Times Observerhttp://www.timesobserver.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 16 Sep 2014 21:30:12 EDTTue, 16 Sep 2014 21:30:12 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssOur opinion: Acting locallyhttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/580206.htmlMargaret Mead, America's most famous cultural anthropologist, expressed a simple, yet eloquent, observation about the nature of activism, and although it's repeated often, we're going to do it again: "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,...Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTOur opinion: Terrorism is a Hydrahttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/580162.htmlIf President Barack Obama manages to destroy the Islamic State terrorist organization through an international coalition, the odds are he will make the same mistake committed by his predecessor, former President George W. Bush.Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTOur opinion: What so proudly we hailedhttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/580045.htmlIt is almost unfathomable to us today to imagine Washington, D.C., sacked and burned by a foreign invader, our president, cabinet and legislature evacuated to Maryland for safet.Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTOnly college grads need applyhttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/580046.htmlYou've heard of grade inflation? Welcome to the world of degree inflation. A new report finds that employers are increasingly requiring a bachelor's degree for positions that didn't used to require baccalaureate education.Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTExceptional luckhttp://www.timesobserver.com/page/content.detail/id/580047.htmlAfter enduring lavish praise while receiving an award before a big Hollywood dinner crowd, Jack Benny expertly deflected all the fawning with these words: "I don't deserve this honor, but then I have arthritis and I don't deserve that, either.Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDT