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Former First Lady of Estancia, New Mexico and daughter of a former USDA Under-Secretary, currently works and lives in Estancia, New Mexico. She works within and outside the political party system as an elected Chair for the Torrance County Democratic Party and as a small business artist and designer on Main Street. A native of New Mexico, she brings a long record of service to rural communities and social development. In addition to her community activism, local civic engagement, she knows that the potential of America is in the people, who prove every day that extraordinary things happen from simple acts of hard work, compassion for one another and the desire to strive for simple goodness.

Mike Pence: America’s Pitchman For Religious Fascism

Donald Trump, Mike Pence and a Hard Right congress plan to repeal the Johnson Amendment. …

In the Age Of Trump Who Are the Bullies?

It has never been a secret that I am a Liberal Democrat, leaning progressive. It is true, I share vetted information in the hopes of provoking conversation and serious thought,…

A Tale of Two Ricks and New Mexico’s 47 percent

This past Saturday, October 11th, 2014, Rick Lopez, running for state treasurer, told us all an admirable story about how he grew up from very poor beginnings to become the successful…

Republicans: Peddlers of Hate

The refusal of the GOP and their supporters to acknowledge facts surrounding budget priorities and their responsibilities as the fiscal agents over the last 14 years, is just astounding. The…

Politics: Special Favors For Special People

When I ask this question, it is usually after I am forced to witness yet again, public servants and citizens contorting themselves into “Pork Whores”. Of course, one man’s pork…

Feminists, Mujeristas and Womanists: It Is Time To Unite

Unless you are one of the few charmed women in the world that has been spared any struggle, it is time to recognize that we women are facing battles that…

Danny And The Ryan Plan, Circa 2014

When I first wrote this article, it was after the GOP Controlled House of Representatives first passed the Path To Prosperity Plan or what we all call the Ryan Plan,…

Voting Doesn’t Matter and Other Political Lies

TWO BILLIONAIRES, CHARLES AND DAVID KOCH spent more than 2 times the money than unions on trying to effect election outcomes in the last cycle, and they sponsor commercials complaining…