The Cost of Barack Obama’s Inauguration: A Justified Work Related Expense or Overindulgent?

There’s been a lot of web chatter on next week’s inauguration ceremony, especially the hefty price tag that is attached to it. Some people think the cost is way too extravagant for a nation in the midst of crippling economic recession, while others believe the price is necessary to mark this historic achievement.

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