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A Tweet Or Two

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99 Responses to “A Tweet Or Two”


  1. 1 57andfemale
    July 21, 2014 at 5:13 pm

    Really?

  2. 6 Dudette
    July 21, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    Hi there! :-)

  3. 7 nospin
    July 21, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    Reposting a must see .

    This is what journalism looks like. Jon Snow interviewing Mark Regev on Gaza.

    • 8 Vicki
      July 21, 2014 at 6:08 pm

      I watched this broadcast open-mouthed.
      Please, everyone who thinks we don’t know what israel is telling itself, just watch this.

    • 9 pickle48
      July 21, 2014 at 6:20 pm

      Incredible. The interviewer actually challenged the talking points and brought up actual circumstances and facts! Then asks why they won’t talk. Excellent question.

    • July 21, 2014 at 6:29 pm

      And they both speak English.

    • 11 99ts
      July 21, 2014 at 6:47 pm

      So the people who fired and killed those 4 boys didn’t know they were children, just like Putin’s mob didn’t know MH17 was a civilian plane. If they stopped shooting – this would not happen.

  4. 12 Dudette
    July 21, 2014 at 5:16 pm

    Left out one Grade A Choice Beef tweet:

  5. July 21, 2014 at 5:17 pm

    Thanks a GAZILLION for the tweets, Nerdy!!

  6. July 21, 2014 at 5:18 pm

    This is the most amazing headline I’ve ever seen:

    • 16 nospin
      July 21, 2014 at 5:22 pm

      because to them, they are not human. Sickening.

      US needs to stop funding Israel and their wars.

      • 17 Vicki
        July 21, 2014 at 6:27 pm

        Most recent number of Israeli military deaths is 25. In 2008 the 4 week war cost Israel 6 soldiers. Now 25 Israeli soldiers perished in 4 days. Big escalation of price Israel is paying.

        Israel will not be able to be so smug that only Palestinian citizens are being killed for much longer.

        I sure would like to see a cease-fire on terms that Palestinians can trust, not like in 2012 where israel pledged to ease Gaza siege and then reneged.

  7. 18 57andfemale
    July 21, 2014 at 5:25 pm

    Oh, great. And thanks, nbc:

  8. July 21, 2014 at 5:42 pm

    Happiness is: being able to take off your shoes in your office and wiggle your toes.

  9. 42 Linda
    July 21, 2014 at 5:46 pm

    Speaker of the House John Boehner’s decision to sue President Obama is raising an epic amount of grassroots dollars for Democrats. In June, House Democrats out-raised House Republicans $4.5 million to $883,000 in grassroots donations.

    http://www.politicususa.com/2014/07/21/john-boehners-lawsuit-obama-raised-staggering-4-5-million-democrats.html

    giggles

  10. July 21, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    Putin’s thugs still obstructing ….

    And, this is just one answer to the question President Obama asked ….

    • 50 Layla
      July 21, 2014 at 5:59 pm

      Bob, could you explain why the statement pls, not being a shrapnel expert…..

      • 51 desertflower
        July 21, 2014 at 6:03 pm

        this

      • July 21, 2014 at 6:27 pm

        It is evidence that an explosive device causing multiple penetrations of the fuselage was involved in downing the plane, Layla.

        • 53 Layla
          July 21, 2014 at 6:34 pm

          TY Bob, still does that prove it was Putin and his murderers. Does it have to do with the nature/number of the penetrations therefor linking this to the Russians..so sorry to bother you with this. I just think that statement is very definitive.

          • July 21, 2014 at 6:47 pm

            The weapon system that we know is in E Ukraine and supplied by Russia is capable of doing that type of damage. No ambiguity about it and that weapon system would not be in E Ukraine without Putin’s authorization.

            When I refer to weapon system, I’m not merely referring to the missile but to the entire command and control infrastructure required for a missile to hit its target. Extensive radar, communications, real time data analysis, and trained personnel are required. The only source of all those skills, equipment and communications infrastructure, in this instance, is Russia. This is not speculation or ‘conspiracy theory,’ btw.

            Hope that helps.

            • 55 Layla
              July 21, 2014 at 6:53 pm

              Good grief Bob you are like an encyclopedia!!!! And yes it helps a lot. Again, sorry to bother you

    • July 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm

      Update … finally ….

  11. 57 Anjo
    July 21, 2014 at 5:51 pm

    Still lurking as often as I can, bye, going to catch up on the unbiased news and views of The Daily TOD News

  12. 59 dotster3
    July 21, 2014 at 5:59 pm

    Sweet! I loved PBO’s humorous remarks about their wedding anniversary falling on this day and how honoree said it would be hard to top being awarded the Medal of Honor on this day. And PBO said as someone with the experience of being married for 20 years, he advised honoree to try.

  13. July 21, 2014 at 6:03 pm

    Well, Mr. MuscatineGal survived his first experience of canvassing door-to-door for the Bruce Braley For Senate campaign yesterday. He reports it was tough to get started, but once he did a few houses it got easier. He got a several folks who wanted to chat, a few who took the pamphlets and shut the door, and a few who hid out in their houses. There were only a couple who said “We’re Republicans” and slammed the door. Job well done, Mr. MuscatineGal – and all of you TODers who do this regularly, it’s a tough assignment! This week Mr. MuscatineGal is staffing the Democrats booth for a couple of morning shifts at the Johnson County fair. Hmmm, they just happen to have yummy food there as well……

    • 73 desertflower
      July 21, 2014 at 6:23 pm

      :) Wonderful! Please tell him thank you for his job well done! Nothing ever worth much is easy!!

    • 74 GGail
      July 21, 2014 at 6:24 pm

      muscatinegal – tell your husband that we are super proud and very happy that he took the first step! The hard part is over!!!

    • 75 mtmarilyn
      July 21, 2014 at 6:35 pm

      Thank him for all of us. It is going to take all of us doing this. It is so important and appreciated by all of us.

    • 76 Dudette
      July 21, 2014 at 6:50 pm

      Crucial work your husband is doing in service to the entire nation. We need an informed, engaged, and committed electorate. He’s doing us all proud! Well Done!

    • 77 donna dem 4 obama
      July 21, 2014 at 6:55 pm

      Please thank him for all of us. He is doing the vital work needed to keep the Senate in Dem hands this fall.

    • 78 dotster3
      July 21, 2014 at 7:00 pm

      Huge enormous thanks and appreciation to mr. muscatinegal!

    • July 21, 2014 at 7:21 pm

      Way to go, mr. muscatinegal!

      I’ll bet that mr. muscatinegal would offer the same advice that PBO did today to the most recent MOH recipient, LOL.

  14. July 21, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    CSPAN video of UN Security Council meeting on MH17 http://www.c-span.org/video/?320582-1/un-security-council-meeting-downed-malaysian-airliner

    If you don’t have time to watch all of it scroll to Ambassador Power’s comments (I was only able to hear a bit of it but she was fierce).

  15. 84 donna dem 4 obama
    July 21, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    Those youngins ain’t got nothing on pop! :)

  16. July 21, 2014 at 6:38 pm

    Oh my god, one of my original story time kids, who’s now in preschool, just came in. She lost her first tooth! *sigh* They grow up so fast.

  17. 88 dotster3
    July 21, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    NBC news with Richard Engle reporting just brutal from medical facility in Gaza——–overwhelmed with death and gruesome injuries. This is just barbaric—–all these children lined up in the facility, paralyzed, unable to speak, missing limbs etc. etc. etc. Talk about man’s inhumanity to man. Gut wrenching.

    • July 21, 2014 at 6:47 pm

      I can barely watch the news these days Dotster, what’s happening in Gaza is just too much, and no one is doing a friggin’ thing to help them.

    • 90 kathleenp444
      July 21, 2014 at 6:52 pm

      and then having to listen to netanyahoo after that, dotster, i felt in the presence of evil. my god, the world will never be rid of these men, i fear.

  18. 91 Dudette
    July 21, 2014 at 6:57 pm

    I’m just sayin’

    • 92 Nena20409
      July 21, 2014 at 7:12 pm

      Totally wishful thinking…..in this way.

      GOP women are as troubling as their men. Dem women are not in larger numbers, yet. The sad part is with almost 52% of the population and 54% of the electorate…….women vote against their interest in the GOP party and in midterms…..consistency is needed to get women to help stop the GOP invasion of our form of Democratic Republic.

      • 93 Dudette
        July 21, 2014 at 7:19 pm

        Gotta have the vision before get there. :-)

        • 94 Nena20409
          July 21, 2014 at 7:23 pm

          I know. Half a loaf of bread is far better than none. Just frustrating that in US, we speak a great game…..but that CHANGE just don’t come any easier.

          I believe. FORWARD!

      • 95 Obama Grandmama
        July 22, 2014 at 12:05 am

        In the campaign season prior to the 2008 general election I ran into a woman that was enthusiastically supporting Sarah Palin. When I asked why? She replied that their pastor’s wife said she was a good Christian and the woman herself thought that SP would not get us into a war being a mother. Sarah Palin was the extreme opposite of what this woman thought.

  19. July 21, 2014 at 7:09 pm

    Activism cannot be just about staking out your positions and refusing to compromise. Politics and public policy aren’t about making you feel good about how “pure” you are. Because activism, you see, is not about you. It’s about us.

  20. July 21, 2014 at 7:11 pm

    Incredible story from Joe Biden. Good for you, Joe!


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