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20/20 hindsight of the January 6th failed Capitol Hill riot/insurrection to change America from a democracy to a dictatorship revealed 2 steps America must take to preserve American democracy, step 1 happened last week when America inaugurated Joe Biden, step 2 is restoring news media trust which means implementing 3 changes to the news media landscape.

The 1stAmendment to the American Constitution gives all news media companies the legal tools it needs to provide transparency into American democracy, but to protect American democracy there must be news media trust. …

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For the 1st time in American history Congresspersons and Senators have justification to impeach and remove from office the same President for a 2nd time. But unlike the 1st time when it was right to impeach Donald Trump this time it is wrong to impeach Trump, this time it is right to censure him and others.

The violent attempt to stop the peaceful transition of power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden, caused by a riotous mob overtaking the U.S. Capitol was both a low and high point for American democracy. It was a high point because the violent attempt failed and the democratic rule of law prevailed. It was a low point because some innocent misinformed Americans about the legitimacy of the 2020 election, along with some guilty racist misinformed Americans on what the changing racial demographics mean for America, attempted to violently prevent the certification and completion of a legal democratic election. …

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Science has just unleashed the 1st defensive vaccine against the world’s most deadly virus pandemic since the 1918 flu pandemic. Unfortunately, American Blacks are the least likely to trust the Covid-19 virus vaccine, and even though American history is rife with examples of why American Blacks should be skeptical about any new vaccine, there are 3 reasons why American Blacks must trust and take the Covid-19 virus vaccine shot.

Only a slim majority, 53%, of American Blacks trust medical research scientists compared with 68% of American Whites and 67% of American Hispanics. The high distrust rate of medical science among American Blacks is not without merit, research has proven that American Blacks receive lower-quality health services for cancer, HIV, prenatal care, and preventive care. …

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The 2020 election will go down in history as unique in the way America responded to its results. Initially, for the first time in election history, spontaneous celebration gatherings broke out around America, followed by Republicans alleging massive voter fraud and Democrats alleging a massive assault on a citizen’s right to vote. In the midst of all of this, Democrats are overlooking and Republicans are disappointingly realizing the silver lining the 2020 election revealed, America officially has a new guardrail against racism!!!

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On 1 hand last week’s national elections produced unity because everyone was surprised at the results and on the other hand the elections produced disunity. Democrats are walking around with smiling question marks, Republicans are walking around with sighs of relief, and every Democratic and Republican pollster is either hiding from fraud scam busters or calling 911 for protection, all because white fear continues to reign supreme in America!!!

The blue wave that Democrat and Republican pollsters predicted would produce new Democratic House seats, a change from Republican control to Democratic control of the Senate and many state legislatures throughout America flipping from Republican-controlled to Democratic-controlled turned out to be a blue ripple. In the House, Democrats flipped 2 seats but Republicans flipped 8, in the Senate Democrats only flipped 2 seats and are looking to flip 2 additional Senate seats in the upcoming January Georgia runoff elections to create a 50/50 tie in the Senate, and the only state legislature to flip was New Hampshire going Republican not Democrat. …

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An act of retaliation to get even or to inflict injury in return for perceived mistreatment both describe one thing, REVENGE. Revenge is what Democrats must avoid at all costs if voters bless them on November 3rd with the hat trick of American governance, control of the U.S. House, Senate, and the White House. With all the lying, cheating, and political abuse President Trump and Republicans have inflicted on Democrats, what can Democrats do to resist the temptation of taking revenge disguised as reform???

If the political competition for the last 4 years between Democrats and Republicans were viewed in terms of a boxing match, the political blows Republicans have landed on Democrats have been knock-down punches unfairly thrown after the bell rang to conclude the round. President Trump, Republican Senators, and Republican Congresspersons have been willing to lie, steal, and cheat to insure that only Republican policy initiatives become American law. …

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Last week something occurred that sent anger shock waves throughout the far-left liberal ranks of political activists. At first glance, the anger seemed to be an overreaction, it was simply one human being extending a compliment and exchanging a show of affection with another human being, but upon closer examination, the anger was still overblown but understandable because what occurred amounted to an endorsement of violence and abuse.

After the U.S. Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett last week the ranking Democratic Judiciary Committee member, Senator Diane Feinstein, complimented the Republican Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Senator Lindsey Graham, on how well he conducted the hearings and gave him a warm embracing hug as she departed the room. …

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The media, political pundits, and many American citizens of color are convinced that Donald Trump is chasing racism to capture the American white nationalist vote, they are wrong, there is a secret frightening reason that President Trump is chasing racism.

On June 16, 2015, Donald Trump kicked off his campaign to become President of the United States by chasing racism, during his announcement speech he declared that some Mexican immigrants were rapists who were bringing drugs and crime to America. …

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Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees baseball team of the late 1920s were known as the murderers’ row of baseball because of their success at defeating opponents. Since 1968 there has been a group of political players who have consistently done things to defeat the most powerful idea in human history, America. They are the murderers’ row to democracy and the rule of law, who after 52 years and 7 attempts are literally on the verge of murdering the most successful system of governing people that grants its citizens life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

The foundation pillar of American democracy was best described by founding father John Adams when he saidA government of laws and not of men.” The intent of the founding fathers was and the intent of the American Constitution is, that rules and laws of American society be consistent and not subject to individual or political party whims. For the last 52 years in America, there has been a murderers’ row to democracy and rule of law that has blown this intent to smithereens!!! …

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One of the most powerful things in human society are words, they can both inspire life and destroy life. America has already lost one great movement to word assassination. Unfortunately, its beginning to look like America could now lose another great movement to word assassination, this time before it gets started!!!

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Isaac Newton Farris Jr

Isaac Newton Farris Jr. is the nephew of Martin Luther King, Jr. and serves as Senior Fellow at the King Center.

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