Go on, sing!

Hey Dudette, I finally got the ‘Sing’ job done!

122 Responses to “Go on, sing!”

  1. 1 enekra
    December 7, 2012 at 11:52 pm

    Hello TODville. Am I number 1?

  2. 14 lamh36
    December 7, 2012 at 11:52 pm

    more from TPM on Charlie Crist switching to Dems.

    Charlie registers as Dem at White House Christmas party From the Tampa Bay Times โ€ฆ
    He did so during a Christmas reception at the White House, where President Obama greeted the news with a fist bump for the man who had a higher profile campaigning for Obamaโ€™s reelection this year than any Florida Democrat.


    • December 7, 2012 at 11:57 pm

      from prev thread:

      Did Charlie Crist really JUST announce he’s switching to Dem party on twitter? Or did I miss an announcement? I’ve had a lot going on this week, but I woulda remembered this I think.

      yep he announced via twitter

      theres’s a pic with his paperwork I guess

  3. 16 amk for obama
    December 7, 2012 at 11:55 pm

    Four firsts. Let’s see if the blog tyrant is up to the task.

  4. 27 amk for obama
    December 8, 2012 at 12:00 am

    Repost. Why not?

    • 28 canadabarb4obama
      December 8, 2012 at 12:02 am

      AMK can you explain this cartoon to me, please?

      • 29 amk for obama
        December 8, 2012 at 12:06 am

        Don’t you have a dog that roots around the garbage can (despite your feeding it all the goodies) and brings back into your home, rather proudly, a stinking piece of meat ?

        • 30 canadabarb4obama
          December 8, 2012 at 12:11 am

          helps a bit

          • 31 amk for obama
            December 8, 2012 at 12:17 am

            we had a cat like that, bless her soul. All the expensive catfood shite and she’ll go out and come back with a dead mouse, squirrel or a poor bird and drop it at our feet expecting a pat in the back. She used the scare the shit out of my gentle joe, a really big great dane, rest his soul.

  5. 33 vcprezofan2
    December 8, 2012 at 12:04 am

    Yep! The best is yet to come, so I’m going to sleep so that I can be rested enough to appreciate it. Thank you, Ms Chips.

  6. 34 enekra
    December 8, 2012 at 12:08 am

    Christ, is an odd one. I wish the ppl of FL would give him another chance… somewhere. Senator? Governor?

  7. 35 utaustinliberal
    December 8, 2012 at 12:09 am

    Hey Chips, the tweet about Ann Romney’s inaugural ball gown….was that a real tweet from Mark Knoller? If so…then OMFG….what a rightwing nut.

    • 36 carolyn
      December 8, 2012 at 12:19 am

      Since I’m not on twitter…..what was said about Ann and the inaugural ball gown? That is too intriguing not to follow up on…..??? genuine info or some snark?????

      • 37 hopefruit2
        December 8, 2012 at 12:38 am

        It’s on the video…although I don’t think he actually tweeted that, but he may have been thinking, hoping and praying about Ann’s inaugural gown! ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚

    • December 8, 2012 at 12:29 am

      So she had her gown picked out?? Hubris.

    • 39 hopefruit2
      December 8, 2012 at 12:39 am

      I think Chips parodied Knoller with this tweet – like she does with GOPolitico ๐Ÿ™‚ But I could be wrong!

  8. 40 utaustinliberal
    December 8, 2012 at 12:13 am

    One of the best videos ever Chips. One month later and the win is still so powerful. ๐Ÿ˜€

    • December 8, 2012 at 7:50 pm

      Wow, I saw this video on the Democratic Underground and was so proud of TOD and very moved! What an awesome video – great song as well. Never heard of Travis before. Always good to discover good music – especially these days. Thanks bunches!

  9. 42 dudette9t9
    December 8, 2012 at 12:14 am

    You LIKE me, you REALLY LIKE ME!!!! ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

    Thank you so much Chips! I LOOOOOOOVE THIS SONG! The video is absolutely dazzling! If I may say so, it surpasses its previous incarnation by leaps and bounds! GENIUS!!! Brava!!!!

    {{{{{{{{{{{{{CHIPSTICKS: DIVA-DELICIOUS}}}}}}}}}}

  10. 44 cman
    December 8, 2012 at 12:49 am

    That was fantastic. Had a grin on my face the whole video. Excellent work Chips. ๐Ÿ˜€

  11. 45 dudette9t9
    December 8, 2012 at 12:50 am

    So much to celebrate tonight — Charlie Crist come over from the Dark Side, oh yeh and there’s this:

  12. 46 amk for obama
    December 8, 2012 at 12:52 am

    At BJ


    Mclaren (a nutso firebagger at BJ) calling a basketball gameโ€ฆ

    Chalmers takes the ball upcourt โ€“ thatโ€™s incredibly stupid, heโ€™s not a scorer
    He passes to Wade โ€“ Basketball 101: You canโ€™t score if you donโ€™t put the ball in the hoop, all this passing bullshit is pure cowardice.
    Wade in traffic, passes back out to Haslem โ€“ this is amateur hour, the hoop is that way morons!! All the money these guys get and they are too afraid to do the job
    Back to Wade -heโ€™s back out to the line and meanwhile that fool James is running around without the ball โ€“ you need the ball to score idiot.
    Wade to James, dunk. Finally they listened to us.

  13. 47 dudette9t9
    December 8, 2012 at 12:54 am

    Interesting rumor:

    Bill Clinton: US ambassador to Ireland? Rumors catch fire.
    Bill Clinton loves Ireland, and Ireland loves him, but fresh Beltway rumors are suggesting that he might even like to be the US ambassador to the Emerald Isle. Is Dublin big enough for Bill?

  14. December 8, 2012 at 12:57 am

    Alright, amk, this one’s for you!

    A husband and wife are shopping in their local supermarket.
    The husband picks up a case of Budweiser and puts it in their cart.

    “What do you think you’re doing?” asks the wife.

    “They’re on sale, only $10 for 24 cans” he replies.

    “Put them back, we can’t afford them” demands the wife, and so they carry on shopping.

    A few aisles further on along the woman picks up a $20 jar of face cream and puts it in the basket.

    “What do you think you’re doing?” asks the husband.

    “It’s my face cream. It makes me look beautiful,” replies the wife.

    Her husband retorts: “So does 24 cans of Budweiser and it’s half the price.”

    That’s him on Aisle 5 – he never knew what hit him…

  15. December 8, 2012 at 1:02 am

  16. December 8, 2012 at 1:04 am

    The video is beautiful!

  17. 53 Walking_on_ Sunshine
    December 8, 2012 at 1:17 am

    ooooooooooh Chipsticks!! The video is wonderful. Especially the last scene. Love it!

  18. 55 dudette9t9
    December 8, 2012 at 1:28 am

  19. 57 sabreen60
    December 8, 2012 at 1:32 am

    The video is excellent. I saw it first a little while ago on Twitter. Ms. Chips you rock!!!

  20. 58 Jeff
    December 8, 2012 at 1:42 am

    Charlie crist joined the dems! Kinda happy for some reason.

    • 59 theo67
      December 8, 2012 at 2:07 am

      I don’t mean to be a downer, but I’m holding my judgement on Crist. He refused to agree to caucus with Democrats during his Senate run, even though Democrats sided with him instead of an actual Democrat, Meek. He hasn’t expressed any Democratic views that are different from the blue dogs obstructing progress. And his move seems very calculating to me. Many of the same Democrats who were ready to crown Chris Christie the presumptive nominee for 2016 after he said a few flattering words over Superstorm Sandy are now feeling burned when he’s letting his true colors shine through. Many of the same people now fawning over Crist will be howling about his blue dog votes in a year or so… These Republicans – they don’t change their stripes that easily.

      • 60 proudmemberofglobalzero
        December 8, 2012 at 7:02 am

        theo, you can hold it. I live here. The things that make Christ a better shot for Senate in 2016…he vowed to keep drilling off of our coast. He is still a small tax guy and this state fell apart before the rest of the country in 2007. It was the overblown housing market. Homes here sell for over 1 million because of the beach. The same home would sell for $100,000 anywhere else.

        My thoughts against him are his views on LGTB issues. He is still a science guy though.

        • 61 prettyfoot58
          December 8, 2012 at 8:46 am

          When is comes to candidates there are no such thing as purity…i think this what gets the TP/Repubs and PL in trouble…there is no room for compromise…

          the Repubs may have lost the race but they are very much alive…they will regroup to fight again…for us on the other side we must not rest on our victories…we must build allies where we can…

          here in PA because of redistricting…13 out of 18 Congressional seats are Rs…yet Pa went strong for the President..

          In 2010…there was a Republican Takeover…they control the state house..

          .the attempt at voter suppression was thwarted but not defeated…the primaries are just 5 mos away…and now the same forces that brought us the Voter Suppression Law want to change how electoral votes are awarded…if that had been place…the President could have won the popular vote but lost the state….

          The Repubs cannot win…so they cheat…and steal…our votes…our voices.

          we have to find a way to forge new alliances to make sure that votes matter…our voices are heard…

        • 62 theo67
          December 8, 2012 at 1:35 pm

          Thanks for the background – I’ll try to be optimistic. The good thing is – any movement from the right towards reason is a good thing!

  21. December 8, 2012 at 1:46 am

    Thank you, dear Chips!

    Yes We Did

  22. 72 roh108
    December 8, 2012 at 1:59 am

    I LOVE this site Thank You So Much for existing i Hope and Pray that you all will be around for a long.long time. Thank You Again!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  23. 74 GGail
    December 8, 2012 at 2:21 am

    Oh Chipsticks – that video is MAGNIFICENT!

  24. 76 Cathy from MN
    December 8, 2012 at 5:33 am

    Love this video; thank you, thank you, thank you!!! I think I like the headline from India the best: Obama reelected; planet relieved! I have to say I have felt such a strong sense of inner peace for the last month. Also helps that in MN we defeated two hateful constitutional amendment proposals….renews your faith in voters! Yes we can, yes we did and yes we will!

  25. 78 anniebella
    December 8, 2012 at 6:05 am

    Governor Charlie Crist of Florida, sounds a hell of alot better than Governor Rick Scott. And how about Senator Ashley Judd of Kentucky. I don’t know if either will come true, but we sure can dream can’t we. That Mitch “Filibuster” McConnell is a disgrace also.

  26. 79 Eveingeorgia
    December 8, 2012 at 6:05 am

    Just beautiful, Chips. Thank you.

  27. 80 CEB
    December 8, 2012 at 6:06 am

    This video is now at the top of of my list of all time favorite TOD video gems; I will be watching it over and over. Unfortunately, I am technologically challenged and I have no teenagers in my home who can show me how to download this keeper to my computer. Will someone tell me, in simple terms, how to do this? Thanks so much. I will check back later in the day when more people are up. Off to enjoy this beautiful again and again.

    • 81 CEB
      December 8, 2012 at 6:15 am

      Where are my manners, geesh! Chips you have outdone yourself (which is an almost impossible feat). I am still so thankful, inspired, vindicated, and so much more that I can hardly express as a result of PBO’s/our victory. Sometimes I am still overwhelmed with how we prevailed with so much against us (big money, voter suppression, the collaboration of the media with the repiubs. etc). This video somehow, just fills me up. Thanks also to Dudette for her inspiration.

  28. 82 amk for obama
    December 8, 2012 at 7:55 am

  29. December 8, 2012 at 8:10 am

    Very, very late to the party but WOW, Chips!! I LOVE THIS VIDEO!! Another treasure going into the meta vault!!

  30. December 8, 2012 at 8:16 am

    Good Morning everyone – and WHAT A GREAT VIDEO CHIPS! So glad I caught it this morning, love it!!!

  31. 85 amk for obama
    December 8, 2012 at 8:22 am

    • December 8, 2012 at 8:53 am

      The Media will bury this, now the Republucans are really prolong up chemical weapons in Syria.
      Just who are they going to fire these chemical weapons at?
      They are mobs of People, sporadically attacking Assads forces, Gorilla Warfare.
      Does Assad fire at it’s own People to kill the bad Guys?
      This is very complicated, but as long as the MSM takes it’s talking points from the Republucans, we get a war drum beat every time!

  32. 88 vcprezofan2
    December 8, 2012 at 8:28 am

    HelloooooTODville! It’s Saturday morning, I’m awake, and apart from having 1 or 2 specific things on the agenda the day is mine! ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜† I can actually run around and see what all you have been up to without keeping my eye on the clock. Sweet!

    Happy Saturday, one and all, and to all a good December day!

    Shout out to CJ, ChristiMtl and Fred! You are all in my thoughts. So is Proud of O whom I haven’t seen in a while, probably because I’ve been more out than in as I dance in and out. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • 89 vcprezofan2
      December 8, 2012 at 8:51 am

      /slaps side of head/ Oh! Welcome to an active life in TODville, Enekra! ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜† As you debut at the top of the leaderboard, be aware that’s one of the signs of major TOD addiction, and to date no one has shared the remedy for when you get hooked. Welcome to an active dialogue in the favourite county of Pres O – TOD!

    • 90 dudette9t9
      December 8, 2012 at 9:17 am

      Good Morning VC. Thanks for reminding us about our friends who are dealing with life’s trials and tribulations who need a little extra love and support. Keeping them in my thoughts and prayers. Love you guys!

      • 91 carolmaewy
        December 8, 2012 at 2:28 pm

        Hi, Dudette, how are you today? I love this video of Hold On. Tried to find it on YouTube, but couldn’t. Do you have a link? I’d really appreciate it. The ones I found weren’t as good. This is such a great sight, and I’m just scratching the surface. Love the music and photos.

    • 92 sherijr
      December 8, 2012 at 9:29 am

      did I miss something about Christi? VC, is she alright?

      • 93 vcprezofan2
        December 8, 2012 at 9:58 am

        Yes, Christi’s fine as far as I know, Sheri. I just haven’t seen her on line in a while, and in case she is busy and just lurking I wanted her to know out of sight does not mean out of mind.

        Enjoy your Saturday, you!

        • 94 sherijr
          December 8, 2012 at 10:48 am

          oh thank you vc, I too have missed her… so in case she is lurking: Hello Christi ~ Happy Holidays to you ๐Ÿ™‚

  33. December 8, 2012 at 8:29 am

    That was an excellent video. Two things:

    1. That pic of Nate Silver smelling flowers – huh? LOL!!
    2. Was that a real tweet from Mark Knoller about Ann Romney’s dress? I had to rewind to make sure if wasn’t Snark Knoller.

  34. 101 dudette9t9
    December 8, 2012 at 9:19 am

  35. 102 dudette9t9
    December 8, 2012 at 9:20 am

  36. December 8, 2012 at 9:22 am

    Luis Guittierez says the President is MIA on Immigration reform.
    For Christ sakes, the President is 1. 1/2 months away from being sworn into a second term and Guittierez us freaking out already?

    • 104 Bill
      December 8, 2012 at 9:32 am

      He is always freaking about something. That is why the MSM loves him.

      • December 8, 2012 at 9:56 am

        From what I understand Gutierrez is not well-respected or liked in the broader Latino community. Like his counterparts Tavis and West, he’s another poser and media whore, and does not speak for the community that he claims to represent.

    • 106 anniebella
      December 8, 2012 at 10:02 am

      Luis Guittierez, I don’t care for him to much. I feel like when he what attention, he opens his big mouth. What does he think the President can wave a magic wand and poof, Immigration reform will be. How about giving the President time, there are other things which might be alittle more pressing right now, like keeping middle class taxes from going up.

      • December 8, 2012 at 10:10 am

        FYI- did you know everybody was paying those taxes under Clinton, and the World did not end.
        But, as you say, if he gets you all middle class tax cuts, the math days he will have to cut entitlements.
        We can’t have normal entitlement spending and tax cuts and balance the books, not with a trillion dollar deficit annually.

  37. 109 sonjiaduncan
    December 8, 2012 at 9:26 am

    Thank you! Chips you are the best. What a great wake up video. I had to watch it three times. Giggles and tears the whole time. Thank you master artist, thank you. Back to watch it one more time.

  38. 110 dudette9t9
    December 8, 2012 at 9:34 am

  39. 111 Soca Sweet
    December 8, 2012 at 9:36 am

    Morning everyone. Lovely video Chips. This is a masterpiece.

    I have been looking for Jimmy Fallon’s parody of James Taylor at the DNC. Every video I find says that it is private. Can anyone help me find one that I can play. There is one on this blog a little after the convention but I cannot seem to find it. Thank you in advance.

  40. 115 Jazz
    December 8, 2012 at 9:53 am

    GREAT video. so representative of what I can always count on finding in this community – just the best!

    “White House Christmas 2012” on HGTV tonight 7pm CST

  41. 118 Soca Sweet
    December 8, 2012 at 10:03 am

    Hi Dudette,

    Thank you so very much for the Jimmy Fallon Parody. I owe you one. Thanks again.

  42. 119 hopefruit2
    December 8, 2012 at 10:04 am

    Please tune in tonight at HGTV!

    1. At 7PM ET: White House Christmas: Through the Years


    2. At 8PM ET: White House Christmas 2012

    Follow along with Genevieve Gorder on an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at how the White House is prepared for this year’s holiday season. From concept to reveal, the First Lady talks about how each room is transformed to reflect her meaningful theme. From the official Christmas tree in the Blue Room, to the iconic gingerbread replica of the White House, watch as designers, staff and more than 100 volunteers bring the theme to life for the First Family, and America. Your holidays can’t start without this must-see event!


  43. 122 Nena20409
    December 8, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    Great Video……Love it. Just brilliant.

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