VIDEO: Does Congressman Ben Ray Lujan’s office know which state he represents?
When a constituent called Democrat Congressman Ben Ray Lujan’s (New Mexico, Congressional District 3) office with concerns about water pollution and the need for forestry clean-up, he says he was told to attend a meeting in La Jara, New Mexico. But the meeting was actually held in La Jara, Colorado, which is obviously not in the constituents state! Does Congressman Ben Ray Lujan’s office even | Read More »
Dem Gov candidate’s campaign manager resigns over sexist tweets
Out-of-hand tweets Yesterday Free Beacon broke a story on the extremely offensive tweets toward women sent by governor candidate and New Mexico Attorney General Gary King’s newly hired campaign manager Steve Verzwyvelt. Verzwyvelt, a native of Louisiana, is a political consultant who has worked on Democratic campaigns across the country for more than a decade. He also owns his own public relations and political consulting | Read More »
NM Sen. Tom Udall not interested in responding to constituents?
Will Udall ever get back with Santa Fe, NM constituent Kevin Post?! Here’s the rest of the story: Last week fellow blogger and Santa Fe activist Kevin Post had a few questions for U.S. Senator Tom Udall on Twitter. Here’s what he said: Senator Udall is up for reelection this year and is challenged by Albuquerque businessman and Marine Veteran Allen Weh. Learn more about | Read More »
NM Supreme Court: Gays as Capable of “Responsible Procreation” as Heterosexuals
First comes love, Then comes marriage, Then comes… Last week the New Mexico state Supreme court ruled redefining marriage, mandating that changes be made so as to not “discriminate” based on gender. The decision was 5-0 and the opinion read in part: We separately consider the purported governmental interests in responsible procreation and responsible child rearing. Regarding responsible procreation, we fail to see how forbidding | Read More »
OFA Twitter-Spams Congress and other Republicans over Immigration Reform
This morning I dropped by New Mexico’s Republican congressman Steve Pearce and noticed a phenomenon, scores of accounts had spammed Pearce with their pro-immigration message. Upon closer examination it appeared that many of these accounts were doing NOTHING but spamming congress members on a “list” and sending them graphics like the one below using the hashtags #ActOnReform #immigrationreform and others: How many accounts do you | Read More »
Cuba, New Mexico High School Student Forced to Choose Between Graduation and God
Liberty Confronted by Injustice in Cuba Public School Meet Liberty Thompson, an 18-year-old who is a Senior at Cuba High School in the small village of Cuba, New Mexico. Liberty is on track to be the valedictorian of her class and by graduation will have earned enough college credits to form an associate degree– the first ever in her high school to reach such a | Read More »
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Inappropriate behavior from Superintendent Brooks, and his social media “expert” but that’s okay?
Friday afternoon the Albuquerque Public School (APS) District school board met and announced they would be giving APS superintendent a short suspension after his sexist tweets comparing New Mexico Education Secretary Designate Hanna Skandera to livestock. Just a three day suspension. The Rest of the Story This past week we heard a lot about Brooks inappropriate tweets. But I think we have been looking at | Read More »
Nightmare traffic stop: New Mexico man subjected to unreasonable searches
What should have been a routine traffic stop turned into a horrific experience for David Eckert. This Lordsburg was subjected to numerous medical procedures in a neighboring county even after the issued search warrant had expired: The incident began January 2, 2013 after David Eckert finished shopping at the Wal-Mart in Deming. According to a federal lawsuit, Eckert didn’t make a complete stop at a | Read More »
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Redefining marriage in New Mexico would hurt equality
In New Mexico the Left is attempting to change the definition of marriage– a sacred vow between one man and one woman. In New Mexico, marriage licenses are written to allow ONE MALE applicant and ONE FEMALE applicant. The forms make it clear. But beginning this fall something changed. One county clerk just decided to order new marriage licenses– going around the law and printing | Read More »
Get off the couch: Only YOU can save America!
This week I heard from a voter who was so “disgusted” with Obama abusing power and Republicans and Democrats standing by (doing nothing) that it lead him to believe that he should leave the Republican Party and wait for the Tea Party to become a registered party. I found the person’s comments outrageous, not so much because I am Republican dedicated to my party, but | Read More »