Category Archives: Economy

The Rest of the Story on BHSI

Over time and history, people have learned that sunshine is necessary in government affairs. Light brings accountability to government officials. Like all the rest of humanity, officials are more careful with spending, as well as with policy, when their constituents … Continue reading

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High Plains Patriots Again Request BHSI Emails

Almost a year ago a member of the Patriots inadvertently became aware of the existence of emails between City of Clovis officials, members of the Economic Development Board (EDTAB), and the Clovis Industrial Development Corporation (CIDC) that had not been … Continue reading

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The States Gave Power to DC – The States May Take It Away.

The Convention of States is a project of the Citizens for Self Governance. According to the website dedicated to this project: Citizens concerned for the future of their country, under a federal government that’s increasingly bloated, corrupt, reckless and invasive, … Continue reading

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Sperber ‘s Credit for the BHSI Loan – See it Here!

What would you say if you were going to loan your money to a business person who wanted to relocate to your city. Suppose it was a great deal of money? Would it make a difference if it were your … Continue reading

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Insight on BHSI Events from 2011

The following commentary is provided by R.L. “Rube” Render, Clovis, NM. Now that the BHSI report has been published, it is interesting to watch the former political allies moving to distance themselves from each other. It was not always so. … Continue reading

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Apologies Are The Very First Step…

Anyone with email knows a “Nigerian Scam” letter when they get one. They sound so similar… always an urgent need for a quick cash outlay and you can help, always a prominent sounding person backing the need, always false or … Continue reading

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Bank Robbers and BHSI

The following commentary is provided  by R.L. “Rube” Render, Clovis, NM.  Willie Sutton was a notorious bank robber during the 1920s and 30s.  He was once asked by a reporter why he robbed banks.  Sutton stared at the man for a … Continue reading

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