So Wednesdays are typically the day I publish a blog post. Today is Wednesday as well as Inauguration Day for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
It’s a big fucking deal.
I published a post not long ago where I pondered the word “unprecedented” in relation to the year 2020. It is a word that is (to use another “u” word) ubiquitous to that year. A multitude of unprecedented shit went down. The Covid-19 pandemic, which has sadly claimed so many lives. Political unrest. Domestic terrorism in our nation’s capital.
Also unprecedented is the diversity of the individuals chosen for the new White House administration. The state of Georgia turning blue is unprecedented. The number of Americans who voted in this past election is unprecedented.
One of my IRL and Facebook friends, Eldree, posted the other day about this word and how it could be used in a positive manner going forward into 2021. This inspired me to think about all the “unprecedented” positive changes that I am hopeful for as a result of the Biden/Harris administration.
Unprecedented bi-partisan support for an economic stimulus package to address the needs of Americans financially struggling due to the pandemic.
Unprecedented job growth
Unprecedented racial reconciliation
Unprecedented access to quality mental health services
Unprecedented care for our global environment
Unprecedented drop in homelessness
Unprecedented levels of civic engagement
Unprecedented investment in our educational system
Unprecedented overhauls in our nation’s police departments
Unprecedented justice for those who lost their lives due to racism and domestic terrorism
Today is a new day. The beginning of something better.
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