Monday, January 19, 2009

I Thought We Were on the Brink of a Deppression

"The price tag for President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration gala is expected to break records, with some estimates reaching as high as $150 million. Despite the bleak economy, however, Democrats who called on President George W. Bush to be frugal four years ago are issuing no such demands now that an inaugural weekend of rock concerts and star-studded parties has begun."[complete article]

This doesn't surprise me whatsoever. Just another proof that Washington is all about money and not about what the Constitution set it up to be. Obama in an interview with George Stephanopoulos says, "Everybody's going to have to give," Obama said. "Everybody's going to have to have some skin in the game." [link for article]

I guess Obama and all his parties won't have to give as much, or at least not until the inauguration is over...