Computer upgrades and distant clouds

February 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The major computer system upgrade. It’s what every employee anticipates with simultaneous joy and dread. You’re happy because after months or years of working on a computer that was outdated before George W. Bush was president, you’re finally … finally getting a new one. You dread the upgrade because although that old box sitting on [&hellip...

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Right to work legislation needs to pass

February 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

There’s an old saying in business that a rising tide lifts all boats. It means that what might at first appear as an advantage for one business — let’s say easing trade restrictions for an American software company that wants to sell its products...



February 1, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Well, the election is on Tuesday.  Some contested school board races, too.  At least make them work for it, folks. [/auth...



January 31, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

True story. [/auth...



January 30, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

We hear very good ideas coming out of the newly-led Republican House.  Let’s hope this isn’t a bellwether of how the sixty-day session will go. [/auth...

Dear Editor: 1-27-15

January 27, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, This letter is in response to the Sunday column “For drivers, NM 49th most risky state on your wallet.” I’m a libertarian and I will preface by saying I’m insured, including uninsured/underinsured on my policy. I oppose the laws that...



January 25, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

To paraphrase the late Sen. Everett Dirksen, 30 mills here, 30 mills there, and pretty soon, you’re talking real money. [/auth...

For drivers, NM 49th most risky state on your wallet

January 24, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

When I got to work last Monday, I was surprised to see that the red light on my office phone indicating voice messages wasn’t flashing. I was expecting at least two or three angry messages. It was only the day before that my column giving my take on the...



January 24, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

We thought the Charlie Hebdo attacks and the conversations afterward illuminated the role of editorial cartoons in print media.  However, a recent phone call to our editor inspired this cartoon.  One day, perhaps, our editorial page will be politically...

Dear Editor: 1-24-15

January 23, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Since President Obama has been in office, the Dow Jones index has gone from 7,949 up to almost 18,000, unemployment has decreased from 7.9 percent to 5.8 percent, GDP growth has gone from -5.4 to +3.5, Deficit GDP has gone from 9.8 to 2.8 and...