Egberto Willies

What the United States Postal Service teaches us about the government versus private sectors

Republicans and neoliberals force feed Americans too many fallacies. The problem is these pseudo-realities are detrimental to our pocketbooks, health, and more. The U.S. Postal Service comes to mind anytime discussing efficiency as it is the clear example of a myth that can be dispelled thoroughly with apparent examples.

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Reverend warns Christians against adopting religion according to Trump: 'Praying for a man preying on many'

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II afforded Politics Done Right a great conversation on those practicing religion according to Trump. I asked the reverend how do we best reach those who are being led astray by their religious leaders, pastors, and shepherds. His answer was quite clear.

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Healthcare lobbyists own Republican Party — and half of the Democrats

Thom Hartmann was recently the guest on Politics Done Right. He discussed his new book "The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment," impeachment, and Medicare for All.

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Democratic leaders needs to learn how to grandstand in the Trump era

The Democratic Party’s leadership is bewildering to many, but Americans are not stupid. While there is a sect of Trump voters that would be activated and energized by impeachment, there are more sane people in the country, including those behind the old blue wall that will vote appropriately (or not at all) when Democrats and a few Republicans make the case demonstrating the corrupt scourge that is the president.

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How this 1971 memo from a conservative Supreme Court justice infiltrated every institution in US society — and hoodwinked American citizens

The powers-that-be have progressively neutered Americans politically. They brainwashed them into believing that the government was some third entity instead of the reality that it is we-the-people. This misguidance was a well-orchestrated attack by those who feared Americans were getting too smart, thus putting their wealth supremacy at risk.

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Why Democratic punditry’s disregard of Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders is a losing recipe

Democratic pundits would do well to stop trying to slant Democrats' views of the state of the race and the candidates. It will hurt chances to win not only the presidency but Congress and state legislatures as it depresses a more engaged millennial base.

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Chuck Todd’s interview with Mitt Romney: A massive failure that shows exactly why Americans uninformed on healthcare

Chuck Todd reverted to form on Sunday's Meet The Press. He interviewed Senator Mitt Romney with excellent questions. The problem is that he accepted Romney's answers at face value. Sadly for the average American, after listening to the interview, they would have left more misinformed than when they started.

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Here's why the power structure fears Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) appeared at the South by Southwest Conference (SXSW) in Austin Texas. The Intercept Briahana Gray interviewed her.

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Here's how to stop the GOP from using 'socialist' to scare off Democrats

I believe in having an economic system that works for everyone. It must be Democratic. The best one is a hybrid featuring free enterprise and a robust safety net, a system unable to hoard capital, which is a detriment to the economy as a whole.

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'Like lemmings off a cliff': Sen. Sherrod Brown schools Chuck Todd on bogus narrative about Democrats moving left

Chuck Todd did what he does by attempting to put Democrats on the spot with poorly spun and interpreted narratives. Senator Sherrod Brown would have none of it. Instead, he went toe to toe with Todd, unlike other Democrats who generally acquiesce to the neoliberal lunacy.

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