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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...

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...

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

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By Joe Schaller

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CHAPTER TWO – THOSE DARN TREES ARE OBSTRUCTING THE FOREST

COLLECTIVISM: Collectivism is the subjugation of the individual to a group – whether to a race, class or state does not matter. Man must be chained to collective action and collective thought for the sake of what is called ‘the common good’. Statism has always been the political corollary of collectivism.

ALTRUISM: The foundation of collectivism and statism. The basic principle of altruism is that man has no right to exist for his own sake, that service to others is the only justification of his existence, and that self-sacrifice is his highest moral duty, virtue and value.

FAIRNESS...

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