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Scalpers Rain On Obama's Parade

1/10/2009 4:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Barack ObamaThere was a time you could score some tickets to Obama's Inaugural parade for just $25-a-pop -- but that was before the scalpers descended.

Loads of the 5,000 available bleacher seat tickets are being re-sold for ten times their $25 dollar ticket price. Some scalpers have even reported pulling in $600 per ticket.

Obama's camp is against the scalping -- but unfortunately the practice is legal.

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91.

len    

Andre, . Obama does understand & recognize the country's dire financial situation. He will not,however let it interfere with his lavish lifestyle. He is entitled to celebrate his victory...............but lavish, extravagant, & pomp, supercede his peoples' welfare... He does not care. He is not scaling back. The Obamas will have have the pomp, celebration, adulation & glory, no matter the cost to the taxpayer..........that is the entire point..........his comfort to the exclusion of his people. he does not really care about the people,they are a means to his fulfilment.. He will take his share ....first....................& then....well,...& then. I will not be affected , financially. I can well afford to sit back & watch. What a shame, for the American public. To be so duped.

2009 days ago
92.

len    

Andre ..You may guess all that you wish. I prefer to think. You have made a point.......yours, from your perspective. It is not the responding to a post that defines ignorance.....it is the content of the post.

2009 days ago
93.

oops    

imma back wit my supply of pork rinds and a couple of pitchers of cherry kool-aid with extra sugar...ready to fire away at the keyboard !!!

well, andre, your GF came by and dropped off a couple of bluntz, but, she really wanted to get down on it wit 'da charles barkley special', but i recognize aretha & gave ur GF some R E S P E C T !!! & sent her to uncle tom's crib to make me mo money, mo money, mo money !!!

so u tink u have some knowledge 'bout barack bin laden o'bama??? NOT !!! wheyre'd ya go 2 skool? grumbling state unavercitay? or coward unavercitya? or maybe mohoeshouse unavercitay? get a grip & get some real nollege well ya !!!

pizza pie out !!!

2009 days ago
94.

Maureen    

Obama's camp is against the scalping -- but unfortunately the practice is legal. IT IS NOT LEGAL HERE IN MISSISSIPPI.... THE TICKETS HAVE TO BE SOLD AT FACE VALUE.

2009 days ago
95.

Big Will    

I cant believe anyone would pay to support the largest voter fraud in the world.

2009 days ago
96.

Ron    

Yeah it is probably Howard Dean that uis scalping the tickets for Govt Blago, who will then give them to Michelle Yo 'Bama's Momma, who'll put into the 2 little darlings school tuition fund. Don't be surprised about the scalpers trying to make a profit, and I don't blame them. On 01/20/09 America will find out why anyone would spend $668 million dollars tro get a job that pays less than $200k a year. It is called "corruption". And the amount of "corrution" that surronds Barry Tesoro, aka Barak Hussein Obama, is parrell with his name sake formally of Iraq. Stand by, grab your wallets, grease up, and bend over for the GREATEST screw job ever done on America soil. The "change" you wanted when you were suckered into voting for this crook, is all you are going to have left in your wallet by this time next year. And let the CON begin

2008 days ago
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Peroque    

I just find it hard to believe that this man who is to be our next president and who I voted for in this economic crisis insists on having 10 different parties, all of this money spent unnecessarily other than ignauguration itself. THIS IS RIDICULOUS!! THERE WILL BE BLOOD IN THE STREETS NO DOUBT ABOUT IT!!

2008 days ago
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Bunzer    

RAIN RAIN RAIN!!! OH PLEASE RAIN!!! I STILL CAN'T BELIEVE THIS AMATEUR IS IN CHARGE--ITS SCARY. HE'S GOT THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY ALL WRONG! HOLD ON TO YOUR WALLETS AND SAVINGS-MARK MY WORDS

2008 days ago
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