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  • 1. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 1 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM #obamaa2 - http://wthashtag.com/obamaa2 #umgrad10 - http://wthashtag.com/umgrad10 Transcript from April 30, 2010 to May 1, 2010 All times are Pacific Time April 30, 2010 12:05 am crheinga: 7.5 hours until I leave for 4 months... yikes! Congrats to all the @UM_SPH grads! It was fun helping you get ready for graduation #umgrad10 12:31 am TabzChewy: is gonna see @BarackObama at the @umich spring commencement in <2 days!! Best grad gift the nation can offer lol! #umgrad10 12:36 am AnnieZirkel: Just got 'trained' to volunteer 4 sat commencement #obamaa2 10:56 am laurafdunn: Looking forward to Tomorrow. Hope there's lots of sunshine for #umgrad10. http://myloc.me/6yTuH 12:22 pm kimberkoz: Obama to #umgrad10: "Write the next chapter in our nation's great story." @detnews #ObamaA2 http://bit.ly/9hnSfr 12:23 pm mmanty: UM grads: look for profs who have taught you among the faculty marshals. We're there to help you celebrate! #umgrad10 12:38 pm alexumich: Tomorrow I'm working #umgrad10 with guesstimated 8,500 grads, 70,000+? guests and @BarackObama. Not a typical day! Go Blue! 12:38 pm jess_barr: The gates for #umgrad10 open in less than 24 hours! 1:04 pm detnews: RT @kimberkoz: Obama to #umgrad10: "Write the next chapter in our nation's great story." http://bit.ly/9hnSfr #ObamaA2 1:04 pm detnewsUM: RT @kimberkoz: Obama to #umgrad10: "Write the next chapter in our nation's great story." http://bit.ly/9hnSfr #ObamaA2 1:12 pm itswlw: RT @detnews: RT @kimberkoz: Obama to #umgrad10: "Write the next chapter in our nation's great story." http://bit.ly/9hnSfr #ObamaA2 1:17 pm mtthw_j_dms: I have a couple extra tickets to the UM Commencement, if anyone would like them. Pres. Obama is speaking! #umgrad10 #obama Please RT. 1:33 pm nanders6: Kines graduation tonight and #umgrad10 tomorrow in the Big House with Obama. Woo! 1:35 pm nanders6: Congratulations Club Cider! We made it, all while being awesome! #umgrad10 1:39 pm Leckert: SOOOOO much work has gone into #ObamaA2! It is going to be awesome! #umgrad10 1:44 pm NathanBomey: MEDC CEO Greg Main on why Obama should use commencement to address small biz lending http://bit.ly/crpQpe #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 1:50 pm NathanBomey: I'm part of a team covering #ObamaA2 Saturday for @AnnArborCom. Will be live blogging alongside @ryanjstanton #umgrad10 2:05 pm kimberkoz: RT @AnnArborcom: If he's nervous, #UM student commencement speaker doesn't show it http://bit.ly/92wtDg #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 2:09 pm kimberkoz: Some ticket holders to #UM graduation seek to profit. @detnews http://bit.ly/cTK3GZ #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 2:16 pm detnews: RT @kimberkoz: Some ticket holders to #UM graduation seek to profit. @detnews http://bit.ly/cTK3GZ #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 2:16 pm detnewsUM: RT @kimberkoz: Some ticket holders to #UM graduation seek to profit. @detnews http://bit.ly/cTK3GZ #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 2:20 pm UMPhilanthropy: Are you ready for commencement tomorrow? Click here for all of the details: http://ow.ly/1F8Xa #umgrad10 2:25 pm annarborcom: Many protesters expected outside #michigan Stadium before Obama commencement address http://bit.ly/doMgzy #obamaA2 2:38 pm jacobwholmes: Walking across Diag in cap and gown, several strangers stop me to congratulate me on graduating. This is a nice feeling! #umgrad10 2:46 pm kimberkoz: Cell coverage to be boosted tomorrow at #UM graduation, where Obama will speak. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 http://bit.ly/bVpv4v 2:49 pm kimberkoz: An e-congrat to @jacobwholmes who's walking across Diag in cap and gown & several strangers are congratulating her. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 #UM 2:50 pm kimberkoz: Cell coverage to be boosted tomorrow at #UM graduation, where Obama will speak. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 http://bit.ly/bVpv4v @detnews
  • 2. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 2 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 2:52 pm kimberkoz: RT @mtthw_j_dms: I have a couple extra tickets to the UM Commencement, if anyone would like them. Pres. Obama is speaking! #umgrad10 #obama Please RT. 2:54 pm kimberkoz: @itswlw Thanks for the RT! See you tomorrow. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 #UM 3:05 pm chaimon: RT @annarborcom: Many protesters expected outside #michigan Stadium before Obama commencement address http://bit.ly/doMgzy #obamaA2 3:07 pm kimberkoz: #FollowFriday for live tweets from President Obama commencement speech Sat to #umgrad10: @kimberkoz, @detnews, @annarborcom #ObamaA2 #UM 3:27 pm angusnb: RT @umich: Due to overwhelming interest in commencement, no tickets remain. General Public distro of tix on Friday has been cancelled #umgrad10 3:40 pm detnews: texting while graduating still OK RT @kimberkoz: Cell coverage to be boosted at #UM graduation... #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 http://bit.ly/bVpv4v 4:06 pm ryanjstanton: It is utterly crazy in Ann Arbor right now. Obama mania. Streets already jammed. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:13 pm vielmetti: #ornette past shows in Ann Arbor http://bit.ly/a53xWs @annarborcom 1973, 1986 and 2004, and I missed 1982; honorary degree at #umgrad10 4:35 pm donnf: Grads would rather Obama buttress their egos than share a historic new idea or political insight. SHUT UP. http://j.mp/a2lamers #umgrad10 4:44 pm lisabankey: Clothes all ironed for School of Information grad ceremony. Then up early to carry the SI flag into the Big House! #obamaA2 #umgrad10 5:00 pm snre: RT @UMPhilanthropy: Are you ready for commencement tomorrow? Click here for all of the details: http://ow.ly/1F8Xa #umgrad10 5:10 pm thcrawford: Traffics already crazy in #annarbor and #obamaa2 doesn't get here for at least 18 hrs must be the visitors, sunny, walking rest of today 5:13 pm stuartberlow: Wacky, granola hippies better not sit in my & @anwito's Section 20 seats at #umgrad10 tomorrow 5:22 pm AngelinaNZ: RT @annarborcom: Many protesters expected outside #michigan Stadium before Obama commencement address http://bit.ly/doMgzy #obamaA2 5:24 pm annarborcom: Get up-to-the-minute U-M commencement coverage on @AnnArborcom all day Saturday http://bit.ly/ddZf31 #obamaA2 5:24 pm annarborcom: RT @vielmetti: #ornette past shows in Ann Arbor http://bit.ly/a53xWs 1973, 1986 and 2004, and I missed 1982; honorary degree at #umgrad10 5:26 pm lacanvasser: I graduate college tomorrow! #umgrad10 5:35 pm NathanBomey: RT @AnnArborcom Get up-to-the-minute U-M commencement coverage on www.annarbor.com all day Saturday http://bit.ly/ddZf31 #obamaA2 5:37 pm 814Hill: I've learned just as much on the porch playing shit dollar as I ever could in a class room. #umgrad10 6:13 pm potsie: Landed at DTW. Waiting for gate to open up. Come on people...have some graduate ceremonies to attend in A2. #umgrad10 6:19 pm joeserwach: Just guaranteed it won't rain for Commencement (or for the 6 hours I'll be standing outside) by buying a raincoat and poncho. #obamaA2 6:20 pm umich: Congratulations 2010 Grads! Questions about tomorrow's #umgrad10? Find answers here: http://bit.ly/axnABJ 6:23 pm UMNewsService: RT @umich: Congratulations 2010 Grads! Questions about tomorrow's #umgrad10? Find answers here: http://bit.ly/axnABJ 6:34 pm mtthw_j_dms: Extra commencement tickets are gone! #umgrad10 7:01 pm jess_barr: Remember to use #umgrad10 in your Commencement-relevant tweets tomorrow for a chance to have your tweet on the scoreboards! 7:10 pm TabzChewy: just finished the comm commencement ceremony...one step closer to being an alum #umgrad10 7:17 pm tfinholt: TV guys shooting b-roll while the sky is blue and the sun is bright - everyone geeked for #ornette and the other guy #obamaa2 7:19 pm ThomasWitkin: Your tweet could be on the scoreboard tomorrow during graduation if you use #umgrad10 7:24 pm ryanjstanton: RT @NathanBomey: I'm part of a team covering #ObamaA2 Saturday for @AnnArborCom. Will be live blogging alongside @ryanjstanton #umgrad10 7:31 pm 814Hill: Hey Barack, we're the dirtiest most pathetic house in Ann Arbor!! Wanna come check it out later?? See ya at Skeeps! #umgrad10
  • 3. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 3 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 7:34 pm swiviol: Looking forward to seeing POTUS in the Big House tomorrow! Even if the security is going to be insane ... #umgrad10 7:48 pm ItakuIce: guess who im seeing tomorrow. hint. his name starts with b and ends in arack obama. #obamaA2 7:49 pm potsie: Made it! Ceremony starts in 5. Go Blue! #umgrad10 School of Information @lisabankey 8:00 pm snre: Great #umgrad10 story from @annarborcom: "U-M ROTC class will take oath of office Saturday from President Obama" http://ow.ly/1FlJS 8:15 pm potsie: Dean finishing up commencement address. School of Info #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jq4z3 8:18 pm richwig: @potsie #umgrad10 If you run into Chuck Severance shock him by saying Rich says hi from Lansing 8:31 pm lesley_nicole: My family got me over here crying like a baby. :D #umgrad10 So blessed. 9:22 pm annarborcom: Tickets for #ObamaA2. Wish these were for SB's seats in Sec. 20 but looking forward to a #BigThrill! http://twitpic.com/1jqly4 10:19 pm umichgrad07: one last #shoutout to all of the #UofM Class Of 2010 graduates! y'all made it! #umgrad10 10:22 pm 814Hill: I'll always remember the time we stole tons of haloween decorations and tammy from bartonbrook called it Pumpkin Yuck. #umgrad10 10:44 pm tresfuller: #umgrad10 love my family 10:47 pm thwesley: Congratulations to all of the #UMGrad10 Graduates! @UM_Dearborn @UMFlint @Umich #UM #UMICH #Graduation 11:23 pm tfinholt: @clint_newsom I thought maybe, but pre-Obama entertainment is described as student groups #ornette #obamaA2 11:47 pm annarborcom: The streets of downtown #annarbor are alive tonight, ahead of #michigan commencement tomorrow #obamaA2 11:54 pm ItakuIce: RT @annarborcom: The streets of downtown #annarbor are alive tonight, ahead of #michigan commencement tomorrow #obamaA2 May 1, 2010 12:05 am PaulaTherese: RT @AnnArborcom The streets of downtown #annarbor are alive tonight, ahead of #michigan commencement tomorrow #obamaA2 12:19 am psa2: Sweet! RT: @AnnArborcom The streets of downtown #annarbor are alive tonight, ahead of #michigan commencement tomorrow #obamaA2 12:23 am psa2: Terry B's is a fun place. Nice deck! RT: @a2karen Avoiding #ObamaA2 #commencement rush in #Dexter @ TerryBs http://twitpic.com/1jr702 12:30 am Lyfe_net: Extra cell tower deployed for #obamaA2 event in #annarbor @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yk 12:30 am Tendrid: Extra cell tower deployed for #obamaA2 event in #annarbor @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yk 12:37 am OFA_WC: Preparing for President Obama's address tomorrow #ObamaA2 12:42 am lacanvasser: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1js5pt 1:23 am annarborcom: RT @Tendrid: Extra cell tower deployed for #obamaA2 event in #annarbor @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yk 1:25 am pfanderson: RT @Tendrid: Extra cell tower deployed for #obamaA2 event in #annarbor @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yk 1:28 am ItakuIce: RT @Tendrid: Extra cell tower deployed for #obamaA2 event in #annarbor @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yk 1:29 am markyangzw: I'm really excited for graduation tmr. I'm gonna bring an extra cellphone batt to take more pics and send more tweets. #umgrad10 #fb 1:34 am annarborcom: RT @lacanvasser: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1js5pt 1:42 am HeatherDiMasi: My parents will see him tomorrow @ the #UM graduation! RT @lacanvasser Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1js5pt
  • 4. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 4 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 1:43 am jRagg19: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama! http://bit.ly/ctWgeH #obamaA2 1:46 am Death_Letter: RT @lacanvasser: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1js5pt 1:49 am annarborcom: Like the ponies? Follow the real deal as our @mikerothstein chats live from the Ky. Derby after #ObamaA2! http://twitpic.com/1jsraa 1:52 am ItakuIce: @ACKirbachu i wont be there though im going to see obama #obamaA2 1:55 am DanaCronyn: So cool! RT @AnnArborcom: Extra cell tower deployed for #obamaA2 event in #annarbor http://lyfe.net/i/yk 1:56 am lisabankey: Enjoyed chatting with professors after graduation, yummy dinner with family now catch some ZZZs to see Obama tomorrow #umgrad10 #obamaA2 1:57 am Death_Letter: RT @annarborcom: Tickets for #ObamaA2. Wish these were for SB's seats in Sec. 20 but looking forward to a #BigThrill! http://twitpic.com/1jqly4 2:11 am jeffreyparnold: Heading to bed and not looking forward to the 4:45 a.m. wake-up call to be part of @AnnArborcom's coverage of Presidential visit. #ObamaA2 2:17 am wguru: Are seat cushions allowed at #umgrad10 #obamaA2 ? 2:24 am Tendrid: going to bed early. Want to be well rested for tomorrows photo op. #obamaA2 2:43 am lsiden: My BlackBerry sez "GPS temporarily unavailable". Anyone else in A2 having this experience? #obamaA2 2:58 am meganbarshop: #umgrad10 TOMORROW. See you there, @BarackObama 3:01 am Admiller15: Last night before I'm a college graduate. Excited for my last game of baseball before the big house #umgrad10 3:15 am jeremypeters: Will be live tweeting @BarackObama's speech to UMich grads tomorrow morning from @YouthCaucus. #ObamaA2 3:26 am dynarski: RT @AnnArborcom: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1js5pt 3:26 am PubPol639: RT @AnnArborcom: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1js5pt 3:26 am smd_in_aa: RT @AnnArborcom: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1js5pt 3:28 am A2Jess: One v. cool benefit to going to graduation tomorrow. Not only do I get to see President Obama - I also get to see ORNETTE COLEMAN! #obamaA2 3:37 am annarborcom: ANN ARBOR READY FOR OBAMA: University of #Michigan, city prepare for President @barackobama's arrival http://bit.ly/cs8vfv #obamaA2 3:40 am vkorkes: Can't tell if I'm more excited about graduating or #ObamaA2...probably Obama. I mentally graduated months ago. #umgrad10 3:44 am detnews: It's an early night in #annarbor, as the countdown for President Obama at #UM begins. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:44 am kimberkoz: It's an early night in #annarbor, as the countdown for President Obama at #UM begins. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:45 am WAYNRadio: RT @detnews: It's an early night in #annarbor, as the countdown for President Obama at #UM begins. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:46 am kimberkoz: #FollowFriday for live tweets from President Obama commencement speech Sat to #umgrad10: @kimberkoz, @detnews, @annarborcom #ObamaA2 #UM 3:46 am spaceflight: RT @detnews: It's an early night in #annarbor, as the countdown for President Obama at #UM begins. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:48 am Smcuson: thanks #ObamaA2 for giving us something to cheer about again in the Big House! Haha, our football has been...unpredictable :) #umgrad10 3:49 am HEIRS_Health: RT @detnews: RT @jRagg19: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama! http://bit.ly/ctWgeH #obamaA2 3:49 am kimberkoz: RT @jRagg19: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama! http://bit.ly/ctWgeH #obamaA2 3:50 am Smcuson: @vkorkes @jlchong @aegreen CONGRATS to you all, my loves! One of the most exciting days of our lives!!! #umgrad10 3:56 am PattiDudek: RT @detnews RT @jRagg19: Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama! http://bit.ly/ctWgeH #obamaA2 4:00 am richarddeitsch: Enjoying how the Ann Arborites on Twitter are going crazy with the hashtag #obamaA2
  • 5. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 5 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 4:09 am annarborcom: @rhammer It will be almost like you ARE here if you watch @AnnArborcom all day! :) #obamaA2 4:09 am annarborcom: RT @kimberkoz: #FollowFriday for live tweets from President Obama speech Sat to #umgrad10: @kimberkoz, @detnews, @annarborcom #ObamaA2 #UM 4:11 am gdascher: Alarm set for 5:40am in preparation for @barackobama in the white house. Let's go blue! #umgrad10 4:13 am annarborcom: A roundup of everything #obamaA2: http://bit.ly/ddZf31 4:27 am hriefs: @richarddeitsch UM grads are just glad to have something to cheer about in the Big House. #ObamaA2 4:31 am annarborcom: Need somewhere to watch President Obama's speech? Stop by the first floor of AnnArbor.com, 301 E. Liberty St., around 11-11:30 a.m. #obamaA2 4:45 am kreges: Go blue for barack! Welcome to Ann Arbor @BarackObama! http://bit.ly/ctWgeH #obamaA2 5:48 am onlynina: You may be just going to bed, but @KaitlinHenry and I are getting to go to Ann Arbor to see @BarackObama. Are we crazy? Maybe. #umgrad10 5:52 am KaitlinHenry: Citrus toothpaste, Bobby, @BarackObama, want coffee, need nap. For clarification, please redirect to tweets from @onlynina. #umgrad10 6:20 am wombat_714: RT @annarborcom: ANN ARBOR READY FOR OBAMA: University of #Michigan, city prepare for President @barackobama's arrival http://bit.ly/cs8vfv #obamaA2 6:34 am onlynina: My dad just got lost in our own neighborhood! We might just be late to commencement now! #umgrad10 8:07 am ryanjstanton: I have no running water this morning. Is this because #ObamaA2 is in town? #umgrad10 #annarbor 8:08 am ryanjstanton: RT @annarborcom: Need somewhere to watch President Obama's speech? Stop by the first floor of AnnArbor.com, 301 E. Liberty St., around 11-11:30 a.m. #obamaA2 8:31 am KaitlinHenry: WE ARE THE FIRST PEOPLE HERE. And I think we're being placed on some kind of security list! #umgrad10 8:33 am onlynina: We were congratulated RT @kaitlinhenry WE ARE THE FIRST PEOPLE HERE. And I think we're being placed on some kind of security list! #umgrad10 8:46 am detnews: Students are arriving for #UM grad where Obama will speak! RT @KaitlinHenry: WE ARE THE FIRST PEOPLE HERE. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 @detnews 8:46 am kimberkoz: Students are arriving for #UM grad where Obama will speak! RT @KaitlinHenry: WE ARE THE FIRST PEOPLE HERE. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 @detnews 8:49 am detnews: @KaitlinHenry Congrats for being first in line! Can you tell me how many others are there & describe the mood? #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 @detnews 8:49 am kimberkoz: @KaitlinHenry Congrats for being first in line! Can you tell me how many others are there & describe the mood? #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 @detnews 8:52 am eclectablog: 4:50 a.m.??? Are you kidding me? #obamaA2 #umgrad10 8:53 am detnews: Obama's visit today to #UM began one year ago. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2. http://bit.ly/3WLAUw#_wholeArticle 8:53 am kimberkoz: Obama's visit today to #UM began one year ago. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2. http://bit.ly/3WLAUw#_wholeArticle 9:00 am joeserwach: Welcoming 200 journalists to campus (including @jennyserwach) and get to use a clipboard and walkie talkie. What a country! #obamaA2 9:11 am jeffreyparnold: Hoping there's at least one 24-hour Starbucks between here and the office. Hello 5 a.m. Next stop, White House press security line.#ObamaA2 9:13 am ryanjstanton: On my way to the Big House to get press credentials. It's still a ghost town down here for now. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 9:26 am Goostav: totally excited to hear @barackobama today at #umgrad10, nothing like having the president speak to send you off into the real world! 9:29 am asmb90: going to see @BarackObama speak at the University of Michigan's commencement ceremony today!! #UM #umgrad10 9:40 am eclectablog: iPhone weather app says "chance of rain 100%". Lightening flashing in the sky. Could be a wet day #obamaA2 #umgrad10 9:40 am hidayatsyamsul: RT @eclectablog: iPhone weather app says "chance of rain 100%". Lightening flashing in the sky. Could be a wet day #obamaA2 #umgrad10 9:47 am eclectablog: Alright, which teabagger went and prayed for rain??? #obamaA2 #umgrad10
  • 6. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 6 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 9:47 am jennyserwach: is reading the 153 page long commencement program and the first honorary degree recipient listed is Barack H. Obama #Obamaa2 9:48 am myraklarman: today's weather forecast is freaking me out. To say the least. #obamaA2 9:50 am necs: I have one request, President Obama, please "do the Heisman" today at the stadium http://bit.ly/amBIVB #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 9:53 am huracan5: Getting ready to head to elbel field... #umgrad10 9:56 am KaitlinHenry: @winstonbananas In the phonebook you can be found under Bananas, Winston. #umgrad10 9:58 am JustinBThicke: Congrats cipote!!! RT @huracan5: Getting ready to head to elbel field... #umgrad10 10:03 am PairOhLegal: Gettin Kathy up to take her & SiL Karen over to MI Stadium for Obama's commencement speech. #obamaA2 I'm gonna paint the basement. 10:04 am eclectablog: Lining up at the Big House at 6 a.m. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jx10k 10:05 am kimberkoz: Tx for weather report! RT @eclectablog: "chance of rain 100%". Lightening flashing in the sky. Could be a wet day #obamaA2 #umgrad10 10:05 am onlynina: It's good to see @OFA_MI volunteers hard at work. Still a half hour until gates open... #umgrad10 10:06 am eclectablog: 6 a.m. Lines at the Big House #obamaA2 #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jx1ho 10:07 am onlynina: @amandahcaldwe just dropped from the sky! No, really?! #umgrad10 10:13 am detnews: Uh-oh. Gates to #umgrad10 aren't even open and it's sprinkling already! #ObamaA2 @detnews 10:13 am kimberkoz: Uh-oh. Gates to #umgrad10 aren't even open and it's sprinkling already! #ObamaA2 @detnews 10:13 am markdaviscraig: It's started to rain on Obamarama #umgrad10 10:16 am GOBURRberry: Shut up. RT @detnews: Uh-oh. Gates to #umgrad10 aren't even open and it's sprinkling already! #ObamaA2 @detnews 10:16 am potsie: Rumbling in the distance as storms approach. Still will be awesome, rain or not. @lisabankey in denial about early rise #umgrad10 #obamaA2 10:19 am amandahcaldwe: Just got to the mi statium. So excited to see Obama! #umgrad10 10:19 am lisabankey: Ugh! Thunder. #umgrad10 #obama2 10:19 am markyangzw: RT @potsie: Rumbling in the distance as storms approach. Still will be awesome, rain or not. @lisabankey in denial about early rise #umgrad10 #obamaA2 10:19 am umich: Lines aren't too bad yet, but a couple of shuttles just unloaded. #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jx4u2 10:21 am AmberHuntPhoto: Covering #POTUS Obama in the morning, then an engagement shoot in the evening. I think I'll earn tonight's sleep. #ObamaA2 10:21 am nanders6: Joining the elite ranks of the largest living alumni body today. I am officially one of the Leaders and Best, for life. #umgrad10 10:23 am eclectablog: Helpful volunteers from #OFA at the Big House, waiting for the gates to open. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jx5qj 10:24 am jennyserwach: dresscode diversity of newsmedia checking in, dressed in business suits, others in camping gear and one in full military regalia #Obamaa2 10:27 am a2ladybugs: No LadyBugs soccer this weekend as Coach Lisa graduates today from the U of Michigan #umgrad10 #obamaA2 10:27 am PairOhLegal: Line of storms plowing through...looks like it'll clear out in an hour or two. Nice lightning flashes! #obamaA2 10:30 am jasonruk: I wanna be a model on the front of a poncho case. #umgrad10 10:31 am alexumich: Downpour!!! Who invited the rain? #umgrad10 10:31 am lisabankey: Rain, rain go away, b/c I am graduating today! Here's hoping the thunderstorm quickly blows over! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 10:33 am annarborcom: RT @lisabankey: Rain, rain go away, b/c I am graduating today! Here's hoping the thunderstorm quickly blows over! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 10:33 am seachellie4: weather is kinda unfortunate, but hopefully it'll clear up in time for graduation... #umgrad10 10:34 am eclectablog: Rain coming down, ponchos coming out at UofM commencement in Ann
  • 7. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 7 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM Arbor. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 10:34 am jane_lawrence: Thunderstorm. Great. #umgrad10 10:36 am EPLisa: RT @detnews: Obama's visit today to #UM began one year ago. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2. http://bit.ly/3WLAUw#_wholeArticle 10:36 am umich: RT @alexumich: Downpour!!! Who invited the rain? #umgrad10 10:38 am kupersht: No!! lightning storm.. #ObamaA2 10:38 am ryanjstanton: @kimberkoz the line surprisingly wasn't too bad! #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 10:39 am brendancampbell: I've got my onecho and I'm ready to go! #umgrad10 10:39 am michaelzlee: Ok, giant storm right over Ann Arbor. Looks like the worst should soon pass, but it'll be raining for a long while. #umgrad10 10:40 am detnews: Insider's tip: Look for a flyover at 9 am to know Obama has arrived at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 @detnews 10:40 am jen_talley: It's pouring rain, thunder and lightning. Oh yay. #umgrad10 10:40 am kimberkoz: Insider's tip: Look for a flyover at 9 am to know Obama has arrived at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 @detnews 10:40 am maxrutz: Living on Hoover does have its perks.. 1 minute walk to Elbel in the storm #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 10:40 am michaelzlee: RT @lisabankey: Rain, rain go away, b/c I am graduating today! Here's hoping the thunderstorm quickly blows over! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 10:41 am huracan5: Wow, lightning and thunder for graduation...wonderful #umgrad10 10:41 am kimberkoz: Me too! RT @joeserwach: "I'd be lost without you Joe,'' -- a smiling TV anchor as I offered guidance through U-M #obamaA2 10:41 am umich: RT @detnews: Insider's tip: Look for a flyover at 9 am to know Obama has arrived at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 @detnews 10:42 am brendanbenson: Another beautiful day in Ann Arbor! Welcome to Michigan, Obama! #umgrad10 10:42 am LennyZenith: RT @detnews: Insider's tip: Look for a flyover at 9 am to know Obama has arrived at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 @detnews 10:43 am cateroosevelt: last night felt like summer. this morning it's storming like summer. dear mich, it's may aka spring. obama is here so quit it!! #umgrad10 10:45 am btweets21: Insider's tip: Look for a flyover at 9 am to know Obama has arrived at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 @detnews (via @detnews) 10:45 am EvanNicho: Taking refuge in the MI Union, waiting out the rain with a few graduates. Let me sell T-shirts! #umgrad10 10:45 am umich: What a lighting show! Brave people in line #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxavn 10:46 am annarborcom: Storms threaten graduation? http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10 10:46 am samanthastorie: Driving to ann arbor for grad. :) this weather is kinda freaking me out. Hope everyone brought ponchos! #umgrad10 10:47 am michaelzlee: Correction - the storm is moving Northeast, it'll be a bit longer before we're through the worst. #WeatherWatch #umgrad10 10:47 am silverpeanut: What a lighting show! Brave people in line #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxavn /via @umich < at least I'm already inside ;) 10:48 am nanders6: There is a SEVERE weather advisory, but that will not stop us. Those who stay, will be champions. #umgrad10 10:49 am michigandaily: Major thunderstorms arrive early in A2. Will they leave before commencement?#obamaa2 10:49 am nanders6: RT @detnews: Insider's tip: Look for a flyover at 9 am to know Obama has arrived at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 @detnews 10:50 am johnlin88: I graduate today! Hello President Obama! #umgrad10 10:51 am Smcuson: HAIL to the victors valiant!!! (GET IT???) #ThisWeatherIsCrazy #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 10:52 am francohen: holy thunderstorm!!!! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 10:52 am LennyZenith: Watch President Obama at U-M's commencement ceremony live - http://www.bigtennetwork.com/ (10:30 a.m.) #obamaa2 10:54 am dynarski: RT @Smcuson: HAIL to the victors valiant!!! (GET IT???) #ThisWeatherIsCrazy #ObamaA2 #umgrad10
  • 8. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 8 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 10:54 am iraxter: Cut the shit weather, I need to graduate. #umgrad10 #obamaA2 10:54 am PubPol639: RT @Smcuson: HAIL to the victors valiant!!! (GET IT???) #ThisWeatherIsCrazy #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 10:54 am smd_in_aa: RT @Smcuson: HAIL to the victors valiant!!! (GET IT???) #ThisWeatherIsCrazy #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 10:54 am vkorkes: #umgrad2010 #obamaa2 ITS HAPPENING<3 10:54 am YouthCaucus: RT @umich: What a lighting show! Brave people in line #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxavn #obamaA2 10:56 am heathergcam: RT @eclectablog Alright, which teabagger went and prayed for rain??? #obamaA2 #umgrad10 10:56 am potsie: So I guess we should get ready. @lisabankey has her coffee so we r safer now http://twitpic.com/1jxcr8 #obamaA2 #umgrad10 10:58 am detnews: Darshil Shah, a #umgrad10, dashing off in the rain to meet his colleagues. @detnews #ObamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jxe11 10:58 am kimberkoz: Darshil Shah, a #umgrad10, dashing off in the rain to meet his colleagues. @detnews #ObamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jxe11 10:59 am silverpeanut: I've worked as a medic in other events but never w this level of security and #ems overhead! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 11:00 am PickleyPear: President Obama is giving the commencement speech at the University of Michigan today! Flyover as he arrives 9am! #ObamaA2 11:00 am umich: RT @LennyZenith: Watch President Obama at U-M's commencement ceremony live - http://www.bigtennetwork.com/ (10:30 a.m.) #umgrad10 #obamaa2 11:01 am detnews: Doors aren't open yet at #umgrad10 because the metal detectors don't work when it's lightening. #ObamaA2 11:01 am johnlin88: I hope this storm isn't an omen for our future...#umgrad10 11:01 am kimberkoz: Doors aren't open yet at #umgrad10 because the metal detectors don't work when it's lightening. #ObamaA2 11:01 am saralinds: anyone have an update about the commencement itself? #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:02 am amandahcaldwe: #ObamainA2 update metal detectors don't work in the rain... #umgrad10 11:02 am GOBURRberry: Damn. RT @detnews: Doors aren't open yet at #umgrad10 because the metal detectors don't work when it's lightening. #ObamaA2 11:03 am maxrutz: Think getting through airport security is bad? Try 80,000 people in 3 hours. In the rain. Riiiight. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 11:04 am eclectablog: Grads starting arrive but gates not open yet due to lightning. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:04 am umich: RT @detnews: Darshil Shah, a #umgrad10, dashing off in the rain to meet his colleagues. #ObamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jxe11 11:05 am Admiller15: Let's go @BarackObama! Pull in some favors and get this rain stopped. GO BLUE! #umgrad10 11:05 am srah: RT @maxrutz: Think getting through airport security is bad? Try 80,000 people in 3 hours. In the rain. Riiiight. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 11:06 am JeffreyGSmith: RT @detnews: Doors aren't open yet at #umgrad10 because the metal detectors don't work when it's lightening. #ObamaA2 11:06 am umich: RT @detnews: Doors aren't open yet at #umgrad10 because the metal detectors don't work when it's lightening. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 11:09 am freep: Headed to #umgrad10? Be cautious in the rain. Despite downpour, commencement still slated for 11 for Pres Obama as key speaker. #fpobama 11:09 am headphoneboy: little bros.' Graduation w/ Obama as the speaker looking unlikely due to weather, really dissapointing #UMGrad10 11:09 am wguru: U-M special events security says No Seat Cushions for #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 today 11:10 am AdamJacobsPhoto: Woken by biblical thunderstorm. Hoping it clears for all those grads in #Ann Arbor off to see Obama at the Big House #ObamaA2 11:10 am myraklarman: RT @JeffreyGSmith: RT @detnews: Doors aren't open yet at #umgrad10 because the metal detectors don't work when it's lightening. #ObamaA2 11:11 am detnews: One of the first protesters at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2
  • 9. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 9 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM http://twitpic.com/1jxhbz 11:11 am headphoneboy: RT @maxrutz: Think getting through airport security is bad? Try 80,000 people in 3 hours. In the rain. Riiiight. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 11:11 am kimberkoz: One of the first protesters at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jxhbz 11:12 am LennyZenith: RT @detnews: Doors aren't open yet at #umgrad10 because the metal detectors don't work when it's lightening. #ObamaA2 11:14 am JulieinNYC: Poncho time! RT @francohen: holy thunderstorm!!!! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 11:15 am JeffreyGSmith: RT @freep: Headed to #umgrad10? Be cautious in the rain. Despite downpour, commencement still slated for 11 for Pres Obama as key speaker. 11:16 am JeffreyGSmith: RT @detnews: Insider's tip: Look for a flyover at 9 am to know Obama has arrived at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 @detnews 11:16 am jesssoul: RT @detnews: Doors aren't open yet at #umgrad10 because the metal detectors don't work when it's lightening. #ObamaA2 11:16 am umich: Elbel Field: How many grads can fit under one tent? A lot! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxiek 11:18 am gdascher: Soaked to the bone-- but in the breakfast tent waiting to go to the big house! #umgrad10 11:18 am jesssoul: Got my @ljsauceda rain coat, coffee and tix!! #ObamaA2 11:19 am marshq: It's raining so hard in AA today. I'm all soaked. #umgrad10 11:21 am LJsauceda: Already wet for #obamaa2 with #jesssoul. I'm not even at #umgrad10 yet! 11:22 am kjrlivlife4ll: Geesh rain! Sunshine pls come! ? RT @umich: What a lighting show! Brave people in line #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxavn 11:23 am silverpeanut: They are opening the gates! This should be fun #umgrad10 11:25 am NateHill: i hope the rain lets up for everyone! it's still early so I think it will #ObamaA2 11:26 am LennyZenith: Gates open momentarily for attendees stuck in the rain waiting for entry to U-M commncmnt ceremonies, looks like rain will subside #obamaa2 11:27 am annarborcom: Scenes from outside Michigan Stadium as commencement nears http://bit.ly/dvjhg3 #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:27 am armyrotc: Headed to "The Big House" for U Michigan graduation. Pres. Obama to speak, and commission 14 Army Cadets. Stay tuned for excerpts! #umgrad10 11:27 am saralinds: @doctorg23liar... where did u hear that? #umgrad10 11:27 am umich: Grads yell 'GO BLUE!' on the morning news. #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxl8d 11:27 am umich: RT @LennyZenith: Gates open momentarily for attendees stuck in the rain waiting for entry to U-M commncmnt ceremonies #umgrad10 #obamaa2 11:29 am armyrotc: @freep I'll be live-tweeting from The Big House today! #umgrad10 11:29 am curiousliz: RT @johnlin88 I hope this storm isn't an omen for our future...#umgrad10 11:30 am annarborcom: Are you in line right now at #michigan stadium or heading toward it for #obamaA2? 11:31 am mebates: Goodmorning Ann Arbor! Torrential thunderstorm is letting up and we're parked 1 blck from the stadium. #ObamaA2 11:33 am complexkiki: hopes the rain stops #umgrad10 11:33 am doctorg23: I wish there were some updates about the commencement ceremony at Michigan. #umgrad10 11:33 am michigandaily: UM spokesperson: Magnetometers at Michigan Stadium had to be shut down because of the lightening, then rebooted ? hence the delays. #obamaa2 11:33 am NathanBomey: Powerful lightning passed through, but might be over RT @AnnArborCom Storms threaten graduation? http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:33 am umich: The storm is letting up! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 11:35 am freep: Doors are open at #umgrad10 in Ann Arbor. Metal detectors aren't reliable in lightning so security was at standstill. #fpobama 11:36 am CarrieP: RT @annarborcom: Scenes from outside Michigan Stadium as commencement nears http://bit.ly/dvjhg3 #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:36 am PairOhLegal: The black trash bags are hardly noticeable on these grads! #obamaA2
  • 10. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 10 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 11:36 am umich: RT @michigandaily: UM spokesperson: Magnetometers had to be shut down because of the lightening, then rebooted ? hence the delays. #umgrad10 11:37 am jaf78: On way to the BIG HOUSE to see my sister graduate! And Obama speak #ObamaA2 11:37 am kjrlivlife4ll: @carr2n RT @umich: The storm is letting up! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 11:37 am kjrlivlife4ll: @carr2n: Follow @umich. Great updates on the ceremony, weather, etc. Tweeting photos as well. Congrats to your daughter! GO BLUE! #umgrad10 11:37 am thefishmanfile: Doors are open at #umgrad10 in Ann Arbor. Metal detectors aren't reliable in lightning so security was at standstill. #obama /via @freep 11:38 am GiantsGab: On way to the BIG HOUSE to see my sister graduate! And Obama speak #ObamaA2 11:38 am Newsgirly: RT @freep: Headed to #umgrad10? Be cautious in the rain. Despite downpour, commencement still slated for 11 for Pres Obama as key speaker. #fpobama 11:39 am annarborcom: RT @NathanBomey: Powerful lightning passed through, but might be over http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:39 am annarborcom: RT @umich: RT @freep: Doors are open at #umgrad10 in Ann Arbor. #ObamaA2 11:39 am detnews: Gates open #umgrad10. Remember to watch for flyover soon to know Obama is in town. #ObamaA2 11:39 am kimberkoz: Gates open #umgrad10. Remember to watch for flyover soon to know Obama is in town. #ObamaA2 11:39 am kleeDC: getting ready for #umgrad10. Obama speech seems to be mixed blessing - tons of attendees + tstorms + security = bad combo. Here we go. 11:39 am psa2: RT: @AnnArborcom Need somewhere to watch Obama's speech? Stop by the 1st floor of AnnArbor.com, 301 E. Liberty St., around 11-11:30 #obamaA2 11:39 am silverpeanut: They aren't fooling around w security. Block this door open and see... #umgrad10 #obama2AA http://twitpic.com/1jxog7 11:39 am umich: RT @freep: Doors are open at #umgrad10 in Ann Arbor. #ObamaA2 11:40 am JeffreyGSmith: RT @detnews: Gates open #umgrad10. Remember to watch for flyover soon to know Obama is in town. #ObamaA2 11:40 am JeffreyGSmith: RT @freep: Doors are open at #umgrad10 in Ann Arbor. Metal detectors aren't reliable in lightning so security was at standstill. #fpobama 11:40 am ms_evans: rain or shine, i'm going to see obama speak today! #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:40 am umich: Grads: 'Shout out' @ Elbel Field & get on the scoreboard! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxoiv 11:41 am annarborcom: Rain is still coming down, lightning has stopped. Some kind of jet flying over now. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:41 am bemykonstantine: obams will be in michigan today! lucky #umgrad10 11:41 am jess_barr: Puddle in my shoes but worth it for #umgrad10 11:42 am PaulaGardner: RT @annarborcom: Need somewhere to watch President Obama's speech? Stop by the first floor of AnnArbor.com, 301 E. Liberty St., around 11-11:30 a.m. #obamaA2 11:42 am UMNewsService: Follow @umich & #umgrad10 for.all U-M commencement updates today. Go Blue! 11:43 am alexumich: RT @UMNewsService: Follow @umich & #umgrad10 for.all U-M commencement updates today. Go Blue! 11:44 am annarborcom: And follow #obamaA2! RT @UMNewsService: Follow @umich & #umgrad10 for.all U-M commencement updates today. Go Blue! 11:44 am annarborcom: Great photo of lightning over #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:44 am annarborcom: RT @jess_barr: Puddle in my shoes but worth it for #umgrad10 11:44 am brettashley1: RT @UMNewsService: Follow @umich & #umgrad10 for.all U-M commencement updates today. Go Blue! 11:44 am jennyserwach: Anti-abortion protesters outside with signs reading things like: obama=abortion #Obamaa2 11:45 am annarborcom: RT @silverpeanut: They aren't fooling around w security. Block this door open and see... #umgrad10 #obama2AA http://twitpic.com/1jxog7 11:46 am doctorg23: RT @annarborcom: Great photo of lightning over #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10
  • 11. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 11 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 11:46 am doctorg23: RT @UMNewsService: Follow @umich & #umgrad10 for.all U-M commencement updates today. Go Blue! 11:46 am swiviol: Rainy, rainy day in Ann Arbor ... hopefully it'll stop later. #umgrad10 11:46 am umich: RT @annarborcom: Great photo of lightning over #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/dbJGef. No lightning now, though! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 11:46 am YouthCaucus: RT @freep: Doors are open at #umgrad10 in Ann Arbor. Metal detectors aren't reliable in lightning so security was at standstill. #fpobama 11:46 am zCrisan: Congrats to all #umgrad10. Hopefully the rain doesn't ruin commencement. #goblue 11:47 am doctorg23: RT @umich: Grads: 'Shout out' @ Elbel Field & get on the scoreboard! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxoiv 11:47 am eclectablog: Security dogs are now smelling all the cameras in the media line. Rain letting up! #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:48 am doctorg23: RT @eclectablog: Security dogs are now smelling all the cameras in the media line. Rain letting up! #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:49 am las3rjock: is in the security line at the University of Michigan commencement exercises. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 11:50 am amandaslater: About to go see @BarackObama speak at U of M! #ObamaA2 11:50 am jesssoul: RT @annarborcom: And follow #obamaA2! RT @UMNewsService: Follow @umich & #umgrad10 for.all U-M commencement updates today. Go Blue! 11:50 am pinballq: RT @annarborcom: Great photo of lightning over #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10 11:51 am UMNewsService: Follow #ObamaA2 for #umgrad10 updates, too. Thanks for the reminder @AnnArborcom! 11:52 am annarborcom: RT @aweck: Leaving Ypsi for #ObamaA2. Excited to help live blog for @AnnArborcom. Not excited about the thunderstorm. 11:52 am jess_barr: Rains supposed to clear by 10am!! #umgrad10 11:52 am kpepper: RT @UMNewsService: Follow @umich & #umgrad10 for.all U-M commencement updates today. Go Blue! 11:53 am cateroosevelt: only for you barack obama! and we are down to a light drizzle #umgrad10 http://yfrog.com/0u67flj 11:53 am joebrilliant: RT @umich: RT @annarborcom: Great photo of lightning over #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/dbJGef. No lightning now, though! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 11:53 am umich: RT @UMNewsService: Follow #ObamaA2 for #umgrad10 updates, too. Thanks for the reminder @AnnArborcom! 11:54 am heidijogustad: RT @freep: Headed to #umgrad10? Be cautious in the rain. Despite downpour, commencement still slated for 11 for Pres Obama as key speaker. 11:55 am michigandaily: Graduate queuing starts to build on Elbel. #obamaa2 http://twitpic.com/1jxsjc 11:56 am jslemrod: Squad heading to elbel #umgrad10 #a2obama 11:56 am lesley_nicole: Ok. GEEEEEKED!!! For Obama. #shoutout to my hairston tyler clan. #umgrad10 11:57 am kettlebell_love: No trip to whole foods today. Ann Arbor will be a mess. #ObamaA2 Yoga instead. 11:58 am jennyserwach: Even the concession stand workers are wearing id around their necks #Obamaa2 11:58 am michigandaily: Early storms turn to a light drizzle as the crowds start to flock to the Big House. #obamaa2 11:59 am joebrilliant: RT @umich: RT @UMNewsService: Follow #ObamaA2 for #umgrad10 updates, too. Thanks for the reminder @AnnArborcom! 11:59 am onlynina: This is worse than canvassing in Virginia during fall break.. But finally in the Big House! #umgrad10 12:02 pm bplumb: In line, hoping #umgrad10 will trend above one "Justin Bieber." 12:02 pm goelv: Rain has subsided, time to walk to the stadium and see pres Obama. #umgrad10 12:02 pm saralinds: #umgrad10 12:02 pm umich: Grads: Hungry? We got you covered @ Elbel Field #umgrad10
  • 12. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 12 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM http://twitpic.com/1jxu6l 12:03 pm eclectablog: Illegal photo of security a the Big House! #obamaA2 #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxudx 12:03 pm las3rjock: is waiting for commencement to commence in section 15, row 25. #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 12:03 pm misterding: wxyz report steady rains should stop 10am #ObamaA2 12:05 pm jennyserwach: Flower sales $30 for a bouquet or a lei outside gate 29. no sales reported yet #Umgrad10 12:06 pm michaelzlee: Finally made it to Elbel field. #umgrad10 12:07 pm a2karen: RT @umich: RT @UMNewsService: Follow #ObamaA2 for #umgrad10 updates, too. Thanks for the reminder @AnnArborcom! 12:08 pm swdmw: RT @AnnArborcom: Great photo of lightning over #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10 Great day to hear the Prez! At home 12:10 pm atstar722: RT:@detnews: Students are arriving for #UM grad where Obama will speak! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 @detnews 12:10 pm umich: RT @michigandaily: Early storms turn to a light drizzle as the crowds start to flock to the Big House. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 12:11 pm freep: Woman injured in line at #umgrad10. Onlookers said she fell, hit head. Was conscious, talking. #fpobama http://yfrog.com/j582727215j 12:11 pm jennyserwach: Free cups of water by gate 18 for those who want to fight dehydration. #Obamaa2 12:11 pm meganbarshop: Waiting 4 @BarackObama #goBlue #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxwkt 12:12 pm huracan5: Tweetin from the big house! Rain is supposed to be good luck so enjoy it wolverines! #umgrad10 12:12 pm jacobwholmes: Finally on the field, ready for commencement! And I'm not even *that* wet! #umgrad10 12:12 pm jpvand: Bring it rain #umgrad10 12:13 pm brettashley1: Wunderground radar shows one more batch of rain soon, then clearing. #umgrad10 12:13 pm ReporterAmber: RT Woman injured at #umgrad10. Onlookers said she fell, hit head. Was conscious, talking. #fpobama http://yfrog.com/j582727215j (@freep) 12:14 pm lukebarbara: arrived @UMichigan Commencement - 3 more hours until @BarackObama - the line at South entrance is much shorter! #umgrad10 12:14 pm wehrlygirl: Welcome to Ann Arbor, President Barack Obama! #umgrad10 12:15 pm a2karen: RT @AnnArborcom: Great photo of lightning over #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10 12:15 pm annarborcom: RT @ReporterAmber: Woman injured at #umgrad10 Onlookers said she fell, hit head was conscious, talking http://yfrog.com/j582727215j (@freep) 12:16 pm umich: Friends, family & grads streaming towards stadium #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxxxk 12:16 pm zagatam: Awww it's raining for #umgrad10? That's too bad. Hrmph. 12:17 pm a2karen: My son had plans to bike to UM to hear the President but thunderstorms stopped that plan. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 More cars headed to Big House 12:17 pm heidigoseek: RT @a2karen: RT @AnnArborcom: Great photo of lightning over #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10 <- yikes! 12:17 pm lacanvasser: On the field at the big house! Getting ready for @BarackObama ! Forever go blue #umgrad10 12:18 pm KyleStuef: The Obama cavalcade just passed by. I think he saw me #obamaA2 (@ Michigan Stadium w/ 10 others) http://4sq.com/6QGADZ 12:18 pm luisfe12: We gettin rained on but it's not stoppin us #umgrad10 12:19 pm huracan5: @FrenchArmy in our ponchos lovin it! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxyw5 12:19 pm jen_talley: Waiting for shuttle bus from commuter lot to stadium. Not crazy enough to try to find parking around there #obamaa2 #umgrad10 12:20 pm joebrilliant: The terrential rains & ponchos really tie the whole "sea of humanity" theme together #ObamaA2 #UMGrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxywj 12:20 pm nolmstead: Stay dry watching #obamaA2 I'll be in #Detroit. 12:20 pm onlynina: Just saw @kvandebunte, Sonya, and Kalen on the big screen! Congrats,
  • 13. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 13 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM guys! #umgrad10 12:21 pm huracan5: Obama!!! Saludos to all my fellow latino grads!!! #umgrad10 12:21 pm jacobwholmes: Cant believe Im graduating so soon! GO BLUE -Jake #umgrad10 12:21 pm kleeDC: minor mob scene at quality inn shuttles to stadium are dissipating #umgrad10 12:21 pm saimamoe: congrats #umgrad10 !!! waiting out here for our president to come out! 12:22 pm mattdriscoll: Congrats all Masters of Social Work!! #umgrad10 12:22 pm theFRroadshow: I hope Obama plays the hits. 'red state blue state united states etc'. #umgrad10 12:23 pm carynroman: We made it in! Let the waiting begin...#umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxzr6 12:23 pm oscarelbert: Congrats #umgrad10 - Lauren, Kelsey, Brook, Anya, Katie, Po and Casey! 12:23 pm tinazhujie: #umgrad10 jennyz tinaw nithyar class of 2010! We made it!!! 12:23 pm umich: RT @brettashley1: Wunderground radar shows one more batch of rain soon, then clearing. #umgrad10 12:24 pm scyufg: @umich 4 8 15 16 23 42 #umgrad10 12:25 pm carolinecanning: @umich at the Big House for commencement waiting in the rain for President Obama! Congrats grads! #umgrad10 12:25 pm mattzouf: #umgrad10 university of michigan graduation! Obama excited for a night in Ann Arbor at Fast! Go blue! 12:25 pm meganbarshop: It's raining UMGRADS! #umgrad10 #goblue. Waiting 4 @BarackObama 12:25 pm umich: RT @jennyserwach: Free cups of water by gate 18 for those who want to fight dehydration. #umgrad10 #Obamaa2 12:26 pm KyleStuef: http://twitpic.com/1jy06l things are a little cramped downtown #obamaA2 12:26 pm ladyoflies: #umgrad10 Thank you mom, dad, and jean pierre for all your support and love! -papu 12:26 pm tresfuller: #umgrad10 at the big house trying to keep from getting hit in the eye by my tassel 12:27 pm AJohnnise: They have really mad graduation fun for all here at the Big House! #umgrad10 12:27 pm annarborcom: RT @KyleStuef: http://twitpic.com/1jy06l things are a little cramped downtown #obamaA2 12:27 pm carynroman: If we were in #arizona, they would have asked that Hispanic kid who was just on the big screen for his papers. Michigan FTW. #umgrad10 12:27 pm eclectablog: Lots of excitement as the Big House fills up. #umgrad10 #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jy0ta 12:27 pm maxrutz: Just saw lloyd carr walking to #umgrad10! #obamaa2 12:27 pm mikedanhof: RT @maxrutz: Just saw lloyd carr walking to #umgrad10! #obamaa2 12:27 pm morgankeys: Waiting in line for the bus, to the line to wait for Obama. Thunder storms be damned! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jy0r2 12:27 pm seachellie4: soooo many people... #umgrad10 #obamaa2 12:27 pm theseanasaurus: #umgrad10. CONGRATS!! Go Blue! Enjoy the years ahead that allow you to put your mark on history. Be the change you want to see. 12:28 pm annarborcom: RT @umich: RT @jennyserwach: Free cups of water by gate 18 for those who want to fight dehydration. #umgrad10 #Obamaa2 12:28 pm emzanotti: Tweeting from the Big House #umgrad10, waiting for President Obama. Congrats grads, you've earned it!!! 12:29 pm a2karen: I wonder if I went to the stadium if there would be a ticket? RT @Eclectablog #umgrad10 #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jy0ta 12:29 pm annarborcom: Rain just started picking up again ... #obamaA2 12:29 pm freep: Aaaaand this is what seating is like at #umgrad10. #fpobama http://yfrog.com/j390133106j 12:29 pm mebates: Congrats Christine Schepeler!!! Love the entire Bates family. xoxo #umgrad10 12:30 pm ladyoflies: To pads and prongs for being wet blankets with me. -moons #umgrad10 12:30 pm tinazhujie: The marauders ride again! #umgrad10
  • 14. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 14 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 12:31 pm PairOhLegal: @aweck @annarborcom RT Sam's clothing apparently has ponchos 207 E. Liberty. 663-8611. They open at 9:30 #obamaA2 12:31 pm umich: RT @KyleStuef: http://twitpic.com/1jy06l things are a little cramped downtown #umgrad10 #obamaA2 12:32 pm jeremypeters: Out of the whole crowd have seen *2* protesters. http://tweetphoto.com/20632476 #obamaA2 12:32 pm kjrlivlife4ll: Once again, we did not have this! #shady ? RT @umich: Grads: Hungry? We got you covered @ Elbel Field #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jxu6l 12:33 pm carynroman: Advice to the graduates now sitting in the rain: the hats melt in the rain. And the gowns bleed on your clothes. Sorry. #umgrad10 12:33 pm embstead: #Umgrad10 congrats peter! I love you babe :) 12:34 pm AJohnnise: Congratulations Class of 2010!!! #umgrad10 http://myloc.me/6Bgeq 12:34 pm annarborcom: RT @jeremypeters: Out of the whole crowd have seen *2* protesters. http://tweetphoto.com/20632476 #obamaA2 12:34 pm lesley_nicole: All the black ppl near the front. @BarackObama #ftw!! Lol #umgrad10 12:34 pm umich: A little more rain, a lot more people #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jy2li 12:35 pm las3rjock: just saw Robert Rhein on the jumbotron rocking the Tau Beta Pi stole! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 12:36 pm griffinhickman: I see that @aweck is dominating @AnnArborcom! #allin #UMGrad10 #ObamaA2 #PNC #Arbys 12:38 pm WhySharksMatter: #umgrad10 Congratulations, Eric! Love, Mom, Dad, David and Scooby. 12:39 pm jesssoul: Looks like a VERY short line for the ladies room across from Gate 38 #umich2010 #ObamaA2 12:39 pm jpvand: #umgrad10 what is the best gate to enter? 12:39 pm KyleStuef: waiting to pass through security http://twitpic.com/1jy3sw #obamaA2 12:39 pm YouthCaucus: RT @jeremypeters: Out of the whole crowd have seen *2* protesters. http://tweetphoto.com/20632476 #obamaA2 12:40 pm Admiller15: Got my seats at the Big House. In front of section 20 #umgrad10 12:40 pm griffinhickman: Loving premium seating! @allisonjonespa is too! -- RT @sfkid9: enjoy your $uite at #MartinStadium this morning! #allin #DOMINATE #ObamaA2 12:40 pm griffinhickman: Some #GTL boys are on screen now at #ObamaA2. 12:41 pm detnews: The view atop Michigan Stadium as #umgrad10 get ready to hear President Barack Obama. #ObamaA2 @detnews http://twitpic.com/1jy44u 12:41 pm kimberkoz: The view atop Michigan Stadium as #umgrad10 get ready to hear President Barack Obama. #ObamaA2 @detnews http://twitpic.com/1jy44u 12:41 pm Mad_emoiselle: RT @misslauren1908: aaaahh i can't believe that it's graduation today!! it hasn't hit me yet :-) #umgrad10 #fb 12:41 pm pjfsu331: @freep Security moved fast for #umgrad10. The rain has almost stopped! 12:42 pm FayeOoFaye: #umgrad10 Ross MBAs!! 12:42 pm tfinholt: Big lines moving fast #obamaa2 12:43 pm AJohnnise: Jammin to 'September' at the Big House! (EW&F) #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 12:43 pm asmb90: All of these students' stories on the big screen are so touching. Can't wait for Obama! #umgrad10 #UM 12:43 pm jesssoul: Soggy excitement! #umichgrad10 #ObamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jy518 12:43 pm PaulaTherese: WE DID IT! GO BLUE! #umgrad10 12:43 pm srah: #umgrad10 ? at Michigan Stadium http://gowal.la/c/Ga5k 12:43 pm vkorkes: OBAMA DAY #umgrad10 12:44 pm jslemrod: Shout out to PDS, JFo, DCramer, @zipper1527 #umgrad10 #a2obama 12:44 pm meganbarshop: Rain, rain go away! YES WE CAN! #umgrad10 #goblue 12:44 pm potsie: Our grad @lisabankey heading to check in for commencement. http://twitpic.com/1jy56g #umgrad10 #obamaA2 12:44 pm silverpeanut: Best pic I can take right now #umgrad10 #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jy5ed 12:45 pm egrecque: @freep Is the #umgrad10 speech being live webcast somewhere accessible outside the US? (I hope!) 12:45 pm meganbarshop: It's great to be a MICHIGAN WOLVERINE! #umgrad10 #goblue.
  • 15. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 15 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 12:45 pm nhdolan: So excited for graduation. Seated on the field with my friends waiting to hear from the President of the united states! #umgrad10 12:45 pm rexroof: Obama fest. Plus some pretty sweet pictures of late-term abortions. #obamaa2 (@ Michigan Stadium w/ 24 others) http://4sq.com/6QGADZ 12:45 pm samanthastorie: Poncho. Check. Shower cap. Check. Happy grad... #umgrad10 12:45 pm YouthCaucus: Just walked by a few members of the White House press pool. #ObamaA2 12:46 pm annarborcom: RT @KyleStuef: waiting to pass through security http://twitpic.com/1jy3sw #obamaA2 12:46 pm annarborcom: Skies are brighter, rain is ending. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 12:46 pm KrisYankee: RT @detnews: The view atop Michigan Stadium as #umgrad10 get ready to hear President Barack Obama. #ObamaA2 @detnews http://twitpic.com/1jy44u 12:46 pm walterslaw: RT @heidigoseek: RT @a2karen: RT @AnnArborcom: Great photo of lightning over #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/dbJGef #obamaA2 #umgrad10 <- yikes! 12:47 pm AJohnnise: Awwww...I'm Feeling so much happiness for the grads today! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 12:47 pm annarborcom: RT @KrisYankee: RT @detnews: View atop Michigan Stadium as #umgrad10 get ready to hear Obama. #ObamaA2 @detnews http://twitpic.com/1jy44u 12:47 pm KrisYankee: #umgrad10 are so lucky! Didn't have a pres @ my commencement speech. Some movie director who I can't even remember. How cool 4 u all! 12:47 pm KyleStuef: The second cell tower is really coming through right now #obamaA2 12:47 pm Random_Lover: RT @annarborcom RT @KrisYankee: RT @detnews: View atop Michigan Stadium as #umgrad10 get ready to hear Obama. #ObamaA2 @det... #FNC_Banana 12:47 pm umich: Watch pre-commencement activities live at http://ow.ly/1FEOc #umgrad10 #Obamaa2 12:48 pm doctorg23: RT @annarborcom: Skies are brighter, rain is ending. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 12:48 pm griffinhickman: Kristin Larsen of @Michigan_softb just gave her #holla on the #ObamaA2 screen. Beat Kentucky (again)! #umgrad10 12:48 pm HE1AT1HER: RT @detnews: The view atop Michigan Stadium as #umgrad10 get ready to hear President Barack Obama. #ObamaA2 @detnews http://twitpic.com/1jy44u 12:48 pm KrisYankee: Hoping the rain clears enough for Pres Obama and the #umgrad10 class. Good luck all! You are the future. GO BLUE!!! 12:48 pm ShepMallya: There were too many people there. I left. #umgrad10 12:49 pm a2karen: I have to say tweets, photos and FB updates seem to be working at the Big House. #ObamaA2 #UMGrad10 12:49 pm sugamya: #umgrad10 congrats to the Erb 2010 graduates.... 12:50 pm mister_AndyReid: Just a couple hours until barack obama is going to speak at my graduation. Ever heard of him? #UMGrad10 12:50 pm tfinholt: Line on Main at 8:45 http://tweetphoto.com/20633954 #obamaA2 12:51 pm AJohnnise: Signed, sealed, delivered...I'm yours! Here I am Baby...! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 12:51 pm jane_lawrence: My middle name isn't in the program. Don't know why. Don't care either-- just an observation. #umgrad10 12:51 pm markrevans: RT @detnews: The view atop Michigan Stadium as #umgrad10 get ready to hear President Barack Obama. #ObamaA2 @detnews http://twitpic.com/1jy44u 12:51 pm mcswid: #umgrad10 @trublue15 having fun yet?! 12:52 pm asmb90: Kind of incredible how many people I recognize on the big screen. Thank God for my amazing year in the MMB! #umgrad10 #UM 12:52 pm Kerrington_Sean: #umgrad10 the guy next to me is singing...very badly...Barack hurry up!!!! 12:52 pm onlynina: Jammin' to Signed, Sealed , Delivered. Appropriate that it's playing for Obama, right? LOVE. #umgrad10 12:52 pm raless: The announcer just told us we're a REALLY great line! #umgrad10 12:53 pm Admiller15: Much love to the SAMMY seniors. Go BLUE! #umgrad10 12:53 pm AJohnnise: Oooooh the president is on his way here! Manny...did you see the planes? @therealpetewest #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 http://myloc.me/6BiGX 12:53 pm eatrepeat: SO cute watching the excited grads! It's like Christmas. http://ow.ly/1FEOc #umgrad10
  • 16. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 16 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 12:53 pm jeremypeters: Rumor is that long lines are due to late opening of the gates because of lightning earlier in the morning. #ObamaA2 12:53 pm leaahbe: at #umgrad10 12:53 pm ThisJoedan: #umgrad10 OBAMA!! COME TO FAST!! GO MICHIGAN ROWING!! 12:54 pm griffinhickman: #DJBH pumping out "Sweet Caroline." Predictably, some singing along has ensued at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 12:54 pm sarahksquared: When this comes on the twitter feed, everyone scream "go blue"! #umgrad10 12:54 pm tfinholt: @derrickcogburn rain stopped! Ready for POTUS #obamaA2 12:54 pm WhySharksMatter: @Umich #umgrad10 Congratulations, Eric! Love, Mom, Dad, David and Scooby. 12:55 pm blakerochkind: It's great to be a Michigan Wolverine... Graduate. #UMGrad10 12:55 pm ethanddavid: Wolverine for life! Nothing better than a saturday afternoon (rain or shine) in the BIG HOUSE! Congrats class of 2010! #umgrad10 12:55 pm srah: Hail to the chief/ he's the one we all stay hail to #umgrad10 12:55 pm vidhyakd: Sitting in the rain, waiting for commencement to start! Ponchos on and everything! #umgrad10 12:56 pm ArielleRJones: Can't believe were finally graduating. GO BLUE! - arielle, ally, carrie, sam, chelsey, jillian, ali, carly, chelsea, catherine #umgrad10 12:56 pm Goostav: open admission at the Big House today, got good seats and skies are clearing! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 12:56 pm kleeDC: Waiting outside gate 4. One of the least crowded but still not moving #umgrad10 12:56 pm philosophydan: RT @silverpeanut: They aren't fooling around w security. Block this door open and see... #umgrad10 #obama2AA http://twitpic.com/1jxog7 12:56 pm ShepMallya: I just saw @dtleapheart on tv. My boy. #umgrad10 #dorseybutt 12:57 pm annarborcom: RT @JodieBolinger: Blogging the Graduation at CoverItLive.com starting at 10 a.m. #obamaA2 12:57 pm chelseanachman: #UMGrad10 CONGRATS CLASS OF 2010!!!! HI MOM!! 1011 CHURCH/1100 HILL ST!!! 12:57 pm drakmo: Wish I was going to graduation. Can feel the excitement in the air. I want to see Air Force 1! #obamaa2 12:57 pm Lsz7: Why is no one getting let in the gates? #umgrad10 12:57 pm snugglecore: Obama Protester (02). #umgrad10 #Obamaa2 #iphoneography http://flic.kr/p/7XBeVV 12:57 pm wyliemac: Skies are brighter, rain is ending. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 /via @AnnArborcom congrats to all the grads today! #goblue 12:58 pm JasonHWu: Waiting for everything to start here in The Big House! #umgrad10 12:58 pm qbqrat: Oh look! The sun exists! #umgrad10 12:58 pm snugglecore: #umgrad10 #Obamaa2 #iphoneography Another Obama Protester: http://flic.kr/p/7XBeEa 12:58 pm TruBlue15: @mcswid AND U KNOW THIS....#umgrad10 12:59 pm AJohnnise: They have cool puppets here! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 http://tweetphoto.com/20634808 12:59 pm chris_conover: Playing at president Ford's funeral, solar car video in Australia & now Obama speaking at commencement.Not a bad 4 years! Go blue! #umgrad10 12:59 pm jen_talley: No umbrellas allowed! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 http://twitpic.com/1jy9hp 12:59 pm JustinFenwick: Think it'll still be cool to see Obama from behind? Congrats #umgrad10 12:59 pm snugglecore: #umgrad10 #Obamaa2 #iphoneography Obama Protester (03): http://flic.kr/p/7XEttm 1:00 pm griffinhickman: Of all the days to not have the sports marketing team handing out #Allin towels at Martin Stadium... #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 1:00 pm kleeDC: Surprised by the number of plastic ponchos and trash bags being used as rain gear. They make goretex now y'know. #umgrad10 1:00 pm mattzouf: @umich On the Michigan Stadium field waiting for Obama! Go Blue! Go EECS! #umgrad10
  • 17. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 17 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 1:01 pm AJohnnise: GO BLUE!!!!!!!!!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 1:01 pm KyleStuef: Overheard a girl graduating complain that this ceremony was no longer about her. She seemed mad Obama is here #obamaA2 1:01 pm tfinholt: 200 feet from gate #obamaA2 1:02 pm ArielleRJones: Love you mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, michaela and max! Thank you for coming!!!! #umgrad10 1:02 pm jesssoul: Pretty close to the stage. I get to see the back of his head :/ #ObamaA2 #Umichgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jya8y 1:02 pm lincolnboehm: at graduation with obama speaking. i'm so wet right now. #umgrad10 1:02 pm plastic_sushi: Watching the #umgrad10 pre-commencement on the Michigan Channel! Everyone looks wet but excited! 1:02 pm scyufg: @umich #umgrad10 sorry you're missing your own graduation Dan, go broncos!, but glad ur here. Grats. 1:03 pm A2Jess: Got thru security behind very anti-Obama girl. #obamaa2 1:03 pm AJohnnise: The rain has stopped...for now! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 1:03 pm mbhodges: @umich love you mom dad and Carolyn. Thank you for your constant love and support #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 1:05 pm ArielleRJones: Team blue door graduates! #umgrad10 1:05 pm mikedanhof: Look at me my tweet is on the big screen! #umgrad10 1:06 pm ajjaskie: Network full. Switching to Edge. #obamaa2 1:06 pm ArielleRJones: What are these puppets?!?! #umgrad10 1:06 pm GOBURRberry: #umgrad10 sittin on the field of the big house like whatupdoe!!! Let's get it!! 1:06 pm jacobwholmes: Dear Mr President, if you'd like to grab a beer after the ceremony, meet me at Charley's! #umgrad10 1:06 pm jesssoul: So far BHO is late lol where's that fly over? #Umichgrad10 #ObamaA2 1:06 pm Kerrington_Sean: #umgrad10 shout out to mary sue coleman and obama for both being epic! Can I get a woot woot? - Gibran Baydoun! 1:06 pm pattirlorenz: RT @tfinholt: 200 feet from gate #obamaA2 1:06 pm shainalamb: Sitting on the field in the Big House waiting for Obama! -shaina & swati #umgrad10 1:06 pm umichgrad07: Represent, Class of 2010! Go blue! #umgrad10 1:06 pm zuiderelle: @A2Jess was the anti-Obama girl a graduate? #obamaa2 1:07 pm chelseanachman: #umgrad10 Manny's got a bun. GO BLUE! 1:07 pm iamdwoods: In line to see President Obama at the Big House! Go Blue! #obamaA2 #michigan 1:07 pm mattzouf: @umich At the Michigan Graduation. Excited to see our president. Go blue! Go M Rowing! #umgrad10 1:08 pm A2Jess: Didn't see any protesters on the way in. #obamaA2 1:08 pm AJohnnise: Note to THAT grad.....you typically don't toss the cap until AFTER you are presented as a grad! Patience my friend! #umgrad10 1:08 pm kleeDC: Reached the front of the line at gate 4...only to find myself at the end of the security line. Sigh. #umgrad10 1:08 pm lukebarbara: @wyliemac I'm here at #umgrad10 - a video shoutout mentioned getting booed @OhioState http://znl.me/PLNNBI 1:09 pm AJohnnise: I can see clearly now the rain is gone!!!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 1:09 pm eclectablog: Data connection in stadium BAD! Came out to connect and now in a LONG line #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jyc0x 1:09 pm KevinCronyn: @danacronyn touch the goal post and spike your phone. #umgrad2010 #obamaa2 1:09 pm kleeDC: RT @AJohnnise: Note to THAT grad.....you typically don't toss the cap until AFTER you are presented as a grad! Patience my friend! #umgrad10 1:09 pm ThisJoedan: OBAMAAAAAA! COME TO FAST PACKARD!!! GO MICHIGAN ROWING!! #umgrad10 1:09 pm WhySharksMatter: @umich #umgrad10 Congratulations, Eric! Love, Mom, Dad, David and Scooby. 1:10 pm egrecque: Fired-up for Obama's address at #umgrad10. Nothing else to do in France on May 1 (ya know, except walk the Seine, etc., but who cares?)
  • 18. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 18 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 1:10 pm GOBURRberry: RT @Lauren_K10: RT @NicholasSean: #shoutout to the clique!! We are graduating guys!!! #umgrad10 - I can't believe 4 years went by so fast! 1:10 pm jesssoul: RT @AJohnnise: I can see clearly now the rain is gone!!!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 1:10 pm kjrlivlife4ll: * Sending dry vibes* | RT @umich: RT @brettashley1: Wunderground radar shows one more batch of rain soon, then clearing. #umgrad10 1:10 pm samette: Pretty good seats, just waiting for Obamaaaa! #umgrad10 1:10 pm tfinholt: Line stalled SW corner of Big House #obamaA2 1:10 pm YouthCaucus: RT @A2Jess: Didn't see any protesters on the way in. #obamaA2 1:11 pm annarborcom: Live coverage all day of #michigan commencement & President Obama's speech to graduates @AnnArborcom http://bit.ly/bA2YNA #obamaA2 #umgrad10 1:11 pm LaBrandis: RT @NicholasSean: It's GREAT to be a MICHIGAN WOLVERINE!!!!! #umgrad10 ---Congrats Nick! 1:11 pm zuiderelle: RT @A2Jess: Didn't see any protesters on the way in. #obamaA2 1:12 pm mobatech: President Obama lands at Detroit Metro Airport in 30 minutes for UofM Commencement Speech - live broadcast on local TV networks #ObamaA2 1:13 pm drakmo: Ok, i was wrong--he just landed at DTW. #obamaa2 1:13 pm emmy_chapman: Big House=Mess #obamaA2 1:13 pm noah_mass: Less than an hour home to seated at Michigan Stadium for graduation #obamaa2 1:14 pm DCramerA2: "We did it" -Eli Porter #UMGrad10 #obamaa2 1:14 pm Lyfe_net: Waiting for Airforce One. @annarborcom #obamaA2 http://lyfe.net/i/yo 1:14 pm Tendrid: Waiting for Airforce One. @annarborcom #obamaA2 http://lyfe.net/i/yo 1:15 pm annarborcom: @trevorstaples We're going to have a lot of Tweets from/about #michigan commencement and #obamaA2 for next several hours. 1:15 pm annarborcom: RT @Tendrid: Waiting for Airforce One. @annarborcom #obamaA2 http://lyfe.net/i/yo 1:15 pm ChrisBidlack: RT @WestWingReport Obama on Air Force 1 at 8:32 and is wheels up for Michigan. #obamaA2 1:15 pm jbrons: @eclectablog #obamaA2 where are you? North end line is long, doubled back, and not moving. 1:15 pm TierraYEA: So happy for all my loves graduating this morning...making mama oh so proud! Love you guys to pieces! #umgrad10 1:16 pm asmb90: It's poncho maize-out day #umgrad10 #UM 1:16 pm mikedanhof: #umgrad10 on the field http://tweetphoto.com/20636359 1:16 pm RayAnnB: because they closed the gates at 9!! RT @Lsz7 Why is no one getting let in the gates? #umgrad10 1:16 pm zuiderelle: DVRing the Obama speech 10:30 - 12 on BigTenNetwork. #obamaa2 1:17 pm xTaboo: RT @GOBURRberry: Damn. RT @detnews: Doors aren't open yet at #umgrad10 because the metal detectors don't work when it's lightening. #ObamaA2 1:18 pm AnnieZirkel: Crazy at gate 8. #Obamaa2 1:18 pm michigandaily: One student: How could we expect Obama and great weather? #obamaa2 1:19 pm 814Hill: This day is just the epitome of chill, rage and moving. Trifecta of Ying Yang Love. @814Hill is all about it. Right up now! #umgrad10 1:19 pm adamrochkind: At the Big House waiting for Obama. Congrats @BlakeRochkind and Go Blue! #umgrad10 1:19 pm KrisYankee: RT @Tendrid: Waiting for Airforce One. @annarborcom #obamaA2 http://lyfe.net/i/yo 1:19 pm ninjapirateclif: Who/what do I tweet to get on the big screen? #UMGrad10 1:20 pm a2karen: RT @AnnArborcom RT @JodieBolinger: Blogging the Graduation at CoverItLive.com starting at 10 a.m. #obamaA2 1:20 pm eadahl: RT @wyliemac: Skies are brighter, rain is ending. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 /via @AnnArborcom congrats to all the grads today! #goblue 1:20 pm ErinGreenBean: Hi Tysons and Penas! I love you! Love, Erin #Umgrad10 1:20 pm jose_jose: It's a little bit of a line behind us, two hours to showtimes. #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jyfa8 1:20 pm mikedanhof: DSP love! Steph jennifer Marti and everyone else! #umgrad10 #obamaa2
  • 19. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 19 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 1:20 pm noah_mass: Great picture of the graduates entering Michigan Stadium #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jyfg0 1:20 pm sithdragn: Congrats to all of today's grads. Go blue! #umgrad10 1:21 pm Adam_Feldman: be the change you want to see #umgrad10 #obamaA2 1:21 pm asmb90: Yeah but there is a 100 pct chance of rain from 10 am to 12 pm... #umgrad10 #UM 1:22 pm Adam_Feldman: Twitter posts on screen @ #umgrad10 #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jyfrk 1:22 pm ArielleRJones: Arielle ally jillian carrie chelsea carly catherine ali chelsey and sam say CONGRATS EVERYONE! #umgrad10 1:22 pm neilcameron: All of them? After death prayers. RT @heathergcam: RT @eclectablog Alright, which teabagger went and prayed for rain??? #obamaA2 #umgrad10 1:23 pm DCramerA2: No Fly Zone #obamaa2 http://myloc.me/6BmPe 1:23 pm Kerrington_Sean: #umgrad10 on to the next one...love sean, gibran, ladawn and amanda!!!!! 1:23 pm Lyfe_net: The public waits for Obamas landing. #obamaA2 @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yp 1:23 pm sunfire04: RT @sithdragn: Congrats to all of today's grads. Go blue! #umgrad10 1:23 pm Tendrid: The public waits for Obamas landing. #obamaA2 @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yp 1:24 pm AngelicV3: @umich #umgrad10 shoutout to all my graduating sisters!#LTA & the bros! #Lambda Love u my lambda fam! -G 1:24 pm asmb90: Well nvm @a2plusrobert says that accuweather is saying no rain till 1 pm. I'm prayin for no more rain! #umgrad10 #UM 1:24 pm jerschneid: Is this the line for the bathroom? #umgrad10 1:24 pm LindsayAraMiars: On the field, waiting for commencement to start. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh #umgrad10 1:24 pm necs: On the field twenty yard line. Lots of love to my family and @umichdems friends. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 1:24 pm noah_mass: Congratulations to the Michigan class of 2010 and welcome President Obama to the Big House!!! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 1:24 pm onlynina: I mean, I can't wait to see Obama, but I can't wait to see Gov Granholm, Rep. Dingell, and Rep. Schauer up there somewhere! #umgrad10 1:24 pm tfinholt: Moving about ten feet every ten minutes at Main and Stadium #obamaA2 1:25 pm TimChilcote: Protesting traffic, leaving Ann Arbor. #obamaA2 1:25 pm umich: RT @mattzouf: @umich At the Michigan Graduation. Excited to see our president. Go blue! Go M Rowing! #umgrad10 1:26 pm Adam_Feldman: @admiller15 on screen at #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jyg6a 1:27 pm a2karen: RT @Adam_Feldman Twitter posts on screen @ #umgrad10 #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jyfrk 1:27 pm annarborcom: RT @Lyfe_net: The public waits for Obamas landing. #obamaA2 @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yp 1:27 pm Kerrington_Sean: RT @Kerrington_Sean: #umgrad10 the guy next to me is singing...very badly...Barack hurry up!!!! 1:27 pm kmayank: happy it stopped raining!!#umgrad10 1:27 pm ner1ssa: Much love to my Nu Chapter Sorors graduating from @umich this weekend! Oo-oop! #umgrad10 #DST In Delta Love First Lady of E.P.I.P.H.A.N.E.E. 1:27 pm smharley: Congrats to Jenny Harley! Happy Graduation! #umgrad10 1:27 pm thcrawford: In the 3rd line of the morning. Past security. Almost at the seats. #obamaa2 1:27 pm vkorkes: @nathanbomey cell phone service has been flawless thus far! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 1:28 pm bluestar17: Rain or shine, its OBAMA TIME!!!! #umgrad10 1:28 pm ctrodgers: Go Blue! Mark McBoneski is proud of the trombones. #umgrad10 1:28 pm KrisYankee: Reading the tweets & feeling all of the excitement like I did 20 yrs ago @ my UM graduation. Go Blue! Go UM Class 2010! #umgrad10 1:28 pm potsie: Woot! Almost to security. Lines moving. #umgrad10 #obamaA2 (@ Michigan Stadium w/ 43 others) http://4sq.com/6QGADZ
  • 20. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 20 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 1:29 pm alexgolec: Congrats 2010 umich grads! #umgrad10 1:29 pm griffinhickman: A #UMgrad10 grad is calling out to Obama on the top of his hat: "Forgive Our Loans" #ObamaA2 1:29 pm SpencerOlinek: @umich graduation waiting for @barackobama #umgrad10 1:29 pm zuiderelle: Obama to arrive soon at Detroit Metro Airport #obamaa2 1:30 pm a2karen: RT @TimChilcote Protesting traffic, leaving Ann Arbor. #obamaA2 {So get out your bike and be happy.} 1:30 pm chr0me: I love academic regalia. The colors look great amongst the black robes. #umgrad10 1:31 pm choplz: @bemem He didn't land yet. He's taking a helicopter from Metro to the Big House. #obamaA2 1:31 pm kjrlivlife4ll: So glad my my *drying vibes* are working! #umgrad10 http://bit.ly/clqYVQ 1:31 pm psa2: So neat! Good energy, all 'round! RT: @a2karen RT @Adam_Feldman Twitter posts on screen @ #umgrad10 #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jyfrk 1:31 pm umich: RT @potsie: Woot! Almost to security. Lines moving. #umgrad10 #obamaA2 (@ Michigan Stadium w/ 43 others) http://4sq.com/6QGADZ 1:31 pm vkorkes: Finally just got on the big screen! Gobama go blue! #umgrad10 1:32 pm kjrlivlife4ll: Ummmm...who are these people singing? http://bit.ly/clqYVQ #umgrad10 1:32 pm lacanvasser: For today good bye. For tomorrow good luck. For forever go blue. Thank you for an amazing 4 yrs! #umgrad10 1:32 pm noah_mass: RT @griffinhickman: A #UMgrad10 grad is calling out to Obama on the top of his hat: "Forgive Our Loans" #ObamaA2 1:33 pm A2Jess: urgh. pls make these people stop singing. #obamaA2 1:33 pm adnama547: Omg obama! At UM commencement getting pumped to see the prez! #umgrad10 1:33 pm KrisYankee: Reading the tweets & feeling all of the excitement like I did 20 yrs ago @ my UM graduation. Go Blue! Go UM Class 2010! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 1:33 pm ncbest: Silver lining is the yellow ponchos are going to make it look like a "Maize Out." #obamaa2 Someone send me a pic 1:33 pm rtiwari111: #umgrad10 congrats Raj!! We love you go blue!! 1:34 pm CrucialAgi: #umgrad10 #BuzzKillington on stage 1:35 pm bloomt: @umich so sad today don't want to leave. Tears. Lots of tears. Yea obama and mary sue!!!! #umgrad10 1:35 pm nanders6: Laugh. Dance. Graduate. #umgrad10 1:36 pm oldmanjank: Guess I should tweet #umgrad10 since this line is good for nothing else 1:36 pm sarabrickey: Congratulations to all of my #umgrad10 friends this morning as they graduate! President Obama is speaking at their ceremony! 1:37 pm cornerboothnews: GO BLUE! Welcome new alumni! #ObamaA2 1:37 pm jslemrod: #umgrad10 #obamaa2 do you guys take music requests 1:37 pm LindsayAraMiars: NOOOO RENT IS SO LAME #umgrad10 1:38 pm igorstawiarski: #umgrad10 congrats all! Bro - I am so proud of you!:) 1:38 pm kjrlivlife4ll: LMAO! Too funny! RT @jslemrod: #umgrad10 #obamaa2 do you guys take music requests 1:38 pm kleeDC: Note to USSS working #umgrad10 - trench coats, suits and sunglasses on an overcast day don't help you blend. Try yellow UM ponchos 1:38 pm mosesklee: How political will this speech be? #obamaa2 1:39 pm huronbob: #obamaa2 so glad I'm not in ann arbor this morning! 1:39 pm kjrlivlife4ll: #umgrad10 #obamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jyfrk 1:39 pm seachellie4: "let's celebrate, remember a year in the life of friends" #umgrad10 1:40 pm umich: It's a party in the Big House! Congrats grads, you earned it! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 1:43 pm a2plusrobert: Musical theatre majors at commencement performing...I'm in HEAVEN. #umgrad10 #um 1:43 pm jeremypeters: RT @A2Sandi: In the Big House waiting for Obama http://twitgoo.com/u3q5v #ObamaA2 1:43 pm michigandaily: Another student: I'm looking forward to hearing what he has to say and what life lessons he has to tell us. #obamaa2
  • 21. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 21 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 1:43 pm oldmanjank: #umgrad10 fast line at gate 9. Anyone else in sec 33 rows 78-96? 1:44 pm AJohnnise: HAIL HAIL TO MICHIGAN!! GO BLUE!!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 1:44 pm donnf: and we're down to earth, thematically and musically, with group performance of 'here i go again on my own.' bring back the soloist #umgrad10 1:44 pm saralinds: in the stadium!!! tantrums always work. :) #umgrad10 1:45 pm srah: Library nerds, we want to see you on the screen. Represent, SI! #umgrad10 1:45 pm srah: Please stop ruining The Victors for me. #umgrad10 1:46 pm ArielleRJones: Everyone keep your fingers crossed that the rain holds off! GO BLUE! #umgrad10 1:46 pm katdeutsch: excited for brian and jealous my parents and @samdeutsch are at umich graduation #obamaa2 1:46 pm kimberkoz: "The real world: I am not ready for it,? joked Maggie O?Brien, 22, of Romeo at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 @detnews 1:46 pm zuiderelle: wishing I was in the Big House with my fam #obamaa2 1:47 pm breathingtheair: Happy graduation, @chelseanachman! I <3 you! #umgrad10 1:47 pm tfinholt: Can see security - moving very slooowly #obamaA2 1:48 pm asmb90: Wow how are our musical theater students so amazing and creative? #umgrad10 #UM 1:48 pm griffinhickman: The musical theatre group is keeping it classy with a trashy "You Suck" version of "Temptation" at #ObamaA2. Can't stand that. 1:48 pm jeannesamary: RT @annarborcom: Live coverage all day of #michigan commencement & President Obama's speech to graduates @AnnArborcom http://bit.ly/bA2YNA #obamaA2 #umgrad10 1:48 pm LennyZenith: Going into the stadium shortly (hopefully) to see the commencement ceremonies #obamaa2 1:48 pm sithdragn: Can you even imagine graduating w/ one of the largest grad classes in history before an audience of 80,000? Incredible. #umgrad10 1:49 pm kleeDC: What the heck is the drummer wearing? A basketball jersey and running shorts? Did anyone tell him it's graduation? #umgrad10 1:49 pm noah_mass: RT @kleeDC: Note to USSS working #umgrad10 - trench coats, suits and sunglasses on an overcast day don't help you blend. Try yellow ponchos 1:49 pm tfinholt: Tea Partiers about 15, everyone else 82,000 - don't be fooled by shots of protesters #obamaA2 1:50 pm a2karen: rt @ChrisBidlack Cool! just saw Air Force One land at DTW. Now taxiing to helecopters #obamaA2 1:50 pm ninjapirateclif: I definitely just hit a secret service agent with a porta-potty door. #LifeAccomplishment #UMGrad10 1:51 pm jennyserwach: As the glee club performs the weather begins to warm up a little bit. #Obamaa2 1:51 pm nanders6: Jam session in the big house #umgrad10 1:51 pm plastic_sushi: RT @ChrisBidlack: Cool! just saw Air Force One land at DTW. Now taxiing to helecopters #obamaA2 1:53 pm CarissaBonner: Woot Woot!! Waiting for #ObamaA2 to arrive at the big house!! Go Blue!! #Umgrad10 1:53 pm mikedanhof: RT @ninjapirateclif: I definitely just hit a secret service agent with a porta-potty door. #LifeAccomplishment #UMGrad10 awesome 1:54 pm mikedanhof: Snipers on the suites. Must be getting close #umgrad10 #obamaa2 1:54 pm miloanguy: Congrats U of M Graduate Jeff Price! #goblue #umgrad10 #goblue 1:54 pm noah_mass: Lots of excitement in and outside the Big House. Tweets, posts, music and many happy grads and families. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 1:54 pm onlynina: Helicopters flying over the Big House! Finally! #umgrad10 1:54 pm SpencerOlinek: Hope @barackobama doesn't have an iPhone. Service is awful here today #umgrad10 #attfail 1:55 pm goelv: Got in the stadium, took 45 minutes to enter. A lot of traffic at #umgrad10 1:55 pm jesssoul: I would like to welcome all the snipers ringing the bowl...#umgrad10 1:55 pm kleeDC: Helicopter circling made everyone think the prez has arrived. Sorry folks, it's not marine one #umgrad10 1:55 pm mgenevievef: I wish I was at the Big House for #ObamaA2 today, but since I'm in TX,
  • 22. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 22 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM gonna have to settle for watching on the stream... 1:55 pm nanders6: I second that. President Obama, please do the heisman. #umgrad10 1:56 pm annarborcom: Helicopters flying overhead at #michigan stadium #obamaA2 #umgrad10 1:56 pm jeannesamary: RT @annarborcom: Helicopters flying overhead at #michigan stadium #obamaA2 #umgrad10 1:56 pm jesssoul: @ljsauceda is having trouble tweeting from her iPhone #umgrad10 1:56 pm p014k: I see the rooftop snipers at the Big House :) #umgrad10 1:56 pm pinak28: RT @Lyfe_net: The public waits for Obamas landing. #obamaA2 @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yp 1:56 pm potsie: In! Great seats. #umgrad10 #obamaA2 @lisabankey made it in and apparently already visited the stage http://twitpic.com/1jypnc 1:57 pm AJohnnise: RT @AnnArborcom: Airforce One has landed at DTW and is taxiing toward helicopters #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 1:57 pm annarborcom: Obama Chopper??!!?? #ObamaA2 @aweck http://twitpic.com/1jypy3 1:57 pm mikedanhof: Thirded RT @nanders6: I second that. President Obama, please do the heisman. #umgrad10 1:58 pm andyfowler: Loitering at State and Granger, waiting for Marine One! Secret Service abounds, State Street closed. #obamaA2 1:58 pm annarborcom: Live chat with us duing President #Obama's speech at #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/98P25b #obamaA2 #umgrad10 1:58 pm carlamlee: Man, hashtag fail for me. It's starting to get cold here at #umgrad10 but people's excitement still high. 1:58 pm hashtager: # Man, hashtag fail for me. It's starting to get cold here at #umgrad10 but people's excitement still high. 1:58 pm jacobwholmes: Helicopter circling stadiun, secret service on roof... Is Obama on his way? #umgrad10 1:58 pm jennyserwach: Just saw a low-flying helicopter fly across Michigan stadium. Perhaps it's the guest of honor. #Obamaa2 1:58 pm tfinholt: In the gate in line for security staff are managing crowd well #obamaA2 1:59 pm 814Hill: #umgrad10 1:59 pm 814Hill: Watch me live on big 10 network, ohhhhhhhh baby #umgrad10 1:59 pm nanders6: van Buitenen family, we love you! Thanks for coming #umgrad10 1:59 pm rtiwari111: #umgrad10 wish I had some binoculars :-/ So excited! Congrats all :-D 2:00 pm KrisYankee: Have been losing followers steadily since tweeting about #obamaA2 and #umgrad10. Oh well! 2:00 pm nanders6: Dad, KK, Megan, Snay & LJ, thanks for coming out to my grad (even though I know you're here for obama!!) #umgrad10 2:01 pm Adam_Feldman: RT @ncbest: Silver lining is the yellow ponchos are going to make it look like a "Maize Out." #obamaa2 Someone send me a pic 2:01 pm ChrisBidlack: Watching Obama helecopter convoy. Just now airborne over east end of DTW in route to Ann Arbor at 10:01 #obamaA2 2:01 pm jesssoul: RT @annarborcom: Live chat with us duing President #Obama's speech at #michigan stadium http://bit.ly/98P25b #obamaA2 #umgrad10 2:01 pm Kerrington_Sean: #umgrad10 ... 100,000 dollars later... It was so worth it! Go Blue -Gibran 2:01 pm kleeDC: "Signed sealed delivered"...feel like I'm at an Obama rally #umgrad10 2:02 pm huetteman: "Obama = Abortion," says one sign. "Huh. I thought Obama = President," says @ctrepky. #obamaa2 2:02 pm JustinFenwick: Anything take plastic in the big house? #umgrad10 2:03 pm noah_mass: Waiting for the President. One helicopter is in the air and it sounds like some jets are up high overhead. Marine one soon we hope #obamaA2 2:03 pm tfinholt: Oh yeah, loving the line - almost there #obamaA2 2:04 pm annarborcom: #Obama just left DTW in Marine One. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 2:04 pm drakmo: Lots of helicopters circling overhead. Wonder which one is him...#obamaa2 2:04 pm umich: Live music, videos, lack of rain keeping spirits high in the sdtadium. #umgrad10 2:05 pm carlamlee: People are super friendly in the stands while we wait, sharing things &
  • 23. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 23 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM being entertaining. It's really nice. #umgrad10 2:05 pm jesssoul: Groove Spoon is playing at commencement - great band! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 2:05 pm kimberkoz: Second time one of Obama's campaign songs, Signed, Sealed, Delivered, played at #umgrad10. #obamaa2 @detnews 2:05 pm tfinholt: @mcburton actually as many other types as TPers - it is AA, use your imagination #obamaA2 2:06 pm annarborcom: Security ready for the Presidents arrival. #ObamaA2 -@aweck http://twitpic.com/1jysvf 2:06 pm ChrisBidlack: Obama choppers just flew over my head leaving DTW. Cool-O! #obamaA2 2:06 pm Lyfe_net: Airforce one has landed. Obama just left in a helo. #obamaA2 @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yq 2:06 pm Tendrid: Airforce one has landed. Obama just left in a helo. #obamaA2 @annarborcom http://lyfe.net/i/yq 2:08 pm johnlin88: Less than an hour before commencement and Obama! Big House is packed! #umgrad10 2:08 pm kimberkoz: In the Big House: Gov. Jennifer Granholm and her family, according to volunteer Natalie Kellogg. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 @detnews 2:08 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @AnnArborcom Security ready for the Presidents arrival. #ObamaA2 -@aweck http://twitpic.com/1jysvf 2:08 pm MariaAbdelnour: The President of the United States just flew over my house in the Marine One Chopper... no big deal ;) #obamaA2 #umgrad10 #michigan 2:08 pm rebschmitt: #umgrad10 this is very surreal. i am so fortunate to be in the big house today with all my friends and family 2:09 pm kwamekilpatrick: laying low so I passed on giving the commencement speech. talked my boy @barackobama into it though #obamaA2 #umgrad10 2:09 pm necs: Pictures with Conyers Schauer Peters Carl and Sandy Levin!! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:09 pm zuiderelle: Put out the flag for Obama's arrival... waiting for his helicopter to pass over soon #obamaa2 2:10 pm erksnerks: #obamaA2 large helicopters just past hogback on their way.... 2:10 pm MitziLawrence: Thrilled for #umgrad10. Obama supporter or not, he is the President!! Amazing day. RT @AnnArborcom: #Obama just left DTW in Marine One. 2:11 pm f0rdpr3fect: Kind of anticlimactic now that I'm standing on Big House turf, but I'm so excited to be here. Congrats, grads! #umgrad10 2:11 pm huetteman: Lines into the stadium more closely resemble blobs, but crowds are generally in good spirits. #obamaa2 2:12 pm oldmanjank: #umgrad10 whoa, those are real snipers huh? 2:13 pm huetteman: just spotted helicopter landing near stadium. #obamaa2 2:13 pm lukebarbara: Sun is peaking through. Live music jammin'. Snipers in position. Obama on his way from DTW in Marine One. #umgrad10 2:13 pm mbh1288: I hope Obama parachutes into the big house, GO BLUE!! #umgrad10 2:13 pm meganbarshop: Good morning starshine! #umgrad10 2:13 pm spartyliblover: A giant helicopter just flew over my apartment building, I'm think it was for Obama #umgrad10 2:13 pm unclesu: Uhhh cute security personnel #umgrad10 2:13 pm zuiderelle: Obama just fly over our house! #obamaa2 2:14 pm alexumich: water line is short; bathroom line is long #umgrad10 2:14 pm carynroman: Just spotted Marine One! #umgrad10 2:14 pm evangelineruth: Congratulations ELMAC 12!!!!! #umgrad10 2:14 pm Goostav: RT @kwamekilpatrick: laying low so I passed on giving the commencement speech. talked my boy @barackobama into it though #obamaA2 #umgrad10 2:14 pm p014k: Rofl, some people have LAO on they caps :P #umgrad10 2:15 pm ajjaskie: Sea King in HMX-1 livery just came in behind the tunnel. #obamaa2 2:15 pm JSFinkel: Is that the sun peeking out with 45 minutes left to the start of #umgrad10? Sources say yes! #fpobama http://bit.ly/bAMyDf 2:15 pm kayhan: Marine 1 just buzzed the Big House. #umgrad10 2:15 pm potsie: Choppers at the Big House. Almost show time. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 2:15 pm tankbusta: Two low flying chinooks just flew over ypsilanti and what looks like the
  • 24. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 24 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM presidential helecopter flying towards the big house #obamaA2 #A2 2:16 pm ajjaskie: And another. Marine One? #obamaa2 2:16 pm Brian_Rice: The President's helicopter just flew over my home on it's way to the UM graduation. #obamaa2 2:16 pm ejk: Guide says Fox 2 is showing the #ObamaA2 commencement speech, but so far all they are showing is a series of news production problems. 2:16 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @alexumich water line is short; bathroom line is long #umgrad10 2:16 pm rebschmitt: #umgrad10 From Markley to Greenwood to Tappan, it's been a great four years. Thanks for the memories, Michigan! 2:17 pm A2Journal: A2Journal reporters posting mobile blog from U of M graduation: http://a2journal.blogspot.com/ #umgrad10 #obama 2:17 pm amberherself: Obama's copters flew over my apt complex. My mom and I were waving like idiots. We're practically BFFs with Obama now. #ObamaA2 2:17 pm chadthegrad: Just saw Marine One flying over the Big House! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:17 pm drakmo: OK, livestream on umich not good. #obamaa2 2:17 pm jesssoul: Oops, the flag stand fell on the ground. #umgrad10 2:17 pm mkeagy: #umgrad10 will my tweet make it on the screen? Proud to be a wolverine! 2:17 pm vkorkes: HE'S HERE #UMGRAD10 2:18 pm carlamlee: Everyone around me too busy staring in awe at the helicopter to take pics. Yeah we have it bad! #umgrad10 2:18 pm johnlin88: Obama just landed at the Big House! #umgrad10 2:18 pm kleeDC: Hello marine one #umgrad10 2:18 pm mjkibort: Fbgm #umgrad10 2:18 pm sarahksquared: Lol. Vitamin C always gets played at these things. #umgrad10 2:18 pm SheriJo: Hi Adena! #UMGrad10 2:19 pm angiep213: At least his sign is spelled correctly. RT @detnews: One of the first protesters at #umgrad10. #ObamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jxhbz 2:19 pm AnnieZirkel: Rockin' the big house! #Obamaa2 2:19 pm ersumkelly: #umgrad10 dance party at the cabin w moonbounce tonite!! 2:19 pm freep: Is that the sun peeking out with 45 minutes left until the start of #umgrad10? Sources say yes! http://bit.ly/bAMyDf #fpobama 2:19 pm jamesegge: RT @kwamekilpatrick: laying low so I passed on giving the commencement speech. talked my boy @barackobama into it though #obamaA2 #umgrad10 2:19 pm LucyAnnLance: It made it on my website. Happy Graduation! RT @mkeagy #umgrad10 will my tweet make it on the screen? Proud to be a wolverine! 2:19 pm newsgal40: Marine one has landed #obamaa2 2:19 pm plastic_sushi: Kwame Kilpatrick, stop tweeting about the UM graduation. No one would have wanted you as a speaker, even jokingly. #umgrad10 #obamaA2 2:19 pm psa2: RT: @AnnArborcom Helicopters flying overhead at #michigan stadium #obamaA2 #umgrad10 2:19 pm ryadevi: Less than an hour to go - so excited! #umgrad10 2:19 pm unclesu: Vitamin C song came back to life since middle school! #umgrad10 2:20 pm carlamlee: Twitter on the big screen at the Big House. I love technology. #umgrad10 2:20 pm HeritageNews: RT @A2Journal: A2Journal reporters posting mobile blog from U of M graduation: http://a2journal.blogspot.com/ #umgrad10 #obama 2:20 pm rick_coyle: Odds that obama makes an ohio state joke?? #umgrad10 2:20 pm sammorykwas: Wait people are graduating today? Oh right... congrats? #umgrad10 2:20 pm SheriJo: Adena we're so proud of you! #UMGrad10 2:20 pm umich: Cheering grads, music and no rain. What a day :) #umgrad10 2:20 pm wishdog9: #umgrad10 I love the flood family!!! 2:21 pm BMan12: At graduation, people are excited, the president is coming...definitely a good way to spend a Saturday morning. #umgrad10 2:22 pm Adam_Feldman: waiting @ the big house for umich commencement with Obama to start! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 #fb 2:22 pm jennyserwach: Concession stands out of food. #Obamaa2 2:23 pm KaitlinHenry: Oh, oops! Totally forgot about Saturday morning phsyics today. See you all later. #umgrad10
  • 25. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 25 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 2:23 pm nmontgom: People, it's just President Obama. Everyone's all acting like Justin Bieber is speaking at graduation. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 2:23 pm p014k: RT @newsgal40: Marine one has landed #obamaa2 2:24 pm katdeutsch: live stream of u of m graduation http://ummedia10.rs.itd.umich.edu/flash/nis/nis.html #obamaa2 2:24 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @A2Journal A2Journal reporters posting mobile blog from UM graduation: http://a2journal.blogspot.com/ #umgrad10 #obama 2:24 pm rldunn48116: What a great day - huge party #umgrad10 2:24 pm ThomasWitkin: Marine One just landed at the Big House!!! #umgrad10 2:25 pm A2Journal: RT @jennyserwach: Concession stands out of food. #Obamaa2 2:25 pm A2Journal: RT @newsgal40: Marine one has landed #obamaa2 2:25 pm elizabeth2004: Surprised that #umgrad10 is a trending topic? Nope. 2:25 pm kwamekilpatrick: RT @nmontgom: People, it's just President Obama. Everyone's all acting like Justin Bieber is speaking at graduation. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 2:25 pm Lyfe_net: Obama via my nikon. @annarborcom #obamaA2 http://lyfe.net/i/yr 2:25 pm Tendrid: Obama via my nikon. @annarborcom #obamaA2 http://lyfe.net/i/yr 2:25 pm youssifwashere: I'm just thankful we didnt end up with sarah palin as our commencement speaker. #UMGRAD10 2:26 pm 814Hill: #umgrad10 let's fuck shit up!!!! http://myloc.me/6BvtX 2:26 pm ACOlson: Yes Mr President we are playing Pour Some Sugar on Me before you speak. #ObamaA2 2:26 pm griffinhickman: I enjoyed the Groove Spoon show at #umgrad10. I hope they replace the @Michigan_mbball pep band. #ObamaA2 2:26 pm iraxter: Hoping Obama makes a pro-RichRod comment to counter Biden's stunt in West Virginia earlier this week. #umgrad10 2:26 pm mattzouf: Twitter updates on screen: sweet. Gradution: excellent! Obama: awesome!!! Go blue!!! #umgrad10 @umich 2:26 pm mjkibort: We did it! BALLER ch ch ch ch ch - Bryan Wain #umgrad10 2:26 pm vielmetti: RT @jennyserwach: Concession stands out of food. #Obamaa2 2:27 pm dorsey: Folo @KimberKoz for great details from Obama grad speech at UM big house: #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 @detnews 2:27 pm jjesse: RT @nmontgom: People, it's just President Obama. Everyone's all acting like Justin Bieber is speaking at graduation. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 2:28 pm adambayard: No offense to Larry Page, but kinda wish my parents had held me back a year. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 2:28 pm ersumkelly: Phd students look like wizards in their robes. Do some magic!! #umgrad10 2:28 pm MalloryCampbell: Waiting for Obama to barack the big house #umgrad10 2:28 pm ShannonStraw: Congrats @rafried on graduating! #umgrad10 2:28 pm vielmetti: RT @elizabeth2004: Surprised that #umgrad10 is a trending topic? Nope. 2:29 pm campandr: #umgrad10 were going to ricks after this 2:29 pm ejkotsis: #umgrad10 Hi all my wonderful family! thanks so much for coming to my graduation and for all you do for me! Love, Manny :) 2:29 pm Goostav: Mom's crying, I'm tearing, and my big brother is graduating! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 2:29 pm kyrarena: RT @BKuzan: You guys tweets are making me so happy! #umgrad10 #obama 2:29 pm lizzicampbell: RT @memilye: L.Erickson: "Just wanna throw this out there, this is probably the most memorable day of our lives." #umgrad10 2:29 pm srah: I've heard the only food left here is Twizzlers and Sour Patch Kids. #umgrad10 2:30 pm A2Journal: RT @lizzicampbell: RT @memilye: L.Erickson: "Just wanna throw this out there, this is probably the most memorable day of our lives." #umgrad10 2:30 pm DebarwaMom: #umgrad10 "graduates please take your seats." And so it starts. CONGRATULATIONS and best wishes for your future successes. 2:30 pm kjrlivlife4ll: RT @griffinhickman: A #UMgrad10 grad is calling out to Obama on the top of his hat: "Forgive Our Loans" #ObamaA2 2:30 pm rtiwari111: Press has arrived #umgrad10 2:30 pm Rybupsp: Getting ready for #UMgrad10 2:30 pm sylarue: @umich So proud of the grads, esp the ones who LOVE PIZZA (cklove)
  • 26. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 26 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM #umgrad10 2:31 pm A2Journal: RT @DebarwaMom: #umgrad10 "graduates please take your seats." And so it starts. CONGRATULATIONS and best wishes for your future successes. 2:31 pm arnabdotorg: At the big house attending Pradeep and Akash's #umgrad10! 2:31 pm deathstar702: #umgrad10 @umgrad10. Leia: It's graduation! Han Solo: I know. 2:31 pm epunch: Congratulations to all the graduating LGBT engineers - QED lives on! #umgrad10 2:31 pm kleeDC: Explained decoy heli, spotters, snipers & the diff btwn marine one and a news heli to our neighbors @ #umgrad10. Felt very "insider DC"... 2:31 pm maxrutz: I bet Obama skydives out of marine one and rides down on rocket shoes. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:31 pm mikedanhof: RT @campandr: #umgrad10 were going to ricks after this 2:32 pm 814Hill: How come they won't post are tweets??? Is it cause were too fucking gangster??? Probably! #umgrad10 http://myloc.me/6BwlO 2:32 pm kayhan: My doctor is sitting 3 rows behind me. I told him he must be very proud of his son, and I can't wait for my next testicular exam. #umgrad10 2:32 pm ninjapirateclif: @Peedi3416 is sitting about five seats away from me. #UMGrad10 2:32 pm vielmetti: big ten network announcer is .... Fox 2 anchor Huel Perkins. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:33 pm courtney_liz: #umgrad10 Congrats Edew and Mike! Love you, go blue! ? the fam 2:33 pm LucyAnnLance: Nice photo! RT @Tendrid Obama via my nikon. @annarborcom #obamaA2 http://lyfe.net/i/yr 2:33 pm richardsession: Wow 80,000 to see the Commencement at Michigan. And the graduates ate actually sitting on the field. We were in the stands #umgrad10 #goblue 2:34 pm evangelineruth: #Umgrad10 congrats future teachers! 2:34 pm jacobwholmes: Woot! I was on the screen with my union jack cap! Go blue #umgrad10 2:34 pm KenHaddad: I wish I was at the #umgrad10 today 2:34 pm kjrlivlife4ll: RT @AJohnnise: HAIL HAIL TO MICHIGAN!! GO BLUE!!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 2:34 pm michaelzlee: Many people and many pictures later, I've finally sat down. #umgrad10 2:34 pm pasengin: #umgrad10 thank you to my parents Al & Cheryl for this amazing opportunity! Love you guys!! Pete 2:35 pm ethanddavid: What a great day. The music. The live entertainment. The buzz. The excitement! Yessss! Missing college already. #umgrad10 2:35 pm huetteman: "I see light!" security guard exclaims, looking to end of the line. #obamaa2 2:35 pm iraxter: Congraduations! #umgrad10 2:35 pm jsfried: Damn. So many more people than last year. Obama > Page. #UMgrad10 http://yfrog.com/cb9c8j 2:35 pm lizdemonster: obama is in the limo! #umgrad10 2:35 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @vielmetti big ten network announcer is .... Fox 2 anchor Huel Perkins. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:35 pm pagead: Commencement on big ten network. #umgrad10 2:35 pm vkorkes: Having Obama at commencements is sooo much better than winning some football games. Take that Buckeyes!! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:36 pm AngelicV3: RT: @umich #umgrad10 shoutout to all my graduating sisters!#LTA & the bros! #Lambda Love u my lambda fam! -G 2:36 pm cynicalgrrl: Watching the BTN broadcast of #umgrad10 2:36 pm huetteman: Big House is a sea of people, appears much more crowded than it was for President Clinton's address in 2007. #obamaa2 2:36 pm lizdemonster: i don't even like obama that much and i'm STILL excited to be here! #umgrad10 2:36 pm real_sean_JOHN: waiting for obama in the newly remodled michigan stadium...congrats grads!! go blue!! #umgrad10 2:36 pm snukie85: #umgrad10 let's get this party started! Much love to my MGC family! 2:36 pm tfornero: #umgrad10 um...... So are we doing the wave?? 2:36 pm vbieberich: #umgrad10 Fired up? Ready to go! Yay for graduating! 2:37 pm fobbymaster: Waiting for the Big House to explode when we see the President!
  • 27. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 27 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM #umgrad10 2:37 pm griffinhickman: #DJBH bringing it with the Beyonce song about single ladies. #UMgrad10 2:37 pm johnlin88: Hail! To the UM class of 2010! The leaders and best! #umgrad10 2:37 pm johnsink: Paul and all the business school grads rock! Go Blue forever! #umgrad10 2:37 pm jublins88: #umgrad10 twitter tracker twitter tracker twitter tracker 2:37 pm kleeDC: Michigan Stadium is out of food. Every man for himself #umgrad10 2:37 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @mkeagy #umgrad10 the music in the big house makes me think I'm at ricks. Go blue! 2:37 pm thed0c: #umgrad10 gotta dig deep. 2:38 pm a2karen: rt @maxrutzI bet Obama skydives out of marine one and rides down on rocket shoes. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:38 pm ArielleRJones: 25 minutes and counting til I'm officially an alumnus...crazy!!! #umgrad10 2:38 pm carlamlee: Ridiculously excited to see my Tweet RE Marine One on the screen! #umgrad10 2:38 pm f0rdpr3fect: Here comes the sun, doo doo doo doo #umgrad10 2:38 pm FayeOoFaye: #umgrad10 sitting in the big house waiting for Obama while munching on nuts 2:39 pm A2Journal: RT @vkorkes: Having Obama at commencements is sooo much better than winning some football games. Take that Buckeyes!! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:39 pm a2karen: rt @LYFE Obama via my nikon. @annarborcom #obamaA2 http://lyfe.net/i/yr 2:39 pm ArielleRJones: 20 minutes and counting til I'm officially a michigan "alumnus". So crazy!!! #umgrad10 2:39 pm sithdragn: The White House comes to the Big House. Win! o/ #umgrad10 2:39 pm theulysses: Barack, I copied your bracket this year and lost BIG! You owe me! Bryan R. #UMGRAD10 2:40 pm artcovert: Congrats Aimee Hubble! #umgrad10 2:40 pm egrecque: Friend visiting Paris called right before #umgrad10 webcast began. Fired-up to see Paris with my good friend now! (Sorry, BO. Another time?) 2:40 pm mikedanhof: RT @tfornero: #umgrad10 um...... So are we doing the wave?? Yes. Get it going. 2:40 pm pomthillips: Dominic Merica Dominic Merica Dominic Merica Dominic Merica Dominic Merica Dominic Merica Dominic Merica Dominic Merica #umgrad10 2:40 pm tielerh11: #umgrad10 I love MICHIGAN! Happy graduation roomies from 928 church! 2:41 pm danainthed: Obama! Obama! Speech about to start at U of M commencement. Turn it on now! #umgrad10 2:41 pm jpvand: Let's go graduates start the wave #umgrad10 2:41 pm KindaIrish86: OMG AT GRADUATION AT THE BIG HOUSE WITH OBAMA OMG CONGRATS SO PROUD!! #UMGRAD10 2:41 pm merlinstblegirl: My future university is trending. I feel so proud. : ) Go Blue! Go Maize! #umgrad10 2:42 pm A2Journal: RT @merlinstblegirl: My future university is trending. I feel so proud. : ) Go Blue! Go Maize! #umgrad10 2:42 pm a2karen: RT @AmberHerself Obama's copters flew over apt complex. My mom & I were waving like idiots. We're practically BFFs with Obama now. #ObamaA2 2:42 pm billchase2: So I'm pretty sure Obama just flew over us... #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jz3u9 2:42 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @vkorkes Having Obama at commencements is sooo much better than winning some football games. Take that Buckeyes!! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:42 pm rabrown12: #umgrad10 so much love and pride to MMT and the rest of the Class of 2010!! 2:42 pm SarainAnnArbor: We're in section 29 waiting for commencement to commence! #ObamaA2 http://tweetphoto.com/20645219 2:43 pm ACOlson: Why oh why are they playing Black Eye Peas, Pitbull and Feddd Le Grande at #ObamaA2 No I will not put my hands up for Detroit. 2:43 pm alexumich: Phone battery low, will it last? Powering down til it starts. Congrats grads! #umgrad10 2:43 pm gms212: I'm finally inside The Big House to see Obama's commencement speech and this
  • 28. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 28 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM place is like one huge party. Awesome. #UMGrad10 2:43 pm icemah15: #umgrad10 At the big house, Obama is here Congratz everyone -shlomo 2:43 pm pablodamasceno: Watching the #umgrad10 comfortably @ home =P 2:43 pm SamKnauer: #umgrad10 shout out MAcc 2010!! 2:43 pm stuartberlow: As the President urges #umgrad10 to become global leaders, surely he must acknowledge the incompetence of RichRod 2:43 pm vielmetti: Ken Fischer is doing color commentary for graduation on Big Ten Network #obamaa2 #umgrad10 2:44 pm mharmala: The program says my undergraduate degree was an "A.B." what's that! I thought it was "B.A." y'all. #umgrad10 2:44 pm mikedanhof: Oh hi Brandon graham. Go tear it up in the NFL. #umgrad10 2:44 pm plastic_sushi: #umgrad10 is a trending topic on Twitter now. Wow. 2:44 pm typasch: 60,000+ and the President of the United States for graduation. THAT'S the Michigan difference. Go Blue! #umgrad10 2:44 pm umich: RT @alexumich: Phone battery low, will it last? Powering down til it starts. Congrats grads! #umgrad10 2:45 pm EpiGal: Congrats grads! #umgrad10 2:45 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @RT @vkorkes Having Obama at commencements is sooo much better than winning some football games.Take that Buckeyes!! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:45 pm residenttourist: Things getting started at #umgrad10 http://yfrog.com/gikivj 2:46 pm a2karen: RT @goostav Mom's crying, I'm tearing, and my big brother is graduating! #umgrad10 #obamaA2 {How special!} 2:46 pm LucyAnnLance: Ken is the perfect person! RT @vielmetti Ken Fischer is doing color commentary for graduation on Big Ten Network #obamaa2 #umgrad10 2:46 pm meganbarshop: Anneliese says #goblue! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jz4ub 2:46 pm oldmanjank: Unknown, exciting possibility fills the air at #umgrad10, and it hasn't even started yet. Congrats class of 2010! 2:47 pm Ant_Wright: No. RT @daynas2: Can the middle section on the field get some love to?! #umgrad10 2:47 pm qbqrat: Thank you for everything Mom, Dad, Grandma and @srah! #umgrad10 2:47 pm ShepMallya: BTN making it seem like the world will never be the same after Obama gives the speech. #umgrad10 2:47 pm sloppyjoe1: Leaders and the Best! #umgrad10 2:48 pm ericrodriguez11: Getting ready to watch President Obama deliver U-M's commencement speech on the @bigtennetwork. #ObamaA2 2:48 pm georgemroberts: Remember parading down to the big house on election night?? Feels like we came full circle. #umgrad10 2:48 pm MariaAbdelnour: Congrats 2010 Michigan graduates! #umgrad10 is a trending topic! #goblue :) 2:48 pm NathanBomey: I'm live blogging President Obama's U-M commencement address, albeit w/ a shaky connection http://bit.ly/cuyR7v #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 2:48 pm swiviol: 1.5 hours later, we are in the stadium and sitting! Hooray! :) #umgrad10 2:49 pm A2Journal: A2 Journal reporter posting mobile blog from U of M commencement. #umgrad10 #jrc 2:49 pm carr2n: RT @sithdragn: The White House comes to the Big House. Win! o/ #umgrad10 2:49 pm GardnerWhite: Our owner @BarbTronstein is a proud Wolverine. Congrats to all the #UMgrad10 's today! 2:49 pm kjrlivlife4ll: In answering why she thinks Obama agreed, "There are many UM alums in the white house belive it or not" - Mary Sue Coleman #umgrad10 2:49 pm SarainAnnArbor: My view #ObamaA2 http://tweetphoto.com/20646000 2:50 pm A2Journal: RT @kjrlivlife4ll: In answering why she thinks Obama agreed, "There are many UM alums in the white house belive it or not" - Mary Sue Coleman #umgrad10 2:50 pm ccsont: UofM '10 has POTUS speaking at graduation. My class had guy who invented spell check for computers. #NotJealous #Lying #ObamaA2 2:50 pm lesley_nicole: All these people here to see @BarackObama and Obama's here to see us. #umgrad10 #classof2010 #ftw 2:51 pm freep: Inside the #U-M stadium, there's dancing, screaming, even the Wave. Kids are
  • 29. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 29 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM chanting: "Go Blue!" http://bit.ly/bAMyDf #umgrad10 #fpobama 2:51 pm kmayank: at the big house! feels awesome.. the energy, the enthusiasm...go blue!! #umgrad10 2:51 pm scottstout: Congrats @mattzouf ! #umgrad10 2:52 pm A2Journal: RT @kmayank: at the big house! feels awesome.. the energy, the enthusiasm...go blue!! #umgrad10 2:52 pm kayhan: Secret Servicemen have NO sense of humor. #umgrad10 2:52 pm pablodamasceno: How far would 1 graduation hat go if it had the sum of momenta of everyone's hat thrown today at #umgrad10 ? Ask @aarontsantos =D 2:52 pm Psx120: @megadactyl That's my second time seeing Marine One. Last time Bush was in it. UGH. #umgrad10, FTW! 2:53 pm JusticeLove: Yaaay! Congrats Ladies! RT @verabella1: RADIANCE has officially left the building oo-oop!!!! #umgrad10 2:53 pm mharmala: Bored waiting and tweeting more often than what's socially acceptable! #umgrad10 #obamaa2 2:53 pm RayAnnB: #umgrad10 great and all... congrats are in order... but in reality just has me concerned with my chances of getting a table at the jug 2nite 2:53 pm richardsession: RT @JamesDDickson: It's GREAT to be a #Michigan Wolverine. In a way you don't appreciate until you leave. #goblue #ObamaA2 2:53 pm tjdolan: Emotional watching the Michigan commencement activities, thinking back to my graduation and what it means to be a wolverine #umgrad10 2:53 pm Uncucumbered: RT @freep: Inside the #U-M stadium, there's dancing, screaming, even the Wave. Kids are chanting: "Go Blue!" http://bit.ly/bAMyDf #umgrad10 2:54 pm A2Journal: "The show is about to begin" at U of M commencement with Obama. Follow A2 Journal mobile blog: http://a2journal.blogspot.com/ #umgrad10 #JRC 2:54 pm pfanderson: Yay! The Ford Library! #ObamaA2 2:54 pm TooTooPoohXoXo: Yay . ! #umgrad10 at pointe south middle 2:55 pm A_Squared: Congrats and enjoy, Graduates! #umgrad10 from class of '87. Go Blue! 2:55 pm huetteman: In case you still haven't deduced where I am, I'm tweeting from the University of Michigan's spring commencement. #obamaa2 2:55 pm Lsz7: I seriously love the University of Michigan. Such good values and tradition #umgrad10 2:55 pm meiluo: Obaaaammmaaaa #umgrad10 2:55 pm MPOTheHill: The president's address and commencement exercises at the University of Michigan are being broadcast live on the Big Ten Network. #umgrad10 2:55 pm SarainAnnArbor: Professors are beginning to be seated. #ObamaA2 http://myloc.me/6BzE2 2:56 pm AJohnnise: Congrats to the UM ROTC too!!!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 2:56 pm carynroman: Montage of Presidential speeches @umich to begin commencement. #umgrad10 2:56 pm ShepMallya: I hope Obama introduces a new social policy like Kennedy and the Peace Corps or Johnson and the Great Society. #umgrad10 2:57 pm A2Journal: RT @Lsz7: I seriously love the University of Michigan. Such good values and tradition #umgrad10 2:57 pm SarainAnnArbor: Video montage of past presidents speaking at the UM. #ObamaA2 2:58 pm plastic_sushi: Woooooo my head was just shown in the look back to Clinton's speech in 2007. #umgrad10 GO BLUE 2:59 pm griffinhickman: All in all, a pretty cool scene at #UMGrad10. #ObamaA2 #DJBH #allin #precursor http://twitpic.com/1jz91b 2:59 pm huetteman: Misfire - LBJ, George H.W. Bush, Clinton, now Obama. #obamaa2 2:59 pm rexroof: They're getting us hyped up. The stage is about to get filled. #obamaA2 #graduation 3:00 pm drakmo: Just saw Dean Pollack and John King on the tv coming onto the stage. #obamaa2 3:00 pm michigandaily: Now filling the seats on the stage #obamaa2 3:00 pm MPOTheHill: Prepare yourself for some obnoxious U-M tweeting and history during Obama's commencement. #ObamaA2 #GoBlue #UMGrad10 3:00 pm pfanderson: Great online history of presidents at UM http://www.umich.edu/whitehouse/index.html #ObamaA2 3:01 pm JLCherry: RT @nmontgom: People, it's just President Obama. Everyone's all acting like
  • 30. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 30 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM Justin Bieber is speaking at graduation. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:01 pm michigandaily: Obama, Granholm, Coleman and others take the stage. #obamaa2 3:02 pm detnews: The crowd is cheering as President Obama arrives in Michigan Stadium. #Obamaa2 #Umgrad2010 3:02 pm kimberkoz: The crowd is cheering as President Obama arrives in Michigan Stadium. #Obamaa2 #Umgrad2010 3:02 pm kjrlivlife4ll: OBAMA!!!!!!!! #umgrad10 3:02 pm MrsFellah: here comes the president! #umgrad10 3:02 pm ShepMallya: Pandemonium at the Big House. #umgrad10 3:02 pm yourwinner: RT @michigandaily: Obama, Granholm, Coleman and others take the stage. #obamaa2 3:03 pm A2Journal: RT @ShepMallya: Pandemonium at the Big House. #umgrad10 3:03 pm annarborcom: @barackobama is on stage at #michigan commencement #obamaA2 3:03 pm annarborcom: RT @kimberkoz: The crowd is cheering as President Obama arrives in Michigan Stadium. #Obamaa2 #Umgrad2010 3:03 pm GeraldWhite: RT @michigandaily: Obama, Granholm, Coleman and others take the stage. #obamaa2 3:03 pm rexroof: I wonder when the last time the football team got this much applause. Obama shows up and the crowd goes wild. #obamaA2 3:03 pm tomshea: Obama looks good inside The Big House! #goblue #obamaA2 3:04 pm lisabankey: Hanging out with secret service #umgrad10 #obamaA2 3:05 pm griffinhickman: Obama on stage and surrounded by MSC and Granholm. #UMgrad10 3:05 pm huetteman: The president enters. No other way to say it: The crowd goes wild. #obamaa2 3:05 pm jennyserwach: So many shouts and cheers as the president comes onstage. People chant ''Obama!'' #Obamaa2 3:05 pm ner1ssa: Borrowing words from @LesterSpence "Obama gives a graduation speech at the greatest university on the planet" #GoBlue @umich #umgrad10 3:05 pm snre: Congrats to SNRE & U-M's class of 2010! Enjoy the celebrations and go blue! #umgrad10 3:06 pm A2Journal: RT @griffinhickman: Obama on stage and surrounded by MSC and Granholm. #UMgrad10 3:06 pm jesssoul: Awesome awesome, and he's got such a great SMILE!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 3:06 pm kayhan: Obama is in the Big House! #umgrad10 3:06 pm lesley_nicole: O. M. G. !!!!!!!!!! :D OBAMA!!!!!!!! #umgrad10 I'm about to cry!! 3:07 pm MPOTheHill: I should be clear: I am couldn't be IN Ann Arbor, but will be live-tweeting #umgrad10 3:08 pm carlamlee: Obama in the house. This graduation thing doesn't seem real, but amazing.#umgrad10 3:08 pm MPOTheHill: U-M Provost Teresa Sullivan is now speaking. She'll assume the presidency of the University of Virginia in the next academic year. #umgrad10 3:08 pm obamafoodorama: Hashtags for POTUS in Michigan are #obamaA2 or #UMgrad 10 3:08 pm pfanderson: "Calling this a Spring ceremony is a testament of faith." Theresa Sullivan #ObamaA2 3:08 pm ShepMallya: Please stop waving to the camera. You make our school look like trash. #umgrad10 3:08 pm umich: Awesome singing of Nat'l Anthem, Mary Martin! #umgrad10 3:08 pm YoungImpact: Lay low! RT @lukebarbara: Sun peaking through. Live music jammin'. Snipers in position. Obama on his way from DTW in Marine One. #umgrad10 3:09 pm A2Journal: RT @MPOTheHill: U-M Provost Teresa Sullivan is now speaking. She'll assume the presidency of the University of Virginia in the next academic year. #umgrad10 3:09 pm ryadevi: The sun is out, and commencement is well underway. Congratulations to everyone graduating today! #umgrad10 3:10 pm A2Jess: I am such a geek. President is here but I'm possibly more excited about Ornette Coleman. #ObamaA2 3:11 pm a2parenting: If you're downtown, come on in to AnnArbor.com and watch Obama with us! 301 E. Liberty St. - corner of S. Fifth and Liberty. #obamaA2 3:11 pm cdzombak: #obamaA2 RT @bdzombak: OBAMA IN THE BIG HOUSE!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 31. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 31 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 3:11 pm jeneyer: If you're downtown, come on in to AnnArbor.com and watch Obama with us! 301 E. Liberty St. - corner of S. Fifth and Liberty. #obamaA2 3:11 pm jjesse: its funny if i wasnt sitting in training i wouldnt be watching or paying attention to the UofM graduation have live stream running #obamaa2 3:11 pm positivedetroit: I think he looks better in green and white myself ;) RT @tomshea: Obama looks good inside The Big House! #goblue #obamaA2 3:11 pm umich: Provost Sullivan addressing crowd #umgrad10 3:11 pm umichdems: Umich commencement with President Obama has commenced!!! #umgrad10 #umgrad2010 #ObamaA2 3:12 pm pfanderson: @jesssoul I thought the same thing. He looked so HAPPY! #ObamaA2 3:12 pm psa2: Wheeee! RT: @A2Jess I am such a geek. President is here but I'm possibly more excited about Ornette Coleman. #ObamaA2 3:12 pm SheGotTheBeat: Watching live stream of UM commencement on Big Ten Network. http://www.bigtennetwork.com/ #obamaa2 3:12 pm vielmetti: RT @A2Jess: I am such a geek. President is here but I'm possibly more excited about Ornette Coleman. #ObamaA2 3:13 pm pfanderson: Anyone know where Robin Flemming is these days? #ObamaA2 3:13 pm psa2: RT: @jeneyer If you're downtown, come on in to AnnArbor.com & watch Obama with us! 301 E. Liberty St. - corner of S. Fifth/Liberty. #obamaA2 3:13 pm RTgeek: RT @psa2 wheeee! rt: @a2jess i am such a geek. president is here but i'm possibly more excited about ornette coleman. #obamaa2 3:14 pm A2Jess: MC Coleman, Prez O, Jenny G, some other lady, Ornette. Pretty impressive stage. #ObamaA2 3:14 pm joexiii007: The accent on this fellow is priceless and indicative of the typical UMich attitude. #umgrad10 #umgrad2010 #ObamaA2 3:14 pm rexroof: I'm sure the protestors outside will be happy to know that we can hear them inside the stadium. #obamaA2 3:15 pm astralzebra: #umgrad10 European grad hats far superior to American style 3:15 pm pfanderson: Audacity of Hope - wonderful title! #ObamaA2 3:16 pm globaldyana: Super congrats 2 #UMgrad10! Welcome Alum! Live stream of Obama's commencement: http://www.commencement.umich.edu/spring/broadcast.html 3:16 pm jose_jose: Our new seats, our original section was full. Quite a turnout! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzeie 3:16 pm kleeDC: Protestors outside #umgrad10 stadium getting loud and trying to distract from the solemnity and celebration of commencement. Hush people. 3:16 pm MPOTheHill: Other U-M grads in attendance: Melody Barnes, Cindy Chang, Nick Colvin, and Cecelia Munoz. #umgrad10 3:16 pm pfanderson: @rexroof With directional mics, we on the stream don't hear them. Thank you for letting us know. #ObamaA2 3:16 pm srah: No cynical detachment? What will we tweet about? #umgrad10 3:17 pm A2Journal: RT @kleeDC: Protestors outside #umgrad10 stadium getting loud and trying to distract from the solemnity and celebration of commencement. Hush people. 3:17 pm huetteman: Obama sitting between U President Mary Sue Coleman and Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm. #obamaa2 3:17 pm jwschultz: Ugh. Obnoxious screaming seems to be going on outside of #umgrad10. Obviously by anti-education types. 3:18 pm JLMad: RT @annarborcom: @barackobama is on stage at #michigan commencement #obamaA2 3:18 pm katee688: Wanted: The Next Greatest Generation. Hope required. Mix it up, take risks, get out of your comfort zone. #ObamaA2 3:18 pm onlynina: "so the pres has issued a help wanted ad: the next greatest generation. hope required" - dean of LSA #umgrad10 3:18 pm sturmhaus: RT @A2Journal: A2Journal reporters posting mobile blog from U of M graduation: http://a2journal.blogspot.com/ #umgrad10 #obama 3:19 pm huetteman: LSA Dean Terry McDonald urges students to be new generation of hope. #obamaa2 3:20 pm A2Journal: RT @onlynina: "so the pres has issued a help wanted ad: the next greatest generation. hope required" - dean of LSA #umgrad10
  • 32. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 32 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 3:20 pm a2karen: Go Blue!! #ObamaA2 Go Alex! 3:20 pm mikedanhof: I wish I had a dollar for every time dean of lsa said "hope" #umgrad10 3:20 pm pfanderson: I love that a poet is giving the address. :) #ObamaA2 3:20 pm psa2: Indeed. RT: @pfanderson Audacity of Hope - wonderful title! #ObamaA2 3:21 pm fencebreak: HOPE 'n' CHANGE - it's a real #Obama #umgrad10 !!! 3:21 pm huetteman: Student speaker Alex Marston: "But after he took office, he found many resistances to change." #obamaa2 3:21 pm pfanderson: "We develop new technologies and then worry that they will ruin our values and traditions" #ObamaA2 3:22 pm griffinhickman: @stuartberlow is loving the slam on Rod by his Maryland boy! #change #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 3:22 pm henrydubin: congrats to the fam #umgrad10 @georgemroberts @rebqueen @814hill #goblue #obama 3:22 pm huetteman: Obama smiles and nods as crowd laughs. #obamaa2 3:22 pm mnpatent: RT @detnews: The crowd is cheering as President Obama arrives in Michigan Stadium. #Obamaa2 #Umgrad2010 3:22 pm stassy: This kid is nailing his speech! #obamaa2 3:22 pm umich: Student speaker Alexander Marston on stage! Watch live stream www.bigtennetwork.com #umgrad10 3:23 pm a2karen: Alex you have guts!! #ObamaA2 "New change needed" talking about UM football - Go Alex & Zingerman's shoutout!! Blimpy Burger too! Go A2! 3:23 pm AnnieZirkel: #obamaa2 student rep talkin about change. The country's the football teams 3:23 pm ashleyhaynes: oh student speaker, you are so funny. why am i watching this? graduation ceremonies are terrible. #umgrad10 3:23 pm huetteman: "Change has been slow" for Michigan football, Marston says. #obamaa2 3:23 pm kjrlivlife4ll: "We must embrace change." - student speak Alex Marston #umgrad10 3:23 pm MrsFellah: RT @ashleyhaynes: oh student speaker, you are so funny. why am i watching this? graduation ceremonies are terrible. #umgrad10 3:24 pm annarbors107one: RT @a2karen: Alex you have guts!! #ObamaA2 "New change needed" talking about UM football - Go Alex & Zingerman's shoutout!! Blimpy Burger too! Go A2! 3:24 pm cdzombak: #obamaA2 RT @umich: Student speaker Alexander Marston on stage! Watch live stream www.bigtennetwork.com #umgrad10 3:24 pm detnews: Alex Marston, speaking for #umgrad10: Today we must embrace change, and follow the lead of MI grads who have changed the world. #obamaa2 3:24 pm kimberkoz: Alex Marston, speaking for #umgrad10: Today we must embrace change, and follow the lead of MI grads who have changed the world. #obamaa2 3:24 pm kleeDC: If you drank every time a speaker at #umgrad10 said hope or change, you'd be toasted. And we're less than 1/2 way through 3:24 pm pfanderson: RT @huetteman: Student speaker Alex Marston: "But after he took office, he found many resistances to change." #obamaa2 3:25 pm A2Journal: RT @kimberkoz: Alex Marston, speaking for #umgrad10: Today we must embrace change, and follow the lead of MI grads who have changed the world. #obamaa2 3:25 pm huetteman: Secret Service patrolling the graduates seated on the field. #obamaa2 3:25 pm mikedanhof: RT @kleeDC: If you drank every time a speaker at #umgrad10 said hope or change, you'd be toasted already 3:25 pm sarahfujita: LOVE the fact that the student speaker at #UMgrad10 just said change is hard yet good and used Obama and RichRod as examples. GO BLUE! 3:25 pm tomshea: For those outside the state... RT @umich Watch live stream www.bigtennetwork.com #umgrad10 3:25 pm umich: Alex Marston gives shout out to Zingerman's and Blimpy Burger #umgrad10 3:25 pm vielmetti: RT @kleeDC: If you drank every time a speaker at #umgrad10 said hope or change, you'd be toasted. And we're less than 1/2 way through 3:26 pm A2Journal: RT @sarahfujita: LOVE the fact that the student speaker at #UMgrad10 just said change is hard yet good and used Obama and RichRod as examples. GO BLUE! 3:26 pm cdzombak: #umgrad10 #obamaA2 RT @BarackObama: Delivering the commencement address at the University of Michigan. Listen live: http://wh.gov/live
  • 33. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 33 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 3:26 pm detnews: #UM President Mary Sue Coleman: Congrats to a class so exceptional we had to show you off to the president of the U.S. #Obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:26 pm huetteman: U President Coleman: a class so good, "we needed to show you off to the president of the United States." #obamaa2 3:26 pm jesssoul: Mary Sue! A class soo exceptional we had to show you off to the prez! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 3:26 pm kimberkoz: #UM President Mary Sue Coleman: Congrats to a class so exceptional we had to show you off to the president of the U.S. #Obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:26 pm libbyh: watching #umgrad10 makes me homesick for ann arbor. Go Blue! 3:26 pm pfanderson: RT @kimberkoz: Alex Marston, speaking for #umgrad10: Today we must embrace change, and follow the lead of MI grads who have changed the world. #obamaa2 3:26 pm pfanderson: Thirteen is a lucky number :) #ObamaA2 Mary Sue Coleman is the 13th President of UM 3:26 pm potsie: Great speech by Alex to his class #umgrad10 #obamaA2 3:26 pm SheGotTheBeat: Just missed most of that student's speech because I got a phone call at work. Grr. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 3:27 pm a2karen: #ObamaA2 and Welcome to President Obama! Mary Sue Coleman 3:27 pm BarbaraKB: Go Blue! RT @BarackObama Delivering the commencement address at the University of Michigan. Listen live: http://wh.gov/live #umgrad10 3:27 pm henrydubin: watching #umgrad10 live. leaders and best. 3:27 pm huetteman: Coleman: "President Obama, welcome to the Big House." #obamaa2 3:27 pm KenHaddad: Watching the #umgrad10 3:28 pm ashleyhaynes: ok, i quit. i'd rather watch the #kentuckyderby than #umgrad10 3:28 pm jesssoul: This is a university who heard the words of JFK and stepped forward to make his dream, the Peace Corps, a reality #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:28 pm ShepMallya: JWAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLL #umgrad10 3:28 pm umich: Pres. Coleman: Congratulations to a class of students so exceptional we had to show you off to the pres. of the US! #umgrad10 3:29 pm carynroman: Colman: 4 out of 5 2010 @umich grads have taken part in community service activities. #umgrad10 3:29 pm jesssoul: Mich students have given more than 35000 days of service in one year #ObamaA2 3:29 pm pfanderson: What do the red cords mean? #ObamaA2 3:30 pm Admiller15: 4/5 michigan students participate in community service. "That's cuz 4/5 michigan students got MIPs" @jynewman. #umgrad10 3:30 pm aswinp: @jonathanagray heh. (but I remain hopeful; perhaps we'll hear about immigration craziness?) #umgrad10 3:30 pm gms212: In all honesty, these snipers on top of the luxury boxes at Michigan Stadium are kinda weirding me out. #UMGrad10 3:30 pm LanVinLucky7: RT @1987productions I keep gettin a little teary eyed. #umgrad10 aww.. Congrats don't cry C Breezy!! lol.. 3:30 pm vincekern: RT @dorsey: Folo @KimberKoz for great details from Obama grad speech at UM big house: #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 @detnews 3:31 pm derrickcogburn: The combination of images of the UM commencement from TV and the live stream are amazing #obamaA2 3:31 pm huetteman: Coleman emphasizes power of one to effect change. #obamaa2 3:31 pm pfanderson: Haiti support as service learning. #ObamaA2 @jesssoul Good point! 3:31 pm pfanderson: RT @jesssoul: Mich students have given more than 35000 days of service in one year #ObamaA2 3:32 pm bmishock: congrats #umgrad10, and happy bday @jajankowski, and happy smoke-free in michigan. 3:32 pm brendameller: found the hashtag: #UMgrad10 3:32 pm detnews: Remember to be part of something bigger than yourself, President Mary Sue Coleman. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:32 pm kimberkoz: Remember to be part of something bigger than yourself, President Mary Sue Coleman. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:32 pm kleeDC: Us adults could take UMich pres word to heart too: you are one person but you
  • 34. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 34 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM can DO something #umgrad10 3:32 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @umich Pres. Coleman: Congratulations to a class of students so exceptional we had to show you off to the pres. of the US! #umgrad10 3:33 pm A2Journal: RT @carynroman: Colman: 4 out of 5 2010 @umich grads have taken part in community service activities. #umgrad10 3:33 pm a2karen: RT @jesssoul The words of JFK and stepped forward to make his dream, the Peace Corps, a reality #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:33 pm freep: "President Obama, welcome to the Big House." -- U-M President Mary Sue Coleman http://bit.ly/bAMyDf #fpobama #umgrad10 3:33 pm jesssoul: Jenny G up next! #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:33 pm katee688: For today, goodbye. For tomorrow, good luck. And forever -- GO BLUE! Mary Sue Coleman #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:33 pm pfanderson: Chanting MarySue, and MarySue LAUGHS!! Happiness. #ObamaA2 3:34 pm brendameller: enjoying commencement address #umgrad10. Regardless of your political affiliation, it's gotta be pretty cool to have prez there 3:34 pm cdzombak: #obamaA2 #umgrad10 RT @michigandaily: Coleman: for today goodbye, for tomorrow good luck and forever go blue 3:34 pm cynicalgrrl: Gov. Granholm, this is a terrible speech for a graduation. #umgrad10 3:34 pm derrickcogburn: That was a great closing line from Pres. Mary Sue Coleman, forever Go Blue #obamaA2 3:34 pm huetteman: Gov. Granholm thanks Obama for supporting the auto industry. #obamaa2 3:35 pm 60SecondBlog: Pres. Mary Sue Coleman: nice speech, but sounded just a bit like Kristen Wiig's Target lady on #SNL. #UMgrad10 3:35 pm detnews: MI Gov. Jennifer Granholm :Thank you, President Obama for supporting auto industry and MI economy. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 3:35 pm kimberkoz: MI Gov. Jennifer Granholm :Thank you, President Obama for supporting auto industry and MI economy. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 3:35 pm kupersht: Jennifer granholm speaking now... Then obama!! #ObamaA2 3:35 pm T1theinfamous: RT @detnews: Remember to be part of something bigger than yourself, President Mary Sue Coleman. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:35 pm umich: Grads chant 'Mary Sue, Mary Sue'! #umgrad10 3:35 pm umichdems: Granholm thanks Obama for supporting the Auto Industry #obamaA2 #umgrad10 3:36 pm annarborcom: Sure looks like a sea of future leaders and future premium seating customers at Mich. Stadium! #ObamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1jzkpk 3:36 pm f0rdpr3fect: Ms. Granholm seems to forget that this is our graduation, not a review of the state of the state. #umgrad10 3:36 pm grahamdavis: RT @detnews: MI Gov. Jennifer Granholm :Thank you, President Obama for supporting auto industry and MI economy. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 3:36 pm jcohntnr: RT @f0rdpr3fect: Ms. Granholm seems to forget that this is our graduation, not a review of the state of the state. #umgrad10 3:36 pm jslemrod: Governor Granholm: FAR from an inspiration #umichgrad2010 #obamaA2 3:36 pm libbyh: Granholm kind of a let down after Coleman. Have enjoyed every Coleman speech I've seen. More Blue, less politics, pls, Gov #umgrad10 3:37 pm A2Journal: RT @carlamlee: Not sure when this became the Michigan show and not about grads & alumni, but this speech is pretty awkward. #umgrad10 3:37 pm carlamlee: Not sure when this became the Michigan show and not about grads & alumni, but this speech is pretty awkward. #umgrad10 3:37 pm dynarski: Obama at Big House #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzl66 3:37 pm epunch: Forgive our student loans! #umgrad10 3:37 pm huetteman: Granholm: Thank you for delivering on health care reform! Cheers. #obamaa2 3:37 pm jennyserwach: Crowds cheer loud as Gov. Granholm thanks Pres. Obama for supporting the auto industry and delivering healthcare reform. #Obamaa2 3:37 pm kleeDC: Bigger cheers for Obama delivering on health care than bailing out auto industry #umgrad10 3:37 pm mikedanhof: Too much politics from the governor. Just shut it. Not what I want to hear right now. #umgrad10 3:38 pm _lolmao: Granholm "Thank you for coming here instead of the school to the south."
  • 35. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 35 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM LOL BAM OHIO, HOW YOU LIKE DAT STATE? #obamaa2 #umgrad2010 3:38 pm 60SecondBlog: Wondering if @GovGranholm will have a chance to chat about #SCOTUS with Pres. @BarackObama. #UMgrad10 3:38 pm A2Journal: RT @f0rdpr3fect: Ms. Granholm seems to forget that this is our graduation, not a review of the state of the state. #umgrad10 3:38 pm adambayard: Somebody give Granholm the hook. She's rambling like Sarah Palin. #umgrad10 3:38 pm onlynina: Gov. Granholm thanks our President for health care reform, Big House erupts in cheers. #umgrad10 3:38 pm pfanderson: RT @huetteman: Granholm: Thank you for delivering on health care reform! Cheers. #obamaa2 3:38 pm umichdems: Granholm: "Thank you for coming here, instead of that school to the south." #umgrad10 #obamaa2 3:39 pm a2karen: RT @huetteman Granholm: Thank you for delivering on health care reform! Cheers. #obamaa2 3:39 pm drakmo: Hey, that guy helped me with stats at CSCAR #obamaa2 3:39 pm ejk: Another advantage of having a PC connected to the TV: can watch the web stream of #ObamaA2 from BTN instead of flaky local coverage. #fb 3:39 pm griffinhickman: Gov. Granholm now speaking about cars and jobs. #BuyAmerican #UMgrad10 #allin #cleanenergy http://twitpic.com/1jzlq7 3:39 pm jesssoul: Obama receives an honorary degree #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:39 pm jslemrod: Gov. Granholm promotes stimulus, energy taxes #umichgrad2010 #obamaA2 3:39 pm ntambe: Gov. Granholm, why are you stumping at commencement? #ObamaA2 #goblue 3:39 pm redcrew: Thank you for coming here instead of that school to the south says Governor Granholm to President Obama. #umgrad10 3:39 pm toddwaller: RT @A2Journal: RT @f0rdpr3fect: Ms. Granholm seems to forget this is our graduation, not a review of the state of the state. #umgrad10 < LOL 3:40 pm A2Journal: Read reporter Daniel Lai's mobile blog updates live from U of M commencement: http://a2journal.blogspot.com/ #umgrad10 #jrc 3:40 pm jslemrod: Thank you Gov. Granholm for promoting stimulus, energy taxes #umichgrad2010 #obamaA2 3:40 pm kleeDC: Embarrasing microphone issues while trying to confer honorary degree on Obama. Where's the A/V Club? #umgrad10 3:40 pm obamafoodorama: RT @jennyserwach Crowds cheer loud as Gov. Granholm thanks Obama for supporting the auto industry & delivering healthcare reform. #Obamaa2 3:41 pm A2Journal: RT @kleeDC: Embarrasing microphone issues while trying to confer honorary degree on Obama. Where's the A/V Club? #umgrad10 3:41 pm aswinp: here we go. Obama addresses the big house! #umgrad10 3:41 pm griffinhickman: Obama Time. #ObamaA2 3:41 pm jennyserwach: The stadium erupts into a standing ovation as President Obama recieves his honorary degree. #Obamaa2 3:41 pm jesssoul: Doctor of Laws ... #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzml3 3:41 pm libbyh: I have a hood just like Obama's! time for speech #umgrad10 3:41 pm MrsFellah: RT @f0rdpr3fect: Ms. Granholm seems to forget that this is our graduation, not a review of the state of the state. #umgrad10 3:41 pm poohbear0806: RT @mikedanhof: Too much politics from the governor. Just shut it. Not what I want to hear right now. #umgrad10 3:41 pm sarahfujita: "thank you president obama for coming to Michigan, instead of that school to the south." LOVE IT!! #umgrad10 GO BLUE!! 3:42 pm annarborcom: Mary Sue Coleman just conferred honorary degree on @barackobama #obamaA2 #umgrad10 3:42 pm huetteman: "I love you back," Obama tells cheering crowd. #obamaa2 3:42 pm kimberkoz: Crowd goes wild as President Obama says GO BLUE!!! #Obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:42 pm kyehawk586: Someone help! Who is this man? #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzmwh 3:42 pm mgenevievef: Other than Inaugaration, has Obama ever given a speech in front of this many live audience members? I sort of doubt it... #obamaA2 #umgrad10 3:42 pm pfanderson: GOod start. Cheap applause line ;) #ObamaA2
  • 36. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 36 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 3:43 pm 60SecondBlog: @TheHillTweets piece on Obama speech at U-M, though he only just started. http://bit.ly/auIRhh Somewhere, Mitch Albom chuckles. #UMgrad10 3:43 pm A2Jess: Prez starts off with "cheap applause line" #obamaa2 3:43 pm annarborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great to be here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #obamaA2 #umgrad10 3:43 pm cdzombak: #obamaA2 #umgrad10 RT @michigandaily: Obama takes the stage. Crowd goes nuts 3:43 pm cdzombak: #obamaA2 #umgrad10 RT @vielmetti: "it is great to be here in the big house, and so may I say, Go Blue." 3:43 pm dynarski: Obama addressing graduation #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzn8k 3:43 pm kleeDC: "I love you back" and "go blue" - excellent talking points... Obama gets big applause to kick things off #umgrad10 3:43 pm libbyh: RT @vielmetti: Obama: "it is great to be here in the big house, and so may I say, Go Blue." #umgrad10 3:43 pm poohbear0806: Congratulation to all of the University of Michigan Ann Arbor Graduates Class of 2010! #umgrad10 3:43 pm psa2: #obamaa2 I keep forgetting to hashtag! 3:43 pm silverpeanut: Listening live to President Obama. Kids listen up! #umgrad10 3:44 pm carynroman: @barackobama: 'Let me just say, GO BLUE! I thought I'd go for the cheap line first...' #umgrad10 3:44 pm MariaAbdelnour: RT @annarborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great to be here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #obamaA2 #umgrad10 3:44 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS new fave line lately: "It's very nice living above the store" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 3:45 pm billchase2: RT @dynarski: Obama addressing graduation #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzn8k 3:45 pm brendameller: #umgrad10 interesting: Obama reads 10 letters he receives a night. Ranges from kindergartners to citizens who oppose him. 3:45 pm cdzombak: #obamaA2 #umgrad10 RT @trevorcalero: Barack Obama at the Big House. http://tweetphoto.com/20652533 3:45 pm GardnerWhite: RT @AnnArborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great 2B here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #umgrad10 3:45 pm griffinhickman: Obama says he's happy to spend some time out of D.C. No one can take too much @stuartberlow! #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 #oneletter 3:45 pm huetteman: "I'd say about a third call me an idiot," Obama says of letters he reads. #obamaa2 3:45 pm KathrynPrater: At home watching President Barack Obama speak on TV at University of Michigan commencement #UMgrad10 Wish I could see it in person! #ObamaA2 3:45 pm pamstout: President Obama is giving a pretty funny speech so far. The atmosphere in the Big House is giddy. #obamaA2 #UMgrad10 3:45 pm stienman: Obama starts off the speech by pandering? Oh well. #umgrad10 3:46 pm A2Journal: RT @brendameller: #umgrad10 interesting: Obama reads 10 letters he receives a night. Ranges from kindergartners to citizens who oppose him. 3:46 pm AnnieZirkel: #obamaa2 he is a really great speaker. So glad he's our president! 3:46 pm jesssoul: Barack reads 10 letters per night no matter what. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 Talking about kindergrteners's letters :) 3:46 pm johnleesandiego: RT @jennyserwach: So many shouts and cheers as the president comes onstage. People chant ''Obama!'' #Obamaa2 3:46 pm johnleesandiego: RT @jennyserwach: The stadium erupts into a standing ovation as President Obama recieves his honorary degree. #Obamaa2 3:46 pm obamafoodorama: Obama at #umgrad10 "A good solid third" of people "call me an idiot" Quotes kindergarden letter q: 'Do u live next to a volcano?' #obamaA2 3:46 pm SpencerOlinek: Getting my degree with the President @barackobama at the Big House #umgrad10 3:47 pm a2karen: #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 Letters from kids are the topic for Mr President. Great message for all of us. Respect each other &other points of view 3:47 pm carlamlee: So very charmed by Obama and his letters from kids, I'll admit it.
  • 37. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 37 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM #umgrad10 3:47 pm huetteman: Obama: One of my favorites from kindergartener who wanted to know if I live near volcano. #obamaa2 3:47 pm jesssoul: One asked, are people being nice? #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:47 pm jwendz: My bf's comment when I say Obama just said "Go Blue" at the UofM commencement: "He really just meant 'Go Democrats.'" #obamaA2 3:47 pm pfanderson: RT @huetteman: "I'd say about a third call me an idiot," Obama says of letters he reads. #obamaa2 3:47 pm pfanderson: RT @huetteman: Obama: One of my favorites from kindergartener who wanted to know if I live near volcano. #obamaa2 3:48 pm A2Jess: Hey wow! That's my president! #ObamaA2 3:48 pm a2karen: RT @carlamlee So very charmed by Obama and his letters from kids, I'll admit it. #umgrad10 3:48 pm Designerstone: RT @annarborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great to be here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #obamaA2 #umgrad10 3:48 pm drewshannon: Obama: "one kid asked me if I live next to a volcano" #ObamaA2 #goblue 3:48 pm mikedanhof: POTUS is there. #umgrad10 http://tweetphoto.com/20653004 3:48 pm poohbear0806: This is the one time in my life I would like to be at U of M right now #spartan. #umgrad10 3:48 pm R71: RT @obamafoodorama: Obama at #umgrad10 "A good solid third" of people "call me an idiot" Quotes kindergarden letter q: 'Do u live next to a volcano?' #obamaA2 3:49 pm AllFlavaz: RT @annarborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great to be here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #obamaA2 #umgrad10 3:49 pm AllFlavaz: RT @briancalloway: watching Obama deliver the commencement address at the University of Michigan. Definitely wish I could see the president in person #ObamaA2 3:49 pm briancalloway: watching Obama deliver the commencement address at the University of Michigan. Definitely wish I could see the president in person #ObamaA2 3:49 pm griffinhickman: Waiting for #ObamaObamaObama to address the state of @Michigan_fball. I hope he checked with @chengelis to get the scoop. #ObamaA2 3:49 pm jeffgoblue: RT @annarborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great to be here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #obamaA2 #umgrad10 3:49 pm jesssoul: Politics has always been a little less genteel in times of change #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:49 pm psa2: RT: @a2karen #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 Letters from kids r the topic 4 Mr Pres. Great message 4 all of us. Respect each other&other points of view. 3:49 pm psa2: Woohoo! RT: @A2Jess Hey wow! That's my president! #ObamaA2 3:50 pm a2karen: RT @obamafoodorama POTUS new fave line lately: "It's very nice living above the store" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 3:50 pm huetteman: Obama: American politics has never been very nice, cites caning on floor of Senate. He was not there, he chuckles. #obamaa2 3:50 pm jesssoul: Democracy in a nation of more than 300M is complicated and messy #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:50 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: 'Politics has never been for the thin skinned or faint of heart" 'It's always been noisy messy contentious complicated' #ObamaA2 3:50 pm pfanderson: That caning was ugly - guy almost died, I think #ObamaA2 3:51 pm PairOhLegal: Hey! Maybe we need to bring back caning in WashDC! On the Senate floor, televised on CSPAN. That may clean things up! #obamaA2 3:51 pm pfanderson: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: 'Politics has never been for the thin skinned or faint of heart" 'It's always been noisy messy contentious complicated' #ObamaA2 3:51 pm psa2: Relatable, funny, likeable, real. #obamaa2 3:51 pm umich: Gov Granholm thx @BarackObama: Pres. receiving honorary degree #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzprx 3:52 pm BethStuever: "Politics is not for the thin skinned or faint of heart. If you enter the arena you should expect to get roughed up." #umgrad10 3:52 pm jesssoul: Despite the conflict, our form of experimental democracy has been better than any other on earth...for more than 200yrs #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:52 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: We have argued over each and every detail of nation. But our
  • 38. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 38 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM experiment in Democracyhas worked better than any govt on earth #ObamaA2 3:52 pm psa2: That was good! RT: @a2karen RT @obamafoodorama POTUS new fave line lately: "It's very nice living above the store" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 3:52 pm Reillymj: Obama mentions #climatechange right there with #terrorism as global probs #UMgrad10 grads will soon face. Hint of what's next in Congress? 3:52 pm SamRose: rt @vielmetti: . @pfanderson The caning of Senator Charles Sumner, 1856 http://www.senate.gov/vtour/sumner.htm #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:52 pm umich: RT @jesssoul: Democracy in a nation of more than 300M is complicated and messy #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:52 pm vielmetti: . @pfanderson The caning of Senator Charles Sumner, 1856 http://www.senate.gov/vtour/sumner.htm #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:53 pm A2Journal: RT @kathrynvan: "How will you keep our democracy going?" -Obama to UM Graduates #umgrad10 3:53 pm detnews: Obama to #umgrad10: The question for your generation is this: How will you keep our democracy going? #obamaa2 3:53 pm huetteman: Obama to grads: "How will you keep our democracy going?" #obamaa2 3:53 pm jesssoul: Class of 2010 how will you keep it alive? #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:53 pm kathrynvan: "How will you keep our democracy going?" -Obama to UM Graduates #umgrad10 3:53 pm kimberkoz: Obama to #umgrad10: The question for your generation is this: How will you keep our democracy going? #obamaa2 3:53 pm LSFive: RT @JamesDDickson: Obama is at his best when he's in professor mode. #ObamaA2 3:53 pm redcrew: POTUS "Class of 2010: How will you keep our democracy alive?" #ObamaA2 3:54 pm cdzombak: #umgrad10 RT @huetteman: Obama to grads: "How will you keep our democracy going?" #obamaa2 3:54 pm Fictionornon: RT @kathrynvan: "How will you keep our democracy going?" -Obama to UM Graduates #umgrad10 3:54 pm jesssoul: Individual freedom is a strand of our nation's DNA #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:54 pm pfanderson: @vielmetti Yes - he broke the cane over Sumner, and people all over the USA shipped him new canes. Ugly politics. #ObamaA2 3:55 pm jesssoul: Another strand is doing things together, as a nation #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:55 pm jjesse: RT @detnews: Obama to #umgrad10: The question for your generation is this: How will you keep our democracy going? #obamaa2 3:55 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: There are some things we can only do together as one nation..railroads, schools, economy...healthcare #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 3:55 pm pfanderson: RT @kimberkoz: Obama to #umgrad10: The question for your generation is this: How will you keep our democracy going? #obamaa2 3:55 pm R71: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: 'Politics has never been for the thin skinned or faint of heart" 'It's always been noisy messy contentious complicated' #ObamaA2 3:56 pm derrickcogburn: RT @LSFive: RT @JamesDDickson: Obama is at his best when he's in professor mode. #ObamaA2 3:56 pm huetteman: Obama: Government has protected Americans throughout its history - railroads, public schools, farms. #obamaa2 3:56 pm intrepidsol: RT @detnews: MI Gov. Jennifer Granholm :Thank you, President Obama for supporting auto industry and MI economy. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 3:56 pm intrepidsol: RT @detnews: Remember to be part of something bigger than yourself, President Mary Sue Coleman. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:56 pm jashsf: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: There are some things we can only do together as one nation..railroads, schools, economy...healthcare #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 3:56 pm jesssoul: The object of government is the welfare of the ppl (TR) #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:56 pm laplantek: Love for @BarackObama #UMGrad10 http://tweetphoto.com/20654084 3:56 pm umich: Pres. Obama ask grads: 'How will youkeep our democracy going?' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 3:56 pm vielmetti: teddy roosevelt and national park system http://www.nps.gov/history/history/hisnps/npshistory/teddy.htm #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:57 pm a2karen: RT @obamafoodorama POTUS: Some things we can only do together as one nation..railroads, schools, economy...healthcare #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10
  • 39. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 39 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 3:57 pm drewshannon: RT @detnews: Obama to #umgrad10: The question for your generation is this: How will you keep our democracy going? #obamaa2 3:57 pm jen_talley: He's down there somewhere... #obamaa2 #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzran 3:57 pm jesssoul: In our democracy, government is us. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:57 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS notes that Lincoln & Roosevelt were Republicans; first did RRs, second did Nat'l Parks #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 3:57 pm Reillymj: #Obama says out gov't great because 'tho limited, can change to help the american people' must adapt to suit the times #umgrad10 3:57 pm TheAberration_: RT @poohbear0806: This is the one time in my life I would like to be at U of M right now #spartan. #umgrad10 3:58 pm carynroman: @barackobama speaking at @umich commencement #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzrty 3:58 pm cynicalgrrl: "The government is us." #umgrad10 3:58 pm Dee_Pil: Congratulations! Tell Obama I'll call him back later. @betsycallan @carlyatto @lisasto #UMgrad10 3:58 pm detnews: Obama: We, the people, hold in our hands the power to choose our leaders & change our laws & shape our own destiny. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:58 pm jesssoul: We the ple have the ability to choose our government #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:58 pm kimberkoz: Obama: We, the people, hold in our hands the power to choose our leaders & change our laws & shape our own destiny. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:58 pm laplantek: RT @1987productions: I keep gettin a little teary eyed. #umgrad10 3:58 pm MichelValkoun: RT @umich: Gov Granholm thx @BarackObama: Pres. receiving honorary degree #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzprx 3:58 pm MichelValkoun: RT @umich: RT @jesssoul: Democracy in a nation of more than 300M is complicated and messy #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 3:58 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: What troubles me is when people say all of Govt is inherently bad..But Govt is us, "we the people" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 3:58 pm officialJackieO: RT @jennyserwach: Crowds cheer loud as Gov. Granholm thanks Pres. Obama for supporting the auto industry and delivering healthcare reform. #Obamaa2 3:58 pm redcrew: Obama: "In our democracy, government is us. We, the people, hold in our hands the power to choose our leaders." #ObamaA2 3:58 pm umich: RT @jwell: @barackobama is in the big house. congrats @umich grads, and forever go blue #umgrad10 3:59 pm A2Journal: RT @kimberkoz: Obama: We, the people, hold in our hands the power to choose our leaders & change our laws & shape our own destiny. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 3:59 pm cdzombak: Follow @pfanderson, @michigandaily, @huetteman for more #obamaA2 #umgrad10 coverage. 3:59 pm huetteman: "Gov't is this extraordinary public university." #obamaa2 3:59 pm kathrynvan: "Government is this extraordinary public university" -Obama #umgrad10 3:59 pm netmeg: Obama: keep govt hands off my medicare! Ork ork ork ork. #obamaa2 3:59 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS gets big applause for: 'Govt is the police officers in our communities...and this extraordinary university' #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 3:59 pm ParkUpdates: <3333 RT @AnnArborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great to be here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #obamaA2 3:59 pm Reillymj: #obama: 'to people who say all gov't bad, I say in our democracy, our gov't is us!' #umgrad10 3:59 pm vielmetti: mention of #oilspill was very brief at #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:00 pm amberherself: Effect of Obama: I'm not American but I want to high five him right now for talking about how "our" govn't is about the ppl. #obamaA2 4:00 pm annarbors107one: RT @kimberkoz: Obama: We, the people, hold in our hands the power to choose our leaders & change our laws & shape our own destiny. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:00 pm ARo17: Random words said by Obama that causes the crowd to erupt with applause: WE...OUR....US.....BLUE! Lol #goblue #umgrad10 4:00 pm derrickcogburn: POTUS at #obamaA2 In our democracy, government is us! It is this amazing public university, and the roads you drove in on. 4:00 pm huetteman: Gov't shouldn't try to rule lives but provide tools to succeed. #obamaa2
  • 40. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 40 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 4:00 pm jesssoul: Gov should give you the tools to succeed, give every american a shot who's willing to work hard!!!! #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:00 pm katee688: Government shouldn't try to guarantee results but it should guarantee a shot for everyone willing to work hard #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:00 pm kimberkoz: Obama admits he doesn't always know how to work iPods and TIVOS. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:00 pm l8nitefistfight: #obamaa2 4:00 pm l8nitefistfight: RT @vielmetti: mention of #oilspill was very brief at #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:00 pm mharmala: Hmmm obama's speech is very government and politics centered. Did he forget what his commencement speech is for? #umgrad10 #obamaa2 4:00 pm onlynina: @BarackObama just called companies out about the oil spill. Oh, hell yes. #umgrad10 4:00 pm pfanderson: An era of iPods and TiVO ... my son is thumbs up. #ObamaA2 4:00 pm umich: Pres. Obama: 'What troubles me is when people say all gov't is inherently bad' #umgrad10 4:01 pm a2karen: POTUS: How do we make our government better for every American willing to work hard? #obamaA2 #Umgrad10 4:01 pm AnnieZirkel: #obamaa2 obama is a great man! Imperfect but clearheaded 4:01 pm fencebreak: #Obama: focus not on whether gov should be bigger or smaller but on "how we can create a smarter and better government." #umgrad10 4:01 pm jen_talley: Maintain basic level of civility in public debate - much applause. #obamaa2 4:01 pm kleeDC: Obama: government should guarantee the shot at opportunity for anyone who's willing to work for it #umgrad10 4:01 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @detnews Obama: We, the people, hold in our hands the power to choose our leaders & change our laws & shape our own destiny. #obamaa2 4:01 pm pfanderson: RT @katee688: Government shouldn't try to guarantee results but it should guarantee a shot for everyone willing to work hard #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:01 pm redcrew: Obama: "Govt shouldn't guarantee results but should guarantee an opportunity for everyone willing to work hard." #ObamaA2 4:02 pm chengelis: RT @detnews Obama: We, the people, hold in our hands the power to choose our leaders & change our laws & shape our own destiny. #umgrad10 4:02 pm emmy_chapman: RT @annarborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great to be here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:02 pm huetteman: "We can't expect to solve our problems if all we do is tear each other down." Applause, scattered calls of "Yes!" #obamaa2 4:02 pm kleeDC: Also: we shouldn't be arguing about whether we should have a big or small government but how to have a smarter gov. #umgrad10 4:02 pm kmcdeepher: RT @detnews: Obama to #umgrad10: The question for your generation is this: How will you keep our democracy going? #obamaa2 4:02 pm libbyh: starting to think maybe politicians make good speeches but not good COMMENCEMENT speeches. sigh. #umgrad10 4:02 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: "We can't expect to solve our probs if all we do is tear each other down" #ObamaA2 UMgrad10 4:02 pm onlynina: "You can disagree with a policy without demonizing the person." - @BarackObama, speaking the truthz. #umgrad10 4:02 pm vielmetti: "socialist, soviet-style takeover, fascists, right-wing nuts...authoritarian, even murderous regimes". #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:03 pm A2Journal: "The president speaks" latest update on A2Journal mobile blog: http://a2journal.blogspot.com/ #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 #JRC 4:03 pm dbardallis: Obama: government, government, government, government. Also, government. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:03 pm ejk: Rather than being crooked, I prefer to think Obama is rocking his graduation hood Wayne Gretzky, asymmetrical style. #ObamaA2 4:03 pm GeraldWhite: ..."Government shouldn't dictate results, but it should give you a shot." (via President Barack Obama at U of M Commencement) #ObamaA2
  • 41. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 41 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 4:03 pm Heaviland: RT @annarborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great to be here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:03 pm huetteman: This kind of discussion undermines the potential for compromise. #obamaa2 4:03 pm jslemrod: We need smaller government #umichgrad2010 #obamaA2 4:03 pm Juliaea2: It coursens our culture - I'm so glad he's saying that. #obamaA2 4:03 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: "Throwing around phrases like socialist, fascist, right wing nut is bad...over the top rhetoric closes door to compromise" #UMgrad10 4:03 pm redcrew: RT @jen_talley: Maintain basic level of civility in public debate - much applause. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:03 pm umich: Pres Obama: Quest. not about having a biggr or smllr gov't but about making a smarter & better gov't #umgrad10 4:04 pm A2Journal: RT @umich: Pres Obama: Quest. not about having a biggr or smllr gov't but about making a smarter & better gov't #umgrad10 4:04 pm AllFlavaz: RT @LucyAnnLance: RT @umich Pres Obama: Quest. not about having a biggr or smllr gov't but about making a smarter & better gov't #umgrad10 4:04 pm AllFlavaz: RT @vielmetti: "socialist, soviet-style takeover, fascists, right-wing nuts...authoritarian, even murderous regimes". #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:04 pm annarbors107one: RT @umich: Pres Obama: Quest. not about having a biggr or smllr gov't but about making a smarter & better gov't #umgrad10 4:04 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @umich Pres Obama: Quest. not about having a biggr or smllr gov't but about making a smarter & better gov't #umgrad10 4:04 pm MPOTheHill: Obama's speech aims at some of the more strident criticism he and Democrats have received in the past year http://bit.ly/bcKMDK #UMgrad10 4:04 pm netmeg: Obama: nasty rhetoric coursens our culture. Me: good way to put it. #obamaa2 4:04 pm pfanderson: RT @Juliaea2 It coarsens our culture - I'm so glad he's saying that. #obamaA2 4:04 pm trevorstaples: What radio station is playing the address? #obamaa2 4:04 pm zuiderelle: Best speech I've heard in YEARS... #ObamaA2 4:05 pm A2Journal: Indeed! Obama: we need vibrant news system apart from blogs and opinions. #umgrad10 #JRC 4:05 pm AllFlavaz: RT @chengelis: RT @detnews Obama: We, the people, hold in our hands the power to choose our leaders & change our laws & shape our own destiny. #umgrad10 4:05 pm derrickcogburn: RT @pfanderson: An era of iPods and TiVO ... my son is thumbs up. #ObamaA2 4:05 pm jashsf: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: What troubles me is when people say all of Govt is inherently bad..But Govt is us, "we the people" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:05 pm jennyserwach: Huge roar of applause as the president stresses the importance of the golden rule. #Obamaa2 4:05 pm LennyZenith: "Treat others as you would like to be treated, with courtesy and respect" #obamaa2 4:05 pm lmockford: RT @pfanderson Haiti support as service learning. #ObamaA2 @jesssoul Good point! 4:05 pm MPOTheHill: Obama: society requires "a vibrant and thriving news business that is separate from opinion makers and talking heads." #UMgrad10 4:05 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS gets big applause from #UMgrad10 as he bashes 24/7 media cycle "We need a vibrant and private news biz separate from talking heads" 4:05 pm PairOhLegal: Heh heh...Obama didn't get the humor behind calling people "right-wing nuts" or "left-wing nuts." :-) Go Wings! #obamaA2 4:05 pm pamens88: RT @detnews: Obama: We, the people, hold in our hands the power to choose our leaders & change our laws & shape our own destiny. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:05 pm vielmetti: RT @ejk: Rather than being crooked, I prefer to think Obama is rocking his graduation hood Wayne Gretzky, asymmetrical style. #ObamaA2 4:06 pm A2Journal: RT @fencebreak: #Obama: we should "choose to actively seek out information which challenges our opinions and beliefs" #umgrad10 4:06 pm A2Journal: RT @MPOTheHill: Obama: society requires "a vibrant and thriving news business that is separate from opinion makers and talking heads." #UMgrad10 4:06 pm a2karen: Civil debate and President's speech about being civil and looking at the
  • 42. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 42 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM opposite side. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 Listen to others points of view. 4:06 pm cateroosevelt: cannot even believe this is real. no more rain either! forever and always go blue!! #umgrad10 http://yfrog.com/66vihxj 4:06 pm jesssoul: Part of what civility reqs is simple. The golden rule! And that we choose to actively seek out chalnges to our sumptions #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:06 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS quotes Moynihan: "Everyone entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:06 pm pfanderson: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: What troubles me is when people say all of Govt is inherently bad..But Govt is us, "we the people" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:06 pm Reillymj: #Obama: modern media is a 24/7 echo chamber' but has also given us 'unprecedented choice' #umgrad10 4:06 pm umich: Pres. Obama: 'We can't expect to solve problems if all we do is tear each other down' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:07 pm annarbors107one: RT @fencebreak: #Obama: we should "choose to actively seek out information which challenges our opinions and beliefs" #umgrad10 4:07 pm carlamlee: Love Obama's realistic views on our use of tech & the positives & negatives of our choices of access to info. #umgrad10 4:07 pm carynroman: @barackobama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our citizenship...to our democracy' #umgrad10 4:07 pm cdzombak: #obamaA2 RT @umich: Pres. Obama: 'What troubles me is when people say all gov't is inherently bad' #umgrad10 4:07 pm derrickcogburn: RT @zuiderelle: Best speech I've heard in YEARS... #ObamaA2 4:07 pm detnews: POTUS The practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for democracy. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:07 pm GeraldWhite: ..."Listening to opposing views is essential to citizenship, democracy." (via President Barack Obama at U of M Commencement) #ObamaA2 4:07 pm jen_talley: If you only read NYT, try Wall St Jrn. If you're a fan of Glenn Beck, try reading HuffPo. Expose yourself to variety of opinions. #obamaa2 4:07 pm jesssoul: Expand you intellectual exposure, seek out ppl who are unlike you #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:07 pm kimberkoz: POTUS The practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for democracy. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:07 pm pfanderson: Wonderful shoutout for diversity in daily life! #ObamaA2 4:07 pm raless: Obama says we should be nice to each other--too bad my dad's favorite thing to say is "right-wing nut." GO blue!! #umgrad10 4:07 pm redcrew: Obama: Listening to opposing views is essential to effective citizenship. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:07 pm SheGotTheBeat: "Practice listening to opposing views." #umgrad10 #obamaa2 4:08 pm A2Journal: RT @carynroman: @barackobama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our citizenship...to our democracy' #umgrad10 4:08 pm a2karen: Fox News is broadcasting this speech by POTUS. Are you listening @Foxnews? #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:08 pm doug_fresco: RT @jesssoul: Expand you intellectual exposure, seek out ppl who are unlike you #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:08 pm kamearachel: RT @GeraldWhite: ..."Listening to opposing views is essential to citizenship, democracy." (via President Barack Obama at U of M Commencement) #ObamaA2 4:08 pm pamstout: #obamaa2: Listen to opposing views: If you read NY times, try picking up a WSJ. If you're a fan of Beck or Limbaugh, try the HuffPost. 4:08 pm thwesley: RT @detnews: POTUS The practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for democracy. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:08 pm umich: Pres. Obama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our democracy.' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:09 pm A2Jess: This is an impressive speech. I am glad I'm here. #ObamaA2 4:09 pm cateroosevelt: obama! time to be a citizen of the world. forever go blue! #umgrad10 http://yfrog.com/66x0bqj 4:09 pm cdzombak: RT @huetteman: "We can't expect to solve our problems if all we do is tear each other down." Applause, scattered calls of "Yes!" #obamaa2
  • 43. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 43 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 4:09 pm huetteman: Obama wants grads to engage with what they don't already know. #obamaa2 4:09 pm jen_talley: Poisonous political atmosphere discourages people from getting involved. #obamaa2 4:09 pm jesssoul: Pay attention, stay informed, participate - find a way to serve to saty connected to fellow citizens: ie JFK #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:09 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @detnews POTUS The practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for democracy #obamaa2 4:09 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: #UMgrad10 will turn away from public service if all they see is negativity. But if u turn away...Democracy breaks down #ObamaA2 4:09 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: U must find a way to engage..and DC could use some fresh faces #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:09 pm pamstout: RT @umich: Pres. Obama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our democracy.' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:09 pm pfanderson: RT @detnews: POTUS The practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for democracy. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:10 pm a2karen: My son is listening to Mr Pesident in person. This speech could change lives & points of view. Large picture. #umgrad10 #obamaA2 4:10 pm freep: Huffington Post got a shout-out from the U-M crowd during Obama's commencement speech: http://bit.ly/bAMyDf #umgrad10 #fpobama 4:10 pm huetteman: Obama cites JFK's call to service in the Peace Corps. #obamaa2 4:10 pm ItakuIce: couldnt make it to the #obamaA2 event, slept in, at least its being aired on the big10 network. 4:10 pm jashsf: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS quotes Moynihan: "Everyone entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:10 pm jen_talley: Quoting Kennedy's peace corps speech in AA 50 years ago. #obamaa2 4:10 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @umich Pres. Obama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our democracy.' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:10 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: Never forget that as Americans we enjoy more freedoms than any other nation on earth..none of this came easy #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:10 pm pfanderson: RT @jesssoul: Pay attention, stay informed, participate - find a way to serve to saty connected to fellow citizens: ie JFK #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:10 pm R71: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: "Throwing around phrases like socialist, fascist, right wing nut is bad...over the top rhetoric closes door to compromise" #UMgrad10 4:10 pm R71: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: "We can't expect to solve our probs if all we do is tear each other down" #ObamaA2 UMgrad10 4:10 pm R71: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: #UMgrad10 will turn away from public service if all they see is negativity. But if u turn away...Democracy breaks down #ObamaA2 4:10 pm R71: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: U must find a way to engage..and DC could use some fresh faces #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:10 pm Reillymj: #obama: include people of different backgrounds in you circle...walk in someone else's shoes...will help make this democracy work #umgrad10 4:10 pm spaceflight: RT @detnews: POTUS The practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for democracy. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:11 pm A2Jess: Subtitling on big screen translated Obama's "Limbaugh" as "Him Baw" #ObamaA2 4:11 pm amberagd: RT @umich: Pres Obama: Quest. not about having a biggr or smllr gov't but about making a smarter & better gov't #umgrad10 4:11 pm amberherself: My university commencement was so incredibly lame in comparison to this. #obamaA2 4:11 pm annarborcom: RT @LucyAnnLance: RT @umich Pres. Obama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our democracy.' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:11 pm kimberkoz: Participate, get involved in public life, Obama tells #umgrad10 #obamaa2 4:11 pm kmcdeepher: RT @detnews: POTUS The practice of listening to opposing views is essential for effective citizenship. It is essential for democracy. #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:11 pm LennyZenith: RT @jesssoul: Pay attention, stay informed, participate - find a way to serve to saty connected to fellow citizens: ie JFK #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:11 pm MIWomensForum: Amen, Mr. President: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our citizenship...to our democracy' #umgrad10
  • 44. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 44 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 4:11 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: "Toil, imagination and faith" built America..and u too will have to strive & pushback uncertainty" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:11 pm pfanderson: @lmockford He is doing an excellent job. We have a SL viewing party going Nice conversation #ObamaA2 4:11 pm tkpleslie: RT @a2karen: My son is listening to Mr Pesident in person. This speech could change lives & points of view. Large picture. #umgrad10 4:12 pm annofannarbor: "The practice of listening to opposing views is essential... Learn to walk in someone else's shoes": #ObamaA2. Listen, learn, walk. 4:12 pm derrickcogburn: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS quotes Moynihan: "Everyone entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:12 pm detnews: Participate, get involved in public life, Obama tells #umgrad10 #obamaa2 4:12 pm jesssoul: There is no guarantee grads in 50 yrs will enjoy the same freedoms as we do, we must work hard to contribute #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:12 pm katee688: RT @obamafoodorama: Never forget that as Americans we enjoy more freedoms than any other nation on earth #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:12 pm MIWomensForum: RT @amberagd: RT @umich: Pres Obama: Quest. not about having a biggr or smllr gov't but about making a smarter & better gov't #umgrad10 4:12 pm psa2: Impressive, indeed. Well delievered. Inspiring. RT: @A2Jess This is an impressive speech. I am glad I'm here. #ObamaA2 4:12 pm vielmetti: RT @A2Jess: Subtitling on big screen translated Obama's "Limbaugh" as "Him Baw" #ObamaA2 4:13 pm a2karen: #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 Are you willing to give part of your life to better our Democracy? Go Blue!! Go Mr President!! 4:13 pm annarborcom: President @barackobama's speech has ended. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:13 pm astralzebra: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS quotes Moynihan: "Everyone entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:13 pm derrickcogburn: Go 44. That is my President. #obamaA2. Let's go change the world. Do your part! 4:13 pm kjrlivlife4ll: RT @cateroosevelt: obama! time to be a citizen of the world. forever go blue! #umgrad10 http://yfrog.com/66x0bqj 4:13 pm mace5681: RT @umich: Pres. Obama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our democracy.' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:13 pm mgenevievef: Well, that was rather awesome... #ObamaA2 4:13 pm michaelzlee: Yes We Can! #umgrad10 4:13 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS exits to standing ovation after saying congrats & God bless #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:13 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS: What makes America great is our ability to shape our destiny...I believe we can...because I believe in you.." #ObamaA2 #UMgrad1 4:14 pm BoraZ: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: What troubles me is when people say all of Govt is inherently bad..But Govt is us, "we the people" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:14 pm huetteman: Obama concludes his address, and now the mass exodus commences. #obamaa2 4:14 pm jen_talley: Bunch of people leaving now. Rude! #umgrad10 4:14 pm johnleesandiego: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS exits to standing ovation after saying congrats & God bless #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:14 pm MIWomensForum: RT @A2Journal: Indeed! Obama: we need vibrant news system apart from blogs and opinions. #umgrad10 #JRC 4:14 pm pfanderson: @netmeg Wonder if he memorized it. But it seemed very candid. #ObamaA2 4:14 pm umichdems: RT @umich: Pres Obama: Quest. not about having a biggr or smllr gov't but about making a smarter & better gov't #umgrad10 4:15 pm Doreans: RT @fencebreak: #Obama: we should "choose to actively seek out information which challenges our opinions and beliefs" #umgrad10 4:15 pm kleeDC: Hey rude people, sit your butts down. Just b/c Obama is finished speaking doesn't mean commencement is over. Respect these grads #umgrad10 4:15 pm PHOTOPIXELIST: RT @LucyAnnLance: RT @umich Pres. Obama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our democracy.' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:15 pm Psx120: This place is emptying out. What a fucking joke. The point is the graduates, not the president. Fuck you all. #umgrad10
  • 45. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 45 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 4:15 pm SarainAnnArbor: Wonderful speech. What an honor to be here at The Big House! #ObamaA2 4:15 pm soapboxmom: RT @MPOTheHill: Obama's speech aims at some of the more strident criticism he and Democrats have received in the past year http://bit.ly/bcKMDK #UMgrad10 4:15 pm umichdems: And that's it. Obama concludes his speech for the #umgrad10. As always, well done! #ObamaA2 4:15 pm vielmetti: jean campbell getting honorary degree at #umgrad10 ; founder of University of Michigan Center for Continuing Education of Women 4:16 pm A2Journal: RT @umichdems: And that's it. Obama concludes his speech for the #umgrad10. As always, well done! #ObamaA2 4:16 pm dfsullivan: RT @netmeg: Obama sure can speak for a long time without appearing to glance at notes. #obamaa2. Teleprompters! Duh! 4:16 pm huetteman: More honorary degrees. Presentation of grads soon to come. #obamaa2 4:16 pm obamafoodorama: Crowd estimated at 92,00 /biggest POTUS has addressed since inauguration. Got honorary Doctorate before address #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:16 pm SheGotTheBeat: My eyes welled with tears when Obama said, "I believe in you." Great speech. #umgrad10 #obamaa2 4:16 pm umich: Jean W. Campbell receives honorary degree #umgrad10 4:16 pm vielmetti: #umgrad10 #ornette gets an honorary degree; here's his previous gigs in Ann Arbor http://bit.ly/a53xWs @annarborcom 4:17 pm A2Journal: RT @kleeDC: Hey rude people, sit your butts down. Just b/c Obama is finished speaking doesn't mean commencement is over. Respect these grads #umgrad10 4:17 pm brendameller: RT @fencebreak: #Obama: we should "choose to actively seek out information which challenges our opinions and beliefs" #umgrad10 4:17 pm cdzombak: #obamaA2 #umgrad10 RT @bdzombak: Good speech on education, bipartisanship and good politics. 4:17 pm heidigoseek: Anybody know if the #ObamaA2 speech will be available online for people to see? 4:17 pm jwschultz: The shameful secondary standing ovation (aka Exodus) after Obama's speech: http://twitpic.com/1jzx7c #umgrad10 4:17 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @vielmetti jean campbell getting honorary degree at #umgrad10 ; founder of University of Michigan Center for Continuing Educ of Women 4:17 pm obamafoodorama: POTUS will also confer commissions on Michigan ROTC grads #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:17 pm sexy_cheme: RT @freep: Huffington Post got a shout-out from the U-M crowd during Obama's commencement speech: http://bit.ly/bAMyDf #umgrad10 #fpobama 4:17 pm swdmw: RT @AnnArborcom: President @barackobama's speech has ended. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 And the exodus begins 4:18 pm _Elenor: #UMgrad10 Obama: society requires "a vibrant and thriving news business that is separate from opinion makers and talking heads." 4:18 pm brendameller: RT @MIWomensForum: RT @A2Journal: Indeed! Obama: we need vibrant news system apart from blogs and opinions. #umgrad10 #JRC 4:18 pm obamafoodorama: Michigan grads on WH staff: Melody Barnes, Cindy Chang, Nick Colvin, Eugene Kang, Cecelia Munoz #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:18 pm vielmetti: Stanford Ovshinsky inventor of amorphous semiconductors at #umgrad10 http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/ovshinsky.html 4:19 pm igobytony: RT @kleeDC: Hey rude people, sit your butts down. Just b/c Obama is finished speaking doesn't mean commencement is over. Respect these grads #umgrad10 4:19 pm jslemrod: A Republican (and top Delta lobbyist) Andrea Fischer Newman on stage #umichgrad2010 #obamaA2 4:19 pm vielmetti: susan stamberg from NPR gets honorary degree #umgrad10 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=2101242 4:20 pm annarborcom: President Obama's speech has ended, and Main Street is filled with people leaving the stadium. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:20 pm cdzombak: RT @vielmetti: susan stamberg from NPR gets honorary degree #umgrad10 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=2101242 4:20 pm ChrisInMI: RT @umich: Pres. Obama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our democracy.' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2
  • 46. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 46 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 4:20 pm drskyskull: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS: What troubles me is when people say all of Govt is inherently bad..But Govt is us, "we the people" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:20 pm huetteman: Obama ended his speech by saying that like JFK, he believes grads can make a difference. #obamaa2 4:20 pm mikedanhof: Haha so many people leaving after obama done. #umgrad10 4:20 pm MrsWheelbarrow: It's great to work at home. RT @ObamaFoodorama: POTUS new fave line lately: "It's very nice living above the store" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:20 pm officialJackieO: RT @obamafoodorama: Michigan grads on WH staff: Melody Barnes, Cindy Chang, Nick Colvin, Eugene Kang, Cecelia Munoz #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:20 pm RandomArchivist: Wish I could be at #umgrad10 right now to hear Obama's speech. Hope it'll be posted online somewhere. #obamaa2 4:21 pm A2Journal: RT @vielmetti: susan stamberg from NPR gets honorary degree #umgrad10 http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=2101242 4:21 pm Admiller15: Obviously I loved @BarackObama's speech. What did @jynewman and @drgnyj9 think? Hit home on some points? #umgrad10 4:21 pm markziemba: Jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman receives honorary Doctor of Music degree at Univ of Mich. Tomorrow Is the Question! indeed... #umgrad10 4:21 pm morgankeys: Great speech! #umgrad10 @barackobama 4:21 pm officialJackieO: RT @sexy_cheme: RT @freep: Huffington Post got a shout-out from the U-M crowd during Obama's commencement speech: http://bit.ly/bAMyDf #umgrad10 #fpobama 4:21 pm officialJackieO: RT @swdmw: RT @AnnArborcom: President @barackobama's speech has ended. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 And the exodus begins 4:21 pm redcrew: Wonderful to see Susan Susan Stamberg receive an honorary degree in humane letters. #npr #umgrad10 4:21 pm umich: Ornette Coleman, Stanford Ovshinsky, Susan Stamberg, Charles Vest all cross stage for honorary degree #umgrad10 4:21 pm vielmetti: chuck vest was provost and vice president for academic affairs of the University of Michigan before he for MIT in 1990 #umgrad10 4:22 pm 60SecondBlog: rt @umich: Ornette Coleman, Stanford Ovshinsky, Susan Stamberg, Charles Vest all cross stage for honorary degree #umgrad10 4:22 pm cyndeeharrison: "Stay informed, find a way to serve your community and your country." from the President's speech at UofM this morning #umgrad10 4:22 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @AnnArborcom President Obama's speech has ended, and Main Street is filled with people leaving the stadium. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:22 pm mharmala: Take from obama: Expose yourself to differences, importantly-don't forget you can & should be active in public service #umgrad10 #obamaa2 4:22 pm yogazpacho: Thx2twitter, I'm in 3 places @ once: Education Summit: the Urgency of Now! #NCBW in #Detroit, + #umgrad10 #obamaa2 in #A2 + doing HW @ home. 4:23 pm AJohnnise: YAAAAAAAAY GRADUATES!!!!!! Congratulations! W are all soooo proud of you!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:23 pm anndwyer: Awww. This makes me remember when I graduated. David E. Davis was the speaker, and he was just as good as Obama (speech-wise). #obamaa2 4:23 pm umich: Pres. @BarackObama to #UMich grads 'I believe in you' #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzzl6 4:24 pm pfanderson: Delighted to see the dental grads and Dennis Lopatin, who I admire greatly #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:24 pm pfanderson: RT @mharmala: Take from obama: Expose yourself to differences, importantly-don't forget you can & should be active in public service #umgrad10 #obamaa2 4:24 pm umich: Literature, Science & the Arts; Dental School; School of Pharmacy all have graduated! #umgrad10 4:25 pm huetteman: Presentation of the grads! Weather getting a little chilly, looks like rain that let up for ceremony may return. #obamaa2 4:25 pm joebrilliant: Obama's speech on need 4 civil debate & civic engagment was poignant & LOL funny. Hail 2 the Commander-in-chief-cum-laude #umgrad10 #obamaA2 4:25 pm ner1ssa: I'm so proud to say @BarakObama is a fellow Wolverine! Now can we get First Lady Michelle Obama to become one too? #GoBlue #Obama #umgrad10 4:25 pm OneEpiphany: I'm so proud to say @BarakObama is a fellow Wolverine! Now can we get
  • 47. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 47 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM First Lady Michelle Obama to become one too? #GoBlue #Obama #umgrad10 4:26 pm annarborcom: OBAMA: "GO BLUE!": President Barack Obama delivers commencement address http://bit.ly/96L4C7 #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:26 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @AnnArborcom OBAMA: "GO BLUE!": President Barack Obama delivers commencement address http://bit.ly/96L4C7 #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:26 pm michaelzlee: And that's it. Graduation and graduated. #umgrad10 4:26 pm pfanderson: RT @joebrilliant: Obama's speech on need 4 civil debate & civic engagment was poignant & LOL funny. Hail 2 the Commander-in-chief-cum-laude #umgrad10 #obamaA2 4:26 pm vielmetti: "On behalf of the Board of Regents of the University of Michigan I congratulate you, you may be seated." #umgrad10 4:27 pm huetteman: "On behalf of the board of regents of the University of Michigan, I congratulate you. You may be seated." #obamaa2 4:27 pm umich: Engineering, Architechture, Education, Business, SNRE, Music Theater Dance, Nursing, Art&Design... all graduated! Congrats #umgrad10 4:28 pm arturogomezrrp: The pres speaking at Michigan graduationRT @umich: Pres. @BarackObama to #UMich grads 'I believe in you' #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzzl6 4:28 pm cdzombak: RT @mharmala: Take from obama: Expose yourself to differences, importantly-don't forget you can & should be active in public service #umgrad10 #obamaa2 4:28 pm huetteman: "You may be seated" always seemed like an anticlimactic thing to say. #obamaa2 4:28 pm JCGiggles: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS quotes Moynihan: "Everyone entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:28 pm psa2: Ooh the sun is coming out! #ObamaA2 4:29 pm ShepMallya: Mary Sue forgot the Ford School. LOL. Her one mistake all day. #umgrad10 4:29 pm umich: Kinesiology... and Public Policy graduated! #umgrad10 4:30 pm AllFlavaz: RT @AJohnnise: YAAAAAAAAY GRADUATES!!!!!! Congratulations! W are all soooo proud of you!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:30 pm brian_peters: Streamed President Obama's UofM commencement speech on the iPhone while cooking breakfast. Awesome! #umgrad10 4:30 pm jkalisky: @jacksonklein - even Mary Sue Coleman doesn't like you!! Peace public policy #umgrad10 4:31 pm cmdrfalafel: Apparently, I can find out everything about #umgrad10 except what hours it's going to make Ann Arbor busy. 4:31 pm ninjapirateclif: Obama was great, mostly talked about how responsible citizens are key to our democracy. No pressure grads. Ok, maybe a little. #UMGrad10 4:31 pm pfanderson: Special to have Obama induct the ROTC class #ObamaA2 4:32 pm pfanderson: "We are proud of you." #ObamaA2 4:32 pm tjdolan: My sister @nhdolan has offically graduated! Very proud of her! Go Blue! #umgrad10 4:33 pm huetteman: Misfire - She forgot Public Policy. #obamaa2 4:34 pm A2Jess: Trying to get home, but Stadium is closed between Main and the bridges. Just want to get home. #ObamaA2 4:34 pm dynarski: Obama swears in ROTC class #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1k02qq 4:34 pm huetteman: Obama administers the oath of office to graduating ROTC. #obamaa2 4:34 pm ShepMallya: In Mary Sue's defense, this was the first graduating class of the Ford School. #umgrad10 4:35 pm annofannarbor: Surprisingly emotional watching President Obama swear in ROTC at UofM just now. #ObamaA2 4:35 pm huetteman: Regent Larry Deitsch greets grads as alumni, closing the ceremony. #obamaa2 4:35 pm MPOTheHill: Now here's the cool part: Alumni sign "The Yellow and Blue," and then U-M's fight song, "The Victors." #UMgrad10 4:35 pm mulka: Congrats to the grads! #umgrad10 4:35 pm pfanderson: What was the shouted comment? #ObamaA2 #umichgrad10 4:35 pm umich: CONGRATULATIONS graduates! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1k03ic 4:35 pm umich: Pres. Obama addresses ROTC. Amazing cheers and applause. Congrats! #umgrad10 4:35 pm vielmetti: RT @ShepMallya: In Mary Sue's defense, this was the first graduating class of the Ford School. #umgrad10
  • 48. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 48 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 4:36 pm montserratlj: That was a really cool #ROTC oath. Very moving to have President Obama administering the oath. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:37 pm cdzombak: RT @umich: CONGRATULATIONS graduates! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1k03ic 4:37 pm ktlorenz: Crying while watching #ObamaA2 thank you Big Ten network. #goblue #hail 4:38 pm A2Journal: RT @montserratlj: That was a really cool #ROTC oath. Very moving to have President Obama administering the oath. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:38 pm huetteman: Alma mater - does ANYone know the words? #obamaa2 4:38 pm plastic_sushi: Literally no one knows The Yellow and the Blue. Why they don't do the fight song is beyond me. #umgrad10 4:38 pm umich: Grads welcomed as alumni, commencement band plays. You did it grads! Go Blue! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:39 pm huetteman: Now we wait for Obama to leave. Keep your seats. #obamaa2 4:39 pm jen_talley: "Please stay in your seat. We will let you know when the President has left and you can leave." Hah! #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:39 pm markziemba: Thoughtful presidential remarks to #umgrad10 RT @michigandaily Obama: listening to opposing views is essential to citizenship, democracy 4:39 pm steadybeatz: RT @umich: CONGRATULATIONS graduates! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1k03ic 4:39 pm thcrawford: Spoke too soon. Giant #att #fail. No coverage at #obamaa2 #umich commencement despite a supposed mobile tower added 4:40 pm a2karen: @pfanderson What was the shouted comment? #ObamaA2 #umichgrad10 "I love you" to the President. 4:40 pm katee688: Awesome ceremony!! RT @umich: Grads welcomed as alumni, commencement band plays. You did it grads! Go Blue! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:40 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @umich CONGRATULATIONS graduates! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1k03ic 4:41 pm annarborcom: Reaction to Obama's speech mostly positive from crowd leaving Michigan Stadium after graduation http://bit.ly/9gtox3 #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:41 pm dbardallis: This #ObamaA2 stuff has overshadowed the true importance of today: It's National Homebrew Day! Also, Mich. Summer Beer Fest tix are on sale. 4:41 pm shainalamb: amazing graduation. amazing speech by obama. amazing 4 years. #umgrad10 4:41 pm stuartberlow: Congrats to #umgrad10, the Class which initiated more awful changes to Michigan tradition than the Noid could ever dream of. #yousuck 4:42 pm LJsauceda: What a rush to see Obama enter the big house! #umgrad10 4:43 pm A2Journal: RT @katee688: Awesome ceremony!! RT @umich: Grads welcomed as alumni, commencement band plays. You did it grads! Go Blue! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 4:43 pm LJsauceda: Wth happened to #AT&T during #umgrad10? couldn't tweet for most of the 2hrs I sat there! #epicfail 4:43 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @AnnArborcom Reaction to Obama's speech mostly positive from crowd leaving Mi Stadium after grad http://bit.ly/9gtox3 #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:44 pm emraje: RT @A2Journal #Obama: we should "choose to actively seek out information which challenges our opinions and beliefs" #umgrad10 4:44 pm kjrlivlife4ll: Done with the #umgrad10 and @BarackObama tweets! Busy day ahead. 4:44 pm pfanderson: @a2karen THank you, thank you! Was a question from the SL audience #ObamaA2 4:44 pm redcrew: Congrats to the graduating class of 2010. Go blue! #umgrad10 4:45 pm emraje: RT @AnnArborcom RT @LucyAnnLance: Pres. Obama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our democracy.' #umgrad10 4:45 pm f0rdpr3fect: Overall a good ceremony. Enjoyed President Obama's speech, it didn't rain (later) and I was with friends. It's been a blast. #umgrad10 4:46 pm griffinhickman: No class! Sit down! #UMgrad10 isn't over! Obama isn't even finished! #ObamaA2 http://twitpic.com/1k06zw 4:46 pm jen_talley: "The President has left the campus." #obamaa2 4:47 pm katieshax: RT @annarborcom: OBAMA: "GO BLUE!": President Barack Obama delivers commencement address http://bit.ly/96L4C7 #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:48 pm GrilledHotDog: RT @LucyAnnLance: RT @umich CONGRATULATIONS graduates! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1k03ic 4:49 pm ColinEMiller: RT @obamafoodorama: Crowd estimated at 92,00 /biggest POTUS has
  • 49. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 49 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM addressed since inauguration. Got honorary Doctorate before address #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:50 pm NathanBomey: President Obama challenges partisan rancor, seeks to inspire grads. My quick writeup: http://bit.ly/dfP4kl #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:51 pm annarborcom: Helicopters overhead #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:51 pm montserratlj: That was so cool! #umgrad10 RT @A2Journal President Obama just inducted the U of M ROTC class 4:51 pm pfanderson: RT @NathanBomey: President Obama challenges partisan rancor, seeks to inspire grads. My quick writeup: http://bit.ly/dfP4kl #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:52 pm kjrlivlife4ll: Maybe one for the road... RT @obamafoodorama: Crowd estimated at 92,00 /biggest POTUS has addressed since inauguration. #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 4:52 pm vielmetti: helicopters right over the house #obamaa2 #umgrad10 4:53 pm LucyAnnLance: RT @NathanBomey Pres Obama challenges partisan rancor, seeks to inspire grads. My quick writeup: http://bit.ly/dfP4kl #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 4:54 pm glowingz: RT @annarborcom: President Obama is on stage speaking now: "It is great to be here in the Big House, so may I say 'Go Blue.' #obamaA2 #umgrad10 4:54 pm jpvand: POTUS has left the building #umgrad10 4:54 pm zjjones: You're all real people...or will try to be #umgrad10 http://myloc.me/6BPdy 4:56 pm JustinFenwick: I give Obama's send off a 8 out of 10 #umgrad10 4:59 pm Brian_Holden: RT @obamafoodorama: Crowd estimated at 92,00 /biggest POTUS has addressed since inauguration. Got honorary Doctorate before address #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 5:01 pm annarborcom: The sun has come out now - we see blue skies over #michigan stadium. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 5:03 pm fedrozo: On my way to morning workout, saw one of the POTUS helicopters flying toward the Big House. Pretty cool sight. #obamaA2 5:03 pm jennyserwach: Overheard commentary from a member of the crowd leaving after the speech: ''It was legit.'' #obamaa2 5:03 pm misslauren1908: RT @JP_Smooth This is one of the greatest days of my life. Obama is such an inspiration! #goblue #umgrad10 5:03 pm travis_a: Streamed wh.gov #umgrad10 fine from mobile on the way to Lake Michigan. Yay, open standards. Boo, bigtennetwork 5:04 pm billchase2: A close shot of Marine One leaving Ann Arbor! Bye Obama!! #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1k0ceq 5:04 pm KSMMarketing: RT @obamafoodorama: POTUS quotes Moynihan: "Everyone entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 5:05 pm annarborcom: Want to read the speech that @barackobama gave to #michigan graduates today? http://bit.ly/bWYYuf #obamaA2 #umgrad10 5:06 pm Jules1117: congratulations 2010 graduates!!! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 5:07 pm maxrutz: Congrats grads.. But it's a sidewalk not a kodak moment. I'm walkin here! :) #umgrad10 5:07 pm YouthCaucus: Cell phone service was non-existant, thus the lack of updates. Apologies on our behalf. #ObamaA2 5:09 pm las3rjock: congratulates all of the newest graduates of the University of Michigan! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 5:09 pm umich: Pres. @BarackObama leaves. Thank you grads! Go Blue! #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1k0dz5 5:11 pm stuartberlow: Proud to say I didn't see a second of #umgrad10. Thx to @griffinhickman for livetweets! #betterthanRoth 5:13 pm asmb90: @BarackObama gave the speech that the whole COUNTRY needed to hear. Amazing. #umgrad10 #UM 5:15 pm a2karen: RT @ Twitterprofilephoto_normal A close shot of Marine One leaving Ann Arbor! Bye Obama!! #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1k0ceq 5:19 pm freep: Obama: Have diverse friends, continue fight for democracy. "The country's destiny isn't certain." http://bit.ly/aTpty9 #fpobama #umgrad10 5:19 pm laurafdunn: RT @umich: Grads welcomed as alumni, commencement band plays. You did it grads! Go Blue! #umgrad10 #ObamaA2 5:25 pm sweiner3: RT @umich: Pres. Obama: 'The practice of listening to opposing views is essential to our democracy.' #umgrad10 #ObamaA2
  • 50. TwitterObamaA2UMGrad10-100501.txt Page 50 of 50 Printed: Saturday, May 1, 2010 2:19:32 PM 5:26 pm PSCU_Amy: RT @asmb90: @BarackObama gave the speech that the whole COUNTRY needed to hear. Amazing. #umgrad10 #UM 5:27 pm ms_evans: RT @obamafoodorama: Crowd estimated at 92,00 /biggest POTUS has addressed since inauguration. Got honorary Doctorate before address #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 5:28 pm djm83: RT @freep: Obama: Have diverse friends, cont fight 4 democracy "The country's destiny isn't certain" http://bit.ly/aTpty9 #fpobama #umgrad10 5:28 pm peterhoneyman: here's what's happening. maybe readable #obamaA2 http://post.ly/eOi1 5:28 pm peterhoneyman: it looks like this #obamaA2 http://post.ly/eOhp 5:29 pm cateroosevelt: thanks for the second degree, msc! for today goodbye, for tomorrow good luck, & forever go blue!! #umgrad10 http://yfrog.com/5nzsmtj 5:29 pm misterding: Prez Obama took off in AF1 at 1:15pm back to Wash. #ObamaA2 5:29 pm peterhoneyman: obama is speaking to the 2010 graduates of the university of michigan #obamaA2 http://post.ly/eOiA 5:30 pm peterhoneyman: it looks like this #obamaA2 http://post.ly/eOiO 5:33 pm silverpeanut: Wth happened to #AT&T during #umgrad10? couldn't tweet for most of the 2hrs I sat there! #epicfail /via @LJsauceda < yep many of us wo recep 5:33 pm tfinholt: RT @derrickcogburn: POTUS quotes Moynihan: "Everyone entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts" #ObamaA2 #UMgrad10 best quote! 5:34 pm kimds1024: RT @umich Gov Granholm thx @BarackObama: Pres. receiving honorary degree #umgrad10 http://twitpic.com/1jzprx 5:35 pm Debcherrin: RT @AnnArborcom Want to read the speech that @barackobama gave to #michigan graduates today? http://bit.ly/bWYYuf #obamaA2 5:37 pm a2karen: Trying to leave A2? Avoid i94 Westbound. Dead stop at mile marker 167 W I94 #ObamaA2 #UMGrad10 #A2traffic 5:40 pm annofannarbor: Stating the obvious: don't try to eat out in A2 tonight w/out reservation. Even Blimpy Burger will be packed after today's plug. #ObamaA2. 5:43 pm careercenter: Congratulations 2010 UM Graduates! #umgrad10 5:44 pm A2Jess: RT @annofannarbor: Stating the obvious: don't try to eat out in A2 tonight w/out reservation. Even Blimpy Burger will be packed after today's plug. #ObamaA2. 5:45 pm fordschool: Congratulations 2010 Ford School graduates! See you at 6 p.m. at Rackham. #umgrad10 5:46 pm kimberkoz: The University of Michigan Class of 2010 sing The Victors. #ObamaA2 #umgrad10 http://tiny12.tv/QEAPY 5:46 pm swdmw: RT @annarborcom: Want to read the speech that @barackobama gave to #michigan graduates today? http://bit.ly/bWYYuf #obamaA2 #umgrad10 5:49 pm a2karen: Ideas for dinner right outside a2: #UMGrad10 #ObamaA2: http://bit.ly/9AraEv http://bit.ly/buNSYH http://bit.ly/9FBHpH 5:50 pm blibbity: Obama's such a baller. #obamaA2 #umgrad10 5:51 pm jsfried: #AT&T, even with additional cell towers, still failed today. #UMgrad10 5:53 pm mgenevievef: RT @annarborcom: Want to read the speech that @barackobama gave to #michigan graduates today? http://bit.ly/bWYYuf #obamaA2 #umgrad10 5:53 pm PattiDudek: RT @AnnArborcom Want to read the speech that @barackobama gave to #michigan graduates today? http://bit.ly/bWYYuf #obamaA2 #umgrad10 5:54 pm pfanderson: RT @annarborcom: Want to read the speech that @barackobama gave to #michigan graduates today? http://bit.ly/bWYYuf #obamaA2 #umgrad10 5:55 pm pfanderson: RT @a2karen: Trying to leave A2? Avoid i94 Westbound. Dead stop at mile marker 167 W I94 #ObamaA2 #UMGrad10 #A2traffic 6:00 pm psa2: RT: @a2karen Trying to leave A2? Avoid i94 Westbound. Dead stop at mile marker 167 W I94 #ObamaA2 #UMGrad10 #A2traffic 6:01 pm a2karen: RT @annarborcom: Want to read the speech that @barackobama gave to #michigan graduates today? http://bit.ly/bWYYuf #obamaA2 #umgrad10 6:01 pm jesssoul: RT @annarborcom: Want to read the speech that @barackobama gave to #michigan graduates today? http://bit.ly/bWYYuf #obamaA2 #umgrad10 6:01 pm swiviol: Glad to be back at Elyssa's and not on my feet anymore! #Obama was a great speaker, though - the 2 hours in line were worth it. #umgrad10 Powered by WTHashtag, A Microblink Property | Contact