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  1. January 27, 2016 at 11:01 am


  2. 18 amk for obama
    January 27, 2016 at 11:06 am

  3. 19 amk for obama
    January 27, 2016 at 11:09 am


  4. 20 Allison
    January 27, 2016 at 11:18 am


    BURNS, Ore. — The mug shots of armed militia members arrested Tuesday have been released.

    The six men and one woman were arrested while on their way to a community meeting at a senior center 70 miles north of Burns, Oregon, KOIN reported.

    Militant leader Ammon Bundy and his followers were going to address residents and discuss their views on federal management of public lands.

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    Several hundred people had gathered at the center, but were told the “guest speakers” would not be appearing, The Oregonian newspaper reported.

    • 21 Judith Fardig
      January 27, 2016 at 11:23 am

      Hugely relieved these domestic terrorists have been apprehended. The only one dead repeatedly said he’s choose that outcome over jail, so I don’t feel sorry for him. They could have avoided this!

  5. January 27, 2016 at 11:21 am


  6. January 27, 2016 at 11:24 am

    That’s 430p ET …

  7. January 27, 2016 at 11:28 am

    It certainly is!!!

  8. January 27, 2016 at 11:39 am

    To solve a problem, it’s worthwhile to focus on the actual problem …..

    bbl ….

  9. 34 donna dem 4 obama
    January 27, 2016 at 11:42 am

    I’m just gonna leave this right here:

    Chris Matthews is a bigot who is obsessed about race. Now I’ve said it!

    That quote I just read where he says, ““Who’s going to watch a debate between the two Cuban guys?” “Who’s gonna watch a debate between Rubio, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz? Who cares?”

    Says it all IMHO!

    • January 27, 2016 at 12:19 pm

      He is the personification of all that is wrong with punditry today. Shallow racist ugly pandering for ratings. I keep thinking I couldn’t despise these jerks more and then I do.

      • 36 donna dem 4 obama
        January 27, 2016 at 12:22 pm

        And he gets to keep his job. 😯 It’s simply amazing to me. There is no news media today. It’s all fun and games and purely entertainment.

        • January 27, 2016 at 12:26 pm

          Entertainment for WASPs who are never the targets of the bigotry. The media today has become completely homogeneous, all with the same mindless banter aimed at belittling and marginalizing POC. I don’t know how anyone else can watch this toxic drivel.

          • 38 jackiegrumbacher
            January 27, 2016 at 4:25 pm

            Many don’t watch it, meta, especially younger audiences, and that will eventually doom this old fashioned media. Chris Mathews is now an old man (and I can say this as someone in his age demographic) and his opinions reflect outmoded ways of thinking. There are still millions who agree with him, but their future is not bright.

  10. 39 Linda
    January 27, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    Media Leave Oregon Refuge After Warning From The FBI

    A number of reporters covering the stand off at the Malheur Wildlife refuge near Burns, Oregon, have tweeted that they had been told by the FBI that authorities will offer them no protection, a sign reporters are taking that they need to leave the area.

    Reporters have also observed increased security around the refuge.

    There are several armored vehicles and what appears to be a Blackhawk-like helicopter outside that Burns airport.

    The militia remaining inside the refuge took note of the media’s departure.

    “Some media are leaving the area after having been warned off by the FBI. WKTVZ has posted that the FBI told them that they will be provided no protection,” the Facebook page launched by militia leader Ammon Bundy to monitor the events from within the refuge posted. “This is a bad sign. If the FBI is trying to get the media to leave, they must not want footage of what is going to happen.”


    • 40 yardarm756
      January 27, 2016 at 1:04 pm

      Hmmm…sounds like things are about to get real serious in the woods.

    • 44 jackiegrumbacher
      January 27, 2016 at 4:29 pm

      It’s also possible the FBI doesn’t want collateral damage among reporters. Every move on their part doesn’t have to have a nefarious intent. On the other hand, if you were one of the armed terrorists at Malheur, it would be time to figure out an exit strategy. Game time is over.

  11. January 27, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    This is funny. David Simon at Camp David.

  12. 47 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    TOD, Rocks!
    Congrats to all the Gold, Silver and Bronze ⭐ winners since last night, of course, starting with this Post 😉
    WH Presser with Josh “The Voice” Earnest, starting shortly.

  13. 48 Allison
    January 27, 2016 at 12:55 pm

    • 49 donna dem 4 obama
      January 27, 2016 at 1:05 pm

      Okay so his wife attended this meeting as well which gives me confidence that it was related to his campaign. I’m re-posting my response to HF2 this morning regarding why I thought he was going to the WH today.

      Closed meeting with no agenda item per the press.

      This is just my opinion but after PBO’s interview with Thrush I would think that his campaign probably reached out to the WH and asked for a sit down. Bernie’s campaign is so tone death in their righteous beliefs that I’m not sure they realize how their message resonates with actual Democrats and especially those of us that like what PBO has done over the last 7 years. Hillary calling him out at that last debate on the way he has treated Dems especially PBO in 2012 was probably a wake-up call and that interview with Thrush was confirmation that he may be in trouble getting votes from Obama supporters. Watch to see if his tone changes on the stump after today.

      Yep! Ole Bernie was feeling a little chilly from PBO after that interview this week prompting this “meeting”.

    • January 27, 2016 at 2:14 pm

      No disrespect, but looking at Bernie Sanders wife standing back there I am trying to figure out that article in Huffington Post the other day by some free lance writer who must have been a Sanders supporter wrote that America deserve a First Lady that represented America.

  14. 57 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 1:06 pm

  15. 58 yardarm756
    January 27, 2016 at 1:09 pm

    SOS different day.

  16. 60 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 1:16 pm

  17. 61 MightyPamela
    January 27, 2016 at 1:16 pm

  18. 62 Allison
    January 27, 2016 at 1:18 pm

  19. 66 JER
    January 27, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    Good afternoon everybody.

    Dog tails this morning. (iPhone)

    A photo posted by Pete Souza (@petesouza) on

  20. 68 Edwina3
    January 27, 2016 at 1:27 pm

    Things that make you go Awww
    – this is a coffee shop in Greece which opens its doors every night to street dogs so they won’t freeze to death ! pic.twitter.com/9bvF0bJdvK

  21. 72 MightyPamela
    January 27, 2016 at 1:28 pm

    VaHoo!! Pleased to announce the No-Spill Spout Kickstarter campaign made their goal, and production has begin. They are so appreciative, and excited. Thank you to everyone who pitched in, and thank you to ❤ Chipsticks ❤ for letting us run it here on TOD! I know my daughter has been investing a great deal of her energy and media expertise. 4 days to go!

    • 73 sjterrid
      January 27, 2016 at 7:29 pm

      I got an email this morning that they reached their goal. I”m so happy for your daughter. I shared it again on Facebook.

  22. 74 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 1:31 pm

  23. 75 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 1:41 pm

    Who asked for this Mtg? Josh was asked about O’Malley. Josh said, he knows nothing of such meeting. However, if O’Malley was to request for one, he is confident that PBO might honor that request.

    • 76 arapaho415
      January 27, 2016 at 4:22 pm

      GA Nena.

      Josh said today that Bernie asked for this meeting the Congressional Christmas party at the WH in Dec.

  24. 77 JER
    January 27, 2016 at 1:44 pm

  25. 92 Don
    January 27, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    To tell you the truth I wouldn’t care if President Obama met with Bernie Sanders or not. Bernie Sanders has been a shit talker since 08′, Bernie has never once thought about deferring to President Obama on any issue foreign or domestic, he has never been a team player. Every chance Bernie Sanders got he slighted or has been dismissive of President Obama. Bernie Sanders never thought about giving President Obama the space he needed to get his agenda done, Bernie Sanders was always on the attack. So today I say to, Bernie Sanders, FUCK YOU!

    • 93 Linda
      January 27, 2016 at 3:15 pm

      Yesterday Mika said Bernie does never got much air time before now.

      I guess she never watched Ed Schultz. Bernie was on his show almost everyday yelling about what Ed called THE BIG THREE.

      Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.

    • 94 idon
      January 27, 2016 at 5:05 pm

      Let me second that PHUCK YOU

    • 96 Don
      January 27, 2016 at 2:53 pm

      Donald Trump reminds me of Colonel Kurtz from “Apocalypse Now” in that Trump was a team player somewhat and has now gone off on his own and created his own political kingdom complete with followers that are willing to follow him to the gates of hell.

  26. 99 Linda
    January 27, 2016 at 2:51 pm

    Live twitter feed of what is going on in Oregan


    Also live video stream


    Twitter feed says Helicopter is circling

  27. 102 57andfemale
    January 27, 2016 at 2:55 pm

    Hilarious, from Smartypants:

    “Here is the Fox News response that Donald is so upset about:

    We learned from a secret back channel that the Ayatollah and Putin both intend to treat Donald Trump unfairly when they meet with him if he becomes president — a nefarious source tells us that Trump has his own secret plan to replace the Cabinet with his Twitter followers to see if he should even go to those meetings.

    That last part has to do with the fact that Trump asked his twitter followers to weigh in on whether or not to participate in this debate. But what it comes down to is that Trump tried to bully Megyn Kelly and the folks at Fox News made him the brunt of their joke.”

  28. 103 No Child Left Behind
    January 27, 2016 at 2:57 pm

  29. 104 No Child Left Behind
    January 27, 2016 at 3:04 pm

    Good Afternoon TODVille!

  30. 105 JER
    January 27, 2016 at 3:20 pm

  31. January 27, 2016 at 3:30 pm

    Whatever their flaws, their political shortcomings, their progressive dings and dents, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton mean a lot. They represent an altered power structure and changed calculations about who in this country may lead…
    This is our country in an excruciating period of change. This is the story of the slow expansion of possibility for figures who have long existed on the margins, and it is also the story of the dangerous rage those figures provoke.

    • 107 jackiegrumbacher
      January 27, 2016 at 4:49 pm

      Pf, everyone should read this article. Nancy articulates what we all feel in a million slights and hurts, usually throughout our lives, and very pointedly through this campaign season. I am sick and tired of “white” and “male” being synonymous with strength and leadership. We have to stand together to say, “No More!” The world has changed and those white males who can’t cope can either get with the program or be left behind.

  32. 108 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 3:44 pm

  33. 109 No Child Left Behind
    January 27, 2016 at 3:47 pm

  34. 110 No Child Left Behind
    January 27, 2016 at 3:52 pm

  35. January 27, 2016 at 4:05 pm

    this sounds like a plot from Rocky and Bullwinkle


    A brilliant, insane desperation plan to stop Trump: help him win Iowa

    Updated by Matthew Yglesias on January 26, 2016, 11:00 a.m. ET


    The establishment ricochet

    In a recent email, veteran Republican strategist Alex Castellanos laid out a vision of Marco Rubio’s path to victory that aligns with the boost-Trump-to-kill-Trump theory:

    If Cruz underperforms in [Iowa] and Rubio finishes a strong third or better, New Hampshire may evolve into a race between Trump and Rubio, not Trump and Cruz. Unlike Bush/Christie/Kasich, Marco Rubio has a shot at being the only candidate palatable to the establishment who rides into NH with a little [Iowa] momentum. Rubio’s 3-2-1 strategy to finish 3rd in IA, 2nd in NH, and 1st [in South Carolina] could actually develop.

    So why boost Trump? The key is that for any of this to work, Ted Cruz needs to lose in Iowa. If Cruz beats Trump, then Cruz heads into New Hampshire with positive press and could easily ride out a New Hampshire loss to Trump before heading to South Carolina and other evangelical-rich Southern states where he’s likely to do well.

    • 112 jackiegrumbacher
      January 27, 2016 at 4:54 pm

      Well, Rikyrah, what are they left with after all those machinations? Rubio has as bigoted and outmoded a world view as Trump and Cruz. He is mediocrity personified with a juvenile understanding of foreign policy and discredited ideas about the economy. He would be a walking, talking disaster for this country.

  36. January 27, 2016 at 4:17 pm

    Hope all of you are having a fine day!!

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  39. 117 JER
    January 27, 2016 at 4:28 pm

  40. 118 taiping1
    January 27, 2016 at 4:28 pm

    First Black Elected to Head Harvard's Law Review https://t.co/jGt0WKqdjZ Still working for everyone 26 years later #PresidentObama— Tracy (@taiping2) January 27, 2016


    Still looking out for all.

  41. 120 Dudette
    January 27, 2016 at 4:32 pm

  42. 121 Dudette
    January 27, 2016 at 4:34 pm

  43. 122 Dudette
    January 27, 2016 at 4:36 pm

    A companion to AMK’s John Fugesang tweet above

    January 27, 2016 at 4:42 pm


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  46. 125 No Child Left Behind
    January 27, 2016 at 5:04 pm

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  48. 128 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 5:08 pm

  49. 129 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 5:11 pm

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  51. 133 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm

  52. 134 Nena20409
    January 27, 2016 at 5:43 pm

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