Alvin Felzenberg


December 2010


Obama Should Return ROTC to Elite Universities

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Last week, I advanced several ideas the president might include in the State of the Union Address he is to give early in the New Year.

I listed four priorities: infrastructure, education, national security, and national defense; and tried to demonstrate how they were interconnected. President ...

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Grant, Ulysses S.
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Ideas for Obama's 2011 State of the Union Address

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With the Congress about to conclude its business for the year and the president departing for Hawaii, now might be as good a time as any to contemplate how the two branches might build on their respective achievements in the waning days of 2010. How might they use this lull to plan a better and ...

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Reagan, Ronald
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Eisenhower, Dwight D.
Kennedy, John

Hudsons' Healthcare Ruling Could be Obamacare's Death Knell

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It is no longer news to say that President Obama seldom seems to catch a break. It is equally true that the few he gets soon become eclipsed by the unforeseen and the unexpected.

Last week, Obama seemed to have resolved a two year dispute with Republicans over whether to allow the “Bush tax cuts” to ...

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Obama Bites the Hands That May Have Saved His Presidency

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It was a rare moment in the annals of presidential history. The president of the United States stands before the microphones to discuss a budget agreement he had reached with the opposition party. The deal they cut keeps the government functioning, eliminates the prospect of government shutdowns,

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