Frontline Workers

104 Responses to “Frontline Workers”

  1. April 10, 2020 at 11:46 am

    FRIDAAAAY!!! I know it’s not the same.



  2. April 10, 2020 at 11:49 am

    Let’s hear all Governors speaking directly to grocery store bosses…grocery assistants must wear masks = today.

  3. April 10, 2020 at 11:54 am

    More good progress here to safeguard our most precious people on the front lines.

  4. April 10, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    Happy Easter Friday!
    Jon Meacham on Colbert: “Doing willfully stupid is not part of the Christian tradition.”
    “Trump has weaponized narcissism.”

  5. 8 marleysperson
    April 10, 2020 at 12:19 pm

    Because of course

  6. April 10, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    View this post on Instagram

    ⁣We owe a profound debt of gratitude to all the people working on the frontlines. From our medical professionals to our grocery store clerks, we’ve seen people step up and make endless sacrifices to help us get through this pandemic. Today, I’ll be sharing the story of one of those leaders on the frontlines and my friend, @chefjoseandres. ⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ Throughout this pandemic, his organization the @wckitchen has stepped up to support over 20 cities across the country. Here’s what motivates Jose and how we all can play a role in supporting our communities: ⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ “We are living a moment that will define generations. We will look back on these days as the world changes into something new, and we will ask ourselves…what did we do to help? To help the marginalized and vulnerable, to help the heroes working on the front lines, to help the huddled masses among us? ⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ From Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico to the wildfires in California, to tornadoes and floods across the country to a humanitarian crisis on our southern border, World Central Kitchen’s journey to serving over 15 million meals has taught us one essential lesson: instead of being paralyzed by the magnitude of a problem, we can choose to be part of the solution by coming together to just start cooking.” ⠀⁣ ⠀⁣ “There are so, so many ways you can help. Buy a meal for the medical professionals and first responders working day and night to keep us healthy and safe. Check in on elderly neighbors to make sure they aren’t forgotten. Wash your hands. Stay home if you can and listen to the experts, always. Being kind and caring for one another. Make sure to leave enough for the next person. Your empathy will reach beyond six feet!”

    A post shared by Barack Obama (@barackobama) on

  7. April 10, 2020 at 12:25 pm

  8. 11 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 12:28 pm

    Good Day, TODville Community

  9. 12 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 12:31 pm

    Frankness, Facts & a little brotherly love helps me…I hope it does for TODbots.
    Thank You, NW…simply the Best👒💁‍♀️

  10. April 10, 2020 at 12:32 pm

  11. April 10, 2020 at 12:37 pm

    Congresswoman Maxine Waters on Hayes: “The president doesn’t look too good. He has confused people.
    He’s sent the wrong messages. He’s been giving advice he should not have given. Now I think that perhaps they believe that they can wipe away that history. I want to tell you it’s going to remain recorded.”

    • 15 pkayden
      April 10, 2020 at 12:40 pm

      Too many people have died because of Trump’s lies for us to forget about his mishandling of the Coronavirus virus.

  12. 16 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 12:49 pm

  13. April 10, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    In celebration of John Prine,
    Brandy Carlisle sang this very movingly on Colbert.
    Here: “Angel From Montgomery” by Bonnie Road and John Prine:


    Carlisle: “Older people aren’t expendable.”

  14. April 10, 2020 at 12:52 pm

    64,000 dolla question

  15. 21 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 12:53 pm

  16. 23 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 1:06 pm

    Beauty Break

  17. April 10, 2020 at 1:06 pm

    Favors to loyalists.
    Denver Post: “President Donald Trump is treating life-saving medical equipment as emoluments he can dole out as favors to loyalists. It’s the worst imaginable form of corruption — playing political games with lives. For the good of this nation during what should be a time of unity, he must stop…. The federal government should be procuring medicine, masks, and ventilators and distributing them to states on a set formula based on population, rate of infection and need.” (c/o Benen)
    —-Eh ya coulda been a contenda…just do like I tell ya and maybe your voters/residents’ lives will be saved.

  18. April 10, 2020 at 1:09 pm

  19. 26 sjterrid
    April 10, 2020 at 1:10 pm

    Greetings, TOD! Thank you, Nerdy.
    Have a blessed Good Friday.

  20. April 10, 2020 at 1:16 pm

    “A new attack ad by President Trump’s re-election campaign
    portraying former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. as soft on China includes an image of an Asian-American former governor of Washington State that appears to falsely suggest he is Chinese.
    The image, which appears briefly, was pulled from a 2013 event in Beijing, where Mr. Biden, now the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, shared a stage with Gary Locke, the former governor of Washington, who also served as President Barack Obama’s commerce secretary and ambassador to China.”
    —-Former WA Governor Gary Locke is an American who was born in Seattle.

  21. 29 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 1:25 pm

    It this doesn’t click, nothing will. 😱

  22. 30 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 1:27 pm

  23. 31 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 1:29 pm

  24. 33 marleysperson
    April 10, 2020 at 1:44 pm

    Oh! Then the idiot SOB will definitely do this!!

  25. 34 marleysperson
    April 10, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    Share widely and often

  26. April 10, 2020 at 1:51 pm

    Dr. Lee Norman, Sec. Kansas Department of Health and Environment,
    speaking about Kansas GOP legislature reversing the Governor’s limits on large gatherings:
    “I’m so angry. Shame!”
    “I have nothing against religious gatherings now. I have it against All gatherings now.”
    “Especially coming into Easter weekend..it’s very political I think.”
    Has been mapping clusters of the virus, have tracked to 4 religious gatherings. One woman went back home after a church gathering and she and her husband died.
    “It is not about religious freedom. It is about not gathering in such a manner”.
    (Maddow Show)

  27. 36 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 2:05 pm

    Meet Frances Perkins: the first female member of a presidential cabinet, and the chief architect behind many New Deal programs that live on 85 years later.
    A trained social worker, master negotiator and advocate of workers’ rights, she witnessed hardships faced by workers both before and during the Great Depression — and as Secretary of Labor, she crafted policies hoping to alleviate societal ills like unemployment and poverty.

    • 37 Dudette
      April 10, 2020 at 3:02 pm

      Probably would’ve been helpful to spell her name correctly. New tweet below.🙄

  28. April 10, 2020 at 2:08 pm

    Susan Rice, Former National Security Adviser:
    “Trump Is the Wartime President We Have (Not the One We Need)”
    “He should start leading with the decency and resolve that we deserve. I’m not holding my breath.”

  29. 39 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 2:20 pm

    • 40 Hillary Darton
      April 10, 2020 at 2:59 pm

      New York Post is just another tabloid rag. Just like Michael Jackson said in one of his song “Just because you read it in a magazine or see it on a tv screen, don’t make it factual “.

  30. April 10, 2020 at 2:22 pm

    Teen Vogue:
    “6 Misconceptions About Native American People.”

    • 42 Obama Grandmama
      April 10, 2020 at 6:07 pm

      Thanks for posting this. I am Native American and White mixed as are many. I am 1/16th Native American and the rest European White mostly Irish, German and French. I am the end of the line to be able to be on the roll and qualify to live on the tribal reservation. Our tribe was dis-enrolled from the time I was seven years old till I was thirty-eight years old. I moved here in 2004. I am currently learning about my tribe. I served on the Tribal Education Committee for six years after retiring from teaching for twenty-two years. I do hear negative comments from the general public about Indians since my appearance does not suggest I am so myself. I try to correct misconceptions in these instances. It is not unlike trying to correct Trump supporters that totally believe his lies. If I had one overall wish it would be for people to be open minded and try to understand others without having to make others into an evil enemy.

  31. 45 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    Happy National Siblings Day! 🙂

  32. April 10, 2020 at 2:43 pm

    Our children are not expendable.
    UPDATE requested on the thousands of children incarcerated at the U.S. border.
    We know ICE is infected by COVID-19.
    ICE is probably falling like flies.

  33. April 10, 2020 at 3:04 pm

    America pretty pls stay away from church on Sunday and protect all of our families!!
    And please bring back (not the teeny ones) hollow chocolate Easter eggs.
    –tgif dear TOD.

  34. 48 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 3:04 pm

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    April 10, 2020 at 3:05 pm

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    April 10, 2020 at 3:05 pm

  38. 52 Dudette
    April 10, 2020 at 3:10 pm

  39. 53 pkayden
    April 10, 2020 at 3:21 pm

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  41. 55 pkayden
    April 10, 2020 at 3:52 pm

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  43. April 10, 2020 at 4:35 pm

    Breathing deeply right here

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  46. 60 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 5:15 pm

  47. 61 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 5:25 pm

  48. 62 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 5:28 pm

  49. 63 jer44
    April 10, 2020 at 5:58 pm

  50. 64 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 6:01 pm

  51. 65 jer44
    April 10, 2020 at 6:04 pm

  52. 66 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 6:21 pm

  53. 67 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 6:24 pm

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  55. 69 nena20409
    April 10, 2020 at 7:05 pm

  56. 70 jer44
    April 10, 2020 at 8:22 pm

  57. 71 jacquelineoboomer
    April 10, 2020 at 8:44 pm

    Another not-real-comforting thought. But true, no doubt.

  58. April 10, 2020 at 8:53 pm

    First time in my life when I would even consider the use of “Uncle Tom” or referencing anyone who used the term.

    It’s only fitting that Trump would be the catalyst for a ‘first’ ….

    • 73 Don
      April 10, 2020 at 9:15 pm

      I wish I had a comeback but I don’t, but I’ll just say this. The type of black men that Trump surrounds himself with all have a self-hate, they don’t really feel good about themselves. They seek recognition and validation from the very people or persons that have utter contempt for them. The Ben Carson and Jerome Adams of the world aren’t fooling anyone in the African American community. Yeah, anyways, that’s about all I have to say about these two.

      • April 10, 2020 at 9:22 pm

        Am as ‘white’ as they make’um, Don, as you know – more than one distant relative was a slave owner.

        I have never entered the “Uncle Tom” dialogue, though I was alive and hearing it when the term was circulating in the African American community in the 60s.

        But, I was compelled to RT Blaine Hardaway’s tweet because from my perspective he ‘nailed it,’ as you have done for Carson and Adams.

        It saddens me that any person doubts their self-worth.

        It especially saddens me when the oppressed are so thoroughly abused that they think it’s their fault and not TOTALLY the fault of the oppressor.


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  61. 82 marleysperson
    April 10, 2020 at 9:49 pm

    What’s not to love about Katie Porter!! Wish she was MY Rep!!

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    April 10, 2020 at 10:43 pm


  64. 85 jacquelineoboomer
    April 10, 2020 at 10:47 pm

  65. 87 jacquelineoboomer
    April 10, 2020 at 10:57 pm

  66. 90 marleysperson
    April 10, 2020 at 11:02 pm

    What about some billionaires get together and take care of this

  67. 91 Betsy
    April 10, 2020 at 11:52 pm

    This is so cute:

  68. 92 jacquelineoboomer
    April 11, 2020 at 12:58 am

    Our Kat nails it, again.

  69. 93 marleysperson
    April 11, 2020 at 1:17 am

    My fucking shit Trumpist senator. Not for long, Martha! Not for long! November is coming!

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  71. April 11, 2020 at 3:28 am

    Another day, yet another horror show. Unconscionable.

  72. 97 Dudette
    April 11, 2020 at 6:28 am

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    April 11, 2020 at 6:29 am

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    April 11, 2020 at 6:33 am


  75. 100 Dudette
    April 11, 2020 at 6:41 am


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