Chat Away: Elections Matter

153 Responses to “Chat Away: Elections Matter”

  1. 1 Ouapiti
    October 22, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    Hello TOD! Cannot wait until November 9 th when HRC is our president-elect. Keep the faith all.

  2. October 22, 2016 at 8:50 pm

  3. 15 Judith Fardig
    October 22, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    Thanks,Nerdy! Congratulations Ouapiti! Everyone in my house voted today.

  4. 16 jackiegrumbacher
    October 22, 2016 at 9:38 pm

    The video above had me sobbing. What an amazing story of courage and mother love and then to find that it was Hillary’s efforts that enabled the child to have the care she needed. Powerful, powerful statement!!

  5. 17 jacquelineoboomer
    October 22, 2016 at 9:47 pm

  6. 29 desertflower
    October 22, 2016 at 9:54 pm

  7. 30 desertflower
    October 22, 2016 at 9:55 pm

    Nasty Woman, Selma:)

  8. 32 Ladyhawke
    October 22, 2016 at 10:07 pm

  9. 35 Ladyhawke
    October 22, 2016 at 10:14 pm

  10. October 22, 2016 at 10:26 pm

  11. 38 amk for obama
    October 22, 2016 at 10:38 pm

    • 41 amk for obama
      October 22, 2016 at 10:42 pm

  12. 42 desertflower
    October 22, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    Because of course they did.

    • 43 arapaho415
      October 23, 2016 at 10:17 am

      GM DF.

      Has Autumn arrived in central AZ yet? (Just curious, it’s been hotter than heck the past few days, but THANKFULLY it’s overcast and a bit cooler now.)

      Didn’t read the page 6 report (figure Daily Mail UK will cover story, since they post salacious allegations, LOL), but can’t help but be reminded that the abominable 9-11 Saudi terrorists did something similar, must be something in the #terrorist mindset.

  13. 44 amk for obama
    October 22, 2016 at 10:41 pm

    • 45 pkayden
      October 23, 2016 at 8:57 am

      That’s right, Nasty Woman. Drink that tea!

      Love that Secretary Clinton is unshakable. That woman is a rock. So looking forward to her win on the night of November 8th.

  14. October 22, 2016 at 10:45 pm

    Goodnight TOD!

    This is quite touching ….


  15. 50 amk for obama
    October 22, 2016 at 10:46 pm

  16. 51 desertflower
    October 22, 2016 at 10:48 pm

    Well THIS is cool!! Watch the whole thing.

  17. October 22, 2016 at 10:48 pm

    The Cubs are going to the World Series!!!!!

  18. 60 amk for obama
    October 22, 2016 at 10:50 pm

    the ‘base’ of numbnutz can’t even grasp that basic truth.

    • 61 desertflower
      October 22, 2016 at 11:09 pm

      He’s “such a rebel”…doesn’t follow the rules of the big, bad govt and pay his taxes! We call that being a FREELOADER!

  19. 62 Bill R.
    October 22, 2016 at 10:53 pm

    Good numbers in NV. in first day of early voting.

  20. 65 jacquelineoboomer
    October 22, 2016 at 10:56 pm

  21. 66 amk for obama
    October 22, 2016 at 11:01 pm


  22. 67 amk for obama
    October 22, 2016 at 11:03 pm

  23. 68 desertflower
    October 22, 2016 at 11:05 pm

    This election CAN NOT be over soon enough! #FUCKINGHRCLANDSLIDE

  24. October 22, 2016 at 11:11 pm

    Just saw a report on my local news. Molly Cyrus (with TN ties per the reporter) was knocking on dorm room doors at GMU today reminding them to vote early and vote for Hillary. Cool, huh?

  25. 75 amk for obama
    October 22, 2016 at 11:37 pm

    come on coattails.

  26. 76 desertflower
    October 22, 2016 at 11:41 pm

    With that, I’m out. Tomorrow is another day.

  27. 77 globalcitizenlinda
    October 23, 2016 at 12:09 am

    I have tried to play the video in the message for this blog entry but it stops at the same place each time with error message “media can’t be played”….. I don’t know why this is so and how to get out of it

  28. October 23, 2016 at 12:27 am

    Congratulations to the Cleveland Indians and the Chicago Cubs. What a series!

  29. 79 FoxfireTX
    October 23, 2016 at 12:32 am

    We need a graphic. Is anyone here good at graphics? I’m thinking something along the lines:

    This “Nasty Woman” voted!
    I’m with Her
    + HRC logo?

    Early voting starts here Monday. Anxious to vote but think I’ll probably wait until Tuesday when I have the grandkids and can take them with me. Never too early for them to learn about voting:-)

  30. 81 amk for obama
    October 23, 2016 at 12:43 am

    A good read on AZ likely the tip of the wave.


  31. October 23, 2016 at 1:15 am

    With all of the political noise, I missed this:

  32. 83 amk for obama
    October 23, 2016 at 1:22 am

    says it all.

  33. 88 amk for obama
    October 23, 2016 at 1:23 am

    • 89 nathkatun7
      October 23, 2016 at 4:25 am

      Clearly, for white evangelicals, “up is down, north is south, and east is west.”

      • 90 susanne
        October 23, 2016 at 5:24 am

        clearly, the right is wrong 🙂

        • October 23, 2016 at 7:54 am

          Ha.susanne, that is good. 😉😉

          Good morning all. I will be lurking off and on today. Going to northeast TN (2 hr. drive) to a Sunday event for my college’s homecoming and 150th anniversary. 150 years! Amazing! And, a small world story. One of the grief support groups our daughter was in after our grandson’s death was led by a woman, Kay. This was/is in Chesapeake, VA. Learned that she graduated from this same college 10 years after I did.🙂 We are friends on Facebook; have never been able to meet when I am at our daughter’s. She came for the entire weekend’s festivities so we are going to actually meet today! It seems more appropriate we meet this way than in Chesapeake. I love these small world stories. 😏

  34. 98 desertflower
    October 23, 2016 at 8:51 am

    Morning everyone. Crush them..

  35. 99 desertflower
    October 23, 2016 at 8:59 am

    VOTE! We need the Senate because WE NEED NINE

    • 100 99ts
      October 23, 2016 at 10:48 am

      He so should have retired – be great if Hillary can help him lose – although not looking too likely at the minute.

  36. 102 amk for obama
    October 23, 2016 at 9:20 am

    President Barack Obama will make a late splash into races for state senate and assembly over the next week, endorsing roughly 150 candidates across 20 states.

    He’ll also back a candidate for Pennsylvania state supreme court.

    The endorsements—which will come along with a variety of robocalls, social media, mailers, photos of Obama with the candidates taken as he’s been traveling to campaign in recent weeks, and even a few radio ads—are Obama’s biggest investment in state races ever by far, and come as he gears up to make redistricting reform at the state level the political priority of his post-presidency.

    This is the beginning of that effort, an unprecedented engagement all the way down-ballot for any president.

    The first group of endorsements went public Friday with 13 in Florida, but the White House has a much larger list ready to go, including races in states far from competitive territory for the presidential election and Senate races, “focused mostly on swing districts for maximum impact,” said White House political director David Simas.

    Democrats are hoping for an anti-Donald Trump wave to give them more of a defense against 2018 midterms that most expect will be tough for the party if Hillary Clinton wins. With Obama’s approval rating climbing—to 57 percent in the Gallup poll out Saturday—they’re hoping that hitching themselves to the president will make the difference. He’s also expected to hit close to 60 endorsements for House races this week, taping commercials and robocalls for many of them.


    • 103 Don
      October 23, 2016 at 9:38 am

      The Dems are finally realizing that President Obama is one of the greatest politicians of the last fifty years.

      • 104 amk for obama
        October 23, 2016 at 9:40 am

        yup, the cowards ran away from him for 3 stupid election cycles and lost heavily. now, the black man has to clean up their mess. yet again.

        • 106 globalcitizenlinda
          October 23, 2016 at 11:19 am

          this is one of the things that clarified to me that a significant number of Dems are cowards, have no moral core and that they lack basic political judgement …. you as the Dem party have the best President & his historical policies and then you run and hide in fear of a bunch of racists who would never vote for you anyway

    • 108 99ts
      October 23, 2016 at 9:52 am

      So wish they wouldn’t do robo calls. Anyone robo calls me I will not vote for them, regardless of party – massive invasion of my privacy – the calls will not disconnect & I can’t tell them to take their b.s. elsewhere. Worst form of campaigning ever invented.

      • 109 amk for obama
        October 23, 2016 at 9:56 am

        you’re just saying that.

        • 110 99ts
          October 23, 2016 at 9:59 am

          No way I’m just saying that – I ring their office and tell them what I think. Fortunately it is rare in my world – most from RWNJs – but had 1 from my party of choice few years ago so they didn’t get my vote.

    • 111 Dudette
      October 23, 2016 at 10:51 am


  37. 113 amk for obama
    October 23, 2016 at 9:26 am

    The New Yorker endorses Clinton

    Hillary Clinton is a “distinctly capable candidate,” compared to her opponent Donald Trump, who is “manifestly unqualified and unfit” to be president, according to The New Yorker in its presidential endorsement.

    “The election of Hillary Clinton is an event that we would welcome for its historical importance, and greet with indescribable relief,” the magazine says.

    In an editorial that will be published in the Oct. 31 edition and is available online, the GOP nominee is described by his “temperamental authoritarianism,” and continues on with a list his reversals in policy positions throughout the years.

    Clinton, however, is described as a pioneer throughout her life.

    “She has been a pioneer throughout her life, and yet her career cannot be easily reduced to one transcendent myth: she has been an idealist and a liberal incrementalist, a glass-ceiling-smashing lawyer and a cautious establishmentarian, a wife and mother, a First Lady, a rough-and-tumble political operator, a senator, a Secretary of State,” the editors write.

    Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/10/new-yorker-endorses-clinton-230197#ixzz4NulZGibc
    Follow us: @politico on Twitter | Politico on Facebook

  38. 114 amk for obama
    October 23, 2016 at 9:36 am

  39. 117 desertflower
    October 23, 2016 at 9:38 am

    🙂 🙂

  40. 118 amk for obama
    October 23, 2016 at 9:45 am

    perfect new symbol .

  41. 119 amk for obama
    October 23, 2016 at 9:48 am

    Clinton Vaults to a Double-Digit Lead, Boosted by Broad Disapproval of Trump .

    All told, Clinton leads Trump by 12 percentage points among likely voters, 50 to 38 percent, in the national survey, her highest support and his lowest to date in ABC News and ABC News/Washington Post polls. Gary Johnson has 5 percent support, Jill Stein 2 percent.


    getting closer and closer to my 35% ceiling.

    • 120 99ts
      October 23, 2016 at 10:01 am

      My thought last June was 27% – not going to be far from that. Still disgusting that the 2 issues bringing him down are the women & saying he will not accept the results. The few policies he has are horrendous – seems most don’t believe what he says – just ugh.

      • 121 amk for obama
        October 23, 2016 at 10:09 am

        If it is 27%, you get the wonderful opportunity to treat me to an ideal aussie holiday. Yay.

        • 122 99ts
          October 23, 2016 at 10:18 am

          🙂 To me the ideal Aussie holiday is a trip along the coast from Sydney to Cairns – the bluest sea and clearest sky you will ever see – not to mention all the cemeteries on prime land overlooking the sea (I like to visit my roots). Those immigrants looked after their folks.

          Shame we didn’t back it with Ladbrokes – we could live off the proceeds.

  42. 127 Dudette
    October 23, 2016 at 10:08 am

    Gooooood Morning Everyone! 🐶

  43. 129 desertflower
    October 23, 2016 at 10:10 am

  44. 130 Bill R.
    October 23, 2016 at 10:12 am

    Just out ABC poll, Clinton +12 over Trump. +32 among women.

  45. 131 donna dem 4 obama
    October 23, 2016 at 10:15 am

    Looks like Hillary and Tim had a good night in PA

  46. October 23, 2016 at 10:21 am

    Hillary Clinton Stays Undefeated Against the Alpha Males
    She’s taken the hits, stayed on her feet, and hit back harder, again and again and again.


    10.21.16 11:03 PM ET
    Hillary Clinton, FiveThirtyEight tells us, is the most dominant debate winner in recent presidential history. They did all that ciphering they do over there and decided she won her three debates by +71, the highest score going back to 2000. She did it by being well prepared, yes. But she also did it, and bigly, by just standing there and taking his crap.

    And there she sat, smiling, laughing, cool as you please. People ask why she’s winning, and the usual answer is that Trump is such a catastrophe. And he is, obviously. But I say she’s winning mainly because she’s one tough dame. She’s made of steel. And not Trumpian Chinese steel. And even though she’s going to face a wall of total resistance from Congress if she’s president, I say history tells us not to sell this woman short.


    All the predictions are grim for the post-inaugural period: She’ll have no mandate, and Republican opposition will be implacable because they’ll know that if they can bring her numbers down by 2018 they can romp in the midterms. For the most part I share this view. But I look back over the carcasses she’s left behind of men who were supposed to dominate her and I think just maybe she’ll figure something out.

    • 133 Don
      October 23, 2016 at 10:26 am

      Midterms midterms midterms, that’s where the war is won or lost. Hopefully we won’t have a repeat of 2010 and 2014, there will be seats in both houses waiting to be filled.

  47. 134 FoxfireTX
    October 23, 2016 at 10:41 am

    Good morning TOD!

  48. 137 amk for obama
    October 23, 2016 at 10:55 am

  49. October 23, 2016 at 11:02 am

    Good Sunday, TOD Family!!!

  50. October 23, 2016 at 11:03 am

    I’m noticing that rather than referring to DJT as a business man, he is being referenced as a reality show star.

  51. 142 Dudette
    October 23, 2016 at 11:05 am


  52. 148 Dudette
    October 23, 2016 at 11:21 am

  53. 150 Dudette
    October 23, 2016 at 11:26 am

  54. 151 Dudette
    October 23, 2016 at 11:29 am

  55. 152 Dudette
    October 23, 2016 at 11:31 am

  56. 153 JER
    October 23, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    Chris Wallace (Tom Hanks) moderates the final debate between Donald Trump (Alec Baldwin) and Hillary Clinton (Kate McKinnon).

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