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My reasons for supporting DAVID HARMER for Congress

Original post made by Doug Bell, Laguna Oaks, on Jun 20, 2010

My fellow Californians,

I must first appologise to anyone reading this who believes government is some kind of diety-like entity that can somehow solve ANY problem.
It is not.
It cannot. (Just look how effective your trillion dollar government was on the Gulf oil problem and Katrina.)

I believe David Harmer would go to Washington to do what government CAN do -- what our founding fathers wanted it to do:

I'm scared by this recent trend that politicians of both parties get somehow transformed inside the Washington DC into tax spending maniacs, enslaving us to more and more national (and state!) debt.

DAVID HARMER will not be this way. Here's why I believe this:

R E A S O N #1: I heard Mr. Harmer talk about something he is upset with, that deeply upsets my wife and myself, too. At the last Tea Party in Pleasanton, he got up and spoke how wrong it was that Congress, by massively overspeading more than they take from us, lays that titanic debt on our poor kids. ('Titanic' because it will sink us.)

He is thinking about the future of his kids, and my kids.

R E A S O N #2: I belive David Harmer has a true, conservative backbone, and will fight to lower federal taxes and spending.
Do YOU have any extra money to pay more taxes?
Could YOU use a little extra money for yourselves, if the federal politicians spent less of your hard earned tax dollars?
David Harmer's father was the Lt. Governor to Ronald Reagan, so there's a family tradition of real conservatism. Harmer is endorsed by Bill Baker, the last conservative congressman of our district.

REASON #3: Amazingly, his wife happened to sit next to us on a recent plane flight, and we had a wonderful conversation about politics, family values, and conservatism. (She opened her laptop and its background pict was a nice photo of the whole Harmer family; that's how we recognized Elayne.)
If a candidate's spouse knows in detail his conservative stance, that's impressive.
If a candidate's spouse knows his conservative accomplishments, that's impressive.

And since she was riding coach like the rest of us have to, that's really impressive.

Yeah, I have to admit, if half my income didn't go to all the taxes I pay, yes, I would fly first class.

I strongly believe David Harmer will be a FIRST CLASS congressman.


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Posted by DB
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Jun 20, 2010 at 1:01 pm

Dittos...but one constructive comment: use spell check :0)

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Posted by Doug Bell
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Jun 20, 2010 at 1:33 pm

Yeah, in my excitement over the possibility of finally attaining conservative representation I forgot to spell-check.

Yeah, I may be slavishly dependent on spellcheckers, but I'll never become a slave to big fat government largesse, or a thought-slave to the pie-in-the-sky promises of politicians!

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Posted by Doug Bell
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Jun 20, 2010 at 1:34 pm

Hey, DB, you sound like someone I'm married to..

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 20, 2010 at 6:09 pm

He may be married but I think he's gay. have you ever heard of Sen. Larry Craig...same thing.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 20, 2010 at 8:22 pm

Moderate Republican collects Unemployment checks? TARP money!

Web Link From the National Republicrat


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Posted by radical
a resident of another community
on Jun 20, 2010 at 11:01 pm

Cholo -- assuming u have or once had a job i have two simple questions for you

Would you take unemployment if you got laid off and had a family to support?

If you had a job and the company had a severance policy would you accept the severance money when you were made redundant?

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:57 am

Harmer is a well known MODERATE Republican. He's only playing HIS GAME by trying to pass himself off as a conservative. He has never accomplished much in the political arena.

Harmer is NOT a conservative.

Harmer goes with the flow and fights for NADA. the truth hurts...tee hee hee, eeh eeh eet...

i rest my case!

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Posted by Ron
a resident of Las Positas
on Jun 22, 2010 at 8:43 pm

We have a fantastic Congressman doing a great job representing us in Washington D.C. named Jerry Mcnerney. Jerry as an extra bonus lives in the District. How can anyone take Harmer seriously when he does not even live in the district. We will never be fooled again by anyone in the GOP and return to the failed GOP policies. We all should be thankful that McNerney and Obama are leading us out of this horrible GOP caused recession. They have our economy growing again without the help of a single GOPer. They have returned our great country to it's respected place as the leader of the free world. Thank you Jerry McNerney!!!

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Posted by Yo Doug
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 22, 2010 at 9:39 pm

"Do YOU have any extra money to pay more taxes? "

"Could YOU use a little extra money for yourselves, if the federal politicians spent less of your hard earned tax dollars?"

Tax cuts? You've got to be kidding. Without cutting Medicare, Social Security, or defense, there is no chance of balancing the budget. We are already spending far more than we are taking in on those programs alone! Even if we cut everything else we will still have a deficit if we don't cut those programs. Tax cuts will only make matters worse. Taxes are lower today than they were thirty years ago. Tax cuts a gimmicks.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jun 23, 2010 at 1:24 pm

I gotta say that I have benefitted greatly from medicare and social security!

keep my check rolling in workers...that's all folks!!!

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Posted by dublinmike
a resident of Dublin
on Jun 23, 2010 at 7:24 pm

dublinmike is a registered user.

We should also keep in mind that, until the Tea Party thugs showed up, that Rep. McNerney was out in the public talking to people. More than I can say for Pombo.

Hey, wasn't Pombo the guy to run recently outside his district and came in THIRD?

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