Republican Healthcare Fiasco

The Republican’s healthcare replacement is a fiasco for New Mexicans. Statistics show that if you are in the top 1% you will get back a huge refund. But, if you’re a regular person your insurance premium is going to rise in a huge way – an average of $2,521! But …

Congratulations to Those Who Challenge Soon-To-Be Former Congressman

This is how we rise. Congratulations to all these people who decided to challenge our soon-to-be former congressman. Get MAD and vote blue! Indivisible, ProgressNow, ACLU fill Pearce town hall Rep. Steve Pearce (R-NM-02) Held a townhall meeting in Las Cruces on Saturday, March 18.  Although Pearce’s press release claimed …

Trump Warns House Republicans

Yet again Donald Trump has warned House Republicans that they MUST repeal the ACA or they will lose their seats to the extreme right. I guess, for him, we don’t exist. Because, if House Republicans vote out the ACA they are still going to lose their seats…to US! Get MAD …

Climate Change is Real

Sadly, our Republican members of Congress don’t seem to believe in Science. Nor do they believe the evidence that keeps piling up about the reality of human-caused climate change. A New York Times story discusses the tragedy of warming oceans on Australia’s Great Reef, in which huge amounts of coral …

Opioid Addiction

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention notes that New Mexico’s overdose death rate has improved. We’ve gone from 49th worst in the nation to 43rd. That is a substantial improvement. There is also a 7% drop in overdose deaths reported between 2014 and 2015. Nationwide, however, overdose deaths have …

Immigration Enforcement

On January 25, 2017, Donald Trump signed Executive Order 13768. This order enforces a law that’s been around since 2002. But Presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama chose not to fully enforce immigration law. If an illegal immigrant was more than 100 miles away from the border, or had been here …