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All aboard: Obama family taking train to District
The Washington Examiner ^ | 12-16-2008 | Leah Fabel

Posted on 12/16/2008 6:13:48 PM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner

President-elect Barack Obama will board a train in a month and retrace Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural journey to Washington, D.C., but hopefully with much less mayhem. At least, there will be less time for anything to go awry. As opposed to Lincoln’s two-week trek in 1861, Obama’s journey will begin and end on Jan. 17, setting off from Philadelphia and making a stop in Wilmington, Del., to pick up Vice President-elect Joseph Biden Jr. and his family, and a stop in Baltimore for an unspecified event. The entourage, aboard a chartered train, will arrive in the District in the evening.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; US: Delaware; US: District of Columbia; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: amtrak; bhoinauguration; inauguration; lincoln; obama; rail; trumanshow; vpbiden
The Messiah now thinks he's Abraham Lincoln, never mind the fact that Lincoln started his 1861 trip to Washington, DC from Springfield, Illinois.
1 posted on 12/16/2008 6:13:48 PM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner; Roscoe Karns
They did send a nice Christmas card


2 posted on 12/16/2008 6:16:26 PM PST by JRios1968 (Sarah Palin is what Willis was talkin' about!)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...

Wait a sec... how were they dressed???

Two injured in staged ‘Santa train’ shootout
Sheboygan Press | December 16, 2008 | Josh Lintereur
Posted on 12/16/2008 5:54:07 PM PST by Shermy
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2149926/posts


3 posted on 12/16/2008 6:18:23 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_______Profile finally updated Saturday, December 6, 2008 !!!)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
President-elect Barack Obama will board a train in a month and retrace Abraham Lincoln’s inaugural journey to Washington, D.C.,

But why? If BO ever studied Lincoln he'd know Lincoln considered blacks inferior. These people get more bizzare by the day.

4 posted on 12/16/2008 6:18:42 PM PST by PistolPaknMama (Al-Queda can recruit on college campuses but the US military can't! --FReeper airborne)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
"My friends, no one, not in my situation, can appreciate my feeling of sadness at this parting. To this place, and the kindness of these people, I owe everything. Here I have lived a quarter of a century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born, and one is buried. I now leave, not knowing when, or whether ever, I may return, with a task before me greater than that which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of the Divine Being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed. With that assistance I cannot fail. Trusting in Him who can go with me, and remain with you, and be everywhere for good, let us confidently hope that all will yet be well. To His care commending you, as I hope in your prayers you will commend me, I bid you an affectionate farewell."

Do you think Obama could get through a speech like that without a bunch of 'ums' mixed in.

5 posted on 12/16/2008 6:21:33 PM PST by SkyDancer ("Talent Without Ambition Is Sad, Ambition Without Talent Is Worse")
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To: JRios1968

One child has her eyes closed, the other child is wadded up so you can’t see her, Michelle has that too-familiar “bite me” look on her face. Looter Dude is the only one that seems to have his act together. :-)


6 posted on 12/16/2008 6:22:48 PM PST by PistolPaknMama (Al-Queda can recruit on college campuses but the US military can't! --FReeper airborne)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

And Lincoln snuck into DC in disguise. I suggest a Dumbo Halloween outfit.


7 posted on 12/16/2008 6:23:13 PM PST by yooper (If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there......)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

And he will take the oath on the Bible Lincoln used for his second inauguration.


8 posted on 12/16/2008 6:23:50 PM PST by KingLudd
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To: SkyDancer
Do you think Obama could get through a speech like that without a bunch of 'ums' mixed in.

Obama wouldn't have the faintest idea what it means.

9 posted on 12/16/2008 6:28:08 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: JRios1968

ROTFL when I saw the looter guy!!!


10 posted on 12/16/2008 6:29:46 PM PST by girlangler (Fish Fear Me)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

A few crisis and four years of dealing with Congress and Obama is going to be a dead-ringer for Morgan Freeman in four years.

Will it be worth it to him?


11 posted on 12/16/2008 6:33:59 PM PST by Glenn (Free Venezuela!)
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To: PistolPaknMama

I have been watching a series on The White House on C-span everynight this week. There has been alot said about Lincoln. Obama is about as far from Abe as you can get. Abe was an honest, decent man. He got mad at his wife for buying new carpet for the WH during war time. He suffered the tragic death of his son, Willy, in the WH. B. Hussein is NO Abe and he should stop acting like he is.


12 posted on 12/16/2008 6:47:30 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

This is bizarre. Lincoln, in 1861, included a stop in Baltimore. There, he was nearly assassinated.


13 posted on 12/16/2008 6:51:16 PM PST by Alter Kaker (Gravitation is a theory, not a fact. It should be approached with an open mind...)
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To: JRios1968

How did the Obama’s get in Lootie’s Christmas card?


14 posted on 12/16/2008 6:53:12 PM PST by Roscoe Karns
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
and a stop in Baltimore for an unspecified event.

Does the 'unspecified event' involve facing Mecca?

15 posted on 12/16/2008 6:53:15 PM PST by PAR35
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

We need to get a billboard along the way......


16 posted on 12/16/2008 7:04:48 PM PST by Sybeck1 (Million Minuteman March (Spring 2009))
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To: JRios1968

The woman’s name always comes first.

The White House protocol office is going to go crazy with these vulgarians.


17 posted on 12/16/2008 7:08:55 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: ladyjane
The woman’s name always comes first.

Not if you're a closet Muslim.

Besides, neither Michelle nor Barry was raised in what we Southerners call "polite society." They were raised in scrappy Chicago politics. I'll bet Michelle doesn't even know how to identify the fish knife at her place setting in the WH dining room. And I bet she eats her caviar with her fingers, too.

Nothing personal, but Michelle and Barry are uncouth. I take that back, I meant it personally.
18 posted on 12/16/2008 7:51:35 PM PST by HighlyOpinionated (Cultural conditions, not gun laws, are the most important factors in a nation's crime rate.)
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To: Roscoe Karns

Obama’s = Obamas


19 posted on 12/16/2008 8:05:45 PM PST by Roscoe Karns
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To: Roscoe Karns

I wish I knew! It isn’t like The One is qualified for that either.


20 posted on 12/16/2008 8:54:35 PM PST by JRios1968 (Sarah Palin is what Willis was talkin' about!)
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To: yooper

Hey, Yooper - It has been a while!

I’m sure B.O.’s train will arrive on time and be stocked with plenty of toilet paper, unlike the poor folks on this trip from Chicago to Grand Rapids...

http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2008/12/state_asks_amtrak_to_explain_d.html


21 posted on 01/10/2009 5:30:25 AM PST by hondo
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