Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

Opinion

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 547



Medical data sharing is a privacy violation

Few things are more private than a person’s medical history. Yet without the consent of patients or their doctors, America’s second-largest health care system and Google are cooperating to share...

 
 By Steve Hansen    Opinion    December 11, 2019 

Outside help needed for streets

At the workshop before the Thursday meeting of the Tucumcari City Commission, Ralph Lopez, a project manager in the city’s Community Development Department, announced it costs $138,835 per city...

 

Education reforms moving forward

Impeach! Impeach! Impeach! Removing Donald Trump from office before he can get re-elected is the only thing in Washington that Democrats and the national media really care about. But while Thelma...

 

Be ready for Jesus' coming

There are fewer than 14 shopping days left before Christmas! Are you ready? I am — that is, if a replacement present arrives in time. You see, I had my wife’s present delivered well ahead of...

 

Non-confidential info in shooting should be released

Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales is either determined to cover up the actions of his department in the tragic shooting death of Elisha Lucero as long as he possibly can — or maybe he’s...

 

Green Act is shamelessly greedy

In a mad dash to expand all their favorite “green” cash grabs before the end of the year, House Democrats have published their most bloated smash and grab yet. They call it the Green Act, but a...

 

Election season is a spiritual challenge

Choosing leaders is a spiritual issue. This is proven by the sheer amount of time the Bible spends giving us guidelines for how to evaluate them; teac...

 

Let's vow to be mindful of others this holiday season

We’ve seen thousands of sad stories in our time, but the case of a man found in his North Texas apartment three years after his death ranks right up there as one of the saddest. Ronald Wayne White,...

 

No shortage of Thanksgiving advice

If you’re going to visit family for Thanksgiving in Denver or Dallas, about six hours away each, don’t leave on Wednesday. (I apologize if you’re reading this for the first time on Black...

 

Trump accusations small potatoes

“Laws are like sausages,” Otto von Bismarck supposedly said. “It is better not to see them being made.” Suffering through far too many hours of the House impeachment reminded me of the truth...

 

Give thanks all year round

It's Thanksgiving week, and I pray all travelers and those staying home will have a safe and happy holiday. While we should be thankful to others for kind deeds or service they do for us, including...

 

Time to end settlements made in secret

Words like “blackmail” and “coverup” have been tossed around. That might overstate what prompted New Mexico to shell out $2 million in taxpayer dollars to two groups of women who alleged...

 

Impeachment can be confusing

Impeachment was on just about everybody’s mind last week as the House of Representatives’ hearings on the subject went live. But the idea of impeachment is likely misunderstood. Some understand...

 

Impeachment going nowhere fast

Spoiler alert. The Democrats’ big dream of impeaching President Trump is going nowhere. Act I of the pathetic Trump impeachment hearings they are staging in the House for the next week was not just...

 

Letter to the editor - Nov. 20

New taxes on rich would help reduce inequality We have someone running for president who knows what needs to be changed to benefit the majority of the citizens and the courage to present a plan. We...

 

Whatever happened to that airline?

Carol Nash has a question. The Clovis woman perhaps best known as the pronouncer at local spelling bees for years is also the granddaughter of a Quay...

 

Change thinking to be more thankful

So Thanksgiving is at hand, the holiday that shares its name with a type of prayer. In the interest of transparency, I’ll admit I’m not great at...

 

Thankful to veterans for service

Monday was Veterans Day. Thank you veterans for your service to our country! Without that, we wouldn’t have the freedoms we enjoy. Many of our nation’s veterans have come home physically and/or...

 

Medicare for all who want it easier to swallow

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is trying to sell Americans on “Medicare for All” with the help of a new financing plan, should first have analyzed the dilemma in deep-blue New York, where a bill to...

 

Balloting passes its first test

I don’t know what to conclude from looking at voter turnout statistics from the New Mexico Secretary of State’s office for the Nov. 5 local elections. Quay County generated a turnout of 21...

 

We need more people able to adopt

If you’re a young child trapped in our infamous foster care system, your future is bleak. It’s likely that you’ll bounce around to more than a dozen foster homes until you “age out” at 18...

 

Much to learn from raid that killed ISIS leader

There is much to say about the raid that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and even more to learn. Begin with congratulations to the unknown military and intelligence personnel who...

 

Freedom doesn't have to be pretty

Facebook and Twitter are social media platforms that set the world-wide gold standard for their particular brands of dialogue-inducing software. Their inventors set them up as neutral media for...

 

Monopolies bad for energy consumers

Tens of thousands of acres scorched by unstoppable wildfires. Thousands of people evacuated from their homes near San Francisco and Los Angeles. Electricity shut off to millions to prevent hurricane-s...

 

Love defined by the law of God

Jesus said the two greatest commandments were commands to love. We are supposed to love God and love our neighbors as ourselves. How would you answer...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 12/13/2019 05:15