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COVID-19 and George Floyd revealed something that most have missed, which is corporate America and the national security state. Local, state, city, county and sheriff policing agencies are now militarized. Which is backed up by the National Guard and its reserves. Active-duty troops can be u…

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Article 1. Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution contains the infamous three-fifths clause. This clause determined the number of members a state was allotted in the House of Representatives and the amount of direct taxes a state paid. This clause determined how people and money were counted. It…

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At some point in our American history many groups have been identified as part of the discriminated group: the Irish, African Americans, Middle Easterners, those of the LGBTQA community, various Asian people, members of the Hispanic Latinx community, Christians, Muslims and Jewish people. Ir…

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The primary season for the 2020 presidential election is upon us. The field of Democratic contenders that began with high double-digit hopefuls has been reduced by attrition and lack of funds to the select few who have endured and persevered, along with one newcomer who is making his presenc…

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It can be said that everything happens for a reason; no truer words have been spoken. It is true. It is also true that not all reasons are created by God or the universe. Sometimes the reason is created by us — we accidentally walked off the sidewalk or didn’t see the red light.

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The number 85,000 can be considered large, when applied to a particular context. It can be minuscule to a multi-millionaire; mere pocket change. To a person with minimal means, it’s a godsend, a “blessing,” or luck. But to God (depending upon who’s God), it’s probably not even a number. It d…

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I was recently engaged in an intense conversation with several brothers. The age range was roughly 40 to 75, and the topics covered everything from business and entrepreneurship to politics and religion.

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In preparation for this Christmas season and this article, I asked my great-nephew Michael McKenzie Jr. what the greatest Christmas song of the Christmas season is. He immediately said Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You.”

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