I was driving with my wife down Main Street when we heard over the radio that Joseph Biden was Elected at the 46th President of the United States. As I continued to drive, I began to cry. The feeling of anxiety I have been feeling for the past few months was finally lifted. Knowing that the possibility of having a President who will not continually use social media to deliver hate, lies and throw feces against the wall will be gone.
Preciously on The Black Man Guilde to the American Constitution, we reviewed the Declaration of Independence. This was the document sent to King George telling him that the colonies are basically breaking away from Great Britain and charting their own destiny.
When you listen to what is happening with in our own government, you have to ask yourself, How did we get here? I never was into politics when i was younger, it's because my parents never instilled in me to become invested in it. It was pay your taxes and let them handle it. However,When you get older, your eyes open and you begin to see that what happens in Washington, DC, really does affect what happens to you at home. And then you have to ask yourself, what can you do to make things work? What can you contribute that will add to the discourse that can perhaps make things better. I thought long and hard, and i decided that maybe this could be my way to help.
This pandemic has hurt us as a country like we have never seen in our lifetime. During these times we need to come together as a United people and do what we need to do to get control of this and defeat this. However, in doing this, we needed a unified response on a Federal Level for leadership. That is what we look to Washington for. So what did the Trump Administration do to make our country safe for all of us. With close to 9 million infected and over 200,000 who have died. What could have been done? The Pandemic Playbook touted by Former-Vice- President Biden was designed to provide guidance for times like these.