Arguably the Dumbest Veto (so far) In Governor Martinez’ Legislative Massacre

After experiencing her first veto override in seven years as Governor, Susana Martinez has gone into the political equivalent of what clinicians call a “psychotic break.” Perfectly innocuous, widely to unanimously supported bills have been nixed in recent days without explanation, in actions truly without logical thought, rationality or purpose. I’m not saying the Governor is… Read More Arguably the Dumbest Veto (so far) In Governor Martinez’ Legislative Massacre

Two Stories About Walking Central Ave.: Yet Another ART Dust-up and another, “Invisible” Story

Note: Today’s BB Goes Duke City Fix post…. Implementing public policy is hard, but the team in charge of explaining implementation of Albuquerque Rapid Transit sure makes it seem far harder than it actually is. Today in its email blast “ART Updates,” that team indirectly refers to the current kerfuffle over sidewalk width in Nob Hill via the… Read More Two Stories About Walking Central Ave.: Yet Another ART Dust-up and another, “Invisible” Story

City of Albuquerque Pulls the Sidewalk Rug on Nob Hill: A Punk History

Last late afternoon, evening and night’s City Council meeting was truly one for the ages. At least five topics that could have “headlined” a typical meeting were all smashed together like the mosh pit at a Circle Jerks’ show. The result was a “concert” longer than any Bruce Springsteen gig. Picking the greatest “hit” would… Read More City of Albuquerque Pulls the Sidewalk Rug on Nob Hill: A Punk History

Want More Depth in Your Democracy? Tonight’s City Council Meeting on “ABC to Z”

Note: This week’s BB goes Duke City Fix post… Are you sick and tired of political discourse revolving around 140-character tweets? Are you looking for more substance and complexity than “more money means we can win wars again” and such? Well, Duke City resident, your City Council is offering up all the substance, complexity and… Read More Want More Depth in Your Democracy? Tonight’s City Council Meeting on “ABC to Z”