Dem convention speeches

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    Bill Clinton certainly has not lost his touch. He had the convention audience in the palm of his hands. Couldn't believe the adoring faces in the crowd - what saps. Clinton is a smooth operator and there is no denying that he can give a heck of a speech.

    Beginning his speech with the premise that the Dems were responsible for the 8 years of growth during his term and that he left his term with the country better off, he proceeded to bash the Republicans on every topic he possibly could as he built up Kerry. Big catch phrase for vet Kerry: "Send me!"

    I noted that he mentioned the "world" over a dozen times as he continues to push his world socialism agenda. Do you somehow get the feeling he is auditioning for a job at the UN?

    Bill Clinton's speech was at least half interesting. I thought Hillary's speech was boring. The rest of the the Dem convention speeches including Carter's and Al Gore's were also a big snooze. :sleep:
     
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    Yes, he's quite the politician.

    I especially enjoyed one of his opening comments about how this was going to be a positive convention and campaign, followed by a half hour of sarcastic pot shots at the President.

    Did you hear President Carter's? Wow, he's as electrifying as ever. Positively glued to my TV.......

    And the line about how he and President Clinton had solved all the Middle East's problems, (then indirectly implying President Bush had messed all that up)......classic.
     
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    Yeah, "Mr. Electrifying" :laugh:

    He was probably trying to justify his winning the Nobel Peace prize for which he did what again? :confused:
     
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    Slick willie is a class A pig, and I wouldn't give him the time of day, let alone take time out to watch him or his dragon lady wife speak.

    I feel no matter what it was he had to say, I'm better off for NOT hearing it. All those two greasy old hippies do is raise my blood pressure everytime I see or hear them.

    Screw 'em.
     
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    Clinton is a great speaker despite whatever you may think of him, and he had just the type of crowd to listen to him that would eat up anything he could say.

    Hillary went over her 4 minutes and in her usual fashion said a lot without really saying a thing.

    Carter did alright. Nothing really memorable.

    Gore I thought should have had Hilary's spot since the last hour is the only hour being broadcast on fox, abc, and nbc, and he is a much better speaker.

    I think that the bit about how there wasn't going to be any bush-bashing was overblown by Republicans who wanted to say afterwards that there was nothing but bush-bashing, thus hurting Democrats, but it is impossible to not bash-bush when he is the incumbent.
     
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    Gore----still whining about Florida and hinting that the GOP was gonna try "steal" it again.

    Carter---I think he just got back from the dentist -could hardly understand a word he mumbled.

    Hillary---Practicing for 2008 and trying real hard to appear moderate.

    Bill-----Great speech for globalism and has em eating outta his hand--people even crying like he's a rock star or something.- My favorite was him saying that Kerry could have avoided serving in Viet Nem " Too" .
     
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    I didnt see carter or gore. Didnt care to. Didnt even want to see the Clintons either but i was bored cause the Phillies were getting their butts kicked tonight so i figured id flip.

    I got there when Hillary was stating that she was going to introduce the last great Democrat President. and then i was like "What are you guys digging JFK up to speak?"

    As for Bill, He had the image. he lost alot of weight. but most of what i was hearing in the speech was "me me me" He couldnt stop talking about how he is rich now. He is an eloquent speaker though. But then a wise woman once said, just because someone can speak nicely doesnt mean we ought to be listening to them. The actual substance of his speech was pure Democrat BS. I mean he complained about Education not being funded enough when the Department of Education is telling states to spend the money allotted to them or they are going to lose it because the States have a surplus of money in education. Or his BS that taking guns from lawful citizens makes crime decrease. Its the same old play book. What really made me think he had audacity was when he was saying Democrats try to unite people. What total BS! There whole platform is pit minorities against the majority, pit rich against poor, There whole platform is division.

    i did notice one thing missing. Maybe i just didnt watch enough. But i noticed that there was very little mention of 911. You would think a life changing event such of that in American history would be important, but its like the Democrats are pretending it never happened. Just politics as usual. Its disturbing that people can ignore such a key event.
     
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    Everybody's just going to have to wait until the REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION before they're going to hear the TRUTH about ANYTHING in a speach.
     
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    No shocker there. I only caught part of his speech, and from what I saw at least he managed not to get all red faced and bring up phrases like "brown shirts".

    Well, he is getting pretty old.

    Quite possibly the worst speech I've heard her make. Almost sounded like she made it up as she went along.

    Yeah, he's still a great speaker, and still pretty long winded. Actually, it was a pretty short speech for Clinton. The whole "send me" thing is a nice catch phrase, problem is Kerry only said "send me" after his failed attempt to avoid service and go to school in France.
     
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    Hillary - made me want to stick a dirty sock down her throat. Nothing she said was notable. The woman is a total waste of good air.

    Gore - looked like a dime store mannikin. I swear the man looks like he's made of plastic. He's still stuck in 2000 and pissed because he couldn't rig the election.

    Carter - still thinks he knows what he's talking about. Still wrong. Looked like a corpse prepared by a drunken undertaker.

    Slick Willie - gave the libs what they came for. Nothing new, same old bullshit.
     

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