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When Do The Apologies End

Everytime Obama or H. Clinton take a foreigh junket thay apologize for something that America has done or not done. Clinton...

Original post made by Joe on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by LOL!, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 12 comments | 1722 Views

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ObamaLogic

President Obama has said he is close to a decision on Afghanistan and that he is not rushing into anything until he has all...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1291 Views

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EARLY CHRISTMAS at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

The Wall St. Journal reported today that CEO of Fannie, Michael Williams, and CEO of Freddie, Charles Haldeman, will earn...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Dec 25, 2009 at 10:14 am | 7 comments | 1067 Views

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Where Is The Stimulus Grant for Education...

A $2.25B stimulus grant was awarded today to the California high speed train project "that virtually guarantees construction...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 1, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1193 Views

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GO AHEAD, OBAMA, RAM IT THROUGH WITHOUT A VOTE

Seems to me that you are already a "lame duck"...you and the Dems don't care about health care but only pushing through your...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by letsgo, on Mar 17, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 11 comments | 1293 Views

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VIVA ARIZONA, VIVA ARIZONA

For having the GUTS to finally stand up and do something that the CLINTON, BUSH AND OBAMA administrations had no stomach...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Dark Corners of Town, on May 3, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 65 comments | 2289 Views

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State Legistature successfully sues to unblock their pay

I'm outraged, as all of you should be. The budget isn't balanced, so the state controller halted Legislators' salary payments,...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by Jimfo, on Apr 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 9 comments | 2231 Views

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Another look at Prop 32 - Follow the Money

Like all of you I've been getting the calls and seeing the ads that beat "Yes on 30 no on 32" into our skulls. Finally digging...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Tick, on Sep 10, 2012 at 3:32 pm | 15 comments | 2698 Views

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CA Teachers' Union spends $20,961,399 on its "No on 32" campaign

The CA Teachers' Union has spent $20,961,399 of its members' union dues on its "No on 32" campaign as of Oct. 27. CA teachers...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by None of the Above, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm | 23 comments | 4895 Views

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"No on 32" equates to "I Like What Happened to Detroit"

Vote Yes on 32 For 40 years the autoworkers' unions and politicians kept a lock on the Detroit auto industry...in return...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Tennessee Jed, on Nov 6, 2012 at 3:45 pm | 6 comments | 2151 Views

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Dave Ross on Hostess and Unions

Dave Ross is a syndicated radio commentator, like Charlie Osgood but with a sarcastic bite. He's on KCBS daily at 2:35p...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 59 comments | 5113 Views

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Dishonest politicians - another one added today

Locally we have Mary Hayashi and Ross Mirkarimi to look up to. I'm still dumbfounded that Hayashi hasn't resigned over her...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Charmine, on Dec 12, 2012 at 11:48 am | 7 comments | 4886 Views

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Public employee benefits - beyond reasonable

"As America's recession spooled out, Chicago responded to the ensuing budget crunch the way many cities have: by cutting...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 5, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 46 comments | 11687 Views

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Michigan passing a Right to Work law

Michigan will today become the 24th state to pass a Right to Work law, which prohibits unions from collecting dues from non-union...

Original post made by Joe on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 12, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 7 comments | 4527 Views

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San Jose Firefighters' Union Misconduct

I understand the purpose of a union is to protect its employees, but please, this goes beyond the bounds of reason. It's...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by Willie Pfistergash, on Apr 9, 2013 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 3257 Views

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Unions warning people about Six Flags safety

Locked-Out Mechanics Union Warns About Ride Safety At Vallejo’s Six Flags Theme Park This is so wrong, on so many levels....

Original post made by Joe on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by safety?, on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:14 am | 4 comments | 1972 Views

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New poll shows 2-to-1 support for BART management, not BART unions

"With Bay Area Rapid Transit unions set to go on strike for a second time if they don’t reach agreement on a new contract...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by mm, on Aug 2, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 10 comments | 2261 Views

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Another Bay Area news poll shows little support for BART unions

First it was the KPIX news poll showing that, by a 2-1 margin, Bay Area residents think the unions are being unreasonable. Now...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 13, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 2109 Views

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Why are BART's unions different than others?

The SEIU, the largest union in Santa Clara County, approved a new contract giving workers a 5% raise over two years. The...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Sep 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 1633 Views

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BART training managers to operate trains

On the news this evening, BART is proactively training managers to operate trains so that limited service can be offered...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Oct 9, 2013 at 6:28 pm | 45 comments | 3458 Views
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Johnny Be Gone – Long Live Rock-n-Roll
By Tom Cushing | 1 comment | 1,820 views

Assemblyman proposes driving up housing costs to delight unions
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 771 views

 

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