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saltpoint Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-25-07 12:31 AM
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9. The speech in Boston did put Senator Obama on a lot of people's political
map, and my thought is that as absolutely great as it was in content and delivery, it was likely only a fraction of the depth in the man himself.

I'm drawn to talented people. Senator Obama is one such. His detractors gamble that voters will not pay proper attention to a great spirit walking among them and asking them for a collective commitment of time and attention.

My guess is they're mistaken. Obama's star is still on the rise.
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  -OBAMA in 2004: "We pray to an awesome God in blue states and wndycty  Sep-25-07 12:01 AM   #0 
  - That speech was fantastic  southlandshari   Sep-25-07 12:11 AM   #1 
  - C-Span will run it now and then.  Old Crusoe   Sep-25-07 12:33 AM   #12 
  - You can watch it @  Sapphire Blue   Sep-25-07 01:05 AM   #15 
     - Thank you for the link!  southlandshari   Sep-25-07 01:14 AM   #16 
  - I like Obama, but unity can be overrated  bluestateguy   Sep-25-07 12:13 AM   #2 
  - People just want any excuse to trash him, wndy.  illinoisprogressive   Sep-25-07 12:25 AM   #3 
  - I'm a non-believer and I LOVE me some Obama  thecatburgler   Sep-25-07 12:25 AM   #4 
  - Here here!  wndycty   Sep-25-07 12:29 AM   #5 
  - I am not religious myself but,  illinoisprogressive   Sep-25-07 12:29 AM   #6 
     - As an African American I concur  wndycty   Sep-25-07 12:30 AM   #8 
  - One thing Clinton and Obama agree upon: there just isn't enough religion in the mix  PurityOfEssence   Sep-25-07 12:29 AM   #7 
  - That is what you say, but you do know at some point he will campaign in Black churches. . .  wndycty   Sep-25-07 12:31 AM   #10 
  - Obama has actually taken a stand  sandnsea   Sep-25-07 12:34 AM   #13 
  - Thank you. Obama acknowledged non-believers in a major speech.  thecatburgler   Sep-25-07 01:17 AM   #17 
     - Interview with a right wing fundie  sandnsea   Sep-25-07 01:54 AM   #18 
     - Edwards: "You don't have to believe in God to be moral."  PurityOfEssence   Sep-25-07 10:25 AM   #27 
        - Answer this, what will your reaction be if Edwards campaigns at reaches out to Black churches  wndycty   Sep-25-07 10:39 AM   #28 
        - Gladly. My reaction would depend on the context, frequency and content  PurityOfEssence   Sep-25-07 01:20 PM   #35 
           - Well lets archive this thread and see how Edwards behaves in Black churches  wndycty   Sep-25-07 02:21 PM   #36 
           - "from a crowd of 1,800 at Brookland Baptist Church"  wndycty   Sep-26-07 02:31 PM   #44 
        - Good for Edwards, I didn't see that part of the LOGO forum  thecatburgler   Sep-25-07 11:25 AM   #31 
  - THANK YOU  Skittles   Sep-25-07 04:10 AM   #20 
  - The speech in Boston did put Senator Obama on a lot of people's political  Old Crusoe   Sep-25-07 12:31 AM   #9 
  - the only one who challenges the radical right  sandnsea   Sep-25-07 12:31 AM   #11 
  - Reaction to the faith tour in Carolina ought to be withheld until it  Old Crusoe   Sep-25-07 12:44 AM   #14 
  - K&R  DeepModem Mom   Sep-25-07 02:22 AM   #19 
  - I thought he said a totally awesome God  Enrique   Sep-25-07 05:34 AM   #21 
  - He said "awesome". In your mind, you naturally heard "totally awesome"...  jefferson_dem   Sep-25-07 06:03 AM   #22 
  - He didn't - he is not responsible for anyone else's snarky memory  karynnj   Sep-25-07 06:45 AM   #23 
     - Yes but some DUers don't want to rise about the ugliness. . .  wndycty   Sep-25-07 08:14 AM   #24 
  - People who bash Obama's unity message forget that the MAJORITY is on OUR side.  Odin2005   Sep-25-07 08:30 AM   #25 
  - This speach turned me off to Obama big time  DinoBoy   Sep-25-07 09:15 AM   #26 
  - Democrats are religious, however they do not wear it on their sleeves.  Ethelk2044   Sep-25-07 11:03 AM   #29 
  - He does the exact opposite  sandnsea   Sep-25-07 11:22 AM   #30 
  - And this has what to do with his "Awesome God" speech?  DinoBoy   Sep-25-07 10:13 PM   #42 
  - Huh?!?!?  Hard_Work   Sep-25-07 12:14 PM   #32 
  - Maybe It's Because  Forrest Greene   Sep-25-07 12:28 PM   #33 
  - I much prefer REALITY-BASED rhetoric.  CTD   Sep-25-07 12:57 PM   #34 
  - Pandering to a group who will NEVER vote for you  depakid   Sep-25-07 02:37 PM   #37 
  - Very narrow minded of you, a significant part of the faith vote is the African American church  wndycty   Sep-25-07 03:02 PM   #38 
     - Now, lets be honest here  depakid   Sep-25-07 03:32 PM   #39 
        - Oh the horror. . .  wndycty   Sep-25-07 03:50 PM   #40 
           - All I said was that it was pandering to people  depakid   Sep-25-07 04:03 PM   #41 
  - That was a great speech!  Sparkly   Sep-25-07 10:15 PM   #43 
 

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