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video version of obama speech

[Audio: English; Captions: English; Subtitles: English, partial] Illustrated animated video of one of Barack Obama’s speeches. Very well done! Like 0

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President Obama in Fairfax, Virginia: “Romnesia”

[Audio: English; Captions: None; Transcript: below] I’m not always posting videos over the weekend, but I liked this one… Transcript, courtesy of KOS: But now that we’re 18 days out from the election, Mr. “Severely Conservative” wants you to think … Continue reading

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fighting for people with disabilities

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out of context

Transcript: Note, jaunty music throughout to underscore. h/t E.L. Weems for the transcript! This was not just one line taken out of context. [text: definition of context, with old fashioned typewriter sound effects] The american dream is not owning your … Continue reading

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#obama weekly address on homeowner help

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marshmallow cannons… secret service unhappy

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questioning the president about ows

This is long (an hour or so) and you may not want to watch all of it. At about 21 minutes in, is a series of excellent questions about the Occupy Wall Street movement, worth watching. [Audio: English; Captions: English] … Continue reading

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President Obama presents American Jobs Act

[Audio: English; Captions: English] Not only is it captioned, but it also shows many of the graphics and stats he’s referring to… Apart from the cuts to pay for this thing (really? really??) which is probably politically inescapable, let’s see … Continue reading

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get to work, you lazy bastards

[Audio: English, Captioned: auto–mediocre, Transcript: below] Obama got a mite testy when asked about debt ceiling limits and such. He was FAR more diplomatic than I would have been — guess that’s why he’s prez and I’m not — but … Continue reading

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oh, baby!

[Audio: English; Captions: None] Doesn’t really need captions. Baby is crying while Michelle holds it, and stops crying when Barack takes it. What’s priceless is the looks the two exchange. I particularly like his smirk at the very end. Like … Continue reading

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U.S. responds to #Egypt’s #jan24 revolution

Perhaps too little, too late and perhaps somewhat after-the-fact self serving, but he says the right things here. Now the question is, what will we do now that we have done talking? We need to support the protesters, the transitional … Continue reading

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tucson in review

From one who was there Tucson Shooting Survivor: “It Looks Like Palin, Beck, Sharron Angle and the Rest Got Their First Target” (includes video clip and transcript). After being treated for his injuries, Eric Fuller sat down and reflected: [T]he … Continue reading

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wikileaks: the solution at last!

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obama in tucson

[Audio: English, no captions] The full text of the speech, kindly supplied by Chris Geidner (@chrisgeidner) is here: Obama: We must “make sure that we are talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that … Continue reading

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