Mother’s Day

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  1. 1 ggail44
    May 9, 2022 at 11:08 am

    Good West Coast morning Nerdy & TOD family. Thanks so much Nerdy for your steadfast dedication to TOD. We do appreciate you! 💖🙏🏾

  2. 4 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 11:52 am

    Yet another example of masses are too stupid to live.


  3. May 9, 2022 at 12:53 pm

    Live Updates:

    Jill Biden Visits Ukraine, in Latest Show of U.S. Support

    “The First Lady met with the wife of President Volodymyr Zelensky,
    as Russia’s offensive in eastern Ukraine continued. Officials said they feared dozens of people sheltering in a school building had been killed in a Russian airstrike.”


  4. May 9, 2022 at 12:55 pm

    Background Press Call by a Senior Administration Official on the U.S. and G7 Actions to Impose
    Additional Severe Costs for Putin’s War Against Ukraine

    MAY 08, 2022


  5. May 9, 2022 at 12:56 pm

    FACT SHEET: United States and G7 Partners Impose Severe Costs for Putin’s War Against Ukraine

    MAY 08, 2022

    President Biden and G7 Leaders Meet with President Zelenskyy
    to Continue our Efforts to Support Ukraine and Build on our Unprecedented Sanctions and Export Controls


  6. May 9, 2022 at 12:59 pm

    Rep. Jamie Raskin: Esper revelations show Trump’s ‘fascination with violence’

    Congressman Raskin on Secretary of Defense Esper’s new book: “Each of the lurid revelations that have caught the public’s imagination today revealed Trump’s fascination with violence.”


    ——fyi, Trump’s floated the idea of shooting BLM folks at Lafayette Square in the legs.

  7. 16 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 1:14 pm

    She was right. About everything.

  8. 17 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 1:15 pm

  9. 18 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 1:16 pm

  10. 19 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 1:42 pm

  11. 21 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 1:48 pm

    Guerrilla warfare. Wimmins are mean.

  12. 22 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 1:52 pm

    Biden should have kept his mouth on this one. Not a great timing.

  13. 23 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 1:53 pm

  14. May 9, 2022 at 1:57 pm

    Defense Secretary Esper: Trump wanted to ‘quietly’ bomb Mexico

    “To be clear, Trump wanted to bomb Mexico, our ally and southern neighbor in what would certainly be an act of war. And he wanted to do it clandestinely, possibly in such a way that blamed another actor other than the United States,” says Ayman Mohyeldin on revelations in Esper’s new book.


    —-New book from Sec Esper details Trump Admin mania.

    • May 9, 2022 at 1:58 pm

      Trump proposed launching missiles into Mexico “to destroy the drug labs”. Trump Defense Sec Esper says.
      “No one would know it was us.” Miller proposed sending hundreds of thousands of troops to the US border
      Miller wanted to parade ISIS head in pig’s blood. They knew trump wanted to bomb Mexico (before he ran?)

    • 26 pkayden
      May 9, 2022 at 8:59 pm

      Do not buy that man’s book!! Not one penny!

  15. May 9, 2022 at 2:01 pm

    Steve Schmidt Drops A 2008 McCain Campaign Russia Bombshell

    Schmidt knows a lot more than what wrote in the Twitter threads,
    but the important takeaway is that the Russians have been infiltrating the Republican Party
    at the highest levels for at least 15 years.

    “Trump’s nomination and election to the presidency appear to have been part of a long operation by the Russians.
    John McCain, the war hero, had Russian influence in his presidential campaign right under his nose.
    Even after Sen. McCain’s death, the McCain Institute has Putin’s people on its board.

    There are a lot of dirty secrets surrounding the John McCain presidential campaign in 2008,
    and one of the biggest secrets that Schmidt is exposing is the fact that the Republican Party appears to have been under Russian influence at very high levels since at least 2008.

    America needs to pay attention to what Steve Schmidt is saying because the truth is coming out about the GOP.”


  16. 28 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 3:03 pm

  17. May 9, 2022 at 3:25 pm

    ’17th Century Misogynist’ Cited Multiple Times In Justice Alito’s Draft Opinion

    “Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade cites a virulent 17th century misogynist multiple times. Alito also saying some supporters of “liberal access to abortion” are trying to suppress Black births, among other statements, are anaylzed by Joy Reid and her guests on The ReidOut.”


    • 30 pkayden
      May 9, 2022 at 9:07 pm

      Who is trying to suppress Black people except for Republicans who hate Black people and other minorities?

  18. May 9, 2022 at 3:26 pm

    Buried in the Alito Roe draft opinion is the idea that Roe needs to be overturned
    to create a domestic supply
    of infants for adoption

    This is some Handmaid’s Tale stuff that not long ago would have been attributed to the mind of Margaret Atwood and a few extremist Republican politicians…

    If conservatives cared about human rights, the rights of women, and the rights of children,
    they would abandon this ideological jihad that is the exact opposite
    of respecting personal liberties and caring for children.
    Overturning Roe will be a disaster for the nation,
    and the Supreme Court will be responsible for the damage caused to women and children.


    • May 9, 2022 at 3:42 pm

      Grow up Barrett.
      Who do you think you are talking to, what do you tell your children?

      How about this:
      2.5 million years ago, evolution of genus Homo in Africa, first stone tools.
      2 million years ago, humans spread from Africa to Eurasia.
      300,000 years ago, daily use of fire.
      200,000 years ago, Homo sapiens evolves in East Africa.

      = how the Hell we survived millions of years with child centered parenting before tuppence ha’penny Barrett had the audacity.

    • May 9, 2022 at 3:52 pm

      Human infants are not little adults or puppies, who are also mammals.
      Someone i used to know, Gabor Maté works with and does world class research with drug addicts. He finds that breast feeding your child and staying beside her/him for at least 3 years, protects against later addiction and self-harm.
      Humans come out of the womb after only 9 months.
      As infants we’re completely and utterly helpless, cannot even raise our own heads.
      Contrary to what the toxic and allergic formula companies want you to believe, babies do not self-nurture, and surviving the first year is not a given.

      Friends who have survived foster care all report how it was brutal, just brutal.

    • May 9, 2022 at 3:57 pm

      imho, maybe the Party of Putin and Pedolphilia thinks they’re cleverly creating their next generation
      of brown shirts. Trump started that when he illegally abducted children and infants, and jailed them. Billionaire Betsy sold some of those who survived, am guessing to right wing families.

      • May 9, 2022 at 4:19 pm

        thanks a lot for listening…even while hella sick cannot pass on the topic.
        Also the relentless tactics all sorts used by the right corporate to create an underbelly of serfs.

  19. 36 tnmtngirl1
    May 9, 2022 at 4:38 pm

    Good afternoon. Happy belated Mother’s Day to all folks who nurture anyone, regardless of age. Hoping all had a good day yesterday.

  20. 37 jer44
    May 9, 2022 at 5:51 pm

  21. 38 pkayden
    May 9, 2022 at 8:55 pm

  22. 39 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 9:44 pm

    of course, it was effing ‘unintentional’. of course, it was effing ‘ coincidence’. of course, it’s fucking nyt.


  23. 40 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 10:05 pm

    Yet another example of stupid voters fafo’ing. This guy and his family are one of the most corrupt pols and yet the masses voted big time for him and nepotism willingly just 2-3 years.


    democracy has become demo crazy.

  24. 41 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 10:19 pm

    Angry mobs in Sri Lanka have burned down several homes belonging to the ruling Rajapaksas and MPs, following clashes with government supporters.

    The violence capped a day of unrest that saw PM Mahinda Rajapaksa quit amid mass protests at his government’s handling of the economic crisis.

    But it failed to assuage demonstrators, who attempted to storm his official residence while he was holed up inside.

    Five people have died and more than 190 have been injured since Monday.

    An island-wide curfew has been extended to Wednesday morning as authorities seek to quell the violence.

    Many are still calling for President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, brother of Mahinda, to leave office, following weeks of escalating demonstrations over soaring prices and power cuts since last month.


    Or they could have voted for more moderate opposition party, instead of going full bore for ethnic majoritarianism in the last election due to goosed up anti-muslim tirades instigated by this publicly known corrupt family.

    • 42 pkayden
      May 9, 2022 at 10:20 pm

      Very sad what is happening in India and Sri Lanka with the nationalistic politics.

      • 43 amk for obama
        May 9, 2022 at 10:23 pm

        Religious majoritarianism is the root of all evil everywhere. Buddhists and us Hindus are supposedly famous for being non-violent and tolerant.

        • 44 pkayden
          May 11, 2022 at 10:27 pm

          India is the world’s most populous democracy, if I remember correctly. Hope things change.

  25. 45 pkayden
    May 9, 2022 at 10:19 pm

  26. 46 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 10:25 pm

    Simple. Secede.

  27. 47 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 10:28 pm

    Less water, but more dead bodies. Yay.


  28. 48 amk for obama
    May 9, 2022 at 10:34 pm

  29. 49 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 10:07 am

  30. 50 Dudette
    May 10, 2022 at 10:53 am

    Hi TODers! Hope you all had a marvelous Mother’s Day weekend and Monday! Mine was lovely! Nothing better than making Mom smile! Have a terrific Tuesday! 💕

  31. 51 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 11:00 am

    Paging #gutlessgarland.

  32. 52 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 11:04 am

  33. 53 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 11:08 am

  34. 54 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 11:27 am

    Guessing the day murkans going all srilankans on these corrupt mofos is not far off.

    • 55 amk for obama
      May 10, 2022 at 11:29 am

      Wrong ‘un.

  35. 56 jer44
    May 10, 2022 at 12:15 pm


  36. May 10, 2022 at 12:58 pm

    Great Development

  37. May 10, 2022 at 1:43 pm

    GOP fields candidates of questionable character as attacks on abortion rights intensify

    Rachel Maddow reviews the unusually dense concentration of Republican candidates with heavy baggage related to their treatment of women, which is happening at a time when Republicans broadly are attacking women’s reproductive rights.

    Here: (https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/gop-fields-candidates-of-questionable-character-as-attacks-on-abortion-rights-intensify-139663429825)

  38. May 10, 2022 at 1:49 pm

    Ukraine War: Putin’s Victory Day speech fact-checked
    By Reality Check team
    BBC New

    Putin addressed a military parade in Moscow to mark victory over Nazi Germany in 1945, and made a number of claims about Ukraine and Nato.

    We’ve checked some of the things he said.


  39. May 10, 2022 at 1:50 pm

    Job creation hot streak continues, as May totals break a record
    For the first time on record, the U.S. economy has now had 12 straight months with jobs gains above 400,000.

    “So far in 2022, the economy has created over 2 million jobs, and that’s after just four months. By any fair measure, that’s an extraordinary total, which is nearly identical to the total of jobs created in all of 2019”


  40. May 10, 2022 at 1:53 pm

    Austin Goolsbee, former Council of Economic Advisers Chairman,
    to Alicia Menendez:

    “Well I’ll tell you, Alicia, it depends which part of the economy you’re looking at.
    The job market is red hot.
    Looks fabulous.
    That the unemployment rate is already 3.6 percent and we still added more than 400,000 jobs in the month is almost jaw-dropping. I mean, that’s a fabulous number.

    And normally, when the unemployment rate is that low, it’s hard to add that many jobs.
    At the same time, you’ve got inflation made worse by the war in Ukraine and what is happening in commodities. Made worse by COVID.
    And that we shifted what we were spending away from services and on to physical goods and that over loaded the supply chain and that led to a bunch of problems.

    So what the Fed is trying to do is navigate a little bridge. \And I guess it’s kind of like if you got in the shower and you want to take a nice temperature shower, you’ve got some burning hot water is coming from part of it, and then there’s some cold water coming in and the Fed is trying to balance those off and raise rates to cool some of it without sending us into recession. Let’s hope they can do it.”

  41. May 10, 2022 at 2:23 pm

  42. May 10, 2022 at 2:50 pm

    Speaker Pelosi:
    Join me at the Aspen Ideas: Climate opening session in Miami, Florida for a critical conversation on the urgency of the climate crisis.

  43. May 10, 2022 at 2:50 pm

    Dear Colleague on the Supreme Court Draft Ruling

    MAY 9, 2022


  44. May 10, 2022 at 2:51 pm

    Stupid Supreme Court
    Why can’t men just let
    women make their own choices
    about health issues?
    (Mark Harris)

  45. 71 jer44
    May 10, 2022 at 2:57 pm


  46. May 10, 2022 at 3:02 pm

    Bill Signed: S. 3522

    “On Monday, May 9, 2022, the President signed into law:

    S. 3522, the “Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022,” which provides a different authority to lend or lease defense articles to Ukraine or to Eastern European countries.”


  47. May 10, 2022 at 3:02 pm

    Remarks By President Biden on the Affordable Connectivity Program

    MAY 09, 2022

    Rose Garden

    “And I’m proud to announce today that our administration has brought together Democrats, Republicans, the private sector to lower the high-speed Internet costs for tens of millions of Americans.”


  48. May 10, 2022 at 3:04 pm

    Hubble: Not Yet Imagined

    Hubble’s launch and deployment in April 1990 marked the most significant advance in astronomy since Galileo’s telescope. Thanks to five servicing missions and more than 30 years of operation, our view of the universe and our place within it has never been the same.

    “We’ve been given a taste too sweet to ignore.”

  49. 76 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 8:37 pm

  50. 77 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 8:37 pm

    lol. I’ll give him that.

  51. 78 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 8:38 pm

  52. 79 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 8:40 pm


  53. 80 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 8:41 pm

  54. 81 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 8:43 pm

    wtf ever happened to that “billions of dollars lawsuit against pox news” by that voting machine company?

  55. 82 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 9:01 pm

  56. May 10, 2022 at 9:25 pm

  57. 85 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 9:54 pm

  58. 86 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 9:56 pm

  59. 87 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 10:51 pm

  60. May 10, 2022 at 10:56 pm


  61. 91 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 11:29 pm

  62. 93 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 11:40 pm

  63. 94 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 11:41 pm

  64. 95 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 11:42 pm

  65. 96 amk for obama
    May 10, 2022 at 11:52 pm

    Not enough. Cut off his pension and jail his traitorous ass.

  66. 97 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 12:04 am

  67. 99 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 12:25 am

  68. 100 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 12:28 am

    Good, “Go on the attack” aka telling it like it is.

  69. 101 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 12:29 am

    finally. dems seem to be getting the KISS messaging.

  70. 102 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 12:30 am

  71. 103 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 12:34 am

  72. 104 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 5:19 am

    India’s Supreme Court has put a controversial colonial-era sedition law on hold that critics say is used to stifle dissent.

    The judges asked the government to refrain from registering any new cases which invoke sedition until it finishes hearing petitions challenging it.

    The court also asked the authorities to pause all existing sedition trials.

    The government has been accused of using the law against critics, such as politicians, journalists and activists.

    On Tuesday, the government said that they would review the law after earlier defending it.


    Thank god for our non ideological courts and judges who serve two to three years max.

  73. 105 jer44
    May 11, 2022 at 8:15 am

  74. 106 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 9:09 am

    Hopefully hatarade is running out of juice.

  75. 107 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 10:49 am


  76. 108 amk for obama
    May 11, 2022 at 11:03 am

  77. May 11, 2022 at 1:14 pm

    Allll right NOW

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