticut. More guns! As I ... More >>
Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you stop doing it wro ... More >>
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The Tucson city council voted unanimously last night to support the federal Fix Gun Checks Act of 2012 after hearing testimony from the survivors of the January 2011 Tucson shootings. "Based on the testimony from them, based on what's happened in the last couple of weeks in Milwaukee and Aurora, a ... More >>
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ebaumsworld.comIt seems I've introduced my dear colleague Ray Stern to the fascinating world of facts, statistics and sources, as he finally breaks down and uses a few in his latest pro-gun nut diatribe, "The Anti-Gun Culture..."In it, Ray returns once again to his us-versus-them, all-or-nothin ... More >>
Image: www.planetware.com Two cops -- a man and woman -- stood at the door when the senior citizen opened it one afternoon in Middle Village, Queens. The female cop had her hand on the butt of her holstered handgun. "You registered a couple of rifles last year," the female cop explained. "But yo ... More >>
According to the National Rifle Association's list of grades and endorsements for Arizona's Congressional delegation, Gabrielle Giffords earned a 'C' for her stance on gun rights. The list, reserved for NRA members only, was obtained today by New Times from an NRA representative. For eac ... More >>
www.users.sisna.comApparently it's go-grab-your-gun day in the GOP Senate primary and both former Congressman J.D. Hayworth and his opponent, Senator John McCain, each picked up endorsements from some big-name gunslingers.We got an email from Hayworth's campaign earlier today announcing that Bob ... More >>
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The NRA fanatics believe they can do whatever they want when they're packin'...Crazy gun call #1Crazy gun call #2Crazy gun call #3Crazy gun call #4? (Not clear, but maybe.)Supporters of Harold Fish, the man I wrote about in this week's lead Bird item "Right to Kill," have been calling me with the ... More >>
pic by Joshuashearn Coming soon to an athletic sock or purse near you... Just when you thought our gun-lovin' legislature had gone as far over the deep end into Mad Max territory as possible, our lawmakers up and make gun ownership mandatory for all lads and ladies 21 and above ... More >>
The Motor City Madman: Ted NugentTed Nugent talks a lot about discipline. Speaking on the phone from his ranch outside Waco, Texas, the Detroit-born guitarist of "Cat Scratch Fever" fame comes back to it again and again. His life of clean living is the way to go, he says, living another way is nothi ... More >>
Imagine these guitars were guns, and you have some idea what to expect from Ted Nugent's Phoenix apperance. The Motor City Madman, Ted Nugent, is coming to Phoenix this month but, sadly, sans guitar. The conservative "Cat Scratch Fever" guitarist will appearing at the National Rifle Association's 13 ... More >>
Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard's home in downtown Phoenix caught fire about 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. No one was injured and the home was not damaged, but the garage burned. Investigators are trying to uncover the cause of the fire...Officials for the Phoenix Convention Center have asked the s ... More >>
Why worry? As The Turner Diaries reveals, ofays and guns go together like grits and runny eggs. What the hell is wrong with white people? Numerous media reports of late have detailed a run on gun stores by crazed crackers who believe the new black President-elect will take their firearms away shor ... More >>
Musicians with munitions
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Michael Moore gets out of his La-Z-Boy to find The Awful Truth
Are these guys into S&M?
THE IMAGE-CONSCIOUS NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION ALLOWED NO NOISY FIREFIGHTS DURING ITS ANNUAL MEETING. EVERYONE WAS USING SILENCERS.