Monthly Archives: January 2010

A Republican victory in Massachusetts?

by Ken Feltman Radnor has not polled Massachusetts. Two polling firms we work with have polled for the Tuesday special election that will decide former Senator Edward Kennedy’s replacement. One firm polled 563 likely voters Thursday and Friday and found … Continue reading

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An issue in search of a leader?

by Ken Feltman Radnor’s Conflict Index predicts changes in control of governments based upon the gulf between the governing elite and rank-and-file voters. We have applied the Index to the financial community – investment companies, banks, insurance companies. Based upon … Continue reading

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Back to Westphalian realism

by Ken Feltman The strong do what they will and the weak suffer what they must. – Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War The Peace of Westphalia (1648) is usually cited as the end of Europe’s religious wars, which began … Continue reading

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The nomenclature of Northwest 253

by Ken Feltman If our words when faced with unexpected events show our true feelings, the clear differences between Democrats and Republicans were evident after the narrowly averted tragedy of flight 253. Whatever words you choose, you must admit that … Continue reading

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Lost legacy?

by Ken Feltman “Sometimes academics get in the way of football at Ohio State.” – John Cooper, head coach of the Ohio State University football team, 1988-2000. As I listened recently to two Obama administration officials discuss the necessity of passing … Continue reading

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