• September 25, 2021

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Do we need a “Senior Lives Matter Movement” for full

At the El Paso City Council meeting on June 22, 2021 Mayor Oscar Leeser asked city staff to come up with a plan on the reopening of the senior centers. Instead of coming up with a plan, two city representatives submitted an Opinion Editorial which was published in the El Paso Times on June 27th titled “City to […]Read More

Op-Ed: Shot heard ’round the world – The Bitcoin Standard

During the 2021 Bitcoin Conference recently held in Miami, one of the most amazing and disruptive announcements was that of El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele. His announcement that congress is voting to establish Bitcoin as a legal tender, and that the country will be creating a new monetary system based on the Bitcoin Standard, was […]Read More

Op-Ed: Proposed estate tax law changes hit farms hard

The Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M ran the numbers. What it found was that two proposals in Congress to change current estate tax law would hit family farmers extremely hard. The Sensible Taxation and Equity Promotion Act or STEP Act proposes to eliminate stepped-up basis upon death of the owner. The For the […]Read More

Op-Ed: Many questions still surround the cause COVID-19

Who were the actors and what was transpiring behind the scenes as the possibility of a conspiracy to cover up the funding and origins of COVID-19 was slowly emerging? Thousands of pages of emails obtained through a FOIA request by BuzzFeed News reveal that on January 31, 2020 Fauci received an email from Kristian Andersen, […]Read More

Op-Ed: Not an America First President

The Biden administration has just added another layer of confusion (tentacle) to deal with the illegal immigration crisis they created. In their rush to obliterate anything President Trump did for his “America First” agenda, Biden failed to understand or just didn’t care about the immediate catastrophic impact at our border once construction of the wall […]Read More

Op-Ed: The pandemic has been tough on youth. Summer programs

As a 4th generation Girl Scout, I know firsthand the transformative power that this program has on young girls in the Paso del Norte region. While the data on outcomes is impressive – higher self-esteem, healthier life choices, stronger academics – the proof is really seen in the girls. We witness youngsters that come to […]Read More

EPISD Education Foundation awards Classroom Impact Grants

Twenty-five educators will get a little help from the EPISD Education Foundation next school year to implement innovative lessons in their classrooms. The Foundation this week announced the winners of its annual Classroom Impact Grant designed to support effective teaching and learning throughout the District. A total of $20,000 were awarded. The teachers applied for […]Read More

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