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Private Bankers Bilk America on Bush's Watch

In an extraordinary 4˝-hour interview from behind bars, convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff told a San Francisco trial...

Original post made by LawStudent on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sal, on Jul 29, 2009 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1018 Views

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Canadians cry foul over U.S. healthcare attacks

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) – Canadian physician Robert Ouellet is tired of hearing Canada's healthcare system...

Original post made by Morris on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 29, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1111 Views

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Are you underinsured?

http://www.rd.com/your-america-inspiring-people-and-stories/the-cost-of-health-care-in-america/article26204.html "Think...

Original post made by Stacey on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Jul 30, 2009 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 977 Views

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Hire Your Local Felon

America Works America Works has gained national recognition for its no-nonsense, entrepreneurial approach to moving...

Original post made by Felon on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Jul 31, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1102 Views

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The Houserockers

The Houserockers will perform at Concerts in the Park from 7-8:30 p.m., Friday, July 31, at Wayside Park, at the corner of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by Downtown Joe, on Aug 2, 2009 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

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We'll see if this development has "legs" ...

I won't hold my breath regarding the Obama "birth certificate" issue, however this is an interesting development, if true,...

Original post made by Amy on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 1219 Views

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Birther Fail

The Birthers are crapping their cages over what they consider to be an authentic birth certificate from Kenya. Too bad it's...

Original post made by Orland on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by JK, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1292 Views

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Cash for Clunkers boosts Ford's July sales 1.6 pct

DETROIT – Lured by the government's cash-for-clunkers campaign, car and truck buyers started to return to Ford Motor Co....

Original post made by ralph on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

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2.1 earthquake hits near Oakland

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck in Alameda County near...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mitch Thompson, on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

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Woman motorist dies in accident on southbound I-680 in Milpitas

A woman died after a vehicle traveled off southbound Interstate Highway 680 and landed upside down on East Calaveras Boulevard...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by jimwhenry, on Aug 4, 2009 at 1:28 am | 1 comment | 1304 Views

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manipulating facts and figures in order to deceive the public

Ground Rules and Tips for Challenging the Right From Political Research Associates http://www.publiceye.org/ark/tips.html DO...

Original post made by Not RIGHT! on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 1 comment | 1055 Views

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Medical Bills Cause Most Bankruptcies

Nearly two out of three bankruptcies stem from medical bills, and even people with health insurance face financial disaster...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1105 Views

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he'd like every American to have access to the same high-quality care that's available to government officials

“Cherlin said in a statement that Obama is pushing for healthcare reform because "he'd like every American to have access...

Original post made by Obama Care on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 4, 2009 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 969 Views

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What to Civilly Ask Your Congressperson about Obamacare (Parts 5&6 of 7)

July 30, 2009 What To Ask Your Congressperson About Obamacare (Part 5 of 7) Lee Cary Here’s the 5th installment in a series...

Original post made by Concerned Pleasanton Resident on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 5, 2009 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1116 Views

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What To READ on health care Bill:

Please take the time to read the analysis of the heath Care Bill: http://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/legislation?id=0327 Scroll...

Original post made by Read The Analysis on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Aug 5, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1095 Views

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Your Awesome Private Healthcare System

Newly unveiled court documents show that ghostwriters paid by a pharmaceutical company played a major role in producing 26...

Original post made by The Fixx on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1099 Views

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John Stossel (ABC News) Videoclip: Will Obamacare Kill Medical Innovation?

An eye opener...(a short 6:23 min.) http://foundry.heritage.org/2009/08/05/will-obamacare-kill-medical-innovation/ ...

Original post made by Concerned on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Me Too, on Aug 5, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

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Conversations

Join TV30 host Robin Fahr for "Managing Your Money" and "PowerCranks." Guests Steve Wilcox of Summit Financial Group discusses...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Claudette McDermott, on Aug 6, 2009 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1126 Views

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legal Issues For health System Leadership - Healthcare Reform: An Overview of Key Concepts

Healthcare Reform: An Overview of Key Concepts Beckers Hospital Review-Business and legal Issues For health System Leadership...

Original post made by Legal Review on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Law Student, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

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Thought experement part 2 "The Left"

It has come to my attention that I have been a bit harsh on “the right” as of late with my random thought experiments and...

Original post made by M on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by J, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 997 Views
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Observations from points south
By Tim Hunt | 2 comments | 251 views