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PW says send money -- but keep your opinions to yourself

Original post made by resident, Downtown, on May 26, 2011

Why does the PW continue to remove every post that is critical of the PW or its management while asking us to pay them for that privilege?
If a poster uses vulgarity or makes unfounded accusations I agree that the post should be removed, as they do, while leaving the trail of the post with the (removed for . . . .) intact.
That is not what the PW does if you post a criticism of them. Three of my posts have been deleted entirely in the past week for that reason. The threads have been subsequently restricted. The posts all stated the following:
Most who refuse to register do so because Jeb outed a registered user in the past and there were no consequences for that. It violated the PW policy, yet nothing was done.
Has that comment used vulgarity? Is that comment incorrect? Do I expect to see the PW delete this post?
If you want money for your paper then do not use the pretense of deleting "inappropriate" posts from the public while allowing your own editor to violate your written policies. You are editing free speech yet protecting your own staff from criticism or sensorship for violating those principles.

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Posted by Eddie
a resident of Del Prado
on May 26, 2011 at 10:30 am

Hey resident

Just for the record, I'm in favor of sensorship, penmanship, and gagging-idiots-ship. Thanks for your two sents. Keep up the good work. The sommunity needs you.

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Posted by resident
a resident of Downtown
on May 26, 2011 at 11:42 am

So how long have you worked at the PW Eddie? Can't find anything to comment on other than an incorrectly spelled word? Your life must be way more interesting than most.
My point is that until the PW acts like a real paper they should not expect people to spend real money to read it.

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Posted by another resident
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 26, 2011 at 12:21 pm


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Posted by Arroyo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 26, 2011 at 6:52 pm

The Pleasanton Weekly will have to pry my 17cents per day from my cold dead hands.....!

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Posted by steve
a resident of Parkside
on May 27, 2011 at 8:59 am

It's almost amusing watching thr foums topics circling the drain..........

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Posted by Chris
a resident of Amador Estates
on May 27, 2011 at 9:11 am

I see Hope & Change for the PW.
They can tap into their favorite politician...Jerry (Photo-Op) McNerney for him to either ...

- give up some Fed government bailout funds, or
- tap into his main support group...the SEIU for funds, or
- have the SEIU tap into their sister organization...the Communist Party USA for funds

Hope and Change is coming, PW, since you are having difficulty managing according to free-market principles.

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Posted by Jake
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 27, 2011 at 9:17 am

I sometimes just come here to vent and don't pay all that much attention to what I'm typing at time.

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Posted by you're all losers
a resident of Bridle Creek
on May 27, 2011 at 9:59 am

Funny, there seems to be a lot of opinoin expressed here. hypocrites. if you don't think much of these blogs, why are you here? and so often?

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Posted by Claude
a resident of California Reflections
on May 27, 2011 at 11:40 am

It used to be any self-respecting amateur propagandist could come on these posts and repeat whatever were Glenn Beck's or Rush Limbaugh's talking points for the day. Those days are no longer sustainable and the PW has demonstrated its inability to act as a responsible and accountable value added business in the free market place. Instead it has succumed to the increasingly larger waves of tsunami like tax liability and no rate of return exorbinant burdens on responsible and accountable taxpayers who have made this county great. Non stabalizing policies, salaries and pensions in public employee domains have fed an exorbinance of expectation from entitlement groups while giving public employees cart blanch on leading their proflidget lives at tax payer expense.

When I post my propaganda messages on these pages I expected to be treated seriously by serious people who have an interest in being cowed by my movement's words. I did not expect to encounter childish displays of sarcasm, hyperbowl, irony, or any other forms of rediculousness. We cannot afford to banner so with the enormous body of water made up of unpaid debt crushing our grandchildren. Regards.

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Posted by Adam
a resident of Bridle Creek
on May 27, 2011 at 1:40 pm

In spite of all the PW's censorship of good ideas. And in spite of PW's support for the communist candidates and entitlements. We the people have formed a more perfect union. The left-wing liberal loonies are on the run. The only one left is Night Owl and she only comes on after dark when no body can see her for what she is.

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