Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Obama's new normal

Obama's new normal
Rutland Herald
Last winter, I had lunch with a junior White House official who works on economic issues. The unemployment rate had just dipped to 8.3 percent, and I asked if he was encouraged by the figure, and hopeful that it might be down another point by Election Day.

LETTER: 'New normal' syndrome in country
Kingston Daily Freeman
For obvious reasons, the national media has dropped reporting on the "new normal" syndrome. Nonetheless, "new normal" factors enable one to review some of the administration's performance. The Economist, Fortune and government data provided many ...

Debating the New Normal
Town Hall
Driving through the battleground of Virginia on my way south provided a moment of clarity not usually found when surrounded by the Washington Establishment. It is abundantly clear that for all the handwringing about the state of the presidential race ...

'The New Normal' 1.05 photos and spoilers: The mother-in-law
"The New Normal" will air its next episode on Channel 12 in Tempe on Tuesday night, and now fans are being given a glimpse at the next episode, "The New Normal" episode 1.04 titled "Nanagasm." On Friday, September 28, Spoiler TV shared the photos ...

How fat has become the new normal
Globe and Mail
Peter Nieman, a well-known pediatrician based at Calgary's Pediatric Weight Clinic, says that more often than not, when he sits down with parents of children who are overweight or obese, they don't even realize there's a problem. Then, Nieman shows ...

Globe and Mail

Medication management, wound care part of new normal for caregivers
Today, AARP Public Policy Institute (PPI) and the United Hospital Fund (UHF) released a new report that finds 46 percent of family caregivers perform medical and nursing tasks for care recipients with multiple chronic physical and cognitive conditions.

What Affluent Investors Fear
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Julie Steinberg. Welcome to the “new normal.” Nearly half of Americans with more than $250,000 in assets believe the prolonged economic uncertainty is a new reality they have to adjust to, and 94% of them believe they're better prepared today to ...

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Morgan Sindall to close north east office
Construction News
New construction MD for north and Wales Dave Smith told CN it was about adapting to the “new normal” of lower construction volumes after the firm reported a rise in profits but a drop in volumes. The company has now confirmed that the restructure in ...

Change Can Ensure You Survive and Thrive in Today's New Normal
RisMedia.com (press release)
Replacing bricks and mortar with virtual space is no longer a new concept. It's a tactic born during the recent downturn because it simply made economic sense. But it's a strategy today that is gaining favor for a variety of reasons – not the least of ...

RisMedia.com (press release)

Back from the brink, again
Philadelphia Inquirer
The heart patient and now cancer survivor will chronicle his return to everyday life in a new blog on Philly.com's health channel, "Living With the New Normal." "My head is in a good place because I had to go through all of this," he said. "It has made ...

Philadelphia Inquirer

Correspondent banking under Dodd-Frank, Section 1073: the new normal
The Banker (registration)
The Dodd-Frank Act, Section 1073 is going to alter the practice of retail cross-border payments services – not just for US-based financial institutions but also for their correspondent banking relationships abroad. The deadline is near, but a practical ...

A pause in export-led growth?
FT Alphaville (blog)
Some China economists have welcomed the official PMI coming within a whisker of 50, but we don't see a lot to be excited about — it seems indicate little, apart from support for a “new normal” in Chinese growth. The components of the main figure all ...

TV on Tap: "Downton Abbey" Is Getting a Prequel, NBC Is Adapting "About a Boy ...
Last week's episode of The New Normal echoed the fifth episode of Maude, where Maude tries to find African-American friends to invite to a party, only to end up inviting her maid. If liberal hypocrisy ends up a theme for the series, it'll improve The ...


TV best bets with returns of '30 Rock,' 'Raising Hope,' 'Jersey Shore'
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Then again, relatively speaking, its sitcom “Go On” is holding up well after three episodes while three other sitcoms (”Animal Practice,” “Guys With Kids” and “The New Normal”) have more to worry about. ABC's new drama “Last Resort” did okay in its ...

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

The Multi-Track Ph.D.
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
Instead we're confronting a new normal, and we have to adjust accordingly. The most recent sign of collective awakening is a white paper titled "The Future of the Humanities Ph.D. at Stanford." Written by Russell Berman, a professor of German studies ...

Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Photo Flash: First Look at Robert Hager, Kristine Fraelich and More in Arden ...
Broadway World
Twitter Watch: Ryan Murphy-'Nicole Richie and the Legendary George Takei are Joining THE NEW NORMAL Family' · David Mirvish Writes Letter Addressing New Toronto Complex and Loss of the Princess of Wales Theatre · BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Linda ...

Comedy production back on the rise in Los Angeles
Columbus Dispatch
In fact, 16 new network comedies are making their debut in Los Angeles this fall and at midseason, including The New Normal (NBC), Ben and Kate (Fox) and The Neighbors (ABC), according to FilmL.A. “For Los Angeles, comedies are the last piece of the ...

Columbus Dispatch

Fall TV: Single women arrive in force
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
Ali Adler, co-creator of “The New Normal,” says that women, particularly single moms, are experiencing a “what can I be when I grow up?” point in their lives. “The New Normal” showcases King as Goldie, a single mom from the Midwest who wants to give ...

RHOA's NeNe Leakes Plays Coy About Staying On Reality Television
Reality Tea (blog)
NeNe is now commuting between Atlanta and Los Angeles where she is filming the NBC sitcom The New Normal. She's no longer screaming in Kim Zolciak's face. Instead she's trading jokes with The Ellen Barkin. So, it begs the question…will NeNe be a ...

Reality Tea (blog)

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