16
Jun
16

‘Make It Stop’

****

****


115 Responses to “‘Make It Stop’”


  1. 1 desertflower
    June 16, 2016 at 12:08 pm

    Thank you, Nerdy.

  2. 2 COS
    June 16, 2016 at 12:08 pm

    Please make it stop.

  3. 3 desertflower
    June 16, 2016 at 12:09 pm

    We must keep the pressure up so we can keep this momentum going!

  4. 4 Ladyhawke
    June 16, 2016 at 12:11 pm

  5. 7 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    SOON: President Obama arrives Orlando. Click here ► ►http://www.cbsnews.com/liveFeed/widget.shtml

  6. June 16, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    I wish that it would only take a hug to make things right but thank s to the effort on all sides hopefully there will be a step forward for the sake of all whose lives have been lost.

  7. 10 desertflower
    June 16, 2016 at 1:03 pm

  8. 11 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 1:05 pm

  9. 12 desertflower
    June 16, 2016 at 1:07 pm

  10. 14 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 1:23 pm

  11. 15 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 1:30 pm

  12. June 16, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    • June 16, 2016 at 1:47 pm

      Gary Smith S.J. is a personal friend who has companioned the homeless of the streets of Portland and the homeless and traumatized refugees in Uganda and Sudan. Now is headed for the island of Lesbos to stand with Syrian refugees.

      • 18 jacquelineoboomer
        June 16, 2016 at 2:37 pm

        Saw that earlier in the day … I try to follow the pursuits of several Jesuits! You are lucky to know him. My mother’s cousin was among their ranks, from the older generation, and he helped so many from all walks of life – including after his retirement. (I got to accompany his high school youth crusade from Louisiana to Niagara Falls when I was 11 years old, which I’ll never forget!) Godspeed to your friend.

      • June 16, 2016 at 2:48 pm

        AMAZING!!!! Lucky you to have such a fine human being for a friend. 😀 😀 😀

        • June 16, 2016 at 4:14 pm

          Gary Smith is an extraordinary loving human being. I consider him to be a living saint. At this stage of his life, mid-70s he has fully integrated the inner and outer spiritual journey, of inner communion with the Divine fully expressed in communion and loving service to all other beings in their diversity. Probably the most inclusively loving human being I have known in this life. Such people really do exist. Our President Barack Obama is such a person.

  13. 21 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 2:27 pm

  14. 22 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 2:33 pm

  15. 23 Ladyhawke
    June 16, 2016 at 2:35 pm

  16. 24 Ladyhawke
    June 16, 2016 at 2:37 pm

  17. June 16, 2016 at 2:38 pm

    Uh huh
    Uh huh

    …………………

    Chris Matthews Thinks Trump Would Be Fine If He’d Just Hide His Racism, Attack Hillary, and ‘Build!’
    by Tommy Christopher | 9:21 am, June 16th, 2016 VIDEO 32

    The media’s idiotic anticipation of a Donald Trump “pivot” away from racism and insanity and toward something more “presidential” has found its perfect exemplar in MSNBC host Chris Matthews. At the close of Wednesday night’s Hardball, Matthews used his “Let Me Finish” segment to fervently wish that Trump would turn things around from his “slump” this week, stop talking about all this “ethnic stuff” (that’s WhitePeople-ese for “racism”), start attacking Hillary Clinton, and just “build!”:

    ……………

    It’s no coincidence, though, that the media is dominated by the type of person who can more easily forgive and forget racism and bigotry and misogyny if Trump would just keep them to himself. It’s easy for them to fill out a blank pardon for Trump’s bigotry, because they were never going to be directly affected by it anyway. They should take a page from Trump and “ask the blacks, the women, the Hispanics, the Muslims” if they think Trump can “pivot” anywhere but straight to Hell.

    • 26 COS
      June 16, 2016 at 2:45 pm

      Matthews should be ashamed of himself. In other words, he would like for Trump to dupe the American people just to get elected, and when he is elected he can be himself and destroy the country.

      • June 16, 2016 at 2:53 pm

        I honestly don’t believe that. I think Chris meant that as – TRUMP IS SO STUPID….. HE CAN’T SEE THE OBVIOUS – and if he DID try to be more “POTUSY” he’d fail miserably. Just like that speech earlier in the week he did with the teleprompter… then went right back to acting like the narcissistic toddler bully on the playground that he is.

        Chris LOVES Hillary, from what I’ve seen.

  18. 28 SUEDUVALLSMITH
    June 16, 2016 at 3:06 pm

    IT’S GREAT NOT HAVING CAMERAS…THESE PARENTS SHOULD NOT BE IDENTIFIED..TOO MANY WACKY PEOPLE OUT THERE………………….

  19. 29 SUEDUVALLSMITH
    June 16, 2016 at 3:08 pm

    I LOVE MY JOE AND PBO…………………HUGS SENT!

  20. 30 Allison
    June 16, 2016 at 3:15 pm

    scumbag

  21. June 16, 2016 at 3:18 pm

    Good ?

    #CheetoJesus is trending 🙂

  22. 43 Allison
    June 16, 2016 at 3:23 pm

  23. 49 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 3:38 pm

  24. 51 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 3:47 pm

  25. June 16, 2016 at 3:48 pm

  26. 56 Don
    June 16, 2016 at 3:57 pm

    I’m just curious about something, how long does Senator McAsshole thinks we should have stayed in Iraq? Maybe we should lay this at the feet of Bush since it was his shit-of –brains policy that took us to Iraq in the first place. Senator McAsshole is still a loser, he was in a loser in 2008 and he’s a loser now.

  27. 58 desertflower
    June 16, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    Sen. McCain will be hearing from me…Gee, wonder if he understand WHY we even HAVE ISIL to begin with!!!!

  28. 59 Allison
    June 16, 2016 at 4:13 pm

  29. 62 Linda
    June 16, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    John McLoser is directly responsible for the fire deaths of over 200 men on the USS Forrestal.

  30. 63 Allison
    June 16, 2016 at 4:25 pm

  31. 64 globalcitizenlinda
    June 16, 2016 at 4:32 pm

  32. June 16, 2016 at 4:32 pm

  33. 66 desertflower
    June 16, 2016 at 4:33 pm

    He’s gonna lose his cushy job. November. Watch.

  34. 75 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 4:37 pm

  35. 76 desertflower
    June 16, 2016 at 4:40 pm

    Shall we remind Senator DUMBASS of this?

    http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015/12/01/former-military-official-says-george-w-bush-created-isis

    Lt. General Michael Flynn isn’t afraid to speak up when it comes to his views on America’s handling of ISIS.

    He has even gone so far as to predict another 9/11 attack.

    This month, the retired Defense Intelligence Agency director sat down with German magazine Der Spiegel for an interview where he blamed the 2003 Iraq war — and then President George W. Bush — for creating the Islamic State terrorist group.

    In the interview, Flynn describes the decision to release Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, current head of ISIS, from American custody in 2004:

    We were too dumb. We didn’t understand who we had there at that moment. When 9/11 occurred, all the emotions took over, and our response was, “Where did those bastards come from? Let’s go kill them. Let’s go get them.” Instead of asking why they attacked us, we asked where they came from. Then we strategically marched in the wrong direction.

    The Iraq war was “a huge error,” he said, adding that the fall of Saddam Hussein presented an opportunity for groups like ISIS to grow.

    • 77 desertflower
      June 16, 2016 at 4:44 pm

      Then maybe we can remind the senile senator of this…

      http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/isis-leader-abu-bakr-al-8186324

      Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed following US-led air strikes in Syria, according to reports.

      A statement from Amaq news agency linked to Islamic State said: “Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed by coalition air strikes on Raqqa on the fifth day of Ramadan.”

      Another source claimed he died in Mosul, Iraq – another ISIS-held stronghold.

      In a statement from Iraqi security forces, officers said: “Iraqi aircraft hit Baghdadi’s convoy as it was moving towards Karabla to attend a meeting of the Daesh [ISIS]terrorist leaders.”

      Who ordered that air raid that KILLED the guy GWB set free??? Oh…that would be PRESIDENT OBAMA!! CLEANING UP MORE FUCKING RW MESS!

      • June 16, 2016 at 5:17 pm

        Orlando was not an external plot.
        If McCain wants to help he should vote to reinstate the BAN ON ASSAULT WEAPONS.
        McCain should stop supporting the sale of WEAPONS OF WAR.
        McCain should stop assisting ISIL to kill Americans.

  36. 79 Nena20409
    June 16, 2016 at 4:59 pm

  37. 80 Nena20409
    June 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm

  38. 81 donna dem 4 obama
    June 16, 2016 at 5:00 pm

    Stay tuned. I’m headed over to the hotel for our meet and greet. Expect lots of selfies tonight….. 😉

  39. 85 globalcitizenlinda
    June 16, 2016 at 5:17 pm

  40. 86 desertflower
    June 16, 2016 at 5:24 pm

    Was this already posted??

    http://washingtonmonthly.com/2016/06/16/new-leadership-at-the-dnc/

    As the Clinton campaign gets into gear for the Democratic Convention and the general election campaign, they are bringing new leadership to the DNC.

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is taking the reins of the Democratic National Committee, installing a new top official on Thursday to oversee the party’s day-to-day operations through the general election.

    Brandon Davis, national political director for the Service Employees International Union, will become the general election chief of staff for the Democratic Party. His selection formalizes the coordination of the Clinton campaign and the committee, a stark contrast to Donald Trump who is currently at odds with his party.

    Robby Mook, the Clinton campaign manager, arrived Thursday morning at Democratic headquarters on Capitol Hill to introduce Davis to the party’s staff.

    “We have a lot of work to do over the next five months to make sure that Donald Trump does not become president,” Mook said as he introduced Davis, according to a person in the room. “With so much at stake in this election, we could not ask for a better partner in that mission than the team here.”

    Debbie Wassermann Schultz will retain her title, but her position now becomes more about formality than function – something that will please a lot of Democrats. But it is important to know that this move is not necessarily a result of those complaints. This is standard protocol once the party has identified its presumptive nominee.

  41. 87 globalcitizenlinda
    June 16, 2016 at 5:25 pm

  42. 88 globalcitizenlinda
    June 16, 2016 at 5:28 pm

  43. 89 globalcitizenlinda
    June 16, 2016 at 5:33 pm

  44. 90 Allison
    June 16, 2016 at 5:35 pm

  45. 92 globalcitizenlinda
    June 16, 2016 at 5:40 pm

  46. 93 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 5:53 pm

    President Obama speaks after meeting with survivors of the mass shooting at Pulse night club in Orlando, Florida.

  47. 95 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 6:21 pm

  48. 98 JER
    June 16, 2016 at 6:30 pm

  49. 100 Dudette
    June 16, 2016 at 6:53 pm

    Wooooot! Just saw the President’s helicopter fly over me as he was about to land on the South Lawn!

  50. June 16, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    Water is wet news.

    …………………………………

    Activity among white supremacists continues to surge
    USA TODAY 4:49 p.m. EDT June 16, 2016

    Inspired by a series of hate crimes and the current election season, white supremacists have grown angrier and more energetic in 2016, according to experts.

    It’s been one year since nine black parishioners were gunned down in the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, murders that then-21-year-old Dylann Roof — who is white — is accused of committing. Last July, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a 33-count indictment against Roof that charged him with federal hate crimes for the June 17 attack, alleging that he sought to ignite racial tensions across the United States with the massacre. Friends of Roof have said that he wanted to start a race war. His trial is set for Nov. 7; prosecutors will seek the death penalty.

    That massacre came during what experts described as a multi-year surge in activity among white supremacists, a surge that has continued into this year. And presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump may be fueling the fire.

    “A lot of the extreme right perceives Trump as being largely sympathetic to many of their views,” said Mark Pitcavage, a historian for the Anti-Defamation League. “They rather enthusiastically support what they perceive as anti-Hispanic attitudes on his part, anti-Muslim attitudes on his part and other similar ideas.

  51. June 16, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    Trump Will Be the Nominee. Period.
    By Amy Walter, June 16, 2016

    To those GOPers still thinking/hoping that Trump will “get the message” and suddenly become a more focused and disciplined candidate, I have a nice bridge in Brooklyn to sell you. Here’s the deal, Trump is not going to change. Ever. This is the candidate who won the primaries. This is the candidate you are going to nominate in July. And, this is the candidate who you will have to decide to support or not in November. There’s simply no other option.

  52. June 16, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    Bless the hearts of our President and Vice President. We will Never have two like these gentle men of grace, love, and wisdom. HZ

  53. June 16, 2016 at 7:44 pm

    Conservative writer bashes Trump supporters on Twitter
    June 16, 2106

    Conservative writer Rick Wilson absolutely despises Donald Trump, and he’s deeply worried that the mogul’s dominance will cause incalculable long-term damage to the party’s reputation. Trump has taken a dive in his approval rating recently, and though the Orlando Shooting might shake things up going forward, Wilson went on a Twitter tirade last night about its proof the GOP will have a price to pay after the election is over.
    Trump has found himself in controversy so many times over the course of his campaign, and the GOP leadership has constantly found itself offering half–hearted condemnation while allowing him to become their 2016 nominee. By the looks of last night, Wilson isn’t having it anymore.

    I won’t say much more about this since it’s better to just read Wilson’s tweets, but take note of how “Cheeto Jesus,” “unspinnable ratfuck,” and “crypto-fascist,” are among the nicer things he says:

  54. June 16, 2016 at 7:50 pm

    Some more water is wet news.

    ……………………

    Few if any minority senior execs in Trump’s empire
    Jun. 16, 2016 3:36 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There are few, if any, black executives in the upper ranks of the Trump Organization, a review by The Associated Press has found. Other minorities are also scarce at that level though Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has employed scores of executives.

    Former executives say they cannot recall a single black vice president-level executive at Trump’s headquarters during their combined tenures at the Trump Organization LLC, which ranged from 1980 to late in the past decade. Reviews of social media postings by Trump and his family and Trump’s acknowledgements thanking executives in his books also fail to identify any senior black employees past or present.

    Asked about the lack of African-American vice presidents in an interview last month, Trump assured the AP that he had hired minorities as senior executives and said his staff could readily provide specific details.

    “I am the least discriminatory person in the world,” Trump said. “I have people that do the hiring, if you want to speak to them.”

  55. June 16, 2016 at 7:54 pm

  56. June 16, 2016 at 7:56 pm

    uh huh

    uh huh

  57. June 16, 2016 at 8:03 pm

    Hmmph.
    Hmmph.
    Hmmph.

    GOP Senate chairman on Medicaid expansion: ‘How long can you sit there and say, ‘No, no, no’?
    June 16, 2016

    We told you some time ago that 2017 might be the year that Georgia, however grudgingly, accepts Obamacare and decides to expand Medicaid coverage in some fashion.

    Last week, state Sen. Renee Unterman, R-Buford, chairman of that chamber’s Health and Human Services Committee, said she’s ready to look in that direction. On Wednesday, she elaborated in a lengthy, 20-minute interview with Denis O’Hayer of WABE (90.1 FM). A small slice:

    Unterman: “How long can you actually sit there and say, ‘No, no, no, we don’t want something,’ and continue to pump hundreds of millions of dollars into sustaining a system that’s not very good anyway.”

    O’Hayer: “And you’re having to do that because you’re not drawing down the federal dollars that you would have had, had you expanded Medicaid.”

    Unterman: “Right. The federal infrastructure has changed, but the state has not changed with it.

  58. June 16, 2016 at 8:07 pm

    He has no policy differences with Trump.
    None whatsoever.

    He just doesn’t like that Trump doesn’t use the Luntz-approved language to sell their swill of a vision.

    ………………………

    Ryan: ‘Not my plan’ to rescind Trump endorsement

    Source: The Hill

    Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said on Thursday that he has no plan to rescind his endorsement of Donald Trump despite repeatedly disavowing some of the presumptive presidential nominee’s controversial comments.

    “That’s not my plan. I don’t have a plan to do that,” Ryan said. “Look, we’re going to disagree on some things. … What we do agree on is we don’t want another Democrat in the White House.”
    Ryan maintained at his weekly press conference that he believes Trump is still a better choice than presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

    At the same time, Ryan reiterated that he will express his own opinion contrary to Trump’s if he feels the occasion warrants it.

    “If I’m asked a question, I’m going to answer it honestly. And if I’m asked a question about a proposal that I don’t agree with, I’m going to say I don’t agree with it.”


Comments are currently closed.

@POTUS

@BarackObama

@WhiteHouse

@FLOTUS

@MichelleObama

@PeteSouza

Enter your email address to receive notifications of new posts by email.

@TheObamaDiary

@NerdyWonka

RSS Obama White House.gov

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

RSS WH Tumblr

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.

Categories

Archives

Blog Stats

  • 39,335,078 hits

WH Flickr


%d bloggers like this: