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Mayor Hosterman sets up campaign committee for Congress in 2014

Original post made on Apr 16, 2012

Mayor Jennifer Hosterman, who is winding down her last seven months in office after more than 10 years of public service in Pleasanton, announced this week that she has set up a federal elections committee for a run for Congress on the newly created 15th Congressional District in 2014.

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Posted by P*town Truth Tellers
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 16, 2012 at 12:23 pm

She should teach a course on how to build a political career serving the interests of unions and developers - which is basically the m.o. for all East Bay liberal politicians.

Of course, when she runs, she'll tout how well Pleasanton does in the East Bay - never mind that she's an anti-business candidate who:
> Watched city employee budget pensions spiral out of control
> Presided over the expansion of low-income housing, with the city actually recommending more than state lawsuit-mandates
> Prohibited new business from opening in Pleasanton
> Installed her husband as the chamber head so she could have more control in stifling business

I hope someone good runs against her - unfortunately, most people in the gerrmandered district just vote for whomever has a "D" next to its name.

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Posted by resident
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 16, 2012 at 1:22 pm

Maybe she can teach a course on how to train a falcon to swoop down and kill small animals, like she does at Shadow Cliffs.

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Posted by Might explain
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 16, 2012 at 2:01 pm

Might explain why she never did much to help the ordinary (non- developer) citizens of Pleasanton, but had input on national concerns (instead of minding Pleasanton's business.)

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Posted by Maybe too
a resident of California Somerset
on Apr 16, 2012 at 2:03 pm

And maybe she can explain how a mayor can go 8 years looking like a hippy and never once inquiring about a makeover.

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Posted by Concerned
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 16, 2012 at 2:42 pm

I see that she has padded her Resume by touting her Professorship :) for teaching an extension course at Stanford.

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Posted by dublinmike
a resident of Dublin
on Apr 16, 2012 at 9:30 pm

dublinmike is a registered user.

Man, you guys have it tough. Acrimony seems to be THE buzz word in Pleasanton.

She's in the pockets of the Developers, she's a Hippie, she's a...

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Posted by Fact Checker
a resident of Downtown
on Apr 16, 2012 at 11:05 pm

One wonders how you can be in the pockets of unions and developers at the same time...

and the lies in these thread comments! Where do you all get this stuff???

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Posted by Addicted to carrots
a resident of Amador Estates
on Apr 16, 2012 at 11:33 pm

Where do we all get this stuff?

Close your eyes. Add ample doses of right wing hatred and more than a tad of indigestion acquired in response to the trolls, gollums, union sock puppets, socialists, Marxists, and condescending (educated) elitists who occasionally check in. Read a steady diet of right wing blogs and nothing else. Watch Fox News. And there you have it! It is so. You get the corrupt liberal hippie in need of a makeover, who hasn't passed the bar exam and who finagled her way into the ultra liberal Stanford as a part-time extended studies lecturer, who is bought off by developers and unions, who trains falcons to kill innocent animals, and who has ever done a single positive thing for the citizens of Pleasanton. Are you suggesting something is wrong with that?

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