Congressman hosting art competition with deadline May 1

Winner will be flown to Washington, D.C. to attend awards ceremony

Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) will hold his annual 11th Congressional District Art Competition. The contest is open to all high school students who reside in the 11th Congressional District. Artwork is due by May 1, 2009.

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Posted by *
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:33 am

McNerney said that his art competition must be two-dimensional.

His requirements for these two dimensions are that...


2. The artwork MUST praise OBAMA's socialistic programs and ideology

All other artwork which may tend to celebrate INDIVIDUALISM and the free-market capitalism which has made this country great will be CENSORED.

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Posted by Bruce
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:19 am

Have I been in a coma for the past 7 years? How can a second term congressman be hosting HIS eleventh annual art competition? Did Richard Pombo start this and now Mr. McNerney is trying to take credit for doing something good.

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Posted by Bruce
a resident of Pleasanton Heights
on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:21 am

Oops! It was eleventh Congressional District Not 11th annual. My bad.

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Posted by Mike
a resident of another community
on Apr 2, 2009 at 4:15 pm

Admit it, even if McNerney walked on water and received a 90% approval rating you would still whine. You McNerney haters need to get a life. And, are Pleasanton residents really this small minded? Glad I do not live in your town. Hooterville should your town's name... :)

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Apr 2, 2009 at 7:14 pm

There are many talented students in the US. Hopefully, every student in the US will enter the competition from her/his district!

How wonderful to showcase the art to talented young students! VIVA!!!

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