Their view: Time for Clovis to have 18-hole golf course

Mike Majors of Clovis writes it’s about time Clovis has an 18-hole golf course.

Farmers practice conservation year-round

Salomon Ramirez, state executive director of the USDA Farm Service Agency, writes that American farmers and ranchers are the forefathers of resource conservation:

Their view: Legislators need to rethink laws

Kent McManigal writes for Freedom New Mexico. He shares his thoughts on the gambling incident at Portales County Club:

Their view: Status checks not immigration issue

Status checks not immigration issue Ruben Navarrette, who writes for The Washington Post Writers Group, backs New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’ approach to policing immigration status:

Their view: Laws also deserve to be under scrutiny

Kent McManigal writes for Freedom New Mexico. He shares his thoughts on a juror’s duties: Just about everyone wants justice. One of the most powerful tools you and I have available to keep government honest is the jury. Unfortunately, you can’t count on the government informing you of your power; you must usually hear of […]

My turn: Government transparency should become normality

Government transparency should become normality Pete Campos, a Democratic state senator from Las Vegas and president of Luna Community College, writes about the need for more transparency in government: The public’s growing frustration with government is driven in large part by policy disagreements and evaporating revenue for important needs. The public has become distrustful of […]

Tax evasion shouldn’t be crime

Kent McManigal of Farwell writes columns for the Albuquerque Libertarian Examiner. Here’s a snippet from a recent effort: An Albuquerque-area couple has allowed themselves to be abused and stolen from by a gang of thieves as retribution for the uppity act of attempting to keep their own property rather than handing it over to the […]

Their view: Government too big to function

Mona Charen writes a conservative political column distributed through Creators Syndicate. Here’s a recent sampling:

True authority earns respect from everyone

Kent McManigal of Farwell writes columns for the Albuquerque Libertarian Examiner. Here’s a snippet from a recent effort:

Their View: Demography need not become destiny

Matthew Ladner writes for New Mexico’s conservative Rio Grande Foundation (www.riograndefoundation.org). Here’s a sampling from a recent column distributed to newspapers around New Mexico: