In the 24-hour news cycle it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Up on the Sun: First Friday Celebration of Al Beadle at Phoenix Metro Retro Incoming: Justin Bieber, Green ... More >>
from LittleGreenFootballsOne pic you won't see in the doc: Ron Paul, ex-KKK Grand Wizard Don Black, and Black's son Derek.Whenever Congressman Ron Paul shuffles off this mortal coil, he'll have no dearth of hagiographers. Indeed, he already has plenty, like the makers of the documentary For Liberty, ... More >>
Image: www.wavemag.com Julie Amparano knows something about creative writing. The former Arizona Republic writer was fired in 1999 after her bosses accused her of inventing people to quote in her columns. Now her byline's back -- this time on a play being featured this Sunday at the Arizona Women's ... More >>
Ron Paul, the Christ of the pod people; photo from his campaign Web site. What is it about Congressman Ron Paul that draws nearly every Klan member, Hitler-worshipper, tax-resister, John Bircher and 9/11 tin-foil hatter to his camp? I have to say, when Paul talks about the war in Iraq or closing do ... More >>
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Arizona Senator John McCain is ready for a presidential run if the national press corps has anything to say about it
The English Patient takes the easy way out
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EIGHT-TERM REPRESENTATIVE BOB STUMP STANDS TO BECOME THE SENIOR MEMBER OF THE ARIZONA DELEGATION. SO HOW COME YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF HIM?