Monthly Archives: April 2004

Pork Politics Versus Health Care In New Mexico

Government is an unreliable refuge for victims of catastophic illness

Sen. Smith goes to Santa Fe. And Gov. Richardson plays hardball. The inside story on the New Mexico governor’s most controversial veto.

Presidential News Conference: Prime Time, Ex Cathedra

Look. The authority of George W. Bush to speak for me is probably constitutional. But he arrogates an authority higher than that.

Voter Tech 101: Democracy Is What Truly Counts

How to head off the crisis in November

The arising distrust of electronic voting machines and their makers can be calmed by the simple application Tom Stoppard’s famous quote.

Welcome To Election Night Help Line

If the poll leaders are ahead, call Bombay

Diversity, in the view of the president of the National Association of Election Directors, is the best safeguard against vote rigging. But in New Mexico a few county clerks have taken diversity over the hill.