128 Responses to “President Obama Campaigns In Chapel Hill”


  1. 2 globalcitizenlinda
    November 2, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    Hi

  2. 3 JER
    November 2, 2016 at 2:53 pm

  3. 5 ouapiti
    November 2, 2016 at 2:53 pm

    Go team! Thanks for all the wonderful posts.

  4. 8 arapaho415
    November 2, 2016 at 2:55 pm

    GA TODville.

    Here’s a link — James Taylor performing now!

  5. 9 No Child Left Behind
    November 2, 2016 at 2:55 pm

    Thank you NW! You are the best (even when I don’t say it).

  6. 10 No Child Left Behind
    November 2, 2016 at 2:56 pm

    On the previous thread, someone posted that DT will appear in court for child rape. I hope it’s on November 7, a day before the elections.

    • 11 hopefruit2
      November 2, 2016 at 2:59 pm

      It’s in December. But he will lose anyway.

  7. 12 hopefruit2
    November 2, 2016 at 2:57 pm

    Thanks Nerdy for posting!

  8. 14 arapaho415
    November 2, 2016 at 3:05 pm

    Missed James Taylor performing “Carolina on my Mind.” 😦

    James Taylor’s wife just said to turn NC for “our beloved Barack.” 🙂

    Photo of Kim Taylor with James and Chris Jansing:

    But we can look forward to this:

    • 15 arapaho415
      November 2, 2016 at 3:07 pm

      Wow, the crowd wasted no time in chanting “O B A M A” once James Taylor concluded his performance.

      This crowd is FIRED UP!

  9. November 2, 2016 at 3:06 pm

    Trump’s rape victim at age 13 is going public today. This should get some coverage.

    • 17 arapaho415
      November 2, 2016 at 3:08 pm

      GA Bill R.

      I certainly hope so, but man, oh man, the MSM has gone out its way to NOT broadcast the huge stack of evidence against the deplorable sex-addict fraudster.

      • 18 FoxfireTX
        November 2, 2016 at 3:15 pm

        The “excuse” I’ve seen is they won’t taint him with this unless and until the lawsuit survives summary judgment. Funny, they have no problem with tainting Hillary for everything under the sun on zero allegations but protect DT until just before a trial. We have a very serious problem with the media in this country.

  10. November 2, 2016 at 3:18 pm

    Last night this outfit had a early vote poll abd it was great news for Hillary in Florida.this morning and this afternoon the MSN found one thing in the poll and have latched onto it .
    That AA vote is down 1% from 2012 levels.
    That’s it 1%…
    And the media is freaking out.
    Lol lmao oh CNN … Oh MSNBC .. 👀

    • November 2, 2016 at 3:24 pm

      Exactly. Was thinking the same thing few minutes ago. Have sound muted so just saw what was on screen. “Bless their hearts.” lol
      They are so desperate for a horse race. Will do ANYTHING to try to make it so. How many days? Hours? Minutes? 😦 😦 😦

    • 21 Nena20409
      November 2, 2016 at 3:38 pm

      The Latino Vote is Up significantly. Early voting isn’t done yet. And if 28% of GOPers are voting for HRC, then she’s in a GREAT shape, logic & math would agree. The News Media just want to Hate On Hillary Clinton. Drive misinformation and make folks question Huge HRC’s advantage.
      Finally, Dems had 83%-87% of AAs votes that gave Bill Clinton a victory in 1992 and in 1996.
      The MSM are not happy that the Comey’s 20Oct16 interferance didn’t derail Mrs. Clinton’s chances.

      Don’t Boo, VOTE! Quoting President Obama. And 08Nov16 will be Victorious.

    • 22 57andfemale
      November 2, 2016 at 4:02 pm

      Voting locations cut, hurricine in FL and NC made a difference in setting up polling locations. But by all means, let’s not do any actual journalism.

  11. November 2, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    Lookin’ good in NV.

  12. 27 Dudette
    November 2, 2016 at 3:37 pm

  13. 28 Nena20409
    November 2, 2016 at 3:42 pm

    • November 2, 2016 at 4:33 pm

      Is this the first time Maher has gotten POTUS on his show? He must be beside himself. He’d best be respectful. I know he can go hard, but…anyway President Obama can handle it. Heck he’d probably welcome it.

      • 30 Dudette
        November 2, 2016 at 7:37 pm

        Yep, first time. He’s been begging for years, mostly right after he said something shitty about PBO. Glad the President made him wait. I woukd’ve been fine if PBO kept told him to go eff himself. He’d better not be an ass to My President.

  14. 31 GGail
    November 2, 2016 at 3:45 pm

    He is just making my lunch time oh so sweet ❤

  15. November 2, 2016 at 3:57 pm

  16. 39 GGail
    November 2, 2016 at 4:13 pm

    “I didn’t say Yes I Can, I said “Yes We Can”. ~PBO

  17. 42 Nena20409
    November 2, 2016 at 4:16 pm

  18. 43 GGail
    November 2, 2016 at 4:16 pm

    Talk President Obama!

  19. 44 desertflower
    November 2, 2016 at 4:19 pm

    How insane and absolutely terrifying for this woman

    http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/a-monster

  20. 45 GGail
    November 2, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    North Carolina, you can move the arc of history. Don’t waste your vote.

  21. November 2, 2016 at 4:22 pm

    POTUS just called up the story of Grace, the 100 year old who’s right to vote was challenged.

  22. November 2, 2016 at 4:24 pm

    Reminding folks of all the voter jim crow laws- literacy test, count the jelly beans, recite the constitution ( in Chinese:) He’s talking to the young people, and asking that the old ones teach the young ones about this.

  23. November 2, 2016 at 4:26 pm

    Come on…it you don’t vote, you’ve done the work of those who would suppress your vote. Vote for a president who cares about the school to jail pipeline, the environment, more good jobs, help with student loans, hgher wages etc

  24. November 2, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    Fairness, is on the ballot, justice is on the ballot, decency is on the ballot… I like the choose HOPE chant the POTUS did at the end. He’s on fire everybody.

  25. 51 GGail
    November 2, 2016 at 4:29 pm

    Oh, Oh, Oh, he tapped the podium THREE times. /swoon ❤

  26. 57 No Child Left Behind
    November 2, 2016 at 4:30 pm

    My POTUS left everything he had, everything was left in NC. C’mon NC, do us proud!!! VOTE HRC!!!

  27. 58 donna dem 4 obama
    November 2, 2016 at 4:30 pm

  28. November 2, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    OH they are playing his song. The memories. Lovely. This time with the lyrics too. Is that the song all this time Land of Hope and Dreams by The Bruce? It always sounded so different with just the music played just so. Really 🙂

  29. November 2, 2016 at 4:31 pm

    back to work …. Hope all of you are having a fine day ….

    #VOTE
    #ALL50
    #YesWeMUST
    #TrustBarack

  30. 61 Nena20409
    November 2, 2016 at 4:33 pm

    POTUS was on Fire.
    Many tmes, folks listened quitely absorbing his Speech.
    Brilliant!

  31. 63 GGail
    November 2, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    When we see gatherings with this many young people, it is so hard for me to understand how we can be so susceptible to tweets, polls and news reports that say Trump is gaining on Hillary.

    THIS right here, people is reality. The rest is bullschit! Don’t waste your energy reading, posting, or listening to it. GET OUT and VOTE!

    • 64 No Child Left Behind
      November 2, 2016 at 4:40 pm

      I have a simple but compassionate explanation for the state of mind of those who follow Crooked DT:

      People in this country have been so accustomed with reality TV that when A REALITY TV SHOW moved live into their lives, they can’t even make the difference.

    • 65 CEB
      November 2, 2016 at 4:41 pm

      Preach, girl! PBO told us what to do long ago; work as hard as we can and ignore the media’s lies. Hair on fire hysteria does not do any good and can actually do harm.

  32. November 2, 2016 at 4:38 pm

    I got a phone call just as he began. 😦 😦 😦 Thanks for the play by play. So wish I could have heard him.

    • 67 arapaho415
      November 2, 2016 at 7:32 pm

      GE TMG.

      CNN tweeted some great clips from PBO’s speech.

      Shocking, heard @cbsradionews describe crowd response to PBO at UNC as a #RockStarWelcome.

      My favorite:

      “Gridlock is practically Richard Burr’s platform…”
      Here’s the video:

  33. November 2, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    That was so awesome! I have not heard one of his rallies lately . This was nice. C-span has had 2 callers either questioning his campaigning for his party’s candidate. One man ( undecided line) complained that POTUS and VP are wasting tax payer money. Yeah, he used a total Dumpster “concern”, but called on the undecided line. The second caller asked if any other president has campaigned for a candidate like this. She sounded old. Are Americans really this dumb dumb about our process? Sorry the other guy does not have the support of the previous republican president.

  34. November 2, 2016 at 4:41 pm

  35. 70 Ladyhawke
    November 2, 2016 at 4:41 pm

  36. 71 hopefruit2
    November 2, 2016 at 4:44 pm

    OMG. Our President was on FIRE!!! And what a crowd….some 16K and counting.

  37. 73 No Child Left Behind
    November 2, 2016 at 4:45 pm

  38. November 2, 2016 at 4:51 pm

    Quinnipiac Poll has Trump up by 6 in Nevada, what is wrong with the people in Nevada?

    • November 2, 2016 at 4:54 pm

      Uh…it’s probably the poll. Though you do feel like what’s wrong with ANYbody who will vote, or has voted for Trump.

    • 76 FoxfireTX
      November 2, 2016 at 5:04 pm

      Don’t pay any attention to the NV polls. Keep in mind in 2010 they had Harry losing by 6 and he won by 6, off by 12 points. Here is the real story:

      NV is tough to poll, large transient population and many that stay under the radar. I trust Harry Reid to deliver this state for Hillary and his successor. No way is he letting it go red:-)

    • 77 GGail
      November 2, 2016 at 5:15 pm

      annieb, please stop reading and then believing those damn polls. Don’t pay any attention to anything until Election Day and then wait for the results. These polls are purely GUESS WORK by a human being who’s job it is to play with your truths.

      Don’t FALL FOR IT.

      I WISH WE COULD BAN ALL POLLS HERE ON TOD.

    • November 2, 2016 at 7:23 pm

      It’s bad polling. Clinton has a huge lead in Clark County.

    • 81 Dudette
      November 2, 2016 at 7:49 pm

      Q polling sux

  39. 82 Ladyhawke
    November 2, 2016 at 4:57 pm

  40. 83 donna dem 4 obama
    November 2, 2016 at 5:00 pm

    Well apparently the bigot harassed Katy Tur from NBC/MSNBC today. He turned the crowd on her at one of his rallies about some foolishness about his crowd sizes. #ImWithTur apparently started trending on twitter. This prompted me to look up Katy’s career. What an “interesting” life. She dated Keith Olbermann for three years, rose quickly in the ranks at NBC and her father transitioned to be a women in 2013 (they have an estranged relationship). Her dad (she) is the helicopter pilot who filmed the now infamous OJ Simpson white bronco ride on the freeway in CA. She goes by the name of Zoey Tur.

  41. 85 JER
    November 2, 2016 at 5:07 pm


    Awaiting The President’s departure. Click here ► ► http://wncn.com/watch-now-2/

  42. 86 carolyn
    November 2, 2016 at 5:08 pm

    I read this article. She has a very simplistic view. I live with these people. I have to listen to them. The press and media have given them more empathy than any other group. They are not economically isolated or hurting. Many of them have two or three vehicles, an RV, take regular trips to the lake, and want to be isolated from those not like themselves. They also believe that Hillary is going to deny them their religion…..how, I don’t know. Living in a red area, I have lost all sympathy for them, and don’t think I need to develop empathy. My rant for today.
    p.s. I know that was not empathetic!!!!!

    • 87 GGail
      November 2, 2016 at 5:23 pm

      You gave me a chuckle for the day carolyn, thanks 🙂

    • 88 FoxfireTX
      November 2, 2016 at 5:43 pm

      Absolutely agree Carolyn! Watched a Dan Rather special the other night on DT voters–or started to, lasted about 20 mins–and could not find a single one to feel empathetic about. They mock anyone slightly different from them, hate them, and want everyone to be exactly like them. They were ridiculing Michelle, PBO, Hillary and saying they were doing it for their children/grandchildren All I could think was: “:Who in their right mind would want to expose their children or grandchildren to this ugliness? To this hatred? To this language?” Obviously, there is a huge gap in this country, but from my viewpoint it isn’t education, race, religion, or the myriad of other factors that the pollsters love to look at. It is basic human decency, kindness, generosity and compassion. You’re for Hillary if you have those qualities and for DT if they mean nothing to you. As President Obama and Michelle have said so beautifully, this election is about our character as a country.

      • 89 arapaho415
        November 2, 2016 at 7:22 pm

        GE FoxfireTX.

        Sounds like you watched a portion of this?

        • 90 FoxfireTX
          November 2, 2016 at 7:32 pm

          Yes, this was it. Did you watch it? The people he spoke to were not poor although they talked manufacturing jobs (a few of them). Mostly it was just about wanting things to be the same as they were in the 1950’s. I lost it when some woman started mocking Michelle. But what I can’t get over as a parent and grandparent is thinking it is a good thing to raise your kids with these viewpoints, and wanting to expose them to this ugliness. It is beyond me and it sure doesn’t create any empathy.

          • 91 arapaho415
            November 2, 2016 at 7:39 pm

            No, I can barely keep up with the goings on each day to have time to view any lengthy videos or podcasts 😦

            These deplorables are such hypocrites. They want things to be like the 1950s (i.e., segregation), but they have no respect for other people which is evident in their behavior and their dress.

            Posted this here before, but to me, the girl in this photo looks like she could have been photographed 60 years ago — such loving attention to every detail of her appearance — while DJT supporters look like they’ve just rolled out of bed and thrown on a T-shirt and jeans.

            #BringBackThe1950sOnlyIfIDontHaveToDressTheWayTheyDidBackThen

            Here’s the photo:

            • 92 FoxfireTX
              November 2, 2016 at 7:55 pm

              She’s beautiful, isn’t she? I taped the Rather special, I forget that I can’t stand most of his work these days:-) As to the clothes of the Trump supporters, most of what I see at his rallies I wouldn’t allow in my house due to the language. And again, do these people not realize they are setting examples for their kids and grandkids that they are so concerned about? It’s not just the racism, they also want a hierarchical social structure where men are dominant over women.

              It’s pretty funny with the kids. My grown daughter drives me nuts with her distaste for dressing up for anything, other than work. I am appalled at what she wears for holidays, etc. BUT the one thing I won on is she makes her kids dress even when she won’t:-) She does remember some things from the way she was raised.

              • 93 arapaho415
                November 2, 2016 at 8:17 pm

                I love the tradition of dressing up, but hardly ever happens now.

                I was in NYC on business in Mar 2002, and was instructed by co-workers to be sure to visit Junior’s Cheesecake in Brooklyn (Flatbush and DeKalb) — which I did, dressed in my California clothes and felt pretty out of place there. I think it was Sunday afternoon, and all the females were quite dressed up — something rarely seen in Cali.

                I enjoyed taking the LIRR while there, and also wanted to taste the original Nathan’s on Coney Island, but Coney Island was closed for the winter. This was before the Internet made things so convenient, and I also wanted to see where the Brooklyn Dodgers played (Ebbets Field, but had no idea where it was. 😦 ).

                Heard this report again on the radio — the #Trumpaloon actually said that she was voting for DJT because moral issues were important to her, and also the “economical issues.” This time the report included a statement from @cbsradionews that the woman was asked whether she though DJT was more moral than HRC, and she said something to effect, “No, but the Republican party is.” This is why uninformed and ignorant Republicans will vote for an actual immoral fraudster. SMH.

    • November 2, 2016 at 5:44 pm

      carolyn, I live in a very red area also and I echo what you said about many of them. And, last week on my trip to Middle TN driving through small communities/towns and again yesterday and today driving in the mountains of western NC………all the same: Trump-Pence signs and other R’s all over…….ALL over!!!! Many of these folks are uninformed or misinformed and don’t care and just follow the flock. It’s all they’ve ever known so they just keep doing what “Momma and Daddy did.” Sigh……..

      bbl. Off to my weekly Bible study. Doing the Psalms. Need it! 🙂

      • 95 COS
        November 2, 2016 at 6:45 pm

        Sorry, but I can’t have empathy for racists. Folks like Trump supporters use to pass our house and call us the “N” word on a daily basis. Nope, no empathy from me.

        • 96 sherijr
          November 2, 2016 at 6:56 pm

          me either.

        • 97 nathkatun7
          November 3, 2016 at 2:22 am

          No empathy from me, either, COS. I refuse to empathize with white supremacists and misogynists who are busy promoting discrimination against women and people who are supposedly not pure white Aryans. I am sorry, but most Trump supporters are driven by their belief in white racial supremacy and not by their economic hardships. Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, Newt Gingrich, Rudy Gulliani, and Trump himself, are all very wealthy Americans. They could care less about poor people. Any poor person who is so stupid to think that the boastful billionaire, Donald Trump, has his interest at heart, does not deserve any empathy from me.

  43. 98 No Child Left Behind
    November 2, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    These fundraisers are beyond my means but I will happily sends a little something.

    • 99 99ts
      November 2, 2016 at 7:07 pm

      Have to add the word email. Don’t hear about Trump holding a rally “amid sex abuse controversy”.

      • 100 globalcitizenlinda
        November 2, 2016 at 7:20 pm

        I saw that too and I wanted to say something about it … but I made a resolution to myself not to mention or share anything about that subject since last Friday because there is too much hysteria & this diverts from GOTV.

        • 101 99ts
          November 2, 2016 at 7:35 pm

          I decided not to post cause it’s all so weird – then I see the typical media b.s. & my brain forgot it wasn’t making comments.

  44. 102 donna dem 4 obama
    November 2, 2016 at 5:38 pm

    I love this tweet!!!

  45. 103 donna dem 4 obama
    November 2, 2016 at 5:46 pm

  46. 104 JER
    November 2, 2016 at 6:02 pm


    SOON: Hillary Clinton Holds Campaign Rally in Las Vegas – http://abcnews.go.com/live?stream=2

  47. 105 JER
    November 2, 2016 at 6:59 pm


    NOW: Senator Bernie Sanders, holds a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    http://www.msnbc.com/live-online/watch/live-sanders-campaigns-for-clinton-799200835649

    • 106 Obama Grandmama
      November 2, 2016 at 7:19 pm

      No one will recognize Bernie without the iconic fly-away hair.

      • 107 No Child Left Behind
        November 2, 2016 at 7:28 pm

        … but his message has not changed too much. I’ve just listened to him campaigning in Milwaukee for HRC but his emphasis was on the day after the election… for the movement to continue. I must have missed his GOTV in the beginning. Bernie will be Bernie.

  48. 108 JER
    November 2, 2016 at 7:03 pm

  49. 109 globalcitizenlinda
    November 2, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    where will FLOTUS be holding a campaign event tomorrow … she seems to be scheduled for Thursdays but I have heard nothing yet this week

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  51. 115 Dudette
    November 2, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    • 116 nathkatun7
      November 3, 2016 at 1:36 am

      Congrats, Dudette, for being an early voter! I mailed my very,very, long CA ballot on Monday and I felt so good. Now I want to go out and participate in getting out the vote on Nov. 8.

  52. 118 No Child Left Behind
    November 2, 2016 at 7:26 pm

    //www.c-span.org/video/?417869-1/president-obama-campaigns-hillary-clinton-chapel-hill-north-carolina

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  55. 121 JER
    November 2, 2016 at 7:29 pm

  56. 122 FoxfireTX
    November 2, 2016 at 7:34 pm

    All in…..

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  58. 124 Allison
    November 2, 2016 at 7:42 pm

    He is a damn LIAR

  59. 126 FoxfireTX
    November 2, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    Yup.

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