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Post-Inaugural Challenges

By: Wolf von Baumgart, Staff Writer There is an art to the peaceful, orderly and effective transition of power. The problems of partisan politics should (at least in theory) be supplanted with the problems of governance, as political ideology has its stark limitations when applied to complex economic, social, environmental and technological problems. Accordingly, the time for rhetoric and slogans is over as the time for creativity, innovation, insight, effective management and common sense dawns across the nation. In essence, we need less noise and more signal – less distraction and more focus. Personalities aside, the incoming President and the entire nation face massive challenges on an unprecedented scale, as the exponential function applies both graphically and psychologically. The President and the nation collectively face the following adverse scenario: 1) Read more