US workers must join union to leverage their power and take their share of economy. It is not a gift or giveaway. Without the worker there is no capital.
Many lefties have been jumping onto the Snowden bandwagon without any thought that this is a setup using someone’s own vanity against them. Make no mistake, I am a proud lefty Liberal as we are the ones responsible for an American middle class and expanded access to equality for all (I include both Liberal Republicans, […]
President Obama has authorized sending weapons to the Syrian rebels. In other words, the United States has officially entered the Syrian Civil War. It seems that the United States has never found a visible conflict its defense industrial complex was not ready to serve. While it is well known that the president said if Syrian […]
CNN PRODUCER NOTE EWillies1961 told me, ‘The reality is none of the other issues matter if the decline of the middle class continues. If the decline of the middle class continues immigration is not a problem because no one would want to come here. Gun control won’t matter because the government will be forced to […]
Our system is very interesting. We are ready to take down athletes that are steroids. We are ready to take down those that have so very little influence on our lives. Yet those that materially affect us like the political class and the titans of finance continue to get our reverence even as many times […]
I Am America: Entrepreneur Egberto Willies Egberto Willies lives in Kingwood, Texas and is a naturalized U.S. citizen from Panama. He is Black, Hispanic and Caribbean. He is also a husband, a father and political activist who says he believes and lives the American dream. What makes you American? Check out Egberto’s story and […]
My daughter submitted an iReport for the “I Am America” series at CNN. She said they wanted to interview her for the iReport submission she made.
This is a prediction and bet Evan Carroll & I discussed at Starbucks. It’s public now buddy. Let’s see who comes closer. In the mean time we must not allow the Right to conflate unfettered Capitalism with Free Enterprise. Unfettered Capitalism is killing innovation, the middle class, and the individual from succeeding. Mitt Romney is […]
Many times people are unfairly called racist for a Freudian slip or an ignorant statement. I believe we all have some prejudice in us mostly based on ignorance of those we do not know and sometimes because of some innate carnal response that may be built in. That said, as intelligent American citizens living together […]
Many complain about the Republican Debates being the same thing over and over again. This must be attributed to the ineptitude of the questioning. There are systemic structural defects in our economy. No one on the stage except for Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman seem to understand them. Unfortunately as conservatives their solutions to some […]
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 […]
While the show on CNN “Black In America: The New Promise Land-Silicon Valley” was entertaining it may mislead entrepreneurs both black or otherwise. In the Internet Age, angel investors are unnecessary if you are willing to grow your business organically. We are simply continuing on the pathway to indentured servitude when we must sit at […]
CNN producer note iReporter Egberto Willies, a software engineer from Kingwood, Texas, says it’s clear from tonight’s GOP debate that the Republican candidates are not interested in offering solutions but only want to criticize the President. He also referred to what he thought was a "key point" in the debate: Mitt Romney pointed out that […]
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 […]