New Mexico

2 votes

Veteran dies waiting for ambulance in VA hospital

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A veteran who collapsed in an Albuquerque Veteran Affairs hospital cafeteria, 500 yards from the emergency room, died after waiting 30 minutes for an ambulance, officials confirmed Thursday.

Officials at the hospital said it took a half an hour for the ambulance to be dispatched and take the man from one building to the other, which is about a five minute walk.

7 votes

Judge blasts officers in Torres shooting death

Two Albuquerque Police Department detectives created the dangerous situation that led to the death in April 2011 of a mentally ill, 27-year-old man in his own backyard when they tried to confront him with a warrant over a road rage incident, a judge ruled Tuesday.

28 votes

Gary Johnson "mad as hell"

"The Forest Service officers descended on the ski resort on Feb. 22, saying they were working on tips about possible drug deals, as well as reckless and drunk driving. The searches didn’t yield much — citations and warnings were issued for violations ranging from “possession amounts” of marijuana to cracked windshields — but angered a number of patrons who said the operation was heavy-handed. Several people accused the officers of being rude.

In the immediate aftermath of the sweep, Johnson went so far as to call them “jack-booted thugs.”

7 votes

Gary Johnson, Alan Webber blasts marijuana rule change

Former Gov. Gary Johnson says regulations would send New Mexico patients over the Colorado border


once again sounding more like a Ron Paul Revolutionary than any of the others considering a 2016 run

22 votes

Outraged Albuquerque Citizens Demand Arrest of Police Chief; Protesters Take Over City Council Meeting

Albuquerque citizens continue to demonstrate that they have had enough of their increasingly violent police department. The Albuquerque Police Department has even had its acronym changed by residents to mean Another Person Dead.

The long-standing dissatisfaction reached a new level following the blatant execution of a homeless man that was passed off as justified by police chief Gordon Eden.

27 votes

WARNING! Very GRAPHIC: U.S. Marshals Shoot Unarmed Man in Albuquerque, Seize Cell Phone Cameras from Witnesses (VIDEO)

WARNING! Very GRAPHIC: U.S. Marshals Shoot Unarmed Man in Albuquerque, Seize Cell Phone Cameras from Witnesses (VIDEO)

By Carlos Miller
April 2nd, 2014

As Albuquerque residents take to the streets to protest against the ongoing slayings of citizens by their local police department, federal agents got into the act by opening fire on an unarmed man Tuesday morning, then seizing cameras from witnesses.

25 votes

Fun in Albuquerque today!

Albuquerque is coming alive since helmet cam footage of officers killing a mentally disturbed who appeared to be cooperating by shooting him in the back.

Today's protest was fun! It was good to do my part to help stop violence!

4 votes

VIDEO: Albuquerque PD Accused of Murdering Another Man in Cold Blood - 3/26/14

VIDEO: Albuquerque PD Accused of Murdering Another Man in Cold Blood - 3/26/14

Neighbors dispute police chief’s claim that man fired at police


Adan Salazar
March 26, 2014

A mere nine days after essentially executing a homeless man for illegally camping in the Sandia foothills, police in Albuquerque are again being accused of murdering someone in cold blood.

12 votes

4409 - Albuquerque Police Execute "illegal" Camper

Please forward the video by pushing the share button. of the free..USA USA USA :) I guess this is Iraq now or a game of Call of Duty.

46 votes

Killed for Camping: Albuquerque Police Chief - "Shooting was Justified"

Thanks to Brian Middleton for YT:

LiveLeak video shows Albuquerque Police murdering homeless man for "illegally camping".

Police say 38-year-old James M. Boyd is the man who was killed. Boyd was arguing with police for hours last Sunday in the foothills after officers were going to talk to him about illegally camping.

2 votes

Constitution Party Wins A Lawsuit Against New Mexico’s April Petition Deadline

This is a different lawsuit than the one I posted about a few days ago.

13 votes

Constitution Party Sues New Mexico Secretary of State over dirty tricks


FOR RELEASE: Thursday, December 5, 2013

CONTACT: Frank Fluckiger, National Chairman: 801-544-405

Jon Barrie, NM Constitution Party Chairman: 505-508-3607

New Mexico Constitution Party Sues Secretary of State

National and State Parties Seek Reversal of Denial of Ballot Position

1 vote

New Mexico Liberty Senate Candidate Unites Factions

Mesilla, NM - Tea Party patriots, Libertarian party members, business owners, Constitutional Conservatives, young liberty activists, Students for Ron Paul, and even disenchanted blue dog Democrats gathered Tuesday evening at Andeles, a popular Mexican restaurant off of New Mexico Highway 28, to learn more about the candidacy of Dona Ana Republican Party Chairman David Clements young bid for the United States Senate. The campaign had made a limited attempt to publicize the event to the pan-conservative grassroots in Dona Ana county.

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