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diamidue Donating Member (606 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-26-08 08:13 PM
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40. Would have made a great president.
A man not afraid to say the word "peace". Not afraid to speak up for health care for all; for worker's rights; for impeachment. Just fearless in general I guess. Love the guy. Great speech.
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  -Dennis Kucinich at the DNC: Wake Up America! ultraist  Aug-26-08 06:38 PM   #0 
  - somebody bottle that energy! nt  JoeIsOneOfUs   Aug-26-08 06:44 PM   #1 
  - Damn! Nice speech!  Gorobei   Aug-26-08 08:35 PM   #47 
  - Never seemed uncharismatic or kooky to me  subsuelo   Aug-26-08 09:18 PM   #58 
  - WTF? He gave many impassioned speeches on the campaign trail.  nothingtoofear   Aug-26-08 10:18 PM   #76 
  - That's what I was thinking, too.  Herdin_Cats   Aug-27-08 03:10 AM   #124 
     - Hmm...  nothingtoofear   Aug-27-08 07:51 PM   #194 
  - Now you know why the debate moderators shoved him into the background n/t  eridani   Aug-26-08 11:00 PM   #93 
  - If you ever get the chance to hear him speak, you will revise your opinion.  sourmilk   Aug-27-08 06:38 AM   #133 
  - If you had watched just one debate, you would have seen 'this kind of speech'.  DutchLiberal   Aug-27-08 04:05 PM   #182 
  - Dennis helps define the Tent. I'm very pleased  The Village Idiot   Aug-26-08 09:29 PM   #63 
  - Remember to go rate it up on YouTube. nt  snot   Aug-26-08 09:54 PM   #69 
  - C-SPAN seem to have posted their own video  BadgerKid   Aug-26-08 06:44 PM   #2 
  - KnRec!!! worth repeated watches! DK is amazing!  stlsaxman   Aug-26-08 06:52 PM   #3 
  - Dennis is FIRED UP and Ready to Go!  ultraist   Aug-26-08 06:54 PM   #4 
  - he`s still my favorite candidate.....  madrchsod   Aug-26-08 06:58 PM   #5 
  - Mine too. But he has no corporate sponsor  RufusTFirefly   Aug-26-08 07:02 PM   #6 
     - Beautiful comment.  lynnertic   Aug-27-08 12:40 AM   #112 
     - In other words ...  daggahead   Aug-27-08 07:03 AM   #137 
     - Nailed it  Jax   Aug-27-08 12:05 PM   #169 
     - Sadly, in a nutshell, that's why he was given the outside position  truedelphi   Aug-27-08 01:24 PM   #175 
  - The man who should be President.  rjones2818   Aug-26-08 07:04 PM   #7 
  - He may not be president, but he's the leader of progressives everywhere!  Cronus Protagonist   Aug-26-08 08:03 PM   #35 
  - Not just kept him off Prime Time.  subsuelo   Aug-26-08 09:22 PM   #60 
  - MSNBC is owned by General Electric, one of the biggest warmongering corporations on the planet.  Raster   Aug-26-08 11:29 PM   #98 
  - Really? That's fascinating.  MadrasT   Aug-27-08 01:21 PM   #173 
     - Yup. Nevada Supreme Court overturned a lower court decision  subsuelo   Aug-27-08 09:41 PM   #196 
  - Amen!  sellitman   Aug-27-08 08:47 AM   #141 
  - Damn!  NikolaC   Aug-26-08 07:08 PM   #8 
  - Best speech of the night so far...  ultraist   Aug-26-08 07:12 PM   #9 
  - Agreed! Nice and brief too!  Ned_Devine   Aug-26-08 07:13 PM   #10 
     - Only kooks dream of peace  RufusTFirefly   Aug-26-08 07:46 PM   #28 
        - the time has come  dweller   Aug-26-08 09:18 PM   #59 
  - Actually, he was the best we had running  mrone2   Aug-27-08 08:53 AM   #143 
     - height  guyton   Aug-27-08 11:47 AM   #167 
        - Absolutely right, and that's coming form someone that's 5'3"  NM Independent   Aug-28-08 02:30 AM   #197 
  - WTG! DENNIS!  Clyde_dubyaD40   Aug-26-08 07:15 PM   #11 
  - DAMN!  Plucketeer   Aug-26-08 07:17 PM   #12 
  - Dennis kicks ass!  hoosier_lefty   Aug-26-08 07:17 PM   #13 
  - Oh My God - Was DK GREAT! WOW! He was outstanding!!  1776Forever   Aug-26-08 07:23 PM   #14 
  - I love Dennis, he's one dem who's not going to be used in a repuke ad...  Just-plain-Kathy   Aug-26-08 07:28 PM   #15 
  - My man!  Gregorian   Aug-26-08 07:28 PM   #16 
  - DK in the house that's what I'm talking about !!! Tell it DK!!!  barack the house   Aug-26-08 07:34 PM   #17 
  - DK has set the bar that's how high the other speeches must reach now. We need passion.  barack the house   Aug-26-08 07:37 PM   #19 
     - "Drilling into your wallet" love it!!!  barack the house   Aug-26-08 07:38 PM   #21 
     - So true!  calmblueocean   Aug-26-08 07:45 PM   #27 
  - great one Dennis!!!  clevbot   Aug-26-08 07:34 PM   #18 
  - WAKE UP AMERICA!!!  Swamp Rat   Aug-26-08 07:37 PM   #20 
  - BEST SPEAKER so far this evening  ElsewheresDaughter   Aug-26-08 07:38 PM   #22 
  - WOW!  Piewhacket   Aug-26-08 07:38 PM   #23 
  - K&R!!  Moochy   Aug-26-08 07:39 PM   #24 
  - wow wow ... erm wow.  barack the house   Aug-26-08 07:40 PM   #25 
  - K&Red for truth! I already mailed this clip to one of my friends.  calmblueocean   Aug-26-08 07:45 PM   #26 
  - Now That's What Scares the Shit Out of the Right Wing  fascisthunter   Aug-26-08 07:47 PM   #29 
  - Fuck yeah! Dennis! Dennis! DENNIS! nt  Duppers   Aug-26-08 07:50 PM   #30 
  - Thanks so much for posting this.  Hun Joro   Aug-26-08 07:51 PM   #31 
  - WOW! That was a pitch perfect progressive political speech!  iconicgnom   Aug-26-08 07:58 PM   #32 
  - fistbump for Dennis  dweller   Aug-26-08 07:59 PM   #33 
  - funny  Moochy   Aug-26-08 08:05 PM   #36 
  - Dennis - my preffered candidate, and the best fucking politician in the world!  Cronus Protagonist   Aug-26-08 08:02 PM   #34 
  - I still have my Dennis paraphnelia from 2004!  pnorman   Aug-26-08 08:06 PM   #37 
  - I just passed that YouTube link on to some friends.  pnorman   Aug-26-08 09:46 PM   #67 
     - Kick! INCREDIBLE! TRUTH TO POWER!  KoKo01   Aug-26-08 10:35 PM   #83 
  - Oh Dennis, you are a treasure!  jimshoes   Aug-26-08 08:07 PM   #38 
  - I am incredibly jealous. You have the finest  LibDemAlways   Aug-26-08 08:14 PM   #41 
  - Magnificent.  LWolf   Aug-26-08 08:12 PM   #39 
  - Shame on whoever kept him out of prime time. They  LibDemAlways   Aug-26-08 08:24 PM   #43 
     - They kept him out of prime time in 2004, too  Lydia Leftcoast   Aug-26-08 10:53 PM   #89 
     - Yes.  LWolf   Aug-27-08 06:00 PM   #189 
  - Would have made a great president.  diamidue   Aug-26-08 08:13 PM   #40 
  - He's still young enough to run again.  Amonester   Aug-26-08 10:38 PM   #84 
  - Now that is how you put issues in front of voters!  Gamey   Aug-26-08 08:16 PM   #42 
  - WOW!  ExPatLeftist   Aug-26-08 08:28 PM   #44 
  - What fools we are  Faith No More   Aug-26-08 08:35 PM   #45 
  - I know right  subsuelo   Aug-26-08 09:24 PM   #61 
  - Twice! n/t  kas125   Aug-26-08 10:05 PM   #73 
  - he'll run again. n/t  garybeck   Aug-27-08 12:16 AM   #108 
  - Kucinich should have been given the prime time spot.  JDPriestly   Aug-26-08 08:35 PM   #46 
  - Agree with you 110% n/t  truedelphi   Aug-27-08 01:25 PM   #177 
  - I love me some Dennis Kucinich!!!  ikojo   Aug-26-08 08:36 PM   #48 
  - Such a great guy!  treestar   Aug-26-08 08:37 PM   #49 
  - I love Dennis.  PleadTheFirst   Aug-26-08 08:45 PM   #50 
  - The Man who should be Vice President  Grinchie   Aug-26-08 08:46 PM   #51 
  - A shame isn't it?  diamidue   Aug-26-08 10:05 PM   #72 
     - Your right on the money diamidue. NT  Bushknew   Aug-26-08 10:47 PM   #87 
  - OMG BEAUTIFUL!  lonestarnot   Aug-26-08 08:52 PM   #52 
  - "neo-con-artist", I love it!  Just-plain-Kathy   Aug-26-08 08:54 PM   #53 
  - K&R This is the best speach I have ever heard.  Jesuswasntafascist   Aug-26-08 08:56 PM   #54 
  - OMG. That was fantastic! And the crowd went wild! nt  Hekate   Aug-26-08 08:58 PM   #55 
  - should've been  rapturedbyrobots   Aug-26-08 09:04 PM   #56 
  - Thank You, Dennis!!! A PATRIOT and A MAN OF VISION and COURAGE.  bertman   Aug-26-08 09:05 PM   #57 
  - If only... What's that saying about "what might have been?" Maybe we do not deserve the kind of  TooBigaTent   Aug-26-08 09:28 PM   #62 
  - Thanks for posting this...All..should see this one..Wake up and watch  Stuart G   Aug-26-08 09:31 PM   #64 
  - Up with Dennis Kucinich! K & R  RoccoR5955   Aug-26-08 09:34 PM   #65 
  - And that's why I was for Kucinich!  kaygore   Aug-26-08 09:42 PM   #66 
  - Yes!  im1013   Aug-26-08 09:51 PM   #68 
  - Oh, man I love that guy. I love how he's jumping around.  gristy   Aug-26-08 09:59 PM   #70 
  - DK for president of the world!  Stevepol   Aug-26-08 10:01 PM   #71 
  - NOW THAT WAS A SPEECH  debunkthelies   Aug-26-08 10:07 PM   #74 
  - Tremendous...  PreacherCasey   Aug-26-08 10:17 PM   #75 
  - Up, Up and Away . . .way to go Dennis!  Lena inRI   Aug-26-08 10:20 PM   #77 
  - Amazing speech!  wicket   Aug-26-08 10:21 PM   #78 
  - Wow! Just WOW. Man. On. Fire.  kestrel91316   Aug-26-08 10:21 PM   #79 
  - It is strange, a five minute speech can have more punch than 20 minutes..  Stuart G   Aug-26-08 10:21 PM   #80 
  - wowie`  iamthebandfanman   Aug-26-08 10:24 PM   #81 
  - DAYUM! That was incredible. Thanks for posting. n/t  antigop   Aug-26-08 10:29 PM   #82 
  - DK, the peoples president. NT  Bushknew   Aug-26-08 10:44 PM   #85 
  - Why do I feel like there should have been some shouting music after that?  qanda   Aug-26-08 10:46 PM   #86 
  - He packs in a lot of good information in a few minutes!  bambino   Aug-26-08 10:52 PM   #88 
  - Way to go DK!  peace13   Aug-26-08 10:57 PM   #90 
  - At 4PM out of prime time, of course  eridani   Aug-26-08 10:59 PM   #91 
  - I have become addicted to this speech  Pastiche423   Aug-26-08 10:59 PM   #92 
  - MP3 audio of DK's Wake Up America!  dhpgetsit   Aug-27-08 05:22 PM   #185 
     - Thank you, fellow Oregonian!  Pastiche423   Aug-27-08 07:23 PM   #192 
  - Someone tell me again why he's not going to be the next president?  flvegan   Aug-26-08 11:01 PM   #94 
  - GO DENNIS!  jcla   Aug-26-08 11:01 PM   #95 
  - Dennis Kucinich is my hero! Who says idealism is dead?  Fiendish Thingy   Aug-26-08 11:12 PM   #96 
  - fabulous!  Tumbulu   Aug-26-08 11:13 PM   #97 
  - Dept of Peace Director..yes  savistocate   Aug-26-08 11:39 PM   #100 
  - K&R! Thanks! I unfortunately missed this! Dennis has been my candidate since 2003,  Rhiannon12866   Aug-26-08 11:38 PM   #99 
  - Transcript at Denver Post -- If  savistocate   Aug-26-08 11:47 PM   #102 
     - Thanks so much! Found the story, but not the transcript, yet...  Rhiannon12866   Aug-27-08 12:22 AM   #110 
     - Ha! Found the quote, see what you mean...  Rhiannon12866   Aug-27-08 01:38 AM   #119 
        - Strange, when he said neo Con-Artists  ExPatLeftist   Aug-27-08 02:23 AM   #122 
           - Now I see what he meant and you're absolutely right...  Rhiannon12866   Aug-27-08 03:56 AM   #126 
  - Yeah, baby! Excellent! nt  quiet.american   Aug-26-08 11:45 PM   #101 
  - DAMN! fantastic speech and to the point - go Dennis!!! n/t  dana_b   Aug-26-08 11:54 PM   #103 
  - LOVE DENNIS . . . but he looked like a Mexican Jumping Bean and couldn't watch . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-26-08 11:57 PM   #104 
  - Dennis Kucinich at the DNC: Wake Up America!  pklaz96   Aug-26-08 11:58 PM   #105 
  - It's just too bad he's been declared "not electable" by the parasite class. n/t  greyhound1966   Aug-27-08 12:04 AM   #106 
  - Fantastic !  UndertheOcean   Aug-27-08 12:07 AM   #107 
  - kr  Progs Rock   Aug-27-08 12:19 AM   #109 
  - And none of the M$M want to cover the Kucinich speech because it hits home with a huge smack down...  Imagevision   Aug-27-08 12:26 AM   #111 
  - Love him.  dammitann   Aug-27-08 12:47 AM   #113 
  - Damn! Finally somebody is telling it like it is.  cadaverdog   Aug-27-08 12:51 AM   #114 
  - Dang  LatteLibertine   Aug-27-08 12:57 AM   #115 
  - WOW!  robinlynne   Aug-27-08 12:58 AM   #116 
  - Great speech!!  nikto   Aug-27-08 01:17 AM   #117 
  - Now THAT was kickass! Dennis, you're already the best and yet keep getting better.  sofedupwithbush   Aug-27-08 01:33 AM   #118 
  - What a fascinating speech  Mojambo   Aug-27-08 01:52 AM   #120 
  - Had me crying, laughing, jumping up and down and  northofdenali   Aug-27-08 01:54 AM   #121 
  - Look up the word LEADER  hardtoport   Aug-27-08 02:36 AM   #123 
  - Best speech of the convention, so far.  Herdin_Cats   Aug-27-08 03:15 AM   #125 
  - Pelosi is in hiding  judasdisney   Aug-27-08 04:44 AM   #127 
  - Damn! I love him!  caseycoon   Aug-27-08 04:44 AM   #128 
  - Great speech Dennis, as always  Larry Ogg   Aug-27-08 05:13 AM   #129 
  - At least we have one strident voice who's not afraid to say it all!  Indenturedebtor   Aug-27-08 05:18 AM   #130 
  - you won't get a better speech or a better candidate.  tomp   Aug-27-08 05:55 AM   #131 
  - DK is absolutely awesome. nt.  tomg   Aug-27-08 06:22 AM   #132 
  - What I love about Dennis  elaineb   Aug-27-08 06:42 AM   #134 
  - Kucinich never fails to stir my soul. Such passion!  sourmilk   Aug-27-08 06:48 AM   #135 
  - K & R!  Hope And Change   Aug-27-08 06:52 AM   #136 
  - k+r  Blue_Tires   Aug-27-08 07:33 AM   #138 
  - I love you Dennis!  Rainbowreflect   Aug-27-08 07:48 AM   #139 
  - This might be one of the strangest,greatest,moments of any convention because..  Stuart G   Aug-27-08 08:10 AM   #140 
  - You so totally rock, Dennis!  knitter4democracy   Aug-27-08 08:51 AM   #142 
  - UP WITH DENNIS!! I LOVE YA!  helderheid   Aug-27-08 08:57 AM   #144 
  - Let's hope to God...  reger60   Aug-27-08 09:13 AM   #145 
  - Hi reger60!  redqueen   Aug-27-08 09:31 AM   #148 
  - Whoa!!  Waiting to exhale   Aug-27-08 09:28 AM   #146 
  - Dennis Kucinich at the Democratic National Convention: "WAKE UP, AMERICA!!!"  seafan   Aug-27-08 09:30 AM   #147 
  - THAT - thus far - was the best speech of the convention.  Myrina   Aug-27-08 09:43 AM   #149 
  - WOW. Best convention speech ever!  dailykoff   Aug-27-08 09:44 AM   #150 
  - One question: which Stephanie, and why?  dailykoff   Aug-27-08 09:47 AM   #151 
     - I believe he meant....  soulcore   Aug-27-08 10:03 AM   #154 
        - Of course.. thank you!!  dailykoff   Aug-27-08 10:15 AM   #156 
           - Indeed. It was a wonderful tribute to Stephanie Tubbs Jones  RufusTFirefly   Aug-27-08 11:24 AM   #166 
              - Very very tragic.  dailykoff   Aug-27-08 07:56 PM   #195 
  - This speech should have been in primetime like...  butterfly77   Aug-27-08 09:50 AM   #152 
  - K&R for America's Congressman  mrone2   Aug-27-08 09:58 AM   #153 
  - thanks Dennis!  Rambis   Aug-27-08 10:12 AM   #155 
  - K&R-love, love, love Kucinich  nam78_two   Aug-27-08 10:32 AM   #157 
  - I only regret that I'm limited to one vote for Greatest Page !  EVDebs   Aug-27-08 10:33 AM   #158 
  - Should be running for re-election this year.  bamacrat   Aug-27-08 10:41 AM   #159 
  - I've got to give this one another kick  qanda   Aug-27-08 10:46 AM   #160 
  - Great speech Dennis . . . .  kmac3   Aug-27-08 10:49 AM   #161 
  - Bravo Dennis Kucinich, the sleepers will awaken  whistle   Aug-27-08 10:56 AM   #162 
  - Now THAT is what I AM TALKING ABOUT!!!  Raster   Aug-27-08 11:05 AM   #163 
  - why the HELL can't I vote for that man in November?  mike_c   Aug-27-08 11:05 AM   #164 
  - Error: You've already recommended that thread. n/t  RufusTFirefly   Aug-27-08 11:09 AM   #165 
  - Dear Dennis: I love you.  madura   Aug-27-08 11:58 AM   #168 
  - K&R!! Just listen to that speech. He says more in it than anybody else out  happydreams   Aug-27-08 12:40 PM   #170 
  - Well Said!!!!  maxpower   Aug-27-08 12:41 PM   #171 
  - far far far  reggie the dog   Aug-27-08 01:13 PM   #172 
  - THANK YOU , GOD BLESS OBAMA AND HELL WITH MCLAME & BUSH  hasssan1   Aug-27-08 01:22 PM   #174 
  - GO DENNIS!!!!!!  MadrasT   Aug-27-08 01:25 PM   #176 
  - As someone who's occasionally frustrated with Dennis, they should have had him in Primetime...  Infinite Hope   Aug-27-08 03:06 PM   #178 
  - I. Love. Him.  boobooday   Aug-27-08 03:14 PM   #179 
  - Great speech- Go Dennis!  Kajsa   Aug-27-08 03:28 PM   #180 
  - Jesse Jackson  penndragon69   Aug-27-08 03:50 PM   #181 
  - they are not rivals  reggie the dog   Aug-29-08 05:47 AM   #202 
  - Even if it wasn't "prime-time", it made the Dutch tv (a rather long segment as well).  DutchLiberal   Aug-27-08 04:23 PM   #183 
  - Kick and Rec.  Truth2Tell   Aug-27-08 04:23 PM   #184 
  - Man I love Dennis, the most principled and fearless man in  Middle finga   Aug-27-08 05:25 PM   #186 
  - They held him back  dhpgetsit   Aug-27-08 05:40 PM   #187 
  - Great Speech  newmac   Aug-27-08 05:44 PM   #188 
  - OMG!!! A.W.E.S.O.M.E. GO to YouTube, 5* it, make it a FAVORITE, and leave favorable comment!  1Hippiechick   Aug-27-08 06:18 PM   #190 
  - Give 'em hell, Dennis! The man who goes fearlessly for all of  mother earth   Aug-27-08 07:06 PM   #191 
  - STEPHANIE---THIS ONE'S FOR YOU!!!!  bobbolink   Aug-27-08 07:44 PM   #193 
  - Kick.  subsuelo   Aug-28-08 05:53 PM   #198 
  - Dennis Kucinich  wandathewitch   Aug-28-08 06:11 PM   #199 
  - Did anyone stand up and cheer at their desks after watching this?  HughBeaumont   Aug-28-08 07:20 PM   #200 
  - Error: you can only recommend threads which were started in the past 24 hours  IndependentDem   Aug-28-08 08:33 PM   #201 
 

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