Unemployment rate rises for NM cities as other metros recover

Jul 2, 2013 Full story: Business Journal 347

The unemployment rate in New Mexico and its four major metropolitan areas increased in May, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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looney

Santa Fe, NM

#62 Jul 7, 2013
Really Good wrote:
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IM NEVER WRONG

Oklahoma City, OK

#63 Jul 7, 2013
CornDogz wrote:
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At your age, with your experience and stunted mental capacity you have no convictions, only disconnects. Your rant above backs that up nicely, thank you very much!
Think green there l'il Burro, that's where the jobs in NM will be, there and in drone R&D.
I suggest you take those Blinkers off so you can see and think outside the box. Hard rock mining and burning of coal is not environmentally responsible great great grand paw. As for windturbines? Did you ever hear of China?
Atomic Cafe

Rio Rancho, NM

#64 Jul 7, 2013
xando wrote:
You have the two draft dodgers, Rush and Reagan ("both great men" according to you), to thank for NAFTA, which has expanded and created world trade with places like China. You should also thank many other of your fellow conservatives for their support of NAFTA, as well.
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NAFTA equals "North American Free Trade Agreement". Take a geography lesson, or at least look at a globe. China is not in North America. NAFTA has to do with Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. AND, NAFTA was signed, and enacted by, your hero President, and "draft dodger" by your own definition, William Jefferson "Slick Willie" Clinton. And that ends your lesson for the day.
Atomic Cafe

Rio Rancho, NM

#65 Jul 7, 2013
IM NEVER WRONG wrote:
<quoted text> Pleas think before you spout off information that cannot be substantiated. Just to focus on the -effects of wind turbines. Not only do they kill migratory wildlife, they also have an adverse effect with fragmentation of the land. With deep hole drilled into our Earth, wildlife is harmed even more. The emotional effects to humans has not been widely studied.
The emotional effect of liberalism on humans HAS been studied, by me, and I have determined that liberalism makes humans into worthless parasites. And so ends YOUR lesson for today.
xando

Phoenix, AZ

#66 Jul 7, 2013
I was expecting this kneejerk reply from you because you're obtuse.

NAFTA was signed by Clinton with the full support and encouragement of the very conservatives YOU admire and follow. Leave it to you to completely miss that point. And BTW, NAFTA paved the way BIG time for what is going on with china.

You are so unbelievably dense.
Atomic Cafe wrote:
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NAFTA equals "North American Free Trade Agreement". Take a geography lesson, or at least look at a globe. China is not in North America. NAFTA has to do with Canada, the U.S., and Mexico. AND, NAFTA was signed, and enacted by, your hero President, and "draft dodger" by your own definition, William Jefferson "Slick Willie" Clinton. And that ends your lesson for the day.
Atomic Cafe

Rio Rancho, NM

#67 Jul 8, 2013
xando wrote:
I was expecting this kneejerk reply from you because you're obtuse.
NAFTA was signed by Clinton with the full support and encouragement of the very conservatives YOU admire and follow. Leave it to you to completely miss that point. And BTW, NAFTA paved the way BIG time for what is going on with china.
You are so unbelievably dense.
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You apparently didn't know what the initials for NAFTA stood for, or what the law was about, and you must have forgotten that your Democratic "elder statesman" Bill Clinton signed it into law.

Explain to us exactly what your problem with NAFTA is, and why you completely ignore your "elder statesman" Bill Clinton's role in having it become law. You DO know that President's must sign bills for them to become law, don't you? That's like fifth grade stuff.

"NAFTA means jobs, American jobs, and good paying American jobs. If I didn't believe that, I wouldn't sign this agreement." - President Bill Clinton, while signing the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Clinton could have vetoed NAFTA. The vote's weren't there to overturn a veto.

You must have also conveniently "forgotten" Al Gore's strong support of NAFTA. When Ross Perot was slamming NAFTA as the law that would create the "giant sucking sound" of jobs moving out of the USA, it was Gore who countered Perot and swung the debate in Clinton and Gore's favor. Remember the old "Larry King Live" special where Gore debated Perot? It was Perot who was against NAFTA, and Gore who supported it. The whole episode is on YouTube. NAFTA wouldn't have passed without Al Gore and that debate on TV.

Let's hear you say "Ross Perot was right about NAFTA, and Bill Clinton and Al Gore were wrong."

Don't facts hurt?
another

Santa Fe, NM

#68 Jul 8, 2013
Atomic Cafe wrote:
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The emotional
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insane assertion. Bonehead wants more corporate domination and handouts and no values protected other than those that serve the narrow corporate interests.
Atomic Cafe

Rio Rancho, NM

#69 Jul 8, 2013
another wrote:
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insane assertion. Bonehead wants more corporate domination and handouts and no values protected other than those that serve the narrow corporate interests.
No. What I want is a LOT simpler than that: Less government and more freedom. The ONLY reason there is ANY corporate domination is because government made it happen. And don't think for a minute that your liberal buddies in Washington (or the roundhouse in Santa Fe) don't have anything to do with it, because if government wasn't taxing and regulating to start with, they wouldn't be able to give special breaks to their friends. You are the bonehead for believing that Democrats are looking out for you. What they do is take away your money and freedom, and then give a little of it back to you when they want your vote. How much longer are you going to fall for that?
more

Santa Fe, NM

#70 Jul 8, 2013
Atomic Cafe wrote:
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utter nonsense from a simpleminded liar. The freedom you are talking about is to operate without regard to any other values other than the short-term bottom line. Shareholders can sue a company if directors try to consider the long-term effects or recognizing any value other than short-term dividends.

Water is a resource that we all need and is more valuable and essential than any other extraction resource in New Mexico. Leaking methane into the atmosphere from natural gas operations never shows up as part of the costs. The legacy of mining in the West has been boom, bust and run away leaving an incredibly expensive mess for the rest of us to deal with. With split estates, the primacy of the subsurface rights doesn't allow much consideration for the landowner and effect on his freedom.

Regulation provides some level of protection for everyone else's freedom and maintaining the common good but never comes close to balancing out the equation. And deregulation that reduces the protections we do have just to compete with corrupt states like Oklahoma while the price is low is just dumb economics.
hey

Santa Fe, NM

#71 Jul 8, 2013
Atomic Cafe wrote:
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because if government wasn't taxing and regulating to start with,
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you don't believe in taxes either?? LOL
Atomic Cafe

Rio Rancho, NM

#72 Jul 8, 2013
more wrote:
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utter nonsense from a simpleminded liar. The freedom you are talking about is to operate without regard to any other values other than the short-term bottom line. Shareholders can sue a company if directors try to consider the long-term effects or recognizing any value other than short-term dividends.
Water is a resource that we all need and is more valuable and essential than any other extraction resource in New Mexico. Leaking methane into the atmosphere from natural gas operations never shows up as part of the costs. The legacy of mining in the West has been boom, bust and run away leaving an incredibly expensive mess for the rest of us to deal with. With split estates, the primacy of the subsurface rights doesn't allow much consideration for the landowner and effect on his freedom.
Regulation provides some level of protection for everyone else's freedom and maintaining the common good but never comes close to balancing out the equation. And deregulation that reduces the protections we do have just to compete with corrupt states like Oklahoma while the price is low is just dumb economics.
There you go with that old, tired, worn out liberal thinking again. Everything that humans do is wrong, and everything that government does is right. Don't worry that government is run BY HUMANS. Somehow, when humans works for the government, they are BETTER than the man who works in the private sector? Bullshit.

In business, those who think short term don't last, and they eventually go away. Self correction and the free market at work. Only those who think long term survive. In the United States, you used to be able to buy railroad bonds that were floated for one HUNDRED years! That's long term thinking, and man did it. And railroads become one of the most successful industries EVER. Where's ENRON? Long gone, and almost forgotten.

Water in New Mexico is more at risk from nature than from ANYTHING man does. Right now, water is at risk because there ISN'T any. We are in the middle of a drought. A couple years ago, we were flooding. That's called nature. Better get used to it, because nature isn't going anywhere. Every time a liberal wants to justify his or herself, they bring out the old emotional "we're poisoning our soil" argument. But we never run out of soil OR water!

Water is more valuable than oil? Then why isn't water 80 bucks a barrel like oil? My last water bill, water cost me .0005 a gallon. That's about 3 cents a barrel. When oil gets down to 3 cents a barrel, or water hits 80, we'll talk about what's more valuable. The reason water is so damn cheap is because there is so damn much of it.

Methane? Made by nature. It isn't created by the oil and gas industry, it's already there. It's organic, and aren't organic products good? You liberals always say so.

The REAL legacy of mining is prosperity, economic growth, jobs, and technological advancement. Where do you think all the metals that go into the fancy circuitry of all those green hybrid cars come from? What about the lead for the batteries or the copper for the wiring? All from mines. And those mines are running today, except they are running in China and India and South America, instead of the U.S. That's all thanks to regulation here in the good old USA.

You liberal idiots ALWAYS say that those you don't agree with are "corrupt", especially if those you don't agree with are successful. In your minds, success means corruption. More bullshit. You would rather see everyone groveling in the dirt just to get a government check than see someone work smart and improve their lifestyle. Conservatives and libertarians may not like our all-powerful government, but you liberals really just hate people.
Another

Santa Fe, NM

#73 Jul 8, 2013
Atomic Cafe wrote:
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. Everything that humans do is wrong, and everything that government does is right.
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lying assertion from you. If you have to create a strawman to make a point, you have no point.
Really

Santa Fe, NM

#74 Jul 8, 2013
Atomic Cafe wrote:
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Methane? Made by nature. It isn't created by the oil and gas industry, it's already there. It's organic, and aren't organic products good?
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you can't be that stupid.
Atomic Cafe

Rio Rancho, NM

#75 Jul 8, 2013
Another wrote:
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lying assertion from you. If you have to create a strawman to make a point, you have no point.
If you have to use the word "strawman", you've admitted you've lost the argument.

“US Navy”

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#76 Jul 8, 2013
Think green there l'il Burro from Santa Fe, that's where the jobs in NM will be, there and in drone R&D. NM needs the jobs and the industry if we have any intention of surviving and encouraging our youth to remain here.

NG can play a big part in this too -IF- we monitor that industry properly.
Well

Santa Fe, NM

#77 Jul 8, 2013
CornDogz wrote:
Think green there l'il Burro from Santa Fe, that's where the jobs in NM will be, there and in drone R&D. NM needs the jobs and the industry if we have any intention of surviving and encouraging our youth to remain here.
NG can play a big part in this too -IF- we monitor that industry properly.
but AC lives on his own planet and doesn't believe in any regulation and wants to perpetuate the myth that these industries are dead in New Mexico right now because of regulation. Which, of course, they are not. And when the idiot teabaggers get pushed aside and stop trying to derail the recovery, demand for all energy will increase enough that those who set the price will be happy.
If you

Santa Fe, NM

#78 Jul 8, 2013
Atomic Cafe wrote:
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If you have to use the word "strawman", you've admitted you've lost the argument.
believe the lies and myths that you spout here, you've admitted that you have lost your mind.

“US Navy”

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#79 Jul 8, 2013
Well wrote:
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but AC lives on his own planet and doesn't believe in any regulation and wants to perpetuate the myth that these industries are dead in New Mexico right now because of regulation. Which, of course, they are not. And when the idiot teabaggers get pushed aside and stop trying to derail the recovery, demand for all energy will increase enough that those who set the price will be happy.
- he(?) puts forth some good points overall, whether you agree or not.
- several are regulated into the ground by our legislature, or sold out of state, then we buy the product back at an inflated cost.
- teabaggers are not the problem, the legislature is run by democrats, not the tea party. The legislature always have their hands out for their share(patron/peon mentality), like Billy Triple Chins did. Between that and a myriad of other hurdles, few companies want to locate here. That's one of the reasons green has not caught on here even though we have an abundance of natural resources here to support it - wind, sun and open space.
- producing green energy could be a massive boon for NM and for our job market.
Atomic Cafe

Rio Rancho, NM

#80 Jul 8, 2013
Well wrote:
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but AC lives on his own planet and doesn't believe in any regulation and wants to perpetuate the myth that these industries are dead in New Mexico right now because of regulation. Which, of course, they are not. And when the idiot teabaggers get pushed aside and stop trying to derail the recovery, demand for all energy will increase enough that those who set the price will be happy.
No myth, jackass. Natural Gas is booming in places where they allow it. Google Pennsylvania, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, even Colorado.

You liberals are the mythmakers. You have to keep making excuses why New Mexico is the ONLY state where there's natural gas where the gas business isn't growing. You point to Hobbs and say "Looky here, oil is doing good in Hobbs.", and it will, as long as it remains high priced and profitable. If the price of oil tanks again, as it has off and on since the beginning, watch oil men vacate Hobbs like natural gas did the Four Corners area of New Mexico. They'll be heading for every other state there oil is. You say it MUST be because the other states are corrupt. Bullshit. Just because other states haven't enacted equally onerous anti-energy laws like New Mexico has doesn't mean they are corrupt. It's because the other states WANT the industry, and the Democrats in Santa Fe drove it to them. Can't find a job in New Mexico? Thank a Democrat.

http://www.nmlegis.gov/lcs/legislator_search....
nope

Santa Fe, NM

#81 Jul 8, 2013
CornDogz wrote:
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the teabaggers are the problem with the national economy. What our legislature does is largely irrelevant in comparison.

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