Monthly archives: January, 2009

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A Final Farewell: W gets the boot, literally

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This past Sunday, 2 days before Obama’s Inauguration, the Washington DC Metro area was full of jubilant visitors from around the globe.  On our way downtown, we …




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Obamamania: 2009 Inauguration merchandise

While I may have missed the actual speech and most of the spectacle on Tuesday, no one could avoid the amazing spread of Obama wares and collectibles (below) being peddled all over Washington, DC.




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Feinstein chimes in, calls for investigation into (purple/blue) ticket debacle

The JCCIC sent out yet another email today addressing the terrible (purple)  ticket problem of the 2009 Inauguration in which Senator Feinstein (D-CA) has asked for those of us who where part of this disappointing (and preventable) incident to contact the Secret Service (with no direct contact information provided) as well as emailing the JCCIC …




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JCCIC releases underwhelming “apology” to (purple/blue) ticket holders

1, 2, 3, 4, We Don’t Want To Wait No More ! 5, 6, 7, 8, OPEN UP THE PURPLE GATE !




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The 2009 Inauguration (purple) ticket holder disaster

I’ve received a number of texts/calls/emails from friends/family across the country wondering how my (much-hyped) Inauguration experience turned out earlier today. Well, to put it bluntly – extremely disappointing.
Once feeling like the luckiest person in SF after receiving confirmation that I had in fact “won” 4 Inauguration tickets to see Barack Obama sworn in …




Letterman’s Farewell Tribute to Great Moments in Presidential Speeches




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2009 Inauguration: Helpful web resources

We’re just days away from the historic 2009 Presidential Inauguration. With so much information floating around the Cloud, it seemed like it might be helpful to post a collection of web resources, including where to find official information, where you will be able to watch the event online, and other useful sites…so here it …




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Yes You Can: Become an icon @ Obamicon.Me

     
First came SimpsonizeMe – a webapp which enabled visitors to transform themselves into residents of Springfield (while shamelessly promoting BK and the then new the Simpsons Movie).
Now, just in time for the 2009 Inauguration, comes Obamicon.Me – a great way to celebrate our incoming 44th President – Barack Hussein Obama, Esq. – by turning yourself, …




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2009 Obama/Biden Inauguration: The Movie

MSNBC has teamed up with Screenvision (a major player in cinema advertising, apparently) to bring the cable news channel’s live broadcast of Obama/Biden’s 2009 Inauguration to the big screen at 27 movie theaters across the nation.  According to the Hollywood Reporter:
Free tickets are being handed out via MSNBC.com to see the inauguration and parade from …




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Coming to the end of an era error

George W. Bush gave his final (scheduled) press conference as POTUS earlier today. Sadly, this marks the end of Bush’s 2 terms Bushisms (until his upcoming book) as we know them 😥 .
One thing’s for sure…no one will misunderestimate W ever again.