Adrian Pena to Answer Questions on Monday

Last Tuesday, August 18, Adrian Peña pleaded guilty to public corruption charges for a second time. In 2010, Adrian Peña had pled guilty to public corruption charges however; the appeals court reversed his guilty pleas and sent his case to another judge. The appeals court ruled that the original judge had improperly interfered in the… Read More Adrian Pena to Answer Questions on Monday

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El Paso Comes Together in Support of Immigrant Children: Expels Border Convoy from City

It is seldom that I have an opportunity to write about the good things El Paso has to offer. In this case, not only is the topic close and dear to me it is also an opportunity to dispel the myth that the United States does not want immigrants. That the hate group “Border Convoy”… Read More El Paso Comes Together in Support of Immigrant Children: Expels Border Convoy from City

Lavandose Las Manos: Why You Can’t Hold Politicians Accountable

There is a saying in Spanish that epitomizes the reason why politicians cannot be held accountable. Lavándose las manos, basically means washing my hands of things that I don’t want to deal with. That is the case with the State of Texas. The Texas legislature has deemed it illegal to accept corporate campaign contributions yet… Read More Lavandose Las Manos: Why You Can’t Hold Politicians Accountable

The UMC Shell Game

Because I had previously written about the Children’s Hospital fiasco and that the rhetoric was a nothing more than a prelude to a county tax increase, notwithstanding the pontificating politicians, it was no surprise to learn that the taxpayer funded hospital was laying off employees. Nothing get’s the attention of the community better then layoffs… Read More The UMC Shell Game

The Jane Shang Affair

The Jane Shang affair is clear proof of the corruption permeating the ranks of the City of El Paso. Like any corrupt enterprise the city government relies on keeping secrets in order keep the corruption ongoing. Although there are many who read my blog that like to believe that corruption is nonexistent in El Paso… Read More The Jane Shang Affair

Your Taxes are Going Up

In case you have not figured it out yet your taxes are going up. As much as Veronica Escobar and cohorts who have been pushing the Ray Caballero inspired public policy agenda centered on downtown revitalization would have you believe that the city is progressing forward; the fact remains that the city’s economy can’t support… Read More Your Taxes are Going Up

Violating Flag Laws

One of the things I found strange when I first came to the United States was how little most US citizens understand proper flag etiquette. Helping Landon with his Cub Scout participation has given me a clearer understanding of the rules and regulations of the United States flag. I thought I would share some of… Read More Violating Flag Laws

The Sons of Liberty

As US citizens celebrate their Day of Independence it is important to remember that history is nothing more than an interpretation of past activities by those who control the current governing model. Much of what people know about historical events is tempered by various factors, most notably the perspective created by time and the biases… Read More The Sons of Liberty

Notice How Secrecy is the Key to Veronica Escobar

There is a political battle underway for control of the Children’s Hospital. As with all political battles for power, there is much rhetoric and unfortunately very little public information. Veronica Escobar, and her cohorts including Susie Byrd, publicly advocate transparency in government. Yet, have you noticed how everything involving Susie Byrd or cohorts always ends… Read More Notice How Secrecy is the Key to Veronica Escobar