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´They´re starting to seriously worry´: Concern growing about low turn- out at Obama inauguration
Daily Mail ^ | 1/6/13 | by Staff

Posted on 01/06/2013 9:01:41 PM PST by Nachum

Crowds may have flocked to the National Mall to see President Obama make history in 2009, but the team behind the president´s 2013 inauguration bash later this month are bracing themselves for a ton of empty seats. The ceremony that Washington will stage in a few weeks won´t be the historic affair it was in 2009, when nearly 2 million people flocked to the Capitol o watch Obama take the oath of office. This time, District of Columbia officials expect between 600,000 and 800,000 people for Obama´s public swearing-in on the steps of the Capitol on Monday, January 21.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhoinauguration; inauguration; obama
No worries. Problem easily solved with photoshop
1 posted on 01/06/2013 9:01:47 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum
Here's what it looked like four years ago:


2 posted on 01/06/2013 9:06:45 PM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: Nachum

I’d like to go....If only to boo through a bullhorn.


3 posted on 01/06/2013 9:07:43 PM PST by Amberdawn
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To: Nachum
"You didn't fill that!"


4 posted on 01/06/2013 9:09:13 PM PST by Charles Henrickson (Canceled due to lack of interest.)
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To: Nachum
After our experience in November can anyone ever again take these crowd assessments stories seriously?

If Obama can gin up millions of votes to fill voting booths, I think he can probably find a few more Democrats to fill inauguration venues.


5 posted on 01/06/2013 9:09:24 PM PST by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Nachum

Free iphone for all will get the leechers in the bleachers.


6 posted on 01/06/2013 9:10:30 PM PST by deadrock
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To: Nachum

Will he be using Lincoln’s Koran this time or his own?


7 posted on 01/06/2013 9:11:08 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Nachum

I literally would not go for a million dollars.


8 posted on 01/06/2013 9:12:17 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Nachum

Don’tcha just know it? Oh yeah. You “won” the election, Papa Mubama. Thaaat’s the ticket. Everybody loooves you.
Loved the comments.


9 posted on 01/06/2013 9:16:19 PM PST by KGeorge
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To: nathanbedford

He only needed 2 or 3 to generate thousands of votes. Multiplied by a thousand you get ....

Maybe people are more aware than we know. If this is true, I have genuine hope for our Country.


10 posted on 01/06/2013 9:16:39 PM PST by FrogMom (Chicken Little is coming, and he's right!)
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To: DEADROCK

Brllliant!

i-Obamaphones for all attendees: “You sign up. If you’re... If you on food stamps, you on Social Security, you got low income, you disability...”


11 posted on 01/06/2013 9:18:20 PM PST by Stosh
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To: Nachum

He will cancel his performance if the venue isn’t sold out. It’s in his contract, listed under “narcissistic demands”


12 posted on 01/06/2013 9:22:47 PM PST by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: Nachum

What does it matter if 1 or 1 million show up? That won’t change the election results!


13 posted on 01/06/2013 9:25:55 PM PST by old school
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To: nathanbedford

Much harder to manufacture bodies in seats than it is to manufacture votes from voters.

Aside from the the taker crowd is not gonna show up for the show in the cold if there is nothing in it for them.


14 posted on 01/06/2013 9:26:54 PM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: cableguymn
Much harder to manufacture bodies in seats than it is to manufacture votes from voters.

Exactly!! And, agree that they won't show unless something's in it for them...like more free stuff!

15 posted on 01/06/2013 9:31:13 PM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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To: Nachum

Less trash!

Oldplayer


16 posted on 01/06/2013 9:38:52 PM PST by oldplayer
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To: Nachum

Might as well watch “Snapped”...it’s the same premise. Stolen election and a nut bag who kills an American Ambassador, Navy Seals and Military personnel (Benghazi). Next it’s Baby Boomers with the Death Panels via Obamacare.

SCJ Roberts go it right....the SCOTUS isn’t responsible for who is elected but they sure could have kept it balanced.....some of us who aren’t the 47% still believe in the balance of power, Sir.


17 posted on 01/06/2013 9:43:22 PM PST by JouleZ (You are the company you keep.)
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To: Nachum

Got this in email:

In the coming New Year, 2013, both Groundhog Day and the State of the Union address will occur on the same day.

This is an ironic juxtaposition of events. One involves a meaningless ritual in which we look to an insignificant creature of little intelligence for prognostication.

....The other involves a groundhog.


18 posted on 01/06/2013 9:59:09 PM PST by Mark (For the first time in my life, I'm no longer proud of my country.)
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To: Nachum

Let’s see if they pick up their garbage this time around.


19 posted on 01/06/2013 10:03:21 PM PST by samadams2000
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To: Stosh

“What do you do for a living?”

“I disability.”

It’s a new verb. I disability, you disability, he disabilities.

“To disability, or not to disability. That is the question.”

This is the Obama legacy.


20 posted on 01/06/2013 10:10:23 PM PST by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: samadams2000

Let’s see if they pick up their garbage this time around.

No, he has to stay in Washington.


21 posted on 01/06/2013 10:11:51 PM PST by satan (Plumbing new depths of worthlessness on a daily basis.)
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To: cableguymn

Unless they are paid to attend this event.


22 posted on 01/06/2013 10:17:13 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Nachum

23 posted on 01/06/2013 10:28:00 PM PST by RingerSIX (My wife and I took an AIDS vaccine that they offer down at our Church.)
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To: Nachum

After 6 Nov, I fail to see the relevance.


24 posted on 01/06/2013 10:34:14 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: cableguymn
Every president beginning with George Washington has been plagued (one at least has been murdered) by office seekers who make their wants known at inaugural balls. Every Democrat wannabe from every precinct in 50 states and some territories will want to make his presence known to other players. That is the whole point of working for a Democrat, to become part of the elite that governs the rest of us.

Obama will have no trouble filling up the ballrooms. Filling the street with 1 million supporters might be a different story but not insurmountable for the irresistible ground game that we saw in November.

My point is, and has been since I was bitch slapped on election night, that we do not know what the hell we are talking about. The most obvious self delusions had to do with assessments of crowd size and their implications. I have been imploring conservatives since election night to get very serious about finding out exactly what happened to us and why by having resort to real data.

We had better find out, as just one example, how to fill a venue and how to run a ground game. We had better be humble about it and we had better not any longer soothe our anxieties with bluster and ignorance.

It is not just a question of cleaning out the Rinos, it is a question of installing competents to execute the mechanics of election campaigns. It is a question of building a party from the grassroots up based on reality rather than hope and conservatives feel good shibboleths.

We cannot even begin to imagine the cronyism and dependency the Democrats have infused into the country. Can we really believe that Democrats cannot pull a few strings, call in some IOUs, promise more of the public trough, show a little ankle, and fill a venue? They are buying elections with our own money and we do not even know how they did it.

No matter, they will have an empty seat at the inauguration ball, all is well.


25 posted on 01/06/2013 10:35:20 PM PST by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: nathanbedford

“My point is, and has been since I was bitch slapped on election night, that we do not know what the hell we are talking about.”

Too true; the biggest problem is underestimating the strength of the Dem propaganda machine, and the lack of one to get our own messages out.


26 posted on 01/07/2013 3:39:42 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Nachum

Soon you will start to hear the excuse that since the private inauguration ceremony on Sunday, Jan 20, will be televised for all to see, there aren’t as many interested in the public ceremony on Jan 21 and that’s the reason for the lower turnout.


27 posted on 01/07/2013 4:08:58 AM PST by USNA74
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To: Nachum

Time to get out the BUSSES!!


28 posted on 01/07/2013 4:21:22 AM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION........the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVENIENCE.)
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To: Nachum

Karma...just maybe karma will figure in. An a anthropogenic globull worming BLIZZARD would be great!


29 posted on 01/07/2013 4:27:58 AM PST by PennsylvaniaMom (Mourning in America.)
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To: PennsylvaniaMom

If we all pray, perhaps there will be a blizzard or a major rain/hail storm right over Washington on that fatal day in U.S. history. Once again this nation is being chipped away, piece by piece as the imposter gets sworn in.


30 posted on 01/07/2013 4:54:00 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: nathanbedford
After our experience in November can anyone ever again take these crowd assessments stories seriously
Absolutely agree!!! In fact any kind of news that Obama is weakening is suspect CONSERVATIVE PROPAGANDA as far as I'm concerned. I fell for it during the campaign only to have all hope dashed as the takers around me danced on the shattered "facts." We are a socialist country now and have been since the passage of Obamacare. Don't feed me any more "hope" ...I ain't buyin' it twice.
31 posted on 01/07/2013 5:03:49 AM PST by ThePatriotsFlag (...and to the Republic for which it STOOD...)
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To: nathanbedford

“After our experience in November can anyone ever again take these crowd assessments stories seriously?
If Obama can gin up millions of votes to fill voting booths, I think he can probably find a few more Democrats to fill inauguration venues.”

Well said Nathanbedford, in the scheme of things it really does not matter if he gets one or ten million to attend his inaugaration. He is a despot who, along with his cronies, have destroyed America and that is all that matters to me.


32 posted on 01/07/2013 5:10:03 AM PST by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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To: Nachum

To rephrase an old cliche:

“What if they had an inauguration, and no one showed up?”

Buyer’s remorse, isn’t it sweet?


33 posted on 01/07/2013 5:39:15 AM PST by Terry L Smith
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To: Terry L Smith

It is, but these buyers do not have the intelligence to have remorse. The only things they have is stupidity, blind rage, and jealously. Parasites, American haters,and self hating Whites take those away and obama would only be another turd in the Chicago sewer. But unfortunately for America, he is in the White House.


34 posted on 01/07/2013 5:49:34 AM PST by sport
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To: Nachum
Wimberley said she feels 'the same level of joy, happiness, excitement and celebration' for Obama's second swearing-in among the people she comes into contact with. 'Because now he can really go to work,' she said, explaining her view that another term should free him to govern without fear of any political repercussions.

The blooming idiocy of a cult.

35 posted on 01/07/2013 6:57:04 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Nachum
Wimberley said she feels 'the same level of joy, happiness, excitement and celebration' for Obama's second swearing-in among the people she comes into contact with. 'Because now he can really go to work,' she said, explaining her view that another term should free him to govern without fear of any political repercussions.

The blooming idiocy of a cult.

36 posted on 01/07/2013 6:58:02 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Nachum
Wimberley said she feels 'the same level of joy, happiness, excitement and celebration' for Obama's second swearing-in among the people she comes into contact with. 'Because now he can really go to work,' she said, explaining her view that another term should free him to govern without fear of any political repercussions.

The blooming idiocy of a cult.

37 posted on 01/07/2013 7:01:07 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Nachum

At the Dem convention there was a last minute change of venue due to low ticket sales.

The Obama victory party in Chicago used a small venue to offset projected lack of attendees.

The West Lawn of the Capital and the National Mall are an entirely different story. Of course the could just move the inauguration to the East side under the auspices of having Obama sand where Lincoln gave his speech.


38 posted on 01/07/2013 7:16:02 AM PST by tanknetter
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To: nathanbedford
Yup. Enough free booze and Obamaphones, and Andy Jackson's inauguration party will look like a sedate little affair by comparison.

Hail Obama.


39 posted on 01/07/2013 7:47:27 AM PST by Madame Dufarge
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To: Nachum

The only way they can get people to attend the inauguration is drag a few kilos of weed down the street.


40 posted on 01/07/2013 8:07:28 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: sickoflibs; GOPJ; Grampa Dave; stephenjohnbanker; Condor51; AuntB; Tennessee Nana; Sun
No problem-----to encourage attendance, Obama has plenty of goodies in store for his "supporters."

<><> David Axelrod will perform the Mexican Hat Dance on the Capitol stepa.

<><> Sandra Fluck is giving out free BJ's.

<><> Valerie Jarrett (born in Iran) is holding a Film Festival---featuring the American Embassy aflame in Benghazi.

<><> Michele Omama is gvivng out free wash and set vouchers for her fave Chicago beauty parlor, "Curl Up And Dye."

41 posted on 01/08/2013 3:39:34 AM PST by Liz
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To: All
The Obamanations see themselves as a tight-knit clique bound together by "enlightened" values — like reason, tolerance, diversity and equality.......

Mmmmmmm.........that sounds an awful lot like the "People's Temple." Rev Jim Jones promised a "better life, hope and change.....and diversity." Tolerant and compassionate Rev Jim Jones brought lotsa Kool-aid (and cases" of cyanide) for the diverse crowd that blindly followed him to a place from which there was no escape.

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THE OBAMA WRAP

These people are even scarier in triumph, when they've clearly mocked democracy and stole the election. America has witnessed the consequences of a generation inculcated with moral relativity and situation ethics. The ghost of Saul Alinsky lurks behind M/M Obama, Rahm Emanuel, David Axelrod, Anita "Mao" Dunn, Valerie whatsherface, and the rest of the Ohaha ilk.

They clearly see themselves as "deconstructionists"----savagely committed to tearing down America's traditions. Every manaical official govt act is dedicated to chipping away at the bulwark of American freedoms.

The Obamanations are a virulent anti-American plague of religion haters.......vacant, surly Me-First humanoids who worship at The Church of Whatever Works For Me. Cadres of self-absorbed punks squatting in govt are clearly disturbed---obsessed with religious cleansing and kicking so/con Repubs to the curb.

The Ohaha savages duped the citizenry, led us over a multi-trillion dollar deficit cliff, into massive corrupt bailouts, and atrocities like amnesty.

Their motto: "Everything For Us--Nothing For You."

That same generation inculcated with moral relativity and situation ethics has segued into The Entitlement Generation---better known as "Pay Me--I'm a Victim.

We need to remember that the Obamanoids are ruthless predators w/ no empathy for others and no remorse, anti-social psychopaths who recognize no moral boundaries--aggressively going after what they want, irregardless of the consequences to others.

Paraphrasing Saul Alinsky----the author of evil anti-religious satanism......"they do not have a fixed truth -- truth to them is relative and changing..... they are free from the shackles of dogma."

42 posted on 01/08/2013 3:53:45 AM PST by Liz
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To: Liz

43 posted on 01/08/2013 8:19:18 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Tennessee Nana
IF I am not mistaken that is on board the U.S.S. New Jersey.

Which I do not believe was present for Reagan's inauguration.

But maybe you know something I don't T.N.

44 posted on 01/15/2013 3:07:00 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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