Friday, August 29, 2008

Obama Speech - At Least 38 Million Viewers

At least 38 Million viewers watched Obama on television and over 80,000 live at the stadium. More than....

Nielsen Media Research said more people watched Obama speak than watched the Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing, the final "American Idol" or the Academy Awards this year. Obama talked before a live audience of 80,000 people in Denver.

...this doesn't even include CSPAN and PBS viewers


Obama Backstage

While Biden was speaking at the 2008 DNC, Barack had the message below backstage prior to his surprise appearance.

McCain Congratulates Obama

McCain ran the congratulatory ad below following the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Will he be so gracious when he loses in November?

Obama Biography Spoof

John Stewart and The Daily Show have their own take on the life and rise of Barack Obama.

2008 DNC: Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder rocks 80,000 people at Rezko Field for the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

2008 DNC: Yes We Can

John Legend and teamed up with the Agape International Choir at the 2008 Democratic National Convention to perform Yes We Can before 80,000 people.

Barack Obama DNC Biography Video

Directed by Davis Guggenheim, who also made Al Gore's "Inconvenient Truth"

Barack Obama Nomination Speech DNC Video

Obama in the Newspapers

Black Eyed Peas for Obama

The Black Eyed Peas and other celebrities showed up in Denver to show their support for Barack Obama.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Muslim Obama on GOP $3 Bill

Neoclassicism We Can Believe In

Obama has been catching a lot of guff from the GOP about his "Greek Temple" stage set-up.

The NY Post has this image today.

2008 DNC: Barack Obama Surprise

Barack Obama makes a light-hearted "surprise visit" following Joe Biden's speech on the third night of the convention.

2008 DNC: Joe Biden

This video was aired immediately following Biden's official nomination as the 2008 Democratic Vice Presidential nominee. Joe Biden's son, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, then introduces his father.

Below is Joe Biden's speech, a full throated endorsement of Barack Obama mixed with deep cuts on McCain.

2008 DNC: John Kerry

John Kerry went after John McCain saying,"Let me tell you, before he ever debates Barack Obama, John McCain should finish the debate with himself."

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

2008 DNC: Bill Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton echoes Hilary's message of party unity.

Official 2008 Democratic Nominee: Obama

Senator Hilary Clinton, representing NY, puts Barack Obama over-the-top as the 2008 Democratic Presidential Nominee.

2008 DNC: Dennis Kucinich

Tough talk from the Ohio Congressman who has been pushing for Bush's impeachment. "Wake up America!"

2008 DNC: Hilary Clinton

Here is the video tribute to Senator Hilary Clinton aired on the second night of the 2008 Democratic convention.

After the tribute, Chelsea welcomed her mother to the stage to deliver her unity speech.

2008 DNC: Brian Schweitzer

Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer was clearly fired up and ready to go, hitting McCain on drilling and his house gaffee.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

2008 DNC: Mark Warner Speech

The 2008 Democratic National Convention's key note speaker, Former Gov. of VA Mark Warner, delivers his speech on the 2nd night of the convention.

2008 DNC: Kathleen Sebelius

AP: Speaking before the DNC, Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius says Barack Obama will save the dream of buying a home for millions of Americans. (Aug. 26)

Chris Matthews Argues with Obama Muslim Critic

McCain Revamps 3 AM Ad

McCain uses Hilary's words from the 2008 Democratic primary against Obama in this revamped 3 AM ad, clearly illustrating the GOP's unabashed fear mongering.

2008 DNC: Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi lashes out against McCain and shows her support for Obama on the opening evening of the 2008 Democratic Convention.

2008 DNC: John Legend Performance

R&B star John Legend performs If You're Out There on the first evening of the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

2008 DNC: Obama Video Conference with Family

At the conclusion of the first evening of the DNC, Obama made an appearance via satellite. His youngest daughter had a lot to say.

2008 DNC: Jesse Jackson Jr.

Jesse Jackson Jr. delivers a powerful speech at the 2008 Democratic Convention.

2008 DNC: Ted Kennedy Video and Speech

Below is a clip of Caroline Kennedy's introduction for her father, Ted Kennedy, and his speech.

Below is the video tribute shown between Caroline's introduction and Senator Kennedy's speech.

2008 DNC: Republican Jim Leach Speech

Jim Leach, former Republican representative of Iowa spoke, at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

2008 DNC: Michelle Obama Speech & Video

Michelle Obama was the keynote speaker for the first evening of the 2008m Democratic National Convention. Her speech helped reinforce Obama's message of hope and values while shedding light on the character of the man behind the celebrity. Michelle also seized the moment to reiterate her love America. Michelle spoke with a vision and delivered sincerely, bringing some in attendance to tears.

Text of the speech on The Huffington Post.

Here is the video biography about Michelle aired at the Convention.

Monday, August 25, 2008

2008 DNC: President Carter Video

President Carter speaks out on the Katrina tragedy and praises Senator Obama.

Don't Know Much

Obama hits McCain on the economy through satire in his new ad, Don't Know Much, which uses an McCain specific version of Sam Cooke's "Wonderful World."

Childhood Aspirations

Obama's 3rd grade teacher in Indonesia remembers young Barack being the only child to raise his hand when asked who wants to grow up and be president.

Joe Biden Premiere as VP Candidate

Joe Biden made his premiere as Obama's running mate on August 23, 2008 in Springfield, Illinois.

Fresh Mud: Obama Bin Biden

This election is shaping up to exhibit new lows in political mudslinging. You can even get children's shirts with the slogan, for those parents that feel the need to plant the seed of xenophobia.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

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