139 Responses to “First Lady Michelle Obama Hosts an Event to Mark Nowruz”

  1. April 6, 2016 at 3:01 pm

    Shocking, the media FINALLY discovers that Sanders actually is clueless,incompetent, and unprepared to govern.

    • 9 LDS
      April 6, 2016 at 3:07 pm

      Good afternoon TOD!
      Congratulations Bill R. for #1!
      You are so correct about this worthless media.
      I will say the same about them.
      “Clueless, incompetent and unprepared to report the truth.”
      Enjoy the remainder of this beautiful day.

    • April 6, 2016 at 3:18 pm

      Don’t dare talk like that about Bernie, his supporters will have a dam fit. Bernie is going to save the world although he or they don’t know how.

      • 11 57andfemale
        April 6, 2016 at 3:27 pm

        Let them have to react to some serious criticism for a change, instead of whining about nothing.

        • April 6, 2016 at 3:45 pm

          All Bernie have been doing is speaking against Wall St., big banks, our President, while promising the moon, but never saying how he will pay for them getting that moon. But it seem he has con alot of folks, specially young folks.

          • 13 carolyn
            April 6, 2016 at 5:58 pm

            Takes the press a long time to catch up with us, doesn’t it! Whenever this happens, I want to yell loud and clear: “You heard it first at TOD!”

    • 14 CEB
      April 6, 2016 at 6:02 pm

      It is more than time for the media to ask Trump pointed questions about the b s that he has been spouting. When will they take him on?

    • 15 catrst
      April 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm

      Thank you so much for posting this. In the first section there is a clip of Senator Sanders greeting people in what looks like a restaurant. Just watching his movements those few moments he seems like he is doddering. He doesn’t seem able to greet people assertively, doesn’t seem to be focused, kind of wandering is the impression he gives to me. Its either fatigue or something more serious.

  2. 16 No Child Left Behind
    April 6, 2016 at 3:18 pm

    Well, I can’t that much.

  3. 17 No Child Left Behind
    April 6, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    • April 6, 2016 at 3:27 pm

      Everybody has a different number on the delegate share. CNN has net gain of 10 for Bernie, others have 11, I’ve seen 6 and 7 also.

    • 19 57andfemale
      April 6, 2016 at 3:28 pm

      Some great investment from all them kids, going to school on their parents’ dime.

      Good God, I sound like a cranky old lady.

      • 20 MadameSoph
        April 6, 2016 at 3:52 pm

        🙂 That’s so funny 57&F! My inner monologue (conversation?) these days often sounds too cranky old lady-ish for my taste. I’m so used to thinking of my Gen-X self as being cool and hip (and I must say I think we are compared to those god-awful neck beard’s sense of style) but something about this election cycle brings out the eye-rolling, pragmatic, experienced, been-there-and-done-that-not-having-any-more-of-it woman in me.

        Still feeling fairly cool. As soon as I see Henry Rollins on PBS doing pledge drives though, I’ll know it’s all over for us Gen-Xers 🙂

    • April 6, 2016 at 3:56 pm

      Whether he nets 3 or 11 or whatevah …. the dude is TOAST and has been since ‘super tuesday’ …. obviously it’ll take him and those around him, including the #NEWSTAINERS, a bit more time to catch that clue …. back to work …..

  4. April 6, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    • 24 MadameSoph
      April 6, 2016 at 4:11 pm

      Well, when you put it that way…… 🙂 Thanks Pretty Foot!

    • 25 jackiegrumbacher
      April 6, 2016 at 4:20 pm

      Thank you, Pf. There’s no way he’s coming out of NY and PA with 300 delegates. IT”S NOT HAPPENING and even Bernie has to know that. We are going to have to endure a lot of pro Bernie bragging from supporters and desperate attempts to promote him from the media, but when all is said and done HE WILL NOT BE THE NOMINEE.

      • April 6, 2016 at 4:32 pm



        Right ON!!

        the Cinton campaign finally opened a Philadelphia Office this week…they also opened an office in Montgomery county…a Philadelphia suburb…the grand opening is on Saturday…plan to go…taking my daughter and my 13 yr old granddaughter with me…
        YES WE CAN!

    • April 6, 2016 at 4:27 pm

    • 28 amk for obama
      April 6, 2016 at 8:01 pm

      Are NY & PA winner take it all states? I want this librul poser gone already.

  5. 34 desertflower
    April 6, 2016 at 4:11 pm

    Yup:) Gonna miss Harry, too:)

  6. April 6, 2016 at 4:13 pm

    Good Afternoon, TOD Family.

    Weighing in on wishes to Chipsticks for the continued recovery of her mother.

    I hope everyone is having a wonderful day.

  7. April 6, 2016 at 4:13 pm

    • April 6, 2016 at 4:20 pm

      Governor Wolf tomorrow will sign two executive orders – one pertaining to commonwealth employees and the other to the commonwealth grants and procurement process – that each say no agency under the governor’s jurisdiction shall discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender expression, and identity, among other areas.

  8. 38 JER
    April 6, 2016 at 4:15 pm

  9. 39 desertflower
    April 6, 2016 at 4:17 pm

    Thanks, Obama!


    Up until now, the financial advisers who help retirees decide where to put their investments could legally steer clients toward decisions that made themselves more money at their clients’ expense. Now that practice will be against the rules.
    On Wednesday, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule that will require those advisers to adhere to a “fiduciary standard,” or in other words to always put clients’ interests ahead of their own when they make recommendations about investing in exchange for fees or other payment. They will have to make “prudent” investment recommendations, according to the DOL, that don’t take their own interests into account, as well as charge reasonable compensation that doesn’t create a conflict of interest and fairly represent their recommended investments. Compliance will be required in a year, beginning in April of 2017.

  10. April 6, 2016 at 4:19 pm


    • 42 jackiegrumbacher
      April 6, 2016 at 4:22 pm

      Any and all images of Cruz turn my stomach. He’s just plain nauseating.

      • 43 JER
        April 6, 2016 at 4:43 pm

        Jackie: This will make you feel much better.

        • 44 jackiegrumbacher
          April 6, 2016 at 4:55 pm

          Thank you, Jer. I could look at that one all day!

        • 45 Dudette
          April 6, 2016 at 5:51 pm

          Love that photo of POTUS & FLOTUS! They are just the cutest couple.

        • 46 MadameSoph
          April 6, 2016 at 5:53 pm

          Awww! This is so lovely JER! Reminds me of the story of their first date and how he said she “tasted like chocolate” 😉

          I sure am going to miss having a couple in the WH that is truly still “in love”. Oh well, as PBO told us, he’s “not going anywhere” so we will continue to see this couple and this family via OFA, etc.

        • 47 CEB
          April 6, 2016 at 6:12 pm

          This is how it is done between two people who have long loved each other and who show it in ways big and small. The hand not holding the spoon is there to catch any of the ice cream that falls from the spoon. She is leaning forward in trust that he will take care of everything. It is also clear that this is not the first time that they have done this. Icky Cruz and his Stepford wife really need to stop faking it; no one is impressed or fooled. His little daughter’s reaction to him when he tried to lean over and kiss her several weeks ago, tell the true story of this domestic tyrant (he admitted to spanking a 5 year old) who is trying to foist his ugly, mean ways on the rest of us.

      • April 6, 2016 at 4:47 pm

        He has a face for a Criminal Minds episode.

    • 50 nospin
      April 6, 2016 at 7:11 pm

      I cannot understand why just looking at Cruz triggers a gag reflex.

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  14. April 6, 2016 at 4:35 pm

    • 57 jackiegrumbacher
      April 6, 2016 at 5:00 pm

      SW, Hillary did the right thing by laughing at this ludicrousness. Bernie and his campaign manager could care less about the Democratic Party. Bernie isn’t Democrat and hasn’t helped a single Democratic during his campaign. This is Republican level projection–blaming the other guy for what you’ve done.

      • April 6, 2016 at 5:11 pm

        I understand that he has already started the process to run for Senate again…AS AN INDEPENDENT!!! If he is a Democrat, why not run for Senate as a Democrat. Oh yeah, he is only running now as a Democrat because he wouldn’t have gotten attention as a third-party candidate.

        • 59 Dudette
          April 6, 2016 at 5:58 pm

          Exactly! He is #NotADemocrat – he’s just playing one on TV for the $ and exposure.

        • 60 carolyn
          April 6, 2016 at 6:04 pm

          I love here laugh! She really sets the whole thing in the right perspective when she does that. I watched The View she was on the other day. She was great. Her answers were so right on…….they are usually just what I would say……I think she is really enjoying the campaign this time. She looks sure of herself and relaxed. Go Hillary.

          • April 6, 2016 at 6:09 pm

            I like that she is trying to stay on the high road. Some of the questions on The View yesterday gave her the opportunity to make negative comments about Bernie and his campaign; but she didn’t. She kept it positive…presidential!

          • 62 0388jojothecat
            April 6, 2016 at 7:32 pm

            Who’s a better New Yawker? The Senator from N.Y. or the Senator from N.H.?

      • 63 Dudette
        April 6, 2016 at 5:59 pm

        THIS! THIS! THIS!

  15. April 6, 2016 at 4:42 pm

  16. April 6, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    Michigan governor Rick Snyder faces racketeering lawsuit over Flint water crisis
    The Guardian THE GUARDIAN
    06 APR 2016 AT 16:18 ET

    A federal racketeering lawsuit by hundreds of resident in Flint, Michigan , is alleging the city’s two-year water crisis was the result of an“intentional scheme” crafted by state officials and Michigan governor Rick Snyder to balance the city’s budget.

    In a press conference announcing the 17-count racketeer influenced and corrupt organizations ( Rico ) complaint on Wednesday, attorneys said the state of Michigan ran Flint’s day-to-day operations through an emergency manager, who prioritized balancing the city’s budget through a cost-cutting measure: switching Flint’s water source in April 2014 from Lake Huron, which serviced the city for more than 50 years, to a local river.

  17. 78 JER
    April 6, 2016 at 5:11 pm

    Also live here: http://abcnews.go.com/Live?stream=3

  18. April 6, 2016 at 5:18 pm

    Worth a replay….

  19. April 6, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    tee hee hee.


    California authorities raid home of anti-Planned Parenthood videographer

    Investigators with the California Department of Justice on Tuesday raided the home of David Daleiden, the anti-abortion activist behind a series of undercover videos targeting Planned Parenthood, the activist said.

    Authorities seized a laptop and multiple hard drives from his Orange County apartment, Daleiden said in an email. The equipment contained all of the video Daleiden had filmed as part of his 30-month project, “including some very damning footage that has yet to be released to the public,” he said.

    A spokeswoman for California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) said she could not comment on an ongoing investigation. But the raid confirms that California is among the states looking into possible criminal activity on the part of Daleiden and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress, which have been the center of controversy since releasing videos purporting to show that Planned Parenthood illegally sells fetal tissue for a profit.

  20. April 6, 2016 at 5:28 pm

  21. April 6, 2016 at 5:30 pm

    He’s such a jerk…

  22. 92 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 5:36 pm

    Another consequence of gutting the voting rights act! Arrrgh!

    The slimy piece of snail dung that is Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp (the same one who accidentally sent voter’s personally identifiable info out to the world last fall) decided to quietly change the district boundary to conveniently “disqualify” the first African-American Democratic challenger to a GOP state legislative incumbent of a rural mostly black district.

    Republican scumbags can’t win a damn thing without cheating!

    How White Georgia Republicans Are Derailing an African-American Candidate
    Without the protections of the Voting Rights Act, local elections are a free-for-all.

  23. April 6, 2016 at 6:10 pm


    Well done, Senator …. back to work …..

  24. 98 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 6:21 pm

  25. 99 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 6:24 pm

    • 100 99ts
      April 6, 2016 at 6:40 pm

      Congress prefers to wait until the virus takes hold in the US and then blame the President. This congress would allow their own children to die rather than support anything the President does.

      • 101 No Child Left Behind
        April 6, 2016 at 6:49 pm

        True with the caveat that congressmen will make sure their own are not exposed.

        • 102 99ts
          April 6, 2016 at 8:17 pm

          I’m not so sure – if a pregnant daughter of a congressman got zika – their warped sense would disallow an abortion. Zika is a threat to women – the GOP will embrace it.

  26. 103 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 6:25 pm

  27. 104 Nerdy Wonka
    April 6, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    • April 6, 2016 at 7:46 pm

      Like the young girl said at the “Take Your sons and daughters to work” Q&A event they had with FLOTUS. She took FLOTUS after asking her how old were she? You look to young to be 50. And the young girl got a BIG hug from FLOTUS for that.

  28. 106 Nerdy Wonka
    April 6, 2016 at 6:37 pm

  29. 108 JER
    April 6, 2016 at 6:41 pm

    LIVE NOW: Bernie Sanders participates in a community conversation in Philly – http://www.cbsnews.com/liveFeed/widget.shtml

  30. 109 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 6:50 pm

    Thanks President Obama!

  31. 114 donna dem 4 obama
    April 6, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    I’m just catching up on that Mississippi Law and that is some scary stuff. 😯

  32. 115 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 6:51 pm

  33. 116 donna dem 4 obama
    April 6, 2016 at 6:54 pm

    😆 😆 😆

  34. April 6, 2016 at 6:57 pm

    The corporate backlash against Mississippi’s new anti-LGBT law escalated on Wednesday when several corporations sent a letter calling on the state’s Republican leaders to repeal it, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger reported.

    The letter, which was released by the Human Rights Campaign, was signed by executives representing companies ranging from Whole Foods Market to Levi Strauss & Co. and PepsiCo.

    • 122 arapaho415
      April 6, 2016 at 7:06 pm

      GA swbluega.

      Different state (NC) and companies, but similar theme:

      • April 6, 2016 at 8:11 pm

        Funny how those who are always crying about religious freedom are the ones trying to force their beliefs on others through legislation.

  35. 124 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 7:04 pm

  36. 126 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 7:08 pm

  37. 127 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 7:10 pm

    Mistakenly! 😀

  38. 128 Dudette
    April 6, 2016 at 7:11 pm

    I will miss this, but if any of you can stomach Chris Mathews, here ya go.

    • 129 99ts
      April 6, 2016 at 8:26 pm

      2nd time in 8 years Matthews has supported PBO – first time was on election night.

      The media is freaking out at what they have created with Trump/Cruz & suddenly realise the best President since forever is leaving. I stopped watching him 7 years ago

  39. 130 arapaho415
    April 6, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    GA/GE TODville.

    Sorry NC fans 😦 :

  40. April 6, 2016 at 7:33 pm

  41. April 6, 2016 at 8:01 pm

    The President have ask Congress for money to fight the virus Zika, but Congress have not done a darn thing.

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