It’s time to reconsider Capitalism’s failure to create an egalitarian society. We must build a Free Enterprise system with a full social safety net.
It is clear that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the dragon slayer who defeated the guy who was on track to become Speaker of the House, is under attack from all sides. It is imperative that Establishment Democrats and organizations who go after her unjustly are made to understand that there will be a price to pay electorally […]
It is time for the worker to assume the position of power. After all, there is no well to do person without those who ultimately gets the work done.
Corporations and politicians insist on offering workers false choices. The idea is to pit them against each other to protect the privileged class.
Republican politicians are not even hiding what they are doing. They learned from Trump that deceit in the open makes Americans catatonic.
I was unable to watch the funeral of George H.W. Bush. His canonization without acknowledging his major blunder in Panama is unforgivable.
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
Black Lives Matter crashed the presidential forum held at the Liberal conference Netroots Nation.
Occupy Kingwood VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL Occupy Kingwood is now 27 consecutive weeks long. It is getting hot. Our numbers today were the smallest in several months and it was likely attributed to the Houston heat. That said we recommitted to stay on track for 52 consecutive weeks hurricane, rain, snow, or heat. This […]
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.
The two foreign policy accomplishments of George H.W. Bush are admittedly closer to his restraint than to his aggression and that is a good thing.
Make no mistake, this is an absurd false equivalence. Her tweet while not accurate to the letter of each word told a true story. Trump? Not at all.
Radio Shows: Politics Done Right
The dynamism and great structures were built under Capitalism. Can they be sustained under the current model or is it time for a new economy that acknowledges humanity?
People don’t yet get it. They do not need to acquiesce to benign slavery. The reality is they are in control and working together we can extinguish the Plutocracy.
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.
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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
March 22, 2010 4:14 p.m. EDT (CNN) — The health care bill’s passage has struck such an emotional chord that more than 10,000 people have posted comments and sometimes deeply personal stories about it on CNN.com. Under the bill, which President Obama is expected to sign Tuesday at the earliest, most Americans will now […]
FULL STORY By Lila King, CNN March 5, 2010 11:58 a.m. EST Time was, if you wanted to make a time-lapse film, first you had to build a machine. In the late 1920s, John Ott was an American high school student with a passion for photography and a lot of time on his hands. He […]
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 […]