Health insurance not an entitlement

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist I am fond of affordability. That extends to insurance.My home, car, health and sometimes travel insurance would at their best be something I can well afford. But then this is so with whatever it is that I am in the market for — shoes, food, furniture, electronics, etc. […]

Battle brewing over minimum wage

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Erminia Robles, right, a manager at Foxy Drive-In, makes $6 an hour. She said she’ll stay at the Clovis restaurant regardless of whether the minimum wage is raised. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Judy Crisp spends six days a week inside a cramped cigarette shop on a bumpy Clovis side […]

Amos 5-13

By Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. amos misses a quiet time boss i had a lot to do today but when i woke up this morning life looked upside-down and blurry and not even your stale coffee […]

We must purchase necessities before frills

Kay Arvizu I don’t understand a lot about politics, and I sure don’t know how to run a town. I do, however, know about household budgets and how to run a business. I guess that is why I am so confused. Whether you run a household or a business, and I would think it would […]

Not all 40 million uninsured wronged

Tibor Machan The figure of 40 million people lacking health insurance in the United States is bandied about so much it deserves to be discussed a bit, even by a non-expert such as myself. What exactly does it mean? The implication for most who mention this figure is the federal government must do something to […]