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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 May 10, 2009 / 16 Iyar 5769

The Dems' Dictionary

By Debra J. Saunders

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Doublespeak is alive as Democrats pull the strings in the White House and Congress 24 years after 1984. What do they mean when they engage in Democrat-speak?


I know I'm not worthy, but I've got an assignment, so I shall borrow a page from Ambrose Bierce, not with a Devil's Dictionary, but a Democrats' Dictionary. The easy part: There's no dif.


Academic freedom: Full license to espouse liberal thought to unformed minds.


Bailout: Billions upon billions — trillions really — of government aid doled out to financial institutions to remind voters of the need for strong regulation.


Biden, Joe: Running-at-the-mouth politician, but, hey, he was elected vice president.


Bipartisanship: 40 Republicans and 60 Democrats.


Bush, George W.: Big-spending, war-waging Republican.


Cheney, Dick: Satan.


Clean coal: What Santa Claus puts in Democrats' stockings so they don't have to admit that their global-warming agenda is anti-coal.


Climate change: Global warming during a blizzard.


CNN. Unbiased news network whose reporters battle "right-wing" media.


Deficits: Overspending before 2009, or spending practices that President Obama inherited. For current usage, see: Investment.


Extremists: Abortion opponents.


Fox News: Unlike CNN, biased news network.


Global warming: An apocalyptic theory that every scientist believes in — except dissenting scientists who don't count — best bemoaned from one's Gulf Stream jet en route to an international conference on the environment.


God: What people in small towns clung to before Obama won the White House. See: guns, anti-immigrant or anti-trade beliefs.


Health care costs: A spiraling chunk of the U.S. economy that can be reduced by providing health care to all Americans. Really.


Homeland security: Gun control.


Iraq: An immoral war, once the focus of numerous anti-war demonstrations, which Democratic leaders vowed to end immediately upon winning the White House — until Obama won the 2008 election.


Liberal: The L-word, a term unfairly hurled by name-calling right-wing kooks.


Lieberman, Joe: Former Democrat turned Independent senator from Connecticut. Sellout.


McCain, John: Former GOP maverick who — the nerve — turned out to actually be a Republican.


Middle class: Families that earn less than $250,000 — until Washington decides it might be a good idea to pay for all the new Obama-era programs.


Nuance: Homeland Security Janet Napolitano's decision to refer to terrorist attacks as "man-caused disasters." Formerly known as Doublespeak.


Obama, Barack. God, at least in Detroit.


Oil: A crude substance used to fuel other people's cars.


One hundred days. The first in a series of holy days during which dutiful media preside over national thanksgiving.


Palin, Sarah. White-trashy grandmother utterly unqualified and too dim-witted to be vice president.


Pandemic: CNN-speak for flu.


Pelosi, Nancy. Grandmotherly House speaker who could not be expected to understand that when Bushies authorized waterboarding of high-value detainees, it actually might happen.


Progressive: Liberal.


Public transportation: What other people should take to work.


Regulation: The threat of a salary cap for executives with firms receiving federal funds.


Republican Party: The party of the rich — if the California inland empire and Central Valley are rich, and Beverly Hills, Marin County and Malibu are not.


Sacrifice: Something Bush never asked for during time of war. Now a tax hike for 95 percent of working families while U.S. troops fight in two wars abroad.


Specter, Arlen: Republican turned Democratic senator from Pennsylvania. Free thinker.


Stimulus: A rush in the nether regions at the prospect of spending trillions of dollars you don't have. Not to be confused with: Banking.


Surge: A tactic involving troop increases that could never work in Iraq, but always made sense for Afghanistan.


Tobacco: Toxic substance that should be overtaxed or banned — unless it is marijuana. Then see: Medicine.


Tolerance: An essential element to civil societies; individuals deemed insufficiently tolerant must be re-educated.


War on terror: The fairness doctrine, the only weapon that can harm America's true enemy, Rush Limbaugh.


Waterboarding: Torture — unless a plane piloted by terrorists hits a reservoir.

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