ECLECTIC RANT: Global Warming Deniers in Congressional Driver's Seat

Ralph E. Stone
Friday November 07, 2014 - 02:36:00 PM

Following the midterm elections, Republicans remain firmly in control of the U.S. House of Representatives and now enjoy a majority in the U.S. Senate. Senator James Inhofe (R-Ok) is expected to become Chairman of the Environmental and Public Works Committee (EPW). -more-

THE PUBLIC EYE: None Dare Call It Treason: Why Republicans Won

Bob Burnett
Friday November 07, 2014 - 09:03:00 AM

Democrats have offered many excuses for their devastating losses in the 2014-midterm election, but they failed to include the most obvious: they were weak. Starting with President Obama and extending through most of the Party leadership, Democrats didn’t fight back. Democrats routinely let Republicans get away with actions that, were the roles reversed, Republicans wouldn’t stand for. -more-

SENIOR POWER In behalf of old, disabled, and old disabled library patrons

By Helen Rippier Wheeler,
Friday November 07, 2014 - 09:29:00 AM

Welcome, Jeff Scott! Jeff Scott is the new Director of Berkeley’s Library Services. He commences his new role this month, November 2014. -more-

ON MENTAL ILLNESS: The Power of Written, Spoken, and Thought Words

Jack Bragen
Friday November 07, 2014 - 09:02:00 AM

Words are more than mere vibrations of the vocal cords. The words we speak change us and affect those around us, and the words we think may determine who we will become. Words can heal, or they can be used as weapons. -more-