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 July 18, 2008 / 15 Tamuz, 5768

Obama's New Change/Hope Strategy: Ready, Fire, Aim

By Dave Weinbaum

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Ever been lectured by a know-it-all? That's what we're experiencing with Barack Hussein Obama. Study the void of experience and vagueness of achievement in his resume, except for fainting fans and fawning far lefties, AKA "The Liberal Press."

Welcome to the classroom of Professor Barack Hussein Obama, where I reside as peon with the rest of the 299,999,999 million students from left coast to left coast and all the flyover states in between. That's not counting the starving billions burning their bare feet on the rest of the overheated oil-deficient planet, auditing his lectures. We all take note of the lilt in his voice and the upward tilt of his face as he looks down his teleprompter at us impoverished non-Harvard knuckleheads.

How DID this country survive the last 225 years without him? How WILL we survive if he's not elected?


There are few things worse than an instructor with an arrogant 'tude and factless point of view, one who constantly changes his lectures based on the students with whom he's trying to stay popular at the moment. He cheats the former when he coddles the latter with opposite arguments. Now he's beginning to lose everyone, those inclined to be on his side, and the undecided. Want examples?

  • Barack's pledge to use public money VS private bit the dust when he figured out that two plus two equaled $100 mill or so. At least he sold us out for a lot.

  • His backward and forward flips on the Iraqi war are, at the least, five. John Kerry and Hillary have indeed met their match.

  • He pandered to Jews by pledging his support of Jerusalem as the eternal capitol of Israel, then changed his mind a day later.

  • He said he would filibuster the FISA spying act that releases cooperating phone companies from litigation, then voted for the bill exonerating same.

  • He supported any kind of abortion, yet now he's taking a stand against late term baby murder.

  • He abandoned the gun controllers in his party to support the Supremes who barely upheld us small town dummies and our rights to keep our guns. "Hey, Uncle Redneck, pass me the Jack, the Bible, and the ammo."

  • He equated his white grandma to that America hating racist scion of Louis Farrakhan, the bad Reverend Wrong. Thank the L-rd it became politically convenient for Barack to pull granny out from under that bus.

His flips come at us from all directions without the proper vetting of changed facts. It's all about what he thinks will get him elected at the moment.

Worse, he's not good at it; He's tied with McCain at a time he should be up double-digits in the polls.


The box Barack has put himself in is worse than that other Hussein's spider hole. At least Saddam's mumblings weren't public for a while.

Soon Obama will be off to the Middle East, a place his opponent has toured countless times. Obama won't be alone. He'll be accompanied by three major anchors. Even they must air Barack's lost messianic presence, although I wouldn't bet on it. What else are they going to do to stop the waterfall ratings they're sending downstream to Fox?

Barack can play Chance the Gardener from the movie "Being There," for only so long. Besides, Peter Sellers could act without a teleprompter.

Obama's handlers are stunningly ineffective in stemming his decline against a stumbling old, awkward, yet likeable and humble, John McCain.

One of the great things about this country is we get to grade the teachers that presume to become out leaders.

It's time to flunk Barack or at least give him an incomplete. My recommendation would be a remedial history course with a minor in current events, plus a sentence to go out in the real world and make a living. Then I would recommend an operation to install a spine that will stop him from his urge to surrender on the verge of victory.

Now there's real change we can all hope for.

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