Their view: President wants to punish prosperity

President wants to punish prosperity Congressman Steve Pearce, R-N.M., released the following statement in response to President Obama’s speech Wednesday:

Their view: Community’s outpouring of support appreciated

Portales Schools Superintendent Randy Fowler recently offered his condolences to the family of Peyton Chavez, who died last week:

Their view: Colorado Springs welcomes Army brigade

This editorial on supporting the military was first published in the Colorado Springs (Colo.) Gazette.

Their view: Speed traps give small towns bad reputation

Danny Watkins of Alto, who received a speeding ticket in Elida recently, believes the town needs a better traffic control system:

Their view: Family’s roots run deep in New Mexico

Russell Anglin is the managing editor of the Quay County Sun, This latest column effort touched on his family roots:

Their view: Focus must be put on retirement funding

Beverlee J. McClure is president and CEO of the New Mexico Association of Commerce & Industry and former president of Clovis Community College.

Their view: Nuclear power doesn’t need government backing

Kevin Carson is a contemporary mutualist author and individualist anarchist who wants to ban nuclear power:

Their view: Heroics in Japan is real news

Muleshoe pastor Curtis K. Shelburne writes weekly columns for the Clovis New Journal’s online edition. Here’s his most recent effort:

Their view: Research facility not place for chimpanzees

Dr. Hope Ferdowsian is director of the Research Policy Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine:

Their view: Administration won’t work with film industry

An open letter to Majority Leader Michael Sanchez and New Mexico legislators from the Motion Picture Association of New Mexico:

Their view: Licenses should be granted despite immigration status

Sen. Pete Campos offers his view on the immigrant license issue in New Mexico: One of the most divisive, emotional and visceral issues to come before the New Mexico Legislature in recent years is that of whether the State of New Mexico should give driver’s licenses to people who are not in the United States […]

Their view: Legislators need to rethink laws

Kent McManigal writes for Freedom New Mexico. He shares his thoughts on the gambling incident at Portales County Club:

Their view: Film incentives must be reasonable for state

Dennis J. Roch is the state representative for District 67, which includes Roosevelt and Curry counties. He offered his thoughts on the state subsidies for the film industry:

Their view: President Obama keeps taking from us

President Obama keeps taking from us Bill Sconone of Clovis is not a fan of President Barack Obama: I said it during his campaign and I’ll say it again, “To me Obama is nothing but a smooth talking Chicago con man.” Since I first expressed those sentiments over two years ago, his words and actions […]

Their view: Philanthropy should play bigger role in education

Philanthropy should play bigger role in education

Their view: Laws also deserve to be under scrutiny

Kent McManigal writes for Freedom New Mexico. He shares his thoughts on a juror’s duties: Just about everyone wants justice. One of the most powerful tools you and I have available to keep government honest is the jury. Unfortunately, you can’t count on the government informing you of your power; you must usually hear of […]

Their view: Spending not answer to education problem

Paul Gessing is president of New Mexico’s Rio Grande Foundation, which promotes limited government, economic freedom and individual responsibility. He’s concerned about a lack of progress in the state’s education performance despite more spending: During her campaign, Gov. Susana Martinez said she would not cut education. Based on revised budget numbers that were released immediately […]

Their view: Privatization may be better option

Privatization may be better option Bill Sconone of Clovis is not happy about the automated phone services used by government agencies. Have you tried calling any government agency lately? Agencies such as the local Social Security office, for instance? Wasn’t it nice to have your own private 800 number to dial to get an immediate […]

Their view: Social Security doesn’t add to deficit

Social Security doesn’t add to deficit This a press release from Democracy for America on leaving the Social Security program intact: Either House Majority Leader Eric Cantor doesn’t understand how Social Security works or he doesn’t care. Just hours after President Obama said Social Security cuts and privatization are off the table, Cantor said Social […]