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Obama's First Whistle Stop Speech (video)

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posted on Jan, 17 2009 @ 10:27 AM
Before Obama boards the train in Philadelphia later today, he gave an pretty impressive, but brief, speech.

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Transcript Excerpts Here

posted on Jan, 17 2009 @ 10:34 AM

What is required is a new declaration of independence, not just in our nation, but in our own lives - from ideology and small thinking, prejudice and bigotry - an appeal not to our easy instincts but to our better angels.

that first sentence was on the prompter on fox news, and all I kept thinking was WHAT? a new declaration of independence? but It might have been more figurative.

This is breaking news! oh wait, nvm, just another speech.
He does have a way with words.

posted on Jan, 17 2009 @ 11:19 AM
i expect to be in that crowd of people here in baltimore.
i don't mind braving the cold to see our president elect.
i welcome the change of administrations and want to witness history because i won't be in DC on tuesday.

posted on Jan, 17 2009 @ 11:26 AM
reply to post by heather65

If you're able to post pictures, I'd love to hear a report.

posted on Jan, 17 2009 @ 12:27 PM
reply to post by Benevolent Heretic

will try. hope i'm not too far back.

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