John Feehery: Speaking Engagements

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  • A Latter-Day Joe McCarthy

    Posted on July 20, 2015

    (This originally appeared in The Hill) “Senator; you’ve done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?” In the summer...

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  • The Tortured Path to a Common Sense Education Policy

    Posted on July 16, 2015

    Thomas Jefferson was a big proponent of public education. He once said, Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation...

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  • Pursuit of Happiness

    Posted on July 2, 2015

    In America, we pursue happiness. As we declared in our independence from King George and his crony capitalists, the pursuit of happiness was a key part of the deal. Thomas...

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  • The Confederate Battle Flag Belongs In a Museum

    Posted on June 23, 2015

    It’s easy for me to say it. I am from Illinois. I was taught, growing up, that Abe Lincoln was America’s greatest President and that the Civil War was a...

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  • Et Tu, Lew?

    Posted on June 19, 2015

    The Department of the Treasury building is directly east of the White House. Standing in front of that stately building is a proud statue of Alexander Hamilton, the first and...

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