Ruling could open door to regulating political speech

Freedom Newspapers The Federal Election Commission has been widely hailed for a decision last week that, to a great extent, keeps the Internet free of federal campaign regulations. While the new rule is not as onerous as some regulations that had been considered, it does interject federal regulation into one aspect of Internet political activity, […]

2/17 amos

Editor’s note: In light of Valentine’s Day just past, a reader asked about Amos’ love life, and, in response, he has requested we re-run this column about Jenny, his next-door neighbor, with whom he has fallen in love (although he prefers to say, “grew in love,” and it does seem to have a more natural […]

Coordination between schools, base crucial


Cannon Air Force Base children board a Clovis school bus for the first day of school. Buses transport students from the base to Clovis schools each day. (Freedom Newspapers: Keith Pannell) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer When the Air Force orders a family to move from one assignment to another, the children are often […]

Study: Support system needs overhaul

By Tom Philpott: Military Update Family support professionals and volunteers have expanded programs to help military families cope with longer, more frequent separations from operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. But weaknesses in coordination, communication and command oversight still deny too many families access to the information and help they need, says a new study by […]