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$150,000,000 spent on Obama Inaguration

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venom    660

i'm not outraged at either. it's just how much it costs. the bulk of it is spent on cleaning up afterwards and security and crap like that. all the stuff like staging and performances were paid for with private donations.

they are important historical reference points. america loves stupid crap like that to feel good. how much tax money is spent on the friggin blue angels?

i hope you realize with each progressive post you make, you make yourself out to be more and more moronic.

but i do agree with you about america's "feel good" syndrome...its the only thing Obama had going for him in his campaign, and is the only reason why he won. lets "feel good" for "change!" he led a campaign built solely on emotion.

so cleaning up afterwards was the bulk of the expenses for the inaugaration? didnt know the city would have to spend an extra (let's say) $50,000,000 on a cleanup crew. sounds like they got the shaft on that deal.

dude. youre a joke.

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venom    660

That inauguration pumped millions into the pockets of regular working Americans who may have been laid off otherwise.

WE NEED TO SPEND MONEY!!! The stupid fools who are holding it and not spending or reinvesting are the ones really hurting the economy. Especially those who've been blessed with 10mill bonuses and such.

This is the largest consumer economy in the world. It only works when cash flows from the bottom up.

Yea duh. However your point is only half correct. We all know that $150,000,000 inaugaration is absolutely absurd. my point was a bunch of that money couldve gone into the private sector, where jobs are less expensive to create, and money can easily recycle itself back into the economy.

the spending youre talking about, as well as obama, is spending within the government and creating government jobs. this type of spending is worthless and does nothing for the economy.

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venom    660

What else does the gov do but spend money?

How many private contractors were involved with that party? My guess, very many.

Since when did the federal sector start catering or doing flower arrangements? That money went to regular Americans. People put in long hours and got paid.

To you that would be inexcusable? Stop hating.

yea, regular americans with government jobs. this is all part of obama's plan. barack wants to create more government jobs (which by the way are 4 times more expensive to create than a job in the prive sector), thus expanding government, and giving them (government) more control over your life.

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rodeo    13,772

so cleaning up afterwards was the bulk of the expenses for the inaugaration? didnt know the city would have to spend an extra (let's say) $50,000,000 on a cleanup crew. sounds like they got the shaft on that deal.

clean-up, security, and transportation accounts for almost all of the government money for both bush and obama's inaugurations. bush's was 115,000,000 for those expenses from the government (he took his out of FEMA) and the rest (that 42,000,000 figure) was donations. i haven't seen a break down of how much of obama's 150,000,000 was donation or gov money.

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rodeo    13,772

yea, regular americans with government jobs. this is all part of obama's plan. barack wants to create more government jobs (which by the way are 4 times more expensive to create than a job in the prive sector), thus expanding government, and giving them (government) more control over your life.

are you really oblivious to the fact that Bush expanded the government more than any president since WWII and almost every single job he created was government? he created an entire new department.

if anything obama will end up shrinking the overall size of the federal government from the bloated parade float that bush turned it into.

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venom    660

are you really oblivious to the fact that Bush expanded the government more than any president since WWII and almost every single job he created was government? he created an entire new department.

if anything obama will end up shrinking the overall size of the federal government from the bloated parade float that bush turned it into.

rodeo. whats funny about you, is you just make stuff up, and you expect people to believe you. in all honesty, you really have no clue as to what youre talking about, and thats a fact.

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rodeo    13,772

it probably sounds made up when you live in insulated republiworld and never actually hear what is wrong. but it's hard to make up the department of homeland security when there are so many folks who are employed by it.

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natty    555

I do believe venom has a logical fallacy in damn near every one of his posts. Got to be some sort of tinderbox record.

Oh well, his avatar makes up for it.

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