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 July 22, 2013 / 15 Menachem-Av, 5773

Napolitano Lands a Job She's Actually Qualified For

By Rick Jensen

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Janet Napolitano has finally used her political connections to land a job for which she's qualified.

The problem with Napolitano's tenure as the inept secretary of the Department of Homeland Security is not the list of failures that could mar even a competent professional's service record in that position. It's her ideology.

It's the ideology of believing failure equals success.

On Christmas Day 2009, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab attempted to blow up Northwest Flight 253. Al Qaeda operatives in Yemen sewed a plastic bag filled with 80 grams of explosives into his underwear. He then tried to ignite the powder by injecting a detonating liquid with a syringe.

"The explosive material burned but apparently did not produce enough of an explosion or fire to bring down the Airbus 330," CBS reported.

It was enough to start a fire on the airliner wall next to his seat. A Dutch film director grabbed him while flight attendants extinguished the fire.

In a news interview, Janet Napolitano said this was evidence that "the system worked." Apparently, she wanted you to believe she trained flight attendants and Dutch film directors to capture terrorists. After 72 hours of criticism from the public and some of the media, she confessed, in a rather befuddled manner, that the system did not actually work.

There have been the usual problems that would beleaguer even a law enforcement professional in such a mammoth bureaucracy: infinite delays in enforcing laws requiring installation of equipment capable of scanning port containers for radioactive material used in "dirty bombs," and hundreds of weapons and thousands of unscreened bags floating past screeners while the TSA molests children, seniors and wounded troops.

The ideology driving Napolitano is the reason abuses exist in airports.

Addressing complaints from parents around the country when a 6 year-old's frisking was nothing less than molestation, Napolitano responded, saying, "I make no apology. The procedures were appropriate and within Department guidelines. Let's not overlook the fact that secreting weapons or explosives in the body cavities of children is just the sort of diabolical tactic we should expect from those hoping to perpetrate man-caused disasters in this country. We all ought to be willing to sacrifice a little personal privacy and dignity if it means we can be safer."

Yes, Napolitano said your children need to be fondled for the good of the country.

To fight Al Qaeda, she spent millions of dollars installing flat screen TV's in Walmart stores playing a recorded message of herself instructing shoppers to report anything suspicious to their Walmart manager.

Yes, Janet Napolitano believes the battle for the caliphate is inside Walmart and the managers are her highly trained special forces.

Really. Walmart.

At Fort Hood, Major Nidal Hasan screamed "Allah Akbar" as he shot and killed 14 people in cold blood. Napolitano and the Obama administration called the massacre an instance of "workplace violence."

Obviously an act of terror by a domestic terrorist, whose business card identified him as a "Soldier of Allah" and inspired by Anwar Awlaki, it would take serious ideology to believe such an attack is "workplace violence."

Napolitano does have intelligence and skills. They simply are not in security, law enforcement or being honest with the American people.

She does have wicked good political contacts in the Democratic Party.

The University of California needs this.

As the Los Angeles Times reported, Napolitano's qualifications for her new job as President of the University of California include "an interest in education" and the ability to "aid its federally funded research in medicine and other areas." This is translated as: fundraising!

UC Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau says his school receives so much federal money that it is a federal school, not a state school.

Friends in academia tell me the days of public University Presidents being academics are quaintly passé.

Now they're seeking salespeople with political contacts.

Janet Napolitano has found her niche

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