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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 Nov. 14, 2013 / 11 Kislev, 5774

Take Advantage of Obama's Great Gift

By Michael Reagan





http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | America finally understands Obamacare.

Day after day, the president's signature legislative achievement is proving to be the federal fiasco everyone predicted it would be.

Every Democrat -- including the president's liberal cheerleaders in the media, the Democrats in Congress and Bill Clinton -- knows it's become a major political disaster for their party.

President Obama has scuttled his party's future with his foolish Big Government health care scheme. See you later, Democrat Senate. Kiss President Hillary goodbye.

But, unfortunately, Republicans and conservatives are too busy attacking one another to take advantage of Obama's great gift.

Look what happened to Gov. Chris Christie after his blowout 21-point victory this week in New Jersey.

Winning a Democrat state by 61 percent, Christie put together a perfect Ronald Reagan coalition by attracting 51 percent of Hispanic and 21 percent of black votes (including almost two dozen influential black pastors and politicians, and 2012 Obama-backer Shaquille O'Neal.)

So what reward did the mighty Battleship New Jersey get from his fellow Republicans? A bunch of torpedoes in the side for not being conservative enough to become the party's nominee in 2016.

If we Republicans are going to keep on infighting and looking for the perfect conservative candidate, it's not going to matter how terrible things get in the country, or how many more disasters Obama brings us, we're not going to win back the presidency.

The Republican Party has an awful lot of major repair work to do if it hopes to become a winner again.

Its leaders can't allow a repeat of the suicidal primary of 2012. It has to pick its nominee early.



It can't allow eight conservative candidates to stand up on a debate platform and try to be more Ronald Reagan than one another -- and then be surprised when the most moderate candidate wins because the conservatives split the rest of the vote.

As Gov. Christie says, we have to stop putting up Republican candidates who can win the ideological argument during the primary but can't win the election in the fall.

Republican voters have to do their part, too.

America is in the horrible shape it's in, and Barack Obama is still president, because too many conservative Republicans didn't go out and vote in 2012 because Romney wasn't the perfect candidate.

If they hadn't stayed home, we'd be looking at President Romney today instead of Mr. Romney.

If Republicans and conservatives want to regain control of Washington and repair the damage done by eight years of Captain Obama, they'll have to nominate a governor in 2016.

As George Will said on Fox the other night, and as I've said for a long time, America does a lot better when we elect a governor to the presidency.

No matter what their party, governors do a better job because they already have executive experience.

If you want to see what we get when we don't put a governor in the White House, turn on the TV or check the headlines in tomorrow's Washington Post.

Republicans have many capable conservative governors ready to clean after Obama's shipwreck. Besides Christie, there are Rick Perry of Texas, Scott Walker of Wisconsin and others.

I don't know who's going to be the GOP nominee in 2016.

But whoever is nominated, until everyone in our party understands why Ronald Reagan always supported all of the GOP's nominees, we're not going to win the next election and the next and the next.

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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. Comment by clicking here.


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