62 Responses to “dinner with barack and michelle”


  1. March 30, 2012 at 6:42 am

    Morning everyone, I’ll post Rise and Shine a little later, just wanted you all to see this video (if you haven’t already) – completely LOVE it.

    • 2 geeja
      March 30, 2012 at 7:15 am

      Had to go and wash my face. Choked up watching this when the couple started talking about their son, Ok off to work.

      • 3 globalcitizenlinda
        March 30, 2012 at 8:15 am

        that brought tears to my eyes – and t o think that the SCOTUS wants to undo the health care !!

      • 4 anniebella
        March 30, 2012 at 10:12 am

        geeja, when these pundits and reporters are talking about who won who lose concerning this Supreme Court decision, when I email Chuck Todd I told him that this was not a game. This is about people lives, it not suppose to be about politics. It’s about people like that couple who were talking about their little son having to have brain surgery. They were help thanks to Obamacare. People like them will be the losers here if this is struck down. All because Republicans hate President Obama, and the Supreme Court played politics.

  2. 5 collegekay
    March 30, 2012 at 6:43 am

    This is gold!

  3. 7 geeja
    March 30, 2012 at 7:08 am

    Wow collegekay you are up early! Good morning all. Let’s have a great day despite what our lousy Congress did yesterday.

  4. 13 mskaterdh
    March 30, 2012 at 7:08 am

    This video just provided the motivation to send in another contribution to the campaign! YES!!

  5. 14 jackiegrumbacher
    March 30, 2012 at 7:30 am

    Oh geez, I’m crying my eyes out and I just put on my morning makeup. I’m so impressed that these people were able to talk coherently and show such poise with PBO and Michelle. And how natural and wonderful the Obamas are with people–not boasting, no arrogance, just a warm desire to reach out and hear people. Mskaterdh is right, this is motivational. How can you not want to work your heart out for these two.

  6. 15 janetsal
    March 30, 2012 at 7:34 am

    As soon as my pension check arrives at the bank collegekay, I’ll be in that number.

  7. 17 bjw2
    March 30, 2012 at 7:34 am

    Oh Chips you have me tearing up at work watching this video. What a way to start your day!

    Everyone have a beautiful and joyous day.
    It’s Friday 😀

  8. March 30, 2012 at 7:40 am

    Their reactions melted my heart………. I love the President of the Free World!!! Morning TOD & Chipsticks!!!! 🙂 *teared up* I love this site so much!!! ❤

    • 19 COS
      March 30, 2012 at 7:47 am

      Good morning Chips and friends. Woke up early this morning and logged on. Boy, what a beautiful way to start my morning. I felt that I was at the table with this group. 🙂 PBO and FLOTUS are so down to earth.

  9. 20 collegekay
    March 30, 2012 at 7:49 am

    Malia has always been a precocious little girl lol… even at 4 years old 🙂

  10. March 30, 2012 at 7:54 am

    Good Morning All. . . Hope you have a wonderful day.

  11. 26 a4alice
    March 30, 2012 at 8:04 am

    mornin everyone! wah – can’t watch this till i get home so i’ll just have to take everyone’s word for it how great it is! Hope everybody has a great day TGIF!!!! 😀

  12. 27 globalcitizenlinda
    March 30, 2012 at 8:13 am

    Prez introducing himself and his date (the FLOTUS) as though any one there did not know WHO they were – that was funny!

    CollegeKay, ask for fundraising help $ 3 dollars from friends of friends and give each permission to link your fundraising page to any other place they post a comment today – who knows what can come out

  13. 28 andogriff
    March 30, 2012 at 8:19 am

    This is so beautiful, reaffirms what we are all fighting to keep, and why.

  14. March 30, 2012 at 8:27 am

    You all did see that new WSJ/NBC poll fir Wiscinsin? Right? I look at trends, not one poll.
    Well, he is killing Robney in Wisconsin?
    Also, that is not good for Scott Walkers election in a few months.
    Just saying!

  15. 31 amk for obama
    March 30, 2012 at 8:28 am

    GM Folks.

    For those who are interested in changing the background color of the comment box at TOD, I posted a fix (for firefox only) here (thanks to my edumyfication of the BJ poster MonkeyBoy).

    http://forum.userstyles.org/discussion/30515/a-fix-for-wordpress-theobamadiary.com-comment-box-color-change-in-firefox

    The fix I posted was for grey background with white letters. You can change both in the fix.

    Now I can see clearly what the fuck I am posting. 🙂

  16. March 30, 2012 at 8:31 am

    Bp has a nerve. They are now blaming the US government, saying that they know the oil spill was smaller and are withholding evidence.
    Also, personal spending is better than expected. Dow Futures up!

  17. 35 desertflower
    March 30, 2012 at 8:33 am

    It’s a darn good thing I have no makeup on! Tears in my coffee:) Morning family:)

  18. 36 symmetry11
    March 30, 2012 at 8:36 am

    Good morning all

    I am all choked up. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this Barack & Michelle Obama!! Thanks for the video, Chips.

    • March 30, 2012 at 8:48 am

      I’m still tearing up just thinking about it!! These dinners are a wonderful way for them to meet ordinary people, share stories and stay in touch with their purpose, and remind everyone what sweet and compassionate people they are. A brilliant campaign video.

  19. March 30, 2012 at 8:39 am

    What a wonderful experience captured on tape!! I’m totally choked up at the graciousness and love shared at the table, how much I adore our POTUS and FLOTUS and how lovely the guests were. OMG, we have got to put every muscle into this fight!! For ourselves, for our beloved First Family.

  20. March 30, 2012 at 8:41 am

    This is a good map about where Romney cut jobs and invested his money from our Truth Team:

    http://www.keepinggophonest.com/where-romney-outsourced-american-jobs-and-invested-overseas/

    Please help spread the TRUTH!

  21. March 30, 2012 at 8:41 am

    That’s kinda really awesome!

  22. March 30, 2012 at 8:47 am

  23. 47 desertflower
    March 30, 2012 at 8:49 am

    Is this like a “CZAR”???? http://politicalcorrection.org/blog/201203270007

    Sen. McConnell Appoints Islamophobia Validator To Federal Commission

    I can see Iran from my house.

  24. March 30, 2012 at 8:51 am

    Good Morning, Everyone 🙂

  25. 50 collegekay
    March 30, 2012 at 8:51 am

    HEY TOD:

    It seems that making multiple donations DO count. That is what I am told and that is what I’ve seen from others who are doing the challenge.

    “Whoever gets the greatest number of donations to their grassroots fundraising page between now and 11:59 p.m. this Saturday night will win a call from President Obama” — from HQ

    So if you have not donated or if you already have it’s okay. If you want to contribute $9 it would be a big help to do 3 separate $3 donations. So if you want to give $25 do 8 separate donations and so forth.

    It’s crunch time!!! So it would be immensely grateful if you guys can help me out. We’ve got 2 more full days :- )

    https://donate.barackobama.com/page/outreach/view/2012/KayKay

  26. 55 globalcitizenlinda
    March 30, 2012 at 8:52 am

    anyone else catch the exchange of the First Couple while inside the car (some paraphrasing):

    FLOTUS: you are taking off the jacket to look casual?

    POTUS: Yes, that’s how I roll ?

    Can you imagine mitt the liar having such a conversation with his multiple-cadillac-loving/driving wife?

  27. 56 SUE DUVALL SMITH
    March 30, 2012 at 8:54 am

    I LOVE THIS VIDEO…IT’S SO SPECIAL AND INDEED OUR FIRST COUPLE IS VERY SPECIAL…WE ARE SO BLESSED…ME…I WOULD BE PASSED OUT UNDER THE TABLE…BO AND I COULD SHARE CRUMBS LATER…LOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!

  28. 59 Pamela
    March 30, 2012 at 9:10 am

    No, gcl, nt possible, anyway, Myth doesn’t ‘roll’ with anything, he sort of squidges his way along, gracelessly…

  29. 61 CEB
    March 30, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    I love the Obamas for more reasons than I have time to give. We are so lucky to have them.


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