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Archive for June 23rd, 2009

Byrd’s speech on El Paso past and future

Text of city Rep. Susie Byrd’s speech at the inauguration Monday night can be seen below. Video can be found here at the Newman Park Blog.

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June 23, 2009 at 4:25 pm

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“Ze plane! Ze plane!” Mr. Roarke on the Council dais

Old school sartorial splendor, Fantasy Island-style! Really, this ought to be on Moda Urbana, but there is the political tie-in, so here you go.


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June 23, 2009 at 1:27 pm

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Forget green cards; red’s the new rage

Folks, the number of ideas out there is truly amazing, as is our capacity to generate, collect and collate data through the Internet. Pandora’s Box, indeed!

The White House. The Red Card. Why Not?

Why Isn’t Helen Krieble Invited to the Immigration Reform Meeting?

WASHINGTON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ — While leaders discuss citizenship, taxes, legalization, and i.d. cards this Thursday at the White House meeting on Immigration Reform – all essentials of The Red Card Solution – the solution itself, from businesswoman Helen Krieble, is apparently not invited.

Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 23, Krieble takes The Red Card Solution to the Library of Congress and that afternoon at 5:30 debuts a mini-documentary at the National Press Club Ballroom. The documentary includes Luis Cortez, head of Esperanza, host of the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast (where the President announced the new White House meeting date). The panel after the mini-documentary features Alberto Avendano from El Tiempo Latino; Helen Krieble of The Red Card Solution; Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal; James Carafano, Heritage Foundation; Matt Kibbe of Freedom Works; and Mario Lopez, Hispanic Leadership Fund.

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June 23, 2009 at 1:02 pm

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A solution for the sweatiest city in America

Is this clever marketing or what? It would be even more enticing if they promised those girls from the commercial would be there to scrub. Here’s the news release:

Hey there –

We know it gets hot in El Paso, so as you are doing your beat the heat and summer cool down stories, we have a product that will keep him feeling refreshed and clean during those unbearable days.

Irish Spring Body Wash Cool Relief Scrub has a unique cooling complex with natural exfoliating scrub that will wash away the sweat and dirt, leaving his body feeling clean and rejuvenated. So during the hot days, when you can’t stand the heat anymore, jump in the shower and use this cooling body wash to feel refreshed.

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June 23, 2009 at 12:59 pm

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