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DeSaulnier seeks congressional funding for Tri-Valley projects

Original post made on Apr 28, 2023

U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier announced this month that he had advanced a request for federal funding in Congress for more than a dozen local projects throughout his district, including San Ramon and elsewhere in the Tri-Valley.

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Posted by Malcolm Hex
a resident of San Ramon
on Apr 28, 2023 at 11:04 pm

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The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly last Tuesday to pass a resolution marking Israel’s 75th anniversary, heralding the importance of the US-Israel relationship and urging the expansion of the Abraham Accords.

H.Res.311 passed 401-19, with 18 progressive Democrats opposing the measure amid growing comfort within the party to take such public stances against Israel.

Guess who was one of those Democrats? Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord). The very clown endorsed by this local rag. What a joke.

I thought DeSaulnier was more of centrist. Instead, he’s shown his true socialist colors. He voted not to support Israel along with LIhan Omar and Rashida.

Another Democrat rat gone astray.

Posted by Gary Reubens
a resident of another community
on Apr 29, 2023 at 12:00 pm

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This Danville San Ramon article is about congressional funding for local projects that Congressman DeSalnier is seeking...not his vote on U.S.-Istaeli relations.

Posted by Malcolm Hex
a resident of San Ramon
on Apr 30, 2023 at 11:57 pm

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Just pointing out another socialist Democrat.

Posted by Daryl/Darla Fontaine
a resident of Walnut Creek
on May 1, 2023 at 1:44 pm

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@Malcom Hex:
Though I am a firm supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders' social & economic agenda, it is obvious that in a country as large as the United States, a Socialist system is not feasible.

It is best reserved for smaller countries like Denmark and Sweden.

On the other hand, certain U.S. states if they were countries, would be prime candidates for a Socialist economic system including California, Illinois, New York, and possibly other words, states with stable industrial economies and tax revenues.

Red states are perhaps best served by Republican economic and social dogmas because many of their constituents adhere to such policies.

Posted by Ariel Lane
a resident of Walnut Creek
on May 2, 2023 at 9:35 am

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There has been ongoing discussion of a political and cultural civil war taking place in America but unlike 1860-65, there are no hard-line geographical boundaries like north and south.

It is a civil war of thought processes and social acceptances.

Posted by Malcolm Hex
a resident of San Ramon
on May 3, 2023 at 11:28 pm

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@ the DD Fontaines:

Ah yes, the same Bernie Saunders who partied with the communists in the former Soviet Union and called their system beautiful. You mean, that Bernie Saunders? But I digress…

Scandinavian “socialism” does not exist, except in the Marxian imagination of radical progressives. It is a chimera wrapped in an illusion inside a dream.

Fact: The economies of Denmark and the other Scandinavian countries are not socialist but capitalist. They depend on the free market to generate the funds that make their extensive welfare system possible. That’s right. Danes accept the universal high taxes as the price of the country’s universal welfare. Bernie Sanders prefers to skip over the fact that the top 10 percent of wealthy Danes pay “only” 26 percent of all income taxes.

Posted by Hakeem James
a resident of another community
on May 21, 2023 at 8:19 am

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@Mr. Hex:
The local Tri-Vally project funding that Congressman DeSalnier is seeking far outweighs the importance of voting to commemorate some distant accord that most people are oblivious to.

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