Wow. And it is done, and it is good.
11:51 AM CST
And, three minutes to go.
10:57 AM CST
Trying out the flurry of Facebook/CNN live status updates.
10:37 AM CST
E, regarding Lynne Cheney: What did she ever see in him?
E & Mom, in unison: Power.
10:25 AM CST
Transfer of power happens exactly at noon eastern time. What if the president hasn’t taken the oath yet? “Give the f*ing oath on time. Let’s not leave that up to chance.” -Mom
10:20 AM CST
10:13 AM CST
Both Obama and Biden voted against the confirmation of Chief Justice John Roberts, who will be swearing them in. Mom says “Well, that’s democracy!”
10:05 AM CST
Apparently, whilst moving boxes, Cheney pulled a muscle in his back. He’ll be attending the inauguration in a wheelchair. Just one last bit of icing on the looking like Mr. Potter cake. Schadenfreude? Jawohl!
9:02 AM CST
ABC is showing the crowd on the Mall. People are now packed in all the way to the grounds of the Washington Monument. That’s a mile and a half from the Capitol.