I was pleasantly surprised to hear a Conservative Republican realize that claiming one is pro-life and healthcare, not a right is mutually exclusive.
Chuck Todd, in an uncharacteristically combative manner, grilled Republican Senator John Barrasso about the hypocrisy of the GOP not delaying Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement till after the election.
Former GOP Chair Michael Steele has a message to Donald Trump supporters. After deconstructing the president’s trickery he admonished them not to get punked again.
The polls have been fairly steady showing a Biden Electoral College and popular ‘landslide’ win. Yet, Democrats are irrationally worried.
Former RNC Chair Michael Steele did not mince his words. He was discussing Trump’s dismissing of blue states’ outcomes with COVID-19.
A Few Takes
Poetic justice & national selection in view? A Coeur d’Alene pastor who opened his large church in early May for in-person services that allowed and even encouraged unmasked congregants to gather has been recovering from COVID-19 at the Kootenai Health intensive care unit. Paul Van Noy, the senior pastor at Candlelight Christian Fellowship, has spent […]
Another black man is brutalized by the police. It never seems to end. It is systemic and until police remember they are there to serve and that every life is human nothing will change. That this continues to occur in this climate comes directly from the top. Remember, the president early on advised this type […]
If you still wonder why the #DefundThePolice movement, then wait till your loved one is the victim. Empathy anyone? Here is yet another case. If you have a hammer, everything looks like a nail. While some nails are hammered more frequently and harder all are hammered at some time.
Radio Shows: Politics Done Right
President of Indivisible Houston discusses the Walmartization of America and progressive activists’ responsibility. Trump is the swamp.
K. Sabeel Rahman, President of Demos, discusses some topics that afflict the working class in general and people of color in particular and solutions.
On Sept. 11 we solemnly observe horrors that claimed more than 3,000. On what day should we observe the day the U.S. death toll reached 200,000? Or should we reserve a date for 400,000?
Watergate ended a presidency, but it didn’t kill anyone, much less tens of thousands.
“Six weeks ago, I told Naomi Wolf, that Trump can win via a constitutional coup d’état—via the first-ever use of the 12th Amendment. And yesterday, Trump let the cat out of the bag: he expects to invoke the loophole.”
Regardless of your politics, wealth will separate people in their bubbles and the unwashed masses 50 and over will suffer.
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.
People Making a difference
Savannah Smith had experiences in Cameroon cut short by COVID-19. This is an important story for several reasons as explored in the interview.
Young activist, Brialle Ringer, a Living Room Conversations, Communications Partner, made me think. Pleasure activism is where it is at.
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 […]
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.
Anthony Bourdain, celebrity chef extraordinaire committed suicide in Paris. He will be missed for both his cooking and his insight.
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.
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
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 was interviewed by CBS Affiliate KHOU Channel 11 Brad Woodard on the Tea Party activist assault on the speaker at the Texans’ Day Of Outrage Rally. LIKE My Facebook Page – Visit My Blog: EgbertoWillies.com Follow @EgbertoWillies
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Egberto Mentioned In Media
While at Netroots Nation 2012 a CNN iReport producer emailed asking for a headshot for a special project. CNN iReports always have special projects many of us work on because we simply love citizen journalism. CNN has given a unique opportunity to citizen journalist the ability to give their material national and international exposure using […]
KINGWOOD AREA DEMOCRATS The Kingwood Area Democrats invites all in the community to the Nov. 2 monthly meeting. KAD President Egberto Willies will be speaking about his personal experiences with the Coffee Party, the Occupy Movement and Rebuild the Dream. He recently returned from Washington, D.C. where he participated in the Enough Is Enough […]
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 […]