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113 Responses to “A Tweet Or Two”


  1. February 16, 2014 at 9:04 pm
  2. 2 Nerdy Wonka
    February 16, 2014 at 9:04 pm

    Another Reminder: VOTE…..VOTE…..VOTE for Meta. She’s moving up in the polls.

    From Susanne:

    do you like to eat? do you love our META? of course you do!

    meta’s blog is in the running for a best food blog award, and we need to vote!!

    here’s the link for where you vote http://www.thekitchn.com/vote-for-your-favorite-sweets-baking-cooking-blog-in-the-homies-awards-the-homies-2014-200246

    scroll down to her blog’s name , Pastry Studio, then click on the plus sign to ‘nominate’ her for the next round! we need to get her into the top 3 so she can win the gold!!

    now go visit her blog and drooooool over the fabulous desserts she cooks up! thanks meta for all the dreamy goodies!

  3. 15 Nerdy Wonka
    February 16, 2014 at 9:06 pm

    :lol: So cool.

  4. 19 vcprezofan2
    February 16, 2014 at 9:24 pm

    A new post? I may as well give up on my attempt to catch up with you speedsters!

  5. 25 susanne
    February 16, 2014 at 9:26 pm

    just 21 more votes to put meta in 2nd place!!! this village knows how to vote! keep it up, spread the word, and gotv tods!

  6. 26 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 9:36 pm
  7. 27 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 9:50 pm
  8. 28 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 9:51 pm
  9. 29 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 9:52 pm
  10. 30 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 9:55 pm

    $o, chip$ has retired?

    #goodbackupnw

  11. 31 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 9:58 pm
  12. 32 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 10:09 pm
  13. 34 99ts
    February 16, 2014 at 10:16 pm

    I don’t link to CNN much any more – but this is worth an exception

    http://us.cnn.com/2014/02/16/opinion/weathersbee-dunn-davis-verdict/index.html?hpt=hp_t4

    I hope someone on that Jury is reading it

    “What the verdict says is that in this nation, in the 21st century, some white men still believe they have the right to intrude into the space of young black men and make demands. And if the black man is unarmed — with no weapon except his words — those white men can still kill him. And call it self-defense.

    All they need is a jury to buy it.”

  14. 35 globalcitizenlinda
    February 16, 2014 at 10:18 pm
    • 36 anniebella
      February 16, 2014 at 10:20 pm

      I sent Chris Cuomo of CNN a email about his interview with that killer.

      • 37 anniebella
        February 16, 2014 at 10:33 pm

        So Zimmerman want his normal life back, oh boo-hoo-hoo. I feel for the killer. Talk to Trayvon’s parents and I’m sure they will tell you that they would love to have their son life back. I guess we suppose to feel sorry for the killer Zimmerman. It was his decision to follow Trayvon, where he ended up shooting him and killing him. And instead of going somewhere and disappearing because the system let him get away with murder, he is on tv doing interviews wanting someone to feel sorry for him.

  15. 38 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 10:33 pm

    mein 35th vote for meta. she needs moar votz.

  16. 41 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 10:43 pm
  17. 43 desertflower
    February 16, 2014 at 10:47 pm

    Almost 24 million blog hits on TOD…..enough people read this blog every single day that we could push meta over the top NO PROBLEM! Let’s help her out with this and make it happen. Seriously. We all know how to GOTV!

  18. 49 globalcitizenlinda
    February 16, 2014 at 10:50 pm

    everyday I learn something new;

    the struggle for rights and human dignity is very complicated – one never knows when they are called to stand up;

    • 50 jacquelineoboomer
      February 17, 2014 at 12:55 am

      That image, alone, shows what it would look like if the proverbial shoe were on the other foot, in this country. The fear in the white klansman’s eyes … the total lack of fear in the African-American policeman’s eyes.

      And the only righteous, brave and moral look was on the policeman’s face, where it should have been.

  19. 51 anniebella
    February 16, 2014 at 10:50 pm

    Good night all;

  20. 52 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 10:52 pm
  21. 53 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 10:57 pm

    LOL.

  22. 55 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 11:04 pm
  23. 56 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 11:06 pm

    goebbelssian doesn’t even cover it.

  24. 57 vcprezofan2
    February 16, 2014 at 11:13 pm

    My, how the princesses have grown! :grin:

  25. 62 hopefruit2
    February 16, 2014 at 11:17 pm

    Another shooting in Fort Worth TX..multiple victims //SMH

  26. 65 globalcitizenlinda
    February 16, 2014 at 11:26 pm

    Yes, I voted for Meta’s Pastry Studio !!!!!

    vote #38 claimed => will make Karl Rove’s math easier by having some votes from the Ultimate Swing State of Ohio!

  27. 73 amk for obama
    February 16, 2014 at 11:27 pm
  28. 74 andogriff
    February 16, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    Hello Nerdy W., Ms Chips and everyone! Meta has 42 with my vote…. hopefully more since then! She is right up there near the top! Thanks for the excellent posts! I haven’t been posting since coming to the States for a few weeks to help look after my Mom. Still reeling from the Dunn verdict here in FL, a complete travesty of justice. Wishing everyone a good night!

  29. 75 Judith Fardig
    February 16, 2014 at 11:55 pm

    My vote put Meta up to 44 – yippee. TOD does GOTV!

    • 76 COS
      February 16, 2014 at 11:58 pm

      Now 45 with my vote.

      • 77 nathkatun7
        February 17, 2014 at 12:51 am

        Meta is now at 49! Two votes behind second place, which is currently tied between two entries. She is only 17 votes behind fist place. To all TOD people, I know we can certainly vote to put her in First place!

  30. 78 nathkatun7
    February 16, 2014 at 11:59 pm

    One of the best twits by LOLGOP:

    ‘I’m not big on the “only millionaires should be able to vote” idea but if only millionaires could be drafted it would do wonders for peace.’

  31. 79 vcprezofan2
    February 17, 2014 at 12:07 am

    Well, I’m off to get some shut eye, after I’ve read a little bit (reading is the only truly sleeping pill that works for me).

    Sweet Dreams, all you TODobots!

  32. 80 LadyTNT
    February 17, 2014 at 12:08 am

    I just casted my vote for meta!! I was #46!

  33. 88 forus50
    February 17, 2014 at 12:11 am

    All I can say after watching the first 8 episodes of this season’s “House of Cards” is I wonder what our President is thinking watching it. OMG, so many parallels to the GOP and this presidency in terms of some of the characters (Hillary Clinton SoS and others). But it is completely different where the VP goes totally off the rails. I just cannot IMAGINE being the president AND watching this. Way, way too close for comfort.

    • 89 susanne
      February 17, 2014 at 12:16 am

      i’m trying to decide if i want to start watching this series. will it make my grind my teeth? will i have to throw things at the screen? but mostly, how many bags of cheesy puffs will i eat? it’s a commitment, yes?

    • 90 globalcitizenlinda
      February 17, 2014 at 12:41 am

      haven’t watched any of it yet;

      but your comment about the VP character makes even more thankful that BDF VP Biden and Dr. Jill Biden are very loyal and supportive of PBO and FLOTUS and that their families share common values of deep personal integrity and care for the common person;

  34. 91 jacquelineoboomer
    February 17, 2014 at 12:51 am

    Whoa.

  35. 93 globalcitizenlinda
    February 17, 2014 at 12:55 am

    Should bed at this late hour – but I am dreading Monday (which is already here);

    this should be a great positive story to send me off to sleep;

    a good story to lift one’s spirits up about young people making a difference doing something which should have been done before – if only someone has thought outside the box;

  36. 96 jacquelineoboomer
    February 17, 2014 at 1:06 am

    Well, it is a tradition!

  37. 97 amk for obama
    February 17, 2014 at 2:13 am
    • February 17, 2014 at 1:14 pm

      This picture is the exact reason why PBO needs to stick with Pete and not condone other photos. It is obvious that nefarious objectives are at work with the ability to photoshop in this age.

  38. 99 amk for obama
    February 17, 2014 at 2:14 am
    • 100 nathkatun7
      February 17, 2014 at 2:37 am

      Thanks, AMK, for sharing this tweet highlighting facts about PBO economic accomplishments.! It needs to be twitted and re-twitted over and over again! It’s truly amazing how totally ignorant most Americans are about President Obama’s accomplishments, mainly because of the unethical corporate U.S. media that’s focused on sensationalism, manufactured negative polls, and regurgitating GOP propaganda.

    • February 17, 2014 at 7:28 am

      thanks for this…

      but the real deal about the UE number is that it reached 10% and PBO brought it down….Boom!

  39. February 17, 2014 at 2:24 am
  40. February 17, 2014 at 2:35 am

    YES WE MUST …. Make this happen, NOT for Political Reasons but for HUMANITARIAN Reasons

  41. 104 susanne
    February 17, 2014 at 2:50 am

    wow! meta is now in the #2 position, just 13 votes behind the leader with 53 nominations. the top 5 will then go to a final voting round for best food blog, sweets and baking division. i think if she wins, she is going to bake us a veerrrryyyy big cake, with cheesy puffs all around. yes?

    • 105 nathkatun7
      February 17, 2014 at 3:47 am

      Yes Indeed, Susanne! Her votes have steadily been increasing, while the votes of the leader have not budged since I last signed on to vote. I love and highly respect Meta so much. I know this wonderful TOD family can propel her to first place.

  42. 106 Betsy
    February 17, 2014 at 3:55 am

    I wish I could vote twice Meta!! Let’s keep this front and center.

  43. 107 99ts
    February 17, 2014 at 6:10 am

    This is a website for lawyers – not one that would usually get onto TOD – but a wonderful story about two young lawyers – health care – and a state dinner at the White House. Apologies if it has previously been posted – first time I’ve read the story

    http://abovethelaw.com/2014/02/how-did-two-young-lawyers-get-to-have-dinner-with-the-obamas/

    How Did Two Young Lawyers Get To Have Dinner With The Obamas? By David Lat

    “It was bizarre, surreal — like a Dalí painting,” said Caleb Ballew. “It was one of those experiences where you have to be there to know how you’re feeling.”

  44. 108 globalcitizenlinda
    February 17, 2014 at 6:19 am

    morning everybody!

  45. 109 globalcitizenlinda
    February 17, 2014 at 6:44 am

    a quick note about Ethiopian Airlines – glad everyone is safe ;

    but for future reference :

    any person considering to hijack any of those planes in that fleet should remember that the pilots and co-pilots are senior officers in the Ethiopia’s air force who have standing orders to take hijackers out;

  46. 111 globalcitizenlinda
    February 17, 2014 at 7:18 am
  47. February 17, 2014 at 7:24 am

    Good Morning everyone…

    sipping my coffee before I head out….

    saw that MTP hosted another debate over Climate Change…the question is why Is the media giving the so-called climate deniers legitimacy…reminds me a lot of when the press gave high profile to the Birthers….they do us all a disservice…proving once again…that our press is more into sensationalism than informing the public


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