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QUANTUS PEIOR COULD VOS PLANTO IS?

This article is cross-posted at Desert of the Real Economic Analysis.



AUTHOR'S NOTE: The Author often cracks wise that "he has forgotten more about healthcare economics than most people will ever know" (That is not necessarily self-aggrandizement as the Author is an exceedingly forgetful person.)



John McCain (his wildly erratic conduct aside) attempts to cast himself as the stable, rock-ribbed choice for… Continue

Added by FOXP2 on October 19, 2008 at 9:10am — No Comments

A DEMOCRATIC WIN IS NOT ENOUGH. A DEMOCRATIC ROUT IS REQUIRED.

HATE FROM THE "HEARTLAND".…





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Added by FOXP2 on October 18, 2008 at 7:16pm — No Comments

Rocco visits Chroma Studios and Gallery

This video was taken at our October First Friday opening by Rocco, a fitness expert that has recently moved to the Albuquerque area. I met him here on Duke City Fix and attended his Boot Camp training class last month. He has been featured as a personal trainer on the MTV show “Made” and is currently working on a reality show of his own for the MTV… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on October 17, 2008 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Voters to Consider Regional Transit on November 4

Did you know the average New Mexico driver pays $7,823 each year in costs associated with owning a vehicle? What if you could dramatically cut your transportation costs? By keeping the New Mexico Rail Runner Express operating and establishing a regional transit system, many of us could cut transportation costs, keep money in our pocket, protect the… Continue

Added by Mr Cog on October 17, 2008 at 11:28am — 30 Comments

Morning Fix: Sports, The Other Sport

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Added by Somegye on October 17, 2008 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Go Craig Ferguson!

I have been a fan of Craig Ferguson for some time. He's a new United States citizen and here's his take on… Continue

Added by Fenton Ayres on October 16, 2008 at 7:58pm — 3 Comments

In Honor of the Maverick



We couldn't help it. We love the Maverick... dildo that is.



you can now buy the Maverick and other lovely Vixskin dildos online



For every purchase of Vixskin silicone dildos through November 4th, Self Serve will make a donation to Planned Parenthood.… Continue

Added by Self Serve on October 16, 2008 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: At What Cost?

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Added by Somegye on October 16, 2008 at 5:30am — 6 Comments

The Wooden Cow Gallery and Art Space Grand Opening!

This Friday is our BIG Grand Opening Celebration at The Wooden Cow Gallery and Art Space.



Enjoy work by over 55 local artists and craftspeople, in a wide range of genres and techniques (including jewelry, oil painting, mosaic, sculpture, bronze, watercolor, silk painting, glass, pottery, photography, and more!). We've taken this place from dream to reality and we want you to share in the fun.



It's the perfect time to start your holiday shopping while supporting an… Continue

Added by Fenton Ayres on October 15, 2008 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Dog on the wall

Dog on the wall

[Edited per Kitson's suggestion]

Added by Pete Zaitcev on October 15, 2008 at 9:30pm — 7 Comments

Upcoming Bond Issue A

General Obligation Bonds are voted for by the public, and paid for with increases in our property taxes. Bond Issue A is for Senior Citizen Facility Improvements. I am all for that since I think it is a good thing, and I will be a senior citizen sooner than I like to think. I downloaded the League of Women Voters of Central NM Voter'sGuide2008.pdf to sift through this years Ammendments and Bond… Continue

Added by Sarahjmd on October 15, 2008 at 6:55pm — 2 Comments

THAT ELDRITCH DAY OF ECONOMIC MAYHEM THIS WAY COMES. NOT ELECTION DAY. NOT EVEN TRIPLE WITCHING DAY...HALLOWEEN!!!

Below is a reprint of a personal favorite of the Author's from last October.



[AUTHOR'S NOTE: Where but in the Desert of the Real could the Dismal Science of Economics combine with the Hollowing Heart of Evil that Hosts that Most Horrific of Harvest Festivals?]



HALLOWEEN ECONOMICS 201



Halloween 2007 is a fading memory, unlike the candy left in dishes and the decorations that are still to be removed from offices and homes in all corners of the… Continue

Added by FOXP2 on October 15, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Video Tour of Chroma Gallery

If you've been interested in coming by Chroma Gallery, but haven't had the time, check out this video tour I made of our current show. Music in the background was provided by my husband, Aaron… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on October 15, 2008 at 2:28pm — 2 Comments

Harmonic Decay Album Review

Harmonic Decay - Self titled - released 2007

# of tracks: 6

Rating: **** 1/2 out of *****



I finally got a chance to sit down and listen to this album, given to me by Harmonic Decay's lead man Geoff well over six months ago, and I must say I really enjoyed it. The songs range from creepy ambient instrumentals (A Tainted World) to powerful compositions driven by Joanna Strange's vocals (A Living Dream). My only dislike is that I want more, with the CD only being six tracks. I… Continue

Added by brian botkiller on October 15, 2008 at 11:31am — No Comments

Oscillation 2008 Review

Oscillation 2008 came to a close this weekend, and left me with the usual feeling of some postpartum depression that usually comes with doing something huge and then seeing it finish up. While this was the most challenging Oscillation in years, it was also my favorite, I’d have to say.



I arrived at the Cell Theatre around 1 on friday, along with Markus, our sound master. I had already been to two Walmarts earlier, and been loading gear out into my car for the whole morning. Upon… Continue

Added by brian botkiller on October 15, 2008 at 11:07am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Quaint, Small, "Real"

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Added by Somegye on October 15, 2008 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Leaves

So I called the magic number 311 and asked when the city picks up leaves and yard waste. "Twice a year". Huh?

Ok, in all fairness, I have heard this before, but I guess I was hoping the times had changed. "Let me look that up for you." Fingers crossed, I was hoping for an October pick-up, but November is ok. "The next pick up is scheduled for December."



Excuse me? I am pretty sure there is this season called Fall or Autumn...it's when the leaves fall off the trees. No offense,… Continue

Added by Jason Goldbarg on October 14, 2008 at 9:42pm — No Comments

Presidential Debate 3 Viewing At UNM Sub Ballroom A

Added by fosgate on October 14, 2008 at 5:47pm — No Comments

Why Not 10 Days Ago?

I'm puzzled that this was announced today (Tues, 10/14). The trail was open 10 days ago (or more) and was very convenient for getting to Balloon Fiesta. Why wasn't it announced before Fiesta?



Trail now goes from UNM to Alameda Written by Nancy Tipton for the Albuquerque Journal, last updated Tuesday, October 14, 2008, at 12:01:43

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Added by mjh on October 14, 2008 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

Fiamma Fumana at the Cooperage

I had the pleasure Saturday night of attending an AMP concert at the Cooperage. The performing group was Fiamma Fumana from Italy. There music would be hard to label and that is a good thing. There cd loaded as Pop music and they seemed to have a world music flair. The instrumentation from the group was vocal, accordian, drums, bagpipe and dj. Occasionally the accordian player would play guitar and the bagpipe player would perform on Fife, there was constant wonderful vocal harmonies. The first… Continue

Added by aaron lewis on October 14, 2008 at 3:42pm — 1 Comment

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