Have Gun, Will Travel

The Tucson Police Department is for rent. And guess who's picking up part of the tab for the cops' $3 million-a-year private enterprise.
Tim Vanderpool


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

The Skinny

The difference between a referendum and an initiative...Mayor George Miller, the king of sprawl...E.S. "Bud" Walker, Pima County's unworthiest NIMBY...And more!

Rutabaga 101

A big lesson about marketing and choice.
Emil Franzi

Wildcat Fever

Pima County supervisorial candidate Brenda "I'll-Have-To-Study-That" Even provides our quote of the week.
Various Spies

Tax Whacks

Pima County supervisors are groping to dodge a tax increase.
Chris Limberis

Tricky Currents

The future management of the San Pedro River has fired up the propaganda machines and ire of various interest groups.
Kevin Franklin

BIDness As Usual

The Downtown Business Improvement District takes care of its early boosters at taxpayer expense.
Margaret Regan

Sealed Bid

Taxpayers aren't allowed to see the process by which the Tucson Downtown Alliance BID decideds to spend their $200,000 in public funds.
Margaret Regan

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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