Shootout at the Durangito

As many of you know there is an ongoing battle over the Durangito community and the proposed El Paso arena. It all revolves around whether a neighborhood should be displaced to make room for an arena. Like all El Paso politics, not all is what it seems as many pieces are moving around at the… Read More Shootout at the Durangito

Documents Detailing Oscar Leeser and Ann Morgan Lilly Tiff at Thyme Matters

As most of you know, on December 20, 2016, there was an altercation between Oscar Leeser and Ann Morgan Lilly at Thyme Matters. A police report was filed and an investigation ensued. There was no prosecution of E.R. “Rut” Lilly because the District Attorney, Jaime Esparza, determined that there was insufficient evidence to proceed. The… Read More Documents Detailing Oscar Leeser and Ann Morgan Lilly Tiff at Thyme Matters

Impunity in El Paso

There are two standards of law in El Paso. That is the unmistakable fact that the Whataburger Incident has proven. I have previously written about this, but until the release of the report about the encounter between El Paso Police officers and Claudia Ordaz and her fiancé, Vince Perez, I had been unable to prove… Read More Impunity in El Paso

The 2015 Cover Up

As I wrote yesterday, if you are not looking closely you might be missing the ongoing cover up being perpetuated against you by some city officials. The most important scandal, the $22 million, is cleverly being hidden behind the “Luther Jonesing” of Larry Romero and of Tommy Gonzalez. “Luther Jonesing,” as I am using it… Read More The 2015 Cover Up

Where Was Peter Svarzbein

Peter Svarzbein recently organized a “discussion round table” around the movie Sicario in the mistaken belief that a city is defined by a Hollywood movie. Most of us understand that Svarzbein’s movie pontification was nothing more than political grandstanding. It was an attempt to massage a message that Svarzbein is desperately trying to manufacture as… Read More Where Was Peter Svarzbein

City Council Requires Three Representatives to Post Agenda Items

City council yesterday discussed and approved a request for the city attorney to draft a change to the process by how city representatives put items on the agenda. Item 23.2 “Discussion and action to give direction to the City Attorney to develop a resolution changing the rules concerning placing an item on the agenda” was placed by Ann… Read More City Council Requires Three Representatives to Post Agenda Items

Why Mark Mena Represents the Failure of El Paso Progressives Propaganda

The problem with arguments that have no substance is that they readily fall apart when challenged. Many of you have probably noticed an individual by the name of Mark Mena who has been arguing against those on social media that have something negative to say about the El Paso ballpark. Politics always has multiple opposing… Read More Why Mark Mena Represents the Failure of El Paso Progressives Propaganda

Cortney Niland Scrambles to Revitalize Her Political Future

One of the reasons I started writing my blog was because I realized how certain political factions were manipulating public perception in order to gain control of the public policy agenda. As I studied how the public is manipulated I started to understand that the underlining factor is that the facts were just inconvenient obstacles… Read More Cortney Niland Scrambles to Revitalize Her Political Future

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