I’ve had inauguration videos up on YouTube for the last week or so, but I haven’t bothered to post links to them. After the jump will be the first batch of them.
Category Archives: Inauguration 2009
Many friends of mine that had purple tickets to the inauguration got rogered and were not let in due to, I heard, problems with the magnetometers. I didn’t realize that this had made the news. The incident has led to an official apology from the Inaugural Committee and Diane Feinstein’s office. It has also led […]
I met a man named Leon Smith, who will be participating in the parade with the Grambling Univeristy marching band. I got his take on the inauguration:
Some of y’all have asked if I will be “Live Blogging.” You are kidding, right? Like I will be able to sit at my laptop surrounded by teeming masses of cheering Obamania and type anything that approaches coherence? Okay, I relent. I will be on Twitter making, uh, tweets. You can check my “Twitter Feed” […]
Dang! Lines. Lines. Lines. Naw, that doesn’t really describe them. Crowds doesn’t either. I don’t want to say mob, not that bad. Let me give you a quick example. We had to pick up our tickets at Raúl Grijalva’s office over at the Longworth building. There were two block long lines, one for each […]
I’ve never gotten the whininess of campus conservatives. They seem to be wounded in the most tragically metaphysical ways every time a professor or one of their fellow students expresses a liberal opinion. Funny thing is, millions upon millions of conservatives graduate from our nations universities without any psychological damage. Well, aside from conservatism. So, […]