Monthly Archives: October 2011

Polling shows voters want to vote against somebody

by Ken Feltman At this point, a little more than a year from the election, Democrats in competitive districts are hearing from constituents that President Obama and his policies are getting more unpopular all the time. The voters are anxious … Continue reading

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Who won the GOP’s slugfest debate last night?

By Ken Feltman Whenever a debate contains dust-ups as last night’s did, predicting winners and losers usually takes longer because opinions can change as combative parts of the debate are replayed, sometimes out of context. Rick Perry attempted to land a … Continue reading

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Bitter Taste of Democrat Comfort Food

By Mark Rhoads In an effort to cheer themselves up, Liberal Democratic pundits are desperately telling each other a variety of dubious theories about how President Obama could reverse his negative job approval poll numbers in the next 12 months. … Continue reading

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CONCONCON 2011, RENT-SEEKING, AND RENT-TRAWLING

By Anthony W. Hawks The recent “Conference on the Constitutional Convention” (www.conconcon.org) at Harvard Law School began a civil and, I hope, fruitful dialogue among liberals, conservatives, and libertarians on the need and potential for an Article V convention to … Continue reading

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Is war with Iran possible?

by Ken Feltman Sometimes, the United States tends to initiate international interventions before thinking everything through. So does Iran. Thus, the two countries are always just a mistake or two away from tragic, unintended consequences. It’s as if someone said, … Continue reading

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