December 31, 2007
Cartoon review Tuesday!
Be sure to pick up the Tuesday Jan. 1 print edition of the Star, for my full-page year-in-cartoons review!
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 4:46 PM
December 28, 2007
The assassination of Benazir Bhutto
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 8:46 AM
December 27, 2007
Calif. vs. the EPA
The Environmental Protection Agency has refused to allow California and other states to set emissions standards more stringent than federal standards. Lawsuits are promised.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 6:08 AM
December 23, 2007
California had been making progress in overcoming its multi-billion dollar deficit. And then the housing market collapsed...
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 5:22 AM
December 18, 2007
Bush Global Warming monument
It was reported that, at the just-concluded international summit on Global Warming held in Bali, there was exasperation from pretty much every other country at the United States' reluctance to take strong action (despite the U.S. being the world's biggest carbon dioxide emitter), and a widespread resigned attitude of needing to wait for another president to succeed Bush before much is likely to get done.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 6:46 AM
December 11, 2007
Kids and fitness
A front-page story from Friday's Star talked about how area students scored lower this year than last on the state's annual fitness test.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 6:09 AM
December 4, 2007
There to stay
Feel free to sing along. There is an increasing belief that some kind of US military presence will need to stay in Iraq long term, perhaps for decades -- much as we continue to remain in South Korea -- to maintain some sense of peace there.
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 6:33 AM
December 2, 2007
Real estate market declines steeply
Posted by Steve Greenberg at 6:47 AM