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117 Responses to “We Will Prevail”


  1. 1 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 10:35 pm

    This is such an important home and gathering place for us. My undying gratitude for keeping the lights on, Nerdy:)

  2. January 28, 2017 at 10:37 pm

  3. 13 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 10:38 pm

    This is the America I love:) The one with open hearts and open arms. This is the one we fight for. Proud of them. This is Us.

  4. 15 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 10:46 pm

    Remember, the entire world is watching what WE do.

  5. 16 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 10:47 pm

  6. 18 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 10:48 pm

  7. 19 GGAIL
    January 28, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    Thank you President Obama for empowering us with the strength to believe that “We Are The Ones We’ve Been Waiting For”

  8. January 28, 2017 at 11:08 pm

    has to post…..

  9. 22 GGail
    January 28, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    Teachers Association protested here in Los Angeles against DeVos today!

  10. 23 GGail
    January 28, 2017 at 11:10 pm

    NW, thank you for posting these! They are so encouraging.

  11. 24 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 11:12 pm

  12. 26 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 11:17 pm

    What happens when the one that’s supposed to be in charge is clueless.

  13. 27 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

  14. 28 jacquelineoboomer
    January 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

  15. 29 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 11:23 pm

    When all this gets fixed, and it will, let it be understood by all that Republicans do NOT deserve a seat at the table, or to make any decisions that affect any human beings. EVER. They own this, that brought this wrath down on this country and the world. No mercy on them come election time. VOTE THEM OUT! They can not be trusted!

  16. 30 desertflower
    January 28, 2017 at 11:25 pm

    Night all. Be safe and take care of one another. #Lockhimup

  17. 33 FoxfireTX
    January 28, 2017 at 11:37 pm

    A couple of photos from DFW tonight–amazing for North TX!

  18. 35 FoxfireTX
    January 28, 2017 at 11:43 pm

  19. 36 No Child Left Behind
    January 28, 2017 at 11:45 pm

  20. 37 FoxfireTX
    January 28, 2017 at 11:49 pm

    Nerdy, thank you so much for keeping this place open. Coming here has saved my sanity this last week. But I will sleep well tonight knowing that we helped make DT’s first two weekends in the WH miserable!

    • 38 Bill R.
      January 28, 2017 at 11:54 pm

      Likewise, NW, a real sanctuary of sanity and good will here. Although the #Resistance is bringing many many people of good will together.

  21. 40 hopefruit2
    January 29, 2017 at 12:14 am

    I’m so impressed and awed by this outpouring of support and caring. We are truly each other’s keeper. Thanks ACLU for your hard work on behalf of humanity. Thanks Nerdy, for honoring this sentiment in a thread. “We will Prevail.”

  22. 41 whatisworking
    January 29, 2017 at 12:14 am

    HI All

    To echo the thanks of the group, a link to this page will go in the next team email, I will ask folks to read and retweet all the tweets at the top. 2K on the list. This site is very important. Let us know what we can do to keep you guys sane so you can sustain it.

    Many thanks

  23. 42 FoxfireTX
    January 29, 2017 at 12:18 am

    I spent most of my career in federal courts around the country and do not EVER recall a court holding a hearing at midnight! YES WE CAN!

  24. 46 whenpamelawandered
    January 29, 2017 at 12:22 am

    “Be vigilant, don’t be afraid.”
    ~ President Obama
    January, 2017

  25. January 29, 2017 at 12:24 am

    Apparently there’s a commercial telling people that Trump is under attack and to call this number to support him This is just unbelievable.

  26. 48 almablanca
    January 29, 2017 at 12:27 am

    Good night TOD folks! So interesting to see the outpouring of love across the country. Surely this is PBO’s greatest legacy. thanks Nerdy as always.

  27. 49 jacquelineoboomer
    January 29, 2017 at 12:40 am

  28. January 29, 2017 at 12:48 am

    Goodnight TOD ….

  29. 54 jacquelineoboomer
    January 29, 2017 at 12:59 am

    Goodnight Nerdy, Chips, TODville, that judge that signed the temporary stay who’s now invited for Thanksgiving, and all the ships at sea!

  30. January 29, 2017 at 1:06 am

    THIS IS America-at those airports

  31. 60 amk for obama
    January 29, 2017 at 7:49 am

    It was great to see the two bestest tennis players in history make history within a day after each other.

    Go Serena and Fedex.

  32. 62 donna dem 4 obama
    January 29, 2017 at 7:55 am

  33. 64 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 8:16 am

    Good morning everyone. So proud of of my countrymen/women. Yes We Can. Yes We Will.

  34. 65 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 8:21 am

    ALL the rot needs to go! If its not clear by now…this entire election, its outcome and these illegal actions from this WH were orchestrated from the beginning. Clear as day.

    • 66 Gazelle
      January 29, 2017 at 8:28 am

      Looks to me that they’re setting the stage for Marshall Law. Threatening to send troops to Chicago black neighborhoods, threatening sanctuary cities, detaining visa/green card holders, etc. OMFG!

      • 67 desertflower
        January 29, 2017 at 8:53 am

        I put NOTHING past them. Nothing! Fucking children of the corn standing there….

        • 68 Gazelle
          January 29, 2017 at 9:10 am

          DF, I woke up this morn, w/ that thought red-flagging my mind. Then read the post downthread about DT already filing for his 2020 candidacy, which could affect PACs ability to setup opposition ones. Need to educate myself on that angle. If so, it’s Diabolical Bannon in action. We need to be vigilant on all, they will throw all kinds of shiny distractions.

  35. 69 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 8:24 am

  36. 70 ouapiti
    January 29, 2017 at 8:27 am

    Thank you so much, NW, and TODers for keeping this page going strong and providing info, updates and resistance. We are in for a long fight and the community, caring and information here is extremely important. Yes we must!!!

  37. 71 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 8:31 am

    Process that. Short answer…NEVER!

    http://www.vox.com/2016/9/13/12901950/terrorism-immigrants-clothes

    You’re more likely to be killed by your own clothes than by an immigrant terrorist
    The odds of being killed by a refugee terrorist? One in 3.6 billion.

  38. 72 ydavis00
    January 29, 2017 at 8:33 am

  39. 73 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 8:35 am

    American Commando Killed in Yemen in Trumps First Counterterror Operation

    By ERIC SCHMITTJAN. 29, 2017

    WASHINGTON One American commando was killed and three others injured in a fierce firefight overnight with Qaeda militants in central Yemen, a senior American official said Sunday morning. The raid was the first counterterrorism operation approved by President Trump since he took office nine days ago.

    Commandos flying in Osprey aircraft carried out the surprise dawn attack in Bayda Province in a ground raid that lasted just under an hour. The target was a building or series of buildings that contained information that counterterrorism officials had deemed valuable enough to warrant a ground operation rather than an airstrike, the American official said.

    Gen. Joseph Votel, the head of the Pentagons Central Command, said in a statement: We are deeply saddened by the loss of one of our elite service members. The sacrifices are very profound in our fight against terrorists who threaten innocent peoples across the globe.

    A military aircraft assisting in the operation crash-landed nearby, leaving a fourth commando injured, the statement said. That aircraft, identified by a senior American official as an Osprey, was unable to fly after the landing and was destroyed by American airstrikes.

    Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/world/middleeast/american-commando-killed-in-yemen-in-trumps-first-counterterror-operation.html?emc=edit_na_20170129&nl=breaking-news&nlid=57435284&ref=headline&_r=0

  40. 74 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 8:39 am

    Really?????????

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-travel-bans-department-of-homeland-security-vows-enforce-court-order-a7551601.html

    Donald Trump’s travel bans will continue to be enforced by the The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), despite a New York judge placing a temporary stay on it being executed.

    Judge Ann Donnelly ruled the bans on refugees and people from seven majority-Muslim countries, were unconstitutional.

    But the DHS said it would “continue to enforce all of President Trump’s Executive Orders in a manner that ensures the safety and security of the American people.”

    It said:“President Trump’s Executive Orders remain in place – prohibited travel will remain prohibited, and the US government retains its right to revoke visas at any time if required for national security or public safety.”

    White House officials also insisted there was nothing in the court order which impeded the executive order and it remained in full effect.

    Regardless of their legal status in the US, citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia or Yemen have now been barred from entering the country even if they have the correct documentation.

    Islam is the predominant religion in those countries and the order has been widely regarded as an implementation of the ban on Muslims which Mr Trump called for during his electoral campaign, although the President denied this.

  41. 75 criquet
    January 29, 2017 at 8:43 am

    Morning all.

    If true, this is very important to know. Hopefully it can be circulated and sent to people like Joy Reid, Rachael Maddow and Lawrence O’Donnell etc to check out and publicize.

    • 78 desertflower
      January 29, 2017 at 8:58 am

      Here’s the thing. The Rule of Law means nothing to them…this is what we fail to wrap our heads around at our peril….they will continue to do what ever they WANT to do until they are removed. This was planned by Russia/Trump/Trumpcronies.

      From the piece:

      President Trump signed an executive order on Friday that purports to bar for at least 90 days almost all permanent immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries, including Syria and Iraq, and asserts the power to extend the ban indefinitely.

      But the order is illegal. More than 50 years ago, Congress outlawed such discrimination against immigrants based on national origin.

  42. January 29, 2017 at 8:54 am

    MORE evil manipulation:

  43. January 29, 2017 at 8:56 am

  44. January 29, 2017 at 8:56 am

    Everyone, SHOW UP

  45. January 29, 2017 at 9:01 am

    This guy and Bannon and Kushner are now running our country:

  46. January 29, 2017 at 9:09 am

    Good Morning….TOD FAm…GM NW…..

    my greatest fear this morning is that the Immigration officials would not honor the court decree…and that the detainees would be moved and that we would not be able to track their whereabouts…
    afew GOP congress folks have spoken out against the Muslim ban…but not enough

  47. 84 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 9:13 am

    Maya Angelou

    You may write me down in history
    With your bitter, twisted lies,
    You may trod me in the very dirt
    But still, like dust, I’ll rise.

    Does my sassiness upset you?
    Why are you beset with gloom?
    ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells
    Pumping in my living room.

    Just like moons and like suns,
    With the certainty of tides,
    Just like hopes springing high,
    Still I’ll rise.

    Did you want to see me broken?
    Bowed head and lowered eyes?
    Shoulders falling down like teardrops,
    Weakened by my soulful cries?

    Does my haughtiness offend you?
    Don’t you take it awful hard
    ‘Cause I laugh like I’ve got gold mines
    Diggin’ in my own backyard.

    You may shoot me with your words,
    You may cut me with your eyes,
    You may kill me with your hatefulness,
    But still, like air, I’ll rise.

    Does my sexiness upset you?
    Does it come as a surprise
    That I dance like I’ve got diamonds
    At the meeting of my thighs?

    Out of the huts of history’s shame
    I rise
    Up from a past that’s rooted in pain
    I rise
    I’m a black ocean, leaping and wide,
    Welling and swelling I bear in the tide.

    Leaving behind nights of terror and fear
    I rise
    Into a daybreak that’s wondrously clear
    I rise
    Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave,
    I am the dream and the hope of the slave.
    I rise
    I rise
    I rise.

  48. 85 JER
    January 29, 2017 at 9:14 am

    Good Morning Everybody.

    Talking with a young refugee at a Dignity for Children Foundation classroom in 2015.

    A post shared by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on

  49. 87 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 9:15 am

  50. January 29, 2017 at 9:17 am

    • 89 desertflower
      January 29, 2017 at 9:20 am

      We keep trying to rationalize the irrational. They have an agenda to carry out. Nothing they do will make sense to people with logic and reason. THEY ARE INSANE!

    • January 29, 2017 at 9:20 am

      Check out her TL. She is going off on this madness. Thank God the good people of Obama admin are speaking up.

  51. 91 JER
    January 29, 2017 at 9:24 am

  52. 93 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 9:27 am

  53. 94 JER
    January 29, 2017 at 9:27 am

  54. 97 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 9:28 am

    You don’t say..

  55. 102 JER
    January 29, 2017 at 9:30 am

    Merkel says fight against terrorism no excuse for U.S. entry ban. http://reut.rs/2kH8SJN

  56. 103 desertflower
    January 29, 2017 at 9:50 am

    The ride-sharing company Lyft has pledged to donate a million dollars to the ACLU in response to President Donald Trump’s immigration ban.

    In a letter emailed to customers early Sunday morning, Lyft co-founders John Zimmer and Logan Green announced their decision to donate money to help “defend our constitution.”

    -snip-

    “Banning people of a particular faith or creed, race or identity, sexuality or ethnicity, from entering the U.S. is antithetical to both Lyft’s and our nation’s core values,” the co-founders wrote.

    -snip-

    Lyft’s rival Uber also announced that it will help compensate its drivers who might be stranded overseas due to the travel ban.

    -snip-

    Read more: http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/316729-lyft-will-donate-1-million-to-aclu-after-trump-immigration-ban
    4

  57. 104 donna dem 4 obama
    January 29, 2017 at 9:51 am

  58. 108 JER
    January 29, 2017 at 9:56 am

    ABC News ‏@ABC 15 minutes ago
    Sen. McConnell opposed to lifting sanctions against Russia: “If anything we ought to be looking at increasing them,” he tells @MarthaRaddatz

  59. 109 carolyn
    January 29, 2017 at 9:57 am

    I am so thankful for this place, and the hope and will expressed here. The demonstrations last night were a balm, particularly because they were not organized by any group, but were spontaneous. However, never in my 77 years did I think I would experience a week like this past one, and a day and night like yesterday. I am stunned and heartbroken. So glad I get to go to church today where, I know, I will be encouraged, and positive actions will be suggested.

    Good morning you wonderful people….

  60. January 29, 2017 at 9:58 am

  61. January 29, 2017 at 10:03 am

    bbl …. take care friends …


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