We will need to be relentless with our defense and counter-attacks for Elizabeth Warren. Robert Reich hit the nail on the head.
Greed is the desire to have a lot with the absence of producing anything of value. Too often we treat the greedy as makers when in fact they are the takers.
Many think when one criticizes the super rich, specifically the ultra multimillionaire and the billionaire, that it is nothing more than wealth envy. While that may be true for a few who themselves were unable to attain that feat, I am sure for most it is about equity and fairness. Here is the deal. Most […]
It is amazing that a kid can change one’s immediate perception. But more importantly one should note what one can learn just giving them space to articulate their thoughts.
A good understanding in a very nuance manner about the battle between capitalism and democratic socialism in America,
We must allow neither Democrats nor Republicans to tell us we cannot afford Medicare for All. A betrayal of the poor and middle-class should come at a cost.
A Few Takes
Churches, specifically the Southern Baptist Church, have spent decades condemning others and moralizing. Recently the head and pastor of the Second Baptist Church, Ed Young, had the gall to call Democrats godless even as many are in his pews.
Unfortunately we have never gotten the real story about Venezuela from our media in the United States. In the process it hurts all.
The article shows what would seem to be godless behavior by Ed Young not only for what seems like negligence but a callousness unbecoming of a pastor who forgot what pastoring means.
It is clear that Sherrod Brown does not get it. I understand what he is doing but he is being shortsighted, lazy, and will give the semblance of being owned. He knows the corporations are pilfering his constituents. Why not invest in helping them understand what he knows from the inside.
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 The PGA Occupy The PGA Contact: Rev. Edward Pinkney (269)925-0001 firstname.lastname@example.org Protest all injustices being forced on our town 11:00am – City hall, 200 Wall St., Benton Harbor, MI, 49022 11:30am – Press conference History of some Benton Harbor murders In southwestern Michigan, the St. Joseph River enters Lake Michigan between the towns […]
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.
Dictator Trump is methodically making his autocratic more palatable by marching over the line marginally each time. When will America wake up?
If things are more out of control than previously, how did we get in such a mess? Main answer has to do with a distinct inability.
Radio Shows: Politics Done Right
Julie Kindle Driscoll, a Trump voting Democrat will explain why many Democrats believe Progressives doing it wrong. – Donald Trump the Dictator
Author & Lawyer Philip Howard believes gridlock can end by rewriting all the rules – Amazon drops plans for headquarters in NY. Good riddance.
Cody Pogue, a government and history professor and former candidate for Texas State House was upset that the president’s SOTU address consisted mainly of lies.
Former Democratic Candidate for Texas Congressional District 14 gives her opinion on the State of the union Address in a frank manner.
Four Harris County Department of Education trustees cancelled the department’s contract with HillCo Partners.
The right to vote has never been a given, not in the past and not in a post–Shelby v. Holder world. It’s certainly not a given in the Houston region.
Here’s the state of the Houston community’s united front against the baby jail on Emancipation.
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 […]
Texas Conservatives, Republican politicians who normally claim they support family values show that they are really partial to corporate values first.
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.
Egberto On TV
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The HuffPost Live community sounds off with Abby Huntsman, vice presidential candidate Jon Huntsman’s daughter, as she discusses the GOP lawmakers who have spurned Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge and how that will impact the fiscal cliff talks. Originally aired on November 20, 2012 Hosted by: Abby Huntsman GUESTS INCLUDE: Jen Bendery (Washington D.C.) HuffPost […]
Egberto Mentioned In Media
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, […]
I was quoted by CNN about the report I did on OccupyDC. Guys we are either going to be a part of the movement or cede the country to an immoral sect concerned only about their god, CAPITAL. Many believe this movement has no direction. That is one of the biggest fallacies out there. These […]
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 […]