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defendandprotect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-22-11 11:39 AM
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49. 50 MILLION Americans with health care makes me "tear up" -- and as Speaker Pelosi
Edited on Sat Oct-22-11 11:39 AM by defendandprotect
made clear years ago ...

"Obama was for a lot of things when he was campaigning that he is no longer for" -- !!



Meanwhile, we're leaving Iraq because we our troops no longer have immunity.


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  -Rachel Maddow just said something about Obama that made me tear up. . . wndycty  Oct-21-11 12:44 PM   #0 
  - K&R. I envy you. Nice, touching story.  jenmito   Oct-21-11 12:51 PM   #1 
  - Nice.  Empowerer   Oct-21-11 01:00 PM   #2 
  - Barack Obama was courageous to speak out, given 90% of the public favored war.  ClarkUSA   Oct-21-11 01:08 PM   #3 
  - 90%? Where are you getting that number from?  ChadwickHenryWard   Oct-22-11 09:27 AM   #44 
     - There is none, even when BushCo. convinced folks to enter Iraq.  Kurovski   Oct-22-11 11:33 AM   #47 
     - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-22-11 11:59 AM   #51 
     - Check polling from that time. I did once but am not interested in finding the data now.  ClarkUSA   Oct-22-11 12:51 PM   #56 
        - 90 % of REPUBLICANS supported the war at one point.  Kurovski   Oct-22-11 01:10 PM   #58 
        - So, you are completely unable to back up that claim.  ChadwickHenryWard   Oct-22-11 01:19 PM   #59 
           - So you are completely unable to check polling data for yourself.  ClarkUSA   Oct-22-11 02:04 PM   #61 
              - You made the claim.  ChadwickHenryWard   Oct-22-11 02:21 PM   #62 
                 - I'm not wasting a minute on you.  ClarkUSA   Oct-22-11 02:25 PM   #64 
                    - Well, I guess that pretty much confirms  ChadwickHenryWard   Oct-22-11 05:36 PM   #67 
  - I can also say this  Hutzpa   Oct-21-11 01:11 PM   #4 
  - Wow that means a lot to me. . .  wndycty   Oct-21-11 01:16 PM   #5 
     - You are very welcome  Hutzpa   Oct-21-11 01:19 PM   #7 
  - K/R  CakeGrrl   Oct-21-11 01:18 PM   #6 
  - I hadn't moved here yet ...  frazzled   Oct-21-11 01:28 PM   #8 
  - Wonderful story.  jaxx   Oct-21-11 01:29 PM   #9 
  - Your story is pretty good as well  wndycty   Oct-21-11 04:47 PM   #13 
  - One more promise kept.  LiberalFighter   Oct-21-11 02:26 PM   #10 
  - We will yet see his Face on a Mountain for ALL to SEE....  opihimoimoi   Oct-21-11 03:23 PM   #11 
  - that would make me SO happy!  BlancheSplanchnik   Oct-22-11 12:25 PM   #53 
  - what a nice post!  Whisp   Oct-21-11 03:29 PM   #12 
  - Kick & Rec.  apocalypsehow   Oct-21-11 04:55 PM   #14 
  - What a lovely vignette. Thank you.  AtomicKitten   Oct-21-11 05:04 PM   #15 
  - I am proud of our President. . .I really am  wndycty   Oct-21-11 08:11 PM   #16 
  - Yep. Charisma is a valuable thing  Remember Me   Oct-21-11 08:56 PM   #17 
  - Especially when its backed up by sincerity. . .  wndycty   Oct-21-11 08:57 PM   #18 
     - Yes, he is quite sincere, though I'm not at all sure that's appropriate  Remember Me   Oct-21-11 09:48 PM   #19 
        - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-21-11 09:51 PM   #20 
        - Some people just suck at sincerity...  BklnDem75   Oct-22-11 01:58 AM   #26 
        - Thanks  Hanks   Oct-22-11 07:07 AM   #35 
        - Thank YOU and Welcome to DU  Remember Me   Oct-22-11 09:37 PM   #71 
        - Yeah...  polmaven   Oct-22-11 08:33 AM   #40 
           - I agree with you, however I think many here are so use to complaining about. . .  wndycty   Oct-22-11 08:36 AM   #42 
  - KnR+  chknltl   Oct-21-11 10:07 PM   #21 
  - Has he announced he'll reject the plan the Super Committee is now said to reach "consensus" on?  woo me with science   Oct-21-11 10:15 PM   #22 
  - Well... has he. Will he?  UnrepentantLiberal   Oct-22-11 02:18 AM   #28 
  - It's a powerful speech - that I think many of us can relate to.  ellisonz   Oct-21-11 10:25 PM   #23 
  - Job done  Roci   Oct-22-11 01:25 AM   #24 
  - emphasis on job done  dddem   Oct-22-11 06:11 AM   #31 
  - And in ten years time  Roci   Oct-22-11 06:50 PM   #68 
     - I get it  dddem   Oct-23-11 09:13 AM   #75 
  - It's easy to criticize  disndat   Oct-22-11 07:47 AM   #36 
  - One class act complements another.  Firebrand Gary   Oct-22-11 01:46 AM   #25 
  - k/r  deacon   Oct-22-11 02:14 AM   #27 
  - the first time i heard of barack obama was  DesertFlower   Oct-22-11 03:32 AM   #29 
  - Same here. I had never heard of him before that speech, but I KNEW he would  kestrel91316   Oct-22-11 12:48 PM   #55 
     - i didn't think it would be that soon either.  DesertFlower   Oct-22-11 03:16 PM   #65 
  - I have never met or spoke to President Obama  scubadude   Oct-22-11 04:01 AM   #30 
  - "I'll shed a tear for the thousands of dead Americans,...  polichick   Oct-22-11 06:18 AM   #32 
  - And for all those folks who doubt my sincerity  scubadude   Oct-22-11 06:39 AM   #34 
  - Oh, cry me a river  frazzled   Oct-22-11 09:57 PM   #72 
     - Did you see my vid? Yeah, I was there too.  scubadude   Oct-23-11 01:57 AM   #73 
  - The Iraqis Want Us Out  BeGoodDoGood   Oct-22-11 06:29 AM   #33 
  - Way to rain on the parade. (kidding, sorta)  tblue   Oct-22-11 08:29 AM   #39 
  - I first met him at Emily's List in 2006, in D.C.  DFW   Oct-22-11 07:49 AM   #37 
  - Beautfiful  JustAnotherGen   Oct-22-11 07:50 AM   #38 
  - Labor Day Rally  bobmorr1   Oct-22-11 08:35 AM   #41 
  - That is awesome.  wndycty   Oct-22-11 08:36 AM   #43 
  - Bush Brokered this Deal  tea and oranges   Oct-22-11 11:13 AM   #45 
  - Rumor has it that he was trying to break that promise  ejbr   Oct-22-11 11:28 AM   #46 
  - Glenn and the howlers seem verklempt that Pres O might get some credit for ending the war in Iraq.  AtomicKitten   Oct-22-11 11:33 AM   #48 
     - Considering he surged in Afghanistan, I still don't see why  ejbr   Oct-22-11 02:23 PM   #63 
        - During the campaign, Obama said that's exactly what he was going to do.  AtomicKitten   Oct-22-11 04:35 PM   #66 
           - Good luck with that  ejbr   Oct-22-11 08:07 PM   #69 
              - Both Sirota and Greenwald are attempting to restate what Obama said very clearly.  AtomicKitten   Oct-22-11 08:28 PM   #70 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-23-11 08:52 AM   #74 
  - 50 MILLION Americans with health care makes me "tear up" -- and as Speaker Pelosi  defendandprotect   Oct-22-11 11:39 AM   #49 
  - obama  mehrrh   Oct-22-11 11:57 AM   #50 
  - obama  Abonides   Oct-22-11 12:01 PM   #52 
  - I think the Democratic Party, long term, is dead.  tcaudilllg   Oct-22-11 12:44 PM   #54 
  - I was one of only 3 committeemen in my county to back him in that awful primary.  ColesCountyDem   Oct-22-11 12:55 PM   #57 
  - I now believe that no one becomes President of the U.S. unless they are Bildergberg vetted.  peacetalksforall   Oct-22-11 01:56 PM   #60 
 

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