Many cringe whenever they hear that Texas is a Red State. Demographically it seems impossible. Texas is a majority minority state. Specifically, non-Latino Whites make up 44% of the state. Latinos make up 38% of the state, Blacks 12%, and Asians 4%. Blacks, Latinos, and Asians vote overwhelmingly Democratic (Latinos 70%+, Blacks 90%+, & Asians […]
America needs strong leaders. America needs leaders that are willing to stand up for an ideology that shamelessly looks out for the middle class and the poor. America needs strong leaders that do not allow the striving for true moral values to be framed as a weakness . America needs strong leaders that will not […]
Blue Ribbon Lobby Day at Texas Capitol April 9th was a very busy day at the Texas capitol. Kingwood Area Democrats members and over 400 other advocates for women met with their respective elected officials and other Democratic leaders to show their support for issues like women’s healthcare, funding for public education, Medicaid expansion, and […]
The election proved one thing decisively. It was not a close election. Democrats won the popular votes by 5 million for President, by several million in the Senate, and by over 1 million in the House. Republicans control the House solely because of the manner in which congressional districts were gerrymandered. The election proved, after […]
The snippets of video from MSNBC below are telling. The Republicans know they are in trouble. The vast majority of the countries do not like much of what the Republicans in control stand for. Even cultural Republicans have all but given up. The only thing keeping them together with a modicum of homogeneity is their […]
President Obama gave one of the most progressive speeches I have heard in my lifetime. As I was listening to the speech I tweeted the following. Prez is hitting the fallacies of GOP with a passion with words while conciliatory are stinging. — Egberto Willies (@EgbertoWillies) January 21, 2013 While I always believed that President […]
America is at best a center-left, not center right irrespective of those who identify as Conservative. Calling oneself a Conservative does not make it so.