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Firms with Obama ties profit from health push

Isn't this the type of cronyism that Obama promised would "change" when he was elected? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090819/ap_on_go_pr_wh/us_health_care_consultants The...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 20, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 5 comments | 968 Views

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Stimulus Package Features Funding For Sex Research Projects

Is this really what we expected the Obama stimulus monies to be spent for? http://www.nypost.com/seven/08242009/news/nationalnews/sex_study_stimulus_186153.htm If...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 960 Views

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AARP - A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Beware

I just received an email from AARP (I've been a member for nearly 10 years) urging me to voice my opinion on healthcare reform...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Julia, on Aug 28, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 25 comments | 1724 Views

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If you ever doubted Harry Reid's intentions, read this

This is a great example of how full our representatives in Washington have become of themselves and how disdainful they are...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 30, 2009
Last comment by myra, on Aug 30, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 980 Views

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Oxy oil discovery could spark new interest in California's energy potential

Interesting new energy find in California http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-cal-oil24-2009sep24,0,3884900.story However...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Sep 25, 2009 at 12:14 am | 5 comments | 1017 Views

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A Postal Service bailout?

Read this article, then fast forward 10 years: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0909/27513.html A poorly thought...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by a Reader, on Sep 24, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 940 Views

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Iran Reveals Existence of Second Uranium Enrichment Plant

How long are we going to "negotiate" with these dishonorable people before we finally take action to stop their production...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Stay Cool, on Sep 25, 2009 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1040 Views

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What are they hiding in the Health Care proposal?

I'm appalled that our Senators and Representatives in Washington feel the need to keep the content of the health care reform...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by poster boy, on Oct 14, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 28 comments | 1429 Views

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$2,000,000,000,000: Thanks Harry Reid

Thanks to Harry Reid for confirming on the Senate floor what most of us have believed all along. The currently proposed health...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joseph, on Oct 16, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 15 comments | 1059 Views

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Poster Boy - Here's the :"full text"

Here is a link to the "full text" of the Senate Finance Committee Health Care Reform bill recently released by Sen. Baucus....

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Oct 16, 2009 at 11:47 pm | 6 comments | 1001 Views

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ONLY $900 Billion says Pelosi...yeah, right...

Nancy Pelosi proudly announced to the world that three versions of the proposed health care reform bill would cost less than...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by No way!, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 12 comments | 963 Views

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Ooops - I missed the $150 Billion!

Just as I suspected. At least $150B (BILLION with a B) in cost were not included in Pelosi's recent estimate for the cost...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 982 Views

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Fact Check - Obscene Profits

Interesting article regarding obscene profits of the healthcare insurance industry. http://apnews.myway.com/article/20091025/D9BI4D6O1.html Perhaps...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 29, 2009 at 9:00 am | 49 comments | 1677 Views

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Pelosi: Health care 'public option' needs new name

How stupid do they think we are? http://www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9BIUUF02&show_article=1 Perhaps we should...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kaboom!, on Oct 30, 2009 at 10:32 pm | 94 comments | 2415 Views

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How many more Billions of Dollars...:?

How many more billions of dollars in pork will our House representatives add to the healthcare bill before they finally try...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Nov 4, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 863 Views

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AARP Betrayal of Trust finally official

I received an email from AARP with the title "Today we took a stand for you". With friends like this, who needs enemies?...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 8, 2009 at 10:50 am | 45 comments | 2140 Views

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Obama - Judge, Jury, Executioner - convicts Mohammed

Since when does a president of the United States convict an accused criminal prior to the trial? Obama has done just this...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Moderate, on Nov 19, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 11 comments | 1048 Views

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Obama Pardons National Turkey

It is nice to see that Pres. Obama is continuing the tradition of pardoning the national turkey. I just want to know which...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Dec 1, 2009 at 11:51 pm | 13 comments | 1085 Views

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Sad state of affairs with no "representatives"

It is a sad state of affairs when any administration has to rush approval of legislation because of rising unpopularity of...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Nan, on Jan 18, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 922 Views

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Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship Applications Due Oct 28, 2013

To honor the memory of Juanita Haugen, trustee and president of the Pleasanton Unified School Board. Juanita had a passion...

Original post made by Ken Mano on Oct. 4, 2013
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