Reason Staff Live Tweets the Final Day of the 2012 Democratic Convention Now!

This is it folks. The final day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention. Reason is on the case, with a bunch of snarky/helpful/incomprehensible tweets for your reading pleasure. The evening's schedule is here, featuring Barack Obama at 10:00ish.

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  • Archduke PantsFan||

    Why does it have to end, why?

  • Caleb Turberville||

    http://www.colbertnation.com/t.....ifer-burns

    Wow, give Stephen Colbert some credit for giving a (relatively) fair take on Ayn Rand and Objectivism.

  • ||

    More like Jennifer Burns gave a fair take. Colbert just repeated the same shit we hear from trolls.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Don't get me wrong, I don't think Colbert is as smart a person as a lot of people think, but surely he knew what he was doing when he was engaging Burns on the topic. He could have talked all over her, but to his credit, he let her shed some light on Rand and Objectivism.

  • ||

    Colbert should have stuck with this. He was funny then, and not a hack.

  • Ken Shultz||

    Colbert stole his whole act from Les Nessman.

  • AlmightyJB||

    I'm not falling for that again.

  • Old Johnnie Goggabie||

    Do you promise it's the final day?

  • The Hammer||

    Joe Biden's kid is a chip off the old block:

    ""We do have promises to keep," said the younger Biden, Delaware's attorney general. "And my dad and Barack Obama are keeping them. And yes, we have miles to go before we sleep, but Joe Biden and Barack Obama are leading the way forward"

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/.....ion-watch/

  • Killazontherun||

    Wow. The kid could really use a British politician with an ear for the language to crib a few lines from.

  • Killazontherun||

    Why is Riggs talking about himself? Reminiscing about playing baseball. I played base ball in college too, but got cut. Lonely game, lonely game. Wait, now I'm doing it.

    I bet he is chatting with someone but doesn't know its going out on Reason's blog.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    How can people watch TEAM RED's and TEAM BLUE's conventions when HUB is airing Batman: The Animated Series?

  • Killazontherun||

    civic doody

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Ha, you said civic.

  • RBS||

    Some of us have the DVDs and are watching football.

  • ||

    Ed Krayewski@edkrayewski
    "You vote and you hope for the best"

  • ||

    and then spend like it is going better then the best possible

  • Killazontherun||

    You've gotta Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, shit like there's nobody watching, And live like it's heaven on earth.

  • SIV||

    Lucy Steigerwald@LucyStag
    @notjessewalker Oh no, now I am listening to X and not paying attention to politics.

    Kids these days. Still listenin' to the boomer tunes, wishin' it was the early 80s again.

  • Lucy Steigerwald||

    You missed:

    Jesse Walker ‏@notjessewalker
    @LucyStag The phrase "Oh no" does not belong at the beginning of that sentence.

  • Killazontherun||

    Only men, Ed, and water.

  • Killazontherun||

    "Ask OBL if he is better off now than he was 4 yrs ago."

    If any of his wives is like Kerry's. I'd say the dude just might be better off today than 4 years ago.

  • Longtorso||

    When a member of Seal Team 6 runs for office, I will.

  • Killazontherun||

    You'll do what?

  • Longtorso||

    Ask OBL if he is better off now than he was 4 yrs ago

  • Killazontherun||

    A bullet to the face than several in the chest would be preferable to being married to Teresa Heinz Kerry(for politics). Are you saying Seal Team 6's mission is incomplete until they liberate Kerry as he is obviously begging them to do on stage?

  • Killazontherun||

    to the face thanand then several

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Avengers fanboys are quickly dismissing Scarlett Johansson as "that chick from The Prestige."

  • ||

    +1 reboot

  • Drax the Destroyer||

    My only beef with her was that, for whatever reason, she didn't have a goddamned Russian accent. They did the same thing to Colossus and Pyro in the X-Men movies. SOMETIMES SUPERHEROES DON'T COME FROM THE U.S. MOTHER FUCKERZZZ!

  • Longtorso||

    I love how it's a fair govt and also run, sometimes, by eeeevvvvilll Republicans.

    DNC attendees: Yeah, it’s pretty awesome to belong to the government
    ...“Regardless of where you live, you’re gonna be owned by someone at some point. I think the American government so far has been a fair government and I don’t necessarily hate that I’m owned by them at this point.”...

  • RBS||

    So that's what it's like when someone loses all respect for themselves.

  • Drax the Destroyer||

    Sounds like Stockholm syndrome to me.

  • ||

    OMFG!

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Does anyone get the sense that those in the DNC audience don't have much else left to live for?

  • SIV||

    OK,good, now give her a jellybean.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    That Republican shot her but couldn't keep her down. Good for you, Congresswoman. You haven't become a prop at all.

  • SIV||

    https://twitter.com/katiehooks

    Remember back when katie wouldn't tweet for a year? She was mysterious person in the reason Twitter-book with no tweets.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    CORPORATE WELFARE ALL THE WAY! Obama, 2012!

  • Killazontherun||

    Welfare is a code word only racist use.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    You just used it. Racist.

  • Killazontherun||

    But when I use it is with All The Right Intentions!

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Well, fair enough.

  • Killazontherun||

    When they really mean black people. Divisive republicans always trying to tear down the public trust!

  • Ken Shultz||

    I'm tryin' to tear down the public trust.

    That's what being a libertarian is all about!

    Why's Obama always talking about Republicans as if they were libertarians?

  • Anonymous Coward||

    Sure I've been terrible, but Mitt would be worse!

    Obama 2012

  • Caleb Turberville||

    The governor is making me so very appreciative of Bama for knocking the Michigan Wolverines out of title contention in the season opener.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    ALL PRAISE OUR GLORIOUS LEADER, BARACK OBAMA!

  • SIV||

    Granholm got some of that bad Camden PCP.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Right now she's backstage eating a homeless's face.

  • SIV||

    It's OK if she's beheading children, as long as they're still partially in the womb. Women have a right to make their own healthcare decisions.

  • An0nB0t||

    Any other sentient beings feel a strange urge to buy GM stock now?

  • Ken Shultz||

    I might buy a call if I was gonna short it.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    All rich people are evil, except for actors and actresses apparently.

  • An0nB0t||

    Hey meatbags: Take a shot every time a Democrat says that massive subsidies make college more affordable.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    I liked this guy as the neighbor on That 70's Show.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Taxes, fees, penalties. Good grief. Just call it theft.

  • Killazontherun||

    Lucy Steigerwald@LucyStag
    I am just going to listen to "Coal Miner's Daughter" on an endless loop. Why don't I have moonshine? Is it because of Mitt Romney?

    I have some sitting on my desk right in front of me. However, Belgium rock candy and candied black cherries are soaking in it at present. Will be a few weeks before I swill. I no longer buy liquor from the government store. Cut them off after poor service earlier this year.

  • Lucy Steigerwald||

    You're my hero.

    But seriously, every time any of these people starts to talk about their upbringing, all I hear is that song.

  • SIV||

    The Meth State pol should know the expression is "that dog won't hunt".

  • SIV||

    Obama got Osama

    DRINK!

  • Caleb Turberville||

    BLOODTHIRST!, Obama 2012!

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Why are these people wearing all that flair? Who are they trying to convince with their buttons? Their fellow conventioneers?

  • SIV||

    DOUCHEBAG ALERT !

    Former "life-long" Republican Charlie Crist

  • Pro Libertate||

    You leave Charlie Crist alone. He's been president of the George Hamilton fan club for nearly twenty years. Once, he actually got a picture of George, certified as mechanically signed with an actual facsimile of his signature!

  • Caleb Turberville||

    CHURCH AND STATE!, Obama 2012!

  • Killazontherun||

    Why rely on belief when you can BELIEVE!

  • An0nB0t||

    I knew it!

    That *was* Schweitzer I saw driving around town with the frat boys screaming "USA!" the night bin Laden was assassinated.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Wow. Boehner's hair sure got white.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Please don't bring up the '84 Convention, Democrats. We all know that isn't the same party you are now.

  • Killazontherun||

    You know last night had a lot of parallels with the 92 GOP convention. Popular ex president, and the other big event of that evening being a hate filled rant.

    Clinton/Reagan Warren/Buchanan.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    I can't wait until they bring out Kerry's '04 running mate.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    BLOODTHIRST, BLARRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!111!!1one1!!!, Obama 2012!

  • Longtorso||

    'Cause like a princess she was layin' there
    Moonlight dancin' off her hair
    She woke up and took me by the hand
    She's gonna love me in my Chevy van
    And that's all right with me

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Just because he was in Saving Private Ryan doesn't make Tom Hanks the best person to narrate your tribute to veterans short film.

  • Killazontherun||

    If he loses, Obama needs somewhere to go. You can buy a cabinet but you can't buy pals. If not Hollywood, I doubt if the Choom Gang can really get it back together for that last great smoke filled VW snort up the interior upholstery before we die experience that we all know Obama understandably craves given BO is married to a crow with two other judgmental looking pie holes beneath her wings.

  • An0nB0t||

    Stop presuming that we can all distinguish between fantasy and reality, you anti-fantasist bigot.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Seal Team 6 killed Osama bin Laden. Congratulations. Let's remember his victims and move on with our lives.

  • Heroic Mulatto||

    OT: What Assad is fighting for.

    Whatever your feelings on the conflict, just remember that this wouldn't exist in a bat-shit crazy Islamist Syria.

    Some of those girls are straight up freaks! (In the good way.)

  • Killazontherun||

    People holding "Thank You" signs all across the arena now.

    I wondered what form the evenings Gay Marriage Abortion sacrament would be.

  • An0nB0t||

    TIL the vice president now lives in the White House.

    That explains why his Thunderbird is always parked in the drive.

  • Killazontherun||

    Would you have liked to have been their when democrats collectively had that 'ah ha!' moment and realized that soldiers are government workers too and thus make a fine example to uphold against the private sector. I've been getting that vibe from them for several years now, but I don't know when it started.

    Maybe when Ron, uhm, handsome late actor dude, can't think of his last name, I keep hearing 'Jeremy' in my head, shit, anyway, when he was still a democrat and at the '93 inauguration he recalled having a good time with fellow poglodytes and then seeing military uniforms and jets flying overhead and this made him angry, until he realized the democrats won the election and the planes were now theirs. Seriously, that was his thought process. It embarrassed him later on, but that is really how he thought at the time. Like these people.

  • Mint Berry Crunch||

    Ron Silver?

  • Killazontherun||

    That's the one!

  • Voros McCracken||

    His father is the District Attorney!

  • wareagle||

    he died, but I think he realized the left was full of shit beforehand.

  • Tulpa Doom||

    I was gonna guess Jeremy.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    So, Obama is seriously going with Biden for a second term?

  • Killazontherun||

    I don't even remember Dan Quayle's wife, as it should be?

    Major babe at the time that is if you dig a certain kind of ugly.

  • SIV||

    Marilyn was pretty hot back in the day. Smarter than her husband too.

  • Killazontherun||

    I only qualified it because everyone was telling me my eyes were damaged. I lusted after Marilyn.

  • PapayaSF||

    Definitely not ugly. Just a touch of WASPy horsey homeliness, but overall, not bad looking at all.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Correction, Biden: In Capitalism, everybody benefits. It's a mutually-beneficial exchange of goods and services.

  • Ed||

    Twitter account suspended. Luckily I'm sure Joe Biden won't say anything mockable at all. Most interested about the part of the speech where he lays the foundation of Biden 2016

  • An0nB0t||

    My stream died the moment Biden said, "I accept."

  • Almanian's Evil Twin||

    Motherfucking "Four Brothers" is on, and ya'll bitches are watching the Tardocrat convention? SWITCH TO AMC! THERE'S STILL TIME TO SEE BOBBY KILL VIC!!!

  • Almanian's Evil Twin||

    Oh nooooes! Jack is dead! Bobby's REALLY pissed now...oh shit...

  • Ted S.||

    Isn't that just a pale remake of The Sons of Katie Elder?

    I was watching the Mack Sennett shorts on TCM anyhow.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    BIDEN is feisty

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Call me crazy, but judging by some of the expressions on peoples' faces, it seems that some in the audience are having reservations about using the death of bin Laden for political gain.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    Even the ones with the OBL is dead placards?

  • Caleb Turberville||

    They're still holding the placards, but they can't quite get over their disgust in themselves completely.

  • Gannicus||

    GM is alive? Get back to me in two years.

  • Gilbert Martin||

    "GM is alive?"

    How can that be?

    We are constantly told by the Democraps that CORPORASHUNZ IS NOT PEEPLE!!!!

  • PapayaSF||

    +1

  • ||

    Andrew Sullivan@sullydish
    Biden isn't tackling Romney aggressively. This is a speech to independents. thebea.st/P5LpyH

    Nice to know Sullivan is still an idiot.

    Why is he on reason's twitter feed?

  • Scott S.||

    I retweeted him so my response to him would make sense.

  • Killazontherun||

    You did a public service. I had abandoned any concern for Sullivan one way or the other years ago, but it is still nice to be occasionally reminded he is a wackadoodle. THAT was a speech designed to entice independent voters!?!?!

  • Killazontherun||

    Woah, you gonna love this if you haven't already heard:

    http://www.independentpolitica.....nate-seat/

    Ding! Dong! the snitch is gone!

  • Ken Shultz||

    They posted this earlier on Hit Run.

    Libertarians being absorbed into the Republican party is a good thing as far as I'm concerned. Then we can pop out of the GOP's chest like in Alien and take the place over.

    As long as we have single member districts, the party labels probably won't change, but if Republican someday starts to mean more like what libertarian means today? That's probably the best outcome we can reasonably hope for.

    We got Paultards, Paultard Jr. and Wayne Allen Root over there, that's not a bad start.

  • Killazontherun||

    I'll be gracious and say it will be a good fit for Root.

  • Gannicus||

    Is it just me, or does the crowd at the DNC look like they're at a religious ceremony? Even more so than the RNC I think. They really do worship at the altar of government and Barack is their savior.

  • Ken Shultz||

    Yeah, they think he's the solution to all their problems.

    They might as well pray to him, too.

    Our Obama, who art in Washington
    Hallowed be thy name.
    Thy kingdom come. They will be done.
    In Congress as it is in the White House.

    Give us this day--rich people's bread.
    And forgive us our debts, but don't forgive our debtors.
    Lead us into taxation
    Deliver us from Romney

    For thine is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever.

    Amen.

  • PapayaSF||

    Did you not see the "John 3:16" page in the Obama souvenir calendar?

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    I just put $50 against America.

  • Heartless Bastard||

    I would have done the same but I can't get a decent line on it. The line on America losing is something like -1000 last I checked.

  • ||

    @nickgillespie

    Say no in thunder! MT @AnnCoulter: Why I hate libertarians: RT @nickgillespie wouldn't it B grt if Obama Romney had different visions?

    LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLLOLO!!!!!!

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    The confidence he has in all of you... to not buy health insurance on your own.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    Heeeeeeeeere's Barry!

  • Caleb Turberville||

    "Four more years, four more years, four more years...!"

    GOOD GRIEF! STOP WORSHIPPING POLITICIANS!

  • ||

    Daniel Drezner@dandrezner
    Yes... blech RT @blakehounshell Anti-globalization stuff from Democrats is ugly but will probably win them Ohio.

    Ohio on real clear politics put Obama at +0.7 with lots of undecideds and Romney trending up.

    Sorry but Obama is not getting Ohio.

  • SIV||

    That's the whole ball game. I've been expecting a GOP wave/landslide for a while now but I've been wrong before too.

  • ||

    I've been expecting a GOP wave/landslide for a while now but I've been wrong before too.

    It is important to know a ham sandwich could beat Obama right now...but it would never be by a landslide.

    Romney is a ham sandwich.

  • ||

    Katherine Mangu-Ward@kmanguwardBiden: Horizon! Forward! Bold! God! Troops! I'm done. #dnc2012

    I wish it had been that mercifully short.

  • ||

    Jesse Walker@notjessewalker
    Next time let's put more time between the conventions. Two straight weeks of bullshit is too much to swallow.

    NO!!

    Run em at the same time!

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    This is a Michael Moore film? He should not quit his day job.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    @GarrettQuinn

    This lady watched tennis in the concourse during Biden's speech.

    It's what Obama was watching, too, getting his neck muscles toned for the glancing from screen to screen during his own speech.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    How dare Djoker play while THE PRESIDENT WILL BE SPEAKING

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Once again, "CORPORATE WELFARE!"

  • SIV||

    Jacob Sullum@jacobsullum
    Wasn't Lincoln a Republican? #DNC2012

    Doesn't Jake have any progressive friends? Lincoln would totally be a Democrat now and the Confederacy would be the Republicans.

  • Gannicus||

    Corporate welfare, crony capitalism, illegal wars and murder, a drug war, trampling civil liberties, complete and utter financial irresponsibility. --the DNC

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    @mleewelch

    People here in the nosebleeds literally on the edge of their seats in anticipation now. All coiled and excited. Tampa didn't have this.

    Once again, I don't know that you can use either convention group as an indicator of general America. Watch some of your own Reason.TV videos of these people.

  • Gannicus||

    And I'm sick of all this "we didn't realize the depth of the crisis" bullshit. Many people did, including those of us here. And we rightly predicted their actions would make things worse.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Libertarians are crazy social-Darwinists and deserve no recognition, dontyaknow?

  • ||

    I got to remember that when I hear that same bullshit in the wild.

  • Tulpa Doom||

    "I'm stupid and don't know what's going on. Give me four more years!"

    Doesn't seem very catchy to me.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    BIN LADEN TIME.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    It's now fairly obvious that Zero Dark Thirty is political propaganda?

  • An0nB0t||

    What does it say when your chief re-election arguments are an instance of wealth redistribution from the public to corporate America and the assassination of an old, unarmed terrorist to avoid bringing him to trial?

    And what does it say about the meatbags in the audience that they cheer?

  • Tulpa Doom||

    Even Bush didn't order Saddam assassinated.

  • PapayaSF||

    I have no problem with Obama offing Osama, but 1) the incessant trumpeting of it is unseemly, 2) Obama didn't really "do" it, and 3) and assumes that it wouldn't have happened if McCain or whoever had been in office. It's a bit like Harry Truman running for reelection on the grounds that he defeated Japan.

  • Skip||

    Not to mention Obama hasn't given Bush any credit for favoring the techniques that got Osama which Obama whined about.

  • ||

    Matt Welch@mleewelch
    Usually. Though not John Kerry or Bob Dole. MT @sgevans @mleewelch isnt it normally the challenger who generates that kind of excitement?

    Be honest, Have any Republican nominees since Reagan ever generated excitement?

  • Tulpa Doom||

    Bush II had a cageful.

  • An0nB0t||

    "This is a guy who has a backbone like a ramrod."

    What Joe doesn't realize is that it actually *is* a ramrod.

  • PapayaSF||

    Don't you mean "literally a ramrod"?

  • An0nB0t||

    Everything I say is to be taken literally.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    really.

  • An0nB0t||

    Did I stutter?

    No, really, did I? That's sometimes a problem.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    A vote for Barack Obama is a vote against 9/11!

  • Killazontherun||

    So is ObamaCare actually going to reduce prices? Will it increase quality? What was the point?

    To leave a permanent scar, er mark, on the nation that as a politician you can claim for all time as your own, that was the point.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Give her a Gore kiss, Barry!

  • SIV||

    It will be so sweet to watch if the Dems lose.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    Barry's talking like he's Van Wilder after 8 years of undergrad.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    Four more beers!

  • Gannicus||

    The clearest choice in a generation? I don't think so.

  • Rich||

    If *only* "None of the above" were a legitimate choice ....

  • Drax the Destroyer||

    It is. It's called not voting. And don't buy into that "If you don't vote, you can't complain horseshit." If you don't vote, you CAN complain because you didn't give sanction to either side and how they will run the government and since they differ in practice by 5% they might as well be the same fucking thing.

  • An0nB0t||

    Fair share! Drink, meatbags, drink!

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Perfunctory applause from Sasha and Malia.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Shouldn't they be hanging out with friends, flirting with boys, and doing homework? Poor things.

  • Heartless Bastard||

    They're as bought into this reelection thing as anyone. Daddy loses... No more Bieber time, no more Jonas Brothers, no more posh vacations. I think they're seriously praying he stays in long enough for them to be old enough to play pool with England's royalty.

  • VG Zaytsev||

    Bammy's going full Warren retard.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    I have this speech synced up with "The Dark Side of the Moon" and so far Barry's got my vote.

  • Gannicus||

    Haha, amazing.

  • ||

    THE PRESIDENT IS SO FUNNY, GUYS. IT'S LIKE HE'S PEOPLE. #dnc2012,/i

    uh lucy. I suggest you delete that tweet as quickly as possible.

  • Killazontherun||

    Good one Jesse.

    Say what you will about Joe Biden's speech, but when he started a sentence you didn't know how it would end.

  • Rich||

    "You elected me to tell you the truth."

    "And someday I will. I promise."

  • SIV||

    Repeal the laws of physics

  • SIV||

    Cut oil imports because fuel is so fucking expensive thanks to QE

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but Clinton (for the most part) didn't use jingoistic rhetoric to sell NAFTA. He framed globalization as an influence that would integrate America into a post-Cold War world, leading to greater peace and prosperity for all of humanity.

  • An0nB0t||

    The real beauty of Obama's high-mpg cars is that you won't be able to afford any of them. Suckas will be wishing you had a Volt in the garage at that point.

  • Gannicus||

    Obama doesn't like oil lobbyists, but he does like healthcare, wall street and clean energy lobbyists.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    Are they cheering climate change?

  • SIV||

    Party of Science

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    We're all thinking it so I'm going to come right out and say it. North Dakota looks stupid written vertically.

  • Rich||

    So long to you and your crappy job. I've got a future in *natural gas*!

  • An0nB0t||

    Bin laden dead! USA! USA!

    Drink, meatbags, etc.

  • Killazontherun||

    Has soaring rhetoric done anything other than solve the quota for soaring rhetoric?

    Lucy, that duck ain't flying.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    @mleewelch

    Many people cheering here without hearing a word he says. Responding to the rise of the voice, sound of other cheers.

    I'm sure the acoustics would have been better bouncing off ceiling balloons.

  • Paleo-ConAvenger||

    I hope that the audience is bending at the knees......

  • Caleb Turberville||

    What about his other opponent, Gary Johnson?

  • SIV||

    Gary who?

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    I think he played Safety for the Bills.

  • Rich||

    The Peace Dividend redux, biotches!

  • VG Zaytsev||

    I won't ask students to pay more for college

    I want you to.

  • Heartless Bastard||

    He's telling the truth there. It won't be him asking them to pay more. It will be their colleges. This one gets absolute truth on the Fact Check.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    (barf): You don't "pay" for a millionaire's tax cut, dude. The millionaire has already earned the money; you're just stealing less of it.

  • VG Zaytsev||

    No senior should have to worry about their medical bills

    College students should have to worry about how to pay for old people's medical bills.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    Don't borrow money from your parents, steal if from their neighbors!

  • Caleb Turberville||

    GOD AND GOVERNMENT!, Obama 2012!

  • VG Zaytsev||

    That and should be an is.

  • Rich||

    Why borrow money from your parents when you can get it for free from your Uncle Sam?

  • VG Zaytsev||

    We celebrate individual initiative

    As long as it's government financed.

  • Caleb Turberville||

    SLAVERY TO THE COLLECTIVE!, Obama 2012!

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    "We don't want bailouts for banks that break the rules."

    Which rules are we talking about?

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Government sure does cause a lot of problems for gays, racial minorities, and drug users.

  • VG Zaytsev||

    It's not about what can be done for us.

    It's about what will be done to us.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    What is Obama's plan for the NHL lockout?

  • Rich||

    It's not about what can be done *for* us.

    It's about what can be done *to* us.

  • cw||

    *Barf. "I'm totally gonna mention Lincoln so people think I'm awesome!"

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    "Howdy, Sailor" - Barry O

  • SIV||

    Ed Krayewski@edkrayewski
    Mitt Romney may not be as divisive and destructive domestically but the guys around him want to start World War III

    Everybody is trotting out 4 year old reruns

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Wait, is he done? I had it on mute.

  • Rich||

    You didn't miss a thing, Fist.

  • Paleo-ConAvenger||

    *sobs*

  • Rich||

    Don't cry. "Keep your eye on the horizon."

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Forward.

  • Killazontherun||

    Before putting a Jeff Jarvis tweet up warn with a few seconds to grab the vomit pail.

  • VG Zaytsev||

    LOL

    Springsteen's we take care of our own is the perfect campaign song for Obama.

    And the idiots in the crowd don't get it.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    What's the 1-800 Number to cast a vote for Barry?

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    @edkrayewski

    There's Valerie Jarrett. What's in it for her?
  • VG Zaytsev||

    Duh, We take care of our own.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    Ed Schultz ‏@edshow
    Give us an RT if you loved that speech #msnbc2012

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Ooo, the Dems flipped the Republican's Cardinal? What. A. Coup.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    IIRC, That was decided before either convention

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    This guy's a real downer.

  • CampingInYourPark||

    "I’ve met workers in Detroit and Toledo who feared they’d never build another American car. Today, they can’t build them fast enough, because we reinvented a dying auto industry that’s back on top of the world."

    Reinvented...right

  • Caleb Turberville||

    Yawn, AMEN ALREADY!

  • CampingInYourPark||

    "I’ve worked with business leaders who are bringing jobs back to America – not because our workers make less pay, but because we make better products. Because we work harder and smarter than anyone else."

    No, Latinos tend work harder than anyone else. I've seen the evidence

  • CampingInYourPark||

    " After thirty years of inaction, we raised fuel standards so that by the middle of the next decade, cars and trucks will go twice as far on a gallon of gas."

    Because if you just force people to do it, it will happen

  • The Late P Brooks||

    Forward.

    Are the lemmings tumbling into the sea now?

    That would be a truly *grand* finale.

  • CampingInYourPark||

    "We’re offering a better path – a future where we keep investing in wind and solar and clean coal; where farmers and scientists harness new biofuels to power our cars and trucks"

    A future of better crony capitalism

  • Caleb Turberville||

    I don't think that's proper parliamentary procedure.

  • Killazontherun||

    I was kidding about Villagroisa, but dammit, there he is back on the stage.

    He thinks he is going to be the first Hispanic president. If he learns how to enunciate without sounding like a phoney, he'll get over the first hurdle. That wont happen though because phoniness drips down to his very soul.

  • Killazontherun||

    Compare him here

    where he is on native territory and then watch his speech at the convention.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/antoniovillaraigosa

    The restraint here (still quite a bit though) compared to his speech the other night. It is worth a ton of derision at the contempt he has for non So Cals that he plays to type.

  • VG Zaytsev||

    Antonio doesn't have a chance in hell, once the story behind his name becomes well known. Even Predictably Latinas find that candy ass shit repulsive.

  • CampingInYourPark||

    "And yes, my plan will continue to reduce the carbon pollution that is heating our planet – because climate change is not a hoax. More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke. They’re a threat to our children’s future. And in this election, you can do something about it."

    Who would have thought 200 years ago politicians would one day claim the ability to control nature if you voted for them?

  • CampingInYourPark||

    "You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life."

    Translation: Now more than ever, you need to give the teachers unions what they want, because what they are providing is the only way out of poverty.

  • Killazontherun||

    Michelle's dad was on the level of a junior ward boss in the Chicago machine. He had enough pull for a pretty plum job. It seems to me that a father with those connections would be quite useful to someone with political ambitions in a new city.

  • SIV||

    Ed Krayewski@edkrayewski
    Americans have not sent the presidential incumbent home in a two-man race in 32 years

    Kids these days. JOHN ANDERSON got 7% of the vote in 1980. Ed Clark 1.1%

  • Francisco||

    And then they brush their teeth and rub their armpits with it.

  • Ardelle||

    Fucking reading comprehension, how does it work?

  • Dan's brother Jeff||

    At least he didn't talk to an empty chair.
    AMIRITE?

  • VG Zaytsev||

    Politicians are employees of ours.

    And -- so -- they are just going to come around and beg for votes every few years. It is the same old deal. But I just think it is important that you realize , that you're the best in
    the world. Whether you are a Democrat or Republican or whether you're libertarian or whatever, you are the best. And we should not ever forget that.

    And when somebody does not do the job,
    we got to let them go.
  • Dan's brother Jeff||

    That empty chair did it's job.

  • VG Zaytsev||

    If only the empty suit had too.

  • Dan's brother Jeff||

    Butthurt after tonite's Obama speech?
    Take 2 tax cuts and call me in the morning!
    HAW!!!

  • Heartless Bastard||

    From him trying to fuck us all? No, I'm fine actually. He missed... like just about everything he's tried to do.

  • Heartless Bastard||

    Better question is... Is your dick sore from you manhandling yourself all week watching this shit?

  • Heartless Bastard||

    I think Obama has honestly deluded himself into thinking he's found some trick where he can just print free money and everything is solved. He does appear to believe his own horseshit. I'm in favor of bleeding the rich but when the bill for this orgy of spending comes due we need to seize every penny of every asshole who served in Congress first.

  • VG Zaytsev||

    The trick that Obama learned, a long time ago, is that sweet talk delivered convincingly always gets him into prog's pants. And once in, they will love him no matter how much bukkake and santorum flow that night, or how much he ignores them in the weeks and months that follow.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    I find it strange that Americans get exactly 1 more choice for president than dictatorships.

  • General Butt Naked||

    That's called freedom, asshole. Love it or leave it!

  • An0nB0t||

    You have the freedom to vote for your dictator, meatbag. Stop whining.

  • Archduke PantsFan||

    This ad makes me sick

  • ||

    that ad is wicked pissah!

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