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Apr
20

He Will Be Missed

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123 Responses to “He Will Be Missed”


  1. April 4, 2020 at 1:18 pm

    He will indeed! Wonderful memories, beautiful songs.

  2. 2 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 1:24 pm

    I miss him… miss his voice…. miss his words…his sound…. my life in songs. Be peaceful now… ❤️

  3. April 4, 2020 at 1:50 pm

    That album…Live from Carnegie Hall..issssss great….

    love it

  4. 5 ggail44
    April 4, 2020 at 1:55 pm

    Good West Coast morning Nerdy & TOD family. We lost a couple of great musicians and they truly will be missed. ❤ ❤

  5. April 4, 2020 at 2:04 pm

  6. April 4, 2020 at 2:09 pm

    Trying to enjoy the music of such greats on this our 49th anniversary. We know we are fortunate and never take that for granted. Batten down the hatches for the long haul!

  7. April 4, 2020 at 2:17 pm

    fact: Rachel Maddow is a stellar fearless woman.
    And right now when we need insightful stellar and fearless, she’s saying what needs to be said:
    (Transcribing) “But in Katrina, that course, and desperate technical failure to take federal responsibility for a national disaster was just a different kind of bad. You know how people say “you had one job”.
    Well it’s a president’s job to declare a national disaster, a national emergency, but then, by definition, it is the president’s job to get the federal government to run the response to that emergency. That’s why you declare it – that’s the whole point.” If you are a president who has declared a national emergency, you thereby accept national responsibility to run the response to it. That’s your ONE job from that point forward. And it’s nobody else’s job. Because nobody else has the power that you have to declare these things and put put them in place, and thereby put the Federal Government in charge of co-ordinating things. That’s IT. “

  8. April 4, 2020 at 2:25 pm

    🚨THREAD

  9. April 4, 2020 at 2:36 pm

  10. April 4, 2020 at 2:47 pm

  11. April 4, 2020 at 3:14 pm

    Rachel Maddow:
    “When president Trump signed the National Emergency Declaration for Coronavirus on March 13th,
    he had been, you know, downplaying the severity of this. He’d been telling these weird tales about Coronavirus,
    saying America would soon have zero cases and it would go away on its own,
    and it was all a “hoax” by the Democrats designed to make him look bad.
    But don’t pay attention to what he says – watch what he does.
    I mean because whatever he has said about it, nevertheless on that date by declaring that federal emergency,
    he put the Federal Government in charge of the response, and then he didn’t actually do the work.
    And so now we are in the part where he is blaming the states. Right?
    His statement on twitter now, that the states should have been “stocked up”.
    And the Administration today changing the definition of the federal stockpile of emergency supplies, so that they’re making up now that it’s never supposed to be stuff that goes to the states, to bolster what they need in a national emergency – even though that is always been what it is.
    Claiming that the federal role here is just to play “back up”…because it’s really the states that are responsible for responding to a national disaster…and so therefore everything that is going wrong…is the states’ fault.
    It’s the same blame the Governors, blame the Mayors strategy that worked out so great for the George Bush White House during Katrina.
    And as of today the American death toll for coronavirus is more than triple already what the death toll was in Katrina. And it may be a hundred times the death toll for Katrina by high summer.
    But the type of failure is the same at core.”

  12. 17 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 3:28 pm

  13. 18 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 3:33 pm

    Thread to share

  14. April 4, 2020 at 3:48 pm

    Rachel Maddow:
    “You can get really focused on the president’s demeanor and the president’s mendacity.
    Yes the president has lied about this crisis, lied about the virus, he has said terribly ignorant and dangerous and damaging things about it. His public presentations in terms of how he has handled this are just astonishingly bad.
    But ignore what he says. Look at what he has done:
    -Still no nationwide stay-at-home order.
    -No widespread access to tests…still.
    -No national quarter mastering for procurement and allocation of critical medical supplies.
    -No real use of the Defense Production Act to compel the production of supplies, despite the fact that he keeps citing it. It’s not happening.
    To the contrary, he’s actually been using FEMA to undercut the ability of states to procure materials on their own. He’s having FEMA bid against the states, or claim states’ shipments of their own material that they have arranged to purchase on the open market, while still telling states that it’s their responsibility to get all their own supplies. And now saying that the federal stockpile is for “us”not the states. (Yeh heck of a job.)”

  15. 21 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 4:07 pm

    Takes a special kind of cult stupidity. NOW what do they tell themselves???

  16. 23 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 4:13 pm

    THIS IS GREAT:)

  17. April 4, 2020 at 4:23 pm

    Rachel Maddow:
    “But it’s also just the feckless nothingness of the response.
    The US epidemic is worse than every other epidemic on Earth now, in part because our response was slow.
    Delay in this case = Death. Slowness = Death.
    This turns out to be crucial. If you act fast to contain the spread of the virus, you will reduce the number of people who ultimately get it, the number of people who get sick, and the number of people who die, and the rate at
    which your health system is at risk of collapse.
    If we had had a national stay-at-home order when Northern California figured out that they better do that in the San Francisco Bay Area; If we had had federal public health leadership, federal national disaster leadership that was as forward-thinking as the San Francisco Bay Area when they put in place their stay at home order —
    well, we’d be in a place now where our president could be saying what the California Governor is saying now. Which is that the rate of infection might have been slowed enough in California,
    that California might not end up having so many sick people at the same time that the hospitals get overwhelmed there. They might have successfully avoided that horrific prospect.
    We could have had that.
    Instead, Dr. Tony Fauci is on tv still as of last night, saying ‘I don’t understand why a national stay-at-home order
    is not happening, I don’t understand why we are not doing that, we really should be doing that’.
    We don’t have that.
    And now New York is closing in on 3,000 dead already, a death rate that is doubling every 3 days. And everywhere else in the country has seen their numbers rise unabated.”

  18. 25 jer44
    April 4, 2020 at 4:36 pm

  19. 26 jer44
    April 4, 2020 at 4:40 pm

    • April 4, 2020 at 5:35 pm

    • 31 jacquelineoboomer
      April 4, 2020 at 8:29 pm

      So glad she’s telling truth and speaking out each night, now, at this forceful level. No time to hold back.

  20. April 4, 2020 at 5:50 pm

    Rachel Maddow:
    “Having some stay-at-home orders in some places, in some states,
    and having it still be do-whatever-you-want in other states is insane…it’s absolutely insane this far into it.
    We have the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world. We’ve already got more than 7,000 dead Americans.
    We don’t have a treatment, we don’t have a vaccine, we don’t have a cure – it’s going to be a long time before we have any of those things. We don’t really even have testing in this country in any widespread basis.
    The ONLY thing we’ve got to try to stop this virus is to keep people from giving it to each other, to reduce the numbers of people who get infected, who get sick all at once, so that our health care systems don’t collapse. That’s all we’ve got.
    We’ve already got the biggest epidemic on Earth, more than 7,000 people dead, and still, STILL, millions of Americans live in places where there aren’t stay-at-home orders.
    It is insane that there remains no federal policy in this regard.
    Having a patchwork policy here, having some states where it’s stay at home, and some places where it’s not,
    it’s like having a pool where there’s one section in the pool where it’s OK to pee.
    It’s like having an airplane where there’s one section where it’s OK to smoke but everywhere you’re going to call non-smoking, despite what all those people are going to smell like when they get off that plane.
    Dr. Fauci at least is saying let’s have a national stay-at-home order, why don’t we have one yet? The Surgeon General is going on the Today show and saying I think we should have a national stay-at-home order, can I just say that we do, even if we don’t?
    Why is that – alone – not just fixed tonight?
    It would take ten words at the podium. It could save thousands of lives.”

  21. April 4, 2020 at 6:22 pm

    He must be stopped …

  22. April 4, 2020 at 6:27 pm

    RACHEL MADDOW TO DONALD TRUMP.
    “Mr. President,
    There are things that only you can do here.
    But the most important thing that you can do is put somebody in charge.
    You know you’ll love it, because whoever you pick you can blame that person at the end…….
    I think that we could take that as a country –
    If putting somebody in charge who is actually in charge, might also mean that we’ll keep the numbers that low. Because as long as we don’t have a federal response that is being run by anyone, there’s no guarantee that the numbers will stay within that massive range that you’re talking about – the sky’s the limit in terms what it could be.
    Just go back and look at what George W Bush did belatedly with Army General Russel Honoré.”

    • April 4, 2020 at 6:30 pm

      (continued…)
      “Put an overall Command and Control Officer in place who can:
      1) Announce, on your authority, binding national policy and firm national guidance to governors and mayors.
      2) Who can federalize, on your authority, all needed supplies, and resources and facilities needed to test, trace, isolate, triage, treat, and ultimately bury coronavirus victims.
      3) Pick somebody who can oversee, on your authority, a massive production, procurement, purchasing, maintenance, allocation distribution, and re-distribution system for those critical resources.
      It’s going to be a huge effort.
      You may want to get your son-in-law out of the way here.
      You may want to create a Disaster Response Command within the U.S. military to do this, which would be a huge deal. That said, if you are uncomfortable with being the Commander-in-Chief of such an effort, because you don’t want to be that clearly responsible for it when you ultimately want to blame the person you put in charge, then pick something else to call it and don’t make it a combatant command.”

    • April 4, 2020 at 6:37 pm

      (continued…)
      “But you are going to need to mobilize
      the defense transportation system, to move critical resources around this country.
      — And you’re going to actually have to aggressively use, and not just cite the Defense Production Act.
      — And you’re going to have to have someone very good, moving very quickly to address the death trap conditions that exist right now in senior and congregate living facilities of all kinds, including nursing homes, and longterm care facilities, and veterans homes, and yes, jails and prisons.”

    • April 4, 2020 at 6:39 pm

      (continued…)
      “You are going to need to well and truly
      let an experienced operations manager take the lead and fix this now.
      It is too late already.
      But now is better than never.
      Now is better than next week
      Yesterday would have been better than today.
      But we’ll take what we can get.
      We can’t call it too late.
      We have to believe that we can still course correct to save some lives.
      Just do it already. Whatever you need to tell yourself to do it.
      Just do it.”

  23. 40 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 6:27 pm

    How in the HELL Is this ok??????!!!

  24. 43 mae52
    April 4, 2020 at 6:31 pm

    Are not the American people not concerned enough to rise up and demand their President do something to save lives and assist fellow Americans or is it the usual case of its not in my State its killing Democrats its killing those people or its not on my street in my family govts and leaders only do what their citizens tolerate when they came for others i said nothing maybe tomorrow its coming for me i am truly appalled but maybe i shouldnt be

  25. 44 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    Did the liar have another lie fest today??

  26. 45 jer44
    April 4, 2020 at 6:49 pm

  27. 46 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 6:54 pm

    Prescribing medicine again? HE’S NOT A DOCTOR!!!

    • 47 jer44
      April 4, 2020 at 6:55 pm

  28. April 4, 2020 at 7:08 pm

    🚨 Thread 🚨 👇🏾👇🏾👇🏾

  29. 49 todjey
    April 4, 2020 at 7:27 pm

    Yes Sanders input would be to suggest Nina Turner for VP 😞

  30. 50 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 7:37 pm

  31. April 4, 2020 at 7:37 pm

    • 52 jacquelineoboomer
      April 4, 2020 at 8:26 pm

      He’s “practicing medicine” from the podium at the White House. I think there are laws against that.

    • 54 jer44
      April 4, 2020 at 9:00 pm

  32. April 4, 2020 at 7:46 pm

  33. 58 jacquelineoboomer
    April 4, 2020 at 8:23 pm

  34. April 4, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    • 66 todjey
      April 4, 2020 at 8:51 pm

      They are out to kill the ppl … maybe not all, but perhaps a select few. If it’s minorities dying, does anyone think he would care.
      The N95 respirators which PP is trying to stop 3M from exporting to Canada … is made of a pulp which can only (from what i have read) be sourced from – you guessed it, Canada!

  35. 67 jer44
    April 4, 2020 at 8:51 pm

  36. April 4, 2020 at 8:53 pm

  37. 69 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    Now, why do you think that trump did this? We have a Republican gov….and compared to other places, many many fewer deaths from this virus, and fewer infected people. 52 deaths and 2019 people infected…. yet, we have this while other states have been overwhelmed with deaths and infected people

    https://www.abc15.com/news/state/president-trump-approves-major-disaster-declaration-for-arizona

  38. 70 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 9:11 pm

  39. 71 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    Someone save this. Someone is going to get sued….and someone else run this in campaign commercials

  40. 72 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 9:44 pm

  41. 73 tnmtngirl1
    April 4, 2020 at 10:15 pm

    After seeing all the tweets in this thread, I have a serious question for anyone, maybe especially Bob. Is there ANYTHING that ANYONE can do to get the full throated attention of, number one—the media and get them to STOP airing these daily rallies? Second, who can get in personal touch with Joe Biden’s campaign and see if there is a way he can begin the process that Bob suggested in his tweet. Then, again, back to the media. How to get them to cover Biden?!?

    Asking these questions because I am very scared for our country. There has got to be a way to get this man out of our lives.

    • April 4, 2020 at 10:36 pm

      So agree with you. And I am damn tired of seeing so many here and other blogs commit a 24/7 barrage of Dump reports. It is tiring to the point of being a real mental challenge to stay engaged. It is not healthy.

    • 75 Don
      April 4, 2020 at 11:38 pm

      To some extent that’s what Biden is doing, I think for the most part Biden has a good idea what his cabinet would look like. Personally I don’t think it would be wise to run a shadow government, you can only have one President at a time. But that certainly doesn’t mean you can’t put out scenarios about how you would handle certain situations.

    • April 5, 2020 at 12:09 pm

      I’m doing everything one citizen has tools to do, to contact VP Biden’s campaign and folk who have endorsed him to encourage an aggressive, daily information campaign regarding every aspect of who he will nominate for VP, his Cabinet and beyond and then begin engaging those individuals in coordinated messaging of what their top priorities will be once they are in their respective positions.

      Bloomberg, Stryer and other Billionaires have ample cash and power to purchase time for those daily messaging events to become so pervasive that networks like CNN, NBC, ABC & CBS, at a minimum, and their advertisers don’t want to miss the opportunity cover them.

      10-12 min ‘live’ bursts per day followed by engagement on Twitter & Zoom for Q&A.

      As COVID19 begins to ravage rural America maybe even Fox ‘News’ will decide to participate in providing truthful, factual advice rather than continuing their murderous propaganda efforts.

  42. 79 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 10:19 pm

    A wore a homemade mask today when I went out. It worked and I was responsible….as were all the many other people in encountered today that also wore masks,

  43. April 4, 2020 at 10:26 pm

    Howled along with our neighborhood tonight at 8 pm for our medical heroes. You could hear people yowling
    al the way down the valley. Extraordinary.

  44. 82 Magapie
    April 4, 2020 at 10:49 pm

    Happy SATURDAY (right?) TOD’rs!

    LOVE TINA, ALWAYS WILL.

  45. 83 pkayden
    April 4, 2020 at 11:01 pm

  46. 84 jer44
    April 4, 2020 at 11:05 pm

  47. 85 marleysperson
    April 4, 2020 at 11:14 pm

  48. 87 jer44
    April 4, 2020 at 11:16 pm

  49. 89 Don
    April 4, 2020 at 11:31 pm

    Got to work today and was issued a mask, will be issued two per week until further notice or until supply runs out. My wife received a call today from a colleague who’s a Nurse Practitioner. She said that another colleague avoided having their temperature taken upon entering their place of work. This colleague went to another entrance without being checked. At a meeting the colleague began coughing and her temperature was taken right their at the meeting, it was 103. She was sent home and now all of the doctors and nurses and everyone else that works at that office are very upset. Some are even demanding that she be terminated.

  50. 95 marleysperson
    April 5, 2020 at 12:11 am

  51. April 5, 2020 at 1:07 am

  52. April 5, 2020 at 1:14 am

    I co-sign Daryl’s tweet…

  53. April 5, 2020 at 1:19 am

    Goodnight TOD.

  54. 99 whenpamelawandered
    April 5, 2020 at 1:19 am

    “Arundhati Roy “

    “Who can look at anything any more…a door handle, a cardboard carton, a bag of vegetables…without imagining it swarming with those unseeable, undead, unliving blobs…waiting to fasten themselves on to our lungs?… Who among us is not a quack epidemiologist, virologist, statistician and prophet? Which scientist or doctor is not secretly praying for a miracle? Which priest is not…secretly, at least…submitting to science? The virus has…struck hardest, thus far, in the richest, most powerful nations of the world, bringing the engine of capitalism to a juddering halt… The mandarins who are managing this pandemic are fond of speaking of war… But if it really were a war, then who would be better prepared than the US? If it were not masks and gloves that its frontline soldiers needed, but guns, smart bombs…fighter jets and nuclear bombs, would there be a shortage?… The tragedy is immediate, real, epic and unfolding before our eyes. But it isn’t new. It is the wreckage of a train that has been careening down the track for years… What is this thing that has happened to us? It’s a virus, yes. In and of itself it holds no moral brief. But it is definitely more than a virus… It has made the mighty kneel and brought the world to a halt like nothing else could. Our minds are still racing back and forth, longing for a return to ‘normality’, trying to stitch our future to our past and refusing to acknowledge the rupture. But the rupture exists. And in the midst of this terrible despair, it offers us a chance to rethink the doomsday machine we have built for ourselves. Nothing could be worse than a return to normality. Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next. We can choose to walk through it, dragging the carcasses of our prejudice and hatred, our avarice, our data banks and dead ideas, our dead rivers and smoky skies behind us. Or we can walk through lightly, with little luggage, ready to imagine another world. And ready to fight for it.”

  55. April 5, 2020 at 1:53 am

  56. 105 jacquelineoboomer
    April 5, 2020 at 7:39 am

  57. 106 marleysperson
    April 5, 2020 at 10:07 am

    Morning everyone. Stories of hope for your Sunday

    https://www.obama.org/stories-hope-coronavirus-response/

  58. 107 marleysperson
    April 5, 2020 at 10:26 am

    Only one of the many things we need to fix when this crisis is over. We can’t continue to tie our health to our jobs.

  59. April 5, 2020 at 10:38 am

    GM TOD!!!

  60. 110 jer44
    April 5, 2020 at 10:39 am

    Red Cross Nurses Make Masks to Combat Spanish Flu (1919)

  61. 111 jer44
    April 5, 2020 at 10:54 am

    Also here: https://abcnews.go.com/live/video/special-live-3

  62. April 5, 2020 at 11:04 am

    “If each person lights a small lamp, the strength of the light multiplies and everything can be illuminated.
    In the same way, this action should help us illuminate the light within each of our hearts.”
    (Mata Amritanandamayi)

  63. 114 jer44
    April 5, 2020 at 12:03 pm

  64. April 5, 2020 at 12:07 pm

    Good afternoon TODville. Lifted from a friend’s FB; this made me laugh…

    Just be careful because people are going crazy from being in lock down! Actually I’ve just been talking about this with the microwave and toaster while drinking coffee and we all agreed that things are getting bad. I didn’t mention anything to the washing machine as she puts a different spin on everything. Certainly not to the fridge as he is acting cold and distant. In the end the iron straightened me out as she said everything will be fine, no situation is too pressing. The vacuum was very unsympathetic… told me to just suck it up, but the fan was more optimistic and hoped it would all soon blow over! The toilet looked a bit flushed when I asked its opinion and didn’t say anything but the door knob told me to get a grip.😬 The front door said I was unhinged and so the curtains told me to ……..yes, you guessed it 😝…..pull myself together

    Copy and pasted 👍

    I hope it made you smile 😁

  65. 118 nena20409
    April 5, 2020 at 12:20 pm

    Good Morning, Good Day, Good Afternoon, TODville Community.
    Leave to a Minnesota Police Dept…to post/paint Don’t Stand so close to me…by Police, the Band!
    That got me laughing like a fool…Ufda/Oofda as some from the region would say.
    🙏🤗😍😇🤗😍🙏🙌🙌

  66. April 5, 2020 at 12:31 pm

  67. 120 sjterrid
    April 5, 2020 at 12:33 pm

    Greetings and hugs, TOD!
    Nerdy you’re a treasure. Thank you.

  68. 121 nena20409
    April 5, 2020 at 12:51 pm

  69. 123 nena20409
    April 5, 2020 at 1:16 pm

    I hope he gets better soon.


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