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We are building a New Mexico where liberty, opportunity, and prosperity flourish.

The mission of the Rio Grande Foundation is to increase liberty and prosperity for all of New Mexico by informing citizens of the importance of individual freedom, limited government, and economic opportunity.

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Tipping Point New Mexico

Tipping Point New Mexico is the official podcast of the Rio Grande Foundation that addresses public policy issues facing New Mexico, hosted by Paul Gessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation, and Wally Drangmeister.

370 Albuquerque City Councilor Dan Lewis Tipping Point New Mexico

On this week’s podcast interview Paul sits down with Albuquerque City Councilor Dan Lewis. They discuss the big changes that happened last election and what it means for Albuquerque. They talk about some of the major issues facing New Mexico’s largest city including crime, homelessness, and the need to lower taxes and make the City … Continue reading "370 Albuquerque City Councilor Dan Lewis" The post 370 Albuquerque City Councilor Dan Lewis appeared first on Tipping Point New Mexico.
  1. 370 Albuquerque City Councilor Dan Lewis
  2. 369 COVID-19 Censorship, Mask Fine, Legislative Session and more
  3. 368 Dr. Deane Waldman – Medical Establishment Failures
  4. 367 CDC finally gets curious, Bad Bills Drafted and much more

Errors of Enchantment

Errors of Enchantment is the official blog of the Rio Grande Foundation that addresses public policy issues facing New Mexico.

  • by Paul Gessing
    The Rio Grande Foundation today filed an ethics complaint with the New Mexico Legislature over various conflicts of interest at Spaceport America. New Mexico has a volunteer Legislature, but legislating on behalf of a paid client is just not right. Read the full complaint here or click on the first page of the complaint posted […]
  • by Paul Gessing
    As has been widely reported in the media, Albuquerque Public Schools on Wednesday, introduced a whole host of restrictions on various activities at their schools. Here’s a list of the new rules: Wearing properly fitted masks outdoors as well as indoors Students facing one way in classrooms and the cafeteria Keeping students in cohorts No […]
  • by Paul Gessing
    Albuquerque’s prior City Council (not the recently-elected group) collaborated with Mayor Keller to eliminate fares for bus riders. It is hard to say whether the new policy will result in more ridership or not, but it is clear that fewer and fewer people choose to ride the bus. In the private sector this would result […]
  • by Paul Gessing
    On this week’s podcast Paul and Wally begin by noting that the Foundation’s recent interview with Dr. Deane Waldman was censored by Youtube. The Foundation is currently working to find another video hosting site to host interviews and discussions. A new report from Yahoo News via the London Telegraph indicates COVID was both man-made AND leaked from a lab […]

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