Progressives need to grab a new honest narrative to beat back conflation that higher taxes are always bad. Corporations tax Americans with no accountability.
I explain in the video at the end of this article the pathology of junk health insurance and why folks buy it. It is a perfect illustration of the rationale behind Single-Payer Medicare for All.
If you are on or will be on Social Security, Medicare, or any social program, your vote in November will determine if you are likely to have it in the form you need it.
Many Single-Payer Medicare for All activists & proponents attended Netroots Nation 2018. including prominent Dr. America, Sanjeev K Sriram.
Anybody sitting out this election is playing with the lives of millions of their fellow citizens as absent a blue tsunami, the health care of all Americans are in danger.QAC
Act Out! Eleanor Goldfield makes some very important points that detail why Progressives should not rejoice over Alex Jones’ ouster from social media.
A Few Takes
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.
ABC announced on Tuesday that it would cancel the sitcom “Roseanne” following “abhorrent” comments from the star, Roseanne Barr, who had compared former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett to an ape.
These young people are more than baristas. These Starbucks baristas are not only talented but friendly smart thinking millennials.
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
My first day experience at Netroots Nation 2011 was much better than I expected. Usually when I have gone to conferences the breakout sessions tended to be boring. The breakout sessions were extremely informing, entertaining, and interactive. My only regret is that I was not unable to split myself into 5 pieces as there were […]
Occupy Kingwood VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL We’ve completed 28 consecutive weeks of Occupy Kingwood. We are well on our way to complete 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 am still amazed that neither […]
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.
Ten years since the Great Recession & America’s worst economic crisis since the Great Depression yet politicians have learned nothing money can’t buy.
Beyond diplomacy and balance sheets, alienation from the United States grows again in the Latin American street destroying much of Obama’s goodwill.
Radio Shows: Politics Done Right
The GOP admitted that they are coming after your Social Security and more. We also discuss the lessons not learned from the 2008 economic meltdown.
PDR covers two subjects today: (1) Alex Jones removal from social media is a danger for Progressives. (2) Republicans promise to take away the health care many have & want.
In my understanding, two factors have touched the heart of ethics: the process of globalization and the commercialization of society.
Fascism is an extreme derivative of fundamentalism, with a long tradition in almost every culture. Unfortunately, it is active around the world and formative in the United States.
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.
In the year after Hurricane Harvey, an important question looms on the horizon: What happens if a storm hits this year and we still aren’t prepared?
My recent fender bender is a story I needed to relate especially in these times when it seems we are all at each other’s throats.
Ted Cruz was likely very happy last night. He is not so happy this afternoon as Beto O’Rourke in a new poll is ahead. Both polls are likely wrong.
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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Conversation on Surveillance, Security & Privacy The Conversation on Surveillance, Security & Privacy continues with members from our community. What do Americans who live and work outside the overheated atmosphere of the beltway think is the right balance between security & privacy? The Conversation on Surveillance, Security & Privacy continues. What do Americans who live […]
Egberto Mentioned In Media
The compelling story of Kingwood High School students serenading their teacher, thanking their teacher, supporting their teacher, and lifting the spirits of their beloved teacher was so touching to most of the CNN producers that they aired it even on a very busy news day. KUDOS to our wonderful Kingwood teenage youth. What you guys […]
Over the last few weeks CNN has been seeking out iReporters who had positions and analysis on Romney’s inability to seal the deal with Republicans in their primaries. CNN iReport producer Michael Saba wrote the following piece at CNN.com on our views and analysis. iReport pundits: 5 reasons why Romney can’t seal the deal Editor’s […]
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 […]