If a large segment of a society believes in hocus pocus, then the irrational inevitably affects reality.Wars have been fought in the name of religion, i.e., the worship of supernatural beings that do not exist. People in some parts of the world still wear talismans to ward off "the evil eye."&n ... More >>
Right-wing slant? No problem. Right-wing "facts" that aren't really facts? Problem. The public can be forgiven for not fully understanding the ongoing mess of Maricopa County politics, and why a former county attorney stands to lose his law license. But, dang it, people who publish articles ... More >>
If you caught Arizona Republic columnist Robert Robb's column about rule of law run amok at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, you might think you were reading something in New Times. It's pretty scathing -- and spot on.The piece is titled "Arpaio's Audacious Not-My-Fault Card" and in no u ... More >>
ArizonaRepublicRobb gets a whuppin' from Emil PulsiferArizona Republic opinion writer Robert Robb just got the shellacking of his existence by our own Emil Pulsifer, a frequent commenter on this blog.Robb recently penned a column called, "A proposal for immigration reform light," to which ... More >>
The winged wonder pecks away at Representative Rick Renzi, bemoans losses at the Repugnant, and mediates a catfight between rival risqué dance troupes
Felon, swindler, liar, sleaze, pant-load. The many faces of Fife Symington
From the week of May 3, 2001
Public relations firms wrote a script for overcoming opposition to Sumitomo's new silicon-wafer plant. City and state officials learned their lines well.