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What if...?

What if, as a condition of the bailout, the auto industry was to be required to convert their retiree pension and medical...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Nov. 22, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 25, 2008 at 11:00 am | 24 comments | 2160 Views

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Stanford starts brain center to study altruism

The Stanford University School of Medicine has launched the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education, thanks...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Tsephel, on Jan 29, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 24 comments | 2133 Views

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Artificial trees as electrical energy producers

I had a thought, today, as I was driving down the road: Suppose artificial tree leaves could be made that are photovoltaic...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Alex, on Feb 11, 2009 at 8:41 am | 24 comments | 2500 Views

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Jewish Leaders Blast Clinton Over Israel Criticism

Zuckerman, Lawmakers, Local Jews Say Secretary Of State Not The Hillary Clinton They Used To Know "In a swift about face...

Original post made by Sharon on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 8, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 24 comments | 1975 Views

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With malice toward none...

Lincoln, under the standards of some current leftists, could have been charged with war crimes, and trashing the Consitution,...

Original post made by Gary on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 13, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 24 comments | 1887 Views

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Oakland to televise funeral of slain officers

The funeral for the four slain Oakland police officers -- to which numerous Midpeninsula police officers are attending today...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Mar 28, 2009 at 7:48 pm | 24 comments | 2221 Views

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A 'total cure' for health care?

Ask Harold S. "Hal" Luft about the national health care system, and he will admit: He's been itching to reform it for years....

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:03 am | 24 comments | 2202 Views

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Newsom declares governor run in Palo Alto -- and cyberspace

Trailed by TV cameras, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom made one of his first gubernatorial campaign stops at Facebook headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:18 am | 24 comments | 1767 Views

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Senate passes smoking ban at beaches, parks

A smoking ban on state beaches and parks passed the California state Senate on Thursday and could make the state the first...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Betty, on May 17, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 24 comments | 1668 Views

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The Most Trusted Man In America

Before I get to the politics of Vietnam, let me state some points I think everyone can agree with: 1) Walter Cronkite...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 24 comments | 1741 Views

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Task force investigates fire, woman's death

Police and fire officials are still investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Thursday in an Addison Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tamara, on Oct 20, 2009 at 6:37 pm | 24 comments | 2219 Views

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School board backs lower tax threshold

Saying they want to help cash-starved schools throughout California, members of the Palo Alto Board of Education Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Aug 1, 2010 at 9:10 pm | 24 comments | 2670 Views

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WAR - number 3

WAR U.S. military officials have confirmed today the "first" American tomahawk cruise missiles have been fired on targets...

Original post made by Terascale Idiocy on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by The real sharon, on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:39 am | 24 comments | 2956 Views

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9/11 Power to the Truthful

Not too long ago, I went to Berkeley to watch John Pilger�s �banned� film �The War You Don�t See,� a damning...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hire An Engineer, on Aug 28, 2011 at 8:23 am | 24 comments | 1340 Views

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"The 21st Century may be American after all, just like the last"

The title of this thread is the last line of an article in the Telegraph, about the coming turnaround for America. There...

Original post made by Gary on Oct. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 25, 2011 at 9:01 pm | 24 comments | 1275 Views

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Palo Alto mulls tougher stance on high-speed rail

The more Palo Alto officials learn about California's proposed high-speed rail, the more their opposition swells. On Monday...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Steve Silvin, on Jan 30, 2012 at 10:03 am | 24 comments | 1842 Views

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Wlker and his Lt Govenor Win in Wisconsin

WSJ MADISON, Wis.Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker survived a recall election Tuesday, dealing a blow to organized labor, unsettling...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Debbie, on Jun 7, 2012 at 9:57 am | 24 comments | 1609 Views

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"if youve got a business, you didnt build that."

This quote, by Obama, is emblematic of what he believes. The truth is that businesses ARE built by the risk-takers. It is...

Original post made by Jerome on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:26 am | 24 comments | 1222 Views

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The Omnishambles of Patraeus and Benghazigate

I know the American press and in fact all media worldwide like sex scandals, but please stop looking at this as a sex scandal...

Original post made by The wool is not being pulled over my eyes on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sharon hates Jews, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 24 comments | 1345 Views

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National commission: 'School inequality threatens U.S. prosperity'

"Not every kid's going to be as lucky as I was," says Mariano-Florentino "Tino" Cuellar, whose work ethic and smarts propelled...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Apr 24, 2013 at 9:33 am | 24 comments | 2224 Views
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