Military mama: Slow down, turn off technology

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Confession time: I get anxiety quickly and over ridiculous things. The more illogical, the more cause I have to stress out. Because not only am I stressing about whatever the actual issue is, I then also add the stress of knowing that I’m stressing out over something I shouldn’t be stressing over. Is that stressful […]

Letter to the Editor: Greed reason for high rental costs

I am appalled by the high cost of rent in the Portales/Clovis area. I am a retired military dependent. Here our troops are fighting in a war, defending and protecting our country. Since Cannon Air Force Base has remained opened, and more squadrons have come in, to raise the cost of rent to such outrageous […]

Letter to the Editor: Hull Overpass repair long overdue

Hull Overpass repair long overdue How ridiculous can our government get? In Tuesday’s Clovis News Journal, 16 people were shown participating in the groundbreaking for the Hull Street overpass. Our question to the state government is this: Why was it necessary to even have a groundbreaking? This overpass was built decades ago with taxpayer dollars […]

$1 gas? Ridiculous

Portales’ Vern Witten brought us some old news with a new perspective the other day.

Crazy world leaves little room for satire

By Leonard Pitts Jr.: Syndicated columnist Satire is my favorite form of humor. In the hands of its most deft practitioners, it makes the ridiculous so plain, the idiotic so obvious, that you cannot help but laugh. Take “All in the Family” as a sterling example. Literal-minded folks may have taken umbrage at Archie Bunker’s […]