Admiration for Kennedy immeasurable

Freedom New Mexico Sen. Ted Kennedy, who died Tuesday night at 77 after a 15-month battle with brain cancer, was one of the remarkable political characters of American political history. As the youngest child of a remarkable political dynasty, he overcame tragedy, an early reputation as a political lightweight, his own personal demons and sometime […]

Sen. Stevens’ conviction hurts waning GOP

Freedom New Mexico Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens’ conviction Monday on all seven federal corruption charges is being viewed in terms of the Nov. 4 general election, which is understandable given that the nation is in the final week of a long and grueling presidential race. From that horse-race perspective, it’s obvious this is more bad […]

Best option for senator is resignation

Freedom New Mexico It is ironic how often great malefactors get tripped up on matters that seem picayune by comparison. Alaska Republican Sen. Ted Stevens has for decades had a reputation as one of the most shameless, unapologetic and relentless pork barrelers in Congress. Sen. Stevens, the longest serving Republican in the Senate — since […]

Smith, William Ted

William Ted Smith Services: Have been held. William Ted Smith, 93, of Farwell, died Monday, April 4, 2005, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born Nov. 11, 1911, in Hassell to Grover and Willie Bell Smith. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a rancher and of the Protestant faith. […]

Sena, Ted

Ted Sena Services: Have been held. Mr. Ted Sena, 39, of Roswell, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2003, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 30, 1963, in Roswell, to Theodore C. and Rosa Aragon Sena. He was raised and attended school in Roswell. He worked as a building carpenter for several […]