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President Barack Obama: Yes we can, yes we did — again

As we prepare for the inauguration on Jan. 21, here are some interesting facts regarding Obama’s historic inauguration of 2008:

-Obama’s 2008 inauguration had the largest attendance of any event in the history of Wa
shington, D.C.
-Largest attendance of any presidential inauguration in U.S. history
-First African American to hold the office of president of the United States
-First citizen born in Hawaii to hold the office of the president
-Highest viewership ever of the swearing-in ceremonies on the Internet (President William
Jefferson Clinton’s was the first)
-First woman, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, to lead the ceremony

Vice President Joseph R. Biden will be sworn in using the Biden family Bible, which is 5-inches thick, has a Celtic cross on the cover and has been in the Biden family since 1893.

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4 Comments

  1. Vandellish on February 7, 2013 at 12:31 pm

    Please…he ain’t nuthin but a real life Pootie Tang.

  2. PubliK on February 8, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    This some sad shit. Shit like this set back the black race 400 years Hip Hop doesnt look to good Def Jam come on were are the Chuck D caliber rappers fuck this dumb music

  3. Rhome on February 11, 2013 at 1:29 pm

    It’s not that folks have to necessarily be pining for the ’80s and ’90s, some of us just still have standards and can’t relate to talentless coons.

  4. Reifer on February 12, 2013 at 11:26 pm

    You people are tripping madly! Joe Budden has beeen knocking it out of the park with each project he’s made since ’07. He’s a great artist and don’t ever confuse him with bad hip hop. Additionally, have you ever heard of a little group called Slaughterhouse?– the most lyrically-talented group in all of current hip hop. Look I love 90’s rap, but how bout you listen to an artist instead of assuming he’s bad because he’s on a reality show. You are missing out.