Team (POTUS) Obama Is Amazing!





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  1. 1 MightyPamela
    June 22, 2015 at 12:57 pm

  2. 3 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:05 pm

    These Tweets are awesome. Thanks NW for posting them.
    Congrats MightyPamela on your solid Au ⭐
    June 22nd, 2015……..LIVE at the WH, Josh “The Voice” Earnest is about to conduct his Press Briefings.

  3. 5 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:09 pm

  4. 6 amk for obama
    June 22, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    In the same interview, Mr Obama lamented the influence that anti-gun-control lobbyists have on the US Congress, and how they prevented the enactment of stronger gun control legislation after the mass killing of school children in Newtown, Connecticut in 2012.

    “The grip of the NRA on Congress is extremely strong,” he said.

    “I will tell you, right after Sandy Hook, Newtown, when 20 six-year-olds are gunned down, and Congress literally does nothing – yes, that’s the closest I came to feeling disgusted,” he said. “I was pretty disgusted.”


  5. 7 Judith Fardig
    June 22, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    Congratulations to Mighty Pamela on the podium!

  6. June 22, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    We are heading toward an answer in the near future……

    • 9 GGail
      June 22, 2015 at 1:12 pm

      This is exciting – thanks meta!

      • June 22, 2015 at 1:17 pm

        YES! You are most welcome, West Coastie!

        • 11 GGail
          June 22, 2015 at 1:43 pm

          I’m going to have some time next Tuesday between flights to hang out at SFO. It sure would be nice if I could see you. If not, maybe you could send me via Chipsticks your email address so I can give you my cell number and we can chat through the window 🙂

          • June 22, 2015 at 2:08 pm

            Oh, that sounds cool! Do you mean next week?

            • 13 GGail
              June 22, 2015 at 2:18 pm

              Yes, June 30th

              • June 22, 2015 at 2:20 pm

                Do you have an idea around what time? I likely won’t be able to get out to SFO (it’s quite a distance from the city) but maybe we can chat by phone if I’m free at that time!

                • 15 GGail
                  June 22, 2015 at 2:27 pm

                  I land @12noon and don’t depart till @3pm. Torture!!!

                  • June 22, 2015 at 2:43 pm

                    Layovers are torture but SFO does have some nice eateries. It would be so fun to meet you there for a bite and a sip but it would take me over an hour to get there on public trans and then I would have to find you from the international terminal. I don’t think I’ll have enough time next Tuesday to do all that because I have a morning workshop. So let’s hook up by phone. I’ll ask Chips to give me your number or give you my number, whichever she is most comfortable with.

                    Next time, make your layover an OVERNIGHT one, TODer!!

                    • 17 GGail
                      June 22, 2015 at 2:51 pm

                      I understand. Yes, let’s get Chips to hook us up. I’ll email her my cell number for her to pass on to you.

                      I think jojo and I should make plans to have a road trip to SF and visit you – if for nothing more than to bring back some pastries 🙂

                    • 19 GGail
                      June 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm

                      I only mentioned jojo because I think my chances of Not landing in trouble will be better if I travel withOUT Tally and PurpleShoesLA. Just having all 4 of us together at a brunch table is scary enough – imagine us on the road 😯

                    • June 22, 2015 at 3:06 pm

                      Oh, all the more reason! Shall I wear my hazmat gear? LOLz.

                    • 21 0388jojothecat
                      June 22, 2015 at 4:49 pm

                      I think a road trip with me, Tally, Purpleshoes and GGail would be a hoot…..look out SF! 🙂 🙂 🙂

      • 23 idon
        June 22, 2015 at 2:43 pm

        And yes. now the most critical parts of the talks can go forward sans the MSM tyring to derail it because now they have the n word to obsess over. Lord, Lord, I love my President so much and so hard. He’s a genius!

  7. 24 GGail
    June 22, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    Thanks NW for these tweets. It shows that PBO has team members who are working to interact with the American public & to encourage us to participate in our democracy and not just accept the status-quo.

  8. June 22, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    Morning, all.

  9. June 22, 2015 at 1:14 pm

    Awesome Awesome tweets…On Point

  10. 33 jacquelineoboomer
    June 22, 2015 at 1:15 pm

    Of course, we know the answer.

  11. June 22, 2015 at 1:16 pm

    • 37 GGail
      June 22, 2015 at 1:53 pm

      Oh! thanks JER!!!

      • 38 GGail
        June 22, 2015 at 2:05 pm

        Charleston government and civil rights leaders came together Monday to call for the immediate removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the State House.

        Charleston Mayor Joe Riley and North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey were joined by State Sen. Marlon Kimpson, Rev. Joe Darby of the NAACP, and others in calling for action from state leaders during the 12 p.m. news conference at North Charleston City Hall.

        “The time has come for the [Confederate] flag to be removed from the State House grounds,” Riley said.

        He went on to say the Confederate flag should be preserved in a museum, not at the State House.

        According to Kimpson, there is “a growing chorus” of South Carolina senators who are interested in seeing legislation passed to remove the Confederate flag before the current session ends.

        The group announced a rally will be held at the State House Tuesday at 2 p.m., asking the South Carolina General Assembly to remove the Confederate Battle Flag from the grounds of the capitol.
        Other officials at Monday’s news conference included Reverend Nelson B. Rivers III and Elder James Johnson of the National Action Network, State Representatives Wendell Gilliard and Leon Stavrinakis, and J. Elliott Summey of the Charleston County Council.

        “Today, the governor will have a press conference. And I can stand here like these ladies and gentleman who have been a part of this movement in the state of South Carolina and had to endure a lot, I can stand here today and tell you, she is going to change her mind,” Rep. Wendell said. “She is going to change her mind and that flag will come down.

        “And when the flag comes down, then and only then it will be a great day in the state of South Carolina.”

        Governor Nikki Haley is scheduled to hold a news conference at 4 p.m. in Columbia.

        Sources close to the situation say Haley is formulating a plan with State House leaders to remove the Confederate flag from the State House grounds.

  12. June 22, 2015 at 1:20 pm

    Thanks NW for the tweets… on point.

  13. 40 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:28 pm

  14. 44 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:31 pm

    Only Fools, Those with Racist Agenda, etc would Ignore Simple English and Twist themselves into such disfiguring position in order to keep their beliefs, Ideology and Bigoted Views afloat.

  15. 46 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:32 pm

  16. 47 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:33 pm

    • June 22, 2015 at 1:58 pm

      Yep! I was almost late for work because the President’s interview was so wonderful. I am going to listen to the entire thing again when I can.

    • 49 HZ
      June 22, 2015 at 2:40 pm

      Great point. I just was discussing this with some people this morning. Just think of the many people who daily call and continue to call POTUS the N-word. Get over it, pundits and others who want to trash our POTUS. I am so tired of this crap of laying every thing at POB’s feet. Read the entire sentence and leave his words in context, for goodness sake. HZ

  17. 50 arapaho415
    June 22, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    The WHPC is incapable of listening. This is the only tweet I’ve seen that gets the gist of @PressSec response to the many question regarding PBO’s WTF interview.

    • 51 GGail
      June 22, 2015 at 1:58 pm

      There Are None So Blind As Those Who Will Not See:
      • According to the ‘Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings’ this proverb has been traced back to 1546 (John Heywood), and resembles the Biblical verse Jeremiah 5:21 (‘Hear now this, O foolish people, and without understanding; which have eyes, and see not; which have ears, and hear not’). In 1738 it was used by Jonathan Swift in his ‘Polite Conversation’ and is first attested in the United States in the 1713 ‘Works of Thomas Chalkley’.

      The full saying is: ‘There are none so blind as those who will not see. The most deluded people are those who choose to ignore what they already know’

  18. 54 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:36 pm

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  20. 56 Nerdy Wonka
    June 22, 2015 at 1:40 pm

    President Obama is not here for the pearl clutching BS.

  21. 57 jacquelineoboomer
    June 22, 2015 at 1:45 pm

  22. 68 Nerdy Wonka
    June 22, 2015 at 1:47 pm

  23. 69 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:48 pm

    • 70 desertflower
      June 22, 2015 at 2:06 pm

      Ron Christie is an ass. He makes my skin crawl.

      • 71 COS
        June 22, 2015 at 2:38 pm

        DF, I feel the same way about that snake Ron Christie. I can’t stand to look at him. He and Ben Carson remind me of each other.

    • 72 Sandy1110
      June 22, 2015 at 3:06 pm

      Every time a RWer tries to use that, it’s time to remind them that the racist Dixiecrats defected to the GOP after the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

  24. 73 jacquelineoboomer
    June 22, 2015 at 1:50 pm

  25. 75 jacquelineoboomer
    June 22, 2015 at 1:53 pm

  26. 76 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:53 pm

    SLPC know what they are doing. They Never post anything without checking it thoroughly.

  27. 77 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 1:55 pm

  28. 78 jacquelineoboomer
    June 22, 2015 at 1:58 pm

    Somebody must have promised him some ca$h.

    • 79 GGail
      June 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm

      No doubt!

    • 80 Nena20409
      June 22, 2015 at 2:01 pm

      24 to 48 hrs ago, cat had his tongue…..but Now……..15K plus marched calling for it……minds are changing.

      • 81 jacquelineoboomer
        June 22, 2015 at 3:31 pm

        It’ll be a long road, but if no progress is ever made, it’ll be a closed road … so good for the buzzards who are trying to make themselves look good, instead of just doing the right thing – they got caught.

    • 82 misspat
      June 22, 2015 at 2:15 pm

      But bu he said that’s just who they are. What is this about these folks flip-flopping all over the place?

      • 83 jacquelineoboomer
        June 22, 2015 at 3:30 pm

        They heard from their masters … or got so many tweets and calls and petitions they got flustered.

  29. 84 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 2:03 pm

    There was a question by one WHPCer about the idiotic tweet from an Israeli Minister’s wife. Josh said that with 140 Twitter Characters people say things when they want to sale books. He said that they don’t spend their time worrying about such things.

    • June 22, 2015 at 2:23 pm

      I think the book sales thing was in reference to Michael Oren. Josh said: “I think it’s clearly just a case of another politician trying to sell books.”

      I didn’t catch the other thing he said about the racist tweet.

  30. 86 Nena20409
    June 22, 2015 at 2:07 pm

    In the Era of Pres Obama…….irrespective of what the Press and GOPers do………The Term Lame Duck has been redefined.

    Later TODville 😉

  31. 87 Scott Urbanowski
    June 22, 2015 at 2:11 pm

    Valerie Jarrett is amazing. One of the best White House officials I’ve ever heard of.

    • 88 HZ
      June 22, 2015 at 2:53 pm

      Valerie Jarret is very amazing in this Administration, and she will stand with and by PBO at every step. One person who knows POB best, and will work her hardest to make sure his attackers hears the truth from this WH on behalf of our president. Love Valarie and thank her for all of her hard and dedicated work. A brilliant mind in that WH, for sure. HZ

  32. June 22, 2015 at 2:17 pm

    FYI – The Supreme Court will be issuing more ruling this Thursday and Friday. I think they have about a dozen or so left.

  33. June 22, 2015 at 2:19 pm

    embedded tweet:

  34. 92 Ladyhawke
    June 22, 2015 at 2:38 pm

    A new way to lead from behind

    By Steve Benen


    But if these early reports are accurate, the fun part will be watching GOP presidential candidates, each of whom has spent days dodging simple questions, quickly endorse the plan put forward by South Carolina policymakers. If/when Haley and state House leaders take the leap, it’s a safe bet Republican White House hopefuls will soon follow.

    It’s putting a nice, new spin on “leading from behind.”



  35. 93 desertflower
    June 22, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Bottom line.

  36. 94 desertflower
    June 22, 2015 at 2:40 pm


  37. June 22, 2015 at 2:46 pm

    Congrats on 1st, MP 🙂

    Thank you, NW, for featuring Valerie Jarrett’s tweets.

    #FORWARD Together

  38. 100 Ladyhawke
    June 22, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    Allan Brauer ‏@allanbrauer 1h1 hour ago


    WHPC so jealous a mere podcaster got to interview POTUS, even madder he said something he’d never say to them.


  39. June 22, 2015 at 2:55 pm

    Attention, Meta…The ball is rolling

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  43. June 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm

    OT, because we can use a little laugh…

    Grandma and Grandpa were visiting their kids overnight.

    When Grandpa found a bottle of Viagra in his son’s medicine cabinet, he asked about using one of the pills.
    The son said, “I don’t think you should take one Dad; they’re very strong and very expensive.”
    “How much?” asked Grandpa. “$10. a pill,” answered the son.
    “I don’t care,” said Grandpa, “I’d still like to try one, and before we leave in the morning,
    I’ll put the money under the pillow.”
    Later the next morning, the son found $110 under the pillow.
    He called Grandpa and said, “I told you each pill was $10, not $110.
    “I know,” said Grandpa. “The hundred is from Grandma!”

  44. 113 Linda
    June 22, 2015 at 3:05 pm

    That flag needs to go immediately, not in August.

    It needs to go BEFORE Rev/Sen. Pinckney is taken to the Capitol to lay in State.

    It should NOT be there with his body laying 30 yards away. !

    • 114 idon
      June 22, 2015 at 3:19 pm

      Yes yes yes. You are absolutely right. I signed the petition VJ tweeted, retweeted and posted to my FB page

  45. 116 jacquelineoboomer
    June 22, 2015 at 3:24 pm

    I won’t use my comment on twitter because there’s an innocent child in the poster, but sounds like a good campaign poster for John Ellis Bush.

  46. 117 Linda
    June 22, 2015 at 3:25 pm

    Rafael Cruz, Sen. Ted Cruz’s (R-TX) father, on Saturday said that northeastern Jews and Catholics put their allegiance to the Democratic Party ahead of their religion.

    “Unfortunately, in the northeast, the Jews are Democrats first and Jews second,” he said at an event on Saturday held by the Palm Beach County Tea Party. “This is what has happened to a great many in the Catholic church. They are Democrats first and Catholics second.”

    Rafael Cruz said that Americans “need to put principle above tradition.”

    “There are people voting Democrat because, ‘My grandfather or my father voted Democrat.’ Let me tell you something. The Democratic party today is not the Democratic party of John Kennedy. John Kennedy would be a Republican today,” he said.


    Cruz and his son are Dominionists

    Dominionism : is a political and religious philosophy that seeks to make the United States government a Christian theocracy.

    • 118 0388jojothecat
      June 22, 2015 at 5:10 pm

      more like a Demonist (my new word), someone who is a demon and spawned another demon.

    • 119 jacquelineoboomer
      June 22, 2015 at 6:07 pm

      I’m one of those northeastern Catholics of whom he speaks. He can kiss my northeastern Catholic Democratic a$$.

  47. 120 nospin
    June 22, 2015 at 3:28 pm

    “On Saturday, South Carolina State Rep. Doug Brannon told the AP he also believes the flag should come down.

    Brannon, a Republican, called the flag a symbol of both hate and “a symbol of pride in one’s hatred.” He added that the shooting in Charleston prompted him to finally speak up about the issue.

    “I just didn’t have the balls for five years to do it,” he explained. “But when my friend was assassinated for being nothing more than a black man, I decided it was time for that thing to be off the Statehouse grounds.”

    • 121 0388jojothecat
      June 22, 2015 at 5:15 pm

      If only the white men in Congress had the “balls” to do gun control after those 20 six year olds were gunned down. I give a lot of props to SC Republicans and the white people who came out Sunday to force the narrative about that racist flag. Many of their white male constituents love that flag and I don’t know how much push back they are getting but it must not be much.

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