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Republican National Convention Live Stream Monday [Official] (GD 16) (Original Post) Her Sister Jul 2016 OP
Kick. But better pace your tolerance. Hortensis Jul 2016 #1
Crowd is weak! Her Sister Jul 2016 #2
Thanks for that! I've been working and not able Hortensis Jul 2016 #4
OMG... how boring Southerncomfy Jul 2016 #3
bwaaah haa haaa Sheepshank Jul 2016 #5
2nd time elevator music! Her Sister Jul 2016 #6
I guess the audience must be pacing themselves Sheepshank Jul 2016 #7
Large area with lots of empty seats! Her Sister Jul 2016 #8
Well...I made it 6 minutes. auntpurl Jul 2016 #9
I don't think even the crowd there can take it! Her Sister Jul 2016 #10
Some Millenial saying the Republicans are the Party of Diversity because of the GOP Primaries Her Sister Jul 2016 #11
AD: Female GOP; National Federation of Republican Women Her Sister Jul 2016 #12
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin ~ totally overused in this show! Her Sister Jul 2016 #13
I just checked in... sofa king Jul 2016 #14
People in the audience don't look happy! Her Sister Jul 2016 #15
Show's back! Her Sister Jul 2016 #16


(58,785 posts)
1. Kick. But better pace your tolerance.
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 12:34 PM
Jul 2016

I started spitting during the "invocation." Oh, the theme isn't making America "great," it's making America "safe."


(58,785 posts)
4. Thanks for that! I've been working and not able
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 12:40 PM
Jul 2016

to watch closely for more than one reason. The media are going to be working hard to pump up the interest quotient, of course.



(12,504 posts)
5. bwaaah haa haaa
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 12:44 PM
Jul 2016

the seats on Floor looks to be mostly media, and one guy......... not taking notes, not recording, instead takes a call and blocks off his other ear to hear the call more clearly.

The audience didn't even clap at the mention of any of the Cleveland stats ending in the Winning of the NBA.


CORRECTION: those seated on the floor appear to be delegates.



(12,504 posts)
7. I guess the audience must be pacing themselves
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 12:53 PM
Jul 2016

apparently they don't want to blow their enthusiasm wad too soon. It's non replenishable lol


(4,311 posts)
9. Well...I made it 6 minutes.
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 01:14 PM
Jul 2016

I'm surprised at myself. I thought I was more hardened/cynical than that, but I can't actually listen to them. They are so awful. Yet another reminder of what is at stake in this election.


Her Sister

(6,444 posts)
10. I don't think even the crowd there can take it!
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 01:33 PM
Jul 2016

Every applause is so forced. Speakers wait for the crowd to applaud as a clue for them to do so. LOL!


Her Sister

(6,444 posts)
11. Some Millenial saying the Republicans are the Party of Diversity because of the GOP Primaries
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 01:38 PM
Jul 2016

Latino, Indu-American & Black Candidates running this year: Marco Rubio, Jindal, Ben Carson.

Kid full of sh*t!


Her Sister

(6,444 posts)
13. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin ~ totally overused in this show!
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 02:13 PM
Jul 2016

Ten Commandments monument controversy[edit]
Fallin was a supporter of a controversial Ten Commandments monument that had been erected on the Oklahoma State Capitol grounds in 2012. In July 2015, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled, in a 7-2 vote, that the monument's presence on public land violated the Oklahoma Constitution, which prohibits the use of public property "for the benefit of any religious purpose." Fallin initially refused to follow the court order, expressing the view that the ruling was incorrect and that the state would petition for a rehearing of the case.[37][38]

The court's ruling was subsequently upheld, and in October 2015 the monument was quietly removed from Capitol grounds to a private property several blocks away. Fallin called for a state constitutional amendment to restore the monument to the Capitol grounds.[39][40] The Legislature passed the resolution placing the question on the Oklahoma ballot, with voters to decide at the November 2016 election to approve or defeat the proposal.[41]

2016 vice-presidential speculation[edit]
In a televised interview in April 2016, Fallin's name was mentioned by former South Carolina Lieutenant Governor André Bauer as a potential running mate for Donald Trump, should he become the Republican presidential nominee in the 2016 presidential election. Trump himself described Bauer's suggestion as "great advice" in a tweet shortly afterwards. Fallin later endorsed Trump on May 4, 2016.[42] [43]

In May 2016, the Republican National Committee announced that Fallin would serve as co-chair to the 2016 Republican National Convention's Committee on Resolutions, known as the Platform Committee.[44]


sofa king

(10,857 posts)
14. I just checked in...
Mon Jul 18, 2016, 02:17 PM
Jul 2016

... and there's an old white guy shaking a fist.

And I guess that's what it's all about: The Republican Party: Get Off My Lawn!

And now the dancing, which is... exactly what one should expect from the Soulless Train.

Now the septuagenarian crowd is too tired from waving their arms to cheer the next hateful old white man. Shouldn'ta mixed Gimme Some Lovin' and My Sharona.

"There are no limits to human intelligence, imagination, and wonder," the old man said to the stupid, unimaginative, disinterested crowd.

"It's not the effects of the cocaine... too late to be hateful..." what the hell is this song? Oh, it's Bowie. Great choice, band. Great choice.

This is SO much worse than I expected. I think I'll go make fun of it over at Twitch.tv. (Edit: Word choice! Words are important!)

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