New Mexico

Two more top Lujan Grisham officials jump ship from scandal-ridden regime

On Friday, it was reported that two top officials in the administration of scandal-ridden alleged serial groper Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham are resigning from the disgraced regime. 

State Engineer John D’Antonio, the state’s chief water official, submitted his resignation, which will take effect next month. According to the Albuquerque Journal, D’Antonio cited “a lack of financial support to protect the state’s water resources.”

“But he cited a persistent lack of financial resources for the Office of the State Engineer and unfunded mandates as factors in his resignation. He expects several senior staff members who are eligible for retirement to announce departures, too,” according to the Journal.

According to D’Antonio, the Department is down over 67 employees from the Bill Richardson administration when he previously served as the state engineer. 

He said the agency had been asking for “additional staff and funding to protect the state’s water resources” for nearly three years.

D’Antonio, as the state engineer, serves on the Interstate Stream Commission, which will now create the second vacancy on the panel. 

Then, Democrat failed candidate for Congress in the Third District and deputy superintendent of the state Regulation and Licensing Department John Blair announced he would be resigning from the scandal-ridden administration, according to the Santa Fe New Mexican. Blair’s job is a high-profile gig that includes standing up the regulatory and licensing framework for the state’s new recreational marijuana industry.

“Blair’s unexpected departure, which he announced in an email Wednesday, has sparked speculation he was forced out,” according to the report.

He claimed, “I wasn’t asked to leave the department. I think the governor was interested in having me do some other stuff within state government and … I had this other great opportunity outside of state government, and so I thought it would be a good time to move on.”

The Regulation and Licensing Department has already hired Blair’s successor. Failed Democrat congressional candidate in the First District and ex-staffer for the Governor, Victor Reyes, has been tapped as the new deputy superintendent.The news of these latest departures from the disgraced Lujan Grisham regime comes after multiple scandals across departments, including at the Department of Workforce Solutions, where hundreds of millions of federal dollars have vanished, the Children, Youth, and Families Department where records have been mass deleted, and whistleblowers have been fired in retribution.

Four Democrat senators break with MLG, say she violated NM Constitution

According to a new amicus brief filed in the state Supreme Court supporting a lawsuit regarding scandal-ridden alleged serial groper Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s unilateral use of federal funds, four Democrat state senators are claiming the embattled Governor defied the Constitution. The case was originally filed by Sen. Jacob Candelaria (D-Bernalillo), who said he will not seek another term, and Sen. Greg Baca (R-Belen), the Senate minority leader.

Senators George Muñoz (D-Gallup), Joseph Cervantes (D-Las Cruces), Jerry Ortiz y Pino (D-Bernalillo), and Daniel Ivey-Soto (D-Bernalillo), all wrote that “New Mexico’s Constitution and previous court rulings make it clear Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, a fellow Democrat, should not have sole authority to decide how to spend what’s left of $1.7 billion in federal relief funds,” according to the Albuquerque Journal.

The Constitution states “money shall be paid out of the treasury only upon appropriations made by the Legislature,” except interest or other payments on public debt.

“Our Constitution creates a separation of powers that vests the appropriation function primarily but not exclusively in the Legislature,” the document states. “Our Constitution also creates checks and balances among all three branches of government, so that no one branch can attain disproportionate power.”

“The Constitution vests the appropriation power in legislators from 112 districts across the state because it is essential to have a diversity of interests represented when the Legislature sets spending priorities,” the four legislators wrote in their filing. “This representation of diverse views would be lost if the appropriation power were vested in one person.”

According to the Santa Fe New Mexican, “In their amicus brief, the senators wrote counsel for the governor ‘misconstrued’ a previous court case, ‘as can be seen by actually reading the case rather than grabbing a few lines from it.’ The senators also claimed the governor’s counsel advanced a ‘confusing and erroneous argument’ in a brief filed Oct. 15. Her attorneys argued a ‘suspense fund’ where federal relief funds are being held ‘is somehow separate from the state treasury,’ the senators wrote.”

“The ‘suspense’ argument is disproved by the very statute that the governor quotes in the brief,” they wrote. “How could the governor’s counsel misread the plain text of this statute? The statute says that all public money shall be paid into the state treasury.”

However, Lujan Grisham’s press secretary claimed, “Courts have previously made clear the Legislature may appropriate state, not federal, funds,” She added, “We have no further comment on pending litigation, and the Lujan Grisham administration looks forward to continuing to provide ongoing support for economic rejuvenation throughout the state.”

New Mexicans grieve the passing of GOP former state Rep. Dianne Hamilton

On Wednesday, New Mexicans learned of the passing of Republican former state Rep. Dianne Hamilton, 87, who represented District 38 in Grant, Sierra, and Hidalgo counties from 1998 to 2016.

According to the Grant County Beat

Hamilton was born in Kansas City, Mo., on January 31, 1934, to Dr. Lawrence and Thelma Miller. She attended Catholic parochial schools until high school, graduating from Southwest High in 1951. She graduated from the University of Kansas in 1955 with a degree in education. She taught in Kansas City public schools and pursued a broadcasting career until she married her husband of 60 years, Marine Corps officer John A. Hamilton, in December of 1956.

For the next 20 years Hamilton followed her husband’s career through the military and its many moves while raising their four children: son Drew and daughters Jared, Lynn, and Merritt. After John retired from the Marines in 1974, the family moved to Silver City where John worked for the local copper mine.

Hamilton hosted two daily radio programs in Silver City from 1976-1999. During the last 45 years, she held leadership roles in many community organizations including the Mimbres Arts Council, the Gila Regional Medical Center Foundation, the board of Hidalgo Medical Services, and the Silver City Library Board. In 1980 she became an associate member of her local LULAC council. That same year she helped to found Silver City’s first shelter for victims of domestic violence, El Refugio, which continues to help abuse victims four decades later.

Hamilton was appointed to the Western New Mexico University Board of Regents in 1990 by Governor Bruce King. She served until 1998, serving President of the Board for the last four years of her term. She received the Governor’s Award for Outstanding New Mexican Women in 1994 and was named the Silver City/Grant County Citizen of the Year in 1995.

Many legislators and public officials grieved Hamilton’s loss. Congresswoman Yvette Herrell (R-NM-02) wrote on Facebook, that she was “[s]addened that my dear friend, colleague, and great New Mexican Dianne Hamilton has passed away. She served her fellow citizens faithfully in the NM House of Representatives, and she raised up an amazing and strong family. Please join me in praying for them and celebrating Dianne’s wonderful life!”

State Rep. Rebecca Dow (R-Truth or Consequences) said, “I loved each of our visits and hearing her stories from the Roundhouse. She was a friend and I will miss her dearly.”

“Our community has surely lost a wonderful woman and leader with the passing of Dianne Hamilton,” said State Representative Luis Terrazas (R-Silver City). “I remember hearing Rep. Hamilton on the radio growing up and will forever cherish her mentorship and encouragement to become involved in our community.”

“Representative Hamilton was an excellent advocate for her community, and also helped pave the way for the many women serving in our Legislature,” said House Republican Leader Jim Townsend (Artesia). “Our caucus is proud to have served with Dianne Hamilton, and we will miss her presence and friendship.” 

The New Mexico House Republicans wrote, “Our condolences are with the family and friends of former State Rep. Dianne Hamilton. Rep. Hamilton served in the legislature from 1998 – 2016. We will miss Rep. Hamilton’s presence and friendship.”
According to the New Mexico House Republicans, “Arrangements are pending with the New Mexico State Capitol where she will lie state and with St. Francis Newman Center Parish in Silver City. She will be interred with her husband at Arlington National Cemetery.”

Runoff: New Mexicans must unite to elect Grout, Robertson to ABQ City Council

Although conservative New Mexicans secured many victories in the 2021 municipal elections, including our state’s mayorships, city council seats, school board positions, and other local offices, the work is not yet done.

Two conservatives, Reneé Grout (District 9) and Lori Robertson (District 7), are vying for positions on the Albuquerque City Council after they both got just shy of the 50% threshold in the November 2 elections. 

Grout faces off against far-leftist Robert C. Grilley, Jr, who has the endorsements of Sen. Martin Heinrich, abortion up-to-birth group Planned Parenthood Votes New Mexico, the eco-Marxist group the Sierra Club, pro-illegal alien group Dreams in Action, among far-left legislators. 

Robertson faces off against another leftist, Tammy Fiebelkorn, who has the endorsements of billionaire Mike Bloomberg’s gun-grabbing group Moms Demand Action, the Sierra Club, as well as far-left former city leaders.

If these two candidates win the runoff election, the Albuquerque City Council will shift power from a leftist majority to a conservative majority — putting a huge barrier on Tim Keller’s apparent unchecked power with the current makeup of the Council. This election is a critical one, especially since the fate of New Mexico’s largest city hangs in the balance with this runoff election.

In the past, far-left Albuquerque city councilors have attempted overreaching gun bans, eco-leftist proposals, plastic bag and straw bans, and “demilitarization” of the police: code for defunding the police and leaving them defenseless against the enemy. More of this extremism will creep into the Albuquerque City Council if Grout and Robertson do not win on November 7.

VOTING DETAILS:

December 7, with early voting starting November 14 through December 4. Early voting sites are closed Nov. 25 through the 27th for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Early voting locations: 

Clerk’s Annex – 1500 Lomas Blvd NW, Suite A 87104 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Caracol Plaza – 12500 Montgomery NE, Suite 101 87111 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Central Mercado – 301 San Pedro Dr. SE Suites B, C, D and E 87108 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Daskalos Center – 5339 Menaul Blvd NE, 87110 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Four Hills Shopping Center – 13140 Central Ave SE, Suite 1420 87123 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Holly Plaza Shopping Center – 6600 Holly Ave NE, Suite B-6 87113 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Los Altos Plaza – 4200 Wyoming NE, Suite B-3 87111 Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

The Shoppes at 6001 San Mateo – 6001 San Mateo NE, Suite B-3 87109 Monday- Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m

Learn more about Lori Robertson here.

Learn more about Reneé Grout here.

Activists holding Tuesday protest against NMSU’s jab mandate

On Tuesday, the New Mexico Freedoms Alliance (NMFA) is holding a protest to New Mexico State University’s (NMSU) jab mandate on-campus, which is forces all students and staff to get the jab by December 8. 

“This mandate violates the fundamental right of bodily autonomy and prevents Informed Consent,” the group claims.

“In response to the mandate, NMSU staff and students will be having a peaceful demonstration to show that they do not agree with this mandate. Vaccinated and unvaccinated alike will stand … together in solidarity for the human right of being able to choose one’s own medical treatments. The demonstration will be on Tuesday, November 9th from 1-3 pm at the sundial on the horseshoe,” a press release reads. More logistics about the event:

What: Demonstration Against NMSU Vaccine Mandate

When: Tuesday November 9th from 1-3pm

Where: Sundial on the NMSU Horseshoe, Main Campus

“These mandates are not only going to cripple the workforce at NMSU but will affect the many families that rely on this job to feed their families. How many are going to become homeless due to this mandate? This is not a  choice, this is coercion by our government,” said Karen Montoya, an administrative assistant on NMSU’s main campus.

“We have many custodians, admin assistants, instructors, professors, and students who demand the right to choose. Coercion is not a choice. Our individual rights are undeniable, and NMSU will lose many talented,  dependable and essential people if it continues down this path.” 

Robin Korody, an adjunct instructor at NMSU said, “This mandate violates my rights, and it does not even make sense. I work remotely and have no contact with students or other staff. I also have natural immunity to the virus. I will not agree to take a shot I do not need, nor to be tested weekly. I do not consent.”  

“I should not have to choose between my livelihood and being forced to receive a medical treatment. How can people sit by and watch this level of discrimination and unequal treatment? Just like everyone else, I deserve the right to weigh my own healthcare decisions and discuss them with my doctor, without any threats or coercion,” said Kass Sammons, an administrative assistant in the Cooperative Extension Service. 

NMFA continued, “NMSU’s vaccine mandate is coming at a time when the effectiveness of all COVID-19 vaccines at preventing spread is being called into question. The CDC has acknowledged that vaccinated people can easily spread the illness to others.  Requirements to test only unvaccinated students and staff do not make sense in light of these facts”

“Furthermore, no government or institution can know what is best for everyone’s health decisions. People have diverse healthcare needs, and one-size-fits-all medical solutions are not appropriate. All NMSU students and staff deserve the right to choose what happens to their own body. The people who want to get vaccinated should do so. Those who don’t  want to do so have the fundamental human right to say NO!”

Morales defends MLG’s racist CRT updates, calls concerned parents a fear-driven ‘noisy minority’

On Sunday, the leftist Las Cruces Sun-News ran an op-ed from scandal-ridden alleged serial groper Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s lieutenant governor, Howie Morales, who defended the Governor’s racist Critical Race Theory (CRT)-filled proposed social studies curriculum.

Morales claimed that a fear-driven “noisy minority with a deep stake in maintaining the status quo has seized upon those fears and blown the whole thing way out of proportion.”

Morales then tried to refute claims made by many of the standards being used to engrain leftist political ideas into children’s minds. However, in his attempt at refuting the claim, he admitted it, writing, “The standards promote civic engagement.”

Despite the standards saying America and its very Constitution are racist, Morales claims, “The standards make Black students feel like victims and White students feel guilty. Another false claim. The standards include age-appropriate learning about historic events and historic achievements by all races.” 

Multiple tenets of the standards directly refute those claims (this list is not exhaustive in the least):

“Describe how inequity in the United States laid the foundation for conflict that continues today.” 

“Demonstrate how diversity includes the impact of unequal power relations on the development of group identities and cultures” 

“Assess how social policies and economic forces offer privilege or systemic inequity in accessing social, political, and economic opportunity for identity groups in education, government, healthcare, industry, and law enforcement.”

On the topic of the standards being “divisive,” Morales writes, “The standards promote divisiveness. How could standards that teach children to recognize and honor diversity do that? I think maintaining the status quo in which many groups are excluded from our current standards — or nearly so — is much more dangerous in that regard.”

However, Morales does not mention which specific groups are supposedly “excluded” nor does he refute that the standards do, indeed, pit children against each other based on factors they cannot control, such as race, class, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, location, or heritage — all factors included in the proposed social studies updates.

Morales then claimed, “The proposed standards represent the work of dozens of New Mexico educators from all over the state and contain no hidden agendas.” 

No hidden agendas? 

One proposed rule has students “examine the history of guns in America as compared to other world powers and the consequences of gun violence on American society past, present, and future.” No hidden agenda from the anti-gun lobby, such as Mike Bloomberg’s Everytown, of which Morales and Lujan Grisham have both been beneficiaries? 

The rules ask students to “cite evidence investigating the relationships between equality, equity, justice, freedom, and order in American constitutional democracy.” The United States is a constitutional republic — not a “democracy.” No hidden agenda?

Students are also to “[e]xplore the movement against police brutality.” No hidden agenda from the racist anti-police Black Lives Matter lobby?

Students are to evaluate the “effects of diverse ideologies and the process of political socialization on oneself and society.” No hidden agenda from the socialist/communist sect of the Democrat Party? 

Students are to analyze “US government policies to reduce climate disruption.” No hidden agenda from the “climate change” conspiracists who have heavily donated to Lujan Grisham’s and Morales’ campaigns?

Students are called to “[a]ssess the short- and long-term social and political impacts of conservatism in the United States on diverse groups of people.” No hidden agenda against conservatives — the enemy to left-wing extremism?

Morales continues to prove concerned parents’ points by admitting that Critical Race Theory is seeping through in these standards and proposals. He admits that students are told to look at race and other external factors about others that “look like them” — a dog whistle for racism. 

“Including ethnic, cultural and identity studies means students will learn that people who look like them helped make this country what it is today. The standards ensure that all students see themselves and their family stories reflected in what they are learning — in other words, social studies tell the stories of all of us. These concepts add to our standards — they do not subtract from them,” claimed Morales.

The Lieutenant Governor concludes by saying the most “radical outcome” is for students to “respect and value others,” although the means of this supposed outcome is through forcing children into a power struggle over their identity and to sew seeds of doubt in their minds about their supposed inherent racism or privilege. This is Critical Race Theory, plain and simple.

Citizens, (especially parents and educators) are encouraged to take action by contacting the NMPED in the following ways to oppose these updates:

Comments are to be taken electronically by email to rule.feedback@state.nm.us,  by fax to 505-827-6520, or by regular mail addressed to John Sena, Policy Division, New Mexico Public Education Department, 300 Don Gaspar Ave., Room 121, Santa Fe, NM, 87501.

Then most importantly, parents are encouraged to attend an open “virtual” meeting held by the NMPED this Friday, November 12 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Even though the Department canceled the in-person meeting in fear of hearing what New Mexicans have to say, citizens are encouraged to attend via the Zoom information below: 

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MLG warns after Virginia election: ‘Scary’ GOP trying to ‘kick me out of office’

On Saturday, scandal-ridden alleged serial groper Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham sent out yet another panicky email, this time warning of what she claims to be “scary” Republican “extremists” working to vote her out in 2022. 

Her pretext for the hysterical email came after Republicans defeated Democrat Terry McAuliffe in Virginia’s November 2 gubernatorial election and elected mainstream Republican Glenn Youngkin, who focused on education in the race that swept him to victory.

Lujan Grisham wrote, “The GOP just had a major victory in Virginia. An extremist Republican just flipped Virginia red, and the GOP now feels they have the power to pull our left-leaning state farther to the right than ever before.”

“If the GOP could take blue Virginia, friend, they could take New Mexico, too. Republicans are fighting tooth and nail to kick me out of office, and I urgently need your help to defend our state,” the embattled governor wrote.

Lujan Grisham claimed if Republicans reclaim power, “extremist” voting laws that actually secure election integrity will be implemented, along with Florida-style mask mandate bans and Texas-style abortion bans.

“I can’t fend off the GOP alone, so I’m really counting on you to contribute today,” the Governor wrote, adding she would ram through her Democrat agenda “regardless of Republican pushback.”

During her tenure as governor, Lujan Grisham killed at least 40% of small businesses in the state, forced churches and businesses to close, mocked and belittled New Mexicans who did not follow her edicts, and repeatedly broke her mandates while pontificating compliance to the masses. She then paid off a former staffer $150,000 over sexual assault allegations, in which the alleged victim claimed she poured water over his crotch and then groped him.

Republicans have an excellent chance at flipping New Mexico red in 2022, with the right candidate. So far, Gov. Lujan Grisham is facing off against eight Republicans, including businesswoman Karen Bedonie, Sandoval County Commissioner Jay Block, state Rep. Rebecca Dow, Right to Life of New Mexico executive director Ethel Maharg, failed U.S. Senate candidate and ex-weatherman Mark Ronchetti, businessman Louie Sanchez, former Gary Johnson staffer Tim Walsh, and financier Greg ZanettiNote: These candidates have been listed in alphabetical order.

ACTION ALERT: Submit comments against MLG’s racist PED social studies proposals, attend Friday meeting

As reported on extensively by the Piñon Post, scandal-ridden alleged sexual predator Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s new New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) social studies standards are chock-full of the racist Critical Race Theory, anti-Hispanic hate, the “LGBTQI+” agenda, among other frightening curricula. 

Some of the proposed standards, as previously reported include: 

Students are to “[a]ssess how social policies and economic forces offer privilege or systemic inequity in accessing social, political, and economic opportunity for identity groups in education, government, healthcare, industry, and law enforcement,” writes one of the proposed rules, a key tenet of the racist Critical Race Theory. The rules ask students to assess this and to “Identify and analyze cultural, differently abled, ethnic, gender, national, political, racial, and religious identities and related perceptions and behaviors by society of these identities.” 

CRT is blatant in the rules, especially where the students are to learn how America is supposedly racist in its very framework. Students are to “[d]escribe how inequity in the United States laid the foundation for conflict that continues today.” 

The standards include alarming new benchmarks, specifically targeting Spanish settlers in the United States, writing regarding historical thinking that students should “Compare the patterns of exploration, destruction and occupation of the Americas by Spaniards.”

The proposed draft notes that it wants to “Demonstrate how diversity includes the impact of unequal power relations on the development of group identities and cultures” Regarding the territorial period of New Mexico, the rules aim to “Determine the role of race and racism in the acts of land redistribution during the territorial period.”

These are just the tip of the iceberg, as the full set of rules weave in socialism, racism toward non-minority groups, extreme environmentalism, and globalism. These benchmarks have students “develop pride in his/her/their identity, history, culture, region by incorporating a community based approach while preparing students to be a part of a global environment.” 

While these new changes are angering parents over the proposed racist standards from NMPED, elitists like the Santa Fe New Mexican editorial board claim these concerned parents have “fake outrage.”

Parents and concerned citizens who do not want these racist and divisive standards taught in New Mexico schools are encouraged to read more about what is in them here:

Once citizens read what is in these racist new standards, they are encouraged to act by contacting the NMPED in the following ways:

Comments are to be taken electronically by email to rule.feedback@state.nm.us,  by fax to 505-827-6520, or by regular mail addressed to John Sena, Policy Division, New Mexico Public Education Department, 300 Don Gaspar Ave., Room 121, Santa Fe, NM, 87501.

Then most importantly, parents are encouraged to attend an open “virtual” meeting held by the NMPED this Friday, November 12 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Even though the Department canceled the in-person meeting in fear of hearing what New Mexicans have to say, citizens are encouraged to attend via the Zoom information below: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87670457282?pwd=REVDdCt5UzI5M0tzVmdKaHpMaHpSZz09

Meeting ID: 876 7045 7282

Passcode: 183313

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Meeting ID: 876 7045 7282

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kjGID4eX5

Updates for meeting times and other information can be found on the NMPED website.

Authoritarian UNM forcibly disenrolling 256 students over jab mandate

On Saturday, it was reported that the authoritarian state-run school the University of New Mexico is forcibly disenrolling 256 students who are not taking the virus jab, as mandated by the school. 

The Albuquerque Journal reports, “Failure to comply with University of New Mexico… mandates means 256 students are being disenrolled throughout the university system, which includes the main campus in Albuquerque, UNM’s Health Sciences Center, and branches in Gallup, Los Alamos, Taos and Valencia County.”

Of the 256 students, 164 are currently enrolled at the Albuquerque campus. The college claims students are allowed to remain enrolled without the jab only if they have a valid medical or religious exemption — although these students will be subjected to weekly testing. 

UNM Provost James P. Holloway claimed, “This wasn’t just a mandate.” He said the program to force students to get jabbed “included incentives, education, vaccination clinics on campus, peer-to-peer outreach by our Lobo Prevention Pack and other student groups, and a … mandate.”

The rule does not only apply to UNM students, it also forces faculty and staff to get the jab or be tested weekly. For staff and faculty, termination is on the table for these workers, according to contracts and employment agreements. 

“We have had only a few faculty and staff members who have been engaged in the separation process,” Cinnamon Blair, the university’s chief marketing and communications officer said. She said there have been four staff separations so far.

“Disenrolled students may return to UNM in the spring semester as long a they provide proof of [inoculation] or request and receive a qualified exemption,” according to the Journal

Stansbury votes against human rights, sides with bloodthirsty communist Cuban regime

On Thursday, far-left Rep. Melanie Stansbury (D-NM-01) voted against a bipartisan resolution standing in solidarity with the Cuban people who are fighting for their freedom against their communist dictatorship. 

Human Rights Watch found that the communist Cuban regime “systematically engaged in arbitrary detention, ill-treatment of detainees, and abuse-ridden criminal prosecutions in response to overwhelmingly peaceful anti-government protests in July 2021.”

The House passed the resolution in a 382-40 vote, “with all 40 votes against it coming from Democrats,” according to The Hill.

The resolution said it was focused on “expressing solidarity with Cuban citizens demonstrating peacefully for fundamental freedoms, condemning the Cuban regime’s acts of repression, and calling for the immediate release of arbitrarily detained Cuban citizens.”

But for Stansbury, a far-left extremist, who votes along the same vein as “Squad” members Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (D-NY) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN), the commonsense resolution of solidarity opposing a bloodthirsty communist failed state’s treatment of citizens, was not something she could support.

Stansbury has been known for racist statements toward minorities, specifically Dinè people. She told displaced Navajo energy workers to go “sell your art or your wool” instead of having good-paying energy jobs. 

Stansbury already has one Republican 2022 challenger, Michelle Garcia Holmes, and more candidates may emerge following Stansbury’s extreme votes. During the special election which put Stansbury in Congress, her statements in support of anti-police groups like “Black Lives Matter” were front-and-center.

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