Thursday, January 8, 2009

Get there, if you can

In the good ole’ days, people who wanted to get across the country for an important event and were looking to save money jumped on a Greyhound to get where they needed to go.

In a little more than two weeks, the mother of all events, in recent history, will take place when former Illinois Senator Barack Obama is sworn in as the 44th president of the United States. Unfortunately, the airlines have the monopoly on traveling coast to coast, and if you’ve glanced at the airfares with the dream you may head to Washington, D.C., later this month, you woke up quickly with rates close to $1,000 the last time I checked.

But similar to Obama’s campaign, there is hope for those who still want to attend.

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