Disclaimer:  I did not vote for the President-Elect nor am I in favor of the new regime entering the White House or being appointed to create policy and make decisions that will ultimately and drastically change the landscape of our country.  Please read this with that in mind and feel free to comment AFTER you have read it in its entirety.

Today is a day that will for sure will go down in all of history and will be a worldwide spectacle in more ways than one.  Some will cheer in jubilation, while others will watch in disdain and disbelief.  But no matter what side of the fence you stand on, every last person can agree that anything is possible.

Eight years ago the United of States of America witnessed history in the making as @BarackObama was elected as the first African-American President.  On a platform centered on “hope,” President Obama galvanized a splintered society and rallied the masses by literally giving hope to the forgotten, disenfranchised, broken, poor, unpopular and found a way to bridge the gap between the “well-off” and the “I just want a fair chance.”  Hope may be a slogan on a bumper sticker to some, but it is a lifeline of last resort to others.  Without hope, I shutter to think where we may be or where we are headed.  (more…)