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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 December 5, 2012/ 21 Kislev 5773

GOP should call Obama's bluff

By Laura Ingraham

JewishWorldReview.com | The idea that Republicans would outmaneuver the President in "fiscal cliff" negotiations (held behind closed doors) was fanciful from the outset.

The president uses the White House as backdrop or hops Air Force One to making his phony pitch for "a balanced approach" to fiscal reform. Every choreographed move he makes is then lapped up by a press corps ever eager to please and assist him in making his case for tax hikes on the "rich" for him.

Last week the president felt emboldened enough by the election results and the GOP's willingness to break old promises that he sent his elf Tim Geithner to the Hill to press for more tax revenues. Speaker of the House John Boehner responded saying he was "flabbergasted." When you give in to tax & spend terrorists, they will only up their demands, which is exactly what happened here.

Grover Norquist, the most hated man in America, is exactly right in saying that the public needs to see the truth in this grand bargaining. "Republicans should demand that whatever agreement the two parties reach should be posted online for at least a week before Congress votes on it," he told the Washington Times.

The country will only be put on a long-term path to fiscal solvency if real spending cuts and entitlement reform at the outset of 2013. Tax simplification and the elimination of loopholes will bring in revenue without raising rates on the very people we need to create jobs. Republicans will only have leverage in these discussions if they hold out and are willing to take the short-term PR hit of "allowing" us to go over the "cliff."

GOP leverage is lost the second the GOP gives in to Obama's economic hostage threat of dangling America over the cliff. Sometimes you find your wings only after you jump.

By the way, now does everybody see why some of us were urging Mitt Romney to make the "fiscal cliff" a cornerstone of his campaign?

I still dream of Romney looking at Obama during the second debate and asking, "Sir, our country will see a needless mad dash to avert a crisis after the election because you failed to do your job before the election. I will never put my own political interests ahead of what's best for American families. Election or no election, I would have already worked with Democrats and Republicans to fashion a commonsense way save us from being run over by the Debt and Deficit Express that's coming down the tracks."

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