Entries Tagged as 'Sandia National Laboratories'

Heather Wilson Gets the Last Word

November 18th, 2013 · No Comments · open government, Uncategorized, Washington

By Denise Tessier The Albuquerque Journal was generous in giving one-time New Mexico congresswoman Heather Wilson a forum to explain further her $10,000-a-month contract from Sandia National Laboratories, a lucrative deal in which money started accruing to Wilson the day after she left office. Wilson was given a good part of the Nov. 11 Journal […]

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The West, Texas Explosion: A Horrific Lesson on Lax Regulatory Oversight

April 29th, 2013 · No Comments · role of government, Uncategorized

By Denise Tessier At the risk of sounding insensitive about the bombings in Boston (which would not be true), I could not help but compare, from the outset, how that event was covered by both national media and the Albuquerque Journal to the way the West, Texas fertilizer explosion was played. Because the former was […]

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Journal’s Free Market Fantasies Out of Sync with Real World Reporting

April 13th, 2013 · 2 Comments · economy, journalism, role of government

By Arthur Alpert I’m sure you have noticed the excellent work of Journal business reporter Kevin Robinson-Avila. The guy has been writing intelligently and lucidly since his arrival last June, mostly about technology, energy and venture capital. He’s solidified my grasp on how the system works. And I should have written an appreciation earlier. That […]

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