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A Tweet Or Two

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108 Responses to “A Tweet Or Two”


  1. 1 GGail
    January 1, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    Nerdy!!!

  2. January 1, 2015 at 9:04 pm

  3. 15 Vicki
    January 1, 2015 at 9:08 pm

    Nerdy! Good news and more good news. Thank you for telling us the news.
    Thank you to PBO for making the country a better place day by day in so far as he is able. And oh, boy, is he able!

  4. 17 GGail
    January 1, 2015 at 9:12 pm

    NW, thanks for posting the Quvenzhane tweet. Target should be ashamed for not working with her & her team and put girls of color in their clothing advertising. We should boycott and not purchase any Annie products from Target. She isn’t gonna benefit financially from this marketing.

    • 18 Nerdy Wonka
      January 1, 2015 at 9:23 pm

      You’re welcome, GGail.

      I heard about the Target mess and it reminded me of a white father’s tweet on Twitter. His daughter was searching for Annie on Netflix and when she found out it was a white Annie, she refused to watch the movie because Quvenzhané Wallis IS Annie to her and millions of young children around the world.

      For Target to only use white models and no girls of color or no Quvenzhané, is ridiculous, greedy, and morally bankrupt.

      No matter how hard some try to take away her shine, Quvenzhané Wallis just keeps soaring higher and shining brighter. I wish her continued success.

  5. 20 Nena20409
    January 1, 2015 at 9:12 pm

    Wow…..Rock On, NW 🍸
    Facts…..
    Accurate
    Correct
    Truth
    GGail and LL are the Twin Au ⭐ winners 😉

  6. January 1, 2015 at 9:15 pm

  7. 25 Nerdy Wonka
    January 1, 2015 at 9:15 pm

  8. 26 yardarm756
    January 1, 2015 at 9:17 pm

    Former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo has died, according to his son Chris Cuomo, the host of CNN’s “New Day.” He was 82.

    Mario Cuomo had been hospitalized recently to treat a heart condition.

    He was New York’s governor for three terms from 1983 to 1995.

    Get complete coverage of breaking news on CNN TV, CNN.com and CNN Mobile.

  9. 28 Nena20409
    January 1, 2015 at 9:23 pm

    Wow….FL was creamed by Oregon?
    Holy smokes.
    59 to 20 was the final score.

  10. 33 Nena20409
    January 1, 2015 at 9:27 pm

    WTG Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

  11. 38 jacquelineoboomer
    January 1, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    Thanks for all the tweets, laughs, and information, NW! Happy New Year.

  12. January 1, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    NerdyWonka, you are the very best. Still another round-up of hilarious, ironic, worthy and enlightening tweets. I can’t fathom how you do it, but you do and you keep on doing it. A precious and generous gift. Means the world to me. In this basketful, I especially thank you for the TPM story on Mr. Ricardo Zuniga and the dawn of a new day in Cuba. I had seen and loved the photo of Secretary Rice with him in the oval office while PBO spoke on the phone about it; and I had no idea of the story of the gentleman pictured who made it possible for PBO to realize this great goal. Happy New Year to you NW!

  13. 42 arapaho415
    January 1, 2015 at 9:49 pm

    The Kevin Drum article on the front page that @3ChicsPolitico links to is the best yet on what’s happened since the midterm elections.

    Kevin provides a good timeline of events and concludes with this (which Bobfr, among others, has been saying since Nov 5th):

    All of President Obama’s accomplishments since Nov 10th “seriously mess with Republican heads. GOP leaders had plans for January, but now they may or may not be able to do much about them. Instead, they’re going to have to deal with enraged tea partiers insisting that they spend time trying to repeal Obama’s actions. They can’t, of course, but they have to show that they’re trying. So there’s a good chance that they’ll spend their first few months in semi-chaos, responding to Obama’s provocations instead of working on their own agenda.”

    Please proceed Boehner and McTurtle. 🙂

  14. January 1, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    Happy to report that the SyFy Twilight Zone marathon does not end at midnight, but continues for another 6 hrs into Friday morning. Chips will be thrilled to see this breaking news.

    • 44 vcprezofan2
      January 1, 2015 at 10:07 pm

      Hopef, are you supposed to be working ‘on the road’? How can you watch a marathon and still function during the day?

      • 45 hopefruit2
        January 1, 2015 at 10:09 pm

        Hiya vc – I returned home from Christmas vacation on Monday night. And I’m not working now – returning back to work Jan 5th. 🙂

        Off to continue my #Twilightzonemarathon! 🙂

        • 46 vcprezofan2
          January 1, 2015 at 10:15 pm

          Aaaaah, I see. Well, I will not further interrupt your viewing.

          • 47 hopefruit2
            January 1, 2015 at 10:26 pm

            You’re not interrupting at all…I can multitask!

            • 48 vcprezofan2
              January 1, 2015 at 10:30 pm

              So said the young man who was trying to persuade me he could watch a movie on his iphone (?), while doing his math assignment! 🙄 Of course, by your own admission you have seen these movies over and over so no great focus is required.

  15. 49 arapaho415
    January 1, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    I heard this on the radio very early this morning, but MSM seems to be ignoring this story.

    No hope for follow up from the MSM since the former Governor of the state where the MSM resides sadly passed away tonight — since one of his sons is current Governor of NY, that news will overshadow anything except for death and tragedy from other parts of the world.

    This tweet links to @wsj article by Richard Haass that says that it’s time for North and South Korea to re-unify:

    From the article:
    “The serious threat posed by North Korea far transcends cyberspace. Only one approach is commensurate with the challenge: ending North Korea’s existence as an independent entity and reunifying the Korean Peninsula.”

    Earlier today:

    • 50 arapaho415
      January 1, 2015 at 10:07 pm

      This is the first glimmer of hope that North Korea might join the rest of the world.

      I don’t hold out much hope for actual re-unification, but do hope that North Korean citizens join the rest of the world soon.

  16. 51 jackiegrumbacher
    January 1, 2015 at 10:10 pm

    Nerdy, again you give us a wide sweep of what’s happening, from macroeconomic news to the insensitivity of Target and I don’t for one minute underestimate how difficult that is. I especially loved that the LA Times got the president’s reference to the fourth quarter. He has always told us that he’s a fourth quarters player who triumphs when the chips are down and the stress level is high. When he made the remark “interesting things happen in the fourth quarters,” it was the equivalent of throwing down the glove before a duel and every one in Washington should have gone on high alert. It’s going to be one heck of a ride in the few months.

  17. 53 arapaho415
    January 1, 2015 at 10:12 pm

    #HawaiiVacation update:

  18. 57 forus50
    January 1, 2015 at 10:12 pm

    Hey Chips, did you see the @ObamaCat tweets today (around 9pm CST) about/to the psycho sick stalker thief? Appears he buys thousands of followers on Twitter and has only 2007 “real” ones. I’m sure 95% of them have no idea all his tweets are stolen. I’m not posting the tweets here but you may want to look up ObamaCat calling him out – it’s awesome.

  19. 58 forus50
    January 1, 2015 at 10:14 pm

    Oops, I didn’t realize Nerdy posted this one. Happy New Year Nerdy!!!!!!!!!

  20. January 1, 2015 at 10:17 pm

  21. 61 arapaho415
    January 1, 2015 at 10:18 pm

    Gotta love the Canadians — @NerdyWonka’s tweet with the Letter to the Editor by a Canadian has about 10,000 RT’s:

  22. 62 arapaho415
    January 1, 2015 at 10:24 pm

    Mario Cuomo is a good reminder of what it was like to be a Dem during the Saint “Iran-contra” Ronnie decade. Condolences to his family and friends, may he rest in peace.

  23. 63 Nerdy Wonka
    January 1, 2015 at 10:27 pm

  24. 64 Nerdy Wonka
    January 1, 2015 at 10:36 pm

  25. 65 Alycee (@jazziz2)
    January 1, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    Nerdy, as always, thank you, thank you, thank you!

  26. 67 arapaho415
    January 1, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    I’ve mentioned before that I was on a jury panel where one juror folded her arms and said flatly “Police can do no wrong” (we were a hung jury on an obstruction of justice charge which involved a choke hold).

    So I know from first hand experience these people exist in the world. I wonder what they have to say about this (and the Georgia police chief who “accidentally” shot his wife last night):

  27. 68 jacquelineoboomer
    January 1, 2015 at 10:38 pm

    Well, who knew … I’m apparently “one of the few Americans still supporting idiots” like Harry Reid. And I guess like President Obama. Only took the guy 11 days to tell me. Ha.

  28. 69 Nerdy Wonka
    January 1, 2015 at 10:42 pm

  29. 70 Nerdy Wonka
    January 1, 2015 at 10:47 pm

  30. 71 Nerdy Wonka
    January 1, 2015 at 10:55 pm

    Such wonderful love from the home town.

  31. 72 MightyPamela
    January 1, 2015 at 10:57 pm

    Sweet dreams all the way around, and all through 2015! I just feel it in my achy bones, this will not be the year to be sleeping! Each day will be mind blowing! We shall walk it together, eh? ❤ 🐻 🙂 Wouldn't I just love some shave ice, even at 30F tonight! See you sometime tomorrow. Nite Nite!! Thank you, and May God Bless.

  32. 73 Judith Fardig
    January 1, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    Happy 2015 to the indefatigable NW, Chips, and to the rest of this community! Great start to the year with visions of sweetness in Hawaii and an Oregon Ducks victory. Blessings and good health to all!

  33. 76 vcprezofan2
    January 1, 2015 at 11:05 pm

    My eyes are closing fast. Good night and thanks to all villagers and to Bts for a terrific couple of weeks!

    May you all have a special and healthy 2015!

  34. 78 yardarm756
    January 1, 2015 at 11:43 pm

  35. January 2, 2015 at 12:01 am

    I love that tweet of Flotus cracking up the President….makes me smile

  36. 81 susanne
    January 2, 2015 at 12:17 am

    aloha chips and tod ohana! hau’oli mkahiki hou!
    just dropping in, and see you’ve scooped the locals with your great photos of pbo and his entourage at island snow. must say, in case any pundits are searching for ways to spin pbo’s enjoyment of a popular treat, that it takes a brave and committed individual to order a huge, multi-syrup shave ice and eat it while wearing a white shirt. look for more risk-taking in the next year!! 🙂

  37. 90 mtmarilyn
    January 2, 2015 at 12:33 am

    go away

  38. January 2, 2015 at 12:40 am

    Thanks for this post Nerdy & all the others you have done this year for our viewing pleasure. I especially enjoyed this one, great compilation! President Obama made those snow cones look S
    ooooooo good! Happy New Year Nerdy & all TODers!!

  39. 93 desertflower
    January 2, 2015 at 1:03 am

    I can sleep peacefully now:) My OSU Buckeyes won the game….finally. Alabama played a good game, but it’s going to be the Bucks and the Ducks for the National Championship! Must go to sleep now…see everyone tomorrow.

  40. 96 pickle48
    January 2, 2015 at 1:23 am

    Nerdy Wonka – What a marvelous assortment of pictures and tweets. Thank you!

  41. January 2, 2015 at 1:28 am

    love the pics of our First Family in Hawaii enjoying their vacation.

  42. January 2, 2015 at 1:59 am

    I think he’s the real deal ….

    #TruthAndReconciliation …. will only happen when us #WhiteAmericans MAKE IT HAPPEN, and the Chief seems to get it …. Let’s make it Real in 2015 ….

    Yes We Can

    Good night TOD …

    • 99 jacquelineoboomer
      January 2, 2015 at 2:19 am

      I hope he is, as well, Bob. I followed that last retired police officer (from out of town) on Twitter who was protesting with the community in Ferguson, and spotted he was making anti-President Obama comments (I forget the topic) in a later tweet or two from him. And then I unfollowed him. Keeping my fingers crossed about Chief McLay, because I like the path he’s put himself on …

  43. 100 jacquelineoboomer
    January 2, 2015 at 2:14 am

    Goodnight, TODville. Happy 2015!


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