African-American history ineptly taught

by Leonard Pitts Granted, it is not the sexiest subject in the world, not the kind of thing that gets people het up enough to write letters to the editor. Yet there are few things more vitally important to understanding the world and our role in it. I’m talking about history and the teaching thereof. […]

Cloud seeding costing taxpayers, nature

Letters to the Editor By the newspapers in Clovis and Albuquerque, it seems cloud-seeding companies were at a water conference in Santa Fe last week trying to sell their phony scam. The news articles stated that “millions have been spent on these programs.” What the articles don’t say is that these millions come primarily from […]

Situation normal when Christ was born

SITUATION NORMAL WHEN CHRIST WAS BORN In some ways, the world just a few moments before the birth of Jesus in that Bethlehem stable was almost exactly the same as the world just a few moments after his birth. The state of the stable, and the inn out in front of it, and Bethlehem, and […]