Before the United States of America goes about preaching the ideals of democracy to external nations, we must fix ourselves first.

President Biden must focus on shoring up democracy at home before touting democracy overseas. Doug Mills/The New York Times

On Wednesday, President Joe Biden will depart for Europe on his maiden foreign trip as president of the United States. In an Op-Ed published by The Washington Post, the President explains that his trip to Europe is focused on America renewing its relationships with European countries and confronting China and Russia’s growing ambitions. ¨This trip is about realizing America’s renewed commitment to our allies and partners and demonstrating the capacity of democracies to both meet the challenges and deter…


After 40 years of ostracism, President Biden effectively declared that the era of Big Government is back.

President Joe Biden delivering his first address before a Joint Session of Congress.

In his 1981 inauguration speech, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed, “Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem.

Nearly four decades later, in his 2019 State of the Union address, President Donald Trump embraced a similar concept and equated calls for government action with socialism: “America was founded on liberty and independence, and not government coercion, domination, and control. We are born free, and we will stay free. …


The ousting of Liz Chaney as the chair of the House Republican Conference chair marks the end of an era in the history of the Republican Party.

The ousting of Liz Chanry solidifies Fmr. President Trump´s grip on the Republican Party.

This morning before The House Republican Conference before a voice vote, ousted Rep. Liz Chaney (R-WY) from her position as chair of the House Republican Conference for having the courage to denounce former President Donald Trump´s false assertions concerning the 2020 presidential election and Trump´s role in the incitement of Jan. 6 insurrection on the U.S. Capitol.

The ousting of Chaney, the lone dissenting voice in the Republican Party underscores the Party´s fealty…


Congressional Republicans’ infrastructure alternative to President Biden´s American Jobs Plan neglects to go far enough in overhauling America´s depleted infrastructure system.

An F train approaching the Smith-9th Street Station in Brooklyn. Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

Senate Republicans have released a $568 billion infrastructure proposal to counter the more than $2 trillion package American Jobs Plan unveiled by President Biden early last month. The Republicans counteroffer, led by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., invests only $568 billion over five years into our nation’s diminished “core infrastructure” system.

“This is the largest infrastructure investment Republicans have come forward with,” Sen. Moore Thursday while unveiling the proposal. “This is a robust package.”

The new Republican proposal is…


The American Rescue Plan offers hope for millions of Americans during a time of abject economic struggle.

President Joe Biden, accompanied by Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at the White House in Washington, after former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

COVID-19 has exacerbated the growing economic, class, and racial divides that have plagued our nation since its founding. Consequently, COVID-19 has brought upon economic calamity not seen since the Great Recession of 2008–09. President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan equips our country with the tools to meet the severe needs of Americans struggling as a result of the pandemic.

President Joe Biden recently signed his first opening legislative ambition as President: a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package meant to provide achingly needed relief…


President Joe Biden´s first 100 Days as President was a welcome return to normalcy that defined previous Presidents.

President Joe Biden speaks to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday. Doug Mills / The New York Times.

President Joe Biden´s first 100 Days as President was a welcome return to normalcy that defined previous Presidents.

100 days ago, Joseph R. Biden, Jr. was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America. During his inaugural speech, the new President boldly proclaimed that ¨democracy has prevailed.¨ Biden assumed the presidency amid a cascade of calamities not faced by an American President since FDR. President Biden stood in the exact spot where a legion of traitorous insurrectionists enjoined…


The conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd is the first step of many steps towards reform of the American policing system.

Philonise Floyd, Attorney Ben Crump, and the Rev, Al Sharpton, from left, react after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 death of George Floyd, April 20, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minn.

¨Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.¨ — James 5:16 KJV

Like many Americans, I was ensconced in front of the television tuned into CNN waiting for the verdict to be announced in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Shortly after 5 PM, the verdict was announced to the nation and…


The President’s American Jobs Plan underscores his resolution to ¨go big¨, build our country back better, restore our country’s global standing while preparing for the future of American innovation.

Last month, President Joe Biden unveiled the American Jobs Plan in Pittsburgh, PA.

During the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, Joe Biden was described by media pundits and Democrats as a washed-up centrist statesman who represented a moribund era in American politics when Democrats and Republicans could cast aside their differences and work together in the spirit of bipartisanship.

In a July 2019 NPR interview, Allegra Dengler, a Democratic activist from Westchester County, NY described then-former Vice President Joe Biden “We need to go to…


The American Rescue Plan is the most ambitious economic legislative package since the 1930s. It is also a rejection of Reaganism and Clintonism.

President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan is the most transformative economic legislation since the 1930s.

President Ronald Reagan said during an August 1986 press conference that “the nine most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.’¨ Thirty-five years later President Joe Biden in the Oval Office signed his first major piece of legislation, the American Rescue Plan — the most transformative economic legislation since the implementation of New Deal legislation under President Franklin Roosevelt.

The passage of the American Rescue Plan harkens back…


The American Rescue Plan is one of the most ambitious economic packages to date.

President Joe Biden´s economic package is popular with the American people with 70% of Americans supporting the American Rescue Plan. Doug Mills/The New York Times

COVID-19 has brought upon the U.S. an unprecedented economic calamity not seen since the Great Recession of 2008–09. Millions of Americans unemployed, businesses are shuttered, food queues stretching miles, schools are closed, Americans contemplating how they will pay the bills and provide for their families, over 500,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus. This pandemic has exacerbated our country’s underlying issues, an unjust and unfair economic and healthcare system to disparities within our racial society. …

Mhambi Musonda

Writer, Political enthusiast, Democrat and Citizen.

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