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night everyone

See you tomorrow 😉


175 Responses to “night everyone”


  1. 1 desertflower
    January 5, 2012 at 11:26 pm

    Yes. We. Are> I am grateful everyday for this man in the White House…and proud of us for working so hard to put him there! It was so awesome, I say we do it again!!!!!

    • 2 nospin
      January 5, 2012 at 11:29 pm

      We can’t wait!

    • 3 jacquelineoboomer
      January 5, 2012 at 11:45 pm

      How about we do it again this year?!!!! Can’t wait.

    • 4 HZ
      January 6, 2012 at 12:32 am

      Hi DF. Thinking of you and family.

      Yes, I am so grateful to have our men in the WH. Look how the little one at the other end holding so securely on our wonderful VP, Joe Biden. So refreshing and trusting.HZ

      • 5 desertflower
        January 6, 2012 at 7:56 am

        Morning, HZ…didn’t see this post last night 🙂 Family is ok…one day at a time….fingers and toes crossed! Thank you for asking, Hope all is well with you. Happy New Year…it’s going to be good. i feel it 🙂

  2. 9 Tracy
    January 5, 2012 at 11:28 pm

    Wonderful pic! Four more for 44!

    • 10 Pamela
      January 5, 2012 at 11:30 pm

      That little gal with PBO’s finger in her tiny hand, seems just delighted! He seems as if having a little tyke holding his hand is the most natural occurrence in the world! Love it! NOW, again, I bid you goodnight!

      • 11 isonprize
        January 6, 2012 at 12:03 am

        Pamela, I think that’s a gorgeous little boy, but no matter, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that picture. Pres. Obama is such a daddy!! Kids are just drawn to him. They know, The babies know!!! 😆 😆

      • 15 Keith in C-bus, Ohio
        January 6, 2012 at 12:41 am

        Its a little boy Pamela with a lot of hair. That is a boys shirt. 😉

        • 16 Pamela
          January 6, 2012 at 9:38 am

          Well, that’s a gorgeous child, and will forgive me for saying he’s a she! Just like you guys did! And the little one adoring VPB, so much gladness in that room!

      • 17 TrumpDog
        January 6, 2012 at 8:51 am

        Bush would have made a beeline to wash the cooties off his hands. Or better yet, wiped them on the shoulder of the nearest person.

        I love my president. And I agree; the little boy is a cutie.

  3. 18 Cindy Sweatt
    January 5, 2012 at 11:34 pm

    Dear TOD’rs. A few days ago one of you posted a group of links to use when blogging. I am the neighborhood Team Leader for OFA in my area. We have started a letter/blog writing team. I would so love to have this list to pass out to my team. I can’t remember on which thread it was, or by who. I just remember the links were great. Can someone help me.

  4. 28 LDS
    January 5, 2012 at 11:34 pm

    Yes, we are……..Very good hands…….God bless Our President and First Lady. This picture makes me smile just as much when I see the two of them holding hands. Chips you know my favorite of all favorite is while on the stage in Ireland, the President tries to warm his Lady from the cold. That gesture along with the introduction speech just leaves me in a stat elf pure bliss. Good night, all

    • January 5, 2012 at 11:39 pm

      Ah LDS, my most loved moment(s) ever. From 5:27 on …. seriously, I melt …. look at their reaction to the crowd’s love:

      • January 5, 2012 at 11:43 pm

        G’night Chips……..luv!

      • January 6, 2012 at 12:21 am

        Chipsticks,
        I am not kidding, my favorite moment too! I have to say every part of the 7 minutes is fantastic. I played this for my family over Christmas and I just grin everytime. So WONDERFUL to see unabashed enthusiasm and respect and love for our president from people who have no vested interest (directly anyway). The Teaoiseach’s introduction is so touching – usually another political figure is not quite as complimentary to another politician as they want to retain the favoritism for themselves. It was funny, sweet, respectful and so genuine – just a beautiful introduction. Michelle Obama is so happy for her husband in this intro,. I. LOVE. IT.

      • 32 isonprize
        January 6, 2012 at 12:26 am

        This is my all time favorite introduction of President Obama! I think even Pres. O was tickled by how he and Michelle were introduced.

      • 34 Tracy
        January 6, 2012 at 1:54 am

        Can’t imagine any of the GOP candidates ever getting such an enthuasiastic reception. International opinion of the US has vastly improved since President Obama took office. Remember the videos of celebrations around the world the night he was elected. And all the videos that Chipsticks has posted of the foreign trips. We have much to keep organizing for: not just for us but for the world, for all countries are affected by policies of the occupant of the WH. In an era that demands international cooperation, Romney’s call for America First is downright scary (not to mention te clamoring for war with Iran).

  5. January 5, 2012 at 11:34 pm

    Just finished reporting the results of our phone bank tonight – made calls to New Hampshire and also recruited volunteers from our area to canvass in NH this last weekend before the primary. The response was very encouraging. I can’t wait to go back to New Hampshire on Sunday and I don’t care if it snows. After 3 years of listening to the media BS, it will be such a pleasure to talk to regular folks about four more years for President Barack Obama.

  6. 41 LDS
    January 5, 2012 at 11:36 pm

    Being last is not bad. It took me all night to catch up, though.

    “The last shall be first”.

  7. 42 mb32
    January 5, 2012 at 11:36 pm

    I’ve seen this pic many times but just noticed VPB in the background holding another tyke’s hand…

  8. 45 GGail
    January 5, 2012 at 11:37 pm

    Every time I tried to comment, I would find that 200 – 300 comments had already been placed….until now!

    YES WE CAN & YES WE WILL!

    4 MORE 4 FORTY-FOUR!

    Good nite and pleasant dreams TOD and Chipsticks 😀

  9. January 5, 2012 at 11:38 pm

    It’s been a very long 2 days for me and now I have so many posts to catch up on. So much has happened. I am so proud of our President and the appointments he has made. He is The Only Adult In The Room!!!!

    Good night. See all you wonderful people tomorrow.

  10. 49 collegekay
    January 5, 2012 at 11:39 pm

    The little boy holding PBO’s finger is just too adorable.

  11. 50 anniebella
    January 5, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    Good night, and Bless you all.

  12. January 6, 2012 at 12:04 am

    Good night all. I’m going to laugh myself to sleep with visions of Uncle McGrumpy endorsing our President at Willard’s “rally.” Good times. 😆

    • 52 nospin
      January 6, 2012 at 12:14 am

      I know you will have sweet dreams indeed.

      He did give our President his full throated support didn’t he? lol

      • January 6, 2012 at 12:26 am

        In 2008, they sold special T-shirt and bag designs in the store by famous designers. Maybe this is the same sort of thing. The lineup of designers this year is very impressive. Should be a good fundraiser. $$$$$.

        When you put together all the types of fundraising that are being devised – dinners, concerts, basketball games, high fashion and more to come, I’m sure – you just can’t match the genius that is at the top of this campaign.

        • January 6, 2012 at 12:48 am

          I’m glad that they’re doing a lot of the sales themselves. It always seemed like there were a lot of people selling chachkis (sp) in 2008, and making themselves personally rich from all the goods. This time, it seems like President Obama’s campaign is getting ahead of it all.

        • 59 TrumpDog
          January 6, 2012 at 9:19 am

          YAY!!!! You don’t know how happy I am to read this!!!! (insert Howard Dean scream here)

          I have 4 out of 5 of the totes from the Runway for Change campaign. I’m just missing the one from Tory Burch.
          I have 10 of the one Isaac Mizrahi designed (the Stand for Change http://55secretstreet.typepad.com/55secretstreet/images/2008/09/18/obamaisaacmizrahi.jpg ) that I use when I go grocery shopping. It’s verrry surdy.
          I purchased the 2012 tote with the embroidered stitching the other day and I’m looking forward to receiving it soon. I also got the knit hat with the pop pom on top. Too cute. And it’s for ME.

          I’m SO excited they are doing something like this again! Though I’m a little mad at Chips because she always posts something that leads me to go peek in on the OFA store (i.e. those new silk prints) and that always leads me to drool over something new they’ve added there. Curses to you, Chips!
          As a contrast, I went to Romney’s store and OMG — YAWN!
          Plus that “R” symbol he uses is really weird and creepy.
          Wonder if they were trying to somehow copy off Obama with that design concept. Either way, huge fail.

          The Obama store is very impressive. Lots of goodies.

          Happy dance!!!

  13. 60 Bobfr (aka Our4thEstate)
    January 6, 2012 at 12:17 am

    Our4thEstate Bobfr
    America – why is it that chickenhawks like @MittRomney 5 sons haven’t served in Iraq or Afghanistan? Joe Kennedy’s sons served & 1 died. Hmm

    Our4thEstate Bobfr
    America – Do you really approve of bullying gay children? Apparently, some do – http://t.co/tHYz2Ziy – This Must STOP. #OBAMA2012

    Our4thEstate Bobfr
    America – A rare moment in the life of @SenJohnMcCain when he actually tells the truth – http://t.co/UzYvaUlK – #LandslideOBAMA2012

    Our4thEstate Bobfr
    @DWSTweets Crush Voter Suppression. Request @whitehouse instruct State Dept to issue FREE passports to voting age Americans needing photoID.

    Yes We Are … The Ones We’ve Been Awaiting

    #PRESSON

  14. 63 Cha
    January 6, 2012 at 12:26 am

    G’night, Chips & TODVILLE~ MAHALOS FOR ALL THE SWEET PICS & VIDS TODAY. I just saw McCain endorse President Obama while at a mittoinette kochead rally. So Karmic the Justice and LMAOFF!

  15. 64 Lovepolitics2008
    January 6, 2012 at 12:34 am

    Hi folks. First a confession: I still go sometimes on the “Orange” because there are some very informative posts from time to time. I just came upon an EPIC post by Troubadour that is worth reading, I garantee you.

    Problem is I can’t even post the link. I’m on a computer with lots of security features and “he” refuses the copy and paste of web links.

    The diary is titled “Deconstructing Anti-Democratic / Anti-Obama Fallacies on the Left”, date jan 5th.

    content: lots of historical references on past presidents, GREAT praise for President Obama, and a lecture to the “purists”.

    Chips, if you read this, that diary is so special you just have to make the “trip” to the forbidden place…

  16. 69 boxman15
    January 6, 2012 at 12:42 am

    Hey everyone, just wondering if you can ease my worries.

    I was a volunteer for the Obama campaign in 2008, hopefully I’ll be able to be one again in 2012 if my job allows. I’m extremely enthusiastic about this president. I have no doubt he’ll be remembered as one of the best this country has ever had, right there with the greats like Lincoln, Washington, FDR, Teddy Roosevelt, and Jefferson. Plus he’s a fantastic role model as a father and as a human being.

    That being said, after watching the Colbert Report today, I was caught up again with what is really my only major disappointment with the administration, and that’s with the NDAA. I get the political reasons why he signed it, had he vetoed it, it would be merely symbolic and would give the right ammunition for accusing the president of not liking the troops since he would not be able to pay them (the NDAA is the military budget for the year.)

    But why isn’t he going out there and running against that awful provision in it? I feel like he’d get the people on his side and prevent this provision from being in future budgets and preventing future administrations from using it.

    Am I worrying too much?

    • January 6, 2012 at 12:58 am

      Personally, I think you’re worrying too much.

      The President can’t focus on the issues that a few people decide are the main issues of the day – he’s busy running the country and dealing with world events. If you think about the current list of things that we know about that are on his plate – appointing Cordray and the NLRB board members,and getting the CFPB off the ground, dealing with the Pentagon budget update, addressing the increasing tensions and sanctions against Iran, monitoring Pakistan, preparing for the State of the Union speech in a couple of weeks, preparing for fundraisers coming up over the coming weeks – and these are just off the top of my head. I have no idea what’s going on behind the scenes.

      Plus, he’s got two daughters who are coming off jet lag from Hawaii and preparing for a new semester at school, and a wife who also needs attention. I doubt he’s losing too much sleep over NDAA, since he’s expressed his disappointment and his resolve not to detain American citizens without due process, but the people who were voted in to office BY THE PEOPLE have spoken. He’ll deal with questions when the time is right, because those who are still complaining haven’t read the details, refuse to acknowledge his character even after three years of examples, and they are intent on believing the worst even while they continue to vote for representatives who pass such bills.

      • 71 Frenchie08
        January 6, 2012 at 1:05 am

        Excellent response! Precisely what I would have said, but you said it much more succinctly theo67.

      • January 6, 2012 at 2:48 am

        well said theo. Hope you’re part of OFA.

      • January 6, 2012 at 7:44 am

        I believe that Guantanamo will close in PBO’s second term because he will negotiate a way to get the remaining prisoners returned to their native countries or tried. At that point, the facility will stand empty and that ugly chapter in our history will end. I also believe that if he is given a Democratic Congress he will do everything he can to close the indefinite detention loopholes so that other presidents, less scrupulous than he, will not take advantage of them. There are many issues dear to the president’s heart that he can’t tackle with the knuckleheads in Congress, such as real immigration reform. We’ve got to deliver him a better Congress!!

    • January 6, 2012 at 1:04 am

      Our biggest issue right now is the economy/income inequality and in all honesty the vast majority of Americans do not care about the NDAA or any of its provisions. I’m not trying to diminish what Congress inserted there but its not something worth campaigning on. Its not something that will bring people to the polls. The best he can do is to keep his word on the signing statements, keep the WH, keep the Senate and gain back the House so that maybe Dems could reverse what was inserted into the NDAA. Or maybe he can figure out a way to make those provisions null and void w/o the help of Congress.

      In any case here are a few links that break down the NDAA and answers questions you might have

    • 77 PurpleShoesLA
      January 6, 2012 at 2:12 am

      I too think you maybe worrying too much boxman 15 for the reasons stated by Theo and GoBrooklyn and also in my humble opinion, worrying perhaps a bit too early. We are 4 days into 2012 and 2 days into the “official campaign”. I’m not sure that our illustrious Prez would get much traction campaigning now on this issue, through ads and while on the road with people who are still looking for work and are under water with their homes.

      Where I do think he would gain traction and “get people on his side” on this issue, would be during the debates, where he could explain as only a good constitutional lawyer and former law professor could what those provisions actually mean and how it would apply in the real world; why signing it meant that our troops would get paid-again showing through deeds not by orchestrated soundbites his unwavering support of our military; why he attached the signing statement and reiterate that American citizens are not going to be swooped up by the boatload and detained indefinitely somewhere as long as he is the President. All that explanation he would then dovetail nicely with how it was Congress and primarily the Republicans who put that offensive and unrelated provision into a bill related to the military’s budget in the first place; a Congress by the way that was supposed to be “laser focused on jobs” and yet placed that focus on anything else BUT jobs; like this dumbass detention provision. Then he’d compare and contrast his actions against his opponent, likely Mittens, who will be robotically reciting, BOMB, BOMB,BOMB IRAN from his corner of the stage. I can see PBO doing this during the debates, and he’d knock it out of the park, then down the street and then some, again IMHO.

      I do hope that you are able to volunteer again for the president’s re-election campaign, I think you’ll see that there’s very little that hasn’t been taken into consideration by Team Obama. They got this… Peace.

    • 79 LunarSea
      January 6, 2012 at 7:01 am

      In a word, Yes

  17. 80 jacquelineoboomer
    January 6, 2012 at 12:51 am

    • 81 jacquelineoboomer
      January 6, 2012 at 12:53 am

      It’s catching – now I couldn’t drop a tweet! Here’s what it says:

      @Rob_Coh
      Rob Cohen
      The last person to lose a presidential race to Barack Obama just endorsed the next person that will lose to President Obama #Obama2012

      • 82 jacquelineoboomer
        January 6, 2012 at 12:54 am

        Uh … duh … never mind. It worked, obviously.

        • January 6, 2012 at 1:28 am

          I did the same thing below and double-posted as I thought it didn’t work. When you refresh it sometimes looks like it didnt’ work! Then 2 or 3 refreshes and all’s fine. I will learn to be more patient.

  18. 84 HZ
    January 6, 2012 at 12:52 am

    Nite everyone, and thanks again for all that you do to make our beautiful haven a joy to come to, Chips. Love you very much.HZ

  19. January 6, 2012 at 1:22 am

    I’m going to keep making this point this until someone gives me a good argument for the current poor (IMHO) framing:

  20. 86 LDS
    January 6, 2012 at 1:24 am

    Chips, now look what you have done……..I was about to sip the last of my tea and nowI am a completes mess. It’s official now. THIS VIDEO WILL TAKE ME THROUGH WHATEVER , WHENEVER, HOWEVER , anyone dares to interject negatives during this 2012 campaign!

    So much LOVE onstage and off stage, it’s too much! Sorry, boxman15, I am the only one here , but I am in a blissful state right now. I am sure you will get your answer tomorrow. That’s too deep for me right now. Sweet sleep, though.

  21. January 6, 2012 at 1:25 am

  22. 88 LDS
    January 6, 2012 at 1:31 am

    Oops! I see you got your answer . Theo67 explained it very well. I just want to be last. ………yeah, me!

    “The last shall be first”

  23. 89 donna dem 4 obama
    January 6, 2012 at 1:37 am

    Speaking of babes:

    I’ll always love this oldie but goodie

  24. 96 LDS
    January 6, 2012 at 1:49 am

    There are exceptions to that, I might add. regarding Sen. John McCain being “the las person to lose a presidential race to President Barack Obama……….But technically’ he is the “first ” repug to endorse him, so to speak. I have a feeling there will be more to jump ship before this election is over!
    I am entering my 6th day of a 21-day fast and the energy level is to the roof!(nothing strong in the tea, I promise)

  25. January 6, 2012 at 2:23 am

    PBO implementing toughest sanctions: Screws tighten on Iran as big buyers shun its oil

    http://yhoo.it/xxI2kL

    PBO is not playing!!

  26. 102 Michele
    January 6, 2012 at 3:36 am

    Chips, thank you so much for finding the videos from Cleveland, OH.. I also noticed the President’s new assistant with Richard Coudray smiling at the crowd who were waiting in the neighborhood to greet President Obama…

  27. 103 LunarSea
    January 6, 2012 at 7:11 am

    from a post on OFA (blueves43) regarding these recess appts or why the GOP needs to STFU:

    Patrick Hughes · Boston, Massachusetts
    When the president announced he was going to use his authority to raise the debt limit a couple of days ago, Republicans in Congress whined mightily that they wouldn’t be able to demagogue the issue because their bodies were in recess. Now they are trying to argue that they aren’t in recess. Go figure. President Obama requested a debt ceiling increase and CONGRESS asked him to ‘wait’ because ‘they are NOT in session’ (!!!) – LOL
    See here: http://www.businessweek.com/ne
    and here: http://www.foxnews.com/politic

    It does seem like President Obama laid the ground work that would show that Congress refused to ‘do any business’ because they were not in session, before he made yesterday’s four recess appointments – So, it looks like President Obama set this one up VERY well, and the GOP wouldn’t have a leg to stand on if they were to fight against the appointments in court!

    I’ve heard this explained elsewhere also but couldn’t find it again. It’s just what he did with the troops in Iraq. Demanded immunity for our troops and when Iraqis refused he says, okay then we’re out of here.

    And the fools keep underestimating him….. LMAO once again.

    • January 6, 2012 at 7:22 am

      Hey LunarSea, both links are saying ‘ Page Not Found’

      • 105 LunarSea
        January 6, 2012 at 7:35 am

        Crap, may be why I haven’t been able to find the original article. And why I have been hesitant to post this info (not this ofa post). Unfortunately I’m rushing out the door to work so won’t be able to look harder until tonite. Will look every chance I get. It is hard to find things like this if not saved immediately because of the media blackout on any stories of PBO out smarting the repugs.

        But search for ‘lipstick on a pig’ and you know there will be millions of hits. LOL

        Gotta run….have a great day all

  28. 106 anniebella
    January 6, 2012 at 7:12 am

    Good morning.

  29. 107 LDS
    January 6, 2012 at 7:31 am

    Good morning, Chips. Everyone, it’s Friday!! Still last, but maybe #2?
    Theo67, thanks. Not first time. Daniel’s Fast……..eat a lot of healthy stuff(in moderation, of course) the cravings are at a minimum now. Have a great day, everyone!

  30. 108 LDS
    January 6, 2012 at 7:34 am

    Good morning, Lunar, lisaloveobama. I got the same message. 404: Resource not found.

  31. January 6, 2012 at 7:45 am

    Please let there be a good jobs report and revisions up, from previous months.

  32. January 6, 2012 at 7:47 am

    Buddy Roemer sure is getting a lot of traction on msnbc.
    He got 49 votes in Iowa and is on tv more than any other candidate! Sick!

    • 111 hopefruit2
      January 6, 2012 at 8:10 am

      MSNBC’s love affair with racist libertarians. First it was Ron Paul, now that he got his arse soundly defeated in Iowa and the youth turnout was no where as high as they wanted it to be, it’s on to Roemer.

      • January 6, 2012 at 8:21 am

        And morning jaded was grilling Halperin on huntsman, he snarling said and I think the Nation and Huffington post is endorsing Huntsman too.
        He got his point across, however!

    • 113 57andFemale
      January 6, 2012 at 8:30 am

      Good. The face of the Republican party in 2012

  33. January 6, 2012 at 7:49 am

    The Boston Globe, Mitt Romney’s hometown newspaper, today slammed his attacks against the president in a lengthy endorsement of Jon Huntsman:

    [Romney] campaigns in a way that gives little indication of the kind of president he would be. His attacks on Obama are so hyperbolic – the president favors European-style socialism, apologizes for America, doesn’t understand the vision of the Founding Fathers – that they say nothing about his own viewpoint; most likely, he’s trying to stir up enough dust to suggest a passionate denunciation of Obama without offering a disciplined critique or alternative course. When he vows to “get rid of ObamaCare” and trim programs like the National Endowment for the Arts he’s merely checking boxes on the GOP playlist. One has to look at his policy papers and speeches to try to glean a truer sense of his platform.

  34. January 6, 2012 at 7:52 am

    ***EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IMMIGRATION TODAY****

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration plans a rule change to help reduce the time illegal immigrant spouses and children are separated from citizen relatives while they try to win legal status in the United States, a senior administration official said Thursday.

    Currently, illegal immigrants must leave the country before they can ask the government to waive a three- to 10-year ban on legally coming back to the U.S. The length of the ban depends on how long they have lived in the U.S. without permission.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/ap-source-obama-administration-plans-change-for-some-immigrants-applying-for-legal-status/2012/01/06/gIQAyEE3dP_story.html

  35. 116 halo
    January 6, 2012 at 7:58 am

    ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER ATTACK FROM HUFFPO TO BOOST MITTENS

  36. January 6, 2012 at 8:05 am

    Morning Chips and lovely TOD family. Happy Friday.

    Jonathan Capehart’s short and sweet piece tells emprogs and everyone else to put down their crackpot about an Obama-Biden ticket. Makes for some good reading.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/post/put-down-the-obama-clinton-crack-pipe/2011/03/04/gIQA6evZdP_blog.html

  37. January 6, 2012 at 8:07 am

    Menendez is being a jerk–

    When a Democratic president nominates a federal judge from a state with two Democratic senators — and the Senate itself is controlled by Democrats — a speedy confirmation hearing typically follows.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/06/nyregion/senator-robert-menendez-stalls-obama-move-to-promote-judge-patty-shwartz.html?_r=1&ref=todayspaper

    Everybody Democrat in Congress except for DWS, is self destructive

  38. January 6, 2012 at 8:31 am

    8.5% dropped.
    200k jobs created!

  39. 129 Linda
    January 6, 2012 at 8:32 am

    Good Morning…….

    It seemed like Richard Haas of CFR, on Morning Joke today has no complaints about the new military strategy announced yesterday….

    Also no complaining from anyone about the recess appointments.

  40. 133 desertflower
    January 6, 2012 at 8:36 am

    Everyone needs to know this!

    http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/political-animal/2012_01/romneys_tax_plan_robin_hood_in034557.php

    Derek Thompson put it this way: “The simplest way to conceive of Mitt Romney’s tax proposal is the Bush Tax Cuts on steroids.”

    The Tax Policy Center’s analysis is online and well worth checking out. To briefly summarize, Romney would give the wealthy yet another significant boost by making the Bush-era cuts permanent, reducing the corporate tax rate, and repealing the estate tax. Those with the least, meanwhile, would take it on the chin: Romney would scrap all Obama-era tax breaks, including the expansion of the Earned Income Tax Credit, the American Opportunity tax credit for higher education, and the more generous child credit. The changes for those in the bottom 20% would see an annual increase of about $157 a year.

    The bottom line: if you’re very wealthy, Romney intends to stuff more money in your pockets. If you’re already struggling, Romney intends to increase your tax burden.

    They called it Robin Hood in Reverse! Of course, he lied about what his proposals would do to the average American…….

  41. January 6, 2012 at 8:37 am

    JOB GROWTH WIDESPREAD ACROSS ALL SECTORS!!!!

  42. 136 desertflower
    January 6, 2012 at 8:40 am

    EMPLOYERS ADD 200,000 JOBS IN DEC! JOBLESS RATE 8.5% !

  43. 137 halo
    January 6, 2012 at 8:41 am

    Unemployment dips to 8.5 percent in December; U.S. adds 200K jobs

    YES!

  44. January 6, 2012 at 8:42 am

    AP source: Admin. plans change in immigration rule
    By The Associated Press
    The Obama administration plans a rule change to help reduce the time illegal immigrant spouses and children are separated from citizen relatives while they try to win legal status in the United States, a senior administration official said Thursday.
    Currently, illegal immigrants must leave the country before they can ask the government to waive a three- to 10-year ban on legally coming back to the U.S. The length of the ban depends on how long they have lived in the U.S. without permission.

    [snip]

    The waiver shift is the latest move by President Barack Obama to make changes to immigration policy without congressional action. Congressional Republicans repeatedly have criticized the administration for policy changes they describe as providing “backdoor amnesty” to illegal immigrants.

    http://nbcpolitics.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/01/06/10003336-ap-source-admin-plans-change-in-immigration-rule

    Another “We can’t wait” move!!

  45. 139 halo
    January 6, 2012 at 8:42 am

    I hate how ADP is always 100k off, but perhaps those 100k will show up in the revision!

  46. 140 halo
    January 6, 2012 at 8:43 am

    HUFFPUFF MUST BE SO MAD!

  47. 141 desertflower
    January 6, 2012 at 8:44 am

    And we see that brothel workers back Ron Paul….I can sleep now!

  48. 142 Linda
    January 6, 2012 at 8:51 am

    Republican­’ts call for immediate Emergency Congressio­nal session to find ways to stem out-of-con­trol hiring.

  49. 144 desertflower
    January 6, 2012 at 8:52 am

    More about Romney tax plan…I found this very interesting…(and bad for the country…did it mention that it would ADD to the deficit?)

    Andrea Saul, a Romney campaign spokeswoman, said in an e- mail yesterday seeking comment on the center’s report that he has proposed “dramatic spending cuts to reduce the deficit and pro-growth tax policies that permanently extend the Bush tax cuts, dramatically cut the corporate tax rate to create jobs and deliver real tax relief to middle-income taxpayers.”
    Romney’s economic plan calls on Congress to immediately lower the top corporate tax rate to 25 percent from 35 percent. He has said he would be open to additional rate cuts if they are accompanied by measures that would broaden the income base.
    He would move the U.S. to a so-called territorial system of taxation, in which the government taxes only domestically generated corporate income. Republican leaders in Congress have shown interest in this concept. House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, a Michigan Republican, introduced a proposal in October that would shield 95 percent of profits earned offshore from taxation in the U.S.

    Get that. THE GOVT TAXES ONLY DOMESTIC GENERATED CORPORATE INCOME! We know who “butters your bread, Mitt!” Seriously? They don’t pay anything NOW!

    • January 6, 2012 at 11:46 am

      Never mind that the Bush Tax Cuts will have already expired before President Obama’s first term is over. He’d have to completely justify adding those trillions to the deficit, since he wants to make them permanent, and not do the gimmick that Bush did with the ten year horizon, which would allow them to pass the bill without having to justify the additional hit to the deficit or pay for them. Romney’s an idiot – he makes it easy to knock down his hyperbolic lies.

  50. 146 LOL
    January 6, 2012 at 8:53 am

    Pardon my French but ………F.U ERIC

    Cantor: “While it is welcome news that more jobs were created in December, millions of Americans still can’t find work and small businesses are struggling to grow and hire.”

    • 147 desertflower
      January 6, 2012 at 8:57 am

      that about covers it.

    • 148 Linda
      January 6, 2012 at 8:58 am

      What a sad ugly little person….

    • January 6, 2012 at 9:12 am

      This guy has some brass cajones. How can he say that knowing that all of America knows they are to blame for not creating jobs this year.

    • 150 TrumpDog
      January 6, 2012 at 9:37 am

      What a lame response.

    • 151 edp4bho
      January 6, 2012 at 11:34 am

      “……millions of Americans still can’t find work and small businesses are struggling to grow and hire.”

      And it’s been 14 months since these jackals ran on and promised new jobs. Perhaps he should put his foot up his own ass ?

      I heard it reported that the main job-creators are small businesses by 36%, and that is thanks to PBO and his tax cuts/incentives, not anything that prick Cantor has done.

  51. January 6, 2012 at 8:58 am

    Boner and cantor says where are the jobs?

  52. January 6, 2012 at 9:12 am

    Retail (+240k), healthcare (+315k), food service (+230k). Biggest loser? Government (-280k).

    • 163 Linda
      January 6, 2012 at 9:14 am

      Are those the numbers for the year ?

      • 164 anniebella
        January 6, 2012 at 9:29 am

        Just imagine if the President jobs bill were passed. This is exactly why the Republicans fought tooth and nail to stop the bill. So they weren’t looking out for the people, for the economy, Mitch McConnell and those Republicans were playing politics, looking out for their behinds. Policemen, fire fighters, teachers, construction workers could have been put back to work, the Republicans block that. Because they knew if the economy were improving they wouldn’t stand a snowball chance in hell of defeating this President. My hope is Americans realize this too.

  53. 165 LOL
    January 6, 2012 at 9:21 am

    LOL Watching Morning Schmuck online and he says that the Prez threw Elizabeth Warren under the bus……year Under the bus of a Senate Seat….that kind of stoopid muz hurt

    • 166 Linda
      January 6, 2012 at 9:24 am

      Yeah…of course he is lying….

      He also said that when he needs her vote in the Senate ( I guess he has conceded that she will in fact be in the Senate ) that she will think twice.

      Poor Joke….he is sad.

      • 167 anniebella
        January 6, 2012 at 9:39 am

        The Republicans did the President a favor by refusing to confirm Elizabeth Warren. Now she can go to the Senate thanks to the Republicans, and she will work even harder for consumer rights. And I have seen Ms. Warren speak time and time again and she doesn’t feel the President threw her under the bus. I believe I saw her last night saying that if it wasn’t for President Obama there would be no Consumer Protection Agency. So thank you Republicans, because Senator Warren is going to kick ass when she is in the Senate.

      • 168 TrumpDog
        January 6, 2012 at 9:40 am

        LOL! Warren has been one of the biggest, most passionate supporters of the president and his policies.
        I think JoKe should just stick to his Romney talking points and kissing Christie ass; that’s probably the only things he does best

  54. 169 4morefor44
    January 6, 2012 at 9:21 am

    The place is a cesspool for the most part, but occasionally there is a gem.
    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/01/06/1052079/-Barack-Obama:-Best-President-Ever

    Love TOD!!!!

  55. 170 lovingandlaughing
    January 6, 2012 at 9:22 am

    That sweet little guy holding onto the President’s hand is just much too precious! I adore that scene.

  56. January 6, 2012 at 9:23 am

    The People’s View: Shorter Glenn Greenwald: The Klan Has Important Points To Make

    http://www.thepeoplesview.net/2012/01/shorter-glenn-greenwald-klan-has.html?spref=tw

  57. January 6, 2012 at 9:26 am

    We have so much to be grateful for.

    Please join me in lighting a candle for our President, First Family and the Nation.

    http://www.gratefulness.org/candles/candles.cfm?l=eng&gi=PBO


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