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Mar
15

A Tweet Or Two

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Sending you positive thoughts, GB. TOD is wrapping its arms around you

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“Apology.” After blaming Tamir Rice, a 12 year old child for his own murder. No concrete action. BS

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Another day, another horrifying case of police brutality

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Yet, she’s alive. Look at that

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Telling how the article used disarm an officer instead of reaching/grabbing for his gun

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Shame on the Democrats attending this farce

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Law and Order theme plays

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Fantastic authors. Get your reading on!

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I believe this is what is called a Jedi Mind Trick Fail

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The Simpsons win again in the prediction business

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KILLER RABBITS!!! The DEA guy really needs to put down the bong

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Obama Derangement Syndrome on blast 😀


186 Responses to “A Tweet Or Two”


  1. March 2, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    Oh wow Nerdy, what a stupendous compilation, I’m weeping at the amount of work you put in to this – LEGEND!!!!

  2. March 2, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    you all do a fabulous job getting these tweets. lots of information in them. thanks 🙂

  3. 10 SUE DUVALL SMITH
    March 2, 2015 at 8:13 pm

    I AM HOPING PBO USES SELMA FOR SELMA…BECAUSE ACCORDING TO THE RECENT PRESS…SELMA IS STILL SEGREGATED…AND SO ARE MANY OTHER PLACES DOWN SOUTH…AS A WHOLE THE BIGOTS IN THIS COUNTRY HAVE PROVIDED HIM WITH A PLETHORA OF SINS AGAINST HUMANITY TO UTILIZE AS EXAMPLES OF HORRIFIC BEHAVIOR IN AMERICA.

  4. 11 SUE DUVALL SMITH
    March 2, 2015 at 8:17 pm

    BRILLIANT NERDY….BTW…I AM WITH AMANDA CHING HERE….CRUSHED ICE ON EVERYTHING..I HAVEN’T TRIED THE BATH YET!…:)

  5. 12 SUE DUVALL SMITH
    March 2, 2015 at 8:21 pm

    ACTUALLY…I HAVE DECIDED TO TAKE A CRUSHED ICE BATH IN THE WHITE AND GOLD DRESS…GUARANTEED TO COME OUT BLUE AND I WILL HAVE THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS!..:)

  6. 14 SUE DUVALL SMITH
    March 2, 2015 at 8:22 pm

    BBL…………VERY QUIET HERE………………..BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

  7. March 2, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    Wow Nerdy. Good thing I am on my work computer because my ipad wouldn’t be able to handle all this info. Great job!

  8. 17 nospin
    March 2, 2015 at 8:36 pm

    Grassroots support encourages members of Congress to skip Netanyahu’s speech
    http://jewishvoiceforpeace.org/blog/grassroots-support-encourages-members-of-congress-to-skip-netanyahu-s-

  9. 18 desertflower
    March 2, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    Worst President in my lifetime. Incompetent is an understatement

    • 20 amk for obama
      March 2, 2015 at 8:54 pm

      My ‘unbiased’ $0.02 from across the pond.

      You all remember nut n yahoo’s last ‘address’ to the cong critters just before the 2012 elections where there was a 100% attendance and all the critters gave him ‘standing ovation’ for every crap he spewed?

      From that utter 100% crass cowardliness of the critters to today’s 90% (mebbe it’ll ‘grow’ into lower number) cowardliness, I’d say he has done a heckuva job.

  10. 21 carolyn
    March 2, 2015 at 8:43 pm

    Just an FYI…..Spandan is back at TPV. He explains his temporary absence, and has posted two excellent articles: one on “Don’t feel sorry for John Boehner” with a good rundown on Boehner’s behavior and motives, and the second on the far left and how they should be apologizing to PB after his veto of the KXL, but of course they haven’t.

    On a personal note: I met my new doctor today. We HAD to change doctors for several reasons. I so like her. She actually listened and explained, and I believe I will have good care. Fortunately, I haven’t been sick, but we never know when we get to a “certain age.” This was a relief. I was nervous beforehand, because I have so disliked my previous doctor for over a decade. I know, I know, a slow learner, but we finally made the decision to leave him, got a good recommendation from close friends, and both of us are delighted. We wanted to stay in the same hospital network we’d been in for 40 years…..transition made, and it’s a good one. Relief tonight.

    • March 2, 2015 at 8:58 pm

      Very happy for both of you, Carolyn!

    • March 2, 2015 at 10:28 pm

      good for you carolyn…it is hard make a change of docs…even when you are not entirely satisfied…the fear of the unknown sometimes is stronger than the discontent of the known….

      i recently had my doc of 22 years retire….it was so soo hard…accepting it…and even more difficult to find another doc….i have since found a new doc..but it is not the same…never will be….

  11. March 2, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    Hey, Nerdy. Thank you for posting my tweet. I was heading over to TOD to let everyone know about my appointment but I got very busy.
    🙂 🙂 🙂

  12. March 2, 2015 at 8:57 pm

    I want to thank everyone here at TOD for your support. I truly appreciate it. Really.

  13. March 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm

    Thank you, NW, for yet another outstanding set of informative (and fun) tweets!!

    OT, but a little something for all of you to enjoy …

  14. 53 amk for obama
    March 2, 2015 at 9:02 pm

    Pakistani authorities have conducted their first-ever mass arrest of parents for refusing to allow their children to be vaccinated against polio.

    Authorities in Peshawar, in the north-west of the country, detained 471 people and charged them with “endangering public security”.

    The local government says they will only be freed once they have pledged in writing to vaccinate their children.

    The Taliban prohibit vaccinations and have attacked health workers.

    The Taliban have claimed that the polio vaccination drive is a front for espionage or a conspiracy to sterilise Muslims.

    In November four polio vaccination workers were shot dead in the south-west city of Quetta.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31703835

    Gee, I wonder who(m) the last lines remind me of.

  15. March 2, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    NW, what a great summary of the day’s news. Muchas gracias!

  16. 56 donna dem 4 obama
    March 2, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    Hey HGTV watchers…. tonight is the finale.

    I’m rooting for Tim. There is something about Katie that irritates me. 🙂

  17. 57 amk for obama
    March 2, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    Twenty-seven senior Afghan police officers have been sacked as part of what the government calls a drive towards good governance.

    The move involves 17 district police chiefs in the capital Kabul, along with officers involved in counter-narcotics.

    The changes were ordered by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, who has said many officers had links to warlords.

    Since taking office last September, Mr Ghani has repeatedly sacked officials accused of corruption.

    Recently he sacked dozens of officials just hours into a snap inspection.

    However the BBC’s Jonathan Beale in Kabul says the latest dismissals are not as radical as they appears. Many of the police officers removed have been handed new jobs and awards.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31698760

  18. 58 amk for obama
    March 2, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    I don’t get it.

  19. 63 amk for obama
    March 2, 2015 at 9:12 pm

    Reason no. 1 why men are such spendthrifts.

    • 64 99ts
      March 2, 2015 at 10:39 pm

      An ancestor of mine fell off his horse & died after spending a few hours at his “local”. The publican and his son used all of those answers at the inquest that followed – there being a law against supplying inebriated people with more drink.

  20. 66 globalcitizenlinda
    March 2, 2015 at 9:19 pm

    Background; Ohio is the place I have called home since I left my country of birth; Cleveland is just less than 3 hours away if you drive; So the killing of the CHILD Tamir Rice is something that I feel happened in my neighborhood;

    What has me so upset today: the choice of the city of Cleveland to blame the 12-year-old CHILD they murdered (Tamir Rice) for causing his death!!!! Why would anyone with any brain and soul do something so callous;

    My visceral reaction to this garbage from Cleveland was in the form of rage expressed in Ms Nina Simone’s : “Mississippi Goddam”. It may be different circumstances but right now I feel like shouting “Cleveland Goddam”

  21. March 2, 2015 at 9:34 pm

    • March 2, 2015 at 9:34 pm

      She deserves much gratitude, primarily from Israelis ….

      • March 2, 2015 at 9:40 pm

        The concluding remarks by our Ambassador Rice could not be more poignant ….

        “This weekend, President Obama will travel to Selma, Alabama, to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic marches there. He’ll pay tribute to those brave souls who took enormous risks for civil rights, including Jews and rabbis from across the country—from St. Louis and San Francisco; the Northeast and the Deep South. They faced tear gas and billy clubs, Torahs in hand. They were jailed. They conducted Shabbat services behind bars, and they sang “Adon Olam” to the tune of “We Shall Overcome.” They broke the fast of Esther in prison. They even started a trend. Some black marchers, moved by the solidarity of their Jewish brethren, started wearing yarmulkes—they called them “freedom caps.”

        As you recalled last night, one of those on the front lines in Selma was the great teacher, Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. After marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge with Dr. King, he reflected, “our legs uttered songs. Even without words, our march was worship.” Our march was our worship.

        The Jewish community amplified the rightness and the urgency of the civil rights movement with its own unassailable moral compass—guided by the basic principle that people should be free in their own land. And, I stand before you knowing that I and many others would not be where we are today without all those who fought for equal rights – African Americans and white Americans, including so many Jewish Americans. As we mark that Selma anniversary, as we gather here to celebrate an improbable dream that grew into the great State of Israel, we remember what we can accomplish together, when we’re at our best.

        In a spirit of brotherhood, we have overcome so many trials to reach where we are—as nations, as peoples. In a spirit of brotherhood, inspired by all those who marched and struggled and sacrificed before us, let us continue the work. Let us never succumb to hopelessness or cynicism, to division or despair. Let our legs utter songs, and let our hands reach out together. That is how we fulfill our common commitment to mend our imperfect world, to do the holy work of tikkun olam. And, as we do, at home and around the world, the United States will always stand with our Israeli friends and allies.

        That’s our enduring commitment. That’s our sacred duty. That’s the hope and the future for our children. So, let us keep marching arm in arm together.”

  22. March 2, 2015 at 9:36 pm

  23. 81 amk for obama
    March 2, 2015 at 9:52 pm

    The dogged old man of the badlands

    http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-31558467

    Read the ending.

  24. March 2, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    Rachel just said some ” breaking political new”…….amazing. Taking one minute to nail it down. Okay…..back. Hillary use personal email to do state dept. work. Said she never had a government email address. ?????????? Makes NO sense. Can anyone explain?

    • March 2, 2015 at 10:02 pm

      If true, she’s in a big pile of ……

    • 88 amk for obama
      March 2, 2015 at 10:12 pm

      yup, more on this mess.

      http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/03/us/politics/hillary-clintons-use-of-private-email-at-state-department-raises-flags.html?_r=0

      How many emails were in Mrs. Clinton’s account is not clear, and neither is the process her advisers used to determine which ones related to her work at the State Department before turning them over.

      “It’s a shame it didn’t take place automatically when she was secretary of state as it should have,” said Thomas S. Blanton, the director of the National Security Archive, a group based at George Washington University that advocates government transparency. “Someone in the State Department deserves credit for taking the initiative to ask for the records back. Most of the time it takes the threat of litigation and embarrassment.”

      Mr. Blanton said high-level officials should operate as President Obama does, emailing from a secure government account, with every record preserved for historical purposes.

      The revelation about the private email account echoes longstanding criticisms directed at both the former secretary and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, for a lack of transparency and inclination toward secrecy.

      Mrs. Clinton’s successor, Secretary of State John Kerry, has used a government email account since taking over the role, and his correspondence is being preserved contemporaneously as part of State Department records, according to his aides.

      ///

      sheer incompetency. or corruption?

    • March 3, 2015 at 1:59 am

      Her husband did not inform her? Since he has so much information for our President.

      I hope she is in deep shit because she is not who she says she is. She is just as sick of Bill as we are.
      They deserve each other.
      They have collaborated in f***ing up too many people’s lives for their political gain.
      It may seem like team work to some. But on the flip side it is cynical, arrogant, serious narcism and boarder line racism involved here.
      They are not aging well. Bile is starting to seep out and usually it makes you look older than your years.

      Yes, I am sick of calling out racists and using the word “racist.”
      But the impact of having an African American President has unleashed the core of those who are.
      Every day he wakes up and is still working hard holding his peace with a smile. That’s more than enough for me.
      It reassures me that he has a plan. He is the President…….I’m good!

  25. 102 GGail
    March 2, 2015 at 10:16 pm

    Sending prayers and good thoughts to GoBrooklyn ❤

  26. 103 amk for obama
    March 2, 2015 at 10:24 pm

    Homeless man ‘reached for LAPD gun’.

    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-31702214

    Let’s see, you’re supposed to be a cop trained to handle your gun. Yet an unarmed man was able to ‘reach’ for your gun?

    same bs. every fucking time.

  27. March 2, 2015 at 10:32 pm

    NW….another OUTSTANDING collection of tweets….i thank you for your fantastic gathering of info…you ARE indeed what Ms Chips calls LEGEND!

  28. March 2, 2015 at 10:35 pm

    “same bs. every fucking time.”

    Yep

  29. 108 vcprezofan2
    March 2, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    Soooo, how many of you in this village have gerascophobia? Raise your hand high now.

  30. 116 vcprezofan2
    March 2, 2015 at 10:54 pm

  31. 119 vcprezofan2
    March 2, 2015 at 11:04 pm

    Toodle-di-doo, folks! I have to work again tomorrow; in fact I’ll be working a lot this month – I hope, so I’d best try to sleep.

  32. 120 Anjo
    March 2, 2015 at 11:10 pm

    Special Prayer day for you GoBrooklyn, may healing arms surround you

  33. March 2, 2015 at 11:11 pm

    Only a Clinton could upstage @Netanyahu’s destruction of Israel’s special relationship with America ….

    Perhaps I should tweet that, as well ….

    sup …. as amk would say …. bbl ….

    • 122 idon
      March 2, 2015 at 11:26 pm

      If Clinton (Hillary) had a top secret clearance as SOS, how could she conduct State Dept through her non-secured personal email account?

      • 123 idon
        March 2, 2015 at 11:31 pm

        state dept “business”

      • March 2, 2015 at 11:43 pm

        It’s a TOTAL FAIL, idon. TOTAL.

        • 125 99ts
          March 3, 2015 at 12:01 am

          It is a total fail Bob, yet when GOP governors do the same it is simply “business as usual”. Two rules for two political parties.

      • March 3, 2015 at 2:52 am

        I have to admit I am surprised at my reaction to the news about Hillary’s emails today. I am not surprised that she tried to hide them incase there was anything in them that could give her a problem running for the Presidency. That act is in character with how she ran in the primary in 2008. I am not her fan. My surprise is that I became aware that I would rather have her than a Republican and I worry if she runs with dumb moves like this she could lose.

  34. 130 amk for obama
    March 2, 2015 at 11:26 pm

    ireesh are getting clobbered by the proteas. 6 runs an over in first 10.

  35. 138 susanne
    March 2, 2015 at 11:49 pm

    hugs, prayers, aloha, and boundless hope coming your way gobrooklyn. you will be well ❤

  36. 139 99ts
    March 2, 2015 at 11:56 pm

    1st world problems – unrelated to cricket – my dentist has retired!! I might never recover from the shock of having to go see someone who really wants to fix my teeth rather than clean them up and send me home – ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

  37. 140 99ts
    March 3, 2015 at 12:09 am

    I was reading the Clinton story in the NYT and noted that there is a list alongside of the 10 most emailed stories on the NYT. 4 of those 10 (including No 1) were about Downton Abbey. This defines the US media.

  38. 141 FoxfireTX
    March 3, 2015 at 12:20 am

    Unf–believable! Only Hillary could bring a welcome distraction from “the speech”. Cannot stop laughing. With all of the digital upgrades the O administration did when they came into office, you know she once again just thought she could ignore the rules when they came to her. The timing is too funny and oh so perfect. Take that Bibbi! And on another positive note, I am happy to see more and more Dems seem inclined to skip the speech tomorrow. I’ll be curious to see the final tally. In any event, at this point I don’t think they are going to have much impact unless he is stupid enough to reveal confidential details. If he does that, he will pay an even bigger price. Not sure if even Netanyahu is that stupid.

  39. March 3, 2015 at 12:53 am

    There is nothing hard there. They ought to be present at the POTUS’s meeting, the President of their country. Clear Choice. Period.

  40. March 3, 2015 at 12:55 am

    And I am glad he did.

  41. March 3, 2015 at 1:20 am

  42. March 3, 2015 at 1:23 am

    WORLD FEDERATION OF UKRAINIAN WOMEN ORGANIZATIONS

    CALL TO ACTION

    SOLIDARITY with NADIYA SAVCHENKO Hunger Strike

    March 8 2015 – International Women’s Day

    The World Federation of Ukrainian Women Organizations calls upon women around the world to unite in support of Nadiya Savchenko on March 8 – International Women’s Day – by joining Nadiya Savchenko in her hunger strike for one day.

    In June 2014, Nadiya Savchenko, a Ukrainian military pilot and former officer of the Ukrainian army, serving in a Ukrainian volunteer battalion in eastern Ukraine, was captured by Russian terrorists and illegally transferred to Russia.

    She is being held in prison in Moscow where she awaits a trial date in May 2015 on charges that she provided the coordinates of two Russian journalists who were killed in a mortar attack in the Luhansk region. Savchenko denies the charges and cell phone records confirm that she was in the custody of Russian forces when the journalists were killed.

    Since December 13, 2014, Nadia has been on a hunger strike protesting her illegal detention. She has lost 17 kilograms (37 pounds) or 26% of her body weight. Her situation is critical.

    The UN Commissioner for Human Rights and governments across the world have called for Savchenko’s immediate release.

    Show your support for Nadiya Savchenko by joining this international hunger strike. Notify local media to bring attention to Nadiya’s critical situation and call for her immediate release. Local events can include demonstrations, marches, vigils or meetings in community centres or even private homes. Invite a speaker, send articles to local newspapers, issue a media advisory, publicize your event on social media, send messages of support to Nadiya, upload photos and reports about your event to the Nadiya Savchenko Facebook page. (https://www.facebook.com/nadiyasavchenko1).

    Donations equivalent to the cost of food you would have consumed on this day can be made to the Patriot Defence Fund (www.patriotdefence.org) in support of Ukraine’s army.

    Join us in supporting Nadiya. Together we can make a difference.

  43. March 3, 2015 at 1:30 am

    2,000 only!?! Twitter ought to be able to shut the whole thing down by region, grouping, section, segment, international boundaries, or NSA them all. Every single suspect account.

  44. 159 amk for obama
    March 3, 2015 at 1:37 am

    poor bowling, poor fielding so far from the ireesh.

  45. March 3, 2015 at 1:39 am

    Which genocide I may ask?

    • 161 nospin
      March 3, 2015 at 12:21 pm

      ““I personally want to offer an apology to anyone who was offended by our organization’s ad about National Security Advisor Susan Rice,”

      that apology was not an apology.

  46. March 3, 2015 at 1:40 am

    Very witty.

  47. March 3, 2015 at 1:42 am

  48. 167 amk for obama
    March 3, 2015 at 2:07 am

    aaand the south africans score over 400 runs, twice in a row for the first time ever and set a new record.

  49. March 3, 2015 at 2:51 am

  50. 171 amk for obama
    March 3, 2015 at 5:29 am

    From 48-5 to 185-8. Not bad at all for minnows. They need to hang in there for another 10 more overs.

  51. 172 amk for obama
    March 3, 2015 at 5:51 am

    All out for 210 in 45. Too bad they didn’t last the length.

    • 173 99ts
      March 3, 2015 at 6:31 am

      They did well to pass 200 after the horrible start. I missed most of it – 2nd innings is always while I am doing the evening chores – a housewife’s job is never done – sigh

      • 174 amk for obama
        March 3, 2015 at 6:49 am

        Agreed. If they had lasted another 5 more overs, it would have done a lot of good for their net run rate. They still have a chance if they win next 2 out 3 matches. No, they can’t win all three since we will be in the way. 😎

        • 175 99ts
          March 3, 2015 at 7:20 am

          India is doing well and a couple of seemingly easy matches to come – wonder if West Indies can pick up their game – if my lot can’t win tomorrow they might as well go home – not far to go either.

  52. 177 Linda
    March 3, 2015 at 7:31 am

    Good Morning……

    Well…. I am so happy that Bill Kristol has not soiled his perfect record of NEVER BEING RIGHT ABOUT ANYTHING !

    Bill Kristol Called For AIPAC Boycott Of Samantha Power. She Got A Standing Ovation Instead.

  53. 178 desertflower
    March 3, 2015 at 7:49 am

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/03/us-usa-obama-idUSKBN0LY2GA20150303

    Exclusive: Obama says Iran must halt key nuclear work for at least a decade

    WITH RELATED VIDEOS. Morning everyone:)

    • 179 jackiegrumbacher
      March 3, 2015 at 7:58 am

      Morning, Df. I hope Iran agrees to this. The deal is too important to Iran’s own success and security and I would also hate to see Bibi win in any way.

      • 180 desertflower
        March 3, 2015 at 8:02 am

        Morning to you, jackieg:) I don’t know. I just don’t know….I hope so, but I think they may argue about this quite a bit…I just hope they have the courage and will to dare to change their path and not listen to the noise/hate/fear/ of others. We can do this. We HAVE to do this.

    • 181 nospin
      March 3, 2015 at 12:23 pm

      Will Bibi commit to the same?

  54. 182 donna dem 4 obama
    March 3, 2015 at 7:58 am

    GM TOD!

    If my memory serves me correctly I believe our Chips has a funeral to attend today. (thinking of you and his family)

    And

    GoBrooklyn https://twitter.com/NoShock/status/572740867343171584/photo/1

    • 183 jackiegrumbacher
      March 3, 2015 at 8:05 am

      Thank you, Donna, for reminding us of the date. I read your comment after I posted below and now I remember the significance of this day for both Chips and GB. My heart goes out to both of them. Hope you’re feeling a little better today.

  55. 185 jackiegrumbacher
    March 3, 2015 at 8:01 am

    Looks as if there are a few of us here this morning, waiting for the shop door to open. We’re got more snow and freezing rain in the forecast for today, so I’m trying (hard) to look on whatever bright side I can find.


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