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View Diary: Sunday Talk: Obama won. Get over it! (139 comments)

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  •  There is usually no private oath unless the 20th (4+ / 0-)
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    Trix, basquebob, rl en france, randallt

    falls on a Sunday (as it does this year).

    Rutheroford Hayes took the oath in a private ceremony on Saturday, March 3, the day before his term started (back when Inauguration Day was March 4).

    If life was fair, we wouldn't need unions.

    by ScottyUrb on Sat Jan 19, 2013 at 10:53:48 PM PST

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    •  According to the best sources... (0+ / 0-)

      ... which would be Stephanie, Jim and Chris, PBHO took the oath of office for the 4th time today.  (1) 2009, CJJR fuckup; (2) 2009, so the CJ could get it right; (3) yesterday, the 20th, because it's, like, in the Constitution, and (4) today, for the rest of us.

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