Glasgow Pact

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  1. 1 ggail44
    November 29, 2021 at 11:22 am

    Good West Coast morning Nerdy & TOD family. Thanks Nerdy sista for doing what you do so well. We would be lost without you 🌟💖

    Yesterday, JoJotheCat & I went to the LA County Museum of Arts and saw the Obama Portraits! They were awesome to view in person. Such a treat! 💖😻

  2. November 29, 2021 at 11:25 am

    thanks so much NW for being here.

  3. 5 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 11:29 am

    Hi Everyone! Hope you all had a great holiday weekend!
    Thank you for the new post Nerdy! 😘❤️

    • 6 ggail44
      November 29, 2021 at 2:17 pm

      Hey Dudette! 🙋🏾‍♀️
      Had a wonderful & thankful holiday weekend. Hope you did too. 💖😘

      • 7 Dudette
        November 29, 2021 at 2:29 pm

        Glad to hear it ggail.
        Hung out with the folks eating, watching the parade and movies and reminiscing. It was great and I’m definitely grateful. ❤️

  4. November 29, 2021 at 11:29 am

    Support Black-Owned Businesses
    This holiday season, check out three Black-owned businesses on the South Side of Chicago—and support those in your own community.

    The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered thousands of small businesses across the United States, but Black-owned businesses are closing twice as fast as others. That’s why this holiday season, we hope you’ll support Black-owned businesses in your community. Check out these three vibrant South Side establishments that are near the site of the future Obama Presidential Center in Chicago.


    • November 29, 2021 at 11:32 am

      “Clad in African-American portraiture and culture,
      South Shore Brew is in the heart of Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood and is known for its delicious lattes, heavenly pies, and rib-sticking sandwiches. Educators-turned-entrepreneurs Jennifer and Cory Barnes founded the independent coffee shop to serve up good coffee, but they also founded it to provide jobs for young people and to create a space that would make their neighbors proud.

      “In light of the pandemic, everything about our business is different. Our team. Our menu. Our pathway to our daily sales targets. In some ways, the experience of managing risks and adapting to change isn’t that new to us as small business owners. We will name that not having the neighborhood gather in the shop has been very tough on our morale, though, and we’re still exploring ways to account for it.

      Additionally, 2020 has been Critical Race Theory in real time.
      We are reminded that racism is inherently woven into every structure of our society.
      The persistent efforts of folks to maintain historical advantages over other groups is incredible, and shows up when we talk about business loans, grants, and access to capital.”
      —Jennifer and Cory Barnes

  5. 10 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 11:30 am

    This SNL skit is quite clever. Well done to the writers. Kenan is excellent as always. 😁

  6. 11 ggail44
    November 29, 2021 at 11:33 am


  7. November 29, 2021 at 12:01 pm

    Anthony Huber Was a Hero:
    Victim of Kyle Rittenhouse Remembered for Trying to Save Lives At Protest

    Joseph Rosenbaum was the first person Rittenhouse shot with his AR-15-style rifle.
    Joseph Rosenbaum was 36 years old. He had been released that same day from a Milwaukee hospital where he had been treated for a suicide attempt. He was unarmed when he was shot by Rittenhouse.
    Rosenbaum was shot four times, first in the groin, then in the hand and thigh as he faced Rittenhouse and then was shot in the head and in the back.

    After Rittenhouse killed Rosenbaum,
    several protesters who believed Rittenhouse was an active shooter begin chasing him.
    26-year-old Anthony Huber tried to disarm him by hitting him with what he had in his hand, his skateboard. Rittenhouse shot and killed him within seconds.

    Gaige Grosskreutz was the only person who survived being shot by Rittenhouse.”
    —–Huber and 5′ 4″ Joseph Rosenbaum were unarmed.
    —-Rosenbaum also made an heroic attempt to stop Rittenhouse and his assault rifle.
    —-Both men must be honored.

  8. 13 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 12:33 pm

    More WH Christmas decorations

  9. 18 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 12:37 pm


    • November 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm

      Bravo President Biden!
      Look how far we’ve come since trump left office:

      On “the day Mr Biden became President, about 16.5 million vaccines had been administered in the US,
      according to official statistics.” (bbc)

  10. 20 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 1:14 pm

    It’s time for the Jen Psaki show. Get your popcorn. Watch the excellence!

  11. 21 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Some things change. Some things stay the same.

  12. 22 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:03 pm

    Spacewalk Talk

  13. 23 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:06 pm

    Mr. Clarke is about to go through some things.

  14. 27 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:13 pm

    Get boosted!

  15. 31 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:16 pm

    Wear your mask

  16. 35 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:17 pm

    More Trump mess

  17. November 29, 2021 at 2:22 pm

    Long thread…

  18. 38 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:35 pm

    This is great! 😁

  19. 42 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:45 pm

    🚨🗣A reminder to check the condition of food packaging and expiration dates BEFORE you buy!

  20. 45 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:48 pm

    Give me a “boring” President who is competent and compassion any day!

  21. 46 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 2:57 pm

    FLOTUS live 🎄

  22. November 29, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    Claire McCaskill Tells The DOJ To Get Moving And Prosecute Trump

    “Move it.
    My message to the Department of Justice is get on it. Do not act like feds here.
    Act like state prosecutors, go fast.”

    Easley, politicus.usa:
    “We don’t know what the D.O.J. is doing, but all indications suggest that they are not investigating the Trump coup or the masterminds of the 1/6 attack on the Capitol.
    There is no indication that they are investigating Trump for election interference in Georgia.
    Time is of the essence, but there are too many Democrats in Congress and people at the Department of Justice who are treating the threat to democracy as business as usual.”


  23. 49 ggail44
    November 29, 2021 at 7:38 pm

    Thank you for being a Leader. Rest well Mr. Elder 💖🙏🏾🕊

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  27. 55 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 9:21 pm


  28. 56 jacquelineoboomer
    November 29, 2021 at 9:23 pm

    Not sure if this was posted yet. Wow!

  29. 57 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 9:32 pm

    Administration Coolness!

  30. 58 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 9:38 pm

    NASA Coolness! 😎
    Ya think President Joe will want to take this baby for a spin?

  31. 59 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 9:41 pm

    Space Art Coolness
    Is it a photo? Zoom in for your answer.

  32. 60 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 9:54 pm

    Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. David Bowie!

  33. 64 ggail44
    November 29, 2021 at 10:02 pm

    People in Minnesota, these are Councilmembers in your local cities. Know who they are because Voting Matters.

  34. 65 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 10:18 pm

    Look at this! This difference is stunning!

  35. 66 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    King! 😔🕊

  36. 67 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    🚨SCOTUS watch this week!

  37. 68 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 10:34 pm

    Barbados says Bye Liz!

  38. 69 Dudette
    November 29, 2021 at 10:44 pm

    MVP and Secretary Pete roadtrip this week

  39. 70 jacquelineoboomer
    November 29, 2021 at 11:51 pm

  40. 71 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 12:16 am


  41. 72 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 12:23 am

    The Right Honourable Robyn Rihanna Fenty!

  42. 73 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 12:36 am

    Congratulations to
    Miss USA 2021, Elle Smith, a TV reporter from Lexington, KY.

  43. 74 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 12:38 am


  44. 75 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 12:40 am

    Imagine being in a hospital bed and this guys shows up as your nurse. Oh hell no!

  45. 78 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 9:10 am

    Good Morning Everyone! Please take care of yourselves and your loved ones.

  46. 81 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 9:12 am


  47. 82 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 9:14 am

    Another big SCOTUS case

  48. 83 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 9:15 am

    Georgia Votes today! Special elections and runoffs!

  49. 84 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 9:16 am

    A message from Mrs. O

  50. 85 Dudette
    November 30, 2021 at 9:18 am

    No exemption for you, Boston healthcare workers! Get vaxxed or get sacked! 👏🏾

  51. November 30, 2021 at 10:29 am

    Predator’ Ghislaine Maxwell
    ‘served up young girls for Jeffrey Epstein in a pyramid scheme of abuse’,
    jury told


    —-Bring out the Epstein Black Book and don’t mess with us.
    —-fyi we don’t forget.

  52. November 30, 2021 at 12:04 pm

    Here: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRp_W-VGw5s)

    “Infighting Among QAnon Luminaries Roils Delusional Movement”

    “Will Sommer, political reporter for the Daily Beast, talks with Rachel Maddow about infighting among the celebrities of the QAnon delusion and what dangers may come with the fracturing of the movement. (Edited for length from the original broadcast.”

    ….Flynn, possibly the “biggest ‘QAnon celebrity’ that there is” and part of the grift, says “QAnon is…(listen)”.

  53. November 30, 2021 at 2:12 pm

    As Iran talks resume, Trump’s failure starts to look even worse
    As international nuclear talks with Iran continue, Donald Trump’s spectacular failure in this area is coming into sharper focus.

    “Two and a half years after the Trump administration abandoned the international nuclear agreement with Iran, diplomats returned to the negotiating table yesterday in Vienna, hoping to revive the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).”

    Benen: (https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/iran-talks-resume-trump-s-failure-starts-look-even-worse-n1285087)

  54. November 30, 2021 at 2:16 pm

    For the unvaccinated, the GOP changes its tune on jobless aid

    In the spring,
    Republicans were desperate to end jobless benefits.
    Now, they’ve changed their minds — but only for the unvaccinated.

    “Republican officials around the country are testing a creative mechanism to build loyalty with unvaccinated Americans while undermining Biden administration mandates: unemployment benefits…. Florida, Iowa, Kansas and Tennessee have changed their unemployment insurance rules to allow workers who are fired or quit over vaccine mandates to receive benefits.” (Axios)

    Benen: (https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/unvaccinated-gop-changes-its-tune-jobless-aid-n1285082)

  55. November 30, 2021 at 2:22 pm

    Netherlands says omicron variant was within its borders
    a week before South Africa sounded the alarm

    “Dutch officials said Tuesday that they detected the omicron variant in samples collected almost two weeks ago, days earlier than the arrival of two flights from South Africa carrying infected passengers.”


  56. November 30, 2021 at 6:22 pm

    Virtual Engagement with Indigenous Women Leaders
    in Preparation for the Fourth Convening of the Trilateral Working Group on
    Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls

  57. November 30, 2021 at 6:25 pm

    Remarks by Vice President Harris at a Build Back Better Virtual Rally

    “And I don’t need to tell you that this is a pivotal moment in our nation’s history. In many ways, the actions we are taking now demonstrate who we are and embody our character as a nation.
    In the United States, we are believers.
    We are as bold as we are determined to do big things.”


  58. November 30, 2021 at 6:45 pm

    Here: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y289p4WOjLk)

    NIH head on how boosters can protect against omicron: ‘Get your system revved up’

    NIH director Dr. Francis Collins:
    “People who get a booster, there’s something about that that both boosts the level of antibodies, but also the breath of their protection against other spikes that we haven’t even seen before.”

    • November 30, 2021 at 6:47 pm

      South Africa Raises Alarm Over New Coronavirus Variant
      Government to consider new restrictions to contain fast-spreading strain; WHO calls urgent meeting to discuss

      “JOHANNESBURG—South Africa’s government is considering new public-health restrictions to contain a fast-spreading new variant of the coronavirus that scientists say has a high number of mutations that may make it more transmissible and allow it to evade some of the immune responses triggered by previous infection or vaccination.”


      —Thank you S. Africa for giving us the heads up and following up on the science right away!!
      —Netherlands says Omicron was within its borders before S. Africa sounded the alarm.

  59. November 30, 2021 at 6:53 pm

    Chai Komanduri with Ari Melber saying why Dr. Fauci is responding to right wing attacks at the moment.
    A badly informed citizen has consequences.
    Thx Dr. Fauci.

  60. November 30, 2021 at 6:57 pm


    ‘We have the tools to handle this.”

    “Dr. David Kessler, chief science officer for the Biden administration’s Covid-19 response,
    answers questions and concerns from Rachel Maddow about the current state of vaccines and treatments for Covid and how the Omicron variant changes the picture.”

    • November 30, 2021 at 7:15 pm

      Dr. David Kessler:

      “We have the tools to handle this. We may have to fine tune the tools, we may have to adapt those tools. We do not have to change our course.”

      “I think the good news is we have additional tools to our armamentarium. Let`s just use the tools we have wisely.”

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