On the list of people we'd probably never expect to come out in support of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, we'd probably put an anti-drug crusader U.S. Attorney who was appointed by President Ronald Reagan somewhere near the top of the list.However, we've seen that man, A. Melvin McDonald, all ov ... More >>
The Arizona Republican Party is the gift that keeps on giving.
Last week, the Maricopa County GOP picked raging aggro gay-hater A.J. LaFaro as its chairman, a choice Dems are giddy over because it leaves the local Republican Party in the complete control of wigged-out moonhowlers, further alienati ... More >>
From now 'til we publish the 2012 edition of Best of Phoenix, New Times and Chow Bella present 100 Tastemakers -- Valley residents who make the cut in our culinary scene. Some you'll know; for others, it'll be a first introduction (but likely not the last). While you're here, check out our 100 Creat ... More >>
See also: Russell Pearce's Racism "Discovered" by Arizona's Media
See also: Russell Pearce's Mexican-Bashing E-mails Slammed By Randy Parraz, Others
Recalled, disgraced ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce's heart, or what little there is of it, goes out to the victims of the Dark Knight Rises ... More >>
Republican Leah Campos Schandlbauer has become the ninth person to announce a candidacy for Arizona's newly formed Ninth Congressional District.According to her campaign announcement, Schandlbauer's a Scottsdale resident, Hispanic Republican, and a former CIA operations officer. Her campaign says ... More >>
Congressman Trent Franks' idea of name-dropping historical figures in an abortion bill didn't make everyone happy.For some reason, a few legislators weren't fans of Arizona Congressman Trent Franks naming his bill for a federal ban on race/gender-based abortions after Frederick Douglass and Susan ... More >>
We at Up on the Sun, like Clinton himself, feel your pain. Every year Presidents Day rolls around and you're struggling to plant that cherry tree and buy all the stovepipe hats you can, all so that you can have the best damn Presidents Day party possible. (C'mon, we can't be the only ones.)So to ea ... More >>
Seung Hui Cho slipped through a loophole in Virginia law when he bought his gun. Lawmakers in that state fixed the problem
The deadly mass shooting in Tucson on Saturday was by no means the first to raise questions about how mentally ill people bought firearms.
In some cases, state or federa ... More >>
www.motivatedphotos.comArizona has some of the weakest gun laws in the country, and one gun-violence-prevention group claims they flat out "lack common sense."We could have told you that -- in Arizona, you can bring a gun to the bar with you for fuck's sake.The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun ... More >>