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May 20, 2017


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So, you say the Texas Rangers would send their own press release?

This is from the Ranger's website:

"The Texas Ranger Division is a major division within the Texas Department of Public Safety with lead criminal investigative responsibility for the following: major incident crime investigations, unsolved crime/serial crime investigations, public corruption and public integrity investigations, officer involved shooting investigations, and border security operations."

And you say the email is not official even though it comes from the DPS spokesperson for this region? On what planet would this person not be fired for sending out false information?

You say the message only says a request was submitted, yet the it clearly reads "The Texas Rangers have begun a formal investigation ... ."

I'm beginning to worry about you, dear boy. Why don't you relax a little this weekend and let your 'lil buddy Tolbert fight his own fights. You're really not helping him here.


David K is right.

I know because I have have actually requested the Texas Rangers' Public Integrity Unit into an El Pasoan.



abandon hope,

You don't read well, do you? I made it clear that a local PIO would never speak for the Austin based Texas Rangers.

So Max, are you saying you filed an investigation request with the Texas Rangers? If the Rangers proceeded with a formal investigation did they send out a press release on their letterhead?

I really do not think the investigation is relevant. I do believe they are being investigated. If they are found to have broken the rules, they will get slapped on the hand for stupidity, but even if this happens, it won't be for years.

Bottom line is, even with all this, Tolbert is better than Annello. I cannot believe I am saying this as I am not a Tolbert fan. But at least he has calmed down.



No press release was issued. Just a confirmation of the request and it was on my blog. Did EPT run with it? Nope. But it did run with an email about steak.



Yep the super geniuses that help to keep screwing El Paso Max, David,little boy, K and Jaime know every thing but fail hook, line and sinker for Esparza's bull shit.They are so smart they do not even know which law enforcement authority is actually suppose to be doing the investigation of the CC members and their rolling quorum if any really prosecution was ever going to actually take place.
See Max, David,little boy, K and Jaime really like the corruption in trying to flying air cover for the interest that they act as their trained foaming at the month barking dogs. But you in El Paso keep believing and listening to these half baked bull shit artist and their out right lies but take a moment and take a good look around at what those they play the convenient fools for have gotten you in El Paso over the last two decades. You just may want to start by looking at your local tax bill and your local debt of government that should for most be the wake up call.
Oh David ,little boy, K yes we maybe an idiot but smart enough to get our ass out of El Paso as many others have done in the last two years and those who are trying to exit the mirage of paradise of the delusional in the desert and those such as your self David,little by, K that support the delusion.

David K is correct. At my station we took the chatter on these blogs as a sign that the story needed to be updated. We are getting nothing form DPS on the investigation. There is no one to confirm that any one of the City Council members are under investigation. The original email doesn't mention them by name. The District Attorney has not provided the exact request and what was in that request. The only reason my station ever said a single name on air was because the El Paso Times named them. We sourced from the El Paso Times. David is correct about that point. Until a council member is named by the DPS as a target of an investigation we will not report.

Max - So the Rangers/DPS did not launch an investigation based on your request? What's there for the EP Slimes to cover? "Hear ye, hear ye, Max's request for an investigation was denied." I don't think so.

David K - The only thing you made clear is that you do not want to believe that a regional PIO would make an announcement for the Rangers. If what she stated is false why does she still have her job (and she does). And, yes, the PIO stated that an formal investigation has begun.

Bottom line, it doesn't matter whether or not the Rangers investigate or ride off in the sunset. What matters is that it happened. There are text messages proving that. Who wants a Council that thinks it can decide issues outside of the public eye?

That's the issue. DavidK's imaginings are just smokescreen.


Case was reviewed and then punted to Travis DA.

Again no press release.

Again steak gets covered but only certain requests of the Texas Rangers get press releases?

It's okay to admit you're wrong. You're anonymous so no one is none the wiser about you being wrong.



Max and David here is what the law says and clearly the members of the CC did this. Second the reason the Texas Ranger do not give a shit about it is local law enforcement whose jurisdiction the offence took place in are the ones who are suppose to do the investigation that being the El Paso Police department. If the El Paso PD thinks there is a conflict of interest it goes to the El Paso Sheriff's department. Go ask the AG of Texas if you think we are full of shit. And this is how Esparaza plays you like clowns and idiots in El Paso.

Max how do I know this been there and have filed criminal complaints on open meets and open records violation and took it to the AG of Texas office and at the end of the day it all comes back to Eparaza for prosecution. David and you are blowing smoke and talking out your behinds.
Now if some in El Paso want to really take on the CC members for violating the Open meetings act go hire a lawyer and take them into court and get a judge to order the El Paso PD to do an investigation at the same time file ethics complaint against Esparaza at the County but none of you will that would mean you would have to put your money where your mouth is and your butt on the line. At the end of the day all
you will do is whine and wring your hands and soon all will be forgotten. See such criminal complains of such violations by elected officials in El Paso should always be filed directly with the DA's office any other way is a waste of time. Esparaza and others in El Paso government know this.

Sec. 551.143. CONSPIRACY TO CIRCUMVENT CHAPTER; OFFENSE; PENALTY. (a) A member or group of members of a governmental body commits an offense if the member or group of members knowingly conspires to circumvent this chapter by meeting in numbers less than a quorum for the purpose of secret deliberations in violation of this chapter.
(b) An offense under Subsection (a) is a misdemeanor punishable by:
(1) a fine of not less than $100 or more than $500;
(2) confinement in the county jail for not less than one month or more than six months; or
(3) both the fine and confinement.


I am several Fernets in.

What's your reason for posting?

Taxes? Make more money. If you can't, that's on you and not "gummint".



Max - I love admitting I'm wrong but about what? Sounds to me like your problem is with the EP Slimes. If you are saying they only print stuff against anyone not in the Shapleigh cabal, it doesn't fit in this case. The open meeting violation and coverage in the Slimes occurred before SusieB divorced Tolbert.

Thanks you just told El Paso a truth which you represent the thinking of El Paso elected officals if you do not like the level of taxation make more money so you can pay more taxes to El Paso government,if not tough! If you do not like the corruption of your local government tough they know better what is best for you than you do.
One of El Paso's ,or is that Dallas's still, Super Geniuses strikes again!Since Max worked in El Paso government he should know!
So Max let me get this your opinion is the only one that should be heard? So what's your reason for posting?Still hoping some one in El Paso government will give you job again! Dogs like David,little boy,K and you who bark a lot surely are afraid of the truth being exposed!


When was the last time you pleased your wife?



I don't need Jaime Abeytia. Fat Mexicans are a dime a dozen in this town. You're barking up the wrong yucca.

Every one knows who you were down on your knees for for years to keep your job. Understand after that less than heroic effort by you for the Democratic party in El Paso you are still bitter that in the end they kicked you to the curb.

It boggles the mind that chubby Lionstar makes fun of you for supporting Tolbert when he has carried the water for Perez/Claudia/Escobar for years.
Everyone knows he is bought and paid for and just how cheap he is.

It's confusing to me why Lionstar can attack another blogger for supporting a candidate but Lionstar is allowed to support his candidates and should not be questioned about his support. I don't get that. Doesn't Lionstar see the irony in his argument?

weight watcher - voter,

I have argued this with him many times. He really doesn't see the holes in his argument. It's like walking up to a guy with a Hillary sticker on his shirt and screaming "you're only wearing that because you like hillary!!" as if it was some kind of crime. It stems from the inability to look at ones own behavior in an objective manner.

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