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Of the 1%, by the 1%, for the 1%; interesting article

There's an article in the new Vanity Fair that deconstructs the current situation in the U.S. fairly well and describes what...

Original post made by Grace on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Apr 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm | 24 comments | 2377 Views

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JOB TALK .. too little, too late,.. OK if it works

Inauguration day is always January 20. Obama was sworn in in 2009. Finally, for debt ceiling, political distraction, Obama...

Original post made by Mainstream middle-class jobless on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by I've Read Marx, on Aug 4, 2011 at 10:16 am | 24 comments | 1523 Views

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Plenty of rebukes for repulsive race-baiting from Democrat Congressman

A number of African-American leaders across the country, none of them Democrats, publicly denounced or directly rebuked Indiana...

Original post made by jimf01 on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by jimf01, on Sep 5, 2011 at 1:27 am | 24 comments | 1688 Views

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Democrats True Colors

From the video out of President Obama's campaign appearance in LA, it is apparent that quite a large number of the crowd...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Biggots creep in, on Oct 1, 2011 at 4:28 pm | 24 comments | 1876 Views

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Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials

Flying Under the Radar: Hiding Romney's Non Christian Credentials If Mitt Romney would tell thetruth about his religion,...

Original post made by TRUTH on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Real Republican, on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:28 pm | 24 comments | 4478 Views

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Walmart facing a bribery probe. Only the best for P-town!

It’s great to know Pleasanton will be getting a second Walmart. I can’t wait to buy lead-tainted produce from China at...

Original post made by Sal on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by mittens, on Apr 25, 2012 at 8:32 am | 24 comments | 1757 Views

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We are, indeed, TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY ! ! !

NO on Prop 30! This is JUST federal Income taxes. Consider all of the other ways in which you are taxed, double taxed, even...

Original post made by jimf01 on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by No on 30 and 38, on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 24 comments | 3616 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Obama's Rush to Judgment: Save Our Guns

There are so many problems in our society far worse than gun ownership, which is the foundation of our Constitutional freedoms....

Original post made by Jennifer Wittingham on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cholo, on Jan 29, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 24 comments | 1627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Property Tax Bill

I was just paying my property tax bill (2nd installment due by April 10th) and noticed a charge for "Voter Approved Debt...

Original post made by BJ on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Stacey, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 24 comments | 2860 Views

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Only One Way To Revitalize Downtown Pleasanton

The only way to revitalize the downtown is to build high density housing downtown. Three or even four story condiminiums...

Original post made by Rick on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Cholo, on Sep 3, 2014 at 9:54 am | 24 comments | 2256 Views

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Plans for new Safeway store return to Planning Commission

Nearly a year and a half after South Bay Development Company introduced its plans for a new Safeway supermarket at Valley...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Where is Safeway?, on Jul 5, 2010 at 9:43 am | 24 comments | 21418 Views

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Where were you when the Loma Prieta quake struck?

In light of tonight's earthquake near Pleasanton, the Great California Shakeout that will be held Thursday across the state...

Original post made by Janet Pelletier on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by 2ME4U, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:00 am | 24 comments | 1702 Views

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Fiahlo's Fiasco

The ice rink was proposed for Round Table or Domus in the parking lot. Great idea. When those deals allegedly fell through,...

Original post made by resident on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by mdp, on Nov 18, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 24 comments | 1398 Views

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Democratic Party strategists launch ads targeting GOP's Meg Whitman

A group of California Democratic strategists have debuted several radio ads charging that Republican gubernatorial candidate...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by Gary Schwaegerle, on Oct 22, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 24 comments | 1418 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 | 2514 Views

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Pleasanton Tea Party Founder Calls For Boycott Of SF

See article link: http://www.ktvu.com/news/23314147/detail.html Bridget Melson, founder of the Pleasanton Tea Party...

Original post made by Sal on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Kay, on May 2, 2010 at 7:27 pm | 24 comments | 1247 Views

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Shiva-Vishnu Temple seeks OK for expansion

Neighbors of the Hindu Community and Cultural Center and its traditional Shiva-Vishnu Temple in Livermore are appealing that...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by shobana, on May 29, 2010 at 9:17 am | 24 comments | 3027 Views

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CHP, local police planning Bay Area crackdown today on drivers using cell phones

Bay Area residents who text while driving are in for a wake-up call on Wednesday when authorities plan to crack down on the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by pay up, on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:16 am | 24 comments | 2167 Views

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Dead Deer on Stanley

I am typically a HUGE fan of our city's animal services division. However, I was horrified today when I drove down Stanley...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tango, on Oct 16, 2010 at 10:49 pm | 24 comments | 2595 Views

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1st Wednesday Night Street Party for Teens??

Did anyone else attend last nights street party? This is the 2nd year in a row that I have noticed an increase of teenagers...

Original post made by Gina on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 18, 2011 at 11:07 am | 24 comments | 2023 Views
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