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Presidential Touchdown!


133 Responses to “Presidential Touchdown!”


  1. May 25, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    Good afternoon, TOD!

    Nerdy, as always, I am so grateful for the youmans effort required to keep this safe harbor up and running. This seasoned citizen thanks and salutes you.

  2. May 25, 2019 at 4:36 pm

    This is unconscionable that these terrorist’s first amendment rights take precedence over women’s rights to obtain legal medical care. At minimum, the terrorists should not be able to swarm the sidewalk like locusts…

  3. May 25, 2019 at 4:49 pm

    You can’t fix stupid…

  4. May 25, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    Glad Pennsylvania happened before he was seated…

  5. May 25, 2019 at 5:03 pm

    Last one before I return to chores…

  6. May 25, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    For those who have read Timothy Synder or otherwise know of how an obscure minor oligarch became President of Russia, watching Speaker Pelosi not move with alacrity to Impeach Trump, is agonizing.

    He is on a path to ensuring, one way or another, he will be America’s first dictator and that is so far from hyperbole as to be boring – for those paying attention.

  7. 9 jer44
    May 25, 2019 at 6:17 pm

  8. May 25, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    Why?

    • May 25, 2019 at 8:27 pm

      • 12 pkayden
        May 26, 2019 at 11:25 am

        I agree with you Bobfr. I have no idea why Pelosi isn’t moving forward with impeachment proceedings. The Republican-controlled Senate be damned.

  9. May 25, 2019 at 7:43 pm

  10. 15 jer44
    May 25, 2019 at 8:01 pm

  11. 18 marleysperson
    May 25, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    Worth a read

    https://crooked.com/articles/trump-barr-pelosi/

    Impeachment advocates worried all along that the Democrats’ dithering and self-doubt would create a number of perverse consequences: that the public would interpret their irresolution as a sign that Trump’s presidency is not a crisis; that Trump himself would fill the void of inaction with propaganda and defamation and selective prosecution, exacerbating public confusion, when the truth is actually quite simple. These fears are all rapidly materializing, and the fact that the Democratic approach is failing has yet to dawn on anyone who has the power to change course.

  12. May 25, 2019 at 9:50 pm

    Former DNI James Clapper makes it clear that Trump would not have won without Russia’s help.
    “When Donald Trump produced the first list of names for his death list this week, he didn’t include that of former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. But Clapper appears to be out to remedy this oversight by pointing out the fact that the Trump campaign didn’t just cooperate with Russia—it’s extremely unlikely Trump would have been elected without Russian support.
    As Newsweek reports, Clapper’s just-released memoirs don’t shy away from drawing the obvious conclusion about the impact of the Russian interference and the benefits to Trump.
    As Clapper writes, “Surprising even themselves, [Russia] swung the election to a Trump win. To conclude otherwise stretches logic, common sense and credulity to the breaking point. Less than eighty thousand votes in three key states swung the election. I have no doubt that more votes than that were influenced by this massive effort by the Russians.”
    https://theobamadiary.com/2019/05/25/presidential-touchdown/

    • May 25, 2019 at 9:50 pm

      “Not only did the intelligence community have the information they needed to see that Russian interference was more than sufficient to cover Trump’s narrow margin of electoral victory—Trump knows it. Because the information Clapper is referencing was included in the first presentation that the intelligence community gave to Trump in January 2017.”

  13. 21 marleysperson
    May 25, 2019 at 11:04 pm

    I’m agreeing with THAT Joe Walsh! But I would say he’s more than just unpatriotic. He’s a criminal.

    Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) Tweeted:
    Trump sided with Putin over our own Intelligence folks. He just sided with Kim Jong un over Joe Biden.

    His supporters won’t say it, but I will: Donald Trump is unpatriotic.

  14. 27 todjey
    May 25, 2019 at 11:24 pm

    I am not a sports fan normally, but I can’t help but say … WE THE NORTH 😀. Go RAPTORS Go !!!

  15. May 26, 2019 at 1:07 am

    True that. LOL…

  16. May 26, 2019 at 1:10 am

  17. May 26, 2019 at 1:14 am

    • 34 Hillary Darton
      May 26, 2019 at 5:51 am

      America, the problem isn’t just Donald J. Trump, it’s the people who support this piece of crap.

  18. 35 todjey
    May 26, 2019 at 6:09 am

    The people who support PP should pack up and move to NK or RUSSIA. I think THEY would really LOVE it there.

  19. May 26, 2019 at 8:08 am

    Trump is SCUM.
    Our CIA and Intelligence community must say NO.
    -How is it possible that Trump’s personal lawyer has access to U.S. Intelligence with permission to declassify to all and sundry?
    -What intelligence has Putin ordered Trump to find for him? Will this lead to Putin style murders?

  20. May 26, 2019 at 8:28 am

    “What he and William Barr are doing is potentially worse than anything in the Mueller Report.
    Long before becoming president, Donald Trump called for the jailing of his adversaries.
    Aided by Attorney General William Barr, he may now actually be training the full force of federal law enforcement against his enemies, real or perceived. Unlike Richard Nixon, who acted in secret, Trump is corrupting the justice system openly and publicly.
    The seriousness of such a presidential abuse of power, and its potential for undermining the constitutional order, could well surpass any of the crimes detailed in the Mueller Report. Indeed, the Congress long ago recognized that such misconduct can merit impeachment.”
    https://www.thedailybeast.com/trumps-public-enemies-list-is-an-impeachable-offense

    • May 26, 2019 at 8:28 am

      “As the nation recognized during the Watergate era, if the president employs the apparatus of the federal government to single out and punish political or personal enemies by making them the focus of law enforcement investigations, the perception (and the reality) of fairness on which our justice system depends will be gravely endangered.”

    • 40 tnmtngirl1
      May 26, 2019 at 9:00 am

      That’s the question??? I read an article few minutes ago that jazzi shared about Hitler. Mercy, it was spooky scary how much tRump mirrors him.

      https://www.newsweek.com/hitler-incompetent-lazy-nazi-government-clown-show-opinion-1408136. Here’s the link. Let me know what you think.

      • May 26, 2019 at 10:36 am

        hi trmt, what jumped out:
        ‘Hitler was incredibly lazy; He was obsessed with the media and celebrity, and often seems to have viewed himself through that lens; He once described himself as “the greatest actor in Europe.”; He was deeply insecure about his own lack of knowledge, preferring to either ignore information that contradicted his preconceptions, or to lash out at the expertise of others; He hated being laughed at, but enjoyed it when other people were the butt of the joke (he would perform mocking impressions of people he disliked); But he also craved the approval of those he disdained, and his mood would quickly improve if a newspaper wrote something complimentary about him.”
        —From one perspective Trump is an carnival barker, an actor who turns off the sound in order to perfect appearances.
        —Enslaved by the worst imaginable crimes + the money he owes: He and (we) are being used by global fascist and neo-Nazi forces.
        —Putin is giving him guidance, cash and whatever is needed for white conservatives to take over the West.

  21. 43 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 9:32 am

    Morning everyone. Read this short thread. Might I add that I’m fairly certain that this action by the fraud goes against the oath he took. This will NOT make us safe!

    Asha Rangappa (@AshaRangappa_) Tweeted:
    Make no mistake: If Barr discloses the identities of CIA and CI sources providing information on Russia he is disabling our intelligence capacities *to Russia’s advantage*. It puts sources providing intelligence in danger and cripples the ICs ability to recruit new sources 1/

  22. 44 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 9:50 am

    By design, I’m certain

    Michael Weiss (@michaeldweiss) Tweeted:
    The CIA spent years cultivating a Russian source close to Putin who gave the U.S. crucial insights into the 2016 election interference operation. Now that person’s identity is at risk: https://t.co/iKsrUX41qu

  23. 45 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 9:53 am

    Spiro Agnew’s Ghost (@SpiroAgnewGhost) Tweeted:
    @20committee Ultimately the rule of law will win. Spiro Agnew found that out as did Tricky Dick. https://t.co/UzwaxOhKKC

    Someone please post the cartoon:)

  24. 48 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 9:56 am

    Good Answer!!! Hopefully, something similar will happen here.Soon.

    Na’ama 🌈 (@iknowplacesmp6) Tweeted:
    Holy hell did he snap
    https://t.co/TVWM9ONKGq

  25. 49 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 10:09 am

    ALL OF THIS!! Please share

    Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) Tweeted:
    Exactly. @AmandiOnAir makes a lot of sense. https://t.co/OVw3HwEvAG

  26. 51 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 10:17 am

    Yes

    BE LESS STUPID (@hotchkiss_jon) Tweeted:
    @politicususa @AmandiOnAir NEW: Finally, The Angry ‘Trump Must Be Impeached’ Video You’ve Been Waiting For (WATCH NOW)
    https://t.co/rTCX5p9Py3

  27. 52 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 10:43 am

    Holy shit. I’ve (we’ve) been thinking about this whole mess the wrong way!! The OPPOSITE way! It’s not that trump tried and didn’t get his Moscow Tower…. it’s that Putin helped him get elected, and if and only if, he carried out all of Putin’s wish list for the US/ world destabilizing, then and only then would he get his trump tower!!! After the US had been thrown into total chaos, after the world order had been turned on its head….after oligarchs had plundered more and the balance here had shifted, would he get his tower. Who sees this with me??

    • 53 tnmtngirl1
      May 26, 2019 at 11:34 am

      Oh my goodness! You may be onto something. There’s been so many times over the last 2+ years that I have been scared, but I am now on the edge of that cliff with fear that our democracy/republic will survive. If ‘something’ ?????? doesn’t happen soon, I think we are ‘down the drain’ as the America we have been able to keep alive for 244 years. Reading that article on Hitler only added to that fear because it truly is a mirror to 45 and hat is happening here. I think of how many times I have heard people say, “Oh, it will never happen in America.” Yeah, right?! It IS happening every.single.day., sometimes by the hour.

      Thankful for this corner of ‘togetherness’ with like-minded people. We are a family and I care deeply for all of you. 🙂 Thank you, NW and Chips, we love you and miss you every day!

      • 54 marleysperson
        May 26, 2019 at 11:38 am

        I fear that I may be onto something. Have no idea who I tell it to to make them listen. Grateful beyond words to have this place. Hope that all is well with you and family, tnmtngirl:)

        • 55 tnmtngirl1
          May 26, 2019 at 12:24 pm

          Actually, not the best. Dave fell yesterday as he was trying to ‘rock hop’ across a creek in the Smokies. He was hiking alone which he seldom does. Had to walk back 8 miles to a campground. Went into the office and asked for some first aid. Young woman tried to clean his arm a bit, but realized quickly she needed to call the Rangers. They arrived and said, “Call EMT’s.” Trip from back in the Smokies through Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge on Memorial Day weekend—EEK! They used sirens and lights and still took awhile!!!! Finally to ER. One broken rib and a big hematoma on his right arm. ****He is on Plavix so bleeding is a huge concern. So grateful it’s only one rib. The whole things could have been much worse. He has a hiker friend (from FL) who owns a cabin in the area so I called her when I left here. She was at the hospital in 20 minutes. Stayed with us until he was almost ready to be discharged. She took his keys and she and her husband went to the campground to get his car and have it at their cabin. We will go get it tomorrow morning. This afternoon, we are going to northeast TN for a surprise 90th bday party for his brother-in-law. Am taking the fresh bandage supplies so his great niece, a RN, can look at his arm, then re-bandage it. He is asleep on the sofa now with ice on ribs. Hasn’t complained w/pain this morning and no Tylenol yet. Always something with this hiker hubby!!!

  28. 59 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 10:52 am

    50/50 that he'll end up in the Trump admin #onlythebestpeople https://t.co/B9mI7H4vdb— Jesse Ferguson (@JesseFFerguson) May 26, 2019

    https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

  29. May 26, 2019 at 10:57 am

    If in doubt,
    Remember this:
    “[W]hen Sessions told the president that a Special Counsel had been appointed, the President slumped back in his chair and said, “Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my Presidency. I’m fucked.”

  30. May 26, 2019 at 10:59 am

    Trump: “Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my Presidency. I’m fucked.”
    Trump: “Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my Presidency. I’m fucked.”
    Trump: “Oh my God. This is terrible. This is the end of my Presidency. I’m fucked.”

  31. May 26, 2019 at 11:17 am

    -imo last chance or game over….wake up!
    -The CIA and our Intelligence forces MUST SAY NO.
    -NOW.

  32. May 26, 2019 at 11:21 am

  33. 65 jer44
    May 26, 2019 at 11:34 am

  34. 66 jer44
    May 26, 2019 at 11:37 am

  35. 67 jer44
    May 26, 2019 at 11:47 am

  36. 68 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 12:01 pm

    Seriously! Balls to the wall! Used to OUR advantage!

    SisterChristian (@peaceluvtan7) Tweeted:
    @Kris_Sacrebleu I agree. And I’m starting a group where we call for the intel agencies of Australia, Canada, France, Germany, UK, and the Dutch to help us win back the White House. Steal emails, rig vote tabulating machines…the WORKS.

    It’s a ufcking free for all now so.

  37. 69 jer44
    May 26, 2019 at 12:12 pm

  38. 70 jer44
    May 26, 2019 at 12:17 pm


    LIVE: 2020 presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren holds campaign rally in Oskaloosa, Iowa – https://abcnews.go.com/Live

  39. May 26, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    All the bigwigs will be in my town next weekend.

  40. 72 tnmtngirl1
    May 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    df/marleysperson, Don’t miss my reply to you. Update on Dave.

  41. 74 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 1:51 pm

    Lordy, I hope the Dems running for POTUS point this out every damn day

    “CRAZY” Facts Do Matter (@WilDonnelly) Tweeted:
    Trump, the corporate socialist, is set to provide more govt welfare to farmers, including huge conglomerates and foreigners. Big government are issuing these subsidies to compensate for the incompetence of the administration’s trade and tariff policy.
    https://t.co/8LCeu1twee

  42. 75 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 1:56 pm

    A tribute for Memorial Day

    Chris Jones (@EnswellJones) Tweeted:
    It’s been 12 years since Joey Montgomery was killed in Iraq; 11 since I had the honour to write about him, his family, and his fellow soldiers for @Esquire. Please, as ever, take a moment this weekend to remember him and them. https://t.co/x2leznMt5P

  43. May 26, 2019 at 1:57 pm

    Putin, Trump, and enablers want to commandeer our Intelligence Forces. This leads to (…fill in blank).
    The pace of the take-down of American democracy, rule of law, and national security is being tailored to our non-reaction.
    Congress must go on the OFFENSIVE and by whatever means commandeer the information and documents being concealed by Trump.
    And fast or (…fill in blank).

  44. 77 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    In other words, the Republicans mantra:
    I got mine, fuck you.

    Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) Tweeted:
    Trump says debt crisis after presidency OK as ‘I won’t be here’ https://t.co/63YQfOj7wm

  45. 78 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 2:17 pm

  46. 80 Hillary Darton
    May 26, 2019 at 3:15 pm

    I don’t understand Mueller, maybe he isn’t all that people make him out to be, Here’s why I said that. First he should had told Trump he need to talk to him face to face. This giving him questions to answer was stupid. Now he don’t want to testify in public, he ought to be ready to go public after what Barr done concerning that Mueller report..

  47. 81 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 3:27 pm

  48. 82 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 3:36 pm

  49. 83 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 4:06 pm

  50. 84 jer44
    May 26, 2019 at 4:13 pm

    View this post on Instagram

    Just sayin… Happy Sunday…

    A post shared by obama2012Germany (@obama2012germany) on

  51. 86 jer44
    May 26, 2019 at 4:22 pm

  52. 88 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 5:13 pm

    • May 26, 2019 at 6:53 pm

      The U.S. earlier this month accused China of detaining one million (possibly 3 million) Muslims subject to massive human rights violations
      in concentration camps. Meanwhile back at the ranch…

  53. May 26, 2019 at 5:55 pm

  54. May 26, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    Jews in Germany advised not to wear kippahs everywhere in public.
    “”Trump blamed immigrants for German crime, but the far right is still responsible. Felix Klein, Germany’s commissioner on anti-Semitism…blamed “the lifting of inhibitions and the uncouthness which is on the rise in society” for the rise in anti-Semitism.”
    Klein’s comments were made in response to new crime data that showed continued growth in anti-Semitic criminal acts, with the vast majority of perpetrators being members of the German far-right, and not new immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries — a common scapegoat. Germany’s national crime rate has actually fallen, dropping last year to the lowest level since 1992.””
    https://thinkprogress.org/jews-germany-kippahs-anti-semitism-trump-blame-migrants-german-crime-european-parliament-a4a8f114116d/

  55. 92 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    Lotta clams

  56. 95 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    Thank goodness

  57. May 26, 2019 at 9:22 pm

    For real …

    If millions of Americans march on those camps the children can be liberated and nurtured and returned to their parents. It is a National Crime every single second those children are caged and denied their parents.

    • May 26, 2019 at 10:40 pm

      Dear Bob, I am your #1 fan from now on.
      This Administration is all about the cruelty and how much we are willing to look away from, and in so doing share in their crimes.
      Do we have genuine information? How many are missing, displaced, shipped across the country, escaped from temporary home, trafficked,
      hungry, badly nourished, sick, pregnant, drugged, victimized, lacking friendship or nurturing, in solitary, without educational materials, suicidal or dead? How many have medical problems as yet undiagnosed or treated (as happened recently) until it is too late? How many are pre-verbal, without love and entirely without protections? When will Trump and his enabler$$ pay for what they have done?
      —Sign me up.

  58. 99 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 10:10 pm

    Would THIS be treason?

  59. 100 jer44
    May 26, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    • 101 jacquelineoboomer
      May 27, 2019 at 1:41 am

      Maybe he has, but I don’t recall Lawrence’s doing a town hall before, during this cycle. So glad he picked Kamala Harris!

  60. 102 marleysperson
    May 26, 2019 at 11:15 pm

  61. 103 todjey
    May 26, 2019 at 11:51 pm

    I just watched PBS Online doc on the Supreme Court justice picks … just reconfirmed that McConnel is a POS. Not that I didint already know that …but I hope at some point, illegal PP’s SC picks can be overturned / reversed. God I sure hope Dems can retake the Senate as well as the Presidency next year.

  62. 104 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

    This

  63. 105 jacquelineoboomer
    May 27, 2019 at 12:21 am

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  66. 108 jacquelineoboomer
    May 27, 2019 at 1:38 am

    Sorry I watched.

  67. May 27, 2019 at 2:09 am

    Goodnight TOD …

  68. May 27, 2019 at 5:08 am

  69. 112 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 9:27 am

    Morning everyone. Audio version

  70. 113 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 9:35 am

  71. 114 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 9:45 am

    Thread

  72. 116 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 9:47 am

    Thank you, President Obama

  73. May 27, 2019 at 10:18 am

    Guardian: “Support for pro-remain parties eclipsed pro-leave parties, despite the Brexit party’s overall victory
    Lying “Nigel Farage’s Brexit party may have triumphed in the European election by a significant margin, but there is enough data for remain supporters to argue that their side was victorious on the night – and that they could win any second referendum.”
    https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/may/27/remain-hard-brexit-what-uk-european-election-results-tell-us

    • May 27, 2019 at 10:19 am

      Bolllocks to Brexit:
      “There are several ways to make plausible comparisons.
      The simplest is to compare the Brexit party’s 5.2m votes across Great Britain (Northern Ireland is not due to declare until Tuesday) with the “Bollocks to Brexit” Lib Dems and the pro-remain Greens, who attracted 3.4m and 2m. Taken together, they come out 132,000 votes higher at 5.4m.
      A second method is to take all the pro-Brexit parties – Farage’s party and Ukip – and compare that against the pro-remain parties, taking in Change UK and the Scottish and Welsh nationalists. That gives you 5.8 million voting unambiguously pro-Brexit – or 34.9% – and 6.7 million voting for remain parties, including 753,000 from the Scottish and Welsh nationalists, or 40.4%.”

    • May 27, 2019 at 11:04 am

      As in the U.S. where the will of the people is clear on guns, health care, comprehensive immigration, equal rights, etc:
      The British have marched and petitioned for a new referendum that they’d very likely win. Evidence shows that most want to Remain. But the overlords (oil oligarchs and big money players) in both countries repeatedly and brazenly block action on legislation.
      = Not Democracy.

  74. 121 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 10:22 am

    Exactly

    • May 27, 2019 at 10:36 am

      Isn’t it the process that matters…obtaining and exposing the gory details to the public on tv.
      Let’s be creative. How investigating McConnell? We’ve known for a very long time things are not right there. As well as Graham, what happened to him. Did Putin give him a brain transplant?

  75. 123 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 10:48 am

    America should know who’s working for THE PEOPLE

  76. 124 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 10:59 am

    These ignorant, dangerous people should never be in charge of making decisions that will impact your family. Never!

    • May 27, 2019 at 11:14 am

      What kind of Jesus is this? Their version of (not Jewish) Jesus doesn’t believe in safety nets, so everyone that doesn’t go to their church can just do the right, convenient and responsible thing and please die.

  77. May 27, 2019 at 11:22 am

    That long pass of PBO’s in the video up top….

  78. 128 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 11:36 am

    Yes a million times!!! They need to be purg d completely from government . Forever

    • 129 marleysperson
      May 27, 2019 at 11:38 am

      Purged. 😐

    • May 27, 2019 at 12:07 pm

      imo a lot of things mixed up together:
      such as an empty showman in a manufactured reality media show who got votes by absolving the Christian Right of their nasty guilt. The way he got himself into this includes business incompetence, gross deception, corruption, zero conscience, uninformed, mafia crimes, sleaze of all kinds. Connected and supported by big oil, Bannon, and global neo-fascism.
      -Fascination with Hitler (Ivana said so). He got caught in Putin’s jaws…soon to be chomped and crunched on by us.

  79. 131 marleysperson
    May 27, 2019 at 11:40 am

    Oh please, MSM, ask him !!!

  80. May 27, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    All the very best for Memorial Day, love to all who have lived and live now in the shadow of wars. Let there be peace in the world and in our hearts.


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