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STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALThink of the children???
I guess the Yes on Prop 8 people don't always think of the children do they? There's been some really appalling lies coming...Original post made by Janna on Oct. 27, 2008
Last comment by baldy, on Nov 8, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 217 comments | 11485 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALI'll be reading this to our family before Thanksgiving dinner: "The Real Meaning of Thanksgiving"
You won't learn this from our public school teachers, our textbooks, our American mainstream media. The Real Meaning...Original post made by Brad on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Kathleen Ruegsegger, on Dec 2, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 184 comments | 8472 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALThe President Steps Up
This one's for you, Steve of Parkside. It takes a big man to apologize to a private citizen (putting herself out there)...Original post made by Stacey on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Charlie McPoyle, on Apr 17, 2014 at 10:28 am | 163 comments | 8783 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALGabrielle Giffords Shooting: The Missed Warning Signs
A 2009 Homeland Security study warned that the rise of right-wing extremism could spur violent attacks. But the report was...Original post made by Chet on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Jan 19, 2011 at 6:52 am | 154 comments | 8160 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALTo the homosexual members of our community: I'm sorry
I'm terribly disappointed in the citizens of our state. Constitutional amendments should be used to enshrine rights, not...Original post made by Jill on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Nov 11, 2008 at 7:16 am | 149 comments | 7792 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALOBAMA WINS!!! Is the Romney Victory Parade Canceled?
I’m so sorry to all the teacher-hating, unionized grocery worker-hating, liberal-hating local conservatives. Must be tough...Original post made by Sal on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2012 at 7:46 am | 148 comments | 21932 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALRomney picked Paul Ryan
Romney announced his VP pick: Paul Ryan. Did the GOP not learn anything in 2008? So Ryan will help Romney win support...Original post made by Resident on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Cholo, on Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 143 comments | 6867 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALMcNerney makes it clear: He'll vote for the national health care plan tomorrow
Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton)said today that he will join other Democrats in voting on the $940 billion health...Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Janna, on Mar 22, 2010 at 11:41 am | 134 comments | 6739 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALPleasanton leaders need to make a statement on George Floyd
I am writing to urge the Mayor, the Police Chief and the City Manager of Pleasanton to release a statement condemning the...Original post made by Rachel Wysong on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on Jun 5, 2020 at 9:12 am | 133 comments | 7368 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALBuild The Wall
A commentator on line, referred to the Schumer and Pelosi televised response as the twins from the film "The shinning". I...Original post made by Michael Austin on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Robert Adam, on Jan 13, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 125 comments | 3589 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALTo Jerry McNerney: Where is Your Town Meeting on Obamacare in Your Online Calendar?
I may have overlooked something in your online calendar below. Most Congressmen are coming back home from your recess...Original post made by Annette on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Jeb Bing, on Aug 28, 2010 at 9:14 am | 119 comments | 8918 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALLetter: Vote 'yes' on Prop. 8
Dear Editor, Read the full story here http://www.pleasantonweekly.com/story.php?story_id=4592 posted Friday, October 3,...Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 24, 2008 at 5:23 pm | 118 comments | 28857 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALSarah Pailin QUITS!!
Just what the doctor ordered!!..... Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin shocked the political word Friday by announcing that she will...Original post made by Jon on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mac, on Jul 17, 2009 at 5:41 pm | 115 comments | 6074 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALOn Obama Unprecedented Address to Public School Students on Sept. 8 ...
Dear Obama: I'll be listening VERY carefully to what you have to say in your unprecedented speech to public school students...Original post made by Jill on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by tj-24, on Sep 8, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 111 comments | 9505 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALRetirement Benefit Excesses of California Public Employees
I was motivated to start this thread by comments made on another thread (regarding the San Ramon property tax initiative)....Original post made by No Fear on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Cut, on May 12, 2009 at 7:15 am | 111 comments | 7776 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALWhy are people saying that a balanced Federal Budget won't work?
I think the proposal to have balanced budget on a Federal level is a great idea - we wouldn't be in the mess we're in if...Original post made by two cents on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Sick and Tired, on Jul 24, 2011 at 8:27 am | 111 comments | 6292 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALSwalwell launches political action committee targeting key election races for Democrats
Tri-Valley Congressman Eric Swalwell (D-Livermore) has announced the launch of a political action committee that aims to...Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by DKHSK, on May 28, 2020 at 7:19 am | 107 comments | 7757 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALEditorial: Re-elect Baker for Assembly, Swalwell for Congress
We reached our endorsement decisions for regional representative seats after meeting with the candidates or questioning them...Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Oct 23, 2018 at 10:19 pm | 105 comments | 8431 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALProposed New Driver Tax -" VMT"
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission(MTC)has proposed yet another tax. Drivers would be required to install a tracking...Original post made by Jason on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by steven, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:40 am | 104 comments | 5693 Views
STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONALDeveloper James Tong convicted of illegal contributions to Swalwell campaign
An East Bay real estate developer has been found guilty of funneling tens of thousands of illegal contributions to the congressional...Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by pope john, on Oct 20, 2019 at 9:29 pm | 103 comments | 13974 Views
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