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Peeling the Onion – The Politics of Corruption

Advertisements (This is the last part of a 5-part series) From the onset, the ballpark process was designed to keep secrets. This was on purpose. The less information we had to work with, the easier it was to label any discord as nothing more than the rantings of the crazies. Without verifiable information it was […]

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Peeling the Onion – The Ballpark Bonds

Advertisements (This is part 2 of a 5-part series) Plain and simple, the ballpark fiasco was never properly vetted by the community. It was rushed under the notion that if the City did not act immediately they would lose the opportunity to bring the Chihuahuas to the city. Throughout the process, certain information trickled out […]

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Peeling the Onion – The Joyce Wilson Saga

Advertisements (This is part 4 of a 5-part series) Infamously and very smugly, Joyce Wilson referred to those that opposed the ballpark as “crazies.” Every corruption needs an individual to work through the bureaucracy in order for the corruption to succeed. Joyce Wilson was the instrumental tool that navigated the destruction of city hall, the […]

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Peeling the Onion – Luther Jonesing Tommy Gonzalez

Advertisements (This is part 3 of a 5-part series) One of the strongest tools that the corruptors have is intimidation through economic terrorism. They go after your livelihood by pressuring your bosses or your clients. When that doesn’t work, they then use the threat of criminal prosecutions to silence opposition or to bring to heel […]

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