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Obama swearing-in to be more
low-key affair than 2009 ceremony

The Hill [Washington DC], by Emily Goodin

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/19/2012 10:04:10 AM

President Obama’s January swearing-in will be a much more low-key affair than his 2009 ceremony. This time, there will only be three days of festivities instead of the four days of parties held for his first inauguration.And officials expect that the 2013 crowd will be smaller than its 2009 counterpart, Army National Guard Maj. Gen. Errol Schwartz said at a briefing last week. There will also be fewer inaugural balls, according to The Associated Press, although the list of formal celebrations has yet to be released. Gone, too, is the star-studded concert on the National Mall,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/19/2012 10:09:41 AM     (No. 9074212)

There goes a temporary job opportunity for the thousands of janitors and crew who would otherwise have been employed cleaning up D.C. after his garbage-strewing vermin trashed the place.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 12/19/2012 10:24:51 AM     (No. 9074242)

You have NO idea how low key it will be around here. Would you believe TV and radio blackout starting at MY house? TV and radio will be full of replay of the event for the two weeks afterward, as well. Gack alert.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 12/19/2012 10:26:31 AM     (No. 9074245)

In other words now that we know him there is hardly anything worth celebrating. We knew him 4 years ago but some still believe his lies. Low intelligence.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: gagolfer, 12/19/2012 10:27:29 AM     (No. 9074247)

Have you ever looked at the floors of the seating areas at a sports event after everyone leaves? Or even under the seats at a movie theater? Call those litterers garbage-strewing vermin?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 12/19/2012 10:27:30 AM     (No. 9074248)

Want to bet the corporate sponsors told Mooch and O to scale this back about 25% from 2009...they weren´t paying $3 billion for a silly, very cold street party.

I would like to know how much it will cost the National Park Service to clean up the mess.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Burger, 12/19/2012 10:47:42 AM     (No. 9074290)

Gee, no six month binge party to celebrate this time?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: coyote56, 12/19/2012 10:48:49 AM     (No. 9074292)

I vowed not to watch this after midnight on Nov. 6 & I still wouldn´t watch it. Put my TV on mute or change the channel when he comes on at Fox. It´s always good to go to Lucianne to find people who still believe in "Founders America" & "mostly" share same attitudes. Merry Christmas!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Reality, 12/19/2012 11:09:36 AM     (No. 9074340)

The country is broke, flat out of cash.
Why do we have to spend millions of dollars and untold manhours that could be used for something productive on a second swearing in of our dear leader?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nigella, 12/19/2012 11:33:21 AM     (No. 9074378)

I haven´t watched any news shows including Fox since Nov. 6. and I have no intention of looking at this carnival either. I get my "news" from places like here....

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Grambo, 12/19/2012 11:38:06 AM     (No. 9074391)

To be held immediately after his low key 4 million dollar vacation.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: The Advocate, 12/19/2012 11:40:00 AM     (No. 9074396)

Alexander is a disgrace- there is nothing to celebrate.
An illegitimate POTUS is going to be sworn in -again and the Republicans are doing nothing!
Was at first Obama takeover.
The trash left on the Mall was symbolic of his plans for America.
John Roberts is a traitor.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/19/2012 11:42:43 AM     (No. 9074401)

I´ll bet a "swearing at" ceremony would be much better attended.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Keekng, 12/19/2012 12:09:32 PM     (No. 9074449)

No Greek columns?
His mug has a 1-2 second expectancy on my TV, that is how long it takes to flip channels if/when he shows up, which is all too frequently.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: belwhatter, 12/19/2012 12:29:23 PM     (No. 9074491)

A quick visit to Utopia, obumma donates his vacation costs and swearing in party costs to the dispossessed post Sandy homeless?? Something real and tangible in their hands not a promise that comes with billions of unnecessary government pork for anything but post Sandy rebuilding. [it was just a quick glimpse at Utopia after all].

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Reply 15 - Posted by: kenecarroll, 12/19/2012 12:39:47 PM     (No. 9074513)

WHY? Is he not going to swear to protect and defend the Constitution?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Father of Internet, 12/19/2012 1:32:37 PM     (No. 9074600)

The Big Bang Creation of the Universe was more low-key than the 2009 inauguration!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 12/19/2012 3:44:45 PM     (No. 9074871)

This four years will be like the first four years...No Leader or leadership required...Just stick it to the Jerks and run.., After all we have to support him for the rest of his life....

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