CHRISTIE\’S POLL NUMBERS

I just watched the beginning of NBC – New York\’s local news show. One of its first stories was that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie\’s poll numbers had taken a major tumble (I don\’t recall the exact words being used, but it was meant to suggest that he had really gotten creamed). Then they showed the actual data.  Christie\’s approval rating was...

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IS JORDAN A PALESTINIAN ARAB STATE?

Is Jordan a Palestinian Arab state? That\’s a pretty important question.  Because if it is, then Palestinian Arabs who demand that they must have a homeland, already do. Jordan\’s King Abdullah does not think his country is a Palestinian Arab homeland – at least not publicly.  Here is what he had to say about this subject just yesterday: “Jordanis Jordan...

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PIERS MORGAN LIVE: R.I.P.

Piers Morgan – depending on which account you read – has either been dropped by CNN, has decided to leave, or a mix of the two. Morgan, who replaced Larry King at the plum 9:00PM prime time spot three years ago because King – once CNN\’s highest-rated host – had been dropping viewers right and left (literally), was charged with...

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THE “FAIRNESS” FRAUD

In all the years I have read Thomas Sowell\’s columns, the worst one I ever saw was pretty good. Most are excellent and beyond. This one, titled The “Fairness” Fraud?  It is one of his “beyond” efforts.  Here is a taste of what Mr. Sowell has written…. Itseems as if, everywhere you turn these days, there are studiesclaiming to show...

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THE UKRAINE\’S FLASH REVOLUTION

Either the Ukrainian opposition was unbelievably lucky, or brilliantly tactical. The only thing that might have stood in the way of removing its pro-Russia (read that pro-USSR) President,Viktor Yanukovych, and replacing him with a more pro-west leader was the possible intervention of Vladimir Putin (I sometimes wonder if that name was shortened, by removing “Ras” from its...

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IS JORDAN A PALESTINIAN ARAB STATE?

Is Jordan a Palestinian Arab state? That\’s a pretty important question.  Because if it is, then Palestinian Arabs who demand that they must have a homeland, already do. Jordan\’s King Abdullah does not think his country is a Palestinian Arab homeland – at least not publicly.  Here is what he had to say about this subject just yesterday: “Jordanis Jordan...

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PIERS MORGAN LIVE: R.I.P.

Piers Morgan – depending on which account you read – has either been dropped by CNN, has decided to leave, or a mix of the two. Morgan, who replaced Larry King at the plum 9:00PM prime time spot three years ago because King – once CNN\’s highest-rated host – had been dropping viewers right and left (literally), was charged with...

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THE UKRAINE\’S FLASH REVOLUTION

Either the Ukrainian opposition was unbelievably lucky, or brilliantly tactical. The only thing that might have stood in the way of removing its pro-Russia (read that pro-USSR) President,Viktor Yanukovych, and replacing him with a more pro-west leader was the possible intervention of Vladimir Putin (I sometimes wonder if that name was shortened, by removing “Ras” from its...

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INDIA\’S HUMAN RIGHTS REGRESSION

Is it anyone\’s business what consenting adults do – sexually or otherwise – when in private?  Don\’t bother answering, I\’ll answer it for you.  Of course not.  It is nobody\’s business but theirs. Now please read the following excerpt from Andrew Bumcombe\’s article in London\’s Independent, and find out how difficult it...

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A STORY OF HONOR AND INTEGRITY

With all the negative material we are subjected to every day, I thought I would tell you a story – a true story –  that is guaranteed to brighten your  day. Last November, our son and daughter in law invited my wife and I, along with our daughter-in-law\’s mother, to a place they had booked for a few days in Puerto Rico.  The prospect of staying...

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OBAMACARE : THE DEMOCRATS\’ DILEMMA

How bad is ObamaCare for Democrat incumbents (not to mention insurgents)?  Bad enough that they are trying to find a way out of having to defend it. This is a dilemma.  Because if they say it is the disaster on wheels that most people know it to be, they are going directly against the President and their party leadership.  That\’s not how you get campaign funds. So the...

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INDIA\’S HUMAN RIGHTS REGRESSION

Is it anyone\’s business what consenting adults do – sexually or otherwise – when in private?  Don\’t bother answering, I\’ll answer it for you.  Of course not.  It is nobody\’s business but theirs. Now please read the following excerpt from Andrew Bumcombe\’s article in London\’s Independent, and find out how difficult it...

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THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION\’S WARNING TO ISRAEL

Excerpted from Elad Benari\’s article at israelnationalnews.com: WendySherman, undersecretary of state for political affairs and the headof the American negotiation team to the nuclear talks between Iranand six world powers (P5+1), said Saturday that the goal is to reacha permanent agreement with Iran by July 20. Inwhat appeared to be a warning to Israel, she said the United...

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A GREAT NIGHT OUT

Tell you what: since the previous blog was so uplifting, let me continue with one more (before returning to the muck and mire of politics). Last night, after spending hours with our transcendentally beautiful grandchildren, our sons and daughter-in-law took us out for my birthday (which was February 18th.  I won\’t tell you how old I am now, but I\’ll...

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A STORY OF HONOR AND INTEGRITY

With all the negative material we are subjected to every day, I thought I would tell you a story – a true story –  that is guaranteed to brighten your  day. Last November, our son and daughter in law invited my wife and I, along with our daughter-in-law\’s mother, to a place they had booked for a few days in Puerto Rico.  The prospect of staying...

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