Tweets Of The Day

112 Responses to “Tweets Of The Day”

  1. 1 MightyPamela
    June 7, 2016 at 6:08 pm


  2. 3 Nerdy Wonka
    June 7, 2016 at 6:13 pm

  3. June 7, 2016 at 6:13 pm

    • 5 MadameSoph
      June 7, 2016 at 6:52 pm

      In photos and clips you can tell that they like each other. I’ve seen more than one photo of HRC looking at PBO almost like a fan with a crush. She’s a Scorpio and Scorpios never fake respecting someone.

      When I first realized that VP Biden wasn’t running, I was more like, “Hillary? is that all we’ve got?”

      But she has grown as a candidate and she’s so much more natural this time. I let go of my resentment from 2008 and then I could see how she’s sooo the most qualified candidate. I also realized that PBO never would have chosen someone for his SoS that he didn’t respect and trust. I like her message this time around and her deep and detailed grasp of issues and ideas for solutions. HRC won’t be PBO. He’s once in a lifetime. I won’t be following her admin like I have PBO’s. She will probably make decisions that piss me off, but she’ll probably also pleasantly surprise me. I feel comfortable now with her succeeding PBO.

      I looked at my little stub after voting today and thought, “Another souvenir of a historic vote.” 🙂 🙂 🙂

      I’m getting excited! We’re going to have a woman president!

  4. 9 JER
    June 7, 2016 at 6:26 pm

  5. June 7, 2016 at 6:29 pm

    Great comment at BJ

    geg6 says:

    June 7, 2016 at 3:18 pm


    Mitch McConnell is usually a more savvy operator than this when it comes to separating the loud parts and the quiet parts. Trump must really have him rattled.

    There is no doubt in my mind about this. Deadbeat Donnie has given away the game that he and his mentors spent forty years playing exclusively through dog whistles. He’s careening around the country, listening to no one and sucking up all the media oxygen that isn’t going to Hillary. He’s killing the prospects of many a Senate GOPer in purplish states and he’s making every single minority population in the country remember why they hate white guys. It’s unfuckingbelievable, to me and, I’m absolutely sure, him. He thought he’d cruise through the summer after the primary season in which someone like Jeb! is installed as the crown prince to thrash the Hildebeast in the fall, release his first book and bask in the media glow of the Village for his wisdom and savvy, which he made sure to humbly highlight in his tome.

    Now, the dream is gone. Worst summer vacation ever.

    • 11 majiir
      June 7, 2016 at 7:49 pm

      It appears to me that Trump thinks so much of himself that he thought he could attack certain groups of persons, and they’d vote for him anyway. He’s having to learn the hard way that words and actions have consequences, and that his power to control others only extends so far.

      • 12 jacquelineoboomer
        June 7, 2016 at 8:16 pm

        Not sure he will ever “learn” that words and actions have consequences (although the results may be pointed out to him), since he will just change the scenario to fit his dark thoughts, and blame others. Mostly everybody else will see it, but he’s a lost cause.

  6. 13 hopefruit2
    June 7, 2016 at 6:29 pm

  7. 15 hopefruit2
    June 7, 2016 at 6:34 pm

    // Six states are going to the polls on the Democratic side, with a total of 694 delegates at stake. The most important of them by far is California, which has 475 of those delegates and where polls close at 11 pm Eastern/8 pm Pacific. The second-biggest prize is New Jersey, where 126 delegates are at stake; polls close at 8 pm Eastern.

    The other four states to vote are New Mexico (34 delegates, polls close at 7 pm local time), Montana (21 delegates, polls close at 8 pm local time), South Dakota (20 delegates, polls close at 7 pm local time), and North Dakota (18 delegates, caucuses begin 7 pm local time). And technically there’s one more contest after this — the District of Columbia Democratic primary is a week from today, on June 14. //


    • 16 99ts
      June 7, 2016 at 7:22 pm

      Thanks hopefruit, most useful – Is New Jersey the first state where results will be known? I’m thinking from my limited knowledge (sorry – you have so many states, we only have 6 + 2 territories) it’s the only one on Eastern time

      • 17 arapaho415
        June 7, 2016 at 7:40 pm

        GM 99ts.

        You’re right about NJ being on EDT (Eastern Daylight Saving Time), it’s 7:40 pm there now.

        CA is the only state in PacificDT (4:40 pm here now), and the others are (mostly) in MountainDT an hour earlier (5:40 pm now) — portions of ND and SD are split between MDT and CentralDT (an hour later than Mountain, an hour earlier than Eastern).

        • 18 99ts
          June 7, 2016 at 7:46 pm

          ge arapaho & many thanks. Interesting that some states have time splits. We don’t do that – although we do have a 30 min change to our central time – which I understand is not the “done thing” timewise.

        • 19 99ts
          June 7, 2016 at 7:47 pm

          I should have added – I don’t have to “stay up late” to see the results – all happens in my daylight time 🙂

      • 20 hopefruit2
        June 7, 2016 at 7:56 pm

        No need to apologize 99ts! 🙂 Yes – NJ is the first closing because its the only state on the East…we should have an idea of the results in a few minutes.

        • 21 99ts
          June 7, 2016 at 8:01 pm

          ty hf – I’ll be listening/watching when I can find somewhere online

          No doubt TOD will tell me the results 🙂

      • 22 MightyPamela
        June 7, 2016 at 9:11 pm

        You are 17 hours ahead of West coast time, 99ts, at this time of year

        • 23 99ts
          June 7, 2016 at 9:58 pm

          Nice to know I’m ahead of something MightyP 🙂 Mostly I seem to be behind the 8 ball in getting anything done

  8. June 7, 2016 at 6:39 pm

    He would bring the rope……
    You know that.
    Even pick out the tree for them 😠😠😡


    Sen. Tim Scott Calls Trump’s Judge Comments ‘Racially Toxic,’ Not Racist
    JUNE 7, 2016, 1:49 PM EDT

    While Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) was deeply troubled by Donald Trump’s attacks against U.S. District Gonzalo Curiel — who Trump has repeatedly dismissed as “Mexican” and biased against him — Scott plans to continue supporting Trump and says the GOP’s presidential nominee has not crossed a line that would cause him to revoke his endorsement.

    “His comments were certainly racially toxic. I don’t know the intent of his heart so I’m not going to call them racist comments but certainly they are racially toxic,” Scott told reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday. “The fact of the matter is we have to find a way to unite this country around one goal, one mission with everyone in the same boat.”

    Scott signaled there was a line that Trump could cross where he would revoke his endorsement, but “we’re not there yet.”

    • June 7, 2016 at 8:11 pm

      So Tim Scott thinks that Trump is so subtle we can’t know the intent of his heart? He’s giving Trump waaaaaaaay to much credit. He couldn’t hide the intent of his heart to save his own life. (was going to say ‘soul’, but…

    • 26 MightyPamela
      June 7, 2016 at 9:05 pm

      And these are the people who make America ‘great’? Huh.

  9. 27 hopefruit2
    June 7, 2016 at 6:44 pm

    Most of us TODers already knew this, but just for those who were not aware…

  10. 29 hopefruit2
    June 7, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    • June 7, 2016 at 6:52 pm

      I thought about Valerie Jarrett, after I mention VP Biden.

    • 31 jacquelineoboomer
      June 7, 2016 at 8:09 pm

      There was some talk that Pres. Obama might be attending, before anything was announced. That was after the Muhammad Ali family announced Bill Clinton would be speaking. I didn’t think our current President would be put in that position – of being in the audience and not giving part of the eulogy, and now I see he won’t be.

  11. June 7, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    We are going to witness history in a few hours.

    I’m so excited, and proud.

    And it’s about fucking time.

  12. 37 MadameSoph
    June 7, 2016 at 6:57 pm

    So will we have to wait for BS to officially concede before we get his “Farewell to the Fallen”?
    Or will we have to settle for “Farewell to the Irrelevant?”

  13. June 7, 2016 at 7:15 pm

  14. 47 globalcitizenlinda
    June 7, 2016 at 7:18 pm

    Just completed my first ever telephone-based public polling or political survey ever;

    I live in the ultimately swing state which every gop must win if they are to win the White House;

    unfortunately, it was from that infamous Rasmussen report;

    wondered at the repeated focus on POTUS, a person who is not running in 2016;

    made sure I completed the survey in order to give my unapologetic support for PBO in the many questions examples:

    – how do you rate the performance of PBO during his tenure;

    – has economy improved under PBO,

    – based on current economic situation, what are your predictions about whether economy will continue to improve;

    – do you anticipate that your person financial situation will continue to improve and has it improved under PBO;

    – do you think PBO should campaign for candidates this election cycle;

    – are you more likely to vote for candidates who support PBO’s agenda and what he has accomplished;


    do you think it is okay to criticize a judge based on perceived political positions and is this likely to affect the independence of the judiciary;

    so when Rasmussen releases its next survey results, I might be that one outlier supporting PBO

    • 48 99ts
      June 7, 2016 at 7:27 pm

      Concentrating on the President & GOP stated views of the economy – rather than the GOP nominee is how they convince (some) people to say they support the GOP – absolute push poll

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  19. June 7, 2016 at 7:49 pm

    My heart goes out to Cassandra Butts, her family, colleagues and our POTUS. XOXO

    • June 7, 2016 at 7:53 pm

      • June 7, 2016 at 7:55 pm

        • June 7, 2016 at 8:10 pm

          Anyone wonder why Michelle Obama doesn’t want anything to do with politics? CaSandra Butt’s qualification had nothing to do with anything, it was all about that two bit racists bastard Tom Cotton hate for the black President.

          • June 7, 2016 at 8:11 pm

          • June 7, 2016 at 8:16 pm

            It’s funny how Paul Ryan and all the other Republicans can say how racists the comment Trump made about the judge was, but for seven and a half years none of these same Republicans had nothing to say when the racism were being thrown at the President, First Lady or their daughters.

    • June 7, 2016 at 8:14 pm

  20. June 7, 2016 at 7:50 pm

    My cousin-in-law just posted to fb a picture of her 102 yr old grandmother voting today in NJ!

  21. June 7, 2016 at 7:54 pm

  22. 66 desertflower
    June 7, 2016 at 8:02 pm

  23. 69 desertflower
    June 7, 2016 at 8:04 pm

    • 70 desertflower
      June 7, 2016 at 8:07 pm

      The story… this is the man Republicans think should be President of the United States.


      Overlooking terrorism that killed Americans, including the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, Donald Trump sought investment partnerships with Muammar al-Qaddafi and the Libyan regime. He invited the dictator to rent his Westchester estate, tried to set up a face-to-face meeting, and took the Libyan ambassador on a golf junket.

      • 71 MadameSoph
        June 7, 2016 at 8:16 pm

        I remember when he invited Qaddafi to stay at his estate. As I remember, there was a tent put up and everything and then the press found out and leaked the news and photos and suddenly it was cancelled.

  24. 72 99ts
    June 7, 2016 at 8:04 pm

    Only US TV I can find is MSNBC – do they have to have Chuck Todd talking his usual nonsense – ahhhhhhhhhhhh
    Now he says the parties MUST change how they run their primaries. And now he’s comparing voting to buying soap powder.

  25. June 7, 2016 at 8:06 pm

  26. 76 4morefor44
    June 7, 2016 at 8:08 pm

    • 77 MadameSoph
      June 7, 2016 at 8:18 pm

      I have to work tonight at that time, so I’ll miss it live. If anyone finds a link to a recording of this, could you bring it here?

  27. June 7, 2016 at 8:13 pm

    The deed is done!!

  28. 80 JER
    June 7, 2016 at 8:15 pm

  29. 81 arapaho415
    June 7, 2016 at 8:20 pm

    GE TODville.

    What an emotional week, on a personal level for PBO and Michelle.

    One funeral missed, on Malia’s graduation day…


    • 82 arapaho415
      June 7, 2016 at 8:25 pm

      This evening’s funeral for Cassandra Butts… just look at the joy in the faces in this photo:

      Here’s the pool report on PBO and FLOTUS at Cassandra’s funeral, which concludes:

      “Among those listed in the program as having roles in the service are Superme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, US Rep James Clyburn, and journalist Gwen Ifill.

      The program also includes photos of Butts with family, the poem ‘When Great Trees Fall’ by Maya Angelou, as well as an email list she sent out (an annual tradition) in 2015 of her favorite picks in art and culture (recommendations include TV shows ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Orange is The New Black,’ books ‘Migrations: Human in Transition’ and ‘The Fire Next Time,’ and movies ‘Spotlight’ and ‘About Elly.’ She also wrote at the time of music: ‘There was too much Prince to enjoy this year and his creative legend continues.)”


  30. June 7, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    I understand that New Jersey Democratic demographics consist of black people and richer white people. We already know that (according to Sanders) black votes don’t count, so If Clinton wins NJ does that mean rich white people votes don’t matter either?

    • 84 99ts
      June 7, 2016 at 8:39 pm

      None of it counts – Hillary is currently way up in NJ & MSNBC is talking about – and filming – Bernie in California – where voting is still ongoing.

      And President Clinton will be inaugurated in January – despite the media – and Bernie fans.

  31. 88 JER
    June 7, 2016 at 8:23 pm

    Live Look at Hillary Clinton Watch Party in Brooklyn, NY – http://abcnews.go.com/Live?stream=2

  32. June 7, 2016 at 8:30 pm

  33. June 7, 2016 at 8:34 pm


    From Luvvie:

    We Gotta Talk About Uncle Bernie’s Struggle Hair

    Awesomely Luvvie — June 7, 2016

    Listen. Folks keep talking about issues and stances and policy, ignoring the real important thing about this whole election. When are we going to have a real conversation about Bernie Sanders’ struggle hair? When are we going to get down to the nitty gritty and get to the heart of the matter of why that man refuses to get a good brush, some anti-frizz spray, holding gel? We are outchea hustling backwards, because we don’t want to confront what matters.

    Uncle Bernie takes to these streets with bedhead, as if he ain’t got access to a haircut to lay his strands down better and some pomade and I do not understand. And it does add to his “Get off my lawn” disposition. I like Bernie, though. The cantankerous in me appreciates the cantankerous in him. Real recognize real but this hair of his just makes me cackle. He always looks like he just got really shocking news and had to run out his house real quick.

    • 93 misspat
      June 7, 2016 at 10:42 pm

      Perpetual bad hair day, The man always looks like he needs a good shower too.I laughed so hard, this is so funny.

  34. June 7, 2016 at 8:41 pm


    My favorites:


    Corey Richardson, 6/6/16


    7.) People who still eat pork

    Because they can order anything on the menu and you can’t. Every brunch, you gotta start by asking if they got turkey bacon or turkey sausage or beef ribs. Not these people, they’re free. They’re happy. They’re getting the BLT.

    6.) Aunties in Las Vegas

    It’s Brenda’s birthday weekend, Tammy’s son just graduated from high school, Wanda got promoted to supervisor and Felicia’s divorce papers just went through. Watch out, y’all, the aunties are fitna kick it! You haven’t really partied in Vegas until you’ve been at Tao Beach with a bunch of 40+ black women who ain’t gettin’ their hair wet in that pool but got good credit and are gonna buy some bottles for they damn selves. Vegas aunties are the best and they got buffet passes.

  35. 95 amk for obama
    June 7, 2016 at 8:50 pm

    Go Hillz by 20 points in NJ so far.

    • 96 hopefruit2
      June 7, 2016 at 8:58 pm

      Yup, and I think it will be an even wider margin…watch the AP call it for her soon.

    • 97 hopefruit2
      June 7, 2016 at 9:04 pm

      Okay CNN projects HRC the NJ winner…

      • 98 amk for obama
        June 7, 2016 at 9:06 pm

        Pity the stupid dems went for a proportionate delegate system. If a candie wins by more 10 points, all the delegates should go to her. Period. The prez elections are decided on less than 5 points ffs.

  36. 99 desertflower
    June 7, 2016 at 9:09 pm

    I clicked on the CBS link and the racist was speaking…..he had about 4 people clapping for him from the sounds of it….

  37. 103 amk for obama
    June 7, 2016 at 9:11 pm

    NM – by 23 points so far. Go Hillz. (Does NM primary even matter? Didn’t they have a “caucus” ?)

  38. 105 arapaho415
    June 7, 2016 at 9:14 pm

    File under “teehee” — Renee Ellmers, who insisted she get her paycheck after GOP shutdown the federal government.


  39. June 7, 2016 at 9:15 pm

    Tremendous watching the live stream…watching Hillary and the supporters just bask in their woman-ness…just shows how sharply …. there is the difference…the President was never able to bask in his blackness like this….

  40. June 7, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    ….this was the theme song of Wilson Good …first Blk mayor of Philadelphia…wow…takes me back….we organized tough for him….

  41. 110 amk for obama
    June 7, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    south dakota by ten points. kill the bs mentum, hillz.

  42. June 7, 2016 at 9:25 pm

    There’s a Dance Party goinggggggggg onnnnnnnn,,,,HOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!…yeahhhhhhhhh!

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