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There Is Only One President Barack Obama

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121 Responses to “There Is Only One President Barack Obama”


  1. 1 GGail
    February 1, 2016 at 4:23 pm

    Hellooooooo

  2. 9 GGail
    February 1, 2016 at 4:26 pm

    Hi NW, this is da truth!
    Grabthar’s Hammer @eclecticbrotha
    We ask how does he intend to do it, you throw MLK and Negro Surrogate Voltron in our face to shut us up.

  3. February 1, 2016 at 4:28 pm

    *Brilliant* tweets Nerdy, thank yooooooooooou!!

  4. February 1, 2016 at 4:38 pm

    Thanks Nerdy for this great compilation calling bull-sh#% on Bernie and his Emoproge/Irrational-Professional-Lefties and his astro-turf Repubs/Teabaggers/Conservatives, that’s funded by Koch Ind.

  5. February 1, 2016 at 4:41 pm

    POTUS and FLOTUS graduation speeches should really be worth listening to this summer. Can’t wait.

  6. 18 Allison
    February 1, 2016 at 4:48 pm

    • 19 99ts
      February 1, 2016 at 4:53 pm

      I can’t unsee that picture Alison – how can anyone want this in the white house – argggggggggggggg

      • 20 Allison
        February 1, 2016 at 5:02 pm

        I know 99ts. I can’t believe the R party has sunk lower than McCain/Palin, I didn’t think it was possible.

        • 21 99ts
          February 1, 2016 at 5:08 pm

          I keep hoping there is a % of republicans that still have a brain – sane people could not vote for most of their candidates. I think this is where the BernieBots are hoping to get votes – but, especially given the weather, maybe they will just stay home.

    • February 1, 2016 at 5:55 pm

      The real problem are the ones who allow them to get away with being racists and sexists, like the media and the sorry ass voters.

    • 23 SUEDUVALL SMITH
      February 1, 2016 at 6:19 pm

      THIS FACE WOULD DEFINITELY DEFLATE THE DOLLAR!

  7. 24 MadameSoph
    February 1, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    Nerdy, love these tweets and I second the title of this post!

    • 25 Nerdy Wonka
      February 1, 2016 at 6:41 pm

      🙂

    • 26 catrst
      February 1, 2016 at 7:10 pm

      This was a new perspective for me. If the President accomplishes it it must be easy peasy. Very very bigoted. Maybe that is why the Sanders followers don’t get how hard this all is. I do know Hillary Clinton knows how hard this is so there’s that.

  8. 27 Nerdy Wonka
    February 1, 2016 at 5:15 pm

    Yet Bernie scratches his head wondering why many, including POC aren’t fawning over him.

  9. 40 Allison
    February 1, 2016 at 5:16 pm

    The Iowa Caucus Explained – With Legos

    Every four years, New Hampshire proudly touts its first-in-the-nation status. But technically, while our presidential contest is the first primary in the nation, it isn’t the first time voters get to weigh in. That honor, of course, belongs to Iowa’s Caucus.

    But what exactly is a caucus? How does it work? Who gets to participate?

    Where we sit, the whole process seems pretty mysterious. Lucky for us, we aren’t the only ones who feel that way.

    Our friends at Vermont Public Radio also had plenty of questions about Iowa’s caucus, and they set out to answer them. With Legos. Take a look:

    You can read VPR’s original story right here.

    http://nhpr.org/post/iowa-caucus-explained-legos

  10. 41 MadameSoph
    February 1, 2016 at 5:22 pm

    Hi TODers,

    I just had an email conversation with someone who I’ve known casually since 2007. She indicated that she supports Bernie because but thinks Hillary will be the nominee. Here’s what blew me away about this: During the 2008 primaries she and her spouse were both Hillary supporters big time.

    At the time, I assumed their enthusiastic support of Clinton was because they were white boomer gay women and wanted to see a woman president. In fact, we had long conversations in which I reminded them of how Senator Obama spoke about gay rights while addressing a Black congregation and what a big deal that was (back then). They reluctantly came around to supporting PBO once it was clear he was winning the primaries and were definite supporters once he was the nominee.

    Fully expected them to be HRC supporters this time around as well. So why on earth would Bernie be their first choice for this election? She said she believes “we need Bernie but will probably get Hillary”

    Back in ’08, Senator Obama represented a challenge to the status quo but she didn’t support him then, she supported Hillary. So what’s different now? How do I see this any other way than they were only skeptical of Obama because of his color?

  11. 42 MadameSoph
    February 1, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    Are you still here 57andfemale?

  12. 43 CEB
    February 1, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    I am already over this bull shit election cycle. If Bill doesn’t fuck it up for Hillary (he her biggest deficit), she will probably get the Dem. nomination. The general, after the usual dirty tricks, will fall along predictable lines and the end will be close one. While Hills is not an inspirational figure nor a nuanced campaigner, she is a tough, smart lady who has been through so much that nothing the repub thugs and their surrogates will do will surprise or catch her off guard. I think that she will be able to get the country further up the hump and what the party will need to be doing i the meantime is seeking out and developing younger, non-traditional, 21st century leaders so that we can have a deeper field in the future. I refuse to get all upset about every little bump (we have seen all of this before) and will spend my time soaking up the final days of the historic and successful Obama administration and GOTVing. We had eight years of the dream, now we need to find a way to help to sustain and to improve on the gains that have been made as a result of the work of the Obama Dream Team. I have released my fears that we will have a repeat of the horror of the century; that followed the first Reconstruction in this country; we will not turn back and we are not afraid.

    • 44 No Child Left Behind
      February 1, 2016 at 5:29 pm

      Very inspirational words. My TV has been off since early morning and will not be on to catch the frenzy on Bernie’s polls or Il Douche’s big win.

    • 45 CEB
      February 1, 2016 at 5:31 pm

      I really should proofread before posting; my bad.

    • 46 jackiegrumbacher
      February 1, 2016 at 5:33 pm

      Very well said, CEB. I agree with all you said and especially appreciate the l first line.

    • 47 MadameSoph
      February 1, 2016 at 5:34 pm

      Nicely put, CEB. I reminded my friend the other day that, although HRC is not a good campaigner, once she is the nominee she will have PBO, FLOTUS and VP Biden all out stumping and firing up for her. Also, as much as I give Bill the side eye at times, he is a great campaigner as well. PBO joked he could be appointed “Secretary of Explaining Stuff” and I do remember he was a big help in 2012.

      I too will be soaking up these final months of the greatest President and First Lady this country has ever seen.

    • 48 SUEDUVALL SMITH
      February 1, 2016 at 6:30 pm

      HOLD ONTO YOUR FAITH CEB…GOD’S GOT IT…HE HAS A PLAN AND I PUT MY TRUST IN HIM.

  13. February 1, 2016 at 5:57 pm

    Thanks for posting the truth talkers Nerdy. Warms my heart to know not everyone is afflicted with Trumpitis or want to jump aboard Bernie one-trick pony Sanders.

  14. 55 JER
    February 1, 2016 at 6:01 pm


    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden participate in a meeting with the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force in the Vice President’s Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, Feb. 1, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    • 56 CEB
      February 1, 2016 at 6:09 pm

      Look how humble our PBO is as evidenced about where he is sitting. He does not have to be the center of attention or sitting in the front on an elevated chair (as LBJ did) to prove he is in charge. He has that natural confidence and power that is quietly evident in the way that he comports himself. His position also says that he has Joe’s back. Our guys are all kinds of wonderful.

      • 57 SUEDUVALL SMITH
        February 1, 2016 at 6:12 pm

        PBO HAS ALWAYS BEEN A HUMBLE MAN…HIS WALK WITH GOD AND GRACE!…ALWAYS WELL DONE MR. PRESIDENT!

      • 58 CEB
        February 1, 2016 at 6:13 pm

        I have this huge momma bear hug of love, support and appreciation that I just long to give to both of them.

      • 59 catrst
        February 1, 2016 at 7:22 pm

        I had exactly the same thoughts about this picture. Yes all kinds of wonderful.

      • 60 idon
        February 1, 2016 at 8:33 pm

        Yes yes I noticed that which just shouts humility and respect and admiration.

      • 61 HZ
        February 2, 2016 at 10:18 pm

        CEB, I feel that your spirit of goodness in sharing your feelings in this comment and the one above hit the nail on the head. The first thing that caught my eye was where our POTUS is sitting and the look on his face. Knowing someone so dear and close to me who knows PBO always give PBO very high marks and spoken word as to his humbleness, and loving respect for those who are hurting. He has always worked for the long term in caring for mankind.
        Thanks for your comment, CEB.((((((((((Thank you))))))))))HZ

    • 62 MadameSoph
      February 1, 2016 at 6:14 pm

      This is a BFD 🙂

      I’m so excited PBO has put VPB in charge of this. Knowing this administration and PBO, they would not set these ambitious goals if they didn’t think reaching them was possible. As VP said, “Listen, I’m not Bernie Sanders…..I’m not a populist. But I’m a realist.”

      I lost my Dad and other family to cancer and quite a few of my friends are fighting or have recovered from it. I’m so grateful for the Cancer Moonshot.

      So, when “curing cancer” gets added to saving the economy and auto industry, bringing justice to Bin Laden, providing affordable healthcare to millions and combating climate change, how will they spin “disappointment” then?

      • 63 CEB
        February 1, 2016 at 6:17 pm

        Our guys are all about the BFD’s of public policy because they are there to do something, not to be something. They have wielded power and influence so beautifully and successfully for the American people and the world. We are so blessed.

        • 64 MadameSoph
          February 1, 2016 at 6:24 pm

          “Because they are there to do something, not be something.” Exactly!

        • 65 SUEDUVALL SMITH
          February 1, 2016 at 6:28 pm

          WE ARE EXTREMELY BLESSED TO HAVE THESE TWO AMAZING MEN IN THE WHITEHOUSE…SUCH WONDERFUL EXAMPLES OF CHARACTER……………………..THEN YOU GO TO THE ZOO AND THERE YOU HAVE IT…A PREVIEW OF THE CHAOS YET TO COME…REPUGNANT REPTILES MANIPULATING VOTES FROM DISILLUSIONED PEOPLE! PLEASE PASS THE AIRLINE BAGGIES!

      • February 1, 2016 at 7:07 pm

        So, when “curing cancer” gets added to saving the economy and auto industry…how will they spin “disappointment” then?

        ******************************

        I don’t know but i’m sure they would find a way…

      • 67 catrst
        February 1, 2016 at 7:27 pm

        I have begun using the term “disappointeds” but what it really means is bigoted. Either what was accomplished was easy because President Obama did it (couldn’t get health care through for 60 years before that but its easy, right) or its something like President Obama was the house boy and didn’t shine the shoes well enough, or they scuffed the shoes just so they could rail that they were disappointed.

    • 68 GGail
      February 1, 2016 at 6:27 pm

      Where PBO has his chair positioned says a whole lot.
      Wow, what a great man.

      Let the haters hate. We know the real deal when we see it.

    • February 1, 2016 at 6:55 pm

      i can’t see the whole picture …but i hope that there will be blk folks on the task force…

    • February 1, 2016 at 7:01 pm

      This is such a tremendous undertaking…when i think of a cure for cancer…i have always thought of that as an impossibility…that if it was possible…it would have happened…..but now ….just suppose …just suppose we were able to find a cure…it would be soooooooooooo Monumental,,,,that words would not be enough ….i lost my sister to breast cancer and my dad to lung cancer…i hope pray for success….

  15. 72 sjterrid
    February 1, 2016 at 6:21 pm

    Thank you so much Nerdy for compiling these tweets.

  16. February 1, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    Al Giordano’s final projection for Iowa results. If you examine his TL you will see what thinking went into it and his grasp of the Iowa Caucus system.

  17. February 1, 2016 at 6:28 pm

    GE FOLKS!

    • 77 SUEDUVALL SMITH
      February 1, 2016 at 6:34 pm

      OH MY…THE MEMORIES……………..WHERE DID ALL THIS TIME GO?????………………….SUCH TREASURED MOMENTS IN OUR HISTORY!

    • 78 hopefruit2
      February 1, 2016 at 6:40 pm

      INDEED…fantastic memories!!! Good evening LP! 🙂

      • February 1, 2016 at 7:04 pm

        Howdy, HF! I’m glad I have ~5 shows to on DVR to catch up on….we won’t even start getting caucus results until ~10 P.M. est….with the voting beginning at 8. I can’t wait to see if the GOP screws this up again like last year declaring Romney the winner…only to change to Santorum the next day…with Ron Paul actually getting the most delegates!!!!!

    • February 1, 2016 at 7:47 pm

      That was the speech that won me over.

  18. 82 GGail
    February 1, 2016 at 6:33 pm

    Chips, should our boys be nervous…????
    “Manchester City’s new head coach has one of the best CVs in football”

    • February 1, 2016 at 6:42 pm

      YES! Especially because he’ll be given £50,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 to spend 👿

      • February 1, 2016 at 7:01 pm

        That mofo was the highest paid manager in the world Bayern Munich was paying him 24 million a year….next closest was Chelsea’s sacked manager at 18. Where the hell in Man City coming up with that kind of dough? Secondly, why the hell are these idiots getting paid like Messi/Ronaldo 😕 I told you I should have taken a different career path..smh!

      • 85 GGail
        February 1, 2016 at 7:24 pm

        I read somewhere (in English) that ManU should hire ManC’s old coach as an Assistant????? Whaaaat?!

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  20. 91 No Child Left Behind
    February 1, 2016 at 6:43 pm

    Really? That’s news to me. I thought that this campaign was about a revolution headed by CHE Bernito Sanderso.

  21. February 1, 2016 at 6:55 pm

    Well, the big day is finally here. We’re off in the next half hour to the elementary school behind our house, to sit in the gym with our neighbors and form into preference groups (aka, the Iowa Caucuses). We foolishly thought today would be the calm before the storm, but during the 5:30 news it was wall-to-wall campaign ads, one after the other after the other. Hillary, Marco, Bernie, Donald – arg, make it stop. 🙄 Here’s hoping they stop having Iowa be the first in the nation before the next presidential campaign! I’ll share my impressions when we get back home. 🙂

    • February 1, 2016 at 7:03 pm

      gooooood luck to you…thank you for being an engaged citizen

    • 94 MadameSoph
      February 1, 2016 at 7:04 pm

      Thank you for sharing your Iowa Caucus experiences with us, muscatinegal! This is what I love about coming to TOD! It’s a one-stop worldwide information shop!

    • 95 CEB
      February 1, 2016 at 7:05 pm

      Looking forward to it and glad that it is you in cold Iowa having to put up with the circus and not me. At least I get the warmth and the sunshine with my serving of the crazies here in Florida.

    • 96 99ts
      February 1, 2016 at 7:23 pm

      Thankyou so much for the post – looking forward to reading your afterwards post – and how nice it will be when the ads have stopped.

    • February 1, 2016 at 7:11 pm

      do you remember the stupidity that was umbrella-gate….the RW was upset because a soldier was holding an umbrella over the President while he was making remarks in the rain….the BS that our President has had to undergo

      • February 1, 2016 at 9:17 pm

        Add that to the ridiculously long list of slights against him for doing the same thing any other president had the “allowance” to do, such as welcoming in a new school year to children. I will never, ever forgive this backwards ass nation for that, among other things.

    • 100 MadameSoph
      February 1, 2016 at 8:09 pm

      LOVE this photo and what it represents. I’d like to do a painting based on this someday.

  22. February 1, 2016 at 7:13 pm

    MUST SEE debrief from a YouTube interviewer of PBO. This is AWESOME!!

    • February 1, 2016 at 7:23 pm

      Absolutely LOVED that Meta, thanks a million! “Be respectful and listen” ….. neither of which most of PBO’s interviewers have been through the years. The ones who were got the most insightful, absorbing interviews, like this fella.

      • February 1, 2016 at 7:28 pm

        Chips, I just think PBO always brings out the BEST in people who are decent. This is another clear example of that fact. LOVE him dearly.

  23. 105 No Child Left Behind
    February 1, 2016 at 7:15 pm

  24. February 1, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    Watching CNN.. Republican and Dem caucuses…high turnout

  25. February 1, 2016 at 7:46 pm

    Ben Carson …going home to FL…is he suspending his campaign…Oooooooooo

  26. 119 No Child Left Behind
    February 1, 2016 at 8:02 pm

    On this note, I need Jesus and should start looking for him.

  27. February 1, 2016 at 8:16 pm

    I didn’t know candidates are allowed to attend a caucus. That seems wrong.


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