The former two-term governor of California told me over the summer that he still believes that most things get done through "action in the center" away from the extremes.
It's been a fairly quiet campaign season so far in California with the exception of Proposition 32, the effort to rein in campaign spending by public employee unions by taking away their ability to have automatic paycheck deductions from union members.
Eastwood is a very familiar character here in California. I've met him, can't say I know him, but certainly know friends of his. This episode surprised me on a few levels.
By Susan Ferriss...
Romney and Whitman are basically two peas from the same pod: Bland, entitled, attacking, possessed of no clear beliefs other than enrichment through financialized capitalism. No wonder they have so much in common as political figures.
The dynamic shift toward computing in the palm of your hand and storage in the cloud is bleeding four former Goliaths -- from creaky computing stalwarts like HP and Dell to recently pioneering mobile behemoths, Nokia and Rim. All four of these companies desperately need fresh strategies and narratives.
Here are ten reasons why it makes sense to be suspicious of the Facebook IPO, starting with the fact that any overview of the three institutions which handled it might best be described as "rounding up the usual suspects."
It might just be President Hillary Clinton, after all. But what would that mean? Could she move the country forward after a tumultuous period of transition under Barack Obama?
Jerry Brown, back for a third term after his fascinating two terms as governor in the 1970s and '80s is now California's oldest governor, with little sign of slowing down.
There's a lot of hissing and moaning on the right in California, and among some avowedly middle-of-the-road pundits, about Governor Jerry Brown's compromise with a left-labor coalition on his November revenue initiative.
Romney and his people are being boxed into a position of asserting that anyone who criticizes the anything goes practices of Wall Street is "anti-free enterprise." That dog won't hunt. In fact, that dog will turn around and bite. Very, very hard.
Stuart Stevens, Romney's chief strategist, attacked Romney protege Meg Whitman for her own adventures in capitalism during the 2010 California's governor's race.
There were plenty of gadgets shipped in 2011, but the big stories of the year were about the people who made them and used them to change the world.
If more women like Whitman, actually reach out and grab such a high profile job like CEO of HP then perhaps we are actually moving toward equality in the corporate (boy scout) world.
Will women transform the meaning of power by distributing power rather than holding onto it, by engaging people rather than dictating to them, and by seeking to bring the best out in people rather than focusing on themselves as center stage heroes?
The key to success lies not in never quitting, but in knowing when to quit. Here's why quitting can actually be better for your happiness -- and your health.