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212 Responses to “heads up: president obama speaking in colorado (8:45 ET)”


  1. 1 Liberal Librarian
    April 24, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    Am I first?

  2. 12 Allison
    April 24, 2012 at 8:31 pm

    Good evening

  3. 13 prettyfoot58
    April 24, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    Where we were 5 years ago..

  4. 14 collegekay
    April 24, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    Wow that Rolling Stone cover… Lord Jesus help me….

    • 15 donna dem 4 obama
      April 24, 2012 at 8:39 pm

      Now you go have a nice tall glass of ice water and cool off young lady…but My My My he is FINE ;)

    • 21 globalcitizenlinda
      April 24, 2012 at 8:40 pm

      well, well, well, sometimes God gives more than should be legal for one person! I almost feel sorry for mitt the entitled liar who has to face President Obama – how in the world can he hope to compete?

      Can anyone else manage to make the US Presidency so cool, hip, and yet so easy??

    • 22 CEB
      April 24, 2012 at 8:41 pm

      May He help us to get a copy before they sell out.

      How cool is this. I remember when he was on the cover as a candidate, but has a sitting president ever been on the cover of R.S.?

    • 23 itgurl_29
      April 24, 2012 at 8:41 pm

      He looks gorgeous. I’m so happy the general election is finally getting started. Not just so I can see POTUS crush Romney, but think of all the interviews and magazine covers we’re in store for! Love it.

    • April 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm

      Interesting that Jann Wenner himself did the interview. This will be a good one.

    • 28 desertflower
      April 24, 2012 at 9:00 pm

      WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!! That’s a keeper! Gin and tonic time:) Cheers to you, Mr President!

  5. 29 GGail
    April 24, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    Is there any chance for me to see the Chapel Hill video?
    I’m jonesing – I. Must. See. POTUS. at Chapel Hill…….

  6. April 24, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    Haha——-students turning around and waving at camera and saying, “Hi mom!” Also saw one student in upper level really enjoying the march music, drumming along to the beat, minus drum and drumsticks.

  7. 35 GGail
    April 24, 2012 at 8:36 pm

    Jimmy Fallon looks like he has a man-crush on POTUS. LOL!

  8. 39 utaustinliberal
    April 24, 2012 at 8:38 pm

    CU Boulder is excited!!!!

  9. 41 Me4obama
    April 24, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    Wow, is that Rolling stone cover meant for public consumption or meant for naughty mats? Laws help because am about to commit a sin. :shock:

  10. 43 aristac
    April 24, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    It looks really hot in there

  11. April 24, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    Don’t forget, Newt is in North Carolina today too – watch this frenzied crowd await his arrival:

  12. April 24, 2012 at 8:41 pm
  13. 52 utaustinliberal
    April 24, 2012 at 8:41 pm

    Does anyone know if C-SPAN is airing the speech LIVE or any other outlet because WH.gov and CNN always screws up.

  14. April 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    OMG << that was for my grandkids. Anyway I have collected every magazine with Obama on the cover since 2007. I have a fav pharmacy way out in the 'burbs where they put all the PBO stuff on the bottom rack right where I can find them. The stores in my hood run out the day the mags come in. So funny.

    • April 24, 2012 at 8:58 pm

      Do you collect FLOTUS mags too? She’s on the cover of May’s EBONY.

      • April 24, 2012 at 9:16 pm

        yes.I am 100% nutty collect most Flotus stuff and get mad when I can’t find what I am looking for. She just did Prevention Magazine or something. I can’t find in my hood or the ‘burbs..

      • 60 PoliticalJunkessa
        April 24, 2012 at 9:33 pm

        I’ve got the Ebony to add to my collection. She looks absolutely gorgeous in that blue, which I truly think is her best color. Nice little article, too, mostly focusing on her healthy lifestyle.

  15. 61 anniebella
    April 24, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    I was glad to see the pictures of FLOTUS today, she looks wonderful. I wonder if she will be staying up to watch her man, her husband tonight.

  16. April 24, 2012 at 8:44 pm

    How did Patrick Murphy do in Today’s Primary?

  17. April 24, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    Too. Cool. For. School. I ♥ my President.

  18. 67 globalcitizenlinda
    April 24, 2012 at 8:46 pm

    Local reports (photos, video) from the CU-Boulder campus are here highlighting the excitement;

    http://www.dailycamera.com/cu-news/ci_20462984/obama-at-cu-boulder-campus-brace-1st-presidential

  19. 68 mtmarilyn
    April 24, 2012 at 8:46 pm

    I am so glad I got home in time to see the President in CO. We use to live in Boulder and have been to this stadium many times. Wish I was there this time. Now I have so much to read and to listen to the speech from NC. It sure is tough to work and not be able to be here to follow the President as much as I want to. Thank you Chips and all of you are comment here.

    Also I try to tweet all the information that has links here. Everyone finds the best. Thanks

  20. 69 utaustinliberal
    April 24, 2012 at 8:47 pm
  21. April 24, 2012 at 8:49 pm

    The ed show is cracking me up. Playing music while Romney talks about his trips to France!

  22. April 24, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    Another site to watch —go full screen—it’s like being there

    http://www.denverpost.com/

  23. 78 lisalovesobama
    April 24, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    as a former band dork, is it bad that i’m cringing every time they play?

  24. April 24, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    WH live stream totally sucks. That cover, on the other hand, my my.

  25. 82 collegekay
    April 24, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    I guess I’m the only one who relies on the WH feed most of the time. It’s perfectly fine for me… now the CNN feed is what I can never get to work.

  26. 86 LOL
    April 24, 2012 at 8:54 pm

    Ugh…went to cnn live and Ann is doing her woe is me speech. Give it a rest lady-That was like 3 weeks ago. AND I find it ahmazing that this Romney’s big speech and NO ONE is carrying- at least the big networks.

  27. April 24, 2012 at 8:54 pm

    Ummm, Santorum was not on ballot in Pennsylvania? No wonder he dropped out!

  28. April 24, 2012 at 8:55 pm
  29. 90 lisalovesobama
    April 24, 2012 at 8:55 pm

    Roliing Stone cover:
    ————— Oucha Magoucha!!! :mrgreen: :lol: ;)

  30. 93 hopefruit2
    April 24, 2012 at 8:56 pm

    Hmmm…Even Mankini’s audience just can’t get with the Obama bashing anymore…they’re gonna drive straight home and kickback with Jimmy Fallon and PBO slow jamming….

    • April 24, 2012 at 9:01 pm

      Roger Simon is old school Journalist! Yes, a Republican, but he reports the News!
      He ain’t bad!

      • 95 hopefruit2
        April 24, 2012 at 9:07 pm

        When an old-school conservative is tweeting this, then things are bad for the GOP. Even their (highly partisan) audience is bored and disgusted.

    • 96 lamh35
      April 24, 2012 at 9:39 pm

      Simon is actually one of the only journalist who actually tweets back to tweet directed to them regularly. Fineman, that Cilizza guy and Chuck Todd…not so much

  31. April 24, 2012 at 8:58 pm

    I love reading all these comments you guys have of the President.
    You all are very proud of him!
    That is Cool!

  32. 104 lisalovesobama
    April 24, 2012 at 9:02 pm

    natives are getting restless. chanting “Obama”

  33. 109 smilingl8dy
    April 24, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    FYI PBO’s NC speech just came on CSpan Right now!

  34. April 24, 2012 at 9:08 pm
  35. April 24, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    This woman just met PBO at the Sink. LOVE her expression:

  36. 120 hopefruit2
    April 24, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    It’s possible that the PBO camp is deliberately delaying his giving the speech so that CSPAN and CSPAN2 and some of the other networks can carry his speech when they’re done with Willard/Mankini.

    • 121 mtmarilyn
      April 24, 2012 at 9:16 pm

      That would be a good reason. We were listening to Rachel and she had Romney speaking. I had to turn it off. Can’t handle listening to either one of them.

  37. 125 prettyfoot58
    April 24, 2012 at 9:11 pm

    Romney is trying to debut a kindler…gentler MiTT….

  38. 130 hopefruit2
    April 24, 2012 at 9:12 pm

    PBO just finished dinner at “The Sink”

  39. 131 desertflower
    April 24, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    How do I “embiggen” that Denver feed to full screen?

  40. 137 japa21
    April 24, 2012 at 9:16 pm

    Just for those eager for the resuklts from PA, with 15% of the precincts counted, Romney, running virtually unopposed with Santorum gone, is still only able to get 55% of the vote. Here he is, the presumptive nominee with barely being able to crack 50%.

    ANd Murphy if losing the AG Dem primary 56-44%

  41. 141 utaustinliberal
    April 24, 2012 at 9:17 pm
  42. 143 Ceb
    April 24, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    That student should have said PRESIDENT Obama.

    Anyway,glad that PBO is almost here !

    Okay. He used the title the second time.

  43. 145 sabreen60
    April 24, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    The speaker had the nerve to mention Cornell West and President Obama in the same breath :-(

  44. 147 hopefruit2
    April 24, 2012 at 9:24 pm
  45. 148 hopefruit2
    April 24, 2012 at 9:29 pm

    Someone yells to the President “I believe in You!” He responds “I believe in you! (x3)”

  46. 149 Grab a Mop Grace
    April 24, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    That picture on the cover of “GQ”, I mean “Rolling Stone”…….
    OH. MY.
    Just saying ladies…
    Is it warm in here (((fanning herself)))

    Obama/Biden 2012

  47. 152 Bobfr (aka Our4thEstate)
    April 24, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    Another day in America and the choice becomes ever more stark …

    #PRESSON

  48. April 24, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    Hugh Hefner in an editorial for the May issue of Playboy magazine slammed the GOP presidential field as “repressed conservatives” who are “pounding on America’s bedroom door.”

    Hefner warned readers of his empire’s flagship magazine that members of the Republican Party are waging a “war on sex.”Hugh Hefner in an editorial for the May issue of Playboy magazine slammed the GOP presidential field as “repressed conservatives” who are “pounding on America’s bedroom door.”

    Hefner warned readers of his empire’s flagship magazine that members of the Republican Party are waging a “war on sex.”

    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/223383-hugh-hefner-warns-playboy-readers-of-gop-war-on-sex

    War on Sex? No no! That is where I draw the line!

  49. 154 hopefruit2
    April 24, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    CSPAN is now carrying PBO’s speech live!

  50. 157 PoliticalJunkessa
    April 24, 2012 at 9:40 pm

    Oh my, I’m watching a re-run of the NC speech on CSPAN and there is a fooooiiiiine hunk of a SS agent on duty. Never seen him before. All i can say is “Yes Sir!”

  51. 160 Jessica
    April 24, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    Sometimes I look at President Obama and think to myself, “is he real?”

  52. 161 hopefruit2
    April 24, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    Just received this email from the DCCC titled “Romney’s Speech.”

    Hopefruit2–

    Did tonight’s Mitt Romney speech make you want to throw your remote at the TV? He must think he can distract voters from his extreme agenda by lying about President Obama. And he could be right. If Romney and the Republicans can erase their radical record and attack President Obama with enough secret SuperPAC-funded smears, then they will win in 2012. Mitt made his case. Now, it’s time for us to make ours.

    Contribute $3 right now to make sure no one forgets what radical Republicans have in store for America >> Mitt called his speech, “A Better America Begins Tonight.” He should’ve named it, “Forget All That Stuff I Said Yesterday.” Now that the Republican primary race is over, Romney is trying to etch-a-sketch away his “severely conservative” policy positions. Republicans nationwide won’t be far behind. Don’t let them get away with it.

    http://dccc.org/Stand-with-Obama

    Thanks,

  53. 162 Grab a Mop Grace
    April 24, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    Not even 50% reporting yet on this PA race. Still a close one.
    _______________________________________

    April 24, 2012 – 09:37PM ET
    Pennsylvania – 3842 of 9252 Precincts Reporting – 42%
    Name Party Votes Vote %
    Kane , Kathleen Dem 148,057 53%
    Murphy , Patrick Dem 130,890 47%

    more: http://www.wtae.com

    Read more: http://livewire.wtae.com/Event/2012_Pennsylvania_Primary_Political_Coverage#ixzz1t0phsNkl

  54. 166 hopefruit2
    April 24, 2012 at 9:46 pm
  55. 168 PoliticalJunkessa
    April 24, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    It just doesn’t make any sense how fine that Rolling Stone cover is. No damn sense at all, I tell ya! :mrgreen:

  56. 171 vitaminlover
    April 24, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    I’m so excited, I just can’t hide it, Obama’s gonna be on Jimmy Fallon and I think I like it, I like it!!!!

  57. April 24, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    Wednesday Apr. 25, 2012
    Previous
    Next
    9:30 AM
    Jill Biden attends a Joining Forces anniversary event at Lee Hall Elementary School in Newport News, Va.
    11:00 AM
    Biden attends and delivers remarks at a memorial service in honor of Representative Donald Payne at the United States Capitol.
    Obama departs Aurora, Colorado en route Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
    12:35 PM
    Obama arrives Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
    1:20 PM
    Obama participates in a roundtable with students.
    2:20 PM
    Obama delivers remarks on student loan interest rates.
    3:30 PM
    Obama departs Cedar Rapids, Iowa en route Washington, D.C.
    5:30 PM
    Obama arrives at Joint Base Andrews.
    5:45 PM
    Obama arrives at the White House.
    6:00 PM
    Obama attends a campaign event at the Jefferson Hotel.

  58. 173 Ladyhawke
    April 24, 2012 at 9:53 pm

    He did it, he hit the podium again. I love it.

  59. 174 sabreen60
    April 24, 2012 at 9:53 pm

    Pres Obama is fired up !!! I love to see PBO slap the podium :D

  60. 180 utaustinliberal
    April 24, 2012 at 9:55 pm

    Man oh man today has been awesome. Pres. Obama kicked ass at UNC, then Chelsea moves forward to the Champions League, and once again Pres. Obama kicked ass at CU.

    Looking forward to PBO on Jimmy Fallon and then PBO at the Univ. of Iowa tomorrow. Wooooooot!!!!!

  61. April 24, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    found this in the comments section at Balloon Juice:

    aimai Says:

    I hang out a lot at a women’s site for dealing with Mother in laws and assorted crazy family. Mitt’s abiding characteristic is his…bitchiness. His comments are all passive agressive “digs” at the other person, orders and commands poorly disguised as “suggestions.” His “we” is always the royal “we.” I think that is one of the most disconcerting things about Romney’s public affect—he looks so masculine but his speech is all gratingly bitchy.

    • 183 CEB
      April 24, 2012 at 10:02 pm

      Robme “masculine”? I don’t think so. As with everything else, he tries to fake it, but his short-comings are evident. PBO, on the other hand, is a real man in the truest sense.

    • 184 Cha
      April 24, 2012 at 11:06 pm

      zombey does not even look masculine. He’s a waxy zombot who’s a Whiner & bitchy. A cold fish of the piranha persuasion.

  62. 185 anniebella
    April 24, 2012 at 9:56 pm

    I sat here listening to the same speech President Obama gave early today in North Carolina, as if I was listening to it for the first time.

  63. April 24, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    another good one from Balloon Juice:

    FoxinSocks Says:

    My mother and I were talking the other day and Mom pointed out Romney’s habit of putting people down and making them uncomfortable, even when he’s out and about with voters.

    Take the infamous cookie incident from last week. Romney is given a batch of cookies. A normal person would be delighted, say ‘thank you’ and maybe ask who baked them. A seasoned politician would certainly do this. But not Romney. He started in that the cookies must’ve come from 7-Eleven and jokingly accused the woman who had given him the cookies of tricking him.

    First of all, that’s just unforgiveably rude. But there’s also a power dynamic at play. He’s belittling the woman, making her feel uncomfortable, and apparently this guy is such a prick that he can’t help himself.

  64. April 24, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    Damn, the President looks good. :D

  65. 188 lisalovesobama
    April 24, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    so I totally missed the ENTIRE speech. I came home in time, ate, got comfy…….made fun of the Colorado band, heard the guy introduced PBO and just as he got to the podium, my friend called in a panic and took up all of PBO’s time. I finished talking to her 2 minutes before he left the podium. :( :( :( :( ———-seriously, so danged disappointed! :tears:

    • April 24, 2012 at 10:15 pm

      It’s all so extraordinary . . . I can’t find words to speak. So I’ll hush and keep sending money and giving support.
      Power to the peoples. xoxox And thank you God for this person who is our President.

  66. 190 isonprize
    April 24, 2012 at 10:14 pm

    Hey ya’ll, my TOD fam! Me and Prettyfoot58 FINALLY MET TODAY!!!

    We acted so crazy when we finally figured it out, the Obama field organizer was like “Ya’ll MUST have just won the lottery. Are you gonna share some of that money ya’ll just won??

    We acted like we hadnn’t seen each other for years!! :lol: :lol:

    • 191 jackiegrumbacher
      April 24, 2012 at 10:22 pm

      Oh, lucky for you both. Wish I could meet up with both of you some time as I walk my own portion of the beat in PA.

    • 192 Hachikō
      April 24, 2012 at 10:42 pm

      Very cool! :-)

    • 193 mtmarilyn
      April 24, 2012 at 10:47 pm

      It is so cool when you get to meet a fellow TODer. Desertflower and I met when I was in Phoenix! This is such a special place and such a great family. Can’t wait until we can all meet each other.

    • 194 Alycee (@jazziz2)
      April 24, 2012 at 11:00 pm

      How cool! At some point this summer, we have to do a PA meet and greet!

    • 195 desertflower
      April 25, 2012 at 1:04 am

      YEA!!! I love when that happens:) As mtmarilyn said….it’s a wonderful thing to finally meet a fellow TOD’er!

  67. 196 Bobfr (aka Our4thEstate)
    April 24, 2012 at 10:16 pm

    Good evening Chips,

    Please consider giving this a boost! Would be great if it has 100s of thousands of views by 28 April (and beyond, millions of views before 6 Nov 2012).

    #AmericaThisIsNotATest

    #PRESSON

  68. 197 Ladyhawke
    April 24, 2012 at 10:18 pm

    With All Due Humility

    By JM Ashby

    ——————

    To have a sitting president level with his audience and, with all due humility, relate directly to his constituents in this way is something President Obama is uniquely capable of doing. Because he’s been there. Because he knows the value of humility.

    No bumper-sticker, television commercial, radio ad, or phony slogan can match this relation in its appeal.

    President Obama isn’t someone you wish you could have a beer with, he’s someone you did have a beer with.

    ———————

    http://bobcesca.com/blog-archives/2012/04/with-all-due-humility.html#disqus_thread

  69. April 24, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    Knoller is either dumb as a rock or into the sauce—-he tweets that PBO will be at the U. of Iowa in Cedar Rapids tomorrow for “another student loan event” as he yawningly said. But what??? He doesn’t know that the U. of Ia. is in Iowa City? Knoller—-not that bright.

  70. 199 utaustinliberal
    April 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm
  71. April 24, 2012 at 10:33 pm
  72. April 24, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Yum…the President is in rare form…warming up for the WHCD no doubt. His LaBrea Tar Pits “Only one kid?” at the Teacher of the Year award, and then his student loan crack at a University today…his ease and comic timing are so natural. What a joy. Thanks Chips for these great clips.

  73. 203 vcprezofan2
    April 24, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    Only just able to sign in so of course I missed the second speech, but will go back to see if Ms Chips has it up yet. On my way back here I peeked at my email and saw something I know several of you will appreciate.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=b4S7T05zTqY

    My afternoon and evening got completely and unexpectedly derailed. As family, I have to tell you that we have two under 10 visitors staying with us (me) for an indefinite period of time, so I may not be as attentive to you as I have been recently. Hopefully it will be a very short visit – only time will tell. Afer ‘entertaining’, etc.etc. I read them two short stories and saw them settled in bed, did some tidying up, and was settling myself to come back here when I heard sobbing. One’s sleeping and the other, older, was muffling tears. He misses his mom, he said. Ah! Life. Anyways, we had a little chat, and he seems a mite calmer for now. ….. Sooooo, what did I miss?

  74. April 24, 2012 at 10:48 pm

    Wow! Altmire and Murphy lost! Hmmm!

  75. 206 pinkbunny92
    April 24, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    Evening all! I’ve been swamped at work, and busy with OFA, so have really missed this place.

    I hope everyone is doing well! I hope to have more time to comment when the weekend comes!!

    Love the cover of Rolling Stones with POTUS – he is going to kick Mitt Romney’s ass!!

  76. April 24, 2012 at 10:53 pm

    I have to laugh, now this is typical… The MSM only report from the Bar the President stopped by in Boulder, was Obama gets Yogurt spilled on him.
    I am sure the media Is being passive aggressive, again!

  77. 210 hopefruit2
    April 24, 2012 at 10:57 pm

    PBO got more votes tonight than almost the entire GOP field in PA

    http://www.electionreturns.state.pa.us/

  78. April 24, 2012 at 10:58 pm

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