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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1002 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1118 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1604 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

$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 | 1186 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1076 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1055 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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. 1071 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1861 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2601 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 971 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 2270 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1108 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 1160 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

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 | 985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Some Legislators Still Don't Get It

In the Morning Report section of today's (Wednesday 5/20) paper, page AA2, there is an article quoting reactions from several...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 20, 2009 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beware - Fundraising Ripoff

I just received a call from a fundraising group asking for donations that would be used to send CARE packages to our Servicemen...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by SteveP, on Jul 23, 2009 at 10:55 am | 9 comments | 1007 Views

AROUND TOWN

McNerney to speak August 25, Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce

Jerry McNerney will be addressing a luncheon meeting of the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce on August 25. Here is a link to...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1088 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Juanita Haugen Scholarship Applications Now Available

Community of Character Collaborative Announces Application Deadline Juanita Haugen Memorial Scholarship The Community...

Original post made by Ken mano on Oct. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 893 Views

AROUND TOWN

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
There are no comments yet. 1544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Century of Honor with Boy Scouts of America

On Tuesday, October 29, at 6:00pm the Scouting Spectacular called "Century of Honor" will be shown at the Pleasanton LDS...

Original post made by Ken mano on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 28, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 3766 Views
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