Chat On

@dougmillsnyt: @POTUS walks off Air Force One as he arrives at Joint Andrews Base, Md.

122 Responses to “Chat On”

  1. 6 Dudette
    October 28, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    Oh my, it’s ME! 😆

  2. 24 Dudette
    October 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm

    How cool is this?

  3. October 28, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    i have seen the video about the school child who was manhandled by the police officer on several occasions…what is eerie to me is how quiet and still the other students are…they are used to this violence and are scared that if they say something …this could happen to them

    • 26 99ts
      October 28, 2015 at 7:12 pm

      When I saw the boys at the front with their heads down – my first thought was they know they will get worse – if they even move an inch.

    • October 28, 2015 at 7:13 pm

      That’s what I gathered from a couple tweets. Some people use their phones to record a class. Mr. Long should be fired too.

    • October 28, 2015 at 7:23 pm

      Bringing my response over:

      PF, I felt I was watching a slave era whipping. The students repped the slaves made to silently watch; the teacher/administrator repped the “good” slaves who kept the others in line; the cop repped the overseer who administered the punishment. The young sister that spoke up repped that ONE slave who stood up, only to also receive punishment! Chilling…

  4. October 28, 2015 at 7:04 pm

    i thought that Jindal was out of the race….here he is on the stage…

  5. 35 donna dem 4 obama
    October 28, 2015 at 7:05 pm

  6. October 28, 2015 at 7:29 pm

  7. October 28, 2015 at 7:34 pm

    • 38 99ts
      October 28, 2015 at 7:54 pm

      People who vote GOP NEVER believe that the legislators will do what they say they will do – so no surprise that this is happening in GOP states.

  8. October 28, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Black Talk Raido

    7 – 8 pm: Youth Power Hour. Teens discussing current events.


  9. October 28, 2015 at 8:37 pm

    Do you Periscope? Or Skype? You can listen in to calls or call after debate from people who listen to this Denver area News TV station.

  10. October 28, 2015 at 9:02 pm

  11. 43 jacquelineoboomer
    October 28, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    I was starting to watch the RWNJ debate, and then I found myself agreeing with one thing Ted Cruz had to say.


    As my sweet ol’ grandmother used to say: Get thee behind me, Satan! 🙂

    • 44 jacquelineoboomer
      October 28, 2015 at 9:14 pm

      Instead of watching, gonna follow Dan and a few others on twitter:

    • 45 99ts
      October 28, 2015 at 9:17 pm

      I’ve been reading the guardian blog – someone needs to define “debate” to these fools – guess they were all too stupid to be in their school/college debating – although I believe Cruz may have been – then again – he is insane, rather than stupid

      I cannot believe these people think they are anyways qualified to become US President. Romney/McCain may have been lousy candidates but compared to this lot they were brilliant.

  12. 47 Anna
    October 28, 2015 at 9:25 pm

    Okay, I admit, tried to watch the ‘dog and pony show’, I prefer the real thing, dogs and ponies. The moderators have the repug candidates on edge, tense, OMG real questions any presidential wanna be should be able to answer without attacking, excuses, etc. Hateful, self centered bunch of ????????

    • 48 susanne
      October 28, 2015 at 9:28 pm

      Not watching, but many thanks to those who do. I also prefer actual dogs and ponies, and also skunks and komodo dragons. 🙂

  13. 49 jacquelineoboomer
    October 28, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    Ha ha ha!

  14. 50 jacquelineoboomer
    October 28, 2015 at 9:36 pm

  15. October 28, 2015 at 9:39 pm

    Shortly after midnight on September 14, 2000, James Ghent slipped out of his Miami home, climbed into his car with a suit, a toothbrush, and a change of underwear, and drove nearly 500 miles to Tallahassee to ask Jeb Bush for his rights back…

    Ghent completed his final prison sentence in the early 1990s and his parole in 1995. He got clean. He remarried and raised a family. He went back to school for a degree in radiography.

    But like everyone convicted of a felony in Florida, Ghent permanently lost his right to vote, serve on a jury, and run for office. The only way to regain these rights was to petition the governor for clemency. Ghent believed voting “should always be a right,” but he was also motivated by economic concerns. He couldn’t receive a professional license to practice radiography unless the governor granted his petition. And so on that September morning, Ghent descended into the basement of the state Capitol with dozens of other petitioners for a unique Florida ritual: ex-felons entreating the governor and members of his cabinet for the restoration of their civil rights.

    These hearings, held four times annually, begin promptly at 9 a.m. One by one, ex-offenders like Ghent approach a podium, where they have five minutes to make their case. A red light signals their time is up. If the governor recommends clemency, and if a majority of the cabinet members agree—and they almost always do—the ex-offender’s civil rights are restored. If the governor feels otherwise, the petitioner returns home without the full privileges of citizenship…

    Bush issued his verdict as soon as Ghent concluded his pitch. “I’m going to deny the restoration of civil rights,” he said. He wanted to see Ghent remain on the straight and narrow a bit longer, to prove he had really changed his ways. “I hope you come back, and I wish you well.”

    Fifteen years later, Ghent remembers the sting of those words. “He was very dismissive,” says Ghent. The ex-felon wanted to push back against Bush’s decision. But he simply said, “Thank you,” and turned away.


  16. 53 magapie
    October 28, 2015 at 9:39 pm

    Comcast e-mail is DOWN! What will I do????!? Oh……I mostly get cr*p I don’t care about…….hmm….. But I NEED TO SEE MY E-MAIL!!!

  17. 60 susanne
    October 28, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    Actually enjoying the Huffypuffy live blog pieces. Plenty of snark, and zero adulation or ‘both sides’ crap.


  18. 61 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 9:43 pm

    so dumbya3 anointed himself as the prez king yet?

  19. 64 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    so the punks are beating up the already cowering cowards?

  20. 65 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 9:49 pm

    • 66 nathkatun7
      October 29, 2015 at 3:37 am

      It’s painfully clearto me that Ben Carson is not well! Otherwise, what explains many of his disgusting statements.

  21. 67 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 9:50 pm

  22. 68 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 9:58 pm

  23. 69 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:03 pm

    so nobody is watching the deebayte? #cowards.

    • 70 carla4obama
      October 28, 2015 at 10:04 pm

      Can’t watch…makes me ill. What time will it be over?

      • 71 COS
        October 28, 2015 at 10:17 pm

        This!!! I tried to watch until Christy started lying. Can’t believe I agreed with Mike Huckabee about Medicare and social security. I love the way Harwood ignored Cruz after he had taken all of his time not answering the question asked and went to Rand Paul while Cruz was stilll whining.

    • 72 forus50
      October 28, 2015 at 10:16 pm

      I’m watching it on my laptop while watching the World Series on tv. Although I had to take a mental health break for the past 1/2 hour. I’m shocked how Bush has no charisma. He’s an awful debater. The others know how to lie pretty well on most any subject. And as I saw on a tweet, it’s quite possible all of them failed math.

    • 75 99ts
      October 28, 2015 at 10:41 pm

      The questions are almost as silly as the contestants. That the GOP have no policies is no reason to not ask policy questions

  24. 76 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:09 pm

    How could the older generation vote faithfully for the party that is actively seeking to push them into suffering and poverty?

  25. 77 jacquelineoboomer
    October 28, 2015 at 10:15 pm

  26. 79 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:19 pm

  27. 80 forus50
    October 28, 2015 at 10:22 pm

    Lol, Trump went into this big thing about the Iran Deal was the WORST DEAL EVER and then said he wouldn’t do anything like it for example he just negotiated a 3 hour debate down to 2 hours with the CBNC owners. LMAO, how embarrassing to compare Iran foreign policy negotiations to a tv show. And then, if that wasn’t bad enough, John Harwood corrects him and says, “Just for the record, it was always going to be 2 hours.”

    Folks this is the crap you’re missing.

  28. 81 jacquelineoboomer
    October 28, 2015 at 10:25 pm

    Trump leaves family on stage for a bit, to be further interviewed. Trump family talks among themselves, making sure not to touch others, as though everybody else is from Mexico or somethin’. Ugh.

  29. 82 jacquelineoboomer
    October 28, 2015 at 10:30 pm

    This image is awful, on so many levels. This is what happens when RWNJs give up on the “PC Police.”

  30. October 28, 2015 at 10:33 pm

    I saw 5-7 minutes of CM and his gang on MSNBC. They were all singing the praises of Rubio and I do mean singing the praises. He was magnificent, fabulous, hard-hitting, blah, blah, blah. Jeb–Didn’t have anything good to say about him! Also had good things to say about Christie…….that he had a ‘strong’ night. They didn’t have much positive to say about Carson. The few minutes I saw, it was all Rubio!

    • 96 susanne
      October 28, 2015 at 10:37 pm

      Politico also claims Rubio ‘won’ the debate. I didn’t watch, so can’t refute that. Only I have been seeing more and more articles lately saying Rubio is the one to watch, the one who will eventually be the candidate. Sounds like they’re getting their messaging together.

      • 97 0388jojothecat
        October 29, 2015 at 1:44 am

        Rubio? The guy who can’t be bothered and is too frustrated in the Senate is the best candidate for President? riiiiiiighhht

  31. 98 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:33 pm

    when even gopolitico is fact checking your blatant lies, your are fucked.


  32. 99 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:35 pm

  33. October 28, 2015 at 10:35 pm

    Who had the guts to watch the GOP Clowns Show tonight?

  34. October 28, 2015 at 10:38 pm

  35. 104 GGail
    October 28, 2015 at 10:39 pm

    The RNC Chairman Is Not Pleased
    CNBC should be ashamed of how this debate was handled. #GOPDebate
    — Reince Priebus (@Reince) October 29, 2015

    😀 😀 😀

  36. 109 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:43 pm

    dumbya3 peeved.

    According to a count compiled by National Public Radio, Bush spoke for less time than any other candidate.

    Read more: http://www.politico.com/blogs/live-from-boulder/2015/10/bush-campaign-manager-confront-cnbc-producer-215318#ixzz3pvA4to9d

    #circlingthewagons has become #circlingthedrain

  37. 110 MightyPamela
    October 28, 2015 at 10:44 pm

    Man, @dougmillsnyt is rockin’ the black and whites!! Thank you, Doug!

  38. 111 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:46 pm


  39. 112 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:47 pm

  40. 113 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:49 pm

  41. 114 Ladyhawke
    October 28, 2015 at 10:50 pm

    Jeffrey Wright ‏@jfreewright 38m38 minutes ago


    If you’re so anti-government, why do you want to be President of The United States? – to any of them. #GOPDebate


  42. 117 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 10:58 pm

  43. 118 susanne
    October 28, 2015 at 11:00 pm

    From Ed Kilgore at Washington Monthly:

    ‘ Sorry to keep harping on this, but I remain shocked there’s been almost no discussion of the budget deal. Paul announced he’d filibuster it, but never mentioned it again. Cruz and Kasich denounced it without going into detail. Nobody else had to say a word. Amazing. ‘

    It’s a puzzle all right. This was a big juicy issue they could pose and preen about. Probably don’t want to draw attention to the fact that President Obama gave them a shellacking.. again.

  44. 119 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 11:08 pm

    typical fucking bullies. can dish it out, but can’t take it.

  45. 120 amk for obama
    October 28, 2015 at 11:09 pm

    I don’t know why the dems are not beating the voters’ heads with this 24×7.

  46. 121 desertflower
    October 28, 2015 at 11:09 pm

    Night all…can’t wait to see the reviews tomorrow:) The degrees of pathetic…

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