123 Responses to “President Obama Remembers Dan Rooney”


  1. 1 jacquelineoboomer
    April 13, 2017 at 10:11 pm

  2. 2 jacquelineoboomer
    April 13, 2017 at 10:12 pm

    President Obama is also a “championship-caliber good man.”

    • 3 catrst
      April 14, 2017 at 5:39 am

      I was watching an old movie from the 80’s that was hokey but it seems more and more than the villains and heroes in these old movies are identical to the cast that play on our national stage. This one had a man playing Satan that talks about using a new arrival to you know where to try to destroy the good reputation of a man he has tried to influence but he says is “incorruptable”. So he’s found someone that looks just like him and plans to impersonate him and slander him that way. Every old movie seems to present these classic bad guys and they have the traits of the GOP that we see every day. It makes me realize why they have always hated Barack Obama. He’s a good man.

      • 4 jacquelineoboomer
        April 14, 2017 at 9:00 pm

        A friend of mine was telling me a similar thought she had, the other day, about a movie from the ’80s that seemed to predict what’s going on now. Ugh.

        And, yes, Barack Obama is a mighty fine man, for sure. ❤

  3. 5 jacquelineoboomer
    April 13, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    From the sublime to the dangerously ridiculous.

  4. 8 Gazelle
    April 13, 2017 at 10:16 pm

    So off topic, but worthy.

    • 9 pkayden
      April 14, 2017 at 3:44 pm

      Great speaker. Now I’ll have to go and watch all of his videos.

    • 10 Nena20409
      April 14, 2017 at 3:49 pm

      Thanks, Gazelle for introducing my Brains, Eyes & Ears to Akala.
      I have never heard of him before until today. I am listening to his Videos…..Now, on a 3rd one.
      Fantastic.
      Thank you.

  5. April 13, 2017 at 10:17 pm

    Thank you {{{{{{{NW}}}}}}}}

    Congrats {{{{{{{{{Jacqueline}}}}}}}}}}

    BTW ….

    Goodnight TOD ….

  6. April 13, 2017 at 10:32 pm

    I really miss this man today.

  7. 20 jacquelineoboomer
    April 13, 2017 at 10:44 pm

  8. April 13, 2017 at 11:00 pm

    For any and all of us who’ve suffered from this Affirmative Action BS.

    x1000000000000000000

    • 28 GGail
      April 13, 2017 at 11:44 pm

      Oh SNAP! THIS!!!!!!
      thanks meta!

    • 29 pkayden
      April 14, 2017 at 3:12 pm

      And he’s working overtime with his obnoxious team to destroy this country ASAP in between playing golf at his mansion in Florida. It will be interesting when his ditzy supporters start getting harmed by Trump’s policies. Who are they going to blame for that since they willingly voted for a man with no experience, morals or principles?

  9. 30 jacquelineoboomer
    April 13, 2017 at 11:03 pm

    How much more do we have to take?

  10. 31 desertflower
    April 13, 2017 at 11:22 pm

    Jeff Flake is getting a dose of reality.

    https://livestream.com/accounts/13432480/events/7263054

  11. 34 GGAIL
    April 13, 2017 at 11:46 pm

    So jojothecat has informed me that today is MtMarilyn’ birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY 🎈🎉🎁 Hope your day and year is deliciously fill with ❤️

  12. 40 WhenPamelaWandered
    April 14, 2017 at 12:01 am

    MtMarilyn ~ 👏🏼🎂🎉💐👑✨🍾🌏🗝🎈

  13. April 14, 2017 at 12:10 am

    Many Happy Returns of the Day, MtMarilyn!!!

  14. 44 desertflower
    April 14, 2017 at 12:23 am

    Check your phone, mtmarilyn:) I sent you a text. Happy Birthday!!!

    • 45 mtmarilyn
      April 14, 2017 at 2:59 pm

      Thank you DF, I have had so many calls, texts, etc I am still getting to them. I will be answering it later. Off to another party.

  15. 46 otter 44
    April 14, 2017 at 12:25 am

    Happy Birthday MtMarilyn Hope you have a great year… each year I add the birthdays get longer…. Otter44

    • 47 mtmarilyn
      April 14, 2017 at 3:01 pm

      Thank you otter44. We did talk about those who don’t want to celebrate birthdays anymore. I turned 71 and I am thrilled to celebrate each one. It means I am still here

  16. 48 Don
    April 14, 2017 at 12:59 am

    So, has Trump started a nuclear war yet? Asking for a friend.

  17. 50 99ts
    April 14, 2017 at 3:53 am

    While President Obama was celebrating the reason for Easter and creating peace through diplomacy, the man child is off to play golf with millionaires after sending a few bombs to show “how great he is”. How do those who voted this person into power equate this to their Christian teachings.

    It seems the height of hypocrisy to be wishing people a peaceful Easter – which is what we usually do at this time of the year.

    • 51 catrst
      April 14, 2017 at 5:58 am

      This is a time when we can see the contrast between honor and villainy and ask ourselves what we truly want leading us. Today I am thinking of those that denounced Barack Obama from the left and demonized Hillary Clinton. For some reason their spoiled self centeredness makes me more aggrieved than those that have lost their minds and hearts to the propaganda mill on the right. Its as if they at least should have known better.

    • 52 57andfemale
      April 14, 2017 at 9:18 am

      My crazy sister-in-law informed me that anyone who practices another religion is an assault on her belief.

      Oh, and she thinks Trump is the greatest Christian ever.

      Millions of phenomenally stupid people like this. Millions of them.

      • 53 99ts
        April 15, 2017 at 4:06 am

        They have their eyes closed – He reveals who he is by hiding every last thing he does. Stay safe 57 – he will start a war – be it within or without the US.

  18. April 14, 2017 at 8:08 am

    Umm David ignatius is a new con and the media loves it when republican presidents drop bombs.
    According to them the bigger the better.
    But this guy ignatius is disconcerting…
    I have a theory that these guys in the media have skin in the game.
    Probably massive sticks in Raytheon or general dynamics…
    Bc only $$$ could make sense of this drooling over a couple of BIG bombs.
    Ugh
    Anyways …
    That’s my thoughts for now…
    Peace

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  21. 58 GGAIL
    April 14, 2017 at 9:12 am

    Good West Coast morning NW & TOD family.
    It’s Friday – YAY 😊

    • 59 Betsy
      April 14, 2017 at 9:18 am

      Good Morning GGail. I hope you have a fantastic day! I am so happy it’s Friday even though I’m dealing with a sinus infection 😦 This has not been a good week for me and I’m finally glad to find out what’s been wrong with me. I am hoping the antibiotics start working soon, only just started them last night. I was so bummed I had to miss our Sunday gathering. I’m happy that you’all had such a great time. Lastly, I’m so glad I got to be alive and alert during the presidency of Barack Obama, still the best.president.ever!

  22. 60 57andfemale
    April 14, 2017 at 9:16 am

  23. 62 57andfemale
    April 14, 2017 at 9:16 am

  24. 63 Betsy
    April 14, 2017 at 9:24 am

    Look what happened in Illinois. If this continues, we could win the House and the Senate in 2018!!

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/democrats-grassroots-trump-elections_us_58efd21de4b0bb9638e270c1?ncid=APPLENEWS00001

    • 64 Betsy
      April 14, 2017 at 9:25 am

      “Democrats In Illinois Just Unseated A Whole Bunch Of Republicans” is the headline.

    • 65 57andfemale
      April 14, 2017 at 10:04 am

      This is EXTREMELY good news! All grass roots. These local elections are critical: this is how GOP did it, one small local election at a time. And the seats won were in areas that NEVER elect Dems.

      If we have the time, working with local Dem party is the way to go. Your efforts are really compounded because they have such an impact. Every school board, county board, small town: this is how change happens.

      My best friend’s husband is County President of their small, rural county in PA. Because of his intelligent leadership, he took a 100% GOP location and turned it 100% blue, even in 2016. He gets things done, he works with people, he found ways to not insult the local GOP but gently bring them to sanity. And in small locations, you can see results. A bridge gets repaired, stop lights go up, library hours are extended. People can see the effects of good government.

      • 66 Betsy
        April 14, 2017 at 10:33 am

        That’s wonderful. I hope Tom Perez is watching this unfold and doing something about it instead of being distracted by Bernie Sanders and his gang.

        • 67 57andfemale
          April 14, 2017 at 10:47 am

          I’ve been pretty happy with Perez so far except the credit given BS for this national tour. BS, of course, sent out a fundraising email about the tour, but didn’t mention Perez or the DNC! Again, Dems chasing that idiotic vote of people who still have no conscience over the damage they did.

          The party does need to invest in local elections, but it’s hard. It takes a lot of money and careful organization. That being said, this is what the GOP did. It took them 30 years but they got what they wanted. We have to get back municipalities and state legislatures. It’s critically important.

          • 68 Betsy
            April 15, 2017 at 11:39 am

            Yes it is but we don’t have the luxury of 30 years. The American people need to wake up and understand that to save our democracy, and I mean that literally, they need to VOTE. It’s so hard to watch what’s happening now because so many people stayed home.

  25. 69 desertflower
    April 14, 2017 at 10:42 am

    Morning everyone. My senator got his ass kicked last night. He actually had to look his constituents in the eyes and be held accountable. Beautiful thing.

  26. 70 desertflower
    April 14, 2017 at 10:47 am

    Of course this answer is enough to make steam come out of my ears….the Big Lie. Party over people

  27. 72 JER
    April 14, 2017 at 10:54 am

    Good Morning Everybody.

    Happy Birthday, MtMarilyn!

  28. 78 desertflower
    April 14, 2017 at 10:54 am

    Hummmm…

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/apr/14/carter-page-trump-adviser-pro-kremlin-views-1998-consulting-russia-ties

    Former Trump adviser Carter Page held ‘strong pro-Kremlin views’, says ex-boss
    Page left the consulting firm Eurasia Group in 1998, suggesting his Russian sympathies were known for nearly two decades before he joined Trump campaign

  29. 79 whenpamelawandered
    April 14, 2017 at 10:55 am

    ❤️🙏🏼🌏🙏🏼❤️

  30. 80 JER
    April 14, 2017 at 11:06 am

  31. 82 desertflower
    April 14, 2017 at 11:21 am

    PEOPLE!!! Bookmark it! Use it!

    https://openstates.org/

  32. 87 JER
    April 14, 2017 at 12:15 pm

    THE REAL FEAR THAT TRUMP’S TWITTER FINGERS COULD SPARK WORLD WAR III AND GET US ALL KILLED

    …Now he is tweeting threats to North Korea — saying that if China doesn’t “properly deal with” the country, the United States will. That tweet, from an American President, is being treated not like a rogue comment from an immoral, inexperienced reality TV star — which it is — but like an official statement from a man holding the highest office in the world. The fallout has been swift and scary. …

    While we were sleeping last night, China, one of the world’s great nuclear and military powers, warned that the country provoking a conflict with North Korea would “pay the price.” …

    Trump has been in office for just three months. He has 45 months to go in his first term. He’s simply being himself — and that’s the problem. The man is not going to shapeshift into something he isn’t. His ignorance and ego could get us all killed.

    More here: http://nydn.us/2nML2Ck

  33. April 14, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    Did any of you see this story on twitter? My local TV station shared it. This is outrageous! A Marine. Tours in Afghanistan. Read the story….

    http://www.wbir.com/news/local/marine-to-go-to-prison-after-friend-grabbed-his-gun/431304248

  34. 91 desertflower
    April 14, 2017 at 12:55 pm

  35. 92 desertflower
    April 14, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    True Patriots, all. How do you adequately say, “Thank you for saving the WORLD?”

  36. 93 desertflower
    April 14, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    • April 14, 2017 at 1:29 pm

      How to stop Trumputin forcing a situation with North Korea — before those “first arrests”.
      What to do.

      • 95 Bill R.
        April 14, 2017 at 1:53 pm

        In the final days of the Watergate scandal, Def. Sec. James Schlessinger told the generals to ignore any order from Nixon to initiate military action, especially nuclear, and to check with him first. I suspect something similar is now happening with our military and Sec. Def. Gen. Mattis. Mattis is rational and not a lunatic. I don’t believe Gen. Mattis will allow Trump to start WWIII to avoid the FBI.

        • 96 0388jojothecat
          April 14, 2017 at 2:00 pm

          I am glad you have confidence in Gen. Mattis. Why he would allow the military to use such a mega bomb? It’s like using a hammer to lay down a piece of tape…..

          • 97 desertflower
            April 14, 2017 at 2:05 pm

            My fear is that Asshole has given the military Card Blanche to do whatever they want and feel is necessary….because said Asshole has no idea how to run the military. Of course, he calls it HIS military, that was his first mistake. I fucking want to wake from this nightmare…

        • 98 desertflower
          April 14, 2017 at 2:02 pm

          I saw this discussed on RM or LOD last night…glad that you posted this here. Hell, they don’t even give him a complete daily brief for crying out loud! How much shit has to be trashed before this incompetent asshole is taken down? We ALL have PTSD now. If the net is wide and deep, taking down all of them once and for all…it will be worth the wait. We KNOW how to fit this and return back to normal.

          • April 14, 2017 at 2:16 pm

            Yes we deserve an explanation from these sick bullies: Why a mega bomb.

          • 100 0388jojothecat
            April 14, 2017 at 2:41 pm

            DF be glad you did not listen to Randi Rhodes yesterday afternoon. She had the Ex-Cia guy on Malcolm Nance, some pretty scary shit about nuclear weapons and no one to stop him from using them if HE thinks there is a valid threat against the USA. This man doesn’t know or want to know the truth.

  37. 101 Bill R.
    April 14, 2017 at 1:55 pm

    On a lighter note, the official teaser/trailer for the next Star Wars movie.

    • April 14, 2017 at 2:29 pm

      We need some big computer security brains on this whole issue to make 180 degree rapid changes. Meanwhile TRUMPUTIN who doesn’t vet his own people: Would like European tourists to hand over mobile phone contacts, social media passwords and financial data.
      BFF Vlad so appreciates.

  38. 104 JER
    April 14, 2017 at 2:38 pm

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  40. 108 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 3:01 pm

    Finally……TGIF.
    Hello TODbots.
    Thank you TOD for being here.

  41. 110 57andfemale
    April 14, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    Happy Birthday, MtMarilyn!!!!!!

  42. 111 vcprezofan2
    April 14, 2017 at 3:26 pm

  43. 112 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 3:44 pm

  44. 113 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 3:45 pm

  45. 114 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 3:46 pm

  46. 115 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

  47. 116 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 3:53 pm

  48. 117 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 4:07 pm

    Wow!
    The same lawyer that got Kasey Anthony off?
    This is Not right.

  49. 118 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 4:08 pm

  50. 119 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 4:22 pm

  51. 120 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 4:30 pm

  52. 121 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 4:41 pm

  53. 122 Nena20409
    April 14, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    $500K?
    May he burn in a fiery Blaze


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