Alvin Felzenberg


February 2011


How Walker, Christie, Kasich Can Beat the Union Bosses

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If there ever was any doubt, it has become clear that the real story of the 2010 election was not the Republicans’ regaining control of the House of Representatives. With the new Congress, like its predecessor, doing what it does best—going on break—public attention has rightly shifted to the ...

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TAGS:
unemployment
2010 Congressional elections
health care reform
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Reagan, Ronald
Congress

Obama Lacks a Sense of Urgency on Deficit, National Debt

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President Barack Obama may have meant it when he said that he hastily called a news conference this week to give Jay Carney, his new press secretary, “one more taste of freedom” from the press. (Since replacing Robert Gibbs, early this week, Carney had not as of yet had to take reporters’ questions ...

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TAGS:
Congress
Gibbs, Robert
Obama, Barack
Obama administration
Reagan, Ronald
Clinton, Bill
Democratic Party
deficit and national debt
national security terrorism and the military
Republican Party
health care reform
politics

Glenn Beck Finds Inventive Ways to Butcher History

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Glenn Beck has done what I thought impossible. He made me take to defending Woodrow Wilson. As the line in the old Al Jolson/Judy Garland song had it, “I didn’t want to do it.”

For years, I have been providing students in my presidency classes with a short cut to use in deciphering world problems ...

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TAGS:
Congress
deficit and national debt
Vietnam War
World War II
politics
media
tea party
Bush, George W.
Clinton, Bill
Wilson, Woodrow
Roosevelt, Theodore
Paul, Ron
Beck, Glenn
Reagan, Ronald

Huntsman Injects Excitement into 2012 GOP Presidential Race

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Through the simple act of resigning as the United States Ambassador to China, John Huntsman, Jr., has injected considerable excitement into the 2012 Republican presidential sweepstakes. The sheer attention the mere possibility of the businessman-turned governor-turned diplomat is attracting says ...

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TAGS:
2012 presidential election
Daley, William
Plouffe, David
Democratic Party
Congress
Huntsman, Jon
Obama, Barack
Republican Party
national security terrorism and the military
China

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