Obama To Address Nation On Gulf Oil Spill

President Barack Obama wraps up his latest Gulf Coast trip today, then addresses the nation on the Gulf Coast spill.

On stops in Mississippi and Alabama, the president tried to sound both in command and upbeat, saying he's confident the Gulf Coast will eventually be "in better shape than it was before."

Obama toured a Coast Guard staging center and a barrier island, and chowed down on Gulf seafood that he says is safe and delicious.

On Monday, he's talking to Floridians before his speech stressing the enormous task ahead.

Even with two wars and the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression, tonight will be the first time the president's reached for the ultimate bully pulpit, the Oval Office. His prime time address reflects his team's conviction he's got to seize the initiative. Word is Obama plans to outline specific steps. You can watch the President's address tonight on WITN.


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  • by Back Location: Gvlle on Jun 15, 2010 at 02:00 PM
    dataman/lavoon/aka:federal employee(one reason you love him so), do you have a 401K. I bet YOUR messiah has one too; along w/ millions of Americans. Odds are very good that anyone that has a 401K has made money off the oil companies; so take your meaningless statements elsewhere. Your dealing w/ folks that have some brains and common sense here; completely unlike your idiot messiah and the majority of the people that still follow him like pathetic lost sheep. Go blow your smoke somewhere else where your type resides; 'moveon' you obama sheep. Conservative intelligence resides here. Snake Oil, like Beck said, the mask is coming off because of desperation. Now we can really tell who our enemies are.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:56 PM
    Actually Data man, the American People made money off of oil, so did the federal government and a lot of people that used to have jobs. You have heard of those? These are those people that leave early in the morning to go to "work" doing what they are trained to do. They do that to have an income from a company, pay taxes and provide for themselves. We all know you are proud of your failures, however, singing about them is just.....sad, very sad.
  • by Empeach ODUMBA on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:06 PM
    Look at the poll ratings after his speech on the oil slick. DOWN,DOWN,DOWN,ODUMBA is falling fast. People are seeing through the rhetoric of wasted words, uncaring attitude, all he is interested in is a photo-op. He doesn't have the smarts or common sense to lead a country.Data man what are you so proud of, he has done nothing!!! Are you for real? Bush has nothing to do with the decisions this so called man has made. You need a REALITY check. He created more debt for this country, don't you read the news. Get your facts straight, you are supporting a man that has made more mistakes and poor decisions in record breaking time.
  • by Data Man on Jun 15, 2010 at 10:57 AM
    To back, guess what?! He is still your President. He has earned everything he has. Not like bush, who has made money from oil off of the American people! Obama 2012. I am so proud of him!
  • by Empeach ODUMBA Location: Washington on Jun 15, 2010 at 10:49 AM
    Plug that hole with Odumba's big fat egomanic head. He is usless and worthless. What a joke as a leader!!! He makes me physically sick. I can't even stomach to watch him and to listen to the blubering idiot. He has got to be the most stupid piece of protoplasm taking up space on this earth. LIES, LIES, LIES, let the Muslim go back to Africa, his homeland, he doesn't care about America, just wants to run everything into the ground and he is doing that at record speed. He will go down as the WORST president ever!!! He has already earned that title.
  • by Scooter Location: Washington on Jun 15, 2010 at 10:40 AM
    Lavon and Dataman are mindless sheep who will fall for anything.
  • by mandy on Jun 15, 2010 at 10:14 AM
    why don't he just do us a favor and not say anything else.
  • by Anonymous on Jun 15, 2010 at 10:05 AM
    What he has to say should have been said WEEKS AGO. That moron! Get him out of the way and put someone in charge that will get the job done! OBAMA IS AN IDIOT!
  • by Dave Location: Wilson on Jun 15, 2010 at 09:41 AM
    So after 50 days of looking like a impotent fool, crashing poll ratings, and numerous rounds of golf and concerts, it is time to break out the teleprompters and the fake concern for the Gulf.
  • by Roxie Location: Gville on Jun 15, 2010 at 08:56 AM
    The oil spill is a terrible disaster, but Obama is worse.
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