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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...

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...

Schaller’s Politically Incorrect Lexicon

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A NAVIGATION GUIDE TO THE PC CULTURES OF MCKINLEY COUNTY NM (and planet earth) Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crimestoppers at (505) 722-6161. Anonymous tips welcome. Sacred cows beware! I present a list of words, terms, expressions, facts, myths and definitions which are likely foreign to most who live in Gallup. What I consider to be a socialist laboratory, McKinley County is one of the most leftist progressive regions in the nation and political correctness reigns supreme over a complicit media, academia, elected officials and bureaucracy. For each of those societal institutions my lexicon guide is an essential educational tool and resource to break...

Maybe We Should Eliminate All Symbols of Socialism

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Gallup’s PCP (politically correct police) recently created a fervor of outrage by taking umbrage to a tiny Buddhist symbol of peace (as well as other benign historical uses), a sawaustika, placed among other symbols on the Spaniard coat of arms El Morro Theater logo. It looks like a propeller or whirligig to me but apparently some associate it with the German symbol of National Socialism, the swastika, although backwards. The city reacted quickly, amending the perceived micro-aggression by removing the entire coat of arms, leaving only the lettering.

There has been a long tradition of iconoclastic forceful elimination of symbols of oppression, both political and religious, from 8th...

guide to the stars WEEK OF August 14-20

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Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)

Now that we are in the New Moon, Leo, you have to work on letting go of balls and chains that hold you back from being productive. Such as that daily $10 per day designer energy drink habit. It gets you so hopped up that you think that you can do trick dance moves that otherwise would be reserved for someone in tiptop shape. Avoid injuries, out with the old and in with the new.

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

If there is a God Zeus, he’s likely a happy deity, blessing us with rainstorms, thunder and lightening. Virgo, consider any recent setbacks as storms that you can endure and that will pass, leaving your knowledge pasture all the more greener. Consider chaos your...

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