100 Responses to “Bringing Hope Home”

  1. 1 No Child Left Behind
    September 28, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    Yes, we can!

  2. September 28, 2021 at 6:27 pm

    So exciting to see this incredible Presidential Center come into being.

  3. 3 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 9:21 pm

    Best wishes for this to become the best presidential center ever.

  4. 5 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 9:44 pm

  5. 6 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 9:59 pm

  6. 7 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 10:01 pm

  7. 8 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 11:03 pm

    and yet they all get reelected. the voters are the real issue here, not these corrupt pols.

  8. 9 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 11:03 pm

  9. 10 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 11:05 pm

  10. 11 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 11:06 pm

  11. 12 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 11:10 pm

    hospitals = vaccines. how do these morons are working there in the first place?

  12. 15 amk for obama
    September 28, 2021 at 11:11 pm

    if anything, this should scare the shit out of you to get vaxed if you work in hospitals.

  13. 16 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 12:22 am

  14. 19 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 12:24 am

  15. 20 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 12:26 am

    from the cleanest to the corruptest. the worst american history ever.

  16. 21 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 12:27 am

    I wish the dems are good at such messaging.

    • 22 tnmtngirl1
      September 29, 2021 at 12:29 pm

      Dems and messaging?!?!? I have totally given up on that happening. Cynical? Yes, admitting it is. What is the best predictor of the future? The past. We have decades of the history to show the Dems just do not know how to message like the Republicans. Yes, they also have the media to deal with because the media will always go to the GOP to get a “statement.” The Dems have never learned how to get themselves in front of the cameras an microphones. Drives me crazy, but have finally accepted it isn’t going to change.

      • 23 joyfulmeme
        September 29, 2021 at 3:04 pm

        Sadly, I agree with you. If nothing else they could appear on TV to expel the media narrative which are always Republican talking points. According to C Todd, the Build Back Better bill doesn’t even have a name.

        Dems should be howling at the heavens about McConnell’s latest ploy. They don’t defend themselves and own what they are trying to do. The progressives will do it. If the moderates disagree with the Progressives they need to speak up and get to a deal and not just stand back and let everyone guess on where they are.

  17. 24 whenpamelawandered
    September 29, 2021 at 1:00 am

    So good, PBO and MO, making a difference, always in the best ways! It matters! 🕊💕🕊

  18. September 29, 2021 at 12:40 pm

    The Obama Presidential Center Groundbreaking on the South Side of Chicago

    President Obama, Michelle Obama, President Biden,
    Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Governor Pritzker, Zell Wilson, Trenton Banks:


  19. September 29, 2021 at 12:59 pm

    President Obama:

    ‘But the good news is, we can reverse these trends.
    I don’t believe it’s inevitable that we succumb to paralysis or mutual hatred, or abandoned democracy in favor of systems that reserve power and privilege for the few. As has been true throughout our history,
    I believe we have it in us to re-imagine our institutions, to make them responsive to today’s challenges and to rebuild our societies in a way that gives more and more people a better life.

    And I believe it because I’ve seen it.
    I’ve seen it in the work of young activists and social entrepreneurs right here in Chicago
    from the North Side to the South Side, to the West Side, from Oakland to Johannesburg, from Ho Chi Minh City
    to Rio de Janeiro from Amsterdam to Port-au-Prince. Around the world and right here in Chicago, there are young people who are not waiting for someone else to solve big problems. Instead, in the face of sometimes impossible odds, they are rolling up their sleeves and putting down stakes and making a difference, one neighborhood,
    one school, one community at a time.”

  20. September 29, 2021 at 1:12 pm

    Valerie Jarrett,
    former WH senior adviser to President Obama and Obama Foundation President;
    “the work that President Biden is doing is a continuation of the work that began under President Obama.”

    “President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama breaking ground on the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago is discussed by Obama Foundation President Valerie Jarrett in conversation with Joy Reid.”

    Here: https://www.msnbc.com/the-reidout/watch/obama-breaking-ground-on-chicago-presidential-center-discussed-by-obama-foundation-president-valerie-jarrett-122244165903

  21. September 29, 2021 at 1:26 pm

    Obama Presidential Center groundbreaking ceremony in Chicago

  22. September 29, 2021 at 1:43 pm

    Reimagining the South Side: The Obama Presidential Center

    “The South Side of Chicago is the place where President Obama first began his career in public service,
    the place where First Lady Michelle Obama was born, and the place where they, together, raised their family. We’re excited to bring the Obama Presidential Center to the South Side–the place they call home.”
    (Obama Foundation)

  23. September 29, 2021 at 1:51 pm

    John Martyn – Couldn’t Love You More

    —for FL Michelle and PBO

  24. 37 mtmarilyn
    September 29, 2021 at 1:58 pm

    It was so wonderful hearing both Michelle and Barrack! So soothing.

  25. September 29, 2021 at 2:12 pm

  26. September 29, 2021 at 2:20 pm

    Great Question!

    • 40 jacquelineoboomer
      September 29, 2021 at 2:41 pm

    • September 29, 2021 at 2:46 pm

      thx Sheila –
      trumpQ religious cult base thinks they have ‘the inside”. And if you’re a top medical expert you are guilty!!
      Bashing the ‘expertariat’ for decades has not been for nothing…the war on science, academia, education.
      imo claiming the Climate Emergency is not real (Covid is not real, vaccines are not real) come out of decades of relentless Big Oil denial strategy, normalizing the killing of our planet and its inhabitants.
      The idea is only the Dear Leader trumpsky knows best…and a nice slide into authoritarianism. Stalin killed the academics for this reason.

  27. 42 jacquelineoboomer
    September 29, 2021 at 2:24 pm

  28. September 29, 2021 at 2:27 pm

    The ReidOut blog

    Joy Reid introducing….The ReidOut Blog!
    Welcome to an online community for fans of the show and beyond, with commentary and analysis on issues at the intersection of politics, race and culture.

    “Here you will find my commentary on daily news, including the ways politics and culture clash and coincide. You’ll also find exclusive web content that echoes and expounds upon conversations broached on “The ReidOut.” I’ll also be paying close attention to developments in voting rights, reproductive rights and other topics that are top of mind for Joy and her followers. Race and racism, the Covid-19 fallout and recovery — expect it all.

    Think of this as part blog, part lounge, part library, part festival.
    And think of me as part writer, part bartender, part librarian, part emcee.”


  29. 46 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 9:08 pm

    A win for the kids.

    Canada’s federal court has dismissed a government bid to avoid paying compensation to indigenous children who suffered welfare discrimination.

    In 2016, a rights tribunal ruled that the government had underfunded First Nations children’s services compared with those for non-indigenous children.

    It ordered C$40,000 ($31,350; £23,340) payouts to each child forced to leave their homes to access the services.

    Wednesday’s court ruling is expected to cost Ottawa billions of dollars.

    Announcing the decision, Justice Paul Favel said the federal government had “not succeeded in establishing that the compensation decision is unreasonable”.

    Mr Favel also said that the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal “reasonably exercised its discretion” under the Canadian Human Rights Act to “handle a complex case of discrimination to ensure that all issues were sufficiently dealt with”.


  30. 47 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 9:30 pm

    wake up to puppy puddles everywhere. aaarrrrgggghhh. gonna kill him.

  31. 56 jer44
    September 29, 2021 at 9:45 pm

  32. 57 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 9:48 pm

  33. 58 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 9:49 pm

  34. 60 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 10:07 pm

    The king was just another asshole in this case.

  35. 61 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    What a set of corrupt clowns.

  36. 62 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 10:20 pm

  37. 63 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    this lying pos was considered to be a moderate.

  38. 64 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    kick ’em out. the entitled mofos.

  39. 65 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 11:31 pm

  40. 66 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 11:35 pm

  41. 67 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    • September 30, 2021 at 1:09 pm

      Enough air to Manchin and Sinema…Let’s talk about the Senate races that if Dems are elected would make Manchin and Sinema a moot point…Like the US Senate race in PA….Lets elect more DEMssssssss YES!!!

  42. 69 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 11:36 pm

    too little, too late. the zombies will not turn back.

  43. 70 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    ask chucky boy.

  44. 71 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 11:37 pm

  45. 72 amk for obama
    September 29, 2021 at 11:38 pm

  46. 73 marleysperson
    September 29, 2021 at 11:58 pm

    I’m livid about Kyrsten Sinema and her antics!! I will not be voting for her again, even if she ends up doing something right. She can’t be trusted and she “forgot” who she works for. No thanks. I’m done. Other than that, I guess I’m ok. ❤️

    • September 30, 2021 at 1:11 pm

      This is where i am DF…
      We’ve given enough air to Manchin and Sinema…Let talk about the Senate races that if Dems are elected would make Manchin and Sinema a moot point…Like the US Senate race in PA….Lets elect more DEMsssss

  47. 75 amk for obama
    September 30, 2021 at 10:03 am

    His peenitentiary. For messing up my bedroom.

  48. 81 amk for obama
    September 30, 2021 at 10:11 am

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to a year in prison for illegally funding his unsuccessful 2012 re-election campaign.

    The 66-year-old was found guilty in a Paris court of spending tens of millions of euros more on his campaign than was permitted under the law.

    He will not be jailed, however, and can serve his sentence at home with an electronic bracelet, the court ruled.

    Mr Sarkozy denies any wrongdoing and is expected to appeal against the ruling.

    It is his second one-year prison term. In March, he became the first former president of France to receive a custodial sentence – for corruption and influence peddling – but remains free pending an appeal of that sentence.


    Another sleazy pol.

  49. 82 pkayden
    September 30, 2021 at 10:16 am

  50. September 30, 2021 at 11:04 am

    ‘Credible threat’: FBI investigating fire attack on Texas county Democratic Party office

    “Rachel Maddow walks viewers through video of someone smashing a window and attempting to ignite a fire in the offices of the Democratic Party of Travid County, Texas.

    Party chair Katie Naranjo joins with a message for the attacker.”

  51. September 30, 2021 at 11:35 am

    Ye olde delay tactic is underway by S & M.
    How far will they go to doom us in a Climate + Covid emergency?
    Sinema’s $5,800 fee for a 45 minute fundraiser for mostly GOP groups…tells us she is working for the rich.
    Will she even vote for human rights? She herself is LGBTQ and ran on it, she let her community down.

    Can someone mention it is a fool’s errand to vote with Koch against the planet and end democracy?
    Maybe the deal she has made is to complete this mission, take the cash – and not seriously run. She looks like tea party cookie cutter to me, knows nothing and scuttling away from reporters.

    Also if you’ve been named “Kingmaker spokesman” by Exxon = working for O & G and fossil fuels,
    while blocking the BBB American project and destroying democracy — you are effectively voting for Putin.

  52. September 30, 2021 at 12:41 pm

    Matthew Dowd (D-TX) candidate Lt Governor,
    talks to Joy Reid about the Jan 6th Special Committee investigation:

    “Well I think it shows clearly, which we all knew, that this wasn’t a spontaneous event that just happened.
    It shows clearly there was causation involved. They conspired to do this, they constructed this.
    It was all a planned event that was facilitated by elected officials. I actually think that’s where we finally are getting to in the course of this. That this was not just 5,000 people or 2,000 that just showed up because they wanted to do something and that just spontaneously went to the Capitol.

    And that’s the most despicable part of this is that elected officials – and we’re probably going to learn that a lot of people knew this was being organized before it happened. And they knew exactly what was going to happen,
    and then it happened.

    And so as you and I have talked before Joy. To me ultimately, there is only two ways to hold the Republicans accountable. One is at the ballot box which we absolutely have to do.
    And the other is in the courtroom.
    And until we hold them accountable in the courtroom for what happened,
    this is going to keep going on and on and on
    and only going to get worse.”

  53. September 30, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    Joy Reid:

    “In fact NPR reports today that the 12 months that followed Trump’s notorious statement
    (“Stand back and stand by”) have overall been a period of growth for the Proud Boys. It’s one example of how Trump’s call to arms has heralded one of the most dangerous periods in the history of American politics.
    Since then we have increasingly seen Republicans cozy up to these right- wing militias and extremist groups,
    like the Oath Keepers, 3 Percenters, AFPAC and QAnon.
    They’re following Trump’s lead, trying to make the fringe mainstream.
    And that’s exactly true of the sedition caucus in Congress,
    who`ve been rallying behind the alleged perpetrators of the attempted coup. In doing so, the GOP is enabling and empowering these extremist elements to commit more violence.
    According to the chief of Capitol Police,
    we have never had the level of threats against members of Congress that we are seeing today.
    And according to the FBI, there are now more than twice as many open investigations into domestic terrorism than international terrorism.
    In fact the top counterterrorism official at the Department of Homeland Security testified today,
    that some current and former elected officials are amplifying propaganda that fuels violent extremism. At the same time, there seems to be a lack of accountability for those who’ve already acted on their extremist impulses.”

  54. September 30, 2021 at 1:11 pm

    Russia threatens to block YouTube
    after German channels are deleted over coronavirus misinformation

    “YouTube earlier had told German broadcaster Deutsche Welle that it does not allow content on its platform that “contradicts local health authorities’ or the World Health Organization’s (WHO) medical information about


  55. September 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm

    The Biden plan to end violence against women:

    “One of the driving forces throughout Joe Biden’s career
    has been fighting back against abuses of power – whether economic or physical power.
    That force motivated him t
    to write and champion
    the Violence Against Women Act of 1994,
    establish the first-ever White House Advisor on Violence Against Women
    during the Obama-Biden Administration,
    and launch a national campaign to change the culture surrounding campus rape and sexual assault.”

    Details: (https://joebiden.com/vawa/)

    —am responding to some misinformation.

  56. September 30, 2021 at 1:41 pm

    Speaker Pelosi Remarks at Press Event on Building Back Better on Climate

    Dear Colleague: Democrats Will Honor Full Faith and Credit of the United States

    Speaker Pelosi:
    Floor Speech in Support of Legislation Suspending the Debt Limit

    Speaker Pelosi:
    Floor Speech on H.R. 3684, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

  57. September 30, 2021 at 1:58 pm

  58. 93 ggail44
    September 30, 2021 at 2:05 pm

  59. 94 ggail44
    September 30, 2021 at 2:08 pm


  60. 95 pkayden
    September 30, 2021 at 2:29 pm

  61. September 30, 2021 at 2:35 pm

  62. September 30, 2021 at 3:30 pm

    “Manchin says his spending limit is $1.5 trillion”

    Does he want to curtail climate action in this dire global climate emergency?
    Every baby born now will see 7 times the number of extreme climate-related events.
    —нефтяные санкции, anyone?

  63. September 30, 2021 at 4:28 pm

    Drab Majesty .Too Soon To Tell

  64. 99 jer44
    September 30, 2021 at 4:48 pm

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