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  1. 8 Linda
    July 19, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    Disgusting Republicans in Detroit

    Attorneys for the city’s pension fund say they would have won a restraining order blocking the bankruptcy filing temporarily – and preserving pensioner rights – but Gov. Snyder’s legal team tricked them. The Detroit Free Press reports pension fund lawyers agreed to the government’s request for a 5-minute delay to a hearing for the order, and that in that five minutes Snyder’s attorneys filed the bankruptcy papers in another court. “It was my intention to grant your request,” the judge told the pension lawyers.

    http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2013/07/18/2326141/detroit-becomes-largest-city-to-declare-bankruptcy/

  2. 10 Ceb
    July 19, 2013 at 12:14 pm

    Thiis statement is so true.

  3. July 19, 2013 at 12:15 pm

    Black surgeon wins $4.5 million racial discrimination lawsuit from UCLA medical school which superimposed his head onto a gorilla
    Dr Christian Head, 51, claimed he was routinely publicly humiliated
    Two UCLA professors accused of making ‘inappropriate racial comments’

    By Anthony Bond

    A black surgeon at UCLA who was depicted as a gorilla being sodomized in a slide show presentation will receive a $4.5million settlement after filing a racial discrimination lawsuit against the university.

    Dr Christian Head, 51, filed the lawsuit against the UC Board of Regents in April after claiming he was routinely publicly humiliated.

    The head and neck surgeon had alleged that he was the victim of retaliation after filing complaints and claimed he was denied teaching opportunities.

    The lawsuit accused the university of failing to prevent discrimination, harassment and retaliation against Head.

    The complaint said that during a resident graduation event in 2006, a slide show which was created by the residents and reviewed by staff included a photo in which Head’s face was superimposed onto a gorilla which was being sodomized by a department chairman.

    As reported by the Los Angeles Times, the university said: ‘The case presented difficult issues of alleged discrimination and retaliation that were strongly contested.

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2370094/Black-surgeon-wins-4-5-million-racial-discrimination-lawsuit-UCLA-medical-school-superimposed-head-gorilla.html#ixzz2ZVaUKcmU
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  6. 20 daisydem
    July 19, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    Well TODers, if you soon do not hear much from me, it may be that the Secret Service or FBI have come knocking at my door. I called Coble’s office in N.C., and I was not very nice. No, I did not threaten him explicitly (but I sort of implied something). I was so angry after reading his remarks about Air Force One, I could hardly talk. I then went to his Facebook (no, I did not LIKE it) but did post a comment just to remind him that he has Federal BCBS, the Federal Employees Program insurance. He will have it for life. He may have to pay premiums from his salary, (I don’t know) but he is guaranteed this insurance and since I deal with it every day, it is very good insurance. As tax-paying citizens of the U.S., we pay for this scum to have his health insurance as a benefit of being a Federal employee. No, I better not go on. Enough said.

  7. 22 57andfemale
    July 19, 2013 at 12:47 pm
      • 24 57andfemale
        July 19, 2013 at 1:41 pm

        IMO there is no advantage to this pipeline on any level. Environmental, it does NOT create sustainable jobs, it will NOT help our energy independence. In fact I would make the point that tar sands are the fossil fuel line that should not be crossed – at the point where it is economically lucrative (read: high gas prices) to refine tar sands and shale, it’s time to seriously develop alternative energy.

        The fact this goes to Port Arthur, TX which might as well be the global Wild West with no restrictions, makes me insane.

  8. 25 57andfemale
    July 19, 2013 at 12:49 pm
  9. 26 Gazelle
    July 19, 2013 at 12:51 pm

    Yo! Tiger’s one-legged shot:

  10. July 19, 2013 at 12:55 pm
    • 28 Nena20409
      July 19, 2013 at 1:47 pm

      POTUS asked the question you have posed Bobfr……TBM, had he a gun….would he have had his right to have stood his ground……my verbiages…..not exactly as the POTUS gingerly constructed his.

  11. 30 Linda
    July 19, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    Mrs. Greenspan opens with Breaking News : Kate is on the move !

    Will Chris Cilizza be on to comment ?

  12. July 19, 2013 at 1:10 pm

    Love the light bulb tweet. Kind of wish one would go off in their heads.

  13. 32 57andfemale
    July 19, 2013 at 1:28 pm

    Despicable:

  14. 34 Nena20409
    July 19, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    POTUS is in the WH Briefing Room

  15. 39 Nena20409
    July 19, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    Jay “Clark Kent” Carney’s 7-18-13 press briefings:

  16. 41 hopefruit2
    July 19, 2013 at 1:44 pm
  17. 42 Nena20409
    July 19, 2013 at 1:45 pm

    Oh Lord…..Bobfr where are You? The POTUS went where I had gone since this case started………

    • July 19, 2013 at 2:04 pm

      Hi Nena,
      Very much looking forward to hearing the President’s undoubtedly wise and empathetic statements. Having another of my typical 14 hours of conference calls and meetings, with abbreviated moments to glance here and comment.
      #FORWARD Together

  18. 44 Nena20409
    July 19, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    Where are all TODers? ‘Am I the only TODer left here?

  19. 48 Bill R.
    July 19, 2013 at 1:51 pm

    Excellent statement from our President. Timely, healing moral leadership. That’s the man we elected. He finishes with the theme of his presidency, “A more perfect union.”

  20. 49 Nena20409
    July 19, 2013 at 1:52 pm

    How come in the WH presser, just a scanty number of reporters? Lazy, Lame, Biased DC media.

  21. 50 hopefruit2
    July 19, 2013 at 1:53 pm
  22. 52 desertflower
    July 19, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    Chips, Chipster, Chops….Brilliant Blog Mistress of the Intertubes… If you find the entirety of the President’s words this morning, can you please post them? I only caught the last smidgen and I’m certain that others would love to hear, too. Many thanks and my undying gratitude:)

  23. 59 yardarm756
    July 19, 2013 at 1:59 pm

    PBO just told it like it is AWESOME!

  24. 60 hopefruit2
    July 19, 2013 at 2:02 pm
  25. 61 Bill R.
    July 19, 2013 at 2:04 pm
  26. 62 4morefor44
    July 19, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    re: jay carney conference…who is that woman suggesting that president obama hasn’t addressed race issues “in depth” before today? what planet is she on?!? (rhetorical, she’s on planet paycheck) one of the most important moments in his first campaign was his “race speech” nd of course the countless other times he’s talked about it and his personal experiences. my god these “news” people just rewrite history every day, on every topic to try and make our president look the “inadequate BLACK MAN!!” as that hillary screamed in that cell phone video from 2008. evil people:

  27. July 19, 2013 at 2:08 pm
  28. July 19, 2013 at 2:08 pm

    Hola TODers!

    I’m 44 today. Can I start signing up for a death panel now?


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