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A Tweet or Two

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176 Responses to “A Tweet or Two”


  1. 1 vcprezofan2
    December 3, 2013 at 4:56 pm

    Hellooooo everyone!

  2. 34 vcprezofan2
    December 3, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    Well, at least Chips can’t jump in now with her regular chant of ‘Fiiiiirst!!’

  3. 45 GGail
    December 3, 2013 at 5:01 pm

    Arrggghhhhhh!!!!!!
    Work is interfering with me landing on First!@@@!!!##!!!!##!!!

  4. 58 Linda
    December 3, 2013 at 5:09 pm

    With Seven Workdays Left, House Committee Holds Hearing On Space Aliens .

    I wonder if the subpoenaed ET to testify.

    Useless GOP

    • December 3, 2013 at 5:19 pm

      You know, I was going to mock this, but from reading the article on HuffPo, it does seem well-intentioned. But with so much on the plate, it is rather infuriating that the GOP could find time for this, rather than leaving it for the next year and working on, oh, I don’t know, the budget, immigration reform, etc., etc.

    • 61 utaustinliberal
      December 3, 2013 at 5:42 pm

      Not immigration reform, not the farm bill, not SNAP, not a budget, not a jobs bill, not a minimum wage bill, not a gun violence reduction bill, not ENDA, not the Voting Rights Act reform bill, but space aliens.

      Wow.

  5. 62 Dudette
    December 3, 2013 at 5:26 pm

    I LOVE My President!

  6. December 3, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Methinks Dilma might start thinking Glennie is more trouble than he’s worth…

  7. 69 Dudette
    December 3, 2013 at 5:32 pm
  8. 70 donna dem 4 obama
    December 3, 2013 at 5:34 pm

    Lookie Here Lookie Here. Seems ole Mike Allen’s been accepting payola to push certain folks agendas on his charade of “news” website…

  9. 80 Dudette
    December 3, 2013 at 5:35 pm
  10. 81 Dudette
    December 3, 2013 at 5:35 pm
    • 82 MightyPamela
      December 3, 2013 at 5:49 pm

      WALLPAPER!! Fantastic! Tally, paging Tally!! If you don’t mind having one of the esteemed BT’s send you my email, my daughter is moving to LA this week and will be needing to sign up for Obamacare in pronto fashion! Would you be willing to help her if I can get the two of you into communication?! (I have a feeling you will say Yes! As in Yes We Can!) :) Thanking you in advance!

      • 83 GGail
        December 3, 2013 at 6:49 pm

        MP, if you’d like, Chipsticks can also send me your email and I’ll forward it on to Tally as soon as I receive it.

        • 84 MightyPamela
          December 3, 2013 at 7:10 pm

          Yes, thank you for the offer, GGail, whatever it takes to get Tally and the daughter to move the application process forward! She has been in Australia for the past 10 years, with their brilliant national health plan, and is in amazement the US has nothing at all for we the people!

  11. 92 a4alice
    December 3, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    What a wonderful story! Another happy #ACA customer! :-)

  12. 93 Dudette
    December 3, 2013 at 5:45 pm
  13. 94 Nena20409
    December 3, 2013 at 5:50 pm

    The concept seems inherently problematic, but sometimes it’s hard to put your finger on exactly why.

    Well, Australian-based standup comedian, Aamer Rahman, can explain exactly why.

    In just a few minutes he covers issues like colonization, imperialism, slavery, inequality, privilege, war, cultural superiority and internalized racism.

    Now, if we could just go back in time, make the minority group the dominant group, and change history — That would be reverse racism. BINGO.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/03/aamer-rahman-reverse-racism-_n_4379326.html?utm_hp_ref=racism#comments

    /////

    Reverse Racism doesn’t work.

  14. 98 Vicki
    December 3, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    Big Breaking News, blog masters and mistresses:

    Texas Governor Rick Perry meeting on 12/12 with GOP in his state to work out taking Medicaid expansion for his citizens. Halleluyah, halleluyah.
    Turn Texas Blue—Soon

  15. December 3, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    Pierce! “… Fournier, who’s been a tool so long they ought to sell him at Home Depot.” (also, too… comments as good as always)

  16. December 3, 2013 at 6:15 pm
  17. December 3, 2013 at 6:19 pm

    The United States has been, is now and will remain a resident Pacific power – this is the message America’s vice president, Joseph Biden, wants to convey during his trip to East Asia from December 1 to 8. Biden’s visits to Japan, China and South Korea take place amid heightened tensions. China established an air defense identification zone on November 23 and said its military is capable of controlling the zone. Since then, two U.S. B-52 bombers and several South Korean and Japanese flights flew though the zone.

    Biden’s visit was planned before the controversy over the zone started to brew. It is intended to make up for U.S. President Barack Obama’s canceled trip to an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in October due to a government shutdown. By sending a top official to the region, Washington wants to signal its allies that its rebalancing to Asia strategy is not an empty promise…..

    Caixin: Could you please provide an update on the U.S. rebalancing to Asia policy? And do you think the policy has achieved its intentions?

    Joseph Biden: The United States has elevated our diplomatic, economic and strategic engagement in the Asia-Pacific. Our effort is rooted in a positive vision of the region. For the past sixty years, the security we provided has enabled the region’s people to turn their talents and hard work into an economic miracle. Now we want to hasten the emergence of an Asia-Pacific order that delivers security and prosperity for all nations involved and delivers the promise of a better future for all citizens…….

  18. 111 dotster3
    December 3, 2013 at 6:21 pm

    1467218_10200968458316693_1494871937_n (1)

  19. 130 Nena20409
    December 3, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    So in 1948 Truman ran against the Do-Nothing Congress and those Lazy Congress had 368 bills to their name. Then came the Newt Gingrich GOP led Congress and they had 88 Bills to their name in History. This John Boehner lead Congress in the House is projected to have the Most at 55 Bills. They are the most paid. We pay for their travel. They work the least. Thus far this year, they have had 239 Days off just in 2013. They are Not Only the Do-Nothing Congress, they have Not worked to even earn on an average $174K annually.

    Yep, If We Only still have a News Media that held those in power Accountable?

  20. December 3, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    I’ve missed Danny having a rubber chicken. :cry: My hubby played one of those once while the band played on. . .

  21. 138 Nena20409
    December 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    Sweet.

    photo/1

  22. 139 hopefruit2
    December 3, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    Ron Fournier is a stupid, Obama-Obsessed tool!

    • 140 Nena20409
      December 3, 2013 at 6:50 pm

      Come to think of it…..that is all he’s got. No one pays attention to him so he’s only avenue is to attack POTUS 1001% unfairly and obsessively. It has become his ONLY live line and his livelihood?

      Karma has a way of rendering his sweet Justice. It is always delivered when least expected……Ron Fournier’s is due soon.

  23. 141 a4alice
    December 3, 2013 at 6:48 pm

    MSM did better tonight but Chuck Todd just can’t help himself. He. Must. Concern. Troll.

    • December 3, 2013 at 7:30 pm

      ok, this is kind of funny (or not) for me- I’ve been FUMING for 40 min. since that NBC news (lowercase n) report on ACA and had started a comment that I admitted was too concern trolling, but GRRR, why do I ever try to give them the benefit of the doubt; mfer chuck todd, etc., I deleted it. Now see I wasn’t alone, thx alice. I’ll try to continue to delete any comments where I start to c. troll. still, mfer, mfer, grrr. ok, soory.

  24. 144 hopefruit2
    December 3, 2013 at 6:49 pm

    I didn’t realize that tonight was the Christmas in Washington tree lighting? Was PBO and First Family in attendance? Am I mistaken?

  25. 147 hopefruit2
    December 3, 2013 at 6:53 pm

    Okay the National Christmas Tree lighting will be this Friday, December 6th and carried live here:

    http://thenationaltree.org/

    But the Capitol Christmas Tree lighting is being held tonight (started at 5PM) and is the first one ever.

    http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Capitol-Christmas-Tree-Lighting-Ceremony-Set-for-Tues-234207061.html

    • 148 Layla
      December 3, 2013 at 6:57 pm

      Let’s hope Boner did not light it on fire with his cigarette!

      • 149 hopefruit2
        December 3, 2013 at 7:10 pm

        CSPAN is carrying it and it looks as boring as hell. I suspect the GOP in congress decided that they wanted a separate tree-lighting ceremony for congress since they no longer want to participate in the National Ceremony as PBO is in the WH.

        • 150 Nena20409
          December 3, 2013 at 7:19 pm

          I remember Congress in 2007 doing one on Dec 5 or 7th. I am not sure how long Congress started this tradition.

          • 151 hopefruit2
            December 3, 2013 at 7:27 pm

            From what I read, this is the first time there has been a “Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting.” I suspect it was planned by Republicans for GOPers who no longer want to participate in the National Christmas Tree Lighting because PBO is President. John Boehner was the only official from congress who spoke at that ceremony and I didn’t see any Dem Senator or Rep present. There were also protesters yelling chants about Immigration Reform.

      • 153 hopefruit2
        December 3, 2013 at 7:21 pm

        HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA…the end of the ceremony is being punctuated by chants from protesters yelling “Immigration Reform NOW!!!”

  26. 155 vcprezofan2
    December 3, 2013 at 6:58 pm
    • 156 vcprezofan2
      December 3, 2013 at 6:59 pm

      WASHINGTON — A final deal with Iran could include a capacity for uranium enrichment, the White House said on Tuesday.

      ‘ “We are prepared to negotiate a strictly limited enrichment program in the end state, but only because the Iranians have indicated for the first time in a public document that they are prepared to accept rigorous monitoring and limits on level, scope, capacity, and stockpiles,” Bernadette Meehan, the National Security Council spokeswoman, said in a statement to JTA, in response to a query arising from a story first reported by the Washington Free Beacon.’
      ……………………………..//

    • December 3, 2013 at 7:11 pm

      Entirely consistent with the NPT. And, the justification for it is entirely contingent on Iran demonstrating they will cooperate fully with robust inspections.

  27. December 3, 2013 at 7:08 pm
  28. 167 GGail
    December 3, 2013 at 7:21 pm

    Leaving the village now….driving home….will check in later…

  29. December 3, 2013 at 7:31 pm

    Great news Oregon is on the map. Yesterday when I checked it was still zero. Today it shows 219 under private enrollment.

    http://obamacaresignups.net/

  30. 171 forus50
    December 3, 2013 at 7:32 pm
  31. 173 africa
    December 3, 2013 at 7:34 pm
  32. 174 hopefruit2
    December 3, 2013 at 7:47 pm

    Here you can see the video of the Capitol Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. The entire show is about 27 minutes long, and you can hear the the immigration reform activists singing while Boehner is speaking, and then chanting towards the end of the ceremony (around 26 minutes in).

    http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/LightingCerem

    Apart from Jim MCDermott who spoke, I’m under the impression that this is just a pack of Republicans, men women and children – all Republicans! No racial/ethnic/cultural/ diversity whatsoever. And they call it the Capitol Lighting, but it’s largely a Teabagger’s Christmas “Statue of Freedom” commemoration. ROTFLMAO!!!

  33. 175 amk for obama
    December 3, 2013 at 8:19 pm

    Wasn’t josh marshall all doom & gloom during aca roll out? Now he is ‘touting’ the numbers? #Asshole.


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