Helloooooooooooo Taiping – and everyone ;-)
Hell Yeah it’s still about change! :D
Thanks! Love all the OFA posters. Change is hard but we will not give up. As the I Ching says, “Perseverance furthers.”
First! Hi all and let’s keep working!
Wait up, TODville! Don’t leave anyone behind.
:grin: :grin: I am having the greatest fun with Chips Chica and this ‘new’ door she has redecorated….severely! :lol: :lol: I sorta wish she could see the dancing around the door I often do because I’m not sure if I should open it or not. This time I opened and closed it two different times before realizing that I should just step in! :roll: VC
LOL! vc you are too much :) :)
Stepanie Cutter’s in da’ houuusse. You betta’ watch yo’ mouuuth! Yeah baby, she speaks the truth!!
WOW – this is an excellent fact-based rebuttal to Romney’s lies. Thanks – Stephanie!
Where’s Yardarm? Off sailing again?
Don’t Say “Desperate”
Muslim unrest has created a challenge for Obama and the nation—and a different kind of crisis for the Romney campaign.
By John Heilemann
Awesome! I posted to Dashboard
Love Stephanie!!!! Congratulations Chips for your increase on hits!!
I thought it was so nice, I’m posting it twice:
“If your party can run the nation for eight years, and then have a national
convention and not invite Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Colin Powell, Karl Rove or Tom
DeLay… you’re not a political movement, you’re the witness protection program.” – Bill Maher
Thank you, WiW :)
Good ad. I haven’t seen this one.
Oh Df, isn’t WiW wonderful? :lol: I was just coming down to share another of my boots-on-the-ground tweet about #ACA, most of which I get from WhatisWorking’s site (See the list of sites to the right for the link, TODobots! WiW has been stockpiling pertinent info for this November election for quite a while. Now’s your time to make her work ‘worthwhile’ by making use of all that’s there. Give her some support. Now off I go to tweet the one above, Df. Thanks
Here’s what the #ACA does (4): whatisworking.com/2012/04/davidc…— Vick C. (@sonamie) September 15, 2012
So right, vc:) She has worked tirelessly…and as a great labor of love so that all of us may have the tools that we need, at our disposal, for knowledge and facts about “What IS Working” ! Bless her…she is a treasure! The rest, as they say, is up to US!
I just posted her site on Women for Obama’s Dashboard site….she deserves some kudos and looks for all she has done:)
She’s also a very dedicated volunteer and donor. Love her site and refer to it often.
This one really hits home for seniors and their children who are helping them navigate through the Medicare maze.
Yo .@MittRomney .@Reince #YouPeople LIE youtu.be/_a6YNsR9KwY because you prefer Chinese sweat shops to middle class US jobs cc: @stefcutter— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
Painting #BirtherMitt (etc) all over these folk from now until 6 Nov …
Wazzup .@RepPaulRyan when's #BirtherMitt gonna be campaigning for ya cc: @robzerban @nancypelosi @TheDemocrats @dccc @OFA_WI @edshow @maddow— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
YO @scottbrownma when's #BainMitt gonna be campaigning for ya cc: @devalpatrick @elizabethforma @JohnKerry @dscc @OFA_MA @alfranken @edshow— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
More in my TL …
'All you have to do is call and I'll be there….' (James Taylor visits Hollywood, Fla OFA office, Sept 14) twitpic.com/auxs1t— The Obama Diary (@TheObamaDiary) September 15, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC — Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum attacked the media and “smart people” for not being on the side of conservatives in a speech to the Values Voter Summit on Saturday.
“We will never have the media on our side, ever, in this country,” Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator, told the audience at the Omni Shoreham hotel. “We will never have the elite, smart people on our side.”
The media “doesn’t like the other side,” Santorum said. “And not necessarily, I would argue, because they agree with them, but because they can influence the country.
“If just a few people make decisions about what this world looks like, what this country looks like, then you have people sitting in offices at major media outlets and Hollywood who think they can deal with a small group of people, to get them to jump through the hoops they want you to,” Santorum said.
Santorum also criticized the libertarian wing of the Republican party for not supporting what he sees as the pillars of conservatism: religion and family.
“When it comes to conservatism libertarian types can say, oh, well you know, we don’t want to talk about social issues,” Santorum said. “Without the church and the family, there is no conservative movement, there is no basic values of America.”
Santorum is nutter than a fruit cake.
huh? Is it just me, or did that sound like word salad? I need $arah Pay’em to translate.
Cookemom, it isn’t just you. The guy was always an embarrassment as a PA senator and now he’s gotten just plain crazy and incoherent. He sounds like an old man in the wilderness ranting at the wind and rain. Of course, he’s never going to get smart people to agree with him. No sane ones either.
Like Bill Clinton said it takes a lot of brass to accuse somebody of doing what you’re doing.
Clue to John Birch Party #NEWSTAINER propagandists like @davidgregory @CrowleyCNN #BainMitt is a LYING HYPOCRITE bostonglobe.com/news/politics/… #China— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
Clue to John Birch Party #NEWSTAINER propagandists like @MarkHalperin @BobSchieffer #BainMitt is a LYING HYPOCRITE youtube.com/watch?v=_a6YNs…— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
Thanks for getting after this, Bob…Romney LOVES those Chinese sweatshops! HIS Day a Day and OUR Dollar a Day…mean quite different things, don’t they? :) Ours is for good….his is for PROFIT! FOR HIM!
:) You are a warrior….glad that you’re on our side!
Have been sending tweets like this to the Obama Team (and others) …
@davidaxelrod #NEWSTAINERS are clueless. "Obama Economy" is the last thing #BainMitt wants to focus – Dow & Jobs: Jan 19 2009 v Sept 13 2012— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 14, 2012
@davidaxelrod @stefcutter @Messina2012 @JoeBiden @vj44 "Better off than Sept 2008?" Just check the DOW & Jobs situation. Yes We Remember!— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
It is really cool that they’ve created “The Question” video because it brilliantly (as always for them) captures the essence of now v 2008 and just how deep in the cow manure #BainMitt is regarding the answer to ‘The Question’ …
Oh my, once again stuck awaiting the moderator to free me :D :D
@davidaxelrod @stefcutter @Messina2012 @JoeBiden @vj44 @jengranholm @Lis_Smith "Better off than Sept 2008?" youtube.com/watch?v=YiVe_7… #YesWeAre— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
Yes We Can
Is that Romney New Hampshire Estate ( oops…I mean vacation cottage ? )
So much to read and share. I think I am finally caught up. Now to go back to retweet any that I might have missed.
Maher on Romney :"This is a man who would sell ad time during a moment of silence."
demu.gr/125197226— Edwina (@NJedwina) September 15, 2012
@VoteVets @VFWHQ Senate GOP continued their unrelenting effort to destroy #PBO by denying jobs to our Veterans. Yet another GOP hate crime.— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
@tjwalker on “Cheaters”
Obama Campaign Slaps Romney Back On China With New 'Cheaters' Ad Mediaite: youtu.be/I88HLeAJFh0 via @youtube— (@tjwalker) September 15, 2012
Today’s schedule for Jill Biden-
While VP Biden home in Wilmington, Dr Jill Biden has three campaign events tomorrow in Michigan: Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo & Battle Creek.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 15, 2012
And Joe Biden Monday-
VP Biden also has the weekend off – but returns to campaigning Monday and Tuesday in Iowa and New Hampshire on Friday.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 15, 2012
@utaustinliberal Santorum: "I'm With Stupid". http://t.co/BCF36ndU— Wallace Ritchie (@WallaceRitchie) September 15, 2012
Does the base realize he’s calling them stupid?
I figure they’re too stupid to figure it out. That’s how the GOP loves them
Pres Obama also has campaign travel next week to NY, Florida and Virginia. He appears on Letterman on Tuesday.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 14, 2012
No public appearances on Pres Obama's schedule this weekend. Back on the campaign trail Monday in Ohio: rallies in Cincinnati & Columbus.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 14, 2012
No scheduled events for PBO or VEEPJoe says something is up on the foreign policy front. Love PBO’s tight-lipped style on making his moves.
Rick Santorum Says “Smart People Will Never Be On Our Side” He got THAT right!
my personal rule in politics 2012: “Don’t Mess with Stephanie Cutter
Stephanie Cutter is awesome. She’s my sista-gurl. Love her so hard :)
global, I would pay good money to see Stephanie Cutter debate Willard. I think she would fillet him into thin pieces and have him crying for mercy.
have ya’ll seen this article? :eek:
Did Adelson engineer Obama-Netanyahu crisis?
It is as if Sheldon Adelson is prepared to do almost anything, in addition to donating money, for President Barack Obama to be ousted from office.
13 September 12 10:56, Matti Golan
What is the connection between the Netanyahu-Obama-Romney triangle and the latest Iran controversy? Is the answer peace in Israel and the world, or is the connection Sheldon Adelson?
Fact: Adelson is one of the biggest donors and supporters of Republican candidate for president Mitt Romney. Adelson is investing not only money, but a lot of passion and desire as well. He is acting like a man for whom the ouster of President Barack Obama from office is more important than his health; as if it is the last thing that he wants to achieve in his life. It is as if he is prepared to do almost anything, in addition to donating money, for that to happen.
Iran and the Jews
Fact: One of the things that Romney really needs is the support of the Jews, whose votes in key swing states could decide the election. But Jewish support traditionally goes to the Democrats. What can be done to change that this time?
Fact: Almost all US Jews vote for the candidate who they think will be good for Israel. Who decides this? Mostly Israel itself, of course. In other words: the prime minister of Israel.
Netanyahu for Adelson-Romney
Fact: Adelson is the biggest patron of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (and of his family). Adelson believes that Netanyahu’s leadership is essential for the existence of the Jewish people. He does not merely think this; he acts on it. Donations? That’s obvious. But he does for Netanyahu something that no other rich man has probably ever done for the candidate he supports: Adelson established a newspaper for Netanyahu (and his family). Adelson bought journalists to write only praise for the prime minister (and his family); journalists, who after all of Netanyahu’s talk, “explain” how right he is. Journalists who cannot, in other words do not dare, find any flaw in Netanyahu’s deeds and decisions.
“Adelson (Israel) Today”
The newspaper “Adelson (Israel) Today” has a very large circulation, not because of its quality, of which it has none, but because it is free; a free newspaper. Now “Adelson pays”. Huge sums; and I write as a man who knows how much money a newspaper consumes. But “Adelson Pays” and pays, and pays. For Netanyahu (and his family).
It’s Adelson, stupid
Fact: Let us get back to Romney. A remark or hint by Netanyahu that Obama is bad for Israel is worth something to Romney… maybe the presidency. Repeated hints that Obama will do nothing about Iran, or that “Hillary Clinton is expediting the centrifuges” – their value to Romney in gold cannot be estimated. A serious crisis with the Americans and confrontations with their officials sends a message: Obama is bad – and not just for the Jews. For humanity. For the universe. He is a dangerous man. He is firing up the centrifuges. He is bringing closer a nuclear Holocaust on Israel, and maybe on America, too.
The conclusion: Vote for Romney, just like Adelson wants.
Questions: Does “Adelson Today” want Netanyahu to help Adelson with Romney, and what will happen if Netanyahu should he want to refuse? Can he permit himself to refuse?
Hey @davidgregory Are you gonna have Adelson on #MeetTheBirchers to chat with Bibi & #NEOCONSTER Condi tinyurl.com/9zakucm cc: @stefcutter— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
Hmmm . . Adelson stated he plans to spend 100 million to see Romney elected. Of course, he’s already spent 50 million on the situation in the Middle East. You know, the one that led to the death of a US Ambassador, and four American servicemen and spurred protests in various countries in the region. Of course, PBO already knows all of this. Nixon did this same thing with Vietnam. Romney & Adelson are pulling from his playbook. I think it will all fall apart as the FBI/CIA/NSA, DIA continues their investigation into the connection between the inflammatory YouTube vid and the ME crisis. Their findings will not bode well for Netanyahu. This was an operation by the GOPKKK, K*Koch brothers, Adelson, MITTNOCCHIO, and members of his campaign team.
I think the idea that all American Jews will vote simply on the basis of what Netanyahu says is completely wrong. There are some portion of American Jews that may put Israel first, but many more use their common sense and good judgment when they vote, just like the rest of us.
PBO has HUGE lead over MITTNOCCHIO among Jewish voters. Two Jewish brothers were among the three who died trying to register blacks voters in Miss during the Civil Rights movement. Racebaiting and hatemongering would turn off most Jewish voters to MITTNOCCHIO. The other problem for MITTNOCCHIO is the fact their faith tradition calls on them to help less fortunate among us, something totally antithetical to the GOP policy agenda.
Yeah. I think that Jewish Americans vote solely on Isreal is bogus, too. Obama holds a decisive lead even as we speak. What might be true, though, is older Jews in places like Florida might be frightened my this Adelson business. I guess we need Sarah Silverman videos again.
Senator Barbara Boxer has written letter to BiBi regarding the Presidents strong support for Israel. It is a request for him to clarify what he means that America is not supporting. Very Interesting letter, I am proud of her.http://forward.com/articles/162738/barbara-boxer-hits-out-at-netanyahu/
List of devastating videos Mitt doesn’t want you to see…(h/t DK) Here’s one….Chuckle, chuckle….
Another….because, you know…he just loves American workers…
So, “Rachel Maddow,” of the hidden camera at the dinner party, returned to YouTube as “Anne Onymous” :)
Did RM do this?? I missed that.
No, df. The original YouTube posting of the #BainMitt dinner party video that described a Chinese sweat shop that he did actually purchase was made under the user name of Rachel Maddow. It had received more than 60000 views in less than 72 h when MSNBC and Maddow succeeded in getting the account canceled. Whomever ‘Anne Onymous’ is, that person had claimed that they have a much longer version of the video (these clips suggest that that is true) and were offering to share it with all corporate media folk. We’ll see …
Oh…because I have seen that Chinese sweatshop video before (which is why I referenced the Dollar/day difference)…had no idea of the background story.
Happy to share the info with you, df!! #PRESSON
Wazzup @RepJoeWalsh when's #BirtherMitt gonna be campaigning for ya cc: @dccc @WhipHoyer @tammy4congress @OFA_IL @RepSteveIsrael @VoteVets— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
Hey @deanheller when's #BirtherMitt gonna be campaigning for ya cc: @dscc @maddow @Berkley4Senate @SenatorReid @OFA_NV @alfranken @edshow— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
Hah. Back from a nice dinner. Ethiopian food. Chilean merlot wine.
And for dessert, stef cutter, the cutie potatie. :)
On the new I phone 5, you can get Cable/sattlelite tv?
since registering people to vote is so critical at this time, we should help to remind potential voters about the registration deadlines in each state.
Good idea! http://www.longdistancevoter.org/voter_registration_deadlines#.UFTTSrJlQxM Can someone Tweet this? Can register to vote here, too…I think
Good piece by Hamid Dabashi: "Cairo, Benghazi and beyond: Beware the false fury" aje.me/RRAghr— (@JeffreyFeldman) September 15, 2012
That is an interesting, articled, amk. It’s rather sad (for the U.S.) when Al Jazeera has better news articles than U.S. newspapers. The message: beware the banalities of extremists, both Christian and Islamist. Don’t let them hijack the truly democratic desires of the Arab Spring.
Here’s another #ACA video that addresses the ‘joy’ of getting an insurance refund. Two more to go to meet my personal boots-on-the-ground goal for today. Thanks to those who’ve helped by retweeting. :lol:
Here’s what the #ACA does (8): It levels the Insurance playing field. youtube.com/watch?v=piLRSZ…— Vick C. (@sonamie) September 15, 2012
This ad is absolutely devastating for the Romney-Ryan campaign. They have voted over 32 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
House has voted 32 times to repeal all or part of health-care reform law. Here’s the full list.
Thanks, LH, we have a terrific research TEAM here in TODville! I tweeted that.
GOP House has voted 33 times to repeal all, or part, of the #ACA! They haven't spent 1/4 of that time on #AJA! tiny.cc/4d3okw— Vick C. (@sonamie) September 15, 2012
@utaustinliberal @emokidsloveme "World's Most Interesting Voter" (photo) #p2 #tiot #ctl http://t.co/VkpFatSB— Wallace Ritchie (@WallaceRitchie) September 15, 2012
now if more people who do not regularly vote would share the same sentiment of vote preference as this guy and exercise it this election
'western values' – fight like hell against printing some royal's boob pics while pleading inability to stop vile hate speech on youtube.— (@amk4obama) September 15, 2012
MITT ROMNEY QUESTIONS: ARE YOU BETTER OFF TODAY THAN 4 YEARS AGO?
ANSWER: YES, AND HERE’S THE AD THAT EXPLAINS WHY. THANKS SO MUCH FOR ASKING MITT.
Obama Explains in 60 Seconds Why You’re Better Off Today than You Were 4 Years Ago
By: Jason EasleySeptem
This may be the best ad yet that the Obama campaign has put out. The ad balances reminding people where we were in 2008 with where we are in 2012. It is also contains some subtle contrasts that are very effective. By linking Romney’s plan for the economy to the collapse of 2008 while using Bill Clinton to link Obama’s growth to past prosperity, the Obama campaign is sending the message to voters that Romney will undo the progress that has been made under this president. The second contrast involves the repetition of the word forward at the end of the ad. The message is clear. Obama equals forward. Romney equals backward.
The Obama campaign did something in sixty seconds that the Romney campaign has never been able to do. They explained why people should vote for them. Mitt Romney is so intent on making this election a referendum on President Obama that he has not bothered to tell anyone why they should vote for him.
Mitt Romney left Obama an opening with the are you better off question, and the president walked right through it and slammed the door shut behind him.
GOP will try AGAIN, TO STEAL VOTE <> The Brad Blog Exposes Voting Machine Frauds <> DETAILS HERE <> dailykos.com/story/2012/09/… via @dailykos— (@OccupyGreed) September 15, 2012
@davidaxelrod wonder if @davidgregory is gonna have Adelson on #MeetTheBirchers to chat with Bibi & #NEOCONSTER Condi tinyurl.com/9zakucm— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) September 15, 2012
No surprise …. Hate is certainly something #SmirkinMitt excels ….
Officially designated hate group says had more contact with the Romney campaign than any other campaign in nine years. buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/key-…— John Aravosis (@aravosis) September 15, 2012
Our @OFA_FL canvasser David going canvassing with his 8 year old son! #FiredUp
#Kids4Obama http://t.co/JDOip5cD— Scott Kosanovich (@ScottK_OFA) September 15, 2012
More from the smart people, Amy Davidson of the New Yorker, on how Romney’s reaction to Benghazi was like Bain:
Treating Benghazi like Bain: "indifference to the truth; a certain arrogance + a near-incompetence as a diplomat " newyorker.com/online/blogs/c…— Edwina (@NJedwina) September 15, 2012
New post everyone:
RT @steveschale: James Taylor playing for volunteers at @ofa_fl office in Broward County. #sayfie #obama2011 http://t.co/xtrQyPIV— Obama for America FL (@OFA_FL) September 15, 2012
So Cool! Thanks Jovie!
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