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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 July 25, 2011 / 23 Tamuz, 5771

Poll: Voters now blame Obama for economy

By Dick Morris And Eileen McGann

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | In the first year and a half of Obama's presidency, polls showed that while Americans agreed that the economy is bad, they remained optimistic that it was turning around. That optimism faded in the late spring of 2010 and a consensus that it is bad and getting worse has congealed ever since. But, until recently, voters have refused to blame Obama for the bad economy and still pinned the main responsibility on former President George W. Bush.

Now that has changed. According to a new FOX News survey (July 17-19, 2011), voters now believe that Obama's economic policies are making things worse. While only 34% feel they are making things better, 49% believe his policies are making things worse.

And key constituency groups on whom the president must rely agree with the view that his policies are hurting. Independents agree they are worsening the situation by 30-50. Voters under 35 agree by 28-45. All white voters agree by 26-58. If young people and Independents run out on Obama, he is finished.

Even among subgroups that still feel Obama's policies are working, the support is barely above 50%. Nonwhites think that Obama's efforts are helping to make things better by 56-24 and Democrats agree by 58-17 that they are improving things. But these tepid margins are scarcely the stuff of which rapid support is made.

Meanwhile, pessimism about the economy's future is intensifying. 58% of all voters think things are getting worse while only 26% see an improvement. One year ago, 52% said the economy was getting worse and 35% saw it improving.

Overall, Obama's job approval has inched down in the FOX News poll steadily since his bin Laden high. On May 15-17 it stood at 55%. By June 5-7 it had dropped to 48%. On June 26-28, it was down to 46% and in the most recent poll on July 17-19, 2011 it had fallen to 45%.

And, according to other polls, Obama trials a generic Republican candidate and now only runs even with the strongest Republican alternative — Mitt Romney — at 45% apiece. Since the undecided vote always goes against the incumbent, this is truly a dismal showing.

Polls reflect a key message: Voters are waking up!


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