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By Tim Warren and Tim Warren,Book Editor | January 31, 1993
TC Bethesdao-- So what did you think of my book, Kevin Phillips asks.The most depressing thing I've read in a long time, he is told."I would think so," the author replies. And he smiles.Success!Getting his readers to think -- and upsetting them if necessary -- is something Kevin Phillips has done for a long time. He did it in 1968 as a young man of 28 with a keen interest in politics, writing "The Emerging Republican Majority," which accurately predicted the GOP's electoral successes of the 1970s and '80s.
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May 6, 2007
American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century By Kevin Phillips A former Republican strategist looks broadly and historically at the political world the conservative coalition has constructed over the last several decades, identifying three trends. One is the role of oil in defining American foreign and domestic policy. The second is the intrusion of radical Christianity into politics and government. The third is the levels of debt that both the government and the American people have been accumulating.
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May 6, 2007
American Theocracy: The Peril and Politics of Radical Religion, Oil and Borrowed Money in the 21st Century By Kevin Phillips A former Republican strategist looks broadly and historically at the political world the conservative coalition has constructed over the last several decades, identifying three trends. One is the role of oil in defining American foreign and domestic policy. The second is the intrusion of radical Christianity into politics and government. The third is the levels of debt that both the government and the American people have been accumulating.
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By Art Winslow and Art Winslow,Los Angeles Times | November 5, 2006
The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How to Get It Back Andrew Sullivan HarperCollins / 294 pages / $25.95 In his Grand Old Party (2003), historian Lewis L. Gould credits Ronald Reagan with "transforming the Republican Party into a conservative unit with a diminishing band of moderates on its fringes. His advocacy of smaller government, deregulation, and private enterprise commanded general assent while he was in office." This conformity of thought may have been the apogee of conservative like-mindedness, despite Republican control of Congress and the White House in the first years of this century.
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January 26, 1995
Bureaucratic PrideI always read Kevin Phillips, although I don't always enjoy reading Kevin Phillips.His book, "Arrogant Capital: Washington, Wall Street and the Frustration of American Politics," upset me. His article, "The Federal Takeover of Maryland" (Opinion * Commentary, Jan. 13), makes me feel guilty. You see, I'm part of the problem. Or was.When I came to Washington in 1955 to work for the federal government, I was excited and thrilled. Really!I had a master's degree in public administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, and I had turned down a much more lucrative job in private industry because I was dedicated.
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By WILL ENGLUND and WILL ENGLUND,SUN REPORTER | March 12, 2006
American Theocracy: The Peril And Politics Of Radical Religion, Oil, And Borrowed Money In The 21st Century Kevin Phillips Viking / 428 pages / $26.95 If you consider yourself a Southerner, a born-again Christian fundamentalist, an oilman, a hedge fund manager, or even simply the driver of an SUV, Kevin Phillips' American Theocracy should make you hopping mad, because in it he describes with fervid cogency just why he thinks you're part of what's wrong...
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By Art Winslow and Art Winslow,Los Angeles Times | November 5, 2006
The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How to Get It Back Andrew Sullivan HarperCollins / 294 pages / $25.95 In his Grand Old Party (2003), historian Lewis L. Gould credits Ronald Reagan with "transforming the Republican Party into a conservative unit with a diminishing band of moderates on its fringes. His advocacy of smaller government, deregulation, and private enterprise commanded general assent while he was in office." This conformity of thought may have been the apogee of conservative like-mindedness, despite Republican control of Congress and the White House in the first years of this century.
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By NICK SHIELDS | January 4, 2006
Four male suspects have been arrested and charged in a home-invasion robbery and rape last week in a Woodlawn apartment, Baltimore County police said yesterday. Being held without bail in the Baltimore County Detention Center are Donte Lanard Ross, 20, of the 2900 block of Essex Road in Woodlawn, Devon Mardell Ross, 17, of the 2800 block of Gatehouse Road in Baltimore, Raymond Antonio Vernon, 17, of the 6700 block of Townbrook Drive in Woodlawn and Michael Anthony Long, 16, of the 800 block of N. Luzerne Ave. in Baltimore.
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April 19, 2002
W.A. Schneckenburger, 75, Sinai Hospital official Walter A. Schneckenburger, Sinai Hospital's retired chief financial officer and a health care consultant, died Sunday of a brain tumor at his Towson home. He was 75. Born in New York City, he attended Princeton University and earned a degree in accounting from St. John's University in 1963. During World War II, he served in the Army as a sergeant in a tank battalion. He attended the Nuremberg war-crimes trials. After moving to Baltimore in 1969, he became Sinai's controller and retired 12 years later to open his health care consulting business.
BUSINESS
By Bloomberg Business News | November 14, 1992
NEW YORK -- Hints of growth in the economy failed to bolster the broad stock market yesterday, although over-the-counter shares produced moderate gains.Rumblings of political upheaval in Russia resurfaced, helping drive stocks lower. Russia's defense minister denied rumors that the government plans to disband the Parliament and impose emergency rule, the Itar-Tass news agency reported."What's wrong with the market is it's just tired," said William Lord, senior vice president at Lehman Brothers.
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By WILL ENGLUND and WILL ENGLUND,SUN REPORTER | March 12, 2006
American Theocracy: The Peril And Politics Of Radical Religion, Oil, And Borrowed Money In The 21st Century Kevin Phillips Viking / 428 pages / $26.95 If you consider yourself a Southerner, a born-again Christian fundamentalist, an oilman, a hedge fund manager, or even simply the driver of an SUV, Kevin Phillips' American Theocracy should make you hopping mad, because in it he describes with fervid cogency just why he thinks you're part of what's wrong...
NEWS
January 26, 1995
Bureaucratic PrideI always read Kevin Phillips, although I don't always enjoy reading Kevin Phillips.His book, "Arrogant Capital: Washington, Wall Street and the Frustration of American Politics," upset me. His article, "The Federal Takeover of Maryland" (Opinion * Commentary, Jan. 13), makes me feel guilty. You see, I'm part of the problem. Or was.When I came to Washington in 1955 to work for the federal government, I was excited and thrilled. Really!I had a master's degree in public administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University, and I had turned down a much more lucrative job in private industry because I was dedicated.
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By Tim Warren and Tim Warren,Book Editor | January 31, 1993
TC Bethesdao-- So what did you think of my book, Kevin Phillips asks.The most depressing thing I've read in a long time, he is told."I would think so," the author replies. And he smiles.Success!Getting his readers to think -- and upsetting them if necessary -- is something Kevin Phillips has done for a long time. He did it in 1968 as a young man of 28 with a keen interest in politics, writing "The Emerging Republican Majority," which accurately predicted the GOP's electoral successes of the 1970s and '80s.
NEWS
October 15, 1990
If "budget is policy," as the Nixon era's Roy Ash used to say, then taxes are raw, rough politics. There is plenty of the latter in the continuing struggle for a deficit-cutting package before the Nov. 6 general election. Incumbents are fearful of a voter backlash that could terminate their careers and harm their respective parties.Because there are more Democrats than Republicans in Congress, Democrats have long been worried they have the most to lose in wide-scale public revulsion to government gridlock.
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By Tyeesha Dixon and Tyeesha Dixon,tyeesha.dixon@baltsun.com | September 28, 2008
A paramedic who leads emergency medical service training for peers as well as for doctors and nurses been named the county government's Employee of the Year. Fire Lt. Joseph Ross, a full-time instructor at the James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center in Marriottsville, is the lead instructor for the Emergency Medical Training courses and paramedic continuing education courses, according to the county government. In addition to training his peers, Ross teaches nurses and doctors about advanced cardiac life support and pediatric advanced life support.
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