Jewish World Review
Thursday December 11, 2014


Man drives, but the Creator holds the reins.
— Jewish Proverb

UPDATED


Victor Davis Hanson: The other America (POWERFUL)

Mallard Fillmore

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Nickel and dimed taken to an extreme; FANatic

The Village Idiot by Jim Mullen: You've got mail. Two tons of it

Froma Harrop: Do You Vote What You Drink?

Bob Tyrrell: The Future of the New Republic and Us

Laura Hollis: Progressives Prefer 'Narrative' to Truth

Larry Elder: Crippling Children By Selling Them Racism

Michael Reagan: He was white

Nat Hentoff: How our government tricks us into being its careless spies

Paul Greenberg: Don't think about it, just vote

Jonah Goldberg: What Schumer wants to embrace

Cal Thomas: Why release a report on the CIA in wartime?

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano: The CIA and Its Torturers

Nat Hentoff: Rand Paul finds victory and anger on the campaign trail

Ann Coulter: The college rape club

George Will: Criminalized to death: The lethal irresponsibility of government


THINK TOONS


Nate Beeler

Lisa Benson

Chip Bok

John Cole

Glenn Foden

David Hitch

Jerry Holbert

Steve Kelley

Jeff Koterba

Rick McKee

Scott Stantis

Gary Varvel

Michael Ramirez


Reality Check
Why fighting extremists can't be politically correct
By Clifford D. May

An informed view from a veteran news reporter, foreign correspondent and editor (at The New York Times and other publications). He has covered stories in more than two dozen countries, including Iran, Pakistan, Sudan, Ethiopia, China, Uzbekistan, Northern Ireland and Russia



Personal Growth
9 tips to cure your approval addiction
By Kim Giles

Stop your neediness for attention and validation. We are all addicted to the approval of others, and it only leads to misery



Build a Better Kid
Know somebody who worships their children? Stop it!
By Heather Hale

Too many kids think too much of themselves and too little of the outside world. We, as parents, are to blame



Laugh at Yourself
Everything's Relative
By Jordan "Gorf" Gorfinkel

The Jewish problem -- and secret of survival -- summarized in 3 pannels






Financial Wisdom
One-sentence (or so) financial rules
By Morgan Housel

There are nearly 60,000 personal finance books on Amazon.com. The most important finance topics can be, and should be, summarized in a sentence or two.



Fund Watch
Primecap: The Best Stock Pickers You've Never Seen
By Nellie S. Huang

The men who run the Primecap funds are so under the radar we couldnít even find their pictures. And thatís just the way they want it






Weird Science
The Mug Color That Makes Your Coffee Taste Sweeter
By Lizette Borreli

When asked "How do you take your coffee?" most of us specify whether or not we want cream, sugar, or milk as a way to perfect our caffeinated beverage of choice. However, one thing that stands between us and drinking the best cup of coffee is the color of our mug



Prevention
A Yogurt A Day Keeps Diabetes Away
By Susan Scutti

The details from the latest Harvard study



Ess, Ess/ Eat, Eat!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Diane Rossen Worthington

Savory yet slightly sweet and tangy with a hard to resist richness, WINTER SQUASH AND CORN ENCHILADAS WITH SALSA VERDE AND CHIPOTLE CREAM will brighten up any meal


4 books


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Archie
Dilbert
Ripleys Believe It Or Not!
Andy Capp
Bliss
The Born Loser
Frank & Ernest
The Grizzwells
Herman
Moderately Confused
One Big Happy
Prickly City
Shoe
The Wizard of Id





Robert Arial
John Deering
Glenn Foden
Bob Gorrell
Jerry Holbert
Taylor Jones
Jimmy Margulies
Rick McKee
Dana Summers
Gary Varvel
Larry Wright
Michael Ramirez




[ L I F E S T Y L E S ]

Living Smart by Angie Hicks: Should you do your own garage-door maintenance?

Ask Doctor K by Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.: Simple steps can dispel negative thoughts

Bruce Williams on JWR: Effort to avoid probate may not be worthwhile; more


Peter Brookes: Sony caper shows Web of intrigue: North Korean dictator eyed in hack of moviemaker

Dennis Byrne: The dangerous over-reactions to the Brown and Garner grand juries


[ I N S I G H T ]

Ben S. Carson: The death of fairness

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Blood-loving vegetarians; Fit to be . . .

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Paul Greenberg: Irony abounds --- but the madding crowd may not notice

Roger Simon: Rape, Reporting and Regret

Jonah Goldberg: Using allegations of rape in a grab for power

Dick Morris: Return of the Reagan Dem

Charles Hurt GOP sinking on a ship of timidity, squandering historic win

Michelle Malkin: Welcome to TotCare: Obama's Preschool Takeover

John Stossel: Climate Catastrophe

Judson Phillips: Score three points for this frothing at the mouth lib

Kathleen Parker: Can conservative women be feminists?

Walter Williams: What's Rule of Law?

Thomas Sowell: Give the gift of books!

Mallard Filmore

Dry Bones




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