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 Oct. 29, 2013/ 25 Mar-Cheshvan, 5774

GOP Must Not Get Into Bed With Democrats on Obamacare

By David Limbaugh

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Two snares stand in the way of conservatives' fervent desire to dismantle Obamacare: 1) a possible perception that its problems are limited to the technical issues with the rollout and 2) the GOP's potentially suicidal impulse to bail Obama out.

Though the problems with the rollout are far more than website "glitches," they can and will be fixed. But once fixed, substantive problems will remain that will only be corrected if Obamacare is undone.

Both the technical and substantive problems with Obamacare reveal a disgraceful level of deceit and incompetence born of the conceit of a ruling class that doesn't afford the people it serves the respect of medieval serfs.

Remember the jaw-dropping admissions by congressional supporters of Obamacare that they hadn't read the bill and didn't know what the bill contained? Rep. Nancy Pelosi's statement — "We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it" — ranks as one of the most appalling statements ever uttered by a congressperson.

This arrogance emanates from the top, with President Obama making claims about the bill that he divined out of whole cloth in order to pacify the masses just long enough to get it passed. It's obvious he didn't have the faintest idea about the particulars of Obamacare or its abominable website.

Obama repeatedly guaranteed us that if we liked our health insurance plans and were satisfied with our doctors, we could keep them. He said an average family of four would save $2,500 on a health insurance plan and assured the Congressional Budget Office the legislation would be essentially budget-neutral, costing the government some $900 billion in 10 years.

Those statements were outrageously false. People are losing their plans left and right without their consent; many will lose their physicians; it has been estimated that an average family of four will see health care premiums increase by $7,400 rather than decrease by a third of that amount; and Obamacare will easily cost the government between two and three times what Obama promised the CBO and us.

This pattern of administration and Democratic Party arrogance has manifested itself in the rollout, as well. The Wall Street Journal reports that there were many different groups in various cities involved in the formation of the HealthCare.gov website but that no one was responsible for overseeing the implementation of the website.

Please stop and go back and reread that sentence. Even for Obama, this is staggering.

This is what happens when the liberal media and others refuse to hold politicians accountable. It leads them to believe they can do whatever they want and get away with it. They didn't bother to think through the complexities of the launch website or the falsity of the promises they made. Their mission was to get the bill passed and deal with any flak later.

Now back to the main point. Long after the website problems are corrected, the substantive problems will survive as long as the law remains on the books.

People will still have lost their plans and doctors. Individual and government costs will continue to greatly exceed Obama's guarantees. (Even liberal professors are becoming hapless victims of Obamacare's "sticker shock.") The quality of health care will crater. Access will decline. The young and healthy will be forced to take it in the shorts. And statists will have in place a frighteningly complex and intrusive infrastructure to control heretofore unimagined areas of our everyday lives.

Add to all this the administration's enormous hurdle of conning 7 million people to sign up for this nightmare by the end of March and dealing with the angst of people paying penalties for refusing to fall for the con.

Obamacare is the worst self-inflicted assault on American liberty in my lifetime, so genuine patriots must remain committed to doing everything within their power to end it.

The problem with this is many of the same people on the right who told us that Sen. Ted Cruz was leading a fool's errand in trying to defund Obamacare and that we should let the law implode on its own will next be urging that we bail out Obamacare by helping massage the law to mitigate its damage. Otherwise, we'll be punished for being partisan saboteurs. Afraid of the wrath of liberals who will criticize those Republicans who actually stand up for their own principles, our moderates will tell us to stand down. "Wait until the next election."

But by that time, Obamacare will have metastasized throughout the system and harmed countless people.

We must not be falsely frightened into collaborating with the Obama statists to save this law, a gesture that would be tantamount to assisting him in consummating his fundamental transformation of the nation.


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