Transcript and video of President Obama addressing the nation this afternoon about the Authorization for the Use of Military Force submitted to Congress.
Chuck Todd dissects the reason why there is an empathy gap between Congress and the people they serve, the poor and the middle class. This must change.
Israel gets windfall as long the long term unemployed is ignored. Israel can bring Republicans and Democrats together in a manner the poor and disenfranchised Americans cannot. Israel, one of the most prosperous countries in the world will be getting 225 million American taxpayer dollars to restock its Iron Dome. The U.S. House of Representatives […]
President Obama continues middle-class centric attack on do nothing Republicans President Obama continues his trek around the country excoriating an intransigent ‘do nothing’ Congress. He seemed to be relishing in Speaker of the House John Boehner’s threat to sue him. Even though John Boehner is not exactly sure on what grounds he wants to sue […]
Cliff Olney is a good friend and one of my CNN iReport colleagues. During the last political cycle we did a lot of iReports that CNN used on HLN, CNN’s live broadcasts, and on CNN online properties. Cliff Olney has continued vlogging well researched commentary. I get an alert whenever he posts a new one. […]
Jon Stewart hit a home run today with one of his best satirical analysis of Congress. At first it seemed he was going to make fun of the shallowness of the Traditional Media. Ultimately it was the childishness of Congress that got his wrath. He starts with relaying two stories that headlined the Traditional Media […]
A deal was struck. The Obama Administration will allow the federal government to continue paying a large share of the cost of healthcare for members of Congress and their aides. Absent this deal, politicians and their aides would find themselves in the same boat as Americans who work for themselves or have no insurance. They […]
Many complain about citizens being apathetic and unengaged. My friend Charlotte has been attempting to engage her Congressman Ted Poe for the last several weeks. The dialogue is below. Ted Poe claims he would be in DC most days. He must believe that he is speaking to the uninformed. We all know that Boehner has […]
Click to listen to PODCAST Politics Done Right with Egberto Willies Saturday 12:00 Noon Central/1:00 PM Eastern Call In, talk and/or Listen: (646) 929-2495 This week I wrote several blogs. Two of these should be examined in detail, “The Triumph of Bad Ideas” and “Debt Hostage Takers Are Dangerous & Delusional–Will Media Stop Enabling […]
There is only one reason that the Debt Crisis could present a problem. This would be if the media allows it to be. The United States of America borrowed money. Folks loan the money based on the good faith and credit of the United States of America. As a responsible country, we do not have […]