Major League Baseball gives the Dodgers a new boss, formerly President of the Texas Rangers and Ambassador to Australia and Japan. Also, four months ago, California voters wanted to reduce the state's $26 billion deficit with spending cuts alone. Not any more. Now they're willing to mix spending cuts and increased taxes, if they get a chance to vote on the option. The biggest change is among Republicans. Have they been listening to Governor Brown? On our rebroadcast of To the Point, Cuba's dictatorship is about the same age as those in the Middle East and North Africa, and it's an economic disaster. But, when Fidel Castro's old cronies got a new lease on leadership last week, the next generation did not rise up in protest. We ask why.
Banner image: Clayton Kershaw #22 and Ivan De Jesus #13 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate a two run homerun of Matt Kemp for a 2-1 win over the St Louis Cardinals with Andre Ethier #16 during the ninth inning at Dodger Stadium on April 17, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Harry How/Getty Images