Entries Tagged as 'Thomas Cole'

Balancing Act

August 23rd, 2013 · 1 Comment · economy, immigration, role of government, Uncategorized

By Arthur Alpert How ridiculous is journalistic balance? Well, back in my TV days, we would conjure up a documentary on air pollution; the first half would explain scientifically how it poisons living things while the other 50 percent argued that dirty air is good for us. Hey, it was perfectly balanced. Balance has lots […]

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Island of Influence: Report Details Impact of Koch-funded Donors Trust in New Mexico

March 10th, 2013 · 2 Comments · environment, journalism, role of government, tax policy, voting rights

By Arthur Alpert Remember when Secretary of State John Foster Dulles refused to “recognize” China because he disapproved of its Communist government?  A wedding of stupidity and arrogance was sufficient to wipe a colossus from the world atlas. The Albuquerque Journal’s inability to recognize the existence of a continent of the wealthy – where cash […]

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Why Not Call Wiener's Joke What It Is, Thom?

March 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

By Tracy Dingmann Is there really any question about whether the “joke” that Bernalillo County Commissioner Michael Wiener emailed to his buddies involving President Obama, black people, sex in the shower and prison was actually funny or appropriate? Not to me. And not to anyone I know. The “joke,” which Wiener sent to the county […]

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