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A Tweet Or Two

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You are sent into a situation where a naked man is acting weird. He is clearly unarmed. It should be apparent to you that he might be mentally ill. You have a taser. You don’t use it. Instead you use your gun and kill him. You kill a man who served his country and just needed some help

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Amanda Macias: Here’s What It’s Like When President Obama Gets Mad

In 2007 after a fundraiser in Florida, Love accidentally misplaced then-Senator Obama’s Tumi briefcase containing his keys, wallet, credit cards, and notes he needed for his coming debate in South Carolina. “The plane was airborne, the bag was missing, and I proceeded to have a full-blown panic attack,” Love writes. “Sweat began to bleed through my clothes. My heart raced like a cornered rabbit. In my head I prayed he wouldn’t notice, that I’d have time to find the bag and by some miracle get it back to him before he realized it had vanished.” Love was able to contact a campaign finance assistant who then notified a Secret Service agent about the missing bag. The team was able to recover the Tumi briefcase and send it with a campaign member who was also en route to watch the debate in Columbia. “When we landed in Columbia, I was feeling a modicum of relief, believing maybe disaster had been averted, maybe this would all resolve without any drama, and it was precisely at that moment that the candidate turned to me and said, ‘Hey Reg, where’s my bag?’

I went with, ‘It’s on its way.’ ‘ What do you mean ‘on the way? ‘ he asked. ‘It’s coming from Florida,’ I said. ‘You left my briefcase in Florida,’ he stated, incredulous.” Love describes what seemed to be the worst part about upsetting Obama, the silence. “The silence, felt worse than being reprimanded,” Love writes. “As we rode to the Columbia campaign headquarters without another word passing between us I thought, That’s it, I’m fired. I kept hoping he would break the tension and yell at me.” Once they arrived at the campaign office, Obama asked for a private room so that he could have a meeting with Love. With a calm and “even and firm” voice, Obama began: “Listen, Reggie, I think you’re a great guy. But, (Obama paused and leaned forward) if you’re not up to doing this job, I can get someone else to do it. You have one job and if I have to worry about all this stuff, then you’re not making it easy for me to do my job. “Get your act together, Reggie. Help me do my job,” he said as he rose from the table and walked out of the room.

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The future looks so bright 😂


136 Responses to “A Tweet Or Two”


  1. 1 MightyPamela
    March 10, 2015 at 8:46 pm

  2. 8 Roberta in MN
    March 10, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    Nerdy what a round up. Now I can go back and read it all. Just signed the petition it was at 104,000. Awesome. 🙂 🙂 🙂

  3. March 10, 2015 at 8:56 pm

    Stunningly OUUUUUUUUUUUTSTANDING Nerdy, thank you Legend!!

    About that Ireland tweet – I called my mother today, she was as high a kite 🙂

  4. March 10, 2015 at 8:56 pm

  5. March 10, 2015 at 8:59 pm

  6. 21 Dakota
    March 10, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    Thank you Nerdy! Outstanding!

  7. March 10, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    Nothing ambiguous about the #LoganAct ….

  8. 31 Vicki
    March 10, 2015 at 9:06 pm

    Sumptuous feast, Nerdy.
    Thank you.
    Now I am all caught up.
    See you folks tomorrow.

  9. March 10, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    • 34 nospin
      March 10, 2015 at 9:55 pm

      Because we wrote the letter “the Obama administration and its Capitol Hill partisans are cynically trying to push the conversation away from policy, and towards a deeply political pie fight over presidential and congressional prerogatives,” said a Senate Republican aide whose boss signed the letter.”

      Unfreakingbelievable.

      The 47 GOP members who signed this letter must be held accountable.

      • 36 MightyPamela
        March 10, 2015 at 10:20 pm

        Imagining his ‘boss’ would surely like to UnSign that letter, pretty darn quick. But, alas, mr big man, too bad, you have condemned yourself to what we call “Consequences”. Shudda thotta that, wot??

      • 37 Barbara
        March 10, 2015 at 11:30 pm

        I have sent letters to both my(very red) state senators blasting them for undermining the President and his foreign policies. The are arrogant fools who do not represent me….as I told them, I am registered, I vote and I did not vote for your representation.

    • 38 Nena20409
      March 10, 2015 at 10:11 pm

      114,065

  10. March 10, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    twitter time!! TYVM, Nerdy.

    I could hardly breath reading that Reggie Love story. Man, that was a very baaaad move, Reggie.

  11. 45 amk for obama
    March 10, 2015 at 9:25 pm

    Hillary Clinton: Private email set up for ‘convenience’.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-31819843

    If it inconveniences others, well, tough luck.

    • 46 amk for obama
      March 10, 2015 at 9:25 pm

      Clinton’s visit to the UN was supposed to be all about empowering women, 20 years after the former first lady’s speech in Beijing about women’s rights. No one other than those really passionate about gender equality will remember a word she said on that subject on Tuesday.

      That’s why it so odd that for someone so devoted to the issue, she chose to make her first comments on the email controversy, in essence her first new conference, at the UN.

      There was much criticism of her choice of location, with reporters complaining she was doing everything to make the news conference inaccessible.

      In the end, the scrum of journalists was a sight unseen at the UN in years, not since the days preceding the Iraq war, according to UN officials.

      While politics often come up during UN news conferences, as foreign ministers or presidents address questions with a home audience in mind, that stage has never been given to someone with no official role representing a country.

      The request to use the stake out was made through the US mission at the UN which suggests the Obama administration was keen to lend a helping hand. After all, Obama too exchanged emails with Clinton.

    • 48 nospin
      March 11, 2015 at 8:28 am

      there is no defending the indefensible.

      No amount of spin can change the fact that the woman has crappy as*ed judgment.

  12. 50 Nena20409
    March 10, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    Wow!
    A Perfect Post with News.
    Hey Journos, Come take a look at what NW has cooked up at TOD. Simply, unbeatable.
    Awesome.
    Thank you.

  13. 54 Jeff
    March 10, 2015 at 9:31 pm

    it’s funny that Cottonhead didn’t know that Iran’s diplomat attended several universities and knows fluent English.

  14. March 10, 2015 at 9:31 pm

    LOCK THEM UP.

  15. 61 Dudette
    March 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    Loved this quote of jackieg’s from an earlier thread today:

  16. March 10, 2015 at 9:45 pm

  17. March 10, 2015 at 10:01 pm

  18. 65 No Child Left Behind
    March 10, 2015 at 10:03 pm

    It’s me. What’s wrong with WP?

  19. 70 JER
    March 10, 2015 at 10:14 pm

  20. 71 JER
    March 10, 2015 at 10:15 pm

  21. 73 No Child Left Behind
    March 10, 2015 at 10:16 pm

  22. March 10, 2015 at 10:17 pm

  23. March 10, 2015 at 10:21 pm

  24. 76 desertflower
    March 10, 2015 at 10:22 pm

    115,227

  25. March 10, 2015 at 10:28 pm

  26. 78 nospin
    March 10, 2015 at 10:32 pm

    From an Arkansas blog

    Not everyone is in Tom Cotton fan club

    “Many Americans, probably most of the multitude who voted for Cotton last November, love the jingoistic talk but they don’t like what it portends, another long and costly war in the Middle East.

    The politics of the senators’ letter is understandable, preventing another achievement by the hated president, but here is the danger: By telling Iran that the agreement is not enforceable and will be freely violated by the United States, they assure the Iranians that they are equally free to ignore the agreement when they wish. No one can be sure if the Iranians are truthful or lying when they say they intend to use nuclear power only for electricity and medicine (Iran’s supreme leader says nuclear weapons violate Islamic law), but you can be sure if they scrap or flout the agreement they will recite Cotton’s letter, signed by just short of a majority of the U.S. Senate, as condoning Cotton’s letter lectures the Iranians on U.S. constitutional law, explaining that only two-thirds of the U.S. Senate can ratify a treaty and make it enforceable. The Iranian foreign minister, a U.S. graduate, knew more about the U.S. Constitution and international law than Cotton. The Senate does not ratify treaties. It gives its advice and consent to the president, who then decides whether to formally ratify a treaty. The foreign minister observed that the United States could violate an international agreement if it chose but that it would violate international law”

    http://www.arktimes.com/ArkansasBlog/archives/2015/03/10/not-everyone-is-in-tom-cotton-fan-club

  27. 79 vcprezofan2
    March 10, 2015 at 10:34 pm

  28. March 10, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    I see WP is being fuckery. Did a comment get deleted?

  29. 83 Nena20409
    March 10, 2015 at 10:41 pm

    116,969
    on that note 😉
    G’Nite

  30. 85 desertflower
    March 10, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    117,873

  31. 86 No Child Left Behind
    March 10, 2015 at 10:47 pm

    Another one! And, of course, he is not racist.

    • 87 Jeff
      March 11, 2015 at 12:31 am

      what an evil and disgusting comment! I can’t believe an elected official would say something so vile! Oh who am I kidding? they are the anti-American republican party.

  32. March 10, 2015 at 10:52 pm

    Just had to do this before heading to the kitchen ….

    bbl …

  33. 89 desertflower
    March 10, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    118,658

    Sent emails to McCain and ripped him…and one to Sen. Flake thanking him for NOT signing.

  34. 91 laraofzhivago
    March 10, 2015 at 11:05 pm

    • 92 jacquelineoboomer
      March 10, 2015 at 11:51 pm

      I heard him more or less say about the white woman who was frat mother and who sang the racist song, something like, it was just a rap song … how is she worse than rappers. Yada yada yada.

  35. 94 amk for obama
    March 10, 2015 at 11:07 pm

    In the end the consequences of the letter may not be felt in the realm of law or foreign policy, as its authors may have envisioned – but elsewhere.

    “What we’re looking at here is political fallout – not legal fallout,” Mr Vladeck says. “It’s not going to scare off the Obama administration. It’s not going to scare off the Iranian government. The fallout is just going to be the derision that the authors will meet.”

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-31594194

  36. 96 laraofzhivago
    March 10, 2015 at 11:08 pm

    Defense of what???

  37. 97 MightyPamela
    March 10, 2015 at 11:10 pm

    NCLB, I think I am seeing what you mean. This has happened before. Chipsticks knows how to kick its booty. ❤

  38. 99 laraofzhivago
    March 10, 2015 at 11:12 pm

    Oh sure, they should keep at it. All the time! Voters would want to hear about HRC’s e-mail non stop and less about jobs, infrastructure, tax reform, etc.

  39. 102 desertflower
    March 10, 2015 at 11:14 pm

    From BJ…yeah, I agree with this.

    “Can we just give Obama another Nobel Peace Prize because dealing with these Republicans and not setting them on fire means he’s doing god’s work.”

  40. March 10, 2015 at 11:15 pm

  41. 107 desertflower
    March 10, 2015 at 11:19 pm

    120,492….and we have until April 8th…this one’s going to grab attention….they have to act when its over 100,000 I thought. Off I go…see everyone tomorrow…

  42. March 10, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    • 109 Jeff
      March 11, 2015 at 12:16 am

      Every Iranian I’ve met in college and otherwise has been rather reasonable and respectful. The GOP are trying to demonize these people and act like condescending dick wads. I read the letter as: “Me.” point crudely at my own chest, “Chief” then I point at mountains, “Me from far far away.”

      That’s the way the GOP came across to the people of Iran.

  43. 111 MightyPamela
    March 10, 2015 at 11:39 pm

    This day has come to an end, for me at least. Big hugs all around. We do live in interesting times. ❤

  44. March 10, 2015 at 11:45 pm

    I just read that the announcement about where the location of the President library has been postpone till after the Mayoral runoff in April 7th. It was suppose to be announced the end of March.

  45. 113 carolyn
    March 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

    I just emailed the president as I said in a previous post that I would. I tried before, but it was “down for maintenance”…..I figured MANY people were emailing, but at midnight Eastern time I made it. I told him we loved and respected him, and admired him for putting up with all the stupid, and keeping on doing the work of the people. Then I mentioned that it was not just me who was disgusted with these 47, but people all over the country are disgusted and angry, and we’re hoping something can be done to bring them to account and make them know what they have done.

    Yesterday I wrote both of my bright red, stupid Senators……I was not respectful. I have no respect for either one, the James twins from OK.
    Now I’m going to write Gov. Fallin and suggest she make a statement about the OU racial atrocity, she’s said nothing.

    • 114 FoxfireTX
      March 11, 2015 at 12:12 am

      I’m with you Carolyn on my Senators. I suggested to Cruz and Cornyn if they were unable to abide by the Constitution, Supreme Court precedent and practice from the founding of this republic with respect to foreign policy they resign their positions and find another country where their views may be more palatable.

  46. 115 globalcitizenlinda
    March 11, 2015 at 12:35 am

    this is when voters cast their vote for morally bankrupt individuals => Utah legislators vote to bring back the firing squad

  47. 116 Dudette
    March 11, 2015 at 12:36 am

  48. 117 Dudette
    March 11, 2015 at 12:39 am

  49. 118 Dudette
    March 11, 2015 at 12:50 am

    • 119 nospin
      March 11, 2015 at 8:26 am

      dudette we are right >< here. I want us to get at least 459K votes on the petition. More than what Cotton received for his election.

      Brilliant minds…..:-D

      So that 458K number for Uncle Tom Cotton should continue to be posted with the link to the petition to stir more individuals to sign on.

  50. 120 jacquelineoboomer
    March 11, 2015 at 1:02 am

  51. 121 Dudette
    March 11, 2015 at 1:12 am

    This tweet, although from CNN, is sweet respite from racist cops, racist frats, treasonous GOP and Hillary emails!

  52. 124 jacquelineoboomer
    March 11, 2015 at 1:21 am

  53. 128 Dudette
    March 11, 2015 at 1:37 am

  54. 129 Dudette
    March 11, 2015 at 1:39 am

  55. 130 Dudette
    March 11, 2015 at 1:43 am

  56. March 11, 2015 at 1:49 am

  57. March 11, 2015 at 2:07 am

    Good night TOD ….


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