The Piedmont Journal

November 24, 2015

The Piedmont Journal

Gasoline tax hike sputters to defeat

A Piedmont city councilman’s plan for paying for road improvements was struck down at Tuesday’s meeting.

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Dogs want to end Mustangs’ 3A run

Everything Piedmont tried turned into points in the early going of last Friday’s 64-22 playoff win over visiting Oakman. The Bulldogs led 40-0 with just more than five minutes still to play in the second quarter. The 64 points are the most a Steve Smith coached Piedmont team has put up in a playoff game, surpassing the 63 points the 2009 team scored in its quarterfinal round victory over Hamilton.


Climate change is biggest threat? Really?

In January 2014, answering a question about what kind of strategic threat ISIS posed, President Obama said, “The analogy we use around here sometimes, and I think is accurate, is if a J.V. team puts on Lakers uniforms, that doesn’t make them Kobe Bryant.” Coincidently, the “J.V. team” captured Falluja and parts of Ramadi that same month.


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