Jake Tapper attempted to malign progressives. Speaker Nancy Pelosi set the record straight to a backpedaling host. But she did something even more important.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick thought his million-dollar bounty would catch Democratic voter fraud. Instead, he had to pay a progressive for Trump voter fraud.
Senator Angus King, a former supporter of the filibuster now sees it as an extortion tool enabling minority governance.
Rep. Liz Cheney did not only call out her entire party for being anti-democratic, but she also called out Reps. Jim Jordan & Kevin McCarthy by name.
Republican Operative Rick Wilson told Democrats effectively to SPINE UP. He said that an unpunished coup is a training exercise.
A Few Takes
Just as the media is fascinated with the apparent murder of an abused young woman this week, it seems like this story should be a major story as well. It seems it is a potential tragedy that can be stopped.
Except for those with a suicidal death wish, Trumpism will ultimately die as it burns itself out from its sheer evil and disregard for humanity.
I am not sure if Abbott got the vaccine are not. All I know is a consider him a murderer not just for his stance on masks and vaccines but for killing Texans by neglecting the Medicaid Expansion to the Affordable Care Act Texans are already paying for.
The Green New Deal is a distraction. The Green Real Deal is where we need to be, today, tomorrow and for however long this planet will have us.
In a New York courtroom, freedom of the press is being juxtaposed with the freedom to lie. Freedom to lie to subvert an election. Freedom to lie to aid the chief patron of a gold-digging cable network. Donald Trump’s Big Lie — and his covey of mouthpieces […]
Compared to the existence of the universe and even briefer the existence of our planet human life is exceedingly brief. Our individual existence (in this society) becomes even more precarious when we (especially those who are not part of the world’s 1%)
As you were skimming through your emails you noticed one that looked a little suspicious. The sender was God. You figured it was probably spam and you should just delete it but your curiosity got the better of you, so you clicked it open. The message said:
This is what leadership looks like; unlike the Humble Independent School Board, whose lack of science-based serious care for our most precious resources, our kids, have already endangered many of their lives, our county leaders are acting responsibly. They won’t allow our incompetent governor Greg Abbott and his sycophants to get your kids killed. COVID […]
Our local Kingwood Texas friend, Mike Collier (@CollierForTexas), is ready to kick the failed Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick out of office. Finally, someone who instead of giving away the store to corporate friends will do the bidding for Texas citizens.
A friend/neighbor was walking through the trails in our Kingwood, Texas neighborhood and came across an epithet that clarifies Trumpism & Racism are alive & well in our town.
PLEASE READ THE ENTIRE POST: We continue to be led by politicians who are killing many of our loved ones. Local authorities must defy the murderous edicts from the state and the federal government. It must be humanity over capital at once. I try to be civil. But how does one stay civil when those […]
The Hartmann Report
While the “safety net” prevents personal, family or community disasters, “rights of citizenship” provide the foundation for society itself
If we want to stop the destruction of the remnants of the last generation’s middle class, it all starts with taxing the rich: The time is long past due for us to roll back the Reagan tax cuts
The filibuster is not in the Constitution & its only purpose, way back, was to block discussion of legislation that involved slavery or civil rights
League of Independent Voters of Texas
Are imperial governance and the related constitutional wreckage taking Texans down a dangerous path to a constitutional crisis?
The elephant in the Texas voting booth that neither party wants to talk about is the suppression of a plurality of Texas voters. Surprise! There are more non-aligned and independent Texans than Democrats or Republicans.
People Making a difference
Angeliina Lawson is the sole progressive on the Johnson County Community College Board of Trustees trying to be fiscally accountable and transparent.
I interviewed Andrea Fernandez before she went on stage at the Unlock the Future rally in Houston sponsored by the NOW on immigration policy.
The Texans vs Bills game was exciting but it should have ended in regulation. Bill O’Brien is lucky to have stellar players.
Simone Biles continues to make Houston proud as she wins female athlete of the year. Congratulations! COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Gymnastics powerhouse Simone Biles has been named the 2019 Team USA Female Olympic Athlete of the Year after another record-setting performance in competition this year. Biles topped a list of award-winners of the honors presented […]
Alex Trebek, the Canadian broadcaster who found fame in the United States as a game show host, has died at the age of 80.
One of my favorite actresses, Diahann Carroll, died today. We actually got her program in Spanish while I was growing up in Panama.
Aretha Franklin is dead but she lives on in the manner most of us knew her. And as such, she lives on and will live on forever.
Judge McLeod turned around his office in two months. McLeod and his staff accomplished more in 2 months than his predecessor did in two years.
Progressive bloggers from across the country and a few from across the world trekked into Atlanta Georgia for another large conference.
Coffee Party Posts
The Coffee Party USA board of directors coalesced around a strong voter education and turnout strategy that we will be releasing in the forthcoming weeks.
Well we are at Occupy Kingwood week 8. I got up in the morning knowing it was going to be a long day. After-all, I promised to get to Occupy Kingwood early with donuts by 9:00 AM, our Kingwood Area Democrats were having a brunch and candidate round up at the Kingwood Country Club at […]
Move To Amend
Many grassroots organizations have converged on Philadelphia, PA using the Democratic National Convention as the catalyst to organize for a better America.
Egberto On TV
I was interviewed by CBS Affiliate KHOU Channel 11 Brad Woodard on the Tea Party activist assault on the speaker at the Texans’ Day Of Outrage Rally. LIKE My Facebook Page – Visit My Blog: EgbertoWillies.com Follow @EgbertoWillies
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Egberto Mentioned In Media
(CNN) — A student, a senior. A Democrat, a Republican. Someone with health insurance, someone with a pre-existing condition, someone with no insurance. Someone who’s employed, and someone who’s not. A doctor. A Massachusetts resident. They all have different experiences and interests when it comes to health care, and they all have views on […]
Fox News’ Juan Williams and Son Criticized After Homecoming Visit to Panama By Bruno Gaston, International Editor ATLANTA, July 21, 2012, 6 p.m. – Panamanian activists from the city of Colón are not thrilled with the description of their city offered by political consultant, Raphael Williams who is the son of Fox News contributor, Juan […]
Egberto’s Published Articles
by Egberto Willies and Keyan Bliss (Originally Published at Common Dreams) Three weeks after Christmas, the American judiciary gave telecommunications corporations a huge present. On January 14 a federal appeals court decided to weaken the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Internet Neutrality policy by striking down the rules it adopted in 2010 to regulate Internet service […]
It seems like I chose just about the right time to write an article on Wendy Davis. She finds herself under attack not only by the entire Right Wing establishment, but from the traditional media as well. She happens to be the story to balance the myriad of bad acts by Republicans. There is a […]
When Seattle’s new sports and concert arena opened its doors to the public in October 2021, many were left scratching heads as to what the heck the building’s name was about.
Strolling down the toilet paper aisle, one is faced with a grave decision: 3-ply or ultra-plush? For consumers, factors like price, size and comfort always come to mind first, yet why do we fail to prioritize the environmental impact of toilet paper?