We hold power in our government

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist I read a lot of stuff, including editorials and commentaries in scientific journals. Each time there’s a new administration, many of these publications rev up their lobbying for support from the government for favorite projects. So now, Nobel Laureate Steven Chu, director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, is […]

Disbanding terrorist groups no easy feat

Freedom New Mexico The U.K. Guardian described the savage terrorist attacks in Mumbai as “India’s 9/11.” The Chicago Tribune concluded, “We are India,” similarly finding common ground with the 150-plus victims of terrorism that targeted luxury hotels, a Jewish center and other locales in the city formerly known as Bombay. Closer to the slaughter, India’s […]

UTEP proves too tough for Zias

CNJ staff EL PASO, Texas — Texas-El Paso scored the first eight points and never looked back Monday night, overwhelming Eastern New Mexico University 87-44 in women’s basketball. The Division I Miners (4-3) proved too tough on the defensive end for the Zias (5-2), who had scored 91 or more points four times this season. […]

DOD, VA leading record revolution

By Tom Philpott: CNJ columnist Dr. Ross Fletcher, chief of staff of the VA Medical Center in Washington D.C., asked a recent patient, a war veteran, how many times he had been exposed to the blast of an improvised explosive device. Answer: about 11. “This particular one,” Fletcher said, “had ruptured his tympanic membrane and […]

New leadership could cause rift for businesses

Freedom New Mexico “Change” is all the rage these days in Washington. While relative newcomer President-elect Barack Obama popularized the idea, it may be an old-hand who demonstrates it most forcefully. California Rep. Henry Waxman reportedly surprised even many insiders when he was elected by secret ballot of Democrats to head the powerful energy and […]

12/2 Empty Stocking profile

Today’s focus: Ms. C Household members: 6 Children: 5 Special circumstances: “Ms. C” is a single mother. She is raising her own kids and also her niece and nephew. Her holiday hopes: She wants her children to have a great Christmas. Clothing needs: Boys shirt sizes 6 and 7. Boys pant sizes 6 and 7. […]

Businesses sharing space

CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Modesta Garza of Clovis helps Juan Ornelas and his fiancee Carolyn Solorzano-Ornelas of Portales select some T-shirts on Monday at the vendor’s lot on Prince Street. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer

12/2 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 2 a.m. Nov. 21 an officer was called to the intensive care unit at the hospital for a combative patient. The officer noted on his arrival a 54-year-old patient was cursing and threatening nurses because they were trying to reattach a […]

12-2 Business digest

Citizens, Realtor of year named The Clovis Board of Realtors named its Realtor and Citizens of the year Nov. 13 during an annual banquet at the Clovis Civc Center, according to a board news release. Niki Harmon a Coldwell Banker Realtor, was named Realtor of the Year. Harmon has been a Clovis Realtor for 16 […]

Miners end Zia winning streak

Freedom New Mexico EL PASO, Texas — Texas-El Paso scored the first eight points and never looked back Monday night, overwhelming Eastern New Mexico University 87-44 in women’s basketball. The Division I Miners (4-3) proved too tough on the defensive end for the Zias (5-2), who had scored 91 or more points four times this […]

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HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • John Daly teed off in the Australian Open Thursday. He said his alcohol demons have been cured by stem cell treatment. Billy Graham has given up giving personal interventions like he did with George W. Bush and now he’s just mailing his hair to everyone. • Thanksgiving Day […]