A conservative user attempted to float the standard Nancy Pelosi ‘San Francisco in decline’ trip. We had an honest answer.
Analyst David Rothkopf exposed an inconvenient truth hiding in full view. The news media makes believe. There’s only a mythical center.
Analyst David Rothkopf admonished the media and then rolled off Democratic accomplishments better than any Democratic politician has in less than 30 seconds.
He started an email conversation showing his displeasure with the Voting Rights bill. The email thread then evolved into disdain of the 1619 Project.
Senator Maggie Hassan made clear why she now supports modifying the filibuster. And she necessarily scorched those who forced her hands.
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
Lives are at stake, and the next person needing help could easily be you, a member of your family, or, like me, an old friend’s husband
It’s time to say “No” to Big Tech and “smart” appliances that are, in reality, data thieves attaching themselves to us and our homes like blood-sucking parasites
It’s a low bar, but America must become at least as functional as the NFL!
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.
Our communities would do well having more people like Ashley Mosley. She stayed in community where many have left intentionally.
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.
Howard Dean gave a pep rally at Netroots Nation 2012 and then proceeded to tweet his first tweet from @GovHowardDean. My Books– Follow Me– Visit Me
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.
The reoccupation of Zuccotti Park as reported by Timcast TV is the official channel for TimPool, covering technology and journalism. Stay tuned for updates from our friends around the world, interviews, and new technology! Free live streaming by Ustream My Book: As I See It: Class Warfare The Only Resort To Right Wing Doom […]
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
Progressives discuss Bernie Sanders, the Green Party, and more. Will we start the progressive revolution.
I did a CNN iReport a couple of days ago on the politicians and the fiscal cliff. It got picked up and played today on CNN. The video is below. It can be proven that a strong middle class and equal access to the middle class created a vibrant economy. As such policies that support […]
Egberto Mentioned In Media
This week I was named CNN iReport Pundit of the week. CNN iReport is a platform I jumped on when they came out because it gave me the opportunity to get arguments and positions out. Think about it. You are watching the news and they are just not making sense or they are missing a […]
RT’s Redacted Tonight’s John F. O’Donnell reaction to the paragraph he quoted from my DailyKOS piece, as funny as it was, is a microcosm of the media’s problem.
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 […]
In general, new construction homes are the most likely to be the most resilient to climate change. New forms of concrete that are made from recycled or waste-based material save a large share of …
By the 1990s biologists managed to convince the federal government that these predators are essential to the health of the ecosystem, and gray wolves were famously reintroduced back into Yellowstone.