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Jonathan Tobin: Defending the Right to a Jewish State

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April 14, 2014

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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

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Gordon Pape: How you can tell if your financial adviser is setting you up for potential ruin

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April 11, 2014

Rabbi Hillel Goldberg: Silence is much more than golden

Caroline B. Glick: Forgetting freedom at Passover

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Cameron Huddleston: 7 Financial Tasks You Should Tackle Right Now

Sandra Block and Lisa Gerstner: How to Profit From Your Passion

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April 9, 2014

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Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

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Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

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Jewish World Review Nov. 23, 2005 / 21 Mar-Cheshvan, 5766

Save a (human) turkey

By Dave Weinbaum

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert to Democrat Representatives, "GOT SPINE?"

In a dramatic, but predictable turn of events, House Democrats left poor ole' ex-Marine hero, Rep. John Murtha dangling by his Marine sword. Murtha inexplicably called for us to abandon the war in the Middle East and unilaterally yank our troops out. Thus a message was shouted that must have brought cheers from the monsters that cold bloodedly murdered 3,000 innocent Americans in one day. I don't question Murtha's bravery, but his position is dangerous to the very troops he wants to protect.

Repubs have been remarkably quiet over the Plame, "Bush is a liar", "Bush is stupid", "the war is immoral", Scooter indictments, "Cheney is evil", the polls show Bush has lost the American people, drivel…until about two weeks ago. I suspect their silence was intentional. In 1974 Ali leaned on the ropes for seven rounds of devastating blows by a bigger and stronger George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle. He hardly threw a punch, until Foreman, suckered by his own arrogance, and Ali's reluctance to fight, exhausted him. The champ put George to the canvas in seconds.

Hastert and the Bush administration couldn't have roped a Democratic dope better than Muhammad did to Foreman.


Ever the wrestling coach, Speaker Hastert, saw an opening and used the Dems' clumsy lunge to score a take down and pin 'em to the mat. Dems tried to get up, but kept slipping back to the mat cluttered by their own slippery ridiculous diatribes.

Republicans called for an immediate, put up or shut up, pull-out or support the troops' referendum. The trap was set. Snared and not brave enough to saw off their limbs caught in the Repub jaws of death, the Dems committed mass political suicide one vote at a time, exactly how the pachyderm reps knew they would. When the screaming, huffing and puffing and political posturing was over the Dems were buried up to their propaganda holes in fertilizer of their own making.

The vote was 403-3, an overwhelming demand to stay the course. The premature celebrations of the terrorists and Soros, Sheehan, and Moore, have been interrupted. Reality has set in. Terrorists know that the only way to beat America was to get the Democrats to subvert their own country. Back to the drawing board, boys.

  • Have we forgotten that 11,000 brave American Soldiers died on D-day in 1944?

  • Have we forgotten the 19,000 US Military lives that were taken in the 4 week Battle of the Bulge?

  • Have we forgotten that we lost 407,000 US troops in the 4 and ˝ years of our combat in WW2?

  • Have we forgotten that we lost 58,480 soldiers because German subs were attacking our commercial ships in 1917? That loss took place with semi-modern weapons in the 1 year and 7 months we fought in WW1.

  • Have we forgotten our sacrifices in the Revolutionary War where we lost 5,000 troops?

  • Have we forgotten our war to emancipate slaves and stop the South from destroying the Union? Civil wars never are, as this one cost America 200,000 soldiers.

  • Have we forgotten the Korean War where we lost 53,000 brave troops?

  • Have we forgotten our brave soldiers in Vietnam and their determination to keep Communism from our doorsteps? 58,000 US soldiers lost their lives there and the rest were abandoned and abused by their own government and many fellow US citizens.

We are literally standing on the graves of our dead troops who have enabled us and hopefully the children of our children to reach for the stars.

This country will do whatever it takes to defeat those that are dedicated to our annihilation. The debate must become one of how to win the war, VS how soon we can surrender.

So take home a Democrat this Thanksgiving and pray with them that our troops keep safe and BEAT THE TERRORISTS!!! THEN we can bring them home.

After the vote last Friday, it won't be safe for the Libs to show themselves outside until all our gobblers are hunted and consumed.

Hey, you could entertain your Democrat Reps with a supplement to Thursday's football games. Just replay last Friday's debate and vote during the commercials!

Better a wrestling match, than a turkey shoot.

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