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Jerry McNerney, is it yes or no?

Jerry McNerney said last month that he he would not vote in favor of the Senate version of the Health Care Reform bill if...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Political Moderate, on Mar 10, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 8 comments | 1153 Views

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Tea Party Avoids Divisive Social Issues

In my opinion, a fairly balanced piece from the NY Times. If you want to know what the Tea Party is actually concentrating...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Mar 14, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 7 comments | 1136 Views

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If you still think this is not a progressive agenda

So-called health care reform is the lynchpin of the progressive agenda, take the politicians at their own word. Occasionally,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 19, 2010 at 10:27 pm | 19 comments | 2128 Views

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Stimulus & bailouts or tax cuts?

It's not right vs left, it is right vs wrong. $2.5 trillion spent on stimulus and bailouts. The federal government collected...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Apr 1, 2010 at 11:23 am | 14 comments | 1261 Views

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Obama, keeper of promises

Rainbows and Unicorns, it is a happy day. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtxqtBq0uVw In the no foolin' department, the...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Get the facts, on Apr 4, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 67 comments | 1981 Views

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The IRS will hire 16,500 new agents to enforce health care

The new Health Care reform legislation, just voted in by the Democrats in Congress and signed by President Barack Obama,...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 12, 2010 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1163 Views

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One week from today! Tax Day TEA Party

Join the Pleasanton TEA Party at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton April 15th from 2-7pm for the biggest NorCal...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 8, 2010
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TEA Party Power - how you can help keep it going!

The wonderful TEA Party event at the fairgrounds yesterday will help build momentum for conservative victories in the November...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Rae, on Apr 21, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 26 comments | 1559 Views

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Is Congressman Jerry McNerney bad for Pleasanton?

The latest antics of Jerry McNerney. Yesterday the House voted on a controversial measure to circumvent the traditional process...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on May 3, 2010 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 6076 Views

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Do you know what an in-situ burn is? It's OK, neither does Pres Obama nor the mainstream media

But it is this method and technology that would have spared the gulf coast perhaps 95% of the oil slick now approaching the...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Che, on May 7, 2010 at 8:15 am | 14 comments | 1126 Views

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Newt Gingrich - 100% correct on immigration reform

A comprehensive plan to solve the immigration issue, it will not satisfy the right, it will not satisfy the left, but it...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 7, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 16 comments | 1508 Views

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National Day of Prayer is today, Thursday May 6th

An annual day of observance held on the first Thursday of May, designated by the United States Congress, when people are...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 6, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 4 comments | 1083 Views

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After 10 months+ Obama will have a press conference

What odds do you put that a member of the White House press "corpse" will have the temerity to ask a tough question? How...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on May 27, 2010 at 11:53 am | 9 comments | 1061 Views

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Jerry is running, and he is running his mouth

Not McNerney today, but our ex Governor Jerry Brown. The ex-mayor of Oakland was out for a run the other day and ran into...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by tango, on Jun 17, 2010 at 12:39 am | 32 comments | 1436 Views

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Monday June 14 is Flag Day

I encourage everyone to fly Old Glory! http://www.nationalflagday.com/default.asp The Star Spangled Banner Lyrics By...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1019 Views

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Obama's Immigration speech

I reviewed Obama's immigration speech online. I was surprised somewhat that I disagreed with very little of what the President...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by radical, on Jul 2, 2010 at 10:44 am | 11 comments | 1425 Views

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Jerry McNerney pretends that green jobs are real

Jerry McNerney's office has deployed press releases this week, pretending that laid off NUMMI workers will get retrained...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:00 am | 15 comments | 14890 Views

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Democrat vs Republican majority in US House

An interesting illustration created from a US Bureau of Labor Statistics chart: Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 10, 2010
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jul 12, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 10 comments | 1235 Views

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Confidence in Obama reaches new low, new poll finds

Public confidence in President Obama has hit a new low, according to the latest Washington Post-ABC News poll. Four months...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 13, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

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Jerry McNerney gives another payback to labor unions

The labor unions that operate Jerry McNerney's campaigns, staff Democrat HQ positions in DC, fund Jerry McNerney's election...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Scott Walsh, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:40 am | 8 comments | 1197 Views
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