It's a Different "Game" this Time

We often refer to politics as a "game," and many aspects of politics are like games. There are rules. There are competitors. There are...

Campaign Information

As more people come to this website, there will be a greater need to be sure certain information is available. So, here's a list of...

Ranked Choice Voting

Election day for our municipal election is going to be November 5. Under new state law, the election will be run by our County Clerk's...

Campaign Platform

Several people have asked me what the platform is for this campaign for mayor. First and most importantly, it is about Las Cruces, who...

What's Next

CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS First and foremost, the best contribution we can each can make to this campaign is word of mouth. What we share...

We Are Doing This

We didn't ask for the situation. We aren't getting any federal funds to help with it. We are, however, stepping up. We can do this. We...

4 Months

The election is November 5 (and according to new state law, those of us winning our elections will be sworn in on January 1). I'm a...

LIVE Las Cruces!

¡Viva Las Cruces! translates to Live Las Cruces! It is an essential expression of seeking our success and being a place that is alive...

Economic Diversity

There is something of an equation that has to be built around the things we want. We say we want to see more of our young people able to...

Vision

There is so much about vision that is transforming ideas, intangible and etherial ideas, into something real, solid, actual. It is what...

Leadership

When I was teaching and more recently being on the city council, I have seen an important part of my role being in the example I have...

Making Votes Count

I sent a 199 word letter to the editor of the Bulletin last year before the election. I may have missed if and when it was shared in...

Prohibition

One hundred years ago today, the Eighteenth Amendment was ratified, and just over a year later, on January 17, 1920, it went into effect....

LIVE Las Cruces... How

People keep asking how they can help get me elected. I recently commented here on why I am running for mayor and mentioned that there is...

Term Limits

Earlier this year, I introduced two ideas to the council and got little to no support for either of them. That can happen in democratic...

Running for Mayor

Sleep eluded me some nights ago; so, as Allison slept calmly beside me, I lay there wide awake trying to figure out what would get me to...

Æsthetics

If you look carefully at this photo, you can see some human-made intrusions into the shot. However, what takes our breath away is what...

Film in Las Cruces

This has been an uncertain path for me. I have no background in film and no sense of what works, what doesn't in this field. So, I...

Social Media Woes

I am taking a weeklong break from Facebook. I'd love to say the idea was my own, but it comes from the NAACP, and I agree with doing it...