Congratulations, United States of America, you’ve shown the world through your election of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris that you are able to recover from your abhorrent mistakes, even in the face of a broken electoral system no longer relevant to the times. And congratulations to President-Elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Vice President-Elect Kamala D. Harris!!
We are at a genuine crisis point.
In the vote to hear from witnesses and subpoena documents from the Executive Branch, Senators voted down the motion 49–51, meaning any one of the Senate Republicans could have changed the outcome. Any one of them could have stood up for what is right and just and ethical in the face of an overwhelming tide of corruption and power-hungry madness. But they, not a single one of them, didn’t.
I’ve said it so many times, I’ve lost count, lost breath, and lost the vociferousness with which I say it… but I’ll say it again: The Republican Party has been tearing this country apart, deliberately, since the rise of the Gingrich Congress. And, you know what, let’s expand it. Their actions have been intentionally detrimental…
Frankly, I accomplished nothing significant in my personal life in 2019. Professionally, I made a great many significant accomplishments, award wins, and project milestones, which I won’t detail or get into, this blog isn’t really about that. But personally, I just didn’t do much of anything special.