Feds revoking U.S. citizenship unconstitutional

U.S. citizenship is a right protected by the Constitution; it is not a privilege that can be taken away at will. That truth needs to be maintained. Several members of Congress have sponsored a bill that would allow the government to take away citizenship and kick certain people out of the country. The Terrorist Expatriation […]

Leave Afghanistan to the Afghans

Freedom Newspapers President Barack Obama has returned from a whirlwind trip to Afghanistan, where he sought to encourage U.S. troops and reportedly delivered yet another lecture to Afghan President Hamid Karzai on the importance of reducing corruption in an endemically corruption-riddled regime and being able actually to deliver services to the people after U.S. troops […]

Hamilton Big Country closes Tucumcari dealership

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By Thomas Garcia: QC Sun writer Hamilton Big Country Ford in Tucumcari closed its doors Friday morning after 12 years of servicing Quay County, according to the manager. “The word came in at 9 a.m. that we were closing,” said Larry Birch, a manager and salesperson alone at the office Friday night waiting for drivers […]

Tucumcari Middle School honors veterans

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By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer Today across the country and in Quay County the men and women of the military are being honored for their hard work, sacrifice and service to their nation on Veterans Day. We sat down with a few Tucumcari Middle School students and asked them why is Veterans Day so […]

Rooting out al-Qaida main U.S. objective

Freedom New Mexico As he continues to stretch out the timetable on a decision about whether to escalate the U.S. commitment to the war in Afghanistan, President Obama has asked for a province-by-province assessment of the tribal and other local leaders in that mountainous country. The ostensible reason is to try to figure out which […]

RFD-TV brings country’s past to curious viewers

By Thomas Garcia: QCS staff writer With everything on TV these days — from reality TV to game shows, special interests, food programs and sports and news — it’s hard not to find something to watch. While I enjoy episodes of “NCIS” and “24” and “Man vs. Food” along with “Adult Swim” programs, I often […]

Jamboree set in Floyd

By Clarence Plank For the 59th year, guitar strings are ready to hum and country songs to resound in Floyd. Floyd’s 59th Annual Country Jamboree is scheduled for Thursday through Sunday, and is showcasing more than 25 performers. The Floyd Lions Club is organizing the event. Thursday through Saturday’s performances feature country music, and Sunday […]

Bipartisanship good beginning for new president

Freedom New Mexico It is an exciting and historic development for an African American to be elected president of the United States. People still alive can remember when racial segregation was enforced by law in some states. Racial discrimination has not been completely erased and pockets of bigotry remain in this country. For a country […]

Cross country starts Friday

QCS Staff Report The Tucumcari Rattlers cross country team will begin its third season Friday at the Clovis Invite. There are 29 Rattlers in cross country this year and 16 of them are newcomers to the program, according to Rattlers coach Garry Hittson.

Changing season eyed through the lens

By Lynn Moncus When Aggie and I take our Sunday walks in the country, we spend a lot of time checking out the surrounding beauty and enjoying the sounds of nature. At this season, we are particularly interested in seeing the wild flowers showing off and in listening to the bird song. This year, we […]