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April 21, 2014

Andrew Silow-Carroll: Passoverkill? Suggestions to make next year's seders even more culturally sensitive

Sara Israelsen Hartley: Seeking the Divine: An ancient connection in a new context

Christine M. Flowers: Priest's execution in Syria should be call to action

Courtnie Erickson: How to help kids accept the poor decisions of others

Lizette Borreli: A Glass Of Milk A Day Keeps Knee Arthritis At Bay

Lizette Borreli: 5 Health Conditions Your Breath Knows Before You Do

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom Coconut Walnut Bars' golden brown morsels are a beautifully balanced delectable delight

April 18, 2014

Rabbi Yonason Goldson: Clarifying one of the greatest philosophical conundrums in theology

Caroline B. Glick: The disappearance of US will

Megan Wallgren: 10 things I've learned from my teenagers

Lizette Borreli: Green Tea Boosts Brain Power, May Help Treat Dementia

John Ericson: Trying hard to be 'positive' but never succeeding? Blame Your Brain

The Kosher Gourmet by Julie Rothman Almondy, flourless torta del re (Italian king's cake), has royal roots, is simple to make, . . . but devour it because it's simply delicious

April 14, 2014

Rabbi Dr Naftali Brawer: Passover frees us from the tyranny of time

Greg Crosby: Passing Over Religion

Eric Schulzke: First degree: How America really recovered from a murder epidemic

Georgia Lee: When love is not enough: Teaching your kids about the realities of adult relationships

Cameron Huddleston: Freebies for Your Lawn and Garden

Gordon Pape: How you can tell if your financial adviser is setting you up for potential ruin

Dana Dovey: Up to 500,000 people die each year from hepatitis C-related liver disease. New Treatment Has Over 90% Success Rate

Justin Caba: Eating Watermelon Can Help Control High Blood Pressure

The Kosher Gourmet by Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon Don't dare pass over these Pesach picks for Manischewitz!

April 11, 2014

Rabbi Hillel Goldberg: Silence is much more than golden

Caroline B. Glick: Forgetting freedom at Passover

Susan Swann: How to value a child for who he is, not just what he does

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Financial Tasks You Should Tackle Right Now

Sandra Block and Lisa Gerstner: How to Profit From Your Passion

Susan Scutti: A Simple Blood Test Might Soon Diagnose Cancer

Chris Weller: Have A Slow Metabolism? Let Science Speed It Up For You

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington Whitefish Terrine: A French take on gefilte fish

April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review Jan 23, 2012/ 28 Teves, 5772

How to win Florida

By Dick Morris




http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Everybody is focused on momentum, money, and manpower as the keys to victory in Florida. But the three Ms won't matter much. It is a fourth M that will determine the winner: message.

Don't count on Mitt Romney's money or organization to win the Florida primary after his devastating loss in South Carolina. And don't bet on Newt's momentum coming off a win to mean a whole lot. With two debates next week, it will be these rhetorical matchups that will determine the winner, not money or manpower. The GOP debates are the functional equivalent of campaign finance reform!

Florida is a very different state from South Carolina. It has an altogether different mix of the three elements that comprise the GOP electorate. It is strong on national security and evangelical conservatives, but there are fewer economic conservatives in the mix. The Florida Panhandle is a lot like South Carolina, but its west coast is pure Midwestern and its east coast is composed largely of New York and New Jersey refugees and Latinos - quite unlike South Carolina.

Newt Gingrich's social populism played well with evangelicals (and Romney's religion hurt him). His long-standing embrace of a strong military attracted lots of military active and retired voters to give him a winning coalition.

But, in South Carolina, it is the free market economic conservatives who will predominate.

To win, Romney must link Newt's attacks on Bain Capital and his tax rate to Obama's class warfare. He needs to play jujitsu to Newt's new found economic populism, making himself the poster boy for capitalism.

But, first, Romney needs to release his tax returns. There is likely nothing in them so deadly as the question mark that hangs over the GOP contest. Where formerly Romney was seen as the most likely to defeat Obama, now worries about what might be in his taxes overshadow his claim to electability.

If Newt hits Romney over taxes, he will be playing into his rival's hands and setting up the class warfare argument for Mitt. For his part, Romney must explain the inequity of double taxation to voters and should ask a simple question: Does anyone in America voluntarily pay more than they legally owe in taxes? So why should I have done so? Then he needs to cite his millions in charitable donations to explain what he does instead with his fortune.

For Newt's part, he will make a big mistake if he continues to pound on Romney over taxes and Bain Capital. If he attributes his victory in South Carolina to these attacks, he will be wrong. He won because of his positive message. He triumphed because he won the debate on Monday in grand style - slamming Paul for comparing Osama bin Laden to a Chinese dissident seeking asylum and calling Obama the "foodstamp president." His incredible insights, his unique way of looking at issues, and his intellect and sagacity brought him to victory in South Carolina, not his attacks on either the media or Romney.

Santorum is still in this race. In a four way contest, if A and B attack one another, it is C and D who benefit. After a week of watching Mitt and Newt fight it out, Rick will look pretty good to many voters. His relatively strong finish in South Carolina - 17% isn't bad - after languishing in single digits in most polls was due to his victory in Thursday's debate. So he is still on the map and the likely beneficiary of the battle between Romney and Gingrich.

Romney, Gingrich, and Santorum each have a shot in Florida. But the Sunshine State won't determine the outcome. This battle still has a long way to go!

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