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What's so great about private health insurance?

Take a look at this article: http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hiltzik3-2009aug03,0,6650122.column The bloody...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Healthcare Professional, on Aug 5, 2009 at 12:47 am | 28 comments | 1324 Views

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he'd like every American to have access to the same high-quality care that's available to government officials

“Cherlin said in a statement that Obama is pushing for healthcare reform because "he'd like every American to have access...

Original post made by Obama Care on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 4, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 848 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Would you want a "Michael Jackson" diamond?

This morning I read a story about an American company planning to take a lock of Michael Jackson's hair, and create 10 1/2...

Original post made by J on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 4, 2009 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 937 Views

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Healthcare Reform Seized By Wingnuts

Okay, I'll admit that I'm a little concerned about this tea party town hall anti-reform loud noises movement. Between...

Original post made by Freedom23 on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hartford, on Aug 4, 2009 at 5:40 pm | 2 comments | 995 Views

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Right-wing Mobs R Us?

There's a direct line connecting the khaki-wearing "citizen" mob sent from Washington by the GOP to stop the 2000 recount...

Original post made by Freedom23 on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by What?, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 6 comments | 969 Views

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Barack Obama faces 30 death threats a day, stretching US Secret Service

US President Barack Obama is the target of more than 30 potential death threats a day and is being protected by an increasingly...

Original post made by Witman on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by NEVER!!, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 1000 Views

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Why Are Conservative Republicans Huting The Party?

Tuesday, August 04, 2009 By Bill O'Reilly First of all, we believe that two vibrant political parties are necessary...

Original post made by Bill O\'Reilly on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 4, 2009 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1090 Views

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I am not a Racist Pledge:

It's time for conservatives to speak out about race. I am not a Racist Pledge: http://iamnotaracist.wordpress.com/ Proudly...

Original post made by Conservative on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Get it Right., on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:23 pm | 19 comments | 1592 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Letter: Cell phone fine should be doubled, tripled

Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=5908 posted Friday, July 17, 2009,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1277 Views

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WELFARE FOR CHIMPS (TO BE PROVIDED BY THE CHUMPS)

Think you've heard it all regarding the screwball proposals that come out of Washington D.C. Are you ready for this...

Original post made by Monkey Money on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by LawStudent, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 7 comments | 1043 Views

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Anti Liberal - Anti Obama Conservatives:

Will you stop at nothing to further your cause and promote your angry self righteous agenda? People like you are...

Original post made by Prophet on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2009 at 11:18 am | 20 comments | 1148 Views

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Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies

Nearly two out of three bankruptcies stem from medical bills, and even people with health insurance face financial disaster...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 966 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Al Qaeda priority: Western Targets

"Documents indicate U.S.-born militant passed details of New York transit to al Qaeda" Al Qaeda Article From Cnn Al...

Original post made by Dawn on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by No Concern, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 1257 Views

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Questions re: The Birth Certificate Question

Posted by food for thought, a resident of another community, 2 hours ago Have you seen the Birth document posted on...

Original post made by unclehomerr.. on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Don, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:24 am | 18 comments | 1380 Views

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manipulating facts and figures in order to deceive the public

Ground Rules and Tips for Challenging the Right From Political Research Associates http://www.publiceye.org/ark/tips.html DO...

Original post made by Not RIGHT! on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 925 Views

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Birther Fail

The Birthers are crapping their cages over what they consider to be an authentic birth certificate from Kenya. Too bad it's...

Original post made by Orland on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by JK, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1139 Views

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Facts about Obama you may not know:

Here are some interesting facts about Obama prior to his being elected as President Of The United States. Following high...

Original post made by What? on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:08 am | 17 comments | 1219 Views

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Like "Cash for Clunkers"? Here's Obama's "Cash for SENIORS" Program!

Tired of going to visiting Mom and Dad in the nursing home when you could be out playing golf instead? Here is Obama's Cash...

Original post made by James on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by sharon, on Aug 4, 2009 at 9:07 am | 4 comments | 983 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Woman motorist dies in accident on southbound I-680 in Milpitas

A woman died after a vehicle traveled off southbound Interstate Highway 680 and landed upside down on East Calaveras Boulevard...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by jimwhenry, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

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memorial for Pleasanton marine

I have just read that that young marine who killed himself in Pleasanton is having a memorial. Please let us join together...

Original post made by member on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Catherine K, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:03 am | 3 comments | 1015 Views
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November Ballot Prop 2 – Devils or Angels in the Details?
By Tom Cushing | 4 comments | 1,245 views

Who wants to move to San Ramon?
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 1,163 views

Any questions for Pleasanton mayoral, council candidates?
By Gina Channell-Allen | 5 comments | 366 views