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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 6, 2009 / 10 Teves 5769

Seat senator Roland Burris, the Illinois one

By Dave Weinbaum

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Email this article | President-Elect and new rejecter-in-chief, Barrack Hussein Obama, AKA "The One" and the "Messiah" has put himself in bad company. Barack wants to deny the legal appointment of his senate seat to the eminently qualified and legally appointed former Attorney General of Illinois, Roland Burris. .

As Black Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush has pointed out, Barack is positioned with White southern segregationist Democratic governors from 50 years ago. Tuesday, Obama has aligned with Democratic Senate Leader Harry "Power-Tool" Reid to block Senator Burris from entering the senate chambers.

Burris would be the only African American amongst the 100 sitting US Senators

"I HAVE A DREAM!" Martin Luther King

Below are several examples of racial struggles Democrats risk repeating.

  • The Little Rock Nine refers to an attempt to enforce the desegregation of schools as ruled by the US Supreme Court in the case of Brown V Board of Education decided May 17th, 1954. Democratic Governor and pawn to southern segregationists, Orval Faubus, stood in the way of President Dwight Eisenhower's attempt to implement the law. On September 25th, 1957, Ike called up the 101st Airborne and nationalized the entire 10,000 strong Arkansas National Guard. Thus this historic epic to desegregate schools took place under federal military escort.

  • James Meredith, after serving his country in the USAF for nine years was twice denied entry into the University of Mississippi. On October 1st, 1962 he was forcefully enrolled as a student by order of President John Kennedy. Two people died and 78 soldiers and US Marshals were injured during the clashes. Also, Mississippi Democratic Governor, Ross Barnett was fined $10,000 and sentenced to jail for sparking the violence with his refusal to admit Meredith.

  • University of Alabama. On June 11, 1963 two African American students, Vivian Malone and James Hood, stood at the door of the University of Alabama. There they were subjected to the unlawful rejection of Democratic Governor George Wallace. Wallace said he was upholding state's rights. After some tense hours, President Kennedy federalized the Alabama National Guard, and the governor stood aside.

Another Musical foray to the tune of "We Shall Overcome" derived from Charles Tinley's 1900 gospel song, "I'll Overcome Someday":

We shall overcome, Harry Reid and "The One."
Why are all the Dems treating us this way?
Oh deep in my heart, I do believe,
We shall overcome someday.

As Barrack/ Reid block senate door,
A move that we abhor,
The L-rd will see us through someday,
We shall overcome someday.

Walk hand and hand with Burris,
A totally honest jurist,
Do not for him lament,
He'll soon be in the senate

We shall overcome someday.

Transparency has prevented more revolutions than secrecy

Let's talk about the "market"…you know the one that's clearly out of control.

No, I'm not talking about the stock market.

I'm talking about the trade of cash and/or favors for political appointments. This is what the big hubbub is about. The sitting or jogging duly elected Governor Blagojevich is carrying out his duty. He remains without indictment or conviction of any crime. In this country, you're assumed innocent until proven guilty.

As a copout to his "all powerful stance," Reid has said he's willing to "negotiate" with Senator Burris.

I could be wrong, but I don't think the senate leader will be debating Senator Burris on the talents of the Cubs VS the White Sox.

They'll be discussing granting the seat to Burris if he guarantees his vote and/or pledges not to run in 2010 and who knows what else.

Are you listening Persecutor…I mean Prosecutor Fitzgerald? Sounds like it may be time to take Harry Reid down for…selling a United States Senate Seat. Wow. That sounds familiar!

I think Dems might want to avoid the spectacle of Bush calling up the Marines to escort Burris to his senate seat, through the Obama/Reid blockade, don't you?

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