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Chat Away: The Debate Edition

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126 Responses to “Chat Away: The Debate Edition”


  1. 1 Judith Fardig
    October 6, 2016 at 4:57 pm

    WOW – Pence is as big a liar as T-Rump!

    • 2 0388jojothecat
      October 6, 2016 at 4:59 pm

      Congrats Judith!

      Pence is one of the worst GOP Governors and I hope his state is watching and won’t vote him in again or hopefully he is termed out. I hope his political carrier is over!

      • 3 catrst
        October 6, 2016 at 5:44 pm

        I am here in Indiana. He might have lost his re-election campaign but in any case he’s out. Yay. Now we need to add a Dem to the Senate. Looks like there’s a pretty good chance we will have two Dem senators. Amazing. Now we are living in a Koch brothers satelite state like Wiscons and Kansas.

      • 5 Judith Fardig
        October 6, 2016 at 6:14 pm

        Pence, Christie, Rubio, Ryan, so many more…

      • 6 SUE DUVALL SMITH
        October 7, 2016 at 12:32 am

        HOOSIERS CAN’T STAND HIM…HE WENT FOR VP BECAUSE HE KNEW HE WAS A LOSER IN INDIANA!

  2. 7 donna dem 4 obama
    October 6, 2016 at 5:02 pm

  3. 12 donna dem 4 obama
    October 6, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    Well, I didn’t even realize that he was on Twitter. He is my least favorite WH press secretary for PBO.

    • 13 99ts
      October 6, 2016 at 5:11 pm

      Lost me when he went on TV as a pundit and didn’t support his President. (He also didn’t last long as a pundit unless he went to some other channel that I can’t see from down under)

    • October 6, 2016 at 5:56 pm

      Josh Earnest has impressed me beyond comparison. The others were OK but felt the need to run off and join big business. Josh is incredibly smart, steady, wise and doesn’t suffer fools. And he does it in his own way, which is really phenomenal. It’s been a privilege to watch him work.

  4. 17 JER
    October 6, 2016 at 5:08 pm


    First Lady Michelle Obama embraces President Barack Obama during an event to harvest the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House.

  5. 19 hopefruit2
    October 6, 2016 at 5:16 pm

    I think this account comes from a wikileaks affiliate

  6. 23 Allison
    October 6, 2016 at 5:19 pm

  7. 25 Allison
    October 6, 2016 at 5:31 pm

    This letter is hilarious!!

  8. 26 donna dem 4 obama
    October 6, 2016 at 5:32 pm

  9. 28 Ladyhawke
    October 6, 2016 at 5:35 pm

  10. October 6, 2016 at 5:40 pm

  11. October 6, 2016 at 6:02 pm

    During a conference call with reporters, Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager Robbie Mook said Nevada, North Carolina, and Florida could be decided before election day.

    – Record numbers of people are voting by mail in Florida. 2.7 million have requested ballots compared to 1.8 million in 2012. Democrats are winning the vote by mail requests. Hispanic vote by mail requests are up 77%, and Asian voters are up 80%.

    – Twice as many Democrats voting in person in Iowa. Three times as many Democrats are returning ballots.

    – Ohio 950,000 voter absentee applications received. One of every six from Democratic Cuyahoga County.

    – Big spike in early voting in the Democratic stronghold of Northern Virginia

    – Democratic turnout very high in Democratic counties in Wisconsin.

  12. 31 donna dem 4 obama
    October 6, 2016 at 6:06 pm

    Honestly, Trump really is a lunatic.

  13. 32 Ladyhawke
    October 6, 2016 at 6:17 pm

  14. 33 Ladyhawke
    October 6, 2016 at 6:21 pm

  15. October 6, 2016 at 6:24 pm

    President Obama has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina

  16. 35 donna dem 4 obama
    October 6, 2016 at 6:24 pm

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is unveiling a new text message voter-protection hotline dedicated entirely to defending Latinx voters.

  17. 36 donna dem 4 obama
    October 6, 2016 at 6:25 pm

  18. October 6, 2016 at 6:28 pm

  19. 42 donna dem 4 obama
    October 6, 2016 at 6:28 pm

    Hillary gets another…Trump has NONE.

  20. October 6, 2016 at 6:38 pm

    Fleet week started today. I’m telling you they fly so low here over the city and its harrowing.

    The Chronicle's book editor, @jmcmurtrie, captured this shot of the #BlueAngels over #SF today.

    A post shared by SFGATE (@sfgate) on

  21. October 6, 2016 at 7:02 pm

  22. October 6, 2016 at 7:03 pm

  23. 49 JER
    October 6, 2016 at 7:03 pm

    Trump Voters Are Angry? Here’s What’s Worthy of Anger | The Closer with Keith Olbermann | GQ
    There’s nothing patriotic about the lunatic outrage of the angry white male Trump voter. Real Americans have had enough.

  24. October 6, 2016 at 7:03 pm

  25. October 6, 2016 at 7:05 pm

  26. October 6, 2016 at 7:08 pm

  27. October 6, 2016 at 7:36 pm

    According to The Washington Post, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, who was a top leader among the terrorist organization known as ISIL or ISIS, is officially conformed dead.

    Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cooke confirmed that the leader was killed in a drone strike.

    ‘[The strike] is one in a series of successful strikes against ISIL leaders, including those responsible for finances and military planning, that make it harder for the group to operate.’

  28. October 6, 2016 at 7:44 pm

  29. 61 globalcitizenlinda
    October 6, 2016 at 8:16 pm

    someone in my TL forwarded comments made by farrakhan about this election & PBO;

    the comments just reminded me of prior stories I have read about him & yet again clarified a lot about him;

    no that it matters to him …..but collectively, these are reasons why I will never ever say, type, or write his name again;

  30. 62 Nena20409
    October 6, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    Good Evening TOD.

    Excellent Newsy Tweets, NW.
    congrats, Judith Fardig

  31. October 6, 2016 at 8:42 pm

    A great, forceful ad:

  32. October 6, 2016 at 8:45 pm

  33. October 6, 2016 at 9:06 pm

    And so this is why every four years Democrats have to bust their ass to go out and expand the electorate.

    *************
    Democrats must vote in every election…every election..

  34. 69 Ladyhawke
    October 6, 2016 at 9:17 pm

  35. October 6, 2016 at 9:18 pm

  36. 71 Ladyhawke
    October 6, 2016 at 9:32 pm

    • 72 jacquelineoboomer
      October 6, 2016 at 11:11 pm

      “They go low, we go high.”

    • October 7, 2016 at 8:22 am

      From the article:
      All of these governors have smeared or criticized the President, but Obama is there for them and the people of their states when disaster strikes. That is what a real president does, and it is why the American people should be thankful that Barack Obama is not as petty or partisan as his Republican critics.

      **********************

      but sometimes i wish Karma was allowed to bite them in the butt….

  37. 78 amk for obama
    October 6, 2016 at 9:51 pm

  38. 80 Ladyhawke
    October 6, 2016 at 9:58 pm

  39. 82 amk for obama
    October 6, 2016 at 9:58 pm

    Pakistan’s government has closed a loophole allowing those behind so-called honour killings to go free.

    New legislation means killers will get a mandatory life sentence.

    Previously, killers could be pardoned by a victim’s family to avoid a jail term. Now forgiveness will only spare them the death penalty.

    It is being seen as a step in the right direction in a country where attacks on women who go against conservative rules on love and marriage are common.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-37578111

    • 83 globalcitizenlinda
      October 6, 2016 at 10:32 pm

      this is a practice whose justification I have never been able to understand => fratricide by another name;

      how can a family be able to go on living in peace after these actions are carried out?

  40. 84 amk for obama
    October 6, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    pathetically corrupt to the core.

  41. 86 amk for obama
    October 6, 2016 at 10:59 pm

  42. 87 amk for obama
    October 6, 2016 at 11:00 pm

  43. 88 desertflower
    October 6, 2016 at 11:03 pm

    Long day for me. Has this been posted already?

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/exclusive-donald-trump-made-millions-saudi-government-article-1.2777211?cid=bitly

    Donald Trump has blasted Hillary Clinton for accepting money from Saudi Arabia through her foundation, but a Daily News investigation reveals he has padded his bank account with cash from the same country.

    Trump sold the 45th floor of Trump World Tower to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for $4.5 million in June 2001, according to a city Finance Department spokeswoman. In 2008, the apartments became part of the Saudi Mission to the United Nations, records show.

    The five apartments included 10 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms at the time of the sale, and had yearly common charges of $85,585 for building amenities, documents obtained by The News show. If those common charges remain the same, Trump was paid at least $5.7 million by the Saudi government since 2001.

  44. 89 desertflower
    October 6, 2016 at 11:15 pm

  45. 90 globalcitizenlinda
    October 6, 2016 at 11:28 pm

    I am not a campaign strategist or expert so I may be totally off base with the comments below.

    I wish the Democrats would not divulge to the media, so many numbers about the voter registration, GOTV efforts, and other aspects of the ground game.

    I think revealing much about strategy many days before the election is over will encourage the opposition to increase their own participation and eliminates the element of surprise when the final tally is announced.

    I would keep these close to my chest and then watch with pleasure as the over-confident gop-bubble bursts on election night => just like when mr, 47% romney did not prepare a concession speech or the fox & karl rove melt-down over Ohio in 2012.

    May be the professionals know that it is a motivator for more Dem involvement & donations.

    • 91 globalcitizenlinda
      October 6, 2016 at 11:31 pm

      there is also the possibility that if people think the election is already won, they may not strive to vote or they may vote for the 3rd party candidates

    • 92 99ts
      October 6, 2016 at 11:35 pm

      People like Gov Scott sure listen – 1st thing he does is refuse to extend voter reg in Florida – despite what is happening weatherwise.

  46. 93 JER
    October 7, 2016 at 12:14 am


    President Obama talks with Debra Eschmeyer, Executive Director of “Let’s Move!”, and former Executive Director of “Let’s Move!” Sam Kass during the fall harvest in the White House Kitchen Garden. Pete Souza

  47. 94 JER
    October 7, 2016 at 12:17 am


    President Obama checks out a young girl’s harvest as he joins First Lady Michelle Obama, students from “Let’s Move!” programs and others participating in the fall harvest in the White House Kitchen Garden. Pete Souza

  48. 95 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 12:21 am

  49. 96 jacquelineoboomer
    October 7, 2016 at 12:26 am

    In connection with Hurricane Matthew, President Obama has also signed an emergency declaration for the state of Georgia. Be safe, all!

  50. 97 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 12:32 am

    ROFL 😂

  51. 99 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 12:35 am

  52. 100 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 12:37 am

  53. 104 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 12:44 am

  54. 105 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 12:47 am

  55. 106 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 12:48 am

  56. 107 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 12:49 am

  57. 108 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 12:50 am

  58. 109 Dudette
    October 7, 2016 at 1:06 am

  59. 112 FoxfireTX
    October 7, 2016 at 1:19 am

    Good evening TOD! Hope that everyone in the affected areas, and those with family there, are safe and sound. Things seem to be improving marginally, although bad prediction for the storm surge. I remember well when we thought Katrina was over only to find out it was a disaster unfolding.

    Difficult to tell how this will affect the election although I saw somewhere tonight that in 2012 no less than 85,000 were registered to vote in FL in the last five days of the registration period. Hopefully the DNC will sue to get the time extended.

    Sleep well! PBO’s got this!

  60. 113 purpleshoesla
    October 7, 2016 at 1:22 am

    Oh my god, this poor lil’ one, didn’t know what Big Sis was doin to her. 😆 😆 😆 ##Zebras because Reasons! 😆 😆

  61. 114 Ladyhawke
    October 7, 2016 at 7:27 am

  62. October 7, 2016 at 7:37 am

    Good morning TOD!

    #ALL50

  63. 117 globalcitizenlinda
    October 7, 2016 at 7:56 am

    good day/morning

  64. 121 amk for obama
    October 7, 2016 at 8:17 am

    Wish the Nobel had gone to those helping the syrian refugees.

    • 122 99ts
      October 7, 2016 at 8:28 am

      They had Edward Snowdon listed as a possible in my part of the world. I laughed (loudly). Wonder who put in that nomination? No idea as to how that one would have advanced world peace.

  65. 124 desertflower
    October 7, 2016 at 8:45 am

    Happy Friday! Morning everyone:) In “You Don’t Say!” news….

    http://www.politico.com/story/2016/10/donald-trump-campaign-lobbyist-russian-pipeline-229264

    A Republican lobbyist was earning hundreds of thousands of dollars to promote one of Vladimir Putin’s top geopolitical priorities at the same time he was helping to shape Donald Trump’s first major foreign policy speech.
    In the first two quarters of 2016, the firm of former Reagan administration official Richard Burt received $365,000 for work he and a colleague did to lobby for a proposed natural-gas pipeline owned by a firm controlled by the Russian government, according to congressional lobbying disclosures reviewed by POLITICO. The pipeline, opposed by the Polish government and the Obama administration, would allow Russian gas to reach central and western European markets while bypassing Ukraine and Belarus, extending Putin’s leverage over Europe.

  66. 126 desertflower
    October 7, 2016 at 8:46 am

    That damn Socialist, Muslim Kenyan guy! Thanks, Obama!!!


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