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172. Is he speaking without notes?
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  -*******OFFICIAL PRESUMPTIVE NOMINEE SPEECH THREAD******* Tatiana  Jun-03-08 09:09 PM   #0 
  - congratulations Barack!  mythyc   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #1 
  - Look at that crowd, every gender, creed, color, age, personalities, EVERYONE CAME TO THE PARTY  Boz   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #50 
     - That struck me when I was at his rally here, it was a tapestry of Americans all on the same page  SaveAmerica   Jun-03-08 09:38 PM   #178 
  - U2 song - Its a beautiful day - YES IT IS!  dmordue   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #2 
  - Great choice. Certainly better than a Celine Dion airline commercial.  Hissyspit   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #7 
  - Obama just walked on stage  no name no slogan   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #3 
  - I wonder if he's a stunned as some of us are by  gateley   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #4 
  - I doubt it - he is a pretty smart guy and he has gotten to know her fairly well  dmordue   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #12 
  - I'm still stunned. nt  babylonsister   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #32 
  - Hopefully he just brushes it off...  SpookyCat   Jun-03-08 09:16 PM   #69 
  - One hell of a speach........GO OBAMA  Tippy   Jun-03-08 09:28 PM   #136 
  - At least know the talking heads can't spoil it like theyve been doing for the last hour  dbmk   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #5 
  - The nominee hugs his wife!  thewiseguy   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #6 
  - did you guys see him and Michelle do the fist pump?  mythyc   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #8 
  - Yes I did. I hope there's a photo of that nt  WIllo   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #25 
  - They love each other so much  sandnsea   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #28 
  - "Thank you St. Paul! Thank you Minnesota!"  Tatiana   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #9 
  - YES WE DID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  clevbot   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #10 
  - Woohoo!!! and Yes We Will!!!!  TexasLady   Jun-03-08 09:13 PM   #36 
  - woot!  ellisonz   Jun-03-08 09:10 PM   #11 
  - he will.... my, what a handsome PRESIDENT!  dana_b   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #13 
  - The crowd is fired up. nt  WIllo   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #14 
  - ....AND READY TO GO!!!!  Roxy66   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #30 
  - :)  Gregorian   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #15 
  - There he is- OUR nominee!  Kajsa   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #16 
  - This is so cool.  countmyvote4real   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #17 
  - As I said in another thread, the local police estimate 15 to 20 thousand outside of the arena  RL3AO   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #18 
  - Are you kidding ~ 17 T. inside  goclark   Jun-03-08 09:44 PM   #187 
     - I heard 15 to 17 thousand inside and 15 thousand plus outside...  Tippy   Jun-03-08 09:52 PM   #193 
  - What an incredible moment in history this is!!!  polichick   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #19 
  - Wow, hear how many times he's said "Thank you" here.  WritingIsMyReligion   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #20 
  - The crowd is fired up! WOOT!  crickets   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #21 
  - What a massive crowd. This feels like the convention...  thewiseguy   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #22 
  - weehee!  crispini   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #23 
  - "Thank you Michelle Obama and Mallea Obama and Sasha Obama."  Hissyspit   Jun-03-08 09:11 PM   #24 
  - Gee...this looks just like McLames "crowd"  bagimin   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #26 
  - Maybe John M. shouldn't got to Iraq ......we need change right here in our country...  Tippy   Jun-03-08 09:30 PM   #145 
     - He's hit several homers runs in thie speech....I bet he hits a Grand Slam tonight  Tippy   Jun-03-08 09:35 PM   #167 
  - WHAT A FABULOUS CROWD! Best speech of the night, and it hasn't  babylonsister   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #27 
  - oh yeah!  mythyc   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #33 
  - the atmosphere and energy seem somehow ... different ... from the earlier McCain speech  fishwax   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #29 
  - He is giving thanks to everyone  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #31 
  - Now I'm crying!  me b zola   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   # 
  - Obama wins Montana! Just in time for the speech  thewiseguy   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #34 
  - Check out Barack's email  high density   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   # 
  - This is a crowd  rusty quoin   Jun-03-08 09:12 PM   #35 
  - he loves his grammie!!  dana_b   Jun-03-08 09:13 PM   #37 
  - "Thank you to my grandmother... who poured everything she had into me."  Hissyspit   Jun-03-08 09:13 PM   #38 
  - "Tonight is for her" as opposed to "WHAT I WANT!!"  Skrelnick   Jun-03-08 09:13 PM   #39 
  - I have to say.....  GloriaSmith   Jun-03-08 09:13 PM   #40 
  - David Axelrod should get some credit at this point!  genna   Jun-03-08 09:13 PM   #41 
  - For the first time in months, I'm glad to be from MN.  Fox Mulder   Jun-03-08 09:13 PM   #42 
  - "Our primary season has finally come to an end."  Hissyspit   Jun-03-08 09:13 PM   #43 
  - The excitement level is really very comparable to McCain's.  BlooInBloo   Jun-03-08 09:14 PM   #44 
  - was McCain speaking in a Bingo Hall?  fishwax   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   # 
  - Is it me ?  dbmk   Jun-03-08 09:14 PM   #45 
  - It HAS come to an END!  Kajsa   Jun-03-08 09:14 PM   #46 
  - "This year must be different from all the rest."  Hissyspit   Jun-03-08 09:14 PM   #47 
  - Go Obama....Tearing it up...WOOOOHOOOO  thewiseguy   Jun-03-08 09:14 PM   #48 
  - GoBAMA  uponit7771   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #49 
  - "I WILL BE THE DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA!"  Tatiana   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #51 
  - I'm jumping and screaming!!!!  sandnsea   Jun-03-08 09:16 PM   #64 
  - Ah, it's tearing me up again!  SpookyCat   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #52 
  - haha  high density   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #53 
  - OK IT IS A DONE DEAL.  Warren Stupidity   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #54 
  - Get some, GET SOME!!!  billyoc   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #55 
  - BOOYAH!! HE SAID IT!!!!  jgraz   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #56 
  - Damn right his campaign did it.........Obama will be good  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #75 
  - "Because of you, I can stand here and say that I am the Democratic Nominee"  WIllo   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   # 
  - WOOOTTTT!!!!!  BlooInBloo   Jun-03-08 09:16 PM   #65 
  - HELLLLLLLLLLLL YEAAAAAAAAH!!!!!!  mythyc   Jun-03-08 09:16 PM   #71 
  - "I will be the Democratic nominee for President of the United States of America"  Hissyspit   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #57 
  - amen  FLDem5   Jun-03-08 09:16 PM   #67 
  - WHOOOO HOOOO!!!!  Dr_eldritch   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #79 
  - SMACK!  Phoonzang   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #58 
  - I'm crying... God... finally!  Katzenkavalier   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #59 
  - This is AWESOME. nt  crispini   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #60 
  - You betcha you're the nominee!!!!!!!  aaronbees   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #61 
  - A president that won't look like a deer in headlights when he speaks  dmordue   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #62 
  - I bet the whole world  Nite Owl   Jun-03-08 09:15 PM   #63 
  - This Canadian sure as hell is and is jealous as all get out....  Spazito   Jun-03-08 09:25 PM   #128 
     - We can share, neighbor!  Tatiana   Jun-03-08 09:51 PM   #192 
  - I will be the nominee  BeyondGeography   Jun-03-08 09:16 PM   #66 
  - America shakes....  thewiseguy   Jun-03-08 09:16 PM   #68 
  - It's a fuckin' new day!  Katzenkavalier   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #72 
  - ain't that something  spanone   Jun-03-08 09:16 PM   #70 
  - Great Speech  Irishonly   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #73 
  - Acknowledging ALL other candidates in the primary...  PermanentRevolution   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #74 
  - I am glad he did not believe he could not acknowledge he is the NOMINEE  genna   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #76 
  - She sure has made history, not all good.  rusty quoin   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #77 
  - Good for you, Barack, Hillary made history.  billyoc   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #78 
  - HRC: I, I, I / Obama: you, you, you {nt}  Aya Reiko   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   # 
  - And THAT, is how you be magnanimous...nt  OwnedByFerrets   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #80 
  - Crowd gives thorough applause for HRC.  WritingIsMyReligion   Jun-03-08 09:17 PM   #81 
  - NOOOOOOOOOOOOO Dont go there Barack  thewiseguy   Jun-03-08 09:18 PM   #82 
  - God...contrast this speech to McCains....NO COMPARISON  AldebTX   Jun-03-08 09:21 PM   #111 
  - Wow, and the graciousness of Obama shines through again. I'd like  babylonsister   Jun-03-08 09:18 PM   #83 
  - Class act to the end.  jgraz   Jun-03-08 09:18 PM   #84 
  - No kidding, and yes, he's full of shit! Bwhaha! nt  babylonsister   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #91 
  - My brother just said give her VP then immediately appoint her  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #98 
  - he is so gracious complimenting Senator Clinton.  genevat   Jun-03-08 09:18 PM   #85 
  - I Love This Crowd  AldebTX   Jun-03-08 09:18 PM   #86 
  - Now this is a gracious speech -  crickets   Jun-03-08 09:18 PM   #87 
  - Obama is showing so much class! He's really showing admiration for Hillary.  Katzenkavalier   Jun-03-08 09:18 PM   #88 
  - Too bad Hillary can't find it in her to be equally as gracious to Obama. N/T  pdxmom   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #89 
  - agreed  YDogg   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #100 
  - Hm - maybe Obama STOLE all of Clinton's class!  BlooInBloo   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #90 
  - Don't you mean Obama Clinton? And no, he's walking a fine line. nt  babylonsister   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   # 
     - Sorry - tried to do some slick shit - it didn't work out - changed it.  BlooInBloo   Jun-03-08 09:22 PM   #114 
  - He is always so much more generous to her than she is to him...  polichick   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #92 
  - That is exactly what I was going to say.  Lisa0825   Jun-03-08 09:23 PM   #120 
  - VERY class act.  crispini   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #93 
  - Once again Obama is nice to Clinton  high density   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   # 
  - I wish she deserved it! n/t  Gol   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #105 
  - Oh, Man! I'm crying when he talks about Hillary!  billyoc   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #94 
  - he's a very gracious winner  dana_b   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   # 
  - Obama is classy. I have high hopes for the future of our party and country.  YDogg   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #95 
  - And that my friends, is class...  ellisonz   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #96 
  - Just wanted to be a part of the Historical Official Presumptive Nominee thread  SaveAmerica   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #97 
  - Did you notice the stale applause HRC has gotten during this part of the speech?  genna   Jun-03-08 09:19 PM   #99 
  - Hillary.....Obama has class  Max_powers94   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #101 
  - Amazing. This is a true leader.  TornadoTN   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #102 
  - Jeez - he's being more supportive of her than she was of him.  gateley   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #103 
  - Jesus, Barack did his homework. He's really showing some sincere respect here.  jgraz   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #104 
  - Hillary's role in the Obama Presidency will be in the area of Healthcare....  Spazito   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #106 
  - He just said we're going to have universal health care  TOJ   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #107 
  - This guy is great!  Gregorian   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #108 
  - Obama is the man of the century  keep_it_real   Jun-03-08 09:20 PM   #109 
  - He is a CLASS ACT! Wow, thank you Barack!  zulchzulu   Jun-03-08 09:21 PM   #110 
  - Yes, thanks for showing us how it is done! n/t  michaz   Jun-03-08 09:22 PM   #116 
  - We did it !!! We worked hard !!! and it paid off !!! I am so proud of Barack Obama !!!  HopeforChange   Jun-03-08 09:21 PM   #112 
  - You want a change IN Washington. No more Clintons! nt  gateley   Jun-03-08 09:21 PM   #113 
  - Amen! No more Clintons! (nt)  scarletwoman   Jun-03-08 09:32 PM   #155 
  - Am I the only one hoping he uses the phrase "Why'd he" a couple of times?  jgraz   Jun-03-08 09:22 PM   #115 
  - Thank you Obama for making your campaign "yes WE Can" and not "yes HE Can"  cindyw   Jun-03-08 09:23 PM   #117 
  - need new thread  Doityourself   Jun-03-08 09:23 PM   #118 
  - "even if he chooses to deny mine"  Kajsa   Jun-03-08 09:23 PM   #119 
  - Obama is articulating the hopes, the dreams the desires, the feelings  keep_it_real   Jun-03-08 09:23 PM   #121 
  - "even if he chooses to deny mine..."  BeyondGeography   Jun-03-08 09:23 PM   #122 
  - The class-tipped missile. Kill him with kindness.  jgraz   Jun-03-08 09:23 PM   #123 
  - Clinton obviously never learned that. nt  babylonsister   Jun-03-08 09:26 PM   #131 
  - multiple observations  Gore1FL   Jun-03-08 09:24 PM   #124 
  - The Deny Mine  AldebTX   Jun-03-08 09:24 PM   #125 
  - McCain will get his butt kicked in 3 2 1  thewiseguy   Jun-03-08 09:24 PM   #126 
  - Ass-kicking has commenced. n/t  Tatiana   Jun-03-08 09:25 PM   #129 
  - He's pulled out the strong stuff now - McCain is toast  crickets   Jun-03-08 09:24 PM   #127 
  - Obama going after McCain and 'change'! What is NOT AN OPTION  babylonsister   Jun-03-08 09:25 PM   #130 
  - He's speaking to the pragmatic issues now in his speech  keep_it_real   Jun-03-08 09:26 PM   #132 
  - Oh My Gosh  AldebTX   Jun-03-08 09:27 PM   #133 
  - SAVED THE BEST FOR LAST !  uponit7771   Jun-03-08 09:32 PM   #153 
  - Who's running the damn cameras?  Kitsune   Jun-03-08 09:27 PM   #134 
  - Obama is good at destroying McCain while at the same time talking nice about him.  RL3AO   Jun-03-08 09:27 PM   #135 
  - I Love Him DEFINING what CHANGE Is  AldebTX   Jun-03-08 09:28 PM   #137 
  - BODY SLAM!!!!  BlooInBloo   Jun-03-08 09:29 PM   #138 
  - Congratulations to the presumptive president-elect, Barack Obama  Jack Rabbit   Jun-03-08 09:29 PM   #139 
  - he just kicked mccain in the balls...bwaaahahahaha  spanone   Jun-03-08 09:29 PM   #140 
  - out of the ballpark!!!!!!  spanone   Jun-03-08 09:32 PM   #156 
  - Swift and Steeltipped  dbmk   Jun-03-08 09:32 PM   #157 
  - Obama scares the hell out of the Republicans. He's TOO good.  rusty quoin   Jun-03-08 09:29 PM   #141 
  - The "should have never been authorized" comment tips his hand on the Hill VP slot  jgraz   Jun-03-08 09:29 PM   #142 
  - He invoked Roosevelt, Truman and Kennedy! I've got chills!  crickets   Jun-03-08 09:29 PM   #143 
  - Obama is cooking on the issues; he's pumbing the ISSUES  keep_it_real   Jun-03-08 09:30 PM   #144 
  - WooHoo!  Kajsa   Jun-03-08 09:30 PM   #146 
  - I am overwhelmed...  CherokeeDem   Jun-03-08 09:31 PM   #147 
  - The best part of this: We're seeing a CAN O(bama) WHOOP ASS that we didn't...  BlooInBloo   Jun-03-08 09:31 PM   #148 
  - I Loved His Answer to McCain's Going to Iraq Line  AldebTX   Jun-03-08 09:31 PM   #149 
  - No wonder the GOP is scared shitless of this man  Hamlette   Jun-03-08 09:31 PM   #150 
  - I'm reading it as he's saying it  lynyrd_skynyrd   Jun-03-08 09:32 PM   #151 
  - Where are you reading this?  keep_it_real   Jun-03-08 09:34 PM   #162 
  - This just in: McCain raises the white flag of surrender!  thewiseguy   Jun-03-08 09:32 PM   #152 
  - PEOPLE! He is Ready to Kick Republican Butt!  Kajsa   Jun-03-08 09:32 PM   #154 
  - When Was the Last Time  AldebTX   Jun-03-08 09:33 PM   #158 
  - I'm seeing a lot of "scheduling conflicts" in McCain's future...  billyoc   Jun-03-08 09:33 PM   #159 
  - Ladies and Gentlemen, the next President of the United States of America!  ellisonz   Jun-03-08 09:33 PM   #160 
  - "What you won't see from this campaign or party...." he's declaring himself leader of the Democrats  mythyc   Jun-03-08 09:34 PM   # 
  - it will be so nice to have a president with the gift of speech  spanone   Jun-03-08 09:34 PM   #161 
  - He's an OK orator, but he's no...  Kutjara   Jun-03-08 09:35 PM   #170 
  - Only 9 Votes?......... come on 9 votes for this thread?  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-03-08 09:34 PM   #163 
  - Obama you are killing me here....  thewiseguy   Jun-03-08 09:35 PM   #164 
  - New thread here:  Tatiana   Jun-03-08 09:35 PM   #165 
  - No teleprompter?  TOJ   Jun-03-08 09:35 PM   #166 
  - Well, at least McLoon will get that one right.  newmajority   Jun-03-08 09:50 PM   #190 
  - OMG  Nite Owl   Jun-03-08 09:35 PM   #168 
  - I can't handle this. It's someone who KNOWS THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.  WritingIsMyReligion   Jun-03-08 09:35 PM   #169 
  - AND inspire while doing it  uponit7771   Jun-03-08 09:37 PM   #174 
     - I know! It's fantastic -nt  crickets   Jun-03-08 09:41 PM   #184 
  - Obama pulled an anti-9/11, unlike HRC. NICE. {nt}  Aya Reiko   Jun-03-08 09:36 PM   #171 
  - Is he speaking without notes?  keep_it_real   Jun-03-08 09:36 PM   #172 
  - he should have mentioned his grandfather's military service  panAmerican   Jun-03-08 09:37 PM   #173 
  - I can't see how he could possibly  Nite Owl   Jun-03-08 09:37 PM   #175 
  - Thread #2  Kajsa   Jun-03-08 09:38 PM   #176 
  - Obama is the Greatest! Go! Bama! GOD protect him, Amen.  keep_it_real   Jun-03-08 09:38 PM   #177 
  - AWESOME!  kesasso   Jun-03-08 09:39 PM   #179 
  - That was AMAZING  crickets   Jun-03-08 09:39 PM   #180 
  - That was AWESOME  AldebTX   Jun-03-08 09:40 PM   #181 
  - Anyone who questions Obama's patriotism...  TTUBatfan2008   Jun-03-08 09:40 PM   #182 
  - Obama is the most charismatic man alive.  OneAmerica   Jun-03-08 09:41 PM   #183 
  - This is the moment!  psychopomp   Jun-03-08 09:41 PM   #185 
  - That was one hell of a speech!!!  WIllo   Jun-03-08 09:43 PM   #186 
  - *Yawn*  Fabio   Jun-03-08 09:46 PM   #188 
  - Looks like he has a double security detail tonight. Thank God. n/t  sfexpat2000   Jun-03-08 09:48 PM   #189 
  - Amazing moment in time. n/t  myrna minx   Jun-03-08 09:51 PM   #191 
  - edit  Husb2Sparkly   Jun-03-08 09:53 PM   #194 
 

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