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Archive for the ‘New Mexico Politics’ Category

February - 6 - 2012

Those of you who read this blog with some regularity know that I seldom talk politics – not because I have no opinion (yeah. . .I can hear those of you who know me well laughing out loud at that statement) but because I don’t think this is the forum for trying to sway your political leanings.  But listen, friends, when a political issue will benefit everyone in New Mexico and when the support for that issue is bipartisan (and incredibly sensible), I’m going to let you know about it.  I wrote previously about Think New Mexico when they worked so  [ Read More ]

January - 15 - 2012

I watched the movie “The Help” last night with my sister and her daughter and my parents – the DVD was a Christmas gift to me from Johanna.  It was the fourth viewing for me (having read the book by Kathryn Stockett last year) and the first for everyone else.  It was, as it has been everytime I’ve seen it, sad and moving and powerful, and a reminder of how people of color were unfairly treated in the deep South.  I drove home last night thinking about the South, remembering all those months I lived in North Carolina where many accepted forms of racial  [ Read More ]

March - 24 - 2010

I just have to give a quick high five to my pals at Think New Mexico, a results-oriented think tank based in Santa Fe that serves all New Mexicans.  Today, after Think New Mexico urged thousands of New Mexicans to e-mail or call their representatives and the governor, Governor Bill Richardson vetoed reimposition of the food tax.   I really hate the cut and paste method of blogging, but Think New Mexico has a great info page that gives you a thorough overview of what they do.  Here’s some of that info: “Think New Mexico is a results-oriented think tank whose  [ Read More ]

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