Chat Away

56 Responses to “Chat Away”

  1. 1 COS
    May 19, 2016 at 12:17 pm

    GM NW, Chips and TOD.

  2. 3 Dudette
    May 19, 2016 at 12:22 pm

    • 4 COS
      May 19, 2016 at 12:26 pm

      Thanks Dudette. I have been asking this same question. Bernie is drawing large crowds, yet HRC is ahead of him in popular votes.

      • 5 Dudette
        May 19, 2016 at 12:32 pm

        People like a good show. Doesn’t they’re committed enough to register & actually vote for the entertainer.

  3. 6 Dudette
    May 19, 2016 at 12:27 pm


    • 7 Don
      May 19, 2016 at 12:44 pm

      My old man would make my brother and I watch 60 minutes religiously every Sunday. He even made us watch all the Sunday news talk shows; even to this day I reflexively watch the Sunday news talk shows.

      • 8 Dudette
        May 19, 2016 at 1:10 pm

        Same thing in our house. When we were in the States, Sunday night meant: 60 Minutes, then The Ed Sullivan Show, then lights out.

        • 9 Don
          May 19, 2016 at 1:20 pm

          Who is Ed Sullivan?

          • 10 desertflower
            May 19, 2016 at 1:39 pm

            Father of The Beatles😃
            That was our schedule too!

          • 12 Dudette
            May 19, 2016 at 1:55 pm

            Wow, I guess I dated myself. 😄Host of variety show. Introduced The Beatles, The Supremes, The Jackson 5 and other legendary performers to US audience.

            Letterman used to talk about how proud he was to have his show in the Ed Sullivan theater.

            “The Ed Sullivan Show is especially known to the World War II and baby boomer generations for introducing acts and airing breakthrough performances by popular 1950s and 1960s musicians such as Elvis Presley, The Beatles, The Supremes, The Dave Clark Five, The Beach Boys, The Jackson 5, Janis Joplin, The Rolling Stones, The Mamas & the Papas, The Lovin’ Spoonful, Herman’s Hermits, The Doors, and The Band…”


            • 13 Don
              May 19, 2016 at 1:58 pm

              I’ve heard of the Jackson Fifths, I think that’s their name. I think of the boy’s names is Tito if I’m not mistaken correct.

    • 15 yardarm756
      May 19, 2016 at 1:38 pm

      There aren’t many true journo’s left….RIP Morley!

  4. 16 Dudette
    May 19, 2016 at 12:30 pm

    Dragging this over from previous thread

  5. May 19, 2016 at 12:46 pm

    I wish we could have him for a third term!

    • 18 Dudette
      May 19, 2016 at 1:12 pm

      He & FLOTUS will continue to do great things after this term is up. You’ll see. They deserve to live the life they want for themselves.

  6. May 19, 2016 at 12:51 pm


  7. 20 Judith Fardig
    May 19, 2016 at 12:53 pm

    Morning OBOTS. Congratulations, COS. Let’s do what we can to support GOTV for Hillary in NJ and CA. Time to shut the door on delusional Bernie and his Bros.

    • May 19, 2016 at 1:15 pm

      Time to call out our own Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley for enabling this incitement of hate speech and violence. As the only Senator now backing Bernie, Jeff Merkley is basically now helping Donald Trump.

  8. 22 Don
    May 19, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    Who’s going to tell Bernie when to pack it in, surely someone in his camp hasn’t lost all touch with reality. The nomination can’t be his end-game because that ship has sailed already. At this point in time Bernie Sanders seems no more saner than Colonel Kurtz from “Apocalypse Now.”

    • 23 Judith Fardig
      May 19, 2016 at 1:14 pm

      I’m hoping Senator Merkley will step up and coach Bernie and his rabid supporters toward reality.

      • May 19, 2016 at 1:18 pm

        Merkley is silent, enabling Bernie to continue to incite hate speech and violence against Dems. See my comment upstream. Merkley should apologize to Senator Boxer for what happened in NV.

        • 25 Judith Fardig
          May 19, 2016 at 4:05 pm

          Bill, I called Senator Merkley’s DC office and encourage you to do the same. They said he was interviewed about 5 times in the last few days and stated every time his disapproval of scorched-earth tactics. Here’s a quote from Greg Sargent, though it does not specifically address the abhorrent behavior in Nevada.

          I asked him whether Sanders should keep fighting for super-delegates in June, after losing the pledged delegate count and popular vote.
          “When a nominee wins a majority of both those categories, it is time for us to come together, link arms and go forward,” Merkley said. “It would be inconsistent, given the commentary on super-delegates, to depend on super-delegates to turn over those first two categories of evaluating party members’ support.”
          Asked if he would support Sanders’s decision, under these conditions, to keep the battle going to the convention floor, Merkley said: “Absolutely not.”

    • 26 Dudette
      May 19, 2016 at 1:15 pm

      He’s not gonna pack it in until Hillary has officially won the nomination & he has squeezed every dime he can get out of his supporters. It won’t be long now though.

      • May 19, 2016 at 1:19 pm

        June 7th. Winning Puerto Rico on the 4th and a big victory in NJ will put her over the top. CA and NM will be the frosting on the cake.

        • 28 Dudette
          May 19, 2016 at 1:45 pm

          Exactly! So need to waste energy calling for him to drop out. Let people vote. Let the delegates be counted. It’ll all be over soon.

  9. 29 Dudette
    May 19, 2016 at 12:59 pm

  10. 30 Neena20409
    May 19, 2016 at 1:03 pm

    Hello TODbots on a Thursday Afternoon.
    Congrats, COS on your Au ⭐
    Congrats to all the Gold ⭐ winners since last Evening.
    WH Presser with Josh “The Voice” Earnest is LIVE, already more than 1/2 way through.

  11. 31 Neena20409
    May 19, 2016 at 1:05 pm

    CNN & Cablers, Wept!

  12. 32 JER
    May 19, 2016 at 1:19 pm

    • 33 CEB
      May 19, 2016 at 1:29 pm

      Love our Joey. I also liked the inclusion of background photos of some of my favorite images of the brotherhood between our dynamic duo. We, the nation and the world, have been (and is still being) blessed by their service.

    • 34 Judith Fardig
      May 19, 2016 at 1:29 pm

      Love you, Joe Biden! What an incredible VP you have been for our President Obama.

    • 35 0388jojothecat
      May 19, 2016 at 2:19 pm

      Tears, lots and lots of tears for a very brave man, watching him with Beau, Hunter, his deceased wife, Dr. Jill Biden, Potus, Flotus, and the people who elected him was so touching….the words of encouragement from his dad and from within him.

  13. 37 Judith Fardig
    May 19, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    Happiest of Birthdays to Pretty Foot! Who’s going to bake her a cake?

  14. 38 JER
    May 19, 2016 at 1:33 pm

  15. May 19, 2016 at 1:34 pm

    The best way to undercut Bernie’s influence and unite the Dem party would be to announce early, before the CA primary, Elizabeth Warren as VP running mate. Have her campaign with Hillary in CA. That would eliminate the extortion game that Bernie is trying to play of threatening to burn down the house and give the election to Trump

    • 40 Obama Grandmama
      May 19, 2016 at 1:57 pm

      Not sure two women instead of a woman and man on ticket is more electable when we are having such difficulty getting one of the most experienced candidates ever to run elected.

    • 41 Dudette
      May 19, 2016 at 2:03 pm

      No No No! We need her in that Senate Seat until we win back the majority. GOP governor will appoint her replacement if she leaves.

      There are plenty of other great potential picks who will appeal to a lot of Dems.

    • 43 Linda
      May 19, 2016 at 2:05 pm

      I think Warren needs to just endorse Hillary right now instead…

      • 44 57andfemale
        May 19, 2016 at 3:16 pm

        Unless BS goes even more off the rails, Warren won’t endorse until the primaries are over. She and BS share many of the same supporters. They almost crucified her because she didn’t endorse before the MA primary (which HRC won). She has been a lionness against Trump already, so she’s trying to do positive things instead of crawling into this mess.

        I do think there would be a line that BS could cross that would make her endorse HRC before the primaries are over. At the rate he’s going, there’s barely any difference between him, Trump and the GOP.

    • May 19, 2016 at 3:07 pm

      For me, that would feel impulsive and presumptuous. And I think it also plays into Bernie’s hands and the allegations of his supporters. One thing I see in PBO that I admire greatly is he never lets his opposition throw him off his game. According to some polls I’m seeing, HRC will win CA. There’s a couple more weeks of this dreck and then it will be done.

      • 46 Dudette
        May 20, 2016 at 1:35 am

        Puerto Rico primary is June 5 (60 delegates). NJ (126 delegates) primary is the same night as CA (475 delegates) so HRC will cross the delegate threshold for nomination before CA polls close. But CA will be icing on the cake. 😄

    • 47 57andfemale
      May 19, 2016 at 3:11 pm

      Warren is not endorsing until the primaries are over. Two women on the ticket is risky, but a possibility. And Warren doesn’t want to be VP. Here’s the thing: any state with a GOP governor will appoint a GOP for the Senate seat. That takes out Sherrod Brown, too.

  16. 48 JER
    May 19, 2016 at 1:39 pm

    Happy Birthday Pretty Foot!

    • 49 Roberta in MN
      May 19, 2016 at 4:39 pm

      Happy Birthday Pretty Foot. Wooot!!!. Hoping you are having a wonderful time today.

  17. 50 Dudette
    May 19, 2016 at 1:43 pm

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  19. 54 Dudette
    May 19, 2016 at 2:27 pm

  20. 55 0388jojothecat
    May 19, 2016 at 3:25 pm

    I just completed my mail in ballot for California, voted for HRC & Kamala Harris for our new US Senator and other state stuff.

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