Fellow Doña Ana Republicans:You have probably heard by now that some 500 conservative groups have been targeted by the Internal Revenue Service. The Albuquerque Tea Party was one of the groups targeted. Seven Democratic senators urged the IRS to crack down on these groups. New Mexico Senator Tom Udall was one of the seven. I was alarmed to learn that part of the IRS’ crackdown, demanded the content of a pro-life group's prayers during their application for 501(c)(3) status as a nonprofit organization---a direct attack on the applicant-individual’s First Amendment rights. On Friday, May 17th, the Thomas More Society presented over ... Continue Reading
By DARP NM
On April 6th, 2013, the results of the Dona Ana Republican Party Biennial Convention signaled a change in the direction of the Republican Party.
Led by newly elected Chairman David Clements, a clean sweep of all County Officer positions changed the course of Dona Ana County politics; replaced by new faces, fresh ideas, and conversely, a reclaiming of conservative principles to lead the way in New Mexico’s second most populated county. Other elected officers were 1st Vice-Chairman Russell Allen, 2nd Vice-Chairman Daniel Sonntag, Secretary Jared Wallis, and Treasurer ... Continue Reading