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 December 11, 2012/ 27 Kislev 5773

Conservatives must be resolute to prevent complete socialist takeover

By Dave Weinbaum

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Never has a President succeeded at so little, yet won by so much.

The recent election has not had a calming effect on President Obama during the more-off- than-on fiscal cliff negotiations. Barack, Our Savior, according to Jamie Foxx, is still class and race baiting along with the rest of his Dem toadies and MSM. What should be a president in celebration, consolidating his opposition in a bipartisan attempt to tackle our dangerous overspending problem has turned into yet another standoff. Instead of Dear Leader managing the negotiations from his perch in the People's House, Obama is off on the campaign trail agitating away like he was still trying to destroy Mitt Romney's character.

One can only fondly remember the days when LBJ would house opponents, negotiating with drinks and cigars in hand, wearing White House robes or the famous matching of the dueling Irishmen, O'Neal and Reagan, the abundantly rich results of Newt and Bubba. One can even go back 147 years ago, when Honest Abe took a defeated and demoralized South to his bosom and ordered a kind and forgiving rejuvenation.

Recently, fellow JWR pundit and syndicated columnist, Charles Krauthammer predicted that Obama would settle the dispute before the plunge because he cared about his second term's legacy. Personally, based on the President's inclination to run the country into the ground in his first term, I find this unlikely. Dear Leader's agenda seems in conflict with Krauthammer's practiced DC Beltway experience. The President's idea of a legacy seems to be Socialist Dictatorships. He's well on his way to winning the Fidel Castro/Hugo Chavez governance award, and nothing but an opposing House is checking him.

The President has made it obvious he sheds no tears over the plight of the poor and the increasingly cash-deprived middle class. He just wants to punish any achievement he can find unless it's adding huge numbers to welfare, disability, work dropout rolls and/or food stamp recipients.

His mantra of raising taxes on the top 2% is meaningless in putting a dent into the enormous spending he's bludgeoned us with and he knows it. Further, it puts the onus on small business, those who are responsible for hiring. As Obama was famously quoted as saying, "One should never raise taxes during a recession."

Looming over us is his promise to have more wasteful stimuli just as some of the ominous Obamacare taxes and part time V full time employment dilemmas slam us like another Sandy.

Yet, even as some RINOS crumble and give into this would-be dictator, there is not a quid pro quo. Obama has refused to deal with the real problem: cutting spending to match revenues.

It would be easy for Republicans to fall for the bait and tax the so-called zillionaires making $250,000 and above but that would leave even more conservatives to ponder their alternatives, keep their passports updated, and their votes sat upon-again.

You'll never get over the hurdle if you refuse to jump

Republicans represent a small government, low tax philosophy that's stood for individual prosperity and the American dream. When they reverse their pledge not to raise taxes, it' ll stick a stake through their hearts as sure as the now emboldened bloodsuckers on the left will swoop down amongst the middle class and below to give their insatiable money lust more quick fixes. Then on to the confiscation of 401Ks and privately held wealth.

Besides, we should remember the lesson of George H. W. Bush who famously said, "Read my lips: NO NEW TAXES!" Then with a little pressure he caved. After achieving an astronomical 91% approval rating during his term, Bush1 lost to William J. Clinton in 1992, squandering an entire decade to the Democrats.

If Republicans need an argument why taxes shouldn't be raised on anyone all they need do is quote a famous politician from July, 2011: "…give us $1.2 trillion in tax revenues which could be accomplished without hiking taxes but could simply be accomplished by eliminating loopholes, eliminating some deductions and engaging in a tax reform process that could have lowered rates generally, while broadening the base."

In case you're from Branson that would be Barack Hussein Obama.

If the RINO Wobblies in the House decide to give in to the class warfare on the left, then we're in for a long political winter.

Without conservatives Republicans have no chance--and America no choice--as it slides toward tyranny.

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