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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 August 28, 2008 / 27 Menachem-Av 5768

Stellar speech won't boost Barack

By Dick Morris & Eileen Mc Gann


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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Her words were emphatic: "Barack Obama is my candidate and he must be our next president." Hillary Clinton's endorsement was unambiguous and she held nothing back. She attacked John McCain with gusto and purpose and made the case for a Democratic victory splendidly and with passion and commitment.


She did such a good job, in fact, that when she left the podium and the cheering rose to a crescendo, everybody in the hall was asking the same question: Why didn't Obama pick her for vice president?


The men and women who watched Hillary — but especially the women — had to ask why. Why was she dropped from even consideration as vice president and passed over for a warmed over political hack?


Why is her voice not part of the ticket? Why was she not even vetted?


To be clear, we think that Obama had ample reason not to pick her. If he had, he'd have been stuck carrying her baggage and Bill's for the entire campaign. Could Obama have explained why Bill won't release the names of his library's donors? Could he have explained why Hillary-linked lobbyists battled to shield the Emir of Dubai from legal liability for kidnapping and enslaving children to race camels?


How could the candidate who ran against lobbyists have explained why he added the candidate of the lobbyists to his ticket?


Obama was wise not to put himself in that position. But it wasn't Hillary's negatives on display last night but her virtues — idealism, passion and vision.


It was Hillary at her best. Her sarcastic sallies against McCain provided the only good rhetoric of this so-far boring and flat convention. She brought the crowd to its feet.


Clinton's speech set forth an implied challenge to Joe Biden to equal her performance. People will compare him to her — and likely see the candidate Obama chose as inferior to the one he spurned. Biden will come across as a standard politician running against the heroine of millions of women.


With Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama could've made history — but chose not to do so. He hogged history. So her speech will likely produce no gain for him, but lay the basis for a lasting resentment at his failure to select her.


Obama is tied with McCain because he can't win the votes of women, especially older women. Last night made his a lot harder.

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