I’m angry. From KFOX14.com: Five buildings throughout El Paso are being refurbished to assist the county combat COVID-19. . .
Retrovision: Dee Margo’s Task Force
This post originally appeared on 23 April 2020. Good news, everybody. Sure, people are dying, and the economy’s in the
Words and Their Meanings
El Paso City Attorney Karla Nieman had a birthday party for her daughter, in apparent contravention of the order against
Daddy and Daddy Are Fighting
Mayor Dee Margo and County Judge Ricardo Samaniego are battling it out over local government’s response to El Paso’s soaring
A Failure of Government
Pizza king J. Kirk Robison penned a Letter to the Editor in Sunday’s Sun Shopper El Paso Times. It is
El Paso, Covid Crossroads
True story.* We were driving back from Big Bend, and everyone else in the car was asleep. So I decided
Pearl Clutching as a Political Strategy
The old. The sick. And some other group, harder to define. Maybe you’re part of that other group. Maybe you’re
What Has the City Done for You Lately?
The El Paso Inc. reports that the City bought the County’s old 911 phone center building in downtown El Paso
The Covid Economy
You can catch the Covid twice, but it’s not likely. There have been three recorded cases, one in Hong Kong,
Where are the Covid Cases Coming from?
Health officials are reporting hundreds of new cases every day. So where are they coming from, generally? State law prohibits
Xavier Miranda on School Reopenings
*The following statement is being submitted to Chief Academics Officer Tamekia Brown of EPISD, who will host a live chat,
The Mutant Virus
The skeptics point to Covid-19 fatality rates that are lower than projected and cry “Fraud”. But recent research indicates a
Post-Pandemic Education Thoughts
This piece was written by Xavier Miranda. Our education community must contend with a new malignant normalcy in our society.
Living With Covid
Things are different now. If you get the Covid, you’re going to kill someone you love. Your grandmother. Your father.
Flattening the Curve
Expectations drive the economy. Economists measure consumer confidence. The futures markets are self-fulfilling prophecies, to a degree. Politicians know that.
I used to live in the greatest country in the world. If there was a problem, we’d solve it. We’d
Tightening the Belt?
In what world does cutting pay by five percent for the highest paid City staffers make sense? Tommy G is
Some viruses are so strong, and they reproduce so rapidly in the human body, that just a little dose of