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?

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Quick Takes – Mueller Report, Veronica Escobar, Asylum Seekers and Border Mic Podcast

Time seems to have compressed for me recently with too many projects going on at the same time. The politics of the nation are not standing by as national debates on Russian interference and Donald Trump obstruction continues to dominate the national debate. As if that isn’t enough, the issue of asylum seekers and immigration… Read More Quick Takes – Mueller Report, Veronica Escobar, Asylum Seekers and Border Mic Podcast

Veronica Escobar Puts Nancy Pelosi Before Immigrants and Border Issues

Yesterday, Nancy Pelosi won the Democratic nomination for Speaker even though there was talk that she may not be supported by incoming Democrat and some reelected representatives. Pelosi must still be elected by the whole body in January, where the rebellion to her leadership are hoping to block her. Although the vote was secret, we… Read More Veronica Escobar Puts Nancy Pelosi Before Immigrants and Border Issues

Did Claudia Ordaz Steal A Laptop To Help Beto?

In 2012, 16-year Democratic veteran Silvestre Reyes lost his Congressional District 16 seat to newcomer Beto O’Rourke during that election’s primary. Then president Barack Obama and former president Bill Clinton, both Democrats, endorsed Reyes’ reelection. O’Rourke went on to defeat Republican Barbara Carrasco for the congressional seat. Accusations of corruption were levied by O’Rourke against… Read More Did Claudia Ordaz Steal A Laptop To Help Beto?

El Paso County Proves My Point About the Democrats and Immigration

There has been an ongoing debate in El Paso County over the jailing of immigrants at the County jail for some time now. This is even more significant under Donald Trump ‘zero tolerance policy’ on immigration. The sheriff is on one side of the debate and County Commissioner Vince Perez is on the other side.… Read More El Paso County Proves My Point About the Democrats and Immigration

Opponents Sue Veronica Escobar Over Voter Machines

Late on Wednesday afternoon, John Carrillo, Norma Chavez and Enrique Garcia filed a lawsuit against Veronica Escobar, the presumptive congresswoman for Congressional District 16 and Lisa Wise, the county’s Election Department administrator. The lawsuit alleges election irregularities in favor of Escobar. The Texas Secretary of State was also provided a copy of the lawsuit. Carrillo,… Read More Opponents Sue Veronica Escobar Over Voter Machines

The Top 10 Reasons Veronica Escobar Should Not be Elected to Congress

For some time now there have been rumors of an opposition dossier compiled against Veronica Escobar that was making the rounds among certain political circles. It is not news that opposing candidates compile dossiers to use against their opponents. In El Paso, most oppos are nothing more than a few newspaper clippings and maybe a… Read More The Top 10 Reasons Veronica Escobar Should Not be Elected to Congress

Veronica Escobar Lies About Her Connection to Donald Trump

Imagine that, a Latina Congressional candidate is lying about her connection to Donald Trump. Trump is so toxic that most politicians – especially Democrat candidates – will do everything to make sure there are no connections between them and Donald Trump. Politicians lie to be elected, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that Veronica Escobar lies… Read More Veronica Escobar Lies About Her Connection to Donald Trump

The Piti Vazquez Problem for Veronica Escobar

As you likely know, Veronica Escobar is running for Congress to take over the seat being vacated by her political ally, Beto O’Rourke, who is going after Ted Cruz’ seat. Escobar, like O’Rourke, evolved from the Ray Caballero-Jose Rodriguez-Eliot Shapleigh political faction. Escobar and cohorts have been using the Poisoned Pawns corruption scandal to build… Read More The Piti Vazquez Problem for Veronica Escobar