One of our listeners seems to get his talking points from Right-Wing medial like OAN or Fox News. What are American culture, values?
A Right-Wing listener had a litany of gripes about Joe Biden’s economy. I was ready as we all should be. It is existential.
CNBC’s Ron Insana dispels the misinformation about the economy under President Biden
Kyrsten Sinema went onto the Senate floor with a willfully naive speech filled with empty platitudes claiming she supports voting rights.
Kyrsten Sinema’s refusal to break the filibuster for voting rights will be instrumental along with Joe Manchin to facilitate Trump’s 2024 coup.
A Few Takes
This is what happens when Republicans run a state with Conservative principles. People are just commodities to be exploited. Our Republican Legislature effectively murdered Texans.
This poll says all one needs to know to explain the dysfunctionality within the country. And it is clear where the blame belongs.
This opinion piece in the Houston Chronicle by Alice Lively in Kingwood Texas is so very important. I wish more were necessarily opened-minded as she displays here. Teaching about race as interpreted in this country is essential at every age in the appropriate form.
Biden’s partner at each podium should be a ballot box – a mail-in ballot drop box, to be exact – a vessel of convenience for voters, a symbol of leaders who value them.
“We don’t have a (fire) season any longer,” University of Colorado fire scientist Jennifer Balch told the Denver Post, referring to a stretch that used to end in fall with the first snows. “We are now looking at year-round fires.”
There are killers trying to end your life. You are at a line-up of suspects. Only you can identify those who want to kill you. If you do that, you will save your life and the lives of your family.
Compared to the existence of the universe and even briefer the existence of our planet human life is exceedingly brief. Our individual existence (in this society) becomes even more precarious when we (especially those who are not part of the world’s 1%)
This is what leadership looks like; unlike the Humble Independent School Board, whose lack of science-based serious care for our most precious resources, our kids, have already endangered many of their lives, our county leaders are acting responsibly. They won’t allow our incompetent governor Greg Abbott and his sycophants to get your kids killed. COVID […]
Our local Kingwood Texas friend, Mike Collier (@CollierForTexas), is ready to kick the failed Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick out of office. Finally, someone who instead of giving away the store to corporate friends will do the bidding for Texas citizens.
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 […]
The Hartmann Report
Once citizens believe a nation is “a republic but not a democracy” it’s easier for a strongman to limit majority-rule voting so “only the right people” get to vote or have their vote counted
For me, all the proof I need that Trump, if not the biblical Antichrist, is at least a political one, is what he says and does…
In America if you kill your spouse you’ll end up in prison – but – if you kill millions of people, you can laugh at the law & buy a new yacht
League of Independent Voters of Texas
Are imperial governance and the related constitutional wreckage taking Texans down a dangerous path to a constitutional crisis?
The elephant in the Texas voting booth that neither party wants to talk about is the suppression of a plurality of Texas voters. Surprise! There are more non-aligned and independent Texans than Democrats or Republicans.
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.
Atpeace Makita, a Detroit resident and activist speaks of going forward On Friday the Detroit citizens protested in downtown near the COBO convention center. They then marched to the renowned Hart Plaza on the riverfront. Netroots Nation 2014 attendees comprised a very large number of the protestors in solidarity with the cause. A few weeks […]
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.
Occupy Kingwood VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL We’ve completed 31 consecutive weeks of Occupy Kingwood. We will make it to our 52 consecutive weeks at the corner of Kingwood Drive and West Lake Houston Parkway. We do this every Saturday between 9 AM and 10:30 AM. I was a awaken early Saturday by Dr. Theis. […]
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
Originally aired on March 29, 2013 Hosted by: Ahmed Shihab-Eldin Guests: Luke Johnson @luke_johnson (Washington, DC) HuffPost Associate Politics Editor Blake Henderson @blakeahenderson (New York, NY) Humor Writer Egberto Willies @EgbertoWillies (Kingwood, TX) Political Blogger and Author Josh Garber @TumbleJosh (San Francisco, CA) Attorney Cruz Cuts Climate Talk Sen. Ted Cruz has nixed a […]
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
Egberto Mentioned In Media
I was happy to have David Levitt, California Senate Candidate among other candidates running across the country for both Congress and Senate on my Coffee Party USA show Politics Done Right. These candidate are all making a pledge to be completely transparent with their political financing. Many are using the services of the free service […]
Veterans have fought for the country without asking why. When they come home, it is shameful the way they are treated and the support they get. CNN created an iReport.com project to interview these heroes. Katie Hawkins-Gaar, an Associate Producer at CNN presents this telling article. Click here for the full CNN article. In Kingwood, […]
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 […]
The richest 10 percent of humanity was responsible for 52 percent of global emissions between 1990 and 2015, according to a 2020 Oxfam report.
As the U.S. tackles the issues of climate change, the Biden administration is investing in wind power as a key strategy for sustainably meeting the country’s energy needs.