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Free At Last In Washington

  In a time of militant religiosity, when “God Bless America” is the standard ending of most political speeches, it was encouraging to visit the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial, Washington’s newest. There is no “God” in the 14 quotations approved by his family to be cut in white stone.  How do you explain a […]

A Short (journalistic) History Of New Mexico Politics

“Everything based on experience elsewhere fails in New Mexico” — Gov. Lew Wallace

The Rural Utilities Service Is No REA

The Crestone community, despite its international reach, is isolated by an apathetic internet service provider. The Fairpoint Communications system is a klunker, and the small-town phone company has no announced intention to update it. Crestone-Baca  is not on an equal footing with most of the nation in the category of  affordable high-speed internet service. This […]