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Knock! Knock! President Obama And First Lady Michelle Obama Calling


152 Responses to “Knock! Knock! President Obama And First Lady Michelle Obama Calling”


  1. 1 desertflower
    February 14, 2017 at 10:23 am

    GM!!

  2. 5 whenpamelawandered
    February 14, 2017 at 10:24 am

    ⭐️❤

  3. 10 donna dem 4 obama
    February 14, 2017 at 10:34 am

  4. 11 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 10:36 am

  5. 12 desertflower
    February 14, 2017 at 10:44 am

    How much treason is enough to investigate?

  6. February 14, 2017 at 10:52 am

    Good morning Ms. Chips, Danny and TOD family, I hope all is well with everyone this lovely Tuesday morning. Congrats df, on being first this morning.

    Nerdy, thanks so much for helping Ms. Chips and for the sacrifices you’re making for us TOD’ers. 💫🙏👌👊❤

    To all, I hope you are abundantly adorable, adequately charming, and sufficiently delightful today. Happy Valentine’s Day! 💐🍫🍹

    I am thankful to God that I lived to witness one of the greatest President of The United States of America in President Barack Hussein Obama ⭐🏆 ⭐🏆 ⭐🏆

  7. February 14, 2017 at 10:55 am

    Today’s press briefing is at 1pm. I just might have to watch!

    • 18 donna dem 4 obama
      February 14, 2017 at 11:07 am

      It will be more spin, spin, spin. They know they have the numbers in their favor in Congress so little to nothing will be done to investigate this. They are hoping that it all blows over (or Trump comes up with another distraction) within a couple of days so they can move toward implementing their right wing agenda.

      Had this been PBO actual fire alarms would be going off simultaneously in DC right now.

      • February 14, 2017 at 11:26 am

        This could be a head fake so we need to keep the pressure up. WAY WAY WAY UP.

        • 20 donna dem 4 obama
          February 14, 2017 at 12:16 pm

          Yep! We’ll see where they go on this.

        • 21 WhenPamelaWandered
          February 14, 2017 at 12:54 pm

          Golly gee – imagine if they had taken some time to ‘investigate’ him BEFORE the appointment?. Still, maybe more dirty laundry came into the light precisely because they couldn’t be bothered. The entire lot of them should start planning for a nice, long, extended vacay, in Guantanamo. No need to pack their bags, all upkeep will upkeep will be paid for by the US taxpayer. We might even save money keeping them there. Sure glad they never closed it, jokes on them.

  8. February 14, 2017 at 11:05 am

  9. 33 donna dem 4 obama
    February 14, 2017 at 11:15 am

  10. February 14, 2017 at 11:24 am

  11. 38 Allison
    February 14, 2017 at 11:36 am

  12. February 14, 2017 at 11:41 am

  13. February 14, 2017 at 11:58 am

    Found this at BJ. Liked this suggestion:

    AMinNC says:
    February 14, 2017 at 8:36 am
    I called both my GOP senators yesterday and asked for an independent commission to investigate ties between Trump Campaign/Administration and Russia. In their local offices I spoke with actual people, and they indicated they had been getting calls on this. I also paused for a moment and said to the staffers, “I know you are a Republican, but doesn’t this bother you? Don’t you think getting to the bottom of these multiple connections to a hostile foreign government is more important than backing up your Party? Shouldn’t Senator X be acting in our national interest? This is not normal.” In both cases there was a long pause, a heavy sigh, and a slow, flat response, yes Ma’am, I’ll make sure that the Senator hears your concerns.

    If even staffers and true loyalists are being beaten down by the Russia connections, I think this should be vocally front and center every day for every Dem elected official, and Dem. Party spokesperson, and every regular citizen on their Facebook pages and in conversations with Republican friends and Relatives from now until upcoming special congressional elections, and through the midterms. We must tie the silence and misjudgment of the entire GOP Congress to this corrupt administration.

  14. 42 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    CNN BREAKING NEWS (# 1,000,000,001)

    The Senate’s second-ranking Republican and other GOP senators are calling for an investigation into connections between President Donald Trump and Russia, and want former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn to testify.

    Sen. John Cornyn told reporters Tuesday that the Senate standing committees with oversight of intelligence need to investigate Flynn. Sen. Roy Blunt, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, also told KTRS radio he wanted to speak with Flynn.

  15. 43 hopefruit2
    February 14, 2017 at 12:17 pm

    Daddy Warbucks wants out!

  16. February 14, 2017 at 12:19 pm

  17. 54 donna dem 4 obama
    February 14, 2017 at 12:48 pm

  18. February 14, 2017 at 12:57 pm

    45’s campaign, and now WH, is operating like they are an episode of Mission Impossible. Do whatever as long as you don’t get caught. “As always, if you get caught…the Campaign/WH will disavow any knowledge of your actions.”

    They’re tripping all over themselves trying to deny what they knew and when they knew it.

  19. 57 Linda
    February 14, 2017 at 12:58 pm

    Why does Andrea Mitchell still have a job ? Her stuttering and her constant losing her train of thought is maddening.

  20. February 14, 2017 at 12:59 pm

    Flynn can take them all down and he will to save himself from frying ….

    back to work ….

  21. 63 donna dem 4 obama
    February 14, 2017 at 1:08 pm

  22. February 14, 2017 at 1:09 pm

    • 68 jacquelineoboomer
      February 14, 2017 at 2:06 pm

      Perfect. That should be playing the next time Trump walks into one of his self-love events, without permission.

  23. 69 Don
    February 14, 2017 at 1:24 pm

    Welp, Spicer and the White House just threw Flynn under the bus. Get your popcorn ready!

  24. 70 JER
    February 14, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    Today is the day to dance with the one you love.

    A post shared by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on

    • 71 jacquelineoboomer
      February 14, 2017 at 1:57 pm

      Pete has taken so many photographs of the Obamas, that he probably can post one a day for the rest of his life! (Plus I think he’s in love with both of ’em as a couple!)

      Works for me.

      • 72 GGail
        February 14, 2017 at 2:09 pm

        For me too J’OB ❤

        • 73 jacquelineoboomer
          February 15, 2017 at 1:03 am

          Haven’t been here much today, so I’m just seeing this – hope you had a very happy Valentine’s Day, GGail! Oh, and, my son brought me chocolates, and I loved ’em! Even have some left for tomorrow. Feel healthier already! 🙂 GN.

  25. 74 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 1:38 pm

    Hello TODable TODbots on ❤ ❤ Valentine's Day ❤ ❤ .
    Congrats to all Gold ⭐ winners since yesterday.
    It's almost Springtime in MN. Snow is on the ground, but Melt It is….faster than a Melting Orange45*

  26. 75 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 1:40 pm

  27. 76 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 1:41 pm

  28. 77 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 1:42 pm

  29. 78 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 1:45 pm

  30. 80 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 1:47 pm

  31. 81 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 1:51 pm

  32. 82 idon
    February 14, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    LAWD! print media is gonna drag 45 and his Turd Reich right on out the White House and into Gitmo

  33. 84 jacquelineoboomer
    February 14, 2017 at 1:52 pm

    Flynn seems crazy and obnoxious and self-possessed enough to – if it ever happens – appear at a Senate hearing and forget he can “take the fifth.” At least, I think he can. He’ll want the whole world to hear what he has to say, while calling himself a “scapegoat” (as he has already), because he’s lost all touch with reality and is pretty much sure he’s above anything as common as “our laws.”

    – Jacqueline O’Boomer predicts, c. 2017

  34. 87 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 1:56 pm

  35. February 14, 2017 at 1:58 pm

    Quick Takes: The Mad King
    by Nancy LeTourneau
    February 13, 2017 5:28 PM
    POLITICAL ANIMAL BLOG

    * Andrew Sullivan is not someone who is known for understatement. But in this case, I think he’s correct.

    Then there is the obvious question of the president’s mental and psychological health. I know we’re not supposed to bring this up — but it is staring us brutally in the face. I keep asking myself this simple question: If you came across someone in your everyday life who repeatedly said fantastically and demonstrably untrue things, what would you think of him?…Here’s what I’d think: This man is off his rocker. He’s deranged; he’s bizarrely living in an alternative universe; he’s delusional…

    I think this is a fundamental reason why so many of us have been so unsettled, anxious, and near panic these past few months. It is not so much this president’s agenda. That always changes from administration to administration. It is that when the linchpin of an entire country is literally delusional, clinically deceptive, and responds to any attempt to correct the record with rage and vengeance, everyone is always on edge.

    * I’m going to suggest that you watch this entire clip from Morning Joe today for two reasons: (1) If you didn’t watch the atrocious interviews with Stephen Miller on the Sunday morning shows yesterday, it will give you a good run-down of just how awful he is, and (2) imagine Donald Trump (who LOVED Miller’s performance) watching the commentary after the clips. It has been pretty well established that he’s addicted to watching this show.

  36. 92 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 1:59 pm

  37. February 14, 2017 at 1:59 pm

    Flynn is Gone, But the President is Still There
    by Martin Longman
    February 14, 2017 12:33 PM

    If you were a fly on the wall in the White House over the weekend (or on March 22, 1973), you might have heard an exchange that went something like this.

    PRESIDENT: You think, you think we want to, want to go this route now? And the — let it hang out, so to speak?
    McGAHN: Well, it’s, it isn’t really that —
    MILLER: It’s a limited hang out.
    McGAHN: It’s a limited hang out.
    BANNON: It’s a modified limited hang out.
    PRESIDENT: Well, it’s only the questions of the thing hanging out publicly or privately.

    All I’ve done here is change the names from Dean, Haldeman, and Erlichmann. A limited (modified) hangout is something the intelligence community does when things have gotten out of hand and they can no longer just deny, deny, deny.

    In spy jargon, it’s a tactic used when “they can no longer rely on a phony cover story to misinform the public, they resort to admitting—sometimes even volunteering—some of the truth while still managing to withhold the key and damaging facts in the case. The public, however, is usually so intrigued by the new information that it never thinks to pursue the matter further.”

  38. 95 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 2:16 pm

  39. 96 Jey
    February 14, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    Reading / watching all this unfold … I can’t help but think that somewhere in Chappaqua HRC is doing the shimmy (she did that during one of the debates) with a big smile on her face.
    🙂

  40. 97 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    Discipline her? She can’t speak one word of truth!

  41. 98 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 2:18 pm

  42. 99 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 2:19 pm

  43. 100 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 2:20 pm

  44. February 14, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    • 102 99ts
      February 14, 2017 at 5:15 pm

      Anywhere in the world – excepting Russia and NK – he will be met with protests. He will be cancelling trips here there and anywhere. It is 30 years since I went to a political protest but I would have to be there if he ever came near my country. Most leaders will visit the US if they want to see trump. No way they want him in their country.

      • February 14, 2017 at 6:18 pm

        I agree. Everywhere he goes he will be met with throngs of people who are disgusted, outraged, repulsed by the very sight of him. This includes the U.S.

        • 104 99ts
          February 14, 2017 at 8:56 pm

          He keeps cancelling those trips in the US – I can’t imagine he will make too many outside the country – could be a coup in his absence 🙂 If only.

  45. 105 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 2:22 pm

  46. 106 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 2:25 pm

  47. February 14, 2017 at 2:27 pm

    The Mysterious James Comey
    The FBI must have known that Michael Flynn illegally discussed sanctions with the Russian ambassador.

    by Mike Lofgren
    February 13, 2017

    On February 10, the Washington Post ran an above-the-fold story stating that — according to multiple government sources — Michael Flynn, President Trump’s national security adviser, took a phone call from Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and discussed U.S sanctions against that country. Since the call took place on December 29, three weeks before the inauguration, the call itself would have been irregular even if the subject matter discussed had been innocuous.

    The fact that it occurred on the day the Obama administration applied additional sanctions on Russia made the call a curious coincidence. The Post cited numerous senior government officials claiming that Flynn discussed those sanctions with Russia’s ambassador, making the call highly improper at a minimum. CBS News led its story with the suggestion that Flynn may have violated the law. Increasing the appearance of wrongdoing was Flynn’s previous assertion that he had not discussed policy matters, and that he had only conveyed greetings and discussed arrangements for a post-inaugural phone call between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    It is a good bet that the media will make heavy weather of the issue of whether a person can be charged with the Logan Act, a law prohibiting unauthorized private individuals from conducting diplomacy with foreign powers — a law which has never been used to prosecute anybody. They will ask whether the national security adviser is fit to serve, given his seeming lack of truthfulness regarding the phone call, his poor policy judgment, and his chumminess with Putin. There is also the embarrassing matter of Vice President Mike Pence already having publicly asserted that Flynn did not discuss the sanctions issue.

    • 108 99ts
      February 14, 2017 at 5:21 pm

      I briefly listened to Mrs Greenspan – silly me, but one thing she said is stuck in my brain – “When justice wanted to go to the white house about Flynn, Comey was the only person involved with the situation who did not want to tell anyone”. She just seemed to cruise over it & nothing more was mentioned about Comey.

      No doubt in my mind he cost the dems both the presidency and the senate.

  48. 109 Jey
    February 14, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    Seems to me the big boys over in Congress are looking to cover their rear quickly … oh Kellyanne – you goin under the bus girl.

    Republicans … they never fail to disappoint.

  49. 110 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 2:35 pm

  50. 112 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 2:38 pm

  51. 113 JER
    February 14, 2017 at 2:42 pm

    Kim Jong Un’s half-brother sprayed with poison and killed at Kuala Lumpur’s international airport, sources report. http://abcn.ws/2kH8NWH

  52. 114 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 2:54 pm

  53. 118 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 2:55 pm

  54. 120 Sam UK Obama Supporter
    February 14, 2017 at 2:57 pm

    Scary times. I have no words, just trying to get through what would have been my late son’s 18th birthday. Went to give him some flowers earlier today to find some ratf****r had stolen his little ceramic dog that had been on his grave since he was a baby. Words fail me. While I was there I was talking to an elderly lady and somehow we got on to the subject of The Idiot (Trump) only to find out that she, at 86 years of age was on the women’s march in London!!! She is awesome!!

    • 121 sherijr
      February 14, 2017 at 3:09 pm

      (((((Sam))))) Happy 18th Birthday to you dear son. Take care.

      I met a lady like yours, on the metro to the DC march.. in her 80s also.. she had a hand-written sign about “Donald’s fake hair” lol.. she was feisty and engaged.

      • February 14, 2017 at 3:17 pm

        (((((HUGS))))) Sam and sympathies to you. So understand. Lost a grandson 8 yrs. ago at age 4. Certainly not the same as a child, but do have a good idea what it is like. So sorry people are such ??????

        • 123 Sam UK Obama Supporter
          February 14, 2017 at 3:44 pm

          (((hugs back atcha)))) I am sorry to hear about your grandson, there are no words that can take away the heartache but know that I care and that you and your son/daughter are in my heart and prayers. Thank you for such a kind message.

      • 124 Sam UK Obama Supporter
        February 14, 2017 at 3:46 pm

        Don’t you just love people like them. My lady made me laugh even on a day like today when it would have been so easy to cry. (((((hugs)))))

    • February 14, 2017 at 3:15 pm

      Hugs to you, Sam. I’m sorry to hear that your sadness was compounded by the actions of thoughtless and cruel jerks. But glad to hear your had your spirits lifted by this wonderful woman! We can all take heart by the actions of those with conscience.

      • 127 Sam UK Obama Supporter
        February 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

        Thank you Meta for your kind comments. Unfortunately there are a few jerks (or as they are called in the UK – wankers) who have no regard or morals. Thank goodness for people like the lady at the cemetery and you guys here.

    • February 14, 2017 at 3:19 pm

      So sorry about the stolen dog. Things like that can hurt so badly as reminders of even bigger losses. Cheers for 86 and demonstrating

      • 129 Sam UK Obama Supporter
        February 14, 2017 at 3:55 pm

        Thank you daiseymay it was horrible even though it was only a little ornamental dog it was painful, especially as it was the first one Mum and I gave him after his burial, still karma can be a b***h and whoever stole from my son better look out. Not that I would wish them any real harm and I hope they never go through what we have. Still as they say every cloud has a silver lining and mine was meeting that lady who made me laugh and with whom I had a lot in common. ((((hugs))))

    • 130 No Child Left Behind
      February 14, 2017 at 3:27 pm

      Hang in there. Stay strong. Sorry for the little ceramic dog.

      • 131 Sam UK Obama Supporter
        February 14, 2017 at 4:02 pm

        Will do, Thank you for your message. I will be fine, my strength lies within my family, especially my wonderful 16 year old son and his amazing girlfriend, and also within this fabulous community, sometimes coming here restores my sanity and faith in people. I know we can replace the dog but it is the sentimental value and the fact that someone has been so heartless to take it. I almost pity that person as they don’t have any morals or feelings, such a limited person.

  55. 132 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 3:11 pm

  56. 135 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 3:23 pm

    For your Tuesday afternoon delight.

  57. 137 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 3:30 pm

  58. 138 JER
    February 14, 2017 at 3:30 pm

  59. February 14, 2017 at 3:32 pm

  60. February 14, 2017 at 3:32 pm

    This is my take from the WH Briefing:

    45’s trust of Flynn was already eroding…

    If Flynn’s communication with Russia was illegal, Flynn would have been asked to resign.

    If Flynn’s communication with Russia was legal, still trust issues, Flynn would have been asked to resign.

    Therefore, whether Flynn’s actions were legal or illegal had no bearing on him being fired. Spicer repeating this was an attempt to confuse the issue.

    So…why wait the 17 days???? Probably believed that their normal distractions would have pulled attention away and would not have to address the issue. If not for the continued digging by [print] media, Flynn would still be NSA director. Instead, more questions are *FINALLY* being address regarding 45 (Campaign and Administration) relationship with Russia and the security implications.

    Again, there’s no way I can be convinced that 45, 45’s-VP, or anyone else on 45’s senior staff had no idea what Flynn discussed with Russia. If anything, he bragged about it and got a bunch of atta-boys and slaps on the back. Now that the media sharks smell blood, I hope they continue to circle the prey and bring them all down.

  61. 142 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 3:33 pm

    CNN BREAKING NEWS (# 1,000,000,002)

    Why highly likely? Why not investigate Flynn, Miller, Bannon and the rest of the renegades?
    ————————————————-
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it’s “highly likely” the Senate Intelligence Committee will investigate former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn’s discussions with the Russian ambassador.

  62. 143 Nena20409
    February 14, 2017 at 3:33 pm

  63. 144 donna dem 4 obama
    February 14, 2017 at 3:34 pm

  64. 145 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    Who? Her Russian shadow?

  65. 147 No Child Left Behind
    February 14, 2017 at 3:39 pm

    Oh, at least give him a wall, AROUND MAR-A-LAGO. And keep him there!

  66. February 14, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    Stephen Miller’s History of Bigotry
    by Martin Longman
    February 13, 2017 3:07 PM

    On the one hand, who cares what Joe Scarborough has to say? On the other hand, he was so alarmed and appalled by Trump aide Stephen Miller’s performance on the Sunday morning talk shows that he’s talking about impeachment.

    Scarborough said the White House is “embarrassing themselves by putting this guy up,” describing Miller’s “performance” as “horrendous” and “an embarrassment.” “That is the talk of a dictator, not somebody who is president of the United States,” Scarborough said. If Trump’s administration were to actually act based on Miller’s suggestions, “we could have impeachment proceedings within the next six months,” Scarborough warned.

    Meanwhile, Univision has tracked down some of Miller’s childhood friends, and the stories are a little unsettling. For example:

    Stephen Miller and Jason Islas grew up in sunny southern California in the late 1990s, united by their passion for Star Trek. But Miller stopped talking to his friend as they prepared to jump from Lincoln Middle School to Santa Monica High School.

    Miller only returned Islas’ phone calls at the end of the summer, to coldly explain the reason for his estrangement. “I can’t be your friend any more because you are Latino,” Islas remembers him saying.

    That’s cold. And it only got worse.

    • 152 0388jojothecat
      February 14, 2017 at 4:20 pm

      So funny! I went to Lincoln Middle (then Junior High) School and Santa Monica High (Samohi). You know who also went to Samohi? John Erlichman from the crooked Nixon WH….so funny…what’s old is new again.


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