Monthly Archive: May 2011

Commentary: Freedom of speech and the Internet – Twitter & the UK 0

Commentary: Freedom of speech and the Internet – Twitter & the UK

Freedom of speech, more specifically the ability that denies the government the right to keep certain things secret, is sacrosanct to a free democracy. The Internet has given the people new tools by which...

Commentary: Judge Montalvo rules city expanded intent of voters 0

Commentary: Judge Montalvo rules city expanded intent of voters

On May 20, 2011, Judge Montalvo ruled that the citizen mounted petition denying taxpayer funded health benefits to domestic partners must be honored. In his ruling, Montalvo wrote that the city took it upon...

Commentary: Abysmal voter numbers is a reflection of government indifference 0

Commentary: Abysmal voter numbers is a reflection of government indifference

The recent municipal elections once again displayed a complete lack of community involvement in the electoral process. Government and political pundits decry the low voter turnout and pontificate new and improved plans to engage...

Commentary: Juarez, subdued but active 1

Commentary: Juarez, subdued but active

A few days ago I had the opportunity to spend the day in Cd. Juárez conducting some business and people watching. Although I frequent Juárez, for security reasons, my time there is spent on...

Commentary: Mediocrity is the way to go according to the El Paso Times 1

Commentary: Mediocrity is the way to go according to the El Paso Times

On May 17, 2011 the El Paso Times editorial board stated through their newspaper that Arditti’s defense team was an embarrassment to El Paso. According to their reasoning, the actions of the Caballero-Leeds team...

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