Khal Spencer

Khal Spencer

Um...Marco Serna is a Democrat.

Khal Spencer

Sure would be nice if the New Mexican invited an actual climate scientist of national repute to write a factual essay for this paper.

Shutting down the Permian Basin will not stop the world from using fossil fuels because people want their energy-intensive stuff. Funding our R and D…

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More details on this exhibit here.

https://unmevents.unm.edu/site/library/event/george-orwell-his-enduring-legacy/

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Aren't there a few other credible candidates in this race to pull it back to actual issues? Or do we have to endure Marco Serna's low blows and Ms. Plame's off topic TV ads indefinitely?

https://ballotpedia.org/New_Mexico%27s_3rd_Congressional_District_election,_2020

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Here is more information, since the article omitted details. The exhibit started in September and ends in March.

https://unmevents.unm.edu/site/library/event/george-orwell-his-enduring-legacy/

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Homage to Catalonia was Orwell's contribution to the extensive literature on the Spanish Civil War. For those here who missed it, Renesan recently did a short course on the Spanish Civil War and that was one of the readings.

Golly, in this time of "fake news", dozens of news sources…

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There are a few good reasons to build that road. One, if the lab is going to expand, it would provide a much shorter route to housing in Santa Fe. Two, if the New Mexican is worried about damage to the natural world, it should worry about the fact that a major part of the work force drive…

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I'll not get into whether the nation needs LANL's weapons and other missions for reasons of conflict of interest, but I will concur with my friend Greg Mello on one major point, which is, how we look at economic development or lack thereof.

After decades of heavy Federal spending on…

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Khal Spencer commented on A little lesson in economics

One source (Strong Towns) suggests it costs 34 cents a mile to commute by car, on average. For a 20 day month, that is close to 700 bucks. I'd be curious as to whether that exceeds the difference in housing costs. It might.

The old "voting with their feet" expression originally desc…

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Khal Spencer commented on A little lesson in economics

Whether it is a garage or an art center, someone has to pay the bills and in Santa Fe, a good part of that is our extortionary land/home prices. On a recent trip back from Albuquerque, I saw a constant stream of heavy traffic headed south on I-25 from Santa Fe during rush hour. People are…