• October 18, 2021

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Op-Ed: The Miseducation of Government and Bitcoin

Most recently several members of the government have made misleading and disparaging comments when it comes to blockchain and cryptocurrency technology. Add to that, part of the new infrastructure bill has portions in it, designed to punish and hinder those in the blockchain industry. This state of ignorance, and lack of facts, is present in […]Read More

Gallery+Story: A tale of two halves as UTEP beats New

The UTEP Miner Football Team picked up its third victory of the season Saturday night, defeating the New Mexico Lobos 20-13. Breaking news minutes from kickoff revealed that UNM’s starting wide receivers were out for tonight’s game due to contact tracing for COVID-19.  The game started with a three and out possession for both teams. […]Read More

Op-Ed: Why Bitcoin? Why Now?

On August 15th, the 50th anniversary of the “Nixon Shock”, (when Richard Nixon took America off the Gold Standard), I read an article on LinkedIn about an elderly African American woman who went to her local bank to withdraw some money. She approached the teller and requested to withdraw $10.00 from her account. The teller […]Read More

Service beyond the uniform during Operation Allies Welcome

FORT BLISS – Wesley McMahand is no stranger to public service. Currently, he serves as the American Red Cross Armed Forces and International Services regional program manager in the Central and South Texas region. This is the first, and only, job he’s had since leaving the U.S. Army. McMahand graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, […]Read More

Op-Ed: A review of President Biden’s Speech

I watched President Biden’s speech today. He was defiant, raised his voice throughout his speech and as expected–Biden blamed President Trump for his failed, disastrous and ill-planned withdrawal. He attempted to make the argument, again, that he was bound by President Trump’s agreement with Afghanistan and the Taliban. There has been nothing to prevent Biden […]Read More

Letter to the Editor: Leeser, Samaniego – Demanding masks defies

Judge Samaniego and Mayor Leeser must stop being partisan Democrats and start being public servants. Start by following the science.  Demanding masks defies science. Every study with humans concluded masks are not effective.  Every package of masks has warnings the “mask is not for medical use” and “does not protect against airborne illnesses.” If the […]Read More

Dan’s Food for Thought: Competition or All for one, one

Business in general is hard! It is dog-eat-dog! Me vs You! The general consensus is competition is bad for business! In the food world, it is unfortunately no different. Feuds run rampant between operators, former employers and associates, Sous Chef’s having the courage to go it alone leaving the EC behind to fend for themselves. […]Read More

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