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The Foster and Hunt economics of Triple-A

Although the media-spin machine has created the perception that El Paso is solidly behind the Tucson Padres making El Paso home there are indications that not all is what the spin meisters would have us believe.  Although the baseball stadium is well on its way, after City Hall was recently demolished, there are still several […]

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Tying Up Some Loose Ends

As the Steve Ortega for Mayor shellacking winds down it is time to tie up some loose ends. I’ll take them one at a time and reveal who I really think is leading the cultural annihilation of the essence of El Paso and it’s rich history. But first a few loose ends. The Forma Group […]

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Information Alert: Batch of Private Emails Released

Today, I received the first batch of emails from my Open Records Request requesting the records of certain government officials from their personal email accounts and the ballpark ownership group. My original request was; “Please provide copies of the text messages, and/or emails that discuss the downtown ballpark from:  the personal email account, and or […]

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Ballpark Back Door Dealing

And there you have it; the “crazies” weren’t so crazy after all. First in The El Paso Inc., on Sunday, June 9, 2013 and then the next day on KVIA, outgoing mayor John Cook clearly lays out the conspiracy to keep the El Paso electorate from deciding whether they wanted city hall demolished or not. In […]

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Stephanie Townsend Allala Email Update

As many of you already know the ongoing saga of the release of Steve Ortega’s and Cortney Niland’s emails continue to be delayed by the city. I have speculated in a previous post that the delay may have to do with the city floating the bonds to pay for the ballpark fiasco. Or, it could be […]

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Update on Email Gate

Yesterday, city council discussed the ongoing withholding of emails in executive session. As you may remember, the city, under the John Cook administration decided to sue the Texas Attorney General’s office because the State Attorney had directed the city to release the emails under the open records law as requested by Stephanie Townsend Allala. For […]

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Hypocrisy Oozes from KVIA and Times

With much self-serving faux indignation, the El Paso Times, the El Paso Inc., and KVIA offered commentary about the ouster of Leonard Goodman from the Downtown Management District. As I always write; follow the money and the motives suddenly become clear. Therefore let’s breakdown the motives behind the hypocrisy by identifying who made and is […]