140 Responses to “David Litt On “Thanks, Obama””


  1. 1 sherijr
    November 3, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    hmm what to say- how about Thank you President Obama, I will be forever grateful to you.

  2. 2 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 4:40 pm

    Thank you Nerdy Wonka! 😘

  3. 5 0388jojothecat
    November 3, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    There were two AA men on Stephanie Ruhle – one Dem & one GOP saying it was Obama’s fault because he left the DNC in debt, didn’t turn OFA over to them (why would he plus none of them would stay) yet they agreed that Obama didn’t whine like Bernie he started his own coalition. One thing I don’t like about Randi she hates Hillary even though she voted for her but won’t point out Bernie’s flaws. She did say he would not have beat Trump because of voter suppression too. Hillary won in my opinion.

    • 6 COS
      November 3, 2017 at 6:11 pm

      THIS!!!!!!! I was listening to her latch on this same crap. They are all forgetting that Bernie is not a Democrat. Did he share his donor list with the DNC? I don’t think he did.

  4. 7 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:01 pm

    • 8 Dudette
      November 3, 2017 at 5:03 pm

  5. 9 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:07 pm

    Thread

  6. 10 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:16 pm

  7. 11 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:16 pm

  8. November 3, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    We need to help educate people about the Census as often as possible. This is one of the goals of Pres Obama’s project in partnership with Eric Holder -> make sure people understand why voting in state elections right now is important.

    • 14 0388jojothecat
      November 3, 2017 at 7:13 pm

      The Russian-Sponsored FAKE DEMS – Thom Hartmann and Ed Shaltz (Bernie Sanders too) told people in 2010 to protest PBO for not doing Universal Healthcare and stay home. Donna Brazille is starting early to tap down Dem voters for a few pieces of silver. I hope her fucking book fails.

  9. 16 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:17 pm

    • 17 pkayden
      November 3, 2017 at 5:52 pm

      Egomaniac Idiot, says what now? Can you imagine what the MSM would do to a Democratic President running his mouth like this?

      • 18 Sandy1110
        November 4, 2017 at 6:48 am

        They’d put on every GOP congressperson who wanted airtime to say that the Dem POTUS was unfit, dangerous to America and should be impeached.

        And as an aside, we all know they really don’t give a damn about that other than to use it to bring down Dems. It’s happening for real right now and they won’t do or say a thing.

  10. 19 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:19 pm

  11. November 3, 2017 at 5:22 pm

    Yikes, Malcolm is not pleased.

  12. 21 pkayden
    November 3, 2017 at 5:26 pm

    So Trump is pretty much threatening to fire Sessions if he doesn’t investigate Secretary Clinton about nonsense.
    Not fascist at all. Totally normal. /s
    http://www.politicususa.com/2017/11/03/trump-threatens-fire-jeff-sessions-investigate-hillary-clinton.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

  13. 22 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:29 pm

  14. 23 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:31 pm

  15. 24 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:32 pm

  16. 25 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:33 pm

  17. 27 Dudette
    November 3, 2017 at 5:34 pm

  18. 28 Nena20409
    November 3, 2017 at 5:36 pm

    If ONLY Corker & 3-4 other Republicans can be Bold enough to actually, Do more than Talk. The Constitution has provisions. GOP as The Party In Power has willfully refused to RIGHT this Wrongdoing in USA in 2017.
    GE, TODbots.
    Congrats, Sherijr on your Golden ⭐ Furst 😉
    Thanks, NW. Simply, the Very Best! Ditto to Dudette’s Comments up thread.

    • November 3, 2017 at 6:11 pm

      It’s ashame that the other Republicans like Paul Ryan and McConnell will not stand up and speak out against Trump. What would they be saying if it was a Dem President saying what Trump is saying?

      • 30 0388jojothecat
        November 3, 2017 at 7:07 pm

        But Cork-Screw, Flakey, and McCain will still vote for these tax cuts. I could care less what these ASSHOLES say if they refuse to impeach him for what he is doing. These are ALL impeachable offenses.

      • 31 SUE DUVALL SMITH
        November 3, 2017 at 7:24 pm

        THIS IS ALL PART OF THE ONE WORLD GOVERNMENT PLAN…LEAD THE SHEEP OVER..THEN SHOVE THEM OVER THE CLIFF

  19. November 3, 2017 at 5:44 pm

    HERE WE GO, AMERICA!!!!

  20. 36 No Child Left Behind
    November 3, 2017 at 6:01 pm

    The party of all wackos!

    • November 3, 2017 at 6:16 pm

      So that terrorists who murder 50 people and shot over 100 people was a Trumpster. Tell us again how we should fear Muslims.

    • 39 arapaho415
      November 4, 2017 at 12:08 am

      GE/GM NCLB.

      There is so much confusion and obstruction, and “facts” that do. not. make. sense about the Las Vegas shooting. It’s very possible that the gunman liked FUBAR because he was personally making money this year, but I don’t buy the “lone gunman” excuse being offered by law enforcement. For example:

      Las Vegas Metropolitan Police are in charge of the investigation, not the FBI.

      The FBI is assisting, but refuses to answer media inquiries.

      From the article:
      “The Las Vegas tragedy is classified as a mass shooting and not a terrorist attack. The investigation is being led by the Metropolitan Police Department with assistance from federal and state agencies.”

      And as a frame of reference, here’s a comparison of what the FBI must analyze versus the Sandy Hook crime scene (details of which are only now being released, 5 years later).

      The timeline of when the shooting started, of when the Mandalay Bay guard was shot, why it took the police an hour to go inside the gunman’s room after the shooting had stopped, the fact that the hard drive was missing from the gunman’s computer in the hotel room, the fact that LVMPD admitted later that they had fired an “accidental” shot inside the gunman’s hotel room… so MANY unanswered questions.

      I have read a lot of speculation on Twitter on this, and one wonders about…
      1. A connection between Fernando and Imelda Marcos’ missing billions (way too long a story to get into here).

      2. The fact that Las Vegas is a mob-controlled city, and MGM Resorts in the #1 employer in the town (basically if they were brought down, the sheriff and lots of other people, including news media, would be out of jobs)…

      3. The gunman trying to explode fuel tanks at the airport to create a diversion (from what? to assign blame to Iran [because of Iran Deal?] or ISIS? or some other entity?)

      Immediately after the shooting, the most prevalent RW theory was a “Fast and Furious” deal gone wrong — that the FBI and Paddock were conducting a sting sale of guns, ammo, bomb-making materials to terrorists who killed Paddock and then the concert goers (this doesn’t make any sense to me though).

      Bottom line, this case is a complete tangled web and will take a long time (if ever) for all the facts to come out — none of which will be pretty.

      What worries me most is that the Philippines may be central to this case, and the grotesque evil occupying the WH will be there soon.

      Here’s an example of how much clout MGM Resorts has in Las Vegas:

      more…

  21. November 3, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    one of my favorites of President Obama…was his eulogy of Rev Pinckney…i found this short video from one of the Church members in the audience…i like her view…

  22. 47 JER
    November 3, 2017 at 6:51 pm

  23. 48 JER
    November 3, 2017 at 8:25 pm

    @chicagotribune 2 hours ago

    45 PERSONALLY PUSHING GOP LEADERS TO MAKE POTENTIALLY EXPLOSIVE CHANGE TO TAX BILL TO UNDERMINE OBAMACARE. http://trib.in/2A6kXjj

  24. 49 desertflower
    November 3, 2017 at 8:27 pm

  25. November 3, 2017 at 8:35 pm

    Rosa has been released to her family!!

  26. November 3, 2017 at 8:57 pm

    THIS THIS THIS

  27. 58 amk for obama
    November 3, 2017 at 9:01 pm

    way to burn your bridges, donna.

  28. 59 amk for obama
    November 3, 2017 at 9:02 pm

    a vicious loon. well done, stupid white working class voters.

  29. 60 amk for obama
    November 3, 2017 at 9:06 pm

    yup.

    • 61 Sandy1110
      November 4, 2017 at 6:56 am

      I’ve said this since he won the GOP nomination: Any jackass with $$$ can get on the air and spew their bigotry and idiocy.

      But they wouldn’t go anywhere if a bunch of fools didn’t give them their votes.

    • 62 No Child Left Behind
      November 4, 2017 at 9:13 am

      David Corn is good!

  30. 63 amk for obama
    November 3, 2017 at 9:06 pm

  31. 64 amk for obama
    November 3, 2017 at 9:12 pm

    Social media accounts with ties to Russia pushed a huge Twitter trend in favour of an independent California on US election night 2016, BBC Trending has learned. The campaign was one of at least two popular online independence drives with links to the Kremlin.

    It was a surprising development on a surprising night. In the early hours of 9 November 2016, shortly after it became clear that Donald Trump would be the next president of the United States, the hashtag #Calexit hit Twitter’s list of top trends.

    /

    There are also indications that the election night #Calexit trend – the hashtag was mentioned 100,000 times in the course of a few hours – was artificially driven by automated bots or fake accounts. Several of the most retweeted messages under the hashtag were posted by accounts with just a few hundred followers. And some of those tweets were retweeted thousands of times, an unlikely – though not impossible – occurrence.

    Although this tweet was repeated 10,000 times, nearly 2,000 of those accounts have since disappeared from Twitter, indicating that they were potentially automated bots, fake accounts, or otherwise violated the network’s terms and conditions.

    The Internet Research Agency and other Russia-based hacker networks have been known to use automated accounts to push social media trends.

    Russia has consistently denied any interference in the US election. Trending contacted the Russian Embassy in London and the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for comment but they did not respond.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-41853131

  32. 65 amk for obama
    November 3, 2017 at 9:26 pm

  33. 66 amk for obama
    November 3, 2017 at 9:44 pm

    dems should have opposed every one of turd’s swamp nominees from day one.

  34. 67 arapaho415
    November 3, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    GE TODville.

    There’s NO WAY the grotesque evil in the WH could possibly abide by a like this, so I wonder what the next step would be (obviously Maggie Haberman would be on FUBAR’s side:

    From the article:
    “In the Papadopoulos case, former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman warned that the president had defamed a potential government witness who is likely to be called in a federal trial.

    ‘This could be grounds for Mueller to obtain a gag order on Trump,’ Akerman said. ‘It would be unprecedented, but he is interfering with the government’s right to a fair trial.’”

    Also, haven’t checked the previous thread, but assume that this nonsense was posted on the previous thread…

    • 68 COS
      November 3, 2017 at 11:53 pm

      This is the big mouth congressman who appeared on Chris Hayes yesterday, and would hardly let Chris get a word in, because he was to busy lying about the faux tax reform.

  35. 69 Susanne
    November 3, 2017 at 11:25 pm

    Trying not to cry. Headlines today, president and first lady in Hawaii, immediately invoked the excited, happy feelings of years past. Then it quickly hit me– realization with nausea and deep sadness. Ugh.

    • 70 arapaho415
      November 4, 2017 at 12:23 am

      GE Susanne.

      Nothing but trouble for the US can result with the grotesque evil leaving the WH and antagonizing east Asia.

      I truly cringe to think of the damage he will do — 180 degrees from when our last legitimate President attended those Summits. 😦

  36. 71 desertflower
    November 4, 2017 at 1:16 am

    Call your MOC. Give them the earful they deserve

  37. November 4, 2017 at 5:57 am

    THUGS

  38. November 4, 2017 at 6:01 am

    Love you, Hawaii

  39. November 4, 2017 at 6:11 am

  40. November 4, 2017 at 9:30 am

  41. 76 desertflower
    November 4, 2017 at 9:37 am

    Morning everyone:) susanne…..BE PROUD! Of COURSE they get it!

    https://www.democraticunderground.com/10029794273

  42. 77 amk for obama
    November 4, 2017 at 9:37 am

    friggin’ kenyan muslin of a usurper tyrant.

  43. 79 desertflower
    November 4, 2017 at 9:50 am

    This seems gigantic.

  44. November 4, 2017 at 9:51 am

  45. 83 JER
    November 4, 2017 at 9:55 am

  46. 89 amk for obama
    November 4, 2017 at 10:02 am

  47. 90 JER
    November 4, 2017 at 10:07 am

    An apple a day….

    A post shared by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on

  48. 94 JER
    November 4, 2017 at 10:11 am

  49. 95 JER
    November 4, 2017 at 10:15 am


    President Obama in Pearl Harbor. @Sarah_Alden83

  50. 96 Dudette
    November 4, 2017 at 10:26 am

    It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood! Good Morning Everybody! Hope you’re all having a great day! I’m hanging out with family watching a bunch of amazing kids in a Karate competition. My awesome 6 yr old grand niece just got 2nd place in her very first competition! Woooot! 👊🏾👊🏾😍

    • 97 Don
      November 4, 2017 at 10:37 am

      I studied Brazilian jujitsu years ago, I tore up my knee and that was the end of it. The cardio alone was a killer.

      • 98 Dudette
        November 4, 2017 at 10:50 am

        Oh dang Don! So sorry to hear that! That must’ve been crushing. I’d love take it up myself, but I already know my bad knee will keep me from it. My baby just won first in her fight though, so I’ll settle for that! 😁👊🏾👏🏾

  51. 102 desertflower
    November 4, 2017 at 10:30 am

    You know what to do:)

  52. November 4, 2017 at 11:01 am

  53. 108 amk for obama
    November 4, 2017 at 11:40 am

    • 109 Don
      November 4, 2017 at 11:43 am

      Yep, just assume that everyone is a Russian troll or they’re not who they claim to be.

      • 110 Don
        November 4, 2017 at 11:44 am

        I would hate to be young and trying to meet someone online to date in this environment.

        • 111 Don
          November 4, 2017 at 11:48 am

          I’m not saying that there is anything wrong with online dating, its just that people aren’t who they claim to be. Um, I’ll see myself out now, bye.

        • November 4, 2017 at 1:23 pm

          Everyone tells me I should try it and I just stare at them: NO FREAKIN WAY

          • November 4, 2017 at 1:23 pm

            Oh, and I didn’t mean to imply I’m young. Lulz

          • 114 Don
            November 4, 2017 at 1:41 pm

            Luckily I met the woman of my dreams in the nineties before computers exploded on the scene. My twelve year old son has a laptop or an Ipad or something and I’m almost afraid to check his history, one of these days I will, fingers crossed.

            • November 4, 2017 at 1:46 pm

              I remember being at a party way way way back in the very early days of “chat rooms” and a woman I was sitting next to was telling me about how she found out the guy she’d been chatting with for months was really a 12 year old girl. I mean, even in the beginning, it was a lot of hideous cosplay junk. I’m sure dating sites do some people a lot of good but I watch too much Dateline mysteries to even think about it.

              • 116 Don
                November 4, 2017 at 2:33 pm

                Yep, it was a lot of that stuff going around back in the day. I met my wife the old fashion way, a friend of mine was dating this woman that had a friend that was looking for a guy to meet and possibly date. We ended up meeting at a metro rail station in downtown Miami, it was like in the movies. She was coming down the escalator and she was a vision. About a week or so later she sends me Tom Hanks’ “Sleepless in Seattle” dvd. And the rest was history.

  54. 118 amk for obama
    November 4, 2017 at 12:20 pm

  55. 119 amk for obama
    November 4, 2017 at 12:24 pm

    Obama’s contempt for most of the emmessem and cable noise was because of their corruption and lack of journalistic chops & ethics.

    turd’s contempt for them is because he knows they are corrupted and they will kiss his ass and cover him.

    • 120 Don
      November 4, 2017 at 12:51 pm

      And they knew that President Obama was smarter than they were, and he knew it also. President Bill Clinton delighted in playing their petty games, but President Obama refused to play those games and this upset them to no end. Nothing upsets a person more than knowing that their games mean absolutely nothing to the person that they want attention from.

      “Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world like a Colossus; and we petty men walk under his huge legs, and peep about to find ourselves dishonorable graves.”

      Every time I read this quote I think about President Obama, he had to try and work with men that had no honor, and their only purpose was to undermine him for their gain. But worst of all they have allowed themselves to become subservient to a man that they despise more than President Obama. In the end they have gotten their cake, but worst of all, they have to eat it.

      • 121 carolyn
        November 4, 2017 at 1:03 pm

        I also think of that all the time, Don. Whenever he would go to Capitol Hill that quote had double, triple meaning. Then I would watch him on the world stage, and they all were trying to get next to him, have private conversations with him, be like him…..Shakespeare has a quote for just about everything. Thanks for reminding me of this one.

      • 122 amk for obama
        November 4, 2017 at 1:10 pm

        well put. you said it better.

  56. November 4, 2017 at 1:07 pm

    TODers, PLEASE help spread the word

  57. 125 amk for obama
    November 4, 2017 at 1:17 pm

    can’t wait for that shitshow.

  58. 127 amk for obama
    November 4, 2017 at 1:20 pm

  59. 128 amk for obama
    November 4, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    LOL. gop – group of petulants.

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  61. 130 JER
    November 4, 2017 at 1:41 pm

  62. 132 JER
    November 4, 2017 at 1:53 pm

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  64. 135 Jey
    November 4, 2017 at 2:22 pm

    Thank you PBO for making a positive change in the lives of people. Thank you for caring.
    I am sorry that some or most citizens (of US) did a deplorable thing of not appreciating you. They were asleep during the election! It is my opinion that ppl become lazy when no(t faced with hardship)… and in the case of PP’s voters, there’s no cure for STUPID.

  65. 136 JER
    November 4, 2017 at 2:36 pm

  66. 138 JER
    November 4, 2017 at 2:49 pm

  67. 140 desertflower
    November 4, 2017 at 3:23 pm

    Something evil this way comes


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