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15

A Tweet Or Two

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So sorry for the setback, GB. We here at TOD want you to know that we have your back, we admire your strength and courage, and we are rooting for you all the way

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Yay

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Different day. Same disgusting BS

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Wow

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There is no pleading ignorance about nooses. When you use a noose against a Black person, everyone knows what you mean. Everyone one knows the threat, violence, and racism it represents. Everyone knows that you are terrorizing Black people

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But…but…cops are here to protect everyone

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Great article

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You rock, Ms. J’OB!

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Bravo to this doctor

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Queen Lupita. *Bows*

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Good riddance to bad rubbish

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The dumbing down of the populace continues. Good job, GOP

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Sigh

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Ted Cruz “hard at work.” USA! USA!

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Another example of how UT Austin is better than Texas A&M. UT is fighting against this insane bill that threatens the safety and lives of everyone on campus. A&M is cheering this dangerous bill

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LOL

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Good read

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BS

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Bravo, sir

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Don’t lie, parents. You all did this at some point. 😂

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This must be Danny’s friends. Eh, Chips?


126 Responses to “A Tweet Or Two”


  1. 1 Dudette
    March 31, 2015 at 8:09 pm

    Awww!

  2. March 31, 2015 at 8:10 pm

    Congrats, Dudette!

    • 5 Dudette
      March 31, 2015 at 8:23 pm

      Thank you LP! 🙂

      Pence must have a massive headache!

    • 6 forus50
      March 31, 2015 at 8:24 pm

      Great message from UConn. I bet the U President is kicking herself over the tweet typo! Gotta sing it to spell it!!!

    • 7 vcprezofan2
      March 31, 2015 at 8:35 pm

      Pardon my ignorance, LPlains, but does this mean the team will be coach-less, won’t be in attendance either, thereby forfeiting its place, or that the UConn team wasn’t playing in any case?

      • March 31, 2015 at 8:39 pm

        UConn, won the national title last year….(and the Final Four is typically where all coaching staffs gather over the 4-day weekend for conferences/banquettes) so have the defending champions not in attendance is especially poignant.

        S/N

        The UCONN Woman’s team is in the Final Four going for their 3rd straight National title….but that is in Tampa.

        • 9 vcprezofan2
          March 31, 2015 at 8:43 pm

          I thank you for explaining – makes far more sense to me now. (I actually did a quick google search before asking and couldn’t tell from the first responses whether UConn was playing or not.)

  3. March 31, 2015 at 8:11 pm

    Nerdy you are a champ!

  4. March 31, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    Nerdy, can never find the (new) words to thank you for these compilations, they’re utterly fantastic and so brilliantly comprehensive – I know I’ll never miss one of the day’s big stories even if I’ve been out and about. Endless thanks.

    So, so, so sorry to read about GB’s setback – as you said, Nerdy, everyone here is rooting for her and sending her all the love in the world. GB, keep on battling, our beloved warrior.

    • 13 Dudette
      March 31, 2015 at 8:33 pm

      All of THIS!

      Love and hugs gobrooklyn! ❤

    • 14 Nerdy Wonka
      March 31, 2015 at 8:39 pm

      1. I echo your sentiments and wishes about GB. GB, we are holding you up and sending all the good in the world to you. You are brave beyond words.

      2. The highest of compliments. Thanks so much, Chipster.

  5. March 31, 2015 at 8:15 pm

    The Kelis dog photo has me crunched over, Nerdy! 😆

  6. March 31, 2015 at 8:20 pm

    3) Microgravity makes you feel like a superhero

    Hadfield’s favorite thing to do in the reduced gravity environment of the ISS, he said, is to “simply fly -— to push off and glide magically to the other end of the station. It makes me smile to myself, every time.” “We even pose for Superman-like pictures, normally with a big goofy grin on our faces,” he wrote in a second AMA after returning. “But the inside of ISS is small enough that superhero leaps often end in a tumbling crash into the other wall.”….

    4) Shrimp cocktail is especially delicious in space

    Asked about his favorite food from the Apollo days, Buzz Aldrin remembered the dehydrated shrimp cocktail. “[The food] was mostly freeze-dried so we had to add water to the container and let it set,” Aldrin wrote. “We had very small shrimp that had a little bit of cocktail sauce, and when exposed to water, were very very tasty.” Decades later, Hoffman also named shrimp as his favorite. “The reason is that your sense of smell and taste are reduced in weightlessness, probably because of the fluid shift to the upper body, which fills up your head and makes you feel a bit like you have sinus congestion,” he wrote. “The shrimp in the cocktail were not great, but the sauce had a lot of spicy horseradish, and it really opened your head up. I had a shrimp cocktail before every dinner!”

    11) Spacewalking is utterly amazing

    “It really does take your breath away. You open that hatch and you look at the Earth — it’s one of those times in your life that you will remember forever,” Mike Hopkins wrote. “It was the most magnificent experience of my life,” Hadfield wrote. “Alone in a 1-person spaceship (my suit), just holding on with my 1 hand, with the bottomless black universe on my left and the world pouring by in technicolor on my right. I highly recommend it.”….continued

  7. March 31, 2015 at 8:22 pm

    Seriously, if you people don’t start addressing me as CiC soon, you are *so* going in spam

    😎

  8. 29 vcprezofan2
    March 31, 2015 at 8:24 pm

  9. 30 vcprezofan2
    March 31, 2015 at 8:25 pm

  10. 37 Vicki
    March 31, 2015 at 8:26 pm

    Big mistake—I turned on Ari Melber to hear him featuring Tom Cottons opinion on Iran deal. Then McCain calling for Israel to bomb Iran. A deal looks likely at this point.
    GOP and MSNBC will lose their minds if the deal works out.
    I hope we get to see this.

    • 38 Don
      March 31, 2015 at 8:36 pm

      Vicki, I made the mistake of watching the same thing, I turned to “Married at first Sight”, and I’m glad I did.

    • March 31, 2015 at 9:28 pm

      Wow..McCain is calling on Israel to bomb Iran…simply amazing….simply amazing….ODS has made any treasonous comment acceptable/and we have a press that does not call them out for it…

  11. March 31, 2015 at 8:31 pm

  12. 45 arapaho415
    March 31, 2015 at 8:32 pm

    Thanks, NW, for the stellar tweet round-up.

    Missed GB’s update, sorry to hear that she’s no longer in remission. Group hug and sincere healing thoughts to ((( GB ))).

    President Obama is once again flying under the radar of the lazy, self-absorbed MSM on prison reform. Expect to see much more action before Jan 2017.

    Here’ @thefix’s tweet, which zooms in on the east/south US:

  13. 46 forus50
    March 31, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    Thanks Nerdy for the post this evening and am so sad about the setback for GoBrooklyn. 😦

    In the last thread Bobfr had a bunch of good tweets on the breakthrough in the negotiations. Any #IranTalks good news is good news, right? More than anything, I’m so happy for our Iranian brothers and sisters who have lived for decades under sanctions that no doubt hurt them as much if not more than hurt the regime.

  14. 48 forus50
    March 31, 2015 at 8:38 pm

  15. 49 MightyPamela
    March 31, 2015 at 8:38 pm

    GoBrooklyn, I send you loving thoughts, Light and Prayer all around you. I have known how hard cancer can be ~ my mother, my sister, a number of dear close friends. Yes, you must do whatever you must do, but I hope some of the alternatives will offer relief, and support healing. God Bless you. You are loved. {{{{{ GoB ❤ }}}}}

  16. March 31, 2015 at 8:45 pm

    Where is SOS Kerry??

    • March 31, 2015 at 8:49 pm

      Laura Rozen apparently sleeping through the news!

      • March 31, 2015 at 8:51 pm

        • 55 forus50
          March 31, 2015 at 9:05 pm

          lol, Chipsticks and Rozen sleep thru the big news!

          • March 31, 2015 at 9:09 pm

            ‘Scuse me???

            All I hope is that one day bin Laden will be caught.

            Wait.

            What?

            • March 31, 2015 at 9:47 pm

              I’ll never forget that day!!!! And YOU snooze through the whole thing!!

              I’m always struck that many of us learned of it via a tweet from a guy who lived in the vicinity of the operation and heard loud helicopter noise and became concerned. He started speculating about who might be flying aircraft at that place and time and the next thing you know, a while later we’re being told PBO will be making an announcement very late at night. It was a complete shocker.

              • March 31, 2015 at 9:51 pm

                It was stunning Meta, here’s that tweet:

                And then:

            • 63 GGail
              March 31, 2015 at 10:04 pm

              Oh, 😀 😀 😀 Chips!

    • March 31, 2015 at 8:50 pm

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  20. March 31, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    From Julian Bond’s editorial….

    I have seen discrimination. I have stood inside businesses that would not serve me because of my race, and I have been told that the rights of those business owners were more important than mine. I countered that logic then, as I do now. We have no crisis of religious discrimination; we have a crisis of fear. I stand against these bills and with those who are fighting to stop them. I refuse to allow discrimination to cloak itself in a shroud of faith. I refuse to give into fear.

  21. March 31, 2015 at 8:55 pm

    OMG!!!!

  22. March 31, 2015 at 9:04 pm

  23. 90 arapaho415
    March 31, 2015 at 9:25 pm

  24. 91 forus50
    March 31, 2015 at 9:25 pm

    I’m just wondering if there is an agreement/understanding or if the U.S. is still not there. I know one shouldn’t read too much into facial expressions but the photo of POTUS and Kerry, etc. looks like some detail is still being ironed out; i.e. it doesn’t look celebratory. The other odd thing is no US spokesperson has mentioned agreement. I’m wondering if Iran and Russia and EU are in agreement and they are trying to force agreement on US by announcing it prematurely. Thoughts?

    • 92 Vicki
      March 31, 2015 at 9:29 pm

      I noticed that the celebrations were coming from others but not USA, forus. Yes, it is a bit worrying. Presumptive closing, as realtors might say.

    • 93 Vicki
      March 31, 2015 at 9:33 pm

      US journalists are very quiet. In mourning?

      • 94 forus50
        March 31, 2015 at 9:41 pm

        Very odd…no US or international news is reporting the update about drafting it tomorrow. CNN and Reuters and AP tweets all refer to Kerry saying “tricky issues remain” and talks drag on. I think the “presumptive close” is a good guess as to what’s being done.

    • March 31, 2015 at 9:43 pm

      I don’t think the other partners would be so naive at this stage as to think the U.S. can be pressured into something they have not agreed to. I think the caution is about waiting for tomorrow’s draft. They want to be sure that what is put on paper matches the discussion and agreement and can be signed by all. JMO.

    • 98 amk for obama
      March 31, 2015 at 9:49 pm

      If there is an announcement, it will be a joint one.

    • March 31, 2015 at 10:49 pm

      I have the same problem, forus. Your hypothesis may be right.

  25. 100 arapaho415
    March 31, 2015 at 9:26 pm

  26. 101 vcprezofan2
    March 31, 2015 at 9:34 pm

  27. 102 donna dem 4 obama
    March 31, 2015 at 9:36 pm

    NW this is simply a magnificent roundup of information.

  28. 109 Dudette
    March 31, 2015 at 9:45 pm

  29. 110 Nerdy Wonka
    March 31, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    Right-wingers are dumb.

  30. 111 desertflower
    March 31, 2015 at 9:56 pm

    GB…I just want you to know that I’m sending love and strength and hope your way….keep the faith. Been so busy all day, haven’t had the time to check and see what was going on in the world…but I knew that Nerdy had it covered:) Thank you, as always, Nerdy:) Legend, for sure.

    So proud of everyone working hard regarding Iran…what an important time to be witness to. Our President achieved his Nobel prize working for peace and getting rid of nukes…this is what its all about. SO proud of the US team and everyone involved for staying with this.

    Off to read… {{{{gb}}}

  31. 112 amk for obama
    March 31, 2015 at 9:57 pm

    The leader of one of Libya’s rival governments – backed by Islamists and based in Tripoli – has been sacked by its parliament, officials say.

    Omar al-Hassi was appointed in August to lead an alternative government after Islamist militia seized the capital.

    MPs voted to oust him on Tuesday following allegations he misled parliament about government finances.

    Libya has been in turmoil since the Nato-backed removal of former leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-32137285

  32. 113 amk for obama
    March 31, 2015 at 9:59 pm

    Best wishes, gobrooklyn.

  33. 114 Jeff
    March 31, 2015 at 10:01 pm

    Watched the documentary ‘Going Clear’ about Scientology. It was pretty disturbing in my opinion.

  34. 116 Dudette
    March 31, 2015 at 10:12 pm

    Bwahahaha!

    Two new rwnj terms for ya:
    “Big Gay” and “Homosexual Supremacy”

    Git ya lurnin’ right here folks!

  35. March 31, 2015 at 10:20 pm

    GoB, I hope you know how much we are all holding you in our thoughts and prayers for the very best treatment and recovery every step of the way. Your strength and spirit have been incredible and we send you lots of healing energy each day. {{{{GoB}}}}

  36. 118 Dudette
    March 31, 2015 at 10:26 pm

  37. 119 Dudette
    March 31, 2015 at 10:28 pm

  38. 121 jackiegrumbacher
    March 31, 2015 at 10:28 pm

    GoB, you are always an inspiration to all of us at TOD. You have enormous courage and a greatness of heart and mind that has and will carry you through any ordeal. As Nerdy so eloquently put it, we are all on your side–a great big family that’s praying for you and holding you in our hearts. Bless you.

  39. 122 Dudette
    March 31, 2015 at 10:29 pm

  40. 123 Dudette
    March 31, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    LOL!

  41. 124 Dudette
    March 31, 2015 at 10:40 pm

  42. 125 sjterrid
    April 1, 2015 at 12:06 am

    {{GoBrooklyn}}, I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

  43. 126 Nena20409
    April 1, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    {{{{ G ❤ B + Prayers }}}}
    You are an inspiration.


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