The APS School Board Declares A District-Splitting Snow Day…Again

Looking out my South Valley window it’s hard not to again consider Burqueans the biggest snow wimps outside of Miami, Florida. The ground is sporadically covered by last night’s freaky 30 minute horizontal snowstorm to a depth of one centimeter. And Albuquerque Public Schools has gone from a two-hour delay to taking the day off.… Read More The APS School Board Declares A District-Splitting Snow Day…Again

Those Last Two Square Feet Are a Doozy

$4,000 for a home less than 2,400 square feet. $15,000 for a home of more than 2,400 square feet. Above are the purported costs to homebuilders of new Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority water conservation measures, according to Katherine Martinez (remember her city council election mavens?) of the New Mexico Home Builders Association. Sponsor Michael… Read More Those Last Two Square Feet Are a Doozy

Fresh Off The Campaign Trail, Governor Bill Breaks Out The "B" Word

In New Mexico we don’t use the “B” word. “B” as in “billion”. So when newly reinstalled Governor Bill Richardson says we’re gonna spend $1 billion for “universal health care”, it was hard to see which term scared off folks more: “universal health care” or “billion”. Because if we start throwing words like “billion” around,… Read More Fresh Off The Campaign Trail, Governor Bill Breaks Out The "B" Word

Faux New Mexican Richardson’s Faux Campaign Folds: Let’s March For Something Real

But should the cash-starved, underperforming Richardson campaign come to a halt, it will be the farthest any New Mexican has traveled on the presidential trail.–Bruce Daniels, Albuquerque Journal, 1.10.08 And, to admittedly belabor the point, how exactly in this “farthest any New Mexican” factoid important? I’m from Texas. George W. Bush is supposedly from Texas.… Read More Faux New Mexican Richardson’s Faux Campaign Folds: Let’s March For Something Real