Blogs

The Enemy of My Enemy
By Chuck Wellborn / January 18, 2017

The Enemy of My Enemy

We’ve all heard the 2400 year-old doctrine “the enemy of my enemy is my friend”. It was used extensively during...

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Hands Off My Medicare
New Mexico's Economy
By Chuck Wellborn / January 17, 2017

Hands Off My Medicare

We enjoyed that often-quoted Tea Party line from eight years ago: “Keep the government’s hands off my Medicare.” Sorry, dude....

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New Mexico Taxes and Economic Development
New Mexico Taxes
By Chuck Wellborn / May 6, 2016

New Mexico Taxes and Economic Development

Brian McDonald, Lee Reynis, Jim Peach, Chuck Wellborn THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX The State’s tax system has a major structural...

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Careful What You Ask For
Politics
By Chuck Wellborn / January 15, 2016

Careful What You Ask For

In the “Careful What You Ask For” category, consider the timeworn political strategy of Republicans and their radio and television...

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The GOP Debate
By Chuck Wellborn / October 31, 2015

The GOP Debate

The Republican Presidential candidates are complaining about the types of questions they received at the last debate and are threatening...

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Comcast is the AT&T of the 70s: Part II
Technology
By Chuck Wellborn / May 12, 2015

Comcast is the AT&T of the 70s: Part II

My most recent post on Tuesday May 5 detailed how, during the three days starting April 28, I talked to...

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Comcast is the AT&T of the 70s
Technology
By Chuck Wellborn / May 5, 2015

Comcast is the AT&T of the 70s

In April, we moved out of our longtime residence to a condo at Park Plaza in downtown Albuquerque. Because the...

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More Gambling, More Problem Gamblers
Indian Gaming
By Chuck Wellborn / March 13, 2015

More Gambling, More Problem Gamblers

It’s hard to see why it makes any sense to approve the new Navajo gambling compact, especially when you consider...

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How Violent is Albuquerque?
Education, Indian Gaming, New Mexico
By Chuck Wellborn / September 29, 2014

How Violent is Albuquerque?

In an opinion piece in the New York Times a few weeks back, the writer said he was glad to...

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The Destruction of a Parish: Now What?
Catholic Church
By Chuck Wellborn / September 5, 2014

The Destruction of a Parish: Now What?

PART I. THE TAKEOVER AND THE AFTERMATH A former Aquinas Newman Center parishioner wanted to know if other former ANC...

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