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Political divide widens between rural, urban voters, analysts say

There’s always been a political divide between city and country dwellers, but experts say this election year the gap is wider than ever before. “It’s expedited quite significantly over the past decade or so,” said Ross C. Devol, chief research officer for the independent economic think tank The Milken Institute. “And the recession probably edged

New Mexico to Press Criminal Charges Against Feds for Stealing Land

 We learned recently that the federal government has been planning a massive “land grab” under the auspices of the authority of executive orders signed by President Obama. We also learned about western state lawmakers meeting and planning ways to kick the feds off of their lands. Obama has authorized numerous federal agencies like the Bureau