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Deconstructing El Paso’s Identity Crisis

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 5:56am
El Paso has a cultural identity crisis. It is Mexican and then it is not. Why this exists can be traced back to two realities. The first is that El Paso, unlike […]
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County Attorney Responds To Our Children’s Open Records Intervention Request

Mon, 05/03/2021 - 7:48am
As readers may remember, we asked the County Attorney – to intervene on behalf of the El Paso taxpayers – to ask the Texas Attorney General to determine whether the El Paso […]
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UMC Voluminous Personal Messages

Wed, 04/28/2021 - 5:56am
The leaders of the University Medical Center of El Paso and El Paso Children’s Hospital use taxpayer-funded equipment and services to send and receive “voluminous… personal messages unrelated to official business,” according […]
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Special Report: El Paso Children’s Hospital Argues It Is Not Accountable to El Paso

Mon, 04/26/2021 - 7:34am
The El Paso Children’s Hospital is arguing that it is not subject to the Texas Public Information Act. El Paso Children’s Hospital is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. As a nonprofit, it argues that […]
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UTEP Presidents, Latinos/as, and Colonialism

Fri, 04/23/2021 - 7:13am
By: Oscar J. Martinez, PhD., A guest editorial Editor's Note: Oscar J. Martínez is a retired professor who taught at UTEP and the University of Arizona. He has published numerous books on […]
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The El Paso Political Power Rise of Paul L Foster And Alejandra de la Vega, Part 2

Wed, 04/21/2021 - 3:08pm
On September 23, 2020, El Paso Politics introduced readers to Paul L. Foster and how he rose to power in El Paso. As readers may remember, El Paso Politics is exploring the […]
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The Strange Story of Richard Nagell, John F. Kennedy and the State National Bank of El Paso

Fri, 04/16/2021 - 11:11am
“Bank robber, ‘Manchurian Candidate’ linked to JFK assassination probe” read the headline. The Los Angeles Free Press article describes how “a rangy man with a vertical scar on his forehead strode into […]
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Cissy Lizarraga And Campaign Financing in El Paso

Tue, 04/13/2021 - 1:08pm
The current city representative for District 8, Cecilia “Cissy” Lizarraga, is having a fundraiser and reception on April 28. Lizarraga’s term ends on January 3, 2023. According to the latest financial reports […]
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Why You Should Be Worried About The Facebook Leak

Sat, 04/10/2021 - 1:21pm
A few days ago, the personal information of 533 million Facebook users was made freely available on the Internet. The Facebook data breach is from an August 2019 incident where hackers were […]
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The Nazis in El Paso: Why White Supremacy Is Engrained in El Paso

Wed, 03/24/2021 - 4:10pm
“The message of El Paso, historic and present, is this: In America constructed by some as ‘great,’ if you are a white man there is almost nothing – whether it’s inventing weapons […]
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El Paso Nazis and The Immigration ‘Crisis’

Tue, 03/23/2021 - 8:55am
World War II was far from El Paso many tend to believe. Extremist and radicalized political views do not exist in El Paso. Except for the domestic terrorist – Patrick Crusius – […]
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Fort Bliss Nazis Launched A Rocket Towards Juarez

Thu, 03/18/2021 - 12:22pm
It was 7:30 local time in El Paso on May 29, 1947. Crews at White Sands missile range were preparing to launch a Hermes II two-stage rocket. The Hermes II research project […]
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Roberto Canales – An Exposé

Fri, 03/12/2021 - 6:07pm
On August 10, 2020, El Paso pediatrician Roberto Canales was sued by David and Mariana Saucedo over the death of their three-year-old daughter, Ivanna. The lawsuit alleges “grossly negligent care provided” by […]
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Children’s Hospital Seeks to Hide Evidence In Court Hearing Yesterday

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 9:01am
The El Paso Children’s Hospital and two doctors went to court yesterday asking to have evidence thrown out in the Saucedo malpractice lawsuit. On August 10, 2020, David and Mariana Saucedo filed […]
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Guest Opinion: Disrespect of Mexican Americans at the El Paso City Council

Tue, 03/02/2021 - 6:27am
By: Oscar J. Martinez, PhD., A guest editorial This article was updated on March 2, 2021 at 13:40E to correct taxpayer costs. ($400 million to $500 million). On February 16, 2021 the […]
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Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez Was Not Murdered Evidence Shows

Mon, 03/01/2021 - 3:26pm
On November 18, 2017, the headlines screamed that a Border Patrol agent had been killed by undocumented immigrants or Mexican criminals near Van Horn. Border Patrol Agent Rogelio Martinez was found dead […]
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UMC Did Not Provide Beto O’Rourke Formal Authority To Collect Patient Information

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 8:30am
On February 6, 2021, El Paso Matters reported that Beto O’Rourke and volunteers were going door to door on that day collecting information from south-side El Pasoans looking to get the Covid-19 […]
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UMC Asking For Social Security Numbers For Vaccine

Thu, 02/25/2021 - 9:37am
A Texas man on the Covid-19 priority list was denied the vaccine because he did not have a social security number. According to KHOU-11, a 61-year-old man in the Rio Grande Valley […]
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Guest Opinion: Political Wedge Issues

Tue, 02/23/2021 - 7:51am
By: Luis Enrique Miranda, A guest editorial A wedge issue is defined as an issue that drives a literal wedge into a political base, dividing its members. Oftentimes they are social in […]
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Community Forum for EPISD Board of Trustees

Mon, 02/22/2021 - 8:02am
Community Forum for EPISD Board of Trustees Candidates to be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021, from 10 AM to 1 PM. The event will be conducted via a Facebook Livestream in […]
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