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A Tweet or Two

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113 Responses to “A Tweet or Two”


    • July 7, 2014 at 4:15 pm

      Ralph, good to see you, and in first place, no less.

      Haven’t seen you around for awhile (although I missed a lot here last month).

      The last post from you that I recall was the “Frozen” video where the girl sings in 32 languages (or some such number). Popular culture is not one of my strong suits, so it’s good to see positive role models for today’s children.

    • 3 jackiegrumbacher
      July 7, 2014 at 4:17 pm

      Hi Ralph. Haven’t seen you recently. How are you?

  1. 5 donna dem 4 obama
    July 7, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    That tweet by Steve Marmel is just sooooo good!!

    • July 7, 2014 at 4:53 pm

      Made me think about Chris Rock’s comment about why the show Scandal is so popular…white man in the white house for that one hour.

  2. July 7, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    Lining up. Must say I love the linen look on our PBO! Very fine, indeed!

  3. 8 donna dem 4 obama
    July 7, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    • 9 jackiegrumbacher
      July 7, 2014 at 4:45 pm

      Donna, the first line of the article about Democrats not being motivated to vote really raised my hackles. We have a litany of things to motivate us, beginning with a dysfunctional House of Representatives, a near treasonous Senate minority, an out of control right wing SCOTUS and a bunch of rotten GOP governors.

  4. July 7, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    For everyone who is battling depression, or knows someone who is, here is a great project that can use some love and support – even a retweet would be AWESOME!

    https://twitter.com/bardgal/status/486238179855306753

    • 11 0388jojothecat
      July 7, 2014 at 4:14 pm

      Thanks Lovely Tally….truly a worthy cause. Hope all is well. We must get together again.

      • July 7, 2014 at 4:18 pm

        Thanks, jojo, for your response over the weekend to my post on how alarmed I was to see a “Impeach Obama” booth with President Obama with a Hitler mustache posters at the entrance/exit to my local Target/Home Depot/Staples stores.

        I took comfort thinking that these are the same Lyndon Larouche crazies that I used to see outside other stores in LA exurbia.

        • 13 0388jojothecat
          July 7, 2014 at 4:23 pm

          you are welcome Arapaho…..that will probably be the last time you see them there. I think people will complain and the store owner won’t allow them to setup shop anymore. If they do return, go into the store and complain to the store manager and tell them you plan to write a letter to the head office.

      • July 7, 2014 at 4:25 pm

        YES!!! Soon please!

    • July 7, 2014 at 4:26 pm

      okaaaaay – I am totally FIRED, because this project ended in JANUARY. Please disregard. :P

  5. 16 Nerdy Wonka
    July 7, 2014 at 4:02 pm

    The fuck you smirk Rep. John Lewis gives to the racists is so freaking awesome.

  6. 17 donna dem 4 obama
    July 7, 2014 at 4:06 pm

    Don’t we get according to our media about one (Katrina) per week???

    • 18 0388jojothecat
      July 7, 2014 at 4:20 pm

      PBO has never failed his “Katrina” moment as bad as GWB. GWB failed his 9/11 problem, his WMD problem, his Katrina problem, his two wars problem, his job loss problems, his Dow Jones dropping to 8000 problem, his six attacks of embassies problem, etc….

    • 20 jackiegrumbacher
      July 7, 2014 at 4:56 pm

      Donna, I find the media more and more ridiculous. They don’t even outrage me anymore because I find them too beneath my contempt to care. Anyone taken in by this constant GOP shilling disguised as punditry is no better than a dupe in a con game.

  7. 21 57andfemale
    July 7, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    • 22 0388jojothecat
      July 7, 2014 at 4:16 pm

      I see they are selling the CD too….

      • 23 57andfemale
        July 7, 2014 at 4:56 pm

        Bought it! I missed several episodes.

      • 24 sjterrid
        July 7, 2014 at 10:11 pm

        I brought it, too. I saw the first few episodes and even though I taped them, I didn’t get to watch the rest. When my daughter said the CD was coming out, I decided it was worth buying it. I Still haven’t watched it yet, though.

    • 25 Nena20409
      July 7, 2014 at 5:00 pm

      Very well done. Informative and Not boring.

  8. 26 JER
    July 7, 2014 at 4:13 pm

  9. 27 anniebella
    July 7, 2014 at 4:16 pm

    Keep the Immigrants. Deport the racists Tea Republicans. I’m all for that.

  10. 30 donna dem 4 obama
    July 7, 2014 at 4:26 pm

  11. 31 hopefruit2
    July 7, 2014 at 4:26 pm

  12. 32 JER
    July 7, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    • 33 anniebella
      July 7, 2014 at 6:20 pm

      FLOTUS said she was going to fight to the bitter end for our kids and she meant it. I’m with you FLOTUS.

      • 34 anniebella
        July 7, 2014 at 6:27 pm

        I am convinced that these Republicans are against this healthy school lunch because she is Michelle “Obama”.

  13. 35 JER
    July 7, 2014 at 4:32 pm

  14. 37 0388jojothecat
    July 7, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    This is what I heard on NPR regarding Russia’s “Internet Sharing” information. I wonder what Snowjob thinks of his new adopted country.

    http://www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/05/06/309833033/putins-internet-plan-requires-sharing-with-security-services

  15. 38 Linda
    July 7, 2014 at 4:36 pm

    funny

    How The (Never) Mighty Have Fallen: Sarah Palin Begs To Be Named Co-Host Of The View

    http://www.politicususa.com/2014/07/07/never-mighty-fallen-sarah-palin-begs-named-co-host-view.html#comment-376044

    • 39 Cindy
      July 7, 2014 at 5:10 pm

      Happy BEAUTIFUL Monday afternoon to you Linda!

      I’m just getting back in for the day; trying to catch up, when I read your post about the updates on the kittens.

      I’m so sorry to hear about little BooBoo but I know it was the best thing for her. Sissy and Binkers no doubt, has a wonderful new mommy : ) It’s so nice to hear about the human heart stories.

      Over the years, I’ve had 3 handsome boys, and they were just adorable; miss them terribly. Wishing you years of joy with the additional family members.

      Have a wonderful afternoon.

    • 40 anniebella
      July 7, 2014 at 6:16 pm

      If Sarah Palin gets on the View, that’s the END of that show.

      • 41 0388jojothecat
        July 7, 2014 at 8:12 pm

        The View is just about dead with all the original members gone even Barbara WaWa. If they sign Palin, Whoopie would announce her resignation or leave shortly after and the ratings would tank.

    • 42 Dakota
      July 7, 2014 at 6:34 pm

      Oh no, no, no…Whoopi ain’t havin’ that. To quote the late, great Bernie Mac, there’d be an immediate misunderstanding!

  16. 43 isonprize
    July 7, 2014 at 4:39 pm

    I feel so proud. Sounds silly but I have facebook friend (who I actually know in real life) whose bestie was one of the teachers at the lunch today with Pres. Obama!! (She is wearing a white jacket. You only see the back of her head, but I KNOW THAT’S HER!!!)

    I feel like I was there personally! I can’t wait for all of the details!!

    WE MUST KEEP PRESSING FORWARD FOR REAL CHANGE IN PUBLIC EDUCATION!!

  17. 46 Linda
    July 7, 2014 at 4:47 pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation that authorizes spending of $564 million over five years for the U.S. intelligence community and expands protections for intelligence agency whistleblowers against retaliation.

    The White House said Obama signed the bill Monday. The cost figure does not include classified programs.

    The bipartisan legislation specifies that employees would be protected when they make disclosures about potential wrongdoing within their agencies, to internal watchdogs or to Congress’ intelligence committees. The legislation adopts and expands whistleblower protection proposals made by Obama in 2012.

    The legislation would encourage whistleblowers to voice concerns through channels rather than through unauthorized and potentially damaging leaks, supporters said. The new law, however, does not provide protections to intelligence agency contractors, such as National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.

  18. 47 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 4:55 pm

    Great question. It’s about Heterosexual 5 roped men and the ideologues that see their manhood through their one muscle.

  19. 48 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 4:57 pm

    Worth repeating over and over again.

    • 49 99ts
      July 7, 2014 at 8:11 pm

      Does she have – or intend to have – 12 or more children (as did most of our g grandparents & those who came before them)? If not, she has NO idea as to what the SCOTUS is doing to women in the US.

  20. 50 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 4:59 pm

  21. 52 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    Rumored Coup with what army?

    • 53 0388jojothecat
      July 7, 2014 at 7:27 pm

      Yeah…and the majority of the population is Shia. That’s like saying America rumored coup by African Americans during Bush/Cheney.

  22. July 7, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    Congrats on 1st Ralph!!

    Most excellent Tweets, Chips!! :)

  23. 60 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:05 pm

  24. 61 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:06 pm

  25. 62 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:09 pm

  26. 63 dotster3
    July 7, 2014 at 5:10 pm

    Need sympathy. Have been dealing with a bad tooth for about a week. I have had so many traumatic dental experiences that I had decided to coast till death and never appear for a dental appt. again. But I had to scramble and try to find a new denty as I was forced to deal with this—my long time denty and I had parted ways, by mutual agreement. Made and cancelled appts. at the end of last week. Forced myself to keep one today—gal denty with the best calm and gentle online reviews—- but still I felt like I was heading to the executioner. I am the biggest baby about this—-I make this into a real horror–fear is way out of proportion but can’t help it–can’t sleep or eat—-hate dental appts. with all my being, would rather be anywhere else in the world, facing almost any other kind of life or death situation. I don’t want to lay back with my mouth open. I gag and cough and am a real mess. I had to commit all personal resources to go and walk into the office. I had planned to bring secret wine hidden in water bottle for post denty relief but forgot it. SAD! As it turned out, this appt. didn’t amount to much, just x rays of offending tooth with a huge gag-inducing apparatus in my mouthy. But my choices are dismal——root canal or extraction. Ugh and nightmare to the max. Do you prefer death by multi-day stabbing or gunshot? At least it’s over—-for now—-and am trying to concentrate on the one beautiful part of my day, as I enjoy an early wine—–had to stop (gladly) on the way to the denty as a mom and 4! new baby deer crossed the road in front of me. They were graceful and lovely—–made me think—for a minute at least—that not all is bleaky-peaky, there is still beauty in this world. Amen.

    • 64 japa21
      July 7, 2014 at 5:13 pm

      Root canals get bad press. They really aren’t all that terrible anymore. If they can save the tooth through a root canal and not need a crown, you are better off going that route.

    • July 7, 2014 at 5:18 pm

      Oh Dotster, sending you a VERY large virtual hug! And the spookiest thing here is that I’ve had a crappy toothache on and off for the last few days and also face the horror of visiting the dentist – a wacky conicidence!

      Now, I have to say, I don’t hold quite the fear you do, so my heart completely goes out to you after your ordeal. I’m just relieved you got today out of the way, and you’re having that highly deserved wine.

    • 66 Cindy
      July 7, 2014 at 5:19 pm

      Happy Monday dotster3!

      I understand your commentary about the dentist. I have 2 nightmares that I will remember for the rest of my life; “hell in dentist land.”
      I was so fearful about returning to a dentist ever in life but eventually it has to be done.

      Yes, life is still beautiful in spite of the horror stories.

      Hang tough, it might not be pretty, but I believe it better than “gumming it” the rest of your life : )

    • 67 jackiegrumbacher
      July 7, 2014 at 5:24 pm

      Dotster, I know exactly how you feel. I am facing an extraction on Wednesday afternoon and I dread it with every fiber of my being. Glad you chose to focus on the beauty of the day.

      • July 7, 2014 at 6:15 pm

        I am so sorry you are dealing with this, dotster. And japa, I must disagree about root canal. I had my first one in January. Horrible experience and I’ve sworn if I ever have to have another one, I WILL be sedated!!!! Good luck dotster!!!! Hang tough.

    • 69 GGail
      July 7, 2014 at 5:28 pm

      dotster, I am sitting here shaking my head and laughing at you! I’m glad you finally went to the denty – if for nothing more than to get it out of the way!

      I too have to go back and get a permanent crown put on one tooth and last night another tooth (on the other side of my mouth) decided to cause the surrounding gum to swell. Now I have to stop procrastinating and get this dental work done. LOL!!!

      Dentist – Ugh!!!

      • 70 carolyn
        July 7, 2014 at 6:18 pm

        dotster, for most of my life I had heard about how awful root canals are. People spoke of them in hushed tones. About 18 months ago I had to have one. My surgeon was a woman…..absolutely wonderful. I can honestly say I felt not one bit of pain during the surgery or after the surgery. She gave me a prescript for pain pills, and I took one, but really did not need that. I never felt a bit of pain…..the new methods are vastly superior for this procedure. Now I don’t even remember where that root canal was…..couldn’t tell you which tooth was the culprit.

  27. 71 jackiegrumbacher
    July 7, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    Who says we aren’t motivated to vote?

    GOP pissing off usually apathetic Dem mid term voters with social red meat legal decisions is simply astonishing. A kind thank you.— Jeff Gauvin (@JeffersonObama) July 7, 2014

    • 72 jackiegrumbacher
      July 7, 2014 at 5:20 pm

      Sorry about the duplicate, Nena. I was actually practicing how to do this. How did you get the photo to come through on yours?

  28. 73 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:31 pm

    I was just in stitches on the latter tweet :lol:

  29. 77 jacquelineoboomer
    July 7, 2014 at 5:31 pm

    • 78 GGail
      July 7, 2014 at 6:41 pm

      Beautiful tweet J’OB! Thank you <3

      • 79 jacquelineoboomer
        July 7, 2014 at 6:45 pm

        My pleasure. Now that’s a hero, if anybody wants to know what one looks like. I can’t even imagine what he went through, and he’s still out there doing it!

  30. 80 donna dem 4 obama
    July 7, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    In very welcome news, BBC journalists have been told to stop inviting crackpots on news shows in the name of balance.

  31. 81 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    John W. is a GOPer who lost his son over 20 yrs ago.

  32. 82 CaliCat
    July 7, 2014 at 5:34 pm

    So Hillary has started “moving away” from Pres. Obama and saying he should have reached out to the GOP more. Seriously, is she drunk? As an ardent PBO supporter this sickens me but it’s also bad politics. She should build on the great things our president has achieved not run to the right. What a nincompoop!! I hope Biden runs – I think he has a good chance of winning. Hillary will be a disastrous candidate, imo.

  33. 87 Cindy
    July 7, 2014 at 5:37 pm

    Does anyone follow Sarah Slamen (correct spelling of last name?) Democrat from Texas (she looks very young)?

    She was featured on the Ed show, and she is awesome in articulating her thoughts about the repukes and Perry.

    Stated beautifully; what Perry wants is a daddy, crying about everything and blaming President Obama, and President Obama doesn’t have time for his foolishness. He is busy working for the people.

    She was absolutely “AWESOME!”

    • 88 Nena20409
      July 7, 2014 at 5:40 pm

      She is young, informative and she is a Force that will undoubtedly grow and mature as the years go by.

      • 89 Cindy
        July 7, 2014 at 5:53 pm

        Hi Nena20409,
        HAPPY MONDAY TO YOU!

        Thank you for posting.
        This young woman is awesome; straightforward and to point, and making no apologies for calling out the ignorance of Perry and the repukes.

        I would love to see her crisscrossing the states, speaking truth about the repukes reckless agenda, she was better than some of these veteran Dems.

        I don’t think the morning jokester is a match for her because she didn’t back down.

      • 90 anniebella
        July 7, 2014 at 5:55 pm

        Why is the Governor of the state who wants to succeed from the United States, expect the rest of us to solve their problems. Solve your own dam problems Governor Perry. By the way with those glasses you’re still a dumb ass.

        • 91 anniebella
          July 7, 2014 at 6:00 pm

          You have two Republican Senators, you have Republican Congressman and women, why haven’t they done anything about Immigration or the border in Texas? It’s all Obama’s fault.

          • 92 0388jojothecat
            July 7, 2014 at 8:19 pm

            States can’t do anything about immigration….they do need to hound their Fed representatives to make the orange bonehead to bring a vote to the floor on the Senate bill or do their own.

            • 93 anniebella
              July 7, 2014 at 10:25 pm

              Okay the Senate passed a Immigration bill, then why can’t Texas Republicans get together and pressure Boehner to bring that bill which were passed by the Senate to a vote.

      • July 7, 2014 at 6:18 pm

        Love her every time she’s on. She is fantastic!

  34. 95 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:37 pm

  35. 96 yardarm756
    July 7, 2014 at 5:41 pm

    A thought.

  36. July 7, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    Nope, I sure don’t miss W, but I bet Bin Laden did right there at the end.

  37. 98 jacquelineoboomer
    July 7, 2014 at 5:50 pm

    My favorite tweet of the day, from the post – Ha!

    @pourmecoffee

    On this day in 1898 the United States annexed Hawaii, all part of the secret plan to make Barack Hussein Obama president one day.

  38. 99 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:52 pm

    In a Nutshell

    There, There.

    • 100 Cindy
      July 7, 2014 at 6:01 pm

      I venture to say; every time they wake up and he is “still the President of this country”, they are driven further into diabolical thoughts of depression.

      • 101 99ts
        July 7, 2014 at 8:22 pm

        Hi Cindy – I often think of the story you shared of the little girl lost – and there is no doubt that your experiences were had by thousands of others. When I wake up and note the Barack Obama is still the President of the United States – I am thankful that you grew to be part of this time. Always sending good thoughts your way.

    • 102 GGail
      July 7, 2014 at 6:48 pm

      You tell ‘em Stef!

  39. 103 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:57 pm

    :( :( :(

  40. 105 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 5:59 pm

  41. 106 yardarm756
    July 7, 2014 at 6:01 pm

    ROTFLMAO!

  42. 109 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    7-7-14 on this day, Here’s Josh “The Voice” Earnest schooling the unruly WHPC with Arne Duncan as his guest.

  43. 110 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 6:26 pm

    For the Too Stupid who are bent on remaining Fatuous…..they are breaking the law.

  44. 111 Nena20409
    July 7, 2014 at 6:45 pm

    Shockey Dockey look who is Wawa mad ;)

  45. 113 jacquelineoboomer
    July 7, 2014 at 6:48 pm


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