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A Tweet Or Two

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70 Responses to “A Tweet Or Two”


  1. May 12, 2016 at 7:37 pm

    • May 12, 2016 at 7:43 pm

      I’m glad to see that the Secret Services is investigating the racists old bigot.

    • 3 Dudette
      May 12, 2016 at 7:53 pm

      Good! They ought to!

    • 4 99ts
      May 12, 2016 at 9:28 pm

      Something strange happening in the US when the commenters at the Hill are pro PBO – first time I have ever seen comments at that website on the side of the President. It’s almost as if folks now are realising what they are about to lose. Why does someone have to be gone before folks will admit to the good that they do.

    • 6 jacquelineoboomer
      May 12, 2016 at 9:30 pm

      Glad to hear that! Just heard about that effer on MSNBC. Lock him up. (Now we know where Trump gets many of his talking points – his ex-butler.) (Gag.)

      • 7 GGAIL
        May 12, 2016 at 9:45 pm

        Hello J’OB, how’s our favorite son?

        • 8 jacquelineoboomer
          May 12, 2016 at 9:50 pm

          ❤ So sweet.

          Guess what! He's coming home tomorrow! The plastic surgeon told him even HE was surprised with how good everything looks, and how fast he's at the point of discharge (and Steve was told in advance that part of the surgical team would be the strictest relating to letting him go home). Had all tubes removed this morning, but for one small drainage thingie related to the plastic surgery, which he'll take with him. Has gone walkabout 4 times daily in hospital corridors since Tuesday. (Learning how to breathe differently and normally, now that he's all sewn up, but we won't go there.) He says he is READY to come home. He has to go back to see the plastic surgeon on Tuesday, but he's otherwise good to go.

          Prayers work! Thanks for your good thoughts, GGail, as well.

  2. 19 Dudette
    May 12, 2016 at 7:49 pm

  3. 20 Dudette
    May 12, 2016 at 7:50 pm

    • 21 nospin
      May 13, 2016 at 4:21 pm

      wait wut??????

      Lemme find out I may just have to consider making a donation to HRC. Looking out the windows because I do believe I just saw a pig fly.

  4. 22 Dudette
    May 12, 2016 at 7:52 pm

    Another outstanding tweet collection! Thank you Nerdy!

  5. 24 Dudette
    May 12, 2016 at 7:55 pm

  6. May 12, 2016 at 7:57 pm

  7. 26 JER
    May 12, 2016 at 7:59 pm


    LIVE NOW: Bill Clinton in Prestonburg, Kentucky – http://www.cbsnews.com/liveFeed/widget.shtml

  8. 30 arapaho415
    May 12, 2016 at 8:12 pm

    GE TODville.

    Great tweet roundup, NerdyW!

    Love the reminders of just how awesome PBO was at his final WHCD. We should be reminded every day, just to cleanse ourselves of the nonstop MSM all-Trump-all-the-time BS.

    Wish there were a way to have MSM respond to this truth:

    more…

    • 31 arapaho415
      May 12, 2016 at 8:19 pm

      re: Appalachia (posted at TOD yesterday):

      Commenters to this tweet don’t consider some portions of this map as Appalachia, but from a geographic definition, this area is all the same mountain range which has different names assigned by local White people.

      During the 2008 campaign, I recall a slew of articles analyzing the “American” descendants” of Scots-Irish immigrants in this region, specifically to refute the notion of people in this area being racist (against an African American candidate).

      Now that it’s abundantly clear that racism is THE theme of Trump’s candidacy and support, crickets from MSM.

      And for those pundits who consider West Virginia primary as important, they overlook the fact that WV is still registered-Democratic state:

      • May 12, 2016 at 10:28 pm

        Actually, the town I live outside of was one of the few Southern hubs (probably the only Southern hub) in the Underground Railroad. The Mennonite church in Boone was helping so many people who escaped slavery get through the mountains that a lot of them stayed. Because Mennonite congregations split off when the church gets large enough to found another church and the African-American members could not really move as a group before the Civil War, the church eventually became what is apparently the one African-American Mennonite church in America.

        While not everyone in the town was actively abolitionist, the fact that they were doing all this had to be obvious – the town was tiny in those days and a whole free black congregation right in the middle of things was about as subtle as a thunderclap. So the numbers of townspeople passively helping or at least turning a blind eye had to huge.

        The area was also heavily settled by Union soldiers who received land grants after the war.

        Having said that, we’re one of the three or so counties in western North Carolina President Obama won both times.

        So there is that.

    • 34 Nerdy Wonka
      May 13, 2016 at 8:16 am

      You’re welcome.

  9. May 12, 2016 at 8:12 pm

    Awesomeeeeeeee collection of Tweets…NW

  10. May 12, 2016 at 8:24 pm

  11. 40 amk for obama
    May 12, 2016 at 8:58 pm

    hammer.meet.nail tweets, ut.

  12. May 12, 2016 at 9:06 pm

    Awful day on twitter. So…..

    • May 12, 2016 at 9:19 pm

      meta did you have a awful day on twitter? I’m sorry.

      • May 12, 2016 at 9:43 pm

        A lot of garbage today: Trump, Ryan, Trump’s butler, assaults on Trayvon’s memory, etc, etc, etc.

        • 44 misspat
          May 13, 2016 at 12:31 pm

          I was learning and doing well on Twitter had a lot of followers, got a lot of likes. I also liked and retweeted meta a lot. Had to leave for my sanity. I weaned myself off will never go back to such bigotry and racism. Now and again I retweet something to do with the President or his wife and their accomplishments.

    • 45 MightyPamela
      May 13, 2016 at 12:07 am

      ❤ + ❤

  13. May 12, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    Inspiring! A 15-year-old self-taught pianist with 4 fingers has made his Carnegie Hall debut: “I want everybody to know that if you set your mind to something, you really can do it.”

  14. 49 Nerdy Wonka
    May 12, 2016 at 9:32 pm

  15. 50 amk for obama
    May 12, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    Guess who is saying ‘no more open primaries’ now.

    http://www.politico.com/story/2016/05/republican-primary-rules-donald-trump-223136

  16. 51 GGail
    May 12, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    amk, now help me understand the players. jtp, Jenny, just had another litter. I thought jtp, Jack was from a previous litter she had. Who’s the baby(s) daddy????

    Speak slowly

    • 52 desertflower
      May 12, 2016 at 10:25 pm

      Oh Great, GGail! Now I’m REALLY confused! You know what “jtp” stands for, right? amk is sooooo mean!

    • 56 amk for obama
      May 12, 2016 at 10:53 pm

      jtp, no the other one, was the furst.

      jtp, no the other one, was imported from another place.

      so, the tripliglets, are theirs.

      kapisce?

      I don’t allow inbreeding. So, you want the mini-jtp’s? Going free.

  17. 61 amk for obama
    May 12, 2016 at 11:27 pm

  18. 64 jacquelineoboomer
    May 12, 2016 at 11:29 pm

  19. 65 MightyPamela
    May 12, 2016 at 11:29 pm

    So excited, my long-awaited copy of Hamilton will be delivered in a few more days!! I suspect I have a second edition, as I had to wait a number of weeks, but slow off the mark with that one! Oh well. BUT: I urge everyone to seriously consider adding a soon-to-be-released copy of The Spirit of Villarosa to your collection. My pre-ordered, signed copy arrived last week, and I am riveted with the father/son story. I know y’all will just love it!
    http://www.thespiritofvillarosa.com/pre-order/ Don’t miss out on this one! ❤️

  20. 66 jacquelineoboomer
    May 12, 2016 at 11:37 pm

    VC – Did you see this one? Too cute.

  21. 68 Dudette
    May 13, 2016 at 1:50 am

  22. 69 Dudette
    May 13, 2016 at 1:52 am


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