Category Archives: Border control

Trump’s Presidency: the German Perspective

by Dominik Meier and Inga Karten, Miller & Meier Consulting, Berlin, Brussels and Washington  (website) This Tuesday, Donald John Trump took the last hurdle on his path to the US presidency by securing a victory in the Electoral College. In … 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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Here come the Huns – or maybe the Finns

By Ken Feltman  If you call a tail a leg, how many legs has a dog? Five? No, calling a tail a leg don’t make it a leg. – Abraham Lincoln The aftershocks of the November election are subsiding. More … Continue reading

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Arizona suit: Dividing America – but differently?

by Ken Feltman The conventional wisdom in Washington is that the federal government’s lawsuit against Arizona is over immigration law and policy. That may not be the most important lesson to draw. As we study focus groups and participants’ comments, … Continue reading

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