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Weekly Alibi
 Mar 16 - 22, 2006 
“Happy” Birthday
In their own words--on the eve of the Iraq War's third birthday, two activists and a political refugee weigh in on where we stand and how we've fallen.
NEWS/OPINION
Ortiz y Pino
Ortiz y Pino laments the Democratic Party's turn from FDR and JFK to "GOP Lite."
Reaching Water
A new Sandia study shows that a contaminant from the Mixed Waste Landfill could reach the Albuquerque aquifer as early as 2010. Is it time to start worrying yet?
MUSIC
Spotlight: Our Music Showcase is Better Than Yours!
NM@SXSW: The New Mexico Music Showcase unofficially invades Austin's South by Southwest Music Festival and Conference for the second year running. Take that, Texas!
FOOD
Restaurant Review: Juliani's Italian Bistro
This week on the menu: Juliani's Italian Bistro, where the portions are big and the paint is still wet.
FILM & TV
Why We Fight
Why We Fight is a provocative picture of war that's no longer run by generals or politicians, but by corporate executives bent on a constant--and profitable--state of armed conflict.
ARTS/LIT
Art News
Atomic bombs and hot air balloons--why one local artist wants to float his controversial first public work with your cold, hard cash.

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The Daily Word in Penis, Not Penis, Penis

The Daily Word

APD officer Keith Sandy joked about shooting James Boyd in the penis before fatally shooting him in the chest. No he didn’t, says the Albuquerque Police Department. Yes he totally frigging did, says Keith Sandy.

Texans will soon arm themselves with crossbows to protect New Mexican pumpkins from wild pigs. This is not one of Nostradmus’s more obscure prophecies, but actually a real thing that’s happening. h/t Dukecityfix.

Cooking With Pooh and 24 more completely inappropriate (but real!) children’s books.

The new Left Behind movie has scored a rare and coveted blurb from Satan himself.

Here’s a new reason to freak out about ebola this week: Freak out!

Super-successful joke maker Seth MacFarlane made a (honestly not-very good) joke about New Mexico last night. News 13 is on the case!

Alibi Picks

We're With You, Against Me!

Punk masters Against Me! take the stage at Launchpad.

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The Daily Word in Sheriff Rodella's conviction, deficit destroying dildos, and outlawing the Confederate flag

The Daily Word

Family Guy mentioned New Mexico in last night's episode.

Rio Arriba County sheriff Tommy Rodella was convicted of abusing his power yesterday.

I don't know what this means but Blue Cross/Blue Shield seems to be preparing for a shakeup.

Kansas is liquidating a large number of sex toys to make up for a budget shortfall.

Leg-lamp.

White House fence jumper made it further into the building than was previously disclosed.

Snoop Dogg interviews the news anchor who quit so abruptly recently.

California outlawed the Confederate flag.

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