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Steve Pearce has a unique perspective on politicians in New Mexico, the U.S Congress, and the White House.  He knows them as colleges and friends. His primary message for us today is, “Government occurs by people who show up! Please vote!” Steve served 14 years as the U.S. Representative for New Mexico’s 2nd congressional district from 2003 to 2009 and from 2011 to 2019.  Learn more about the Congressman’s personal journey is his book, “Just Fly the Plane Stupid.”  Steve is the Chairman of the New Mexico Republican Party. Information about the New Mexico Republican Candidates for state offices is available at  https://newmexico.gop/.

The vision of the Family Policy Alliance of New Mexico is a nation where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive, and life is cherished. Executive Director, Pastor Vince Torres, details the public policy issues affecting families in New Mexico and our country. He urges our listeners to become “informed voters” in the November 3, 2020 election by researching the candidates and the issues. The Family Policy Alliance of New Mexico website is a good place to start your research!

Paul Gessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation, covers the latest in politics and public policy affecting New Mexicans. The following topics and links to additional information are covered on the show today:

  1. How are New Mexico Restaurant Owners responding to the Governor’s revised public health order?
  2. Her opinion piece from Sunday’s ABQ Journal: https://www.abqjournal.com/1489230/covid19-is-a-marathon-and-nm-is-making-good-time.html
  3. Unemployment in New Mexico: https://errorsofenchantment.com/lujan-grisham-lockdown-policies-push-new-mexico-unemployment-rates-up/
  4. Are the mandates for renewable energy sources feasible for PNM and New Mexico?
  5. What is happening with “renewable” energy in California and El Paso?  This article appeared in the Las Cruces paper, but the issue is relevant for PNM customers as well: https://errorsofenchantment.com/california-electricity-woes-a-warning-for-new-mexico/
  6. Are these so-called “green” renewable energy sources reliable? https://errorsofenchantment.com/electricity-reliability-and-new-mexicos-energy-transition/,
  7. New Mexico’s government employees are being given the choice to opt-out of their unions, and large numbers of state employees are doing just that: https://errorsofenchantment.com/new-mexicans-opt-out-of-forced-unionism/
  8. We can talk about APS going online through the end of 2020. https://errorsofenchantment.com/albuquerque-public-schools-survey-results/
  9. Broadband is a big issue for New Mexico students these days. Here are some ideas for improving access. Thihttps://www.atr.org/sites/default/files/assets/ATR_Promote%20Private%20Sector%20Investment%20in%20Broadband.pdf

“Did you know the average American eats 22 tsp of sugar every day?  That is almost three times the recommended 6 tsp!  Excess sugar can lead to many health issues, including inflammation, heart disease, diabetes, and some cancers,” according to Nutritionist, Jennifer Bryant, Owner of Nourished Nutrition Counseling. See her website https://nourishednutritioncounseling.com/ for her free newsletter and healthy recipes.

Southern Boulevard Automotive, Owner John Chitwood, answers automotive repair questions from our listeners. 2300 Southern Blvd. SE, in Rio Rancho, NM, is their address. John will fix your car right, and you will notice the many ways he demonstrates his faith in serving his customers. Call 505-892-2300 or go to the website:  https://www.southernblvdautomotive.com/.

“If your meaning in life is in something that can be taken away, it’s only a matter of time until you feel like taking your own life.” Calvary Church Westside, Campus Pastor Jesse Lusko, gives his candid views on the causes and effects of stress, anxiety, and depression with a Biblical perspective on our LIVING HOPE!

“Many of our children are not receiving the education that they should,” according to Dr. Brian Nixon, Assistant Pastor of Education and Publishing for Calvary Church. Brian offers Biblical encouragement to parents as they work through distance learning, school shutdowns, hybrid schedules, and the feeling they are not equipped to help educate their children.


The State of Kerala, India, is facing the dangerous potential of hundreds of thousands of people dying from starvation. Hunger has become the primary concern resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.  Gospel for Asia (GFA) is bringing hope to the starving masses.  GFA has in place thousands of churches and trained missionaries throughout the region of South Asia. Danny Yohannan, Vice-President of Gospel for Asia, explains how the ministry is sharing the love of Jesus, and efficiently feeding millions of people. For information about you can help go to the KNKT Radio website and click on Gospel for Asia’s  “COVID CRISIS RESPONSE.”

The financial markets in the U.S. continue to be positive for investors. During this time in our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, Financial Planner, Brian Cochran, directs the attention of our listeners to, “Raise your standard of giving instead of raising your standard of living.” Brian is a Certified Financial Planner with John Moore Associates.  Their website, https://www.johnmoore.com/, is a reliable resource for investment “insights.”