evening all

New York, March 1



2:20 PM: PBO visits the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

5:15 PM: Delivers remarks at a conservation event.


President Barack Obama at a dinner honoring Iraq war veterans, White House Photo, Pete Souza, 2/29/12

In this composite image, President Barack Obama boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., (top) and arrives at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in Manchester, N.H., (bottom) March 1, 2012. The President traveled to Nashua, N.H., to tour Nashua Community College and deliver remarks on his blueprint for an economy built to last with a focus on American energy. (Official White House Photos by Pete Souza)


Snow falls as people stand in line to see President Barack Obama, March 1, 2012, in Nashua, N.H.

193 Responses to “evening all”

  1. 1 Marlz (@marjgra)
    March 1, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    β€œOnly in America”

    • March 1, 2012 at 9:37 pm

      Oooooooooooh, so close Lonnie!

      • 41 GGail
        March 1, 2012 at 9:39 pm

        Oh look Lonnie – Bo’s speaking to you πŸ™‚

      • 46 Dudette
        March 1, 2012 at 9:56 pm

        Woof woof!!

      • 47 hopefruit2
        March 1, 2012 at 9:57 pm


      • 48 itgurl_29
        March 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm

        I swear, Bo has the sweetest little face. I love the photos where you can see his little warm eyes.

      • 49 anniebella
        March 1, 2012 at 10:29 pm

        I just love Bo. I am so glad Senator Kennedy gave him to the Obama family, because it wouldn’t be the same without Bo.

        • March 2, 2012 at 12:04 am

          I always thought that was one of the nicest things Senator Kennedy did before he died. I think he well knew he wouldn’t be around much longer & wanted the Obamas to have a companion and watch dog to help them through their days. I admit that I am a total goof for any fur child but Bo is really special.

      • 51 lisalovesobama
        March 2, 2012 at 12:10 am

        Gosh. I really, really love this dog. If I ever go to the WH, Bo will be leaving with me. 😳

        • 52 HZ
          March 2, 2012 at 12:54 am

          Indeed, Lisa. Bo has a perfect temperament for the perfect temperament of our wonderful President. Remember when Brian Williams was taping at the WH with POTUS and FLOTUS, infact the major players at the WH, and FLOTUS and Bo came out to meet POTUS and Brian, and POB said that Bo has a beautiful temperament.

          Bo, IMO, is the most loveable First Dog. He loves people as well. I will always love Sen. Kennedy and Vickie for this beautiful gift. Axe loves Bo as well. He said he really wants a dog now after seeing how beautiful, loving, and well behave Bo is as our First Dog.HZ

  2. 53 GGail
    March 1, 2012 at 9:34 pm

    “only in America”

  3. 54 Ladyhawke
    March 1, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    Welcome To Santorum’s Topsy Turvy World


    But to the GOP – and Santorum – their contrariness is a virtue. They know better than everyone else what is morally right. They honestly, truly believe they are the arbiters of morality. In their world, there is only black and white, and up is really down. It’s why they have to continually tie themselves into highly convoluted pretzels just to try to justify their stance on any issue. They want government out of people’s lives, unless it’s their reproductive system. They want to cut the deficit, unless it actually means cutting the deficit. They want to cut spending, unless it’s for a war they want to wage, in which case, they spend without regard to paying. Ever.



  4. 57 hopefruit2
    March 1, 2012 at 9:44 pm

  5. 61 donna dem 4 obama
    March 1, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    Chips, please check your email.

    • 64 anniebella
      March 1, 2012 at 10:31 pm

      Limbaugh been married four times and has no kids, THANK GOD!!!!!!!!!!!

      • 65 miss pat
        March 1, 2012 at 11:17 pm

        Wonder if his wives use birth control? Maybe they don’t do anything because he can’t get it up.. It is said that he goes to the Dominican Republic and carries a suitcase of condoms and that he favors young boys. I had a visual in my head of him doing the horizontal strokes with them . Now I need to go shower.

        • 66 anniebella
          March 2, 2012 at 5:32 am

          Never heard that, miss pat. But being a drug addict who knows why he doesn’t have kids. Can you just imagine a Russ Jr.? I’m surprise any woman would want Rush, but money can buy alot. Including women.

        • 67 miss pat
          March 2, 2012 at 11:04 am

          just researched i. It wasn’t condoms it was the blue pills.

    • March 2, 2012 at 12:11 am

      Go after any local businesses that may sponsor his show also. They are way more vulnerable & if Limprag looses too many the local radio station may cancel him. Many stations really rely on local advertisers. Let’s get this pig fart off the air!!!

  6. 69 Dudette
    March 1, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    That’s some Pete Souza goodness right up there!! Thank you Chips!

  7. 70 OzFan
    March 1, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    That picture from Nashua – awesome support

  8. 71 L3
    March 1, 2012 at 10:00 pm

    Does anyone think it’s strange how Santorum’s daughter is always in every shot of him, sometimes even more prominently than his wife? It’s almost as though someone has decided to use her to draw either the youth vote or the male vote the way Huntsman appeared to be using his daughters to generate interest in his sad little campaign. The first time I saw her I thought she was cute and that she looked like her father, but now because her father is such a wackjob when I look at her I don’t see her anymore I just see him with lipstick and long hair.

    • March 1, 2012 at 10:03 pm

      Yeah, I think it just what you wrote and I have noticed her being more prominent.

      She definitely looks so much like him it is like looking at Santorum in a dress.

      • 73 miss pat
        March 1, 2012 at 11:22 pm

        My mind is dirty so I will not go where I want to go. Chips will censor me. But I will say this, maybe she is the wife. Sorry. I am feeling evil. What with that judge in Montana, that Sheriff in Arizona, that Birther in Alaska, I am pissed.

      • 74 Obama Grandmama
        March 2, 2012 at 12:02 pm

        I think it was the day of the primaries in MI and AZ that I read Santorum’s daughter was giving a speech for him somewhere. I assume it is the same tall darkhaired daughter that is always pictured behind him.

    • 75 hopefruit2
      March 1, 2012 at 10:12 pm

      These gimmicks don’t work. It’s not genuine and people can see through that.

    • 76 LunarSea
      March 1, 2012 at 10:24 pm

      contrast the O’Bama’s (hehehe for the Irish in the house) wanting to keep their girls away from the spotlight vs these candidates always pimping their offspring

    • 77 theo67
      March 1, 2012 at 10:25 pm

      I was thinking that last night. Kind of strange.

  9. 78 Pamela
    March 1, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    He is just as phoney as Myth, only more fanatically so.

    • 79 Dudette
      March 1, 2012 at 10:06 pm

      Pam, you’re talkin’ ’bout Rick Sanitorium, right? πŸ™‚

      or Sick Rantorum, whatever fits… πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

    • 81 jacquelineoboomer
      March 1, 2012 at 10:09 pm

      When I first read that, I thought you wrote “only more frantically so,” before I zeroed in. Both seem true. He lost it a long time ago, and is still walking around loose. Should be under like a 24-hour guard or something, before he hurts somebody. I actually feel sorry for his family (not to go there) – he probably rules the roost, with all that fanaticism that pores out of him.

    • 83 anniebella
      March 2, 2012 at 5:34 am

      You know Ron Paul said Santorum was phony, for once I agree with the racists old uncle Ron.

  10. 84 Dudette
    March 1, 2012 at 10:08 pm

    Ohhhhh Snap!, Wet POTUS Video Bait! Why’dya have to DO it TO me?

  11. 94 yardarm756
    March 1, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    Folks. I’ve had it for today. I’m in one hell of a funk behind Flush and Rachael’s quest for a parade. So I’ll head for port ’cause right now me knickers are in a knot. On the sunrise hopefully.

    • 95 jacquelineoboomer
      March 1, 2012 at 10:10 pm

      G’night, y’all. Tomorrow is another day!

    • 99 Dudette
      March 1, 2012 at 10:11 pm

      Take a well-deserved rest Yardarm. Pleasant dreams and better tomorrows!!

    • March 1, 2012 at 10:15 pm

      ‘Night Yardarm. Rachel has me flummoxed on this, her attitude is truly bizarre.

      • 101 yardarm756
        March 1, 2012 at 10:18 pm

        G’night Admiral. Even the vets say wait ’til they all come home.

        • 102 hopefruit2
          March 1, 2012 at 10:21 pm

          Night night Yardarm. See ya in the morrow.

        • March 1, 2012 at 10:23 pm

          Exactly Yardarm, why on earth can’t she respect THEIR wishes? I love Rachel, I think she’s amazing, but this is just weird crap, like she’s reaching for something/anything to gripe about. I just don’t get it.

          • 104 hopefruit2
            March 1, 2012 at 10:33 pm

            Perhaps she needs ratings for her show.

            • March 1, 2012 at 10:38 pm

              I don’t know what it is Hopefruit, even though she’s made me scream VIOLENTLY so many times the last three years, I still have a whole heap of respect for her. But this obsession of hers is off the wall. As Yardarm said, she’s just ignoring the wishes of the military re the people still serving in Afghanistan, what the hell is she at??

              • 106 hopefruit2
                March 1, 2012 at 10:52 pm

                She needs to concern troll the President. I think this is bossman at MSNBC giving out orders. Lawrence is pissing folks off too by bringing “Night” Joe on his show to lie about a Gallup poll that is 2 weeks old! MSNBC is obsessed with bringing down the President’s poll numbers.

    • 107 sabreen60
      March 1, 2012 at 10:24 pm

      I tweeted Rachel and told her what PBO said. I tweeted her again and told her to get her staff to look up the President’s entire quote and until she does that she should give it a rest.

    • 108 desertflower
      March 1, 2012 at 10:30 pm

      Night πŸ™‚ She had me up until the parade….you are not alone!

      • March 2, 2012 at 1:56 am

        Good Night desertflower. I am with you on Rachel. She made my heart move faster than one of my attacks, so I had to let her go when she got on POB about the parade thing. She pisses me off when she goes on about it. I wish she would let it rest and honor the call of the Pentagon and POB . He shared with Bob Woodruff last evening his feelings when Bob asked the question of him. I respect his decision and the Pentagon’s.

        She could really get the viewers that she wants, if she had taken her call into another level of how we all could respect our troops’ returning.This could be “A Country Showing Appreciation.” Then when all is home, we can have a parade.

        I could see towns and cities all over the country having a “date night” for our troops and their spouse. Invite our local eateries in each state to donate their restaurants, lounges, music halls, theaters, concert halls to open up for one night with everything on the house. Then her viewers could donate a dinner, movie tickets and dinner, basketball game and dinner, broadway show and dinner, Sunday Brunch with family, town picnics with town and city halls sponsoring the food and entertainment for a weekend.

        Beauty salon and spa treatments for family, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, cable companies, donating repair service for homes that have been neglected because of spouses were not able to be home to make some much needed repairs. Gutter cleaners service donated. Companies donated shopping sprees for clothing for the families for the spring. Some families may need a new automobile to get around, so have car dealers go in together and give out a limited number of cars for those needed families.

        Sat. breakfasts and a gift from their our local hardware stores, local Macy’s to get a gift for the house, bed and bath gift baskets for their homes, furniture stores donating a home furnishing piece, local water companies picking up a two three month water or gas bill, grocery stores donating 250.00 dollars of groceries for a year, a car mechanic repair for a family car of at least 500.00, a retailer donating home appliances for the families, etc. School supplies and bookstores donating books and supplies for a year to each family. Enrollments for students in a sport, a year of piano lessons, dance lessons, healthy cooking classes from famous chefs a duration of time, donating musical instruments and lessons for 1 full year to children who have not been able to do so because mom or dad were away fighting for us.

        Anything that would lighten the load for the family readjusting into the family’s home again with new and durable goods and services. Cleaning service for a home for a month. Phone service for at least two months, a computer for the family with internet service for a year. And the list could go on and be generous. These brave men and women were generous with their lives in their commitment to keep us safe. It may sound way out there, but nothing is way out there when you put your life on the line over and over in duties daily for all of us. Really., Yes, really.

        She is smart and many times good, but she is too ‘in your face’ on this one,and I do not like that type of attitude. It gets on my nerves. I just want her to back off. Encourage a nation to get involved at this point to help and give back where it really counts. Then we can all step back and have our wonderful parade for all of our service/men/women when they All are finish.HZ

        • 110 desertflower
          March 2, 2012 at 8:11 am

          HZ πŸ™‚ I just adore you. This is the best idea ever! So thoughtful. May we use this? I think that you ought to send her an email…just cut and paste this!!! I think that it’s something that the entire country could get behind….and mend some fences after all the nasty vitriolic banter. If we all got involved, and pushed this idea to make it happen in all of our towns and cities…..I think you’re on to something here! If anyone has a VA in their town, that would be a good place to start….OFA people may be willing to get the ball rolling….community outreach organizations….

          Send this to her. Seriously. I love your heart….I hope you’re well. Big hugs πŸ™‚

          • March 2, 2012 at 2:05 pm

            Hi Desertflower, thank you. I just thought from my heart. DF, I am not tech savvy at all. I do not know how to forward this. But I would totally appreciate All of the spreading of whatever part Anyone here in our family feel is appropriate to share with anyone. Please help me to spread the word.

            I do believe that we can get something good out of this and it would be so good to come from our family here. Please, please use it, Desertflower. If you have the knowledge to help, please use whatever part (s) that you think is important.

            You all are such sweet and beautiful real spirits on this site. Let us help in anyway that we can. Thank you.((((((((Hugs)))))))))HZ

        • March 2, 2012 at 8:15 am

          What absolutely fantastic ideas HZ – and the contrast between your practical and brilliant suggestions to help these families with Rachel’s ridiculous obsession with a parade is stunning.

          And all of these ideas are completely do-able. Wow, how can we follow this up? Who could we forward these ideas to? Any suggestions any one?

          • March 2, 2012 at 2:10 pm

            Thanks, Chips. You are so beautiful. Whatever we can do, I hope it will spread for our families of the troops and ofcourse, our wonderful troops. I just feel in my heart that we can do this.

            I do not know how to send this, so if anyone wants to use any part, please, please, please do so. We just might be able to spark someone elses heart in a wonderful way.HZ

        • 114 hopefruit2
          March 2, 2012 at 8:15 am

          This is an excellent post filled with absolutely fantastic suggestions of how we can REALLY make a difference in the troops’ lives, instead of some parade that is intended to boost cable news ratings if nothing more. I am going to repost on the next thread.

        • 115 prettyfoot58
          March 2, 2012 at 8:34 am


          i love your ideas…

          perhaps you could share your ideas with The First Lady on her “Joining Forces” website….i love this…..gives regular folks ways to as you say….Show Appreciation”

          Pressssssssssssss ON!

    • 116 anniebella
      March 2, 2012 at 5:36 am

      Forget Rachel Maddow.

    March 1, 2012 at 10:11 pm


    March 1, 2012 at 10:16 pm


  14. March 1, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    There are 8 new updates available.
    04:10 PM EST
    Santorum Spokesman: Romney Engaging In ‘Backroom Dealing Political Thuggery’ In Michigan
    The Santorum campaign is beside themselves after the Michigan GOP decided to award two at-large delegates to Mitt Romney instead of splitting the two proportionally and awarding one to each candidate.


    The fix is in, if the GOP don’t like the outcome, they just change the rules.

  15. 122 hopefruit2
    March 1, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    HEADLINE: More of Obama’s Campaign Team Backs Marriage Equality

    // The Advocate has identified five more co-chairs of President Obama’s reelection campaign who not only back marriage equality, but also want it in the party platform. //


    • March 1, 2012 at 10:51 pm

      Speaking of getting Marriage Equality on the Party Platform, I’m told that is not going to be an easy sell to Platform Committee.
      Homework Assignment: Contact your County or State Democratic Party to find out who has been nominated to your local and State Platform Committees. Contact those individuals and tell them you want Marriage Equality on the Platform that comes out of the National Convention.

      • 124 prettyfoot58
        March 2, 2012 at 9:00 am

        I do not want us to get caught up in this issue…..Of same sex marriage…

        i want our focus to stay on point….JOBS….a balanced approach to deficit reduction…education…energy alternatives…

        Presssssssssssssssss ON!

  16. 126 theo67
    March 1, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    I’m not sure if anyone saw this video interview with Sec. Clinton earlier this week, but I found it really informative about the trickiness of the Syrian situation, and why it’s taking time to come to a solution to rescue the people there. Worth watching this short clip, or reading the transcript.


  17. 127 hopefruit2
    March 1, 2012 at 10:49 pm

    I see both Rachel and Lawrence are pissing off folks today. Meanwhile, Ed is happy with the President and Tweety is Tweety. MSNBC est tres weird!

  18. 128 lovingandlaughing
    March 1, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    Love this post. Thank you chips for ALL that you do everyday. You are amazing.

  19. 133 hopefruit2
    March 1, 2012 at 11:05 pm

    I’m pulling an “Ed shultz.” Folks get your cell phones out. Is President Obama the best.president.Evah. Text A for yes, B for no. The results at the end of the show.

  20. March 1, 2012 at 11:10 pm

    Is this the same fundriaiser that’s being held at ABC Carpet & Home? If it is, I loooove that place. It is very fancy and very expensive but oh so beautifully curated (?). I’ve seen the restaurant too. Always busy.

    Other than the time I visited the WH and stood in spots where FLOTUS & POTUS once stood (saw them in pictures), having gone to ABC Carpet Home is about as close as I have gotten to the president.

  21. 138 Pamela
    March 1, 2012 at 11:28 pm

    Goodnight my Brothers and Sisters in TOD! Good night, Chips, thank you all very much for providing a place of inclusion and laughter! Sweet dreams, don’t sweat the small stuff, PBO and VPB need us in top form!

    • 139 theo67
      March 1, 2012 at 11:32 pm

      Good night, Pamela! I guess the west coast contingent is off tonight? Quiet night – sweet dreams.

      • 140 Pamela
        March 1, 2012 at 11:40 pm

        Hi, Theo67, just stopped back upon the previous as I saw you had made a comment and I love your comments and points of view! Not sure where the other westies are, but I have been kind of off the air with an elderly client in hospital, and as things are easing up for her, was able to get away earlier today. Wanted to say Hi to as may TOTObots as possible, missed a lot! Being part of this group of conscious people means a great deal to me! Now, again, I bid you all sweet dreams!

        • 141 theo67
          March 1, 2012 at 11:48 pm

          Thanks for checking back in, and your kind comments. I hope your elderly client continues to feel better. Glad to see you!

          • March 2, 2012 at 2:11 am

            I still up theo67. Rachel has me up again tonight. Chips is going to put me out of here with my long comments above, but I have seen big and wonderful things happen , and even helped to make it happen when everyone was stuck on base one. We need to get Rachel off of 1st base.

            Organization , compassion, commitments, and a strong will can do a lot of good. I saw 16 homes built in a city by a very small, but dedicated group of people with a vision. I never built a home, but we put our minds together, went into the communities of several well known cities within a great state and made it happen.

            Now, I know we can pull a nation together within our states, cities, towns and give some love to some beautiful and wonderful people. Yes, we are going through hard times, but great things are built and accomplish through hard times. Plus, we can bring a nation together.

            Just think about what we all do each day, week, month, year for ourselves. Then think how each of us can reach out within our home places and go out and ask for the help to do something that will last for our returning troops. “Can’t Does Not Reside In My Spirit.”HZ

  22. March 1, 2012 at 11:37 pm

    Just hung out with the President briefly.Highlight was @chrissyteigen asking him if he thinks Mitt really is a robot.— John Legend (@johnlegend) March 2, 2012

  23. 144 vitaminlover
    March 1, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    Food for thought…but is not our handsome, intellingent, gorgeous, inspiring President Obama the most photographed President ever? Just a thought. I love all of these pictures.

    • 145 anniebella
      March 2, 2012 at 5:46 am

      How about the judge and that sheriff? Racists, Racists, Racists. And there are so many more like them out there. Isn’t that sad.

      • 146 Obama Grandmama
        March 2, 2012 at 12:14 pm

        What annoyed me about the Sheriff is that the national news is actually broadcasting the results of his study saying the bc is a computer generated fraud as well as his selective service papers. They can’t ever let it go regardless of the proof. That is inline with the rag papers talking of the alien babies born after the space ship came down.

  24. 147 LDS
    March 1, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    Just checking in and I see Ms. Chips, you have been very busy today, as usual.
    Attended a home phone banking and results were great. I do not know if POB being here in New York helped. But tonight, ppl were over generously happy, eager to volunteer, even pleading for us to call them back.

    What truly surprised me is that I used my own personal phone and I got as well as others, ppl calling us back after we were enroute for home.
    It was very different, in a nice way. I believe even some republicans wanted to hear more information and kept us on the phone much longer with serious questions. This is the change that we are hoping for, right? I was so perplexed, I left my charger….darn it!

    But it was worth it…..something is in the air. But we all were on the same page after discussing the events and that is we must not get relaxed and take this for granted because the cheating and game change plans by the REAL REPUGS is going to get down right dirty. We are committed to hang on, hold on to one another. It is not going to be pretty. Real change is not pretty at all. I can only imagine what Nelson Mandella, Dr.MLK, Ghandi, Rosa Parks, Mother Theresa and others had to endure behind the scenes when there was no one looking. What courage!

    I was proud to take the train all the way to BK and back to Harlem tonight knowing our President was in town working hard for us.
    Ms. Chips, that 8 million will go up by tomorrow. I shared a piece of heaven with at least ten more ppl.

    Congratulaiptions. You deserve it.
    It is an honor to be here. I appreciate everyone who shares and even the lurkers. I used to be one……lurk on. You are welcome here.
    Sweet sleep everyone.

    • 148 theo67
      March 1, 2012 at 11:50 pm

      This is such excellent and positive news, and a great way to wrap up the evening! Nice job with the phone banking. I did my first phone bank a few weeks back, and I was surprised by how much I enjoyed it! Sounds like your evening was uber-successful. Nice. Sleep tight.

    • 149 desertflower
      March 2, 2012 at 12:08 am

      That’s such good news, LDS! I could hear the excitement in your words…and feel the change. Republicans that think are going to need a hug and a place to come to…..those crazies only suit a select few. You did good πŸ™‚

    • March 2, 2012 at 1:56 am


      ome republicans wanted to hear more information and kept us on the phone much longer with serious questions. This is the change that we are hoping for, right?

      Keep up your great work.

  25. 151 Andy46
    March 2, 2012 at 12:11 am

    So I was curious to see how Morning Joke was doing in the morning ratings… he is tanking lol.
    Ummm, lol apparently no one want to drink their morning cup coffee while watching pundit hate to start their day.
    Morning Joke hasn’t been able get above 400,000 viewers for a while now. MSNBC beat CNN on Tuesday night.

    The Ed Show beat Rachel Maddow for first time in the ratings last night I believe.


  26. 152 LDS
    March 2, 2012 at 12:15 am

    Theo67, thank you. But I could not do it if I did not have the opportunity to come here with all of this valuable information, wisdom, wit and humor.
    When you have been blessed………you pass it on. Keep at the phone banking. I have experienced being asked out on dates, phone slammed down, kids crying in the background. You name it, but this is not about just me or us. This is for generations to come.
    Finally, a man in the People’s House who cares……really is concerned. Tired of the games and BS, greed and evil ways of thinking up more ways to be evil. There comes a time when your whole core feels enough is enough!

    Hate is self-destructive. The heart is not meant to take that sooner or later, something has to give.
    Look how well our President and his lovely wife photographs. They are so in tune with each other, the love spreads to us here.
    That is truly amazing!

  27. 153 LDS
    March 2, 2012 at 12:30 am

    Desertflower, thanks. I am excited and tired. I have been up since 6:00 a.m. and I should be out. But for some reason, after viewing the video of POB in the cold and snow, then in New York. That just energized me! He makes it look so easy and effiortless.
    Why would anyone vote for anyone else, I cannot understand. I have stopped trying to and just accept the fact that a remnant will be left behind. They cannot say we did not try. Too much facts and progress out there to say. And then our Preaident goes VISUAL…….enough said.

    I do blame the media for trying to keep us ignorant and fearful, stressed doubting one another. We have a President who tells us that we Re in this together. And I am my sister’s keeper, my brother’s keeper. Simple basic truth.

  28. 155 collegekay
    March 2, 2012 at 12:44 am

    Is anyone still up?

    • 156 lisalovesobama
      March 2, 2012 at 12:48 am

      Yes. I’m stuffing my face with Werther’s Originals. Opened a new pack 35 minutes ago and am on the last 5 pieces…….. Maybe I should stop? I just went to the dentist yesterday…… 😐

      • March 2, 2012 at 2:19 am

        Hi Lisa, just went to the candy dish in the music room and got some carmel kisses. See what you did. Love you back And thanks Lisa for making my heart sing with a joyful tune, and my spirit rise to a level of beautiful laughter which heals my soul. Your comments do those things for me. (((((((((((((((Hugs)))))))))))))) We have the spirit of our wonderful POB.

        • 158 lisalovesobama
          March 2, 2012 at 7:32 am

          πŸ˜† —– will conquer the world, one candy at a time. πŸ˜† ……………. Hope you are feeling better, HZ. Love your spirit and drive.

          • March 2, 2012 at 1:56 pm

            Thanks, Lisa. I am keeping as much fight in my soul as possible. We got so much work to do, so I am praying for strength daily.HZ

    • 160 susanne
      March 2, 2012 at 3:57 am

      i’m up, but it’s only 11 pm here! how’s the writing project going? remember, just take it ‘bird by bird’ (and if you haven’t read anne lamott’s book by that name, you have a treat in store) . i hope you are finding some interesting tidbits in your research.

  29. 161 LDS
    March 2, 2012 at 12:46 am

    Oh, yes! Can’t sleep….how are you, collegekay?

  30. 162 collegekay
    March 2, 2012 at 12:57 am

    Glad I am not the only one. Hey lisa and LDS.

    I’m forced be up though.. I gotta finish an assignment that’s due tomorrow. smh

  31. 175 lisalovesobama
    March 2, 2012 at 1:29 am

    Stupid yahoo running story about Willard showing “his softer side.”——-//okay. πŸ™„

  32. 178 Bobfr (aka Our4thEstate)
    March 2, 2012 at 1:31 am

    No hype, dear TODers.

    This is serious. We must prevail, massively, on 6 Nov 2012. No 2nd chances. #LandslideOBAMA2012 Let’s GET This DONE!

    Greed, hate, supremacy are the only ‘values’ these creatures possess:

    Forgive if you see these messages many times between now and 6 Nov 2012 – the day we must WIN the Civil War, affirm our Bill of Rights & become the America that countless millions gave their lives to perfect.


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  35. March 2, 2012 at 6:13 am

    colbert y’day on jeb bush’s ‘last minute ditch mitt nomination’ – Nation, it’s the bush trilogy. It’s going to be awesome with the return of the jebi. πŸ™‚

    • March 2, 2012 at 6:33 am

      YES! I just read this: http://www.opednews.com/articles/The-Jeb-Scenario-Can-You-by-Russ-Baker-120301-79.html. SCARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I listened to some of Thom Hartman yesterday and he is saying the same thing.

      O/T: I posted this update at the very end of the thread last night. My brother and I met with Hospice yesterday regarding our mother. My brother has the MPOA so he signed all the papers. She is out of the hospital and back at the AL facility. We said “No” to a pacemaker–for a 94 year old with dementia and confined to wheelchair…….and she keeps saying she wants to go to heaven or some variation of that…..has been saying that for months and months. The Hospice nurse ‘guesses’ 3-6 months.

      • 189 lisalovesobama
        March 2, 2012 at 7:50 am

        Oh, tnmtngirl, I’m wishing you the very best and your mom is in my thoughts.

      • March 2, 2012 at 7:59 am

        My prayers with you tnmtngirl!!!

        • March 2, 2012 at 1:53 pm

          My heart is filled with peace to come your way, tnmtngirl. I pray that that will be granted to you, your precious Mom the gracious healing comfort of her God to gently hold her presence in the most comforting way.

          May you and your brother find the perfect peace to handle whatever decisions you both will have to make. Know that you are in my thoughts, my prayers and meditations and in my candle space. Be gentle with your spirits. Have a peaceful day, tnmtngirl.(((((Hugs))))))HZ

      • 192 susanne
        March 2, 2012 at 5:11 pm

        peace will fill your heart as you follow that guidance–your mother’s wisdom is powerful and true!

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