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Facebook/ Survivors of The Purple Tunnel of Doom (really funny)
Facebook ^ | Purple Ticket Holders

Posted on 01/23/2009 3:45:41 AM PST by paltz

This is a group dedicated to all those with purple, blue or other tickets to the inauguration who braved the early morning cold (and the crowds) only to end up in the proverbial or literal Purple Tunnel of Doom. LINK


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bhoinauguration; facebook; purpletunnel

1 posted on 01/23/2009 3:45:42 AM PST by paltz
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To: paltz

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2 posted on 01/23/2009 3:56:46 AM PST by VirginiaMom
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To: paltz
Gary wrote at 12:38am

"In the next Inauguration, why don't we make sure that this gets outsourced to a professional company that knows what they are doing. Congress, the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police could be replaced with a professional management team and renta cops. It would be a great improvement. And you could do it at a much less expensive cost."

Gary, Gary, Gary. You poor fool. This is the best these clowns can do. Get used to it.

3 posted on 01/23/2009 3:57:37 AM PST by Enterprise (A Representive Republic - gone now. Foolish people.)
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To: paltz
" Gary wrote at 2:56am

Like most of the thousands of loyal supporters turned away from the gates on the morning of Jan. 20, what we had hoped would be the most exciting day of our lives, the culmination of a year of hard work and great expense, became the most frustrating . We spent 5 hours in the idiots/honest folks BLUE LINE to NOWHERE. Our Inauguration experience was watching the gates slam closed in our face, neither seeing nor hearing the ceremony. We met not a single figure of authority to reign in the thousands of gate crashers, nor a volunteer who could have explained what we learned hours later: the security machine quit working for more than 90 minutes, so there was no possibility we'd get in. If we had known, we could have made it to the Mall and at least watched on tv. The ultimate irony was seeing pictures of all the celebs comfortably sitting in the front rows watching the proceedings we never got to see, while we, the people who put Barack in office, were on the sidelines!!!!!!!"

Gosh! Poor Baby!! Doesn't your heart just ache for poor Gary? All that hard work and nothing to show for it.

Get used to it Gary, the fascists are in charge now. You little people are an annoyance at best.

4 posted on 01/23/2009 4:00:42 AM PST by muir_redwoods (B. O. Stinks!!!)
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Lou wrote at 10:00pm yesterday

"My heart is broken for you guys. I'm so glad no one died, but it's such a sadness to have spent money and vacation time for nothing. The only thing I can do is pledge not to complain about the extreme cold or the scary wait at the exits. At least I was above ground."

ROFL - my heart is broken also. DHIMMIS.

5 posted on 01/23/2009 4:01:14 AM PST by Enterprise (A Representive Republic - gone now. Foolish people.)
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To: paltz
at 3:45am
just got back to vegas and it hit me hard. I dropped a class, and took a week off school, got extremely pumped for the ceremony and got turned away because of incompetence. I travelled 3 thousand miles to see this thing and all I received was 5 hours in a tunnel in 15 degree weather. The worst part of it was was watching the elderly black women and men getting in line behind us after a mile+ walk/roll with a cane or wheelchair... it was completely heartbreaking.
6 posted on 01/23/2009 4:02:23 AM PST by paltz
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To: Enterprise

Hey there is hope for Gary, he is figuring out that privatizing is most likely better than gubmint incompetence.

And Gary wants these people in charge of his health care.

what a hoot


7 posted on 01/23/2009 4:04:10 AM PST by dforest (life is now good again....he has been inaugurated)
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To: Enterprise
why don't we make sure that this gets outsourced to a professional company that knows what they are doing. Congress, the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police could be replaced with a professional management team and renta cops.

If you were hoping for the competence of the free market to be allowed to find and solve our problems, you voted for the wrong guy. This "Tunnel" incident, with ticket-holders getting shut out and gate-crashers getting in, leaving tons of trash in their wake, is a harbinger of the way 0's people work.

As the liberals like to say, you and a lot of other people need to "make better choices."

8 posted on 01/23/2009 4:04:30 AM PST by SamuraiScot
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To: paltz

Democrats running things = what could possibly go wrong.

I would say the millions of people projected to attend should have been their first clue.


9 posted on 01/23/2009 4:05:03 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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Mora wrote at 9:18pm yesterday

"We'd made a new friend and I tried to hold onto her hand as we went through the gate. "Don't let go!" she cried. But there was no way. The crush of the crowd from behind and on the sides was too great. Her hand slipped out of mine and I didn't see her again. There was a child on his father's shoulders to my right screaming "Don't drop me! Please don't drop me!" fearing he would trampled if he fell. I finally understood how people are killed in riots and stampedes."

Aren't the Wal Mart black Friday crowds wunnerful?

10 posted on 01/23/2009 4:06:02 AM PST by Enterprise (A Representive Republic - gone now. Foolish people.)
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To: Enterprise
"In the next Inauguration, why don't we make sure that this gets outsourced to a professional company that knows what they are doing. Congress, the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police could be replaced with a professional management team and renta cops. It would be a great improvement. And you could do it at a much less expensive cost."

Hmm. Haliburton or Blackwater?

11 posted on 01/23/2009 4:06:32 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: paltz
This was my favorite so far.

"It is a travesty that so many people were negatively affected but the real story is that we can no more trust our city organizers to coordinate and assist the public today than what we had in Katrina - it's a frightening thought."

ROFLMAO!

12 posted on 01/23/2009 4:10:20 AM PST by defconw (You can't reason someone out of a position they were never reasoned into to begin with.)
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To: Enterprise
Hey Gary... you going to come to the District of Corruption to see Palin get sworn in?????

LLS

13 posted on 01/23/2009 4:13:40 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my president... NEVER!)
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To: paltz
They don't even realize that for the next for years unless you're a member of a powerful special interest group, they're in a tunnel of doom with the rest of us. It's what they voted for and I hope they like it. I can assure them that it won't be the last time Obummer shafts them and us.
Welcome to the club.
14 posted on 01/23/2009 4:14:01 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: paltz

Gary, no you can’t.

That’s what happens when you vote for a false messiah.


15 posted on 01/23/2009 4:17:12 AM PST by exit82 (The Obama Cabinet: There was more brainpower on Gilligan's Island.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

It does make a nice mataphor for what’s happened to the country.

These people are the sheep, willing to be led right into the slaughterhouse, complaining they didn’t have a better view.


16 posted on 01/23/2009 4:18:51 AM PST by Big Giant Head (I should change my tagline to "Big Giant penguin on my Head")
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To: defconw
Mississippi had plenty of help... those liberals in New Orleans need to learn NOT TO SHOOT AT THOSE THAT COME TO HELP! New Orleans is inhabited by a majority of animals and human monsters. They feed on their own and anything else that gets into their way. They rape and pillage while their city floods... the cops steal everything from legal guns to Wal Marts to Escalades... these democraps destroyed the Super Dome. I will ALWAYS blame Louisiana for the “Katrina Myth”. I lived through it and I have the right to call these dims ALL LIARS!

LLS

17 posted on 01/23/2009 4:21:09 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my president... NEVER!)
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To: paltz
The facebook page has “The Purple Tunnel of Doom” song. It deserves a Grammy.
18 posted on 01/23/2009 4:24:37 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: Big Giant Head; Hillarys Gate Cult; Jim Robinson; kristinn
It does make a nice mataphor for what’s happened to the country. These people are the sheep, willing to be led right into the slaughterhouse, complaining they didn’t have a better view.

A new FReeper term? Living in Obama's Amerika is like walking down the Purple Tunnel of Doom?

19 posted on 01/23/2009 4:24:44 AM PST by paltz
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To: paltz

wow.

how do you reason with people who think like this?

He became so depressed he dropped a class? Took time off school?
SCHOOL JUST STARTED!

That’s really helpful for his future isn’t it?

Maybe if he writes to Barak, Barak will manage to fix his grades so he can pass his classes without having to attend.

Good grief!


20 posted on 01/23/2009 4:24:44 AM PST by Scotswife (GO ISRAEL!!!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

“those liberals in New Orleans need to learn NOT TO SHOOT AT THOSE THAT COME TO HELP! New Orleans is inhabited by a majority of animals and human monsters. They feed on their own and anything else that gets into their way.”

But Barak said he’s going to rebuild!
And somehow he’s going to convince people to come back!
People are going to WANT to live amongst these monsters once Obambi waves his magic wand.


21 posted on 01/23/2009 4:26:54 AM PST by Scotswife (GO ISRAEL!!!)
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To: paltz
Only we're not walking. We'll be like a Garfield stuffed toy stuck on the windshield of an insane guy's car and having as much control as the cat.
22 posted on 01/23/2009 4:32:10 AM PST by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: paltz
There are 3 of these tickets for sale on ebay. Top bid is $132 with 7 bids.
23 posted on 01/23/2009 4:36:03 AM PST by Dixie Yooper (Ephesians 6:11)
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To: LibLieSlayer

It was amazing what happened in NO. They still don’t get it.


24 posted on 01/23/2009 4:40:11 AM PST by defconw (You can't reason someone out of a position they were never reasoned into to begin with.)
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To: paltz

I am one of those folks except I was unable to enter the ticketed area for the second Bush Inaugural. The reason was a very large of outraged moonbats that blocked sidewalks and severely retarded walking traffic flow.


25 posted on 01/23/2009 4:40:57 AM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . The original point of America was not to be Europe)
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To: paltz
What is this tunnel they are talking about?

Did they shuttle them off to meander in the Boston Big Dig for five hours or did they get a bus ride down to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge tunnel?

26 posted on 01/23/2009 4:45:40 AM PST by higgmeister (In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: paltz

The moment i posted this here, 2 FB posts appeared blaming Bush and Cheney for the Purple tunnel of doom. The Obama flying monkeys have been sent out to quash this facebook group already.


27 posted on 01/23/2009 4:51:28 AM PST by paltz
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To: muir_redwoods

At least this guys understands where the fault lies. Unlike others in the comment section who think it’s Bush’s or Cheney’s fault. This is a good start!


28 posted on 01/23/2009 5:01:56 AM PST by ElayneJ
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To: Enterprise
"...Gary wrote at 12:38am

"In the next Inauguration, why don't we make sure that this gets outsourced to a professional company that knows what they are doing..."

Maybe Halliburton (a great company, BTW)?

This guy probably kvetched up a storm about outsourcing when it was Republicans fighting a war, but thinks it's OK when it's Democrats throwing a party.

29 posted on 01/23/2009 5:09:29 AM PST by conservativeharleyguy (Democrats: Over 60 million fooled daily!)
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To: paltz

bfltr


30 posted on 01/23/2009 5:10:04 AM PST by mnehring
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To: defconw
I don't think these marxists will ever “get it”. Meanwhile... abc is spouting zero dismantling ALL of the Bush Presidency... we are all in peril.

LLS

31 posted on 01/23/2009 5:17:59 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my president... NEVER!)
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Oh, the hugh manatee!


32 posted on 01/23/2009 5:20:47 AM PST by polymuser (Bye, bye Miss American Pie.)
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To: paltz

Not being an Obama fan, I don’t have a clue what you are talking about.


33 posted on 01/23/2009 5:20:47 AM PST by dangus
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To: Dixie Yooper

Is it more a tunnel, or a shaft?


34 posted on 01/23/2009 5:29:56 AM PST by dangus
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To: higgmeister

>> What is this tunnel they are talking about? <<

I-395 goes under the mall, then stays mostly underground until New York Avenue. I think they got the purple shaft, though.


35 posted on 01/23/2009 5:32:11 AM PST by dangus
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To: higgmeister

>> What is this tunnel they are talking about? <<

I-395 goes under the mall, then stays mostly underground until New York Avenue. I think they got the purple shaft, though.


36 posted on 01/23/2009 5:32:19 AM PST by dangus
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To: dangus; All
Videos of purple tunnel of doom
37 posted on 01/23/2009 5:58:35 AM PST by paltz
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To: paltz

This is LOL funny and ironic at the same time.

Freepers won’t be surprised, but some of the frustrated moonbats on the FB group are actually blaming BUSH for this!
LOL. Old habits...

Someone named Kelly tried to set them straight:
i think all the people blaming Bush are being willfully ignorant. The inauguration was handled by the following agencies: Presidential Inaugural Committee, (Obama), JCCIC (Dianne Feinstein, D-CA), US Capitol Police (I believe under CAO, which is under Nancy Pelosi), and the DC Metro Police (under Adrian Fenty, Democrat and big Obama supporter).


38 posted on 01/23/2009 6:10:38 AM PST by Tigercap
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To: paltz

Get used to it- that will be your line up for health care in about 4 years.


39 posted on 01/23/2009 6:13:05 AM PST by Energizer45678
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To: paltz

I wonder if they are learning the term “useful idiot” yet, and how it applies to them.


40 posted on 01/23/2009 6:14:11 AM PST by Tigercap
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To: bert
I am one of those folks except I was unable to enter the ticketed area for the second Bush Inaugural. The reason was a very large of outraged moonbats that blocked sidewalks and severely retarded walking traffic flow.

I think you placed the words "severely retarded" in the wrong place. It should have been used between "outraged" and "moonbats".

And FWIW, I was locked out of the 2005 Inaugural as well. The gates are shut at a certain time, and if you aren't inside the gates by that time, tough luck. The ticket makes a nice souvenir. But I did not demand, nor did I expect a "compensation package". More demented leftists with their hands out. Just pathetic. But get used it. That is the norm now, with a Government ready to greet those hands with taxpayer money.

41 posted on 01/23/2009 6:31:56 AM PST by Tatze (I reject your reality and substitute my own!)
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To: paltz
A new FReeper term? Living in Obama's Amerika is like walking down the Purple Tunnel of Doom?

I'll second that.. this could be a fun group to mess with..

42 posted on 01/23/2009 6:49:41 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehrling

bump


43 posted on 01/23/2009 7:40:26 AM PST by paltz
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To: LibLieSlayer

LOL!


44 posted on 01/23/2009 7:51:15 AM PST by stevio (Crunchy Con - God, guns, guts, and organically grown crunchy nuts.)
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To: paltz; dangus
Videos of purple tunnel of doom

This is absolutely beautiful!     It looks right out of THX 1138!     Robert Duvall should have done a cameo.

That couldn't have happened to a more deserving group of collectivist minions!

45 posted on 01/23/2009 8:12:55 AM PST by higgmeister (In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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