COMMENTARY: When many politicians tell you government should “tighten its belt,” notice they never describe exactly what they mean. That’s because their “solutions” hurt real people.
Community of Hope in Las Cruces, which provides services to homeless and near-homeless veterans, is working to raise money to make up for a lost state grant.
A high-school football player in Albuquerque found a way around a regulation requiring athletes with head injuries to sit out at least a week. It is a horrible precedent, and the practice needs to be stopped.
COMMENTARY: Singling out a group based on nothing more than name, religion, or national origin is wrong. Even worse — when it happens, the terrorists win.
COMMENTARY: My dad’s directive stated clearly that no artificial means were to be used in keeping him alive; he wanted control over his dying process… just like he did with his life. I hope everyone in our state will soon have that right.
California is showing us that acting only when a crisis looms isn’t good enough.