Will be back later with more photos and videos from today’s rallies, and a heads-up or two.
Good afternoon Chips.
Just watching the video on the last thread. Can’t keep up with you. Have a gret day.
What a crowd
An unenthused crowd, clearly.
So Romney gets 3K in Ohio and Ryan gets 1500 in VA but GOP enthusiasm is greater than Dem enthusiasm. I hope they keep thinking that way. Specially if the polls are basing their LV screen on that assumption. It means the asskicking Romney is going to get is even bigger than I could hope for.
You know the media ought to be ashame of it self. I thought better of Brian Williams, now I see he is just like Chuck Todd, Jake Tapper, David Gregory Garbage..
Has anyone in the media alluded to the fact that TWO Romney/Ryan rallies together have fewer people than ONE Obama rally?
Good question! It’s insane – you would think that at least one of the MSNBC peeps should acknowledge it, but I’m not holding my breath.
Wow, look at that crowd! Thanks chips for being the go-to place for everything that has anything to do with our beloved PBO!
RT @BuzzFeedAndrew: Obama jumps off the stage during his rally in Richmond, Virginia today. via Getty twitpic.com/b7bzfd— (@Joy__Hart) October 25, 2012
He makes me nervous. Chips, don’t let your mom see this picture.
I dare Mitt to try that. Jump, Mitt, Jump!!
Why did he do that? Weren’t those steps we see right next to him?
Robots don’t jump, silly.
LOL @ “Open” jumps (typo). The people’s faces are hilarious.
OMG! It’s the ninja president as Bill Maher would say. He is going to add 60 years to each secret service agent going at this rate.
I saw him do that and I couldn’t figure out what he was doing. He left the rope line and walked back onstage and was waving and then I guess he decided he wasn’t done with the rope line.
Really? I can’t wait to see the video. I had class all day so no PBO for me
I saw him do it too and and at first I was puzzled and then my jaw dropped. I was all like DID HE JUST JUMP OFF THE STAGE?
Maybe he has been influenced by the Boss … Springsteen does this all the time and it makes me nervous for him because we are the same age and there is no way my body would survive it.
I really hope he doesn’t do that again.
ME TOO! Be careful Mr. President you know people get desparate when they are losing.
OT: The photo of PBO jumping off the state, the SS with the dark sunglasses and goatee, looks like a guy in one of the crowds yesterday but in plain clothes. I always look at the faces of the folks in the crowd especially the ones that are not smiling. I hope they are plains clothes SS.
I've got big news today… Comin up on @thecyclemsnbc — Krystal Ball (@KrystalBall1) October 25, 2012
I wonder this is about…is it something we already know?
Let us know what the news is. I refuse to watch the cycle b/c of S. E. Cupp.
same here. don’t have time for that bullshit.
I don’t watch that show. Ever. But I will probably find out on Twitter what the “big news” is.
I wonder if she will get her own show?
I read that and immediately thought of Trump (ick)!
Top 15. What a crowd in Virginia. We got this!
I doubt Mitt could pull such a crowd.
Not on his best day.
I’m so glad PBO called WIllard what he really is: a “bullshitter”!!! so damned true!
lol! I loved it too! The media bitching and groaning about it was hysterical.
It’s contagious alright! Check out how the female ex-Mayor of Lowell MA talks about women:
“At his event, Brown was bolstered by the former mayor of Lowell, Rita Mercier, who pointed to Brown’s wife and daughters as evidence of his support for women, calling them ‘three adorable good woman that are strong and vibrant and independent. You don’t get that way unless you have a strong man that allowed you to blossom.’”
[Jeebus, she needs to hide deep in Lowell! Get off my lawn!]
POTUS scheduled to land in Chicago in 9 minutes.
People are lining up at his polling place.
where can we watch it?
Romney's 2nd Ohio stop today is Worthington, north of Columbus. Smaller crowd here than Cincy, and no line of folks waiting to get in— Garrett Haake (@GarrettNBCNews) October 25, 2012
What’sl Krystal Ball big news? Anyone heard.
Like you guys I refuse to watch the show too.
She is expecting a baby boy in the summer.
are we going to be able to watch PBO vote?
lisa, I hope so.
By the way what is VP Biden up to today? Taking the day off.
VP Biden is attending George McGovern’s memorial service in South Dakota today on behalf of the nation.
Here is a local Chicago site with photos of people lined up to vote at PBO’s voting location, but I don’t see any video. http://www.nbcchicago.com/
CNN and CBC have it on their docket.
(Chips: I posted this on the previous thread, but as usual with my slow writing, you started a new thread, so I copied and pasted on this one. Hope you don’t mind! ;-0 )
I have a confession, TODers: ever since the first debate, I was hanging off the proverbial ledge, scared as hell that we were on the verge of a Romney/Ryan administration (AAAAAAGGGGGGHHHHHH!!!)). Even after the last three debates, when our guys mopped the floor with their guys, I was still worried. Why? Of course, the media narrative that Romney was gaining in the polls, the crowds at his rallies were growing, Romney was feeling more comfortable on the stump, blah, blah, blah. (What can I say — I’m a middle-aged liberal/progressive who has suffered through Reagan/Bush and Bush/Cheney.)
Well it all changed for me yesterday, for two reasons: 1.) a co-worker buddy of mine sent me this link: http://www.businessinsider.com/obama-romney-electoral-college-map-reuters-poll-ipsos-2012-10?utm_source=twbutton&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=politics; 2.) I suddenly remembered the 2006 Senate race here in Maryland between Ben Cardin and Michael Steele, and the head fake the Repubs tried to pull through the media about who was leading; I wrote about it at DKos (http://www.dailykos.com/story/2006/11/01/264785/-Are-Repubs-Trying-to-Throw-a-Head-Fake-in-MD-Sen-Race?showAll=yes). And then I saw these links that boosted my spirits even further, via DKos http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/10/24/1147469/-Abbreviated-Pundit-Round-up-Quants-vs-pundits-and-the-state-of-the-race (hope you guys don’t mind this):
So armed with all these ancedotes and evidence, my outlook has brightened and my spirits are lifted, and the latest SWING STATE polls (Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin, Nevada), plus Secretary Powell’s endorsement, have officially brought me off the ledge and back into the waiting arms of you, my ALWAYS POSITIVE TOD pragmatic progressive family. There’s momentum, all right — O’MENTUM!!!
Let’s do this!!!!! ;-0
LOL, that sounds like a name for a GOPer! I hear you and truth be told I think most of us felt the same way as you did for one reason or another. I swear Barack Obama just wanted to scare the crap out of us and make us work hard. He really is the Michael Jordan of elections, huh?
71%Obama with 290 electoral votes and 29%TheScamArtist with 247 electoral votes right now on Nate’s site. That’s hard to reverse in 12 days.
Thanks for the link, forus50. I probably took too long in my post to say this, but all this Romney momentum stuff is nothing more than the okie-doke…and some of us Dems who head for the fainting couch at the first hint of bad news fell for it…AGAIN. We gotta stop that! O-MENTUM!!!
“A retired NSA analyst has spent several sleepless nights applying a simple formula to past election results across Arizona. His results showed across-the-board systemic election fraud on a coordinated and massive scale. But the analysis indicated that this only happens in larger precincts because anomalies in small precincts can be more easily detected. [...]
When Duniho applied a mathematical model to actual voting results in the largest voting precincts, he saw that only the large precincts suddenly trended towards Mitt Romney in the Arizona primary – and indeed all Republicans in every election since 2008 – by a factor of 8%-10%. The Republican candidate in every race saw an 8-10%. gain in his totals whilst the Democrat lost 8-10%. This is a swing of up to 20 point, enough to win an election unless a candidate was losing very badly.”
Colbert on Mourdoch…and alllllll the repressive repugs who belong to “team rape” A MUST watch.
A record 9.7 mil #Latinos voted in 2008; @NALEO predicts 12.2 mil Latinos will vote this year. 4 voting info: veyvota.yaeshora.info/english
#yVote— ya es hora (@yaeshora2012) October 25, 2012
After 3+ weeks of early voting, encouraging signs in Ohio. Take a look inside the OH Early Vote #s: OFA.BO/nv2wH1— Jeremy Bird (@jeremybird) October 25, 2012
Have POTUS voted yet?
He’ll vote today in Chicago. He’s on his way there after the VA rally.
GGAAAAAWWWDDD, these people are BRILLIANTTTTT.
You're going to want to be the first of your friends to watch and share this. Trust us. OFA.BO/w1znug— Students for Obama (@Students4Obama) October 25, 2012
Ooopsie, here you go. This is for students and it’s genius:
@Students4Obama Brilliant!!! BRAVO
#TrustBarack – because his actions prove he defends and extends the rights of women & girls— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) October 25, 2012
She is Pregnant!
what are you talking about? who is pregnant.
I think Krystal Ball is pregnant.
Live |Awaiting President Obama’s arrival in Chicago | http://www.nbcchicago.com/on-air/as-seen-on/live-video-129648223.html
Beat me——should have known—-you’re the expert at this.
Thank you, JER. I must have had the time wrong or maybe he’s behind schedule.
Here comes Rahm!!
I tried to find video of this and came across a site with this headline:
Obama on Marathon Tour, Romney Runs Across Ohio
Watching — I see Marine One!
Air Force One is landing now!!!!!!!!!!!
That was yet another beautiful landing! Those pilots are top notch! Wonder if they know we’re addicted to these airport landings/takeoffs?!
I got that sense today, too.
WooHoo! Hello TODville. Guess what I just did? EARLY voted in Georgia! The line was about an hour wait time, but we got to be inside sitting for about half of that. We gave shout outs to 2 young first time voters. It was hard to read most folks. There were some dull looking folks there (Rmoney voters probably). I heard a couple of young people behind me, clearly Obama voters. One had a friend she was trying to expand the mind of to look at the whole picture and more than 1 issue. As we’ve said before many so called pro-life are really only pro-fetus. Why else would they have not heart to cutting off opportunity and resources for the newly born baby and the needy child, the teen struggling to remain hopeful for the life they want vs the life they have. The inequality of the justice system when it comes to criminal activites, especially for the young (minority) maile.
Anyway I added my vote to the national suppport for President Obama and VP Biden. Come on and let’s sweep those swing states, especially Ohio. Does anyone have the video to post of Rove getting the “bad” news that Ohio had gone to Obama. I wanted to show my sister last month, but could not find it anywhere on youtube, and tried to google for it too. Anybody have it to post?
Woot! Way to go from a fellow Georgian elo! Glad you got it DONE!
Can’t say I know about that Rove video, but I’ll dig around for it.
I was VERY happy to see the email today from OFA about watching the Nov 6 election in Chicago with POTUS. It was a bit worrisome that they hadn’t sent anything out about it. Positive thinking here!!!!
PBO’s Chi town arrival here: http://www.nbcchicago.com/blogs/ward-room/Chicagoans-Line-Up-Obama-Early-Vote-175825111.html
PPP is restored to sanity- Obamamentum: PublicPolicyPolling @ppppolls
Our new Colorado poll finds Barack Obama leading 51-47, up a tick from our one last week that had him up 50-47
PBO’s Full Rolling Stone interview-
Heads up everyone:
Anybody read lips? I want to know (yep, I’m nosy!) what POTUS & Rahm are talking about. Cute!
They are talking about his re-election
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