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CoffeeCat

(24,411 posts)
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 12:00 PM Sep 2012

HUGE crowd at Obama speech in Des Moines!

Hey, hey! Just checking in. Obama is speaking at Living History Farms in Des Moines today. He's speaking at an outdoor venue.

I would estimate the crowd at several thousand; maybe 10,000. Ginormous, very diverse, happy crowd-- jam packed and waiting to hear the President speak!

I'll post pics when I can!

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HUGE crowd at Obama speech in Des Moines! (Original Post) CoffeeCat Sep 2012 OP
thanks for reporting, looking 'forward.' to your pics. Whisp Sep 2012 #1
rockin' it bigtree Sep 2012 #2
As in Chris Cornell from Soundgarden? Ned_Devine Sep 2012 #24
Kickitty-pooness! & Thanks! patrice Sep 2012 #3
Great! Looking forward to the pics livetohike Sep 2012 #4
me too! thecrow Sep 2012 #25
Cool! Have fun! gateley Sep 2012 #5
Thank You!!! DianaForRussFeingold Sep 2012 #6
Obama Iowa Rally on C-SPAN at 2:20 p.m. ET (about 5 min) (nt) JaneQPublic Sep 2012 #7
The National is a great band. speedoo Sep 2012 #8
GREAT! Get IOWA! elleng Sep 2012 #9
This is EXACTLY what I have been waiting for!!! Cracklin Charlie Sep 2012 #10
and the Romney's are taking the weekend off. grantcart Sep 2012 #11
On CNN now from Urbandale Iowa annabanana Sep 2012 #12
HURRY! LOL secondwind Sep 2012 #13
Watching onCSpan1 malaise Sep 2012 #14
OMG - such a HUGE difference between Rmoney&Lyin'Ryan's speeches and crowds and O. nc4bo Sep 2012 #15
Living History Farms is a cool place DavidDvorkin Sep 2012 #16
PHOTOS: President Obama in Urbandale, Iowa at Living History Farms (1st photos up of the event) flpoljunkie Sep 2012 #17
Did anyone see his speech? SmittynMo Sep 2012 #19
I found it SmittynMo Sep 2012 #20
DAMN...THAT'S GOOD !!!!!!!! russspeakeasy Sep 2012 #23
Another view: jsr Sep 2012 #18
Tie-Dyes & Kisses- you won't see that from the demented pissed-off haters at the Lyin' R&R events NBachers Sep 2012 #22
I just got back from this event! Inspired Sep 2012 #21
I wish I was there SmittynMo Sep 2012 #26
Huge celebrity. Awesome! nt progress2k12nbynd Sep 2012 #27
Huge celebrity? How about great President?!! nt Inspired Sep 2012 #28

speedoo

(11,229 posts)
8. The National is a great band.
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 01:30 PM
Sep 2012

Great to see them helping the President.

From my home, Brooklyn, I believe!

Cracklin Charlie

(12,904 posts)
10. This is EXACTLY what I have been waiting for!!!
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 01:34 PM
Sep 2012

The President gets to start campaigning now, ya'll!

Watch as his crowds put Romney/Ryan to SHAME!!

I know you guys know what to do. Fired Up, Ready to Go!

Edit to add...Thank You, Coffeecat.

grantcart

(53,061 posts)
11. and the Romney's are taking the weekend off.
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 01:36 PM
Sep 2012


They had several meetings this week and are in need of a leisurely sauna and nap.

nc4bo

(17,651 posts)
15. OMG - such a HUGE difference between Rmoney&Lyin'Ryan's speeches and crowds and O.
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 01:55 PM
Sep 2012

YEAH!!! Real people!!

DavidDvorkin

(19,355 posts)
16. Living History Farms is a cool place
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 01:55 PM
Sep 2012

I didn't it was ever used for such purposes. I thought it was just for walking around in, looking at the historical farms, and getting very hot and sweaty.

flpoljunkie

(26,184 posts)
17. PHOTOS: President Obama in Urbandale, Iowa at Living History Farms (1st photos up of the event)
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 02:21 PM
Sep 2012

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at the Living History Farms, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, in Urbandale, Iowa. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)


Thousands listen to U.S. President Barack Obama talk at a campaign event at the Living History Farms in Urbandale, Iowa September 1, 2012. REUTERS/Larry Downing

SmittynMo

(3,544 posts)
19. Did anyone see his speech?
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 02:37 PM
Sep 2012

You talk about a moving speech! I was so moved, it was like the night he was elected. What an excellent orator. There was no bullshit, called the GOP out for what they stood for, and not 1 lie. Damn, I was impressed. I hope it's online somewhere to reference.

4 more years! 4 more years!

NBachers

(16,846 posts)
22. Tie-Dyes & Kisses- you won't see that from the demented pissed-off haters at the Lyin' R&R events
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 02:49 PM
Sep 2012

I'd sure love to be at Living History Farms today. Every one of those people looks like a friend of mine.

Inspired

(3,957 posts)
21. I just got back from this event!
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 02:47 PM
Sep 2012

It was amazing! There had to have been a lot more than 10,000 people there today. And so diverse! I am so proud to support President Obama. But I now need a nap!

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