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About Radnor Reports

Ken Feltman is past-president of the International Association of Political Consultants and the American League of Lobbyists. He is chairman of Radnor Inc., a political consulting and government relations firm in Washington, D.C. Feltman founded the U.S. and European Conflict Indexes in 1988. The indexes have predicted the winner of every U.S. presidential election beginning in 1988, plus the outcome of several European elections. In May of 2010, the Conflict Index was used by university students in Egypt. The Index predicted the fall of the Mubarak government within the next year.

Social Security is called “the third rail of American politics” for a reason: Touch it and you die.

Jeb Bush wants to push back the retirement age for Social Security by as many as five years, The Hill reports. Said Bush: “I think it needs to be phased in over an extended period of time. We need … … Continue reading

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Rand Paul campaign expects contributions to “increase big.” So is this about political fundraising or national security?

Political snip-it: The more you know about Rand Paul the more you realize that it’s always all about Rand, all the time. READ MORE

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From Decoration Day to Memorial Day: A Fractious but Very American Journey

by Ken Feltman, American Legion Post 130, United States Marine Corps (1960-1966)(adapted from remarks at the Falls Church, Virginia Memorial Day celebration) Today, we celebrate our country’s most sacred day: Memorial Day. This quintessential American holiday comes to us through … Continue reading

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I lost two good and long-time friends today: Jim Brady and Gene Callahan

By Ken Feltman Jim Brady was a wonderful, zany man. To know him was to laugh a lot. Could I tell you stories! The trip to the Army-Navy game shortly after President Ford lost to Jimmy Carter in 1976 … … Continue reading

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Obama doesn’t seem to know how to be president

Originally posted on I Said . . . comments on current issues:
Two years ago, a PhD student from Stanford University spoke with several former Obama White House staff members. Naturally, they were guarded in what they said but, every so often, a…

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