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  1. 1 Proud Former White House Intern
    November 1, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    Awww little red head

  2. 2 FoxfireTX
    November 1, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    Wow, love PBO’s new speech!

  3. 4 Dakota
    November 1, 2012 at 6:38 pm

    First???

  4. November 1, 2012 at 6:39 pm

    How adorable!…and made it into top 10! YAY

  5. November 1, 2012 at 6:41 pm

    BTW Chips, I like the credits in the photos. Hope it doesn’t make too much extra work for you.

  6. November 1, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    Staring at the photo it’s clear that babies know that PBO is there for them, in the moment with love.

    When I look at Robme photos with babies it’s like he uses them as props for photo ops.

    • 9 vcprezofan2
      November 1, 2012 at 7:04 pm

      ‘it’s like he [Robme] uses them as props for photo ops’

      Susan, that’s all he does and, poor soul, he hasn’t twigged to the fact those baby photo-ops do not reflect too well on him. Have you ever seen Mitt make ‘contact’ with a baby? He never seems to look them in the eye/face and generally holds them like a sack of something he doesn’t want too near his person. Poor babies and poor Mitt. Apart from the fact I would never trust my child to Mitt, as a parent I haven’t seen too many baby pictures with Mitt that I would want to keep. Even his young granddaughters seem uncomfortable around him IMO.

      • November 1, 2012 at 7:20 pm

        You’re so right! I bet that he never held his own kids and doesn’t know how to hold others. “Poor babies and poor Mitt” indeed. I remember after the debate when his own grandson leaned to get out of his arms.

        • 11 vcprezofan2
          November 1, 2012 at 7:41 pm

          I’d go so far to say that apart from likely not holding his own kids, Mitt lacks the warmth or the internal ‘something’ that would help him to instinctively know what to do or how to respond to babies/people. He has been campaigning for years with babies a part of the deal and he quite obviously hasn’t learned anything. I bet you Amk’s $100/$200 (you’re good for the loan if necessary, right Amk?) that after this campaign you won’t see Mitt holding any non-family babies, whereas I can see Pres O naturally interacting with babies/toddlers/kids/youth/adults wherever he encounters them.

          • 12 Mary Jones
            November 1, 2012 at 8:01 pm

            Although after the last debate when the Romney’s and Obamas were mixing, Romney held a grandchild and I was interested to see that they both seemed very comfortable as Romney held him close, face to face.

            • 13 vcprezofan2
              November 1, 2012 at 8:10 pm

              I noticed that at the time and figured it was probably easier for Mitt because he was not really a baby AND he was a boy. Indeed because of his size Mitt couldn’t have held him as he normally holds the babies handed to him.

            • 14 veryslowwriter
              November 1, 2012 at 8:13 pm

              The world according to Romney —
              People who matter:
              People who are related to him, followed by other members of his church.
              The rest are just The Help.

  7. 15 utaustinliberal
    November 1, 2012 at 6:42 pm

    The baby whisperer strikes again! :D

  8. 16 dotster3
    November 1, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    People in previous thread were wondering about the Marshall Tucker band, Willard’s “big” musical supporters. Did a little research (google) and found out they must be really old—-first formed in the 1960’s—-in Spartenburg, South Carolina, not surprisingly. A southern rock deal. Most of original band members had disbursed by the mid 80’s. Whatever is left has been playing cruise ships and now Willard events. Sad. Not quite on the same level as Springsteen and Stevie Wonder etc.

  9. November 1, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    Holy cow! Some NYers might not get power until Nov 10 or 11. Voting implications???

    http://www.coned.com/newsroom/news/pr20121101_3.asp

  10. 19 theo67
    November 1, 2012 at 6:44 pm

    Was that his afternoon snack? ;)

  11. 20 forus50
    November 1, 2012 at 6:45 pm

  12. 21 utaustinliberal
    November 1, 2012 at 6:47 pm

  13. 22 hopefruit2
    November 1, 2012 at 6:48 pm

    Big Dog in Ohio

  14. November 1, 2012 at 6:51 pm

    Awwwwwww too cute. I love my President.

  15. 25 utaustinliberal
    November 1, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    We have Katy Perry, Stevie Wonder, Jay Z and Bruce Springsteen for the last week of the campaign. Romney has Meatloaf and the Marshall (who the fuck are they?) Tucker Band.

  16. 26 pinkbunny92
    November 1, 2012 at 6:52 pm

    Sorry for the repeat, just bringing over my comment from the last thread!

    This is a video I could watch over & over again. It’s very uplifting, and it’s an amazing video of everything that we have experienced under the leadership of President Obama. It’s 7 minutes, but so worthwhile!

    If you feel down or anxious, like I have, do yourself a favor and watch this, and you will be energized!

  17. November 1, 2012 at 6:57 pm

  18. 30 utaustinliberal
    November 1, 2012 at 6:58 pm

  19. November 1, 2012 at 6:59 pm

    Well, the best I can do for the last push this weekend is give money. Spouse still isn’t quite up to snuff, and I don’t feel comfortable leaving her alone for a long stretch of time. Man, if anyone had told me when I was 20 that at 43 I’d be worried over a wife, I would’ve laughed. “Not me! I’ll have a different woman every week!” SMH.

    • 32 vcprezofan2
      November 1, 2012 at 7:11 pm

      See, how you’ve matured, LL? ;) Willard, on the other hand, owns a couple of decades beyond 20 and still hasn’t learned how to show concern for others.

    • 33 utaustinliberal
      November 1, 2012 at 7:12 pm

      Hope she gets better. Sending her healing vibes and sending you strength, patience and comfort.

      p.s. Not to make you feel old or anything, but OMG you could be my dad age wise. Anywhooo…..Chelsea fans are all young at heart. :D

    • 37 SAB
      November 1, 2012 at 7:17 pm

      You’re lucky to have someone. I’m 44 and still waiting….:)

      • November 1, 2012 at 7:20 pm

        Oh, my first 2 or 3 years with her I was, how shall I say, resistant. I saw my “freedom” slipping away from me. I was a much more doctrinaire person in my late 20’s – early 30’s. But life has a way of putting the people you need in your path, and I really don’t know what I’d do without her.

        Hang in there. You’ll find that special person. Just be open. :-)

      • 39 Alycee (@jazziz2)
        November 1, 2012 at 8:48 pm

        Co-sign — mr “right” is out ther somewhere… Had a call from my x-hubby this afternoon; so caught up in the election that I forgot today would have been our 37th anniversary!

  20. 40 susanne
    November 1, 2012 at 7:05 pm

    aloha chips and tods
    i’ve been off line for a couple of weeks, but glad to be home with the tod peeps! thanks again for all the prayers and kind words about my mom’s passing.

    no way to catch up with all that’s happened–what an amazing time! to all of you who are in the sandy areas, and all who have worried and worked for the affected regions, my heart goes out to you. i’ll be donating my o-neg blood in a few days, and also praying for all those who are suffering.

    our president is showing his usual, steady, compassionate, hard working leadership and competence. so proud of him and of our country for electing and re-electing this fine man! feeling the blue dem energy all around, and loving the way the polls just have to pick it up too!

  21. 45 yardarm756
    November 1, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    It’s a done deal(Yardarm early prediction). Put the champagne on ice!

    • 46 hopefruit2
      November 1, 2012 at 7:15 pm

      And that’s why Yardarm, it’s time for you you to bring in the new shipments of booze, smelling salts, naughty mats, etc. We will be needing all of those on election night. Chips needs your help in replenishing the supplies!

  22. 54 utaustinliberal
    November 1, 2012 at 7:09 pm

    Even Journalists are chuckling.

    • 55 daisydem
      November 1, 2012 at 7:18 pm

      Here’s the thing … does Romney even know who the Marshall Tucker Band are? I too just googled them and looked at their pictures and well, they just don’t fit nor does that music with Mitt the Rich Romney. Seriously. Are worn out, used up, has been “country like” bands all the GOP can get these days, oh and sorry, Meatloaf (but he has no star power … just a small following). It is embarassing.

      The most embarassing thing is Romney will have to pretend to be grateful for the endorsement of a band he knows nothing about and pretend to like their music because it is all he can get.

  23. 56 linda perry
    November 1, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    Five days before the president is reelected .
    gotv.

  24. November 1, 2012 at 7:13 pm

  25. 61 collegekay
    November 1, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    ^ Caption that. :D

  26. 64 carolyn
    November 1, 2012 at 7:14 pm

    Good for you LL taking care of your wife…..funny what life does to us. I too have made my contribution by giving, though I know you and many others have also been boots on the ground. I’ve learned that I can support the GOTV, and pay for good ads by giving, and that has made me feel good. My vote is in a red state, so won’t add to the electoral count, but it will count for the popular vote total, and that seems to be very important too this year.

  27. November 1, 2012 at 7:15 pm

  28. 66 PoliticalJunkessa
    November 1, 2012 at 7:15 pm

  29. 67 vcprezofan2
    November 1, 2012 at 7:19 pm

    I am throwing in this shimmy session since not much is happening in the village right now.

    • November 1, 2012 at 7:44 pm

      Hey, why not! No way on earth I can catch up with everything I’ve missed today. Might as well get up and DANCE! :-D

      • 69 vcprezofan2
        November 1, 2012 at 7:55 pm

        Hi there, Dudette! :grin: I totally know the feeling. I went out for a few hours yesterday, came back, took a quick glance at all I had missed and just threw up my virtual hands. No way was I going to catch up AND stay abreast at the same time. I got up early this morning ostensibly to catch up first before joining the current thread. I actually managed about 10 minutes before I decided to make a couple of comments here, peeked in at twitter and then got pulled into the ‘current’ stuff. Come to think of it, I believe I saw you earlier this morning. ;) Shimmy, my girl. That’s more fun that chasing after one you missed. Someone will recycle if there was any really, really good stuff. BTW, if you haven’t caught the President’s latest speech yet, you don’t want to miss THAT!!!

        • 70 dudette9t9
          November 1, 2012 at 8:08 pm

          Thanks vc! Will definitely catch my President’s speech. Work is kicking my butt today. His voice always soothes me!

          • 71 vcprezofan2
            November 1, 2012 at 8:14 pm

            ‘His voice always SOOTHES …..’ Yeeeah! Sure. Of course, dear. This is me you’re talking to, you know, the one who usually watches you gals crowding on the naughty mats, and swooning all over the place. Then again, a swoon might actually be soothing.

          • 72 vcprezofan2
            November 1, 2012 at 8:16 pm

            Is this just a busy period at work, like month end rush, etc, or are you likely to be caught up over the crucial day next week? THAT would be too much!

    • 73 prettyfoot58
      November 1, 2012 at 8:47 pm

      Shimmmmmmy Shimmmmmmy!

    • 76 prettyfoot58
      November 1, 2012 at 8:51 pm

      Forwardddddddddddd>>>>>>>>>

  30. 79 vitaminlover
    November 1, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    So…what are our celebratory plans looking like for the re-election?

  31. 81 terim
    November 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm

    Ohio Secretary of State had “experimental” software patches installed on voting machine tabulators!

    http://www.freepress.org/departments/display/19/2012/4766

    • November 1, 2012 at 8:04 pm

      FUCK!!! OFA and The Ohio Dem. Party need to file an action for an injunction to eliminate the use of those machines immediately! THIS IS FUBAR wrong!

  32. 83 anniebella
    November 1, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    So where will FLOTUS be at tomorrow? And VP Biden. I would like to know their schedule along with POTUS.

  33. 85 hopefruit2
    November 1, 2012 at 8:03 pm


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