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December 2, 2014

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 January 16, 2008 / 9 Shevat 5768

Dems love each other so much

By Roger Simon


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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | LAS VEGAS — Can't they all just get along?

Can't the Democratic front-runners stop saying awful, racially charged things about each other for just one night?

Well, yes, they can.

For almost two hours Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John Edwards displayed sweetness and light when it came to race relations and each other. Butter refused to melt in their mouths.

Those statements that have been flying back and forth between the Clinton campaign and the Obama campaign about race?

Gone. Forgotten. History.

"We both have exuberant and sometimes uncontrollable supporters," Clinton said. "We need to get this campaign where it should be. We're all family in the Democratic Party."

"I know that John and Hillary have always been committed to racial equality," Obama said. "We can't solve these challenges unless we can come together as a people."

"I feel an enormous personal responsibility to continue to move forward," Edwards said. "Now, we've made great progress, but we're not finished with that progress."

But what about New Hampshire, where Obama lost to Clinton? Could he have lost because of his race?

"No," Obama said firmly. "I think what happened was that Sen. Clinton ran a good campaign up in New Hampshire."

Wow. Maybe they should just draw lots for who becomes the nominee.

Not that there wasn't a sharp elbow or two on subjects other than race.

The sharpest came with just about seven minutes left in the debate, after NBC's Tim Russert quoted Clinton as implying that Al Qaeda might test an inexperienced U.S. president by attacking the nation.

Russert pointed out that before the New Hampshire primary, Clinton said: "I don't think it was by accident that Al Qaeda decided to test the new [British] prime minister, Gordon Brown, immediately."

Clinton refused to back off of that statement Tuesday night, and Obama whacked her for it.

"I think that is part and parcel [of] the use of the fear of terrorism in scoring political points," Obama said. "And I think that's a mistake."

But race? And those comments by Robert Johnson, a big Clinton supporter, bringing up Obama's past drug use and saying Obama wanted to be like "Sidney Poitier"? Were those comments out of bounds?

"Yes, they were," Clinton said.

Clinton did not cede much ground elsewhere, however.

When asked if she believed Obama and Edwards are both prepared to be president, she refused to concede that simple point.

"I think that that's up to the voters to decide," she said.

All three candidates were asked to name their greatest weakness.

Obama said: "I ask my staff members not to hand me paper until two seconds before I need it because I will lose it. And my desk and my office don't look good."

Edwards said: "I sometimes have a very powerful emotional response to pain that I see around me."

Clinton said: "I get impatient. I get, you know, really frustrated when people don't seem to understand that we can do so much more to help each other."

But why do I have this sneaking suspicion that the Republicans will come up with different answers for each of them?

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