New Mexico Gun Battle Only Metaphorical For Now

Keep an eye on the long game  by baldilocks Because the majority of the American side of my family lives in New Mexico, I have been keeping a close eye on the state legislature’s gun-grab and the statewide push-back, led by the county sheriffs. From Reason Magazine: New Mexico is the battleground for the latest … Continue reading New Mexico Gun Battle Only Metaphorical For Now

Television review: Longmire so far

By John Ruberry A couple of weeks back I completed my latest television binge-watching quest, in this case it was the neo-western Longmire. Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor) is the Rainier Beer-drinking, unshaved sheriff in the fictional county of Absaroka in Wyoming. He's a widower putting his life and career back together after the recent death … Continue reading Television review: Longmire so far

New Mexico: Another Obama land grab

By John Ruberry Last week, while few people outside of the west noticed, President Obama declared nearly 780 square miles in southern New Mexico America's newest national monument, Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks, his largest designation yet. Two months ago the president, who infamously boasted early in his term, "We can't wait for Congress to do its job, … Continue reading New Mexico: Another Obama land grab

My Nephews

by baldilocks Originally posted at Ace of Spades HQ on August 26, 2013, so excuse anything which seems or is dated. Re-edited. And, do me a favor: please check out the links. A few weekends back [sic], I made my way from my home in South Central Los Angeles to Albuquerque--where my parents and the vast … Continue reading My Nephews