WTH! Does Chips CALL you first before she posts a new thread? It’s a conspiracy I tell ya! Is this like 10 firsts for you today, Ms Carol?
I take the fifth.
I knew it! Congrats:)
Thanks, you will get your turn.
Congrats carolmaewy on #1!
Remember how I congratulated you on the last thread for being first on some unposted thread in feb and june? I got nothing……..
Oh, I’m sorry, what do I owe you? Thanks or something else? 💵
It’s gobsmacking Desertflower!! Congratulations again, Carol!!
you get my tweet i sent you Chipsticks?
Oh, no, will check now LP!
I just sent you 1 more tweet
Stunners, LP!!!! I’ve seen most of them, but rarely in that quality – you’re the BEST!!!! Thank you.
Sure thing, the 1280px is amazing isnt it. And I figured there are some hidden gems in there like the close up of VP Biden’s Celtic Bible!
It is at that:) So you DON’T call her first, is that what you’re saying? I’m thinking that she should try her luck in Vegas at this rate! Quite the streak…
I’m beginning to wonder if I actually am Carol, DF – she’s typing ‘FIRST!’ as I’m clicking ‘publish’. It’s spooky!
Or am I you? 😻
gratz Carol! And yes, it is a new photo. I took that today. THANKS!!
Great. Hope that means you are feeling better?
Three rounds of antibiotics, (two bonus Red Tents ), a CT scan and complete labs….
Great! What are Red Tents? Hope you have very good insurance. amk has taken everything from me.
Once a month I go into The Red Tent for a few days. Antibiotics sometimes negate the Pill, so you get bonus time.
I’m on an awesome HMO.
Hey our lovely Tally!
Lunch maybe next Thursday?
I’ll email you.
I loved it wihen the President said that!
There was a blonde, a brunette and a ginger.
They each get told 1 hundred jokes each, and if they laugh at one they would die.
The brunette got to the 28th joke before she laughed. Poof, she is gone.
The ginger got to 46th. And she is gone too.
And the blonde lived happily ever after.
Now before you go all agley on me, think about it. Who is really the smartest one ?
Not the one telling the joke?
You are ruining my vocabulary skills I never had.
All in a day’s work. Now that would be 1000 bucks. Please email it.
💵💰💶💷💴💳💸📧 Can you see the payment?
Sorry, I take only dollars.
Sie sind herzlich willkommen
Tally? You there? Did you see this joke? D’you wanna have a word with Amk? /Takes seat and prepares for the entertainment
yeah, I know, rite?
Just in case you fell asleep, see my response to Chips.
Yup, saw it. Way above my pay grade.
I did. I am a Shakespearean Jedi. I’ve also played Audrey in a production of As You Like It I directed. She wore the goat bell. I has mad skilzz.
So is Ashley Judd going to startle the turtle or not ? Come on lady, make up your mind.
Mitch looks a little nervous waiting for her decision:
The actual turtle is better looking.
I tend to like turtles Lisa, but that one – no, not Mitch, the one on the left – is freaking me out!!
Hahahaha!! It’s still better looking!
Who’s the cutie on the left?
Ladies and gentlemen meet Mitch’s twin, Mitch.
Chips are you trying to get me started again with that face? Don’t you remember what happened the other night?
Do Mitch McConnell and his wife have any children?
I don’t think he has children with either his current wife or former wife. Somehow I can’t imagine which human beings in their right minds would want to have turtle kids.
Another Rush Limpballs….shoots blanks.
Fingers crossed that Ashley will take on this old idiot and she will win!
Who’s the guy PBO is laughing with and hugging at 4:51?
The social secretary I believe. I read somewhere he said PBO and the First Lady are the best bosses he’s ever had.
Janelle, I know they are the best President and First Lady I’ve ever had.
“I know they are the best President and First Lady I’ve ever had.”
Same with me, Anniebella!
Yep! Jeremy Bernard! Thanks, Janelle!
Thanks, J. It’s Jeremy Bernard.
I can’t stand that Edison.
Oh my god……. Scandal.
Oh my god! Fitz!!! Oh my god!! I……. I…. Can’t. I can’t love him anymore. Oh my god.
Scandal!!!! What can I say? It is a totally new game now.
I’m mad at Fitz too, but probably not for the same reasons as you!!!
I can’t help it. He went too far. I don’t think Liv would like it either if she finds out. Something like that changes the person and the people who love them. Can’t believe it. That seemed so out of character for him. SMH. I don’t even know what to think. I know what you’re mad about, but for me, that’s secondary because he did what he did in the church because of what he did in the hospital. The hospital changed him. It hardened him. That’s why he did what he did with his wife. Now, they’re two of a kind. That’s what he was telling her at the end. Oh Fitz. I loved you.
YEAH, pride is a motherfucker!!!
I wasn’t available last night and am just able to respond, but OMG!!!! Cyrus and then Fitz???? I didn’t believe Fitz would…oh Fitz, Fitz Fitz!!!!
Good night Chipsticks, TOD. Carolmaewy has destroyed “the meaning of life” I must regroup and come up w/ a new gameplan or suffer eternal damnation.
No, no, I’ll lie low. You contribute much more than I do and have for much longer. I’ll hide out with Bond, James Bond. He’ll be with me this week. Promise. Promise. X
Had to come back for a sec. I was just joking earlier Carolmaewy when I congratulated you on being first on some random date in the future, i.e. 2/11/13 and 6/14/13. You were on such a roll I figured you would be first in perpetuate, and WALA!!! very next thread guess who is first! Thats all I was trying to get across, having fun in jest. We are all among friends (even though I hear other TOD’ers whispeing about an insider job!) GN……will bring my A game tommorow!
I’m still learning the language here. I knew you were having fun. That’s why I crossed my fingers when I typed that about lying low. However you do contribute more. That cannot be denied.
I blame myself, everything sounds better in my head compared to what gets typed. All fun aside, WE, as in everyone, contributes collectively and equally. As they say “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts” Aristotle, Metaphysica 10f-1045a http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/Quotations/Aristotle.html
That is so true. Think that’s why we have twelve on our juries, too!
Did you guys hear about the snow heading New York and Boston way tomorrow night?
I’m so glad it’s not coming my way, some rain but no snow.
I wish we were getting it.
Yup. Historic Blizzard Snowricane Nemo.
Southern PA: 1-3 in
Central NJ/PA- 3-6 in
Northern NJ / PA: 6-12 in
NY & CT:12-18 in
MA :18-24 in
Maine: Over 2 ft
I hope and pray everyone will be alright.
You’re naming them?
Oh no, not me. The National Weather Service I believe has now decided to name the winter storms. This one is Nemo.
Nope, not the NWS. It’s purely a Weather Channel thing to drum up ratings.
Makes sense. Weather Channel is now owned by NBC.
O’Donnell finally talk about the Drone issue tonight, but I got the sense he wasn’t as crazy as Maddow and Ed has been. Maddow said it keep her up at night thinking that some American citizen who have join a terrorists group might not be given the chance to surrender. It doesn’t worry Ms. Maddow that we might be attack again. She is more concern about the terrorists who want to kill us.
Rachel’s buddy, Senator Wyden ask hat question today about giving some American citizen who is member of terrorists group time to surrender.
Yes, I noticed that, but Brennan gave a very good answer, anybody listened.
He did give a good answer, and did you notice how on Rachl’s show she tried to make like the Democratic Senators were against Mr. Brennan. From what I saw alot of them were praising Brennan, maybe except that duck from Oregon.
That’s what I saw. The callers on Cspan had high praise for him too.
it’s astounding to me too. does she think these america-born terrorists are being held hostage? because if they want to surrender, they can do that at any time–they don’t need to be invited. it’s fair to assume they are colluding with america’s enemies of their own free will, when there is evidence of repeated participation in lethal operations.
and another thing–congress has determined that america is at war with the terrorists. that is the authority required for the president to direct strikes against the terrorists. if he said no let’s ask if they want to surrender, just imagine what congress would do and say!
They are TRAITORS!…
Rachel is lying when she says that this keeps her up at night.
Otherwise she must have an extremely charmed and privileged life – which raises some serious red flags about her ability to realistically assess serious and complex policy decisions in an imperfect world.
yup. She is lying. And yup, she is eroding her own credibility, whatever little she has.
But then, this too shall pass. Next, new poutrage.
I agree with you hopefruit! She is just trying to be a drama queen to please the emoprogs and the PL!
i think that we should take at face value what she says….
is the outrage over the use of drones or the use drones to target American Citizens who have plotted with the enemy to kill Americans
As far as I am concern when you join a terrorists group who you know wants to kill Americans, who is America enemy, you become our enemy, and what happen to them happen to you.
i agree with your comments…the next question is how is this assessment made and who makes the final decision..
Morning prettyfoot58, I would think there are qualified people who the President has put in place, he trust them to do the right thing, and if needed the President would step in. Maybe the President make the decision, after talking with everyone he need to talk with. I don’t know.
And when you’re fighting this type of war, you don’t have time to call timeout and ask if any American citizens who has join the terrorists group might want to change their mind and come home. This isn’t a football game. They know darn well what they are doing when they join the terrorists.
Maybe he was pressured too. I hope.
Ab, if that’s what she said, she has a weird sense of priorities. What keeps me up at night is all the innocent children and family members who are killed accidentally and intentionally with guns. These are the real victims of American violence, not grown men who collude with terrorists to destroy their country. I don’t watch the Maddow show and I certainly have no incentive to try now.
This is what gives liberals a bad name.
It’s no different than a gun nut who says the carnage on the streets is the price we pay for the 2nd Amendment.
I haven’t watched any of these shows since this story broke.
The proverbial #gop conundrum. Taking off those resident racist glasses might help. http://t.co/wcy55BVD— (@amk4obama) February 08, 2013
eric cantor is the new happy, happy face of revamped #gop. Yup, that's the ticket. washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-…— (@amk4obama) February 08, 2013
Scandal is about to give me and my timeline on Twitter a bloody heart attack. When they tweeted that tonight’s episode would be a “Game Changer” they weren’t lying. Wooooooooo! ::fans self:: Jesus be a defibrillator.
ABC just revealed on Twitter that next week’s Scandal jumps 10 months into the future. Woooo….Jesus, Mary, and Joseph. HELP!
It’s going to be downright freaking awesome.
LOVE. THAT. SHOW.
I saw your tweet comparing Cyrus’s grandiose dreams about being POTUS to McCain.
That tweet nailed it. BEST. TWEET. OF. THE . NIGHT.
Thanks. McCain was first person that popped in my mind. Poor guy. #NOT
Scandal is the best!!!! It’s definitely not good for your blood pressure!!! I LOVE IT!!!
@lawrence You might like to know that there is also a Facebook page called "Lawrence O'Donnell Is a Babe."— Leenie (@leenie909) February 08, 2013
Missed you on the last thread.
YARDARM!!!! you rock my man (or swing hard as the case may be !) I LOVE Monty Alexander and have seriously worn a hole in my copy of this record Live at Montreux as well as on my Mp3 player. You’ve found it on youtube. Hot Damn! This is one of the bestest and swingin-est live performances of Satin Doll evah. I stopped dead in my tracks when I first heard this version of Satin Doll on the radio many years ago; rushed right over to Tower Records and picked up it immediately. I often play “air piano” to this cut…like a lot. Oh to be able play like him. Monty don’t mess around when it comes to his piano and neither does Jeff Hamilton or John Clayton for that matter. What a find. Thank you!
All in a days work.
I am watching “W” and if this is a close characterization of what happened during the run up to his running for President and running up to the war is scary as hell. They show him and Laura going to visit troops who lost legs and burned up and he tells them you’re gonna be better than ever….what goof ball. GWB was Sarah Palin in a suit.
A lot of these pundits – it’s almost as if they have an “Obama” complex. For e.g., Rachel is talking crap about stuff keeping her up at night..let her try running for President, and she’ll know what it means to have REAL worry about REAL problems that REALLY keep you the hell up at night.
Speak the truth hopwfruit2. This whole thing has proven to me that Ed and Rachel are full of alot of crap. Just my opinion.
Okay, carol, I think we should just cede first place to you for the foreseeable future. (Congrats!)
First lady Michelle Obama will travel to Chicago on Saturday to attend the funeral of Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old who performed in the president’s inaugural parade last month.
Classy as always.
Nice, I’m sure the Pendleton family will appreciate that.
Questions for those teabagging nutjobs, rw whackos. #tcot #gop #teabaggers http://t.co/hvr45kcO— (@amk4obama) February 08, 2013
This is your true #gop today. Wake the fuck up, america and throw out these bums in 2014 at least. #tcot. http://t.co/twtyT2Mi— (@amk4obama) February 08, 2013
The master at work: Edward “Duke” Ellington & His Orchestra – Satin Doll
So smooth. The master
Yes indeed!! Master and genius.
RIP: Donald Byrd, legendary Detroit jazz man, dies at 80 freep.com/article/201302… via @freep— Alycee (@jazziz2) February 08, 2013
This is the Donald Byrd that I grew up listening to:
This is the Donald Byrd that my friends “discovered” when were in high school:
Yep and Rock Creek Park and Happy Music and Walking in Rhythm
Go on Alycee! I still have this LP, scratches and all!
So do I and I inherited all of his old stuff from my Aunt and Uncle.
Nooooooo heavy sigh… Love this record. RIP Mr. Byrd. Thanks for the music….
Going to miss him. Last saw him about 10 years ago at Ortlieb’s Jazzhaus in Philly.
How wonderful. I never got to see him live. My stepdad who grew up in Detroit, still tells me stories about how he saw him play with Art Blakey at some small jazz night club back in the day.
Just a thought. I think they should bring in all those kids who’ve written to the WH, groups at a time, and give them a platform right there in the WH press room. Front & Center. Questions froms them, not WHPC. I would be glued to my TV, devices, whatever. These kids have far superior questions than WHPC. And bring groups of them here & there throughout the next 4 years. I bet PBO, FLOTUS, Carney et al. would just love that, and so would we!
Is that too much to wish for?
I would love to see that. Call it people’s conference and answer the citizens directly. He is pretty good at that stuff. This 24×7 press poutrage is just draining all the energy.
HI @maddow the ONLY thing that would keep me awake at night regarding dudes like al-Awlaki is if I didn't have a President like Barack Obama— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) February 08, 2013
time for some rest ….
This + a bajillion!
Zing. Well done, Bob.
That speaks for me! Brilliant, Bob!
Your tweets are always the best Bob. Keep on keeping on!
How’s it going everyone, found some fun on a Canadian beer commercial, at least you can see some fun from Canada and hope it relieves some stress…
Thank you Joy!
and one more….
Awww, and watch out for a beaver on the highway…
and the same guy that put this together, put this together.ahhhhhh
Democrats and GOP senators quietly seek background check deal that could improve gun-control prospects: apne.ws/12y6ZD7 -RAS— The Associated Press (@AP) February 08, 2013
Hopefully this can change back ground checks, at least.
If this is the only thing that the dems can get, it is good! Its a start.
One step at a time, patience…
since the majority of American voters demand more, can we at least increase our demands to do more – seems to me that elected officials are behind when compared to where ordinary people are (at least based on polls)
Good Morning, finally caught up. Two storms become 1 big blizzard tonight. Here's the players. twitpic.com/c1ua20— Bill Karins (@BillKarins) February 08, 2013
Stay Safe everyone
I hope everyone in the pathway of the blizzard stays safe.
Interesting Black History tidbit…on this date 2-8-1944
On this date in 1944, Harry S. McAlpin was the first African-American journalist admitted to a white house press conference.
The reporter who was head of the White House Press Correspondents Association said, “Harry, we’re not happy that you’re here, but we can’t stop you from going to these press conferences. However, if you don’t go to these press conferences, we will come out afterward and we will tell you everything that happened.
Thank you for that, pf. Little did I know what kind of world I was entering in 1944. Thank God I’ve survived to see not only African-American journalists, but PBO. We still have miles to go and promises to keep before we sleep.
There still are no Black Jounalists that sit on the FRONT row of the WHPress Corps…
Why Are Conservatives Trying to Destroy the Voting Rights Act?
The current campaign against the VRA is the result of three key factors: a whiter, more Southern, more conservative GOP that has responded to demographic change by trying to suppress an increasingly diverse electorate; a twenty-five-year effort to gut the VRA by conservative intellectuals, who in recent years have received millions of dollars from top right-wing funders, including Charles Koch; and a reactionary Supreme Court that does not support remedies to racial discrimination….
This absolutely infuriates me, PF. We have to fight tooth and nail on this one. I’m disgusted with the R-led states who think suppressing the vote is just fine if it accomplishes their ends. This is an epic battle we have to win.
Check thru the archives of cspan ..there was a conference/seminar that was held at one of the colleges on the west coast in 2012 that addressed this notion of who should has the right to vote…there is a train of thought that only certain folks should have the right to vote..that the vote of poor folks…etc are not valued…
I heard a snippet from Randi about this the other day. Older, white, southern men. Mix that with money….WALA!
The Confederacy…lives on…but it is not just the confederate states that want to marginalize voters..my state…PA is knee deep in the manure….moving steadily to either take our votes away or have them not count equally…
Here comes the snow!! Hope we don’t lose power and that all in TOD-world are safe and warm and happy.
You should buy a solar generator. Clean power for 72 hours and recharged by the sun in 4 hours, even through the clouds.
It can give 3 or 4 power opportunities, fridge, heater, tv etc!
Never heard of them before, Jovie. I’ll look into it – sounds right up my alley.
Jovie, looking at them…do you have one? Can you recommend one? Thanks so much for the tip!
You can to Lowes right now and get one for 1600 bucks.
Ask the rep at store to help you…
Well, not now, but hopefully ahead of the next storm. I found this VERY cool version http://www.solarstik.com/applications/stiktm-home
So, Ron Wyden is the new Anthony Weiner.
Take cover! I just saw a drone over head! And they have me in their sights. Here they come!
They have tone. Oh no!
Poor poor Al Qaeda! They are soo innocent and nice!
A Drone just called me! I am trying 2 talk him out if killing me. He seems pretty determenied. The UAV seems like a nice Guy, but he has orders to kill me because I am an American Citizen.
As my last wishes, no more msnbc, they are ridiculous.
If he’s not careful, he will meet a similar fate as Weiner, Grayson (in 2010) and Kucinich. Then he can go on FOX News and become a contributor in 2015.
What is the difference between Fox news fear mongering? And Now Msnbc fear mongering?
None! Nada…, zip…, zilch!
Remember that way over the top crap is designed to scare your support away from this President.
Yes, MSNBC has taken over a lot of FOX’s duties. Since FOX has lost credibility, MSNBC is trying to lose whatever little bit it had.
When people don’t watch the fear mongering tv, their ratings go down. Low ratings=less revenue. Then Change will come.
Well they lose people like us. I haven’t watched MSNBC for the last week.
Me neither. And my mental health is better for it.
MSNBC and the others lost me too.
Narrowing of the Dec US trade deficit to $38bln just rescued Q4'12 GDP. Added 0.7% to overall growth. #EcoBrief #economy— Joseph Brusuelas (@joebrusuelas) February 08, 2013
So much for that last fourth quarter doom and gloom GDP numbers…Trade and GDP are way better than initially estimated reuters.com/article/2013/0…— Jeff Gauvin (@JeffersonObama) February 08, 2013
I blame Obama. Wait… "@BBCBreaking: US trade deficit shrinks to $38.5bn – lowest level for nearly three years"— Joy Reid (@TheReidReport) February 08, 2013
Jeff Gauvin @JeffersonObama
A US fall in petroleum imports led overall purchases from abroad to decline $4.6 billion in December. Damn you Obama.
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