When politicians & activists have civic engagement, we win
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Many complain that they no longer have control of their lives. They say their government no longer works or work for them. The system is only responsive to corporations and not people. While that may be true, the solution our reality is found every single time you look in the mirror.
I have two guests, a politician, and an activist.
Judge Joe Stephens is a native Houstonian who played four years in the NBA with the Houston Rockets and six years in Europe. He graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. After playing basketball professionally, he returned to college where he earned his MBA. He serves on many boards and is very active in the community engaging our youth. Judge Stephens was sworn in as Presiding Judge of Harris County Justice of the Peace Court (Precinct 3-1) on January 1, 2017, after winning his election in 2016.
Kay West is a comedian, writer, actor, and producer. Most importantly, she is a political activist. She was a Bernie Sanders delegate at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and was instrumental in organizing Our Revolution’s Houston metropolitan region. She is the president of the Houston Area Progressive. West is a University of Houston graduate and attended Universal Studio’s New York film academy.
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But let’s get to the Blog of the Week.
My Blog Posts Of The Week
- McCain nails Trump for Vietnam ‘bone spur’ deferment (VIDEO)
- Two Facebook posts speak to the perversion of Republicanism & Christianity
- Black protester hugs white supremacist & he doesn’t know what to do (VIDEO)
- If Progressives perform the country will respond. Its values are with us (VIDEO)
- America in trouble, Trump’s Chief of Staff John Kelly has become Donald Trump (VIDEO)
- President Obama all but said the Trump administration is doomed to failure (VIDEO)
- Kingwood mom who caused a stir biking her kids to school featured on KHOU (VIDEO)
- Do you want a Progressive America? Vote for Progressives in the primaries.
- Bernie Sanders corners Ted Cruz in CNN debate and Cruz knew it (VIDEO)
- John McCain slams Fox News reporter: Why would you say something that stupid? (VIDEO)
- Houston Mayor Turner slams State Senator Bettencourt for his tax hypocrisy
- Kingwood residents e-attack mom for pulling her kids to school with her bike/cart.
- Why I give racists 2nd, 3rd, and more chances and it’s about sexism
- Journalist all but call Trump a liar to his face about the corporate tax (VIDEO)
- Progressive bloggers and sites I respect that you must read
- Convicted evangelist warns those making fun of him will face the wrath of God (VIDEO)
- Robert Reich schools Trump economist lying about tax cuts & middle-class income (VIDEO)
- Trump insults Mitch McConnell at press conference for taking lobbyists’ money (VIDEO)
- Zeke Emanuel eviscerates Rick Santorum on Trump’s Obamacare sabotage (VIDEO)
- Zeke Emanuel & Rick Santorum go at it over Trump’s Obamacare sabotage (VIDEO)
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