Giving Tuesday

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  1. 1 desertflower
    November 29, 2016 at 8:24 pm

    Evening family…

  2. 2 purpleshoesla
    November 29, 2016 at 8:25 pm

    That’s my President! Inspiring people to reach back and do good up until his last day. Thank you Nerdy!

  3. 3 idon
    November 29, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    Thank you Nerdy so much for doing this. It’s definitely keeping me sane and hopeful.

    I wanted to mention something that I’ve been tweeting out over the last few days that AfAms need to have a safety plan in place no later than January 20, 2017. As the new occupants of the Oval office, the White Nationalist Party will be coming for black bodies both socially and economically. We must be ready.

    • 4 desertflower
      November 29, 2016 at 8:33 pm

      It hurts my heart to read this…it’s like we need a modern Underground RR

      • 5 globalcitizenlinda
        November 29, 2016 at 9:00 pm

        there is real fear in so many places;

        – yes there is the common fears we share as people with common beliefs about equality for all and the fact that so much progress we share is going to be under direct attack with the support of institutions that would otherwise step in,

        but talking among the people I know, the greatest is that fear of the ordinary people who heard and saw the impending danger and yet endorsed it with their vote and even celebrated their vindictiveness;

        it feels like members of your family knew the impending danger you face and then they rushed gleefully to shove out to be devoured & humiliated as this torture run its course;

        • 6 desertflower
          November 29, 2016 at 9:23 pm

          We must listen to and call on our better angels. We need one another now, more than ever.

          • 7 mtmarilyn
            November 30, 2016 at 11:13 am

            We must be there for each other. I too am very concerned. I have been taking this time writing a letter to my brother. It isn’t easy to do and I keep adding and changing it. It’s hard to express things we have never talked about in concise language. I wish I could put a protective bell over everyone for the next 4 years. My prayers of protection for everyone will be in my meditation every day.

  4. 8 desertflower
    November 29, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    Read…I posted this PropOrNot site link this morning….here’s the report on Russian propaganda and US election


  5. 9 vcprezofan2
    November 29, 2016 at 9:00 pm

    Did JackieG say she was taking a break? I know I’m not as focused in the village as before, but I haven’t seen her in a while. I certainly hope she’s okay and that I just missed her while dancing in and out.

    Hi JackieG, I’m thinking of you! {{{JG}}}

  6. 12 hopefruit2
    November 29, 2016 at 9:02 pm

    Good evening TOD! Does anyone know whether there’s an archive of PBO’s 2016 campaign speeches for Hillary? I just wanted to check on somethings that he specifically warned about in those speeches. If we could just post a collection of those snippets of him warning what a Trump Presidency would result in – that would be great.

    • 13 vcprezofan2
      November 29, 2016 at 9:09 pm

      Hi Hopefruit, did you check YouTube? I don’t know if they are in order but a peek gave me this response. If that’s what you’re after, maybe we can each watch one (tho hard to do given the result is still ‘tender’), then position it at the spot you think works.


    • 14 vcprezofan2
      November 29, 2016 at 9:18 pm

      HopeF, I started listening to PBO’s July 5 speech and a few minutes in realize that I can’t….at least not yet. He was making a passionate and factual case and it’s hard, for now, for me to accept that so many US voters ignored the truth of his message for whatever reason.

      • 15 hopefruit2
        November 30, 2016 at 1:19 pm

        Thanks for the links {{{vc}}}. I totally understand how difficult it is to listen to any of those speeches. I haven’t even attempted since the election. I just need to know that they are available when needed for reference. 🙂

  7. 16 vcprezofan2
    November 29, 2016 at 9:04 pm

  8. 20 CEB
    November 29, 2016 at 9:13 pm

    Be of good cheer by thinking of all of your blessings. Walk with your head up, meet everyone with a smile as you look them in the eye. The best revenge is living well and joyfully. Do not give any of the minutes that we have to fear of what might happen. Be proactive. Do as Barack did when he was a child in Indonesia; he skipped along even as some hurled rocks at him. We’ve got this, people! Time to stop with the tears, fears, depression and dread. We have lives to live, children and young people to inspire, and a group of deplorables to stop. Build yourselves up uplifting poetry, song, philosophy, scripture, like-minded positive friends, and the work of citizens in a democracy. The world did not end, our democracy is still holding and there are millions who will do all that they can to make sure that it continues to. The only thing that changed is that those who had whispered their hate and intolerance are now speaking it out loud and proud. The only thing that is changed is those who believed we lived in a post-racial society have been awakened to the truth that anyone who was not covered by white privilege have always known. Do not let people terrorize you before they actually do anything. In other words, do not jump before you are hit. Do not give these people the pleasure of your tears and fears. It is time for the pity party to be over people. I avoided this place for days because after reading some of the posts, I would have to fight off the feelings of depression that started creeping back in. I am done. I choose to live victoriously and i hope that all of you will choose to do so as well because it is a choice. Take all of the smarts, talent, and fight that so many of you have and put it to work. We have the soul of a nation to save.

  9. 28 globalcitizenlinda
    November 29, 2016 at 9:16 pm

  10. 32 No Child Left Behind
    November 29, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    Good Evening TODVille.

    Hope everyone had a beautiful and productive day. I was so busy at work that this is my first attempt at catching up with the day’s news.

    TRMS is good tonight (as it was last night). Dr. Maddow has made it her mission to uncover all that needs to be known (and that is hidden) about those nominations from the Jackass-Elect. It is worth knowing the truth behind those radicals that are taking over the government at all levels.

  11. 34 susanne
    November 29, 2016 at 9:57 pm

    Aloha TOD family! Looking forward to feeling the First Family’s presence in our beautiful islands ❤

  12. 37 GGAIL
    November 29, 2016 at 10:02 pm

    It does my heart good to see so many words of positive attitude. Yes. We. Can! 💕

  13. 40 No Child Left Behind
    November 29, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    I am enjoying the words from the Twice-failed Mormon presidential candidate regarding the Jackass-Elect. When juxtaposed, the before and after words regarding the Con Artist are priceless. What a difference context makes!

  14. 47 vcprezofan2
    November 29, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    Previews the 2016 Holiday Decorations

  15. 48 whenpamelawandered
    November 29, 2016 at 10:28 pm


  16. 49 jacquelineoboomer
    November 29, 2016 at 11:19 pm

    And, in his previous tweet: “As followers of Christ, how can we not stand with the poor?” — Rev. Dr. Barber #Fightfor15

    • 50 jacquelineoboomer
      November 29, 2016 at 11:25 pm

      And, of course, we know one just has to be a good person to follow this example of positive activism, week in and week out, no matter whether you belong to a religious organization or not. #FightFor15

  17. 51 jacquelineoboomer
    November 29, 2016 at 11:30 pm

    Today was President Obama’s 23rd visit to Walter Reed. God bless him and all of our wounded warriors.

    • 52 arapaho415
      November 30, 2016 at 12:23 am

      GE JO’B.

      A link to this NYTimes article was posted here on previous thread.

      Article has been slightly updated after PBO’s visit to Walter Reed (originally posted before his trip there today). Ignore Elliot A. Cohen, who sounds like a class1 jerk (looked at his twitter timeline and it appears he and Black Water Dog got into a bit of a spat today 😦 ).

      Of course this article doesn’t have the clickbait potential of DJT hosting #AppreticeSeason(POTUS)45 to humiliate #NoTermMitt, but hard to see any past or future President doing this:

      “In June, Mr. Obama visited the hospital’s physical therapy room, where amputees learn to walk again. One double-amputee gave him a push-up challenge, and Mr. Obama promptly shed his suit jacket, dropped to the floor and reeled off more than 20. Still wearing dress shoes, he joined another in jumping onto a 30-inch box.

      ‘I can’t even put into words how impressed I was,’ said Lt. Cmdr. John Terry, known as Jae, an amputee whose photo of himself doing lunges with Mr. Obama is among his most treasured possessions. ‘I will remember that day until I die.'”

  18. 54 jacquelineoboomer
    November 29, 2016 at 11:43 pm

  19. 55 jacquelineoboomer
    November 29, 2016 at 11:50 pm

    Memorial Tribute Program for Elie Wiesel (Live streamed, Nov. 30, 5:30 pm ET)

    Join the Museum in honoring the legacy of Elie Wiesel, visionary leader and founding chairman. The memorial tribute will feature speakers from the Obama administration, Congress, the diplomatic community, and the Wiesel family. Due to limited seating, we are inviting everyone to watch the live-streamed program. We hope you will join us online to honor this extraordinary man and share how you will carry on his legacy.


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  30. November 30, 2016 at 12:15 am

    Goodnight TOD …


  31. 77 jacquelineoboomer
    November 30, 2016 at 12:27 am

    • 78 99ts
      November 30, 2016 at 1:03 am

      Why does the ACA get omitted from these tweets?

    • 79 arapaho415
      November 30, 2016 at 1:16 am

      Our Aussie friend has a good question…

      • 80 99ts
        November 30, 2016 at 7:36 am

        Lot of faults with out system arapaho, but no-one goes bankrupt from medical bills and ALL treatment in public hospital emergency rooms is at zero charge to the recipient – likewise if you are admitted – zero charges. I cannot imagine life without such medical cover.

  32. 81 jacquelineoboomer
    November 30, 2016 at 12:28 am

    Watching the replay of Rachel, and she showed a video of President Obama in 2010 … OMG … he looked about 15 years younger! We can’t thank him enough for all he has given in service to our country.

    And goodnight, TODville, and all the ships at sea!

  33. 82 jacquelineoboomer
    November 30, 2016 at 12:31 am

    P.S. This is nice. (GN!)

  34. November 30, 2016 at 12:53 am

    Before departing ….

    We have only faced this scale of threat to our Constitution once before – and that was long before nukes were invented. Make no mistake, Trump is either stopped now or expect ‘hell on earth’ ….


  35. 84 desertflower
    November 30, 2016 at 7:56 am

    Morning everyone…h/t bj

    We will ALL need to use this info, sooner or later:) Good advice


  36. 85 sherijr
    November 30, 2016 at 7:57 am

    Good morning TOD. Keep trying to get out of my rut, not being successful. Wishing all of you a happy Wednesday. Thank you Nerdy. Miss you Chips.

    I think Spandan nails it here, at least I agree with him:


  37. November 30, 2016 at 8:16 am

    Now trump has hired the Cubs owner tom rickets as deputy commerce secretary?
    This guy hates president Obama has run ads against him etc.
    Lordie miss may…! 😤

    • 89 desertflower
      November 30, 2016 at 8:26 am

      Looks like Mary Fallin will be his Interior Sec….

      • 90 desertflower
        November 30, 2016 at 8:28 am

        An advocate of oil and gas development, Fallin signed a bill last year that would prevent Oklahoma cites from enacting bans on drilling.

        Fallin is a staunch critic of the Obama administration’s climate change regulations for power plants. She signed an executive order last year saying that her state will not comply with the rules.

        Fallin has faced criticism from environmental groups for her stance on climate change. In 2013, she questioned whether climate change was to blame for the state’s drought. “It’s just nature itself and the patterns that flow and so we’re going to continue to pray for rain in the state of Oklahoma and hope we that we get some relief,” she told a local radio station.


        Guess one of those earthquakes caused by fracking hasn’t paid a visit to HER house!

        • 91 carolyn
          November 30, 2016 at 8:43 am

          Oh my! My awful governor, whom we call Mary Failin’. She is totally bought by oil and gas interests. She is not bright, but has always had money behind her as she’s made her political way. Our loss is NOT the country’s gain. DT certainly is not going for the brightest and best!

          • 92 desertflower
            November 30, 2016 at 8:52 am

            The good news is, she WON’T be your idiot Gov. anymore:) The bad news is…well, this. Toxic mess. Think the people are waking up to the fact that they were LIED TO YET???

  38. 94 desertflower
    November 30, 2016 at 8:54 am

    Hit him where it hurts. I did

  39. 95 desertflower
    November 30, 2016 at 9:02 am

  40. 100 desertflower
    November 30, 2016 at 9:10 am

    I agree with this…don’t know how many will still be ALIVE, but I agree. They were BETRAYED. Good word.


  41. 102 desertflower
    November 30, 2016 at 9:43 am


  42. 103 desertflower
    November 30, 2016 at 9:50 am

    Have a great day everyone:) Just dance…and smile. Everyone will wonder what you’re up to:)

  43. 104 JER
    November 30, 2016 at 10:15 am

    Good Morning Everybody.

    SOON: House Democrats Address Media Following Leadership Elections – http://abcnews.go.com/live?stream=5

  44. November 30, 2016 at 10:34 am

    Good morning TOD …


  45. 107 JER
    November 30, 2016 at 10:51 am

  46. 108 No Child Left Behind
    November 30, 2016 at 10:58 am

  47. 112 No Child Left Behind
    November 30, 2016 at 11:00 am

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    November 30, 2016 at 11:17 am

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  50. November 30, 2016 at 11:44 am

    I listen to alittle of the View today and they were discussing were Trump suppose to have save Carrier from taking 1000 jobs to Mexico, is that true?

  51. 119 JER
    November 30, 2016 at 11:53 am

    President Obama congratulates the First Lady after she delivers an inspiring speech while campaigning for Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia on November 7, 2016.

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  53. November 30, 2016 at 11:58 am

    Friendly reminder ….

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  55. 123 JER
    November 30, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Can Donald Trump Possibly Believe What He’s Saying? | Before we take President-elect Donald Trump at his word, let’s have a good look at those words.

    The Resistance with Keith Olbermann

  56. 124 jacquelineoboomer
    November 30, 2016 at 12:10 pm

    Speaker for Life Nancy Pelosi! Joy’s take is one take, and I respect that – I’ll just congratulate Nancy on HER achievement!

  57. 130 JER
    November 30, 2016 at 12:27 pm

  58. 131 jacquelineoboomer
    November 30, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    From the White House Historical Association website:

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