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Learning on a sore butt, by Tim Holt: Once we get kids comfortable, then true learning can begin, because in a battle between the brain and butt, the butt will always win. link

Drug War is not just a metaphor; so how do we stop the shooting? by Sito Negron: You and I know what will happen — sooner or later, someone will win out, and the winner will get back to business. Violence will die down, although the occasional blanket-wrapped or tortured body will be found in the desert, and the occasional girl will disappear, but nobody will hurt enough, care enough or be powerful enough to make much of an issue. The status quo will prevail. The drug economy, legal and illegal, will continue as before. link

Drug-related kidnappings in El Paso hard to pin down but ICE stands by 6, by David Crowder:
The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency counts six kidnappings last year while the El Paso Police Department contends there were none at all. link

Written by newspapertreeelpaso

January 27, 2009 at 12:55 am

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