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Stephen Cassidy
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Former Mayor of San Leandro, California
Former Mayor of San Leandro, California

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Comment on the Misguided Negative Campaign Against Davis Wellness Center
Dear Friends: When I served as Mayor from 2011 through 2014, by far the  most consistent and outspoken opponent  against San Leandro allowing providers of medical marijuana to open a dispensary was Council member Diana Souza. She voted against every any pro...

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Obamacare's "mandated coverage for pre-existing conditions and, on most covered benefits, an end to annual and lifetime coverage caps" has played a significant role in reducing personal bankruptcies in the U.S. - down 50% since 2010.


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Bravo to the CFPB! Corporations like Wells Fargo have been able to defraud consumers by crafting mandatory arbitration provisions into contracts. Our 7th Amendment right to a civil jury trial has been effectively repealed by corporate America. The CFPB's rule changes the balance of power between corporations - entirely in the favor of corporations today - and gives consumers the ability to go to court and hold corporations accountable for misconduct. 

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Useful information for everyone that bikes.

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USCM Opposes Proposed Elimination of Community Development Block Grants, Other Key Priorities http://bit.ly/2mV7uHu
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"Trump’s Stalinist labeling of the media is his latest attempt to delegitimize the structures of civil society, following similar attacks on the courts and the intelligence community."

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My wife and I plus over 300 more men, women & children were proud to stand up for our Muslim friends, neighbors & families in Alameda, California yesterday at the Islamic Center of Alameda. Later last night I was sickened to learn of the mass shooting in Quebec City.
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Sadly this headline says it all: "In a Week, Trump Reshapes Decades of Perceptions About America"

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Today is Fred Korematsu Day in California. I was pleased to help organize the community effort to name the 9th grade high school campus at San Leandro High School after Fred. Learn more about Fred at http://www.korematsuinstitute.org/fred-t-korematsu-lifetime/

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A concise summary of your 1st Amendment protections when it comes to criticizing the President. 
+Chris Dolan: "What makes America great is that, as expressed by President Abraham Lincoln, we have a government of the People, by the People, and for the People. Under the First Amendment to the Bill of Rights to the U.S. Constitution it is our right to speak out and peacefully assemble in protest to the government."
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