and in my heart of hearts do I still hope for a Obama/Edwards Ticket...yup...can't help it...
I'll be there with bells on. Ok, running to find those bells now.Note: he's doing it in Michigan! I want to see Edwards out there on the stump in Kentucky now; he will galvanize them. I hope this opens up the floodgates of superdelegates.
Read my mind E4E. Obama/Edwards would be my dream ticket in the current reality. I still think an Edwards/Obama ticket would be a better one for the country and a definitely unstoppable one but I am resigned to the fact that too many people in very high places wanted absolutely nothing to do with an Edwards presidency. A shame but we have to live in the world we have. We need to get together and get a Democrate elected in November with an ironclad majority in the Congress.
BEST MOMENT EVER....SEEEING THESE TWO TOGETHER...AND LISTENING TO THE CROWD AND HEARING BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN SINGING RISE UP....and so NICE to hear Edwards...again....he mentioned Hillary - and Ouch resounding BOOOs....ouch....He is trying to ease the Troubled Waters here...but the audience is pissed...wow...He is trying to defend her....but the audience is cold...silent....polite applause....BUT this is the Moment where he is trying to PULL Our party together....I admire his courage- this is a rough road...Brothers and Sisters we must Come together....He is talking about her ( but it is like a WAKE...he is talking about all of her work - please note the past tense...)What Brought us all here Crowd has taken over chanting Obama....Pulls out Iraq RIGHT now.....( Soooo good to hear him again....)Work to do....there are walls that divide us...and around DC...we need to change that.....and it is time for the people to have access....he is talking about Bills...and Union Busting...and the CEO's and jobs sent away....wages dropping....he is talking the Blue Collar Pain...and Tear down this wall and Bring this Country back to the People...37 Milion People in Poverty....Tent cities...* long Long years....this Wall has gotten taller....around DC...Barack Obama stands with me in this Cause- Crowd goes WILD....Education .....( more next comment- oh hell I am liveblogging again..)
HEALTHCARE ----- OH SAY IT JOHN!!!!!( sorry it is my thing...)Gitmo...and Secret Prisons and Torture...and that wall has to come down...YES WE CAN.....we can change THIS....( HEY THERE MONK ....WOW....CAN YOU BELEIVE IT....GRYPHEN....DK..CHRIS.....FRAN....IT'S HAPPENING....IT IS REAL...)There is ONE man that can create the Lasting Change that can Create ONE America- ONE man and that Man is Barack Obama- CROWD IS ON FIRE........THIS is NOT going to be easy- this is going to be the Fight of Our Lives ( No shit)....IT is possible to take the walls around DC - he knows ....And the Students that I have met know it...Edwards telling stories....that are his speciality about VETS and the Cleft Pallet ...( I have missed this man...he is the real deal...)OIL Dependence...Night SHifters...He is talking about the Workers...and people that are hungry...these are the issues ...ALLL of this Matters....this is WHO we are...ALL suffering , all Hurting and ALL that need to be remembered....ONE America....Say It Johnny....Let Everyone Hear it- ONE America...( NO MORE DIVIDING US UP LIKE LEFTOVER PIE HILLARY...)
Which got more Boos ? WOW that response to WaterBoarding was amazing.....WOW....that is what unites us....We are together on How Awful these 8 years have been on so many levels....WOW....ANd The Running MAte talk has begun....( oh joy.....)
I am as giddy as a school girl.I had almost given up on this happening. And the timing could not have been better.In Edwards speech he brought up his battle against poverty and that Obama is joining that fight. I think that is what Edwards demanded from Obama before endorsing him. It would be just like Edwards to get something good for the American people before agreeing to join Barack's team. Nothing for himself, just something for us.
ONE AMERICA = UNITYSeeing them up on stage together, I had a HUGE smile on my face, ear to ear ... gawd, this felt good ...
obama/edwards 2008-- all the way. can they move to my state and run? :)
Betmo:wow...wouldn't that be something..??? sigh...all fingers crossed...DK:::Pretty amazing huh???WOW.....Gryphen: I love that Edwards brought up poverty...that really is where his heart is- and that he has not abandoned that....or US as People....it was good to see them together..WOULD that be too much to hope for ??? well said...yup...there for us...again...wow...I am giddy....
( 5:12pm the announcement came across the wires.....wow...how things can change in a few hours...and Hillary's NEWS interviews- did they even air? do we care? nope.......not a wit)...
CNN was airing Wolf's interview w/Hillary before switching to Edwards endorsement. It was a split screen, her on one side yakking w/Wolf, the crowd being prepped for Obama/Edwards on the other side, in eager anticipation. This went on for about 1/2 hr. Then the split screen became one big screen for Obama taking stage, buh-bye Hill, very abrupt. I switched to MSNBC to watch Obama, then Edwards, but then when Obama came back on both MSNBC & CNN cut to their analysts. You could see/hear Obama still speaking on C-Span (they had him in a little box in the corner), but as soon as the dems came back to vote on something-or-other, C-Span stopped showing Obama. I wonder why it is we get so much coverage of yakking & endless opinion analyzing, but when there is an actual event, we can't be shown the WHOLE thing?
Yeah I agree with d.k.!I am tired of hearing Chris Matthews bloviate. I want my O-BAM-A!When he is our President they will have to shut the hell up and let him talk.Oh sweet revenge.
This is such great news I am almost giggling. Soon the nomination will be wrapped up. Not soon enough though. He is running against the Terminator.
Obama needs to endorse Edwards as his Vice Presidential nominee.Sad thing is Edwards said last week he will not accept the Vice Presidency.
Larry:I hope he does...BUT we did not get to hear what was said by Obama- he was cut off on the endorsement tonight- the frigging media is soo rude that as soon as Obama came to the mike- they cut away....it was so strange...it would have been nice to hear what he said- and it might have been important.Blueberry:I have been giddy all night....mostly because this root canal of a primary season is almost over....and Something GOOD happen...Gryphen:can you believe that they cut away like that ???unbelievable - so rude...unreal...DK:you were brave to watch CNN...I am so sick of Wolf Blitzer....and his pandering and skirting or REAL issues...( but he will focus on and on Wright)...I really did want to see Obama and what he had to say to Michigan and also to Edwards- really rude all the way round..I have not found it yet on any repeat news of cspan...Maybe it is over at Obama's site ? ( and yes gryphen I can not find on Youtube either- I loooked).Have Hope....there is Change Coming...
Headline over at Huff Post:"GOP Prospects WORSE than since Watergate"......( hmmm,maybe I will get my watergate summer after all....just not quite what I expected...)
C-Span online has the whole 43-minutes up. I'll email you the link. I don't know how to grab just that item off their website.
The ntl news kept flipping back to Hill- then Obama Edwards.They said in this election the 2 biggest endorsements in the Dem party would be Edwards & Gore.They flashed to Hillary saying the Edwards endorsement does not mean anything.Yea right if SHE got the endorsement, she'd be up there saying how BIG it is. If it does not mean anything, why has she been asking for his endorsement? the crazy mixed up world of Hill.All the media keep asking Hill when are you gonna bag it?How about Edwards for Attorney General or On the Supreme Court???I'm picturing him in a black Supreme court robe now.Great day for Obama.
I think Edwards might do whatever is needed to help the People....I listened to his speech again..VEEP or AG I don't care I just want him there with Obama ....Doing what needs to be done for OUR Country....About Hillary...the Delusion continues...so tonight....6-6 says " Whelp - I think There has Indeed been a Celestial Moment in Hillary Land...and it ain't pretty"...( remember when she said that making fun of Obama and saying how the Celestial Skies will Open?)You know I have watched this tape twice....and the BOOS for Waterboarding equal the Hill Boos....we really do have some Pissed Off Americans...and I think that Rift needs healing - and tonight was the first step....BUT it did not involve her..that is for sure...this was all about the TWO men who followed the Rules and did not campaign in Michigan finally on the Stage together....and they looked SO Right Together..Thanks Fran....and also DK..for trying to find the Obama part that none of us got to see- thank you idiotpunditheads....oye....Have a good night all.....
enigma...And last night K.O. did another special comment. Boy he tore the Torturer in Chief a new one.Glad Edwards came out. It could help in Kentucky next Tuesday.Oh well, back to work.Take care and ...God Bless.
Hey Anon,the Special Comment was amazing....one of the best yet ( okay I am sure I have said that before....)but it was....and yes indeed Edwards should really help in Kentucky....Hope all is well with you and the Kitties...namaste.
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