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  -** LIVE WATCH THREAD 9/9/09 SPEECH ** yeswecanandwedid  Sep-09-09 06:53 PM   #0 
  - 6 Minutes until showtime, watching on CNN. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 06:54 PM   #1 
  - I'm already disappointed because he didn't even mention the public option yet, I QUIT!!! GBCW!!!  NYC_SKP   Sep-09-09 06:54 PM   #2 
  - LOL nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 06:55 PM   #4 
  - Hey before you quit... you want a piece of pizza?  Peacetrain   Sep-09-09 06:57 PM   #7 
  - Michelle has just captivated me with her smile. So, I shall remain. Disregard earlier reply.  NYC_SKP   Sep-09-09 07:02 PM   #26 
     - ~rofl~  Peacetrain   Sep-09-09 07:05 PM   #29 
  - hahahahahaa!  BlooInBloo   Sep-09-09 07:15 PM   #57 
  - Sure thing.  Arkana   Sep-09-09 06:54 PM   #3 
  - LIVE NOW: C-SPAN Stream  L. Coyote   Sep-09-09 06:55 PM   #5 
  - Whitehouse stream as well  Inchworm   Sep-09-09 06:57 PM   #6 
     - Youtube feed, too.  travelingtypist   Sep-09-09 06:59 PM   #14 
     - That's hot. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:02 PM   #22 
     - thats where i am!  mdmc   Sep-09-09 07:02 PM   #21 
     - 9-9-09, 7 pm Central, the Prez is in the House  L. Coyote   Sep-09-09 07:02 PM   #23 
     - This site is great. I like it better than CSPAN.  avaistheone1   Sep-09-09 07:17 PM   #67 
     - Camera just flashed to Bernier Sanders who is standing and clapping.  avaistheone1   Sep-09-09 07:24 PM   #89 
  - Gosh... I want Campbell Brown, here, with me now, hold close and tight. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 06:58 PM   #8 
  - low standards there  Uzybone   Sep-09-09 07:00 PM   #18 
     - I don't know what it is, maybe all the makeup. Something does it for me. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:02 PM   #24 
  - Hope he tells the Republicans to fu#@k off, we'll go it alone.  Gus2525   Sep-09-09 06:58 PM   #9 
  - Not sure if we can, he needs some help on the demo side I hear. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:01 PM   #20 
  - Boner looks like he just got doused with a heavy coat of "dark orange." nt.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 06:58 PM   #10 
  - Hasn't he ever seen a picture of himself - or looked in the mirror?? nt  polichick   Sep-09-09 07:29 PM   #112 
  - Error: You've already recommended that thread  L. Coyote   Sep-09-09 06:58 PM   #11 
  - They're all milling about ...  RoyGBiv   Sep-09-09 06:58 PM   #12 
  - Dang Nancy, that's a bright red you have on. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 06:58 PM   #13 
  - please remind nancy that she doesn't need to stand 300 times during this one  d_b   Sep-09-09 06:59 PM   #15 
  - LOL nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 06:59 PM   #16 
  - The Joint Session comes to order.  L. Coyote   Sep-09-09 06:59 PM   #17 
  - BRING IT ON OBAMA!!!  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:01 PM   #19 
  - Coming in!  mdmc   Sep-09-09 07:03 PM   #27 
  - Oh it's brought!  BlooInBloo   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   #65 
  - "Determined to be the last." Good line!  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:19 PM   #72 
  - Does anyone else think Michelle's clothing is rather unflattering?  Arkana   Sep-09-09 07:02 PM   #25 
  - nah..  mdmc   Sep-09-09 07:05 PM   #30 
  - Bush had that "old money" look. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:07 PM   #33 
  - No, it's fine - nice color and I like the jacket  CakeGrrl   Sep-09-09 07:07 PM   #34 
  - Well, whatever...I'm a guy and have no fashion sense anyway.  Arkana   Sep-09-09 07:08 PM   #35 
  - I think her outfits are always unflattering, but I still love her as a first lady...  Phoonzang   Sep-09-09 07:11 PM   #38 
  - Her smile was so beautiful, I didn't notice what she had on. LOL!  Window   Sep-09-09 07:24 PM   #87 
  - Hillary and Pelosi must have coordinated the color scheme. Power Red! nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:03 PM   #28 
  - seems strange without teddy being there. nt  RepublicanElephant   Sep-09-09 07:06 PM   #31 
  - Kathleen Sebelius, silver foxette. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:06 PM   # 
  - Vice President Joe Biden, silver fox.  AspenRose   Sep-09-09 07:11 PM   # 
  - MORE recs .......  L. Coyote   Sep-09-09 07:06 PM   #32 
  - Done  Roland99   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   #61 
  - wonder if wingnuts are gonna let their children watch another  RepublicanElephant   Sep-09-09 07:08 PM   #36 
  - no way jose. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:09 PM   #37 
  - Here we go....badass  Uzybone   Sep-09-09 07:11 PM   #39 
  - I second that, feels like pre-election days and fight night aka debate night. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:12 PM   #44 
  - Game on. GObama!! nt.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 07:11 PM   #40 
  - GD: ****OFFICIAL SPEECH THREAD****  L. Coyote   Sep-09-09 07:12 PM   #41 
  - David Gregory and Brian Williams suck suck suck.  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:14 PM   #48 
     - C-SPAN!  AspenRose   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   # 
        - Hubby wants to watch it in HD.  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   # 
  - gobama! nt  RepublicanElephant   Sep-09-09 07:12 PM   #42 
  - Why are the republicans  Hutzpa   Sep-09-09 07:12 PM   #43 
  - two words. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:14 PM   #51 
  - So he hasn't released the speech early?  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:13 PM   #45 
  - I'm really glad he didn't do that. I hate it when they do that..  Phoonzang   Sep-09-09 07:14 PM   #49 
     - I agree. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:14 PM   #52 
     - So am I. For two reasons.  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   #60 
  - Eww. Mitch McConnell! Yuck.  DeeDeeNY   Sep-09-09 07:13 PM   #46 
  - He looks like a potato head that's melted in the sun.  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:14 PM   #50 
  - I wonder what is being said to the President as he walks in?  azmouse   Sep-09-09 07:13 PM   #47 
  - "Own it." nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:15 PM   #56 
  - That smile.  travelingtypist   Sep-09-09 07:15 PM   #53 
  - Agreed!  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:15 PM   # 
     - That's a cool sig.  liquid diamond   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   #62 
  - What a beautiful smile MIchelle has  HopeOverFear   Sep-09-09 07:15 PM   #54 
  - yes she does  cal04   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   #58 
  - She looks gorgeous. Beautiful smile, indeed. ;) nt.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   #63 
  - Fineman just said "I think his language on the PO is a little stronger than I thought it'd be." nt.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 07:15 PM   #55 
  - awwww, vicky kennedy next to michelle n/t  RayOfHope   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   #59 
  - There he is!  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   #64 
  - ..just when I think I can't hate David Brooks more.. never disappoints  lib2DaBone   Sep-09-09 07:18 PM   #69 
  - Notice he made absolutely sure not to speak before Pelosi this time....  Phoonzang   Sep-09-09 07:16 PM   #66 
  - I guess the GOP doesn't want the unemployed to get jobs.  baldguy   Sep-09-09 07:18 PM   #68 
  - Not surprising: they made them unemployed in the first place nt  NYC Liberal   Sep-09-09 07:19 PM   #71 
  - The Republicans are really shitty.  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:20 PM   #76 
  - Go for broke, Big O. Public Option all the way n/t  RayOfHope   Sep-09-09 07:19 PM   # 
  - Were those punk-ass republicans sitting down about the recovery news?  AspenRose   Sep-09-09 07:19 PM   #70 
  - yes, they SUCK.  geekgrrl   Sep-09-09 07:20 PM   #74 
  - amen. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:20 PM   #75 
  - OH HELL YES!!!! DETERMINED TO BE THE LAST! nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:19 PM   #73 
  - Problem with that statement is....  Sebastian Doyle   Sep-09-09 07:22 PM   #83 
  - Anyone want a peanut?  Jackeens   Sep-09-09 07:20 PM   # 
  - about 40% of the members of Congress seem to have a hearing problem lol  grantcart   Sep-09-09 07:20 PM   #77 
  - Or some serious glue on their asses. Disgusting that they sit through this. nt.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 07:23 PM   #85 
  - WTF they clapping for if they keep blocking it?  HopeOverFear   Sep-09-09 07:20 PM   # 
  - I love when the GOP doesn't stand for anything mentioning change or progress... asses.  Divine Discontent   Sep-09-09 07:20 PM   #78 
  - He wants to be the LAST president to deal with healthcare reform ....  GOTV   Sep-09-09 07:20 PM   #79 
  - middle class americans!  CitizenPatriot   Sep-09-09 07:21 PM   #80 
  - Shout Out to John Dingell  PopSixSquish   Sep-09-09 07:21 PM   #81 
  - Great moment! nt  polichick   Sep-09-09 07:30 PM   #114 
  - Indeed. We have insurance and we still can't afford to go to the doctor. :(  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:22 PM   #82 
  - Insurance kills people.  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:23 PM   #84 
  - And it's all legal n/t  GOTV   Sep-09-09 07:24 PM   #90 
  - EXACTLY  L. Coyote   Sep-09-09 07:25 PM   #91 
  - On now.  mdmc   Sep-09-09 07:23 PM   #86 
  - "Nobody should be treated that way in the United States of America"  Sebastian Doyle   Sep-09-09 07:24 PM   #88 
  - Our healthcare problem IS our deficit problem.  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:25 PM   #92 
  - Our health care problem IS our deficit problem.  DIKB   Sep-09-09 07:25 PM   #93 
  - Here it comes....  AspenRose   Sep-09-09 07:26 PM   #94 
  - Cop-out time. We will build on the existing system...  avaistheone1   Sep-09-09 07:27 PM   #100 
  - Let the DU meltdown begin. Sigh.  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:26 PM   #95 
  - I know...get ready here it comes LOL  HopeOverFear   Sep-09-09 07:27 PM   #98 
  - Beat me to it.  liquid diamond   Sep-09-09 07:27 PM   #99 
  - Watch the freaks here go ape shit now.  liquid diamond   Sep-09-09 07:26 PM   #96 
  - Build on what works, and fix what doesn't. I couldn't agree more.  Sebastian Doyle   Sep-09-09 07:27 PM   #97 
  - Okay That makes me feel better.  avaistheone1   Sep-09-09 07:27 PM   #104 
  - Obama takes a shot at single payer  Becky72   Sep-09-09 07:27 PM   #101 
  - 80%  mdmc   Sep-09-09 07:27 PM   #102 
  - Gee, where did those scare tactics come from?  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:27 PM   #103 
  - freeps do you here that! time for games has past  cal04   Sep-09-09 07:28 PM   # 
  - Tell them how it is Daddy! The time is over, children. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:28 PM   #105 
  - yas!  mdmc   Sep-09-09 07:28 PM   # 
  - That line will be repeated over and over - it was HAWT!  BlooInBloo   Sep-09-09 07:28 PM   #106 
  - He is hawt. lol  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:29 PM   #110 
  - It was a great bitchslap of Congress.  BlooInBloo   Sep-09-09 07:31 PM   #121 
  - He's a stud. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:29 PM   #111 
  - yes lawd he is  HopeOverFear   Sep-09-09 07:32 PM   #127 
  - The time for bickering is Past!  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-09-09 07:28 PM   #107 
  - :)))))  BlooInBloo   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   #143 
  - No more games  AspenRose   Sep-09-09 07:28 PM   #108 
  - Best ideas of both parties???  Sebastian Doyle   Sep-09-09 07:29 PM   #109 
  - No shit. That line got a big holler from me. n/t  RayOfHope   Sep-09-09 07:29 PM   #113 
  - What are the GOOD ideas that the Republicans have come to the table with?  avaistheone1   Sep-09-09 07:30 PM   #116 
  - Maybe the Republican's idea is to use blue staples.  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:30 PM   #118 
  - Hey, at least he's trying to be fair.  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:32 PM   # 
  - addressing the already insured FIRST is a good tactic, imho.  geekgrrl   Sep-09-09 07:30 PM   #115 
  - I agree. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:31 PM   #122 
  - Yep. Most people have insurance and a lot only care about themselves.  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:31 PM   #123 
  - yes.. repeat it so Rush Limbaugh gets it right tomorrow....  lib2DaBone   Sep-09-09 07:30 PM   #117 
  - Excellent. No more coverage denials because of preexisting conditions.  Arkana   Sep-09-09 07:30 PM   # 
  - YES!  AspenRose   Sep-09-09 07:30 PM   #119 
  - The funny thing is, he's been saying this ALL ALONG! Even in his campaign!  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:30 PM   #120 
  - Lots of misinformation and lies out there...  TTUBatfan2008   Sep-09-09 07:33 PM   #130 
  - "No one should go broke because they got sick".  Arkana   Sep-09-09 07:31 PM   #124 
  - I'm liking the limit on out of pocket expenses, too. Very humane. Try to argue with that repugs!  geekgrrl   Sep-09-09 07:31 PM   #125 
  - "quality affordable choices" for the uninsured!!  geekgrrl   Sep-09-09 07:32 PM   #128 
  - Requiring them to cover check ups and tests  treestar   Sep-09-09 07:32 PM   #126 
  - Hell, I just got charged $200 for a STREP TEST and I AM insured. n/t  RayOfHope   Sep-09-09 07:34 PM   #133 
  - PO  Hutzpa   Sep-09-09 07:33 PM   #129 
  - tax credits??? is that it??  geekgrrl   Sep-09-09 07:33 PM   #131 
  - Yeah, that's all there is. Except no tax credits for you.  NYC_SKP   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   #146 
  - Is it just me, or is this pretty much ALL ABOUT the public option??  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:33 PM   #132 
  - no it is cleaverly NOT. it's about "protecting people from financial ruin if they are very sick"  geekgrrl   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   # 
  - wow a mandate? with a hardship waver? that doesn't sound like PO though.  geekgrrl   Sep-09-09 07:36 PM   #149 
     - A health insurance exchange has been associated with the PO all along.  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:37 PM   #153 
  - He's laying out his vision and expectations of a PO without calling it that. I like the strategy.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   #147 
  - So it's the co-ops instead of the PO  GOTV   Sep-09-09 07:34 PM   #134 
  - here come mandates  GOTV   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   #142 
  - Not necessarily - lets hold on a second... nt.  BlueIdaho   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   #145 
  - I'm understanding it as the exchange = public option... but only because I'm reading the text. He  Doctor_Horrible   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   #148 
     - an exchange is not a public option ...  GOTV   Sep-09-09 07:37 PM   #152 
  - Grassley is such a SNAKE.... Insurance shill  lib2DaBone   Sep-09-09 07:34 PM   #135 
  - The exchange is that the co-op?  avaistheone1   Sep-09-09 07:34 PM   #136 
  - Busted, McCain  AspenRose   Sep-09-09 07:34 PM   # 
  - Loved that! nt  polichick   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   #144 
  - Did he just say "public option" without actually saying "public option"?  Arkana   Sep-09-09 07:34 PM   #137 
  - Yes. nt.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 07:37 PM   #154 
  - No, he hasn't said one word about the public option.  Sebastian Doyle   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #160 
  - McCain with the thumbs up, woot. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:34 PM   #138 
  - Oh fuck, this is starting to sound really really bad........  Sebastian Doyle   Sep-09-09 07:34 PM   #139 
  - Honestly, I'm not hearing a whole lot here that's making me cringe.  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   #140 
  - Obama sure knows how to reach out!  CaliforniaPeggy   Sep-09-09 07:35 PM   #141 
  - GOD DAMN IT, THERE IT IS!!  Sebastian Doyle   Sep-09-09 07:36 PM   #150 
  - Well, he's lost my vote.  Kitsune   Sep-09-09 07:37 PM   #151 
  - Do you honestly think there will be a mandate to purchase insurance at current market prices??  msallied   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #157 
     - You WILL pay for corporate bonuses to health insurance CEOs  GOTV   Sep-09-09 07:40 PM   #179 
  - He used the word LIE! nt  polichick   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #155 
  - Fucking finally called out the death panel lie...  TTUBatfan2008   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #156 
  - SNAP!  mdmc   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   # 
  - "It is a LIE, plain and simple!!" HUGE SCORE FOR OBAMA!!! Pukes look dejected. nt.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #158 
  - It. Is. A. Lie.  RoyGBiv   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #159 
  - who was the idiot that blurted something out and got booed?  CreekDog   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #169 
  - Exchanges, Co-Ops And Cop-Outs On Health Care Reform  avaistheone1   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #161 
  - mandates to buy private insurance from an exchange  GOTV   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #162 
  - Looks like Baucas and Conrad won this one.  avaistheone1   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #177 
  - Good tell it like it is. Fuck you Palin.  liquid diamond   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #163 
  - Were they BOOING?????  Arkana   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #164 
  - Did somebody just call him a liar? nt  polichick   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #165 
  - Yes...  TTUBatfan2008   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #174 
     - Republicans are SCUM. nt  polichick   Sep-09-09 07:40 PM   #178 
  - Douche bag Republican just yelled "lie" at Obama...Wow  TTUBatfan2008   Sep-09-09 07:38 PM   #166 
  - Fuck that douchebag!  SeattleGirl   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #175 
  - Who's doing the jeering?  DeeDeeNY   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #167 
  - Repukes are sad that their lies are being shot down.  high density   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #168 
  - Poor babies.  BadgerKid   Sep-09-09 07:41 PM   #185 
  - OMG  mdmc   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #170 
  - "IT IS A LIE, PLAIN AND SIMPLE." Go Obama! RepubliKLANS look SOUR! LOL  1Hippiechick   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #171 
  - WOW, someone on the puke side is going to get their asses HANDED to them for that outburst. nt.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #172 
  - Yep...Nancy even looked like she was going to open a can a whoop ass  KathieG   Sep-09-09 07:41 PM   #183 
  - What did that asshole say???  SemiCharmedQuark   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #173 
  - LIE  geekgrrl   Sep-09-09 07:39 PM   #176 
  - Guarantee Rhambo got that fucker's name and will deal accordingly. nt.  Parker CA   Sep-09-09 07:41 PM   #182 
  - Can we have thread 2 please?  travelingtypist   Sep-09-09 07:40 PM   #180 
  - Who's got thread #2?  L. Coyote   Sep-09-09 07:41 PM   #181 
  - time for thread #2?  Beaverhausen   Sep-09-09 07:41 PM   #184 
  - Taking it to the cherry-picking insurance companies! HALLELUJAH! Who's gonna hold them accountable  1Hippiechick   Sep-09-09 07:41 PM   #186 
  - He's facing the repuke side most of the time. It's pissing them off  bushisanidiot   Sep-09-09 07:42 PM   #187 
  - I guess some repugs dont like accountability it seems. nt  yeswecanandwedid   Sep-09-09 07:42 PM   # 
  - WooooHoooo - now insist on it!  GOTV   Sep-09-09 07:42 PM   #188 
  - "Not for profit public option" - only for those who don't have insurance. nt  polichick   Sep-09-09 07:42 PM   #189 
  - Locking.  wakemeupwhenitsover   Sep-09-09 07:42 PM   #190 
 

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