Faceplams Faceplams:  0
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 130

Thread: Biden 2021 - "Listen, Jack."

  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    W/A
    Posts
    4,774
    Mentioned
    144 Post(s)

    Biden 2021 - "Listen, Jack."

    since there won't be a Biden thread until January I'll put this here.


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Cincinnati, OH
    Posts
    1,939
    Mentioned
    52 Post(s)
    Earmarking this because I thought it'd be a good first post for the Biden 2021 thread. Coming January 1st.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Cincinnati, OH
    Posts
    1,939
    Mentioned
    52 Post(s)
    Whoops on Jan 1st.

    Anyway, Merrick Garland is going to be his AG so that’s kind of a full circle situation.

    https://www.politico.com/news/2021/0...general-455410

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2019
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    892
    Mentioned
    28 Post(s)
    Inauguration Day:

    National Anthem by Lady Gaga
    Poetry Reading by Amanda Gorman
    Musical Performance by JLo

    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2018
    Location
    Sydney, AU
    Posts
    2,621
    Mentioned
    42 Post(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Magnetic View Post
    Inauguration Day:

    National Anthem by Lady Gaga
    Poetry Reading by Amanda Gorman
    Musical Performance by JLo

    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
    I’d be happy for Rebecca Black to sing “Friday”. Just glad it’s happening.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Northwest Indiana
    Posts
    2,695
    Mentioned
    98 Post(s)

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    13,167
    Mentioned
    875 Post(s)
    Gaga and Joe have been friends for a while, and she's a huge Biden supporter.

    Amanda Gorman is the U.S. Youth Poet Laureate.






    Remember who the entertainment was for Trump's inaugural? A bunch of people nobody ever heard of, and Jackie Evancho sang the National Anthem?


    Meanwhile, this was Obama's first inaugural:

    Last edited by allegro; 01-14-2021 at 05:55 PM.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    W/A
    Posts
    4,774
    Mentioned
    144 Post(s)


    yay? a very tired yay, at that.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    13,167
    Mentioned
    875 Post(s)
    I’m still stunned and excited about tomorrow.

    We have bubbly and snacks ready. Cinnamon rolls and mimosas in the morning.

    Omg we are going to have a woman VP (a black woman! an Indian woman!) OMG!!!

    And Trump is going out in a flaming pile of crap.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Apr 2019
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    892
    Mentioned
    28 Post(s)
    I'm watching Rachel Maddow, and I feel like crying (so far, covering the COVID memorial and VP Harris reading letters from children).
    I'm probably going to wake up tomorrow and take the stress CBD oil gummies until noon. I think work will be blocked out for most of the day.

    I actually have my weekly review with a trainee at 10:30, and I'm not sure how the two of us will not be talking about this. She's a POC and was appalled at the Jan 6th attack compared to the BLM protests. I blocked out a full hour, just so we can emotionally data dump before tackling some work.

    I'm just praying to all the gods it's over...

  11. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Los Angeles
    Posts
    8,004
    Mentioned
    457 Post(s)
    It’s. Ooooooooooover

  12. #12
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    The Hat, Alberta, Canada
    Posts
    538
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    This Canadian is hoping that everything can go smooth tomorrow. I have a feeling I'll have to be a bit stoned to really let this sink in. Congratulations, all, let's look to the future!

    Also, unlimited respect and pride for Ms. Harris. Just like Obama, this is a memorable moment.

  13. #13
    Join Date
    Feb 2018
    Posts
    1,266
    Mentioned
    12 Post(s)
    I am over $120,000 in student debt, with more to come (two more semesters left) . One of my big dreams with this admin is to get not just $10,000 relief, but $50,000. As a teacher, I don't make much. I'd be able to live peacefully.

    today is a historic day. I will be gladly watching (remotely) with my class.

  14. #14
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    846
    Mentioned
    23 Post(s)

  15. #15
    Join Date
    May 2018
    Posts
    155
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Don't think I saw this on any of the other threads but New Radicals are reuniting after 22 years to perform at the inauguration today.

    New Radicals to reunite for Biden-Harris inauguration (avclub.com)

  16. #16
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Youngstown, OH
    Posts
    224
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Cookster426 View Post
    Don't think I saw this on any of the other threads but New Radicals are reuniting after 22 years to perform at the inauguration today.

    New Radicals to reunite for Biden-Harris inauguration (avclub.com)
    Are they still going to kick Marilyn Manson's ass in?

  17. #17
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    The Hat, Alberta, Canada
    Posts
    538
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    There's a lot of people there not dressed for the weather. It's minus 45!

  18. #18
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    1,078
    Mentioned
    32 Post(s)
    He's finally in!

  19. #19
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    W/A
    Posts
    4,774
    Mentioned
    144 Post(s)


    that's great, but I wish Trump actually knew that so it could chap his ass.

  20. #20
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    5,410
    Mentioned
    66 Post(s)
    I thought that Biden's inauguration speech was very good.

  21. #21
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    The Hat, Alberta, Canada
    Posts
    538
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    I am not a religious man, but Reverend Beaman's words are striking.

  22. #22
    Join Date
    Feb 2018
    Posts
    1,266
    Mentioned
    12 Post(s)
    wait...Trump told us if Biden wins, religion will be banned. why are they praying? did Trump lie to us?

  23. #23
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    The Hat, Alberta, Canada
    Posts
    538
    Mentioned
    5 Post(s)
    MSNBC twisting the knife. "The now twice impeached private citizen living in Florida."

  24. #24
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    W/A
    Posts
    4,774
    Mentioned
    144 Post(s)

  25. #25
    Join Date
    Aug 2020
    Posts
    84
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    She was a very good speaker, I thought. I liked her a lot.

    Anyway, do you think Trump will reveal his healthcare plan in the next two weeks?
    Last edited by Jazzkokehead; 01-20-2021 at 11:52 AM.

  26. #26
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    13,167
    Mentioned
    875 Post(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by versusreality View Post
    wait...Trump told us if Biden wins, religion will be banned. why are they praying? did Trump lie to us?
    Interesting note, here:

    Biden is the 2nd Catholic President in U.S. history.

    The first was JFK.

    G and I were raised Catholic (so were all of our closest friends). Today is like: CATHOLICS, REPRESENT!!! Lol


    Meanwhile, Amanda Gorman was BRILLIANT, omg.
    Last edited by allegro; 01-20-2021 at 12:10 PM.

  27. #27
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    New York
    Posts
    1,078
    Mentioned
    32 Post(s)
    Someone just told me Biden recited his speech from memory. Wow!

  28. #28
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Posts
    2,898
    Mentioned
    62 Post(s)
    How Kevin McCarthy and McConell can stand up there and hand out ceremonial gifts and shower praise upon Biden is beyond me.

  29. #29
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    W/A
    Posts
    4,774
    Mentioned
    144 Post(s)
    they're politicians, it's what they do. talking out of both sides of your mouth is a character trait. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    edit:

    aka

    Last edited by allegate; 01-20-2021 at 01:12 PM.

  30. #30
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Posts
    5,410
    Mentioned
    66 Post(s)
    Don't you just love the beautiful sound of silence, never having to listen to Trump give another speech again?

Posting Permissions