Two recent columns by El Paso Times’ Joe Muench question the straw men opposing progress in El Paso. Here’s one,
If you go to bed drunk in South America . . .
the room spins in the opposite direction.
How El Paso (and Juarez) Are Different Than Chicago
I was born in Chicago. I don’t remember it well. I was young at the time. There was a time,
No good deed goes unpunished.
I bet Josh and Woody Hunt, and Paul Foster and Alejandra de la Vega weren’t expecting the negative backlash they
It’s raining in Valparaiso right now. A storm blew in from Antarctica, and the sea is angry. (I’ve never had
Bamboozled in Thrall
The most logical explanation for the illogical behavior of our immediate past City Council is that they completely believed the
Bland El Paso
I guess I shouldn’t be surprised. And maybe it wasn’t that much of a secret. But really, they should have
Bob Dylan on El Paso’s New Slogan
Cold-blooded killer, stalking the town Cop cars blinking, something bad going down Buildings are crumbling in the neighborhood But there’s
What’s the Secret?
Some of the decisions that have been made lately make me think that the decision makers aren’t putting all their
Name that Team
Here’s my take on the El Paso Triple A Baseball Team Naming Fiasco, henceforth, Namegate. (Here’s the story in the
How Steve-O Lost the Election
I think Steve was clueless. I think that his lopsided loss in the general election caught him flatfooted. He surrounded
Mr. Natural wants to know
In response to The Road to Economic Development, Mr. Natural asks Right on about promoting cultural and educational values in
When hackers attack
My web host informs me that someone has been trying to access El Chuqueno through a brute force attack. I’m
The Road to Economic Development
As an El Pasoan, I appreciate the civic improvements that City Hall is foisting on us. (Can I even call
More on It’s All Good
Here’s what the Urban Dictionary has to say about It’s All Good: Platitude that covers so many emotions and situations
El Paso. It’s all good.
I know it’s impolite (maybe even unpatriotic to the point of treason) to be critical of the current regime in
Inmates run Maryland prison
Just like in The Wire, maybe, Season Six. The indictment described a jailhouse seemingly out of control. Four corrections officers
Know the Lowrider
“We spend more on our cars than we do on our houses,” Larry added. Larry is a member of Our
Mercado Cerrajeros in Juarez, the durable consumer good graveyard.
It’s off of Libertad, in La Chaveña. ” like an elephant graveyard for consumer goods.” (read more at What’s Up.)
It’s extremely insensitive to steal the guy’s wheels when he’s dead under the truck.
“Some time during the night, an unknown person reportedly removed Goodyear Wrangler tires, two Ford factory aluminum wheels and the