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Entries by Byron Williams from 01/2011

Schwarzenegger's Legacy is a Mixed Bag

| Posted 01.03.2011 | Los Angeles

California was dysfunctional before Schwarzenegger entered office and it will continue to be so for the foreseeable future.

Is George W. Bush the Most 'Significant' President Since FDR?

| Posted 01.07.2011 | Politics
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Who knows what future historians will conclude about the eight years of former President George W. Bush. Will hindsight lift him to the contemporary ...

We Just Lost a Bit More of Our Innocence

| Posted 01.12.2011 | Politics
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Because of the unprecedented manner that America was fast tracked from fledgling upstart to world power, there is a tendency to forget we still cling ...

Words of hope emerge from respectful discourse

| Posted 01.16.2011 | Impact
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The following words of hope are taken from a reader of this column. I was given permission to post this writing, but he prefers to remain anonymous: ...

Coyote and the sheepdog have much to teach Congress

| Posted 01.23.2011 | Politics
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One of my favorite cartoons as a youth (and dare I say even today) was the Warner Bros.' cartoon involving the coyote and sheepdog. These two antagon...

Can't Forget About the Present as We Look to Future

| Posted 01.30.2011 | Politics

The president sought to galvanize the nation around a single vision by using a metaphor from a time when the United States was losing the race to space. But is this really America's "Sputnik moment"?