Our President Thinks God Is on Our Side, but the Lobbyists Are Opposed

By: Wednesday June 16, 2010 6:02 am

How is it possible for the President of the United States to tell an anguished, worried people desperate for assurances, leadership and a plan of action that prayer is our best hope for stopping an ongoing catastrophe and preventing the next?

 

Liveblog of the President’s Remarks on the BP Oil Disaster

By: Tuesday June 15, 2010 5:00 pm

Hello, and welcome to the liveblog of tonight’s Oval Office address from President Obama about the BP Oil Disaster. It’s scheduled for 8pm EDT and should last 18 minutes. We have the live video stream embedded in this post, which should play automatically when the address begins. I’ll provide a real time transcript, and offer some commentary at the end. Discuss the speech in the comments here, and stick around after for more from FDL on the speech.

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