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Entries by William Bradley from 07/2011

A Shifting Republican Party Makes Mischief for Obama on Libya

| Posted 07.02.2011 | Politics

Republican pols are driving their voters against the Libyan War, even though the cost and exposure are minuscule in comparison to Afghanistan.

Why Did Jerry Brown Veto the Farm Worker Bill?

| Posted 07.08.2011 | Los Angeles

In any real biography of Jerry Brown, the farm workers are not only a big chapter, they are shot through the entire story. Yet, he vetoed the bill.

Obama Kabuki: The Budget and the Politics of Positioning

| Posted 07.13.2011 | Politics

Obama is said by insiders to have raised more than all the Republican candidates combined. So if he can appeal to the center without hurting his base, he's in good shape for 2012.

Over and Out, Above and Beyond: Is the Space Age Over Or Just Beginning?

| Posted 07.28.2011 | Technology

As I watched the last mission of Atlantis -- something utterly unimaginable in 1969 -- some of the old feeling came back. But it seemed, with due respect, rather generic, with a cloudy future overhanging it all.