116 Responses to “Happy Neeeeeeeeew Year!”


  1. 8 amk for obama
    January 1, 2014 at 7:18 am
  2. 16 amk for obama
    January 1, 2014 at 7:30 am

    NYR

    Reduce my f’ing footprint in the innernetz

    Also. Too. Don’t frigging try to fool around with daughter unit’s laptop OS change. Evah.

  3. 29 Roberta in Mn
    January 1, 2014 at 7:44 am

    Happy New Year Chips, amk, VC, Vick C, and all other TOD Family. Looking for a very eventful 2014 in the political world this year. Good think I don’t have cable anymore, just my computer. :)

  4. January 1, 2014 at 7:50 am

    Good Morning on this first day of 2014 Chipsticks, VC, AMK, Roberta… TOD Early Birds!!!!

    I guess is safe to assume that everyone’s calendar has crossed into 2014, so I reiterate my wishes to each of you for a new year of love, peace, hope, health, and happiness.

  5. 34 vcprezofan2
    January 1, 2014 at 7:52 am

    Greetings TODobots, wherever you are!!!

  6. 35 utaustinliberal
    January 1, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Happy New Year everyone!

    Chips, repeat after me: My New Year’s resolution is I will stop cheating on posts. I will not steal first. I will stop cheating.

  7. 40 dotster3
    January 1, 2014 at 8:01 am

    I know I’m late on this but wanted to mention that my Most Memorable Moments were the Shaved Ice Photos. :)
    Happy New Year to all!

  8. 42 nospin
    January 1, 2014 at 8:02 am

    Happy New Year to the TOD family. My wish for you … laughter, friendship, love and great health.

    • January 1, 2014 at 8:04 am

      Happy New Year Nospin – and everybody!!

      • 44 Cindy
        January 1, 2014 at 9:44 am

        HAPPY NEW YEAR Chipsticks and TOD family. Chipsticks, thank you sooooooooooo very much for this site. It calms my nerves from the crazy haters in the media. Keep doing it in 2014, you are awesome. Please give us a picture of Danny boy celebrating the New Year.

  9. 45 utaustinliberal
    January 1, 2014 at 8:12 am

    It’s a new day.

  10. 46 symmetry11
    January 1, 2014 at 8:14 am

    Happy New Year!!

    • 47 vcprezofan2
      January 1, 2014 at 8:19 am

      {{{{Symmetry}}}} It’s going to be, right? A part of me cannot wait to see how 2014 unfolds, and another part is wary of the personal aging bit. Wish I could separate the two. ;)

      Happy, Healthy, (laundry-folding-free?) and Prosperous 2014, Symmetry! :grin:

  11. 48 Jovie
    January 1, 2014 at 8:17 am

    So the presidents pick it the Supreme Court Sotamyor orders that the contraception mandate STOP, they have until Friday to comply.
    Talk about a stick in the eye, so that’s done now it’s over with!
    No more contraceptions for the Catholics. I guess??

    • 49 jackiegrumbacher
      January 1, 2014 at 8:22 am

      As I understand it, Jovie, the government has until Friday to “reply,” not comply. I don’t believe this will stand. Have a great new year.

    • 52 Linda
      January 1, 2014 at 8:23 am

      Happy New Year………

      They have until Friday to ” reply ” , not comply…….

    • 55 vcprezofan2
      January 1, 2014 at 8:23 am

      Happy New Year, Jovie! [It's nice to see you are still Jovie. :grin: ] Give it time. Time to see where she intends to go with this. One of her strengths is that she is supposed to be a ‘reasonable Latina’; that’s why she is where she is. IMO

      • 56 Jovie
        January 1, 2014 at 8:25 am

        She pro life catholic, me thinks !

        • 57 vcprezofan2
          January 1, 2014 at 8:45 am

          Methinks she is also smart enough (and enough into the 21st century) to not let her personal &/ religious beliefs strangle her judicial decisions – decisions that will affect millions who may not share those beliefs.

  12. 58 jackiegrumbacher
    January 1, 2014 at 8:26 am

    Happy New Year everyone now that all time zones seem to have come on board. It’s been a heckuva ride and we’ve got a roller coaster ahead of us. Hang on tight and keep the faith–it’s going to be a good year. Thanks to Chips for creating this center of love, to UT for helping to sustain it and for all the other contributors for giving them both a break from time to time. We are one very lucky group.

  13. 59 Jovie
    January 1, 2014 at 8:32 am
  14. 60 JER
    January 1, 2014 at 8:32 am

    Happy New Chips and everybody. It great to start another year with TOD.

  15. January 1, 2014 at 8:33 am

    Happy 2014 to everyone in the TOD family.

  16. 64 JER
    January 1, 2014 at 8:34 am
    • January 1, 2014 at 9:02 am

      I thought the ceremony was at noon today?!? :)

      I guess the official swearing in is done earlier….

      • 66 Vicki
        January 1, 2014 at 9:12 am

        Right, hf.
        Noon at City hall. I hope millions of people watch Harry Belafonte, The Clintons, Andrew Cuomo and many others join in the fun.
        New Day dawned in NYC.
        Right wing in deep mourning now that their hero Bloomberg has let go of the steering wheel.

        This is a most positive New Years’ day!!!!

        • 67 jackiegrumbacher
          January 1, 2014 at 9:19 am

          This is a great day for New York, Vicki. I wish I still lived in the state and could take a train into town to see this. You have no idea how much I long for my home state. I have been wandering in the wilderness for over 40 years and it’s unlikely I’ll be moving back any time soon since it’s farther away from our grandchild. Enjoy today for all of us and bask in your achievement.

  17. 68 CEB
    January 1, 2014 at 8:38 am

    Good morning and Happy New Year TOD ohana!

    So grateful to Chips, the mini-blog tyrants and all who have kept me informed, inspired, and amused all in support of our dear PBO, his family and administration, and each other.

    I was off-line for most of the evening yesterday, but when I opened my email links to the site, Oh, my, my my, the fine-ness that is PBO in those jeans (Michelle must have bought those for him). He is so cool and slim and_________!! Off to drool!

  18. 70 Anjo
    January 1, 2014 at 8:39 am

    Happy New Year from St Kiitts and Nevis, may your New Year be filled with love, health, happiness and blessings. A most joyous, prosperous, healthy and politically full filling New Year to President Obama and all Dems

    A Dem Congress is in the cards if we all work extra hard to make it happen…Happy New Year one and all in spite of all aches, pain and losses. Have a great day I am off to visit friends and then to work..

    Is the MSM WHPool being spiteful by limiting the Hawaii Holiday Pics…(Of course they do need privacy but this seems unusual) Chips we need our own photo guys/gals

    • January 1, 2014 at 8:52 am

      Happy new year Anjo!!! I don’t think are ever too many photos from the Obamas’ Hawaii holidays because they’re private, but hopefully we’ll get a few more before they return to DC.

    • 72 anniebella
      January 1, 2014 at 9:22 am

      I’m glad there are not that many pictures, because this is a vacation and the First Family need some privacy sometimes. It can’t be easy with the camera in your face 24/7. I hope they are enjoying their time together with each other, with family and friends.

      • 73 MightyPamela
        January 1, 2014 at 11:19 am

        With you on this, ab, the entire family is long overdue for this break and relief from the public eye. The attention has been relentless, and the family have all been unfailingly gracious and graceful in the face of unprecedented publicity! So, we miss seeing them for a few days, big deal. We can appreciate why! Love you, anniebella! :)

  19. 74 JER
    January 1, 2014 at 8:44 am

    Chips, I am wondering if Danny was in Tiawan. The Rubber Duck burst and deflated on Tuesday, leaving locals shocked and disappointed.

    https://twitter.com/KITV4/status/418375115689058304

  20. January 1, 2014 at 8:53 am

    HAPPY NEW YEAR from the Golden Gatet!!

    I’m ever SO thankful for Chips, UT, the BTs and all of TODville. Love you, guys. Thank you for the tremendous effort and thought everyone puts into this place every single day. This is a fantastic intersection of ideas, humor, song and wisdom and all your voices make us strong.

    Special thanks to the TOD twitter brigade, a FORCE to be reckoned with. To those who are not on twitter, please consider joining us to make a difference in this election year. POTUS, Nancy Smash and Senator Reid need us and our country desperately needs sensible gun control, immigration reform and a strong response to climate change.

    TOD, may this year be full of good health, good cheer and ACTIVISM!

    Here we come, 2014.
    Are you ready to help us fight, fight, fight for a majority in Congress?
    Every day counts!

  21. January 1, 2014 at 8:55 am

    Happy New Year to all from the Jersey shore. Thanks to Chips , UT and all the BT’s who keep us informed. Today the minimum wage goes up in NJ.

  22. 82 utaustinliberal
    January 1, 2014 at 8:56 am
    • 83 COS
      January 1, 2014 at 9:02 am

      Happy New Year Chips and friends, and happy healthcare to all who were able to sign up for January coverage.

  23. January 1, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Happy New Years Ms. Chips, Danny and TOD Family. “Lifts *wine* (y)

  24. 85 hopefruit2
    January 1, 2014 at 9:04 am

    G’morning Chips & TOD, and Happy 2014 to everyone!

  25. 86 hopefruit2
    January 1, 2014 at 9:08 am
  26. 91 JER
    January 1, 2014 at 9:13 am
  27. January 1, 2014 at 9:24 am

    Happy New Year everyone!

  28. 96 a4alice
    January 1, 2014 at 9:47 am

    woo hoo! out with 2013 and in with 2014! I’m glad that year is behind us for some reason. Happy New Year everyone in TOD Ville! :D

  29. 97 africa
    January 1, 2014 at 9:48 am

    Happy New Year Everyone!!! Happy Wednesday.

  30. 98 utaustinliberal
    January 1, 2014 at 9:49 am
    • 99 Cindy
      January 1, 2014 at 9:57 am

      Utaustinliberal, this is such good news. Why is the media peddling 2 million? They haven’t talked about anything past 2 million. It makes me so mad that they will not get the news out correctly. I only hear them saying; President Obama will not get to 7 million. grrrrrr grrrrrr

  31. 100 hopefruit2
    January 1, 2014 at 9:49 am
  32. 101 a4alice
    January 1, 2014 at 9:53 am
    • 102 africa
      January 1, 2014 at 9:55 am

      Happy New Year, Alice. Love it. The news keeps getting better.

      • 103 a4alice
        January 1, 2014 at 9:59 am

        you know it baby! :D #2014

        • 104 Cindy
          January 1, 2014 at 10:02 am

          Does anyone have new figures? The media only talks about 2 million grrrrr grrrrr, and how President Obama will not get to 7 million.

          • 105 a4alice
            January 1, 2014 at 10:04 am

            I don’t maybe at the WH website?

            • 106 Cindy
              January 1, 2014 at 10:07 am

              Thank you a4alice, I am a TOD follower and you guys rock. You always answer the lies with truth. This site is wonderful and it’s the right place to be in 2014. I want to get involve in midterm election. We have to get Crazy Scott out of Florida!

          • 107 anniebella
            January 1, 2014 at 10:06 am

            Well it’s 2014 and it’s plain to see that we still got the same old sorry ass media.

            • 108 Cindy
              January 1, 2014 at 10:09 am

              Yes anniebella, they are haters of President Obama and they don’t even “try” to hide it anymore. This site is a blessing for speaking truth and informing the masses. I follow you guys daily and it truly calm my nerves.

    • 109 MightyPamela
      January 1, 2014 at 11:26 am

      And I am one of them! Thanking PBO and all who have brought this relief to us millions!

  33. 110 a4alice
    January 1, 2014 at 10:00 am

    This is not about the ACA but – I’m liking this guy Pope Francis

  34. 111 africa
    January 1, 2014 at 10:02 am
  35. 112 Jziglar
    January 1, 2014 at 10:04 am

    The hold on the contraception mandate is temporary and it was done right before the jan. 1st deadline. I think that some people should calm down and wait for all the facts because time and again people start hyperventilating for no good reason.

  36. 113 dotster3
    January 1, 2014 at 10:05 am

    We are under siege here in Ill-i-noise. It keeps snowing and snowing and snowing and snowing. Latest round started yesterday afternoon and has not stopped. It’s a sea of white out there, no creature is moving, not even a mouse. Roads are not visible. Good thing most people do not have to venture out today. They can remain cozy inside and enjoy shaved ice photos and the fact that in this new year, 2014, Barack Obama, is still the President of the United States, a most peaceful truth.

  37. 114 a4alice
    January 1, 2014 at 10:06 am
  38. 116 Nena20409
    January 1, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    Happy New Year, TODville Community.


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