A Dinner Invitation



From Ohio last week:

88 Responses to “A Dinner Invitation”

  1. 1 Proud Former White House Intern
    June 20, 2012 at 1:54 pm

    I wouldn’t be able to eat!

    • 2 Pamela
      June 20, 2012 at 1:56 pm

      PROUD! How the heck……

    • 4 Pamela
      June 20, 2012 at 1:58 pm

      Does VC know how you are single hitting all these firsts? I know she is very immpressed, (tho she hasn’t said that to me!) 😆 WTG!

    • 6 carla4obama
      June 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm

      I always “donate” for the chance for a dinner with our president….hey I would pay all my expenses (or donate those expenses back to the campaign). I agree…not sure if I could eat either.

  2. 7 carla4obama
    June 20, 2012 at 1:56 pm

    will be posting one characteristic of a serial bully daily. From the UK wesite The Serial Bully http://www.bullyonline.org/workbully/serial.htm
    1. the serial bully seems to live in a bubble of the present and when challenged will spontaneously make things up; the bully genuinely seems to believe the fabrication; from a psychiatric viewpoint this could be called confabulation; from a moral viewpoint, it’s called lying

    Romney is a serial bully, and needs to be held accountable for his actions and his lies.

  3. 15 Bobfr (aka Our4thEstate)
    June 20, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    #CIAouterRove ….


  4. 16 Bill
    June 20, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    The HP politics page has two articles on the half term governor and two articles on Bristol. I see no mention of FLOTUS in Colorado. And some people still think HP is a legitimate blog.

  5. 18 whatisworking
    June 20, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    Good Morning TODers

    Why Obama’s Decision To Stop Deporting DREAM-Eligible Youth Is Good For The Economy


    • 20 Pamela
      June 20, 2012 at 2:11 pm

      Wow! Our First Lady is unstoppable! I am continually in awe of her!

    • 21 utaustinliberal
      June 20, 2012 at 2:30 pm

      That’s today’s Jeopardy right?

      • 22 0388jojothecat
        June 20, 2012 at 2:43 pm

        A lot seniors watch Jeopardy. I’ll never forget a friend of mine who was visiting his dad in a nursing home and he said walking through to his dads room you can hear Jeopardy playing on the teevees. I noticed my senior mom watches jeopardy religiously not to try to get the answers just to see who wins. Also once she is on a tv station she just stays there waiting for her show to come on. She’s not much of a channel surfer like I am.

    • 24 Obama Grandmama
      June 20, 2012 at 10:00 pm

      After watching Michelle’s Jeopardy announcement there was a movie trailer selection that listed double jeopardy. Remember the movie Double Jeopardy with Ashley Judd? The photo on the trailer showed the inmate that told her about the double jeopardy rule. It is of an actress many of you have seen over and over on tv and in movies. I have fond memories of her, Roma Mafia. She taught acting in Juneau at a summer kids performing arts camp. My then high school daughter who is 30 today was assigned to be her assistant. My daughter was involved with a local professional acting theater there as well as a dancer and singer. My daughter taught one week of the camp alone while Roma went to film her part in the Double Jeopardy movie. When she came back to finish the camp she came to our home for dinner and told Colleen how you could make acting a career without being a star. My daughter is stage acting today in Chicago. Thanks for the memories.

  6. 25 whatisworking
    June 20, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    President Obama’s Program Produces Conservation, Recreation Gains and Economic Benefits


  7. June 20, 2012 at 2:07 pm

  8. 27 whatisworking
    June 20, 2012 at 2:08 pm

    Chart of the Day: What War on Women?


    scary stuff

  9. 28 desertflower
    June 20, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    I seriously just emailed this SFB’s SOS..and told him that I was sure glad to see that he’s not done keeping AZ #1 on the certifiably crazy meter!
    This guy is Romney’s campaign chair in AZ..WTF!


    • 29 susanne
      June 20, 2012 at 3:26 pm

      az #1 on the certifiably crazy meter: and that’s why robme is thrilled to have this crack pot drumming up the whacko vote for him.

  10. 30 whatisworking
    June 20, 2012 at 2:09 pm

    If Obama is Bad for Business Why Are Foreign Investors Flocking To The United States?


  11. 31 whatisworking
    June 20, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    Another Republican Lie: GOP Admits They Have No Plan to Replace ObamaCare


  12. 32 whatisworking
    June 20, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    Support for Amendment to Overrule Citizens United Decision Picks up Grassroots Support By Jeff Biggers


  13. 33 whatisworking
    June 20, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    Mitt Romney worked to combat climate change as governor. “It was almost as if a switch was flipped.


  14. 35 whatisworking
    June 20, 2012 at 2:12 pm

    CareerOneStop ReEmployment Portal: Learn about your state’s program and other resources


  15. 36 desertflower
    June 20, 2012 at 2:15 pm

    A llittle something for you all to share with your “libertarian’ friends that LOVE them some Ron Paul…hypocrite


    This guy is the biggest sham.

  16. 37 Bobfr (aka Our4thEstate)
    June 20, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    Not good news for ASSad …. See Bivi’s post at the top in the link, below. @DSyrer is on the ground in Syria (most of his tweets are in Arabic; Bivi provides translations)



  17. 40 lamh35
    June 20, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    To Hannity, Ann Romney Is Off Limits, But Michelle Obama Is Fair Game http://bit.ly/M5lzI1

    • 41 anniebella
      June 20, 2012 at 2:36 pm

      lamh35, you see the hypocrites at work again. How do we get in touch with Hannity and tell his racists ass a thing or two? They have not shown Mrs. Obama any respect, so why does Ann Romney deserve any? She’s has shown herself to be a nasty witch too.

  18. 43 anniebella
    June 20, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    I will tell the truth, if by some chance I were to win, and I was sitting there at the table waiting for POTUS and FLOTUS to come in. Then I look up and see them coming, I want to think I would be cool, relax, and all, but I don’t think I would. I really don’t think I would.

  19. 44 utaustinliberal
    June 20, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    It’s confirmed. FL Michelle Obama will be on Jeopardy today to quiz contestants on a category called “The Obamas” Freaking awesome!

  20. 45 Linda
    June 20, 2012 at 2:37 pm

    New from Matt Harding.

  21. 47 ChristiMTL
    June 20, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    Issa said Congress didn’t go after Bush Admin docs on #FastandFurious because Bush exerted “Exec Privilege” But he’s ignoring Obama EP

    How shocking.

  22. 54 Tally
    June 20, 2012 at 2:45 pm

  23. 59 jeff
    June 20, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    Issa needs to be investigated for corruption.

  24. 62 desertflower
    June 20, 2012 at 2:56 pm

    Issa’s criminal past…let’s all ignore this, shall we MSM??


  25. June 20, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    Setting the Table for Second Term Impeachment
    Posted on 06/20/2012 at 11:40 am by Bob Cesca \

    Mitch McConnell — albino sleestak and the most powerful Republican in the Senate — accused the president of, basically, Watergate. Not the actual Watergate, but a high crime that’s almost exactly the same.

    [T]he Senate’s top Republican also accused the [Obama] administration of improperly using government agencies to exert political pressure.

    “What they’re trying to do is intimidate donors to outside groups that are critical of the administration, McConnell said. “The campaign has rifled through donors’ divorce records. They’ve got the IRS, the SEC and other agencies going after contributors trying to frighten people and intimidate them out of exercising their rights to participate in the American political discourse.”

    Again, he’s in charge of the Senate Republicans — not some fringy right-wing talk radio goon. I think they’re getting ready for a potential impeachment process if the president wins in November and the Republicans take the Senate.


  26. 65 desertflower
    June 20, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    San Diegans use the “Holy shit, I had no idea” explanation for birther judge….


    • 66 desertflower
      June 20, 2012 at 3:00 pm

      If there ever was an example of WHY IT”S IMPORTANT FOR THE MSM TO DO THEIR JOBS…here it is!

  27. 67 desertflower
    June 20, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Randi has CHER on as her guest today!! She should be awesome:) ON NOW…


    • 68 desertflower
      June 20, 2012 at 3:10 pm

      Cher’s on in the second hour…which will be at 1pm PDT Talking about facts of Fast and Furious now

    • 69 0388jojothecat
      June 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm

      You can hear Randi on the internet for free at iheart radio 1150 am. When I was in San Diego las week I was so happy to have my new android phone with internet to listen to Stephanie Miller and Randi Rhodes. The station is very weak in San Diego and driving through parts of Orange County.

  28. 70 Kyle
    June 20, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    Hi, i’m not sure if this will go through or not, but i came across this awesome run-down of the benefits of ‘obamacares’. its on the front page of reddit, which is a pretty big website (but not as awesome as TOD!) its always good to see people able to put out the info in different spaces to go around the obvious media firewall regarding anything positive from PBO or the gov’t in general.

  29. 71 utaustinliberal
    June 20, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    Darrell Issa is an asshole. Holder offered to release some documents pertaining to fast and furious to the GOP committee yet they wanted him to release all the documents knowing fully well that if those documents fell into the wrong hands or became public knowledge, not only would it endanger the lives of our confidential informants, but AG Holder would have effectively broken the law and could be sued.

    These people are soulless, heartless, petty cretins. This is a witch hunt of the worst kind.

  30. 74 Tally
    June 20, 2012 at 3:20 pm

  31. 75 Tally
    June 20, 2012 at 3:25 pm

  32. 76 Liberal Librarian
    June 20, 2012 at 3:26 pm

  33. 80 ChristiMTL
    June 20, 2012 at 3:31 pm

  34. 81 Tally
    June 20, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    Make sure to watch The Ed Show today – he’s going to have on a guy from the committee that is investigating F&F – can’t remember his name, but he was on Ed’s radio show this morning. He was explaining just how STUPID and IGNORANT OF THE CONSTITUTION Idiot Issa is, by asking for docs that are illegal to release. Issa basically wants to hold Holder in Contempt for NOT BREAKING THE LAW. And how OUT OF LINE Issa is for NOT going after A SINGLE DOC OR PERSON FROM THE BUSH YEARS WHO STARTED THE WHOLE THING.

    Issa has lost his fucking mind.

    – Bush’s ATF & AZ admin started F&F
    – Agent got killed because it was a cluster fuck
    – Holder stops the program, and begins investigation
    – Issa begins investigating Holder…….. for what *really*?


    And why are the media so fucking stupid/LYING about this???

  35. 82 desertflower
    June 20, 2012 at 3:33 pm


    We talked earlier about a new report from the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center, which scrutinized the tax plan in the House Republican budget, crafted by Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), and endorsed by Mitt Romney. This afternoon, the specific analysis (pdf) was released, which allows us to dig a little deeper.

    In case this isn’t obvious, the middle class would pay a little more every year, while the very wealthy would benefit enormously. In other words, if you liked the ineffective, budget-busting Bush/Cheney tax cuts, you’ll love the Paul Ryan plan endorsed by Romney.

    The main difference: under the Ryan/Romney model, millions of middle-class workers will actually end up paying more in taxes.

    As for fiscal responsibility that Republicans occasionally pretend to care about, the Tax Policy Center’s Roberton Williams added, “The Ryan plan as laid out is a revenue loser and would make it harder to bring the deficit under control.”

    Complete with graph…just so there is no mistake!

  36. 83 ChristiMTL
    June 20, 2012 at 3:33 pm

    • 84 Cha
      June 20, 2012 at 6:41 pm

      Exactly! That was my idea..to hold up signs to the willard’s bully squad..but, this is brilliant..HONK IF YOU SUPPORT THE PRESIDENT”!!

  37. 85 Tally
    June 20, 2012 at 3:34 pm

    No words for how much I love this:


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