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April 21, 2014

Andrew Silow-Carroll: Passoverkill? Suggestions to make next year's seders even more culturally sensitive

Sara Israelsen Hartley: Seeking the Divine: An ancient connection in a new context

Christine M. Flowers: Priest's execution in Syria should be call to action

Courtnie Erickson: How to help kids accept the poor decisions of others

Lizette Borreli: A Glass Of Milk A Day Keeps Knee Arthritis At Bay

Lizette Borreli: 5 Health Conditions Your Breath Knows Before You Do

The Kosher Gourmet by Betty Rosbottom Coconut Walnut Bars' golden brown morsels are a beautifully balanced delectable delight

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 Feb 20, 2014 / 20 Adar I, 5774

The Bill & Hillary Blame Game is For Losers

By Michael Reagan





http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Is Bill Clinton still president?

Has he been caught fooling around with another intern in the Oval Office? Has Paula Jones filed another lawsuit? Is Hillary Clinton still standing by her bad man?

I must be in the 1990s again.

Why else would I have seen Kathleen Willey on TV talking about Bill Clinton repeatedly getting away with sexual harassment because Hillary ran smear campaigns aimed at discrediting his victims like her?

Why else would a Republican senator be making news by attacking Bill Clinton for being a "sexual predator"?

Excuse my confusion.

I realize I'm not the one who's been time traveling.

It's Rand Paul and the conservative media who are reliving the lowlights of the Clinton years and replaying the "Slick Willie" sex card.

In a futile effort to pre-taint Hillary Clinton's expected presidential run, Sen. Paul introduced the Bill Clinton sex angle into the 2016 campaign earlier this month.

Reminding everyone Clinton was a professional sex hound, Sen. Paul said he didn't think it'd be a good idea to elect Hillary president because her unseemly hubby would have the run of the Oval Office again.

What was Sen. Paul thinking — or not thinking?

He's supposed to be a serious conservative/libertarian Republican with an eye on the White House. He attracts media attention every time he opens his mouth.

He should be talking about high unemployment, tax cuts, the folly of the $10.10 minimum wage -- anything. Instead he's telling us the news that Bill Clinton was a serial sexual predator and pickup artist.

Really? Who knew?

Sen. Paul, it's not 1998 anymore. "The Sexcapades of Bill Clinton" is an old, old, old story.

It belongs on Turner Classic Movies, not Fox News. And Republicans know how the Clinton movie ends — we lose.

It's 2014. A disaster named Barrack Obama is president. A crucial midterm election is bearing down on Republicans.

Why are you worrying about 2016? Did we already take the Senate?

You really can't blame Fox News for exploiting the Clinton sex angle. It has to get ratings and make money.

Dusting off Willey and bringing her on "The Kelly File" to accuse Hillary herself of waging a war on women — women like Willey who were hit on by Bill -- made sense for Fox.

But Republicans need to stop worrying about the Clintons' dirty old laundry.

People aren't hurting in the United State today because of Hillary and Bill. They're hurting because of the current president.

Trying to pin Bill Clinton's extramarital affairs on Hillary will be a lost cause. They weren't Hillary's fault — they were her problem.


Anyway, Bill Clinton's personal failings didn't seem to hurt his job performance.

He worked with Newt Gingrich and Congress to balance the budget four times, give us welfare reform and give us tax reductions.

The 1990s were a heck of lot better than today, which is proof that the president's personal life has nothing to do with his public life.

My father knew that.

I remember in 1960 sitting with him, my mother and my sister talking about the photos the Republican National Committee had of John Kennedy walking into and out of hotels with women who were not his wife.

When I asked my father if Richard Nixon was going to use those photos against JFK in the election, he said, "No. He's not running for husband of the year. He's running for president. His personal life should not be part of the campaign."

And it wasn't.

President Obama was elected in large part because he offered hope and change. His ideas and policies were awful, but he didn't practice the politics of personal destruction and voters noticed.

Republicans like Rand Paul need to come up with a plan people can get hold of — a plan that moves forward.

And if he wants to bash Hillary, he should do it on her public life, not on her private life.

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Michael Reagan is the son of President Ronald Reagan, a political consultant, and the author of "The New Reagan Revolution" (St. Martin's Press). He is the founder of the email service reagan.com and president of The Reagan Legacy Foundation.


© 2014, Michael Reagan

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