Ruling puts end to states’ reach for power

Freedom New Mexico The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a sensible ruling concerning the regulation of pollution and the supposed threat of global warming. The ruling directly affects eight states that sued four electric power companies, the main one being American Electric Power Co. of Ohio, for causing global warming. The court’s summary of Monday’s […]

Writing something can be simpler than typing it

By Lynn Moncus Although this woman from lma isn’t apt to become comfortable in what we call the “Computer Age,” I hope I can still enjoy the humor, especially when dealing with the sales people in the various computer companies. Last week, for instance, I was trying to order something from one of the well […]

Direct mail is way too personal

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun It was a few years ago that I got this letter from my drug store The letter was a reminder that I had not yet ordered a prescription drug that I took then. I remember thinking at the time that it was a helpful reminder. Sometimes people do forget […]

12/24 Editorial

The continuing debate over limited oil drilling in the enormous and remote Arctic National Wildlife Refuge spotlights the degree to which the Democratic Party and environmental groups have become obstructionists when it comes to oil and gas development. Democrats and two liberal Republicans in the Senate succeeded Wednesday in stopping a provision that would have […]

11/12 Editorial

Far too much is being made about allegedly “obscene” oil company profits, most often by demagogues trying to whip up the mob with allegations of “price gouging,” industry collusion and “profiteering.” We expect this from politicians and pundits of the anti-capitalist stripe, and from greens reluctant to point the finger at a U.S. regulatory climate […]

CIty gets $1.3 million from state for railroad spur project

By William Thompson: Quay County Sun Gov. Bill Richardson’s 2006 capital outlay has committed $1.3 million to Quay County for the purpose of paying for a future railroad spur in Tucumcari. The spur would be a section of Union-Pacific railroad track that would run from existing tracks to a future industrial park, said Pete Kampfert, […]