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DC hotels less busy for Obama's 2nd inauguration
SRN NEWS ^ | 12/25/12

Posted on 12/26/2012 2:42:51 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

Visitors coming to the nation's capital for President Barack Obama's second inauguration can't stay in the one place President Ronald Reagan's family once called an eight-star hotel. That spot is the White House, and it's booked for the next four years. Still, inauguration-goers have a range of lodging options —from crashing on a friend's couch to rooms that cost thousands of dollars a night.

With second inaugurations tending to draw fewer spectators, finding a place to stay in Washington won't be nearly as difficult as in 2009.

City officials are expecting 600,000 to 800,000 visitors for the Jan. 21 inauguration, far less than the 1.8 million people who flooded the National Mall four years ago to witness the inauguration of America's first black president.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: 2012; deceiver
I won't be watching.
1 posted on 12/26/2012 2:43:02 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

“City officials are expecting 600,000 to 800,000 visitors...”

So many a-holes, stupidity, takers, scum, filth, garbage, trash, dirt, crap etc etc etc all in one place... Nah, I won’t say it.

You own it, morons!


2 posted on 12/26/2012 2:45:53 AM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I wonder how many will be stuck in the Purple Tunnel this time?


3 posted on 12/26/2012 2:46:52 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: carriage_hill

From a FReeper:

“You Own It.”

http://nation.foxnews.com/democrats/2012/11/26/congratulations-democrats-you-now-own-it

Link:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2963134/posts


4 posted on 12/26/2012 2:48:20 AM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I won’t be watching either - I’ll be working. I mean ... someone has to pay for this (puke).


5 posted on 12/26/2012 2:50:25 AM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: SoFloFreeper

As an act of fiscal responsibility President Obama should cancel all the Inauguration Balls. He should say “in these tough economic times we shouldn’t be spending money on luxuries.” He should just do a quiet swearing in ceremony and that’s it.


6 posted on 12/26/2012 2:53:58 AM PST by political1 (Love your neighbors)
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To: SoFloFreeper

A rerun of “Gilligan’s Island” would be more watchable.

Maybe even Geraldo’s “Mystery of Al Capone’s Vaults” (lol) would even be better TV.


7 posted on 12/26/2012 3:07:27 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Responsibility2nd

What was the purple tunnel?


8 posted on 12/26/2012 3:20:19 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Well the Trash Haulers will be busy after the non event.


9 posted on 12/26/2012 3:31:37 AM PST by DAC21
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To: SoFloFreeper

My TV will be off that day. I am not a communist. I do not like this president because he is a fraud and he is ruining the US. He deserves no respect at all. He deserves scorn and derision.


10 posted on 12/26/2012 3:35:53 AM PST by dforest
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To: SoFloFreeper

For the second time in my life, neither will I.


11 posted on 12/26/2012 4:01:27 AM PST by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

May they have lovely GoreBull warming weather for the event.(’


12 posted on 12/26/2012 4:16:09 AM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Strange, there are sooooo many more unemployed than last time. Ingrates!


13 posted on 12/26/2012 4:18:54 AM PST by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: tflabo

Wind with a driving rain and temps around 35 would be ideal conditions for those in attendance...


14 posted on 12/26/2012 4:20:27 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Another dark day in Washington.


15 posted on 12/26/2012 4:28:56 AM PST by Venturer
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To: SoFloFreeper

I never watched in ‘08. Watching the greatest hoax on America being given the office of presidency was repulsive to me. Evil is not to be watched but EXPOSED.


16 posted on 12/26/2012 4:33:23 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: SoFloFreeper

If you are a member of the muslim brotherhood you could stay at the eight star hotel.


17 posted on 12/26/2012 4:59:32 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: F15Eagle

Hey! Don’t knock the G-man.


18 posted on 12/26/2012 5:04:14 AM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The key metric here is “140”.

That’s the amount of garbage, in tons, that the Obama revelers left in their wake on the National Mall after the 2009 inaugural.

I’ll probably never forget driving across the Mall on 3rd St the next day and being so incredibly upset at the extent to which it had been trashed. I’ve been in DC during big Mall events before and with only a few exceptions (like the Glenn Beck Rally, where the event-goers actually cleaned up messes that were already there) there’s always some garbage left. But the East end of the Mall was frikkin’ destroyed.

THEN there were the news stories (never given national prominence) about the other damage wrought by Obama fans. Like the destruction (via trampling) of the gardens behind the the Smithsonian Castle.


19 posted on 12/26/2012 5:10:46 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: SoFloFreeper
Hundreds of morons - with purple tickets - were stuck in a tunnel for hours in 2009. Were not allowed out.

link.

20 posted on 12/26/2012 5:23:08 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: tanknetter

Funny how the Tea Party conservatives are the real, practicing enviromentalists.
Expect more trash to be dumped on the streets by those from the Party of Trash. Then again, its rather fitting decorations for the corrupted nations capital in these times.


21 posted on 12/26/2012 5:25:24 AM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: carriage_hill

I predict it will be largely locals. Most of the visitors will not be there for the inauguration.


22 posted on 12/26/2012 5:26:23 AM PST by AppyPappy (You never see a masscre at a gun show.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

actually this will be his 4th inauguration, inaugurations 2 and 3 being held in secret with no press


23 posted on 12/26/2012 5:28:27 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: AppyPappy
I suspect you're right. The "Free Stuff!" and Taker Crowd will be out, en force.
24 posted on 12/26/2012 5:31:14 AM PST by carriage_hill (Have A Very Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I’ll bet the unions will be busing in the majority of those 600,000 to 800,000 “visitors”. They’re going to want to make sure the Kenyan remembers who put him there.


26 posted on 12/26/2012 6:36:52 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (U.S. elections have become nothing but another cheap ripoff of American Idol.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

2nd Inaugurals are always less populated. I remember Reagan’s second. He was lucky to have a person attend with all the snow and deep freezing temperatures.


27 posted on 12/26/2012 6:48:18 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: political1

There has been talks about canceling second inaugurals for same president for years. However, the problem is that they start planning the day after the first inaugural. I don’t think they should cancel any of them. It is a part of our government that we always have a smooth transition from one term to the other regardless of who is President. This is good for our country.


28 posted on 12/26/2012 6:50:57 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: F15Eagle
A rerun of “Gilligan’s Island” would be more watchable.

I was thinking of "Flipper". If it's good enough for Lex Luthor, it's good enough for me.

29 posted on 12/26/2012 8:22:15 AM PST by NurdlyPeon (New tag line in progress.)
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To: eyedigress

“Hey! Don’t knock the G-man.”

Which one?

Gilligan or Geraldo?

lol


30 posted on 12/26/2012 10:44:44 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: F15Eagle
One question I could have never imagined in my life!



Gilligan or Geraldo?

31 posted on 12/26/2012 1:43:31 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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