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MENLO PARK

League of Women Voters Bias

The League of Women Voters claims to be a non-partisan organization. I wish that were true but it is not. The voter registration...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Oct 4, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 1423 Views

FICTION

Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 4091 Views

MENLO PARK

Council Members should be paid at least the unemployment rate

I attended the City Council meeting last night and was appalled to learn that Menlo park City Council members only earn $600/month....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Dec 10, 2010 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 1034 Views

MENLO PARK

Reckless Driver on Santa Cruz

[Post removed. Town Square is not the place to accuse someone of breaking the law. Please refer your observations to the...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1162 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras cause an increase in Traffic Deaths

People are making unsafe stops when the traffic light turns yellow. This has resulted in a dramatic increase in rear end...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:47 am | 23 comments | 3457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama’s Medicare hypocrisy

Dick Morris wrote a great article on how Obama is throwing seniors under the Medicare Bus. Please refer to this article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jun 16, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 127 comments | 4876 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Almanac Rush to Judgment

A friend of mine Lisa Rossetti wrote a great article in the Lagonian. I asked her if she would publish that in the Almanac...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by STINGY, on Aug 30, 2011 at 11:54 am | 11 comments | 1970 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Russia's Post Office has issued a Collection of Stamps Honoring Obama's 50th Birthday

How appropriate for Russia to be honoring Obama. Do view the news click on this link http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/08/02/54099467.html Dasvidaniya Hank...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sung, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1434 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The Danger of PG&E Smart Meters

Smart meters are here. The purpose of smart meters is not to save the cost employing of meter readers but to introduce multi-tier...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2007 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did PG&E mislead the public regarding the ClimateSmart Program?

The Menlo Park CIty Council already threw away $15,000 of our taxpayer money on this "feel good" liberal scheme to assuage...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Liberal Columnist Tom Elias breaks ranks with the radical left by exposing the truth about renewable energy

Tom, Elias a columnist, noted for his left of center views, broke ranks with the radical left to expose the corruption of...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Nov 26, 2011 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 2027 Views

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White House Web page asking what you would do with the $40/week you save on your reduced social security contribution

The White House is soliciting comments on what you would do with the $40 you save per week on reduced social security contributions....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 46 comments | 2047 Views

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Obama raises over twice as much money than Romney at Romney's old Firm Bain Capital

The Washington Post, a newspaper renowned for its "progessive" views has reported that Barack Obama raised over twice as...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Burl, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 1398 Views

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New York Times article bashes U.S. Constitution

Talk about bait and switch. The title of the article says "We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World". The...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 2800 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What the Board of Supes race is really all about

To find out click here http://www.mpimaps.com/nggallery/page-270/image/1511/ If Ms. Keith wins the Board of Supes race...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Minutes, on Mar 5, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 4031 Views

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Outstanding article written in the WSJ by two Stanford Profs

Michael Boskin and John Cogan respectively are professors of economics and public policy at Stanford University. They are...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 1026 Views

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Scott Walker opens up an 8 pt Lead in the recall election

Today the Milwaukee Wisconsin Sentinel Journal announced that Governor Scott Walker has opened a commanding lead to thwart...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 16 comments | 1722 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Former President Clinton gives Governor Romney Glowing Praise

Last Thursday on CNN Bill Clinton praised Mitt Romney while he was the CEO of Bain Capital. Former President Clinton said...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Romney Rubio 2016, on Oct 10, 2014 at 1:04 pm | 64 comments | 3788 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The Transit of Venus As Viewed From Around The World

Check out this web link to see the most extraordinary photos of the Transit of Venus. The next transit will be in 2117. ...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jun. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

David Boesch selected to be Placer County's New County Manager

Mr. Boesch will be paid $215,384 a year, plus management benefits. David Boesch starts next Monday. Please read article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 13, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1101 Views
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