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Didn't like robo call from Dave Miller

Original post made by Ptownlife Voter, Bridle Creek, on Apr 22, 2013

Miller is running a big town type campaign for our small town. Who'd he pay to record and send 'Vote 4 Me' calls to our houses?!

We got a Independent, Republican and Democrat at our place

Did anyone else get ths kinda call??? Who's pay'n his bills for this kinda stuff??!

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Posted by Narum supporter
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 22, 2013 at 11:19 pm

Well, of course....Pleasanton is just a stepping stone for Miller to gain cred to run for higher 'partisan' office. He's using the people of Pleasanton. Karun has spent 2 decades doing the hard work on committees, boards, Planning Commission, and Parks & Rec Commission. Narum is all about all the people of Pleasanton.

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Posted by Well
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:50 am

I got one too. Sounded like a normal politician's call. I guess he's supported by people who agree with his views. Many of which are very sensible. Obviously the unions are supporting other candidates and they have plenty of money too.

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Posted by annoyed
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:50 am

Aren't "robo" calls supposed to state who paid for the robo call? I remember hearing that information in prior elections. Does anyone know if that is a requirement? Miller's robo call did not include that. I was annoyed with a late robo call last night.

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Posted by Arroyo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 23, 2013 at 8:31 am

It's rather comical when the tables are turned on the local political machine. Last week it was campaign signs, now it's robocalls and who's paying for them.

I didn't hear any complaints about the clown who stands on the corner of Valley and Hopyard before elections, looking like a SWAT team reject waving an American Flag. That's because he was touting Obama and the Democrat slate. Nor, was there an outcry when every corner of that intersection was populated with a representative of Sal's "Silent Majority" during a recent election. (And, I presume we can expect a similar event from Narum supporters within the next week, or so.)

When David Miller's supporters recently tried the same thing at Hopyard and Valley, they were branded as people disrupting traffic, and a hazard. Some disgruntled citizens even phoned the police to complain about the distraction.

I don't like people who disrupt traffic or robocalls, regardless of who they're from -- but I get my share from both sides. I'll live with it. And, I see the front-yards with five signs for Narum ~ and, the yards with multiple signs for Miller. Stop the whining about robocalls and signs -- Just run your campaign.

I happen to think we desparately need some changes in the way we're doing things in Pleasanton ~ I'm certainly not impressed with a candidate's credentials of multiple years of previous "public service" in this town, because I think the way it's been run needs to change.

If David Miller wins, the local machine will certainly be upset ~ and, that just might be a good thing for Pleasanton.

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Posted by The facts are:
a resident of Foothill Knolls
on Apr 23, 2013 at 12:56 pm

Miller can't do anything without two other votes. He can complain but he can't get anything done without building relationships.

Narum has spent two decades sitting on the fence. Politically she does what is safe. She will continue to do that on the council. I see experience but where is the leadership?

The only choice is Olivia. She is intelligent, thoughtful, willing to take a stand with 21rst century business skills. She volunteers and participates because of the way she was educated. She is a product of this community and example of what we do well. She has no special agenda. She is willing to take a stand and do what is best for the community.

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Posted by getreal
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:07 pm

Olivia is scripted by Cook-kallio. If you have any doubt just look at the union endorsements for Olivia. Especially the teachers union who don't get involved in city council elections.

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Posted by Wow
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:49 pm

Ooh those teachers. watch out for them, they might even teach something. What would the teacher's agenda be? Like maybe they want to support someone who thinks schools are important.

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Posted by kbenson
a resident of Canyon Oaks
on Apr 25, 2013 at 1:34 pm

Vote No on Miller-

I see one of his goons driving around in a truck, towing a sign with vote 4 miller on it. + the guy gets out every now and then and plants one of those signs on private property. Actions speak louder than signs and a truck. Speak up or step down- This town does not need another clown.

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Posted by getoverit
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 25, 2013 at 8:46 pm

We have had people waving on street corners and advertising their candidacy on trucks for a long time (decades).

I appreciate a grassroots type of campaign like this. Better than campaigns funded by special interests (developers, public employee unions, etc.).

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Posted by Walt
a resident of Birdland
on Apr 25, 2013 at 9:36 pm

So, the tea party candidate is not funded by special interests, huh? What a laugh that is.

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