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What health coverage could you buy for $25,000?

I'm interested in others' thoughts on the cost of providing health care to the 30 to 40 million uninsured individuals in...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:23 pm | 5 comments | 1352 Views

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Is your Paycheck NEXT?

The House vote on limiting Wall Street bonuses is the first step on a very slippery slope to allowing our government to dictate...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:16 pm | 5 comments | 1238 Views

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White House: 'War on terrorism' is over

Boy, was I glad to read this headline. Here's the rest of the right-speak if you are interested. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/aug/06/white-house-war-terrorism-over/?f...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Reported, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 19 comments | 1641 Views

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Obama "Get out of the Way" - Good Idea!

Recent quote from Obama: "I don't want the folks who created the mess to do a lot of talking. I want them to get out of...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jean, on Aug 7, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 9 comments | 1292 Views

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White House Move to Collect 'Fishy' Info May Be Illegal, Critics Say

Duh!?!?! Where is the outrage from the left that would have materialized if the Bush administration had done this? Does...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Aug 10, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 13 comments | 1322 Views

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Obama: ‘It’s the Post Office That’s Always Having Problems’

Check out this video where Obama compares government-run national healthcare to the post office http://www.breitbart.tv/obama-its-the-post-office-thats-always-having-problems/ ...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Big Poppa, on Aug 11, 2009 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 1172 Views

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How to run a Townhall Meeting

Thank you Nancy for reminding us of how to run a townhall meeting. http://www.breitbart.tv/06-flashback-pelosi-tells-anti-war-protesters-im-a-fan-of-disruptors/ Perhaps...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ken in South Pleasanton, on Aug 14, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 4 comments | 1069 Views

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Rep. Massa: I will vote against the interests of my district

So much for a representative democracy. It is this type of thinking that causes many of us to work for making in-cumbents...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 17, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

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Lunch with Jerry McNerney, August 25

Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce is hosting a lunch with Jerry McNerney, August 25. This is open to all but requires reservations....

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1267 Views

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Obama creates jobs...in Brazil!

All the hype during the Obama campaign about creating jobs in the US, punishing US companies that ship jobs overseas, and...

Original post made by Ken in South Pleasanton on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by mark, on Aug 21, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 18 comments | 1375 Views

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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 | 1073 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. 1124 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 | 1919 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 | 1075 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 | 1105 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 | 1120 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 | 1165 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 | 1791 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 | 1331 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 | 1109 Views
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