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V.25 No.32 | 08/11/2016


The Daily Word in Trump's downward spiral, Adblock v. Facebook and how local law enforcement pad their budgets with seized cash

The Daily Word

New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence are teaming up with Raw Tools for a guns-into-plowshares gun buyback in Santa Fe later this year. Alibi covered the related Guns into Gardens event this Summer.

An MDC corrections officer once fired over allegations of excessive force is under investigation for mistreating an inmate.

NM Attorney General Hector Balderas has joined the ranks of those urging Public Service Company of New Mexico to fast track a contract to supply power to a proposed Facebook data center. The data center will also need water.

The Adblock v. Facebook war goes on.

Time published an excellent chronicle packed with inside information that details Donald Trump's downward spiral and the GOP's strategic response to the Oompa Loompa presidential canditate's alienating style.

Using a network of industry informants the DEA has confiscated hundreds of millions of dollars from domestic air and train travelers, often without laying charges.

It's not safe to text while driving while steering with your feet.

V.25 No.24 | 06/16/2016


The Daily Word in poverty, gravitational waves and messing with scammers

The Daily Word

This is how to combat extremists in the Islamic State.

An MDC prisoner escaped from a transport van in Downtown.

Black holes and gravitational waves, dude.

The Dog Head Fire is now 61% contained.

Today in history.

This dude is messing with the minds of email scammers.

He even got this scammer to write in code!

And he attempted to get a free toaster out of the scam.

On top of sickening athletes with filthy water, here's another reason why the Rio 2016 Olympics are bad news.

About one in seven people in America is living in poverty.

V.24 No.6 |


The Daily Word in how to procure Manson's body for that exhibit that will make you millions, when it's time to call the FBI and Burque's petroglyphs dump.

The Daily Word

Folks won't stop using the petroglyphs area as a dump.

Crazy Espanola principal called FBI on student who threw an American flag out a window.

It is not easy to access books from MDC.

64 musicians who died in 2014.

Charles Manson's fiancé may have tried to marry him in order to eventually procure Manson's body for a Mao-style glass case exhibit.

Other personal stories in addition to his helicopter crash tale told by Brian Williams over the years are now in question.

Florida business owners and patrons may be legally required to have trans customers use the male or female bathroom in accordance with the gender on that person's driver's license.

Twin fetuses-in-fetu were discovered in Hong Kong.

Dominik Strauss-Kahn, disgraced former IMF chief, "didn't have time" for the number of orgies he is accused of participating in.

V.23 No.27 |


The Daily Word in Doritos Roulette, Sarah Palin opened her mouth and Insane Clown Posse fans are a "gang"

The Daily Word

A Mason Jar exploded in the Jemez Mountains.

A prisoner escaped from MDC.

New Mexico made the top of another list, this time for slowest internet speeds in the nation.

Obama is asking Congress for 4 million dollars to help deal with all the unaccompanied immigrant children crossing the US-Mexico border.

Insane Clown Posse's lawsuit over their "gang" status was tossed out.

State declarations and nuclear-free zones.

Sarah Palin is calling for President Obama's impeachment.

"Doctor Death" Jack Kevorkian's Deathmobile (a bubble window VW microbus, a real deathtrap!) was purchased from a Detroit pawnshop.

One fifth of Detroit is slated for demolition.

Three new species of mushroom were found in a package of dried mushrooms from China.

If you live in Canada you can try the new Doritos flavor: "Doritos Roulette".

V.23 No.21 | 5/22/2014

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Ronald Chavez aka Dreamer


Their Hearts Into Art

Incarcerated students’ work exhibits ingenuity and passion

Where Juli Cobb teaches, the school uniform is orange, the attendance rate is almost perfect, and the atmosphere can be stressful, to say the least.
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V.22 No.44 |


The Daily Word in Anal Obsessed Cops, Crack Smoking Mayors and Perfect (Mechanical) Students

The Daily Word

Don't forget to use your turn signal in New Mexico. Our cops are waaaay into butts.

Bill de Blasio becomes New York City's first Democratic mayor in 20 years. Some say his son's impressive Afro made the difference.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits to smoking crack, but it was probably when he was "in a drunken stupor," so no big deal.

Teachers who complain about students on social media should probably stop doing that. Especially if their status update contains the words "I can just kill these kids."

But here's a perfect student: a 240-year old mechanical boy that can be programmed to write just about anything.

And the Metropolitan Detention Center faces more overcrowding: This time it's from 30,000 pounds of unpopped popcorn.

V.21 No.52 |


The Daily Word in divorce, child support, gay marriage in Maine and Swedish pizza

The Daily Word

Former Republican Congressional candidate Gary Smith is accused of slashing opponent Janice Arnold-Jones' tires.

Albuquerque Journal editorial endorses cessation of Metropolitan Detention Center's methadone program.

Joe Arpaio is in the news again.

Kansas seeks to force sperm donor to pay child support for lesbian couple's kid.

The woman who was gang raped in New Delhi died.

Congress renewed the FISA act without any of the amendments that might have protected Americans' digital privacy.

Gay marriage is now legal in Maine.

Video of Russian cops giving hugs.

Did the U.S. government kill Marilyn Monroe because she was a commie?

Interesting history of clothing sizes.

Silvio Berlusconi will pay his former wife 132,000 dollars a day according to their divorce settlement.

Kittens on album covers.

Swedes like kabobs on their pizza.

In 1997 this was a dark day for the fowl of Hong Kong.

V.21 No.48 |


The Daily Word in Lindsey Graham, methadone at MDC, The Farm, and the unicorn's lair

The Daily Word

The Metropolitan Detention Center is planning to end their methadone treatment program.

The Albuquerque Journal bought the Rio Rancho Observer.

What is the Journal publisher thinking?

The higher admission fees for the Rio Grande Zoo take effect on Sunday.

Comprehensive coverage of the Chinese "aircraft carrier style" meme.

The Chinese government finally got the owner of a house in the middle of the road to move out so they could demolish it.

A utility pole materialized in the middle of a road in Quebec.

"When I Say Jesus, You Say Die," Foggy Mountain Blasphemy" and other bargain bin record finds.

So you want to grow a mustache.

Why was Christian Slater's vote rejected in Florida?

Learn about Argentina's infamous "Death Flights" during the 1970's and 80's.

Stephen Gaskin's commune The Farm is still around.

The Farm founder Stephen Gaskin's wife, Ina May Gaskin, wrote the book on American midwifery.

The North Koreans have discovered the remains of a unicorn and it's lair.

Today is World AIDS Day.

Girls dressed as modern conveniences.

Lindsey Graham reminds us that the Guantanamo prisoners don't want to steal our cars.

There is a vampire in Zarozje,

On this day in 1986 the beautiful Musee d'Orsay opened in Paris.

V.21 No.4 | 1/26/2012


City to pipe landfill methane to the jail

One of the tidbits in this week’s Council Watch got a lot of attention. Albuquerque is going to build a line from a local dump to our Westside lockup. The excess methane that’s usually burned off at the landfill with be used to heat water in the jail’s boiler room.

It’s predicted the project will save the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Detention Center thousands every year for about a century.

Council Watch

A No-Bike Road

Bicyclists spoke out about the first-ever bike ban on a 3,000-foot stretch of Chappell between Osuna and Singer. Signs stating "no bicycles" went up in early January. The city says that stretch is too dangerous for cycling.
V.20 No.2 | 1/13/2011

Culture Shock

Enter the Valentine’s Day Card Contest or Die

Valentine’s Day is largely a corporate farce designed to sell cards, candy and conflict diamonds. If you are sans significant other, it’s guaranteed to make you feel worse about yourself.

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Today's Events

3rd Thursday: Día de los Muertos at Albuquerque Museum of Art and History

Local artist Catalina Delgado-Trunk talks about the history of this holiday and sells samples of her work at the Museum Store. Live music by Sherrie and the Exes.

Law-La-Palooza Free Legal Fair at Alamosa Community Center

Cold Shoulder • hardcore, punk • Fear Those Within • Patema at Duke City Sound Stage

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