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We Will Not Be Silent


124 Responses to “We Will Not Be Silent”


  1. January 26, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    Good advice. Thank you NW.

  2. January 26, 2017 at 6:55 pm

    Everything is fine.

  3. January 26, 2017 at 6:57 pm

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  5. January 26, 2017 at 7:02 pm

    OMG, I just saw a photo of Trump with the same SS agent PBO last had. Poor man!

    • 10 Jewelz
      January 26, 2017 at 8:24 pm

      He look sad in every picture that I’ve seen of him since this they switched him to Donald Trump . I don’t understand why they didn’t let him continues to protect PBO. I bet he’s not going to stay on that job too long. I have a feeling he will probably quit or retire before the end of this year.

    • 11 Jewelz
      January 26, 2017 at 8:31 pm

      He look sad in every photo i’ve seen of him since they switched him to Donald Trump. I don’t understand why they didn’t let him to continue protect President Obama. Maybe they switched him because of his experience. I have a feeling he will probably resign from the post before the end of the year.

  6. January 26, 2017 at 7:02 pm

    Seriously ….

  7. 14 whenpamelawandered
    January 26, 2017 at 7:16 pm

    For those of you keeping tabs.
    To recap:
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the DOJ’s Violence Against Women programs.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Minority Business Development Agency.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Economic Development Administration.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the International Trade Administration.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Manufacturing Extension Partnership.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Legal Services Corporation.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Civil Rights Division of the DOJ.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the DOJ.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Office of Electricity Deliverability and Energy Reliability.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.
    * On January 19th, 2017, DT said that he would cut funding for the Office of Fossil Energy.
    * On January 20th, 2017, DT ordered all regulatory powers of all federal agencies frozen.
    * On January 20th, 2017, DT ordered the National Parks Service to stop using social media after RTing factual, side by side photos of the crowds for the 2009 and 2017 inaugurations.
    * On January 20th, 2017, roughly 230 protestors were arrested in DC and face unprecedented felony riot charges. Among them were legal observers, journalists, and medics.
    * On January 20th, 2017, a member of the International Workers of the World was shot in the stomach at an anti-fascist protest in Seattle. He remains in critical condition.
    * On January 21st, 2017, DT brought a group of 40 cheerleaders to a meeting with the CIA to cheer for him during a speech that consisted almost entirely of framing himself as the victim of dishonest press.
    * On January 21st, 2017, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer held a press conference largely to attack the press for accurately reporting the size of attendance at the inaugural festivities, saying that the inauguration had the largest audience of any in history, “period.”
    * On January 22nd, 2017, White House advisor Kellyann Conway defended Spicer’s lies as “alternative facts” on national television news.
    * On January 22nd, 2017, DT appeared to blow a kiss to director James Comey during a meeting with the FBI, and then opened his arms in a gesture of strange, paternal affection, before hugging him with a pat on the back.
    * On January 23rd, 2017, DT reinstated the global gag order, which defunds international organizations that even mention abortion as a medical option.
    * On January 23rd, 2017, Spicer said that the US will not tolerate China’s expansion onto islands in the South China Sea, essentially threatening war with China.
    * On January 23rd, 2017, DT repeated the lie that 3-5 million people voted “illegally” thus costing him the popular vote.
    * On January 23rd, 2017, it was announced that the man who shot the anti-fascist protester in Seattle was released without charges, despite turning himself in.
    * On January 24th, 2017, Spicer reiterated the lie that 3-5 million people voted “illegally” thus costing DT the popular vote.
    * On January 24th, 2017, DT tweeted a picture from his personal Twitter account of a photo he says depicts the crowd at his inauguration and will hang in the White House press room. The photo is curiously dated January 21st, 2017, the day AFTER the inauguration and the day of the Women’s March, the largest inauguration related protest in history.
    * On January 24th, 2017, the EPA was ordered to stop communicating with the public through social media or the press and to freeze all grants and contracts.
    * On January 24th, 2017, the USDA was ordered to stop communicating with the public through social media or the press and to stop publishing any papers or research. All communication with the press would also have to be authorized and vetted by the White House.
    * On January 24th, 2017, HR7, a bill that would prohibit federal funding not only to abortion service providers, but to any insurance coverage, including Medicaid, that provides abortion coverage, went to the floor of the House for a vote.
    * On January 24th, 2017, Director of the Department of Health and Human Service nominee Tom Price characterized federal guidelines on transgender equality as “absurd.”
    * On January 24th, 2017, DT ordered the resumption of construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline, while the North Dakota state congress considers a bill that would legalize hitting and killing protestors with cars if they are on roadways.
    * On January 24th, 2017, it was discovered that police officers had used confiscated cell phones to search the emails and messages of the 230 demonstrators now facing felony riot charges for protesting on January 20th, including lawyers and journalists whose email accounts contain privileged information of clients and sources.
    And today: the wall and a Muslim ban.
    If you plan to share, please copy and paste rather than share. You’ll reach more people.

    • 15 whenpamelawandered
      January 26, 2017 at 7:30 pm

      This was posted earlier today by Alisa Weilerstein, co-founder and organizer of the Women’s March. Her FB page has lots more ❤

    • January 27, 2017 at 3:16 am

      I heard today, somewhere… that most of this “isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.” Most of it not legal, can’t be done via Exec Order, etc…

      I’m surprised he hasn’t taken out his dick on live TV and waved it….. more than figuratively.

  8. 20 whenpamelawandered
    January 26, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    Okay. Working to get back here with some interesting astrological notes. Jojo, I saw your inquiry, my phone has seizures when I try to reply via WP.

  9. 22 jacquelineoboomer
    January 26, 2017 at 7:55 pm

  10. January 26, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    Luvvie’s at it again. If you need a laugh,not only the post is funny, but the entire thread on Facebook is full of gems.

    Can We Drunk Text Our Bae, Barack, That We Miss Him?

    The New Yorker published an imaginary text conversation between Barack Obama and someone who represents all of us still in our feelings about him leaving the White House. Here’s a snippet:

    Barack: You knew this would be tough at first. Transitions are never simple.

    Me: I miss you so bad

    Me: Things without you really really suck

    Barack: Does someone else have your car keys?

    Me: Yes

    Barack: Good.

    This is basically all of us, wading in a pool of our feelings. Six days after he left and we’re watching the world crumble because a Walking Cheeto is blowing everything to hell. I just wanna send President Obama voicemail recordings of Toni Braxton heartbreak songs. “It’s just another sad love song racking my brain like crazy.”

    I shared the article on my Awesomely Luvvie Facebook page and asked my followers: Can we all drunk text President Obama and pathetically ask why he left us??

    The responses had me laughing and crying all at the same time.

    RC: “Was it me? I can change, if you come back I can show you that I can be the constituent you need me to be 😭” #BabyComeBack #YouCanBlameItAllOnMe

    Aeisha: I want to drive by his house reeeeeaaalll slow so I know he sees me see him see me in so much pain.

    Lana: I’m with you but Secret Service 😂

    Aeisha: I’d risk secret service to get the ache to go away…

    Necee: Make sure you turn down the radio right before you get to his house.

    Amy: Girl… I already drunk tweeted his ass at 3:30 in the A.M. He’s trying to act like he doesn’t know we were so good together…

    Milla: I’m a wypepo, so I think I’m supposed to stand sadly outside his window in a ratty khaki trenchcoat while power-lifting a boombox the size of a VW Bug over my head. The boombox must be playing Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes” for maximum wangst

  11. January 26, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    Evening TOD folks! It’s getting weird out there.

  12. January 26, 2017 at 8:04 pm

    • 28 whenpamelawandered
      January 26, 2017 at 10:11 pm

      And you had best bring all the rest of the eff’heads with you. Reckon you will all be out of a job when tehdonaldimbulb crashes the entire US government while rampaging in his self-delusion.

    • January 27, 2017 at 7:25 am

      Wow. Interesting comment from the usually sedate Sen Bob Casey

  13. January 26, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    A Former Side Piece to the Holy See?

    The balls on these clowns.

  14. 34 FoxfireTX
    January 26, 2017 at 8:08 pm

    It gives me infinite pleasure in the midst of this shit storm to know that we are making DT miserable:-)

  15. January 26, 2017 at 8:11 pm

    Touré

    @Toure

    Trump’s 1st prime time network interview with ABC News on Wednesday night got 7.5m viewers. Obama’s 1st got 17m viewers. Trumpy lose again.
    1:24 PM – 26 Jan 2017

    • 36 whenpamelawandered
      January 26, 2017 at 10:04 pm

      Losers gunna lose, life’s like that – ya’d think potusinoT would be used to by now. We all know he lost the election.

  16. January 26, 2017 at 8:14 pm

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  17. January 26, 2017 at 8:16 pm

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  20. January 26, 2017 at 9:05 pm

    Seriously ….

    #25thAmendment

    #Resist … like your life depends on it, because it does ….

  21. 42 sherijr
    January 26, 2017 at 9:24 pm

    Is anyone watching Rachael? According to folks on twitter.. it’s big.

    • January 26, 2017 at 9:35 pm

      Most important Rachel Meadow Show ever. This is really, really big and if she is speaking of this then you know there is even more data substantiating her comment. Russia owns Trump.

    • 47 99ts
      January 26, 2017 at 9:51 pm

      So why didn’t anyone research this BEFORE the election. There were so many ways the media could have brought him down – but emails. Every comment against Trump ended with – “but emails”

      • 48 whenpamelawandered
        January 26, 2017 at 10:15 pm

        👊🏼🖖🏼👊🏼

      • 49 Obama Grandmama
        January 26, 2017 at 11:02 pm

        Funny about the big deal with Hillary’s unsecured emails since Donald is tweeting on his own unsecured phone as well as many surrounding him.

        • 50 57andfemale
          January 27, 2017 at 9:20 am

          And they’re using the RNC private server that “lost” 22M Bush emails. Where are Dem leaders changing the effing narrative to outrage over this?!?!

          Schumer NEVER should have been Minority Leader in this political climate. And Pelosi – whom I love – should have passed the baton to someone younger and helped build a younger, more effective Democratic Party. She did great things, and I am forever grateful. But all those battles mean nothing if we lose the war.

  22. 51 magapie
    January 26, 2017 at 9:25 pm

    GOD DAMN YOU 47 MILLION THAT DIDN’T VOTE! (minus those that would have voted for f*ckface)

  23. 52 desertflower
    January 26, 2017 at 9:35 pm

    Where is my comment??

  24. 54 desertflower
    January 26, 2017 at 9:42 pm

    Perfect:)

  25. 57 GGAIL
    January 26, 2017 at 9:47 pm

    GREAT choice of a quote NW!!!!

  26. 58 desertflower
    January 26, 2017 at 10:05 pm

    Thread.

  27. 59 isonprize
    January 26, 2017 at 10:22 pm

    I hope you all that folks in Philadelphia are STILL protesting Mango Mussolini !!! #ResistanceInPhilly

  28. 60 isonprize
    January 26, 2017 at 10:25 pm

    Downtown Philadelphia around City Hall #ResistanceInPhilly

  29. 61 WhenPamelaWandered
    January 26, 2017 at 10:33 pm

    I listened as they called my President a Muslim.
    I listened as they called him and his family a pack of monkeys.
    I listened as they said he wasn’t born here.
    I watched as they blocked every single path to progress that they could.
    I saw the pictures of him as Hitler.
    I watched them shut down the government and hurt the entire nation twice.
    I watched them turn their backs on every opportunity to open worthwhile dialog.
    I watched them say that they would not even listen to any choice for Supreme Court no matter who the nominee was.
    I listened as they openly said that they will oppose him at every turn.
    I watched as they did just that.
    I listened.
    I watched.
    I paid attention.
    Now, I’m being called on to be tolerant.
    To move forward.
    To denounce protesters.
    To “Get over it.”
    To accept this…
    I will not.
    I will do my part to make sure this great American mistake becomes the embarrassing footnote of our history that it deserves to be.
    I will do this as quickly as possible every chance I get.
    I will do my part to limit the damage that this man can do to my country.
    I will watch his every move and point out every single mistake and misdeed in a loud and proud voice.
    I will let you know in a loud voice every time this man backs away from a promise he made to them.
    Them. The people who voted for him.
    The ones who sold their souls and prayed for him to win.
    I will do this so that they never forget.
    And they will hear me.
    They will see it in my eyes when I look at them.
    They will hear it in my voice when I talk to them.
    They will know that I know who they are.
    They will know that I know what they are.
    Do not call for my tolerance. I’ve tolerated all I can.
    Now it’s their turn to tolerate ridicule.
    Be aware, make no mistake about it, every single thing that goes wrong in our country from this day
    forward is now Trump’s fault just as much as they thought it was Obama’s.
    I find it unreasonable for them to expect from me what they were entirely unwilling to give.”
    Author unknown.
    #TheResistance

  30. 65 forus50
    January 26, 2017 at 10:33 pm

  31. 68 whenpamelawandered
    January 26, 2017 at 11:25 pm

    Okey dokey: some very intense and interesting times ahead: New Moon tomorrow, Friday 27 January 2017. 8 Aquarius 15, at 7:07 pm EST, 4:07pm PST. Chinese Lunar New Year of the Rooster on Saturday 28 January 2017. Looking a little further ahead things get REALLY EXCITING: on Friday 10th February 2017, a Penumbral Eclipse of the Moon takes place at 22 Leo 28. Followed on 26 February 2017, by an Annular Eclipse of the Sun, at 8 Pisces 12. Closer to the events I will post info about regional visibility. And then WAY LATER, we have two eclipses in August, the 7th and the 21st. I’m reading some interesting interpretations of the energy fields around these events and the impact on the personal (ego) versus the collective (group) consciousness. As always, I recommend reading my dear friend and teacher for further in depth delineation: http://www.alanoken.com. I must close down for a bit, so much going on, the nervous system needs respite. I’ve been thinking about how maybe PBO and MO are waking to the truth that they do not have to go back to the WH, with the crushing limitations they so admirably and brilliantly endured for all our sakes, and when they emerge from a genuine rest, they both will be Fired Up and a dual, dynamic Force to be reckoned with! They are free of the fetters of office, and beloved by billions of us all over the world! Thank you to Sir Richard for providing sanctuary and a refuge for two of the most important people ever born! ❤️❤️🖖🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 Goodnight TOD, thank you each and everyone! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

  32. 70 Jey
    January 26, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    Lock him up!! Lock him up!!

    I wish I tweeted.

    Sending everyone at TOD warm wishes. For those resisting and to all the foot soldiers … THANK YOU. You are courageous to fight the fight.

  33. January 26, 2017 at 11:36 pm

    Today I sent a email to N.C. Senator Richard Burr about Russia interference in our 2016 election.

  34. 73 jacquelineoboomer
    January 26, 2017 at 11:55 pm

    This is fantastic. #ThanksObama

  35. 74 jacquelineoboomer
    January 27, 2017 at 12:02 am

  36. 84 GGAIL
    January 27, 2017 at 12:03 am

    YAY! Scandal is on here on the West Coast 🎉🎉🎉

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  40. January 27, 2017 at 12:16 am

    #DAWGAMANIA … sweeping Trump’s Pariah State …

    • 89 Gazelle
      January 27, 2017 at 12:43 am

      Reality just came back around & hit this dood in various smackaroos, one too many times. Think he’ll wake up from his imaginary “privilege” any time soon? Or just scrub, rinse & repeat?

    • 90 0388jojothecat
      January 27, 2017 at 11:25 am

      This is the same idiot that spouts for “smaller government”….that means your job and healthcare idiot!

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  42. January 27, 2017 at 12:20 am

    “This 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau feels frighteningly different from previous years. Developments over the last year have meant that for the first time very many people are confronting the possibility of a rise in totalitarianism, with the question “how could it happen?” no longer something for enlightened history teachers to discuss with their students.

    One of the people who was determined that we should learn from the past was Władysław Bartoszewski, himself a prisoner at Auschwitz before the Nazis turned it into a death camp. Bartoszewski later became an active member of Żegota – the Polish Council to Aid Jews which is believed to have helped around half of the Jews who survived the Holocaust in Poland. He also took part in the Warsaw Uprising. After the War he became a historian, explaining:

    “I was one of those who considered such research to be my moral duty. Since I had survived and so many others – acquaintances and people I didn’t know, Poles and Jews – had perished, I had to bear testimony to the truth.””

  43. January 27, 2017 at 12:24 am

    Yes, Putin’s War on Ukraine persists ….

  44. January 27, 2017 at 12:26 am

  45. 97 Gazelle
    January 27, 2017 at 12:56 am

    Am sure this has been posted here, but it made me crack up laughing, best medicine today:

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/trump-tweets-inauguration-photo-wrong-date-article-1.2954433

  46. 98 No Child Left Behind
    January 27, 2017 at 7:28 am

    Good Morning TODVille,

    Trump and Putin are to speak on the phone Saturday in their first conversation since Trump took office, an administration official tells CNN.

    The Jackass to report to his boss Putin Saturday by phone pending the opportunity to do it in person.

  47. 99 desertflower
    January 27, 2017 at 8:16 am

    But what about the EMAILS????

  48. 102 desertflower
    January 27, 2017 at 8:18 am

    He needs to be impeached NOW. RIGHT FUCKING NOW!

  49. 104 whenpamelawandered
    January 27, 2017 at 8:47 am

    Sharing from a friend’s wall…
    From an EPA staffer:
    “So I work at the EPA and yeah it’s as bad as you are hearing:
    The entire agency is under lockdown, the website, facebook, twitter, you name it is static and can’t be updated. All reports, findings, permits and studies are frozen and not to be released. No presentations or meetings with outside groups are to be scheduled.
    Any Press contacting us are to be directed to the Press Office which is also silenced and will give no response.
    All grants and contracts are frozen from the contractors working on Superfund sites to grad school students working on their thesis.
    We are still doing our work, writing reports, doing cancer modeling for pesticides hoping that this is temporary and we will be able to serve the public soon. But many of us are worried about an ideologically-fueled purging and if you use any federal data I advise you gather what you can now.
    We have been told the website is being reworked to reflect the new administration’s policy.
    Feel free to copy and paste, you all pay for the government and you should know what’s going on. I am posting this as a fellow citizen and not in any sort of official capacity.”
    If you share, please do so with copy and paste.

    • 105 desertflower
      January 27, 2017 at 9:03 am

      This is terrifying. Maybe you should share with a media person that you trust….whoever that might be. RM?

    • January 27, 2017 at 9:53 am

      desertflower, I watch that piece on Rachel Maddow show last night. I am so glad you posted that here because I was going to mention that this morning.Not only should there be investigations about Russia and Trump and this election, the media ought to be doing it’s job and investigating it too.

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  54. 118 desertflower
    January 27, 2017 at 9:41 am

  55. 120 yardarm756
    January 27, 2017 at 9:49 am

    Good morning you lot….

    • 121 0388jojothecat
      January 27, 2017 at 11:12 am

      Good morning yardarm….Thank you for this

      We all need to download this and stick it on a wall, tee-shirt, button, because it is so true……

    • 123 Obama Grandmama
      January 27, 2017 at 12:50 pm

      The fact that ACA provides birth control preventing unnecessary abortions and has lowered abortions to the lowest number since recording them should enter into the argument. Not 100% sure of my facts, but think I remember hearing it on NPR recently.

  56. January 27, 2017 at 10:06 am


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