Arnold Ahlert

Consistently worthwhile perspective appearing in politicalmavens.com and Jewish World Review.

Why I Changed My Mind About Unions

February 21, 2011
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Why I Changed My Mind About Unions

The organized tactics of intimidation by the public employee unions in Wisconsin last week came as no surprise to me. I'm from New York, one of the most union-friendly states in the country, and I've seen the negative effects of unions my entire life.
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Is O’Reilly losing his touch or is he just irresponsible?

February 10, 2011
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Is O’Reilly losing his touch or is he just irresponsible?

Does access breed obsequiousness? One would be hard-pressed to come to another conclusion with regard to Sunday night's chat-fest between Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and president Barack Obama. If that was an example of Mr. O'Reilly's contention that his TV domain is a "no spin zone," one might consider such a contention to be...
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Capitalism—Minus the Cronies

December 3, 2010
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Capitalism—Minus the Cronies

The revelation that the American taxpayer is now the World’s Banker of Last Resort, as revealed by the new FinReg bill (yet another assault on real, as opposed to crony capitalism), means Americans must face the disturbing reality that our national sovereignty is being completely undermined. And those undermining it have only one...
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No More ‘Lesser of Two Evils’

September 17, 2010
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I don't know which is more amusing: Democrats assuming that any candidate with Tea Party backing is certifiable, or Republicans upset with the idea that RINOs are slowly becoming an endangered species within their own party. One thing is certain: the movement both sides are trying to discredit is revealing what's really in play...
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You’ve Lost America, Mr. President

August 16, 2010
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I was "one incident too early." On November 5, 2009, I wrote this for JWR's "sister site", Political Mavens: "Barack Obama's presidency is effectively over. Strong words? Ask yourself this: what other president of the United States would have spent almost three
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