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Storm water Fees and Flooding

As many of you recover from the latest water event in El Paso, I thought I would bring you up to speed on the infamous storm water fee the city implemented in 2007. City...

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KDBC 4 Familiar Faces Are Back

Author’s note: I inadvertently misidentified the co-anchor as John Purvis. It is actually Shelton Dodson. The post was corrected at 6:14am Eastern. One of the issues I blog the most about is the lack...

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ISIS in the US

While xenophobic politicians and political operatives continue to mischaracterize the US-Mexico border as a terrorist magnet the real danger to the US homeland is within its own borders far from the US-Mexico region. Immigrants...

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Niland and the Central Appraisal District

Every year when the appraisal district sends out appraisal notices to the homeowners of El Paso, many complain about the raising taxes. The Central Appraisal District is usually the entity that is blamed for...

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Immigrants and Welfare Services

One of the problems about holding an honest debate about immigration reform in the United States is the myriad of misconceptions about what immigrants take from US society. Usually the debate is hijacked by...