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December 2, 2014

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 Dec. 21, 2011 / 25 Kislev, 5772

The winner will advance in stealth

By Dick Morris And Eileen McGann




http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | In politics, as on the battlefield, the odds are so much tilted toward the attackers that those who would survive must advance in stealth. Precision guided munitions have long dominated combat. If they can see you, they can shoot you down. Only stealth aircraft has a decent chance at survival. Similarly, the anti-incumbent bias in our current politics assures that anyone who is under attack most likely will come crashing down.

That's why the Republican nominating process has been so filled with brilliant candidacies that flame out and die. First it was the non-candidates who burst forth on the horizon only to fade in short order. Donald Trump, Mitch Daniels, Mike Huckabee each had their day. Then Michele Bachmann burst into the race, got herself on the cover of Time Magazine and faded (really through no fault of her own). Then it was Rick Perry's turn. For several weeks in late August and early September, he seemed irresistible until we got to know better how shallow he is. Herman Cain followed and ended in disaster.

Now Newt Gingrich is going through his own baptism of fire. Under attack by $10 million of negative ads in Iowa and the national scorn of such influential players as Ann Coulter and the National Review, Gingrich is falling down as the first caucus approaches. Gallup reports more than a ten point fall from his heights nationally and the latest polls in Iowa have him running behind both Romney and Ron Paul.

Newt lacks the organization or money to handle the attacks. He doesn't have Romney's or Paul's dedicated corps of supporters prepared to bring out the vote in Iowa since he never had the money or time to do real organizing there. He lacks the money to answer negative ads from virtually all of the other candidates.

What may save Newt? Ron Paul! As the polls show Paul doing better and better in Iowa, Republicans will get scared of the prospect of that screwball winning their nomination. More and more the genuine threat he poses to our national security, his desire to disarm America, his opposition to any defense in the war on terror, and his apparent acquiescence in an Iranian nuclear weapon will loom large as the Iowa vote approaches. Look for the other candidates to ease up on Newt and go after Paul, the target-du-jour.

Romney has it right. He lets others flame forth, momentarily hogging the media attention and waits for their demise. He never emerges as the clear front runner, so he never draws the flack. It hits everybody else but him.

Most likely, Romney will end up winning Iowa. Newt is too badly damaged and Ron Paul is about to be. Then he'll win New Hampshire. Will the contest then be over? Not likely.

Voters haven't recovered from their love affair with Newt or their dislike of Romneycare and of Mitt's former pro-choice position. Look for a buyer's remorse to set in as South Carolina approaches. Romney won't be able to hide behind another candidate and the flack will come his way. Then, look for Gingrich to get back into the race. The motto: advance in stealth.

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