Is Bettina Olivares eligible to serve as the City Representative for District 8? Here’s the part of the Municipal Code
Is This What Corruption Looks Like?
From ElPasoTimes.com: The [El Paso City Council] voted to hire a San Francisco-based architecture firm to provide an updated cost
“Washington, D.C., Has an Insider Trading Problem”
From NYMag.com: The central bankers running the U.S. Federal Reserve are the closest thing we have to gods of the
Where are the Whistleblowers?
When City Manager Tommy Gonzalez leaves office, he’ll float away on his golden parachute. The rest of the six-figure carpetbaggers
The City of El Paso is Chueco
From the El Paso Times: The El Paso City Council voted unanimously to accept a recommendation to reallocate $15 million in federal funding for
Agenda Review 15 February 202i Recap
Here’s the video of the 15 February 2021 El Paso City Council Agenda Review meeting. I watched (most of) it
Retrovision: The Lies they Tell us
This post originally appeared on 27 April 2020. Tomorrow the El Paso City Council will vote on a measure to
The Deck is Coming
Here’s a message I received from TxDOT contractors via the Sunset Heights Neighborhood Association: As an interested party in the
Are They Still Going to Fix Tickets?
I guess you heard that we’ve got a new District Attorney. She takes office in January. She’s already made plans
I try to stay away from national politics on El Chuqueño, because I don’t want to alienate potential readers. Lots
We Should Fire Them All
I’m angry. From KFOX14.com: Five buildings throughout El Paso are being refurbished to assist the county combat COVID-19. . .
“Will You Support a Taxpayer Funded Soccer Stadium?”
That’s the question we should be asking candidates this election cycle. In the next four years, City Council will probably
Retrovision: The Effects of Corruption
This post originally appeared on 28 March 2019. Back in 2009, Woody Hunt talked about the effects of corruption in
The Oligarchs are Trying to Steal This Election
First it was that dark money campaign to “Support Our Leaders”. Now it’s this email from Woody Hunt. From: Woody Hunt
The Power of the Mayor
The truth is, there isn’t a lot the Mayor of El Paso can do. He doesn’t get a vote on
The Death of Democracy in El Paso
Did you have a voice in the political process when City Council announced on a Thursday that they were going
“Card Tricks: How El Paso’s 2012 ‘Quality of Life’ Bond Election Got Riddled With Flimflam”
Here’s a piece on Medium.com written by veteran reporter Debbie Nathan, chronicling the run-up to the election. . . .
The Lies They Tell Us
Tomorrow the El Paso City Council will vote on a measure to indefinitely postpone the proposed arena in Duranguito. Let’s
The Great Ongoing Land Swindle
Way back on 30 July 2014, in a post titled Can El Paso Go Bankrupt?, I wrote: I mean, we’re