U.S. Presidential Inauguration

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Five Ways the Inaugural Mass is Different from the Presidential Inauguration

    Pope Francis had his inaugural mass in the Vatican Square and, much like a presidential inauguration, a bunch of people came from all corners to bear witness. In some ways, the two inaugurations are not that dissimilar. There is singing. There are speeches. There are glimpses of the new pope and pre ... More >>

  • Music

    January 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    10 Best Modern Political Speeches

    We'll be hearing a lot of great speeches this election season, but lets take a second to remember the true giants of political rhetoric. 10. Martin Luther King: I've Been to the Mountaintop King delivered this speech in Memphis, Tennessee the day before he was assassinated. After talking for a whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Rick Perry Wades into Foreign Policy

    But he can't see Russia from his front porch.​Governor Rick Perry has told reporters he's too busy with the legislative session to think about running for the presidency, but luckily -- news flash!! -- the legislative session is dealing with American foreign policy. Apparently. Perry's office ... More >>

  • Music

    June 11, 2009

    Byrne's Eye View

    The ex-Talking Heads front man takes stock of his homeland on his second Brian Eno collaboration.

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    Chamillionaire's Inaugural Diary, Part 3: The Inauguration

    The inauguration events started early. The people that left the hotel late last night were smart. They knew it would be too packed and too crowded. The police were blocking off all of the entrances to where the inauguration of the first black president would be held. My friend who used to play in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    More Visual Proof of Barack Obama's Presidency

    For those of you who still can't believe America has a new President, we've loaded up several more batches of photo documentation. Click each pic below to load up the corresponding slideshow. Inauguration Day Crowds in Washington, D.C. Radio One Inaugural Ball for Barack Obama at House of Blues ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    At Last: Beyonce Serenades President & Mrs. Obama

    Beyonce stepped back into her Cadillac Records character Etta James to sing "At Last," and sing the hell out of it, for President and Mrs. Obama's first dance at last night's HD Neighborhood Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. It's hard to imagine either a better singer or song for the occasion - sor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Things To Look For At The Obama Inaugural

    You know where you could be right this moment, which is about 7:30 in the morning Houston time?You could be waiting in FREEZING Washington, DC, getting on line to go through security checks so you could wait for hours and hours to watch Barack Obama's inauguration from a half-mile away.On the one ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    World's Saddest Disclaimer

    In case you haven't made your final Inauguration Night plans, be sure to read the fine print on the ticket page for the bash at House of Blues."The Inaugural Ball for Barack Obama" is selling entry for $55-$100.But tucked deep in the details is this disclaimer: "This is a party for the inauguration. ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 15, 2009

    MLK Grande Parade

    Houston salutes the man with a dream

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Scandal Of The Century -- No Obama Tickets Because Of Anti-Houston Discrimination

    U.S. Rep. Mike Honda, a Democrat from California, decided to hold a contest to distribute his supply of tickets to the Obama inauguration.In order to win the coveted ducats, he asked people to tell him why they wanted to go.Winners were announced today. Also announced was the most blatant, stomach-t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2009

    Local Gays Marching For Obama On Inauguration Day

    The gays haven't exactly been pleased by Barack Obama since he chose Christian conservative Rick Warren to give the invocation at his inauguration. But Obama's inauguration parade will be the first to have an openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group -- the Lesbian and Gay Band Association ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Southwest Adding Flights To See Obama Get His First Executive Experience

    As we've noted before, Houstonians are going wild over the chance to be in DC for Barack Obama's inauguration (assuming it still goes on, after the world discovers The Truth about his birth certificate.) More proof: Southwest Airlines is adding flights to Washington just to handle the increased dem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2008
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    June 4, 2008
  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Celebrate Good Times

    The Bush inaugural is a wonderful, wonderful thing