Posts Tagged ‘political speeches’

2008 Democratic National Convention Speeches

Friday, August 29th, 2008

Caroline & Senator Ted Kennedy Speeches

Michelle Obama’s Speech

Senator Hillary Clinton’s Speech

President Bill Clinton’s Speech

Senator John Kerry’s Speech

Senator Joe Biden’s Acceptance Speech

Vice President Al Gore’s Speech

Senator Barack Obama’s Acceptance Speech

It’s NOT The Economy, Stooopid!

Friday, July 11th, 2008

Um, for the record: It’s all in your head, beeahtch.

The best thing about the following exchanges are the expressions on the candidate’s respective faces. Watch Obama’s expression about a minute into the clip, just after quoting McCain saying his energy policies will have mostly psychological effects.

Watch McCain’s demeanor and expression when the reporter quotes Obama pointing out that McCain has previously characterized his economic policies as having psychological effects. Then watch his awkwardness when he haltingly tries empathizing with real Americans:

Martin Luther King Jr.’s Last Speech – I’ve Been To The Mountaintop

Saturday, April 5th, 2008

The anniversary of ‘s assassination was yesterday and I didn’t have time to post this speech but I do now, so I will. King offered a prophetic speech in which he inspiration and motivation while qualifying that "I might not get there with you." He was assassinated the day after giving this speech:

This is from DemocracyNow and provides some context to the speech. The letter King refers to in the speech was sent to MLK in response to a previous assassination attempt when King was stabbed in the chest.

RFK’s Speech In Indianapolis Upon The Assassination Of MLK

MLK On JFK Assassination & The Sacrifice Of Life For A Cause

Super Tuesday Candidate Speeches

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

These are the speeches the presidential candidates gave on the evening of Super Tuesday:

The Democrats’ Super Tuesday Speeches

Hillary Clinton’s Super Tuesday Speech

Barack Obama’s Super Tuesday Speech

The Republicans’ Super Tuesday Speeches

John McCain’s Super Tuesday Speech

Mike Huckabee’s Super Tuesday Speech

Mitt Romney’s Super Tuesday Speech