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March 17, 2014


Better pray for yourself, than curse another.   —   Yiddish aphorism


UPDATED


Andrew Malcolm: Turns out, what's settled on global warming is Americans' disbelief in Obama

Mallard Fillmore

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: Can't Possibly Be True!

Mitch Albom Girl sues her parents, but who owes whom?

Gina Barreca: Let's all take the new SATs! --- or not!

Diane Dimond An Open Letter to the Sandy Hook Mass Killer's Father

Christine M. Flowers: Celebrate the real beauty of life

Edward Wasserman: The plight of the media's indispensable resource, the source

Paul Greenberg: Back by popular demand: Tyranny

Bruce Bialosky: Doing Right While Being So Wrong

Jack Kelly: The high costs of Obamacare will transfer wealth to the already wealthy

Debra J. Saunders: Affordable Care Act or War on Conscience?

Lib columnist Dana Milbank: Why millennials have abandoned Obama

David M. Shribman: Now it's LBJ's turn: The battle over Lyndon Johnson's place in history is joined

Jeff Jacoby: The punchline is the president's dignity

George Will: Dems hurting the poor: Obama is increasing income inequality

THINK TOONS

Baloo

Lisa Benson

Chip Bok

Chip Bok BONUS!

Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle BONUS!

John Deering

Randall Enos

Taylor Jones

Walt Handelsman

Jerry Holbert

Steve Kelley

Jeff Koterba

Jerry Holbert

Jimmy Margulies

Jimmy Margulies BONUS!

Gary McCoy

Rick McKee

Steve Sack

Steve Sack BONUS!

Kevin Siers

Dana Summers

Gary Varvel

Michael Ramirez


thought
Purim: Cynicism v. Holiness
By Rabbi Dr. Warren Goldstein

Often cast as a holiday celebrating a prevented genocide -- or wrongly as Jewish Halloween -- Purim is actually about a much deeper, philosophical struggle

EASY LANGUAGE; PROFOUND IDEAS from South Africa's Chief Rabbi



peace is not the question
Warning to West From Ex-President Kravchuk: Ukraine Crisis Could Spark World War III
By Avedis Hadjian

He led Ukraine to independence in 1991 and became its first president. And he's generally not given to hyperbolic analogies and sensationalism



family time
3 ways to keep communication from going sour
By Danica Trebel

Communication is like milk: if it's left unused on the shelf, it'll spoil, curdle and turn sour. Here are three surefire ways to keep your fridge -- and your home -- stocked with fresh, healthy and nutritious communication



gezunt/ on health
Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: How -- and when -- children outgrow food allergies
By Nancy Ott, M.D.

Yes, it happens. And much more often than you think



fantas-tech
World Wide Web turns 25, but what will its future look like?
By Jason Hardy

A modest idea 25 years ago is now a central part of the human experience for billions






consumer intelligence
Which Tax Software Is Best for You?
By Sandra Block

We reveal the pros and cons of the most popular tax-filing programs. Plus, discover ways to score discounts --- or even file your taxes for free



investing
Why You Need a Roth IRA
By Kevin McCormally

With this indispensable savings tool, your money grows tax-free, you can invest in almost anything and you get several cool perks






l'chaim!
The Kosher Gourmet
By Joshua E. London and Lou Marmon

Fungus among us produces a distinctive dessert wine



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Lisa Benson
Joep Bertrams
Daryl Cagle
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John Deering
Jerry Holbert
David Horsey
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Rick McKee
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Gary Varvel
Michael Ramirez
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Tech Q&A: Up for debate: Windows 7 or 8 in place of XP?; credit cards and fingerprints

Ask Doctor K by Anthony L. Komaroff, M.D.: SSRIS are considered safe for long-term use

Bruce Williams on JWR: Putting assets in children's names may be dangerous; time shares

Peter Brookes: What Putin sees when he looks to the West

Marilyn Penn: The Lunchbox: A Review


[ I N S I G H T ]

Wesley Pruden: How to rain on your own parade

News of the Weird by Chuck Shepherd: People With 'Issues'; The law is an ass? What about the judges

Argus Hamilton: The News in Zingers

Greg Crosby: I've turned the lights off on the movies

Lori Borgman: What to expect at gender reveal parties

Linda Chavez: Ban Bossy, No Way

Michelle Malkin: My Message to Girls: Be Bossy!

Suzanne Fields: Millennials Playing the Confidence Game

Dave Weinbaum: Field Marshal Fritz and his favorite nephew

David Limbaugh: Obama, in His Sole Discretion

Diana West: Buzzwords hide Ukraine's meaning for U.S. and EU

Mona Charen: Has America Lost Its Grit?

Rich Lowry: The un-American anti-Koch campaign

A. Barton Hinkle: Our long national austerity nightmare is over!

Jonah Goldberg: Obama deserves share of blame for millennial cynicism

Mallard Filmore

Dry Bones

Charles Krauthammer: How to stop Putin




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Jonathan Tobin: Is Abbas unwittingly exposing Obama/Kerry's 'peace' sham?

And the sub-total is ... 40 long-range missiles, 181 mortars, 400,000 bullets . . .

Tom Petruno: Finding Safe Dividend Stocks

Kathy Kristof: What Investors Should Know About Share Buybacks

Gretel H. Schueller: You will pay dearly for stolen sleep

Kevin McCormally: Watch out for these tax traps when filing your 2013 return

Jon Marcus and Holly K. Hacker How some families pay less for college than others

Barrie Barber Keeping troops alert with brain stimulation

The Kosher Gourmet by Faye Levy 3 festive Mideast feasts you'll go absolutely nuts over!

Caroline B. Glick: Surviving Obama

Jeff Peterson: Director Darren Aronofsky's non-traditional 'Noah' gets warning

Amy Peterson: The Paradox of Busyness: 6 tips to help decrease loneliness and build relationships

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of February 2014

Kevin McCormally: Watch out for these tax traps when filing your 2013 return

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky A simple yet wow-the-crowd Mediterranean recipe for side or main: Smoky minted chickpeas and feta with kalamata olives

Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb: Above Suspicion

Suzanne Fields: Reminders of the Price of Survival

Rich Lowry: Arizona guv's Foolish Veto

Sandra Block New Tax Rules That May Affect Your 2013 Return

Karen Kaplan: Taking vitamins to prevent cancer or heart disease may backfire

Harvard Health Letters: Soy: The 'super-food' that wasn't

The Kosher Gourmet by Linda Gassenheimer Steamboat: More fun than fondue! This Chinese meal is a perfect dinner when you're in a hurry because most of the cooking is done at the table

Caroline B. Glick : Does Israel need a Palestinian terror state more than the PLO?

Maayan Jaffe: Frum fashionista: New magazine targets sophisticated palette of Orthodox Jewish women

Bob Frick: Master the Modern Art of Haggling

Tom Petruno 7 Stocks the Bull Market Left Behind

Lisa Abraham: How to stay warm deliciously and nutritiously

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington This ain't comfort food! Sophisticated Mac and Cheese, A One-Dish Meal Fit for Company

James Rosen: In congressionally mandated initiative Jewish, Hispanic soldiers from WWII, Korea, Vietnam to get Medal of Honor

Yochonon Donn: Ukraine's Chief Rabbi dishes on politics, citizen safety and the country's future

Timothy M. Phelps: 72 years later, France is sort of considering paying reparations for remaining Holocaust survivors in US

Carolyn Bigda 6 Promising New Funds

Maayan Jaffe: Israeli researcher may have cure for Type 1 diabetes

The Kosher Gourmet by Mario Batali, the famed chef Catch of the Caribbean, with an Italian twist

> Rabbi Hillel Goldberg: Flight of the alone to the Alone

Caroline B. Glick: Rousing America from its slumber

Mike Boehm: A family's 70-year quest to regain treasures stolen by Nazis

Hannan Adely Suit against anti-terror squad tossed

Cameron Huddleston: Should You Switch Cell-Phone Carriers?

David Templeton: New cancer immunotherapy treatment already shows promise

The Kosher Gourmet by Emma Christensen Cheesy Panade with Swiss Chard, Beans and Sausage: Not quite a soup and not quite a casserole, it's something more --- the best of both worlds

David Suissa: A mitzvah called 'shmooze'

Lawrence J. Haas: Strong US ties to Israel are the key to a lasting peace in a future 'Palestine'

Jewish 'Monuments Man' accepts medal from German hometown

Daria Soloviev Terrorists honed their anti-tourism skills targeting Israel. Now it's Egypt's turn

Amina Khan: Real glass that bends without breaking? Mollusk shell holds the key

Harvard Health Letters: Sinusitis: How to get relief without antibiotics

Sandra Block: How to Reduce Your Property Taxes

Geoffrey Mohan: Zit bacteria named for Frank Zappa

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom How to cheat at soup making --- no fuss techniques for beautiful and delicious results

Avi Joseph: Why I didn't become Leah Vincent

Science, religion go hand-in-hand in US

Jewish 'Monuments Man' accepts medal from German hometown

World Jewish Congress slams Hungary for Holocaust commemoration

Smart parents, dumb kids? It could have been prevented

Jane Bennett Clark: 6 Lessons for Success in Small-Claims Court

French chefs rebel against 'food porn' photos

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom Warm Apple and Plum Crisp with a Ginger Snap Crust is a quick yet delicious comforting classic dessert

Rabbi Ephraim Buchwald: That 'vengeful Old Testament god'

Jonah Goldberg: The Search in Sochi: Hannah Arendt where are you?

Meghan Daum Woody Allen's maturity problem, Or: Confessions of a former wannabe sophisticate

John Ericson: Prescription for Dyslexics: Play an hour of 'Flappy Bird' and call doc in the morning

Carolyn Bigda: 5 Lessons From This Bull Market

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of February 2014

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington A twist on a French Classic: Cheese Souffle (pareve) with Chicken and Spinach is an elegant, substantial main and yet airy, fluffy and delicious

Andrew Silow-Carroll : Foodie-ism, meet Judaism

James Rosen: Is the US powerless to stop the spread of al-Qaida?

Michael Ollove The rise of medical identity theft

Anne Kates Smith: 5 Stocks to Cash In on Innovation

Susannah Snider: Fast Fixes for 10 Common Money Mishaps

Howard LeWine, M.D. : Ask the Harvard Experts: Huge and healthy is real?

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington THE PERFECT MUFFIN? Not too sweet, filled with all sorts of seeds, peppered with dried cherries and covered with lightly sweet streusel topping

Kathleen Parker: Obama's blind spot on religious liberty

Richard Simon: The search for the lost Nazi diary

Carol Rosenberg Gitmo Inc.: Accused jihadis have a business plan

Nellie S. Huang: 7 Clues for Investors to Look for Within Annual Reports

Lisa Gerstner: Master the art of kvetching and there's a good chance you'll get what you want

Sharon Palmer, R.D. : Beyond the antioxidant buzz: Plant foods boost our health in multiple ways

The Kosher Gourmet by Diane Rossen Worthington Ribollita, a hearty main course Tuscany soup -- both famous and flavorful -- is the ultimate comfort food

Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb: Kerry continues to extort Israel because Jews -- American and Israeli -- allow him to

Caroline B. Glick: World in peril: Obama's self-fulfilling nuclear policy inching ever closer

Cameron Huddleston Protect Your PC After Windows XP Support Ends in April

Carolyn Bigda: 5 Stock Picks for Romantics

John Ericson: Going deaf? Spend Some Time In The Dark

Jewz in the Newz by Nate Bloom :Winter olympics----Jewish athletes; Portman's husband and Monuments Men

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Caroline B. Glick: Kerry continues to extort Israel because Jews -- American and Israeli -- allow him to

Joel Greenberg: In Enemy Hands: Israel extends compassion to treat hundreds of wounded Syrians





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