Quack Away

Pete Souza

123 Responses to “Quack Away”

  1. 10 GGail
    April 29, 2015 at 7:04 pm

    Now that I’ve looked at the picture, I understand the caption. Ha!
    Is that picture from today?
    Even the animals love PBO 😊

  2. April 29, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    • 19 jackiegrumbacher
      April 29, 2015 at 9:20 pm

      Thank you, Chips. This is a beautiful peace and deeply true. There will never be another president like Barack Obama. He has made us all better people because of who he is and how he approaches the difficulties, criticisms, injustices and triumphs in his life. As this article says, history will see his greatness and all the petty nitpickers from left and right won’t even merit a footnote.

  3. 20 forus50
    April 29, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    Duck soup for dinner!!

  4. April 29, 2015 at 7:07 pm


  5. April 29, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Hahahaha. Ain’t life grand?

  6. 29 forus50
    April 29, 2015 at 7:10 pm

  7. April 29, 2015 at 7:13 pm

  8. 31 Ladyhawke
    April 29, 2015 at 7:17 pm

  9. April 29, 2015 at 7:20 pm

  10. 33 hopefruit2
    April 29, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Well I guess it’s back to that “Duck” song I created on TOD some time ago:

    Ducks and swans,
    Swans and drakes,
    And they go BOOM!

    Ducks and swans,
    Swans and drakes,
    And they go BOOM!

    Ducks and swans,
    Swans and drakes,
    And they go BOOM!

    (Repeat all three verses another 10X to complete the song)! Enjoy with a nice glass of wine (or whatever booze of the day you desire) 🙂

  11. April 29, 2015 at 7:24 pm

    That first duck don’t look impress. He don’t know that’s the President. 🙂

  12. 38 JER
    April 29, 2015 at 7:31 pm

    LIVE NOW: Protesters surround police cars in New York City. http://www.cbsnews.com/liveFeed/widget.shtml

  13. 39 Vicki
    April 29, 2015 at 7:35 pm

    Lady Walmart’s people are showing their concern about NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio. Anthony Weiner went on local TV and complained about what he saw as a betrayal. “Bill,” said Anthony, “How could he not endorse HRC? Bill is ‘mishpucka’ (family in Yiddish.”)
    Bob Shrum sneered and smirked about how unimportant de Blasio is.

    Here are 2 reports about Bill in Iowa. Both are factually correct. You be the judge of which one came from Clintonland.
    1) Bill de Blasio drew the biggest crowd ever seen at the Democrats meeting.
    2) Only 350 people showed up at Dem meeting.

    I think they are sweating Bill forays into the Midwest and the forums he has been holding for progressives from around the country. Sherrod Brown and Gov. Malloy,CT, among others have been attending and there is another one in DC soon.

    • April 29, 2015 at 7:39 pm

      Honestly, Weiner and Shrum? Talk about tired throwbacks.

      And if you’re not on the bandwagon, you must be sick or something, right?

    • April 29, 2015 at 9:45 pm

      Bill de Blasio is presidential material I think…

    • 42 0388jojothecat
      April 29, 2015 at 9:57 pm

      Anthony needs to STFU and go back to contemplating what he loves the most what’s below his naval.

    • April 29, 2015 at 10:03 pm

      It irritates me to no end that Hillary’s allies dismiss anyone who doesn’t endorse her right away. As if no other candidate was worthy of support.

      I would accept a statement of disappointment. But this tone… the smears… this way of putting down anyone who doesn’t bow to her … This is EXACTLY why so many people were put off in 2008. And are put off right now.

      I’m wondering… does this aggressiveness come from fear ? Maybe , deep down, they’re worried that Hillary’s support could collapse. Maybe they’re worried about a repeat of 2008. The democratic base falling in love again, with someone ELSE than Hillary… Worried that that an O’Malley or a Biden for example could gain traction, with the help of other charismatic leaders like Di Blasio …

      They were traumatized by 2008. They thought it was in the bag. And they were hit by something big. An historic, irresistible wave of enthusiasm not seen since the sixties….

  14. 44 japa21
    April 29, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Congrats GGail on the great first. And don’t let Chips fowl you up.

  15. April 29, 2015 at 7:46 pm

  16. 55 susanne
    April 29, 2015 at 7:47 pm

    i love this photo of our president! this wonderful man, with all he has to consider and do, will always stop to enjoy nature. he sees it, he gets it, it’s not a political issue for him–it’s communion.

  17. April 29, 2015 at 7:48 pm

    OMG, so cute!!

  18. 62 Vicki
    April 29, 2015 at 7:51 pm

    If you have cable TV on you may have heard about NYC demonstration happening now.
    The protest is probably considerably bigger than national reports.
    It is centered on the East Side around Union square—14th st.
    I live way downtown, on the West Side and helicopters are here too. meaning that whatever it is, is spreading rapidly.
    I will try to get more accurate info.

  19. 68 nospin
    April 29, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    Our family is going into Baltimore on Saturday. Will help with clean up in neighborhoods etc. It is important to do “something”. I will be stopping into offices for Governor Hogan and the mayor of Baltimore tomorrow.

  20. 73 yardarm756
    April 29, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    • 74 Puddin'
      April 29, 2015 at 8:34 pm

      We all know that the “Wolf Blitzers of the media” are the problem…in that interaction between him and Deray was so unnecessary and just plain shitty…he kept pulling certain words out of President Obama’s answer…I hope Deray has had a chance to read what the president actually said!!!!!!!!

  21. April 29, 2015 at 8:09 pm

    I love this picture, it’s so sweet.

  22. April 29, 2015 at 8:12 pm

  23. April 29, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    If you aren’t reading @feministajones’ TL, you really should be.

  24. 87 Nena20409
    April 29, 2015 at 8:32 pm

    Congrats GGail on your Double Au ⭐

  25. 89 Nena20409
    April 29, 2015 at 8:34 pm

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  27. April 29, 2015 at 8:43 pm

    • 95 Vicki
      April 29, 2015 at 8:46 pm

      Because MSM wants to talk only about things they care about—-GOP horserace for example.

    • 96 MightyPamela
      April 29, 2015 at 9:58 pm

      Because you know you are! Twitter is real people telling it like it is. MSM is unreal people, paid to tell it like it isn’t. Dot.

  28. 97 Vicki
    April 29, 2015 at 8:48 pm

    I have Chris Hayes on now and he said next will be 2 actors from The Wire plus Barry Levinson—Homicide and American Diner

    • 98 Vicki
      April 29, 2015 at 8:54 pm

      Bodie and Chris kenneth Williams and gbenge Akinaba forgive my spelling
      both played gang members
      Bodie with Avon Barksdale
      Chris was hitman for Marlo

  29. 100 Vicki
    April 29, 2015 at 9:02 pm

    The helicopters are so close and so loud it feels they might land on my balcony. Also, lots of sirens. It is very intimidating.

  30. 101 JER
    April 29, 2015 at 9:04 pm

    President Obama Arrives at the White House From Visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Getty Images

  31. April 29, 2015 at 9:05 pm

    They are protesting in front of the White House.

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  35. 110 Nena20409
    April 29, 2015 at 9:24 pm

    After he was outed, a GOPer State lawman is now professing his sexual orientation as a proud Gay American. He is from ND.

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  37. 112 Nena20409
    April 29, 2015 at 9:26 pm

  38. 113 Nena20409
    April 29, 2015 at 9:30 pm

  39. April 29, 2015 at 9:32 pm

    Be the Change…Be the Change you want to see!

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    Not all of the protests in Baltimore are violent. Look…Posted by Rickey Smiley Official FanPage on Tuesday, April 28, 2015

    Courtesy of Rick Smiley

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  42. 118 jacquelineoboomer
    April 29, 2015 at 9:42 pm

  43. 119 Vicki
    April 29, 2015 at 9:51 pm

    Rachel reporting WashPo story that prisoner with Freddie Gray say he injured himself. Severed his own spinal cord.
    Sadly, we know how the rest of the story goes.
    BB tomorrow

    • 120 0388jojothecat
      April 29, 2015 at 10:09 pm

      Sadly this is all manufactured. I am sure that prisoner was paid off and sent out of town. When I heard Wapo I know it was feed to them by the police.

  44. April 29, 2015 at 10:00 pm

    Did anyone just hear Rachel Maddow, she had some breaking news where something was leak to the Washington Post and it is said that a prisoner who was in the back of the van with Gray said that Gray was trying to hurt himself on purpose. So this is what the police come up with to get themselves off.

    • 123 jacquelineoboomer
      April 29, 2015 at 10:57 pm

      On Lawrence’s show (which I’m watching for the first time in months), another reporter is already half-debunking that story as “speculation.” It’s all so-called “leaks” or probably false information, as best I can tell.

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