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Schaller's Politically Incorrect Lexicon: A Navigation Guide To The PC Cultures of Mckinley County NM (and planet earth )

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CHAPTER FIVE – HI THERE, MIND IF I RUN YOUR LIFE?

THE NANNY STATE: aka busybody politics. Politicians, bureaucrats and citizen boards know more about how to live your life, manage your health, and raise your kids than you do. Mandatory recycling? No thanks.

THE BULLY STATE: Nannying dressed up in...

Census data reports insurance rates good for New Mexicans

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ALBUQUERQUE—Veronica C. García, Ed.D, executive director of New Mexico Voices for Children, released the following statement regarding the U.S. Census Bureau’s release of data showing that New Mexico had some of the biggest decreases in the nation in the percentage of the population without health insurance:

“This Census data represents great news for all New Mexicans. Ensuring that everyone can see a doctor when they’re sick makes the state’s population healthier and it’s a good prescription for our economy. Clearly the Affordable Care Act is working, as hundreds of thousands of previously uninsured New Mexicans now have health insurance.

“The Medicaid expansion has been...

Schaller's Politically Incorrect Lexicon: A Navigation Guide To The PC Cultures of Mckinley County NM (and planet earth )

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CHAPTER FOUR – SELL A COW, BUY A BULL

HAPPINESS ECONOMICS: World Values Survey studies reveal economic as well as individual freedom has been found to exert an independent impact on life satisfaction over and above the impact on per-capita income levels and other indicators of material well-being. Economic freedom exerts a strong and persistent impact on both individual life control and life satisfaction.

LIMITED GOVERNMENT: The primary intent of our Founding Fathers and the U.S. Constitution was to limit the powers of the federal government.

FREE MARKET CAPITALISM: Capitalism is a social system based on the recognition of individual rights, including property...

Schaller's Politically Incorrect Lexicon: A Navigation Guide To The PC Cultures of Mckinley County NM (and planet earth )

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CHAPTER THREE – A MORALITY PLAY WITHOUT MORALS

SOCIALISM: The politically incorrect synonym for collectivist ‘social justice’ and contemporary ‘progressivism’, as well as today’s Democratic Party system of choice.

SOCIAL JUSTICE: The distribution or redistribution of wealth, opportunities or privileges in a society. Social justice is a euphemism for an economic mugging by political force.

PROGRESSIVISM: Politically correct for socialism, collectivism, economic fascism or statism.

POLITICAL RELIGION: Government ideologies attaining power equivalent to those of a state religion, with which they often exhibit significant similarities in both theory and...

Victory for Working Families: NM Supreme Court enforces wage laws

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SANTA FE—Unions have made huge contributions throughout America’s history – Social Security, child labor laws, the 40 work week, and so on. Working men and women make enormous contributions to our country daily.

Here in New Mexico, the building trades unions successfully fought a recent legal battle to ensure that workers are treated fairly through enforcement of the prevailing wage law. This will improve the economic conditions of workers’ families. Prevailing wage laws open a door to career paths for young people. They deliver increased productivity and economic growth.

Our state Supreme Court has been vigilant in protecting the wages and benefits of workers. Earlier this...

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