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Obama’ing the day and night away

By johnboy 20 January 2009 50

A lot of you are very excited about tomorrow’s inauguration of Barack Obama as the US President.

So where are the best public parties going to be?

What’s Your opinion?

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Skidbladnir 11:39 am 21 Jan 09

farnarkler said :

It’d be like being made captain of Titanic an hour after the iceberg hit.

Dear Mr President,

Congratulations on winning the 2008 election, the people of the United States made a choice, blah blah blah.
I have constructed several albatrosses for around your neck, so that at least one will match any color of suit you choose.
My only regret is that I didn’t make them bigger.

George Walker Bush

tylersmayhem 11:29 am 21 Jan 09

It’d be like being made captain of Titanic an hour after the iceberg hit.

So what are you suggesting…jumping ship? Or maybe just leaving it to another incompetent w**ker to worsen the situation for another 8 years?

Seriously – what do you suggest farnarkler?

farnarkler 9:42 am 21 Jan 09

No he can’t. The US car industry is on its’ knees, the poor get ever poorer and the pensions debt gets bigger by the second. America is on the verge of bankruptcy.

It’d be like being made captain of Titanic an hour after the iceberg hit.

tylersmayhem 8:46 am 21 Jan 09

I feel sorry for Obama

Don’t. I believe if anyone can do it – he can. He’s very inspiring, which is exactly what the Americans need across their nation.

farnarkler 8:28 am 21 Jan 09

I feel sorry for Obama. All the poor in America are thinking he’s their knight in shining armour who’s going to drag them out of poverty. Wrong!! He’s inheriting a pretty shitty economic position and he, like the last few presidents, will be owned by US big business who will be calling in the favours guaranteed by donations to the Democrats.

dexi 8:15 am 21 Jan 09

“Leader of the User Pays World.” ;-]

Eyeball In A Quart Jar Of Snot 11:35 pm 20 Jan 09

Obama, Clinton, Bush, Reagan…….

They’re all paid by the same people.

“Chains we can believe in.”

ant 11:30 pm 20 Jan 09

WIN is streaming live abc telecast from dawn at inauguration day, complete with US weather reports, streamer at teh foot of the screen and we even got a snippet of a US ad before they cut to australian ads adn then teh late news. It’ll be cutting back to it any moment now.

Granny 9:53 pm 20 Jan 09

It has been important on many levels, I think.

Russia is in many ways more a third world country than a superpower.

In some ways they were looked after better under the socialist regime, but the priority given to matching US spending on space and arms has created a lot of poverty for the Russian people.

However, the rise of capitalism has also created a climate where the mafia is thriving like weeds.

But overall I would have to say the change has been good. Summer camps which were once used to indoctrinate children are now used for holiday and recreation, more cultural exchange is taking place, and ordinary people have opportunities they could never have dreamed of before.

Thumper 9:47 pm 20 Jan 09

Sorry, i withdraw the statement about Russia having designs on the rest of the world.

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