In this issue

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 June 13, 2008 / 10 Sivan, 5768

Is there enough time for Obama to surrender?

By Dave Weinbaum

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Barack Hussein Obama was finally anointed by Queen Hillary. She spoke to her 18,000,000 voters including the DNC designated lepers in Michigan and Florida. That was secondary to the fact that Obama won more delegates than he needed to win the nomination.

He has a problem though. The election is almost five months away.

Before Barack can make good on his promise to desert Iraq, we may have effectively won the war. US troop and Iraqi civilian casualties are at record lows. Al-Qaeda, what's left of them, is on the run. The Iraqis have taken over in areas that were violent just a year ago. The Iraqi government is meeting benchmarks so well; maybe we can trade their leaders for our do-nothing, show and bray legislators. The pipsqueak Islamic Hitler in Iran, Ah'm Mad, is feeling the heat, claiming Bush is running out to of time. He's decided to run out the clock. Wonder who he wants to win in November.

Being dealt the winning hand is useless to a joker

General Petreaus is taking names and kicking terrorist's arse. More important are the alliances he's making with the various Muslim factions. He appears to have closed the sale that al-Qaeda is the real enemy.

Now if he could only convince the Democrats on Capital Hill including that Obama guy…

Okay, so even if you thought the Iraqi war was a bad idea at the time. It did accomplish several things:

  • We haven't been attacked in our homeland for seven years.

  • We are gaining on the long process of turning two Muslim countries, Iraq, Afghanistan, and solidifying Pakistan, into Democracies and allies.

  • It got rid of Saddam and sons. We were still technically at war with Iraq ever since Hussein decided to break the cease fire he signed in '91 and account for his WMDS.

  • Al-Qaeda walked right into the trap of making Iraq the main battlefield to make their glory in the Arab/Muslim world.

Recent history is replete with examples of turning enemies into allies and trading partners.

The aftermath of the deadliest war ever, WW2, saw us helping Germany, Japan, and Italy create reasonable democracies, as McCain pointed out yesterday. The Nazis exist strictly in the underground, their power almost nonexistent.

Whatever you think about Vietnam, when we abandoned the south, it created a vacuum for the North Vietnamese and the "Pol Pots" of the region. Millions were murdered.

So why aren't Obama and the rest of the Democrats celebrating our victory?

Because they are too damn superior in their minds to give even a smidgeon of credence that they may have been wrong. Plus Dems' quest for power is more important to them than victory for America. Their power is vested in our defeat. Their minds are polluted with Bush-hate. The change Obama and the rest seek is only apparent when we know we're victims of that nasty Bush.

Sometimes you have to turn on a dime to stand on a dollar

The economy is no different than the war. Instead of legislating an energy policy, Democrats have decided to punish the American people.

Obama's stance on the oil spike demonstrates his and the Democratic parties disdain for our wellbeing. He thinks its excellent gas is becoming unbearably expensive, just too quick. He wants us weaned off evil oil, whether it bankrupts us or not.

How bighearted of him!

So at a time we need a win, were told to run up the white flag and beg for Obama and the Dems to save us from those evil Republicans.

That worked when those on the right were in power, but now it's transparent.

It ain't working Dems.

You want change? How about a victory in Iraq and a meaningful energy policy?

We'll forgive you for being mistaken, but not unpatriotic.

Anything else is power grubbing at best and wicked at worst.

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