The wraith of Hurricane Ida, the stealth destruction of Roe v Wade, and the 3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” infrastructure reconciliation bill are putting significant pressure on the politics of President Joe Biden and the U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. But for the survival of American democracy, Biden and Schumer must put politics aside choose wisely and make passage of America’s most consequential infrastructure law the Senate’s 1st priority.

For both President Biden and Senate Leader Schumer the return of the U.S. Senate next week will force some hard decisions to be made. Hurricane Ida wreaked tremendous infrastructure destruction…


President Joe Biden has boldly gone where 3 other Presidents either could not go or would not go. It’s clear that 35 years as a U.S. Senator and 8 years as Vice President before he became President, has given Biden a deep well of wisdom and battle-tested resolve that enables him to do what no other President can. But now it appears that President Biden has decided to go where at least one other President has gone, and as a result, he will make 20 years of American treasure and life sacrifice WORTHLESS!!!

Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama…


When President Joe Biden refused to duck crisis time responsibility, like his predecessor Donald Trump did, and instead provided crisis time leadership to face head-on and successfully fight the Covid-19 virus war, he demonstrated how to be right. Now with America’s integrity, creditability, and resolve correctly being questioned President Biden must demonstrate how to be wrong!!!

The one thing President Biden, Donald Trump, and a majority of all Americans have in common, is the belief that the time has come for a complete military withdrawal from Afghanistan. President Biden, against the advice of both Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III…


Both Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas have declared that white supremacy is the greatest domestic threat to America. Independent, moderate, and liberal politicians along with the mainstream media have declared Trumpian make America great again politics as the greatest domestic threat to America. They are all wrong, Martin Luther King Jr told America in 1963 what its greatest domestic threat was then and unfortunately, 58 years later, it has resurfaced again as America’s greatest domestic threat.

The failed January 6th coup attempt to overthrow the constitutional government and invalidate an American election by…


A hurtful, cold, and heartless but necessary fact of American democracy is that even if all 60 women who have accused Bill Cosby of rape, drug-facilitated sexual assault, and sexual battery are telling the truth, Cosby’s freedom is not a victory for American Blacks as his spokesman initially claimed, it’s a brief shining moment victory for the American democratic rule of law.

The 60 puffs of smoke surrounding Bill Cosby could logically suggest that there’s a fire somewhere in his orbit. Since the 60 puffs of smoke are accusations of rape and sexual assault, human emotions make it difficult for…


When the phrase “ throw down the gauntlet” was first uttered, it meant that a formal challenge to a duel between 2 people using either swords or handguns had been issued. In modern times throwing down the gauntlet no longer means a physical fight, now it means to challenge or confront someone or something philosophically, verbally, tactfully or all the above with all of one’s might and resources. Based on what’s happening throughout the United States President Joe Biden has to throw down the gauntlet NOW in order to save America!!!

The last few weeks have reflected the broad range…


President Joe Biden signs the legislation making the Juneteenth Holiday the law of the land

Some politicians want to hide history, some educators want to whitewash history and punish those that expose true history, and some American Blacks worry that acknowledging and exposing the full truthful history of yesterday will delay the racial progress needed today. Thankfully for American democracy, a Juneteenth national holiday will prove to be a catalyst for racial progress in America. And a cure for the potential ills that American democracy could be infected with by some politicians or some educators.


When a person would say one thing but the logic and reality of what they were saying meant something else, my grandfather would say “ that person is not talking about what they are talking about.” When Joe Manchin saysThere is no circumstance in which I will vote to eliminate or weaken the filibuster” because he doesn’t want to further divide the country, or thinks the filibuster fosters bi-partisanship, he is not talking about what he is talking about.

Joe Manchin constantly describes every political thing he does as either an initiative to benefit the state of West…


The old conflict that has prevented true peace in the Middle East has once again heated up. This 54-year-old conflict has existed for the entire 49 years of Joe Biden’s federal political career, unfortunately, his initial response to this latest outbreak of violence between Israel and the Palestinians reflects the age of his politics and early signs of his possible political insanity.

Our closest and best ally in the Middle East is and always should be Israel it’s the only true democracy located there. There is no other country in the Middle East whose moral and philosophical values resemble America’s…


The big lie about the November 2020 national election caused the unsuccessful January 2021 Capitol Hill insurrection to overthrow the results of the 2020 election, as well as the recent spate of vote theft and voter suppression laws being passed by state legislatures across America. But before there was the big lie of vote fraud in 2020 there was the ultimate big lie that has led America down the wrong path for the last 40 years. …

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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