A brilliant little gem from the makers of 9500 Liberty
Believe it or not, once upon a time, Republicans were the ones fighting for the expansion of voting rights.
Okay, so that was more than a century ago, following the Civil War. Still, it's interesting to watch this short video by Annabel Park ... More >>
There's light at the end of the tunnel, my friends. And I hope there's a beer with my name on it when we get to it.
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett has released his latest update on the ballot count. Currently, there are 192,337 ballots left to be counted statewide, 28,550 of them early ball ... More >>
Attention elections officials across the state: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is asking that you all count the votes "promptly, accurately and equally."We weren't aware that everyone was just lollygagging and kind of just eyeballing the amount of votes for any given candidate, but now that the t ... More >>
As votes continue to be counted throughout Arizona, GOP candidate for U.S. Senate Jeff Flake's lead over Democrat Rich Carmona narrowed ever-so slightly, while in Maricopa County, Republican incumbent Joe Arpaio continued to dominate Democrat Paul Penzone in the sheriff's race.
Both Carmona and Pen ... More >>
The Justice Department is stopping by Maricopa County during tomorrow's elections just to make sure no one's being racist to an illegal degree.The agency announced this morning that it's sending federal observers to three cities in Alabama, as well as Maricopa County to make sure everyone's complyin ... More >>
Funny how some conservatives are always against boycotts affecting Arizona businesses, unless they're the ones doing the boycotting.
I say this as the nativist hate group Ban Amnesty Now fires up its promised boycott of New Times' advertisers, with shrill messages on BAN's website and Facebook ... More >>
Today, state Schools Superintendent John Huppenthal ordered that 10 percent of the budget for the Tucson Unified School District be withheld until TUSD eradicates its Mexican American Studies program.The cut is punitive and retroactive to August 15, 2011.No great drama there. Huppenthal announced th ... More >>
Arizona SenateRookie senator, veteran boot-licker.The Arizona Senate passed legislation yesterday that would eliminate Spanish translation of election materials in information booklets distributed by the Secretary of State.
Russell Pearce acolyte -- or is it wannabe? -- Sen. Steve Smith, R-M ... More >>
End the War CoalitionNow if this could actually happen...A couple of weeks back, I blogged on the obscenity of Arizona's business elite feting "Bush's brain" and "war criminal" Karl Rove on November 9 at the Sheraton as part of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce's "Phoenix Forum" speaker seri ... More >>
Kris Kobach? That's some "impartial" source you got there, SeanThe paranoia has been reaching a fever-pitch both in and over an e-mail recently sent out by the local nativist organization Ban Amnesty Now, which claims that "illegals" are looking to steal the upcoming midterm elections. The e-ma ... More >>