Your Daily Koan, With Spiritual Guide Meghan McCain | Main | Overnight Open Thread
January 24, 2012

Liveblogging the SOTU Campaign Speech

I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: "Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand,
Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown
And wrinkled lip and sneer of cold command
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed.
And on the pedestal these words appear:
`My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings:
Look on my works, ye mighty, and despair!'
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away".

~ Ozymandias, Percy Bysshe Shelley

Thus is the state of our Union.

But I guess Obamandias is going to speechify at 9pm Eastern anyway. Maybe he'll do us a favor and just present a list of his accomplishments. We'd be out at 9:02, including the Congressional Democrats' obligatory standing fellation ... err, ovation.

But watch it we much! You'll have a hard time not finding it on television, and here's teh eeeevillllll Fox News livestream.

Also, there's an Irish bookmaking site laying odds on the first cliche Obama uses (h/t Maet)

A sample:
8/1 We have more work to do
10/1 Health Care reform
10/1 As I stand here today
12/1 Fundamental belief
12/1 God Bless America
12/1 Crossroads of history
12/1 Defining moment
12/1 Make Washington work

Plus some longshots:
80/1 Overcome the adversity
80/1 Bloated federal government
100/1 Diversity of my heritage
100/1 Yes, we might
250/1 Life is like a box of chocolates

Standard reminder: Your comments do not automatically display. So don't ask "Why aren't my comments displaying?" They don't display.

They're not posted comments a la chat room. Instead they go to queue, which the producers (cobloggers) read, and we post them, by hand, if we think they make a good point.

Liveblog thingy below the fold.


digg this
posted by Andy at 08:50 PM

| Access Comments




Recent Comments
Bruce: "You wouldn't happen to know of a slightly used liv ..."

never enough caffeine: "Bruce. My contention is that it's another war on m ..."

Hillary Clinton: " Posted by: Bruce ___________ You wouldn't h ..."

Time Traveler : "Time travel check... ..."

Bruce: "Or just hire hookers. Posted by: rickb223 Hook ..."

Bruce: "Every accuser is believed and every accused is gui ..."

rickb223 [/s][/b][/i][/u]: "514 I think we can declare the Sexual Revolution o ..."

Bruce: "I think we can declare the Sexual Revolution over. ..."

never enough caffeine: "So I see the "metoo" crowd now has a body county. ..."

Jean: "Nobody is about, but I will post some good news. A ..."

Jean: "I think we can declare the Sexual Revolution over. ..."

Hillary Clinton: " *hic* ..."

Recent Entries
Search


MuNuvians
Polls! Polls! Polls!
Frequently Asked Questions
The (Almost) Complete Paul Anka Integrity Kick
Top Top Tens
Greatest Hitjobs

The Ace of Spades HQ Sex-for-Money Skankathon
A D&D Guide to the Democratic Candidates
Margaret Cho: Just Not Funny
More Margaret Cho Abuse
Margaret Cho: Still Not Funny
Iraqi Prisoner Claims He Was Raped... By Woman
Wonkette Announces "Morning Zoo" Format
John Kerry's "Plan" Causes Surrender of Moqtada al-Sadr's Militia
World Muslim Leaders Apologize for Nick Berg's Beheading
Michael Moore Goes on Lunchtime Manhattan Death-Spree
Milestone: Oliver Willis Posts 400th "Fake News Article" Referencing Britney Spears
Liberal Economists Rue a "New Decade of Greed"
Artificial Insouciance: Maureen Dowd's Word Processor Revolts Against Her Numbing Imbecility
Intelligence Officials Eye Blogs for Tips
They Done Found Us Out, Cletus: Intrepid Internet Detective Figures Out Our Master Plan
Shock: Josh Marshall Almost Mentions Sarin Discovery in Iraq
Leather-Clad Biker Freaks Terrorize Australian Town
When Clinton Was President, Torture Was Cool
What Wonkette Means When She Explains What Tina Brown Means
Wonkette's Stand-Up Act
Wankette HQ Gay-Rumors Du Jour
Here's What's Bugging Me: Goose and Slider
My Own Micah Wright Style Confession of Dishonesty
Outraged "Conservatives" React to the FMA
An On-Line Impression of Dennis Miller Having Sex with a Kodiak Bear
The Story the Rightwing Media Refuses to Report!
Our Lunch with David "Glengarry Glen Ross" Mamet
The House of Love: Paul Krugman
A Michael Moore Mystery (TM)
The Dowd-O-Matic!
Liberal Consistency and Other Myths
Kepler's Laws of Liberal Media Bias
John Kerry-- The Splunge! Candidate
"Divisive" Politics & "Attacks on Patriotism" (very long)
The Donkey ("The Raven" parody)
News/Chat
Archives
Powered by
Movable Type 2.64