Show Up For All Kids

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  1. 1 jacquelineoboomer
    March 17, 2023 at 12:22 am

    Goodnight, all, and Happy St. Patrick’s Day – when it hits your time zone! Thanks for the post, Nerdy darlin’ !!!

  2. 3 jacquelineoboomer
    March 17, 2023 at 12:23 am

    P.S. I love Michelle Obama (which I may have mentioned before – lol)!!!!

  3. March 17, 2023 at 11:02 am

    Happy St Pat’s Day – ádh mór ar Naomh Pádraig !!!

    ☘️ 🍀 🦋

    • March 17, 2023 at 11:02 am


      St Patrick is credited with introducing the shamrock as a symbol of the Holy Trinity; it has since become a symbol of Irish identity. The number three is significant in Irish oral literature, with magical or mystical qualities representing a sense of wholeness or completeness. Irish mythology is replete with examples where deities are represented in three forms, such as the ancient goddesses of Ireland Ériu, Banba and Fódla. Heroes and characters in the ancient sagas often have three particular qualities, and their worthiness and abilities are measured by having to perform three tasks to overcome a challenge (or three).

      Here’s our eight-part guide to St Patrick and our national holiday.

  4. March 17, 2023 at 11:03 am

    Hosting the Taoiseach:

    President Biden Attends the Friends of Ireland Caucus St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon
    Here: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0mxqTkotiw)
    –this morn (now).

    President Biden Hosts H.E. Leo Varadkar, Taoiseach of Ireland, for a Shamrock Presentation
    Here: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQCRfVoibWQ)
    —3 pm ET.

    • March 17, 2023 at 2:04 pm

      Taoiseach Varadkar.

      “And today new generations of young people are growing up with no memory of the conflicts their parents endured.”

      “While Ireland is a militarily neutral country we’re not politically neutral in the face of violations of international law and human rights. The past 13 months have united us all who believe in freedom and democracy, and rule of law, and the U.N. charter. And we stand with Ukraine because silence means surrender. I will not stay silent when liberty, freedom and fundamental human rights are being attacked. So we will stand with Ukraine for as long as it takes.”

  5. March 17, 2023 at 11:04 am

    Taoiseach Varadkar,

  6. March 17, 2023 at 11:05 am

    Oh The Days Of The Kerry Dances
    Stephane Grappelli, Frankie Gavin

  7. March 17, 2023 at 2:06 pm

    Remarks by Vice President Harris During Roundtable on Reproductive Rights
    Grand View University
    Des Moines, Iowa

    THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, let’s just first recognize where we are, which is, again, that a group of elected politicians are attempting to use the court of law to implement a political agenda that would undo the veracity and significance of a medical decision by the FDA about a medication — a decision that was made 20 years ago.

    Understand also, the FDA has been approving medication for over 85 years, not only for this medication but for insulin, for asthma medication, for medication for high blood pressure, for chemotherapy medication.


  8. March 17, 2023 at 2:07 pm

    How the abortion pill case landed in a ‘tiny MAGA jurisdiction’ in Texas

  9. March 17, 2023 at 2:08 pm

    Reporter Describes Being Fired By Axios After Being Targeted By Ron DeSantis’ Media ‘Machine’

    Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R) press team often attacks the reporters who cover his state. On Monday, they cost one of those journalists, Ben Montgomery, his job with Axios.
    In a conversation with TPM, Montgomery said he felt the situation was an example of how DeSantis’ media “machine” was impacting the news business.


  10. March 17, 2023 at 2:09 pm

    —have several seats darling!

  11. March 17, 2023 at 2:10 pm

    Donald Trump must be prosecuted

  12. March 17, 2023 at 2:14 pm

    Joint Statement by the Department of the Treasury, Federal Reserve, FDIC and OCC
    The following statement was released by Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen, Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome H. Powell, FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg and Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu:
    “Today, 11 banks announced $30 billion in deposits into First Republic Bank. This show of support by a group of large banks is most welcome, and demonstrates the resilience of the banking system.”

    • March 17, 2023 at 2:21 pm

      “Federal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen acted decisively on Sunday, assuring the failed bank’s depositors that they would have immediate access to all of their funds, not just the $250,000 guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.” (Eugene Robinson)

  13. March 17, 2023 at 2:15 pm

    Eugene Robinson:
    “In 2015, Greg Becker, the chief executive of SVB — which he was until last Friday, when the bank collapsed and he was fired — joined lobbyists asking Congress to weaken mandated safeguards for “mid-sized” banks such as his. Congress complied by passing a deregulation law signed by President Donald Trump in 2018.”

    • March 17, 2023 at 2:15 pm

      In a letter to Becker this week, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) wrote that if the original Dodd-Frank rules had still been in place, the SVB crisis might not have happened.”
      Sen Warren letter:

      Click to access 2023.03.14%20Letter%20to%20Silicon%20Valley%20Bank%20re%20Lobbying%20for%20Deregulation2.pdf

    • March 17, 2023 at 2:18 pm

      If banks want federal rescue, they should accept federal regulation

      “Question: What is a socialist?
      Answer: A libertarian tech bro who had money in Silicon Valley Bank.

      There is nothing funny about the second-biggest bank failure in the nation’s history, which has roiled financial markets at a time when the economy is already unsettled. It is richly ironic, though, to hear luminaries of the tech sector, after years of complaining that “big government” was the problem, suddenly clamoring for massive federal intervention and largesse….”

      “On Twitter, Sacks has railed against “profligate spending and money printing coming out of Washington” and the evils of what he calls “Bidenomics.”
      But on Friday, Sacks was frantically calling for big government to come to the rescue of Silicon Valley Bank.

      And I’m talking about people like another Musk confidant, investor Jason Calacanis, who was tweeting along the same lines on Saturday, but in all caps….”

      Eugene Robinson: (https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/03/16/banks-failure-federal-regulation-svb/)

  14. March 17, 2023 at 2:22 pm

    dragons, farside

  15. March 17, 2023 at 2:28 pm

    In a conversation with TPM, Montgomery said he felt the situation was an example of how DeSantis’ media “machine” was impacting the news business.

  16. March 17, 2023 at 2:29 pm

    guy who has yet to meet a hungry person

  17. March 17, 2023 at 2:35 pm

  18. March 17, 2023 at 2:38 pm

    a run on democracy

  19. March 17, 2023 at 2:41 pm

    The Persuaders: At the Front Lines of the Fight for Hearts, Minds, and Democracy
    Author: Anand Giridharadas

  20. March 17, 2023 at 2:44 pm

    Neal Katyal March 11th
    “Just out of Gridiron. Me listening to @Mike_Pence giving an absurd speech about how important it was to find out the truth about January 6. Left unsaid was that he is filing ridiculous court actions about how afraid he is to tell the truth about Jan 6 w/bogus privilege assertions.”

  21. March 17, 2023 at 2:45 pm

    New polling: Recent revelations have affected Fox News’ standing
    Most Americans agree: Fox News should be punished over its post-election controversy. That majority includes a surprising number of Republican voters.

    “While Fox News has denied all wrongdoing and is vigorously contesting the lawsuit, it was difficult not to wonder how much of this story would reach the public — and whether Americans would care. The latest national poll from Quinnipiac University suggests the controversy has had an effect on the network’s standing.

    Nearly two-thirds of Americans (65 percent) think Fox News should be held accountable after Fox Chairman Rupert Murdoch acknowledged in a deposition that a number of the network’s hosts spread false information about the 2020 presidential election being stolen from Donald Trump, while 26 percent think Fox News should not be held accountable.
    According to the results, 93% of Democrats agreed that the network should be held accountable, and 67% of self-identified independents agreed. Not surprisingly, there was a partisan gap — GOP voters are bound to be more sympathetic toward an outlet aligned with GOP politics — but Quinnipiac nevertheless found that 41% of Republicans also believe that Fox News should be held accountable.”

    Steve Benen: (https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/maddowblog/new-polling-recent-revelations-affected-fox-news-standing-rcna75300)

  22. March 17, 2023 at 2:57 pm

    “The greatest threat to western civilization today is not Russia. It’s probably more than anything else, ourselves.” – Former US president Donald Trump.

  23. March 17, 2023 at 3:00 pm

    McCarthy: “He should have immediately denounced the mob.”

  24. March 17, 2023 at 3:01 pm

    The fear and fury of these Florida parents
    The state has introduced new laws that affect nearly every stage of parenting. Some families are choosing between fight and flight.
    Caitlin Gibson: (https://www.washingtonpost.com/parenting/2023/03/08/florida-laws-parents/)

  25. March 17, 2023 at 3:19 pm

  26. March 17, 2023 at 3:26 pm

    How Alaska’s coastal communities are racing against erosion
    Melting permafrost is destroying coastal lands, affecting communities and villages, including those of Indigenous groups
    “Dillingham is just one example of a small Alaskan town with a big erosion problem. Around the state, dozens of coastal communities are watching their coastlines crumble, losing at least 3 feet of land per year. Critical infrastructure such as airport runways, fuel tanks, and schools are in danger. Many Alaska Natives have been hard hit: Now, with climate change altering weather patterns, melting permafrost, and reducing sea ice, the land these communities are built on is falling into the sea.”
    Saima Sidik: (https://ictnews.org/news/how-alaskas-coastal-communities-are-racing-against-erosion)

  27. March 17, 2023 at 3:27 pm

    Inupiaq musher Ryan Redington wins Iditarod
    Indigenous mushers sweep the top three spots for the first time in 50 years
    RIchard Arline Walker:

  28. March 17, 2023 at 3:31 pm

    The Golden Screen
    The Movies That Made Asian America

  29. March 17, 2023 at 3:32 pm

    from Everything Everywhere All At Once

  30. March 17, 2023 at 3:34 pm

    Asian Americans to rally nationwide 2 years after deadly Atlanta shooting
    Events will take place in five major cities, including Atlanta and New York.
    By Nakylah Carter

  31. March 17, 2023 at 3:48 pm

    This is it !!

    She Moved Through the Fair –
    John McCormack.

    • March 17, 2023 at 3:52 pm

      Omagosh…found it !! Can it be true?
      A sweet Irishman played me this 78 rpm long ago on a misty eve – learned it by heart. Fast forward: I sang it at my wedding decades later. About a woman…which fit with my sister who had just taken her own life. I was about to give birth.

      Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit!!
      —A very happy St. Patrick’s Day !! ☘️ 🍀

      • March 17, 2023 at 7:29 pm

        A little research…

        She Moved Through the Fair was first collected in Donegal by poet Padraic Colum (1881-1972) and musicologist Herbert Hughes (1882-1937), and published by Boosey & Hawkes in London in Irish Country Songs in 1909. The tune is in mixolydian mode. The lyrics were also published in Colum’s book Wild Earth and Other Poems, (Macmillan, 1922, p. 26) though the book doesn’t mention their traditional origin.

        The Irish tenor John McCormack recorded She Moved Through the Fair in 1941.
        He seemed to have introduced the change from “my young love” to “my dead love” in the last verse.


  32. 54 jacquelineoboomer
    March 17, 2023 at 7:28 pm

  33. 57 jacquelineoboomer
    March 17, 2023 at 7:31 pm

  34. March 17, 2023 at 9:43 pm

  35. 59 Dudette
    March 18, 2023 at 10:24 am

    This. Very much this.

  36. March 18, 2023 at 11:06 am

  37. March 18, 2023 at 11:09 am

  38. 64 Dudette
    March 18, 2023 at 12:14 pm

    I truly love this! 😃🥹

  39. 67 jer44
    March 18, 2023 at 12:17 pm

  40. March 18, 2023 at 2:52 pm

    15 years ago today

  41. 73 ggail44
    March 18, 2023 at 4:53 pm

  42. 74 ggail44
    March 18, 2023 at 5:02 pm

  43. 75 ggail44
    March 18, 2023 at 5:10 pm

  44. 76 ggail44
    March 18, 2023 at 5:39 pm

  45. 77 ggail44
    March 18, 2023 at 6:35 pm

  46. March 18, 2023 at 10:24 pm

  47. March 19, 2023 at 11:46 am

    Jen Psaki

    —-begins shortly. Congrats !!

    • March 19, 2023 at 1:28 pm

      We know Ms. Psaki has a way with her…fabulous debut of ‘Inside With Psaki’.

      Swing voter describing DeSantis’ woke (whatever that means) catch-all as:
      “Fighting an invisible boogeyman”.

      NYC Mayor Eric Adams: “Due process is the hallmark of this country”.

      Ms. Psaki…disagreement is a healthy part of our democracy. “People who are informed and engaged are the engine of our democracy.”

  48. 83 jer44
    March 19, 2023 at 1:07 pm

  49. March 19, 2023 at 1:38 pm

    Nancy Pelosi

    Whatever the Grand Jury decides, its consideration makes clear: no one is above the law, not even a former President of the United States.

    The former president’s announcement this morning is reckless: doing so to keep himself in the news & to foment unrest among his supporters.

  50. March 19, 2023 at 1:39 pm

Manhattan DA says his office won’t tolerate ‘attempts to intimidate’ following Trump posts

    “We do not tolerate attempts to intimidate our office or threaten the rule of law in New York,” Bragg wrote.

    “Our law enforcement partners will ensure that any specific or credible threats against the office will be fully investigated and that the proper safeguards are in place so all 1,600 of us have a secure work environment.”

    Bragg added that he’s committed to maintaining a safe work environment for employees.
    “In the meantime, as with all our investigations, we will continue to apply the law evenly and fairly, and speak publicly only when appropriate,” he wrote.


    —-thank you.

  51. March 20, 2023 at 12:38 pm

    Tristan Snell

    1776-1933 – major bank crisis every 10 years

    1930s – FDR bank rules enacted

    1930s-1980s – no major crisis

    1980s – rules rolled back

    1980s-2010 – major crisis every 10 years

    2010 – Dodd-Frank rules enacted

    2010-2018 – no major crisis

    2018 – rules rolled back

  52. March 20, 2023 at 12:39 pm

    Trump Picks an Enemy: Us
    The Orange Caligula sides with Russia.
    Charlie Sykes

    trump’s hatred for “deep state” and NATO

  53. March 20, 2023 at 12:43 pm

    Trump Picks an Enemy: Us
    The Orange Caligula sides with Russia.
    Charlie Sykes

  54. March 20, 2023 at 12:45 pm

    Michael Beschloss

    When before in history have we ever seen a Speaker of the House who seems to be this much under the thumb of a former President?

    Speaker McCarthy should not be interfering with rule of law — and he must pledge to protect our U.S. Capitol against a possible new violent attack.

  55. March 20, 2023 at 1:05 pm

    Jen Psaki

  56. March 20, 2023 at 1:06 pm

    Ted Lieu

    Dear @Jim_Jordan: Local prosecutors, including DA Bragg, owe you nothing. In fact, it is illegal for you and @JudiciaryGOP. to interfere in an ongoing criminal investigation, or a criminal trial (if there is one).

  57. March 20, 2023 at 1:07 pm

  58. March 20, 2023 at 1:08 pm

    barricades goin’ up

  59. March 20, 2023 at 1:09 pm

    Laurence Tribe

    House Republicans are gathered at a luxury resort near Disney World where House Judiciary Chair JIM JORDAN (R-Ohio) & senior GOP leaders are preparing to demand testimony from members of Manhattan DA’s Office amid reports of an imminent Trump indictment.

    —imo Flourdough under siege.

  60. March 20, 2023 at 1:10 pm

    Meidas Touch
    Some in the mainstream media need to understand that this is not a matter of both sides. The Republican Party has proven itself to be a criminal cartel. A fascist cult.
    You are not being “unbiased” by pretending it is just another political party. You are lying to your audience.

    Trump killed his supporters and their families with COVID.
    He helped get them thrown in prison by inciting January 6.
    He stole their money and gave it to his billionaire friends.
    And now he’s calling them to action to get arrested for him again.
    It’s the ultimate death cult.

  61. March 20, 2023 at 1:12 pm

    Michael Beschloss

    Had President Ford not granted Nixon an almost immediate “full, free and absolute” pardon in 1974, later Presidents might not have felt so licensed to break the law.

  62. March 20, 2023 at 1:14 pm

  63. March 20, 2023 at 1:15 pm

    “Girl, Bye”

    The ‘Swarm’ episode co-written by Malia Obama has some sly, subtle Trump shade and it’s hilarious

    Series co-creator Janine Nabers called the episode one of its “wildest.” And, spoiler alert, it’s a pretty wild show.

    “Some of her pitches were wild as hell, and they were just so good and so fun,” Nabers said of the 24-year-old. “She’s an incredible writer. She brought a lot to the table… She’s really, really dedicated to her craft.”

    Lester Fabian Brathwaite: (https://ew.com/tv/malia-obama-swarm-episode-janine-nabers-wildest/)

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