Union Stymied By GOP Threats VW and its employees both supported the formation of a union at their Chattanooga Tennessee factory. The German company believes in work councils where management and rank & file alike work to make a better working environment and a better product. Tennessee Republicans in a panic worried that the plant […]
Chris Christie gave a lengthy press conference on the closure of the busiest bridge in the country. He is finally taking responsibility for the George Washington bridge debacle. Or is he? Chris Christie is claiming that he had no clue that lanes on the George Washington Bridge were closed because of a vendetta against Fort […]
Live Senator Wendy Davis Filibuster See my report on Wendy’s valiant effort here. This is the Progressive Movement in Texas new hero. Texas State Senator Wendy Davis has been filibustering a draconian bill written by Texas Republican Men to criminalize what women choose to do to their bodies. LIKE My Facebook Page – Visit My […]
The top military brass was on Capitol Hill today for a hearing on sexual assaults in the military. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) has proposed legislation that requires sexual assault charges be handled outside the victim’s chain of command. Gillibrand was emphatic in her statements that commanders are ill abled to objectively address the issue. “Not […]
If Americans had results from countries like Denmark w/strong safety nets, scare tactics by Republicans would fail & socially conscious politicians elected.
Republican Senator Ayotte does not get it. Worse, she believes her constituents are dumb and ill informed. She believes her vote on the gun bill can be glossed over. She answers her constituent with a categorical lie in today’s town hall in New Hampshire. Constituent: I really don’t understand. … It doesn’t make sense to me […]
Politicians generally tell many tales bordering on untruths. They however find plausible technicalities to justify their tale not being categorized as a lie. Evidently Republican Senator Jeff Flake did not get the memo. According to ThinkProgress after first responding to Caren Teves’, who lost her son during the Aurora shooting, with a form letter, he […]
Fifteen Republican senators said they will filibuster the upcoming gun control bill. According to Huffington Post: [Source] McConnell is the fifteenth Republican to join the filibuster effort being led by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). The GOP leader could have opted to stay out of it, letting the votes happen on the gun package and putting […]
Politics Done Right with Egberto Willies Saturday 12:00 Noon Central/1:00 PM Eastern Call In, talk and/or Listen: (646) 929-2495 Listen On Computer/Smartphone Live/Podcast: HERE This week’s show What a crazy week. First we continue to see President Obama fell into the debt debate trap as opposed to the employment debate. We get the selection of […]
The GOP is generally hostile to any attempt to give gay couples legal rights or marriage. As recently as the 2012 convention, civil unions were rejected.