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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 June 17, 2010 / 5 Tamuz 5770

Leading us on. . .

By Laura Ingraham

http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | My reaction to the President's Oval Office address on the Gulf Coast crisis can be summed up in one word--WHAT?! Of all the unconvincing and unfocused points Barack Obama made, one really stood out: "[W]hat has defined us as a nation since our founding is the capacity to shape our destiny--our determination to fight for the America we want for our children. Even if we're unsure exactly what that looks like. Even if we don't yet know precisely how we're going to get there. We know we'll get there."

This is the type of circular blather one would expect to hear in the Harvard faculty lounge, not from the President in a time of crisis. He tells us he is "unsure" about exactly what kind of America we want for our children or "how we're going to get there." But somehow he "knows we'll get there." Call me crazy, but how will we know when we "get there" if we're "unsure" what it looks like? My head is still spinning.

Of course that's what liberalism is--promises and pronouncements untethered to reality. It is cotton candy rhetoric; spun to taste good for a moment. But then it dissolves in an instant, leaving you feeling sick and disgusted that you tried it in the first place.

With the daunting economic, military, and environmental challenges we now face, America craves a competent, experienced chief executive. In President Obama, we see a man who is horribly ill-equipped for real world decision-making and crisis management. (Unless the crisis involves whether to invite Shakira or Beyonce to a White House soiree.) Even worse, he doesn't know what he doesn't know. This means he doesn't even know enough to bring on the best and the brightest people to critical posts. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar inspire zero confidence. The same can be said of the rest of Obama's cabinet.

No amount speechifying or demonizing the enemy (whether it's BP or the GOP) will save the Administration. In the end, results are what count. We want to see our president fighting every day to make America richer, stronger, and more influential. Instead, more often than not, we feel that Barack Obama and his merry band of radicals are fighting against us, our prosperity, and our freedoms.

Mr. President, most of us know the type of America we want for our children, and we know how to get there. The first step requires giving the boot to politicians who are so arrogant and out of touch they think there is a political solution to every problem and the rules of accountability don't apply to them.

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