Category Archives: Yin-Yang

Seminar Descriptions for Spring 2017 @ GC

 4 SEMINARS for Spring 2017, Political Science Program, Mondays (with exception of Short Course on Wednesdays) 1. American Political Development – 35248 – P SC 82210 – 0 35248 CRN Graduate Center Campus   SEMINAR DESCRIPTION: American Political Development, more properly … Continue reading

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Towards Truly Representational Democracy

by Professor Ruth O’Brien & Frederic D. O’Brien* (a.k.a. Fred Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor, National Review)  You can sure see the professor in President Barack Obama. Whatever will the GOP say now that Obama has momentarily dropped his penchant for … Continue reading

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Do American Men (between the ages of 18 and 39) Need Rights?

Re-published from March 2015 because the Weasel Zippers zipped/sniped this one, and it was one in which one from their side (a.k.a. Frederic Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor of the National Review contributed his Yin to my Yang).  So this is … Continue reading

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In Her Own Words, If Not A “Room of One’s Own” — HC on Juggling Private vs. Public Email

 

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Stop Poking Me?!

Could someone explain poking on Facebook? Is it similar to winking on Match.com? How can Facebook concentrate on liking, and yet instill poking? Is it a male 8th-grade sensibility? Remember that piece in the Sunday New York Times about divorce … Continue reading

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Death by Triangulation – why HC should or should not declare her Democratic Candidacy

When a print publication’s most popular foreign-policy headline is “Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli warplanes” and the CPAC straw poll has Rand Paul winning and Scott Walker “surging,” while CPAC attendees would have “walked out on Jeb,” it would … Continue reading

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Death by Triangulation – why HC should or should not declare her Democratic Candidacy

by Professor Ruth O’Brien & Frederic D. O’Brien (a.k.a. Fred Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor, National Review)   When a print publication’s most popular foreign-policy headline is “Obama threatened to shoot down Israeli warplanes” and the CPAC straw poll has Rand … Continue reading Continue reading

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Christie at CPAC after Putting Down Pensions

by Professor Ruth O’Brien & Frederic D. O’Brien (a.k.a. Fred Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor, National Review) Being a longtime New Jersey voter, I noticed that Gov. Chris Christie went after the gold standard when it comes to public employees – … Continue reading

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Christie at CPAC after Putting Down Pensions

    by Professor Ruth O’Brien & Frederic D. O’Brien (a.k.a. Fred Schwarz, Deputy Managing Editor, National Review) Being a longtime New Jersey voter, I noticed that Gov. Chris Christie went after the gold standard when it comes to public … Continue reading Continue reading

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Stand by Your Man: Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly & the Life of Brian

Am I surprised NBC suspended Brian Williams? Am I surprised Bill O’Reilly is being backed up? Nope. After growing up Republican in what is now Tea Party territory, I know there is one word for Fox’s Roger Ailes — and … Continue reading

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