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  • Have liberals lost the middle class?

    Democrats for over a century were associated with the American middle class. Working-class voters once believed that Democratic-inspired intervention into the economy -- minimum-wage laws, overtime pay, Social Security, Medicare, workers' compensation --...
  • Why that ruling against teacher tenure won't help your schoolchildren

    Tuesday's ruling by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu declaring all sorts of job protections for teachers "unconstitutional" is being hailed by a certain category of education activists.  What's curious about this is that they seem to...
  • Ethnic aristocracies have no place in modern America

    Once upon a time, the liberal position was to reject the old discriminatory branding of people by the color of their skins rather than by the content of their characters. Not now. Political and career advantage is found in trumpeting -- or occasionally...
  • Search Firm Faulted For Overlooking 'Ph.D.' Claims In Carter's Past; Says It Will Make Good

     Search Firm Faulted For Overlooking 'Ph.D.' Claims In Carter's Past; Says It Will Make Good
    You're in front of a Google search screen. You type in "Terrence Carter" — in quotation marks — and then add Chicago, his hometown. Hit "Enter." On the first page of results there's a link for some speakers' biographies for a 2011...
  • Appetite for condo eateries has vanished

    The restaurant industry is rough enough. It's even rougher when your primary business is real estate during a monster recession. Steve Kodsi found out the hard way last week when he closed two restaurants he operated in the bottom of one of his...
  • On the Cheap: Save on gift-wrap one way or another

    Here's a statistic that will have you reaching for the newspapers in your recycling bin. "If every American family wrapped just three presents in re-used materials, it would save enough paper to cover 45,000 football fields." That's according to the...
  • Mike London believes that academic powers can win on the field

    Mike London believes that academic powers can win on the field
    - Mike London is used to coaching at academic-oriented schools - The team's second-semester GPA was its best in 10 years - London: Winning is a priority, but so are academics Spare Mike London the trite, tired and patently false notion that the...
  • Top Gun football camp lands in James City County

    Top Gun football camp lands in James City County
    As a former campaign manager for Sen. Bill Bradley and New Jersey Gov. Jim Florio, Doug Berman is no stranger to logistical migraines. This week's Top Gun football camp in James City County figures to further challenge his planning skills. With more than...
  • Restoration Porsche - Part 1

    I became the owner of a 1967 Porsche 912 in March 2009, a few months after my brother Alan died unexpectedly of a heart attack in California, where he lived. At a memorial service for him on the campus of Stanford University, his wife offered me Alan&...
  • Lender 2.0: Kiva's Premal Shah

    Lender 2.0: Kiva's Premal Shah
    I could just see the eyebrows rising around the room. I was moderating a panel on philanthropy not long ago, and on my left, Premal Shah, the president of Kiva.org, was talking animatedly about how much fun Kiva donors had, competing with each other, in...
  • Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh learned his trade working for his dad

    Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh learned his trade working for his dad
    At first blush, Jim Harbaugh's career arc appears familiar: Star player migrates to coaching, works as a college assistant, dabbles in the NFL, returns to campus as a mid-major head coach and parlays success there into a headliner gig. But wait. How...