Quantcast

Obama desperate for dollars to fund inauguration? It will mark the fewest number of official inaugural balls since 1953...

121002_obamas_inaug2_reu_605.jpeg

It would be difficult to upstage President Obama’s starry inauguration four years ago where an estimated 1.8 million descended to see BeyoncéBono and Bruce perform. But things are so grim this time that Presidential Inaugural Committee members are sweating over the Jan. 21 event, sources say.

The number of inaugural balls this year where the president and Michelle Obama will appear has sharply dwindled from 10 to two. And donors have also dropped, sources say. “Some on the presidential inaugural committee are starting to seriously worry,” said a political insider. “They’ve dramatically cut the number of balls from 2008 to two, and both will be taking place in the Washington Convention Center.” It will mark the fewest number of official inaugural balls since 1953.

Read more via The New York Post...

Treasury Department to mint $1 trillion coin to avert debt-ceiling fight? — a plan that proponents admit is absurd, but claim is technically legal...

Treasury Department to mint $1 trillion coin to avert debt-ceiling fight? — a plan that proponents admit is absurd, but claim is technically legal...

Nuclear Security Helicopters Testing Radiation Levels Above DC...