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Sarah's clothes v Michelle's clothes

Politics aside, I am beginning to have a little sympathy for Sarah Palin. At the time of her acceptance speach, I read...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 12, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 17 comments | 1938 Views

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London Times Headline Article 11/13

"Vladimir Putin ‘wanted to hang Georgian President Saakashvili by the balls’" A report of the conversation between Prime...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2003 Views

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Obama and Hillary

I would not be at all surprised to discover that Obama is offering Hillary the Secretary of State job. Something tells me...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 19, 2008 at 8:12 pm | 3 comments | 1760 Views

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Obama's Snubbed by Official Washington

It is usual for the incoming President-Elect to stay at Blair House before their Inauguration. It turns out that the Obama's...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 4, 2009 at 10:11 am | 6 comments | 1888 Views

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Hamas Rockets threaten Israel's Nuclear Plant

A new reason for Israel to invade Gaza was revealed today by the Times of London. Hamas' long range missiles can now reach...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1658 Views

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Democrats to blame for Wall Street Bailout Bonuses

Eshoo and Obama, remember how you all advocated for the "rescue" of the banks? $700 billion in bailout funds were hoisted...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 2, 2009 at 11:21 am | 8 comments | 1775 Views

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Car pool lane to SFO

I have just returned from dropping a passenger at SFO for an international flight as public transport to the airport is not...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Feb 4, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 4 comments | 2061 Views

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Near Misses on rail track grade crossings

Interesting report and video on near misses on grade crossings (level crossings) in the UK. One car misses by inches, one...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:10 am | 8 comments | 1739 Views

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Don't worry kids, Stanford will teach Mom & Dad about Facebook

Interesting class for wannabe techie parents!! Article from the Merc. http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_11648461?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com As...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1933 Views

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Federal Obligations Exceed World GDP

Hail to the chief! We did it guys. Federal obligations exceed world GDP Does $65.5 trillion terrify anyone yet? -------------------------------------------------------------...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Feb 17, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 8 comments | 1823 Views

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Tax Hikes, AIG Bailout

Can someone please explain why AIG gets more than $200 Billion from us for losing money? Can someone please explain why...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by PointOfView, on Mar 3, 2009 at 9:22 pm | 9 comments | 1669 Views

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The Democrats, the Banks, and Your Tax Dollars

The Democrats herald themselves as the party of change, the party of hope, and the New Deal. But while Democrats love to...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Mar 12, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 1789 Views

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Buying a New Car

People want to save money these days, it's understandable. You want to save for the thing that matter: retirement, college...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1777 Views

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Fannie and Freddie execs got bonuses too

These companies also got massive bailouts and the execs got bonuses. The democrat-led bailout circus never ends. See the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by QQ more, on Mar 21, 2009 at 11:41 am | 6 comments | 1722 Views

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China to Lead Electric Car Revolution

China vies to surpass the U.S. in electric car production, meanwhile American fixate on how to save GM. Silicon Valley watch...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 3, 2009 at 4:25 am | 11 comments | 1630 Views

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9.25% Sales Tax

I went out today and did some shopping, got my hair cut, and had dinner with my husband. Wow, it's very shocking to have...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 8, 2009 at 2:24 am | 9 comments | 1848 Views

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The One Banker Who Got It

http://www.forbes.com/2009/04/03/banking-andy-beal-business-wall-street-beal.html Fascinating story about this banker...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Perepective, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

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America and Israel: Friends No More?

Does anyone find Obama's willingness to allow Iran to continue its nuclear buildups odd? It also seems that America and...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Inquisitive, on Apr 20, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1747 Views

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Why is bike to work thread restricted to registered users?

Is bike to work so controversial that it needs to be kept to registered users? My comment would have been that the schools...

Original post made by Resident on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by RS, on May 13, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1780 Views

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Another fatality on Caltrain - poses questions

Another fatality today on Caltrain, the third in less than two weeks, should cause Caltrain to ask itself some tough questions....

Original post made by Resident on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 15, 2009 at 4:56 am | 5 comments | 1787 Views
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