In what was one of his best intros to the state of our COVID-19 pandemic, Chuck Todd all but called out the Right for their complicity.
When one sees good journalism on mainstream media in real-time, it gives hope. @FareedZakaria did just that as he checked Niall Ferguson (@nfergus), making a false equivalence.
Joe Scarborough’s claim that he does not understand GOP gaining seats and that Biden could run a bipartisan administration is naive.
The best ad is one that is based on reality. West Wing star, Richard Schiff, contracted COVID-19 in Canada and saw Medicare For All in action.
Joe Scarborough did not mince his words as he slammed his former Republican friends. There was a degree of honesty worth admiring.
A Few Takes
I am impressed with how this community in Arkansas handled this. It gives one hope that there are enough good people to start driving the evil ones into irrelevancy.
Many times it is hard to explain why some economic models do not work for particular segments of our society. This makes it easy.
This is shameful to the nth degree. We must find a way to make the average Americans see that this is by design.
Radio Shows: Politics Done Right
Dr. Manuel Pastor points out the flaws in Biden’s Latino outreach. Pundits discuss Trump vs Churchill/FDR or Mussolini and his profound weakness.
Trump has been irresponsible from the inception of COVID and since being infected. RIP Medical Debt co-founder discusses debt in the COVID era.
Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation. This legalized theft by the wealthy is not sustainable.
It’s a busy season at Trump’s Pardon Workshop. So many felonious enablers, so little time. Add to them MAGA loony-pants Raymond Deskins, 61, of Sterling, Va. …
No matter who “won” the U.S. election, what will not change is the capitalist organization of the country’s economy.
On Monday, Georgia’s Board of Elections issued a directive that allows county election supervisors to block new registrations of voters who do not have a car registered in Georgia. I kid you not.
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. […]
Diane Trautman was a part of the Blue Wave that overtook Houston in 2018 for the most important job of Harris County Clerk. After a year and five months, Diane is resigning.
Cheatgrass is an annual grass native to Europe and eastern Asia that European settlers brought to North America in the late 1800s as forage for grazing their livestock.
In a growing number of U.S. states, residents have been dealing with a different kind of quarantine that began back in the early 2000’s and continues on today.
People Making a difference
Keshia is the activist who put her body between a mob and a KKK member who otherwise was going to get beaten to death. Sadly, she was unable to save her restaurant.
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.
The Working Families Party National Director, Maurice Mitchell, discussed centrism and electability in a manner all Americans must hear sooner rather than later.
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.
un-Occupy Women VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Women in Kingwood Texas have started a new movement. The movement was started by Valerie Dunn after her frustration with the continuous attack on women’s rights. “I am simply tired of men thinking they can take control of a woman’s body” said Dunn. The movement is a breakoff […]
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.
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I was a guest on HuffPost Live today. We were discussing 4 articles they emailed us before the show. Sound Off On Debates The Community sounds off with Ahmed Shihab-Eldin on Obama’s explanation of his debate performance and how a Pro-Life Congressman asked his mistress to get an abortion. Originally aired on October 10, 2012 […]
Egberto Mentioned In Media
By Matt Smith, CNN February 24, 2010 — Updated 2004 GMT (0404 HKT) (CNN) — The Obama administration has called for a freeze on government programs other than defense and entitlements, but why should the Pentagon be excluded? That’s the position of CNN iReporters Egberto Willies and Adriana Maxwell, both of whom see […]
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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 […]