Month: January 20, 2009

Jan 20,2009

Inaugural Masses

For some more visuals from the overcrowded DC celebrations today, have a look at intrepid reporter Kat Ruddy’s photostream at Flickr. We’ve been running a few of them up on...

Jan 20,2009

No you can't

In an inspiring ceremony on Washington’s National Mall earlier today, Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. Tomorrow, Congress will likely face a constituent...

Jan 20,2009

The Eternal Return to Barbarism

Since I’m on a Will Wilkinson kick, here’s a post of his (via Andrew) that I’m more dyspeptic about. A taste of what bugs me: Indeed, over the past half-century,...

Jan 20,2009

Watching the speech at Georgia Brown's

I decided that the right way to watch the Inauguration was with a bloody mary in my hand. I watched the festivities from the bar at Georgia Brown’s, famous in...

Jan 20,2009

Post-Blogging The Transcript

No, you’re right, I am hopelessly cynical and contrarian. So much so that not only did I not take a few hours off of work to go hang out on...