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  1. 1 whenpamelawandered
    October 22, 2018 at 8:31 am

    Keep You All the ♥️

  2. 5 deserflower
    October 22, 2018 at 9:05 am

    Morning everyone:) important news as we get closer to the all important day. Thank you, Nerdy.

    • 6 linda Perry
      October 22, 2018 at 6:10 pm

      we all have to get out volunteer and vote 11/6. We have to take back the house and senate. The so called media is at it again and not talking about issues but about Trump poll #. Who are they polling? The so called media is doing what they did in 2016. I will advise all to stop watching the so called MSM and concentrate on volunteering and get you friends and neighbors to vote 11/6, our lives depends on it….

  3. 7 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 9:05 am

  4. 9 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 9:18 am

  5. 12 desertflower
    October 22, 2018 at 10:03 am

    Exactly

    • 13 0388jojothecat
      October 22, 2018 at 1:03 pm

      Just watched two PBS shows about the lack of healthcare and mental healthcare on mainly white Americans where a white woman starved to death from lack of food & water because when she went for help due to domestic violence was not helped. She died alone in an abandoned house where she sustained herself on apples and melted snow. The other was about Rural Aid Mobile in which about 1000 people in a rural area of VA & TN traveled miles to get medical care back in 2003. Yet these same people complain that “people who make political decisions” need to come there to see what people do to get, medical, dental, and eye care. Yet these same people KEEP VOTING THESE PEOPLE BACK IN OFFICE because of God. Guns, and Abortions. NO one was there looking for an abortion just medical care. 90% were white and just a few AA were featured.

      For anyone to say this is a “Christian Nation” is a total joke! There are people to go to church and are genuinely Christian but to say as a Nation we are needs to watch these shows and tell me how people in these rural towns would rather forego medical care and DIE rather than get Medicaid from the Federal Government,an AA President, and the Democratic Party. This one man’s blood pressure was so high he probably could have had a stroke. He was 61yrs old had not seen a doctor on a regular basis since he was a teen!

      So many people are putting all their hopes on THIS election! We need to make EVERY Election count for the next 40 yrs to turn this country around. We need to vote in GOOD people who will do right by the working class, the poor, children, women, and all those that cannot help themselves. We need to care about the mentally ill and the homeless. My city just heard from the electorate NOT to turn a motel that already houses the homeless into apartments for the homeless. The comments about not helping people was disgusting that so many would rather do nothing and complain that the city is not doing enough.

      Sorry for the RANT I am just so fed up with what is going on in this country.

  6. 15 rikyrah
    October 22, 2018 at 10:05 am

    Good Morning, Everyone 🙂

  7. October 22, 2018 at 10:27 am

    STOPTraitorTrump.
    “President Donald Trump justified his decision..to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) by saying that Russia had not stuck to its side of the 1987 bargain.” (Berlin Reuters)
    -Hello media! Do we remember Putin’s plan to destroy Europe and democracy?
    -NOW with Trump’s help he could threaten Europe with mid-range nuclear weapons.
    And then Putin and Trump can conspire to remove the START Treaty…

  8. 18 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 10:41 am

  9. 19 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 10:47 am

  10. October 22, 2018 at 11:17 am

  11. October 22, 2018 at 11:19 am

    Important Thread

    • October 22, 2018 at 11:25 am

      Sorry the tweet thread is out of order….

      but it is an important thread..

      In addition…

      each State Democratic Party…must develop a plan for their state…if there is a DEM Gov…and there must be a plan to expand voting rights….early voting…automatic voter registration…pre-voter registration for 16/17 year olds….it time to go on the offensive and defend our right to vote

      • October 22, 2018 at 11:44 am

  12. October 22, 2018 at 11:21 am

    PBO speaking today at rally in Nevada at 12noon Pacific. Livestream here:

  13. 28 deserflower
    October 22, 2018 at 11:39 am

    Can someone please post this tweet from our Forever FLOTUS?

    https://mobile.twitter.com/MichelleObama/status/1054379570345005058

  14. October 22, 2018 at 11:55 am

  15. October 22, 2018 at 11:57 am

    Hallllllllllllllleluhiaaaaaaaaaaa

  16. October 22, 2018 at 12:01 pm

    Local Races for SOS are crucial races for ensuring that all citizens are able to vote…to prevent voter disenfranchisement

  17. October 22, 2018 at 1:05 pm

    Dept of Veterans Affairs Sec Robert Wilkie is refusing to share documentation that could link agency officials to 3 members of Trump’s club in Palm Beach who have major influence over veterans policies. Ranking Dem on House Committee VA, Rep Walz, requested the info after a ProPublica investigation in August revealed that:
    “A TRIO OF WEALTHY MAR-A-LAGO MEMBERS WITH NO MILITARY EXPERIENCE WERE…RUNNING THE VA IN SECRET.” (stripes.com)
    –holy god. Do our Veterans know about this…Media?

  18. October 22, 2018 at 1:05 pm

    GOP = liars, cheats and punks.

    • 36 jacquelineoboomer
      October 22, 2018 at 7:16 pm

  19. 37 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 1:20 pm


    President Barack Obama campaigns in Las Vegas for Democratic candidates in Nevada –
    LIVE at 4pm ET on C-SPAN https://cs.pn/2ECGI1h

  20. October 22, 2018 at 1:33 pm

  21. 41 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 1:37 pm

  22. 42 purpleshoesla
    October 22, 2018 at 1:41 pm

    What ho Peeps,

    Yesterday Miz Tally and I went to see beloved photographer here in TOD land, Pete Souza talk about his latest photog book Shade showing all the lies of the Orange One’s first 500 days versus what our Forever President actually did for the country. It was sold out–needless to say. Pete was funny, down to earth, humble, compassionate and fired up. He told stories behind some of the most beloved pix we’ve seen here on TOD as well as other pix we’ve never seen. He took 1.9 million pictures during President’s Obama presidency. He is one of the true gatekeepers of President Obama’s presidency and has it all chronicled both in pix and in his mind. The sense I got, not only yesterday or on his Instagram where the ideas for Shade first started, is that he’ll be double damned if ANYONE tell lies about President Obama’s tenure. He’ll be ready with the photo and the truth. It was emotional, moving, laugh out loud funny, cathartic. Sitting in that audience of 1200 people, I even felt a little hopeful.
    If Pete comes to your neck of the woods, go and see him. Not to be missed. Bring tissues! ❤ ❤

    • 43 deserflower
      October 22, 2018 at 2:21 pm

      Thanks so much for this, purpleshoes

    • 44 0388jojothecat
      October 22, 2018 at 2:23 pm

      Thank you purpleshoesla! Love Pete Souza for his body of work and eternal shade on the orange scumbag.

    • October 22, 2018 at 3:22 pm

      thank you so much for this purpleshoes

    • 46 purpleshoesla
      October 22, 2018 at 3:28 pm

      Forgot to add, if you want to see if Pete is going to be in your area go to: http://www.petesouza.com and the click on “Events”.

    • 47 sjterrid
      October 22, 2018 at 6:08 pm

      Thank you so much for sharing this purpleshoes. So glad you got a chance to see Pete Souza. I got the book the other day, but haven’t opened it yet.
      Going to see Michelle Obama ih Philly on Nov 29th with some East Coast TOD’ers.

      • 48 sjterrid
        October 22, 2018 at 6:09 pm

        In Philly.

      • 49 purpleshoesla
        October 22, 2018 at 8:10 pm

        Ooh I’m so excited for you!!! The last time I looked there were no available seats for her stop here in LA for her book tour–not surprised frankly. I’m grateful I got a chance to see and hear her at the United State of Women conference here in May this year. We’ll be anxiously awaiting your full report!! 🙂

    • 50 sherijr
      October 22, 2018 at 9:02 pm

      Oh purpleshoes you gave me hope just reading your commentary- thank you, so glad you were able to attend and share it with us.

  23. October 22, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    LET’S DO THIS, DEMOCRATS

  24. October 22, 2018 at 1:58 pm

  25. October 22, 2018 at 1:59 pm

  26. October 22, 2018 at 2:32 pm

    LOVE seeing this.

  27. 56 donna dem 4 obama
    October 22, 2018 at 2:33 pm

    TOD, please share it far and wide

  28. 60 jacquelineoboomer
    October 22, 2018 at 3:22 pm

  29. 61 deserflower
    October 22, 2018 at 4:04 pm

    This thread. Share it. Memorize it. Explain this to your friends and family that still think Republicans give a shit about the rest of us

    https://mobile.twitter.com/LincolnsBible/status/1054397873599565824

  30. October 22, 2018 at 4:24 pm

    PBO live on C-Span 21 program starting now….yayyyyy!

  31. 65 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    • October 22, 2018 at 4:55 pm

      Don’t want this to sound critical. President Obama needs to be out on the campaign trail EVERY DAY from now until Election Day!!!!!!!!!!!! EVERY DAY somewhere.

      • 67 jacquelineoboomer
        October 22, 2018 at 6:56 pm

        We know you’re not being critical, nor am I! But when Van Jones mentioned that to Valerie Jarrett on his recent show (and who wouldn’t want to see President Obama on the trail every day), she gave him a reminder – something like, “It’s up to US. We have hope and change inside US.”

        We are the ones we’ve been waiting for (from the Hopi).

        • October 22, 2018 at 10:14 pm

          I know, JOB. I know they all say that and believe it. I believe it too………but………as we say about all this mess, this is not NORMAL. tRump and the GOP are totally off the deep end and pulling out ALL the stops to win. They will stop at NOTHING. Am convinced they would kill people to try to win this election. Riling up their base as bad as it has ever been. Their base would easily kill and so would any of them. They are that desperate. Let’s not kid ourselves. Because this is not normal. I feel PO needs to be out there a lot.

          • 69 jacquelineoboomer
            October 22, 2018 at 10:38 pm

            Agree that this is not normal, not one bit normal. But, darlin’, I have just watched the full replay of President Obama’s visit to NV, and I absolutely know he swayed many people today! You got your sweet wish for him to be out among us! Love you, O’friend – hang in there!

  32. 72 pkayden
    October 22, 2018 at 4:42 pm

  33. 73 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 5:27 pm

    • 74 cos
      October 22, 2018 at 6:00 pm

      All Democratic candidates should take a lesson from PBO on explaining how Republicans increased the deficit with the tax cuts, and are now coming after Medicare and Social Security to pay for those tax cuts. He did an excellent job in breaking it down and naming Mitch McConnell.

  34. 75 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 6:02 pm

  35. 76 pkayden
    October 22, 2018 at 6:04 pm

  36. 77 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 6:05 pm

    • 78 carolyn
      October 22, 2018 at 7:06 pm

      Would I ever love to take a course with him! Any course, but I think I would like to take Constitutional Law, because I know I would understand it so much better.

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  41. 83 jacquelineoboomer
    October 22, 2018 at 7:01 pm

    One of the C-Span TV channels is replaying President Obama’s appearance at the rally in NV, later tonight. Here it is online:

    https://www.c-span.org/video/?453252-1/president-barack-obama-campaigns-nevada-democrats

    • 84 vcprezofan2
      October 22, 2018 at 7:54 pm

      Thanks so much, JO’B. 🙂 Following the link I was able to listen to PBO’s speech in its entirety, something I’m not always able to do from my location.

  42. October 22, 2018 at 7:12 pm

    • 87 pkayden
      October 23, 2018 at 7:24 am

      This is what we should be doing as well but we’re led by an immoral man with authoritarian leanings who gets money from the Saudis to fatten his pockets. Ditto his odious Son-in-Law.

  43. October 22, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    • 89 0388jojothecat
      October 22, 2018 at 9:10 pm

      He is a flash in the pan. He is too green to be POTUS. If he wants to be in politics he needs to start with local or state government first.

  44. 90 Nerdy Wonka
    October 22, 2018 at 7:34 pm

  45. 92 pkayden
    October 22, 2018 at 7:35 pm

    • 93 jacquelineoboomer
      October 22, 2018 at 8:40 pm

      Good for the family, for speaking out. Whoa. Nailed him.

    • October 22, 2018 at 9:15 pm

      “The decision to write this column has not been an easy one for us. We are writing as members of the Laxalt family who have spent our lives in Nevada, and feel compelled to protect our family name from being leveraged and exploited by Adam Laxalt, the Republican candidate for governor.

      Like most Nevadans, the idea of family is important to us, and we are proud of the history that our family has in our state. The first generation of Laxalts came to Nevada as immigrants 100 years ago, and their children went on to be parts of the Nevada community — as politicians and writers and teachers and in many other ways. Over the years, we’ve always supported our family, even when we haven’t always agreed with them or their politics. But as this Election Day nears, we feel compelled to speak publicly about why we believe that Adam Laxalt is the wrong choice for Nevada’s governorship.

      There are many specific, well-documented reasons why we believe this to be the case.

      First, for those of us who were actually raised in Nevada, it’s difficult to hear him continue to falsely claim that he was raised in Nevada or has any true connections to Nevadans. The simple fact is that while he may have been born in Reno, he left as an infant and was raised on the East Coast, 3,000 miles away, in Washington, D.C., and moved here only in 2013, only one year later launching his political career. Aside from the occasional short visit, Adam never knew the state or its people. Perhaps if he had, he would stand for Nevada’s values rather than for those of his out-of-state donors.”

  46. October 22, 2018 at 8:31 pm

    Whoaaa

  47. 98 jacquelineoboomer
    October 22, 2018 at 8:33 pm

    Lots of good Democrats running! This is happening across the country. Yay!

  48. October 22, 2018 at 8:40 pm

  49. 100 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 8:54 pm

  50. 101 jacquelineoboomer
    October 22, 2018 at 8:54 pm

  51. 102 JER
    October 22, 2018 at 9:02 pm


    Former U.S. President Barack Obama greets supporters after speaking at a get-out-the-vote rally at the Cox Pavilion as he campaigns for Nevada Democratic candidates on October 22, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Early voting in Clark County, Nevada began on October 20 and has recorded the highest turnout during the first two days of early voting in a midterm election.

  52. October 22, 2018 at 10:13 pm

    “Russia pledges to act to restore military balance if US quits nuclear arms pact.”
    https://uk.reuters.com/…/trump-says-u-s-to-exit-landmark-nuclear-arms-pact-russia-thr..
    IN MY HUMBLE OPINION:
    More play acting from Trump and Putin. Trump acting like he is getting tough on Russia for his raw meat base just in time for
    the election. While giving Putin an excuse to build up his nuclear weapons aresenal and point them at Europe as in days of yore.

    • October 22, 2018 at 10:22 pm

      Plus nice scare tactics, threats of denying Trans folks their rights as citizens, lying flat-out about tax cuts for ‘middle class’. Etcetera. You hafta to think that Trump is foaming at the mouth in advance of the election. What a frikn horror factory is he.

  53. 107 jacquelineoboomer
    October 22, 2018 at 10:44 pm

    Other than changing a few names of those he’s campaigning with, if President Obama chooses to use the exact same script and ad libs he used in NV at the rally today for each of his appearances from now until Election Day, I’m going to watch every minute of each appearance. He makes me feel so calm. So hopeful. Not as hopeful as when he and Joe were in the White House, but feeling better about the “stuff” going on in our country now, just the same!

  54. October 22, 2018 at 10:55 pm

    Love listening to my President speak in Vegas.

  55. 109 vcprezofan2
    October 22, 2018 at 11:03 pm

    Joy Reid shared her idea of a ‘voting anthem’ that I think is just right for perking up Dems right about now.

  56. 114 jacquelineoboomer
    October 22, 2018 at 11:41 pm

    From the DeSantis (RWNJ) / Gillum debate for Governor of Florida. LMAO. Never saw anyone more scared than DeSantis.

  57. 117 Dudette
    October 23, 2018 at 1:30 am

    • 118 cd4biden
      October 23, 2018 at 2:12 am

      Thanks Dudette for your words of inspiration. More people, especially the young, need to know his story of the struggle he and others went through to be able to vote. And also the struggle women went through to get the vote. Sadly both these long campaigns only get a paragraph or so in history books. I think that needs to change. Maybe if Beto wins in Texas we can ask him to start changing what is in our history books, since Texas seems to be in charge of that part of our education. Ugh!


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