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I noticed nobody had a live thread going for Obama's ongoing speech in Springfield.

It's excellent so far. He is tying Lincoln's quest for Union with Obama's progressive vision for America. He is getting into it now and showing the passion we've seen in the past.

He's connecting the struggle in the Civil War to the economic trouble today.

"We must retake the mountaintop as one nation and one people."

UPDATE

Here is the video of the speech:

Originally posted to Elrod on Thu Feb 12, 2009 at 05:48 PM PST.

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