#1 Giuliani to give keynote at GOP convention08-20-2008, 02:05 PM
Giuliani to give keynote at GOP convention
Aug 20, 12:14 PM (ET)
By LIZ SIDOTI
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will give the keynote address at the Republican National Convention next month.
First lady Laura Bush, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and John McCain's former Republican rivals will speak as well.
The theme will be "Country First" with four days devoted to service, reform, prosperity and peace.
President Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney and other dignitaries also get speaking roles at the convention in St. Paul, Minn.
08-20-2008, 02:22 PM
Prediction: He uses "9/11" in his speech at least a dozen times before he’s finished.At Coretta Scott King's funeral in early 2006, Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert Kennedy, leaned over to him and whispered, "The torch is being passed to you." "A chill went up my spine," Obama told an aide. (Newsweek)
08-20-2008, 02:38 PM
Giuliani To Be Keynote Speaker At Republican National Convention
Posted by Brian Montopoli| Comments13
Former New York City mayor and presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani will be the keynote speaker at the Republican National Convention, which begins Monday, September 1st. His Tuesday night address will follow primetime speeches from Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee and Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, who are seen as two of the most likely candidates to become John McCain's running mate, were not granted primetime speaking slots. Romney is currently slated to speak on Wednesday, Sept 3rd, while Pawlenty is scheduled to join Charlie Crist, Sam Brownback and Mel Martinez to address the convention on Thursday, Sept. 4th, before McCain's convention-closing address.(The schedule could change.)
Whomever McCain selects as his running mate will give an address in primetime on Wednesday, along with Cindy McCain and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindel.
Former Democrat Joe Lieberman and Vice President Dick Cheney will speak on the convention's first day. They will be followed in primetime by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush.
Full schedule below.
Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn.
Vice President Dick Cheney
Monday primetime (10-11pm Eastern Time)
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif.
President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush
Fmr. Gov. Tom Ridge, R-Pa.
Former CA Secretary of State Rosario Marin
Fmr. Sen. Fred Thompson, R-Tenn.
Gov. Linda Lingle, R-Hawaii
Fmr. Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, R-Md.
Tuesday primetime (10-11pm Eastern Time)
Gov. Sarah Palin, R-Alaska
Fmr. Gov. Mike Huckabee, R-Ark.
Fmr. Mayor Rudy Giuliani, R-New York City ***KEYNOTER***
Sen. Norm Coleman, R-Minn.
Meg Whitman, Ebay CEO
Carly Fiorina, former HP CEO
Fmr. Gov. Mitt Romney, R-Mass.
Wednesday primetime (10-11pm Eastern Time)
Vice Presidential nominee
Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., will speak after the VP nominee
Gov. Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn.
Gov. Charlie Crist, R-Fla.
Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas
Sen. Mel Martinez, R-Fla
Thursday primetime (10-11pm Eastern Time)
Sen. John McCain (video before his speech)
08-20-2008, 02:42 PM
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It's not "Bobby Jindal"? It is down in the text. Someone else said "Jindel" at the beginning, I guess.
08-20-2008, 02:44 PMWhomever McCain selects as his running mate will give an address in primetime on Wednesday, along with Cindy McCain and Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindel.
08-20-2008, 04:21 PM
He didn't change it, he is legally Piyush and that is what appeared on the ballot where he clobbered everyone else.
He says it's because he loved the Brady Bunch when he was a kid.
08-21-2008, 11:27 AM
I have lots of customers who are Indian. They all adopt American names when they come here.
Harshad = Harry
Sharadkumar = Sonny
Bharakubhai = Andy
Those are a few. Unlike the prophet, who went by an American name, then changed to Barrack.I feel that once a black fella has referred to white foks as "honky paleface devil white-trash cracker redneck Caspers," he's abdicated the right to get upset about the "N" word. But that's just me. -- Jim Goad
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