The day we have long waited, Biden’s inauguration, had finally arrived (thank goodness. After Biden’s inauguration at noon, there was another event hours later in the evening, Celebrating America. The concert, hosted by Tom Hanks, ends with Katy Perry’s performance of the song Fireworks. The performance was appropriately accompanied with a massive flurry of fireworks, celebrating the end of Republican totalitarianism and our return to democratic values. Empathy, intelligence, competence, understanding and truth has prevailed over apathy, ignorance, incompetence, bigotry, and lies.