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Obama’s Network TV Blitz

Posted on Oct 30, 2008
Obama special

What’s that? An Obama infomercial? Network TV? Wednesday night? Oh, right—here it is, in case you missed it.



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By Crimes of the State Blog, October 30, 2008 at 4:44 pm Link to this comment

Critique of the Obama infomercial

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By BaxterJ, October 30, 2008 at 11:45 am Link to this comment
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I don’t know if this swayed any undecideds, though. Then again, I don’t really understand anyone who is still undecided.

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By Rayven, October 30, 2008 at 8:53 am Link to this comment

Absolutely tremendous connection to America and Americans!! From the beginning to the end of the ad, I felt it was more of a “I just want to talk to you for 30 minutes”, then a sale. What else can one say, this election “is” a fight for a better future, against the continued despicable acts of governance that America has gone through year after year.

How can one continue to be spew ignorant rants and downright lie in the face the “truth and hope” that Senator Obama will bring to this country…with our help I need to add. He has said from day “1”, that only by all American’s working together can he bring the change (brighter days) we need to this country. Senator Obamas ad said it all, and I will close by saying this:

“To all of you bloggers that read my blog, those that post their opinions on this site; please put any petty differences (cultural, political, etc.) of views you may have aside and vote to make America better. Take up Senator Obamas challenge of “Americans from every part of our country, working together to put this country on the right track”.

Vote for “Change” for and place your trust in Senator Obama.

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By Kevin, October 30, 2008 at 8:52 am Link to this comment
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I don’t think Barack Obama “deserves” to be President, but I think we deserve him to be President.

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By wish i knew, October 30, 2008 at 8:50 am Link to this comment

Obama will not solve our country’s problems. I know this, I am not naive.
But I also know how having him as our President would make me feel.

There is a psychology and a mindset that permeates the population when we have a President who doesn’t display such utter contempt for our democracy and our Constitution.

If Obama doesn’t truly care about people and the state of our democracy, then he deserves an Academy Award more than he deserves the presidency. He hasn’t inspired people to hold their hands out for charity. He has inspired people to feel that our country is once again worth fighting for.

It is the difference between having a father who tells you that you are worthless, versus one who tells you that times are tough, but just hang in there and keep working, everything is going to be ok.

I want to live in a country that believes we will all be ok. I have voted for Barack Obama.

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By Purple Girl, October 30, 2008 at 7:04 am Link to this comment

when they showed the clip where he is discussing the Fact we are mostly Immigrants and their descendants. How they dreamed and sacrified to provide a better life for their future genreations and How we have hoped to do the same for Our Kids (Highly unlikely at this point)
we have a 25 yr old daughter who just bought her first home. When we spoke to her a few days ago, she told Us they were fine, but he had lost his job just recently. She was rather cavalier about the fact they could end up lossing the house- “it’d suck but we will survive”. We wished we could help her, but I have not found work in 6 months and my husband is a Union carpenter and work is sparse.We are currently living on our own shoe string. We have saved…Through his annuity & pension..but we are not able to access it. So we have the money to bail ourselves out,but could still ultimatley lose our Home. We’ve contacted the Union who is no longer allowing Self Loans off these accounts probably due to not wanting arun’ on the Accounts which are attached to the Stock market. Infact It makes me wonder if the statement they just sent was nothing but a paper promise with nothing to back it up- Have we really lost it all? Guess that has yet to be determined.
We have always known we would ‘Retire’ the day we dropped dead- demographics, cost of living,...Reality of the 21st century for most Middle income people.but now we worry we don’t even have a net to catch us should we fall (at at least not one that will be available when we need it…Like Now)
What little ‘luxuries’ we have had are now sources of possible income to keep our heads above water. We have never been extravagant, or frivolous. We’ve only taken ONE Non family visit vacation in 16 yrs (to NOLA and Ivan rolled in cutting our 6 day vacation to 3). Our home cost Us 125,000 (25,000 Less than Sarah’s shopping spree).And yet we are about 40,000 in debt to creditcards and equity loan just so we could balance the cost of living with decreased Wages and bennies.
so yes I saw US in those Stories, and I cried.

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By altara, October 30, 2008 at 5:19 am Link to this comment
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Chicago. October 29, 2008. This morning, Senator Barack Obama’s headquarters confirmed that the campaign had purchased the game 5 time scheduled for broadcasting after Obama’s 30 minute infomercial. Campaign spokesman Reginald Smith noted that the unfounded charges by Senator McCain that Obama’s broadcast would cause a delay in the start of the game played no part in the decision.

While the content to be aired in the extra time could not be revealed, campaign sources indicated that the Senator may be reading excerpts from the two books he had written.

When questioned by the media, Fox News responded with a press release. The release noted that this was not a whole game, since game 5 had been halted in the 6th inning. Besides, hardly any one was watching this series at all. In a separate release, Fox News announced that the entire conclusion of game 5 would be available on You Tube.


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By nrobi, October 30, 2008 at 4:45 am Link to this comment

And there is one other thing that I would like to point out, that in this 27:13 “infomercial” there was not one negative thing said about the McCain-Palin ticket and not one negative thing said about anything regarding the smears and lies that have been perpetrated by the McCain-Palin ticket.

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By nrobi, October 30, 2008 at 4:06 am Link to this comment

Well, can you say anymore than what was said,
Barack Obama, does not need to be president he deserves to be the President.
Hopefully on November 4, 2008 we will have this very same man, as the President of the United States.

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