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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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" A country's prosperity can be seen simply in how it treats its elderly."

--- Rebbe Nachman of Breslov


Suffer the Children?
By Rabbi Yonason Goldson

Our enemies turn their children into terrorists, but are we really that much different?

Reality Check
Soros's campaign of global chaos
By Caroline B. Glick

Finally this, ahem, "philanthropist" is exposed


Wealth Strategies
5 Stocks With Rising Dividends for 50 Years in a Row
By Wayne Duggan

That's right, the Vietnam War, stagflation, two oil booms and busts, the Dot Com Bubble and the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression have come and gone, and these five dividend stocks have upped their payouts in each of the last 50 years

Don't believe the protein pushers --- you're probably eating enough
By Hope Warshaw

With the current push on protein, you'd think we were sorely lacking in this important nutrient. Hardly!

Ess, Ess/ Eat, Eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Dorie Greenspan

A magnificent marinade does double duty for steaks that need a tenderizing touch

Consumer Intelligence
Warning: The downsides of travel reward cards
By Jonnelle Marte

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Sean Delonas

Nate Beeler

Lisa Benson

Chip Bok

Bob Englehart

Jerry Holbert

Rick McKee

Steve Sack

Gary Varvel

Adam Zyglis

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On this day in . . .

79, long-dormant Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in volcanic ash. An estimated 20,000 people died

410, Rome was overrun by the Visigoths, an event that symbolized the fall of the Western Roman Empire

1814, British forces invaded Washington, setting fire to the Capitol and the White House, among other buildings

1857, the New York branch of the Ohio Life Insurance and Trust Co. failed, sparking the "Panic of 1857", one of the most severe economic crises in U.S. history

1869, Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, New York received a patent for the waffle iron

1875, Captain Matthew Webb became first person to swim English Channel

1891, Thomas Edison patents the motion picture camera. The most important element in making a movie -- the film -- was patented six years later

1909, workers start pouring concrete for the Panama Canal

1912, Alaska becomes a United States territory

1929, second day of two-day Hebron massacre during the 1929 Palestine riots: Arab attack on the Jewish community in Hebron in the British Mandate of Palestine, resulted in the death of 65-68 Jews and the remaining Jews being forced to leave the city

1932, Amelia Earhart embarked on a 19-hour flight from Los Angeles to Newark, N.J., making her the first woman to fly solo non-stop from coast to coast

1939, Louis "Lepke" Buchalter, the leader of Murder, Incorporated, gave himself up to columnist Walter Winchell in New York City. Winchell turned the underworld leader over to FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover

1949, the treaty creating NATO went into effect

1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Communist Control Act, outlawing the Communist Party in the United States

1970, a bomb planted by anti-war extremists exploded at the University of Wisconsin's Sterling Hall in Madison, killing 33-year-old researcher Robert Fassnacht

1989 , Cincinnati Reds manager Pete Rose is banned from baseball for gambling by Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti

1990, a judge rules that Judas Priest are not responsible for the deaths of two youths who committed suicide after listening to the band's music. ALSO: Irish-British hostage Brian Keenan, held by practitioners of that "religion of peace" in Lebanon for more than four years, was freed

1991, Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He also ordered his Cabinet to resign. ALSO: Ukraine declares itself independent from the Soviet Union

1992, diplomatic relations are established between the People's Republic of China and South Korea

1994, initial accord between Israel and the PLO about partial self-rule of the Arabs on the West Bank

1995, Microsoft releases Windows 95, and revolutionizes the PC world, with the introduction of the Start Menu

1998, the Netherlands is selected as the site for the trial of the two Libyan suspects of the 1988 Pan Am bombing. ALSO: The first radio-frequency identification human implantation tested in the United Kingdom

2000, argon fluorohydride, the first Argon compound ever known, is discovered at the University of Helsinki by Finnish scientists

2002, in Oregon City, Ore., the FBI uncovered human remains in an outbuilding behind the house of Ward Weaver III, a suspect in the case of two missing girls who lived across the street. (Authorities recovered the remains of 12-year-old Ashley Pond and 13-year-old Miranda Gaddis; Weaver later pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and was sentenced to two consecutive life terms in prison.)

2006, the International Astronomical Union declared that Pluto was no longer a planet, demoting it to the status of a "dwarf planet."

2014, President Barack Obama, in Mexico for a North American summit, urged Ukraine to avoid violence against peaceful protesters or face consequences; shortly after Obama's remarks, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych's office said he and opposition leaders had agreed on a truce

2015, U.S. Airman Spencer Stone, National Guardsman Alek Skarlatos, their longtime friend Anthony Sadler and British businessman Chris Norman were presented with the Legion of Honor by French President Francois Holland, who credited them with tackling a heavily armed attacker and preventing carnage on a high-speed train headed to Paris

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Kathleen Parker: Hillary's heel

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Least Competent Criminals | Taking the side of the burglar

Lenore Skenazy: Adulthood 101

Garrison Keillor: Trying to ignore the election

Cathy Young: In our current cultural climate, there's no way for a man to shake the charge of sexual assault, even after he's found not guilty

Jonah Goldberg Hypocrisy on presidential golf is out of bounds

Sean Sullivan: Marco Rubio is running for the Senate --- or maybe still the presidency?

Byron York: From Trump, a stunning admission and a new direction

Ramesh Ponnuru: Welfare reform, the bipartisan success story

The Fact Checker: The Truth Behind the Rhetoric: CAUGHT: Pro-Clinton group takes a Donald Trump quote out of context

Dick Morris: Trump Comeback In High Gear

Walter Williams: College Campus Lunacy

Dry Bones

Mallard Filmore

Dry Bones

Mallard Filmore

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