Goooooooorgeous photos Nerdy, thank you!!!
Congratulations, Mrs. Truly and Not Cheating First. :)
:-) Well, THAT is the ultimate prize, almost better than finishing 7th in the Premier League :???: Thank you Legend!
Jay’s at the Podium….Live.
Congrats for your Au Lady Chips.
Good Afternoon or is it Good Evening in your neck of the woods?
What does this “Au” you keep writing mean, Nena?
Typically, “AU” means Alternate Universe.
Is Au another language?
Au is Periodic term for GOLD.
Ag Is Silver.
I have yet to remember what stands for Bronze. I refused willfully to look it up. Going by my Middle school science….memory.
I remember Au from chemistry class. It’s just weird to see you keep writing Au over and over again outside of a chemistry class, instead of the typical word, —-> gold.
Trying to keep or rather to minimize my errors.
I like anything that makes us think and wakes up my brain on a Monday! :)
I’d like to think it = gold, and as a Man United fan that’s the only flippin’ gold I’ve seen all year :cry:
Yeah, that’s true. It’s just weird to see Au instead of the word gold outside of a chemistry class.
It’s the “only flippin’ gold” you’ll see all year and for the next couple of seasons. Bahahahahahahahahahaha….
Manchester United fails to qualify for European competition for the first time in 25 years
That’s actually a complete relief, the Europa League is the Chuck Todd of footballing competitions: worthless and a complete waste of time.
Says the L-O-S-E-R team who competed fiercely for it for 25 YEARS.
Crikey, noooooooooo – never competed for the Europa League, that’d be like conceding, before a ball is kicked, that you are the the Glenn Greenwald of football: a loser.
/tapping gently on her shoulder/ Ahm…er…. Nerdy. psst, Nerdy! Ahem, excuse me, Ms Nerdy.
In case you missed this earlier today, Chips has promised IN WRITING to be football reasonable for the next couple of months. Ahm…er…I’d like to suggest….er, respectfully,… that you keep on your side of the fence so that the village can….ahm… er… you know… ;)
Let's pray! 'There'll be footballing peace btwn me & Nerdy until Aug, now that the season is over!' ~@TheObamaDiary http://t.co/WemZZthoPc— Vick C. (@sonamie) May 12, 2014
Oh, VC, you are good! Really, really good!
TY, MP. I do try to be a good girl, but don’t always succeed. ;)
I didn’t look……for Bronze
But here is the Periodic Table of the Elements from The GOOGLE
:-) I have no clue Nena, my timezone is unique, it’s permanently midnight.
So A Good Midnight I should have wished you?
That would have sounded like I was wishing you to go to bed…… :)
So I will say Good Day from now on? Or Good Evening-Ish ;) ?
:-) Just say “good morning/afternoon/evening/night” Nena, that’ll cover all!
For with my typing skills……those letters might be best ;)
The differences on Obamacare are that R's are thinking about the next election while D's are thinking about the next generation. #UniteBlue— Allan Berliant (@albhere) May 12, 2014
Truth will out – Rs think only of self – climate change is another good example
Ed A*s Henry asking about TimG’s Book?
Love the answer by Jay…..detailing the economic situation and what the Team had to do to save the nation.
SS didn’t not contribute to the deficit. Jay is schooling the A*s.
SS Not the driver or main driver, the Obama Team said so privately and publicly.
Gotta love Jay stating what the team has said about SS privately and publicly. You can tell that ace reporter Ed ‘Cheshire Cat’ Henry combed Tim Geithner’s book looking for anything that he could use to ask an accusatory and negative question. So the best he came up with is a nothing burger on the issue of Social Security and the deficit. Pathetic.
For all the RW punks out there who don’t think the U.S. is doing anything:
The United States has sent 5 State Dept officials, 17 Defense Dept advisors & 4 FBI experts to Nigeria to assist in locating kidnapped girls— meta (@metaquest) May 12, 2014
Thank you Meta for posting, please keep tweeting this information if you can.
Some guy, can’t remember his name, was on the Stephanopolis Sunday Round Table and tried to suggest that President Obama was responsible for the coward B_______s who kidnapped the Nigerian girls; trying to say that it was due to their foreign policy failure. I could not believe my ears. Donna B. was on the show, and I felt like she should have jumped all over his a_ _ for such lies. I didn’t watch the whole thing, was just too mad to stomach this BS.
What is it that they don’t blame the President for? Donna should have been forceful, as a Democrat, and beating his a_ _ if need be. The Dems allow the repukes too much ROOM to lie; they should be in their face about Benghazi, and asking the same questions about Iraq’s investigation when we lost 4,000 plus of our men and women based on a lie, AND the countless number of innocent people who died because of Bush/Cheney lying us into a war.
DEMS, PLEASE STOP BEING SO DAMN PASSIVE AND FIGHT BACK BECAUSE A LIE THAT IS LEFT UNCHALLENGED BECOMES THE TRUTH BY DEFAULT!
Donna B was probably too busy smiling and laughing and calling everybody her “Boo” to notice such a crass accusation.
Happy Monday to you Don,
Yes, she was just chilling, that’s the problem; repukes lie with a straight face and yell to the top of their voices-with the lie.
Dems sit back and chill (not all) while the lies are being served up.
Besides, Donna is one of a handful of blacks that served in the Clinton administration that still sees Bill as some sort of all-knowing “Daddy,” and that they will protect him with every fiber of their being.
I personally haven’t been impressed with her because she is all for the Clintons and will defend Hillary at the twinkle of an eye. She agreed with the statement that President Obama could have done more regarding Syria with one of panelist yesterday.
Some of the Dems are living 2016 “NOW” instead of focusing on the work that the President is accomplishing “without” the repukes, and preparing for 2014. Many of them never “get it” when they have something good.
They should be locked in arms; walking step-by-step, rolling forward to victory on the accomplishments of “this administration.” When they have the microphone, they spend time talking about what the President could have done-should have done, instead of “preaching” about what he has already done and is still doing.
I just don’t get it.
OH GAWD, don’t get me started. I’m still fuming from an OFA invitation I got over the weekend to attend a “Ready for Hillary” event. I went nuts.
I know how you feel. I stopped opening my e-mails from OFA and the others; crying sad stories as to why we need to give or supporting Hillary. I got so fed up with the sad stories and how we were going to lose.
They did that when President Obama was running for 2nd term, and I wrote them and told them to “STOP” speaking failure over his life and predicting failure, it just pissed me off; doom and gloom everywhere and that is why I needed to contribute according to the e-mail. I told them that if they didn’t believe in his victory, they should not be working on his campaign. Ironically, they (emails) stopped.
Cindy & Meta,
Last week I unsubscribed from one of those D committee (can’t remember which). When I hit unsubscribe, it asked me “why?”.
I said when you start showing support for PBO and stop all the gloom & doom I might reconsider.
Happy Monday GGail!
Good for you! That is not the way to run a campaign; scare tactics, fear mongering and doom is how the repukes do it, DEMS should not step in the water of this type of politics.
Happy Monday to you too Cindy!
The passion to protect and stand up for President Obama comes from the voters, and not from other Democratic elected politicians or so called Democratic pundits.
The behavior demonstrated my Donna B is not at all surprising when it is seen through a lens that measures a person’s perceived value, Malcom X talks about this type of behavior in one of his famous speeches about the house negro and the field negro.
Every sickness that Clinton felt when he was in office was internalized by Donna B and other Blacks that worked in the Clinton administration, it was also internalized by some of the Black Democratic elected politicians that were in office at that time. When Clinton was sick it was “We Sick,” but when Obama got sick it was “He’s sick.”
Malcolm describes the difference between the “house Negro” and the “field Negro.”
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. 23 January 1963.
Transcribed text from audio excerpt. [read entire speech]
So you have two types of Negro. The old type and the new type. Most of you know the old type. When you read about him in history during slavery he was called “Uncle Tom.” He was the house Negro. And during slavery you had two Negroes. You had the house Negro and the field Negro.
The house Negro usually lived close to his master. He dressed like his master. He wore his master’s second-hand clothes. He ate food that his master left on the table. And he lived in his master’s house–probably in the basement or the attic–but he still lived in the master’s house.
So whenever that house Negro identified himself, he always identified himself in the same sense that his master identified himself. When his master said, “We have good food,” the house Negro would say, “Yes, we have plenty of good food.” “We” have plenty of good food. When the master said that “we have a fine home here,” the house Negro said, “Yes, we have a fine home here.” When the master would be sick, the house Negro identified himself so much with his master he’d say, “What’s the matter boss, we sick?” His master’s pain was his pain. And it hurt him more for his master to be sick than for him to be sick himself. When the house started burning down, that type of Negro would fight harder to put the master’s house out than the master himself would.
But then you had another Negro out in the field. The house Negro was in the minority. The masses–the field Negroes were the masses. They were in the majority. When the master got sick, they prayed that he’d die. [Laughter] If his house caught on fire, they’d pray for a wind to come along and fan the breeze.
If someone came to the house Negro and said, “Let’s go, let’s separate,” naturally that Uncle Tom would say, “Go where? What could I do without boss? Where would I live? How would I dress? Who would look out for me?” That’s the house Negro. But if you went to the field Negro and said, “Let’s go, let’s separate,” he wouldn’t even ask you where or how. He’d say, “Yes, let’s go.” And that one ended right there.
So now you have a twentieth-century-type of house Negro. A twentieth-century Uncle Tom. He’s just as much an Uncle Tom today as Uncle Tom was 100 and 200 years ago. Only he’s a modern Uncle Tom. That Uncle Tom wore a handkerchief around his head. This Uncle Tom wears a top hat. He’s sharp. He dresses just like you do. He speaks the same phraseology, the same language. He tries to speak it better than you do. He speaks with the same accents, same diction. And when you say, “your army,” he says, “our army.” He hasn’t got anybody to defend him, but anytime you say “we” he says “we.” “Our president,” “our government,” “our Senate,” “our congressmen,” “our this and our that.” And he hasn’t even got a seat in that “our” even at the end of the line. So this is the twentieth-century Negro. Whenever you say “you,” the personal pronoun in the singular or in the plural, he uses it right along with you. When you say you’re in trouble, he says, “Yes, we’re in trouble.”
But there’s another kind of Black man on the scene. If you say you’re in trouble, he says, “Yes, you’re in trouble.” [Laughter] He doesn’t identify himself with your plight whatsoever.
SOURCE: X, Malcolm. “The Race Problem.” African Students Association and NAACP Campus Chapter. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. 23 January 1963.
@KailiJoy CRINO: Fetuses are people. Poor people are not people.— Oliver W Griswold (@originalgriz) May 12, 2014
A Whole Lot of Love…..
The POTUS and FLOTUS Style.
I agree with you today, Ms Wonka.
Adding to Nerdy's theme of #MondayNeedsPictures http://t.co/nHiOYaXPO7— Vick C. (@sonamie) May 12, 2014
Yes, this #MondayNeedsPictures. 😊 😊 http://t.co/2uuxzyuREZ— Vick C. (@sonamie) May 12, 2014
That repeat was not supposed to be there. This was. Apologies.
#MondayNeedsPictures http://t.co/Ooi35uXYr0— Vick C. (@sonamie) May 12, 2014
Couldn’t agree more!
Just came across these ideas for “Benghazi, the Musical” and now I can’t get those tunes outta my brain. And so I’m passing it on.
I think it might be a smash hit. Or something.
Now that it’s May, has your husband heard any more from that colleague at the Food Bank who said he (the colleague) was off to work for Hillary 2016?
BTW, how do food banks work? Do local supermarkets donate food to a charity, who then allocates to needy residents? Just curious.
Wow – good memory about that guy! So much for that supposed May 1 announcement date – I was just thinking that the other day. All we’ve heard is that the guy from the food bank went off to LA for 6 weeks to train and is now stationed in Chicago. I just saw this article about the staff, but our local guy isn’t one of the regional managers: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/dc/ready-for-hillary-field-staff-hires
Our local food bank gets food donated from groceries (including WalMart) and also buys some produce or other needed items that aren’t donated. I assume the businesses get some sort of write-off for donating instead of throwing it away. The recipients have paperwork from somewhere proving they are residents of our town and that they have X members of their household. I’ve learned a lot since R started volunteering there.
It nauseates me that so many who worked so hard, who literally gave their sweat and tears to PBO in 2008 and 2012 have jumped ship to HRC.
I understand the need to latch on to another Dem, but why not work for a Congressman/woman in a swing district or Senator up for re-election?
Why can’t these Dem operatives see what the rest of us see?
-WJC rattling around in the WH
-20th century baggage brought into the 21st century
-Cynical grassroots, not actual community organizing, etc.
This has me rotflmao!! This is just superb! Yet, sad because it’s so true.
Sorry, in 2014, “first ever” always makes me sad, not glad. #Forward
Progress at the @UN: Norway's Maj. General Kristin Lund appointed 1st ever woman commander of Peacekeeping Operation (commanding @UN_CYPRUS)— Samantha Power (@AmbassadorPower) May 12, 2014
@TheObamaDiary Admiral. inquiring minds want to know if this is how Danny feels? :-D http://t.co/irBuRQvDzp— Nelson (@Yardarm756DD) May 12, 2014
FACT SHEET: The United States and #Uruguay – A Growing Bilateral Relationship: wh.gov/l7L3G— @NSCPress (@NSCPress) May 12, 2014
I posted some AFP tweets on Uruguay on the previous thread.
Uruguay, which recently legalized marijuana (limit 10 grams a week, at $1 a gram).
The Uruguay President was not likely to be wearing a tie at today’s meeting with PBO.
Also, to answer your question from this weekend re: new Twitter profile. The number of people you recently followed/were followed by appears in the timeline on the Twitter profile (where you’d expect to see a tweet).
I use no apps associated with Twitter. I used to use Tweetdeck, but have given up on that app.
The number ….. appears in the timeline on the Twitter profile (where you’d expect to see a tweet).
A415, Thank you. Your explanation didn’t work for me. I still didn’t see any numbers anywhere near my profile. I’m glad no apps are involved, but I would love to know how to locate the new followers info. I am wondering if it wasn’t there because I have not updated my profile in the new format.
Sorry, I wasn’t clear. The follower info only appears in timelines of people whose profiles display in the new Twitter format.
Here’s what you see if you go to @Phil_Radford’s timeline (just scroll down a bit from his most recent tweet).
Sample follower info in timeline of new Twitter profile: http://t.co/EDO9RfjCDi— Arapaho415 (@arapaho415) May 12, 2014
So you can see he recently followed 73 people.
You can see your followers in your twitter profile – twitter.com/sonamie
Recent followers appear in “Notifications”
LL recommended unfollowers.me, which is great.
You login using your twitter account and it lets you know:
not following back
mutual follow back
fans (people who follow you that you don’t follow back)
No surprise tweets in your timeline, that say something like @sonamie followed 29 people and unfollowed 400.
This is clearer, thank you very much, A415. Appreciate your time and patience.
Africa's richest man to invest $2.3B in rice/sugar production in Nigeria to help end insurgency: onforb.es/RrwLq1 #BringBackOurGirls— (@Forbes) May 08, 2014
Secretary @JohnKerry and #Singapore’s FM K. Shanmugam delivered remarks earlier today. Watch: youtu.be/kVc59jHGx8Y.— Department of State (@StateDept) May 12, 2014
HOLY SHIT Detective Kleinert has been indicted for manslaughter in the shooting death of Larry Jackson Jr keyetv.com/news/features/…— Jessica W. Luther (@scATX) May 12, 2014
THIS IS HUGE NEWS. This is the first time in the history of Austin or the APD that an officer has been indicted in death of unarmed POC.— Jessica W. Luther (@scATX) May 12, 2014
The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice… slowly…
This, from January… I haven’t kept track of this case, but it seems significant, and needless to say, long overdue.
White police officer in Charlotte, NC, indicted in shooting death of black motorist who seemed to be seeking help. nyti.ms/Mmz9vL— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) January 28, 2014
Tips (for Americans) if you are planning to go to Brazil for the World Cup
Going to #2014WorldCup? Lucky you! Watch this video from @EmbaixadaEUA with advice for US citizens visiting #Brazil: youtu.be/IIyzA5wenr0— Department of State (@StateDept) May 12, 2014
Hi Bobfr: Saw these and decided to deliver them for you. ;)
1 OF 2: US releases new imagery – Russian troops still near Ukrainian border on May 9. #UnitedForUkraine @UkrProgress http://t.co/kEURMiFj4s— US Mission to NATO (@USNATO) May 12, 2014
2 OF 2: US releases new imagery – Russian troops still near Ukrainian border on May 12 #UnitedForUkraine @UkrProgress http://t.co/AHgjUvIGyB— US Mission to NATO (@USNATO) May 12, 2014
Whatever Champion’s League……
Here is the IMPORTANT INFO:
Jurgen Klinsmann has named his preliminary 30-man #USMNT roster (image via @ussoccer) http://t.co/6XZt8omql5— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 12, 2014
Hey Chiparooo……you and I are normal. We both saw chicken first too.
Anyone who says they saw puppies first is a damn liar.
If you claim you don't see fried chicken when you look at this picture, you're probably lying: https://t.co/8nuckOUpOx— Carolyn Edgar (@carolynedgar) May 12, 2014
Will not lie. I, too, saw fried chicken.
Yes, that’s what I saw.
Sorry for double. Didn’t think first one posted.
I see cute puppies that are the color of golden fried chicken, but I clearly see that they are dogs. :wink:
(now I’m hungry for some Popeye’s Chicken!)
Me want one of those cute puppies.
I saw ‘puppy’ first, but did note that they were the color of fried chicken.
Me too 57 :-)
And now, guess what I’m gonna have for dinner tonight – fried chicken
Relating to CNN interview with racist pig Sterling, Jake Tapper to Anderson Cooper, “Congratulations on the get.”
That’s all it is to these empty shells. A “get.” Nothing newsworthy; just get their own names and faces before the cameras, and then high five it after work. Really wish somebody with integrity would jump on the national media scene. Won’t hold my breath.
This won’t post, but I’m trying again because it is too cute
Budget deficit on track for six-year low
MORE: N.C. entrepreneur locked in Democratic primary with 'Idol' singer Clay Aiken dies in home accident: apne.ws/1qx5SjZ— The Associated Press (@AP) May 12, 2014
Isn’t this bizarre?
Clay Aiken wrote the most gentlemanly, heartfelt statement. I’ll try and find the tweet.
I was wondering whether that race was still too-close-to call.
Clay Aiken seems like a genuinely caring person.
He must be shocked beyond belief; and cue RWNJ conspiracy theorists.
Monday, May 12th 2014……….DOW JONES CLOSES @ 16,695.47 ALL TIME HIGH.
A PITY THAT THE DEMS DON’T HAVE ANYTHING TO RUN ON…..
AHHHHH………let me not forget; 8 MILLION LIVES PLUS HAVE HEALTH INSURANCE.
Making money and saving lives but they can’t can’t find anything positive. WOW!
Some Dems agree with the repukes that President Obama could have done more regarding Syria. This is for you Donna Brazile.
Rubio is a dumb nut
And *another* piece on how wrong Rubio is on climate change. #sciencerules ti.me/1l4lAMr— D Wasserman Schultz (@DWStweets) May 12, 2014
Six glaciers in "irreversible" thaw may push up sea levels for centuries, according to study: reut.rs/1sFGB4J http://t.co/owU0GIi6II— Reuters World (@ReutersWorld) May 12, 2014
THESE THAWS ARE THE RESULT OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND OUR FAILURE AS EARTH’S STEWARDS TO PROTECT WHAT GOD HAS GIVEN US…HOWEVER…THE CHANGES NOW…THE TRAUMA INDUCED BY HORRIFIC DISASTERS IS BIBLICAL. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS READ THE BOOK OF REVELATIONS…THAT’S WHERE WE ARE…AND CHRIST WILL RETURN. THESE CHANGES ARE PROPHETIC INDEED…STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE ATTRACTIONS!
So very true, Sue. It seems too many people mis-read Dominion to be transited and Domination. Your definition of Earth’s Stewards is true Dominion. To enrich and broaden our care, that is what it means to me. To always seek balance according to the Laws of Nature.
Late in the article, they are speaking of sea levels increasing 3-4 METERS. Hello, Americans generally are ignorant of anything metric, but this is an enormous rise.
President Obama honors “Top Cops” in White House ceremony – LIVE shortly online here: cs.pn/1jTLd4r— CSPAN (@cspan) May 12, 2014
A #MothersDay message from the #Soldiers of the 878th Engineer Battalion, #Georgia #Army #NationalGuard http://t.co/S5zSNLHhZL— GA National Guard (@GeorgiaGuard) May 11, 2014
Yes in deed. I had the happy then struggled for the Mother’s part. I dot the day and then quickly shouted Happy Mother’s Day…..in jubilation.
Gorgeous!! I love this!!
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