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Recreating ourselves: What do you want to be?

December 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The question most asked of children is: What do you want to be when you grow up? It is a simple question whose answer provides a slice into personality and perhaps personal nature. It is usually followed by: You can be whatever you want to be. Are we lying when we say this? Are we [&hellip...

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“New math” and why Boolean Algebra should be taught in schools

December 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

While it pains me to confess it, despite the technological advances that are occurring within my generation and my intense love for science fiction, my computer expertise is subpar, to say the least. Sure, I can find online sources, cite them, and type/submit...

The problem with Jill Stein’s recount efforts

December 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Ever since the election of Donald J. Trump, there have been several efforts from people on the left to protest him becoming the president-elect. This seems rather ironic since Hillary Clinton and some of her supporters believed that it would be Trump voters...

Signs of domestic abuse often can be subtle

December 7, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Years ago, I hung out with a fellow music lover who started dating a guy who, like she, was a devout Christian. Or at least that’s what he would have other people believe. Every time I saw him, he was carrying a Bible, a book by televangelist Joseph Prince...

New Mexico: A blue state in a sea of red

December 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The state of our state just shifted with the last election, more so than most of the other states that felt the punch of a Donald Trump insurgency. Here in New Mexico, we’ll be feeling it politically, economically — and culturally. Whether it’s for...

Protecting remaining federal land is bureau’s responsibility

December 4, 2016 • Editorial, OpinionComments (0)

By Judy Calman In response to the article published on Oct. 19, “Potential Restricted Use of Federal Lands Making Some Fret: BLM Officials, Locals talk about Carlsbad Resource Management Plan,” unfortunately, people have been misinformed about what the...

Big lessons learned from little critters

December 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

You are sitting outside relaxing and minding your own business when, all of a sudden, you feel something on your neck. You quickly slap at it thinking a fly landed on you and lo and behold, when you pull your hand away, you find you have an ant crawling up...

Purple Pride standing hede

December 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

For most of us, the holidays are special but can be stressful. It would seem reasonable to think that the holiday months of November through January would result in higher incidents of domestic abuse. While national police records report increased calls for...

The most important issue facing all mankind

December 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

There is an ongoing legal issue that all mankind is involved in, yet few humans know what it is. We’ve previously discussed how important the Kingdom was to Jesus, yet this issue is even more important. Do you know what it is? There is a hint in the...

Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

December 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Thankfully, no one hurt A house in southwestern Roswell caught fire Thursday morning, apparently because of a heater that caught fire, causing extensive damage. Fortunately, however, the family at home at the time escaped without injury — though their life...