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Veterans listen to the community

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An informative group of speakers attended the Veterans helping Veterans meeting on Jan. 15.

Clarence Gallegos represented Eagle Talon, LLC, connecting veterans with disabilities to services at the NM Division of Vocational Rehab, while Felicia Adams spoke for her campaign to replace State Senator George Munoz. Marian...

UPS Store supports soldiers with Operation: S.W.A.K.

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Free First-Class Postage for Valentine’s Day Greetings Sent to VA Hospitals and Overseas Military

In support of U.S. active military and our nation’s veterans, The UPS Store® located at 2418 E HWY 66 is launching Operation: S.W.A.K. (Sealed With A Kiss), which provides free first-class postage (49 cents) for one-ounce cards and letters sent to armed forces members stationed overseas or to veterans in VA hospitals.

Unlike emails, text messages and other digital communication, a greeting card or handwritten letter provides a soldier with a memento he or she can keep and use for continued inspiration and encouragement. In recognition of this, and to pay tribute to the sacrifices made...

Presumptions established pursuant to the Agent Orange Act of 1991

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Continued from last issue

After reviewing the IOM’s analyses and relevant scientific studies, and consulting with medical and legal experts in VA, I determined that the evidence concerning b-cell leukemia’s, Parkinson’s disease, and ischemic heart disease met the “positive association” standard of the Agent Orange Act.  Accordingly, VA proposed regulations to establish presumptions of service connection for those diseases.  The evidence regarding hypertension was less compelling and, in my view, did not establish a positive association under the statute.

The impact of other known causes and risk factors for ischemic heart disease is relevant in interpreting the...

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

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CHAPTER THIRTEEN: WATCHDOGIE ROUNDUP Part Two – The Federal Corral

CONSERVATISM: Individual freedom, personal responsibility, content of character, Judeo-Christian values, Constitutionally limited government, free market capitalism, fiscal responsibility.

LIBERALISM: Self-righteous elitism, unaccountability, covetousness, collective thought, identity politics, good intentions overriding consequences, and a neurotic need for control of others thru government regulation and political correctness.

DEMOCRAT PLANTATION MENTALITY: Liberal elite masters give economic dependents government entitlements in exchange for political support but, at the same time, take away their freedom...

Guide to the stars WEEK OF Jan. 15 – Jan. 21

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According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the stars don’t just appear brighter during the winter — they’re brighter. Summer’s warm weather has more moisture and creates a hazy sky, but the long cool nights of winter literally open up the sky. In New Mexico, we’re lucky to experience brilliant skies all year round. When you feel drained, look up towards the sky and allow winter’s crisp, clear, skies to shine light on your path.

 

Aries (March 21-April 19)

Your hard head breaks through glaciers and your purpose driven nature is enviable. However, in an attempt to recreate yourself you’re breaking others down. This isn’t the mark of a great life, but a weak one. Reevaluate...

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