Monthly Archives: April 2011

Gas at the pump and milk on the grocery store shelf

By Ken Feltman Years ago, as the story was told to me, Chicago’s first Mayor Daley invited representatives of the Teamsters Union and several milk companies to meet with him in a hotel suite. The Teamsters had gone on strike against the … Continue reading

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Democracy: The ultimate mulligan?

 by Ken Feltman   What if we elect the wrong people? – Hungarian patriot, 1989  A mulligan is a second chance, a do-over, a penalty-free attempt to get it right. The term comes from the game of golf and is used when … Continue reading

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Background of Hungarian democracy

This list is intended to accompany Democracy: The ultimate mulligan, April 15, 2011 1941: Germany invaded the Soviet Union. Hungary, allied with Germany, Italy and Japan, declared war first on the Soviet Union and then on the United Kingdom and the United States. … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood and NPR are symptoms not “causes”

by Ken Feltman (Originally published in Politico) Is the effort to defund Planned Parenthood an ideological attack by pro-life conservatives? Is the effort based on the fact that Planned Parenthood performs some services that many Americans find objectionable, even abhorrent? … Continue reading

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Kazuko’s story

By Ken Feltman I continue to be amazed at the number of readers who have contacted me about Kazuko, my assistant in Chicago for several years. You may link to her incredible story here… … and to my follow-up with answers … Continue reading

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