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We Don't Need No Yellowbelly Parcel Tax!

Original post made by Buford, Birdland, on Apr 27, 2009

I've had it with people in this town putting spoiled kids before true American anti-tax values! Sorry, but why should I pay some liberal parcel taxes for the spoiled, latte-drinking, sushi-eating, Volvo-driving, New York Times-reading, body-piercing, Hollywood-loving, students of our district. What these kids need is an education in pulling up their bootstraps at the Richard Pombo Ranch. So what if they don't get into some fancy college, the Bible is the only book they need to learn about anyway. I didn't have no fancy programs at my school in Amarillo, Texas when I was growing up, but still learned to trust my gut and fight for the dream we call America. Look people, GW Bush came from a poor Texas family with little education and he became the greatest leader this land has ever seen, so maybe these tax loving students should follow his lead.

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Posted by Reader
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2009 at 11:18 am

Now that's why I like to read these posts, entertainment.


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Posted by Sammy
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 27, 2009 at 12:56 pm

LOL, I agree with you Reader, what a great entertaining piece!


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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:07 pm

Very entertaining.....


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Posted by Beast Mode
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:42 pm

Your insane... I drive an audi


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Posted by AVHS Dad
a resident of Stoneridge Park
on Apr 27, 2009 at 2:07 pm

AVHS Dad is a registered user.

What's a "Volvo" and who is this "GW Bush" that Buford speaks of?


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Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Apr 27, 2009 at 3:54 pm

Beast Mode - "Your insane... I drive an audi"


Hmmm.....maybe its time to rethink that parcel tax after all......though I don't think it should require $18m to educate students about the proper use of your and you're.


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Posted by Community of Character
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:23 pm

HAHA! You're going to pay because we'll vote to pass the measure. So thanks in advance for your continual support of my 4 spoiled children.


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Posted by Jo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:34 pm

Go back to texas then you COWBOY!


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Posted by Parent of Two
a resident of Val Vista
on Apr 27, 2009 at 4:35 pm

Parent of Two is a registered user.

The sad part is that the pro-parcel-tax people really believe that it's rednecks like "Buford" that are the bulk of the anti-parcel-tax people.


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Posted by Community of Character
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm

Ignore those misleading opinions from the anti-G, anti-children, and anti-community crowd.

We need to stay focus on our commitment to save our schools, our children, and our community.

Our teachers and PUSD management are making personal sacrifice to help our children and our community via voluntary pay cut.

We, as a community, should be proud of this level of commitment toward education. Our children, our future leaders, depend on our commitment to pass this parcel tax.

Vote Yes on G!


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Posted by Ha!
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm

BM (Beast Mode / Bowel Movement),

You said, "Your insane... I drive an audi"

You really should hit the books, Honey, you can't even spell "you're"...let me be your tutor, you poor uneducated thing...

"You're" is a contraction of the two words You & Are. Other examples of contractions include doesn't, they're, and can't. Here is an example that specifically applies to you:

"You're a terrible speller." (A contraction for "YOU ARE a terrible speller.")

"Your" is the possessive form of you, referring to something that a person has, or something that belongs to the person in discussion (or, the person you are talking to).

Here is another example that specifically applies to you:

"Your mind is simple."

I hope this brief tutorial has helped you understand before you drive in your Audi(not audi).

You also need basic punctuation help, but we'll save that for our next session!

Once again, thank you for contributing just as much as a dead bug on a windshield to this thread.

By the way, was your Daddy too busy for you today?

Maybe you can try and catch his attention this evening instead of searching for adult attention on this website.


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Posted by Get out of the wagon
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2009 at 6:36 pm

Thanks Community of Character for your sarcastic approach to help us see the simple minded approach of the parcel tax proponents. You are hilarious and are gifted at pointing out how ludicrous their statements are in your witty writing!

Thank you for pointing out the flaws in their emotional and lack of thought arguments. It is so refreshing to have this support!

Can't wait to celebrate the defeat of G with YOU, CC, on June 3, so we can really educate our children on how to properly fund education with principles, not ridiculous threats from irresponsible district management and indulgent parents without standards!

Again, thank you Community of Character for calling these ridiculous supporters of G onto the carpet with your insightful sarcasm!


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Posted by Buford
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:19 am

Every night I wake up in a cold sweat from my nightmares about paying taxes. Last night I dreamed I couldn't buy a new Ford F-350 pickup truck because they taxed me so much! How dare Big Government haunt my dreams! Just like my daddy used to say "Taxes are the devil" and "Jesus hated taxes".


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Posted by Buford
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:27 am

Parent of Two,

What is wrong with being a redneck?!! We rednecks made up the bulk of the people at the Pleasanton Tea Party! We were the guys with the large guts in the pictures. We are the backbone of the anti-tax movement, so don't throw us under the bridge. God bless TEXAS!!!!!


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Posted by Reader
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:17 am

Its still entertaining. Some posts are sarcastic, some are satirical, and some are actually serious and nobody knows which is which. This is sometimes better than Seinfeld re-runs.


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Posted by Beast Mode
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 28, 2009 at 11:23 am

Yes actually, my dad actually works, unlike you it seems because whenever I post YOU ARE right there.
And by the way, no late night visits from the police, no handcuffs. I told you it was an empty threat.


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Posted by Clovis
a resident of another community
on Apr 28, 2009 at 2:32 pm

Buford is right.

Don't mess with Texas.

You pro-G people can believe in evolution all you want. I'm no kin to the monkey. That's what you learn in these so-called school books these days.


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Posted by Ashley
a resident of Carlton Oaks
on Apr 29, 2009 at 2:46 pm

Gotta love you 'tolerant' liberals posting here *LMAO*

Because the teachers union REFUSED to make any concessions and live within their means they are now expecting YOU to pick up the tab even though the salaries of the teachers in this district are some of the highest in the entire U.S.

This level of debt is not sustainable and you will continue to vote to nickle and dime yourself to death.

The laugh is on YOU.


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Posted by Community of Character
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 29, 2009 at 4:04 pm

Teachers are already living on minimum wage, considering the level of education they attained. They live well within their means. We should do everything we can as a community to help our teachers.

Support our children's education, our schools, and our community.

Vote YES on G!


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Posted by Ptown resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 29, 2009 at 7:43 pm

@ Ashley,
Check out this website:
Web Link


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Posted by Sarah
a resident of Mohr Park
on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:26 am

"The average teacher salary across the State was $65,808 in 2008. The average Pleasanton teacher salary for 2008 was $81,446."

...along with full retirement,an ultra rich benefit package that private industries have not seen in years and a 3 month paid holiday every year.

Yeah, my heart bleeds.......


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Posted by You don't fool me...
a resident of Downtown
on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:29 am

Me thinks the author of this rant is really 'Dave' the socialist loving local who is trying to make fun of responsible citizens.
Shame on you Dave...


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