In this issue

Jonathan Tobin: Defending the Right to a Jewish State

Heather Hale: Compliment your kids without giving them big heads

Megan Shauri: 10 ways you are ruining your own happiness

Carolyn Bigda: 8 Best Dividend Stocks for 2015

Kiplinger's Personal Finance editors: 7 Things You Didn't Know About Paying Off Student Loans

Samantha Olson: The Crucial Mistake 55% Of Parents Are Making At Their Baby's Bedtime

Densie Well, Ph.D., R.D. Open your eyes to yellow vegetables

The Kosher Gourmet by Megan Gordon With its colorful cache of purples and oranges and reds, COLLARD GREEN SLAW is a marvelous mood booster --- not to mention just downright delish
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 June 24, 2014 / 26 Sivan, 5774

Hillary, you're delusional!

By Dick Morris

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | There's only one word to describe Hillary Clinton's inane defense of her wealth. She's delusional. First, she said she was dead broke in a year that the Clintons made $16 million. Now, she just told a UK newspaper, The Guardian, that she's not like "the truly well off." She's different.

Why? Because she and her husband paid ordinary income taxes — not capital gains — on their more than $150 million they raked in since they left the White House. She's not like other people whose names she won't mention. (Would those names include her son-in-law, Mark Mezvinsky, who started his own hedge fund? And Chelsea, who also worked for a hedge fund? And what about the myriad of hedge fund donors to Hillary and Bill's campaigns and to their Foundation? Better not to mention them!)

What Hillary is suggesting is that many rich people only pay capital gains — now about 23.5% on their hedge fund incomes, technically called "carried interest," instead of the regular income tax rate of 43% and up.

But according to the Clinton's tax returns, they, too, paid about 25% for their income in taxes. For example, in 2007, the Clintons had an income of $20,400,000 and paid $5,100,000 in taxes — about 25%. Likewise, in 2006, the Clintons made $16,903,068 and paid $4,682, 585 - again, about 25%. So, they weren't paying much more than the "really well off."

There's another reason that the Clintons are different, according to Hillary. You see, she and Bill made their money by "hard work." As we've written before, some might question whether flying in a private jet to give a speech for $700,000 is truly "hard work." Lots of people would be only too happy to work that hard. Or for the $200,000 per speech that Hillary charges and the $14 million advance on the book she wrote with her book team. Is that really hard work?

Hillary is obviously uncomfortable with the mega millions that she and Bill have been paid since they left the White House. She wants to come across as one of the folks — just like the teacher down the street who is trying to pay her mortgage and pay her kids college tuition. Meanwhile, her whole family is grabbing every dime that's out there.

But she's not just like us. The teacher down the street cannot command millions of dollars in speaking fees and royalties. Nor can she get their family members hired for lucrative jobs they're not qualified for.

Chelsea Clinton is paid $600,000 a year as a "Special Correspondent" to NBC. The problem is that she's not special at all when it comes to reporting on the air. By all accounts, she's a stiff, untalented rich kid who was hired in hopes of landing an interview with her family. And NBC rarely uses her, which is completely understandable. She can't do anything spontaneous and has only done four short segments since January. Chelsea is also paid $300,000 a year to be on the Board of one of Barry Diller's companies. We don't know what else she is making because there are no required public disclosures.

Hillary wants it both ways. She wants to be one of the folks and she wants to grab every last cent that she can!

Hillary, you're delusional!

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