Politico reports that Obama’s second inaugural oath for the “most transparent administration in history” might be administered privately, without any media present (h/t Morning Jolt): “Mindful of the historic nature of this occasion, we expect the White House will continue the long tradition of opening the President’s official swearing-in to full press access, and we as an organization are looking forward to working with the administration to make that happen,” Ed Henry, the Fox News correspondent and president of the White House Correspondents Association, said in a statement.
Comments: The only reason that Mr. Transparency" would do this is if he swore on a Koran. promising Sharia Law down the road.
We "elected" him and paid for inauguration, so NO excuse for not televising. [I´m not watching, however.] Will get out popcorn and watch, "Dr. Strangelove" and "Seven Days in May."
According to the 20th amendment, the president is to be sworn in on the 20th of January. So why is he being sworn in in secret on the 20th and publicly on the 21st? Why isn´t January 20th the public and only swearing in ?
Obama said he would back the Muslims if necessary--and fighter planes are on their way to Egypt now. He said in a speech that this is no longer a Christian country. He will use a Koran if he does anything at all. I believe Justice Roberts was blackmailed about the last swearing in because it too was on a Koran--so he voted in favor of Obamacare.
Because the 20th is a Sunday and ALL Presidents when Jan. 20th is a Sunday have been sworn in privately on that day with the public swearing in and inauguration on Monday the 21st. ALL Presidents. Look it up.
After all the BS spread to low-information citizens - and the implications of what is only passed by word-of-mouth on the street or in segregated African-American Studies classes are far more ominous than what is said in the presence of cameras & microphones - I have to suspect this secret ceremony is a set-up for a future meme to the effect that Obama isn´t legally bound to "preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States" because that´s not what he said in the official inauguration.
#11 is probably correct about Sunday and all past presidents; however, Obama has given us no reason to believe he isn´t trying to pull some deception. My first thought, until reading #11´s comment, was that he doesn´t want Americans to see that he is swearing his oath on a Koran? Would Roberts even agree to Obama using a Koran instead of the Bible?
Bingo #5... I think he did that the 1st time too... Remember they supposedly flubbed it up so had to make sure it was all legal... They had to use Barry´s real name..and the 20th didn´t fall on a Sunday either. Maybe that is why Roberts caved because he hid their dirty deed and didn´t want to be exposed.... Why can´t the press be there...they weren´t 4 years ago either
It seems to me that there is a possibility that it may never happen. I cling to hope, but the secrecy would be to screen that it is a fraud, just as the first and second times were. No Lincoln Bible? Quran? Koran?
I have long held the contention that the second swearing-in was because Barack 0bama is not his legal name and needed the re-do to cover that inconvenience. And we would probably find a similar anomaly if we actually found his college records (among other anomalies).
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