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Unbelievable speech

Discussion in 'General Discussion Forum' started by The Gronk, Aug 29, 2008.

  1. The Gronk

    The Gronk Well-Known Member

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    I just watched Barack Obama's speech to formally accept the presidential nomination in front of 80000 people. 

    Deadset I have never seen anything like it. 

    If you get the chance try to watch it at some point.  The guy has more talent in his little finger than both Bush presidents put together. 

    Its on here:

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/
     
  2. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    he is definitely from the Kennedy School of politics and leadership
     
  3. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    Probably end up like a few of the Kennedy's in other ways too.
     
  4. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I would say without a doubt that there would be a few people sharpening knives and taking aim. If the latest plot wasn't true there will be others. I hope he gets elected I think he will be good for this planet
     
  5. willstyles

    willstyles Active Member

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    He's a magnificent orator, no doubt about that. He gets everyone pumped up.

    I'd be happy if he was addressing our troops at half-time in the grand final. I reckon we'd be able to overcome a 40 point deficit against the Storm if he was the one giving us a rocket.
     
  6. ManlyBacker

    ManlyBacker Winging it Staff Member

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    Big, big performance. However, I couldn't feel much of the substance as it was so staged and covered the usual US political feel-goods about nationalism and god blessing everything.

    Nice to see the other side has added an anti-abortionist, gun-toting, creationist supporting running mate to balance the ledger in a country where half the population thinks UFOs have visited Earth recently and something like 78% think creationism is a fact or highly likely. The planet is going to be very safe whoever gets up ;)
     
  7. Guest

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    A dog turd has more talent than george Bush.  Lets hope he is allowed to govern the country as he sees fit.
     
  8. eagle_predator

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    The down side is they can only serve  2-3 terms in office over there i think ?
     
  9. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Two terms of 4 years each maximum!
     
  10. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    The down side is they can only serve  2-3 terms in office over there i think ?
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    Is that a down side? over here we had many people complaining we had the same PM for too long.
     
  11. eagle_predator

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    The down side is they can only serve  2-3 terms in office over there i think ?
    [/quote]

    Is that a down side? over here we had many people complaining we had the same PM for too long.
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    The Coward government went to long for mine.
     
  12. Fro

    Fro Well-Known Member

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    So you have just contradicted yourself?
     
  13. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I think that is the one thing that the US political system has over ours, limited terms for the president.

    The difference is that it just means the same president can not run for president, the same party can happily put forward another candidate and usually does, in this case crazy mccain
     
  14. Matabele

    Matabele Well-Known Member

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      The philandering McCain is a good chance of dying in his first term which leaves the fruit loop from the wilds of Alaska to hold the reigns which is a very scary proposition. I fear for the world if the elephant tramples the donkey this time. 
     
  15. eagle_predator

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    How so ?
     

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