Feb. 14, 2016
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Another Santa Fe Fable

What big teeth you have!

Blue Corn Once upon a time in Santa Fe, there lived a girl named Little Red Riding Hood.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 Robert Basler

Baa Baa Black Sheep

Get your money for nothing, get your checks for free…

Blue Corn You spend years and years working at a profession you love—like, say, journalism. But then, you suddenly hear about a different job you never knew existed, and now you think you may have wasted your life.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 Robert Basler

Heads I Win…

A trophy worth killing for

Blue Corn A few weeks ago, human beings around the world were sickened by the senseless slaughter of Cecil, the magnificent lion in Zimbabwe.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Robert Basler

Santa Feans for Whom?

Putting the lout back in clout

Blue Corn I don’t normally write about national politics in my column, but my editor says I owe you full disclosure, so here it is. I’ve recently become chairman of Santa Feans for Donald Trump, and, friends, I’m a...

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Robert Basler

The Reign in Spain…

Those guys in metal suits are back!

Blue Corn Many of you may have read that Texas has decided to do something outrageous in its new social studies textbooks.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 Robert Basler

The Spanish Inquisition

So, how is your llama?

Blue Corn Bob! Why are you sitting here chanting in the Plaza? I’m not chanting, I’m practicing my Spanish.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 Robert Basler

"Warm Crap in a Bag"

Fritos and chile and pie, oh my!

Blue Corn If you’re a foodie, you probably already know that anyplace where you find a popular delicacy, you’ll also find conflict over its origin. Everybody wants a bite of success.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Robert Basler

When Smartasses Write

Didn’t think it would last this long, did you?

Blue Corn Bob, if I’m not mistaken, this is the second anniversary of your Blue Corn column. Two whole years! Congrats! Thank you for remembering, total stranger who writes in boldface.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Robert Basler

Care for a Wee Drink?

Drammed if you do, drammed if you don’t

Blue Corn As you may have read, the Santa Fe City Council recently outlawed the sale of those little-bitty bottles of booze.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Robert Basler

Santa Fe Fable

Blowing on an adobe abode….

Blue Corn Once upon a time, there were three little pigs who moved to Santa Fe. They bought a foreclosed lot on Tano Road and decided to build three houses there.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Robert Basler
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Morning Word: State Budget Woes

Land commissioner suggests raising gasoline taxes

Morning Word As the price of oil dropped to $26.19 a barrel on Thursday, Sen. Finance Chairman John Arthur Smith says the state budget will likely have to be cut again.  ... More

Feb. 12, 2016 by Peter St. Cyr


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