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Reply #60 posted 01/11/17 4:51pm

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Ya'll know Prince would not have played for Trump? But he would have played again for Obama.


Donald Trump Black Version.

It's his song, he wrote it, he would have performed it.

That's the comedy pimp song he gave to the character of Morris. You know where that character of Morris fit into the Purple Rain / Graffiti Bridge moral universe, right?

But really, do you think Prince would have played for Trump? Seriously, what do you think Prince would have thought of Trump?

You know the same Prince who made the song and video for Cinnamon Girl, said "black lives matter", put Mayte in a burka, stopped cussing, tried to uphold celebrating and respecting women, did not eat fast food, and played a full concert at the white house for Obama and friends.

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Reply #61 posted 01/11/17 6:03pm

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ufoclub said:



Pokeno4Money said:




ufoclub said:


Ya'll know Prince would not have played for Trump? But he would have played again for Obama.


Donald Trump Black Version.

It's his song, he wrote it, he would have performed it.




That's the comedy pimp song he gave to the character of Morris. You know where that character of Morris fit into the Purple Rain / Graffiti Bridge moral universe, right?



But really, do you think Prince would have played for Trump? Seriously, what do you think Prince would have thought of Trump?



You know the same Prince who made the song and video for Cinnamon Girl, said "black lives matter", put Mayte in a burka, stopped cussing, tried to uphold celebrating and respecting women, did not eat fast food, and played a full concert at the white house for Obama and friends.



For the right amount of wad.. Private show probably. Show publicly for any political affiliation? I don't think so. He was a Jehovah's Witness. He never really played a show at the mall in DC. I think he threw a fundraiser for some Republican but that was long ago. Some local politician. Prince was also a conspiracy theorist at times and you'll find some of the people he respected, like Gregory, critical of the powers that be.
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Reply #62 posted 01/11/17 9:55pm

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Reply #63 posted 01/11/17 11:04pm

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That's the comedy pimp song he gave to the character of Morris. You know where that character of Morris fit into the Purple Rain / Graffiti Bridge moral universe, right?

But really, do you think Prince would have played for Trump? Seriously, what do you think Prince would have thought of Trump?

You know the same Prince who made the song and video for Cinnamon Girl, said "black lives matter", put Mayte in a burka, stopped cussing, tried to uphold celebrating and respecting women, did not eat fast food, and played a full concert at the white house for Obama and friends.


Yeah, I do think so. Trump has gone on record about their numerous encounters and how much he liked Prince, he wouldn't have praised him if they didn't have a good relationship.

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Reply #64 posted 01/12/17 3:29am

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Reply #65 posted 01/12/17 7:10am

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There is no way Prince would have played Trump's inauguration gig. Are you kidding me? In the first place, he was way too naturally cool to engage with that mess. He would have been watching the election coverage. No matter who does it, that gig is tainted.

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Reply #66 posted 01/12/17 12:35pm

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I'm surprised if Trump cannot get a high profile act he doesn't just say instead of throwing a big concert he just gets on with the job he is meant to be fulfilling.
Rather strange, here in the UK you lose the election, you move our that night. The same night the new leader moves in. Mind you we are 1/5th the size ☺
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Reply #67 posted 01/12/17 1:10pm

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I'm surprised if Trump cannot get a high profile act he doesn't just say instead of throwing a big concert he just gets on with the job he is meant to be fulfilling. Rather strange, here in the UK you lose the election, you move our that night. The same night the new leader moves in. Mind you we are 1/5th the size ☺

I don't care what celebs think about Trump. Obama was the biggest hobnobber in the history of Presidents so let him be that guy. Obama's legacy is Trump got elected. People were so tired of hearing about all these celebs throwing parties at the WH and watching it all unfold on TMZ. I believe part of Trump's appeal is he is a business man. Trump can be a dick but that is part of the appeal he doesn't care about the political correctness..will call a terrorists terrorists and is no nonsense. I don't think they should have any celebs at the WH!

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Reply #68 posted 01/12/17 5:48pm

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No, Marie Osmond Won’t Perform at Trump Inauguration

Marie Osmond is walking back comments she made during a Tuesday interview with Yahoo when she suggested she'd be open to performing at Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20.

In a Facebook message posted on Thursday, Osmond clarified her remarks saying she is not performing at the inauguration.

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Many of you have seen various stories saying that I volunteered or that I'm performing at the inauguration. So let me be clear!" the crooner wrote. "I had no intention of performing at this inauguration no matter who won!"

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Osmond went on to say that she tries to "stay out of politics" -- though Yahoo reported that she and her brother Donny had performed at Ronald Reagan's first inauguration in 1981.

"I'm an entertainer my interview statement simply tried to be nice and promote a message of love," she said, adding, "I love this great country."

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Reply #69 posted 01/12/17 8:28pm

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Prince supported Black Lives Matter by being one of the first people to donate money. See thread #silentangelprince, there's a video.


That has absolutely nothing to do with Trump, he has never said he is against BLM.

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Reply #70 posted 01/12/17 11:33pm

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Prince supported Black Lives Matter by being one of the first people to donate money. See thread #silentangelprince, there's a video.


That has absolutely nothing to do with Trump, he has never said he is against BLM.


July 19, 2016

Donald Trump said Monday he believes the Black Lives Matter movement has in some cases helped instigate the recent killings of police officers, and suggested he might direct his future attorney general to investigate the civil rights activist group.

"Certainly, in certain instances they are," Trump told Fox News host Bill O'Reilly when he asked whether the group has been "a fuse-lighter in the assassinations of these police officers."

"They certainly have ignited people and you see that ... It's a very, very serious situation and we just can't let it happen," Trump said.
Trump also called the group a "threat" and accused the group of "essentially calling death to the police," apparently referring to a 2014 video of protesters in New York City who chanted, "What do we want? Dead cops."

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Reply #71 posted 01/13/17 2:59am

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That has absolutely nothing to do with Trump, he has never said he is against BLM.


July 19, 2016

Donald Trump said Monday he believes the Black Lives Matter movement has in some cases helped instigate the recent killings of police officers, and suggested he might direct his future attorney general to investigate the civil rights activist group.

"Certainly, in certain instances they are," Trump told Fox News host Bill O'Reilly when he asked whether the group has been "a fuse-lighter in the assassinations of these police officers."

"They certainly have ignited people and you see that ... It's a very, very serious situation and we just can't let it happen," Trump said.
Trump also called the group a "threat" and accused the group of "essentially calling death to the police," apparently referring to a 2014 video of protesters in New York City who chanted, "What do we want? Dead cops."


There's nothing about that which indicates he's against BLM, in fact he specifically states (according to your quote) "in certain instances". Just because you condemn certain actions, it doesn't mean you condemn the entire group. Certainly in certain instances the US government has done things they shouldn't have done, pointing that out doesn't mean anti-government.

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Reply #72 posted 01/13/17 3:30am

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I don't think they should have any celebs at the WH!


The damn president is a celeb FFS.

. A reality show star turn politician none the less

I cant.



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Reply #73 posted 01/13/17 3:44am

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the day is getting closer...Donald is so used to being a Ghetto Drama Queen online & offline.....The Boardroom on The Apprentice is NOT The Oval office...I do not see him being disciplined enough to be Presidential..

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Reply #74 posted 01/13/17 5:17am

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Pokeno4Money said:




purplepoppy said:


Prince supported Black Lives Matter by being one of the first people to donate money. See thread #silentangelprince, there's a video.




That has absolutely nothing to do with Trump, he has never said he is against BLM.





July 19, 2016



Donald Trump said Monday he believes the Black Lives Matter movement has in some cases helped instigate the recent killings of police officers, and suggested he might direct his future attorney general to investigate the civil rights activist group.



"Certainly, in certain instances they are," Trump told Fox News host Bill O'Reilly when he asked whether the group has been "a fuse-lighter in the assassinations of these police officers."



"They certainly have ignited people and you see that ... It's a very, very serious situation and we just can't let it happen," Trump said.

Trump also called the group a "threat" and accused the group of "essentially calling death to the police," apparently referring to a 2014 video of protesters in New York City who chanted, "What do we want? Dead cops."



Trump must really think he has the power of God. He is not God and he better remember that. He won't condemn his racist buddy Bannon, but will lie and call BLM racists, and then blame them for all cop killings? Total Bs. He just wants a reason to arrest Blacks who protest against bad cops and call BLM a hate group. Trump is the one who will be encouraging cops, especially those white cops who already hate Blacks and Browns to kill members of the Black and Brown communities.

As a matter of fact, I think the Brown and Black will grow stronger together, because they will not put up with trump and his racist administration. Both groups together can be a powerful force. The fact that many are staying away from his inauguration... Lol... says a lot.
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Reply #75 posted 01/13/17 5:21am

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the day is getting closer...Donald is so used to being a Ghetto Drama Queen online & offline.....The Boardroom on The Apprentice is NOT The Oval office...I do not see him being disciplined enough to be Presidential..


Get used to the childish Tweets and trump abusing his own authority. He will be tweeting away on Inauguration Day as well.

In regard to the topic, Trump is not going to be happy with the the hundred of thousands of protesters, from various organizations, planning to protest at his inauguration.
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Reply #76 posted 01/13/17 5:35am

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* * * MODERATORS NOTE * * *

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There is a sticky where any and everything TRUMP can be discussed

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Reply #77 posted 01/13/17 5:36am

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the day is getting closer...Donald is so used to being a Ghetto Drama Queen online & offline.....The Boardroom on The Apprentice is NOT The Oval office...I do not see him being disciplined enough to be Presidential..

an upcoming twit-a-nauguration.

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Reply #78 posted 01/13/17 5:39am

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hausofmoi7 said:

SuperFurryAnimal said:



FunkOnTheOne said:




I don't think they should have any celebs at the WH!


The damn president is a celeb FFS.

. A reality show star turn politician none the less

I cant.



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Most of the reality shows where done to show people how to manage a business. The Apprentice was just a front to coach people. Trump is the real deal and not afraid to tangle with Dice Clay so I think he will have no problem with the Russians.
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Reply #79 posted 01/13/17 7:28am

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I'm surprised if Trump cannot get a high profile act he doesn't just say instead of throwing a big concert he just gets on with the job he is meant to be fulfilling. Rather strange, here in the UK you lose the election, you move our that night. The same night the new leader moves in. Mind you we are 1/5th the size ☺

That makes way too much sense, FunkOn, no matter what size the country is. lips

And as far as a high profile act goes, we can't even keep this thread on topic because so far NO ONE wants to play that gig - and I KNOW they are being offered lots of dough. Whoever takes it is really broke or in desparate need of attention. They will be dogged for years.

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But isn't Inauguration Day about Trump? Kind of like election day was?

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ufoclub said:

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Please keep this thread on topic of the Inauguration Day 2017
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But isn't Inauguration Day about Trump? Kind of like election day was?

I don't think this is too har Ufoclub

Post who and who won't and why...

Any other comments about the Left or Right that could turn this into a general Trump political discussion will be snipped.

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Reply #82 posted 01/13/17 12:07pm

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Did Oldfriends vote for Trump?

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Reply #83 posted 01/13/17 12:27pm

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Maybe it should be called Inauguration Day 2017 Entertainment. Some of us aren't very bright. idea2

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Reply #84 posted 01/13/17 12:48pm

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http://www.msn.com/en-us/music/news/trump-inauguration-acts-unveiled-toby-keith-3-doors-down-to-perform/ar-AAlQnKY?li=BBnb7Kz

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Trump Inauguration Acts Unveiled: Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down to Perform

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President-elect Trump's big inauguration concert at Washington, D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial got a bit more star power.

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Country artist Toby Keith, singer Jennifer Holliday and southern rock band 3 Doors Down have been added to the lineup for the pre-inauguration concert Jan. 19, the Inaugural Committee said Friday.

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Jon Voight, perhaps the most vocal and high-profile Hollywood backer of Trump, will attend the event. As with Trump's campaign, the theme and official title for the concert is the "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration."

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So far, a narrative shaping Trump's inauguration has been the perception that major entertainment industry names have refused invites to perform at the festivities. Especially since a star-studded Women's March on Washington is planned for the day after the inauguration.

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Prior to Friday's unveiling, Cowboy Troy, country band Big & Rich and America's Got Talent singer Jackie Evancho were among the entertainers who were listed as performing at Trump celebrations.

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"President-elect Trump has made it clear that this inaugural is of, by, and for the American people. The 58th Inaugural will celebrate American history and heritage, while setting the course to a brighter and bolder future for all Americans," said chairman Tom Barrack in a press release. "Above all, it will serve as tribute to one of our greatest attributes, the peaceful transition of partisan power."

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The Lincoln Mall celebration will also include military band performances and a fireworks show, the Inaugural Committee said.


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Reply #85 posted 01/13/17 12:51pm

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(CNN) Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down and Lee Greenwood will headline a concert for President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, his inaugural committee announced Friday.

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The concert, which takes place at the Lincoln Memorial on January 19, has been dubbed "The Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration." Jennifer Holliday, The Piano Guys and The Frontmen of Country are among the other musicians performing. Actor Jon Voight will also be making an appearance.

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Reply #86 posted 01/13/17 12:56pm

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My co-workers are going to bust several nuts when Lee Greenwood sings, "God Bless The USA". That's like the unofficial Republican Theme Song.

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Reply #87 posted 01/13/17 12:59pm

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The Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration. That says it all. Ugh

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Reply #88 posted 01/13/17 1:11pm

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http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/trump-inauguration-dc-bookings-233564

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Trump's inauguration to shatter Washington norms

The city's hotels, restaurants and event spaces will be packed with a potent mix of Trump’s supporters and protesters.

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Donald Trump’s inauguration is shaping up to be booming business for Washington. It’s just not the type of business the president-elect may want.

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Protesters distraught over Trump’s victory will be flooding into Washington next weekend, creating a potent — and potentially tense — mix as they collide with the billionaire’s die-hard supporters at hotels and restaurants, and on the National Mall. Like much of Trump’s campaign, the festivities and crowd descending on Washington for the inauguration will not neatly fit into Washington's norms.

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"These are unprecedented numbers," Mike Litterst, a spokesman for the National Park Service, said about the protests. "We're trying to help the groups find suitable alternate locations."

The Park Service has credentialed at least 28 groups on the National Mall and is expecting more than 350,000, according to an internal agency spreadsheet. That’s compared to the five or six requests from groups that they usually receive for inaugurations. The service has struggled to accommodate all of the protesters, including a demonstration of about 200,000 women protesting Trump, and others who will sing and fast, for next weekend, Litterst said.

Initially, it looked like Trump’s inauguration could be a relatively low-key affair. After Trump won, a number of hotels, restaurants and party planners had a rash of cancellations, according to interviews with more than a dozen businesses.

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Republicans in particular struggled to fill blocks of rooms at hotels, with an email last week going to Republican National Committee members encouraging them to pass it along to anyone who still needed lodging. "At this time, we are pleased to extend the room block to guests and affiliates of RNC Members and state parties. Rooms will be available on a first come, first serve basis," the email obtained by POLITICO says.

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Also, the Inauguration Committee is hosting only three balls, a departure from the usual eight to 10, with a president who doesn't necessarily enjoy schmoozing and small talk.

Yet many hotels and businesses say they are doing fine — just with a different crowd.

The Embassy Row Hotel's main event next weekend is a women-themed disco, catering to the Women’s March on Washington planned for next Saturday. The invitation to "dance, dance, dance" at the Dupont Circle luxury venue bills three female DJs and colored wireless headphones but has no mention of the president-elect. The hotel is sold out.

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Some restaurants like the Foggy Bottom bistro Ris, are expecting business to boom with a mix of protesters and guests, said owner Ris Lacoste, who was initially worried about whether there would be a dip in diners. Lacoste said this year’s event would have more protesters than she'd ever seen in Washington for an inauguration. "We're going to have all walks of life here," she said. "This one is very divisive. We want all the business we can get."

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Stacy Smith, general manager for the Hyatt Place hotel located just four blocks from the National Mall, said the hotel’s the 214 rooms are almost evenly divided between revelers and protesters. Calling the inauguration "a very unique event," Smith said the hotel's senior management will roam in the lobby not only to greet guests but also to defuse tensions.

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At the Courtyard by Marriott located on the Capitol Riverfront, hotel officials have hired outside security, worried about tense situations flaring up between Trump's friends and foes. They are also sold out.

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"We've never seen anything like this for an inauguration," operations manager Jonathan Kebede said, noting the hotel hasn't felt a need to bring on additional security for other inaugurations.

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To be sure, the traditional revelers are still coming, and some of Washington is behaving as usual. Lobbyists are throwing fetes overlooking the parade, hoping the views will lure new clients. Corporations like AT&T are throwing mix-and-mingles. One of the hot soirees is being hosted by former Ambassador Mary Ourisman at Cafe Milano, according to Sally Quinn, the Washington Post columnist and noted party host.

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A representative for the Trump International Hotel, with its plush blue couches and cocktails starting at $24, said the hotel is sold out. At the St. Regis Hotel, long a favorite of dignitaries, where the master of ceremonies sabers a bottle of champagne every evening, the rooms are gone, a spokeswoman said. They are filled mainly with people celebrating the inauguration.

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Liliana Baldassari, a spokeswoman for the Four Seasons, says rooms started at $1,925 and went to $20,000. Guests had to promise they'd stay five nights and were given a gold-encrusted, cast-leather stationery box. All the rooms are gone, she said, and revelers are already beginning to ship their long ball gowns.

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"This inauguration really looks very similar to Obama's second inauguration and Bush's second inauguration," Baldassari said. "The Obama one was a very unique one, because we were 75 percent sold prior to Election Day, and we had so many international guests."

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But Quinn said many of her friends are skipping the parties — she is attending a birthday party instead — and many just want to leave town. Vivian Deuschl, a longtime D.C. hospitality consultant, said associations are having parties, "but you aren't having these glitzy, glamorous parties with the coveted invitations because the excitement is just not there."

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"There are lot of venues in town that are normally full that are empty," said Philip Dufour, a D.C. party planner. "A lot of groups gave up holds on venues after the elections."

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Philip Wood, general manager of the Jefferson Hotel, a boutique venue with 98 rooms, said there were many cancellations after the election. "Everyone was like, ‘What the hell happened?’" he said. Soon, the rooms were filled again.

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This time, he's having a bipartisan cocktail party, hoping not to inflame tensions.

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"We're concerned about the guest privacy," he said. "We have guests that are sympathetic to the two different parties staying with us. When alcohol is involved, sometimes voices get raised, so we'll be watching carefully."

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The Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration. That says it all. Ugh

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I'm sure his voters will be quite proud of the Inauguration.

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