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    Leftist utopia: A wonderful world without plastic bags!

    Leftist utopia: A wonderful world without plastic bags!

    A utopia without plastic bags?! Over two weeks ago I began writing about the recent plastic bag ban in Silver City, New Mexico.  It’s a common topic at local Chamber of Commerce luncheons and provides a thread of common interest to discuss at local grocery stores and Walmart for frequent shoppers. As I have written in the past, grocery store owners predict that the ban | Read More »

    Are powerful unions a thing of the past?!

    Are powerful unions a thing of the past?!

    Are unions “dying”? With the path unions are currently heading, they may soon be thing of the past.   They’ve moved from their focus from advocating for safe work conditions and fair pay, to political organizations using their network to influence the political realm. Southern New Mexicans who worked the mines decades ago were surprised when the Bayard, New Mexico Freeport McMoRan owned mine “decertified” or | Read More »

    A few reasons why social promotion is just all-wrong!

    A few reasons why social promotion is just all-wrong!

    Social promotion, the practice of allowing students to progress from one grade to the next without their learning in the classroom and improving test scores, may truly lead to behavioral issues and higher dropout rates.  According to one report in Education Week, social promotion began as a response to students who were falling behind.  The student’s psychological health and social life is supposed to be | Read More »

    Coordinating Dems Deceive Voters in effort to Keep New Mexico Land Commissioner Seat

    Coordinating Dems Deceive Voters in effort to Keep New Mexico Land Commissioner Seat

    Democrats Fight Back In the Democratic Party of New Mexico (DPNM) news update released on the DPNM website Thursday, DPNM claimed that Republicans and the Dunn campaign have “resort[ed] to ​lie​s and ​fear.” The Democrats’ statement could not be farther from the truth.  The only fear involved in the recount process is the Democrat’s fear that they are losing the Land Commissioner’s seat to Republican | Read More »

    Democrats use 40 Attorneys to attempt to Manipulate NM Land Commissioner Race

    Democrats use 40 Attorneys to attempt to Manipulate NM Land Commissioner Race

    November 4th, almost a month ago, Land Commissioner Ray Powell narrowly lost the popular vote in New Mexico to challenger Aubrey Dunn.  Because Mr. Dunn won the race by less than 0.5 percent, New Mexico state statute mandated an automatic recount. While Dunn declared victory, Powell swore that the race was far from over and that he was “cautiously optimistic” that the recount would make | Read More »

    Complaint: Maggie Toulouse Oliver misused government website to campaign for herself

    Complaint: Maggie Toulouse Oliver misused government website to campaign for herself

    Another instance of [alleged] inappropriate activity from Maggie Toulouse Oliver Could it be that Maggie Toulouse Oliver has been more than simply using her Twitter account to engage in what appears to be illegal electioneering!? It seems that according to Maggie Toulouse Oliver, using any tool to get an edge and win an election is worthwhile and to be taken advantage of.  Is this the | Read More »

    Maggie Oliver New Mexico Secretary of State hopeful campaigns illegally?

    Maggie Oliver New Mexico Secretary of State hopeful campaigns illegally?

    Would Secretary of State hopeful and Bernalillo County Clerk Maggie T. Oliver use her position to give her own dark money allies and friends a leading edge? Just two days after tweeting a comment about supporting “accountability in elections” (this tweet alone is misleading hypocritical due to the support of dark money organizations Oliver receives), Democrat nominee for Secretary of State Maggie T. Oliver, tweeted | Read More »

    George Soros trying to buy Secretary of State’s office in New Mexico

    George Soros trying to buy Secretary of State's office in New Mexico

    George Soros’ Dark Money Queen As George Soros pours money into the the New Mexico Secretary of State race via ads his  we see other hard-Left groups bolstering the effort to push Soros-favorite Democrat nominee Maggie T. Oliver into the office of Secretary of State.  Four years of honesty and integrity in the Secretary of State’s office have been enough, according to the hard-Left. Maggie | Read More »

    The Boyfriend: Powerful ad– we’re not stuck with Obama’s friends

    The Boyfriend: Powerful ad-- we're not stuck with Obama's friends

    In 2008 Millenials, my generation, flocked to the polls voting for Obama.  Today our entire nation feels the pain as the economy worsens; small businesses are closing and gas prices rise.  While we were college age then, we’re now older now.  My peers who fell for the “Hope and Change” aren’t deceived so easily now and as we embark on our careers we feel the | Read More »

    New Mexico Democrats #WarOnWomen

    New Mexico Democrats #WarOnWomen

    Last week an interesting report surfaced bringing to light the troubling work history of attorney Roxanne “Rocky” Lara.  Lara, a Carlsbad resident who is challenging New Mexico’s Republican Congressman Steve Pearce, has finally released information on her campaign website claiming she has represented “children, particularly in abuse and neglect situations.”  Really? Debbie Wasserman Schultz visited Albuquerque a couple weeks ago in an event supporting Democrats | Read More »