We will discuss the current state of, and immediate future for the Republican Party with GOP leaders Janice Arnold-Jones, a member of the state Legislature from 2003 to 2011 and a candidate for the PRC in 2020, for U.S. Congress in 2018, and for governor in 2012; Merritt Hamilton Allen, a candidate for the state Legislature in 2018, a business owner and the daughter of longtime former Rep. Dianne Hamilton of Silver City; and Dave Gallus, a candidate for the state Senate in 2020 who filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn his loss to Bill Soules.
Ali Scotten, head of the NM chapter of the National Iranian American Council and a fellow with the Truman National Security Project discussed deteriorating relations between the U.S. and Iran. Earlier this week, U.S. airstrikes hit Iranian targets in Iraq and Syria. At the same time, the Biden administration is trying to restart negotiations on Iran’s nuclear weapons program.
Walt Rubel and Peter Goodman spent a large part of their opening segment talking about the implications of marijuana legalization in New Mexico. At the beginning, though, they previewed their upcoming segment about the current state of the Republican Party and the role former President Donald Trump plays in it.
Frank and I were home after our first year of college, and Bruce had just graduated from high school in the summer of 1977 when we decided it would be safe to smoke pot in an abandoned field off a quiet road. We were in an abandoned field because none of us had a home of our own at the time. We were all staying with our parents for the summer. Several years ago, a Sunland Park City Council member got caught driving around town getting high with his buddies. And I wondered, doesn’t that man have a living room? The abandoned field wasn’t safe. The police officers dumped our baggie into the wind, took down information from our IDs, gave us a stern talking to and ended by threatening that they would, “talk to their shift commander about what to do next.” There was no next.
Guest host Greg Smith talks about some of the educational opportunities available this summer to Las Cruces students with -
In this program, Charlton Taylor, joins host Randy Harris to share a candid and thoughtful conversation about his journey from Christian Pastor - to Atheist and Humanist Celebrant.
Lisa Lucca has a powerful conversation with author Gini Swancy about sudden loss, grief and the healing power of love.
Stuart Kelter interviews Robert W. Derlet, MD, Professor Emeritus at the medical school of the University of California, Davis, former Chief of Emergency Medicine at the Davis Medical Center, candidate for congress in 2016, and author of the book, Corporatizing American Health Care, published earlier this year. Today’s interview is the second in a series about the corporatization of American Health Care.
Justin Miles serves as a Black Buddhist teacher who also identifies as a Christian. He joined host Xolani Kacela on Take On Faith for a discussion about his spiritual work. He is a licensed mental health provider, hip-hop artist, and martial arts expert. He shared his journey to Buddhism and how he lives as Black person on many levels. He unpacked the challenges of living true to himself and being among an all-white spiritual community.
Award-winning mystery writer and writing instructor Kris Neri returned to the show to chat with Lynn Moorer about her first novel and the first book in her Tracy Eaton Mystery series, Revenge of the Gypsy Queen, a madcap thriller that features Tracy Eaton, an unpredictable, fast-thinking mystery writer from California who is suddenly called upon by her uptight, upright husband, Drew, and his family to solve the mystery of her sister-in-law and restauranteur Marisa’s kidnapping in New York City just before her wedding. As Tracy encounters a host of curious characters and uses various screwball tactics to rescue Marisa and see that justice is served, she enlists Nuri, a charming sidekick, and uncovers secrets that Drew’s family, especially his mysterious Uncle Philly, would prefer were kept hidden.
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