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Duran’s attorney accused of ‘prosecutor shopping’

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SANTA FE—After being accused of filing criminal charges against Secretary of State Dianna Duran based on a personal bias, the Attorney General’s office fired back with a response Oct. 2.

The Attorney General’s Office countered claims of a conflict of interest with their own claims that Duran is “prosecutor...

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

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CHAPTER SIX – IF YOU TELL A LIE BIG ENOUGH AND KEEP REPEATING IT

JUNK SCIENCE: Untested or unproven theories when presented as scientific fact… Faulty scientific data and analysis used to advance special interests and hidden agendas often for financial or political gain. Junk science is commonly found among the cultures of green activists, bureaucrats, politicians, academia, and media.

TABLOID OR YELLOW JOURNALISM: The practice of seeking out sensational news for the purpose of boosting a newspapers circulation. It exploits, distorts or exaggerates news which is luridly or vulgarly sensational such as doomsday “the sky is falling” predictions.

FACTOID...

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 stewardship clothing, threatening people rather than nudging. It is state sponsored shaming, coercion and propaganda. It is often associated with the authoritarian (rather than economic) component of fascism.

OCPD CONTROL FREAK: In the behavioral sciences field there is a differentiation between Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder and Obsessive...

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...

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