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Entries by Reese Schonfeld from 02/2013

One More Koch Story

| Posted 02.05.2013 | New York

One of Mayor Koch's greatest successes was putting an end to a Tammany Hall patronage system that rewarded its loyal supporters with judgeships whethe...

Saving CNN, Can Zucker Do It

| Posted 02.06.2013 | Media

It seems to me that Jeff Zucker is going to have a hard time bringing CNN back to its glory days. After all, Inauguration Day comes only once every four years.

Drones vs. Torture -- Traitors vs. Captives

| Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

Republicans are once again attempting to embarrass the president, this time by reporting that he fought President Bush on "enhanced interrogation" and now he's advocating "murder by drone."

A New FISA Court, A New Fig Leaf

| Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

If the President of the United States or the DOD or the FBI says this country is at risk from the actions of its enemies, I cannot imagine that any court could say no because if the court rules wrongly, it will be blamed for the deaths that ensue.

Fox News In February

| Posted 02.27.2013 | Media

The big question for the future is: Will younger voters remain Democrats as they grow older or, when they become fogies, will they also become Republicans?

Looking For Work, January 2013

| Posted 02.28.2013 | Business

I know that December and Christmas season create a lot of temporary jobs, but if at least 8 million unique users are visiting employment sites, it does not speak well for the job market.