Thank you, President Barack Hussein (I'm not afraid of his middle name) Obama. You did more today in one speech than most have in a lifetime. Because you made me, for once, feel like an American that should, and will, one day be treated equally under the law.
The fruits of our forefathers' efforts to ensure freedom for all Americans -- the grand diversity of our nation -- are well on display as we celebrate the inauguration of an African-American president today and the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation this year.
Having this opportunity is particularly significant to me, and it goes deeper than getting to just say I was there. This will be the first time I get to openly show my pride as a military partner among other spouses, partners, families, service members and veterans on a very public stage.
You would have to be living in a bubble to have missed the news that Beyonce cut a reported $50 million deal with PepsiCo. Although the deal may meet Beyonce's and Pepsi's mutually-beneficial marketing needs, it does not serve the best interests of the U.S. public.
He always come in the back entrance; we decided we need to rename it the "BaRack entrance" he came so often.
On Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, President Barack Obama will take the oath of office, marking the 57th formal presidential inaugural ceremony. In all, U.S. presidents have been sworn in 70 times, which includes both private and public ceremonies.
When President Obama delivers his second inaugural address on Monday, he'll have a harder time than four years ago at appealing to Americans' yearning for hope and change. But he'll also strive to exceed the expectations that have been raised by history itself.
This is your invitation to the 57th Inauguration Day for the president of the United States, to be held in Washington, DC on Monday, January 21, 2013.
Will inaugural guests like D.C. tap water? That question couldn't be answered by experts with insider knowledge. And so, on a recent evening, three humans and one corgi gathered to conduct an experiment.
My eyes are going to be on Hillary Clinton. Clinton will be stepping down as secretary of state -- and striking a blow to the pantsuit industry. Her pantsuits have become fashion history.
Restaurants and bars in Washington, D.C. are turning up the heat with special menus for the season. Some celebrate the inauguration, some celebrate the New Year (Chinese and otherwise), and some simply celebrate the quiet bounties of winter.
A half-century ago, it was a radical notion that a black man in America could have any kind of big dream at all. Yet on January 21, Martin Luther King Day, we will see the second term inauguration of America's first-ever black president. Talk about historical synergy.