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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obama speech to schoolkids

I was surprised there is no thread discussing the Obama speech to schoolkids and (now pulled) suggested lesson plan on "what...

Original post made by Education_is_Local on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rae, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 19 comments | 1133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

President's address in Pleasanton schools tomorrow causing a stir

President Obama will address students tomorrow in a live broadcast to participating classrooms, which has stemmed debates...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1074 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA to investigate possible hate crime

Two men were arrested Aug. 27 for allegedly beating a local taxi driver in what appears to be a racially-motivated crime,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Sep 7, 2009 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 1434 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama will deliver an innocuous speech to schoolkids, but...

I agree with Michelle Malkin in this short clip regarding Obama's upcoming speech to schoolkids... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SVmU6hR1-o ...

Original post made by jill on Sep. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1003 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Czars and the Erosion of Your Freedoms

Think czars are all the rage? Did everyone forget about signing statements, which have been wielded extensively by the past...

Original post made by Stacey on Sep. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why were two topics REMOVED by Weekly? CENSORSHIP?

Why were tow topics concerning Phillip Garrido's and the kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard REMOVED by the weekly? Too hard to...

Original post made by Posts Removed? on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 6, 2009 at 6:43 pm | 23 comments | 1278 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Obama Indoctrination Going On In Schools (You have to see this video)

Indoctrination of the young is a vital component in any totalitarian state Hitler, Mao and Stalin all did the same thing....

Original post made by mark on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by jill, on Sep 6, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 957 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama the prince of lies

September 01, 2009 The Prince of Lies By John Griffing "A lie told often enough becomes truth." - Vladimir Lenin President...

Original post made by Ric Tasaka on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 6, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 16 comments | 987 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Van Jones Thrown Under the Bus

One down and 34 to go!...

Original post made by Cosmic-Charlie on Sep. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1040 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Speech 'to the children'..

It just occurred to me that perhaps we're getting our Jockey's in a jumble over something we don't know much about! It's...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by pat, on Sep 6, 2009 at 6:28 am | 8 comments | 1229 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Rep McNerney sendoff event Thursday 12noon

Sendoff Event for Rep Jerry McNerney--Be there! Outside of Rep. McNerney's Pleasanton Office Place: McNerney's office...

Original post made by JimF on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Sep 6, 2009 at 12:32 am | 3 comments | 951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almost 250 city of Pleasanton govt employees make > $100,000 per year!

Did you see the article in the Valley Times and the Herald regarding "Six-Figure Government Salaries Abound in the Bay Area"...

Original post made by Bill on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by Wake up People, on Sep 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm | 23 comments | 7945 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Crowded now? 1.7-million more coming, Bay Area organization predicts

The Bay Area will be home to an additional 1.7 million people over the next 25 years and they will witness rising sea levels,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 5, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 1360 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Hillary and Walter Cronkite For World Government

http://republicbroadcasting.org/?p=4049...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Race to the Top Lessons and Top-Notch Teachers Affect Peers

I am providing two links from "Education Week" articles that people may find of interest as Arne Duncan and school districts...

Original post made by Kathleen Ruegsegger on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1159 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Smart & Final to open Pleasanton supermarket Aug. 13

Smart & Final will open its newest supermarket Aug. 13 in the Pleasanton Square Shopping Center on Johnson Drive Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by ArekNikiret, on Sep 5, 2009 at 4:22 am | 13 comments | 2887 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Health care can be solved without rushing to socialized medicine

Regarding Congressman Jerry McNerney's opinion piece published Aug. 28, "Reform must be built on current system, let people...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:28 pm | 5 comments | 863 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Jim Traficant Freed From Prison

(Lew Rockwell) My second favorite Congressman ever, Jim Traficant, got out of federal prison today after serving seven...

Original post made by mark on Sep. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1106 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

United States Federal Reserve shipped $12 billion in US currency to Iraq.

Worried a bout out of comtrol government spending? "Beginning in April 2003, one month after the invasion of Iraq, and...

Original post made by Whistle Blower on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 7 comments | 1469 Views

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Obama mortgage rescue bill

After months of trying to redo my loan and since contacting B of A, McNerney, and Dianne Feinstein I have still gotten no...

Original post made by Henry on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Sep 4, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 1071 Views
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