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  • Oil and gas leaders say Biden moratorium on new drilling will hurt New Mexico

    01/25/2021 12:43:17 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    KOB4 ^ | January 24, 2021 | Grace Reader
    <p>Oil and gas leaders in New Mexico are raising concerns over President Joe Biden’s recent executive action that put a 60-day pause on new oil and gas leases on federal land.</p><p>In New Mexico, the industry accounts for nearly one-third of the state’s general fund revenues, and industry officials said even a temporary halt on leasing will hurt the state.</p>
  • Biden’s Energy Executive Orders Will Have ‘Huge Costs’ On American Families, Economist Says

    01/24/2021 9:14:04 AM PST · by rktman · 37 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 1/23/2021 | Samantha Renck
    Nick Loris, an economist with the Heritage Foundation, spoke with the Daily Caller News Foundation’s Samantha Renck about President Joe Biden’s executive orders on energy and the environment, what impact they might have, and more. “The Paris Climate Accord was kind of doomed from the start” Loris, who published the report “Assessing Themes in the Biden Energy and Environment Platform,” said. “It would impose huge costs on American families and consumers and businesses in terms of higher energy prices and really be devoid of any meaningful climate benefit.” Loris also discussed how rejoining the Paris Climate Accord could impact fracking...
  • Ute Indian Tribe Lashes Out at Biden Admin For Restricting Federal Energy Development, “Direct Attack on Our Economy and Sovereignty”

    01/23/2021 7:23:00 PM PST · by White Lives Matter · 70 replies
    GP ^ | January 23, 2021 | Cristina Laila
    Remember when the tribal leaders were “optimistic” about Joe Biden and overwhelmingly voted for him? The honeymoon is already over for the Ute Indian Tribe in Utah. Joe Biden wasted no time destroying tens of thousands of jobs his first day in office by canceling the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Biden also put a 60-day moratorium on new oil and natural gas leases and drilling permits on federal lands and states in the west and southwest are furious. The Ute Indian Tribe in Fort Duchesne, Utah blasted the Biden Administration’s restrictions on federal energy development. “Your order is...
  • Buyer’s Remorse: New Mexico’s Leaders Say Biden Energy Bans Will Devastate State’s Economy

    01/23/2021 2:16:43 PM PST · by White Lives Matter · 90 replies
    GP ^ | January 23, 2021 | Cristina Laila
    Joe Biden wasted no time destroying tens of thousands of jobs his first day in office by canceling the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. Biden also put a 60-day moratorium on new oil and natural gas leases and drilling permits on federal lands. New Mexico’s leaders are worried that Biden’s war on the energy business will devastate the state’s economy, where education, jobs and public programs depend on funding from the industry. Joe Biden (supposedly) won New Mexico with 54.29% of the vote vs 43.50% for Trump. “During his inauguration, President Biden spoke about bringing our nation together. Eliminating...
  • Moratorium order shocks NM oil industry

    01/23/2021 8:33:57 AM PST · by brownwill6767 · 128 replies
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | 1/23/21 | Stephen Hamway,Ryan Boetel,Dan Boyd
    The federal government’s 60-day suspension of new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on public lands sent shockwaves through the industry in New Mexico and divided industry experts over potential impacts. “It’s very much putting politics above science,” said Ryan Flynn, president and CEO of the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association. Members of the oil and gas industry and economic experts are weighing the potential impact of the federal government’s 60-day suspension of new ail and gas leasing and drilling permits on public lands. (Jim Thompson/Albuquerque Journal) Acting Secretary of Interior Scott de la Vega on Wednesday ordered...
  • Biden’s pause on oil cause for big concern in New Mexico

    01/22/2021 9:02:09 PM PST · by Jonty30 · 96 replies
    AP News ^ | January 22, 2021 | SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — President Joe Biden’s 60-day moratorium on new oil and natural gas leases and drilling permits is prompting widespread concerns in New Mexico, where spending on education and other public programs hinges on the industry’s success.
  • FBI arrests New Mexico elected official for alleged Capitol riot role

    01/17/2021 5:07:48 PM PST · by conservative98 · 41 replies
    NY Post ^ | January 17, 2021 | 7:33pm | Kenneth Garger
    A New Mexico elected official — who co-founded the group Cowboys for Trump — was arrested by the FBI on Sunday in connection to his alleged role in the Capitol riot. Couy Griffin, an Otero County commissioner, was busted after filming himself on the steps of the Capitol the day a mob of Trump supporters attacked the legislative building, federal authorities told KVIA-TV. At a commissioners meeting on Thursday, Griffin vowed to return to Washington, D.C. on Inauguration Day, armed with guns to “embrace” the Second Amendment, the outlet separately reported. Griffin had called the Capitol siege, “a great day...
  • Elderly NM Man HAS TO SUE THE STATE To Touch His Wife, Who Is In Same Nursing Facility

    01/07/2021 1:12:38 PM PST · by george76 · 5 replies
    MRCTV ^ | January. 5. 2021 | P. Gardner Goldsmith
    A shocking COVID-19 Crackdown story has emerged from New Mexico to remind us that injustice is an immortal human-created monster that always should be exposed and fought. According to New Mexico based WISNews10 and KOAT, 78-year-old Gary Hein had to sue his state-run nursing home system and its overlord, the New Mexico Department of Health, just so he and his own wife could embrace. Hein and his spouse, 80-year-old Ann Severine, have been together for over three decades. Gary resides in the “Independent Living” portion of his Santa Fe nursing facility while Ann, who suffers from dementia, lives in the...
  • New Mexico’s Herrell to object to Electoral College results

    01/01/2021 8:13:52 PM PST · by blueplum · 27 replies
    AP ^ | 31 Jan 2020 | staff
    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — U.S. Rep.-elect Yvette Herrell of New Mexico says she’ll be among Republican members of Congress who will formally object on Wednesday to the certification of the Electoral College tally of votes. Herrell said Thursday on her Facebook page that she would vote against certifying the Electoral College results ... and that it’s her duty as a member of Congress “to ensure that legitimate concerns over the integrity of the presidential election are thoroughly heard and examined.”
  • Video shows ranger tasing Native American man at New Mexico’s Petroglyph National Monument

    12/29/2020 11:12:22 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    KRQE ^ | Dec 29, 2020 | Stephanie Chavez
    A Native American man who regularly visits the Petroglyph National Monument in New Mexico claims he was assaulted by a park ranger over the weekend. Darrell House posted a video that gives a glimpse of what he says was an unjustified tasing. The National Park Service said Tuesday that the incident is under investigation. House said he was walking through the Petroglyphs at the Piedra Mercado trail with his dog, Geronimo, when he saw a large group of visitors on the trail ahead, so he decided to cut through the blocked-off area to maintain social distancing. He said he’s never...
  • Megachurches fined for violating public health orders

    12/29/2020 4:51:47 PM PST · by brownwill6767 · 16 replies
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | 12/28/20 | Rick Nathanson
    They sat close together — hundreds of them — holding candles in the cavernous sanctuary of Legacy Church on Christmas Day, few of them appearing to wear masks. Photos and video of that gathering and a Christmas Eve service at Calvary Church have drawn public outrage on social media and on Monday the state Department of Health notified the two churches that they were each being fined $5,000 for violating New Mexico’s public health orders. Those orders, aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19, limit occupancy of churches and other public spaces, mandate the wearing of masks and urge social...
  • Mass die-off of birds in south-western US 'caused by starvation'

    12/28/2020 11:25:58 AM PST · by SJackson · 64 replies
    Guardian ^ | 12-26-20 | Phoebe Weston
    The mass die-off of thousands of songbirds in south-western US was caused by long-term starvation, made worse by unseasonably cold weather probably linked to the climate crisis, scientists have said. Flycatchers, swallows and warblers were among the migratory birds “falling out of the sky” in September, with carcasses found in New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Arizona and Nebraska. A USGS National Wildlife Health Center necropsy has found 80% of specimens showed typical signs of starvation. Muscles controlling the birds’ wings were severely shrunken, blood was found in their intestinal tract and they had kidney failure as well as an overall loss...
  • New Mexico Cancels Plan to Offer Free College to State Residents

    12/26/2020 4:05:51 AM PST · by knighthawk · 23 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 25 2020 | TOM CICCOTTA
    The state of New Mexico recently canceled its plan to offer free college tuition to all state residents. The proposal, which was originally introduced in September 2019 by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham(D), would have made college tuition-free for 55,000 students in the state. According to a report by Campus Reform, the state of New Mexico has canceled its plans to offer free college tuition to residents of the state. The plan, which was originally announced in September 2019, would have made college tuition-free for the 55,000 students enrolled at state colleges and universities. Recently, the state announced that the plan...
  • Albuquerque won’t be shut out in NM Bowl (Dem governor lockdown forces play in Texas)

    12/23/2020 12:37:39 PM PST · by CedarDave · 4 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | December 22, 2020 | Steve Virgen
    Many will say this is peak 2020: The 15th annual New Mexico Bowl will take place in Texas. That’s right, due to the current state guidelines in New Mexico pertaining to COVID-19 cases, Hawaii (4-4) and Houston (3-4) will not play at the bowl’s home since its inception, University Stadium in Albuquerque. Instead, ESPN Events, which owns the bowl, has moved it to Toyota Stadium in Frisco on Thursday. Nonetheless, New Mexico Bowl sponsors such as Visit Albuquerque will support the game, advertise the city’s attractiveness as a place to live, work and play and encourage Texans and those watching...
  • Sheriff gets national attention and pushback for stance on public health orders (NM ABQ Bernalillo Cty LEO says he won't enforce orders subverting constitutional rights)

    12/23/2020 12:21:53 PM PST · by CedarDave · 15 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | December 22, 2020 | Elise Kaplan
    Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales is gaining national attention for a video he posted on YouTube saying some politicians are turning “everyday citizens into villains for simply attempting to live their lives,” and his department will not enforce any orders that “subvert your constitutional rights.” The video was featured in a Fox News segment Tuesday morning, along with commentary from a former national public affairs director who applauded the sheriff and erroneously referred to the governor as “Michelle Lujan.” The courts have not found the state’s public health orders to be unconstitutional in any cases to date. The governor’s authority...
  • Make Americans Free Again, Ohio Stands Up!, the New Mexico Freedoms Alliance, and New Mexico Stands Up Partner to Fight Tyranny

    12/22/2020 7:33:07 PM PST · by CheshireTheCat · 7 replies
    Make America Free Again ^ | December 22, 2020 | Thomas Renz
    It is a true honor and privilege to announce that Make Americans Free Again, Ohio Stands Up!, New Mexico Stands Up! and the New Mexico Freedom Alliance are partnering in the fight against tyranny. Today the legal team representing the Ohio Stands Up! lawsuit against the State of Ohio, along with Attorneys N. Ana Garner and Jonathan Diener from New Mexico will be filing a major action in the state of New Mexico to free New Mexicans from the tyrannical overreaction to a disease that has been shown to have a 99.9%+ recovery rate. This exciting news is made better...
  • When Republican Sheriff’s stand up to over reaching liberal lock downs! Some hope!

    12/22/2020 7:49:14 AM PST · by brownwill6767 · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/18/20 | Manuel Gonzales Bernallio County Sheriff
    COVID-19 Sheriff's Stay at Home Statement
  • Gina McCarthy, Deb Haaland And Gold King Mine

    12/20/2020 7:26:05 AM PST · by Baynative · 21 replies
    Victory Girls ^ | 12/20/20 | Nina Bookoput
    Gina McCarthy and Deb Haaland are on Biden’s climate team. This should be interesting given both of their ties to the disastrous Gold King Mine spill of 2015. That year, a mine up near Silverton, Colorado was under clean-up protocols by the EPA. The same EPA that Gina McCarthy was running at the time. Then, the spill happened. The Animas River turned into yellow sludge from southwestern Colorado all the way into and nearly through New Mexico. Who lives in New Mexico and just the year before lost her bid to be NM Lieutenant Governor? Joe Biden’s new choice for...
  • Haaland reportedly picked as Biden’s interior secretary (NM Native American Dem US Rep NM-1, radical anti-oil and gas and mining activist, will ban O&G leasing and fracking on federal lands, 40% of NM oil production is on federal lands)

    12/17/2020 8:11:25 PM PST · by CedarDave · 39 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | December 17, 2020 | Stories by Dan Boyd and Ryan Boetel
    SANTA FE — New Mexico congresswoman Deb Haaland has been tapped as President-elect Joe Biden’s interior secretary, according to The Washington Post and other national news outlets. If confirmed, Haaland, 60, would make history as the nation’s first-ever Native American cabinet secretary and would lead an influential federal agency that oversees more than 500 million acres of public lands and tribal issues. Haaland, who is a Laguna Pueblo member and former San Felipe Pueblo tribal administrator, had been touted as a potential Cabinet pick by many fellow House members and Native American groups. As head of the Interior Department, Haaland...
  • New Mexico GOP Files Lawsuit For All Ballots In One County To Be Impounded

    12/06/2020 8:01:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    🚨CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE🚨 December 5, 2020 3:02 PMThe Republican Party of New Mexico is calling for all ballots in Bernalillo County to be impounded in an election lawsuit.“There are questions that still persist and that election integrity and we must look closely at what happened here in New Mexico,” Steve Pearce, NM GOP Chair said.Per the press release, the Republican Party of New Mexico is also considering impounding ballots in other counties.