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Governor Martinez’s education policy as administered by Secretary Hanna Skandera is not only a complete failure, it has damaged our children and education professionals beyond a measure we may … more
Just what does everybody want from government? Accountability and transparency is certainly something everyone can agree on. What is accountability and transparency? It isn’t keeping a secret … more
As my Taos time comes to a close and I leave for a job in Albuquerque, I’m reflecting on the most meaningful part of my 4-1/2 years here. It is, without a doubt, my three years of volunteer work at … more
I rarely miss a chance to advise new visitors to Taos of must-see photo opportunities along the drive here from Santa Fe. Among my very favorites is the Taos Valley Rift, as it comes into full view … more
Recently, an African-American pal of mine asked her white friends the following question on her Facebook page. What was it, she wondered, that they loved about being white. I knew that my friend … more
I attempted to salvage some positive purpose for the bane of a purchase I made during a moment of weakness. I’d been walking through an open-air mall in San Diego, CA looking for socks, after … more
Two Princeton economists made a startling discovery in 2015: Death rates were increasing in one demographic—middle-age white Americans. These numbers showed a reverse in the decades of increased … more
Suddenly, the ICE gestapo is conducting massive roundups of “undocumented” immigrants, largely those with Spanish surnames. On Feb. 23, Donald Trump said he’s gonna get “the bad dudes out of … more
For over a half-century, since the height of the Cold War, our nation has set aside May 1 as Law Day in recognition of America’s national commitment to the rule of law in our constitutional system … more
In New Mexico, our livelihoods are rooted in our open spaces. Families have long histories of using our public lands for hiking, hunting, fishing and other outdoor traditions, both new and old. New … more
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