look what's flyin' around out there:
The commission that drafted the new maps are all UC alumni:
New Calif. political maps to favor Democrats
Conservatives angry over Pell Grant funding in Boehner debt bill
Tea Party Won't Vote For Pell Grants For Welfare Queen College Students
Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont.) has compared Pell Grants to “welfare”.
“So you can go to college on Pell Grants — maybe I should not be telling anybody this because it’s turning out to be the welfare of the 21st century,” Rehberg told Blog Talk Radio in April. “You can go to school, collect your Pell Grants, get food stamps, low-income energy assistance, Section 8 housing, and all of a sudden we find ourselves subsidizing people that don’t have to graduate from college.”
oh well, with or without Pell, there's this: See how long it will take California college graduates to break even on their education
and Stafford loans could change too...
The UC Office of the President (UCOP) is proposing to revise the layoff policy that affects professional staff positions.
UC Irvine Dean of Law Erwin Chemerinsky: The Constitution, Obama and raising the debt ceiling
UCLA Prof. Jonathan Zasloff gives his take on the matter. or watch it: here.
"a broader connotation"-- we think Zasloff is on to something!
here, also referenced in the Zasloff piece, are Tribe and Dworkin:
A Ceiling We Can’t Wish Away By Laurence H. Tribe
Can Obama Extend the Debt Ceiling on His Own? Ronald Dworkin
Ezra UCLA alum Klein has even more: here.
wonder who questions the constitutionality of "Super Congresses"
looks like the White House is directly in on the negotiations until the US Senate takes this up again tomorrow 10am PST/1pm EST.
In the interim -- the Asian markets open.
Living in times like these....
- Richard Blum (AGAIN!)
- Wm. De La Pena
- Gareth Elliott
- George Kieffer
- Sherry Lansing (AGAIN!)
- Monica Lozano (AGAIN!)
- Hadi Makarechian
- Eloy Ortiz Oakley
- Norman Pattiz (AGAIN!)
- John A. Pérez
- Bonnie Reiss
- Richard Sherman
- Bruce Varner
- Charlene Zettel
- VACANT (M Anguiano?)
- VACANT (L Park?)
- UC Regents Committees
- Staff Advisors, Faculty Reps, Designates
- Ex Officio UC Regents
- UC Alumni Regents
- VACANT (E Tauscher?)
- VACANT (H Guber?)
- Paul Monge
"If the University were a business, it would likely be the largest corporation in California."
"If The University Were A Business, It Would Likely Be The Largest Corporation In California"-Regents Minutes (2010)