- There really is a committee called "The Committees Committee". Really.
- Bill Richardson is really both a Special Session rules tyrant and the lamest duck since Daffy.
- Jerry Ortiz y Pino is really running for Lt. Governor. Really. Really hard.
- It really must be possible to not raise taxes, only cut spending by 1.5 percent here (education) and 3.5 percent there (stage agency spending) and still take care of a $650 million shortfall.
- Everyone in Santa Fe really wants oil and gas prices to go back up. Like alot. By yesterday.
- Getting back to education cuts, if 1.5 percent equals $40 million in savings, what's the point of that given the $650 million shortfall? As the dollar figure is nearly immaterial is it really more of a "screw you" symbolic kind of thing? Or is it really more of a "I'm Bill Richardson and I'll prove to you that I'm a big, bearded liar by saying I won't cut education and then cut it by some measly amount just to show you how much I can both lie and accomplish nothing at the same time?"
- I appreciate Steve Terrell's work, but I sure wish we really had more political coverage in this State. And no, I really don't mean Joe Monahan when I say that.
- Reality and a New Mexico Special Session have damn little in common when you come down to it.
Monday, October 19, 2009
Steve Terrell at the New Mexican has the best Special Session coverage (and frankly I wish he had more competition). Between his blog and "story" we get a good sense that:
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