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  1. 1 donna dem 4 obama
    August 31, 2017 at 4:48 pm

  2. 7 donna dem 4 obama
    August 31, 2017 at 4:57 pm

  3. 15 No Child Left Behind
    August 31, 2017 at 5:02 pm

    • 16 CEB
      September 1, 2017 at 10:54 am

      Good: Iran has held up its side of the bargain, which has been verified. 45 turning US into a lying, cheating state that reflects his character and entire life. For good or ill, a country is seen as a reflection of its leader. The world loved and respected US when PBO was leader; even those who were our enemies respected him because they saw his strength, intellect and abilities. Leaders of allied states tried to emulate him and we see his legacy in Trudeau and Macron. When all of this is over, the US will need to spend generations re-building trust and the presidency will be so diminished, that the country and the world will move on without its influence.

  4. 17 No Child Left Behind
    August 31, 2017 at 5:03 pm

  5. 24 Nena20409
    August 31, 2017 at 5:08 pm

  6. 25 No Child Left Behind
    August 31, 2017 at 5:21 pm

  7. 28 Nena20409
    August 31, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    I don’t believe SH Sanders. They lie as easily as breathing. Someone told Fox the story.

  8. 29 Nena20409
    August 31, 2017 at 5:48 pm

    • 30 pkayden
      August 31, 2017 at 7:39 pm

      Wow. That’s awful. Hoping that she is found safe and sound. Rwanda is supposed to be a democracy so hopefully this is not foul play of any kind.

      • 31 globalcitizenlinda
        August 31, 2017 at 7:56 pm

        Rwanda is not what is advertised to the world. Their President just pushed a vote through a vote to nullify his term limit. He is going to be president for life. Opposition politicians & ordinary people are arrested, disappeared, tortured, killed etc. The world is in denial because the president does a few things that the world approves

        • 32 pkayden
          August 31, 2017 at 8:00 pm

          I’m really sad to hear this. Looking at videos of Rwanda on Youtube make it seem like a beautiful, well ordered country. I was even thinking of visiting since I’ve never been to Africa. Sigh.

          • 33 globalcitizenlinda
            September 1, 2017 at 5:09 am

            True that Rwanda is making significant economic progress mainly because it has been receiving higher foreign cash inflows. The foreign $ is from nations and individuals still haunted by their actions or inactions during the genocide. Unlike most African countries, one good thing is that their president uses a notable part of this foreign $ towards developing country’s infrastructure. The streets are very clean and organized because people are punished hard for dropping trash or doing things that are specifically prohibited. What people wear and where they drive must all be in keeping with the national rules. People spy on each other & report to authorities. They must comply out of fear & to survive. Political opposition may lead to imprisonment, torture or death. But foreigners are shown the results of the policies without the context. My country shares a border with Rwanda & there is a lot of inter- marriage and cross border travel and trade. Even the Rwanda president and his ruling tribe had been exiled in my country before returning to Rwanda through civil war. The majority were trained and held important positions in my country – especially in the armed forces.

          • 35 globalcitizenlinda
            September 1, 2017 at 5:18 am

            By the way, it is well-ordered, beautiful nature and you will be okay during your visit. But if you are looking for a genuine experience visiting Africa, then this is not the Africa vibe or context you will get. If you are sure that you want to go then, you can get in touch with me so that you can get a trip into 2 or 3 other countries neighboring Rwanda, AND also get to visit Rwanda. You can then have a cross-section of people, cultures and development

  9. August 31, 2017 at 6:51 pm

    Nine years ago today. On a bus, trying to stay awake as then-Senator Obama dozes off.

    A post shared by Scout Tufankjian (@stufankjian) on

  10. 41 arapaho415
    August 31, 2017 at 7:32 pm

    GA/GE TODville.

    Heads up for those in the eastern US (Florida?).

    Hurricane Irma is still far away, and hopefully will veer away from populated areas, but here’s why meteorologists are keeping a wary eye on the storm.

    “Hurricane Irma, which was upgraded to a Category 3 storm on Thursday afternoon — and is likely to become a high-end Category 4 or 5 beast of a storm…”

    snip /

    “it’s a so-called Cape Verde storm, having formed off the west coast of Africa. These storms tend to be the ones that go on to affect the U.S., after gathering strength for many days during their march across the ocean. For example, Hurricane Andrew, which was the most recent Category 5 storm to hit the U.S. in 1992, was a Cape Verde-type storm.”

    And the article explains how a typhoon threatening Japan will influence Irma’s path:

    “The track forecast for Hurricane Irma will depend on how the weather pattern develops across North America, and that is going to be influenced by yet another tropical weather system, this time a typhoon that is spinning off into the North Pacific Ocean.”

  11. 42 JER
    August 31, 2017 at 7:43 pm

    • 43 pkayden
      August 31, 2017 at 7:54 pm

      He has never lost his looks. That’s what happens when you’re a decent human being. You stay fresh.

  12. 44 JER
    August 31, 2017 at 7:50 pm

  13. 45 JER
    August 31, 2017 at 7:56 pm

  14. August 31, 2017 at 8:33 pm

    LOVE this

  15. August 31, 2017 at 8:36 pm

    THIS THIS THIS

  16. 49 JER
    August 31, 2017 at 9:55 pm

  17. 50 arapaho415
    August 31, 2017 at 11:22 pm

    SIREN ALERT FOR META!!!

    (I think this is good news, constantly confused re: Senate procedures…)

    Coffman is one of 29 representatives targeted for replacement by OFA:

    OFA statement at the link:
    “The majority of constituents in these districts voted against this administration’s platform, but their representatives are acting as rubber stamps for the White House’s extreme agenda, rather than working for the people they represent.”

    • 51 FoxfireTX
      August 31, 2017 at 11:34 pm

      You’re more optimistic than I am Arapaho:-( The GOP voted against the Dream Act in 2010 and have not taken any steps to protect Dreamers since then. I am highly skeptical that they will put their necks out this time. They went against DT on Russia because their base doesn’t care about Russia, but I doubt they have the spine to buck him on DACA. Wish I could feel more optimistic about this but just don’t based on what has happened since DT took office. They need to feed that racist base.

      • 52 arapaho415
        August 31, 2017 at 11:42 pm

        GE Foxfire.

        Not more optimistic, but rather more ignorant — like I said, I don’t understand Senate shenanigans, and can’t recall all the things that Congress voted against during PBO’s term (which was just about everything IIRC).

        Just going by what Sahil Kapur says, it seems to me that the 29 congresscritters that OFA Rubber Stamp is targeting will be under constituent pressure to withhold approval from DJT:

        • 53 FoxfireTX
          August 31, 2017 at 11:55 pm

          I think the bigger concern is the House. Remember, the Senate passed the immigration bill but the House refused to even schedule a vote under that POS Ryan (or was it Boehner then?). I think this is what the “petition” is about, a procedural matter that brings it to the floor because Ryan will not do it. The Dems tried this with some other things during PBO’s term but it never worked.

          • 54 arapaho415
            September 1, 2017 at 12:12 am

            Oh, OK, thanks for the explanation.

            OFA.us/rubber-stamp-reps.com is targeting 29 representatives that (I think) represent congressional districts that didn’t vote for FUBAR in November. So if these 29 GOP reps vote with the Dems, then FUBAR would be defeated (again).

          • 55 globalcitizenlinda
            September 1, 2017 at 5:33 am

            You are right. I doubt that gop representatives can defy their racist selves & racist constituents to vote for DACA

      • 56 globalcitizenlinda
        September 1, 2017 at 5:29 am

        You are right. I doubt that gop representatives can defy their racist selves & racist constituents to vote for DACA

    • September 1, 2017 at 6:37 am

      Thanks very much for the info, arapaho.

      A discharge petition forces a bill out of committee and will need 218 signatories.

  18. 58 arapaho415
    August 31, 2017 at 11:47 pm

    Every one of FUBAR’s Cabinet secretaries is reprehensible, but really, really dislike Mnuchin and his Marie Antoinette wife on a personal level.

    (teehee)

  19. 61 arapaho415
    August 31, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    Here’s PBO heaping praise on ((( Houston ))) after Katrina:

    Hoping fervently that Irma doesn’t come ashore over any populated area, but man oh man, if it veers to Texas — OMG. 😦 😦 😦

  20. 64 globalcitizenlinda
    September 1, 2017 at 7:37 am

    Good morning everyone! Have a great day and weekend

  21. 65 Don
    September 1, 2017 at 8:17 am

    I remember living in Miami when Hurricane Andrew hit in 1992 we were without electricity for about 2 weeks. I remember walking to the store with my uncle and standing in a long line waiting to buy food. The guy that owned the store only allowed about three or four people in at a time, and on top of that the store owner jacked the prices up. The only thing we lost during that hurricane was our electricity, I can’t even imagine losing everything that you own in hurricane Harvey.

  22. 66 whenpamelawandered
    September 1, 2017 at 9:06 am

    “September 1: Conscious Commentaries from Bali: Dear Friends, Most of us come into incarnation as rough, unpolished, and certainly unconscious “pebbles.” During the natural course of lifetimes, we are forced to work on our stone—this pressure results in consciousness, thus transforming our rock into a jewel. This personality-gemstone then shines brightly. It is creative, admired, magnetic, powerful and even sexy! And then, just at its peak of perfect expression, we experience the need to place our jewel under the direction of a Carver of a Greater Creative Will, the Soul. The Soul will then carve additional facets onto the face of our personality-jewel, deeper ones, ones that are capable of reflecting a purer and more potent Light. This process always requires a series of “crises of reorientation” marking what we call “the Path of Initiation.”

    There are vast, invisible levels of matter through which the creative processes in the universe are at work. These go undetected and thought theoretical, hypothetical, or simply non-existent, until such devices are invented to perceive them. Microbes and one-celled animals lived in such an invisible world until the discovery of the microscope. Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto were not included as parts of the solar system until the invention of the telescope. X-rays and cosmic rays were also part of the vastness of the unknown until lenses were built that could see and measure them. As human consciousness evolves, we will continue to make the heretofore invisible, visible and the intangible, tangible. This is the nature of evolution. Our job is to create our own inner Eye of Perception as well as the opportunities in our outer life to bring this Light forward to others. With love and blessings to one and all, AO”

    ❤️Keep You The Heart❤️🙏🏻🎶📿

  23. 67 desertflower
    September 1, 2017 at 9:12 am

    Morning everyone…I see that the ignoramus is trying very hard to keep people sick and unable to get medical insurance….Everyone with a FB page or Twitter account should post this link: https://www.healthcare.gov/ and a little blurb about when to look into Obamacare for themselves, and let everyone know what the orange ass is doing to them…with the blessings of the rest of the Republicans who don’t say a damn word about what he’s doing and why. Let him own this, as he should. Since they are intent on sabotaging Obamacare by not advertising, let the people get the word out for others to see. I grow to hate these people more with each passing day.

    My son’s 23rd birthday is Sunday. The year he was born it was actually Labor Day. Fitting. His head was the size of an actual bowling ball and I don’t do drugs…even for that. Let’s just say, I will always remember that day:) Grew to be an amazing man. Wish I could clone him because we need more of him in the world. I will celebrate this weekend and not concern myself with the orange shitstain.Unfortunately, he will be there until he’s thrown in jail. I’ll wait.

  24. 74 desertflower
    September 1, 2017 at 9:17 am

    The fake president’s hand doesn’t have a wedding ring. Where’s the outrage? Seem to remember outrage when a real President HAD a wedding ring on but somehow it had some cryptic Islamic message…or some shit. Forget the actual BOND they had and the RESPECT they had and the FAMILY they had…but WTFE. I see you.

  25. 75 desertflower
    September 1, 2017 at 9:28 am

  26. 76 globalcitizenlinda
    September 1, 2017 at 9:30 am

    Kenya’s Supreme Court has thrown out the results of the most recent election and ordered a new one to be re-run in 60 days. Reason: too many election irregularities and what the opposition cited as outright cheating and stealing of votes, tampering with voter rolls. I can’t tell you how huge this is as an example for African countries. Kenya is our neighbor and worse election stealing occurred in our recent election (just like in almost all of our previous elections). But our High Court is bribed and acts as a rubber stamp for the dictatorial regime that keeps stealing the elections. People in my country are celebrating on behalf of our brothers and sisters in Kenya

    • 77 globalcitizenlinda
      September 1, 2017 at 9:32 am

      This has made my day. Go Kenya

    • 78 desertflower
      September 1, 2017 at 9:52 am

      Great news:) Now, can we do that here?

    • 79 arapaho415
      September 1, 2017 at 9:59 am

      GM GCL.

      I immediately thought of you when I saw these tweets. Glad you posted here so I can respond to you. 🙂

      This is what absolutely needs to happen here — somehow our courts must invalidate last November’s election — GOP will stand by, allowing FUBAR-Pence to destroy democracy here, and our children will be pledging allegiance to the Kochs (One nation, under Koch…).

      Of course I’m very concerned about FUBAR’s impulsive instability causing more (and unimaginably) deadly wars — but Pence in the Oval Office would ensure Koch/ALEC takeover of ALL branches of national government, and invalidation of 2018 state election results. 😦

      Pence is so much more palatable to “ordinary” Americans (who don’t pay much attention to politics, and only glimpse soundbites on television) and GOP congresscritters, that it’s truly terrifying to imagine him as president.

      MSM already in the tank for GOP, and Pence as president would seal our fate, ensure our doom…

  27. September 1, 2017 at 9:35 am

    Our First Lady will be speaking at a Utah tech conference Sept. 21st. I believe she also suppose to speak at a conference in Minnesota Sept. 10th.

  28. 84 desertflower
    September 1, 2017 at 9:42 am

    Makes Americans sicker and weaker. Putin is proud.

  29. 85 JER
    September 1, 2017 at 10:09 am

    MICHELLE OBAMA GOES SAILING IN MAJORCA WATERS

    Michelle Obama, embarking on Puerto Portals. Behind her, with blue polo, Michael Smith. September 1, 2017 | Julián Aguirre

    • 86 CEB
      September 1, 2017 at 11:08 am

      Living her best life and looking fabulous while doing so. So glad she and her family survived the White House years with their union intact, healthy, happy and ready for the next chapters in their lives. They have been and are the answers to many prayers.

  30. 88 Nena20409
    September 1, 2017 at 10:14 am

    Hello TODbots.
    ❤ TOD Community, especially on TGIF.
    TX , LA, Nerdy Wonka be Safe & Well.
    {{ ❤ Chips ❤ }}

  31. 89 Nena20409
    September 1, 2017 at 10:15 am

  32. 90 Nena20409
    September 1, 2017 at 10:17 am

    • 91 desertflower
      September 1, 2017 at 10:37 am

      WHAT THE HELL!!! WHAT THE HOLY HELL IS THIS? Is she dead? Is she alive and all alone in flood waters, left behind? This brought me to tears….immediate tears.What kind of monster does this to another human being?

  33. 92 Nena20409
    September 1, 2017 at 10:24 am

    And the Revisions for July & June came to Total -40K+…..seriously?

  34. 93 Nena20409
    September 1, 2017 at 10:27 am

  35. 94 GGAIL
    September 1, 2017 at 10:27 am

    Good West Coast morning NW & TOD family.
    I’m here in Rome Georgia visiting family. Today it’s windy and rather cool for Georgia.

    While flying to Georgia yesterday, I had an enjoyable phone call with meta. 😘

    • 95 desertflower
      September 1, 2017 at 10:39 am

      🙂 Enjoy your stay with family….hello, meta:)

    • 98 arapaho415
      September 1, 2017 at 10:58 am

      GM GGail.

      How nice for you and Meta to connect.

      You probably already know this, but Labor Day weekend is probably the best time to AVOID SoCal (weather-wise), and this year is the WORST I can remember.

      The past two nights the low has been 89F where I am — cannot remember overnight temps being that high ever — and of course our forecast today is for temps over 100F for nearly all of CA as far as I can tell.

      Saw this tweet today, from someone based in NYC, so I assume that’s where he tweeted from this AM:

      Enjoy your vacay, GGail.

      • September 1, 2017 at 11:43 am

        OMG. Last night it was so hot I couldn’t get to sleep. I had a fan blowing in my face for most of the evening. UGH!!

        Stay cool, arapaho!

      • 100 FoxfireTX
        September 1, 2017 at 11:45 am

        Feel for you Arapaho. I hate it when the nights do not begin to “cool” down. We’ve actually had less heat than usual this summer. I walked outside last night and actually shivered (at 76 deg) which is very unusual for the end of August. Hope you get some cooler weather soon. At least here everyone has ac which I know is not the case in CA.

      • 101 GGAIL
        September 1, 2017 at 12:28 pm

        Thanks Arapaho. Monday & Tuesday nights I slept with the ax running which is something I rarely had to do, even I Azusa, so I imagine it’s still pretty toasty in SoCal. Stay cool & hydrated 😊

    • September 1, 2017 at 11:42 am

      HOWDY, GailG!! Great to connect with you!! So glad you made it safe and sound. ENJOY the weekend fully!

    • 105 vcprezofan2
      September 1, 2017 at 11:57 am

      Woot, GxG! 🙂 Enjoy the family gatherings AND the cool weather!
      Temperatures here in my corner has been cool for the last day or two too.

      • 106 GGAIL
        September 1, 2017 at 12:31 pm

        Hey VC, the traveler!
        I sent you an email to one of your addresses.

        • 107 vcprezofan2
          September 1, 2017 at 1:18 pm

          ^5! 😀 I have to admit that the cruise bug was far more pleasant than anticipated, so I *may* explore it again next year, all being well. 😉

          I checked all of my emails but haven’t found anything from you yet. Of course, I should also confess that I’ve been trying to learn my new cell phone. I wrecked one in Paris, bought a new one there that worked there but doesn’t seem to want to work here, so am now on my second new one. It is working here but has all sorts of fandangles (likely no such word) that totally befuddle me. Of course, me being me, instead of keeping it on and exploring I keep it turned off until I *have to* use it! 😕

    • 108 Betsy
      September 2, 2017 at 12:04 am

      Enjoy your holiday, you deserve it!!!

  36. 110 desertflower
    September 1, 2017 at 10:42 am

    America, be smart and do what Kenya did. This was rigged

  37. 111 desertflower
    September 1, 2017 at 10:43 am

  38. 112 JER
    September 1, 2017 at 10:43 am

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  40. September 1, 2017 at 10:54 am

    Hope all of you have as good a day as possible ….

    #HOPE

  41. September 1, 2017 at 11:11 am

    I’ll be doing this frequently through the end of the year.

  42. 120 mtmarilyn
    September 1, 2017 at 11:16 am

    Good morning TOD. I just want to remind all that even with all the areas flooding, we in Montana are burning. Here is a map of all our fires. Our air is awlful. The only good thing is because we don’t have the population of Houston there is no national news of our fires. Just please add us to your prayers.

    http://www.krtv.com/story/36254254/map-large-wildfires-in-montana This is a map of all our fires.

    • 121 jacquelineoboomer
      September 1, 2017 at 1:50 pm

      Will do – stay safe!

      • 122 mtmarilyn
        September 1, 2017 at 6:13 pm

        Thank you, JOB! I think for most of us citizens it’s the health issue. Anyone with breathing issues are having a hard time. And those of us who don’t, I think we will by the time the fires are gone. All the thousands of folks on the fire lines are who I worry about. They are exhausted.

  43. September 1, 2017 at 11:30 am

    Disgusting abuse of power.

    • 125 desertflower
      September 1, 2017 at 11:36 am

      Not just any person’s blood. An UNCONCIOUS person’s blood! Good for her. Hope she was a union member and that they will stand up for her!

    • 126 0388jojothecat
      September 1, 2017 at 12:48 pm

      WOW! Where was the hospital administrator? Where was their security? The police MUST BE SUED! They have to have a warrant to do this when it is not in their authority to demand someone’s blood whether its for drunk driving or whatever.

  44. September 1, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Apologies if this has been posted a bazillion times, but it’s AWESOME if you haven’t seen it….

  45. September 1, 2017 at 12:12 pm

  46. September 1, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    OMG

  47. September 1, 2017 at 12:27 pm

  48. September 1, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Wow!

  49. 133 FoxfireTX
    September 1, 2017 at 1:21 pm

    Elections have consequences. This one is very sad for the people of south TX.

  50. 135 ydavis00
    September 1, 2017 at 1:59 pm

  51. 136 ydavis00
    September 1, 2017 at 2:19 pm

  52. 137 ydavis00
    September 1, 2017 at 2:22 pm

  53. September 1, 2017 at 3:10 pm

    I have been telling folks..
    The MSM and a lot of Dems don’t understand..

    IT’S A NEW DAY

    This isn’t 2000.
    This isn’t even 2004, after Shrub lied us into TWO WARS.

    It’s a whole other day, and those of us on this side are thinking entire differently.
    We have no phucks to give. And, we aren’t interesting in finding any.

    We aren’t just against Dolt45 because he’s GOP.
    We find him disgusting AS A HUMAN BEING..
    And, he offends our very senses.

    AND.we have the 8 years of receipts from the GOP obstruction of 44, and don’t want to hear ANYTHING about ‘finding common ground’.

    THERE.IS.NO.COMMON.GROUND.

    So, go ahead, California. Light.her.azz.up!!


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