Judicial branch slow to rein in executive branch

Freedom Newspapers Our constitutional scheme, with three branches of government and government further divided by having local, state and national levels, is the best scheme yet devised for protecting the people’s liberties by empowering different branches of government to limit one another’s power. But it doesn’t always work perfectly. It is during times of war […]

Regents discuss Ruidoso branch

By Tony Parra By Tony Parra FREEDOM NEWSPAPERS The Eastern New Mexico University Board of Regents discussed placing another branch on the tree that is ENMU Friday during a meeting. The discussion was about converting the instructional center in Ruidoso to a branch campus, similar to the one in Roswell. The instructional center in Ruidoso […]

U.S. government must have checks and balances

Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico Liberty includes freedom from arbitrary action by government. That’s why the U.S. Constitution established a judicial branch as a check on the powers of the executive and legislative branches. For that reason it’s commendable that the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday decided to take up the question of whether those […]