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What He Said

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“If what you are doing requires no sacrifice at all, then you can do more,” Obama told the tony crowd at a sweeping multi-million-dollar Beverley Hills home. “If you are one of these folks who is watching cable news at your cocktail parties with your friends and you are saying ‘civilization is collapsing’ and you are nervous and worried, but that is not where you are putting all your time, energy and money, then either you don’t actually think civilization is collapsing … or you are not pushing yourself hard enough and I would push harder.” At one point, he turned to the crowd and declared, “Enough moping, this is a mope-free zone.”

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146 Responses to “What He Said”


  1. 1 Carla Lewis
    July 3, 2018 at 2:40 pm

    Well said. Let’s not forget that tomorrow is Malia’s birthday as well as the nation’s (July 4th)

  2. 2 pkayden
    July 3, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Have a Happy 4th of July, everyone on TOD!! This is always a great place to hang out and pick up some positive vibes. Thanks to all who keep it going.

  3. 5 rikyrah
    July 3, 2018 at 3:05 pm

    Good Afternoon.

    Wonderful words from OUR President.

  4. 6 sjterrid
    July 3, 2018 at 3:16 pm

    Good Afternoon, TOD!
    Hope everyone has a Happy Fourth of July.

  5. July 3, 2018 at 3:46 pm

    This is HUGE. Thread>

    • 8 Gazelle
      July 3, 2018 at 7:01 pm

      Jaysus! What a web of corrupt! Am gonna have to read this thread as an Ann Rice novel. Noting down all the vampires relationships. 😂

  6. July 3, 2018 at 4:23 pm

    “BOOM” ….

  7. 10 JER
    July 3, 2018 at 4:30 pm

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  17. 20 pkayden
    July 3, 2018 at 6:27 pm

  18. 21 desertflower
    July 3, 2018 at 6:59 pm

    Correct

  19. 22 desertflower
    July 3, 2018 at 7:01 pm

    Time for the IC to plant a bug on the fraud president

  20. 23 pkayden
    July 3, 2018 at 7:05 pm

  21. 24 desertflower
    July 3, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    Bingo. There you go.

  22. 25 desertflower
    July 3, 2018 at 7:10 pm

    Why does this fucking crook still have a job???

    • 26 Gazelle
      July 3, 2018 at 11:06 pm

      What kinda cheap is he? Dood is prolly going to functions & slipping hors d’oeuvres into his suit jacket, pant pockets, underwear. And he’s nowhere near “starving artist” status. 😷😂😂

    • 27 Dudette
      July 4, 2018 at 10:01 am

      Because he works for another fucking crook.

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  27. July 3, 2018 at 8:11 pm

    These realities define just how much at war we are and how far we are from addressing the “Constitutional Crisis” that we’ve been living since 7 Nov 2016.

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  35. July 3, 2018 at 9:12 pm

    I don’t give a pea-sized piece of crap about Trump’s ranting and spelling …

  36. 47 Nerdy Wonka
    July 3, 2018 at 10:22 pm

  37. July 3, 2018 at 10:31 pm

    Happy 4th TOD ….

    Am sure all of you are at the ready for 2018 being a rocking replay of 1776!!!

    Yes WE Can

  38. 52 Gazelle
    July 3, 2018 at 10:58 pm

    OK, am just gonna put it out there. When is MSM going to ask who’s country is iQ45 pseudo prezidenting. And which country’s constitution did he swear. That includes all those enablers, complicit all. Then, let’s NOT have a sit-your-effed-behind w/ those seriously ungodly evangelicals, making their money from people’s misery. Am going to just state my anger. Why are these evangelicals any different from a drug dealer? One sells you shit to shoot up your precious body, the other sells you shit to blurr your precious mind. End result is same.

    Please pardon my angst. I promise to find my humor tomorrow. There’s a saying in South Africa during Apartheid: “Tomorrow will be First Class, Sissy”. BTW, “sissy” is Sister. I found that expression beautiful because, as always, women have always carried the burden of men’s folly. My dear TOD brothers, please know I don’t see you in that “folly burden” at all. 😇

  39. 53 Gazelle
    July 3, 2018 at 11:20 pm

    Well now, this is not a “well now” article. We have to get damn serious about voting. Also see the machinations involved.

    https://www.thestandard.co.zw/2018/06/27/us-dollar-losing-status-world-reserve-currency/

  40. July 4, 2018 at 12:47 am

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  41. July 4, 2018 at 8:52 am

    Good morning, TODville.

    Happy 4th of July!

    A post shared by Kehinde Wiley (@kehindewiley) on

  42. July 4, 2018 at 9:42 am

    Good morning, TOD. This story gives me hope…

  43. 66 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 9:44 am

    Happy 4th!

  44. July 4, 2018 at 9:48 am

    Random Thoughts on this 4th of July…Good Morning …TOD

    i have so many thoughts that have brewing within me for quite awhile…but this is the one i want to speak on today….This notion that the DEM party is the BIG Tent party…that it has room for everyone….

    i think that this theory is a double edge sword…with the nomination of a new Supreme Court Justice on the horizon….we hear about The Federalist Society that has plotted and planned for years to bring about a return to racist, white supremacist policies…that will stymie the progress of America and halt the advance for Justice,…Freedom and Equality…they are painted as a single focus group on a mission….

    when i think of dems…it’s hard to see that single focus…we might all agree that everyone should have healthcare…but then we get stymied by how to bring it into effect….we have a hard time moving forward because it seems we have a hard time getting and keeping a consensus…for instance last year in the middle of a fight to save the ACA…Bernie Sanders and some Sen Dems introduce a bill for medicare for all….and now we have purity tests in the Democratic Party around Medicare for All…

    We talk about having a Big Tent party but folks bash blue dog legislators…and there are calls to primary them….hell…there were calls to primary President Obama because he wasn’t pure enough…so they said…

    This big tent is hard to navigate..The press asks who speaks for the Dem Party…but because there are so many voices…it hard to hear that ONE voice…even when we held the White House…i do not remember the press saying that this is the party of Obama…like they say this is the party of TRump…

    so now we are approaching another midterm election in November…but this election might be the last time that may have to save our democracy…how much do we want to save it….

    a lot is falling on the shoulders of this BIG TENT… i hope that we come thru…

    • July 4, 2018 at 9:52 am

      How Much do we want to save it….Enough to finally speak with ONE Voice!!…

      • July 4, 2018 at 10:12 am

        Morning Sheila and TOD. I wholeheartedly concur with your comments. Was thinking about the “big tent” just a couple days ago. Without a common message, there is no party. Like PBO said, and I hate to have to agree, Dems have to vote like the rethugs……concentrated on one main goal, allowing for the many small ones. That goal being……to have Dems in charge. Otherwise, we are all on a sinking (stinking) ship ! Rethugs never did know how to govern and really do not care about the country so long as they have to “share” with their nemeses!

        • July 4, 2018 at 3:42 pm

          Dems have to vote like the rethugs……concentrated on one main goal, allowing for the many small ones.

          YASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS snap!

  45. 71 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 9:54 am

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    July 4, 2018 at 10:05 am

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    July 4, 2018 at 10:09 am

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    July 4, 2018 at 10:15 am

  50. 77 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 10:25 am

    More of what he said…

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    July 4, 2018 at 10:39 am

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    July 4, 2018 at 10:46 am

  58. 86 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 10:48 am

  59. 87 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 11:00 am

  60. 94 deserflower
    July 4, 2018 at 11:12 am

    Morning everyone. Happy 4th of July… I see that Michael Avenatti said that he would run for President if the moron pretending to be one, runs again… and if he feels there is no one strong enough to take on the street fight that would come:) interesting times. I like his passion and his fight… he is not afraid to throw down. Sick of passive Dems that bring a butter knife to the fight

  61. 96 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 11:23 am

  62. 98 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 11:25 am

    Enjoy your day, Family!

  63. 99 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 11:28 am

    Our mission on this day.

    https://www.elcivics.com/us_declaration_preamble.html

    We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their Creator, with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.

    That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

    Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object, evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.

  64. 100 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 11:41 am

    Snagged this from BJ…but it IS an important PSA:) LEAVE YOUR PETS AT HOME

  65. 101 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 11:50 am

  66. 102 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 11:57 am

    No worries! Nothing to see here! There is no such thing as global warming…remember? Idiots.

  67. 103 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 11:59 am

    Because we love our country and want it back.

  68. 104 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 12:25 pm

  69. 105 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 12:33 pm

    Precisely.

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    July 4, 2018 at 12:50 pm

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    July 4, 2018 at 1:10 pm

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    July 4, 2018 at 1:13 pm

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    July 4, 2018 at 1:14 pm

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    July 4, 2018 at 1:15 pm

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    July 4, 2018 at 1:16 pm

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    July 4, 2018 at 1:17 pm

  78. 114 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 1:17 pm

  79. 115 anjo
    July 4, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    Happy Fourth of July, may your day be more blessed when you realise its one day closer to the end of ‘that one’

    • 116 desertflower
      July 4, 2018 at 1:24 pm

      The end of “that one” can not come soon enough for most of America. Thank you, anjo:)

  80. 117 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 1:23 pm

    SO GOOD, DUDETTE!!! VOTE PEOPLE! CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION IF YOU ARE (OR THINK YOU ARE) REGISTERED TO VOTE. If you moved, you need to change your address and make sure that you CAN VOTE.

  81. 121 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 1:41 pm

  82. 126 JER
    July 4, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    Happy Fourth of July. Back when…well, you know what I mean.

    A post shared by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on

  83. 129 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 1:54 pm

  84. 130 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    • 131 Dudette
      July 4, 2018 at 1:58 pm

      • 132 Anna
        July 4, 2018 at 2:27 pm

        I admit, not the biggest tennis fan, used to attempt to play, BUT I really like watching Serena Williams in action on the court. She makes it worth while to watch tennis.

  85. 133 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm

  86. 134 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Snicker snort!

  87. 135 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:01 pm

  88. 136 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:03 pm

  89. 137 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:03 pm

    Amen to this!

  90. 138 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:06 pm

  91. 139 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:10 pm

  92. 140 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:14 pm

  93. 141 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 2:20 pm

    Past time for him to go. smdh #tonedeaf

  94. 142 desertflower
    July 4, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    Let’s do:)

  95. 143 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:56 pm

  96. 144 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 2:57 pm

  97. 145 Dudette
    July 4, 2018 at 3:12 pm


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