War czar will likley end up as scape goat

By Freedom Newspapers President Bush has taken one of the most curious steps yet in a war that keeps getting, as Alice used to say in Wonderland, curiouser and curiouser. He has appointed Lt. Gen. Douglas E. Lute, who is currently chief operations officer for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as his “war czar” to […]

State should focus on ‘important’ issues

By Ned Cantwell New Mexico is revving up her legislative engine once again, our esteemed reps and senators ready to work their particular brand of magic. Other than political junkies like me, no one is going to pay much attention. You know why? You guys induce yawns. Oh, you have your frivolous moments, like when […]

Anderson’s thoughts not only assets

by Ned Cantwell Those of us who have fought long and hard to eliminate cockfighting in New Mexico saw our crusade take on an ample new profile with the addition of Pamela Anderson to our cause. Har. Har. Har. Ample new profile. That will be the last cheap reference to the busty attributes of the […]

Richardson gets a lesson from Cantwell

Were Gov. Bill Richardson to hand pick me for his press staff, he and I would sit down and have a long talk. Just suppose the governor did that. He won’t, of course, because he has already depleted the staffs at the Albuquerque Journal and Duke City TV outlets, plus he’s got Billy Sparks. But […]