123 Responses to “Hamilton: #ObamaLegacy”


  1. 1 Judith Fardig
    December 10, 2017 at 1:08 am

    Love this!

  2. 2 Judith Fardig
    December 10, 2017 at 1:30 am

    Standing O for the genius of Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Obamas for giving him an early platform for that little project called Hamilton.

    • 3 jacquelineoboomer
      December 10, 2017 at 2:03 am

      Sounds good to me!

      And goodnight to you, Judith – and to Nerdy and TODville and all the ships at sea! zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  3. December 10, 2017 at 7:01 am

    Ohhh Nerdy. This was so on time thank you for posting it. But now we hear Pres Obama sounding the alarm. Scary times. We are the ones that we have been waiting for

  4. 6 pkayden
    December 10, 2017 at 7:37 am

    What a nerve Trump has for demanding that Weigel be fired from the Washington Post for an incorrect tweet (which Weigel deleted once he realized that it was incorrect), when he constantly tweets and makes statements which turn out to be lies. Just recently, Trump retweeted videos purporting to show Muslims committing terrorist acts and never apologized when it turned out that the videos were misleading.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/president-trump-calls-for-washington-post-reporter-who-apologized-for-inaccurate-tweet-to-be-fired/2017/12/09/2fb467de-dd4b-11e7-b1a8-62589434a581_story.html?tid=pm_pop

  5. December 10, 2017 at 7:48 am

  6. December 10, 2017 at 8:10 am

    Gooooood Morning…to the extraordinary folks in the TOD Village..i feel that we are in a race against time to save our democracy…attacks from the left and the right…

    We have learned so much about what happens when citizens take their democracy for granted.

  7. 9 globalcitizenlinda
    December 10, 2017 at 10:08 am

    good morning everyone.

    have a great day

  8. December 10, 2017 at 10:35 am

    Republicans are starting to go after Mueller. Why you wonder. Because they know that their racists, Russian, lying , President is guilty.

  9. 11 globalcitizenlinda
    December 10, 2017 at 10:58 am

    Sorry this is long …. but I want my thoughts about the Alabama Senate race :

    I am asking people to be circumspect about the mentions (in print and on audio/video) that are authoritatively asserting that Mr. Doug Jones’ campaign has not been focusing on African American voters.

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    things to ponder about this argument include: is the claim really true or are people in fact going back to the same argument that they have always used?

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    Have these people really been to Alabama and got that concern from these voters?

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    Of course I do not know the answers to these questions.

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    What I can say I observed from a far is that before the national media paid special attention to this AL senate race, the Jones’ campaign included black people and was doing outreach to that community (long before most people were paying attention.

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    what I think is most likely true is that the Democratic party in AL has been very weak and there is not strong political apparatus to reach out to ALL segments of the state.

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    as a result of this weakness in the AL Democratic party, the Jones’ campaign has had to create his campaign from scratch. One would not be surprised that this outreach is not an easy process.

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    it is also important to remember that at the beginning, Mr. Jones did not have a lot money and other resources because very few people expected him to make any headway in AL as a Democrat.

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    the issue of financial resource constraints changed after the charges were leveled against his opponent and now Mr. Jones has more resources.

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    Yes, Mr. Jones has now received more money from Dems across the country and therefore the speed of outreach has increased all across the state and also to the African American community. Of course more resources needed to have been invested but the question is where those resources available from the start?

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    As I wrote here a number of days ago, the belated media focus on what African Americans in AL are saying about the vote is to me a bac-handed way to try and blame black people of potential negative results although they are only a small part of the electorate.

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    to me, it seems that each election cycle, there are positions that certain people seem to take and most are assuming those positions right on queue as the voting starts.

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    Ps: Please put me down as a person who does not believe that the predictions of the results of the AL senate race are all true. I will admit that I do not what will happen …. but I know what should happen if we were dealing with rational and morally-uncompromised people

    • 12 globalcitizenlinda
      December 10, 2017 at 11:03 am

      hey, please forgive the many typos …. note to self, please edit your comments before posting;

      as far as Mr. Jones’ campaign is concerned, I will just do what I can to promote him and his message until the results are announced.

    • 17 arapaho415
      December 10, 2017 at 11:28 am

      GM GCL.

      Excellent observation — IMHO, MSM is doing what they’ve been doing since WJC’s impeachment — trying to stir up as much “controversy” as possible, positioning their news from the “white as default” perspective.

      It’s only gotten worse since the 2008 election cycle, when MSM did their best to promote division within the Dem party (their OMG coverage of minor incidents between HRC and BHO campaign staffers, etc.).

      Saw this yesterday — are you in OH-15?

  10. 18 Nerdy Wonka
    December 10, 2017 at 11:10 am

  11. 19 arapaho415
    December 10, 2017 at 11:33 am

    GM TODville.

    I get really worried when I sense that the current occupant of the WH may escape the consequences of his treason. He is such a cruel, simple-minded monster casting a shadow of corruption over the entire country, and prompting other nations who aren’t ruled by tyrants to flee US influence as quickly as possible. 😦

  12. 20 desertflower
    December 10, 2017 at 12:00 pm

    Feature, not a bug if they err on the side of corporations and the wealthy.

  13. 21 desertflower
    December 10, 2017 at 2:13 pm

    CALL TO ACTION! YES WE CAN!!

  14. 23 desertflower
    December 10, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    People think we’re damn morons. Alyssa would be a person I would love to know:)

    • December 10, 2017 at 5:06 pm

      Sarah Huckabee Sanders is a lying nut just like her boss. Someone need to tell that liar that it was Obama who brought this economy back from the bridge of another great depression.

    • 25 pkayden
      December 10, 2017 at 5:21 pm

      President Obama gets ALL the credit for the growing economy. He passed the stimulus package, saved the auto industry, passed the ACA and created a stable environment where the stock market soared and the jobless rate decreased steadily over time. What has Trump done for the economy? His tax cut is about to destroy middle class/working class incomes. Ditto Ryan’s plans to cut Social Security and Medicaid.

  15. 26 desertflower
    December 10, 2017 at 2:19 pm

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  17. December 10, 2017 at 6:28 pm

    How is this not straight-up treason?

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  21. December 10, 2017 at 6:55 pm

    Anyone interested in a TOD get-to-gether Reunion

  22. 48 jacquelineoboomer
    December 10, 2017 at 8:39 pm

  23. 49 jacquelineoboomer
    December 10, 2017 at 8:56 pm

  24. 50 jacquelineoboomer
    December 10, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    • 51 jacquelineoboomer
      December 10, 2017 at 9:02 pm

      True-life stories, all over the place. We’ll get through all this.

  25. 52 jacquelineoboomer
    December 10, 2017 at 10:00 pm

  26. 54 globalcitizenlinda
    December 10, 2017 at 11:41 pm

  27. December 11, 2017 at 12:49 am

    Goodnight TOD ….

    The outcome on Tuesday may prove to be no different than decisive battles in the Revolution & Civil War.

    Yes We Can

  28. 56 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 7:05 am

    Oh. Morning everyone

  29. December 11, 2017 at 7:28 am

    There should be some momentum building here…..we’ll see if this kickstarts something important.

  30. 64 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 7:31 am

    Any questions?

  31. 65 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 7:33 am

  32. 66 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 7:35 am

    ???

  33. 69 sherijr
    December 11, 2017 at 8:00 am

    Oh man that Hamilton song did me in Absolutely briliant- We have to teach them how to say good-bye, a nation learns to move on. to outlive me when I’m gone..

    • December 11, 2017 at 9:19 am

      did me in as well…it was so right on point…but we Americans take our democracy for granted…it is like an over grown garden…filled with weeds…no flowers will thrive in such an area…as Pres Obama said…it must be tended…..nurtured to grow

  34. 72 Dudette
    December 11, 2017 at 8:10 am

    Goooood Monday Morning Family!
    🌤☀️🌞😆

  35. 73 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 8:18 am

    What are they going to DO about it?? We have to raise voices FOR them! Again.

  36. December 11, 2017 at 8:20 am

    Mr. Smith is always spot on. So…………

  37. 80 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 8:20 am

  38. 81 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 8:22 am

  39. December 11, 2017 at 8:23 am

    At the very least.

  40. 83 Don
    December 11, 2017 at 8:27 am

    We are in some dangerous times, Trump, Russia, Alabama.

  41. 85 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 8:34 am

    • 86 Jey
      December 11, 2017 at 8:53 am

      I thought the whole idea was to MAGA…but with these treasonous lot …they are hell bent on flushing America down the toilet.

      Resist Resist Resist … Stronger Together and Yes You Can!

  42. December 11, 2017 at 8:57 am

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  43. December 11, 2017 at 9:06 am

    Mary J. Blige was just nominated by the Golden Globes for supporting actress in Mudbound. WOOT!!

  44. December 11, 2017 at 9:07 am

  45. December 11, 2017 at 9:18 am

    It’s our CIVIC DUTY

  46. 92 Dudette
    December 11, 2017 at 9:35 am

    I sure needed this today! 💪🏾

  47. 95 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 9:43 am

  48. December 11, 2017 at 10:19 am

    THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 12/8/17
    Trump dossier work began as Russian hack of DNC became known
    Rachel Maddow looks at the background of the former British spy, Christopher Steele whose memos would become known as the Trump dossier, and the early signs in the 2016 election that Russia was exerting undue influence.

  49. December 11, 2017 at 10:23 am

    THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 12/8/17
    Trump regard for Russia raised red flags for journalists in 2016
    Rachel Maddow describes how American journalists began to pick up on clues that Russia had a peculiar relationship with the Trump campaign as Dossier author Christopher Steele began sharing his findings with the FBI.

  50. December 11, 2017 at 10:23 am

    Let your friends and family know:

  51. December 11, 2017 at 10:24 am

    THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 12/8/17
    First public news of dossier lost amid 2016 bombshells
    Rachel Maddow looks back at how David Corn of Mother Jones was first to publish a story about the Trump dossier and its author, Christopher Steele, but public attention was drawn to the Access Hollywood tape and the FBI’s announcement about Hillary Clinton’s emails

  52. December 11, 2017 at 10:25 am

    THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 12/8/17
    Publication of Trump dossier triggered controversy and debate
    Rachel Maddow examines the decision by Buzzfeed News to publish the Trump dossier as it became known that the memos were guiding high-level decision-making, and the resulting controversy, backlash, and debate

  53. December 11, 2017 at 10:26 am

    THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 12/8/17
    Steele dossier hotly debated as Trump Russia ties become scandal
    Rachel Maddow looks at fallout and firings in the Donald Trump administration as Trump team ties to Russia turned into scandal and the Trump dossier continued to be a point of fierce controversy.

  54. December 11, 2017 at 10:27 am

    THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 12/8/17
    Many themes of Trump dossier have borne out over time
    Rachel Maddow reviews how recent revelations and admissions by Trump team members have shown many of the themes of the Trump dossier to have merit.

  55. December 11, 2017 at 10:44 am

    BEAUTY BREAK

  56. 106 amk for obama
    December 11, 2017 at 11:13 am

    EU sez FU to nut n yahoo (and the turd). Good.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-42313727

  57. 107 Don
    December 11, 2017 at 11:47 am

    Et tu, Mario Batali?

  58. 108 No Child Left Behind
    December 11, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Good morning TODVille.

  59. 109 No Child Left Behind
    December 11, 2017 at 12:40 pm

  60. 111 No Child Left Behind
    December 11, 2017 at 12:48 pm

    We are paying this dotard’s salary!

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  63. 116 desertflower
    December 11, 2017 at 2:59 pm

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  65. 122 Nena20409
    December 11, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    Et tu

    • 123 Sandy1110
      December 11, 2017 at 5:03 pm

      That and the mention of Mario Batali above…dominoes are falling!

      I hope Lizza wasn’t the hint that Mr. Smith and Angry WH Staffer were dropping. I’m hoping there’s still someone more high-profile and hated that’s in the barrel.


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