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Mortgage Interest Deduction

The "Deficit commission" has recommended to change the mortgage interest deduction when filing your federal income taxes....

Original post made by dublinmike on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by question, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:14 am | 11 comments | 1432 Views

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Give States a Way to Go Bankrupt

The Weekly Standard advocates that states should be allowed to bankrupt. I wholeheartedly disagree with allowing States...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by dublinmike, on Jan 25, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 9 comments | 1129 Views

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Chinese writers sue Apple for copyright violation

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black... The Chinese are stealing intellectual rights left & right, and they have the...

Original post made by dublinmike on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Libertarian, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 5 comments | 985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sometimes I let my car run all night long in the driveway

In the forum on plastic bags, Beth, a resident of the Ruby Hill neighborhood, posts: "...Sometimes I let my car run all...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Roy, on Mar 12, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 13 comments | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dublin High perform in Carnegie Hall

Dublin High School will represent the Tri-Valley as one of several Bay Area high schools chosen to perform in the 2012 New...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:00 pm | 1 comment | 1093 Views

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Myths about FHA

Acting FHA Commissioner Carol Galante Addresses Concerns, Myths about FHA. Despite negative comments from the Right,...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 763 Views

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Corporations are not Natural citizens

Why the US Supreme Court would ever consider a business entity the same as human being, namely, you and me, has always been...

Original post made by dublinmike on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Daisy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

U.S. News Best High Schools in 2012

Congrats to the Dublin school district. But, we ALL know that the Tri-Valley schools should receive a slap on the back...

Original post made by dublinmike on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lisa, on May 11, 2012 at 6:17 am | 12 comments | 1383 Views

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Landing on Mars

Watching the newest man-made rover, Curiosity, land on Mars was a marvel to watch this evening. When people can get together...

Original post made by dublinmike on Aug. 5, 2012
Last comment by ohBoy, on Aug 7, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 14 comments | 1038 Views

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Sen. Portman To Reverse On Same-Sex Marriage

Former VP Cheney;Larry Pressler, former Rep. Senator; Bob Barr,former congressman from Georgia and many, many more former...

Original post made by dublinmike on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Paine, on Mar 22, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 11 comments | 730 Views

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World War II: Mexican Air Force Helped Liberate the Philippines

We are taught certain things about American history, and most of it is how we won WWII. But, the reality is that it took...

Original post made by dublinmike on May. 12, 2013
Last comment by dublinmike, on May 20, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 6 comments | 826 Views

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Liberal AntiGun Zealots Would Never Understand

Former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his neighbor Chad Littlefield took former Marine Eddie Ray Routh to a Texas gun range to...

Original post made by Duke on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:02 pm | 13 comments | 1283 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Dumbledore gay? Now what?

Dumbledore is gay. What's next??? J.K. Rowling outs Hogwarts character By HILLEL ITALIE, AP National Writer Sat Oct...

Original post made by Dumbledore has been outed on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by AVHS Dad, on Mar 27, 2009 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 3622 Views

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Did you ever wonder how those signs that read, "13 minutes to San Mateo Bridge" , got the information?

Well I did but never really thought about it until I was listening to KGO Radio this morning and there was a guy talking...

Original post made by dwalden on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by They DO track, on Oct 2, 2010 at 9:44 am | 11 comments | 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's responsible for cleanup around DMV?

As beautiful as our town is, it's hard to see the DMV landscaping so unkempt. Weeds are growing everywhere and branches,...

Original post made by E. Resare on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by unclehomerr.., on Jun 16, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1090 Views

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Sprawling to Obesity: Are the Burbs Bad for Your Health?

This May, the Committee on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics confirmed that the design of U.S. communities...

Original post made by Earl on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Michael Leonard, on Aug 1, 2009 at 4:26 pm | 15 comments | 1226 Views

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PG&E Smart meters

It seems the new smart meter they installed is not generating bills for me. Oh lucky me. Knowing that eventually it would...

Original post made by Earl on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by REMOTE control, on Apr 13, 2010 at 3:29 pm | 24 comments | 2007 Views

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Mercedes dealership

What's up with the Mercedes dealership. Appears to be empty. Are they closed? At one time I heard they were building a new...

Original post made by Earl on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Leo , on Mar 23, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 24 comments | 1755 Views

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Pre-Dawn Walkers and Runners

I leave early for work to beat the traffic. I'm generally in my car around 630 - 645. Several mornings I see a runner who...

Original post made by Early morning driver on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:29 am | 12 comments | 2064 Views

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Why did the jogger cross the street?

To those motorists that have been inconveniently stopped by traffic lights turning red to let a pedestrian or runner cross...

Original post made by Early runner on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by kbenson, on Mar 29, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 6 comments | 914 Views
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David Brooks at his Best and Worst
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Anti-fracking folks rail against railroads
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Spedowfski Announces run for Livermore City Council
By Roz Rogoff | 1 comment | 620 views