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“America Is A Nation Of Second Chances”

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122 Responses to ““America Is A Nation Of Second Chances””


  1. 1 jacquelineoboomer
    March 30, 2016 at 4:38 pm

    Thank you, President Obama, for your just and fair treatment of all citizens!

    • 4 jacquelineoboomer
      March 30, 2016 at 4:40 pm

      And now I really must walk away from politics for a couple of hours, and try to get Trump’s disgusting treatment of women out of my head!

      Thanks for sharing this about our President, Chips – I sometimes think he’s the only sane politician in the country (along with VP Joe!).

      • March 30, 2016 at 4:49 pm

        It’s sooooooo refreshing to get a break from the madness Jacqueline, was out most of today and away from it all, came back with a clear head! Then two minutes looking at Twitter and you feel like going back out again.

  2. March 30, 2016 at 4:53 pm

    Kindness is always needed and appreciated:

  3. March 30, 2016 at 4:58 pm

    Congrats Jacqueline 🙂

    Good afternoon Chips & everyone!

    back to work ….

    • 10 MightyPamela
      March 30, 2016 at 5:47 pm

      I saw one worshiper likening this incident to being the Voice of God, spoken on a Good Friday afternoon. Person felt no further sign was necessary! Of course, same person seems to think tehbern is the living breathing reincarnation of Christ Jesus. Okay, y’all. The madness is overwhelming me too many days. Love you guys, tho. Big hugs all around!

  4. March 30, 2016 at 5:05 pm

  5. 12 catrst
    March 30, 2016 at 5:10 pm

    I want to focus on the good news but I also want to hold in the Light the people being assaulted by the crazed Trump mob and also the people who are in positions to be super delegates. They are being assaulted in a different way I think. We are going to have to be very strong and I know a group of people that help keep me that way and they are here. Blessings and thanks.

  6. 16 JER
    March 30, 2016 at 5:21 pm

  7. March 30, 2016 at 5:38 pm

  8. March 30, 2016 at 5:45 pm

    • 19 99ts
      March 30, 2016 at 5:52 pm

      GM Ms Chips – there will never be another one to match him – he speaks the language of Princes and Paupers – without favor for either.

      • March 30, 2016 at 5:55 pm

        + 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000

        We seriously need to start working on a military coup to keep him. Are you in?

        • 21 99ts
          March 30, 2016 at 6:03 pm

          I’m in – but I’m not such a bif fan of the military – let alone a coup – I believe this could be overturned while the US people suffer under post Obama stress

          22nd Amendment
          “Limits the number of times that a person can be elected president: a person cannot be elected president more than twice, and a person who has served more than two years of a term to which someone else was elected cannot be elected more than once.”

          Stupidist idea ever!! (Then again, I gather the guy wants a few months sleep – so he can have 1 term off 🙂 )

          • March 30, 2016 at 6:08 pm

            I never understood it! If the people want to democratically elect someone 100 times, then why stop them!?!

            • 23 99ts
              March 30, 2016 at 6:18 pm

              Well – a democrat was the only person ever elected more than twice – and PBO would be the first person since then where it would happen again – it’s another GOP form of voter suppression – they excel at this. The voting right s act should have been named the anti GOP voting suppression act.

            • 24 jacquelineoboomer
              March 30, 2016 at 7:23 pm

              FDR got too much done for the people, and other people had to stop that. He was the only one who had more than two terms. He got us through the Great Depression and World War II, and died in office. George Washington was supposed to have “set the example” of two terms, but technically others (I think) ran for a third and lost. Usually it’s frowned on getting rid of a law and going back to the previous standards while the same guy is running – which is why they vote for a raise in the next president’s salary and not their own, etc.

              You know all this, I’m sure, but the basic problem in our history from my viewpoint is that WE DIDN’T KNOW BARACK OBAMA WAS COMING ALONG and that we’d want to keep him right where he is, sleep deprived and in the White House.

            • 27 jacquelineoboomer
              March 30, 2016 at 7:29 pm

              And I’m pretty sure George Washington was dead set on not making himself look like the monarchy – what they were all hoping to stay separated from – by staying in office more than two terms. He insisted on not being called “your highness” and other royal terms, and they all finally agreed on “Mr. President.”

              The end. (Sorry – TMI.)

              • 28 SUEDUVALLSMITH
                March 30, 2016 at 7:35 pm

                GEORGE WASHINGTON AND CRONIES WERE SLAVE OWNERS…NOT MY FAVORITE!

                • 29 SUEDUVALLSMITH
                  March 30, 2016 at 7:37 pm

                  THE FIRST AND LEGAL PRESIDENT SHOULD HAVE BEEN A NATIVE AMERICAN..IT WAS THEIR LAND IN THE BEGINNING..THE WHITE BOYS IIN THE WIGS STOLE IT!

      • 30 SUEDUVALLSMITH
        March 30, 2016 at 7:30 pm

        THE WAY THE WORLD SHOULD BE…THE WAY GOD WANTED HIS CREATION TO BE!

  9. 31 ouapiti
    March 30, 2016 at 5:45 pm

    So damn proud of our President!

  10. March 30, 2016 at 5:53 pm

  11. 35 99ts
    March 30, 2016 at 5:58 pm

    Having woken to the usual news of more stupid comments from the GOP pretenders – I will continue to push the reality – every last piece of hate coming out of their mouths starts with the US media.

    Why does abortion continue to be at the forefront of US politics – because the MEDIA keeps it there. Why aren’t they asking Trump the important questions about running an administration. How would he handle an economic melt down, how would he keep unemployment from falling, what is his view on unemployment payments, social security. What is his health care plan. Is education a right or a privilege. etc etc etc

    But no – lets give the pro life fools some publicity – lets hate on women a little more.

    The demise of the media can’t come soon enough.

  12. 36 Nerdy Wonka
    March 30, 2016 at 6:09 pm

    We truly are blessed to have him as president. No one will ever match up to him.

    • 37 99ts
      March 30, 2016 at 6:19 pm

      We truly are blessed to have him as president. No one will ever match up to him.

      Everyone is saying the same thing today – no better truth can ever be told.

  13. March 30, 2016 at 6:19 pm

  14. March 30, 2016 at 6:38 pm

    Our President is a kind, decent, compassionate, just, competent, and courageous man. We are blessed every day he is our president. He embodies these words from Dr. Martin Luther King: “I will not be satisfied until justice rolls down like waters and righteousness like a mighty stream.”

    • March 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm

      Just beautiful, Bill.

    • 44 99ts
      March 30, 2016 at 7:41 pm

      I just got around to listening to the video – and the tears are rolling down – when the man next to PBO started smiling – that was such a moment.

    • March 31, 2016 at 1:18 am

      Thank you so much, Bill R., for expressing so well everything I feel about President Obama. As you said: “We are blessed everyday he is our president.” For me, at 70 years, I feel even more blessed to be alive during his presidency. I know there is still so much hatred and ugliness in this world, but there is also so much beauty, grace and human kindness. President Obama and his family are all about beauty, grace and human kindness!

  15. 46 SUEDUVALLSMITH
    March 30, 2016 at 7:25 pm

    AND THIS IS ANOTHER REASON WHY I AM GOING TO SUPERGLUE PBO TO HIS OFFICE CHAIR..<3

  16. 47 SUEDUVALLSMITH
    March 30, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    SO THANKFUL…THE APT. DRAPERY SCENARIO IS OVER….I KEEP THE WARM DRAPES…:) AND THE APT…:)

  17. 48 SUEDUVALLSMITH
    March 30, 2016 at 7:39 pm

    GOTTA’ GO AND GET RID OF MY BACKACHE…BLESSINGS EVERYONE!..MANIANAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!

  18. March 30, 2016 at 7:45 pm

    Sometimes I just can’t believe President Obama is for real. His kind and generous heart is the size of Manhattan. Wow, wow, wow, what a great man.

    It’s starting to feel like he built a very solid cake the first few years – saved the economy, passed healthcare, ended 2 wars, and on and on and on – and now he putting the frosting on the cake. And he’s embellishing this cake with the most beautiful flourishes, for all to see and enjoy. Everyone gets a slice.

  19. March 30, 2016 at 7:53 pm

  20. 57 vcprezofan2
    March 30, 2016 at 7:58 pm

    Where’s Desertf? Arizona is/was burning (at time of pic). 😀

  21. 59 vcprezofan2
    March 30, 2016 at 8:02 pm

  22. 60 vcprezofan2
    March 30, 2016 at 8:06 pm

    Dear TOD hikers, they *chose* a simpler hike for us, and we…oops, you missed it!

    • March 30, 2016 at 8:14 pm

      It’s TOO pink Meta, pink is to color what Jilly Boel is to music!1!1!

      • March 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm

        I hear ya, Chips! But I do make an exception for nature!

      • 69 vcprezofan2
        March 30, 2016 at 8:34 pm

        Well duh, don’t be blinded by the pink now. Widen your artistic eyes and you’ll see the contrasting yellow in the background, and the green and brown.

        pssst: 😉 The pink is attempting what the GOP & media do; overshadowing or overpowering other voices.

  23. 73 JER
    March 30, 2016 at 8:22 pm

    • 74 jacquelineoboomer
      March 30, 2016 at 8:33 pm

      All Trump would need to do is pull the “punishments” out of the attic – believe wire coat hangars and back alleys were all the rage, back when he was in his “formative” years. Where he remains, in his formative years, because I never saw any mature person out in public every day make it up as he goes along, like this guy does. Oh, and, I’m pretty sure I read he implied to Marla Maples that she should “take care of” her pregnancy, when she brought him the news.

      Sickening POS.

      • 75 99ts
        March 30, 2016 at 8:46 pm

        I was given a “safe” phone number in the 1960s – shared among many. Expensive option. Long story as to how I came by same – but it circulated around the college I attended – girls who were known to be pregnant were “sent home in disgrace”. Unbelievable – not allowed to remain in a university college!

        • 76 jacquelineoboomer
          March 30, 2016 at 8:59 pm

          Those were the days … the days Trump and others would put women through, again. Ugh.

  24. 77 jacquelineoboomer
    March 30, 2016 at 8:43 pm

  25. 78 amk for obama
    March 30, 2016 at 8:46 pm

  26. 79 JER
    March 30, 2016 at 8:46 pm

  27. March 30, 2016 at 8:46 pm

    OMG, this IDIOT!

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  30. 85 99ts
    March 30, 2016 at 8:54 pm

    This is the only comment needed to cover the GOP Primary

  31. 86 jacquelineoboomer
    March 30, 2016 at 8:54 pm

    First, Dan is tweeting during the Trump hootenanny on MSNBC, and you can tell how bored he is listening to that bozo, because he tweets this among the others. Too funny.

  32. 87 amk for obama
    March 30, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    Where is the msm poutrage over donald dreck’s latest misogynistic hate spewing?

    The carnival barker fecker should be tested for mental issues immediately.

  33. 88 jacquelineoboomer
    March 30, 2016 at 9:05 pm

    If you mean his “punish women who have abortions” drivel, even the March for Life people came out with Planned Parenthood today and said that’s not what they’re for, and he’s the worst lowlife ever to run for President (I added that last part).

    • 89 jacquelineoboomer
      March 30, 2016 at 9:06 pm

      This was in reply to your comment, amk.

    • 90 amk for obama
      March 30, 2016 at 9:12 pm

      He is literally leading his insane fanatics back to dark centuries. And not a peep from the fifth columnist fourth estate whose fefes were hurt when PBO called them out?

      • 91 jacquelineoboomer
        March 30, 2016 at 9:40 pm

        I have heard many of ’em flip out today (for a change) about it. Don’t know how long that will last, of course, since they’re living in somewhat the same dark century he is.

  34. March 30, 2016 at 9:05 pm

    OMGEEEEEE!! How cute is this?

  35. March 30, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    SICK people:

  36. March 30, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    You might have seen the photo of the teens praying with a grieving woman at a drive thru. Now we know who they are. Hear their story.

  37. 104 amk for obama
    March 30, 2016 at 9:17 pm

  38. 106 amk for obama
    March 30, 2016 at 9:17 pm

  39. March 30, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    Anyone watching the one or one interview between Maddow and Hillary

    • March 30, 2016 at 9:22 pm

      I am……..while on the treadmill.

    • 113 Obama Grandmama
      March 30, 2016 at 9:53 pm

      Me too! I even took a deep breath and watched CM with DT. Yuck! That one was hard to watch. Winging everything may appeal to many, but Hillary comes off knowing what she speaks about.
      Better story. I had to go to the post office today to ask a question. When no one else was inside the post master asked me what I thought of the election so far? The employees cannot talk politics, but when Obama ran in 2008 it was very evident to those working at my rural post office whom I supported from my mail. I was involved with OFA. The two working there were also Obama supporters, only secret supporters due to their job and living in a Conservative rural area. When I got a bunch of Obama campaign buttons I let them both choose one from all the different ones I had, again when no one else was inside. Back to today. He is supporting Hillary too as he does not think a revolution can be pulled off. He said if Obama could not do it why would Bernie be able to do it? It was good to know I am on the same wavelength with at least one other person in my neighborhood.

  40. 115 amk for obama
    March 30, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    bt proves it every day.

  41. March 30, 2016 at 9:31 pm

  42. 119 jacquelineoboomer
    March 30, 2016 at 9:39 pm

  43. March 30, 2016 at 9:44 pm

    Takes me back to my childhood…

  44. 122 amk for obama
    March 30, 2016 at 9:46 pm


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