Jan. 20, 2009

“President-elect Barack Obama was about to walk out to take the oath of office. Backstage at the U.S. Capitol, he took one last look at his appearance in the mirror.”

(Official White House photo by Pete Souza)


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  • A. Thompson PRO 5y

    When are those sandwiches coming?
  • Karlen. PRO 5y

    The sad part is BO knows that the masses would follow him no matter what he says. I see some proud representatives of that crowd here. They followed Lenin too. That's the progressives agenda: to concentrate power so that they could control masses (dumb, uninformed, brainwashed and blind). Fortunately, more and more people see how fake he is, how worthless his speeches are.
  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y

    Don't forget tonight on C-Span at 7:30PM

    The cover-up of Fort Hood

  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y

    Don't forget The Fort Hood Cover up tonight on C Span 7:30 pm

  • Karlen. PRO 5y

    Thompson, your sandwich is coming to you from your pathetic president. He's going to tax the rich and send you your sandwich to make sure the next time you vote for him. Is it what you expect from your government?
    He's going to need your vote, sheep.

    Budget - $1.56t
    Borrowed - 35% of it
  • pongky © 5y

    just... historic
  • Karlen. PRO 5y

    Still, ideology trumps intellect every time. That's why he sucks without his telepromter.
  • zincink PRO 5y

    this photo is very warm blue..great shot
  • Karlen. PRO 5y

    Can we get an adult in the WH?
    Not gutless, worthless, whining cry baby.
    Holder, Emanuel, Geithner... you are fired.
    It's time to clean the house and the senate.
  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y

    Gutless and worthless- words that fit well with the Omama Administration just like his kool-aid drinking zombies.
    Brains the size of a peanut, I am surprised because I thought they had evolved to higher standards by now.

    Chris Matthews said WHAT? Reid said WHAT?
  • Darren Pearce 5y

    Your photos offer a wonderful insight behind the scenes, you must see some incredible things doing your job.
  • Karlen. PRO 5y

    look at yourself, moron, 12trln in debt before your healthcare shit.
  • blablablablablablalblablbabla 5y

    that's one awesome shot :)
  • Tony W 5y

    HEY...president BUTT CRACK...you and your admin shall be REMOVED from office! Incumbants, on BOTH sides...GET OUT!!!! Your days are numbered.
  • A. Thompson PRO 5y

    cpl photo: And that's going to accomplish what, exactly? Are the people who would replace them any better? Or will we end up with a bunch of know-nothings with zero experience? Think, man!
  • Tony W 5y

    Thompson: The sad fact is...YOU are correct! Honestly, I don't think anything will change. :( At least, NO change for the better.
  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y


    I support legal immigrants....who do not murder and kidnap our citizens


    With our federal government flouting immigration laws and compromising national security by actively permitting illegal immigration one can not blame Arizona for passing laws to give their police tools to use so they can better serve the residents of Arizona.

    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who swore she would serve and protect the citizens of Arizona, says her state needs the law, S.B. 1070 to combat drug cartels and undocumented immigrants. The National Guard has been requested for years now, the lives of American citizens are in jeopardy; as seen with the Arizona rancher that was recently killed; the Governor should be praised for taken action where our government has failed.
  • Karlen. PRO 5y

    they should have term limit. no more 5-8 terms.
    2, maximum 3 terms. after that they serve themselves, not people.
    and, 60-65 year old and out. we do't need 80 year old representatives. we need representative who want to serve people, not having a life time employment.
  • Unalienable Rights by GOD- not Executive Order 5y

    Where are the bleeding heart liberals on border rape??
    The rape tree:
  • Frizztext PRO 5y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called existentialism, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
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