Love Is In The Air

123 Responses to “Love Is In The Air”

  1. 1 Hillary Darton
    February 14, 2023 at 4:21 pm

    Happy Valentine’s day to the Obamas, and everyone else.

  2. 2 jer44
    February 15, 2023 at 4:12 pm

    Judge to Trump: Too late to offer DNA to rebut rape claim
    NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump missed his chance to use his DNA to try to prove he didn’t rape a longtime magazine advice columnist, a federal judge said Wednesday, clearing away a… https://apnews.com/article/politics-new-york-city-donald-trump-lewis-a-kaplan-roberta-18559887d50aaf6300ad6658c3872282?utm_campaign=TrueAnthem&utm_medium=AP&utm_source=Twitter
    2:45 PM · Feb 15, 2023 117.7K Views

  3. 3 jer44
    February 15, 2023 at 5:34 pm

  4. 4 ggail44
    February 16, 2023 at 10:46 am

    makes me so proud!

  5. 5 ggail44
    February 16, 2023 at 11:56 am

    Future Voters

  6. 6 jacquelineoboomer
    February 16, 2023 at 5:23 pm

    Oh how I miss “seeing” one or both of the Obamas every day! But I will never stop lovin’ ’em!

    Hi, Nerdy darlin’ and TOD friends!

  7. 8 ggail44
    February 16, 2023 at 10:25 pm

  8. 11 ggail44
    February 18, 2023 at 1:15 pm

  9. 12 ggail44
    February 18, 2023 at 5:57 pm

  10. 15 ggail44
    February 18, 2023 at 6:19 pm

  11. February 18, 2023 at 8:26 pm

    President Carter.

    Just heard the news. Losing this sweetheart and beautiful role model…please not today. May divine love and peace surround you President Carter.

  12. 17 ggail44
    February 19, 2023 at 9:51 am

    Good West Coast Sunday morning Nerdy and TOD family. 💖🙏🏾

  13. 18 ggail44
    February 19, 2023 at 10:58 am

  14. February 19, 2023 at 10:24 pm

    Sad that the great Donny Hathaway passed way too young. I consider this song as one of the greatest love songs. Poignant yet with heart & soul.💞

  15. 23 jer44
    February 20, 2023 at 1:05 pm

  16. February 20, 2023 at 1:13 pm

  17. February 20, 2023 at 1:18 pm

    VP Harris

    “No nation is safe in a world where one country can violate the sovereignty and territorial integrity of another — (applause) — where crimes against humanity are committed with impunity; where a country with imperialist ambitions can go unchecked.”

    (–Vice President Harris remarks at the Munich Security Conference.)

  18. February 20, 2023 at 1:18 pm

  19. February 20, 2023 at 1:21 pm

    Who’s Afraid of Black History?
    By Henry Louis Gates Jr.
    Dr. Gates is the director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard. He is the host of the PBS television series “Finding Your Roots.”

  20. February 20, 2023 at 1:22 pm

  21. February 20, 2023 at 1:23 pm

    David Hogg
    “Sometimes I get really stressed about how our generation will ever make it through DeSantis and the SCOTUS. Then I remember we have the one thing on our side they can’t buy more of but is the most valuable thing to have in politics. Time. We will outlive both and we’re voting.”

  22. February 20, 2023 at 1:24 pm

  23. February 20, 2023 at 1:26 pm

  24. February 20, 2023 at 1:29 pm

    Live Updates: U.S. Condemns Russia for Crimes Against Humanity
    Speaking at the Munich Security Conference ahead of the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Antony Blinken cited atrocities and called for those responsible to be held accountable.

    “In an address to the conference on Saturday, Ms. Harris emphasized the Biden administration’s commitment to backing Ukraine and said that “there is no doubt”
    that Russia had committed crimes against humanity in Ukraine.”

  25. February 20, 2023 at 1:42 pm

  26. February 20, 2023 at 1:43 pm

    Pod Save America
    Crooked Media

    The Age Old Question
    Prosecutors inch closer to a possible indictment of Donald Trump. Nikki Haley officially becomes the first candidate to challenge him for the Republican nomination. Democrats quietly and not-so-quietly worry about Joe Biden’s age. Michigan State Senator Mallory McMorrow joins to talk about gun safety legislation after the shooting at Michigan State. And the guys take a meandering journey through Elon Musk’s week at Twitter.


  27. February 20, 2023 at 1:51 pm

    About President Biden’s age, above.
    imho if any here are half as effective in twenty, thirty, forty years time as Joe Biden — all hail and congrats.

  28. February 20, 2023 at 1:53 pm

  29. February 20, 2023 at 2:22 pm

  30. 45 Dudette
    February 20, 2023 at 7:31 pm

    Wow! This is so cool! 🧑🏽‍🚀

  31. 47 jer44
    February 20, 2023 at 8:19 pm

  32. 49 jacquelineoboomer
    February 20, 2023 at 8:42 pm

    Love seeing this, on President’s Day!


  33. February 20, 2023 at 9:51 pm

  34. 52 Dudette
    February 21, 2023 at 10:42 am

    Congrats to all of the new Obama Foundation Leaders.

  35. February 21, 2023 at 11:39 am

    Rachel Maddow Calls Out The Doomed Pro-Putin Republicans

    Maddow said:
    “This one tiny event, it was small. It was a weird assemblage of Americans. There were Proud Boys there. Some of the white supremacist groups you would recognize from the Unite The Right rally in Charlottesville a few years ago. Also represented prominently, the remains of the bizarre Lyndon LaRouche cult. There were people with flags including the former Soviet Union.

    Also, at least one person who guest hosts for Tucker Carlson on the Fox News Channel was there as a featured speaker. There were antivaccine conspiracy theorists, a lot of them. There were cryptocurrency promoters. It was a really weird group. It was a small rally and a weird one. But that’s what it looks like.

    That assemblage of short straws and split ends and loose electrons that is advocating in this country that Russia is in the right and America should be on Putin’s side as he keeps invading other countries. I mean no disrespect to the Americans who turned out as part of this small event this weekend. But it’s not like they represent a big constituency that is arguing for this pro-Russia point of view.”

    • February 21, 2023 at 11:44 am

      “While this happened this weekend, while president Biden was heading to Kyiv secretly, once he got there today and we found out that he had made the trip to Kyiv. At least one pro-Trump member of congress who happens to have a seat on the Homeland Security Committee called for him to be impeached for having gone to Ukraine. Other pro-Trump members of congress said it was a disgrace and a shame and how dare president Biden go to Ukraine today.

      Florida governor Ron DeSantis, who wants the run for president, apparently he went on the Fox News Channel this morning and said President Biden was wrong to go and we shouldn’t be supporting Ukraine in this war.”

      • February 21, 2023 at 11:47 am

        Jason Easley:
        Republicans saw what Russian election meddling was able to do in 2016, so it could be that they are lobbying for the same support from Putin in 2024.

  36. February 21, 2023 at 12:00 pm

  37. February 21, 2023 at 12:02 pm

    A Year of Putin’s Wartime Lies
    Every credible analyst of the invasion of Ukraine has been stunned by the scale of the Russian President’s folly—and his failure extends well beyond the battlefield.
    By David Remnick

    “Russian propagandists (much like the propagandists of the G.O.P.) refer to President Biden as a doddering hack, incapable of making it through a coherent sentence, let alone putting up an effective resistance to the Russian armed forces. Yet, in the past year, Biden has conducted a foreign policy of competence and moral clarity, skillfully balancing strength, diplomacy, and restraint. After having publicly predicted Putin’s intention to invade, Biden won congressional support to send nearly thirty billion dollars in assistance to Ukraine, supplying its armed forces with crucial air-defense systems, mobile multiple-rocket launchers, and, most recently, M1 Abrams tanks. Biden has recognized and advertised the immense stakes of the conflict, but he has taken pains not to provoke a direct conflict with Russia. The Europeans have acted with similar determination. The opposition in Congress to supporting the Ukrainian cause has so far been limited mainly to the right wing of the Republican Party, with an assist from its attendant media outlets.”


  38. February 21, 2023 at 12:02 pm

  39. February 21, 2023 at 12:03 pm

    Why predictions about Russia’s war in Ukraine were so wrong, and how to adjust expectations


    Anne Applebaum, The Atlantic, talks with Rachel Maddow about why Russia’s ability to conquer Ukraine was so drastically overestimated a year ago, and why expectations that Russia benefits from dragging out the conflict are wrong.

  40. 64 ggail44
    February 21, 2023 at 12:17 pm

  41. 65 ggail44
    February 21, 2023 at 12:19 pm

  42. 66 ggail44
    February 21, 2023 at 12:24 pm

  43. February 21, 2023 at 12:36 pm

    Exclusive: McCarthy gives Tucker Carlson access to trove of Jan. 6 riot tape
    Mike Allen
    House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has given Fox News’ Tucker Carlson exclusive access to 41,000 hours of Capitol surveillance footage from the Jan. 6 riot, McCarthy sources tell me.

    Carlson TV producers were on Capitol Hill last week to begin digging through the trove, which includes multiple camera angles from all over Capitol grounds. Excerpts will begin airing in the coming weeks.

    Why it matters: Carlson has repeatedly questioned official accounts of 1/6, downplaying the insurrection as “vandalism.”


  44. February 21, 2023 at 12:37 pm

    —So McCarthy gave Carlson official government materials so Fox can do more revisionist history. Pls tell me exactly what is Carlson to this country?

  45. February 21, 2023 at 12:40 pm

    The amazing story of how a young Jimmy Carter helped avert a nuclear disaster

    Rachel Maddow tells the story of a young Navy lieutenant from Georgia named Jimmy who played a key role in helping prevent a nuclear catastrophe in 1952.

    • February 21, 2023 at 1:28 pm

      Navy Lieutenant James Carter at 28 years,
      was in command of the elite team
      that saved Ontario after the first ever nuclear reactor disaster.
      The shutdown was practiced on a replica first: One bolt at a time the reactor was dismantled. Each person ran in and performed one piece of it in 90 seconds.
      —Lt. Carter also took his turn and was tested positive for radioactivity for six months.

  46. February 21, 2023 at 2:06 pm

  47. 74 Dudette
    February 21, 2023 at 2:37 pm

    Britney comes back to hoops.

  48. 75 Dudette
    February 21, 2023 at 2:38 pm

    Barbara Lee announces her run for the Senate

  49. February 21, 2023 at 2:50 pm

    I Never Truly Understood Fox News Until Now
    New court filings reveal what the network’s leaders really think of its viewers.
    By Brian Stelter

    • February 21, 2023 at 2:57 pm

      imo, are we still in shock after the Jan 6 Insurrection?
      –we’re watching McCarthy hand the stoking violence gun to Carlson.
      –when will we respond to gross utter betrayal?

  50. February 21, 2023 at 2:58 pm

    Why Fox News Lied to Its Viewers
    The network’s hosts and leaders knew that Trump had lost the election, but feared the consequences of telling their audience the truth.
    By Adam Serwer

    • February 21, 2023 at 3:04 pm

      imo when will Fox and Russia RT TV be exposed and convicted of disinformation and lies leading to citizen deaths?

    • 80 tnmtngirl1
      February 21, 2023 at 4:21 pm

      All they do is LIE, LIE, LIE. This is no shock. And, they will never stop. Murdock will pay the settlement and things will continue as usual. That’s change to him.

      • February 21, 2023 at 5:24 pm

        Hi tnmtngirl1…yes normalized…we’ve been pacified on a big scale. Unfettered pro-Russia talk show hosts manipulating U.S. gun nut supremacists…is it any wonder am sick to the stomach for my children? When you keep on keeping on taking abuse and lies it does not end well.

  51. February 21, 2023 at 3:09 pm

    Docs show Fox hosts didn’t believe election lies


    “It is now a matter of public record. Fox hosts knew they were lying when they repeated Donald Trump’s big lie about the presidential election that he lost.” (Ayman Mohyeldin)

  52. February 21, 2023 at 7:40 pm

    Jason Johnson.

    A Word … with Jason Johnson
    Slate Podcasts

    Feb 17: Lights, Camera, Diversity in Action
    Guest: Screenwriter Rodney Barnes

    Feb10: Surviving “Driving While Black”
    Guest: Alvin Hall, author of Driving the Green Book: A Road Trip Through the Living History of Black Resistance

    (—More on Alvin Hall’s Driving The Green Book tomorrow!)

  53. 84 ggail44
    February 21, 2023 at 7:54 pm

  54. February 21, 2023 at 9:20 pm

    Timothy Snyder

    Summary of Putin speech 2/2:
    I will not use nuclear weapons, because if I did, other countries would build them, and Russia would lose its nuclear prestige.

  55. February 22, 2023 at 11:39 am

  56. February 22, 2023 at 11:40 am

  57. February 22, 2023 at 11:41 am

    President Biden: “It’s not just about freedom in Ukraine. … It’s about freedom of democracy at large.”

  58. February 22, 2023 at 11:43 am

    Having Joe there for Ukrainians:
    “It was like topping up the gas tank”.
    (Ali Velshi)

  59. February 22, 2023 at 11:53 am

    Rep Jamie Raskin

  60. February 22, 2023 at 11:55 am

    Jury in Georgia Trump Inquiry Recommended Multiple Indictments, Forewoman Says
    She would not discuss specific indictments in the special grand jury’s report but noted that its recommendations were “not going to be some giant plot twist.”
    By Danny Hakim

  61. February 22, 2023 at 12:20 pm

    Meet the 2023 Obama Foundation Asia-Pacific Leaders

  62. February 22, 2023 at 2:20 pm

  63. February 22, 2023 at 4:37 pm

  64. February 22, 2023 at 4:39 pm

    let’s say we already have the world you want to live in – what does it look like?

  65. February 22, 2023 at 6:09 pm

    Driving the Green Book
    A Road Trip Through the Living History of Black Resistance
    Author: Alvin Hall

    “In the summer of 2019, award-winning broadcaster and educator Alvin Hall and social activist and trainer Janée Woods Weber hit the road for a 12-day, 2,000 mile trip from Detroit to New Orleans. The route they drove was based on information gathered from the historic travel guide, The Negro Motorist Green Book. During segregation and Jim Crow, African American travelers all over the country relied on this annually published guide as a vital resource to navigate trips, patronize Black-owned businesses, and come together in the face of institutionalized racism. The people they interviewed shared powerful stories and memories of that time that became the center of the ten-episode, Driving the Green Book podcast.
    Premiered September 2020

    (Driving the Green Book on Apple Podcasts at apple.co/drivingthegreenbook)

    • February 22, 2023 at 6:12 pm

      Jason Johnson to Alvin Hall on “A Word…with Jason Johnson podcast:

      “Speaking of…(DeSantis) has spent most of his now second term trying to eliminate Black history from public schools and colleges. And your goal is to try to get the Green Book research and stories into public schools. How do you feel about government resistance to teaching students and kids the stories of their own state…why is it particularly problematic in places like Fl and Alabama for children of all colors to not know the actual travel history of those states?”

      Alvin Hall:
      “…This is a repeat of history. It’s almost like we’re going through a new version of Reconstruction where we’ve made this progress and now we have DeSantis and other people like him, wanting to roll back history to a much more romanticized antebellum version of America. The American Dream for white people. And ignoring Black history. They almost don’t want to hear stories about Black entrepreneurship. They don’t want to know how people made something out of nothing. Black people were able to build a parallel version of the American dream that as integration occurred, and started to introduce Black people more into mainstream society, there was a competition there. They started to see that maybe the Dream wasn’t quite as they imagined it, and they don’t want admit or be reminded of that.”

  66. February 22, 2023 at 6:20 pm

    The Cruelty Is the Point: Why Trump’s America Endures

    Author: Adam server

  67. February 22, 2023 at 6:23 pm

    Michael Beschloss speaking to Ali Velshi:

    “If you knew nothing about why we’re in Ukraine and you only read this speech that Joe Biden gave today, you’d know exactly what he’s doing.”

    “Today’s speech may have been one of the most important pro NATO speeches we’ve heard in decades.”

    “Completely and that great line – ‘Putin expected that NATO would be Finlandized and instead Finland was NATO-ized.” It was full of good lines like that. ‘The defense of freedom is always difficult.”

    “This is 2023 and not 1947…if you heard Putin’s speech….talking about ‘Nazis in Ukraine’…it had virtually no connection to what he really had in mind.
    So if you put the Putin speech by the Biden speech and said which side do you want to be on as a member of the human race, I think it was not a close race.

  68. February 22, 2023 at 6:24 pm

    President Carter.

  69. February 22, 2023 at 6:25 pm

    Rep Raskin

  70. February 22, 2023 at 6:26 pm

    The legal challenge of Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban is awaiting its day in court. Where does the case stand?

    Democratic Attorney General Josh Kaul is spearheading the legal fight over the ban while campaigning for reelection

    Sarah Lehr: (https://www.wpr.org/legal-challenge-wisconsins-1849-abortion-ban-awaiting-its-day-court-where-does-case-stand)

  71. February 22, 2023 at 6:28 pm

    When Parents Hear That Their Child ‘Is Not Normal and Should Not Exist’

    By Megan K. Stack

    “I’ve been ready for four years to walk up to those legislators with my hands out and say, ‘Just put the handcuffs on me now and throw me in jail,’” she said. “Because I will do anything I have to do to take care of my child.” (Ms Debi Jackson)


  72. February 22, 2023 at 6:30 pm

    “Censorship determines what we can’t say. Propaganda provides what we can.”

    Mengyin Lin

  73. February 22, 2023 at 6:36 pm

    How Climate Change Is Making Tampons (and Lots of Other Stuff) More Expensive

    Cotton farmers in Texas suffered record losses amid heat and drought last year, new data shows. It’s an example of how global warming is a “secret driver of inflation.”


  74. February 23, 2023 at 12:18 pm

    First Lady Biden in Namibia

  75. February 23, 2023 at 12:21 pm

    We’re at minus 10 degrees F after days of crazy high winds and blizzarding snow…looks nice and warm where the First Lady is !!

  76. February 23, 2023 at 12:32 pm

    Another air passenger further up the aisle keeping your young wan busy while you get a nap…why not.?. If you’ve noticed we’re the land of logic, so we are.

  77. February 23, 2023 at 12:35 pm

    September 2018

    Trump Rolls Back Train-Braking Rule Meant to Keep Oil Tankers from Exploding Near Communities

    Glenn Fleishman: (https://fortune.com/2018/09/24/train-explosion-prevention-rule-reversed-by-trump-officials/)

  78. 120 Dudette
    February 23, 2023 at 6:58 pm

    Yes I’m crying! How could anyone no? I love this so much! The commercial was my favorite from this year’s Super Bowl! Her parents are so adorable. So much love! ❤️

  79. February 23, 2023 at 7:32 pm

  80. February 23, 2023 at 7:33 pm

    Before Ohio derailment, Norfolk Southern lobbied against safety rules
    The Trump administration abandoned rail safety rules that were pursued during the Obama era. The Biden administration is trying to revive some of them.

    By Ian Duncan, Luz Lazo and Michael Laris


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