Similarities between Watergate and the slime-storm swirling around Donald Trump continue to stack up. It was there in the Dec. 10 tweet from the misspeller-in-chief: “No Smocking Gun. No collusion.” Highly reminiscent, this is, of Richard Nixon’s Nov. 17, 1973 claim, “I am not a crock.” (OK. Let’s not defame the dead. Nixon was a […]
James Comey started out by calling the president an irresponsible unlawful liar using more diplomatic words. But his disdain for the president was palpable.
Chuck Schumer did more spinning when Chuck Todd tried to pin him down on his real Single-payer Medicare for All position. All he did was double talk.
Healthcare is a right yet in America it is treated like a product ensuring that one can extort a profit from one getting ill.
Obamacare was a compromise that allowed private insurance companies among other components of the medical-industrial-complex, to continue profiteering by impoverishing many Americans with their thieving rates we are all required to pay in some form. Anything that that prevents it from being just a status quo law is good and here is why. The federal judge in […]
Here is our answer to a Panamanian American who called into Politics Done Right shocked that Americans are not in a more protesting mood on the streets given today’s realities. He recalls how others protest their governments elsewhere.
A Few Takes
George HW Bush, the 41st President of the United States and the father of the 43rd, George W. Bush is dead at 94. He lived a long and active life.
Most of the battleground districts are now in GOP hands and their vote went heavily for Republicans in 2016. This poll suggests a major change could be coming.
Recently in his first TV interview, Bob Woodward paints a picture for CBS’s David Martin of the Donald Trump’s administration in complete disarray.
The Right is slowing eroding our democracy as they attempt to codify minority rule. A robust registration of voters can mitigate this anti-democratic act.
The Houston Astros beat the LA Dodgers to win the 2017 World Series. After enduring Hurricane Harvey, it could not have come at a better time.
This is likely the worse rendition of God Bless America you would have ever heard. And it happened at the World Series in Houston, Astros vs Dodgers
Netroots Nation 2014 attendies protested in solidarity with Detroit residents I got to the hotel just before four o’clock. The excitement that is felt just before registration was palpable. I was ready. I am in Detroit. Flying over Detroit looked like any other city. I was hoping to fly over some of the blight that […]
Following are the pictures from Occupy Kingwood week 17. I was unable to attend because I had to attend the Senate District Convention. Luckily Dr Theis was kind enough to provide the pictures. My Books– Follow Me– Visit Me
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.
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.
Why is it that the people who most need Obamacare are the ones who support those politicians who are trying to take it away.
by Richard Striner Richard Striner, a professor of history at Washington College, is the author of many books including Father Abraham: Lincoln’s Relentless Struggle to End Slavery and Lincoln’s Way: How Six Great Presidents Created American Power. At what point in the historical development of today’s Republican Party did it move to the “dark side?” Does this question […]
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If Republicans are unable to attain their goals via coercion at the ballot box, they resort to the judiciary. The Texas judge that struck down Obamacare likely hurt the GOP.
A Panamanian American called into Politics Done Right with a perplexing question that we must explore. Many activists ask this about Americans, especially in these times.
We must put forward progressive, liberal or Democratic Socialist ideas as the 2019 Houston City Council and Mayoral election season gets underway.
We tend to be insular many times but this ode to Brazil’s Black Awareness Day shows a sour congruousness with the American experience.
Bill King attended an African American Leader’s breakfast recently, a focus group meeting, to hear about their concerns and to clarify some of his positions on various issues. King lost a nailbiter to our current mayor Sylvester Turner. Bill King discusses a possible run for Houston Mayor Bill King is getting his narrative together for what […]
Midterm 2018 will tell us a lot about the American electorate including the impact of the Gen Z voters. Most importantly it will tell us if Trumpism is still on the ascent.
Never decide on a candidate based on DCCC directives. Firstly, they have no insight into who’s more likely to win any district as they have a failing record nationally and statewide.
Houston parents & activists stopped the school board from making them charter schools. Pressure from a united constituency can force politicians to do what is right.
Here is the reality, if Texans continue to vote in the numbers they voted in the early primaries, then Beto will be the next Texas senator.
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.
Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef extraordinaire committed suicide in Paris. He will be missed for both his cooking and his insight.
Egberto On TV
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 […]
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I was quoted by CNN about the report I did on OccupyDC. Guys we are either going to be a part of the movement or cede the country to an immoral sect concerned only about their god, CAPITAL. Many believe this movement has no direction. That is one of the biggest fallacies out there. These […]
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 […]