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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Record-High 60% of Californians Say They Pay Too Much Tax

Despite the fact that every statewide elected office is now held by a Democrat, a record number of Californians polled by...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Cholo, on Apr 14, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 1104 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Is the Federal reserve building a house of cards?

The news today is that the 3rd largest holder of US debt is Belgium. Maybe that doesn't sound newsworthy, but we do know...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 823 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

California is watching San Bernardino, and the nation is watching California

With an anonymous troll posting here--using the pseudonym Guvnah"--characterizing "projections" of debt as mere "fodder for...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by john, on May 4, 2014 at 11:53 am | 33 comments | 1344 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA Sen DeSaulnier intent on driving businesses out of California

A new level of stupid has been reached in the CA legislature. And that is tough to do. CA Sen Mark DeSaulnier is campaigning...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:07 am | 10 comments | 2095 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

break the gridlock - continued uncertainty about fiscal policy will lead to disaster

Here is the fundamental decision for you in 2014 and 2016. Leadership offered by the Democrats gives us higher taxes, higher...

Original post made by jimf01 on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Here it is, on May 20, 2014 at 4:19 pm | 53 comments | 2241 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lois Lerner advised IRS employees "be cautious about what we say in emails"

Let's see, if I am a public servant, doing my job, in an honest an ethical way, "not even a smidgen of corruption" as our...

Original post made by jimf01 on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Mac, on Sep 25, 2015 at 11:02 am | 46 comments | 4067 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

two weeks to election day - how much will vote fraud influence the outcome?

We have seen it in our own backyard, ballot boxes dumped in to San Francisco Bay. Now we have The director of "Work for Progress"...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by jimf01, on Oct 23, 2014 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 1200 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Eric Holder's latest crime

The outgoing Attorney General still thinks he is above the law. Holder's latest crime: influencing a US Senate election. Holder's...

Original post made by jimf01 on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Pleasanton was nice forty years ago, on Nov 2, 2014 at 5:57 am | 8 comments | 905 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

CA pension unfunded liabilities exploded from $6.3 billion in 2003 to $198.2 billion in 2013

And the $200 billion "with a B" gap is only if the existing assets earn about 7.5 percent a year, which is perhaps unattainable....

Original post made by jimf01 on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Nov 3, 2014 at 11:49 pm | 11 comments | 1150 Views

AROUND TOWN

What you need to know about the Pleasanton Patriots and Tea Partiers today!

Friday Rally at Jerry McNerney's, "The Pelosi of Pleasanton" We are down to the wire on the (never ending) healthcare...

Original post made by jimf01 on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Mar 19, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 1278 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't miss the biggest Pleasanton political event of 2012

April 14th, 12noon - 4pm at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds, the Golden State Tax Day TEA Party - 2012 - Free Admission! The biggest...

Original post made by jimf01 on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Herman, on Apr 17, 2012 at 10:49 am | 76 comments | 3609 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Here we go again...

First we have the House Republicans who were for a single-payer health plan before they were against it. Then we had Palin,...

Original post made by JimflQ1 on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by anti-stupid brigade, on Apr 6, 2010 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 1068 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Another Pelosi outrage

Take a look at this! This kind of speech is clearly irresponsible and only encourages the Marxists and Fascists that make...

Original post made by jimfO1 on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by jimf01, on Apr 8, 2010 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recall Jennifer Hosterman?

Is there a campaign to recall Mayor Jennifer Hosterman? I ran across a website called recall jenniferhosterman dot com (http://www.recalljenniferhosterman.com). I...

Original post made by Jimmy on Jun. 20, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jul 6, 2008 at 11:27 am | 33 comments | 3729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Your opinion on Common Core:

Do you like Common Core? Or not?...

Original post made by JJ on Nov. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 598 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Citing sky high legal costs of $900,000 since 2012, Palo Alto considering dumping PUSD law firm Fagen Friedman and Fulfrost

The Palo Alto newspaper reports http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2015/06/10/school-board-split-on-law-firm-contract this morning...

Original post made by JJ on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by FactsOnly, on Jun 11, 2015 at 12:39 am | 3 comments | 1246 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITOR SHUTS DOWN: WHO RUNS PLEASANTON

WHO RUNS PLEASANTON Article shutdown because the same post was used on two threads?? If the same post related to two threads--...

Original post made by JJ on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Val, on Aug 24, 2016 at 6:05 pm | 10 comments | 336 Views

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Eyesore

Just wondering if anyone has any information on the "76" station at the corner of 1st & Ray St. Obviously, initial work...

Original post made by JK on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stella, on Jan 30, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 753 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Lax Agency (OTS) that Caused USA's Financial Meltdown Finally Hits the Dust

The Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) whose pathetic lax 'oversight' caused IndyMac, AIG, Washington Mutual to fail, initiating...

Original post made by JL on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jeff Baker, on Dec 14, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 1556 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Month of Birthday Lunches!

Well, the secret is out. The Daily Meal named Danville one of nine "small food towns." According to Danville Weekly’s online...

Original post made by jlovemarshall@yahoo.com on Apr. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1207 Views
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A Costco tempest in a tea pot
By Tim Hunt | 7 comments | 1,423 views