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  1. October 24, 2017 at 10:46 am

    Good morning, Everyone 🙂

  2. October 24, 2017 at 10:46 am

    Found this at BJ, commenting on DeVos rescinding those 72 rules for disabled kids.

    They are complete and utter lowlife pieces of garbage, his cabinet – the entire lot of them!

    Tenar Arha says:
    October 24, 2017 at 10:08 am

    Most of the disability advocates I follow on Twitter are furious. Pulling the guidance documents will basically drive every kid with an IEP into court if their parents have the resources to enforce the ADA. But it will also exacerbate the divide between rich and poor districts. According to them it will devastate the families in lower performing & poorer districts where there’s always been difficulty following the laws. Simultaneously this seems like it will siphon money from public schools by regulatory waste and by lawsuits. And children will suffer, fall behind, and maybe never become productive citizens. It’s a self-reinforcing failure spiral which will start immediately.

    It’s awful; it’s that parent teacher conference time of year and the guidance documents people relied on to advocate for their kids are gone.

  3. October 24, 2017 at 10:48 am

    Another comment from a mother of an autistic son at BJ:

    Ohio Mom says:
    October 24, 2017 at 10:12 am

    It drives me nuts when I see charters with tables at disability conferences (and I see this a lot). Too many in the disability community do not understand how important the public space is to us.

    They are spoiled by things like public schools, which must serve us, they are continually shocked when private entities provide no accomodations and no welcome, and often outright spurn us.

    The other thing about public schools is that since they serve so many disabled kids over time, they develop some expertise. You only have to put your kid someplace (day camp, Sunday school, etc.) where there is very little or no history with disabled kids, to appreciate the effort public schools put in.

    Now I know my family is fortunate in that we can afford to live in a very, very good school district so my views are a little idealized. That only means that parents in less well-funded districts have to fight harder. DeVos is disarming them.

  4. October 24, 2017 at 10:50 am

    Trump kills Obama rule aimed at protecting independent farmers from big food companies
    10/24/17 06:00 AM EDT

    The Trump administration is rescinding an Obama-era rule that would have made it easier for independent farmers to bring lawsuits against big food companies they raise chicken and other livestock for.

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Grain Inspection Packers and Stockyard Administration last week withdrew an interim final rule a day before it was set to take effect. The rule aimed to make it easier for farmers to bring companies like Tyson Foods, Pilgrim Pride and Perdue to court over what they say are unfair, deceptive and retaliatory practices.

  5. 12 Nerdy Wonka
    October 24, 2017 at 10:52 am

  6. October 24, 2017 at 11:01 am

    She’s 25 years old. She’s pregnant. She has 2 kids. She just lost her husband. And she went on nat’l TV to speak truth to power #respect

    — Michael Cohen (@speechboy71) October 23, 2017

  7. October 24, 2017 at 11:01 am

    For every angry Tweet about the Trump-Wilson dustup, I’m thinking of replying with a link to the Go Fund Me page for scholarships for La David Johnson’s kids https://t.co/3VEcWWfaMf

    — Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) October 21, 2017

  8. 16 CEB
    October 24, 2017 at 11:01 am

    I have seen things on Twitter about the DNC purging Berniebros from its staff and that Bernie himself will finally run as what he is, an independent. Does anyone know more about this or can point me to a reliable source to find out more? I will resume donations from to the DNC if they have finally grown some balls and realized who the real base of the Democratic is and act accordingly.

  9. 21 jacquelineoboomer
    October 24, 2017 at 11:09 am

  10. 25 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 11:18 am

  11. 30 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 11:39 am

  12. 32 JER
    October 24, 2017 at 11:55 am

  13. October 24, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    My God, please don’t let us let him down again. PLEASE share with your networks

  14. 37 Niliathiel
    October 24, 2017 at 1:31 pm

    Hello everybody 🙂

  15. October 24, 2017 at 2:09 pm

  16. October 24, 2017 at 2:13 pm

  17. 42 idon
    October 24, 2017 at 2:20 pm

    Hey y’all. We’re still living the nightmare. But President Obama is the light and I ca’t wait to see him on the campaign trail.

  18. October 24, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    Random question but thought it might be okay since this is pretty much THE place to appreciate everything PBO: has anyone here watched “Barry” on Netflix? Thoughts?
    Also if this is a double post since I tried to post a half hour back and it hasn´t shown up, I apologize.

  19. 49 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    Hello TODville Community on a Breezy, Sunny but mild cooler Temp in my neck of the woods.
    Congrats, Rikyrah on your 3rd straight Au ⭐ Furst! 😉
    Thanks, NW!
    {{{ ❤ Chips ❤ }}}

    Yardarm, LP, LL, Jovie, etc, Hope all is well. Do Check in once in awhile. 🙂

  20. 51 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm

  21. 56 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 3:03 pm

  22. October 24, 2017 at 3:07 pm

    Sen. Jeff Flake is retiring: https://t.co/mitLlz610v— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) October 24, 2017

    • 63 0388jojothecat
      October 24, 2017 at 4:09 pm

      These cowards would rather quit than fight for America against the WH Traitor. Look all those DEMS who voted for the ACA when they knew they would lose in the 2010 elections or who lost when they voted for civil rights bill.

      • 64 CEB
        October 24, 2017 at 5:33 pm

        True. They helped to create this whole mess and are quitting the battlefield instead of standing and fighting to end what they have wrought. The next stop is a paid position at CNN or MSNBC where they can safely throw stones and get paid for it.

      • 65 pkayden
        October 24, 2017 at 8:33 pm

        Great point.

  23. October 24, 2017 at 3:09 pm

  24. 67 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 3:10 pm

  25. 71 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    • 72 Nena20409
      October 24, 2017 at 3:25 pm

      • 73 0388jojothecat
        October 24, 2017 at 4:05 pm

        Lobbyist here he comes. He can make a whole lot more money fleecing America through the person in the WH than being in the middle of the constituents, the twit, and henchman Bannon.

        • 74 CEB
          October 24, 2017 at 6:12 pm

          Flake’s speech was all about having history look at him kindly. He wants to be listed with those who resisted rather than as the collaborator and the enabler that he continues to be despite his words today. How will he vote; what policies, etc. will he espouse going forward; what will he do to begin the removal of a CIC that he says is unfit, dangerous, etc? This is the usual GOP bait and switch. McConnell is reported as having said that Flake will still vote for their tax plan.

  26. 75 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 3:23 pm

  27. 76 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 3:33 pm

  28. 77 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 3:38 pm

    • 78 Nena20409
      October 24, 2017 at 4:22 pm


      The Full Speech.
      Make no mistake, Flake is a GOPer. He will vote to eliminate ACA, Deprive folks their rights to Vote, etc. Yet, I prefer more of these GOPers speak out against this Dotard than stand Idly by.

      • 79 0388jojothecat
        October 24, 2017 at 4:47 pm

        When PBO said many of these things, HE and all the GOP voted in LOCK STEP with the GOP Leadership that is now eating them alive. For the last 8 years they sowed the seed of the mad man in the WH.

        • 80 CEB
          October 24, 2017 at 5:29 pm

          I was just commenting on this on Twitter. PBO said most of these things for years, but McCain, Corker, and Flake were all part of the Republican nastiness and hubris that have brought us all to this point. it is only when fate, time, insult and failure come to their doors that they speak out. However talk is cheap; what will they do in the time that they have left to correct their wrongs, to change the tenor and path of their party and to rid us of the deplorable one and his band of plunderers? When will white people start listening to and heeding the wisdom of Black people and other POC?

  29. 81 jacquelineoboomer
    October 24, 2017 at 3:58 pm

    Good speech by Jeff Flake.

    On a more sickening note … I’m a lifelong baby boomer child of the ’60s women’s rights supporting rock ‘n’ roll generation fanatical liberal, but a purposeful show of cleavage from Sarah Huckabee Sanders during the press briefing? TOO MUCH for these old eyes.

    Off to watch Law & Order, Season LXII.

  30. 85 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 4:17 pm

  31. 86 Nena20409
    October 24, 2017 at 4:33 pm

    I loved the show: SOAP & Later, Benson.
    May he RIP.

    • 87 0388jojothecat
      October 24, 2017 at 4:56 pm

      me too. RIP Robert Guillaume, you paved the way for AA actors by being the best actor you could be. I had the priviledge of seeing you at the Pantagous Theatre in Hollywood, CA when you performed the lead in Phantom of the Opera

    • 88 sherijr
      October 24, 2017 at 5:08 pm

      Yep Soap was good, he was great. Very sorry to hear of his passing.

    • 89 Dudette
      October 24, 2017 at 7:07 pm

      May he rest in peace. 😔

  32. 90 0388jojothecat
    October 24, 2017 at 4:36 pm

    LOL, 🙂 🙂 🙂 Randi Rhodes says their is mutiny in the GOP….all the rat-fuckers are jumping the trip. Flake & Corky all still vote for tax cuts and eliminating ACA. These a$$wipes promoted him into the WH. Now they are all teary-eyed about kids, their kids & grandkids can’t look up to the bully toddler in the WH who can’t stop LYING.

  33. 92 donna dem 4 obama
    October 24, 2017 at 5:25 pm

  34. October 24, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    • 95 pkayden
      October 24, 2017 at 6:59 pm

      None of these Republican Senators are heroic. They’re stating obvious truths like Trump is untruthful and not fit to hold the presidency. This is something that intelligent, thoughtful folks knew in November 2016 and we voted accordingly.

  35. 96 CEB
    October 24, 2017 at 6:21 pm

    Sometimes I feel a little bad about sounding so cynical and bitter in regard to current social and political state of our country, but it is even more sad that I have real reasons, life changing, life ending reasons for being so. No matter what McCain, Corker, and Flake have said in recent days, I am not holding out any hope that they will actually do something to change the tide. They only spoke up when they were being attacked, but neither is talking about what they and the GOP congress should and must do to end our national nightmare. Pointing out the problem, of which the world is keenly aware is not enough. What are they prepared to do?

    • 97 No Child Left Behind
      October 24, 2017 at 6:45 pm

      Thanks for sharing your deeper thoughts thats trike a cord in me.

      It’s liberating and too convenient for certain GOP congressmen to speak up only after they make public their retirement or flat out resignation from Congress. As decent and independent good men, they should have stood firm long ago when the danger of the most outrageous demagoguery was on the horizon. Unfortunately, they were too busy dehumanizing POTUS Obama, attacking and destroying HRC, while colluding with McConnell to make Obama a “one term President” or render him unable to perform the most basic of his legal duties.

      Yes, it’s just too convenient. That said, every GOP that sounds his/her exit alarm brings joy to me. GOP politicans can no longer rein in the Trumpians for Trump followers have surpassed the Tea-Baggers in insanity, vulgarity, obsession with conspiracies, and bigotry. Once a useful vessel they rode to victory in all corners of the USA, the beasts the GOP created scare them, particularly when for the supreme Beast controls the nuclear code and leads their party. The words of Jeremiah Alvesta Wright Jr come to mind: the chickens are coming home to roost.

      • 98 CEB
        October 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm

        True. They led the barbarians to the gates during PBO’s time then lost control of them. For over 50 years the GOP stoked fear, resentment, racism and all forms of bigotry and prejudice with lies and promises that they would not keep. They have been the servants of the handful of families that hold most of the country’s wealth and they served their feudal lords well as they went from group to group fomenting division. They told the extremist Christians one thing, the white supremacists another,the white middle class something else, and white males another. They created groups for the others to hate and blame for the troubles that their own policies created and they laughed all the way to DC. Now the masters cannot control their creations and they have become afraid.

  36. 99 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 6:44 pm

  37. 100 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 6:45 pm

  38. October 24, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    OMG, victory!

  39. 104 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 6:48 pm

    Be A Voter!
    Help others to register and vote!

  40. October 24, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    What will Sanders have to do for the DNC to cut him loose

  41. 109 JER
    October 24, 2017 at 6:55 pm

  42. 110 JER
    October 24, 2017 at 7:08 pm

  43. 111 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 7:11 pm

  44. 112 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 7:12 pm

    Thanks Obama!

  45. 113 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 7:13 pm

  46. 114 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 7:13 pm

  47. 115 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 7:14 pm

    🚀🥗✨

  48. 116 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 7:19 pm

    Zing! I love Tom Hanks! ❤️😆👏🏾

  49. 118 JER
    October 24, 2017 at 7:21 pm

  50. 119 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    • 120 CEB
      October 24, 2017 at 8:50 pm

      This vote would be a good time for McCain, Corker and Flake to put up or shut up. #45 is all that they say he is, but he has always been so and he is in the position that he is in because of the GOP. If they are sincere, they will not vote to end this protection; not holding out any hope that they will.

  51. 122 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 7:22 pm

  52. 123 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 7:34 pm

    • 124 CEB
      October 24, 2017 at 8:55 pm

      This is why they put him in office. Greed, hate and Christian extremism, the unholy trinity that formed an alliance that is crippling the nation.

  53. 125 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 7:45 pm

    sure, why not? when hurricane destructions are a reason to give away more money to wealthy…

  54. 126 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 7:45 pm

    • 127 jacquelineoboomer
      October 24, 2017 at 7:53 pm

    • 128 CEB
      October 24, 2017 at 8:57 pm

      Just as well. He would only f**k it up and have us closer to a nuclear war. Let the idiot stay home and play golf instead.

      • 129 Obama Grandmama
        October 24, 2017 at 11:08 pm

        My thoughts exactly. I even think we should not taunt him when he gets no bills passed as they would only be bad bills anyway. His executive orders are bad enough. Let him spend all his time golfing. The time he is playing golf is time he is not doing more harm. I just want this Muehler investigation getting all the goods on him as soon as possible.

  55. 131 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    well, dem critters used to do it all the time.

  56. 133 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 7:57 pm

    A photo of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Afghanistan appears to have been altered to suggest he was in Kabul, not a US air base miles away.

    Images show him meeting President Ashraf Ghani in a windowless room at Bagram Airfield, under a US military clock and a red fire alarm.

    But an Afghan press release with a similar photo minus the clock or alarm says Mr Ghani “received” Mr Tillerson.

    Both sides initially said that the meeting took place in Kabul.

    The US State Department later issued a correction, saying it had taken place at Bagram, the biggest American military base in Afghanistan.

    A press release from the US embassy in Afghanistan includes a photo with the wall above the two men’s heads cropped out.

    However, another photo tweeted by the embassy clearly shows the clock and alarm, “in what would be a giveaway that it was an American military facility”, the New York Times notes.

    The digital clock shows “Zulu” time (the military term for GMT), local time and Eastern Time.

    But in the Afghan government’s photo, there is no clock or alarm, with one expert telling the Times there was “no question” it had been manipulated. Neither side has explained the discrepancy.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41734559

    the scumbags are not even good at lying.

  57. 134 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 8:21 pm

  58. 135 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 8:25 pm

  59. 136 jacquelineoboomer
    October 24, 2017 at 8:25 pm

  60. 137 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    Wooooot! The Obama Legacy is in good hands! 💃🏾👏🏾😍😘❤️

  61. 139 jacquelineoboomer
    October 24, 2017 at 8:32 pm

  62. 140 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 8:33 pm

  63. 141 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 8:36 pm

  64. 142 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    ✊🏾

  65. 143 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    • 144 CEB
      October 24, 2017 at 9:02 pm

      I was one of them. He made a stupid comment that only a privileged, totally unaware person could make about closing libraries because no one uses them. Glad he got his ass told off and burned.

  66. 145 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 8:52 pm

  67. 148 Dudette
    October 24, 2017 at 9:00 pm

  68. October 24, 2017 at 9:00 pm

    This great lineup is tonight!!

  69. 151 amk for obama
    October 24, 2017 at 9:04 pm

    Xi and Abe winning bigly vs twitling turd’s shitshow. how is the maga’ing is working out for ya?

  70. October 24, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    Maggie Harberman just got busted. GOP water carrier

    • 153 amk for obama
      October 24, 2017 at 9:14 pm

      maggie has always been and will always be a gopee and turd’s tool. just like her shitty nyt employer.

  71. October 24, 2017 at 9:35 pm


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