V.21 No.4 |
The Daily Word in fire fighting drug traffickers, nuclear waste, National Good Day Day and Juan Epstein, r.i.p.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sun Jan 29 2012 8:56 AM ]
There is a new commission trying to figure out what to do with thousands of tons of nuclear waste in America.
Gwynyth Doland is the new head of the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government.
Are Yelp and other crowdsourcing tools wrecking your chances for good time?
This guy figured out when Ice Cube actually did have that good day.
Here's a helpful guide about the American film industry's long-standing resistance to new technology.
The Pentagon wants a super-
Uggs are banned at this Pennsylvania middle school.
Oakland Mayor tells Occupy Oakland protesters to "stop using Oakland as its playground." 300 arrested.
This physician wanted to reanimate George Washington using a bellows, fire and lamb's blood.
Cats in sinks photo gallery.
Robert Hegyes, Welcome Back Kotter's Juan Epstein died.
The Star Trek house may be dismantled and sold. By the builder's ex-wife.
On this day in 1880 W.C. Fields was born.
V.21 No.4 | 1/26/2012
Congressman Luján ditches SOPA
By Marisa Demarco [ Mon Jan 23 2012 3:20 PM ]
Last week, I tracked down comment from New Mexico’s representatives and senators on the Stop Online Piracy Act and its twin, the Protect IP Act.
Rep. Ben Ray Luján, who represents Santa Fe and northern New Mexico, was signed on as a cosponsor of SOPA. A few minutes ago, his spokesperson Andrew Stoddard sent word that Luján was no longer supporting the measure:
Online piracy is a serious issue that hurts our economy and costs us jobs in New Mexico. Counterfeit medication and contaminated drugs that are sold online endanger the health of Americans. It is clear that steps need to be taken to combat online piracy, but after further review, I have decided that I can no longer support SOPA in its current form. Over the past few weeks, I have heard from many of my constituents who agree that piracy is an issue that must be addressed yet have serious concerns with provisions in this bill. After listening to them and talking with folks in the district over the weekend, I took another hard look at the bill. While we need to take steps to address online piracy, we must also protect the unique qualities of the Internet.
V.21 No.3 |
The Daily Word in film caps, Gingrich and Megaupload
By Marisa Demarco [ Fri Jan 20 2012 9:37 AM ]
17-year-old student stabbed and killed at school.
City pays woman back after police destroyed her weed.
State lawmakers looking to banish the $50 million cap for film rebates imposed last year.
Look inside the Fukushima containment vessel.
Santa Fe's minimum wage will be the highest in the country.
Congress is going to hold off on PIPA and SOPA votes.
Romney may lose to Gingrich in South Carolina.
College students are playing the fainting game. I thought that was for kids.
Hackers retaliate after Megaupload is shut down.
A matrilineal state in India (where women rule).
If that capsized cruise ship dumps its fuel, it will pollute one of the most pristine segments of the Mediterranean.
Why is it hard to believe in evolution?
Advice that doesn't make sense until you're too old to need it.
Pulitzer Prize: Meh.
V.21 No.3 | 1/19/2012
The Daily Word in Rick Perry folding, Terrell Owens signing, Mark Wahlberg going nuts
By Sam Adams [ Thu Jan 19 2012 10:12 AM ]
Rick Perry drops out, endorses Gingrich.
APS superintendent says Gov. Martinez’ plan would misuse education funds.
Some numbers on yesterday’s web blackouts.
Police say man was drunk when he was “hogtied” in a convenience store parking lot after pulling off interstate.
Report counts 200 more homeless people in N.M. than last year.
Marky Mark says he would have been a hero had he been on one of the 9/11 planes. We’d all be heroes if we quit using petroleum (2:18 in). Maybe he really does talk to animals.
Meeting at 3 p.m. today at the Convention Center over proposed Westside Walmart.
Police say a 10-year-old stabbed his friend to death.
England spies on Russia with a fake rock.
Holy shit, that’s a lot of bamboo.
The Giants playing a great game had nothing to do with the Packers losing. Real reason: This crying girl put sparkles on her nails and didn’t wear her Aaron Rodgers jersey.
V.21 No.2 | 1/12/2012
Three of five N.M. congressmen cosponsored SOPA and PIPA
By Marisa Demarco [ Wed Jan 18 2012 3:37 PM ]
The Alibi talks with state reps and senators about Wednesday’s web blackouts in response to the SOPA and PIPA acts.
V.21 No.3 | 1/19/2012
Thousands of websites to protest SOPA tomorrow
By Marisa Demarco [ Tue Jan 17 2012 3:24 PM ]
You’ve probably heard that Wikipedia, Reddit, Boing Boing, Mozilla, TwitPic, WordPress and others will go dark tomorrow. Politico estimates about 7,000 sites will participate in the blackout.
The BBC broke down the controversy for us.
Here’s an explanation of how SOPA and its Senate twin PIPA could affect you.
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