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137 Responses to “Special Guest”

  1. 1 vcprezofan2
    July 3, 2014 at 11:59 am

    Oh-ho. Hi NW

  2. 10 Nerdy Wonka
    July 3, 2014 at 12:02 pm

  3. July 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm

  4. 13 anniebella
    July 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    Happy to see the job report for the worst President in modern history, 288,000. When George W. Bush the Republican were in office 2008 we were losing over 700,000 jobs a month.

  5. July 3, 2014 at 12:15 pm

  6. 22 donna dem 4 obama
    July 3, 2014 at 12:20 pm

  7. July 3, 2014 at 12:23 pm

  8. 24 JER
    July 3, 2014 at 12:25 pm

    • 25 anniebella
      July 3, 2014 at 12:50 pm

      Of course the economy would be stronger if it wasn’t for the Tea Party Republicans who refuse to work with this President. It has been their plan from the start to obstruct, sabotage whatever President Obama tried to do for this economy, hoping that the people will be to dam stupid and start blaming that Obama. And the release of those polls yesterday is part of the Republicans plan.

  9. 26 hopefruit2
    July 3, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    They LOVE their President!

  10. 27 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 12:29 pm

    VC earned the Gold ⭐ Yes!

  11. 28 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 12:31 pm

    The 🐻 🐻 🐻 is out and about and the Haters are having heartaches 😉

    Loose 🐻 Means POTUS is getting it Done!

  12. July 3, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    And judging by the way you look, you haven’t got much time.


  13. 30 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 12:34 pm



    WH presser with Josh “The Voice” Earnest might have a surprise guest 😉 Cross my fingers and wishing really hard.

  14. 33 hopefruit2
    July 3, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    I have long suspected and talked about Google’s search results being biased. Now, I’m not sure what is HuffnPuff’s angle here, but I know for sure that it’s very easy to find negative search results on President Obama, and increasingly difficult to find positive press. The opposite is true for the GOP. PBO is powerful, but he’s a Democrat, and a progressive Dem who is a huge threat to the 1% status quo. And he’s not as well-funded as the Koch Brothers who seem to dictate an awful lot these days.

  15. 34 amk for obama
    July 3, 2014 at 12:34 pm

    My pet peeve. How could people sit in the chairs while the prez is standing and talking to them? It is not that a fucking disabled. I have seen this in too many instances. Show some respect for the man and his post, for fucksake, assholes.

  16. July 3, 2014 at 12:36 pm

    WOW, POTUS isn’t playing.

    • 50 Roberta in MN
      July 3, 2014 at 1:56 pm

      Maybe that is what women have to do, is set up appointments with their boss’s to find out what they should do now that they have a physical need for this BC? God, can you imagine the bosses, going nuts. My mind works in mysterious ways. 🙂

  17. 51 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 12:38 pm

    If in USA we still had a functioning News Media……Here is how Recovery would be dealt with Content and in Context.

    Those now avoiding the Indisputable Facts need to explain their racial bias towards this president.

  18. July 3, 2014 at 12:39 pm

    Thank you @NerdyWonka, for this post and all the infinitely fine powerful posts. Wanted to share this short film made by my friend @Nicole Taylor aka @foodculturist . “If We So Choose”. Runs a little over 10 minutes. Athens GA, her hometown, and a story waiting to be told.
    Here’s what Nicole wrote on her Facebook post this morning:

    “I’m proud and full this morning! “If So We Choose” is out in the world. It is a documentary short film introducing audiences to the people in Athens, Georgia who not only lived through Jim Crow separatism but fought against it and won.

    So many people to thank but I’ll start with the folks at Southern Foodways Alliance. They hung in there with us and gave our team a chance to tell the story, OUR WAY.

    This project is for the people of Athens, GA. Enjoy!

  19. 54 kasai
    July 3, 2014 at 12:40 pm

    Good Day everyone;-)
    Great news all around…Love it….So sorry Chips…didn’t mean to ruin your week, now damn parrot is everywhere…lol!

  20. 55 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 12:43 pm

    Oh my goodness 😉

    Jay “Clark Kent” Carney said something that Politico tweeted…..Yes!

    • 59 desertflower
      July 3, 2014 at 12:49 pm

      Religious leaders also said they hoped the move would draw attention to the danger of allowing employers to privilege their own religious beliefs over those of their employees.
      “You can make the religious freedom argument, you can make the argument about contraception, but ultimately, for me, this is about power,” said Rev. Mark Winters, a UCC minister. “Jesus had a lot of issue with powerful people using power over the powerless.”

    • 61 No Child Left Behind
      July 3, 2014 at 1:07 pm


      Ralph Cramden is an has-been, an aspiring presidential candidate that will go nowhere. He is a bully and a Teabagger in disguise.

  21. 62 amk for obama
    July 3, 2014 at 12:51 pm

    On job report – not good enough, minimum wage jobs – No, these are not rightwingers. These are the actual whines from the ‘left’ at bj. uugghh.

  22. 63 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    Question by AP should POTUS be taking credits for Rosey Economic News?

    Me? 😉 Hell Yes!

    • 64 anniebella
      July 3, 2014 at 1:09 pm

      Question for AP should POTUS be taking BLAME when economic news is terrible? You media folks doesn’t hesitate to put all the blame on his desk when the economic news stinks, so why not when it smells rosey? Is there any doubt the media and right wing haters are on the same I Hate Obama boat.

  23. July 3, 2014 at 12:55 pm

  24. 67 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm

  25. July 3, 2014 at 1:01 pm


    Yes WE MUST

  26. 69 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:03 pm


    The experience of the 13 states that increased their minimum wage on January 1st of this year might provide some guidance for what to expect here in Washington, DC when the city-wide minimum wage increases to $9.50 on July 1.

    At the beginning of 2014, 13 states increased their minimum wage. Of these 13 states, four passed legislation raising their minimum wage (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island). In the other nine, their minimum wage automatically increased in line with inflation at the beginning of the year (Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington state).

    As CEPR noted in March and April posts, economists at Goldman Sachs conducted a simple evaluation of the impact of these state minimum-wage increases. GS compared the employment change between December and January in the 13 states where the minimum wage increased with the changes in the remainder of the states. The GS analysis found that the states where the minimum wage went up had faster employment growth than the states where the minimum wage remained at its 2013 level.

    • 70 amk for obama
      July 3, 2014 at 1:06 pm

      Just plain common sense. People will go to places where there are better wages. Call in inmigration.

  27. July 3, 2014 at 1:05 pm

    Market has closed with the DOW at 17,074.65 …. nice way to start a 4th of July celebration …. thank you, President Obama ….

  28. 77 kasai
    July 3, 2014 at 1:07 pm

    Due to Great Job report news…Now ObamaCare is trending..and R/W’s are trying to tie IRS Scandal to ObamaCare…lol!

  29. 86 hopefruit2
    July 3, 2014 at 1:13 pm

  30. 89 amk for obama
    July 3, 2014 at 1:16 pm

  31. 90 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:17 pm

  32. 91 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:18 pm

  33. 92 amk for obama
    July 3, 2014 at 1:18 pm

  34. 93 amk for obama
    July 3, 2014 at 1:25 pm

  35. 94 kasai
    July 3, 2014 at 1:25 pm

  36. July 3, 2014 at 1:27 pm

  37. 96 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:28 pm

    Boy Chuck is now directing POTUS to sit before a camera and deliver the Don’t send your kids to US and that they will be deported.

    Bald Todd had forgotten that VP Biden was sent to those regions. A Female president from one of those 3 nations was here last week and POTUS had Jeh Johnson and POTUS himself spoke out about this.

    Toad is really a bat poop.

    Now asking about POTUS taking credit? Is this a vindication that POTUS’ policies have worked? My answer to Toad…Todd, Where have you been TBGOPer Tool? Facts, Data and Results Toad. Now go jump in the Potamac River.

  38. July 3, 2014 at 1:28 pm

  39. 105 No Child Left Behind
    July 3, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    Josh “The Voice” is good! He is playing verbal soccer: every time one of the toddlers asked a stupid question (immigration, job market), he molded the reply with a strong blame on the republicans. But the best was his counter-argument to former presidential candidate Mr. Oops!-I-forgot-the-third-one Perry, insisting that Perry should call his teabagger representatives in Congress and tell them to pass the immigration bill voted by the Senate.

    • 106 Nena20409
      July 3, 2014 at 1:39 pm

      Perfect. WTG “The Voice”

    • 107 COS
      July 3, 2014 at 1:52 pm

      This!!! I love the way he puts the blame back on the repugs. He put Ed Henry in his place when he was complaining bout the number of folks still unemployed. I like Josh.

      • July 3, 2014 at 2:11 pm

        “He put Ed Henry in his place when he was complaining bout the number of folks still unemployed.” I was just coming to comment on that COS… He didn’t say Congress; he said the *REPUBLICANS*. Called them out not only about not passing jobs bills, but also about not bringing CIR to the floor for a vote. And basically said that most of those being critical about POTUS not going to the border were doing it for political reasons rather than humanitarian reasons.

        I’m loving it too.

  40. 109 amk for obama
    July 3, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Samsung is to stop producing plasma televisions (PDP TVs) by 30 November.

    It said falling demand meant it would instead focus on producing curved and ultra-high-definition (UHD) TVs.

    “We remain committed to providing consumers with products that meet their need,” Samsung told the CNET website.

    Panasonic, Sony, Hitachi and Pioneer have also pulled out of the sector in recent years. And, according to the Tech Radar website, LG is expected to follow suit soon.


    Just to think that just a coupla years back they were peddling plasma as ultimate nirvana.

  41. 110 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    worth Repeating again and again.

    • 111 anniebella
      July 3, 2014 at 1:47 pm

      Am I surprise that a Fox host would say something like that? “NO” They want this President to fail, even if that means America fails.

  42. 114 amk for obama
    July 3, 2014 at 1:36 pm

    The sixth and final round of nuclear negotiations between Iran and the P5+1 group has begun in Vienna.

    The deadline for a deal expires on 20 July, although this could be extended if an agreement is not made in time.

    Iran insists it is enriching uranium to fuel power plants, and wants international sanctions to end.

    But the West has accused Iran of having military intentions, and wants it to scale back enrichment to ensure the uranium cannot be used in weapons.

    The EU’s foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is leading the negotiations on the part of the P5+1 group, which comprises the US, UK, France, China, Russia and Germany.

    Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif heads the Iranian delegation. He said in an address on Wednesday that Iran was ready to take steps to ensure the peaceful nature of its nuclear programme but that it would not “kneel in submission” to foreign powers.


  43. 115 Nerdy Wonka
    July 3, 2014 at 1:39 pm

    Press Secretary Josh Earnest is AWESOME. He learned well from Fmr. Press Secretary Jay Carney.

    He and Jay have the same no drama no BS attitude towards the whiny WHPC. He’s all, motherf***ker if I told you it’s A, it’s A. It’s not going to be AB or BA in the next two seconds or however your infantile brain chooses to reword it.

    It was a pleasure watching Jay at the podium and it continues to be so with Josh.

  44. 117 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:44 pm

    DC/NY Pundits have been told repeatedly……do they listen? Nope.

    Same thing was told to them in 2011: Libya. They never Learn.

    • July 3, 2014 at 2:02 pm

      All those who keep pushing to send combat troops back into Iraq, Afghanistan, etc., must have some big money (or somebody else’s money) on the line.

  45. 119 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    It looks like Twitter has changed their Fonts……Yet again.

    Looks like POTUS might not make an appearance at the WH presser ;(

    Oh well. “The Voice” is just schooling the unteachables.

  46. 120 Vicki
    July 3, 2014 at 1:51 pm

    POTUS has been ponting out daily that the Republicans in Congress are doing nothing and insted they are suing him for doing something.

    I wonder if the next move might be POTUS saying “The Press don’t always tell the whole story. So I am going to tell you what you need to know.”

    Seems like that could be the next logical step in what looks like a carefully crafted plan to overcome the GOP poison.

    • 121 57andfemale
      July 3, 2014 at 2:19 pm

      I just had to answer a FB comment I just saw, that it was the Senate’s fault for not passing the “40 jobs bills passed by the House”.

      To which I said, tax cuts for the already historically low corporations does not create one American job. America has ALWAYS invested in infrastructure in economic downturns, and interest is now virtually 0. Trickle down is a myth, lining the pockets of the CEO’s and doing nothing to create one single job. It is Boehner’s traitorous House that has kept the brakes on the economy.

  47. 123 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:54 pm

  48. 124 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:55 pm

  49. 125 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:56 pm

  50. 126 No Child Left Behind
    July 3, 2014 at 1:56 pm

    The Voice has just left, leaving behind the Bush generation of toddlers, wishing them a terrific weekend. He may have added “and it’s time for you to grow up intellectually, mentally, and in character”. What a bunch!

  51. 128 Nena20409
    July 3, 2014 at 1:58 pm

    These indicators are why the Media and RWNJs are having A Heartache!

  52. 129 kasai
    July 3, 2014 at 2:01 pm

  53. 130 57andfemale
    July 3, 2014 at 2:02 pm

  54. July 3, 2014 at 2:05 pm


    Yes WE MUST

  55. July 3, 2014 at 2:09 pm

  56. 136 57andfemale
    July 3, 2014 at 2:19 pm

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