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Entries by William Bradley from 10/2011

California's Wild Ride: Of Arnold, Jerry, And Various Vanities Fair (And Otherwise)

| Posted 10.04.2011 | Los Angeles

Jerry Brown, oddly, isn't mentioned at all in a rambling feature in the new Vanity Fair which is seemingly about the challenges he faces and, ostensibly (given the title, "California and Bust"), the state he governs.

Afghan War at 10, 9/11 at 10+: Did Osama bin Laden Win After All?

| Posted 10.07.2011 | World

Osama bin Laden may be the man who crashed the world. With a great deal of help from not unpredictable actions on the part of his enemies.

Signs: Jerry Brown After a Disappointing Legislative Year

| Posted 10.20.2011 | Los Angeles

Brown and his appointees are digging into future economic and energy policy, the prospects for major water and high-speed rail projects, the possibility of mid-course cuts in the current state budget, and the 2012 elections.

Steve Jobs: Hardly a Perfect Person, Perhaps a Perfect Icon

| Posted 10.26.2011 | Technology

Steve Jobs made it his mission to develop, design, and diffuse the stuff of the future, today. Recovering from early mistakes in as dramatic a fashion as possible, he delivered. It's not perpetual world peace, but it's enough for one person.

'Out of Context': Hillary's PR Offensive

| Posted 10.29.2011 | World

It makes sense for Clinton to be so prominent now. Even when people believed in the economic recovery, President Barack Obama's extensive early foreign travel had quickly diminishing returns in PR terms.