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You need to go to the next City Council meeting

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 8:51am
You can find the agenda HERE. There are several reasons to go. 1. Protest Rep. Cassandra Hernandez's "El Paso Princess Program" that unfairly forces binary gender pronouns on young girls. 2. See if you know anybody on the Solid Waste... Brad Kanus
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Moody stays - El Paso still in Texas

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:43am
There was a very real fear that if Rep. Joe Moody had decided to claim his spot at DA, the rest of Texas would forget El Paso is a part of the state. Moody is by fart the only member... Brad Kanus
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Billion Dollar Bond - Interesting who was left out

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 8:45am
You'd think if another bond issue was going to the voters that someone would have called Bonart and Grossman to ask what they'd like to have paid for. But they didn't do that, did they... Bonart could have had taxpayers... Brad Kanus
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Uh Oh - Lost Dog Land Thieves Are Caught In A Lie!

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 12:15pm
The PSB met the other day. Here's the agenda .,%202019%20PSB%20Agenda.pdf The executive session item C relates to a couple pieces of property we've all been talking about. I hear that the PSB has voted, or are prepared to vote,... Brad Kanus
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You're taxes are going up - who is to blame?

Wed, 07/10/2019 - 7:48am
It's in the discussion phase right now, but likely you are going to see an increase in your taxes. El Paso is about be in the billionaire's club! Not the good one though... a billion dollar budget club... Who's to... Brad Kanus
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Star watch!

Mon, 07/08/2019 - 11:32am
Anyone care to share who they have seen in town trying to exploit the plight of the immigrants for their campaign or public image? We've had quite a few of the who's who in Democratic politics lately and I'm curious... Brad Kanus
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Tax breaks - Vanity vs. Jobs

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 9:06am
I'm watching the comments here and the general attitudes of the public and seeing that people seem to have bias when it comes to "tax breaks." On the one hand you have those who are perfectly fine with rich guys... Brad Kanus
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The debate thread

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 9:54am
If you guys want to chat about the debate - use this post. I did not watch it live. I think it's a bum deal that Beto is getting flack for speaking Spanish. The man is trying to be inclusive... Brad Kanus
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What is the motive?

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 11:15am
Max can say whatever he wants about how historical designations are totally meaningless for property owners, but that won't make it true. You don't seek and receive the designation without giving up something. Otherwise, they'd just hand them out to... Brad Kanus
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The real motive behind historical moves

Fri, 06/21/2019 - 8:43am
Anyone who has stalked me knows that I used to work at the National Association of Realtors (NAR). I was in DC working and ran into an old colleague from my NAR days. As we were chatting I asked him... Brad Kanus
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Trolley Follies

Thu, 06/20/2019 - 8:45am
I'm a little late on this, but it was announced that the Trolley that starts at nowhere and goes nowhere you want to be will be free this summer. Well, free for YOU. The local Chamber of Commerce and others... Brad Kanus
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To answers your questions on historical hysterics...

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 8:19am
Believe me, there has been a ton of chatter both in my email box and in the comments section about yesterday's post. I will try to address everything here. Commenter - Rich Wright Clever thought, but I think I'm the... Brad Kanus
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When anger turns to job losses and higher taxes

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 1:53pm
Our friend Max Grossman and some of his friends went down to the County Commissioner Court today to cheer on a move to declare all of El Paso a historic district only to be used for wild west reenactments. JUST... Brad Kanus
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Smart people taking some dumb positions

Wed, 06/12/2019 - 4:02pm
I really like Rich Wright because he's a really good guy and usually doesn't take, or create, bullshit. However, this time he's way off. Read his post HERE. He's talking about the new code of conduct the council had to... Brad Kanus
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The worst reporting I've ever seen - or the new norm

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:40am
Our friend Max Grossman sent around an email with a link to a Texas Tribune article that somehow ties together Beto and the fictional historical neighborhood known as "Duranguito." You can read it HERE. Where do I even start? The... Brad Kanus
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Bob needs dough and I need material - please help

Wed, 06/05/2019 - 9:26am
Bob Moore's site "El Paso Matters" (GET IT!?!?!? So clever!) is lacking funding to help him realize his dream of being Susie Byrd's human-sized parrot. Word is he has only raised $10,000 so far. That's not going to buy a... Brad Kanus
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Lost Dog Land Thieves Now Pounding Sand

Tue, 06/04/2019 - 11:55am
A call to flood the upcoming Open Space Advisory Board meeting to support creating an environmental easement out of the 1,000 acres Rick Bonart does not actually own has gone out via email. The Frontera Land Alliance is going to... Brad Kanus
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Shapleigh Campers Mouthpiece Gets New Defamation Megaphone

Mon, 06/03/2019 - 10:46am
The El Paso Inc. must have begrudgingly wrote the story about the El Paso Community Foundation teaming up with Bob Moore for an "online project" aimed at local news reporting. They've got a small piece of the small market that... Brad Kanus
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Quick break!

Wed, 05/29/2019 - 12:03pm
Trying to get some podcasts done and other projects. Enjoy podcast for free or here Brad Kanus
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Lost Dog Land Thieves Scrambling

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 7:30am
So there was a comment made about the "executive committee" of the Lost Dog Land Thieves emailing about saving the already saved land from it's future as an economic driver for El Paso. I was forwarded the email and it's... Brad Kanus
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