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Local Republican leaders endorse McNerney

Original post made by Chet, Danville, on Jul 2, 2010

Dublin, CA – Local Republican leaders Mayor Mike Doyle of Danville, Councilmember Steve Abercrombie of Tracy and former Mayor and Councilmember Jack Snyder of Manteca today offered their support to Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11).

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Posted by Rick Pshaw
a resident of Danville
on Jul 2, 2010 at 9:05 pm

"Local Republican leaders endorse McNerney" ??

Since when is Manteca local? When you have to stretch that far to find an endorsement, it loses some vigor, doesn't it.

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Posted by jrm
a resident of Vista Grande Elementary School
on Jul 2, 2010 at 9:29 pm

jrm is a registered user.

Rick Pee....this is the gerrymandered geography of the district I believe dude....remember Pombo?

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Posted by Ginger
a resident of Danville
on Jul 6, 2010 at 5:23 pm

That's just sick. These are the kind of Republicrats we don't need. Get them out of there! Get a real Republican in.

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Posted by David
a resident of Danville
on Jul 9, 2010 at 11:17 pm

What!!! These RINOs have lost it! At the same time Jerry "the Pelosi of Pleasanton" McNerney is smiling and shaking your hand at the VFW BBQ....he's going back to DC and spending your children and grandchildren into a debt load that is designed to crush America so the Socialist can rebuild their Marxist "utopia" from the ashes.

Wake up Patriots! McNerney and his ilk are attacking our constitution that these veterans bled and died defending. He must be defeated! Join a TEA Party group ASAP and take your country back! or the Get involved in the David Harmer campaign to defeat McNerney. Take action!!

Find our more about McNerney at: Web Link

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Posted by Carl Swanson
a resident of San Ramon
on Oct 30, 2010 at 1:56 pm

I am a veteran too but improving the economy of California is more important than providing veteran benefits. If we want to improve the California economy we have to eliminate illegal immigration but Jerry McNerney has no interest in doing this because he feels votes from the Latino community will put him into his congressional seat again. I begged him to put out a statement stating his position on illegal immegration but he did not provide it. He receives a "D" grade on his voting in regard to Immigration Reducttion (check it out if you don['t believe it). For this I cannot support Jerry McNerney and these republicans who support McNerney have no interest in Immigration Reduction so if you have more interest in Veteran benefits than a decent job, go ahead and vote for McNerney as for me I vote for jobs and the improvement of California Economy. Beyond this, Jerry McNerney is such a whimp. He thinks that hiding behind the coat tails of Nancy Pelosi will win the election for him. This is very sorry. Please give this a lot of thought and DO NOT VOTE for McNerney.

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Posted by Chet
a resident of Danville
on Oct 30, 2010 at 3:13 pm

Carl- You could not be more wrong about our fine Congressman Jerry McNerney. This is what Jerry say on immigration and he has a voting record that reflects his stated policy.

From Jerry McNerney-

We also need an immigration policy that is tough, fair, and practical. Rather than playing politics with the issue, we need reform that provides greater enforcement and actually seeks to solve the problem. We should improve enforcement and strengthen penalties for employers and contractors who knowingly hire illegal immigrants, manage seasonal labor programs for local agriculture effectively, and develop a stronger system to monitor and crack down on illegal trafficking at our borders.

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Posted by cardinal
a resident of Diablo
on Oct 31, 2010 at 9:05 am

Heck -- EVerybody except Milton Friedman and the Latter Day Saints has endorsed McNerney. And I've heard that a few of those Saints are wavering (Friedman's dead).

Actually, "Milton Friedman and the Latter Day Saints" would be a good name for a rock-and-roll band.

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Posted by Concerned
a resident of Alamo
on Nov 2, 2010 at 6:44 am

It's time to show Doyle the door.

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Posted by Farmer Dave
a resident of another community
on Nov 2, 2010 at 7:30 am

Farmer Dave is a registered user.

Dear Concerned,

Are you going to run against Mike Doyle? What's your campaign platform? Oh that's right, you can't since you live in Alamo (which doesn't have a mayor or city council).

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Posted by Duffy
a resident of Danville
on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:00 am

Doyle is perfectly free as a citizen to endorse anyone he wishes to. BUT when he endorses a partisan political candidate from the office of Mayor he fails to recognise that the office he holds is a non-partisan office. This is most inappropriate and hopefully will cost him his reelection should he choose to run again.

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Posted by Greg
a resident of Danville
on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:43 am

Mayor Doyle and other Republican office holders certainly have the right to endorse anyone for office. However, their endorsements are centered on Mr. McNerney's pro veteran support and the fact that he shows up at local community events, without looking at his entire voting record. Supporting veterans and attending ribbon cutting ceremonies while voting yes on hundreds of other measures that are destroying our economy, our freedoms and our children's financial future is ultimately bad for the country. Mr. McNerney votes in lock step with the most far left elements of the Democratic Party and does not represent the beliefs of the vast majority of the citizens of his District, Republican, Democrat or Independent.

I know the sacrifices that running for office require and commend Mr. McNerney for his service. However, his views and his voting record are not aligned with the congressional district he represents. Assuming he is defeated for reelection, he might consider moving to San Francisco and running for office in that city where he would be considered a moderate.

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