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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

White House: 'War on terrorism' is over

Boy, was I glad to read this headline. Here's the rest of the right-speak if you are interested. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/aug/06/white-house-war-terrorism-over/?f...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Reported, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 19 comments | 1326 Views

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Former Pleasanton man pleads not guilty to fraud, tax evasion charges

A former Pleasanton resident pleaded not guilty in federal court in Oakland yesterday to charges of fraud and tax evasion...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 7, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 2 comments | 1119 Views

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Is Our Form of Government in America Changing?

Is Obama and his Administration changing our form of government? Here is a short refresher (very worthwhile viewing) on...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Average Guy, on Aug 7, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 6 comments | 1136 Views

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Obama "Get out of the Way" - Good Idea!

Recent quote from Obama: "I don't want the folks who created the mess to do a lot of talking. I want them to get out of...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 7, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 9 comments | 1073 Views

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Obama Open to Creation of Health Cooperatives, DeParle Says

Obama Open to Creation of Health Cooperatives, DeParle Says By Edwin Chen Aug. 7 (Bloomberg) -- President...

Original post made by Good News! on Aug. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1038 Views

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The Republican lies about the economics of health reform...

"The Republican lies about the economics of health reform are also heavily laced with hypocrisy." Washington Post ...

Original post made by Washington Post on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Unemployed, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:20 am | 5 comments | 1034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thought experement part 2 "The Left"

It has come to my attention that I have been a bit harsh on “the right” as of late with my random thought experiments and...

Original post made by M on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rowdy protesters overrun health care meetings

" his office received a death threat from a caller who said Miller "could lose his life over this. " Rowdy protesters...

Original post made by What a Shame on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Aug 7, 2009 at 10:14 am | 4 comments | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

McKeehan now chair at community's own ValleyCare

Former Pleasanton City Manager Deborah McKeehan has been elected chairwoman of the ValleyCare Health System board of directors,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by No kidding, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1089 Views

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National Education Society Annual National Convention Legislative Agenda

The National Education Association (NEA), which usually passes a dozen or more pro-homosexual resolutions every year at its...

Original post made by Public Education for Kids or Political Agendas? on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Marie, on Aug 7, 2009 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

I Love Pleasanton Schools $252k

Three weeks left and a measly $252k donated from this town!? What is your excuse for not donating?? Teachers paid too...

Original post made by Drexl on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by To Resident, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:47 am | 41 comments | 1703 Views

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John Brennan accuses the previous administration of promoting a 'global war'

Obama's counter-terrorism advisor denounces Bush-era policies John Brennan accuses the previous administration of promoting...

Original post made by OUCH!! on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Brennan, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 923 Views

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Gotcha!

Owners proudly paraded a plethora of pooches during the Aug. 6 First Wednesday, sponsored by the Pleasanton Downtown Association....

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by pooch parader, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1106 Views

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legal Issues For health System Leadership - Healthcare Reform: An Overview of Key Concepts

Healthcare Reform: An Overview of Key Concepts Beckers Hospital Review-Business and legal Issues For health System Leadership...

Original post made by Legal Review on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Law Student, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1009 Views

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Very Good Legal Analysis and resource-heath Care Reform Blog

http://www.healthcarelawreform.com/tags/health-reform-bill/ House Democrats Issue Revised Health Care Reform Bill Posted...

Original post made by Law Student on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Guy, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 1026 Views

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Sotomayor Confirmed-Swearing in Saturday

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Judge Sonia Sotomayor, who rose from the housing projects of the Bronx to the top of the legal...

Original post made by TopCop on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:12 pm | 6 comments | 1003 Views

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McNerney Website Subject Turnoffs

A vist to Jerry's web site revealed that two catatories listed for submissions..(Healthcare-Tell me what you think) and (...

Original post made by curious on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Arroyo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 9:12 pm | 26 comments | 1420 Views

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After pardon, two journalists could return to Bay Area in next 24 hours

Two Bay Area journalists who have been jailed in North Korea could arrive back in California within the next 24 hours after...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dublinmike, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 12 comments | 1189 Views

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Why are liberals and progressives...

So willing to be lied to, so willing to give up their own personal freedom, so willing to let others work on their behalf...etc?...

Original post made by Why? on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Well Now, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 16 comments | 1089 Views

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Your Awesome Private Healthcare System

Newly unveiled court documents show that ghostwriters paid by a pharmaceutical company played a major role in producing 26...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views
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Good-Guys were here without me
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