The Public Eye:Calling Obama the Fighter

By Bob Burnett
Tuesday September 14, 2010 - 10:23:00 AM

Each day it’s becoming more apparent that Democrats are headed for a whipping on November 2nd unless they get their act together. While it’s Barack Obama’s job to rally voters, a lot of Dems aren’t sure he can do it. We feel that somewhere over the course of the last 20 months, Obama lost his mojo and, as a result, doesn’t remember what he stands for or what the Democratic Party stands for. If Dems are going to pull victory out of the fire, we’re going to have to see passion from Obama; he’s going to have to take off his gloves and fight.


Senior Power:Sex and the Senior Citizen

By Helen Rippier Wheeler
Tuesday September 14, 2010 - 11:43:00 AM

“I just love Sleeping Beauty! The music, the sets, the costumes. It's so romantic!” declares Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw… “You only like it because she sleeps for a hundred years and doesn't age” responds chum Stanford Blatch. -more-

Blogbeat: How UC Berkeley is Being Dismantled

By Thomas Lord
Tuesday September 14, 2010 - 01:39:00 PM

Chris Newfield, a professor at the University of California Santa Barbara, has recently published an article called “Bain’s Blow to Berkeley”. It’s a gloomy analysis of how cost saving measures being implemented at UC Berkeley are likely not only to harm the University’s teaching mission, but in fact to increase rather than diminish costs. It’s a moving work. -more-