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80 Years Of Good Trouble


112 Responses to “80 Years Of Good Trouble”


  1. 1 pkayden
    February 21, 2020 at 3:26 pm

    He’s an idiot.

  2. 2 pkayden
    February 21, 2020 at 3:29 pm

  3. 3 pkayden
    February 21, 2020 at 3:42 pm

  4. 4 nena20409
    February 21, 2020 at 5:04 pm

  5. 6 marleysperson
    February 21, 2020 at 5:45 pm

    If he really cared, he’d drop out IMO

  6. 10 jer44
    February 21, 2020 at 6:08 pm

  7. 12 jer44
    February 21, 2020 at 6:14 pm

  8. 15 sjterrid
    February 21, 2020 at 6:33 pm

    Greetings, TOD!
    Thank you, Nerdy.
    Happy 80th Birthday to Congressman John Lewis!

  9. 17 marleysperson
    February 21, 2020 at 7:40 pm

    What kind of country do you want to live in?

  10. 18 marleysperson
    February 21, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    She’s a smart, caring woman. I like her more than Bernie, that’s for damn sure

  11. 22 jer44
    February 21, 2020 at 7:48 pm

  12. 23 jacquelineoboomer
    February 21, 2020 at 8:54 pm

    Nerdy – I don’t know how so many of us would have gotten through these last several years without TOD. Thank you so very much for keeping it alive!!!! We don’t ever want to forget the Obama years, which – in my mind – will continue as long as we walk the planet. Thank you!

  13. February 21, 2020 at 8:57 pm

    We talk about how the Left is missing the mark at this moment with its troubling silence on Trump’s white nationalism, which is the key to and cornerstone of his continued power.

  14. 29 nena20409
    February 21, 2020 at 9:21 pm

  15. February 21, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    As a scientist I do not require any statistical analysis to know the following is truth:

    Goodnight TOD

  16. February 21, 2020 at 9:42 pm

  17. 34 jacquelineoboomer
    February 21, 2020 at 10:51 pm

  18. February 21, 2020 at 11:50 pm

    That photo of PBO & Rep. Lewis is one my favorites. There’s so much natural soul & love. Every time I see it, there’s more. Thank you, Nerdy.💞

  19. 37 jacquelineoboomer
    February 22, 2020 at 12:16 am

    Maybe Anderson Cooper should run for office!

  20. February 22, 2020 at 3:08 am

  21. February 22, 2020 at 3:09 am

  22. February 22, 2020 at 5:56 am

    Thread 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾

  23. February 22, 2020 at 6:26 am

    They previously endorsed Kamala; now that she’s out, it will be intetesting to see whom they’ve now decide to support…

  24. 44 jer44
    February 22, 2020 at 9:53 am

    • February 22, 2020 at 10:12 am

      -tell the truth. Who needs Trump2 but with more botox.

    • 46 marleysperson
      February 22, 2020 at 10:44 am

      He’s not wrong. I read this as take Bernie out of the picture. Expose him for the fraud he is and make him the unviable candidate he is…. I didn’t read this as Bloomberg should be the nominee

      • February 22, 2020 at 11:51 am

        The money won’t save us!
        In fact Sen. Sanders is offering healthcare for all, fair taxes, education for all, a concerted effort to address climate change for the world’s scientists’ deadline of 2030.
        Why be afraid of that? What’s so radical about that?
        It’s the corporates who are afraid because it will cost them. Their CEOs won’t make as much. Yeh they’re threatened by him. However the fact is his proposals are exactly what the majority of Americans want.

        • 48 marleysperson
          February 22, 2020 at 11:59 am

          How is he going to PAY for that? He’s never really explained anything to my satisfaction. He is not an island unto himself! I do believe he really wants those things for Americans. I do. But THEY WON’T HAPPEN because we can’t seem to get out shit together for anything. Big or small. Sorry. I have to respectfully disagree

          • February 22, 2020 at 12:20 pm

            I think you know that
            If we change the tax structure so the rich pay fair taxes, end shelling out tax payer billion$$ to subside Oil and Gas, and cut the bloated military budget, we could pay for everything!
            PBO didn’t know how much the ACA would cost either and it took a year to figure out.
            (btw we will get whatever we can pass on healthcare and the candidates know this.)
            Yet predictably Warren was unfairly gotcha hounded on the cost question at every turn.
            –Right now the candidates’ job is to make proposals and NOT to present legislative quality fait accompli.
            –These are Republican talking points designed to scare you.

            • 50 marleysperson
              February 22, 2020 at 12:53 pm

              Yes…. and I say again, he is not an island unto himself… unless we win all 3 handily, it’s all a joke

          • 51 COS
            February 22, 2020 at 2:48 pm

            Totally agree Marley. IMO, everything that Sanders is offering sound great but it is all a pipe dream. I guess I am to realistic. Beware, if something sounds to good to be true.

  25. 53 jer44
    February 22, 2020 at 10:05 am

  26. February 22, 2020 at 10:17 am

    “Warren doesn’t silo “women’s issues” —
    feminism is a seamless aspect of her progressive economic worldview”
    (https://www.salon.com/2020/02/21/what-weve-learned-about-elizabeth-warrens-feminism-shes-no-moderate/)

  27. 55 marleysperson
    February 22, 2020 at 10:28 am

    Morning everyone. I don’t know about you, but I’m officially terrified and furious at the same time. This all needs to be exposed to a greater degree, so ALL of America understands, and good citizens in government need to come forward to Congress to tell what they know. Big the motherfuckers office, house, car and impeach the traitor again. All Republicans are aiding and abetting and are as much responsible for this as he is. It’s not just the idiot squatter.

    • February 22, 2020 at 11:27 am

      Please understand, the reason the Rethugs are doing nothing on election protection is that the Russians et al are also meddling in the down ballot races. They know that they can’t hold the WH and senate without assistance, and they are hoping that that same assistance will help take back the house.

      • February 22, 2020 at 11:59 am

        Concerning:
        Will our IC counter-forces to Russian attack be told by Trump to “stand down”?
        Intelligence Committee Jim Himes said that United States “offensive capabilities are the best in the world”.
        The last section on RM’s show was about this.

  28. 59 globalcitizenlinda
    February 22, 2020 at 10:54 am

    Good morning everyone!

    Have a great day.

  29. 60 globalcitizenlinda
    February 22, 2020 at 10:55 am

    Have a great Nevada Caucus day.

    I hope that VP Joe does well in Nevada.

    As for the candidate who wants to destroy the Democratic party, …

    I follow the advice of those who say that sometimes it is best to remain silent.

    It is becoming increasingly difficult to hold my peace … but I will try one more time.

  30. February 22, 2020 at 10:59 am

    “Lawrence O’Donnell shows the difference between how Donald Trump abets Russian interference, compared with Bernie Sanders’ strong condemnation of Putin today.”
    (https://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watch/how-trump-and-sanders-respond-to-putin-s-help-79190597845)
    –Sanders on the Intel committee and knew a month ago, but was not permitted to say. His response to Putin
    is ferocious. He is a patriot unlike Trump. Let’s cauterize the spin.

  31. 62 marleysperson
    February 22, 2020 at 11:56 am

    He’s a flamethrower and damaging force.

  32. 64 jer44
    February 22, 2020 at 11:59 am

  33. 66 Don
    February 22, 2020 at 12:48 pm

    So I’m to believe that a 78 year old white guy with three houses that’s been in Washington for 30 years and who recently had a heart attack is somehow going to lead a revolution?

  34. 69 marleysperson
    February 22, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    Hey, Nevada!! Get yourself there!

  35. February 22, 2020 at 1:10 pm

    Danny Eck on Joy’s show last night.
    He was weirdly both-sidey about everything for most of the interview and then said this:
    “I found him (Sanders) to be extremely authentic.
    And while I don’t know him well, I would assert this categorically: You will never see Senator Sanders call a press conference and actively…solicit Russia in our election as we did with president Trump in 2016. Nor will you ever see staff members doing so on his behalf, repeatedly meeting with multiple parties on behalf of the Russian government as did candidate Trump.”

  36. February 22, 2020 at 1:12 pm

    TOD,
    It is in my nature to defend good people from lies, cheating, disinformation, russian and trump social media.
    We’ve been here before. Have a great day. GO NEVADA!!!

  37. February 22, 2020 at 1:51 pm

  38. 74 nena20409
    February 22, 2020 at 2:06 pm

    Good Afternoon, TODville community.
    ☺🤗🎩👒💁‍♀️🤝🙌🙌🤗😘😍😎

  39. 76 Don
    February 22, 2020 at 3:24 pm

    Tried to watch MSNBC but couldn’t, the hyperventilation is in overdrive.

  40. 82 Don
    February 22, 2020 at 3:31 pm

    Like most dictatorial assholes that can’t find a away to win, they choose martyrdom. And Bernie want’s to be a fucking martyr so goddamn bad he can taste it.

  41. February 22, 2020 at 4:04 pm

    Caucuses are NUTSOOOOOOOO…determining who wins by the toss of the card

  42. February 22, 2020 at 5:05 pm

    Thread 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾

  43. 85 globalcitizenlinda
    February 22, 2020 at 5:11 pm

    I am going back to a media blackout until South Carolina votes.

    I need to retain my sanity because this election is a matter of life and death for me and many I know and don’t know.

    But many voters and candidates seem to be focused on winning a point rather than winning the election aka defeating Individual 1

  44. February 22, 2020 at 5:12 pm

  45. February 22, 2020 at 5:16 pm

  46. February 22, 2020 at 5:21 pm

    caucuses with only a few people determining the delegates…

  47. February 22, 2020 at 5:36 pm

    Interesting how Sanders skips SC and blk voters…he goes to Texas to woo…brown voters…Once Again..Bl,k voters are on their own…

  48. 91 marleysperson
    February 22, 2020 at 5:49 pm

    We need to insulate ourselves and our institutions from this dangerous maniac. He’s willing and able to burn the entire thing to the ground… we cannot let that happen. Whatever it takes to do that, is fine with me.

  49. 92 marleysperson
    February 22, 2020 at 6:36 pm

  50. 93 marleysperson
    February 22, 2020 at 6:51 pm

    This is crazy to me! Our democracy is literally on the line and we’re pulling high cards! WTAF!

  51. 94 marleysperson
    February 22, 2020 at 6:53 pm

    Pay attention

  52. 95 marleysperson
    February 22, 2020 at 7:00 pm

  53. 96 globalcitizenlinda
    February 22, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    Am I the only one who could use some positive vibes?

    Between the deranged evil Individual 1 and the Democratic primary, I need sustenance

    • 97 globalcitizenlinda
      February 22, 2020 at 7:52 pm

      Am I the only one who could use some positive vibes?

      Between the deranged evil Individual 1 and the Democratic primary, I need sustenance

      • 98 tnmtngirl1
        February 22, 2020 at 9:03 pm

        Not alone! I literally feel sick. And, to make matters worse (if that’s possible) , I am locked inside a car with my Republican husband. Things mighty quiet after we attempted a conversation awhile ago. I asked him in all seriousness if he thinks our democracy will survive. “I think our Constitution will survive. I don’t think one branch of our government can bring down our democracy.” I tried convincing him that we don’t have a DOJ——“That’s the way it’s always been. The DOJ is part of the executive branch.” He would never answer when I asked him if we have ever had a AG who functioned ONLY as the personal attorney/Fixer for the president. Crickets. He says I listen to Democratic PROPAGANDA. I asked if it is propaganda when we hear how this person got fired and someone else got fired and patriots got marched out of the WH, is that propaganda?? I told him: That can ONLY be a yes or no answer. I repeated that two times. He refused, refused to answer yes or no. Started what every right wing caller does on the radio —-try to turn the tables….. I can’t type any,ore

  54. February 22, 2020 at 7:51 pm

  55. 100 globalcitizenlinda
    February 22, 2020 at 7:52 pm

  56. February 22, 2020 at 7:53 pm

  57. February 22, 2020 at 7:54 pm

    Well it will be what it will be…but i am NOT voting for Sanders NO Matter What….and i am OK

    • 103 COS
      February 22, 2020 at 8:05 pm

      Yep Shelia, I agree. I cannot see Bernie Sanders on the world stage. Right now, I am feeling that we are “snatching defeat from the jaws of victory” .

  58. February 22, 2020 at 8:34 pm

    If you need a mental health break, the NAACP Image Awards are live on:

    BET
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    Logo
    MTV
    VH1
    CMT
    Pop
    TVLand
    Smithsonian

    • February 22, 2020 at 8:46 pm

      NR_Garrett’s comment real hit home…

  59. February 22, 2020 at 8:55 pm

    THREAD! Look for him to also try to suspend the civil service employee’s union, starting with the civilians in DOD…

    • February 22, 2020 at 9:01 pm

      PRESIDENTIAL MEMORANDA

      Presidential Memorandum on the Delegation of Certain Authority under the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute

      NATIONAL SECURITY & DEFENSE

      Issued on: January 29, 2020

      MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE

      SUBJECT: Delegation of Certain Authority under the Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute

      By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:

      Section 1. Policy. The national security interests of the United States require expedient and efficient decisionmaking. When new missions emerge or existing ones evolve, the Department of Defense requires maximum flexibility to respond to threats to carry out its mission of protecting the American people. This flexibility requires that military and civilian leadership manage their organizations to cultivate a lethal, agile force adaptive to new technologies and posture changes. Where collective bargaining is incompatible with these organizations’ missions, the Department of Defense should not be forced to sacrifice its national security mission and, instead, seek relief through third parties and administrative fora.

      Sec. 2. Delegation of Authority to the Secretary of Defense. (a) The Secretary of Defense (Secretary) is delegated authority under 5 U.S.C. 7103(b)(1) and 7103(b)(2) to issue orders excluding Department of Defense agencies or subdivisions thereof from Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Statute coverage. The Secretary is authorized to further delegate this authority to any official of the Department of Defense appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.

      (b) When making the determination required by 5 U.S.C. 7103(b)(1) or 7103(b)(2), the Secretary or other official delegated this authority pursuant to subsection (a) of this section shall publish this determination in the Federal Register.

      (c) Any official to whom the Secretary of Defense delegates the authority pursuant to subsection (a) of this section may not further delegate this authority.

      (d) For purposes of this memorandum, the term “Department of Defense agencies or subdivisions” includes without limitation the military departments.

      Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this memorandum shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

      (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or

      (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

      (b) This memorandum shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations.

      (c) This memorandum is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.

      You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.

      DONALD J. TRUMP

      https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/presidential-memorandum-delegation-certain-authority-federal-service-labor-management-relations-statute/

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