Inspiring Stories

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  1. 1 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 3:13 pm

    What a day! What a Day!

  2. 2 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 3:14 pm

    Thanks Nerdy-girl for the new Post 🌟👏🏾👏🏾

  3. 3 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 3:15 pm

  4. 4 jer44
    August 10, 2021 at 3:23 pm

  5. 5 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 3:36 pm

    From our newest Senator from California

  6. 6 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 3:46 pm

    For Your Consideration and Enjoyment

  7. 9 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 3:57 pm


  8. 10 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 4:01 pm

  9. 11 No Child Left Behind
    August 10, 2021 at 4:11 pm

    “After years and years of “infrastructure week,” we are on the cusp of an infrastructure decade that I believe will truly transform America.” –Pres. Biden

    Thank you President Biden.

  10. 13 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 4:38 pm

    Yeah, Second Gentleman 👏🏾💖

  11. 14 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 4:45 pm

  12. 15 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 4:50 pm


  13. 16 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 4:57 pm


  14. 17 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 7:14 pm

    It’s time to really investigate Florida politicians

    • 18 Dudette
      August 11, 2021 at 1:26 pm

      This should be blaring all over the news 24/7 in Florida.

      • 19 carla4obama
        August 11, 2021 at 3:52 pm

        Then Send the Money back to the US Treasury. Fu_k DeSantis. Yes Dudette this should be blaring all over the news 24/7 ! I heard more about President Obama’s BD celebration and how he was ignoring the covid precautions with his “Crowded BD bash then I have about what DeSantis is doing. DeSantis is the new face of Trump…he makes me sick. What the hell is wrong with the people of Florida… I am so Mad!

      • 20 ggail44
        August 11, 2021 at 5:02 pm

        Be sure to re-tweet these

  15. 21 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    Let this sink in

  16. August 10, 2021 at 7:48 pm

    “We Can’t Trust the Unvaccinated”:
    Dr. Leana Wen on Vaccine Mandates & How to Stop the Delta Variant

    “The highly contagious Delta variant is causing a rise in cases around the world, from the Olympics in Tokyo to Russia, Indonesia and the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new guidelines suggesting that people resume wearing masks indoors, but state and local officials are not legally required to implement CDC guidelines. Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and former Baltimore health commissioner, says she supports the new CDC guidelines because an “honor system” of trusting people to wear masks unless they were vaccinated clearly did not work. “We know that we can’t trust the unvaccinated,” she says. She also discusses global vaccine inequity, how to overcome vaccine hesitancy, and her new memoir, “Lifelines: A Doctor’s Journey in the Fight for Public Health.”

    • August 10, 2021 at 8:30 pm

      Being vague because will not post….
      Guest dr. reported:
      “And we have 18 children in the hospital today, six in the intensive care unit with a diagnosis of COVID-19.
      Half of the children who are in the hospital right now are under the age of two,
      believe it or not.”

  17. 24 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 7:54 pm


  18. 25 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 8:06 pm


  19. 26 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 8:29 pm

    Powerful Ad. Watch till the end.

  20. 28 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 8:32 pm

    President Biden can do what PBO couldn’t do without being accused of favoritism towards minorities

  21. 30 ggail44
    August 10, 2021 at 8:41 pm

    North Carolina – here’s your candidate.

  22. 32 amk for obama
    August 10, 2021 at 8:47 pm

  23. 33 amk for obama
    August 10, 2021 at 8:48 pm

  24. 34 amk for obama
    August 10, 2021 at 11:09 pm

  25. 35 amk for obama
    August 10, 2021 at 11:21 pm

  26. 36 amk for obama
    August 10, 2021 at 11:25 pm

    da base is da stupid.

  27. 38 amk for obama
    August 10, 2021 at 11:27 pm

    hoard the vaccines, starve the rest of the world.

  28. August 11, 2021 at 12:00 am

    On Brian Williams tonight: Navajo Nation is 91% vaxxed! 😷👊🎉💞

  29. 41 amk for obama
    August 11, 2021 at 12:11 am

  30. 42 whenpamelawandered
    August 11, 2021 at 2:06 am

    Not news:


    Nite nite {{{TOD}}}


  31. August 11, 2021 at 9:47 am

    Just now… doctor on NPR said: “If you don’t wear a mask you’re going to get Delta.”

  32. August 11, 2021 at 9:58 am

    Hearing that DeSantis says he’ll overturn the Broward School Board 8 to 1 vote.
    And is “giving Broward until Friday”.

  33. August 11, 2021 at 10:20 am

    As Florida’s COVID crisis worsens, Biden admin sends ventilators

    “DeSantis doesn’t want to “hear a blip about COVID” from Biden, but he does want to receive life-saving media equipment from the Biden administration.”

    “The federal government has sent hundreds of ventilators and other equipment this week to help Florida
    respond to a record number of Covid hospitalizations. The devices, which came from the federal government’s Strategic National Stockpile, included 200 ventilators and 100 smaller breathing devices and related supplies, said an official of the Department of Health and Human Services.” (NBC)

    “The report added that the equipment request came from “local and state health officials.”
    (Benen: https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/florida-s-covid-crisis-worsens-biden-admin-sends-ventilators-n1276548)

  34. 48 ggail44
    August 11, 2021 at 10:34 am

  35. 50 tnmtngirl1
    August 11, 2021 at 10:36 am

    Today is our donnadems birthday. 🥰💙

    • 51 whenpamelawandered
      August 11, 2021 at 1:46 pm

      Wishing you a Happy Birthday, DD4O, and sending a big hug, with love to You!

  36. 52 ggail44
    August 11, 2021 at 10:36 am

    Good West Coast Wednesday morning Nerdy & TOD family.

    We have cloudy skies here in Southern California with a forecast of possible showers. Let’s hope that some drops fall on us 🙏🏾

  37. 53 No Child Left Behind
    August 11, 2021 at 11:00 am

    NEW: A judge has ruled that Scotland can pursue a money-laundering investigation into Trump’s golf courses, after lawyers cited the Trump Organization criminal cases in New York.


    The sort of good news that begins the day.

    Good morning TODVille.

  38. August 11, 2021 at 11:10 am

    As usual, cannot post a quote on here for love nor money about children hospitalized with Covid.
    On Monday there was a report in one facility in Louisiana of a dozen children hospitalized, six were under 2 yeaars of age. Three were on mechanical ventilators, and one was one month old.
    —tried everything but the quote will not post.

  39. 59 ggail44
    August 11, 2021 at 11:11 am

    This is my position too

    Speaking to reporters at the White House on Tuesday, Mr Biden said the US was keeping the commitments it had made to Afghanistan, such as providing close air support, paying military salaries and supplying Afghan forces with food and equipment.

    But he said: “They’ve got to fight for themselves.” Mr Biden urged Afghanistan’s leaders to unite and “fight for their nation”.


  40. August 11, 2021 at 11:16 am

    “Biden Checkmates DeSantis By Potentially Having Feds Pay Mask Mandate School Salaries”

  41. August 11, 2021 at 11:19 am

    President BIden:

    “And I think that people should understand, seeing little kids — I mean, four, five, six years old — in hospitals, on ventilators, and some of them passing — not many, but some of them passing — “

    President Biden:
    “And I find it interesting that some of the very people who are saying that, who hold government positions, are people who are threatening that if a schoolteacher asks a student if they’ve been vaccinated, or if a principal says that, “Everyone in my school should wear a mask,” or the Schoolboard votes for it, that governor will nullify that. That governor has the authority to say, “You can’t do that.” I find that totally counterintuitive and, quite frankly, disingenuous.

    Full: (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2021/08/10/remarks-by-president-biden-on-the-senate-passage-of-the-bipartisan-infrastructure-investment-and-jobs-act/

  42. August 11, 2021 at 11:23 am

    President Biden speaks after Senate passes $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill.

    “President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris deliver remarks after the Senate passed a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure plan Tuesday, a huge step for Democrats as they try to push Biden’s sweeping economic agenda through Congress.”

  43. August 11, 2021 at 11:33 am

    Remarks by President Biden
    Before a Briefing from the FEMA Administrator, Homeland Security, and COVID-⁠19 Response Teams

    “Let me be clear: If you’re in a state where hurricanes often strike — like Florida or the Gulf Coast or into Texas — a vital part of preparing for hurricane season is to get vaccinated now. Everything is more complicated if you’re not vaccinated and a hurricane or a natural disaster hits.

    If you wind up having to evacuate, if you wind up having to stay in a shelter,
    you don’t want to add COVID-19 to the list of dangers that you’re going to be confronting.”

    Full: (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2021/08/10/remarks-by-president-biden-before-a-briefing-from-the-fema-administrator-homeland-security-and-covid-19-response-teams/)

  44. August 11, 2021 at 12:06 pm

    “Biden’s ACA special enrollment period reaches 2.5 million Americans”
    “The Biden administration wants more Americans to get coverage they can afford,
    and it’s taken steps to make that happen. The results speak for themselves.”
    (Benen: https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/biden-s-aca-special-enrollment-period-reaches-2-5-million-n1276566)

  45. August 11, 2021 at 12:11 pm

    Texas Cities Defy Governor Abbott To Enact Protections Against Surging Covid Cases
    “Mayor Ron Nirenberg of San Antonio, Texas, talks with Rachel Maddow about how Covid is ravaging his city,
    putting a strain on medical resources and sickening children,
    and his legal challenge to Governor Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates,
    tying the hands of local officials trying to protect residents as the school year begins.”

  46. August 11, 2021 at 12:17 pm

    Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins with Rachel Maddow, discussing Gov. Cuomo’s resignation,
    and the future of NY state.

  47. August 11, 2021 at 12:26 pm

    Florida Mom on why she’s suing Gov. DeSantis over mask mandate ban

    “My son just wants to be in school, wants to be with other kids. While [DeSantis] is saying it’s about choice, he has eliminated the choices for me and for my family and for my son,” says Florida parent
    Alisha Todd on why she’s suing Gov. Ron DeSantis.”
    Here: (https://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/-shameful-florida-mom-on-why-she-s-suing-gov-desantis-over-mask-mandate-ban-118330437680)

    –Let this just be the beginning of parents suing DeSantis, Abbot and others.

  48. 68 amk for obama
    August 11, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    • August 11, 2021 at 12:52 pm

      This is only if #WeThePeople…just sit and watch…it is time for the rest of us to stand up…and resist the BS

      • 70 amk for obama
        August 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

        I was extremely thrilled when millions of women marched against n the traitorous thug immediately after putin put him there. After that initial show, it kind f petered away and now nothing from the left.

        • 71 carla4obama
          August 11, 2021 at 4:08 pm

          With you on that AMK- the left will show us what we have here in California with the recall of our Governor. The right are so animated, the left ….walking and tired. “Hey we voted in November!”….we will see if the Dems show up.

  49. August 11, 2021 at 12:49 pm

  50. August 11, 2021 at 12:59 pm

    The Pod Save America Folks penned a piece bashing the CBC…siding with the Justice Dems…all of this is fall out from Nina Turner losing in Ohio and Hakeem Jefferies and others forming a PAC..to support CBC when they are attacked by Justice Dems…who have declared WAR on the CBC…So the POD guys have thrown their lot in with the Justice Dems…BUT it was a Black Woman who penned the piece….Um Um Um..

  51. 74 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 1:17 pm

    🚨Heads Up Everybody 🚨

  52. 75 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 1:18 pm

  53. 76 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 1:57 pm

    This right here!

  54. 77 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 2:05 pm

  55. 78 No Child Left Behind
    August 11, 2021 at 2:08 pm

    Random but weird.

    New York Post
    Coco Austin unites moms deemed ‘perverted’ for breastfeeding kids over 5.

    Why stop at 5? Carry on until they are away in college, until they are too far for the milk.

    • August 11, 2021 at 2:58 pm

      A woman’s body will make breastmilk for as long as she nurses.
      If a newborn has been confused by a bottle nipple she can be taught to nurse on the breast. Also if needed for any reason, mom can be taught how to re-lactate.

      Many women are sadly dis-informed from the get-go. And are not encouraged to nurse their newborn right away on colostrum (already there before your milk comes in). It is full of stuff that has lifelong immunity
      and human taurine which uniquely feeds the rapidly growing brain. My daughter was allergic to almost everything and it was scary. So don’t ask me how long i nursed her if the topic is bothering you!!
      She danced a very athletic style of ballet in her teens at a top ballet company – and on to University.
      —-So my profound gratitude for breastmilk knows no bounds. Fave topic!

    • August 11, 2021 at 3:10 pm

      “Historically, until relatively recently, “extended” – or to better describe it “full-term” – breastfeeding was the cultural norm. According to anthropologist Kathy Dettwyler, in societies where children are allowed to nurse as long as they want, self-weaning usually happens between 3 and 4 years of age.
      Her research on breastfeeding duration in non-human primates (based on a number of variables such as length of gestation, weight gain, age at sexual maturity and dental eruption)
      places the natural duration of breastfeeding in modern humans between 2.5 and 7 years.”

      • 81 No Child Left Behind
        August 11, 2021 at 3:24 pm

        I am all for breastfeeding and did just that. The age limit is what makes me ponder. My pre-K and K children being breastfed in the evening? It’s a stretch (for me).

        • August 11, 2021 at 3:40 pm

          4 years on this earth is no time at all if you think about it! If they are in school they most likely have weaned, though they might nurse at bedtime which is nice for Mom and child, until a complete self-weaning.

  56. 83 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 2:09 pm


  57. 84 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 2:18 pm

    One year later 😁

  58. 85 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 2:19 pm

  59. 88 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 3:06 pm

    Perseids Meteor Shower peaks tonight and tomorrow night. If you’re in the Northern Hemisphere and skies are clear where you are, just look up. No telescope needed.

  60. 89 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 3:09 pm

    So proud of my excellent Senators!

  61. 91 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 3:18 pm

  62. 92 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 3:39 pm

    Jen Psaki is so freaking good at her job!

  63. 93 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 3:39 pm

  64. 94 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 3:41 pm

  65. 95 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 3:42 pm

  66. 96 Dudette
    August 11, 2021 at 3:53 pm

  67. August 11, 2021 at 5:42 pm

    This is so disgraceful….i am so up to here with how politicized this virus has become..it is time for the VACCINATED folks to drive policy…We Must Save Our Children

  68. August 11, 2021 at 6:28 pm

  69. 101 amk for obama
    August 11, 2021 at 8:16 pm

  70. 102 amk for obama
    August 11, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    da base is da dumb.

  71. 103 amk for obama
    August 11, 2021 at 8:20 pm

    yup. just like teevee.

  72. 104 amk for obama
    August 11, 2021 at 8:22 pm

  73. 105 amk for obama
    August 11, 2021 at 8:40 pm

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