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The First Day of the Rest of Our Lives

I honestly never thought that January 20th, 2009 was ever actually going to arrive. It seemed like a mythical endpoint – a date that existed in pure fantasy, the day that we would all be rescued. Eight long, painful, horrible fucking years watching this country slide down the slippery slope of muck and greed into the abyss of neverending dark. Can this man stop the descent? Can he pull us up out of the darkness? Can he right the wrongs?

I have no idea, but I’d rather watch him try than anyone else.

Godspeed.

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2 comments on “The First Day of the Rest of Our Lives

  1. Corey Wilde
    January 20, 2009

    Amen. The days of an administration that encouraged all that is worst in humanity is now ended. I think (hope) that President Obama will ask Americans to participate, to think, to achieve, to change. I hope we respond the way I know we can.

  2. Rebecca
    January 21, 2009

    As long as he does what he says, I harbor no ill will. However…

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