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SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD vs Signature: In the budget or not?

Was the PUSD vs Signature lawsuit factored into the budget? Alameda Superior Court awarded around 3 million dollars plus...

Original post made by Tessio on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Jan 14, 2010 at 6:18 am | 5 comments | 1307 Views

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How Soon Until the Free Market Stops the Oil Spill?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/how-soon-until-the-free-m_b_598305.html By Bob Cesca I'm sitting here at...

Original post made by tey on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:17 am | 8 comments | 723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Yes on G" Guarantees Double Taxation

The Federal Government has already committed $6.7 million to California School in order to back fill the cuts from the State...

Original post made by Thanks Feds on May. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1160 Views

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Democrats Showing Their True Colors Now: U Mass Prof Encourages Overthrowing Capitalism

Here is a U Mass Professor encouraging the Occupy Wall St. crowd to seize this opportunity to overthrow capitalism in America....

Original post made by That Flushing Sound on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Nurse Shark, on Nov 9, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 11 comments | 1054 Views

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Obama's Aides' Earnings Through the Ceiling: Do They Even Care about Average Amercans?

President Obama’s top political appointees average $142,691 annually, more than three times the average American wage of...

Original post made by The Answer is TEA on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Answer Is TEA Z., on Mar 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 30 comments | 833 Views

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< You ALL need to PRAY, PERIOD! Go meet YOUR Maker, Please! >

T Baggers, You ALL need to PRAY, PERIOD! Go meet YOUR Maker, Please! _______________________ Palin Advises Tea...

Original post made by The Anti T bagger on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Apr 1, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 8 comments | 700 Views

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Hayden Bill Rally and Hearing Next Tuesday -- Sit! Stay! Write Joan Buchanan!

As we all know, the CA budget takes a tortuous route to passage – even in the best of times. These aren’t those times, especially...

Original post made by the dogfather on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by mike, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 870 Views

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Obama wants longer days and longer school years!

This should be interesting and thought provoking to say the least longer school days and longer school years. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090927/ap_on_re_us/us_more_school...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:17 pm | 18 comments | 991 Views

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Obama heads to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago Olympics

As we face two wars one of which our generals are warning we might lose, have high unemployment, economic meltdown, must...

Original post made by The Farmer on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Michael, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:13 pm | 26 comments | 1080 Views

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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 | 1261 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 | 900 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 | 921 Views

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Swiftboating Town Halls

With federal lawmakers returning home this week to begin their month-long recess, the far right is welcoming them with large,...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Melissa, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:23 pm | 13 comments | 1031 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mt. Diablo Unified. A glimpse into our future if Measure G fails?

In today's paper. You may remember their parcel tax failed on May 19. "In other districts, where fewer teachers are losing...

Original post made by The future on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Bottom Line, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:56 pm | 18 comments | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students First

Michelle Rhee has started the Students First organization in the hopes of changing education in this country so that ALL...

Original post made by The Future on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Let's follow Michelle's Plan!!!, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 13 comments | 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Busting the Myth of Green Jobs

Central to the new administration’s economic recovery plan is President Obama’s goal to create and sustain five million “green-collar”...

Original post made by The High Cost of Being Green on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 30, 2009 at 11:06 am | 8 comments | 829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Share the burden = communism

Let's reverse the financial situation right now: what if the state had a budget surplus? What if Pleasanton received an enormous...

Original post made by The Moleman on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Another Gatetree Resident, on Apr 14, 2009 at 7:01 am | 4 comments | 1161 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

FBI Raids in Process - State Senator Leland Yee Has Just Been Arrested

Multiple news outlets are reporting that California State Senator Leland Yee has just been arrested by the FBI for public...

Original post made by The raids continue.... on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by about time, on Mar 27, 2014 at 9:32 am | 13 comments | 371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Eight Reasons Not to Tie Teacher Pay to Standardized Test Results

I don’t want poor teachers but are evaluations based on test scores the answer? This might shine some light on the issue....

Original post made by the The on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 14 comments | 1058 Views

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World Trade Center Inside Job Cover Up

Before you blow this off as propaganda or a conspiracy theory, whatch the Video scientific reprort. http://www.youtube.com/user/WizardofOunces...

Original post made by The Truth on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 14, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 911 Views
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
By Tim Hunt | 36 comments | 951 views

Moneyball, the Sequel: Billy Beane for President!
By Tom Cushing | 6 comments | 698 views

Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 678 views