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Get kids active and off technology

April 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Jacksonville Daily News Technology and paranoia are a bad combination for the health of children. Childhood obesity rates have tripled in the U.S. in the past 30 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. More than 1 in 3 children are now considered to be overweight or obese. The amount of [&hellip...

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Government power can invite corruption

April 7, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Orange County Register Sometimes the curtain is pulled aside, allowing us to see what’s going on in the often-opaque worlds of government and finance. Such an occasion has been happening with what’s being called the Panama Papers, released Sunday by...

To pass or not to pass: A Hamlet survival guide

April 7, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

You sit there, looking at it. Only a mere five acts, 19 scenes, stand between you and the conclusion of senior year; however, you hesitate, wondering if you, too, can conquer the tragedy of the Danish prince. As a fellow senior-in-arms, I feel your despair....

Unrestrained rhetoric could have a high cost

April 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The New Bern Sun Journal Democracies are inevitably raucous, but they are often more fragile than their citizens believe. Americans, and especially President Barack Obama and the presidential candidates, should take that lesson to heart amid the recent...

PC suppression of free speech is anti-American

April 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

You can’t call it a sex change operation anymore, dude. The politically correct term, currently, is “gender reassignment surgery” — although that’s subject to change at any minute. And don’t say you’re “pro-life.” According to The Associated...

Clinton Prosecution: Send or Delete?

April 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Orange County Register The FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email practices as secretary of state is coming to a head. “As they near the end of the investigation, the (FBI) agents are preparing to interview several of Clinton’s closest...

Municipal advice for the newly elected

April 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Last month, after municipal elections were held around the state, a bunch of fresh faces took their oaths of office and became city and town councilors, trustees and mayors for their first time. To help prepare them for their job, the New Mexico Municipal...

Standardized testing needs to be debated

April 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, the ACLU often takes up issues of great consequence, and this may be one of those times. Last week in a federal court filing, the American Civil Liberties Union took up the issue of free speech and due process in public schools,...

Conservation support can come on your license plate

April 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

If you believe in wildlife conservation like I do, there is a new inexpensive way to support New Mexico wildlife conservation, thanks to the Department of Game and Fish. There is a new beautiful mule deer “Share with Wildlife” license plate available for...

Tearing down barriers to Cuba

April 1, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Panama City News Herald A photograph that emerged from Tuesday’s meeting between Cuban President Raul Castro and President Barack Obama perfectly captured the mixed emotions regarding the future of U.S.-Cuba relations: Castro holding aloft President...