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September 6th, 2012
06:44 AM ET

Starting Point live blog for Thursday, Sept. 6th, 2012

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We've opened a live blog for "Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien" this morning, with Soledad live from the CNN grill in Charlotte, NC with a preview of President Obama's speech on the final day of the Democratic National Convention. Soledad and our Starting Point producers will be moderating.

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  1. Jeff

    "The squeals of delight of his followers" sums it up perfectly from Jan. You obviously are on the hate train. Make sure you get off of it eventually.

    September 6, 2012 at 10:51 am | Report abuse | Reply
    • Mark Newsom

      Jeff, if you go thru past posts both on this site and the FB site, and just read comments people are leaving, you'llfind that most of the hate/mean comments are coming from Democrats. It's perfectly okay if we disagree but the truth is, the Democrats are saying that whoever disagrees with them is a hater. If I had time, I'd go thru and actually count and tally up the negative, bitter, mean, and hate filled comments. Maybe some statitician can do it for us. Anyway, it is okay for us to disagree without either of us hating.

      September 6, 2012 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Jan

    If Pres. Obama feels "so strongly" about having the words "God" and "Jerusalem" in the Democratic Party platform, why didn't his representative on the platform writing committee make sure they were in the original platform? This is nothing more than covering of their political butts after conservatives pointed these omissions out. The vote yesterday was pre-ordained, as there is a screen shot taken of the LA Mayor's teleprompter, and the words indicating that the change passed were already pre-loaded onto it.
    I wish Soledad would have asked Ms.Wasserman-Schultz about the lie she recently was caught in. The one where she it was pointed out that she claimed that the Israeli ambassador said that Republicans are making things more difficult for Israel. She called the reporter a liar, and then a tape surfaced proving that she did actually say that. I don't think Ms. Wasserman-Schultz has responded yet to being caught in that lie.

    September 6, 2012 at 8:55 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Mark Newsom

    President Clinton re-emphasized that President Obama found the mess when he took office: The 110th US Congress passed the budget that President Bush signed into law. The 110th US Congress had control of Gov. spending. The 110th US Congress was Democrat led in both houses. President Obama was at that time Congressman Obama. Congressman Obama voted for that budget. Point is, he was part of the machine that drove us into the national debt we are now in. The mess was not suddenly discovered as President Clinton implies. He knew the mess was there as he was part of what created it. Now, can he change? Absolutely. Has he changed? I think so. Is it possible for him to have a better plan for recovery? Yes, it is possible. We just need to stop the lies. Voters deserve truth.

    September 6, 2012 at 8:46 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Jan

    Where are the fact checkers today going over the excessively long and wonky speech of Bill Clinton last night (and the rest of this far left gang)? We certainly heard the discussions on CNN last week after each Republican speech about facts, so why no discussion of distortions made by Michelle Obama or Bill Clinton or Elizabeth Warren?
    Also, when will we hear some discussion about the move to the arena for tonight's speech? The rain excuse given by Democrats is blatantly false, as there is only a 20% chance of rain, and the Dems had said it was going to be in the stadium rain or shine. Is the real reason because they don't want empty seats being seen on TV? Is the narcissist in chief looking for closer quarters so the squeals of delight of his followers can be amplified?

    September 6, 2012 at 8:27 am | Report abuse | Reply

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