The Rio 2016 Olympics illustrates how much further we must go to address sexism and privilege. The problem is the media is a major culprit.
Senator Pat Roberts suggested that Senator Ron Wyden takes a Valium pill, a very disrespectful statement for one senator to make to other senators.
This Evangelical Christian unlike many of his protege had a conscience and modified his life to make a difference in the body politic.
HHS nominee Tom Price evaded a pressing Sanders on drug pricing, importation of prescription drugs from other countries and more.
After listening to Price’s responses it was immediately evident that Elizabeth Warren was doing her diligence. The man is smooth but she was able to make him a bit frazzled
Bernie Sanders, as usual, did not hold back on HHS Nominee Tom Price. He justifiably used Price’s statement to make a much larger point.
Trump’s Education Appointee was unable to answer a question that anyone within the education field must be abreast of given that policy depends on it.
Retired federal prosecutor Chuck Ambrose in the article below points out why James Comey may be our nation’s biggest chameleon.
If every eligible voter exercised his or her right to vote and voted based on self-need, the needs of the majority would be served first by our government.
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.
Netroots Nation 2016 was one of the most eventful as the organization refocused on social, economic, and racial justice issues in a more intentional manner.
Our Sustainable Informational Occupy is now 25 consecutive weeks strong. We are almost half way through our promised 52 week Occupy. This was a very difficult week to keep it going strong as many of us were out of town. I attended Netroots Nation 2012 in Providence Rhode Island. Coffee Party’s Bambi was occupying a […]
Radio Show: Politics Done Right
This is a conversation Evangelical Christians and progressives alike should listen to. Conservative Angela Box discusses Donald Trump and more.
America’s form of capitalism is extractive. It is just a matter of time before people that are doing well continue feeding the beast, suffering in silence.
HoustonPress designated KPFT 90.1 FM Houston once again Best of Houston, Best Radio Station in Houston Texas for its programming and more.
Electing champions Ann Harris Bennett, Kim Ogg and Lupe Valdez offer protection, leadership of progressive values for millions of Texans
The Lone Star College System Board is having a hearing on Wednesday, September 14th at 5:00 PM to discuss district-wide taxes.
As my blood boiled from feeling scammed by Tom Peacock Cadillac, my local dealership alternative,West Lake Houston Automotive, gives hope honesty can win.
Professional associations, meeting planners, & Texas convention & visitors bureau unveils new campaign called “Texas Welcomes All” to counter bathroom bill.
Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” films and endured substance abuse problems, died on Tuesday,
Jamie Foxx became a hero as he saved a man’s life by pulling him out of a burning car after a really bad accident putting his own life at risk.
Egberto On TV
Jim Carr, distinguished scholar at The Opportunity Agenda, says spending cuts will cause pain in U.S. households with economists predicting more than 700,000 jobs lost. We discuss his a article Spending cut. Now, GOP, where are the jobs?. Hosted by: Mike Sacks @MikeSacksHP GUESTS INCLUDE: Jim Carr @OppAgenda (Washington, DC) Distinguished Scholar, The Opportunity Agenda […]
Egberto Mentioned In Media
The Tribune took up the story of my home being firebombed with fireworks in Kingwood, TX. This was a very frightening experience for my wife and daughter. As I told the reporter, if they try this again, we will be ready to protect our property. Act of delinquency in Kingwood casts shadow on New Year […]
CNN iReporter Egberto Willies of Kingwood, Texas, summed up the conflicting feelings Jackson engendered among his admirers: "I grew up on Michael Jackson," Willies said in a video post on iReport.com. "I loved Michael Jackson. I hated Michael Jackson. I admired Michael Jackson. I was ashamed of Michael Jackson. I was sorry for Michael […]
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 […]