Charles H Keating Jr. is remembered not only as the most notorious figure of the savings & loan crisis that swept the nation in the late 1980s - and as the namesake of the infamous Keating Five political scandal - but also as the fraudster whose techniques were replicated by those who helped trigg ... More >>
There's more to the UFO community than tales of lights in the sky and little green men.In this week's New Times cover story, Jason P. Woodbury examines the parts that make up the International UFO Congress, which is held outside Phoenix.
With all the hubbub over Arizona's Senate Bill 1062, you might be saying to yourself, "Self, don't these lawmakers have anything better to do?"The answer to that lies in the fact that the senate voted on, and approved, a bill yesterday to recognize gold and silver as legal tender in Arizona.
Arizona Republican Congressman David Schweikert's trying to phase out the dollar bill, and replace it with a dollar coin through his "COINS" Act.According to a poll commissioned by a pro-dollar bill advocacy group, Schweikert's own Republican constituents and base voters aren't too hip to the idea b ... More >>
Remember the Sacagawea dollar? Remember how reverse-awesome that was? Susan B. Anthony, anyone? Eisenhower?! Well, Arizona Republican Congressman David Schweikert's trying to bring back the dollar coin, and according to a recent poll, Schweikert's own constituents aren't fans of the idea -- by a ... More >>
James KingPiggy: now an adjective.The "Occupy Phoenix" protest against corporate greed, the Fed, the government, the banks, politicians, lobbyists, "the corporations" (etc., etc., etc.), has come to an end.(Ahem) Shockingly, nothing's really changed -- the Fed still exists, lobbyists are still lo ... More >>
Ron Paul RevolutionJim Pinkerman: John Bircher and voice of reason? Sca-ry.It's an odd day in the annals of the Arizona legislature when members of the far-right John Birch Society -- a conspiratorial-minded organization obsessed with the "New World Order," the Federal Reserve, and the gold standard ... More >>
The In-Laws is bigger and broader than the original, but not better
Plant near Kingman may be a foreboding sign for the rest of the state
Hearing bull in a bear market
The shoestring law firm of Bybee andShaw makes money by hounding debt collectors who make mistakes
DESPERATE PEOPLE WILL HOCK ALMOST ANYTHING FOR QUICK CASH. THAT'S WHY PAWNSHOPS ARE BUSTLING, AND THE COPS ARE BUSTING