Category Archives: Finance

Should the GOP break the anti-tax pledge?

By Ken Feltman   Writing about people I know is never easy and, in effect, that is what Politico is asking when they ask me to write about whether Republicans should break their anti-tax pledge. Grover Norquist has had an enormous impact … Continue reading

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News Media and the Language of the Political Left

by Mark Rhoads One surefire way for the Left to dominate any topical debate with conservatives is to get the news media to adopt their language first. They are extremely successful at this much of the time because large media … Continue reading

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A Resilient Country and Economy

by Michael Granger In the realm of the superpower as in the field of business and economics, no lead is ever safe. History is replete with the rise and fall of great powers. Becoming a superpower has never been enough; … Continue reading

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The 3 a.m. call

by Ken Feltman Leadership is solving problems. – Colin Powell 1. Louisiana: Many emotions What a mess! Drive down Route 23 along the Mississippi River from New Orleans and turn right on Tide Water Road south of Venice. You come … Continue reading

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Europe’s search for the new Holy Grail

by Ken Feltman We have met the enemy, and he is us. – Pogo, the comic strip philosopher created by Walt Kelly Under the best of circumstances, the strong have trouble lifting the weak. More often, the weak pull down … Continue reading

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