Current TV hasn't had much of a presence at the twice-yearly Television Critics Association gatherings since its initial presentation near the time of its launch at the Summer 2005 tour. That changed Friday.
Were the 2008 film tax incentives too costly for a cash-strapped state just coming out of one of the auto industry's worst slumps which caused two automotive bankruptcies? Not in my opinion or in the opinion of many others.
The models are there. The federal experiment with Race to the Top worked. The state experiments with public-private partnerships are working. Let's combine the two and create millions of jobs in America.
Our country's insane prohibition on marijuana -- a safe, non-toxic, and well-studied drug -- is now leading consumers to experiment with lesser-known, and potentially much more dangerous, alternatives.
The author was obviously trying to put the 2009 dinner in context with how previous years' affairs went. But he may have gotten a bit carried away in including quite so many characters, even as afterthoughts.