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Another day's schedule in the official life of Vice President Joe Biden

Democrat vice president Joe Biden does something strange behind the back of president Barack Obama during a recent White House ceremony

As a public service, The Ticket is regularly publishing the official schedule for Vice President Joe Biden, the man next in line to become the new Great Change Agent if the existing GCA changed and was unable to perform his duties.

Biden became a U.S. senator many years ago. But he became the vice president just on Jan. 20 by taking the oath only once. 

Dangerous Dick Cheney was also at the same inauguration ceremonies, Coincidence?

But we haven't seen Cheney much since then except for his depressing chat with CNN's John King about the approaching Armaggedon under the Biden-Obama team. No one knows Cheney's official public schedule; it's almost like he's not vice president anymore.

Anyway, it turns out that Biden's official Saturday schedule this week is exactly the same as his official Friday schedule this week, which The Ticket published here as an earlier public service. Click here to see it. You can then follow along and match your own personal activities with the vice president's daily activities.

-- Andrew Malcolm

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Photo: Joshua Roberts / Bloomberg News

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"Dangerous" Dick Cheney?

Why no colorful adjective for Biden?

"Jabbering" Joe Biden?

How about "Blathering Idiot" Joe Biden?

Or, "Incompetent and possibly criminal" Joe Biden?


Actually more ridicules part of today schedule was Obama and hillary in the sandbox having a little meeting and then Hillary's response to the whole piracy situation. Check it out here:

Mr. Malcolm,

I am curious - when you were serving as press secretary for Laura Bush from 1999-2000, did you publish her daily schedule? I'm sure it was action-packed.

(Good question. Actually, yes she did. And yes, it was. On the road constantly. And she wasn't even holding elected office on the taxpayers' salary. Thanks for the curiosity and for reading, dark one.)

He Is "An Exhaggerated Shadow"
Given his past, his campaign and post election performance Obama needs to get rid of the liability that is Joe Biden.
Get To Know Joe Biden
.....Since Joe Biden has been selected by Obama to oversee the implementation of the Stimulus plan, I thought it would be good to refresh our collective memories on Joe Biden.
.....In September 1987, Joe Biden's Presidential campaign ran into problems when he plagiarized a speech by Neil Kinnock, who was then-leader of the British Labour Party.
.....It was also discovered that, when he was a law student at Syracuse Law School, he had plagiarized a law review article. While the then-dean of the law school, as well as Biden's former professor, played down the seriousness of the incident, they did find Biden drew "chunks of heavy legal prose directly from" the article in question. Biden said it was unintentional due to his not knowing the proper rules of citation, (after 4 years of college one should know the rules of citation) and Biden was permitted to retake the course after receiving a grade of F, which was later dropped from his record.
.....When questioned by a New Hampshire resident about his grades in law school, Biden had inaccurately recalled graduating in the "top half" of his class when he actually graduated 76th from a class of 85, and he also falsely stated that he had received a full scholarship, and had earned three degrees. The truth is that he had received two majors, History and Political Science, and a single B.A degree, as well as a half scholarship based on financial need, not academic achievement .
.....When he was confronted with these truths, Biden withdrew from the nomination race on September 23, 1987, saying his candidacy had been overrun by "the exaggerated shadow" of his past mistakes.

"Why no colorful adjective for Biden?"

Only the incompetent get colorful adjectives. That's why Cheney gets one and Biden does not.


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