By common consent, the greatest Inaugural Parade Horse Poo™ pic ever taken (Jan 20, 2009)
As endorsed by the legend that is Scout Tufankjian:
Now, chat on.
Congratulation on 1st Nerdy Wonka!
Thank you for the previous post….I can finally read all of the great information that you put together.
Thanks, Cindy and read on! :D
Hey NW you are no longer UT! :-)
That sums up my day, a Chelsea girl being first. :cry:
Bahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha…..cheer up, pal. It wasn’t like Man United lost to Chelsea.
Oh wait. They did.
You talking about United, Mister??
The Mona Lisa of Inauguration horse poo pics @TheObamaDiary http://t.co/RbgAUM5Mqq— Liberal Librarian (@Lib_Librarian) January 20, 2014
And all the MSM can get is a partial guest list. I’m lovin it. I’m sure the front row pressers will have something to say about it. Ha!
Throwball would be much more exciting with if it stopped for far fewer commercials.
That’s why I watch beach volleyball.
Wimmins, I’m sure. (Not that there’s anything wrong with that…)
what wimmins? I read watch it for the game.
Dear @dawnzimmernj having witnessed #bridgegate I understand why you are just now speaking out. Hoboken ppl please support your mayor.— KSK(africa) (@lawalazu) January 20, 2014
That’s what I am hoping for Africa…..that they will stand strong and give her love and support.
From the greatest horse poo pic to the blurry danny shots. Oh, how the mighty have fallen…
To all the people praying to Me for world peace: you are ADORABLE.— God (@TheTweetOfGod) January 18, 2014
Remember Facebook? That was a crazy time.— God (@TheTweetOfGod) January 17, 2014
On .@SteveKornacki this a.m. GOP all but insinuated the Mayor was not telling truth. That she needed to go to law enforcement. She just did!— KSK(africa) (@lawalazu) January 20, 2014
That was a RW hack of enormous dimensions – yet Steve let him talk – didn’t interrupt and then moved on to his next guest. The media bullies should watch to see how a real anchor treats his/her guests.
Halftime of the NFC Championship game….. SF 10 – Seattle 3.
O/T I don’t know how many of you ever saw ‘Cool Runnings’
but a feel good story….. The Jamaican 2-man bobsled team qualified for Sochi, yesterday…. and need 80K to get there.
Crowdfunding site @Crowdtilt is hosting page raising $ for Jamaican Bobsled team. Donation page bit.ly/1aAKil1— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) January 19, 2014
have watched “Cool Runnings” multiple times —- I love it!
So, if worrying about man-made climate change isn’t enough to occupy your mind, we now have to worry about the sun going into an era of low activity. The last time that happened we had the Little Ice Age of the 17th-19th centuries. Whee.
CLOSING IN ON TRUTH — #USAttorney Inquiry into #Christie Widens. Stay tuned to #MSNBC. on.msnbc.com/1jk6Yst— Jim Roberts (@4speech) January 20, 2014
#Republican #Unemployment #Hypocrisy http://t.co/zlHfEjIj3X— Leslie Marshall (@LeslieMarshall) January 07, 2014
MSM finally picking up the Hobokken story, U.S. Attorney involved:
From CNN: “A day after Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer rankled the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie with allegations that his office withheld Superstorm Sandy relief funding over her refusal to push through a redevelopment project, she says that she met with the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
“This afternoon I met with the U.S. Attorney’s office for several hours at their request and provided them with my journal and other documents,” she said in a statement.
Zimmer earlier today told CNN’s Candy Crowley that she didn’t speak out before because she didn’t think anyone would believe her, adding that she is now “offering to testify under oath.”
For complete coverage of breaking news, go to CNN TV, CNN.com and CNN Mobile.”
Yo @GovChristie, when #FoxLite (aka @CNN) is on your case you know how bad it's gonna get. Resigning will pale in comparison to what awaits.— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) January 20, 2014
I believe Dawn Zimmer!— George Monroe (@Nupe117) January 20, 2014
President Barack Obama is cooler than cool. Cool looks at him and concedes that it has nothing on him.
Pres. Obama cements his place as the coolest POTUS ever. He taught everyone at FLOTUS's party how to do The Dougie. eonline.com/news/501401/be…— Nerdy Wonka (@NerdyWonka) January 20, 2014
At one point, POTUS, 52, taught guests how to do “The Dougie!” For some, however, the president’s remarks about his wife of 21 years were the highlight of the night. “It was really beautiful and really touching,” musician Herbie Hancock said. “He said something—his voice almost cracked like he was crying. It was just beautiful, a husband speaking about his wife.”
I just posted that down below – always late to the party! Every report is talking about that speech. The pundits be crying.
Guess who is going to the Super Bowl? 😻
@ChrisChristie All lanes must be open for the Denver BRONCOS! ! ! http://t.co/YVlin3LUD0— CarolMae (@CarolMaeWY) January 19, 2014
Guess who is going to the Super Bowl? The Dallas Cowboys. Only in my dreams.
Go Broncos! I have family here in Denver who are very happy tonight.
I have been thinking back to last year. I worked so hard to get our great President elected. I was fortunate to be able to attend the inauguration. ( I liked to freeze to death,(and I am from Colorado!) Just want to shout out to Donna Dem and all the rest of the TOD’ers who were able to meet up at the Air and Space museum. I had a great time.
Now wish me luck–my husband goes in for major surgery tomorrow. Our live will be changing dramatically. Thanks everyone for all your posts and comments. You all keep me so informed. It was a huge help on the campaign. Keep it. up.
You will be in our thoughts. Hope the surgery goes the way it should. Change can be scary, but health is everything.
Our prayers are with you tomorrow.
keeping your husband, you, your family and friends in our thoughts and prayers – trusting all will be well
CCS, I pray that the surgery goes well. Please let us know.
Fun Fact: Seahawks owner is Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, which was a popular computer-related company in the 90's.— (@pourmecoffee) January 20, 2014
.@GovChristie – Testify.— (@amk4obama) January 20, 2014
My thoughts about Mr. David Remnick’s New Yorker Portrait of a President (Pres. Obama)
– the article is an interesting read;
I have been reading it as I braid my hair and I have now finished the 18 pages;
I must admit that there are a number of paragraphs that I have had to stop, go back to the beginning and re-read (sometimes I had to re-read entire pages);
Some things that stood out to me:-
– PBO is a person very comfortable in his skin and he seems determined not to sell his soul to the highest superficial beltway bidder;
-PBO seems to respect this author’s intelligence & his appreciation of the complexity of the challenges any POTUS (and especially this POTUS) faces;
-PBO is a person of deep moral character & exceptional intelligence and these are part of things that make PBO weigh every action he takes and its long term impact on the people while at the same time comparing them to his values;
– the author seems to trying to understand PBO as a person and what makes him decide to act in the way he does (the author is not trying to profile PBO into an already-determined stereotype);
– the author and PBO have a deep appreciation of the limitation of presidential power and that fundamental change takes time;
– the author and PBO are not overwhelmed by being in the presence of each other are using each more like a documentation of history
– reinforced to me that so many in the punditry and policy making class really do not understand the core of PBO
and some are more comfortable with the caricature they have constructed of him
It will be amusing to see the contortions Faux News puts itself into to spin #ChristieGate— Liberal Librarian (@Lib_Librarian) January 20, 2014
They’ll ignore it. BENGHAZI!
They have ignored it – I can see the headline now
“Chris Christie resigns for personal reasons – receives offer as online commentator for FoxNews”.
Naw. He’ll be a “contributor like Ed Rendell on MSNBC.
Not this time – I’ll bet the well known $10,000 that it’s Fox :)
Oh for sure it’ll be fox’s answer to Ed Rendell.
If this doesn't make you smile there's no fucking hope for you… http://t.co/hSXPt7Tu6c— RC deWinter (@RCdeWinter) January 20, 2014
It is not contagious but it is chronic: http://t.co/3K7UJKwM4Q
#moms— Lady Farmer (@djmincey11) January 20, 2014
THE REAL DEAL!
@William53604792 @Pandorabalks one reason http://t.co/8JHkVY0NvI— JSE (@JSException) January 19, 2014
Yardarm756, thank you for posting this.
We were at my cousin’s for family dinner, and I tried to quote this, and could not remember for the life of me, who said it. Now I will print it and keep it with me. Our dinners turned into politics over the holidays; no screaming, everyone loves and supports President Obama. We discussed voting against one’s own interest because no one could understand why someone would do this.
Glad to be of service.
That is exactly right. I have been saying that for years. I went to college in the south in the late 70’s. This was such a surprise to me.
Now the turtle is on it’s back and the belly is exposed, but it makes no difference, the hatred is too deeply ingrained.
My gosh – and there I was chatting away on the last thread!
The BEST thing about the birthday party for FLOTUS – the main conversation that has got to the media is about the speech the President made to and about his wife. That is the measure of the man. The President with the highest level of family values since forever – a wife who supports him without question, but who remains her own person in a role that came with the marriage.
Repeating a link from the last thread
For some, however, the president’s remarks about his wife of 21 years were the highlight of the night. “It was really beautiful and really touching,” musician Herbie Hancock said. “He said something—his voice almost cracked like he was crying. It was just beautiful, a husband speaking about his wife.
I would have loved to be a fly on the wall at that party. So jealous.
It is so nice that the President and Mrs Obama have friends who don’t “tell-all” to the media – despite we would love to know it all :)
And just to add – many good wishes to you and your husband for tomorrow. Major surgery is what no-one wants – but it does get better every day after that. That he has the support base of his family is a big start in the healing process.
What a wonderful thing to say. Thank you for your support.
300: Rise of an Empire, Heave of Pecs— Wile E. Quixote (@ScottLinnen) January 20, 2014
One of the worst movies I have had the misfortune to sit through. Because son unit.
"300: Rise of an Empire" – I'm pretty sure Greek hoplites didn't fight half naked.— Liberal Librarian (@Lib_Librarian) January 20, 2014
Dogs hate it when you blow in their face but will stick head out of window doing 70mph. Wtf— It's Just J. (@kepiess) November 26, 2012
Could be the bad breath….
How did you know?
I said ‘could’
Congrats to DC! Minimum wage boost signed into law wapo.st/1gMFGZW— ProgressiveHelpPhD (@CallOut4) January 17, 2014
msnbc – Corruption happened
cnn – but, but, … christie says ….
pox news – benghazi, benghazi, benghazi— (@amk4obama) January 20, 2014
Ha! Love this! http://t.co/tdmIvd2lRH— Marc Mullendore (@MarcIntheOC) January 20, 2014
Correctly so ….
Obama administration: #Ukraine's government to blame for escalation of #Euromaidan tensions
kyivpost.com/content/ukrain…— Maxim Eristavi (@MaximEristavi) January 20, 2014
I’m saving the Remnick article for some quiet time.
I know many of you have enjoyed Jim Stuart’s blog writings about PBO. He utilizes an integral perspective. The Spiral Dynamics perspective focuses on the development of values and the worldviews that encompass them. Said Dawlabani studies developmental economic stages using Spiral Dynamics. He has written an excellent book about this, MEMEnomics. The stages are very simply summarized on the second item on integral life.com right now, called The Next E conomy. It’s fascinating. Anyway, he has also, like Stuart, noted that PBO is ahead of his time, ahead of the developmental curve of much of society. Current economics issues are one example of this. He is not as optimistic as Stuart in this regard. I certainly disagree with him about this. I sincerely believe that what PBO represents and has accomplished will be acknowledged and greatly appreciated in time. In any event, he writes about this in his most recent blog at MEMEnomics.com. Check it out. It is useful in understanding our present challenges.
Is Jim back, Pickle? I gave up checking as he hasn’t posted in a while.
I haven’t seen an entry since his predictions for 2014.
Yea, I figured he’s off on vacation, but your reference made me wonder if he had returned.
The Following Returns tonight on Fox.
Another great rwnj “thinker”.
David Brooks' Utter Ignorance About Inequality readersupportednews.org/opinion2/279-8… #Reich #PDMFNB #UniteBlue— diane straub (@didikins4life) January 20, 2014
Just a small quote
“Occasionally David Brooks, who personifies the oxymoron “conservative thinker” better than anyone I know, displays such profound ignorance that a rejoinder is necessary lest his illogic permanently pollute public debate”
Now that is a worthy sentence for anyone to quote :) And so very true.
And to summarize the rest – Brooks speaks baloney and hogwash.
:) You are just too too clever.
Only reason for this is politicians have no capacity4 forward thinking, only seek to exploit current system #p2 #tcot http://t.co/FURqF5H1ci— Stephanie Gilley (@StephieGilley) January 19, 2014
what a criminal waste.
I need to share this. It is mind blowing. Thanks.
Thank you!! @StephieGilley Let's share twitter.com/StephieGilley/… with @VP @FLOTUS @vj44 @Pfeiffer44 @SenatorReid @NancyPelosi @OFA @DSCC @DCCC— Bobfr (@Our4thEstate) January 20, 2014
Yes We Can
Whow http://t.co/b88rx5TTyh— Shmoo Report (@ShmooReport) January 20, 2014
Yup, one of most pressing problems in our part of the world.
India & China alone account for more than 2.5 billion of the total 7 billion in the world. Shrinking resources with expanding population. The worst combo.
Thanks, & right back at ya! 2K stuck. Please follow ->: @bming5. Together we can do great things! #UniteBlue http://t.co/MbUBg9T9Cc— (@objkshn) January 19, 2014
Everything will be fine as soon as the ‘black man’ leaves the WH.
It's not much of an exaggeration to say that right now Republicans are doing all they can to hurt the poor. http://t.co/CLhKJt1F84— KHARY PENEBAKER (@kharyp) January 20, 2014
Lupita Nyong’o and Angela Bassett. Gorgeous.
@ImAngelaBassett @Lupita_Nyongo: DANG! Y'all boss as all outdoors ❤️ #BlackGirlsRock http://t.co/ynXy03W5Z5— DEE (@RomansRoad1) January 19, 2014
“The ignorance of the oppressed is strength for the oppressor.” A.R. Bernard http://t.co/f0RhqmqYwa— Captain Clarion (@citizensrock) January 20, 2014
When the US Atty is meeting with someone on a Sunday – before others might be able to mollify her – sh*t is real. nj.com/news/index.ssf…— Jeff Smith (@JeffSmithMO) January 20, 2014
Thanks for 92 years of wisdom, Betty White. http://t.co/uigeJPDl3H— Gabe Ortíz (@TUSK81) January 18, 2014
On that cheerful note, I am out.
Thanks for the news and laughs amk for obama,
I have truly enjoyed them.
Have a good night.
That’s a fantastic tweet, amk!!!! Rest well!!!!
Lot’s of happy folk in Seattle :)
My family is happy that Seattle won. My son’s new business has been working for 3 whole days on setting up staging and sound stuff. All my WA and OR family are big time Seahawks fans.
Just a few things you may not know about Chris Christie:
Under Christie’s transformed homeowner’s rebate program, homeowners received one-fourth of an annual rebate amount in a credit on their tax bills. He cut the legal aid allocation by 50%, closed health clinics that served thousands of women, cut medical services for the elderly and put 4,000 police officers out of a job. He signed landmark legislation that increased the pension and health contributions paid by a half-million teachers, police and other public workers and crushed collective bargaining.
Christie’s cuts left as many as 15,000 children without a supervised after school environment and his education cuts were so devastating a judge ruled them unconstitutional. It didn’t help that the state carelessly lost $400 million in “Race to the top” federal education funding.
In 2011, New Jersey accepted $300 million in federal money to provide financial assistance to eligible homeowners in danger of foreclosure, an entire year later the state has doled out only $4 million, even though New Jersey suffered the second-highest foreclosure rate in the nation.
The state legislature passed a tax on millionaires that would have helped alleviate the budget woes, however, Christie vetoed the tax… twice…. he also vetoed the Earned Income Tax credit for working families.
Finally, with all of his bluster against gun control, as a candidate for the state assembly, he supported a ban on assault weapons.
The man is a piece of work. So when I consider his rep and all the crap he had already done, the latest revelations simply say to me that someone wants Christie out of the presidential picture. Are they more powerful than the people who want him in? Time will tell.
Note how Christie handled the foreclosure funds. It was the tactic used by Republican governors throughout the nation. Now they are calling “Obama’s” homeowner program a failure.
They would rather see people on the street than allow this president a success.
when I think of Christie all I see is that picture of his ugly mug pointing and being all snarly looking at a teacher who dared to ask him a question. And his wife being all smug. geeze.
On a much happier note I went backwards in the timeline and finally found out why Dudette is not around and that she’ll be getting better. That’s a relief. Thanks Donna for letting us know.
I certainly agree about Dudette. I miss that good music and her clever remarks. It’ll be good to have her back.
Dudette is okay? what’s the story?
Thank you FayPax,
I remember most of this stuff he has done, and that is why, I just don’t have any understanding as to why the people voted for him. Why did the dems support this man who does not care anything about the people of Jersey? This is just criminal malfeasance; no regards for human life, and this is the repukes “great white hope” who they want, to take back “their America.”
Who is overseeing the money? $300 million for home foreclosures, Sandy fund; a case of the proverbial fox guarding the chickens.
Who indeed, Cindy. To me, everyone should have been wondering when he completely rebuilt the boardwalk and totally ignored the devastated homeowners…many have still not received a dime.
I tell you, as this thing unravels, some dems are going down with Christie. If we can analyze this mess for what it is, no one can convince me, that those who stood with Christie, didn’t see the same thing that we are looking at.
Some repukes and dems were paid off when they placed their hands in the cookie jar. I am a proud dem but wrong is wrong; those who are responsible for bringing pain to innocent people just to align their own pockets, I pray that they go down and go down hard.
Anytime people are asking for immunity before they speak, it’s a forgone conclusion there have been illegal activities…they were involved and are trying to cover their ass.
Reading this list — HOW, HOW did he get re-elected????????? I do not understand. SMH………
It’s amazing, isn’t it?!
I do not understand the US media when this stays hidden – are the pundits also under threat from Christie? Are a couple of MSNBC pundits the only people in the US who are not afraid of the man?
It’s sad to say, but the days of “real” investigative reporting and newscasters who stick to “just the facts” are long gone. Newscasting is little more than an extension of the entertainment industry…in search of a rating.
It seems to be a product of the last 30 years that a large paycheck is worth much more than integrity.
remember MSNBC’s Scarborough’s snide tweet earlier today => about how liberal should thank Christie for bridgegate because it is in his words “funny stuff”,
well, now would be a good time to remind Joe Scarborugh about what people say “who is smiling now” aka “who is your daddy now” – as the US prosecutor gets involved and take Mayor Zimmer’s diary & “other documents”
Morning jokester will be on his show this week doing everything that he can to defend Christie cream. He did it all last week and blamed President Obama. I hope that no more Sandy funds are released to Christie. It’s time for someone, appointed by the Justice Department if need be, come in and show an account for those funds.
I am concerned about Mayor Zimmer’s safety because she is dealing with mobsters-I am convinced. I wonder if she should be speaking to the news outlets anymore because she may very well be the one to blow the lid off of Christie’s misdeeds. This is unfolding like an old mystery that I had my Language Arts students to read some years ago; The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell
I have a memory – from a long time ago – when our Feds lost trust in the State governments and started giving funds directly to the local governments – the screams from the States reverberated widely – it was a joy to behold.
Joe has himself a problem – he is praising Christie 55 ways to tomorrow – and the Christie people have attacked MSNBC for being the liberal media who are attacking Christie. Joe is being attacked by both sides – is it wrong that I smile?
Yup it up 99ts…it’s yours for the yupping : )
Joe might take another day off the air – he seems to want Mica to do all the anti Christie talk – as per last Monday.
It would also be good to remind Scarborough that a woman died and businesses lost money and the search for a missing child was dangerously delayed for that “funny stuff”.
seahawkes gg 2 superbowl
Was hoping for SF. Oh well…….
Thus killing Christie's "only MSNBC" argument MT @blakehounshell: Other networks following on MSNBC's Hoboken story cbsnews.com/news/christies…— Clio the Leo (@CliotheLeo) January 20, 2014
I hope when all is said and done we can say Ho Broken. :) I am too funny. :)
Too funny …..
The Stupor Bowl!!! Two teams from legal pot states.— (@janewells) January 20, 2014
:D :D :D :D :D :D
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