- Reason Awakes -

Score Card for the Biden Administration (under construction)



Target for Biden's     Current 2019
First Term       Values Values

The Economy
Unemployment Rate < 3.5% 5.9% 3.5%
Labor Force Participation >63% 61.6% 63%
Real GDP Growth >2.2% 6.4% 2.2%
Inflation Rate CPI <2.5% 5% 2.3%
Annual Real Return
    S&P 1000 >infl. +6% 14% 25%
Real Median Hourly 
    Wage Rate >$17 $16.36 $15.54(BLS)
Gini Coefficient <41 NA .41 (World Bank 2018)
    (0 perfect equality, 1 perfect
    inequality)
US National Debt %GDP <110% EOY 2023 127.5% 108%

Covid
US Covid Vaccinations >60% by EOY 2021 51.4% NA
Global Covid Vaccinations >60% by EOY 2022 20.4 NA
US Covid Excess Deaths  at least 6 months below    0 12 months
below CDC threshold
for normal in 2021    
Law Enforcement Equity, Crime & Public Safety
Deaths at the Hands of  <1,000 1,004 (Statista.com)
Police Officers/Year
Deaths of Police Officers <89 89 (FBI)
Crime Rate/Year
Property (per 100k pop.) <2,210 2,210
Violent (per 100k pop.) <383 383
Incidents of Domestic  <63 63 (Center for Strategic and Int.
      Terrorism (Left & Right) Studies)
Violent Political Protests <2019 Value 220?

Climate Change
US CO2 Emissions <5.3 5.3 Billion Metric Tons (Statista.com)
Global CO2 Emissions <35 35 Billion Metric Tons

Health Care
% Insured >92% 92% (US Census)
Rate of Increase in Cost of
Medical Care <5.5% 5% (Peterson Foundation)

Education
K-12 Academic Performance >2019 Value TBD
vs International Peers
HS Graduation Rates >2019 Value TBD
College Graduation Rates >2019 Value TBD
Rate of Increase In Cost of
College Education <2019 Value TBD

Immigration
Path to Citizenship 
for DACA      by EOY 2023 NA
Path to Legal Status for 
Most Undocumented 
Residents   by EOY 2023 NA
Illegal Immigration <2019 Value TBD
Legal Immigration >2019 Value 1.032 Million