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  • Republicans, 'racism' & Latino pride

     
    by Mark Silva In the course of any debate, the most extreme views have a way of overshadowing sensible discourse. And they have a way of backfiring on the most extreme debaters -- iand perhaps their entire party, when the......
  • On Jeff Sessions: 'Tell Me More'

     
    by Mark Silva J. Gerald Hebert, a former senior trial attorney in the Civil Rights division of the Department of Justice, was one of the voices who derailed Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III in his bid for a federal judgeship in......
  • Let them eat artisanal cake

     
    Much as I love the whole eat-local movement and respect Alice Waters, the opinion piece from the Los Angeles Times that MrRational linked to in a comment had me rolling on the floor. In case you're one of those readers......
  • 'Republicans are ------ but Obama is not'

     
    by Mark Silva Glenn Beck, the FOX News commentator, has warned viewers about all the "czars'' that the Obama administration is amassing, including the "Communist'' "green czar,'' Van Jones, adviser for green Jobs at the White House Council on...
  • Unemployment surpasses 10 percent

     
    by Don Lee The nation's unemployment rate surged to 10.2 percent in October, reaching double digits for the first time in 26 years, the Labor Department reported today. The unexpected sharp increase, from 9.8 percent in September, came as employers......
  • New developments

     
    On Sept. 4, 2008, a Richmond real estate agent signed a $25,000 check as earnest money on a $5.2 million deal to buy the unsold lots and homes in Dunston Hall. This was days before EVB won a $7 million judgment......
  • 'The Bachelor': Final four revealed

     
    Here's Kathryn on tonight's Bachelor: On the Wings of Love ...The women and Jake arrive in San Francisco. I went to SF once. I was visiting a friend who was attending Berkeley at the time and he took me into......
  • Obama judicial appointee: Alito critic

     
    by Christi Parsons President Barack Obama will name Berkeley Law Professor Goodwin Liu to serve on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, making him the only active Asian-American judge on that court -- or possibly any federal appellate court --......
  • Breast-milk cheese

     
    As a mother, I'm all for breastfeeding. As a home cook, I'm all for cheese making. But as a restaurant-goer, I'm not sure what to make of the New York chef serving cheese made with his wife's breast milk. Finally,......
  • Theodore B. Olson: Legal eagle

    When you've pleaded a case before the United States Supreme Court, your memento, your trophy, is a white quill. Some lawyers get one and treasure it forever. Ted Olson has enough to fletch an eagle, and he hopes to add one more -- legalizing same-sex...
  • A California tax on oil drilling? Why not?

    The most persistent misconception about Californians is that we hate to raise taxes. The truth is that we adore raising taxes -- as long as someone else is paying, that is. So nonsmokers vote to raise cigarette taxes, teetotalers to raise liquor taxes....