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Tweets Of The Week

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Really stupid comment. Yet they wonder why gun violence is prevalent

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 Exactly. The notion that the huge number of gun violence in America is a cause of mental illness is such nonsense and further stigmatizes those with mental illnesses who wake up everyday and contribute to society

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146 Responses to “Tweets Of The Week”


  1. 1 MightyPamela
    October 3, 2015 at 8:05 pm

  2. 8 MightyPamela
    October 3, 2015 at 8:07 pm

    NerdyWonka! I swear I felt you hit that post button, or something rolled over Seattle just now! ❤ Love you, gurl!

  3. October 3, 2015 at 8:10 pm

    Brilliant tweets Nerdy, the week perfectly captured – thank you Legend.

  4. 12 desertflower
    October 3, 2015 at 8:15 pm

    “There’s homophobes still left, most of them are running for President, I think.” Joe speaks the truth:)

  5. 17 desertflower
    October 3, 2015 at 8:21 pm

    Joe is talking about gun violence now…..

  6. 18 desertflower
    October 3, 2015 at 8:22 pm

    HUGE CHEERS for Joe….

  7. 19 JER
    October 3, 2015 at 8:31 pm

    • 20 Vicki
      October 3, 2015 at 8:42 pm

      This is the single issue candidate reference that PBO made, if I am reading this correctly.
      VP Joe Biden—all in for sensible gun legislation. We at least will have a possibility of sanity.
      The other (D) candidates–not so much.

  8. 22 hopefruit2
    October 3, 2015 at 8:33 pm

  9. October 3, 2015 at 8:38 pm

    VP Biden was TERRIFIC. I love his honesty and his passion. No focus groups for this guy. He speaks straight from his heart.
    And I do believe the crowd noticed that, too.

    BRAVO!!!!

  10. 26 carolyn
    October 3, 2015 at 8:39 pm

    Good evening…..have been out of town for a few days visiting my son and his family. Had a wonderful and busy time. Last night I felt like I was part of “Friday Night Lights” as I went to a TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMNG FOOTBALL GAME!!! never been to one before, never will go again, but it was worth it (the first half only) because my grandson is in the marching band, and it was a thrill to see him. Two big suburban Dallas schools played each other…..pretty well matched. The competition was in the half time show. the other team had the better girls’ drill team, and the lesser band; we had the lesser girls’ drill team, but the MUCH BETTER band! Football, marching bands and girls’ drill teams (think Dallas Cowboys) are very big in Texas. In fact, the whole idea and form of the girls’ drill team originated in Texas. The parking lot was jammed, we spent at least twenty minutes just driving through canyons created by cars looking for a place, then someone pulled out of a spot, and we pulled in. As soon as the band left the field, we left. However, we found out this morning that our team won.

    Then, this morning I went to my six year old granddaughter’s soccer game at 8 a.m. Yes, they start that early and go all day. My nine year old grandson has signed up for a rollerblade hockey team…..just like ice hockey, but of course, no ice in Texas. Texas, is indeed, in many ways a whole other country. But, my son and family live there, so I will be there frequently…..more so now that I am alone.

    When I got into the car with my friend who picked me up, she said, “You look happy.” No one’s been able to say that to me for months…..probably over a year. This weekend was good for my heart and soul. I’ll be going again for Thanksgiving.

  11. 36 amk for obama
    October 3, 2015 at 8:41 pm

    Great tweets, the first being the best.

  12. 37 forus50
    October 3, 2015 at 8:58 pm

    Thanks for the excellent tweet post, Nerdy!!!

    Ok. TOD folks, I’m gonna say, based on POTUS not so flattering comment yesterday about Clinton – and her bs comments on Obamacare, that VP Joe Biden is going to run. Just throwing out some speculation for some conversation lol!

  13. 39 amk for obama
    October 3, 2015 at 9:01 pm

    my monkeys for the morning peanuts.

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    see the fucker in front? he is apparently the bully who has to have everything. I distract him by throwing the peanuts down the stairs and then feed the others from my hand.

    • 40 forus50
      October 3, 2015 at 9:10 pm

      I thought you were blaming other family members for feeding them. The truth comes out!

    • 43 globalcitizenlinda
      October 3, 2015 at 9:35 pm

      ha! ha! forus50 got you good!

      do you know if the monkeys are each other’s blood relatives?

    • 45 jackiegrumbacher
      October 3, 2015 at 9:42 pm

      Geez, AMK, these creatures are ENORMOUS! I can’t imagine what it would be like to have them lurking outside my window everyday. Aren’t they a public health risk?

      • 46 amk for obama
        October 3, 2015 at 9:51 pm

        No, they aren’t.

        and

        No, they aren’t. (at least no one has died so far that I know of)

        Every year, we trap them and then take them to a mini-forest about 60 klicks away. But somehow, within weeks, we get another gaggle…. I smell a conspiracy…. I blame Obama.

    • 47 a4alice
      October 4, 2015 at 8:43 am

      Huh. And I thought the squirrels in my backyard were kind of a nuisance! 😉

      • 48 amk for obama
        October 4, 2015 at 9:20 am

        you want ’em? I can fedex ’em, all prepaid.

        • 49 a4alice
          October 4, 2015 at 9:23 am

          No. No really, you keep them. If the squirrels and the monkeys got together in my backyard there’s no telling what kind of shenanigans would ensue! 😀

  14. October 3, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    He hasn’t done one in awhile but here is a collection of soundcloud pieces called Being Biden:

    https://www.whitehouse.gov/being-biden

  15. October 3, 2015 at 9:13 pm

    West Coasters: Right now PBS is replaying In Performance at the WH celebrating the work of Burt Bacharach.

  16. October 3, 2015 at 9:17 pm

    6 reasons Sleepy Hollow is looking up

    BY KELLY CONNOLLY •

    Sleepy Hollow

    Posted October 2 2015 — 2:25 PM EDT

    After an unexpected smash hit of a first season, Sleepy Hollowstumbled in its second, focusing too much on Katrina (Katia Winter) and Henry (John Noble) while the rest of its diverse ensemble waited in purgatory — sometimes literally. But it’s not too late for TV’s only apocalyptic time travel procedural to find its way out of the woods and back onto the highway — to the tune of “Sympathy for the Devil” — and after Thursday’s solid return, it looks like the show is on the right path. Here’s why the season 3 premiere has us fist-bumping again:

    1. Those pilot callbacks

    Series star Tom Mison (Ichabod Crane) says that he wouldn’t necessarily call this a reboot to season 1, and it isn’t. Sleepy doesn’t need to start over entirely. But the echoes of the pilot in Thursday’s episode did send a message that the show is getting back to basics — with a few new twists to honor the characters’ growth. The season 3 premiere found Abbie (Nicole Beharie) bailing Crane out of custody again and taking him to a crime scene uninvited. It also found her doubting every word out of his mouth, but not because she still has questions about the whole apocalypse thing. She just thinks they took care of it already. There’s also the small matter of the fact that Abbie’s mentors keep losing their heads — though this boss worked for the Bureau. Moving on up.

    http://www.ew.com/article/2015/10/02/sleepy-hollow-season-3-premiere-six-reasons-optimistic

    • 54 pkayden
      October 4, 2015 at 6:30 pm

      It’s too scary for me to watch, but I’m very happy for Ms. Beharie that Sleepy Hollow appears to be doing better this season. She’s a great actress and she deserves a long and fruitful career.

  17. 55 amk for obama
    October 3, 2015 at 9:21 pm

    egg.sack.lee

  18. 56 amk for obama
    October 3, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    wimminz/smh

  19. 57 Dudette
    October 3, 2015 at 9:26 pm

    Woooot! My baby won her category! 😄💆🏽👏🏾🙌🏾

  20. 82 desertflower
    October 3, 2015 at 9:59 pm

    Bravo

  21. 84 globalcitizenlinda
    October 3, 2015 at 9:59 pm

  22. October 3, 2015 at 9:59 pm

  23. 92 amk for obama
    October 3, 2015 at 10:20 pm

    your media malfeasance today, courtesy your fucking gopolitico

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  24. 94 amk for obama
    October 3, 2015 at 10:23 pm

  25. 95 amk for obama
    October 3, 2015 at 10:24 pm

  26. October 3, 2015 at 10:26 pm

    ICYMI:

  27. 104 hopefruit2
    October 3, 2015 at 10:28 pm

    In other words, Dems want “Obama’s third term.”

  28. 105 MightyPamela
    October 3, 2015 at 11:44 pm

    Nitey nite, y’all. Back is fried, must rest. Sweet dreams all around. #ridinwithbiden ❤

  29. 107 Dudette
    October 3, 2015 at 11:52 pm

    “The celebration inside the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal ceremony was tempered by some harsh truths: The fight for African-American equality is not over, there is more work to be done, and everyone is implicated.

    On the heels of a bruising year that saw the deaths of Freddie Gray and Sandra Bland while in police custody, and the mass killings at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research on Wednesday afternoon honored seven luminaries whose pivotal social and cultural contributions follow in Du Bois’ footsteps and “represent both the triumphs of the work that has been done and the vastness of the work that needs to be done,” said Harvard’s Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his opening remarks.

    “Indeed, ladies and gentlemen,” Gates added, “black lives matter.”

    The honorees were varied and accomplished. They included recent U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, Children’s Defense Fund founder Marian Wright Edelman, businesswoman Mellody Hobson, journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault, hip-hop artist Nasir “Nas” Jones, and photographer Carrie Mae Weems. But one, receiving his award in absentia, floated, you might say, like a butterfly: the legendary boxer and activist Muhammad Ali…”

  30. 108 Dudette
    October 4, 2015 at 12:03 am

  31. 110 Dudette
    October 4, 2015 at 12:04 am

  32. 111 Dudette
    October 4, 2015 at 12:09 am

    Yo, could one of you BTs open another thread? I wanna post some anniversary music for the Prez and Missus. 😀

  33. 113 Dudette
    October 4, 2015 at 12:26 am

    Oh come on…

  34. October 4, 2015 at 12:40 am

    Carolyn, beautiful to hear of your heart being filled with so much joy from your visit with your family. Keep it open to those beautiful and joyful moment to keep your healing being fulfill. Lots of loving hugs to you, Carolyn.HZ

  35. 124 taiping1
    October 4, 2015 at 1:03 am

    Two more hours of their anniversary on the West Coast!

  36. 125 Dudette
    October 4, 2015 at 1:03 am

    Alright I give up. The mood is gone. I’m exhausted. No one cares.

  37. 126 jacquelineoboomer
    October 4, 2015 at 1:09 am

    Bush the father, Bush the son, and Bush the dumb low-energy faker younger brother. All born with a silver foot in their mouth, as Ann Richards used to say. I’m so done with them. Jeb’s a waste of a good spotlight.

    And goodnight, TODville! Keep smilin’!

  38. 129 Dudette
    October 4, 2015 at 1:15 am

    Eh, screw it. I’ll play some stuff. But then I’m outta here.

  39. 141 Dudette
    October 4, 2015 at 2:09 am

    Okay, that’ll do it for me. Here’s the quintessential Always and Forever. 😀

    Happy Anniversary POTUS and FLOTUS!

    G’Night / G’Morning Everyone!

  40. 143 99ts
    October 4, 2015 at 2:20 am

    Wow Dudette – we have seen her on TOD before – just getting better and better


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