Opinion & Columns

Q&A With Congressional Candidate Joseph Sanchez

Congressional District 3 Candidate Joseph Sanchez

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

Editor’s note: This is the seventh in a series in which the Los Alamos Daily Post presents the same set of questions to each of the candidates running for Congressional District 3, which serves the northern half of New Mexico.

Democratic candidate Joseph Sanchez provided the following answers:

POST: Why do you believe you are qualified to represent New Mexico in Congress?

SANCHEZ: I have over 20 years of experience working at Los Alamos National Laboratory. No candidate understands


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DNCU Exemplifies Spirit Of Community Giving

DNCU staff from left, Priscila Marquez, Nicki Gallegos, Anne Kane, Cindy Martinez, Mandi George, Rita Zamora and Matthew Waldschmidt in front of DNCU at 1000 Trinity Dr. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com
 
DNCU staff in front row, Member Service Specialist Priscila Marquez, left, and Member Service Consultant Nicki Gallegos. Back row from left, Vice President – Finance Anne Kane, Assistant Vice President of Service Delivery Matthew Waldschmidt, Assistant Branch Manager Cindy Martinez, Mortgage Loan Officer Mandi George and Automobile Representative Rita Zamora

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An Open Book: Ex Libris, The Gate To The Garden

By DAVID IZRAELEVITZ
Los Alamos

Note to Reader: This Open Book column is part of my occasional “Ex Libris” series about books that have made a difference in my life. Hope you enjoy it.

A garden gate is normally in one of three positions. A gate that is locked and secure guards what is behind it, and one may assume that we should not enter. A gate that is wide open is inviting, but because there is no transition and no effort is needed to enter, we may not notice our passage. However, a gate that is closed but not secure, is one whose garden is available to us, but only if we make the effort to unlatch the lock. It


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Ledoux: Exploring Mysteries Of Living – More Fictitious Causes

By STEPHEN F. LEDOUX
Los Alamos member of The International Behaviorology Institute

Why these columns? Because human behavior causes global problems and solving these problems requires changes in human behavior. So everyone needs to know something about the natural science of human behavior.

Understanding, and being able to spot, a range of fictional explanations for behavior provides a skill. The use of this skill prevents analysis errors when trying to understand the causes of behaviors, including problem behaviors, from local to global. So here we consider some more types of explanatory


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The Day Before Christmas…

By DW DECKER
Los Alamos 
 
A tribute to my sister who is a writer:

T’was the day before Christmas,

I didn’t want to get up.

But the dog licked my face

As if “Hey, what’s up?”

I put on my pants, and my socks with great care,

Then tripped on the carpet and fell down the stair.

The tree was dressed up with tinsel and bling,

But the cat got into it and tore down the whole thing.

I went to the kitchen to see what was the matter,

But I knocked over the turkey and it hit the floor with a splatter.

“Oh Donner, oh Blitzer” I yelled out of fright,

Christmas is ruined. I’m going back to bed. Good night!

EPILOGUE

I looked


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McQuiston: New Car Coverage – What To Know Before You Buy

By ALLEN MCQUISTON
The Jemez Agency

Does the New Year mean a new car for you? Boy, wouldn’t that be nice to purchase the latest and greatest model this year? Or, maybe you have a newly licensed driver that is in need of wheels?

Whether you are replacing an existing vehicle or adding another vehicle to your household, it’s very important to be cognizant of how these two scenarios affect your insurance coverage.

First of all, it’s very important to have an existing personal auto policy in force when shopping for a car. With an active personal auto policy, there will be some amount of automatic coverage


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