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Political considerations, 7.11.24

Republican congresspeople just passed a bill requiring proof of citizenship to vote in federal elections. All three New Mexico representatives voted nay, with Sierra County's Democratic Congressman Gabe Vasquez calling the requirement "unnecessary and discriminatory." It is already illegal for non-citizens to vote in federal elections.

Political considerations, 5.2.24

In a head-spinning cover story about Donald Trump's dreams of an imperial presidency, Time magazine reports that the biggest mistake Trump says he made in his first term was to be too nice. Mass immigrant deportations and judicial retribution for political opponents and others who he believes have wronged him are at the top of his to-do list, should he win a second term.