All Men are Created Equal, Right?

By Pat Stover September 15 I memorized the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence as a grade school student: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.”    The …

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RBG Seat Grab

I am compelled to write this letter in fairness to all the people of our Nation. We have just lost a Supreme Court Justice who was beloved by many Americans. She fought for justice for all—women’s rights, black lives, immigrants and too many more to mention here. In the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death, …

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All Live Matter Should Mean Black Lives Too

By Deb Dapson September 15 I was an attendee at the Changes Rally in Rio Rancho on Saturday, September 12, 2020, and would like to express my rally thoughts. The Black New Mexico Movement organized this rally to begin a discussion concerning Black Lives Matter in the Rio Rancho community. When I arrived, I was …

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All Lives Matter

By Alexis Jimenez September 15, 2020 All lives Matter! I believe this. That’s why I joined my neighbors at what is being called the Black Lives Matter protest here in our city of Rio Rancho. Imagine my shock when I walked up to what was supposed to be a peaceful demonstration, only to be jeered …

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Rally in Rio Rancho

BY KATHERINE PEREZ Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at 8:00am Editor: On Saturday evening, I joined a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Rio Rancho to show my support for their efforts to work toward equitable treatment for all people in our communities regardless of the color of their skin or ethnic background.  The members of …

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Second Saturday – September 12, 2020

The guest speaker was 2020 Democratic National Convention delegate Bernadette Vaduro talking about her experiences at the Convention. Watch the Second Saturday video here.

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Politics Chips Away at Our 10-year Census

By Judith Gordon / Bernalillo Resident Published: Saturday, September 12th, 2020 at 12:02am Updated: Saturday, September 12th, 2020 at 10:06am In the Albuquerque Journal I am a retired federal senior executive who worked for 20 years for the inspector general of the Department of Commerce. Oversight of the decennial census was one of our most …

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USPS is Essential for Residents/Voters

ANN E. KEPLEY Bernalillo ABQ Journal, September 9, 2020 I AM responding to the Aug. 23 news article “House passes bill to reverse USPS changes.” The mission of the U.S. Postal Service is to provide the nation with reliable, affordable, universal mail service. Our founders felt it necessary to place this power in the Constitution …

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Easy steps to Absentee Voting

Absentee voting begins on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, for the New Mexico General Election. Follow this quick step-by-step guide for your absentee voting process: Step 1: Request your ballot by completing an application form APPLY ONLINE at the Secretary of State’s official website. – This is the fastest and easiest way to request your absentee ballot. APPLY …

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Requesting Evidence from NM Senator

From Rio Rancho Observer – Sunday, 8/31/2020 Editor: Having just read N.M. Sen. Craig (his editorial here). Brandt’s editorial (Aug. 23 “Gov. does not follow science…”), I have a question for the senator. Where is your scientific proof that it is safe to gather indoors in restaurants, churches, etc.? Cases spiked dramatically in Georgia when …

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