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Pleasanton Weekly endorses McNerney for Congress; Abram Wilson for 15th Assembly District

Original post made on Oct 15, 2010

The Pleasanton Weekly today endorsed Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) for re-election on Nov. 2 and at the same time endorsed San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson for election as the 15th State Assembly District's new representative.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 15, 2010, 6:20 AM

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Posted by R u Kidding Me?
a resident of Pheasant Ridge
on Oct 15, 2010 at 7:28 am

Relect McNerney? Sure why not. He and Boxer, along with Pelosi, Reed and Obama have done such a great job for our state. Record employement, no home foreclosures, lower health insurance premiums, lower taxes, better schools, low crime...oh, I had better wake up now!

NcNerney had a chance to "man up" during the Obamacare debacle but instead towed the progressive, Marxist, Democrat party line. No it's time for him to pay the piper. He is down in the polls to Harmer by 8 to 10 points with independents like myself breaking for Harmer 2-1. I am going to hold my nose a vote for Harmer, and yes, it is purely a payback vote against NcNerney. I would vote for Brown before I vote for McNerney.

I have yet to see an McNereny add defending his progressive decisions on healthcare, cap and trade and taxes. I am a Veteran, so I appreciate his work on their behalf, but really, is that all he has to run on? He can only run half truths, out of context attack adds, he is going down and gowing down in a big way.

I am glad he has a nice wife...so do I. But I am not runing this once great State.


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Posted by Margaret
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 15, 2010 at 7:38 am

I am not surprised that our leftist newspaper endorses the Food Stamp Party representative, McNerney.

This worthless PW is an example of what is wrong with this Country.


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Posted by Ray
a resident of Del Prado
on Oct 15, 2010 at 8:08 am

Here is great article about David Harmer's extreme views public education:

Web Link

"He (Harmer) published a lengthy op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle titled, "Abolish the Public Schools." In that Chronicle piece, Harmer argues that "government should exit the business of running and funding schools." He contends that would allow for "quantum leaps in educational quality and opportunity" and notes that he's simply pushing for a return to "the way things worked through the first century of American nationhood."


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Posted by Chet
a resident of San Ramon
on Oct 15, 2010 at 6:19 pm

We the Pleasanton weekly is right on one and wrong on the other. They are totally correct in the McNerney pick but really messed up in picking Wilson. Oh well they can't be expected to get everything right.


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