Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

The common good needs full support

To avoid the partisan recrimination that now permeates discussions, perhaps we need to go to a paradigm that gives us neutrality while stripping away the unreasonable passions of the day.

In our policymaking system, our nonpartisan dialogue can consider the endless debate between the common good and the private good.

The common good is policy that accrues well-being to society; the private good is...