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Chat away…..crack a smile while your at it!


95 Responses to “chat away…”


  1. 1 vitaminlover
    July 3, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    Forward!

  2. 2 vitaminlover
    July 3, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Borowitz is hilarious!

  3. 3 Mellesia Barnett
    July 3, 2013 at 5:58 pm

    Kim and Kanye tweet is hilarious

  4. 4 jackiegrumbacher
    July 3, 2013 at 6:00 pm

    Thanks, LP, we all needed this today. The KimJungNumeroUn tweets are perfect.

  5. 6 Gazelle
    July 3, 2013 at 6:08 pm

    OK, LP, now that was good. Needed a good laugh! Let me add another:

    http://www.flixxy.com/the-paperless-future-emma.htm

  6. 7 GGail
    July 3, 2013 at 6:09 pm

    I am at work and want to be free!
    These helped me calm down LP 🙂

  7. 8 Bill
    July 3, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    CNN is bashing Al Jazeera, saying they are too friendly to Muslim Brotherhood. AJ headquarters have been shut down.

  8. 12 vcprezofan2
    July 3, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    Moving right along, are we? Okay, I’ll join in.

  9. July 3, 2013 at 6:20 pm

  10. July 3, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    One of the really unsung heroes of PBO’s 08 primary and presidential run……glad to see he is happy and settled down.

  11. July 3, 2013 at 6:26 pm

  12. 16 Jovie
    July 3, 2013 at 6:36 pm

    Like the ATF nominee, I don’t see EPA getting confirmed, unless Harry goes nuclear?
    And for some reason, he goes right to the edge and stops short.
    I think something is scaring him…

  13. July 3, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    Pretty comprehensive breakdown of what really happened….. sorry GG, flat-earthers, and all other conspiracy theorists.

    • 19 CEB
      July 3, 2013 at 7:31 pm

      The lies and faux scandals unravel faster and faster. What happened to fact checking at least 3 sources before running with a story?

  14. 20 dotster3
    July 3, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    Andrea Mitchell on evening news finding a way to bash PBO re. Egypt coup. Said U.S. stayed too long with Morsi, as they did with Mubarak, overlooking assaults on democracy there as long as Morsi agreed to talks with Israel, said U.S. on wrong side of history—-again. No matter the subject, there is always a way for the usuals in the media to make it “Obama’s fault”—-a way to spin it negatively for this administration—–always. Tiresome.

    • 21 4morefor44
      July 3, 2013 at 6:48 pm

      that’s exactly what she’s paid to do, along with providing cover for the republicans and their lies. if she didn’t do that, she’d be fired, but in mrs. greenspan’s case, that job also matches her personal belief’s too, so it’s natural for her.

    • 22 Bill
      July 3, 2013 at 6:49 pm

      Mrs Greenspan must not realize PBO does not have the power to tell elected officials in other countries to resign from office.

    • 24 arapaho415
      July 3, 2013 at 6:51 pm

      WTH???

      Morsi was elected President on June 30, 2012.

      One year is staying too long?

      Not trying to overthrow an elected President of another country is somehow wrong.

      Unfortunately she’s a “star” at MSNBC, but she’s so annoying and dated. She should bow out now, just like the person she reminds of is doing this year (Baba Wawa — for those old enough to remember the original SNL — Gilda Radner, who left this world too soon).

    • July 3, 2013 at 6:56 pm

      I know this book takes no prisoners, but I was pleased their lead was going after Mrs. Greenspan….can’t wait to find out to what level all these media hacks are two-faced, hypocritical, jackals. And it’s coming from one of their own….gonna leave some stains.

      • 27 Bill
        July 3, 2013 at 7:05 pm

        The loving photo of Mr. and Mrs. Greenspan is something to see.

      • 28 lisalovesobama
        July 3, 2013 at 7:05 pm

        I won’t be reading it as I stated on the last thread as it is reported that the author of the book opines that Joe B. appears to suffer from “insecure manhood” and lambasts the administration as hypocrites. I’m not that interested in hearing some beltway insider twit sneer and gossip about other insider twits and idiots that everyone else already knows are idiots, along with the usual Obama smear campaign. I’d rather send the money to OFA.

    • July 3, 2013 at 6:59 pm

      What they were doing was trying to abide by the results of a free election.

  15. 30 4morefor44
    July 3, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    hopefully these are the kind of people who are supporting this coup in egypt. i was wondering about this topic, since there have been some horrible situations in recent years when that square fills up.

  16. 31 yardarm756
    July 3, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    So it’s a TOD laugh-in, eh.

    The banker saw his old friend Tom, an eighty-year old rancher, in town.

    Tom had lost his wife a year or so before and rumor had it that he was marrying a ‘mail order’ bride.

    Being a good friend, the banker asked Tom if the rumor was true.

    Tom assured him that it was. The banker then asked Tom the age of his new bride to be.

    Tom proudly said, ‘She’ll be twenty-one in November.’

    Now the banker, being the wise man that he was, could see that the sexual appetite of a young woman could not be satisfied by an eighty-year- old man.

    Wanting his old friend’s remaining years to be happy the banker tactfully suggested that Tom should consider getting a hired hand to help him out on the ranch, knowing nature would take its own course.

    Tom thought this was a good idea and said he would look for one that afternoon.

    About four months later, the banker ran into Tom in town again.

    ‘How’s the new wife?’, asked the banker.

    Tom proudly said, ‘Good – she’s pregnant.’

    The banker, happy that his sage advice had worked out, continued, ‘And how’s the hired hand?’

    Without hesitating, Tom said, ‘She’s pregnant too.’

    Don’t ever underestimate “old guys”.

  17. July 3, 2013 at 6:52 pm

    Hellooooooo everyone, and thank you LP!!!

    Back in a bit with a This & That, see ya then.

  18. July 3, 2013 at 7:03 pm

  19. 41 desertflower
    July 3, 2013 at 7:04 pm

    PBO statement on Egypt

    THE WHITE HOUSE
    Office of the Press Secretary
    ________________________________________________
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    July 3, 2013

    Statement by President Barack Obama on Egypt

    As I have said since the Egyptian Revolution, the United States supports a set of core principles, including opposition to violence, protection of universal human rights, and reform that meets the legitimate aspirations of the people. The United States does not support particular individuals or political parties, but we are committed to the democratic process and respect for the rule of law. Since the current unrest in Egypt began, we have called on all parties to work together to address the legitimate grievances of the Egyptian people, in accordance with the democratic process, and without recourse to violence or the use of force.
    The United States is monitoring the very fluid situation in Egypt, and we believe that ultimately the future of Egypt can only be determined by the Egyptian people. Nevertheless, we are deeply concerned by the decision of the Egyptian Armed Forces to remove President Morsy and suspend the Egyptian constitution. I now call on the Egyptian military to move quickly and responsibly to return full authority back to a democratically elected civilian government as soon as possible through an inclusive and transparent process, and to avoid any arbitrary arrests of President Morsy and his supporters. Given today’s developments, I have also directed the relevant departments and agencies to review the implications under U.S. law for our assistance to the Government of Egypt.

    The United States continues to believe firmly that the best foundation for lasting stability in Egypt is a democratic political order with participation from all sides and all political parties —secular and religious, civilian and military. During this uncertain period, we expect the military to ensure that the rights of all Egyptian men and women are protected, including the right to peaceful assembly, due process, and free and fair trials in civilian courts. Moreover, the goal of any political process should be a government that respects the rights of all people, majority and minority; that institutionalizes the checks and balances upon which democracy depends; and that places the interests of the people above party or faction. The voices of all those who have protested peacefully must be heard – including those who welcomed today’s developments, and those who have supported President Morsy. In the interim, I urge all sides to avoid violence and come together to ensure the lasting restoration of Egypt’s democracy.

    No transition to democracy comes without difficulty, but in the end it must stay true to the will of the people. An honest, capable and representative government is what ordinary Egyptians seek and what they deserve. The longstanding partnership between the United States and Egypt is based on shared interests and values, and we will continue to work with the Egyptian people to ensure that Egypt’s transition to democracy succeeds.

    • 42 theo67
      July 3, 2013 at 7:09 pm

      Excellent statement. He clearly isn’t happy with the military arbitrarily taking Morsi out of office, and he’s calling for the military to get out of the way – but leaving the future of that country in the hands of the Egyptians. It’s a powder keg.

    • 43 sherijr
      July 3, 2013 at 7:13 pm

      Once again I totally agree with my President.. I really hope the people of Egypt work this out peacefully and quickly. I worry when any military ‘takes over’.

    • 44 CEB
      July 3, 2013 at 7:20 pm

      All of these rapid changes in various countries during the PBO’s tenure makes me think of the billy Joel song “We didn’t start the fire” or in the words of Edna St. Vincent Millay: “What fresh hell is this?” We do live in interesting times.

    • 45 globalcitizenlinda
      July 3, 2013 at 8:31 pm

      thanks for this statement. yes the situation is fluid & needs caution

  20. July 3, 2013 at 7:06 pm

    I can’t believe how wild and volatile this whole world has become. WOW.

    • 47 Jessica
      July 3, 2013 at 7:12 pm

      Not surprising. Long overdue. Corruption and greed for years but the youth have been inspired to speak up. Millennials rock! But I am concerned about the violence and what lies ahead. 1 and 5 between 15 -24 and 90% unemployed. What do they have to lose.

    • 48 Bill
      July 3, 2013 at 7:12 pm

      And certain red states in the US.

    • 50 theo67
      July 3, 2013 at 7:12 pm

      The truth is that it’s always been pretty wild and volatile. There’s a lot at stake, and power does that to people. In the past, we weren’t able to communicate as quickly and effectively, and a lot of the messaging was tightly controlled. Look at what happened in Rwanda or Bosnia. Look at the history of South Africa and Zimbabwe and the US, when people were legally subjugated and had little recourse. Now, there are more voices to get the message out and we’re more engaged, thanks to twitter. But, it’s not necessarily worse than before.

    • July 3, 2013 at 7:25 pm

      That’s usually what happens when the existing power structure is being challenged. It’s not a bad thing.

  21. July 3, 2013 at 7:09 pm

    Great selection of tweets, LP!!! 😀 😀 😀 😀

  22. 56 CEB
    July 3, 2013 at 7:15 pm

    Hi TOD,

    just dropping in for some frivolity and snark. The Clintons are having a big to do honoring designer Oscar de la Renta. Hillary and fashion? Really? Even she admits that she is challenged in this area. I’ll bet that de la Renta would trade in all in for MO to wear one of his designs. Will never happen, not only because he dissed her, but because he is so yesterday and FLOTUS is about the fresh, the modern, and the future.

    • 57 dotster3
      July 3, 2013 at 7:33 pm

      I’ve always loved Oscar de la Renta perfume tho, or “eau de toilette”. Of course, that’s pretty yesterday too—–been around forever.

  23. July 3, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    President Obama holding a “Principles” meeting earlier today prior to releasing a statement of US policy re: EGYPT…

    Image and video hosting by TinyPic

  24. 63 Bill
    July 3, 2013 at 7:28 pm

    Tweety and Peter Alexander believe it “strange” PBO’s statement was on “paper”? That is digging for criticism.

    • July 3, 2013 at 7:30 pm

      It’s “strange” that PBO is still in the WH after all these left, right and centrist Media & GOP, emoProg efforts COMBINED to get him out…..

    • 66 arapaho415
      July 3, 2013 at 7:40 pm

      Unbelievable.

      It’s really true that PBO is “damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t.”

      What kind of criticism is this? And what are they criticizing?

      Reposting from upthread, since this media “concern” is another way of saying POTUS should be a robot, just like their hero, R-money 598A.

    • 67 Sandy1110
      July 3, 2013 at 7:51 pm

      And if he had spoken, they would have make a joke about teleprompters.

      Idiots.

    • 68 Ladyhawke
      July 3, 2013 at 8:06 pm

      Tweety puts the ‘gas’ in gasbag. Him and his ilk in the media sit on their perches in air conditioned studios and criticize every move President Obama makes. THEY have all the answers. They know exactly what President Obama should have done, how he should have done, when he should have done, and what words he should have used. They always have several negatives critiques teed up so no mater what President Obama does they are ready to say oh no no no he did it all wrong. He should have done (fill in the blank).

  25. 69 arapaho415
    July 3, 2013 at 7:35 pm

    re: military coup or not…

  26. 70 Jenny
    July 3, 2013 at 7:38 pm

    Am I the last one to find out Greenwald is a tax cheat and former pimp?????

    http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/greenwald-reporter-broke-nsa-story-lawyer-sued-porn-biz-article-1.1383448

    BWHAHAAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAAH! Hilarious! All his pious screaming about transparency and the rule of law and it turns out he was hiding his tax evasion and creepy porn business. No wonder he’s living in Brazil, it’s to avoid wage garnishments (and his sanctimonious rule of law).

    Rule of law for thee, but not for me.

  27. July 3, 2013 at 7:39 pm

  28. 72 Jovie
    July 3, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    Again??? Come on? Fucking Ed!!

    • 73 Don
      July 3, 2013 at 7:49 pm

      Jovie, if we can’t get our heads out of our asses and come out and vote in the midterms, well then we deserve to get screwed.

  29. July 3, 2013 at 7:40 pm

    More Snowden fallout.

    • July 3, 2013 at 7:53 pm

      I don’t even know what the hell this means. And I don’t trust the media to report the info accurately. The media is on a mission to elevate Snowden and make him seem “bigger” and “badder” and “more popular” than PBO. They tried that crap with Sarah Palin in 2009-2010. It didn’t work then, and it won’t work now.

  30. 76 Gazelle
    July 3, 2013 at 7:46 pm

    Sorry, CNN, you suck. Period. Al J has been carrying exemplary coverage of what’s going on in Egypt! Damn, if it didn’t make MSNBC do better coverage. Joy Reid did a good job. I feel for Trayvon’s parents, but I was geting weary of the 24/7 MSNBC coverage. I know the parent company is being sued by Simmerman, a suit that’s not going anywhere. But there’s a whole world outside of that trial. A segment, OK. Hours & hours, not.

  31. 77 Don
    July 3, 2013 at 7:47 pm

    The Clintons they never disappoint, fucking Oscar de la Renta, the last time that guy was relevant “Moonraker” was showing at the theaters.

  32. 81 dotster3
    July 3, 2013 at 7:47 pm

    Congrats to son-in-law’s old h.s. friend, Brad Stevens, former Butler U. bball coach, named head coach of Celtics today.

  33. 84 globalcitizenlinda
    July 3, 2013 at 7:57 pm

  34. 85 desertflower
    July 3, 2013 at 8:01 pm

    **Need some tech help**** Trouble loading TOD. Trouble typing here. Other sites are fine. Frustrating!!! What do I need to do?

  35. 89 globalcitizenlinda
    July 3, 2013 at 8:09 pm

    I do not usually pay attention to Twitter crap from gop – & I am very annoyed that they are promoting it in my TL.

    • July 3, 2013 at 8:12 pm

      The fact that Jindal has to PAY money to promote a silly hashtag reeks of desperation….

      When was the last Jindal even crossed PBO’s mind,..let alone was the subject of PBO’s promoted Twitter hashtag? LMAO!!!

    • 91 Nena20409
      July 3, 2013 at 8:15 pm

      What Kind of a human being wishes ill for less coverage in health care for his people? Jindal…..MSNBC has held sponsor free Clinic a number of times now in NOLA. And Jindal has done nothing but to deny the poorest in US…..from LA to have access to health care? Wickedness is the kindest word for Jindal.

  36. July 3, 2013 at 8:31 pm

  37. 95 anniebella
    July 3, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    How is what happen in Egypt, President Obama fault? Someone please explain it to me.


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