Tweets Of The Day

59 Responses to “Tweets Of The Day”

  1. 4 Nerdy Wonka
    February 8, 2015 at 11:35 pm


    Thank you, Common and John Legend.

    Black Lives Matter!

  2. 5 Dudette
    February 8, 2015 at 11:37 pm


  3. 7 Dudette
    February 8, 2015 at 11:43 pm

  4. 8 Dudette
    February 8, 2015 at 11:52 pm

    Ledisi handled it with such grace! Love her!


    • 9 Dudette
      February 9, 2015 at 12:04 am

      If it was me, you might’ve seen some lips pursed, eyes rolling, and heard some other things.

      • 10 Nerdy Wonka
        February 9, 2015 at 12:06 am

        Yeah. I like Beyoncé and she did an okay job, but Ledisi knocked it out of the park in the movie.

        • 11 Dudette
          February 9, 2015 at 1:06 am

          Hey, just saw a tweet that suggested maybe this was Beyonce’s response to Huckabee’s spew about her from a couple weeks back.. Totally forgot about that. Seems plausible now that I think about it.

      • 12 purpleshoesla
        February 9, 2015 at 1:14 am

        Co-sign! As someone who grew up listening to Mahalia Jackson every Sunday at my Nana’s house, hearing Ledisi sing Take My Hand, Precious Lord during Selma, gave me goosebumps and brought me back to those Sunday afternoons. It’s gravitas, dignity that you hear in voices like Mahalia’s and Ledisi’s. Beyonce/Bey/Queen B or whatever she’s calling herself these days will NEVAH have that, no matter how well she sings.

        • 13 jacquelineoboomer
          February 9, 2015 at 2:00 am

          My sisters and I had to walk with my mother to my grandmother’s house around the corner, when I was little, to see Mahalia Jackson sing on TV (before we got our own black and white TV, back in the ’50s!). Fond memory for me, too.

      • 14 amk for obama
        February 9, 2015 at 1:52 am

        That’s is really ungracious of her. ffs, give some one else, who you know actually sang it ?, the stage and the chance. #greedy & #selfish

  5. February 9, 2015 at 12:05 am

  6. 18 Dudette
    February 9, 2015 at 12:14 am

    Sam had a good night! 🙂

  7. 19 jacquelineoboomer
    February 9, 2015 at 12:18 am

    Not sure what’s true or isn’t true about this, but it’s all just #MoreBaggage to me.

  8. 22 Dudette
    February 9, 2015 at 12:21 am

  9. 23 Dudette
    February 9, 2015 at 12:22 am


  10. 24 Dudette
    February 9, 2015 at 12:29 am

    Done. Just. Done. 🙂

  11. 27 Dudette
    February 9, 2015 at 12:47 am


  12. February 9, 2015 at 1:13 am

    Good Night TODVille!

    Heading to bed for a very early doctor’s appointment.

    Leaving you with this.

  13. 29 amk for obama
    February 9, 2015 at 1:57 am

    Chinese authorities have executed powerful Sichuan-based mining tycoon Liu Han, state media say.

    The former chairman of Hanlong Group was sentenced to death in May for “leading mafia-style crime and murder”.

    Liu’s younger brother, Liu Wei and three other associates were also executed, Xinhua said, after China’s top court signed off on the move.

    Liu is believed to have had links to former security tsar Zhou Yongkang, who is currently being investigated.
    ‘Tyrannised local people’

    The Hanlong Group is a major private conglomerate based in Sichuan province, involved in multiple industries including mining, telecommunications and chemicals.

    As head of the company, Liu Han was both rich and very influential.

    Xinhua said the company, which had been “harboured and indulged by government officials, had illegally monopolised the gaming business in Guanghan City in Sichuan province, tyrannised local people and seriously harmed the local economic and social order”.


    good for them.

  14. 30 amk for obama
    February 9, 2015 at 2:01 am

    If exit polls are correct, then one of the main reasons behind AAP’s impending win seems to be the complete collapse of the Congress in Delhi much like in the rest of India. This too is remarkable for a party that was in power in Delhi for 15 long years and now finds its Chief ministerial candidate struggling to win in his constituency. The Indian electorate in 2015 is looking for fresh ideas and willing to take risks. A perpetually risk-averse Congress with a tired Dynasty at the helm is hardly an appealing option. (hint, hint?)

    But it will be the BJP which will inevitably find itself on the backfoot if the losses predicted by exit polls manage to hold up. After staking so much on a state election, with Prime Minister himself asking people to vote for him, the party will have to introspect what went so wrong in just eight months that the nation’s capital refused to listen to Modi, deciding instead to cast their lot with an “anarchist.” It was not AAP but the BJP who made this contest between Modi and Arvind Kejriwal. Recognising his mistake from the Lok Sabha elections, Kejriwal from the very beginning refrained from taking on Modi directly, instead prodding the BJP to name its Chief Ministerial candidate. When the BJP did eventually name Kiran Bedi, it was too late in the game and there was widespread dissent within the party. Moreover, the BJP ran a thoroughly negative campaign with the party’s entire top leadership focused on spitting venom on Kejriwal.


  15. 31 amk for obama
    February 9, 2015 at 2:06 am

    dratz. spam monster.

    Modi will also have to recognise that he is the establishment now. Unlike the Lok Sabha elections where he railed at the establishment and projected himself as the outsider, it was Kejriwal who in Delhi elections was the anti-establishment voice. All the arguments that Modi successfully deployed against the Congress-led political order, Kejriwal has used against the Modi-led establishment at the centre. And nothing symbolises the arrogance of political power more than the suit with his name emblazoned all over it. Modi who is fond of reminding voters of his humble origins clearly failed to anticipate the challenge from a muffler-draped Kejriwal.

  16. February 9, 2015 at 2:06 am

    Unlikely she will ever see it, but if she does I do hope she’ll appreciate the sentiment and share it with Kevin Costner ….




    good night TOD ….

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  19. February 9, 2015 at 5:56 am

    Joining the pack of bank enabler…

  20. February 9, 2015 at 5:57 am

    In the fight against ISIS…

  21. February 9, 2015 at 6:08 am

  22. February 9, 2015 at 6:15 am

    In Oregon, if you have a bakery, don’t discriminate and serve all patrons!

  23. February 9, 2015 at 6:55 am

    From one of my favorite US Ambassadors…

  24. February 9, 2015 at 7:14 am

    A bit of good news, a departure from the regular shooting somewhere in the US!

  25. February 9, 2015 at 7:16 am

  26. February 9, 2015 at 7:19 am

    The chance for Neten-YAHOO! to cancel his polarizing visit is slim. But I wish he would consider a gracious end to his attack on a sitting president.

    • 55 jackiegrumbacher
      February 9, 2015 at 7:41 am

      NCLB, there is no excuse for congressional Dems not to have more backbone on this issue. It’s shameful!

  27. February 9, 2015 at 7:25 am

    And that is the true.

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