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Obama Resworn in...
drudgereport ^ | 21 JAN 09 | Drudge

Posted on 01/21/2009 7:20:00 PM PST by PilotDave

OBAMA RE-SWORN IN

At 735 pm, Roberts administred the oath of office again to obama in the map room. Robert gibbs said the wh counsel, greg craig, believes the oath was fine Tuesday, but one word was out of sequence so they did this out of a "an abundance of caution." "We decided it was so much fun..." Obama joked while sitting on a couch. Obama stood and walked over to make small talk with pool as roberts donned his black robe. "Are you ready to take the oath?" Roberts asked. "I am, and we're going to do it very slowly," obama replied. Oath took 25 seconds. After a flawless recitation, roberts smiled and said, "congratulations, again." Obama said, "thank you, sir." Smattering of applause. "All right." Obama said. "The bad news for the pool is there's 12 more balls."


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Very interesting.
1 posted on 01/21/2009 7:20:01 PM PST by PilotDave
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To: PilotDave

Roberts completely screwed it up yesterday.


2 posted on 01/21/2009 7:21:18 PM PST by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: "What Would Jack Bauer Do?")
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To: PilotDave

Did Roberts check Obama’s birth certificate while he was there?


3 posted on 01/21/2009 7:21:42 PM PST by Man50D (Fair Tax, you earn it, you keep it!)
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To: PilotDave

As I said....methinks “the one” is a tad bit paranoid.


4 posted on 01/21/2009 7:22:24 PM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: PilotDave
WelcomeTo FreeRepublic!
5 posted on 01/21/2009 7:22:30 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (FR......Monthly Donors Wanted)
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To: Redbob

How would you do in front of 2 million people watching?


6 posted on 01/21/2009 7:22:53 PM PST by Blogger
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To: PilotDave

Wouldn’t want the Kenyan to go down in history with a tarnished oath.


7 posted on 01/21/2009 7:23:03 PM PST by glock rocks (God loves stupid people; that's why He made so many of them.)
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To: PilotDave
"The bad news for the pool is there's 12 more balls."

there's 12 more balls or there are 12 more balls
8 posted on 01/21/2009 7:23:26 PM PST by SisterK (building an underground economy one brick at a time)
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To: Man50D

One word out of place and they went through the whole thing again just to make sure there is no problem down the road..but they won’t check to make sure he was born in the US.


9 posted on 01/21/2009 7:23:36 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: SisterK

They be


10 posted on 01/21/2009 7:24:16 PM PST by glock rocks (God loves stupid people; that's why He made so many of them.)
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To: Blogger; Redbob

I’d get a piece of paper and read from it rather than try to go from memory. That’s what all the other CJ’s have done over the years.


11 posted on 01/21/2009 7:27:46 PM PST by Chet 99
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To: PilotDave
Under Anglo-Saxon law, someone who hesitated or misspoke when taking an oath was assumed to be perjuring himself. God would not allow a false oath to be taken.

If you take that point of view, Roberts misspoke because the Supreme Court failed in its duty to require Obama to produce a birth certificate. And Obama misspoke because he was ineligible for the office.

12 posted on 01/21/2009 7:29:15 PM PST by omega4412
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To: PilotDave
Is this going to be the emerging pattern for his administration.

So ineffective as to have problems with the simplest of tasks.

What will he do in the face of real Clear & Present Danger?

13 posted on 01/21/2009 7:31:23 PM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: PilotDave
...believes the oath was fine Tuesday, but one word was out of sequence so they did this out of a "an abundance of caution."

"Faithfully" was the out of placed word.

14 posted on 01/21/2009 7:33:47 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: anniegetyourgun
This time Obama took the oath.. the first time it was the oaf.
15 posted on 01/21/2009 7:34:46 PM PST by divine_moment_of_facts
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To: PilotDave

No matter how many times he repeats the oath, that doesn’t make him an AMERICAN!


16 posted on 01/21/2009 7:36:17 PM PST by 2harddrive (...House a TOTAL Loss.....)
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To: PilotDave

Anyone here know how many times George Bush had to redo The Oath? Anyone? Anyone?


17 posted on 01/21/2009 7:38:38 PM PST by ElkGroveDan (Reagan is back, and this time he's a woman.)
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To: SisterK

Doesn’t Michelle keep the balls in a Lock Box?


18 posted on 01/21/2009 7:38:45 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (Keynes is dead. Keynesianism is dead.)
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To: PilotDave

About par for two Harvard Law graduates.


19 posted on 01/21/2009 7:39:33 PM PST by NVDave
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To: RummyChick; Man50D; All
"One word out of place and they went through the whole thing again just to make sure there is no problem down the road..but they won’t check to make sure he was born in the US."

My new FR tagline:

Until I see a REAL C.O.L.B. BC,

he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without"ID"

20 posted on 01/21/2009 7:39:58 PM PST by musicman (Until I see a REAL C.O.L.B. BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: PilotDave

Interesting. Thanks for posting. It is a good idea to do it over.


21 posted on 01/21/2009 7:39:58 PM PST by PGalt
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To: PilotDave

Supposedly Biden made a comment that pissed Obama off; anyone know what it was?


22 posted on 01/21/2009 7:40:24 PM PST by homemom
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To: Blogger; Redbob
How would you do in front of 2 million people watching?

Hundreds of millions on worldwide, live TV.

23 posted on 01/21/2009 7:43:11 PM PST by Polybius
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To: Redbob

Chief Justice Roberts made the first blunder, the BRILLIANT obama made the second blunder...so, CJ Roberts was not the only one to ‘completely screw it up yesterday.’


24 posted on 01/21/2009 7:45:29 PM PST by top 2 toe red ("My Christmas prayer for our country, please God, make obummer a one termer." hdbc)
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To: musicman

That is very very clever.

the only small sliver of peace I have with this is that I believe that Obama Sr is not his father - doesn’t look anything like him.. ..a U.S. citizen is probably his father..so in the end..he would be eligible for President..even if all the paperwork said otherwise. Funny how DNA would make all the difference in the world for the leader of our country.

And perhaps this is what the CIA knows. I have no doubt that there are some hefty files in the CIA/FBI on his grandfather.


25 posted on 01/21/2009 7:46:02 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: Blogger

If I had twenty words to say I would write them down and do just fine.


26 posted on 01/21/2009 7:47:04 PM PST by Jolla
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To: RummyChick
Look at the middle picture. Reminds me of a dictator

27 posted on 01/21/2009 7:48:55 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: top 2 toe red

Obama made the first mistake, he jumped in early when Roberts said “I, BHO, do solemnly swear”. He jumped in after BHO. Roberts had to restart, and he seemed to get off track. Surprising that Roberts could screw up like that. I know it by heart just from watching lots of history channel.


28 posted on 01/21/2009 7:49:12 PM PST by Defiant (I for one welcome our new Obama Overlords.)
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To: RummyChick

Are you saying his grandfather is really is father? If so, where did he turn out the ‘black’ from?


29 posted on 01/21/2009 7:50:31 PM PST by top 2 toe red ("My Christmas prayer for our country, please God, make obummer a one termer." hdbc)
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To: top 2 toe red

OH NO..that is not what I am saying..though some people think that..along with his grandfather really isn’t his grandfather..and he was placed with the family. But he has the ears.

I think his father is someone else. I don’t know who. Malcolm X. Frank marshall davis...or mother doesn’t really know because she slept around so much. Who knows. A man who was part of the Bay of Pigs invasion living in exile in the US with CIA contacts reportedly claims a Cuban is his father. That might be true too.


30 posted on 01/21/2009 7:53:43 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: Blogger
"How would you do in front of 2 million people watching?"

Correctly.

31 posted on 01/21/2009 7:54:24 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (ALSO SPRACH ZEROTHUSTRA)
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To: ElkGroveDan

Bueller knows! Bueller knows!


32 posted on 01/21/2009 7:54:33 PM PST by an amused spectator (Citizen Kenyan: The man who created The Sock-Puppet Constitution.)
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To: homemom
Supposedly Biden made a comment that pissed Obama off; anyone know what it was?

"Good morning"????

33 posted on 01/21/2009 7:54:54 PM PST by Bradís Gramma ( PRAY! Pray for the U.S. Pray for Israel.)
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To: Defiant

Wow! Then obama screwed up twice if he walked on Justice Roberts lines...’cause after Justice Roberts misplaced the word ‘faithfully’...obama paused, Justice Roberts repeated the line corrected. However, obama went back and said it as Justice Roberts first said it.


34 posted on 01/21/2009 7:56:34 PM PST by top 2 toe red ("My Christmas prayer for our country, please God, make obummer a one termer." hdbc)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

sure


35 posted on 01/21/2009 7:56:43 PM PST by Blogger
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To: PilotDave

What I found particularly interesting was this line from the AP story:

“The president said he did not have his Bible with him, but that the oath was binding anyway.”


36 posted on 01/21/2009 7:58:07 PM PST by MiddleEarth (With hope or without hope we'll follow the trail of our enemies. Woe to them, if we prove the faster)
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To: PilotDave
...roberts donned his black robe. "Are you ready to take the oath?" Roberts asked.

What is this?

Does Roberts' authority only flow when he wears his robe?

Was there something symbolic that Obama did before reciting the oath (besides playing "At Last" in the background)?

Can Roberts be official without wearing the robes (yes, of course, but why make him wear the robes)?

I guess that was Roberts' punishment -- being made to wear the robes when re-administering the oath.

-PJ

37 posted on 01/21/2009 8:00:31 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (You can never overestimate the Democrats' ability to overplay their hand.)
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To: Brad's Gramma

LOL! I don’t know . . . when they reported it it sounded like it was at the time Roberts re-administered the oath. Something about Obama going over and putting his hand on Biden’s shoulder with a disapproving look.

Wonder why he did it without a Bible this time? (or do I???)


38 posted on 01/21/2009 8:01:07 PM PST by homemom
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To: Blogger
It's not that hard. The larger the audience, the easier it is.

It's the small audiences that get you.

39 posted on 01/21/2009 8:02:16 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (ALSO SPRACH ZEROTHUSTRA)
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To: PilotDave; BP2; LucyT; Chief Engineer; MHGinTN; maggief; hoosiermama; El Gato; Scanian; unspun; ...

Smilin’ John oughta read this (has or has this not been on FR ?) for his bedtime reading, often:

http://gunnyg.wordpress.com/2008/11/20/the-first-time-i-heard-of-barack-by-tom-fife/

The First Time I Heard Of Barack
By Tom Fife
11-20-8


40 posted on 01/21/2009 8:04:28 PM PST by BonRad (As Rome goes so goes the world)
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To: Blogger
How would you do in front of 2 million people watching?

Try BILLION.

41 posted on 01/21/2009 8:05:00 PM PST by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

I do some public speaking and think it’s also harder when someone close to you is in the audience. When it’s acquaintences, it makes it easier to look at someone you know, but if it’s someone close, I think a little more about every word I say.

Just saw the replay—Biden didn’t know why they were doing the oath again and Obama “reminded” him that it was for the Senior Staff (or something like that) and Biden said, “My memory isn’t as good as it used to be” or something equally awkward that could come back to haunt him.


42 posted on 01/21/2009 8:05:36 PM PST by homemom
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To: homemom

I did see a clip of Biden swearing in cabinet members (I think?), and he actually made a joke about the Chief Justice’s mistake. Obama stood there with a p.o.’d look on his face.


43 posted on 01/21/2009 8:07:26 PM PST by Hischild
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To: All

IMHO this is a huge blow-up over something minor! I mean, it would be different if the misstatement was “I swear to boil little bunnies in the WH kitchen and run over little old ladies with their walkers if they’re in the crosswalk . . . “ I’m sure both Obama and Roberts are embarassed over the whole thing. Sheesh. Not like there’s a war going on or financial crisis to cover or anything “important” like that . . .

But then again he is supposedly going to sign/repeal abortion laws having to do with partial birth abortion and parental notification laws . . . THAT’S news, IMHO!


44 posted on 01/21/2009 8:09:21 PM PST by homemom
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To: homemom
Supposedly Biden made a comment that pissed Obama off; anyone know what it was?

At a ceremony today where Biden was swearing in some White House staff, Biden asked for a copy of the oath and said "My memory's not as good as Justice Roberts'..." People in the audience laughed and said "oooh". Obama didn't smile, looked a little annoyed and put his hand on Biden's arm as if to say "move on."

45 posted on 01/21/2009 8:09:35 PM PST by saquin
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To: homemom

Correcting my post - I think you’re right, the clip I saw was at swearing in of staff.


46 posted on 01/21/2009 8:09:41 PM PST by Hischild
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To: PilotDave
He took a Mulligan on the Oath of Office? Now THAT’s an inauspicious start.
47 posted on 01/21/2009 8:10:34 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (The committed will surely dominate the complacent.)
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To: musicman
Just Precedent Hussein is what we call him !

Onward !


48 posted on 01/21/2009 8:11:36 PM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: BonRad

I had read that last year, makes one think doesn’t it? Hmmmmmmmm


49 posted on 01/21/2009 8:11:37 PM PST by Chief Engineer
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To: Political Junkie Too

WH photog took a picture for history/files. Also, it would be his “uniform.”


50 posted on 01/21/2009 8:12:08 PM PST by PghBaldy (Obama showing off his crotch: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=550_1210277599)
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