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Egberto Willies is a political activist, author, political blogger, radio show host, business owner, software developer, web designer, and mechanical engineer in Kingwood, TX. Egberto is an ardent Liberal that believes tolerance is essential. His favorite phrase is "political involvement should be a requirement for citizenship". He believes that we must get away from the current policies that reward those who simply move money/capital and produce nothing tangible for our society. If a change in policy does not occur, America will be no different than many oligarchic societies where a few are able to accumulate wealth while the rest are left out because it is mathematically impossible to catch up.
More jobs under Democrats: Stephanie Ruhle exposed Trump/GOP's job lies
Stephanie Ruhle exposed the lie that Republicans have been telling for decades about jobs. It isn't like it is a hard truth to prove. Why do Democrats always seem to lack the message discipline to ensure reality sticks in the heads of the masses? Does this not seem like an easy sell? Repeat. Repeat. Repeat with facts and how it affected different group's personal economies is key.
Saturday, October 13, 2018(6 comments)
Five minutes that illustrates Republican ideology's affront to humanity
There is a distinct difference between the Progressive ideology and the Conservative Republican ideology. The Right takes advantage of the ignorance of a large plurality of Americans whether Conservative or otherwise to get their inhumane policies enacted. This panel, graciously hosted by Jon Saltzman at the Political Storm, illustrates the point.
Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) co-chair removes fear of the word (VIDEO)
This interview with the co-chair of the Houston Chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) should dispel the haunting fear many on the Right and some on the Center-Left have of the group and specifically the word. When what it stands for is articulate, it garners majority support as I have written about before.
Single-Payer Medicare for All will increase taxes but you should want that
I got a call from a Politics Done Right listener who said he heard that Single-Payer Medicare for All would increase the taxes of most people and it would increase government expenditures. I told him that in fact, it would raise taxes for most but that is not the whole story. To be clear, every individual will be better off for precise reasons.
President Barack Obama eulogy at Senator John McCain's memorial service
President Obama gave a eulogy at John McCain's memorial service that illustrated the kind of man John McCain was. It also shows what a real president looks and sounds like for the world to see. We so miss the days where the Presidents of the United States were statespeople or at minimum acted like statespeople.
Friday, July 27, 2018
Kansas Democratic AG Candidate being dissed by cowardly Democratic Party Establishment
There is a different kind of Democrat running for Democratic AG in Kansas in the 2018 election. She has no primary opponent. And the Democratic Party Establishment wants her out of the race because of a poster? Why would the Democratic Party Establishment cowardly and irresponsibly wish to cede the head of law enforcement to Republicans in a state where the Republican Party headed by Governor Sam Brownback has been a total fai
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Immigration could be a fatal Achilles heel for Progressives in 2018
I always think through many degrees of indirection. One must do that to ensure that they are not succumbing to groupthink or a false belief of being right on any particular issue or occurrence. Immigration is an issue that while Progressives seem to be winning the hearts and minds of many, it may be wind pie, a mirage.
Monday, July 9, 2018(2 comments)
Trump Effect: I'm more concerned about police behavior than racist ranter (VIDEO)
Most people would look at this video as yet another racist ranter emboldened by the Trump Effect. But what evolved in this video is much more dangerous and should give every person of color pause. When we express concerned about police, many diminish our feelings as unwarranted fear. This video should dispel that notion entirely.
Monday, July 9, 2018(12 comments)
Trump chose corporations over the health of your babies and those around the world
Many countries around the world consider America, a bully. Many Americans find that a display of strength. This behavior is okay in business when taking positions on capital and contracts. When it comes to humanity, said action is immoral and evil. The Trump Administration placed the profits of corporations over the health of all the world's babies.
This is how privileged white people get black men killed (VIDEO)
I usually do not blog when I am mad. But I am doing so now because I do not want to be calm when writing this. As a black man, this story makes me sick. I am tired of those of us trying to make a difference being called out for race-baiting when we are exposing the clear and present danger racial bias is to people of color but specifically black men.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018(2 comments)
Michelle Wolf at White House Correspondents' dinner in under 5 minutes (VIDEO)
Michelle Wolf gave a hell of a performance at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. She made a lot of people uncomfortable. The question is why? Wasn't Seth Meyers just as blunt? Well, we know that women who execute outside of the rails tend to get criticized from both men and women. But Michelle Wolf did more than that. She went after the entire political/media cabal with a touch of how it operates within this corrupt econo
Black men arrested @ Starbucks for trespassing? Am I next? (VIDEO)
While sitting in my second office, Starbucks, I got the following tweet from a dear friend. "@EgbertoWillies Here's one to look into involving your favorite workplace." Two black guys peacefully sitting down in a Philadelphia Starbucks were arrested after an employee apparently called the police because they hadn't ordered anything.