Local experts: Clovis shielded from economic strain

CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Phyllis Salguero, of The Bank of Clovis, counts back cash to customer Mike Reyna of Clovis on Friday. According to local bankers Clovis’ economy remains sound despite turmoil in the financial markets. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Local bankers and economic experts say the Clovis and Portales area is […]

Hate crime definitions reek of double standards

By Mona Charen: Syndicated Columnist The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that two men are being sought in connection with an arson at a Minneapolis mosque — a crime that has attracted the attention of the FBI as a potential bias crime. Liberal City Council Member Gary Schiff arrived at the scene to pronounce: “There’s no […]