Republican Politicians, completely against their voters’ attempt to mislead on the COVID Relief Bill. Hallie Jackson checked Sen. Braun.
I get scolded by my Progressive brethren for attempting to reach those on the Right. This Medicare for All experience tells me I am on the right track.
I recently participated in a Living Room Conversations event discussing race, ethnicity, equality, hope, and other issues America must overcome.
One wonders why Moderate and Centrist Democrats don’t understand our current politics. AOC is correct as they play into the hands of the GOP. AOC hits the nail on the head Democrats must remember who brought them into power. Urban America and the suburbs gave Democrats their victory. Democrats promised them that they would provide […]
Congressman Eric Swalwell was very disciplined in this interview as he intertwined keywords that kept the insurrection and its enablers in the forefront.
A Few Takes
“Gov. Abbott, did you misplace your dictionary? I don’t think you know what the word “callous” means, so let me help you. According to Merriam Webster …”
He may be willing to sacrifice the lives of Texans in an attempt to deny President Biden the success he is having fighting the COVID epidemic.
While Republicans like Governor Greg Abbott go on TV and cable networks to lie about the causes of the Texas catastrophe, and as Republicans like Ted Cruz fled their state, others led. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), Sheila Jackson Lee, and Sylvia Garcia were serving their constituents nationally and locally.
Radio Shows: Politics Done Right
Secretary of State official Gabriel Sterling slammed Donald Trump and the two Georgia Senators for not calling out those threatening officials.
We interview two very different guys. Dennis Kosuth, a registered nurse & progressive activist, the other, Tyler Bluntman, a conservative media guy.
Who can tell me what the Telecommunications Act of 1996 did to radio? Spawned in a laboratory of a Republican Congress but given the electric jolt of life by Bill Clinton’s pen, the law lifted limits on ownership of radio stations.
Here we obsessively focus on the CPI, the GNP, the GDP, when we should be tracking LE – life expectancy.
The recent failure of the Texas electric grid system has been on my Facebook page.
The disease that allowed Trumpism to rise in America is not one that penicillin can cure but one where we understand it quite well.
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 […]
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo all but called out Texas Governor Greg Abbott in a very diplomatic manner for his failed control of COVID-19 on ABC’s This Week.
Texas’ Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo is the county’s top political executive. She has received but headwinds from the governor of Texas as she tries to keep the county safe from COVID-19. Lina Hidalgo a fresh dispatch from the old guard As COVID-19 was ravaging New York, Lina Hidalgo saw the writing on the wall. […]
People Making a difference
Young activist, Brialle Ringer, a Living Room Conversations, Communications Partner, made me think. Pleasure activism is where it is at.
This white woman’s response to a black man who hijacked her card should present the template for the empathy we should have across the board.
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.
Kelly Macias said that DailyKos is important to the Progressive Movement because it is about news and action where people are activating.
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.
Today I spent four hours downtown for the Occupy Houston march on four banks, Bank Of America, Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, and Amegy Bank. At each bank several people went in and cancelled or closed all their accounts, Andy Meyer, Evan Carroll, and Dustin Phipps did a great job in leading the protest in […]
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
This is the Houston Chronicles coverage of the Texans’ Day Of Outrage where a Tea Party activists assaults the one of the speakers at the event. I presented video from a different angle that shows where the Tea Party activist actually hit a bystander with his bullhorn. The event was a successful protest against the […]
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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 […]
Romney supporter in Texas defaces yard sign: ‘N*gger lover… Obama sucks d*ck’ By David Edwards Monday, September 24, 2012 10:41 EDT A Woman in Texas says that a person who appears to support Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney vandalized her pro-Obama yard sign with racist and vulgar language. Cassy, a 34-year-old white business owner […]
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 […]
Whether you’ve noticed it or not, there are far fewer bees around nowadays. One-quarter of the world’s 20,000 bee species are in precipitous decline
A handful of recent studies conclude that a warmer world with higher CO2 concentrations in the air we breathe is likely to make us less intelligent.