120 Responses to “SXSL: President Obama Participates In A Discussion With Leonardo DiCaprio And Dr. Katharine Hayhoe”


  1. 1 Dudette
    October 3, 2016 at 6:54 pm

    ❤️

  2. 6 ouapiti
    October 3, 2016 at 7:01 pm

    Hello TOD and a happy anniversary to POTUS and FLOTUS. Love ’em!

  3. 7 GGail
    October 3, 2016 at 7:03 pm

    Bringing this over

    Anyone in the Southern California area…there are 36 days before November 8

    http://us13.campaign-archive1.com/?u=c6d9b5cda38fd900f7795cc63&id=e316a957d9&e=fdbc80228a

    Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley for Hillary
    Campaign Update for Volunteers

    36 days! With early voting already started in several states and about to start in even more, our phone calls to battleground states matter right now! We have expanded our Saturday hours at United Democratic Headquarters to Noon to 6 pm AND we have added Sunday at the same location 1 pm to 7 pm.

    Note that our new Pasadena phone bank on Wednesdays will NOT start until October 12.

    At the bottom of the email you’ll find all of the options for going to Las Vegas to canvass on Saturday and Sunday.

    And don’t miss the VP Debate Tuesday night at 6 pm! Plus we have two options for coming out to watch the 2nd Presidential Debate on Sunday Oct 9 also at 6 pm!

  4. 8 Dudette
    October 3, 2016 at 7:04 pm

  5. October 3, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    Anybody else having trouble with this feed?

  6. October 3, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    If nothing else, this campaign has been and continues to be very revealing about Donald Trump — the individual and the “businessman”. His entire life has been about benefiting himself. Why anyone would think that he would *now* think about benefiting others…the same others whom he has cheated and deceived…is beyond me.

    This article had me shaking my head — gasping even — in places even though knowing what we know and continue to learn, none of it was surprising.

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  9. 24 JER
    October 3, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    President Obama with Lego men at South by South Lawn. #sxsl

    A post shared by Pete Souza (archived) (@petesouza44) on

  10. October 3, 2016 at 8:17 pm

  11. 30 Nerdy Wonka
    October 3, 2016 at 8:20 pm

  12. 31 desertflower
    October 3, 2016 at 8:25 pm

    You just can’t make this shit up:) LOL

  13. 32 Nerdy Wonka
    October 3, 2016 at 8:25 pm

  14. October 3, 2016 at 8:47 pm

  15. 38 jacquelineoboomer
    October 3, 2016 at 9:07 pm

    Gimme some of this.

  16. October 3, 2016 at 9:09 pm

    • 50 Wilson Michael
      October 4, 2016 at 2:44 am

      I think I’ll go with David Plouffe – HRC wins Ohio and Iowa – based on her ground game, and the Donald wilting under the weight of all his flaws in the next few weeks. There is nothing the Donald can bring up against HRC that she is not prepared for. And he has to endure two more debates vainly masking his enormous lack of knowledge.

  17. October 3, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    OOOOOOOggg

    • October 3, 2016 at 9:36 pm

      Yeah, this is a problem. Vlad is pushing us.

      • October 3, 2016 at 9:51 pm

        It seems we need to cover all 50 states. Do we have the resources? In my precinct, we still have paper ballots that are scanned…….I trust this process more than a computer screen. UGH.

        • 54 99ts
          October 3, 2016 at 10:38 pm

          We have paper ballots that are counted. No scans. There was talk of voting online until our last census was done online & there was a massive system crash. No more discussion of online voting.

  18. October 3, 2016 at 9:35 pm

    How do you “like” a comment? Is there supposed to be a blue star or something to click? I don’t see anything.

    • October 3, 2016 at 10:05 pm

      I can like a response to one of my comments. Otherwise, I have to go through the WP Reader. When you sign on, there should be an icon for the reader at the top.

  19. October 3, 2016 at 9:54 pm

    Our VP, standing up for veterans against the monstrosity of Trump. https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/783112710787567616

  20. October 3, 2016 at 9:58 pm

  21. 60 vcprezofan2
    October 3, 2016 at 9:59 pm

  22. 74 Nerdy Wonka
    October 3, 2016 at 10:05 pm

  23. 75 vcprezofan2
    October 3, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    to Jewish TODobots – Happy new Year!

  24. 76 amk for obama
    October 3, 2016 at 10:18 pm

  25. 77 JER
    October 3, 2016 at 10:28 pm

  26. 78 amk for obama
    October 3, 2016 at 10:31 pm

  27. October 3, 2016 at 10:58 pm

    FLOTUS will be campaigning for Hillary tomorrow in Charlotte and Raleigh North Carolina.

  28. October 3, 2016 at 10:58 pm

    does anyone know where the President took the First Lady for their anniversary…where is Mark Knoller when you need him!!

    • 82 Nerdy Wonka
      October 4, 2016 at 8:10 am

      President Obama talked about it during the climate change SXSL panel. They had a mini party at the White House. Another reason why he wanted Bill Clinton to hurry up and get on the plane.

  29. 83 amk for obama
    October 3, 2016 at 10:58 pm

  30. 85 amk for obama
    October 3, 2016 at 10:59 pm

    The best part was it was a unanimous nut kick to this racist nutter.

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  33. 91 amk for obama
    October 3, 2016 at 11:04 pm

    how these vile shitheads are even a choice before the murkan voters beats me.

  34. 92 susanne
    October 4, 2016 at 12:03 am

    maybe this was posted earlier, and I missed it– but you don’t want to miss it too!

    http://www.vox.com/2016/10/3/12866484/michelle-obama-childhood-obesity-lets-move

  35. 93 globalcitizenlinda
    October 4, 2016 at 1:18 am

  36. 95 globalcitizenlinda
    October 4, 2016 at 1:23 am

    VP’s very powerful message;

  37. 96 globalcitizenlinda
    October 4, 2016 at 1:25 am

  38. 97 jacquelineoboomer
    October 4, 2016 at 1:51 am

    Goodnight, Chips, NW, TODville, and all the ships at sea! zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  39. 98 amk for obama
    October 4, 2016 at 2:19 am

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  42. 101 amk for obama
    October 4, 2016 at 6:32 am

    #OctoberSurprise – your morning jokes fer free.

  43. October 4, 2016 at 7:23 am

    After WikiLeaks founder and international cyberterrorist Julian Assange spent a month hyping an “October Surprise” leak which he promised would somehow destroy Hillary Clinton, his conspiracy nutjob fans stayed up all night on Monday for the event, which inexplicably began sometime after three in the morning eastern standard time. After more than an hour of various WikiLeaks operatives publicly patting themselves on the back for being important, Assange finally appeared via a comically inept videoconference call – and admitted that he wasn’t releasing any information on Clinton after all.

    Meanwhile, Julian Assange is still promising that he’ll somehow release some kind of unspecified information which will damage Hillary Clinton sometime before election day, though he appeared to confused and disoriented that it wasn’t clear whether even he believed his own lies.

    • October 4, 2016 at 7:24 am

      Instead, Tuesday morning’s “surprise” was broadcast over a live-streamed news conference that ended up being a self-congratulatory pat on the back for 10 years in business .

      Donald Trump surrogate and pal Roger Stone, who has claimed to have close contact with Assange, teased the reveal on Twitter indicating that Assange’s big show would spell the end for Clinton’s Presidential ambitions.

      No such reveal came, but Assange did note that his digital outlet did “a helluva lot of work,” over the past decade. He also teased another upcoming book called Cyberpunks, and noted that there were still documents relating to the 2016 election yet to be revealed. Assange hopes that they will be made public in time for the November 8 election.

  44. October 4, 2016 at 7:25 am

    He’s basically admitted to this…

    This time Trump was attempting to bribe Charlie Crist, who was Florida’s Republican Attorney General in 2005, before he went on to become Governor and then later quit the Republican Party in disgust. Trump had each of his companies donate $500 to the Crist campaign, which was the legal limit at the time, in order to funnel a total of $4500 into Crist’s coffers. However there is nothing to suggest that Trump got anything in return for it.

    Trump also bribed Greg Abbott, then the Attorney General of Texas, though he appears to have been more careful to cover his legal tracks in that instance. But his decade old illegal bribe of Charlie Crist suggests that he’s been buying off (or trying and failing to buy off) politicians for some time, and he’s been willing to break the law in order to make it happen.

  45. October 4, 2016 at 7:28 am

  46. October 4, 2016 at 7:36 am

    http://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanellis/2016/03/08/donald-trump-and-the-empty-jewelry-box-tax-scam/#56491e76aa75

    Back in 1986 and likely for many years before, Donald Trump colluded in tax evasion with Bulgari Jewelry Store in New York…

    Trump would go into the store with his wife, his girlfriend, his…whatever (to use his vernacular). He would then buy her an expensive necklace or wristwatch. Normally, such a transaction would face the New York city and state sales tax, which would be pretty high on luxury jewelry.

    In an illegal attempt to evade the tax, Trump “asked” the store to instead ship the jewelry to an out of state location, where no New York sales tax could be collected. In fact, the store would merely send an empty jewelry box to the location, while Trump and his lady friends walked out the door with the jewelry that very day.

    The state and city tax collectors eventually caught onto this scheme, and Trump promptly testified against his erstwhile tax evasion colluding partners at the jewelry store in order to save his own skin.

    The empty box scam is just the most colorful example of Trump’s history of crossing the line from legal tax avoidance to illegal tax evasion.

  47. October 4, 2016 at 7:38 am

    Good morning TOD 🙂

    Hope all of you are going to have a fine day … bbl ….

    #ALL50

  48. October 4, 2016 at 7:39 am

    National Taco Day!!!

  49. 111 globalcitizenlinda
    October 4, 2016 at 7:55 am

    Good Morning Everyone!

    Have a great day

  50. 114 globalcitizenlinda
    October 4, 2016 at 8:16 am

    people have lost their minds! why would I stay up all night waiting for a data release from a bunch of self-important hate-filled global electronic terrorists who pose as hackers against a system?

    • October 4, 2016 at 8:36 am

      Either these are people who have elevated Assange and his group to rock-star status, or it’s a matter of some people’s uncontrollable curiosity when it comes to wrecks, disasters, or other’s misfortunes.

      I’m sure that there are many that find it hard to believe that no “real” negative information has come out on Clinton. The media is doing their best to tamp down any HRC positive news — Hillary’s leading in the polls, BUT she’s still having problems with millennials; BUT she is not where PBO was in 2008 or 2012.

      Aside from the daily revelations of the REAL Donald Trump, the drama of this general election not to the level the MSM desires.

  51. October 4, 2016 at 8:25 am

    This twitter account seems to have a lot of useful information and ideas:

  52. October 4, 2016 at 8:26 am

    I guess I would approve the tax thing differently..
    Trump is talking about giving a tax cut to the wealthiest Americans… A 12 trillion dollar tax cut…
    He’s also talking about rebuilding our roads bridges airports… Funding the VA… Funding our school system… Funding our military…
    If he’s going to do all these tax cuts for him and his buddies… Where is he getting the money for all this spending?
    Shouldn’t Americans be asking this question?
    I mean I see another 20 trillion being spent…
    And he says he isn’t touching entitlements..(except Obamacare)👎👎👎😐

  53. October 4, 2016 at 8:39 am

    Don’t sweat the small stuff…


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