Bayh decision leaves questions unanswered

Freedom New Mexico It is generally praiseworthy when a politician announces that he “doesn’t love Congress” and has come to the conclusion that he can serve the public more effectively from a position in the private sector. Thus, Indiana Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh’s announcement that he will not seek a third term in November is […]

Overregulation driving price of gas higher

Freedom Newspapers If only automobiles could run on hot air from politicians bloviating about high gasoline prices. Then we might have something. President Bush is the latest to jump on a bandwagon overcrowded with the likes of Chuck Schumer, Nancy Pelosi, Bill Frist, Dennis Hastert, Arlen Specter, Dianne Feinstein and Arnold Schwarzenegger, announcing a probe […]

Politicians worried about own back yards

Ned Cantwell: State columnist Here’s what is wrong with politics: The very nature of the beast puts the politician’s credibility in the red zone day in and day out. Case in point. There are 51 radar-evading F-117A Nighthawk stealth jets stationed at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo. They are 20 years old. The Air […]