The Character Of The Country



140 Responses to “The Character Of The Country”

  1. 1 Judith Fardig
    October 26, 2018 at 6:02 pm

    Who could disagree with our real President?

  2. 5 Don
    October 26, 2018 at 6:04 pm

    The thing I like most about President Obama is that he knows when and where to speak. A lot of people want to him to speak all the time, but he knows when the time is right.

  3. October 26, 2018 at 6:43 pm

    POTUS in Detroit. He’s supposed to speak somewhere between 7 and 7:30 Eastern.

  4. October 26, 2018 at 6:48 pm

    Trump said he will pass on calling Obama and Clintons. You want to know why he will pass on it, because neither of them would take his call.

  5. October 26, 2018 at 6:59 pm

    When federal marshals take prez fuckface and vp maggot-pence to prison, it will be clear the 2016 election was illegitimate. (Plus 100s of their thugs.) Every destructive, idiotic decision and action will have to be unwound to the degree possible. President Obama will come back for one year and run a caretaker administration until a new, legitimate presidential election can be held.

  6. October 26, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    How did I miss President Obama speaking in Wisconsin today?

  7. October 26, 2018 at 7:36 pm

    Trump is in North Carolina. Yuke.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. October 26, 2018 at 8:50 pm

    Are anyone listening to our President? Wow! Is he preaching tonight? Yes he is. Yes he is.

  9. October 26, 2018 at 9:11 pm

  10. October 26, 2018 at 9:15 pm

    True …

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  14. 26 Nerdy Wonka
    October 26, 2018 at 9:51 pm

  15. 29 jacquelineoboomer
    October 26, 2018 at 10:11 pm

    • 30 jacquelineoboomer
      October 26, 2018 at 10:12 pm

      Only posting this horribleness for context.

      • October 26, 2018 at 11:29 pm

        The attempt to assassinate 12 people can never be equivalent to yelling at McConnevil in a restaurant.
        This guy interrupting, lording it over, marginalizing. Happens to women all the time. What is the solution?

        • 32 Obama Grandmama
          October 27, 2018 at 12:50 am

          Demonstrating by yelling at politicians that ignore the cries of their constituents by shaming them in a public place is not the same as our President calling government workers and former Presidents evil as well as saying Mexicans are rapists, journalists are the enemy of the people, women are pigs, and humiliating the disabled. Prez Trump encourages violence from his supporters in his speeches calling out others by name so when a crazy person follows his lead by sending pipe bombs to murder those called out people that is a crime, not a constitionally protected right.

      • October 27, 2018 at 10:26 am

        I would love to ask Hugh Hewitt, Would he rather have someone yell at him or send a package to him with a bomb in it? Now take the time to think.

  16. October 26, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Big thanks Nerdy for being here – brilliant work!! Wot a rally! All of the women candidates so stunning and full of vinegar! What a line up! Even the other half of the dynamic duo was there – AG Holder. President Obama (just cain’t help his rock star personhood) delivered a breathtaking series of truths. PBO really told it like it is. Not to be missed…Quoting Sen Stabenow: Thanks Obama!

  17. 36 deserflower
    October 26, 2018 at 11:09 pm

    Every one of them puts us all at risk. Every minute of every day.

  18. 37 deserflower
    October 26, 2018 at 11:10 pm

    Simple enough

  19. 40 jacquelineoboomer
    October 26, 2018 at 11:41 pm

    May I break in, for something sweet? My third-oldest granddaughter is finally going for her driver’s license. She’s been nervous about it for years, since she had a rough couple of first times practice driving and kept putting it off. But she went for a long drive today, with her driver’s permit in hand and a calm driver sitting next to her, and felt really good about it and called to tell me. Then she sent me a photo of a 3×5″ card with words on it from her Dad. She keeps the card in her wallet. When my son passed away in late March and his children were all here, and before four of them left to return to Florida, I’d asked them to go through some of their Dad’s things and take whatever they wanted (I have the cutest photo of all five of them wearing his hats and shirts, standing in a row by height in my backyard – love it). The index card had some notes on it that my son (who was a commercial truck driver) had written out for my grandson, when he was teaching him how to drive a year or so ago.

    Thought I’d share the words, because we all think they’re more like “Dad’s Instructions for Life” – and what a treasure they are, especially now. He wrote:

    Aim high when steering
    Make sure they see you
    Leave yourself an out
    Get the big picture
    Keep your eyes moving

    (I’m so proud of him, I could burst! Goodnight, TODville!)

    • 41 Gazelle
      October 27, 2018 at 12:23 am

      That’s a beautiful thing, J’OB. Wealth & truest of beauty in those memories. ❤

    • October 27, 2018 at 7:42 am

      Just seeing this. (7:41 am) Made me tear up. Thanks for sharing. Big hugs from me and have a blessed day. 🙂

    • 45 deserflower
      October 27, 2018 at 8:52 am

      Beautiful:) perfect words to live by, not just drive by…. thanks for sharing

      • 46 jacquelineoboomer
        October 27, 2018 at 10:02 am

        Thanks so much (love that “not just drive by” part in a couple of ways). Got to wondering this morning if maybe my son saw this list somewhere – but I’d heard him say some of this forever, so I’m going with his “original thoughts”! He was definitely an original. 🙂 )

    • 47 sherijr
      October 27, 2018 at 9:33 am

      Thank you JO’B for sharing your son’s wise words… I would like to be allowed to pass them on to my son, who like your granddaughter has put off getting his license, but will be attending driver’s training classes in a few weeks. I agree – your son’s words of advice apply beautifully to life in general.

      • 48 jacquelineoboomer
        October 27, 2018 at 10:06 am

        I’m going to pass on your sweet idea to share with your son to my own grandkids! My “job” is to keep reminding them that their Dad tried to have a positive impact in life, so they never forget. (Sometimes they remind me, of course.) Pretty sure they won’t, but I’m here to remind the dear ones!

    • 55 Dudette
      October 27, 2018 at 2:20 pm

      Awww! So sweet! Thank you J! Hope you won’t mind if I share this with my nephew!

    • 58 mtmarilyn
      October 27, 2018 at 9:38 pm

      Oh JOB, what a beautiful story. We sure need to share theses memories.

  20. 60 Nerdy Wonka
    October 26, 2018 at 11:58 pm

  21. 62 Nerdy Wonka
    October 26, 2018 at 11:58 pm

  22. 65 jacquelineoboomer
    October 27, 2018 at 12:08 am

  23. 69 deserflower
    October 27, 2018 at 9:10 am

    Something to ponder… then share and let everyone ponder… VOTE! They do!

  24. 70 deserflower
    October 27, 2018 at 9:17 am

    She was right

  25. 71 deserflower
    October 27, 2018 at 9:19 am

    And sometimes people are so cool!

  26. 73 deserflower
    October 27, 2018 at 9:29 am

    I’m just going to leave this here. Who has the moral compass?

  27. 74 deserflower
    October 27, 2018 at 9:32 am

  28. 75 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 10:31 am

    Shocking, I know.

  29. 76 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 10:51 am

    Longer segment of one that Nerdy posted. Damn it! I miss him every day!!!!

    • October 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm

      desertflower, the speeches are worth listening too. I miss him speaking in Wisconsin, but I heard him speak in Detroit and it was worth listening too.

  30. 78 Dudette
    October 27, 2018 at 10:57 am

    Good Morning Everyone! 😄

  31. 80 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 11:12 am

  32. 81 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 11:58 am

    But it’s not his fault what his violent, hateful, rhetoric does

  33. 87 0388jojothecat
    October 27, 2018 at 12:42 pm

    Yesterday a Trump supporter/white nationalist gunned down two African Americans at a Krogers supermarket before trying to get into a Black church. When he could not enter the church to kill them he went to the supermarket, killed a man with his grandson and a woman in the parking lot. All week a Trump supporter sent pipe bombs to his leader’s enemies all Democrats. Today another Trump supporter goes to a Synagogue shouts, “All Jews must die”, killing up to 11 people. There was a Bris going on at the time and regular Shabbot services. The media needs to look no further than the WH and occupant that feeds red meat to his supporters. If this is suppose to be the GOP October Surprise they need to really talk to their people that this is NOT how to get the GOP elected.

  34. 88 jacquelineoboomer
    October 27, 2018 at 12:59 pm

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  37. 93 No Child Left Behind
    October 27, 2018 at 4:32 pm

  38. 94 No Child Left Behind
    October 27, 2018 at 4:33 pm

  39. 95 No Child Left Behind
    October 27, 2018 at 4:35 pm

  40. 98 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    The more of the radicals we can vote out of office, the better

    • 99 desertflower
      October 27, 2018 at 4:51 pm

      Share, because Steve King is part of the problem, not the solution

  41. 101 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 4:54 pm

    The character of the country, indeed. Which way do you choose, America? Thread.

  42. 102 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 5:07 pm

    This, and the toilet paper on his shoe. Complete picture of the moron

  43. October 27, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Well you people elected a racist bigot, all you who look the other way as Trump spread his hate, as he says that Nazis, KKK, White Supremacists are very fine people, you are just to much to blame. And I am talking about Mitch McConnell, Paul Ryan, Mike Pence,the Trump evangelicals and all the other Republicans who refuse to stand up and speak out loud and clear against any form of racism.

  44. 104 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    Let’s DO THIS!! Share it, TOD!

  45. 105 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 5:16 pm

    Here’s our chance to change the country for the better. One chance. No regrets. VOTE!

  46. 106 desertflower
    October 27, 2018 at 5:56 pm


  47. 107 deserflower
    October 27, 2018 at 6:01 pm

    What a real President says in moments of tragedy.

  48. 113 No Child Left Behind
    October 27, 2018 at 6:15 pm

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  52. October 27, 2018 at 6:24 pm

    Won’t be the last time I post this before Election Day …

  53. October 27, 2018 at 6:25 pm

    PBO yesterday unequivocally calling out the lies:
    “But what we have not seen before, in our recent public life at least, is politicians just blatantly, repeatedly, baldly shamelessly lying, Making stuff up. Calling up down. Calling black white. That’s what your governor is doing with these ads, just making stuff up. What he’s saying is not true. And by the way, that’s what Republicans in Congress are doing all across the country, on this pre-existing condition thing, they are running ads everywhere saying, ‘We are the ones protecting it’. It’s not true. The president said he’d pass a middle-class tax cut before the next election. Congress is not even in session! He just makes it up. He says ‘I am going to protect your pre-existing conditions’ – while his Justice Department is in court right now trying to strike down those protections. That is not spin, that’s not exaggeration, that’s not trying to put a positive glow on things, that’s lying.”

  54. October 27, 2018 at 6:28 pm

  55. October 27, 2018 at 6:29 pm

    • October 27, 2018 at 6:35 pm

      Not a word from that so call President. Just like he had nothing to say about the white man who kill three people (two blacks and one hispanics) at this fast food place in Tennessee. It would have been more kill if this black man had not attack the shooter and held him down.

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  57. October 27, 2018 at 7:12 pm

    Always the North Star.

  58. October 27, 2018 at 7:14 pm

    PLEASE share with anyone you know who’s voting in Texas:

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  61. October 27, 2018 at 7:17 pm

    Yes it will ….

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  64. October 27, 2018 at 7:42 pm

    rant, rant.
    After killing two fellow humans, Kroger told a bystander “Whites don’t kill whites”. Hmm. Meanwhile Trump vigilantes (trumpenkeiglers?) go around the country beating up those who don’t support him, whites included. (And they say at public meetings they’re doing it on Trump’s behalf.)
    Eh so Jews don’t fall into the Trump category of ‘white’? And I thought Trump supported the far-right in Israel (who get him votes here and allow him to wage war on Iran)…And then Israel has a loose alliance to Saudi Arabia that also goes after Iran. And there are dark as well as light Arabs.
    I guess Trump really means: Scandinavian Northern Euro white. Probably has no idea that all of us originate in Africa, from where genes for BOTH light and dark skin went forth across the globe. The faux battle for Who Is Really White is like an Ad for the whitest laundry detergent.
    But Trump is a scumbag prostitute for cash. He’ll make a deal with the devils. He’ll take a rich off-white any day until he doesn’t.
    …Central Americans not giving him any cash thus they are ALL bad guys…

  65. 137 deserflower
    October 27, 2018 at 7:44 pm

    Real President’s words

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  67. October 27, 2018 at 8:01 pm

    Clearly Trump favors neo-nazis whose whole existence is to kill Jews.
    Sadly his father was a KKK-er.

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