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  • Last week in GOP triage punditry

     
    It's not clear what precipitated this convergence, but the opinion pages of the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and the Washington Post all devoted space last weekend to op-eds ruminating on contemporary conservatism. For those who missed this odd...
  • Michael Hiltzik: One hundred years of Peter Drucker

     
    The basic text I used for the lessons from the oeuvre of Peter Drucker, the subject of my last column for calendar 2009, is "The Essential Drucker," a 2001 digest of Drucker's writings dating to 1954, selected by himself. It's......
  • What we're reading now: iron chefs, paint chips, edible mysteries and the New Yorker

     
    Wake up sleepy heads! Here are your morning must-reads, should-reads and wanna-reads: -- Is "Pirates Cove Peach" a Ben & Jerry's flavor? Or a Pottery Barn paint chip? The cool kids over at Mental Floss.com put together this quiz that......
  • Campbell leaps into GOP Senate race, drops gubernatorial bid

     
    Former U.S. Rep. Tom Campbell announced this morning that he is entering the race to unseat U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, confirming rumors that have flared this week that he was leaving the California gubernatorial contest. Calling the nation's fiscal path......
  • Mike Thomas: Far-right lunatic!

     
    Thought I'd share this with the class. Got this e-mail, which was copied to everyone in the state of Florida. I couldn't resist a response. Which provoked a response.    Subject: First they came for the children.  The children will in some ca...
  • Second City Class of '79: A funny reminder that Second City came from Hyde Park

     
    Bruce Jarchow (left), Tim Kazurinsky and George Wendt perform at Second City in 1979. View more photos of famous Second City alumni HERE. George Wendt apologized for "a serious underrehearsed show." Tim Kazurinsky marveled at two sold-out e.t.c houses of....
  • Extension 720 Audio Archives, July 2007

    Milt talks with Seth Lerer, author of the new book, Inventing English: A Portable History of the Language. (7/23/07) Inventing English (80:03) Milt honors the life and work of the eminent economist Milton Friedman. Milt is joined by two friends and...
  • They Invested Years in Private Accounts

    They Invested Years in Private Accounts
    WASHINGTON — Back in 1997, proponents of overhauling Social Security met with the man who would become their most powerful convert: Texas Gov. George W. Bush, whose presidential ambitions were beginning to gel. The governor dined with Jose Piera,...
  • Gifts Flow, as Does the Access

    Gifts Flow, as Does the Access
    SACRAMENTO — When Richard Costigan resigned as lobbyist for the Chamber of Commerce last November, the business group chipped in for a $589 farewell gift, a wood-and-glass model of the domed Capitol where Costigan went to work for Arnold...
  • From the archives: Czechs Relegate Communist Party to Minority Role

    PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia -- Three weeks after it was born, this nation's opposition of students and political amateurs on Saturday won its revolution. The victory was sweeping: -- In a new government to be formally announced today, the opposition will hold...