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Torres Small hires ex-lobbyist for Bloomberg’s anti-gun group to manage her campaign

On Wednesday evening, Rep. Xochitl Tores Small’s campaign sent out a fundraising email introducing Emma Caccamo as Torres Small’s new campaign manager. The email, which was signed by Caccamo, reads as follows:

“If we haven’t met yet, I’m Xoch’s new campaign manager Emma! I wanted to reach out today to introduce myself, and say how excited I am to be part of the team working to re-elect Xoch. I joined this team because I believe in the work you and Xoch have been doing for southern New Mexico, and because I know we’re making a difference here. This is one of the most competitive, targeted races in the entire country. The best way to keep up our fight for lower prescription drug costs, improved access to health care close to home, and all the other things we care about is to keep this seat. And on top of that, we’re making sure southern New Mexico has the voice we deserve in Congress.”

The email goes on to ask for money and to get supporters to forward the email to their friends.

Caccamo previously worked as the campaign manager on Teresa Leger de Fernandez’s race up in the 3rd Congressional District, where Leger de Fernandez won against disgraced ex-CIA operative Valerie Plame, state Rep. Joseph L. Sanchez, District 1 District Attorney Marco Sernce, and a handful of others.

During the race, Leger de Fernandez was criticized heavily by her opponents for the “dark money” abortion up-to-birth group EMILY’s List pouring tens of thousands of dollars into the race to support her. At the time, Caccamo said the campaign didn’t know “anything about any other groups and saw their ads when everybody else did.” However, EMILY’s List endorsed Leger de Fernandez, held in-person fundraisers with her and the organization’s founder, and invested heavily in the race. It’s impossible for the campaign to “not know anything about” dark money EMILY’s List’s involvement in helping sway the election toward her.

Far-left, abortion up-to-birth Rep. Xochitl Torres Small is also another benefactor of EMILY’s List, which has endorsed her for her unashamed abortion up-to-birth policies, previously when she worked for Planned Parenthood, and currently as she serves as an anti-life member of Congress.

Another issue both Teresa Leger de Fernandez and Xochitl Torres Small share in common is their unashamed pro-gun control stance. Torres Small has voted for sweeping gun restrictions while in the House, including a “universal background check” bill. Teresa Leger de Fernandez shares Torres Small’s anti-gun stances, telling the Los Alamos Daily Post, “In Congress I will vote for background checks on all gun sales, a red flag law, reinstating the assault weapons ban, and repealing PLCAA, which gives the gun industry unprecedented legal immunity.”

Torres Small’s new campaign manager, Emma Caccamo, is also a friend to gun-grabbing policies, as she worked for nearly five years, part of that time as a lobbyist, for the Michael Bloomberg’s “Everytown for Gun Safety” dark money group, which advocates for extreme, unconstitutional gun bans, such as 2020’s SB-5 in New Mexico, the “red flag” bill. The measure allows the confiscation of firearms merely under the suspicion of another person that a gun owner is “dangerous” and therefore should lose their constitutional right to bear arms and their due process rights. 

Xochitl Torres Small’s former campaign manager in 2018 was Brian Sowydra, a Boston native, who currently is her Chief of Staff in Washington, D.C. Torres Small’s new campaign manager, who hails from California, is surely in-line with Torres Small’s radical far-left agenda and is another clear indicator that Torres Small will spare no expense and go to great lengths to remain in Congress to further Nancy Pelosi’s anti-gun, anti-life agenda.  

Be prepared to pay $100 and rot in jail for six months for defying MLG’s mask mandate

On Monday, Twitter caught fire after Rep. Gregg Schmedes, M.D., who is running for state Senate posted a letter from New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas “memorializing” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s strict mask mandate, which carries a $100 fine and up to six months in jail for violation of the mandate. 

Balderas’ letter reads, “any provisions of … any order … adopted pursuant to the provisions of the Public Health Act is guilty of a petty misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100) or imprisonment in the county jail for a definite term not to exceed six months or both such fine and imprisonment in the discretion of the court.” He continued, “Since the face covering mandate is promulgated pursuant to this section, among other provisions of law, any certified law enforcement officer in the State of New Mexico may enforce the failure to comply with this provision.”

Upon pushback on her edicts from law enforcement officers and other officials, Lujan Grisham penned an op-d in the Albuquerque Journal, claiming they “ignored their duty to their fellow New Mexicans” by deliberately sticking it to the Governor. 

Previously, Lujan Grisham broke her own orders by having a “non-essential” business (Lilly Barrack jewelry store) open up specifically for her so she could adorn herself with expensive luxuries — while New Mexicans suffered — many of them having to close their businesses for good.

On Tuesday, the New Mexico Legislature opened an investigation into Lujan Grisham for abusing her emergency spending powers by blowing $40 million on her COVID-19 response, which exceeds her allowed spending limit of $750,000 in extraordinary circumstances. She spent 53 times what she was allowed, and legislators on both sides of the aisle are now asking questions and looking for answers. 

As reported on in June, thousands of New Mexicans have followed Lujan Grisham’s call for citizens to turn on each other and “snitch” on people not wearing masks or violating her public health orders by sending complaints to the Department of Public Safety. The new rules issued by Lujan Grisham to potentially throw people in jail for half a year are now just another incentive for citizens to turn on each other  — this time, with life-altering consequences … simply for not wearing a mask.

MLG hits a wall—bipartisan panel to investigate her for abusing emergency spending powers

On Tuesday, a bipartisan panel of state legislators on the Legislative Council unanimously voted in favor of a probe into Democrat Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s spending during the COVID-19 pandemic, where she reportedly spent $40 million in state money on New Mexico’s response to the virus.

The panel included Democrat Speaker of the House Brian Egolf and Senate Majority Leader Peter Wirth, both from Santa Fe, as well as dozens of lawmakers from across the state. 

According to the Albuquerque Journal, “At issue is whether the governor is limited to $750,000 when she authorizes emergency spending in an executive order. Most of her orders are set for that amount, and it’s consistent with what previous executives have done, legislative staff said.” 

By spending 53 times what the state allows, the Governor’s predicament is serious, even in a health crisis, as the panel affirmed on Tuesday. 

Lujan Grisham’s office brushed off the critical issue, saying, “If Legislative Council would prefer a different mechanism for responding to life-and-death emergencies under the laws they write,” the Governor’s Spokeswoman Nora Sackett continued, “they are empowered to make one.”

Democrat Sen. John Arthur Smith, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said, “Quite frankly, we need to be drawing a line in the sand on this.”

According to Democrat Rep. Patricia Lundstrom, the Chairwoman of the House Appropriations and Finance Committee, “I have a lot of heartburn… that we have to do research to get information as opposed to it being shared with LFC.”

House Republican Leader Jim Townsend said, “This has been a concern — whether the Legislature is going to protect and provide the appropriate checks and balances to appropriations that occur,”

WATCH: Trump ad running in NM mercilessly batters Joe Biden and anti-police Dems

If you’ve been watching television in the past few days, you may have come across President Trump’s new ad which he’s running across the airwaves in New Mexico. The ad blasts anti-police Democrats who want to defund Law Enforcement. 

According to recent reports, President Trump’s 2020 campaign is spending $110,000 worth of airtime in the state from July 4 to July 10. 

The ad shows a phone ringing for the Police, with the answering machine responding: “You have reached the 911 police emergency line. Due to defunding of the police department, we’re sorry but no one is here to take your call. If you’re calling to report a rape, please press 1. To report a murder, press 2. To report a home invasion, press 3. For all other crimes, leave your name and number and someone will get back to you. Our estimated wait time is currently 5 days. Goodbye.”

The New Mexico Democrat Party, triggered by the brutally honest ad, especially in wake of Democrat Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller sending out social workers to respond to some 911 calls, responded with more anti-Trump hatred. 

Democrat Party of New Mexico responded with a vague statement, claiming, “New Mexicans aren’t fooled by his ads, because we’ve seen the ways that his presidency has hurt our state and divided our communities.” 

But President Trump’s campaign didn’t offer any low-hanging-fruit or banal answers when asked about the ad, saying, “Donald Trump is the law and order president while Joe Biden and his band of reckless anarchists’ calls to ‘defund the police’ would make our communities less safe. Trump Victory is committed to winning in New Mexico and we have invested in the state more than ever before. Our volunteers have contacted nearly one million voters while Joe Biden doesn’t even have New Mexico on his map.”

The Trump Victory ream reported that over the Independence Day holiday alone, they contacted 65,000 voters in New Mexico, 7,000 of them at the door. Biden’s campaign has yet to invest significant resources in the state, which many say he is taking for granted.  

MLG posts ‘virtue signaling propaganda’ video telling NM to ‘mask up’—then deletes it TWICE

On Monday, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham posted what some are calling “virtue signaling propaganda” on her Twitter account, urging New Mexicans to “mask up” by wearing face coverings.

The 26-second video features far-left politicians, including Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller, Lujan Grisham’s cousin, Rep. Ben Ray Luján, Rep. Deb Haaland, among other unidentified people, presumably from the Governor’s “Mask Madness” competition, where New Mexicans submitted entries of them wearing unique masks. 

The video features slogans such as “everyone is masking up,” “protect NM,” “protect yourself,” “protect others,” and “it saves lives” flashing in front of the screen. It is not clear if the Governor got permission from those featured in the video before posting.

So, does this appear to be propaganda or just a benign campaign video promoting mask use? You be the judge: 

Lujan Grisham deleted the tweet a little over an hour after it was posted, however, people had already retweeted and shared their comments about it, as the below tweet reflects. The video was then pulled down a second time.

Climate alarmist Deb Haaland tapped for Joe Biden’s ‘Climate Engagement Advisory Council’

Last week, far-left Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM), was tapped by Joe Biden’s presidential campaign to serve as a member of his “Climate Engagement Advisory Council,” which is reportedly aimed at “mobilizing” voters who prioritize “climate change” and “environmental justice.” 

Axios reports that as well as Biden’s championing of Obama-era “climate” policies, such as the “Paris Climate Accord,” which the UN revealed was a “fraud,” the campaign is meant to also tug on the heartstrings of the Black Lives Matter protests ravaging cities across the country. 

“[A]ctivism stemming from the police killing of George Floyd is putting [a] fresh focus on environmental justice — that is, addressing the disproportionate pollution burdens facing people of color and poor communities,” writes Axios.

Haaland will join billionaire ex-presidential candidate Tom Steyer, Obama’s former “climate official,” Carol Browner, Harold Mitchell, Jr., a former South Carolina state representative, and others on the panel to spread climate change propaganda tinged with racial overtones. 

Haaland shared the announcement on Twitter, writing, “I’m honored to have been selected to [Joe Biden] Climate Engagement Advisory Council. This planet is our home & climate change is the biggest threat we face in our lifetime. I look forward to electing Joe Biden as President – a leader who believes in science & climate change.” 

Deb Haaland supports Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal,” which would decimate the U.S. economy, and wholeheartedly supported New Mexico’s version of the legislation in the form of the “Energy Transition Act,” which will completely decimate the New Mexico oil and gas industry. 

Haaland previously supported Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) for the presidency, despite Warren’s cultural appropriation of Native American heritage. Once Warren’s hopes for the White House had vanished and she had dropped out of the race, Haaland changed her endorsement to the presumptive Democrat nominee, Joe Biden.

MLG helped fuel the COVID-19 case uptick — now she’s doing damage control

On Wednesday, New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced “aggressive enforcement” of her mask order, mandating $100 fines for all who dare defy it, with businesses up against the threat of being charged with a misdemeanor.

And on Thursday, New Mexico Gov. Lujan Grisham took to Twitter to scold people under the age of 40 for spreading COVID-19, citing how “60% of COVID-19 cases reported since Sunday are New Mexicans under the age of 40.” She reprimanded them, writing, “Act right. Do not gather in groups. Wear a mask.”

However, that’s a complete shift from her previous position, where she applauded and praised the “thousands of New Mexicans who peacefully protested in Albuquerque” in late May after the death of George Floyd sparked protests and riots nationwide. She went on to announce that “The state of New Mexico will stand ready to assist local governments in facilitating peaceful protests.”

She also acknowledged that these protests were a violation of her strict mass gatherings policy, but said they were fine she was going to “take a leap of faith” in protecting the protesters blatantly violating her rules.

She said, “This is a violation of the mass gatherings, no doubt, but we’re just going to take a leap of faith in protecting protesters who have no other way, quite frankly. Right? There’s no other way to be seen, to be heard, to be respected, and to be clear about your message.”

But now, after she has applauded these “thousands” of protesters, some of whom did not wear masks or social distance, she’s backtracking after she’s allowed these mass gatherings of people.

While scolding young folks for spreading coronavirus, she wrote, “Young New Mexicans – you are NOT IMMUNE.” And these young people she’s blaming for spreading COVID-19 most likely spread it because they were at a protest.

According to Pew Research, 41% of those who recently attended a protest focused on race were younger than 30. Nationwide, only 19% of people are in this age group, so statistically, they were overrepresented by over 100% at protests. 

Now, the Governor is doing damage control, trying to distance herself from her previous praise of the protesters taking to the streets in the thousands, saying, “I encourage them to continue demonstrating in a peaceful and safe fashion.” Clearly, they did not heed her advice to protest in a “peaceful and safe fashion,” especially since photographic evidence shows many protesters did not wear masks and were not standing six feet apart.

WATCH: Anti-Semitic ABQ demonstrators scream ‘Look at the Nazis! F**k you!’ at onlookers

On Wednesday, the anti-Semitic, anti-Hispanic hate group “The Red Nation” organized what was supposed to be a parade against the Jewish occupation of Israel’s West Bank, which some illegitimately refer to as “Palestine.” 

The event garnered a handful of people in the caravan of cars, with some people holding signs out of their cars reading “Defund Isreal,” [sic] and others going as far as to shout at onlookers.

One man holding a Palestine flag shouted out of his car window, “Look at the Nazis! F**k you!” 

Stefani Lord, candidate for the New Mexico House of Representatives in District 22 watched the anti-Semitic protest, and wrote on Facebook, “Here is where I get called a Nazi by an anti-Semite holding a Palestine flag. I’m not really sure how that works….” 

She said that the protest garnered approximately 50 people where demonstrators flipped her off. After the protest, “a few people even swung around after and stared us down,” she said.

The anti-Semitic protest was organized in conjunction with the hate group “Al-Awda,” whose founder compares Jews with Nazis and is a supporter of the Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah. 

The Piñon Post had previously sent out a call for Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller and other leaders to denounce the anti-Semitic group “The Red Nation,” however, none have responded.

SFPD yet to identify Santa Fe obelisk vandals possibly connected to India Palace hate crime

According to a news release from the Santa Fe Police Department, officials are still to identify the vandals responsible for tagging and partially destroying the obelisk in downtown Santa Fe on June 22nd, but they say a new surveillance video may give some clues. 

Officials say the vandals arrived on the plaza shortly after 2:00 a.m. on bicycles. The release says, “The suspects are later seen spray painting the monument before riding their bicycles away from the Plaza.” Santa Fe Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrests of those involved.

The vandalism of the obelisk has been applauded by proponents of its removal, including the anti-Hispanic, anti-Semitic hate group “The Red Nation” and another group “Three Sisters Collective.” 

Previously, the Santa Fe Police Department said the graffiti that occurred on the obelisk may be linked to the vandalism at a local restaurant India Palace, where thousands of dollars in property damage was sustained and racial slurs were written on the walls. The same day the obelisk was discovered vandalized, India Palace’s owner also found the business had been broken into and ransacked. “This case has been classified as a hate crime, and the Santa Fe Police Department is aggressively pursuing those responsible for this disgusting display of hatred and intolerance,” a news release from SFPD stated.

The black spray paint and writing style of the graffiti at India Palace appears similar to that on the obelisk. It is unknown if the vandals are tied to The Red Nation or Three Sisters Collective, but no possibilities can be ruled out at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 505-955-9050 or submit a tip at SantaFeCrimeStoppers.org. You can also call Detective Ryan Romero at 505-955-5344.

House Dems reveal bloated ‘enviro-justice’ climate proposal—critics say it’s a ‘disaster’ for NM families

On Tuesday, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, released their radical new “action plan” to combat what they call the “climate crisis.” According to the 500-page proposal, the Democrats aim to achieve “net-zero” emissions by 2050. 

Rep. Deb Haaland, who represents New Mexico’s 1st Congressional District, touted the Democrat plan and said it includes of three of her policy proposals: the “30 by 30” bill to mark off 30 percent of lands and waters by 2030, the Climate Stewardship Act, which focuses on a revamping of FDR’s “Civilian Conservation Corps.,” and the “100% Clean Economy Act,’’ which aims to achieve a 100% “clean energy economy” by 2050, such as New Mexico’s “Energy Transition Act” or “Green New Deal.” 

The bill would also grant federal dollars “only to projects that meet strong labor standards,” put “environmental justice” at the forefront of all federal policy proposals, commit the CDC to “climate-related work,” bureaucratize American farmland, establish new bloated government “climate” programs, such as the “National Climate Adaptation Program,” create “bonding requirements” for fossil fuel extraction, force “climate change” programs into educational structures, and expend trillions of dollars on “global” proposals to fight climate change. 

“This is a milestone moment in the work to tackle the plastic pollution crisis that is gripping our planet. The inclusion of our landmark legislation in the Select Committee’s action plan is a signal that momentum is building behind a truly comprehensive approach to break free from plastic pollution and address the devastating climate effects of out-of-control plastic production,” said U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM).

Leftwing enviro-justice group the Sierra Club’s Executive Director lauded the proposal, saying, “The Sierra Club is determined to push Congress to advance legislation rooted in the robust proposals presented in the Select Committee’s report, and we look forward to working alongside Congressional leaders to do so.”

However, critics of the proposal, such as Power The Future’s Larry Behrens, brand the proposal a “disaster for New Mexico’s families.” 

“Under this plan, New Mexicans would have to buy a new electric vehicle and pay for bigger electric bills all while watching thousands of their neighbors lose their job. Our state just had to endure a special session with a massive budget deficit, apparently, supporters of this plan want it to be our new normal,” said Behrens. 

The Democrats’ climate proposal is sure to cost trillions of dollars, but no set figures have emerged as to just how much it will set the American taxpayers back.

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