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What to Expect from a Biden Presidency? 

An audacious plan, for a start, to create a National Data Service to serve alongside the Space Force

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“Philosophy? Philosophy?  I’m a Christian and a Democrat – that’s all.”  Franklin D. Roosevelt responding to the question, “What is your philosophy?” as quoted in Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War 1929-1945, by David Kennedy. It’s a commonplace that every new presidential administration arrives as a policy  omnibus, with all kinds of venturesome policy entrepreneurs aboard.  Campaign managers,  financial backers, friends of the president and vice president, cabinet members, Congressional committee chairpersons and their staffers, lobbyists, opinion shapers in the media – all bring agendas and, in the pell-mell of the first hundred days, seek to