Skip to comments.Inaugural No-Nos: Strollers, Coolers, Backpacks and More... (Umbrellas. Ever pray for rain?)
Posted on 12/05/2008 10:50:30 PM PST by Libloather
Inaugural No-Nos: Strollers, Coolers, Backpacks and More...
The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies has posted on its Web site a number of tips to keep in mind for those planning on attending the Jan. 20 swearing-in ceremony and parade. Among the list of items banned from the festivities are baby strollers, coolers, backpacks, thermoses, umbrellas and signs. Go here for the full list and other tips about what to wear and what to expect.
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A thunder storm with a strong down pour would work for me.
Those libs better wear Gore-Tex garments and have really big biceps to carry exhausted children!
Its hard to see how people will make it in this fiasco. For this number of attendees...to somehow get into the Washington region...if they used 3,000 public buses and brought in the military...it’ll still be an impossible task. Then you start with simple rules like no baby strollers? No backpacks? No thermoses (in the midst of winter)? No umbrellas?
If there is any snow at all...this will be the most miserable experience possible for folks. People who think they will watch the entire event and attempt to leave around five PM....will find that nothing is really moving...and they won’t get out of the city until 8AM the next day...and be starving unless the military hands out rations and biscuits.
If there is any terrorist action at all in DC on that day...it’ll take the public there at least twenty-four hours to get back to their car parked eight to twenty miles away. What a mess!
That list sounds pretty standard I thought.
The D.C. Council is considering legislation today that would allow bars to serve alcohol until 5 a.m. -- three hours longer than current regulations allow -- and remain open 24 hours a day from Jan. 17 through 21 to serve crowds in town for the inauguration.
I hope the Ex-lax kicks in.
Prohibited items include, but are not limited to:
People who are (unfortunately) incontinent should be fine. They didn't list a toilet paper or bathroom restriction.
But the terrorists will have machine guns! Oh, I forgot they want the guy as Prez.
I won’t be there. Thank God.
Sounds pretty repressive.
Knives make it easier to cut an apple. A walking stick or cane helps those who aren't fleet-of-foot. An umbrella during inclement weather goes without saying. They're going to have President-Elect Obama positioned behind impenetrable Lexan shielding and thousands of security personnel. Why are they worried about someone with a Leatherman multi-tool on his/her person? Very bizarre.
No. They wanted him elected as president, but once he’s president he’ll be the head of the Great Satan as far as they’re concerned. It’s kind of like how McCain was the darling of the left so long as he was giving his fellow Republicans the shaft, but as soon as he won the nomination he became their enemy and they didn’t pull any punches. Alqaeda wanted us to elect obama only because they saw him as a weaker enemy and since we now appear weak I expect them to try to hit us harder than ever.
me too start praying now. Nice Ice storm would do it too.
Other items the 0bamatons will not be bringing: brains, decency, patriotism, a paycheck, ....
I mentioned “Repressive” in a fecitious way. It is all about “Controlling the masses”. But the “Masses” don’t know it yet. But they will find out soon.
I love the way you think! ;^)
I live here in the DC metro region. Its not unusual in January for a NorEaster(however you spell it) to show up. Think lots and lots of snow & ice with wind. Just think, a little weather system parked off the coast of Maryland just spinning and spinning dumping all kinds of wintery goodness on The One and his worshipful hordes. Heh!! Good times ensue!!
Yep, we’re reading from the same page! :-)
Can’t be punished with babies on THIS day!!
Why would anyone take their family into such a den of seditious socialist trash and potential terror.
It should indeed be a cold day in hell.....
Works for me.
Blind devotion or idiocy. Take your pick.
This is what they will bring: Low IQ's, VD and outstretched hands.
Your optimism astounds me! ha.
Not interested in celebrating the beginning of the end for American Independence and Freedom and Liberty
No strollers makes perfect sense.
Barry wants to celebrate.
Not feel sorry for someone who has been punished with a baby.
Jan 20 will be on a Tuesday, with the inauguration ceremony at noon. Daily commuter traffic in and out of DC is around 400-500K, so they will need to deal with six times normal commuter traffic.
They have scheduled overtime for all the mass-transit workers, and will be supplying rush-hour-level service from 4am to 7pm on the day. I don't think this will be enough.
DC will be much more of an insane zoo than usual.
This is what they will bring: Low IQ’s, VD and outstretched hands.
Well said. lol
Let us not underestimate the audacity factor.
Inauguration is apparently set to be a 4 day weekend in DC (I guess they figured it would make setting up easier without commuters to worry about)
This is the same list that’s been used for previous inaugurations and many DC-area events with large crowds. Also, Metro will turn off its escalators to ease the crowd flow and to minimize accidents going up and down the subway system.
A fourty mile an hour wind, 32 degrees, and cold rain. Yep, that ought to do it.
It would be nice if a blizzard came along-I mean that’s not unusual in January,is it?
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