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  • McMahon: Go slow Joe

    Re-elect Sheriff Joe. Vote now and avoid the November rush – in 2012. Yes, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has really taken the early voting concept to heart by purchasing all kinds of T.V. advertising time to remind us that we should vote, for him – in two years! There’s nothing like getting a jump […]
  • Feb. 14, 2007 (rebroadcast)

    Chances are you have one at work and this thief may try to steal from it. He’s been burglarizing them in Scottsdale and Phoenix since October 2006. “He’s targeting something unique though – vending machines,” says Phoenix Police Sgt. Paul Penzone. He says the suspect breaks in and takes all the cash. “Fortunately, a lot […]
  • McMahon: Just Listen

    This is an open letter to all the protestors who blocked traffic and disrupted business July 29 in downtown Phoenix. After Federal Judge Susan Bolton blocked the most controversial and certainly anti-illegal parts of SB1070.
  • McMahon: Mucho Dinero

    So you think that Wall Street bankers and professional athletes are overpaid? Listen, if you want to really be rolling in dough, just run for public office in Bell, Calif. I said Bell, Calif.
  • McMahon: `SOB 1070′

    Thursday, July 29 -- a day that will live in infamy, the day of destruction, the day the earth stood still. Unless the courts prevent it, Thursday is the day SB1070 or, as some call it SOB1070, will officially become law. And then you know what will happen. Nothing!
  • July 26, 2010

    “This is absolutely one of those who-done-its?,” said Phoenix police Sgt. Darren Burch. “June 27th, 2010. The Phoenix Fire Department responded to a business fire at 35th Avenue and Glendale, about a half-mile north.” A realty office. Firefighters get the blaze out. “Then they find 50-year-old Blanca Acevedo dead.” And it looks like she was […]
  • `Beat Salad’

    My wife and I like to eat out. In fact, because of our schedules, cooking meals every night is impossible. So for us, most of the time it's restaurants or malnutrition.
  • McMahon: Grey Areas

    Shame on….us. All of us. The media. We get blamed for everything that happens on the planet by everyone – conservative – liberals – neo-cons & neo-socialists – Catholics – Jews & Atheists. Palestinians hate us for broadcasting & writing only pro-Israel news & Israelis rip us apart for being disloyal to their cause. Somebody […]
  • McMahon: Reaper

    In case you hadn't heard, 32 American military personnel were killed this June, the highest monthly toll ever. Another tragic record was set last year -- 245 violent deaths, and this year looks like it will be considerably higher.
  • McMahon: A Bush Call

    Jeb Bush for president, don't laugh. A lot of people are talking seriously about just that. And a whole bunch of them are Republicans. So before you dismiss the idea remember, Jeb was the first choice of the Bush family to ascend to the White House, but a series of circumstances gave us "W."
  • July 19, 2010

    PHOENIX – A couple of arsonists may have picked the wrong shed to set on fire. The arsonists hit the Arizona Grand Resort at around 4 a.m. on July 13, 2010, according to Phoenix Police Sergeant Darren Burch. Burch says the two men set fire to a storage shed that was being used by Swank […]
  • McMahon: Black Sox

    Recently, I got a serious case of reality whiplash when I was reminded that baseball in America had the Negro leagues actively in existence until 1960. Now, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947 and prior to that, black baseball players played segregated, apart and very often excellently, from 1920. But Negro leagues existed until 1960 --- in my lifetime.
  • McMahon: Love Story

    As all those hook-up TV reality shows try to come up with new angles for the romantically deprived, look what happens right in front of us. Bristol and Levi are engaged. Please! Give me a moment.
  • McMahon: Dropping like flies

    Then there was one - well, maybe one and one half.
  • McMahon: Big Solution

    I'm sure you'll agree that everybody is interested in somebody, somewhere, solving our border problems. Well, how about me!