It is essential to understand student loan debt and why forgiveness is essential. We must not give corporate parasites a pass.
President Joe Biden is not working for America’s most effective thugs to start their pilfer by using the hurricane in Florida as an excuse to gouge the American people.
Former GOP Chairman Michael Steele believes that the polls are wrong as they ignore the incoming pink wave. There is a path for Democrats to hold the House.
When you have lost Republican operative Karl Rove, it is clear that you are screwed. Rove said Texas Republicans are extreme, and it will hurt them.
Pete Buttigieg is Biden’s best spokesperson. Here, he destroys Ron DeSantis for his cruel act on asylum seekers without even raising his voice.
A Few Takes
Even though this should not be a shocker, blood still boils mainly because the Black Teens had to go through racial profiling in the most hurtful form.
Dick Cheney comes out swinging for his daughter. For once, I agree with this guy. Sad that he is provably a war criminal. Watch Politics Done Right T.V. here. Liz Cheney is fighting for her political life in Wyoming as she faces real competition from Trump-backed Harriet Hageman for her House seat in the state’s […]
This is what voter suppression and intimidation look like. The Republican Party started early. One hopes Democrats are taking on only corrective actions but assertive and aggressive actions. The Harris County Attorney’s office on Thursday said it is looking into allegations a grass-roots group knocked on doors in Sunnyside and attempted to get residents to […]
opponent. Like a Senate refusing to have hearings for one Supreme Court nominee and rushing to have hearings for another. This is not majority rule. This is a few having their way over the rest of a nation, and over the Constitution.”
“The disease Trump said would cause so little suffering – no worse than the flu – over the last two years was the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer.”
Because we don’t (and haven’t) seen housing as a human right we not only have the lack of adequate funding for public housing we have eviction bad laws.
I have a dog. He is a male mix breed, between a chihuahua and a Jack Russell terrier. To me, good company and a source of love and care (my road dog). The extortion was palpable.
This weekend I took my daughter, who’s had two strokes and is compromised on her left side, to Houston’s Abilities Expo. We encountered a rude, insensitive, foul-mouthed attendant.
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.
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.
The Hartmann Report
Bringing our manufacturing back from overseas will reverse the 40-year-long slide of the American middle class and rebuild our nation’s security & economy. China is threatening the United States: this could get very ugly, very quickly. Here’s what’s happening. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is planning a trip to Taiwan, the first for a Speaker in […]
use he has not been held to account, Trumpism has spread across the US landscape like metastasized cancer, with GOP politicians who aspire to corrupt strongman status emulating him in every state
America is no longer all-white or all-under-white-control and white supremacists on the Court are bound and determined to do something about it
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
Our communities would do well having more people like Ashley Mosley. She stayed in community where many have left intentionally.
As I walked in between protest movements at the Democratic Debate at TSU. Patricia Esteves was giving away T-Shirts. Her T-Shirts say.
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 […]
Just got back from the movie “Honk for Jesus.” It felt familiar. A woman told my wife, “That’s the Eddie Long story.” Yes, it is similar to the iReport I did in 2010.
Garth Brooks super fan Debra Willey finally got to see you in Houston, TX, after several attempts and several thousand dollars — a shoutout maybe to her?
It seems Will Smith clocked Chris Rock pretty good at the #Oscars2022 for a bad Jada Pinkett Smith joke. Was this staged? Nope. He apologized while accepting his best actor speech.
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.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky has a message. Progressives must be concerned with 2018. A win is not secure. Democrats must have answers for Americans that are hurting.
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.
Occupy Kingwood, our 52 consecutive weeks at the corner of Kingwood Drive and Lake Houston Blvd on Saturdays, has come to an end. The movement however goes on as the group is morphing into an affiliate of Move To Amend that will do grassroots work to build consensus on modifying the constitution to codify that […]
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 guest hosted on HuffPost Live discussing three current issues. (1)A Texas dad approached a greeter at his child’s elementary school last Wednesday, claimed he had a gun, and said, "You’re dead”. (2)President Obama could name foreign policy adviser Denis McDonough his next chief of staff by the end of the week, according to a […]
I did a CNN iReport a couple of days ago on the politicians and the fiscal cliff. It got picked up and played today on CNN. The video is below. It can be proven that a strong middle class and equal access to the middle class created a vibrant economy. As such policies that support […]
Egberto Mentioned In Media
Today I was honored to be featured in the Houston Chronicle. I want to stress that absent the hard work of ALL our Kingwood Area Democrats our growth and visibility would not have come to fruition. We intend to continue growing and offering ALL our families, friends, acquaintances, and neighbors of whatever political stripe the […]
Occupy Kingwood has finally received coverage in our local newspaper, the Kingwood Observer. The event has been occurring for 52 consecutive weeks at the corner of Kingwood Drive and West Lake Houston Boulevard. It is called an informational Occupy tasked with informing our very conservative community of the realities of the corruption in our politics. […]
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 […]
“This rewiring of sailing matters because of the immense emissions that cargo ships produce. Because they consume fossil fuels, much of our supply chain is riddled with emissions problems.”
Dear EarthTalk: What are the most recent projections about sea level rise around the world as a result of climate change? And is there any hope of turning back the tide if we rein in emissions as planned under the current iteration of the Paris agreement? –