Gilbert Garcia

The Stoning of Cynthia Brehm

One of the most dramatic and profound  passages in the Gospels is the scene where the pharisees bring an adulteress to Jesus to test Him. The law commanded them to stone her. Early in the morning He came again to the temple … The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman who had been caught in adultery, and placing her in the midst they said to Him, “Teacher, this woman has been caught in the act of adultery … He stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at…


Press Bias – San Antonio General Election

An article in the local San Antonio paper yesterday by “opinion columnist” Gilbert Garcia targeted Cynthia Brehm, City Council candidate for District 8. Dredging up a Facebook post in 2015 during the time of the Obama administration’s decision to accept Syrian immigrants from the war-ravaged country, Garcia portrayed Brehm as an xenophobic immigrant hater and accused her of running a “Jerry Springer type of campaign.” Apparently Garcia’s sources for his article were primarily Cynthia Brehm’s major opponents, Manny Pelaez and Tony Valdivia. The issue was Ms. Brehm’s comments in her Facebook page two years ago wherein she stated that immigrants…