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Neither Party Has The Answers:

Look, I don’t think that any Republican Party, Conservatives, Democratic Party, Liberals, Moderates or any other Labeled...

Original post made by Puppets! on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Karen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 10 comments | 1147 Views

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Best Weekly Post Award

Posted by Fan of Democracy, a resident of another community, 19 hours ago You're Wrong, here's a little insight into the...

Original post made by Best Post Award on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 2465 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

More Right-Wing Lies, With Beer Chaser

New Republic June 17, 2009 More Right-Wing Lies, With Beer Chaser Americans for Prosperity, the right-wing group last...

Original post made by Beer Chaser on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:35 am | 2 comments | 1396 Views

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More FALSE propaganda

The latest chain e-mail sent to us from a reader puts some words into the mouth of former Sen. Tom Daschle that raised our...

Original post made by Propaganda on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 922 Views

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Obama confronts fears on health care

Obama confronts fears on health care The president warned Americans not to believe the "outlandish rumors." By JOSH GERSTEIN,...

Original post made by Obama on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Obama, on Aug 9, 2009 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 847 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Editorial

What part of the $24-billion-and-growing state budget deficit and public agony over harsh cutbacks in services to the needy...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by What a laugh!, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 987 Views

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Federal court orders state to reduce prison population by 40,000 inmates

A federal court panel ordered the state Tuesday to reduce the population of its overcrowded prisons by up to 40,000 inmates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by CHARLES, on Aug 9, 2009 at 9:19 am | 7 comments | 998 Views

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Consumer protections lost in health care debate?

Consumer protections lost in health care debate By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR (AP) – 2 hours ago WASHINGTON — It's one issue...

Original post made by Reality Sucks on Aug. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 766 Views

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Obama versus Bush???

When you really look at the below info and think about the preferential treatment Obama is getting it makes one wonder about...

Original post made by Melissa on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 9, 2009 at 8:50 am | 20 comments | 1980 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Family farm opens in Castlewood

If you've driven along the tree-lined, scenic Foothill Road recently, you may have noticed that there are crops growing at...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Dave & Jon, on Aug 9, 2009 at 8:12 am | 2 comments | 2646 Views

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Jobless recovery?

Interesting article by a former Obama economic advisor. http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090713/hindery_gerard ...

Original post made by Einstein on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 8, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 997 Views

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Sasha and Malia Obama's Quacker School

Interesting school, Sidwell Friends, that Sasha and Melia Obama attend. The school is based upon Quaker Principals, Diversity,...

Original post made by Friends on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Friends, on Aug 8, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 12 comments | 1027 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mentally disabled residents forced into Fight Club!

Warning this is not a pleasant deal here: http://www.abcnews.go.com/Blotter/story?id=7556740&page=1 Power corrupts...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 1339 Views

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Loud Harley's on Main Street

The roar of a Harley motorcycle may be feel empowering to the rider. It is a nuisance to the rest of us. I saw an eldely...

Original post made by Furious George on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by IMDUMB, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 51 comments | 2311 Views

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Yellow bumpy corner inclines

Someone must have a good answer for this.... All over the city corners are being constructed with the yellow bumpy inclines...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 10 comments | 1184 Views

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A thought experiment, and challenge for the political posters on our forums.

I find it quite funny that a lot of the conservative folks on these boards are now up in arms over things like "3am bills"...

Original post made by M on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 8, 2009 at 8:35 am | 5 comments | 943 Views

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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 | 1238 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 | 1042 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 | 1057 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 | 1013 Views
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Prop 46: Two Bridges Too Far
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The valley loses a distinguished and humble leader
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My secret identity is revealed!
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