Posts by Matthew Reichbach
Former NM congressional candidate and Iraq war veteran Adam Kokesh was arrested this weekend after dancing at Jefferson Memorial. Video of the arrest has over half a million views on YouTube, and Kokesh is planning to dance at the memorial again.
The conventional political wisdom says that the entry of Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, into the presidential race is bad news for former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson since the two will compete for similar voters in the Republican primary. However, a former Giuliani speechwriter and the staffers at High Times, the magazine devoted to marijuana, both agree that Johnson is the better choice between the two longshot libertarian Republicans.
Clovis High School may end all non-curricular clubs rather than allow a gay-straight alliance to form at the eastern New Mexico high school, the American Civil Liberties Union in New Mexico claims.
Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson will announce a run for president in April, according to a report from Fox News on Friday. Johnson served two terms as governor in the 1990s and early 2000s and has often been cited a a potential presidential candidate, including for the Libertarian Party.
The mayor, the police chief and a city councilman in the small New Mexico border town of Columbus were arrested on drug trafficking and firearm charges Thursday.
A bill put forward by a freshman state legislator would repeal New Mexico’s medical marijuana program. A spokesman for Gov. Susana Martinez said she would sign the bill if it came across her desk, according to the Associated Press.
New Mexico’s Environmental Improvement Board on Monday passed a program designed to cut down on the carbon emissions from the state’s largest greenhouse gas producers. The cap-and-trade program would require the state’s largest polluters to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions…
Amidst the DNC hoopla, Rep. Mark Udall spoke at a Democratic Senate Campaign Committee press conference in Denver. Udall is in a pitched battle with ex-Congressman Bob Schaffer for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Sen. Wayne Allard.