The President’s first year has been a pretty trying time. He started his year dealing with the Great Recession and ended it with an al-Qaeda-trained Nigerian man attempting to bomb a commercial jet plane. As Obama enters his second year in the Oval Office, The Grio has compiled a list of New Year’s resolutions for the President–like establishing an employment program at home and giving up on his idea of bipartisan utopia–that might ensure a happier new year.

Take a look at these resolutions here.

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