A Critical Review of Who Rules El Paso?

Who Rules El Paso? has recently been making the rounds through social media as the primer on El Paso political power, namely arguing that money buys control of the city. Unfortunately, the book glosses over many important details, leaves many out and offers little to no concrete facts from which to prove their central thesis.… Read More A Critical Review of Who Rules El Paso?

The Children’s Hospital Scheme They Don’t Want You to Know About

As I wrote yesterday, the Michael Nuñez deposition on September 29, 2015 further bolsters my belief that the children’s hospital scheme revolves around the so-called intergovernmental transfers, or IGTs. This is the little dirty secret that Veronica Escobar and Jose Rodriguez are desperately trying to keep you from finding out about. You see, if you… Read More The Children’s Hospital Scheme They Don’t Want You to Know About

The El Paso Exodus

Of course, they are leaving! As you likely already know, Bloomberg reported on how El Paso leads the nation in residents abandoning the city for greener pastures. You also likely saw that Bob Moore’s newspaper mentioned the exodus as well. He had to because it was trending on social media. As is common with the… Read More The El Paso Exodus

Notice Who Was Absent on the Cultural Center Discussion

Today the city is abuzz about the upcoming Latino cultural center that city council discussed yesterday ad-nausea. Parading before the cameras were many “El Paso Hispanic leaders,” as the local paper labelled them, imploring city council to make the Mexican-American Cultural Center a reality. After all, it was promised to the community by the politicos.… Read More Notice Who Was Absent on the Cultural Center Discussion

Why Did Eliot Shapleigh Suddenly Go Politically Quiet?

Something that I noticed about the political undercurrent, once it became obvious that the public corruption investigations were throwing a wider net then the Luther Jones’ political faction, that has been bothering me for a while now is why did Eliot Shapleigh stop being a politician. In the various political functions, as the rumors simmered… Read More Why Did Eliot Shapleigh Suddenly Go Politically Quiet?

El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: February 12, 2002

Welcome to El Paso Metro’s week in review. This section is updated every Tuesday night. City Council Review Approved the hiring an outside consultant, a Mexican attorney, to help the City interpret Mexican law regarding an international transit service; Approved renewal the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce contract for $140,000; Approved 2 street lights for District… Read More El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: February 12, 2002