In this issue
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 Jan. 11, 2011 / 6 Shevat, 5771

The charge of the Right brigade

By Dave Weinbaum

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | After a debatable start in the Lame Quack Session, Republicans have promised — well, to keep their promises, thus raising the hackles of Dems and the Obama Regime. All of a sudden lefty Congressmen are coming to the defense of what some would say was the bill that killed the donkey: Obamacare.

Following their election mantra to repeal Obamacare, Repubs recognize what Dems lost sight of: the will of the American People. It should be noted that the only Dems bragging or even bringing up Obamacare during the last election were those who voted against it, desperately separating themselves from the puppet strings of Obama, Pelosi and Reid. In case you're from Fishkill , New York , the Dems experienced an election tsunami, not seen since 1938.

I will admit to one insensitive, outlandish cruelty perpetrated by those on the right side of the aisle.

The House Repubs assaulted sensitive Dem and Progressives ears everywhere by reading the Constitution in front of the whole country as their first activity after the swear-in.

The audacity!

Long time Progressive NYC Congressman, Jerrod Nadler whined the Constitutional reading was "ritualistic…total nonsense…propaganda." Yet, he and 549 others in Congress have sworn before G-d and the world to uphold and defend this brilliant document from foreign and domestic enemies. Makes one wonder how many of those who swear the above oath are committing perjury as their first act in office.

Those who wait for things happen are beaten by those who make things happen.

On the legal front, a federal judge ruled the main cash-raising tool of Obamcare, forcing all citizens to buy health insurance or be penalized, unconstitutional. This judgment will be appealed all the way to the Supremes, where chances are its unconstitutionality will be upheld. But the country can't rely on "Hope and Change."

As a political issue, the Republicans must follow though. Reasons?

  • To make Dems explain the inexplicable—how they voted for something they didn't read and still can't explain. And that includes President Barack Hussein Obama.

  • To see how Dems defend something they failed to mention in the 2010 campaign, except to claim they were really against it after they voted for it.

  • To see how our newly elected Repub majority comport themselves in the line of fire. Will they exit left into backroom accommodation or will they stand tall with the voters who put them there?

  • To get as many Dems and lightweight Repubs on the record with a vote or statement about the repeal of Obamacare, as well as President Obama and the sycophants in his administration.

  • Make the repeal a main issue in the 2012 record so we can start the year 2013 with a country-saving correction of our direction.

The bill's repeal is all but guaranteed in the House. The Reid-run Senate is another story. Reid will do anything to protect Obama from a potential veto if, by some chance, it passes the upper chamber.

Either way, it's a winner set-up for Repubs in their quest to grab the remaining 2/3 of government, the Senate and the Presidency. Dems showed they're only capable of personal attacks like the Aqua Buddha accusation in the Rand Paul election, the witch label for Christine O'Donnell or the illegal maid scandal of Meg Whitman. When it came to policy debate, Dems detested them like Bubba in a room having to share the podium with the Obama.

Let's not forget the albatrosses Dems have allowed to continue to drag them down. Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid have been voted another term as leaders of the Dem Party. Who doesn't believe in miracles after that?

And they're still using the blame-the-last-guy game. Former Speaker Pelosi recently said the shellacking Dems took in November was Bush's fault!

History will be kinder to Dubya than anyone thought.

Right Brigade, one thing—before you "charge," cancel your US Treasury credit cards.

We're way over our limit!

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