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tishaLA Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Mar-17-08 02:42 PM
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30. I'm actually happy he has to do it
I think Obama really is a transformative leader--and I think part of that transformative quality is the way he can make us rethink discourses of race. We have been having the same conversations about race since the late 60s now; it is time for a new discourse and a way of destabilizing the entrenched, and always too-available, positions.
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  -Barack Obama's speech on race tomorrow will do down as one of the best speeches in political history TeamJordan23  Mar-17-08 02:05 PM   #0 
  - Me! I can't wait! nt  babylonsister   Mar-17-08 02:08 PM   #1 
  - 10:15 AM according to Ed Shultz NT  caledesi   Mar-17-08 02:10 PM   #5 
  - Is that eastern or central?  Kittycat   Mar-17-08 02:14 PM   #7 
  - Thanks! nt  babylonsister   Mar-17-08 02:15 PM   #8 
  - Most people will be at work... That sucks  Truth Hurts A Lot   Mar-17-08 02:31 PM   #21 
  - How do you know? Have you seen it?  iconocrastic   Mar-17-08 02:22 PM   #14 
     - No, the OP asked who was looking forward to it; I said I was.  babylonsister   Mar-17-08 02:29 PM   #19 
        - This is what the OP said:  suston96   Mar-17-08 02:41 PM   #29 
           - Because the man can give a rousing speech and has something to  babylonsister   Mar-17-08 02:43 PM   #33 
  - What time?  Truth Hurts A Lot   Mar-17-08 02:08 PM   #2 
  - What time is the speech?  CatsDogsBabies   Mar-17-08 02:09 PM   # 
  - It doesn't need to be THAT good ...  LSparkle   Mar-17-08 02:09 PM   #3 
  - I am!  tyne   Mar-17-08 02:09 PM   #4 
  - And this is exactly how the Rev. Wright thing could be a net plus for Obama.  bunnies   Mar-17-08 02:14 PM   #6 
  - Agree. I'd like to see a little outrage at the people  wiggs   Mar-17-08 02:40 PM   #28 
     - I suspect thats exactly what he'll do.  bunnies   Mar-17-08 02:43 PM   #32 
  - It better be.  rug   Mar-17-08 02:17 PM   #9 
  - I am sad that he has to do this. Just sad. He has done nothing wrong, and  wienerdoggie   Mar-17-08 02:20 PM   #10 
  - I know exactly what you mean n/t  Inuca   Mar-17-08 02:26 PM   #17 
  - If people buy the Right-wing BS, and don't pay attention to actual issues of importance, my faith  wienerdoggie   Mar-17-08 02:33 PM   #22 
  - I'm actually happy he has to do it  tishaLA   Mar-17-08 02:42 PM   #30 
  - for sure  wrando   Mar-17-08 02:21 PM   #11 
  - JFK's Religion Speech  slinkerwink   Mar-17-08 02:22 PM   #12 
  - Yes we can, heal this nation.  malik flavors   Mar-17-08 02:22 PM   #13 
  - Anybody with a link please post it!!  RichardRay   Mar-17-08 02:23 PM   #15 
  - I'll be watching tomorrow for sure  slinkerwink   Mar-17-08 02:25 PM   #16 
  - I am looking forward to this  Tom Rinaldo   Mar-17-08 02:27 PM   #18 
  - well let's not set bar to ridiculous levels  gasperc   Mar-17-08 02:30 PM   #20 
  - LOL... yeah Romney did make a fool of himself but  Truth Hurts A Lot   Mar-17-08 02:34 PM   #23 
     - it was a very good speech  gasperc   Mar-18-08 01:35 PM   #46 
  - It'll be a good speech, I'm sure. Doesn't have to be the greatest EVAH.  wienerdoggie   Mar-17-08 02:35 PM   #24 
  - Too little too late n/t  FyurFly   Mar-17-08 02:36 PM   #25 
  - better late then never j/a  easy_b94   Mar-17-08 02:45 PM   #35 
  - wow, what's this about - another thread with more info?  Whisp   Mar-17-08 02:37 PM   #26 
  - National UCC Response to Attacks on Rev. Wright  JPZenger   Mar-17-08 02:38 PM   #27 
  - Not me because he has proven that he doesn't have the wisdom or judgement to lead this country. If  elixir   Mar-17-08 02:43 PM   #31 
  - I don't think he's giving the speech for people like you who already hate him.  jenmito   Mar-17-08 02:46 PM   #37 
  - Thanks for letting us know! I bet it will be promoted tonight all over the news...  jenmito   Mar-17-08 02:44 PM   #34 
  - CNN just re-ran a clip of Wright while talking about Obama speech  slinkerwink   Mar-17-08 02:46 PM   #36 
  - Of course they're going to keep playing those clips. But as long as they advertised his speech  jenmito   Mar-17-08 02:47 PM   #38 
  - Great applause from his supporters? How unusual!  juajen   Mar-17-08 02:53 PM   #39 
     - He doesn't get great applause for every comment he makes.  jenmito   Mar-17-08 03:29 PM   #43 
  - proud to be recommend #5  rndmprsn   Mar-17-08 02:54 PM   #40 
  - I am totally excited  4_Legs_Good   Mar-17-08 02:57 PM   #41 
  - Oh Yes! The Speach From  itcfish   Mar-17-08 02:59 PM   #42 
     - If you're going to try to ridicule him and his supporters, at least you could spell "speech"  jenmito   Mar-17-08 03:32 PM   #44 
     - What's up with the hyperbole? Bitter much?  CakeGrrl   Mar-17-08 03:35 PM   #45 
 

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