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Tomorrow: Obama to visit Atherton for fundraiser

Original post made on Jun 28, 2018

Former President Barack Obama will be in Atherton on Friday, June 29, for a fundraiser at the home of Liz Simons and Mark Heising.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, June 28, 2018, 11:45 AM

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Atherton: other
on Jun 28, 2018 at 12:42 pm

For the first two years of President Obma's first term, he had a heavily majority Senate, and a majority House. Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Representative Jackie Speier, and Representative Anna Eshoo represented us then, as they do now. What did this group do about our immigration laws? Zero.


Posted by America is Great
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Jun 28, 2018 at 1:06 pm

Mike: What has Trump done with all three branches? I seem to recall a PROMISE about Mexico paying for a wall. Seen a check?

What did GW Bush do (until 2006)?

Reagan? Oh, yeah. The Amnesty.

Obama? Let's take a look:

"APRIL 23, 2012
Net Migration from Mexico Falls to Zero—and Perhaps Less"
Web Link

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To the topic: welcome back, Mr. President. The far fringe right would like to blast you about your tan suit again. Web Link

Ah, the good ol' days...


Posted by Beth
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jun 28, 2018 at 1:08 pm

I don't remember immigration laws being anywhere near the panic Republicans are feeling at this time.

According to Bush and Fox, immigration and country security were securely established in the Patriot Act. And the Democratic majority for 60 votes was thwarted by the Republicans, by using the filibuster!

Mike - why do you bring this up? In Obama's first 2 years, it was about security, on the heels of 9/11. Now it's partisan, about racism, loss of jobs(?), oh, and money of course.

I question your comment without addressing what the Republican congress did about any immigration laws then and now.



Posted by Wally
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jun 28, 2018 at 1:13 pm

A gathering of Turkeys trying to soar like eagles.


Posted by The Captain
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jun 28, 2018 at 2:01 pm

How exciting to have a return to our town of a truly great and inspirational leader! How we long for the days of compassion and caring, where education, health care, the environment and true family values were our values. What an honor it is to have President Obama, one of our greatest presidents, visit our town.


Posted by Same Old Nonsense
a resident of another community
on Jun 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Oh boy...the -45 cult is here *yet again*.

Okay, sport, let's try this:

*Permanent tax cuts for the 1% -- TEMPORARY tax cuts for the middle class
*A crippled federal bureaucracy, especially in the State Department
*North Korea restarting its nuclear program
*VA still performing below par, with no leadership in place
*Taking away children from asylum seekers, while condemning the practice by other nations
*Alienating allies, while cozying up to dictators

MAGA? Yeah, right.

Let's get this bum in jail.


Posted by OldManCA
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Jun 28, 2018 at 6:55 pm

OldManCA is a registered user.

Mike - The Senate during Obama’s terms passed a comprehensive bi-partisan immigration bill. Speaker Boehner would not allow it to come to the floor for a vote.

The GOP House preferred to have immigration as a political issue than attempt to solve it. Party over nation.

Where’s your contempt now?


Posted by Jack Hickey
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Jun 29, 2018 at 9:52 am

Jack Hickey is a registered user.

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