Tag Archives: Balanced Budget

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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Of smoots and gaffes

by Ken Feltman But smoots aren’t just any kind of graffiti. They’re smoots! (Massachusetts Metropolitan District Commission, the government body in charge of the Harvard Bridge)  In October of 1958, Oliver Reed Smoot was an MIT freshman and a pledge of … Continue reading

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The wages of Wisconsin?

By Ken Feltman In the wake of the Wisconsin recall vote and the publicity about public employee unions and their influence on government spending for pensions and other benefits, Radnor asked 890 Americans about their impressions of unions in America. We … Continue reading

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BLAMING OBAMACARE ON CHIEF JUSTICE JOHN MARSHALL – Part 2

By Anthony Hawks The decision in McCulloch v. Maryland was handed down on March 6, 1819, and it did not take long for Marshall’s critics to mount a newspaper campaign denouncing the decision, particularly what they viewed as Marshall’s erroneously … Continue reading

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When Fifth Place is a Badge of Honor

By Mark Rhoads According to a story on CNN Money, Mitt Romney raised more than $12 million worth of campaign donations in 2011 from Wall Street investment and banking executives, more than any other candidate. President Obama was in second … Continue reading

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