Police Politics

Doug Smith, an outsider brought in to clean house, leaves The Tucson Police Department in even more of a leaderless morass.
Tim Vanderpool


Howls of outrage and squeals of delight from our astonished fans.

GOP Weenies

Nobody in his right mind should have even considered voting for a no-dick little weasel like John Kaites.
Jeff Smith

The Skinny

The Town of Oro Valley employs police-state tactics-literally-against its neighbors...Meanwhile, the Tucson Police Department's misplaced priorities lead to ludicrous results...Plus more!

Closed Shop

If any local bureaucracy needed an outside consultant, it's the poorly run Tucson Police Department. But when City Councilman Jerry Anderson called for just that, the idea fell flat. Why?
Dave Devine

TPD's Scapegoat

Five months ago it was common knowledge that Danny Sharp would be TPD's next chief. Then Capt. Kevin Danaher had his embarrassing little accident, and Sharp's career took a tumble.
Vicki Hart

Neighborhood Watch

Downtown residents seek a voice in what happens to Tucson urban heart.
Margaret Regan

That's The Ticket!

It's a tough life, working for the Tucson City Council. And to make matters worse, sometimes, you find yourself getting free passes to Yanni concerts.
Dave Devine

Budget Crunch

Guess what? There's a good reason the cost of government keeps increasing.
Emil Franzi

Talk Back

Miffed at Smith? Scratch your chinny at The Skinny? Don't let things fester--get them off your chest here.

This Modern World

An off-site link to Tom Tomorrow's fabulous political cartoon.

Jim Hightower

An off-site link to the home page of Jim Hightower, whose populist musings often appear in the Weekly.

Desert Links

DesertNet's collection of some of the Southwest's best websites and resources.

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