133 Responses to “The America We Know”


  1. 1 nospin
    July 29, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    Thank you for your tireless work NW.

    Ms. Chips… I love you.

  2. July 29, 2016 at 4:43 pm

  3. 5 MightyPamela
    July 29, 2016 at 4:43 pm

    Me??

  4. July 29, 2016 at 4:44 pm

  5. July 29, 2016 at 4:45 pm

  6. July 29, 2016 at 4:46 pm

    Read his whole TL on the NC Voter I.D. law being struck down:

    • 10 jackiegrumbacher
      July 29, 2016 at 5:27 pm

      LP, now it is so very important that every voter in North Carolina KNOWS this decision so they cannot be fooled at the polls and know their rights. If a poll worker demands an ID, they have to fight back and call the designated Dem attorney on call. I feel certain the Hillary campaign will have a ‘go to’ legal support person in every county, as they do in PA.

  7. July 29, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    Was working on a post…..but as usual Nerdy, you were on it…Thank you for your tireless work!!!!!

    Birds of a feather….

    • July 29, 2016 at 5:57 pm

      Forgive me. But what part of REPUBLICAN OPS don’t we get?
      The KOCH brothers spend a lot of time and trouble effing up the Democratic vote.
      They messed with the Primaries and the ugliness continues.

    • 13 amk for obama
      July 29, 2016 at 10:42 pm

      one traitor is so shocked, shocked how the other traitor behave this way, I tellz ya.

  8. July 29, 2016 at 4:49 pm

    “After FaceTiming with the presidential candidate earlier this week, Pusha T has started selling pro-Hillary Clinton “Delete Your Account” t-shirts in his online merch store. The shirts, which are based on the now-infamous tweet that she/some social media intern directed at Donald Trump last month, have the hashtag #IMWITHHER on the back. Proceeds from the sales of the shirt will go towards Re-Imagine Justice. “…“SMH at the idea of undoing Obama’s legacy w/ a vote for this BUFFOON,” Pusha said in a tweet.”

  9. 15 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    I feel so bad for Malia having to live in a bubble. She can’t even go to a freaking concert without some hater turning it into an indictment on her or her parents. I guess they thought she was a delegate to the DEM convention and should have been Philly. It’s trending on Twitter.

  10. July 29, 2016 at 4:57 pm

  11. 21 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    • 22 purpleshoesla
      July 29, 2016 at 7:46 pm

      If the country is purportedly heading in the wrong direction, it’s due to the straight up thuggery the GOP has been perpetrating at federal, and state level for years and Dems not voting in EVERY election. #NotDifficultToConnectTheDots

  12. July 29, 2016 at 5:11 pm

    Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!

  13. July 29, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    You mean it wouldn’t be because he choked like he said to Romney?

  14. 29 Allison
    July 29, 2016 at 5:27 pm

    Damn right!

  15. 31 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 5:29 pm

    Y’all the Olympics start next week. This is what is waiting for our athletes.

  16. 33 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 5:31 pm

    Priorities

  17. July 29, 2016 at 5:32 pm

  18. 38 JER
    July 29, 2016 at 5:32 pm

  19. 39 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 5:52 pm

    It’s the economy, stupid!

  20. 40 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 6:00 pm

    Loving this! 🙂

  21. 46 JER
    July 29, 2016 at 6:05 pm

  22. 47 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 6:12 pm

  23. 49 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 6:20 pm

  24. 51 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 6:34 pm

    Check out this interesting thread…

    This one stood out especially for me. Yay Geogia! 🙂

  25. 52 COS
    July 29, 2016 at 6:53 pm

    I saw Steve Kornacki and Todd twisting themselves in knots with the electoral vote map finding a pathway for Trump to win. Remember how they started the ” Obama need to win the white working class vote”? They are starting the same meme for HRC. They cannot help themselves.

  26. July 29, 2016 at 6:59 pm

  27. 54 nospin
    July 29, 2016 at 7:05 pm

    Top US trade official: Rejecting the TPP would hand China the ‘keys to the castle’ on globalization

    “LIMA (Reuters) – Failure to ratify the U.S.-led sweeping trade pact TPP would hand China “the keys to the castle” on globalization and do nothing to solve the real problems underlying American anxiety over jobs, the top U.S. trade official said Thursday. ”

    http://www.businessinsider.com/r-killing-tpp-would-hand-china-keys-to-the-castle-us-trade-representative-2016-7

  28. 55 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 7:13 pm

    Sheesh! Are there any states that AREN’T practicing voter suppression?

  29. 62 desertflower
    July 29, 2016 at 7:16 pm

    Good news for Kansas voters

    http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article92683522.html

    TOPEKA
    A Shawnee County District Court judge ruled Friday afternoon that the votes of 17,500 people whose registrations had been questioned will be counted in Tuesday’s primary.

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed the lawsuit against Secretary of State Kris Kobach on behalf of three Kansas voters who were told they could vote in federal elections, but that their votes in state and local elections would not be counted.

    Many of the voters in question registered under the federal “motor voter law.” Though they satisfied federal voting laws when they registered at motor vehicle offices, they did not provide proof of citizenship like a U.S. passport or a birth certificate. Under a 2013 Kansas law, a new voter must show proof of citizenship to vote in an election.

    The elections director with the secretary of state’s office estimated earlier this month that more than 17,000 voters could be affected by the requirement. That number could grow to 50,000 around the time of November’s general election.

    Kobach is the person behind the awful SB 1070 in AZ. He needs to be disbarred

  30. 63 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 7:20 pm

  31. 64 FoxfireTX
    July 29, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    Lost it over this one! Best laugh today. Trump actually thinks that he accomplished something that the 43 of 44 white men before him did not?

    • 65 Dudette
      July 29, 2016 at 7:44 pm

      That man is sick. Somebody needs to come get him.

      • July 29, 2016 at 8:01 pm

        No, I’m convinced he is on the ultimate ego trip, inhaling all the attention EVERYONE gives him, hate or love. Narcissists are junkies for attention. He does NOT want to be president to govern….this ape wants to be king of the world. Now, I will try to get past this weekend without sight or sound of this throwback. Peace !!

  32. 67 desertflower
    July 29, 2016 at 7:44 pm

    • 68 desertflower
      July 29, 2016 at 7:46 pm

  33. 69 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    Dominoes are falling!

  34. 70 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 7:49 pm

    • 71 Dudette
      July 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm

  35. 72 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 7:49 pm

  36. 73 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 7:52 pm

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  38. 76 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 8:07 pm

  39. July 29, 2016 at 8:12 pm

    Propane Jane is preaching!!!

    ………………………..

    The Great White Hype: Adventures in Overinflated Egos and Election Season Punditry

    How mostly White male talking heads on the left and right completely ignore the asendency and power of the Democratic Party’s inclusive and multifaceted base.

  40. 78 Gazelle
    July 29, 2016 at 8:14 pm

    Hope I’m not posting something that’s already been posted, apologies if so, worth a watch/read:

    http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/07/27/trevor-noah-embarrassing-that-trump-vs-hillary-is-even-a-contest.html

  41. 80 JER
    July 29, 2016 at 8:15 pm


    LIVE NOW: Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine in Harrisburg PA – http://local21news.com/live/event

  42. July 29, 2016 at 8:16 pm

    Propane Jane’s tweets on Tim Kaine:

    Propane Jane @docrocktex26
    Which brings me to why @MMFlint and the Bernie Bro left’s irrational dissatisfaction with Tim Kaine rubs me the wrong way.
    10:32 AM – 25 Jul 2016

    Propane Jane @docrocktex26
    By all accounts, Tim Kaine is the epitome of an ally. A White man who’s shed a lot of privilege to commune with and serve people of color.
    10:33 AM – 25 Jul 2016

    Propane Jane @docrocktex26
    To the predominately Black woman base of the Dem Party, that’s revolutionary. To the Latinos whose language he speaks well, that’s radical.
    10:35 AM – 25 Jul 2016

    Propane Jane @docrocktex26
    Meanwhile he’s not pure enough (i.e. laser focused on Wall St to the exclusion of all else) for the Angry White Dude™’s delicate palate.
    10:36 AM – 25 Jul 2016

  43. July 29, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    all the dirt’s coming

    …………………………….

    Former Fox News Booker Says She Was Sexually Harassed and ‘Psychologically Tortured’ by Roger Ailes for More Than 20 Years
    By Gabriel Sherman

    The morning after Fox News chief Roger Ailes resigned, the cable network’s former director of booking placed a call to the New York law firm hired by 21st Century Fox to investigate sexual-harassment allegations against Ailes. Laurie Luhn told the lawyers at Paul, Weiss that she had been harassed by Ailes for more than 20 years, that executives at Fox News had known about it and helped cover it up, and that it had ruined her life. “It was psychological torture,” she later told me.

    So far, most of the women who have spoken publicly about harassment by Ailes in the wake of Gretchen Carlson’s lawsuit had said no to Ailes’s sexual advances. They ran out of hotel rooms, they pulled away from embraces, they complained or avoided or generally resisted, even when it hurt their careers. This is the account of a woman who chose to go along with what Roger Ailes wanted — because he was powerful, because she thought he could help her advance her career, because she was professionally adrift and emotionally unmoored.

  44. 85 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 8:36 pm

  45. 86 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 8:40 pm

  46. 87 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 8:52 pm

  47. 88 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 8:55 pm

  48. July 29, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    Josh Marshall ‏@joshtpm 5h5 hours ago

    3: For Trump campaign, Pence now basically the guy who shows up at the hotel with apologies & a checkbook after the rock band pulls out.

  49. 90 No Child Left Behind
    July 29, 2016 at 9:02 pm

  50. 91 Roberta in MN
    July 29, 2016 at 9:04 pm

    This is really strange, all of a sudden all of these states are reversing the laws past. Do you think The Donald has scared the hell out of the judges and they don’t want to help elect him? Could be. Any thoughts on that?

  51. July 29, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    Notice the contrast …. 😀 😀

    Wishing all of you a fun weekend … GOTV …. {{{{{{Chips}}}}}} …. Endless Thanks NW for ALL you do!!!!

  52. 97 Nena20409
    July 29, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    Good Evening TODbots.
    Excellent #DemsInPhilly Coverage, NW. Obrigada.
    TGIF.
    29Jul16
    WH Presser with Deputy Sec Eric Schultz.

  53. 98 Nena20409
    July 29, 2016 at 9:33 pm

    WestWingWeek

  54. 99 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 9:43 pm

    🙂

  55. 101 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    A moment of cuteness

  56. 102 Nena20409
    July 29, 2016 at 9:56 pm

    In reference to a tween on Malia Obama.
    I find it offensive that people focus on a minted 18yo. Whereas, GH & GW Bush, Willard Mitterrand Romney, John McCain, etc didn’t attend the GOP Convention.

  57. 106 Nena20409
    July 29, 2016 at 10:01 pm

  58. July 29, 2016 at 10:05 pm

    Couldn’t resist …. 🙂

  59. 109 Marlz (@marjgra)
    July 29, 2016 at 10:08 pm

    The Last Word is featuring the Muslim, Mr. Khan. Awesome!

  60. 111 Nena20409
    July 29, 2016 at 10:09 pm

  61. July 29, 2016 at 10:13 pm

    Times like this I so detest George Bush and Cheney! So sad watching Mr. Khan and his wife.

  62. July 29, 2016 at 10:18 pm

    OMG! He is directly calling out McConnell and Ryan. WOW! I am……….

  63. 118 Ladyhawke
    July 29, 2016 at 10:24 pm

  64. 119 Dudette
    July 29, 2016 at 10:36 pm

    That was heartbreaking, but so important.

    • 120 Dudette
      July 29, 2016 at 10:37 pm

    • July 29, 2016 at 10:42 pm

      Will it change anything? Will the GOP hear? I am very doubtful. Have decided that there is NOTHING, absolutely NOTHING that DT could say or do that would ‘sink’ him or make anyone in the GOP speak up and say “Enough. We’re done.”

      • 122 Dudette
        July 30, 2016 at 1:44 am

        You’re right. They’re hopeless. Still a poignant moment for the rest of us with souls who care about what that cretin might do to this country. Maybe a few folks who haven’t taken this election or even their citizenship seriously until now were touched by them and would be moved to act – register, volunteer, organize, vote, run for office.

  65. 123 No Child Left Behind
    July 29, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    • 124 No Child Left Behind
      July 29, 2016 at 10:44 pm

      • July 29, 2016 at 11:20 pm

        Donald J. Trump needs help. It isn’t Hillary inviting foreign Government to hack into the State Department. How the hell could the Republican Party allow itself to have someone like Trump as their nominee.

    • 126 amk for obama
      July 29, 2016 at 10:46 pm

      with bad english to boot.

  66. 127 Nena20409
    July 29, 2016 at 10:47 pm

  67. July 29, 2016 at 10:48 pm

    Mr. and Mrs. Kahn on LOD was completely brutal, but in a breathtakingly raw and honest way.

    If someone could post it when it comes up, please do.

  68. 130 No Child Left Behind
    July 29, 2016 at 10:55 pm


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