Election 2016


V.25 No.46 | 11/17/2016
Donald Trump
Gage Skidmore

Election Wrap-up

Such is Life

“Let us do something, while we have the chance!”

Pop the various bubbles we have been living in, and take a look at what we have to deal with over the next four years.
Baked Goods logo
Rob M

Baked Goods

Newsbreak

What do the elections mean for the future of cannabis?
V.25 No.44 | 11/03/2016

News

The Daily Word in economics, cryptozoology, education, football and fishing

The Daily Word

A new teevee show titled "Get Shorty" will be filmed in Albuquerque and Los Angeles, the NM Film Office announced today.

In other economics-related news, Moody's Investors Service has lowered the credit outlook for several New Mexico School Districts and public universities.

And a University of New Mexico official has been criticized for spending state money on a bigfoot conference and expedition.

While over at The Atlantic, Emily Deruy writes about cross-border education in the age of Trump.

Up in El Norte, PNM has cancelled plans to build a huge natural gas generation plant and pipeline meant to take the place of the coal-fired monstrosities at the San Juan Generating Station.

New Mexico Democrats are up in arms about false claims made by a Republican PAC associated with La Tejana and her main minion, Jay McCleskey.

An important device on NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover was developed by scientists at Los Alamos National Labs and is managed by staff from the University of New Mexico.

If UNM's Lobo Football team wins this weekend against a similarly named Nevada sports outfit, they might get to go to a bowl game!

Someone stole Johnny Mango's Hillary Clinton for President placard.

Finally in fishing news, an Albuquerque resident caught a 23-and-half-inch rainbow trout on the pecos river recently, using cherry PowerBait

V.25 No.44 | 11/3/2016

Election News

Your Vote Counts!

Down-ballot races require your attention

Down Ballot races define this year’s election.
News City
Robert Maestas

Newscity

Bernalillo County Bonds and Ballot Questions

Want to know what the bond request and ballot questions will be for this year's Bernalillo County general election?

Feature

Hillary Rodham Clinton for President

Weekly Alibi endorses Hillary Rodham Clinton for President of the United States of America.

Election News

2016 Clip ‘n’ Save Voter’s Guide

Cut it out and do your duty, citizens!

Cut it out and do your duty, citizens!
V.25 No.40 | 10/6/2016
Vote
Tom Arthur

Opinion

Vote!

Please do your duty, citizens

Please vote and vote wisely this year.
News City
Robert Maestas

Newscity

N.M. House Passes Three Crime Bills

Three crime bills pass during a special legislative session, second day of Balloon Fiesta sees two crashes and Clinton leads the polls in N.M.
V.25 No.33 | 8/18/2016
Presidential candidate Gary Johnson
Gage Skidmore

News Interview

An Interview with Gary Johnson

Libertarian candidate talks to Weekly Alibi

Alibi political correspondent Carolyn Carlson had some questions for presidential candidate Gary Johnson.
V.25 No.30 | 7/28/2016

News Feature

Third Party Candidates Offer Variety

Presidential campaign filled with outliers

Alibi political correspondent Carolyn Carlson takes a deeper look into third party presidential candidates and their various platforms.
V.25 No.28 | 07/14/2016
Lord Voldemort

Indiana's Joyous Goodbye to Mike Pence

Anticipating greater tragedies to come

As a native Hoosier, I feel like I am in the unique position to express both sadness that the hateful, enemy-of-all-women Mike Pence will (presumably) be Donald Trump's running mate in the 2016 election, but also great joy that he will be out of my home state and ceasing to make us look bad. Being saddled with the dying city of Gary is bad enough.

As Samantha Bee said, "Indiana hates Mike Pence as much as Indiana Jones hates snakes." And it's true. The Indiana Governor is so out-of-touch that in a 1999 op-ed he wrote that Disney's Mulan was a ploy to get women to enlist in the military, describing it as "mischievous liberal propaganda." About as mischievous as, say, trying to mandate funerals for aborted fetuses. Pence also claimed in a 2001 essay that "despite the hysteria from the political class and the media, smoking doesn't kill. In fact, two out of every three smokers does not die from a smoking related illness." Meaning: one in three smokers does die from a smoking related illness, which seems like a pretty high number to me, but you know, I'm not in line for the presidency or anything.

In summary: Mike Pence is somehow even crazier than other notable, absolutely out-of-their-mind Indiana natives like both Michael and La Toya Jackson and Axl Rose. Hands down zanier and more of a bigot than Red Skelton.

We don't have the best legacy in Indiana, but we do have Plan-It-X records, Bloomington and Indianapolis, the Hoosier National Forest and Clifty Falls State Park, Larry Bird and Brendan Frasier.

That Mike Pence will be added to Indiana's legacy, instead of written from history as the terrible, bumbling governor he is, is a regional tragedy, and sadly,on track to become a national one.

V.25 No.21 | 05/26/2016
Totally professional Bern

podcast

Feelin' the Bern

Rob and Courtney take to the streets and join the rally, interviewing other rally goers and volunteers about politics, ideals, and the ridiculousness of this primary season. The New Mexico primary election is June 7th—Get out and vote!
V.25 No.20 | 05/19/2016
Donald Trump
Gage Skidmore

Breaking News

Local Trump Protest Turns Violent

Republican candidate spoke at downtown rally

Global, national and local media outlets are reporting that daylong protests over presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's appearance in Albuquerque have become violent.

The Guardian has obtained photos which appear to show local police forces using pepper spray against protesters.

The Santa Fe New Mexican writes that police and sheriff's deputies in riot gear were deployed when protesters stormed the entrance to the convention center in downtown Albuquerque.

The New York Times reports that protesters threw rocks at police horses outside the event.

In other news, here's a special rocanrol video to provide comfort in these troubled times.

Peace, Albuquerque.

V.21 No.35 | 8/30/2012
A resident of Albuquerque since 1988, Sype says he’s running for president in 2016 to help Democrats make their pitch. “I believe the Democratic Party has the better story to tell, the better solutions to propose to our pressing problems, but we have failed to effectively organize around a coherent narrative.”
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

News Profile

Dark Horse Running

Political unknown goes for broke

Russell Sype, a political unknown from Albuquerque, has launched his campaign—for president.