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Max Powers
A secret agent place with a secret agent working on a secret agent plan.
Making El Paso's dreams come true one blog post at a time.
Interests: Naomi Gonzalez
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So your soon-to-be retiring State Senator, Jose Rodriguez, is doing a soccer ball Christmas drive for all the Central American kids hanging out in Tornillo. And man, the way people have been blowing each on Twitter other for donating soccer balls is a bit much. But as they say, if... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Max Powers
This may come as a surprise to some, but I have made my share of mistakes. In life, you can always right a wrong. In politics, maybe. In politics your past, or present, mistakes may or may not cost you. Get shitfaced and drive onto oncoming traffic? If you are,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2018 at Max Powers
Just a thought here. Call it cognitive dissonance or whatever. I just cannot see how a person who takes credit for something like a streetcar line, which involves tearing-up miles of street and requires a state agency to pitch in $100 million for said line, but then throws his or... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2018 at Max Powers
When not looking for areas of Segundo Barrio to bulldoze to put his presidential library, failed senate candidate Beto found time to comment about the events in Tijuana. Which got me thinking. Remember Silvestre Reyes? Y'all remember when he ran for Congress? What was his claim to fame? It was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2018 at Max Powers
Environmentalism is hard. Why is it hard? Because if you do think we are contributing to Earth's destruction, well, the only sensible thing for you to do is to off yourself. But short of that, I have a couple policy ideas: Condoms and Empowering Women - The developed world's birth... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at Max Powers
When we are not getting our panties soaked watching Roberto Francisco O'Rourke slice off-cuts of meat against the grain, we are wondering when he will resurrect himself from failed senate candidate to the next Dear Leader. Speaking of off-cuts of meat, ever gone to a cook-out and there are fajitas,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2018 at Max Powers
I feel like as though I would be doing our Senator, Ted Cruz, a disservice if I did not least give him some of my half-baked opinions about what he needs to do going forward. So here they are: Jeff Roe - Don't listen to him. Or at least push... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2018 at Max Powers
So what does Beto need to do now? He needs to take a break and not do anything for a while. For nearly the last two years, he has put an incredible amount of stress on his body traveling across this state eating shitty food and getting minimal sleep. Although... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2018 at Max Powers
So what happens tomorrow?!?? I am calling the election for your next Senator, Roberto Francisco O'Rourke. Sure Democratic turnout will help, but the real difference maker will be Republicans. Even though Francisco has embraced positions that would normally give them heartburn, those Republicans will come up with a thousand reasons... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at Max Powers
Some quick thoughts... "Nationalism" - I do not get offended nor am I scared of nationalism. Some of you think of Nazis, I think of Mohammed Mossadegh, Lazaro Cardenas, and Jacobo Arbenz. Birthright Citizenship - I am AGAINST ending birth right citizenship, HOWEVER, I understand how some so-called nativists can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2018 at Max Powers
I have soured on Beto. And I will be voting for the Madman from Calgary. Is it because I see the writing on the wall for Beto? No. Despite polling, I still think Beto has a good shot here. So what gives? We have seen this campaign before. I voted... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2018 at Max Powers
Beto O'Rourke passed gas in his truck shortly after scarfing down a Whataburger breakfast taquito. And although the fart nearly blew-off what little ass cheeks he has, he remained steadfast in his commitment to make sure that both his right and left ass cheek remain united by the common bond... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2018 at Max Powers
I have a hard time seeing how longtime Democratic Latinos vote for Beto. Sure, they are saying all the right things about Beto, but they have the most to lose from Beto winning. The Democratic Party has long been, until recently, a "pay your dues" kinda party. A lot of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at Max Powers
Ok. So what’s going on in Alamogordo? Here we are concerned about a Senate race, while astronomers may have found portals to other dimensions into future, past and present universes. Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2018 at Max Powers
When “Beto” was a row captain he was NOT Beto. And he was in business he was NOT Beto. So much for “Beto” sticking since childhood. It is amazing. A lot of progressives in Texas are going along with this rich white guy and his rather convenient appropriation of Hispanic... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2018 at Max Powers
Posted Sep 5, 2018 at Max Powers
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Posted Sep 4, 2018 at Max Powers
Veronica, or "Roni" as she prefers to be called has thrown her hat in the ring for District 1. Since she has her beard, Jaime Abeytia, running her PR campaign, I figured I would give her a look. Apparently this lady has had about 50 different jobs in that past... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Max Powers
In the Texas Monthly, there's an article about your ex-Congressman and his shot at the presidency - CLICK HERE! Which got me thinking...what if this whole "visit all 254 counties" in Texas is a dry run for Iowa? If Beto does not mind spending hours on end in a pick-up... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2018 at Max Powers
Without a doubt, your ex-Congressman is winning the air war in his race for Senate. But if wants to win he needs to launch a ground war. And I am not seeing. Yes, driving around town you see Beto signs...and that is about it. I know this because my grandmother... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2018 at Max Powers
And no, I am not talking about our Russian friends. No. I am talking about the newest ginger in Rick Francis's life...City Representative candidate for District 8...Greg Baine. Apparently the Money guys in El Paso are none too impressed with Cissy and do not want to take the risk of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2018 at Max Powers
I ask this because of my dear friend Jaime Abeytia. What his aversion to coming out and saying, "I am a political consultant and you gotta pay for my services." Apparently, Jaime is consulting Veronica Frescas. But if the past is any indication of the future, you will not see... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2018 at Max Powers
I have long thought Beto would be a great statewide candidate largely because he is tall, good-looking and handsome. And what can I say? I have been right. When you are tall, good-looking and handsome you can say things like, "One time Steve sharted while we were on our way... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at Max Powers
Veronica Escobar conducted county business with her personal email account, but did anybody give a rat's phuck? Nah. Or at least not anybody in the local media cared. But being white, rich and Republican in El Paso is hard (which why David K left). But its even harder still if... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2018 at Max Powers
Folks, there is another political consultant in town. In addition to, Marisa Marquez, Ricardo Armendariz, Chris Hernandez, Moises Bujanda, Susie Byrd, Jaime Abeytia, that one dude that works (or worked) for Vince...who else am I missing...former mayoral candidate, David Saucedo, throws his hat into the political consulting ring. At times... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2018 at Max Powers