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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. 16, 2006 / 18 Shevat, 5766

al-Gore isn't without competition among his party's elders

By Bob Tyrrell


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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | For weeks now civilized observers around the world have been astonished by the dispendious angers vented by indignant young Muslims. These young indignados have listened to the counsel of their venerable leaders in government and in the mosques. They have noted the intolerable provocations of the unbelievers. Finally, they have taken to the streets and city squares to burn flags, bash passersby, rush the cops, and — from what I have observed on the TV news — take a swing or two at each other. Their righteous anger could be contained only so long.


Taking it all in, I can only wonder: How long will it be before such scenes erupt in the streets and squares of America? Listening to their indignant leaders, witnessing the daily provocations within our society, how long will it be before this country's young Democrats give themselves over to the fiery passions that their own mullahs are stoking? America's Angry Left, as it is called, can only take so much. Then, vavoom! Our Angry Left's own indignados will be out on the street, haranguing the Republican Congress, chanting anti-Halliburton jingles, and burning three-piece suits. Wal-Marts will be stormed. Former vice president Al Gore will be called back from Saudi Arabia to mollify the masses.


Doubtless you heard about his oratory at the celebrated Jeddah Economic Forum. There he told the assembled sheiks and mullahs, gentlemen and ladi ... well, there were no ladies . At any rate al-Gore told the assembled that the Bush administration has been committing "terrible abuses, and it's wrong." The abuses, according to the former vice president, involved Arabs who, after Sept. 11, have been "indiscriminately rounded up, often on minor charges of overstaying a visa and held in conditions that were just unforgivable."


Gore is bidding fair to become the Muqtada al-Sadr of America's Angry Left. Savor his recent vituperations. He has called our suave president a "moral coward" who is in alliance with "digital brown shirts." He refers to Abu Ghraib prison as "the Bush Gulag;" and, forgetting the discrepancies of his former boss, he calls President George W. Bush "the most dishonest president since Richard Nixon."


Of course, Gore is not without competition among the party's elders. Dr. Howard Dean's rage is ceaseless. Just the other day he apprised CNN that "This is probably the most corrupt administration we've had since maybe ever and certainly since Harding, I would guess." Former President Jimmy Carter is angrier still. He could not even stifle his anger during the funeral of Coretta Scott King — and with President Bush accompanied by his father sitting nearby.


There Carter suggested that it was racial prejudice that accounted for the slow governmental response to Hurricane Katrina. Alluding to the present controversy over the Bush administration's NSA wiretapping of suspected terrorists, he lamented the long-ago federal surveillance of the Kings. Predictably, he was careful not to mention that that surveillance was perpetrated by Democrats. In recalling his dedication of a portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. back in 1974, Carter was also careful not to mention that early in his political career he had courted the Georgia Ku Klux Klan. Instead he recalled that outside the building during those dedication rites there were "chanting members of the Ku Klux Klan, who had too much support from other Americans." Well maybe, but the hooded morons' support had declined sufficiently for you, Carter, to look elsewhere for votes.


Yes, with all this moral indignation pouring forth from the Democratic elders, how long will it be before their listeners take to the streets? Already the internet resounds with the young furiosos' enraged responses. Can it be long before they march? And when they do they will be more dangerous than any Arab street demonstration, for America's Angry Left includes its womenfolk. Boy, are they angry. Possibly when the mullahs and potentates of Araby see the incomparable wrathfulness of America's left-wing women, they will revise their thinking on male-only street demonstrations. Tantrums thrown by women can be very persuasive.

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