Baby boom sustains, boosts economies

It seems that when soldiers return home in droves from a year of service overseas, babies start showing up about nine months later. Experts are trying to figure out what’s causing it. Joking. From March 1 through March 17, Fort Carson’s Evans Army Community Hospital has helped bring 182 babies into the community. That is […]

Free economies exhibit more resiliency

Freedom New Mexico Though it’s hard to imagine, Japan’s 8.9-magnitude earthquake could have been worse. Japan is one of the most developed nations in the world, with an extensive capitalist economy. It’s not perfect. Some protectionism and high taxes of recent years have slowed Japan’s growth. And Prime Minister Naoto Kan has warned of a […]

Tax breaks help local economies

Warming hype nothing to get heated about

By Freedom New Mexico Global warming rhetoric is more hot air than good sense and an excuse for governments to seize power over private lives. That’s why President Bush’s recent pronouncements are worrisome. “… (G)lobal temperatures are rising and this is caused largely by human activities,” Bush recently told a 17-nation conference. To say that […]