Thomas Friedman did a disservice with a false narrative recently on MSNBC as Democrats are about to take over the government.
MSNBC hosts Stephanie Ruhle and Chris Jansing show an understanding of their privilege that clearly makes them more credible journalists.
CNBC Host Andrew Ross Sorkin did not fall for corporations’ newfound disdain for Trump after his insurrection plot on the Capitol.
Mask-less Republican politicians show complete disdain for humanity even during an insurrection. They refused masks to prevent COVID.
This is how journalists must remind Republicans about their complicity. Katy Tur really laid it on John Bolton in an effective manner.
A Few Takes
This crooked pastor is just the tip of the iceberg. It would not surprise me if this is the modus operandi of a large percentage of pastors of these megachurches.
If Joe Manchin does not get his act together about ensuring that every day Americans for a change get the appropriate support from their government, we will remind all that his daughter is a major part of the cesspool that is the pharmaceutical industry that is ripping his constituents off.
The Department of Justice says Richard Barnett, identified as the man who sat at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office during the siege of the U.S. Capitol by pro-Trump extremists, has been arrested.
Radio Shows: Politics Done Right
Secretary of State official Gabriel Sterling slammed Donald Trump and the two Georgia Senators for not calling out those threatening officials.
We interview two very different guys. Dennis Kosuth, a registered nurse & progressive activist, the other, Tyler Bluntman, a conservative media guy.
While authorities investigate the presence of suspected incendiary devices at our riot-ravaged Capitol, we can confirm two. Ted Cruz. Josh Hawley. Add the sulfuric smolder of Louie Gohmert, John Carter, Pete Sessions and more. Not big-time explosive elements like U.S. senators, in July 4 nomenclature they are known as “sparklers” and “snakes,” each saluting a […]
That Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and co-plaintiffs engaged the highest court in the land with a frivolous complaint as a political favor to a president who lost the election by 7 million votes and refuses to acknowledge that fact.
We would be remiss to just look at Donald Trump and the rioters who invaded the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. Trump was
obviously, the match that lit the fire.
I have struggled with the belief for most of my life that the reason for poverty is slack behavior, a lack of work ethic, a lack of self-control, and a willingness to sacrifice.
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 […]
Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo all but called out Texas Governor Greg Abbott in a very diplomatic manner for his failed control of COVID-19 on ABC’s This Week.
Texas’ Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo is the county’s top political executive. She has received but headwinds from the governor of Texas as she tries to keep the county safe from COVID-19. Lina Hidalgo a fresh dispatch from the old guard As COVID-19 was ravaging New York, Lina Hidalgo saw the writing on the wall. […]
Diane Trautman was a part of the Blue Wave that overtook Houston in 2018 for the most important job of Harris County Clerk. After a year and five months, Diane is resigning.
People Making a difference
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.
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.
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.
Elizabeth Warren gave a compelling middle class centric speech at Netroots Nation 2014. She was treated like a rock star as she entered to give her speech. She kindly told folks to sit down so she could get to her message. Her message was not unlike the accumulation of all the subjects she speaks about. […]
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.
On December 17th, 2011 several Kingwood and the surrounding area residents OCCUPIED the corner of Lake Houston Boulevard and Kingwood drive. What was most evident was a mostly positive response from the community. That a largely conservative town like Kingwood Texas is receptive to the Occupy message speaks volumes of the level of discontent with […]
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.
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Fox News’ Juan Williams and Son Criticized After Homecoming Visit to Panama By Bruno Gaston, International Editor ATLANTA, July 21, 2012, 6 p.m. – Panamanian activists from the city of Colón are not thrilled with the description of their city offered by political consultant, Raphael Williams who is the son of Fox News contributor, Juan […]
I have been watching tweets and getting emails on my thoughts on whether the Affordable Care Act will be struck down. After reading excerpts of the transcripts I thought it would be upheld 6/3 as it seemed that Kennedy and Roberts were looking for a reason to back it. After listening to Toobin on CNN […]
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 […]
Hunters do play a large part in conservation efforts across the U.S. through their taxes, licenses and donations. But …
It’s undeniable that climate change has been affecting and continues to threaten the winter sports and tourism industries.