Monthly Archives: July 2010

Why isn’t $174,000 in annual salary enough, Rep. Woolsey?

As most of us know, Lynn Woolsey was one of only 15 members of the House who voted for a pay raise of $1700. The cost-of-living increase went down to resounding defeat with 402 voting against it. The great majority of the … Continue reading

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No scruples about procedural shortcuts

Apparently, the end justifies the means for Lynn Woolsey. A glaring example came up as the health care bill was being decided in Congress. I quote from an unpublished March 19 letter to the Press Democrat: Rep. Lynn Woolsey is on the record as saying she … Continue reading

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An “F” on Immigration Issues

Illegal immigration is a hot-button issue for voters who generally hold the opinion that existing immigration laws should be firmly enforced by the federal government and who want the borders secured before there is discussion of what should be done … Continue reading

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More on Rep. Woolsey and health care…

If you didn’t attend last year’s health care town hall meeting in Petaluma, you owe it to yourself to see it. There are some clips on youtube, but Marin County’s G-Channel provides complete and high-quality coverage. Listen carefully to both the … Continue reading

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Lynn Woolsey: how could you support this mess?

The bewildering new health care system defined by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 is graphically depicted: To view a larger .pdf version of this eye-straining chart, click go the the … Continue reading

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What about term limits for Congress?

Given the dismal opinion so many of us have of Congress, it’s no surprise that there is increasing consideration being given to the idea of imposing term limits on our U.S. senators and representatives. Here is one person’s solution: the … Continue reading

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Why a nature photo in the banner instead of Rep. Woolsey?

I’ve lived in the 6th District all my life. Mainly, it’s been Sonoma County for me, but I also spent about seven years in Marin County. This is such a breathtakingly beautiful area, with vistas, forests, beaches, vineyards, rivers, and ponds … Continue reading

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