John McCain was on MSNBC this weekend…and I suspect he spun a few heads with his remarks about John Kerry. As any regular reader of this blog knows, I have cited Kerry many times for being in public office as long as he has without any discernible accomplishments.  Sadly (though predictably), this has continued with his tenure as Secretary Of State. I did not watch the...

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Jewish organizations in the USA. I used to have great regard for them, and felt they performed important, even vital, service for Jewry in the USA and around the world. I knew that virtually all of them were partisan Democrat organizations.  But that made sense, since Democrats, far more than Republicans, were fully supportive of equality for Jews in the USA and for...

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WHY I HAVE SO LITTLE REGARD FOR JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS IN THE USA

Jewish organizations in the USA. I used to have great regard for them, and felt they performed important, even vital, service for Jewry in the USA and around the world. I knew that virtually all of them were partisan Democrat organizations.  But that made sense, since Democrats, far more than Republicans, were fully supportive of equality for Jews in the USA and for Israel. But, over the...

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A GOOD EATING WEEKEND

Apropos of nothing political, but many things culinary…. I have to say that food was one of the highlights of this weekend. On Friday night we were with dear friends at the State Theater in New Brunswick, NJ, to see A Midsummer Night’s Deam – as a ballet (though, improbable though it might seem, there was singing as well).  Wonderful production, excellent throughout. And what...

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Apropos of nothing political, but many things culinary…. I have to say that food was one of the highlights of this weekend.  On Friday night we were with dear friends at the State Theater in New Brunswick, NJ, to see A Midsummer Night\’s Deam – as a ballet (though, improbable though it might seem, there was singing as well).  Wonderful production, excellent...

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LYING ABOUT SUPPORT FOR NETANYAHU’S SPEECH

This is the second poll like this that I have seen:  intentionally worded in a way guaranteed to get a negative response, and then given a headline with a conclusion that cannot be made from that wording. I am referring to the headline, and first paragraphs of Mark Murray’s article for NBC News. Let’s start with the headline alone: Poll: Nearly Half of Americans Take Issue With...

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This is the second poll like this that I have seen:  intentionally worded in a way guaranteed to get a negative response, and then given a headline with a conclusion that cannot be made from that wording. I am referring to the headline, and first paragraphs of Mark Murray\’s article for NBC News. Let\’s start with the headline alone: Poll: Nearly Half of...

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SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL: THE NATION SPEAKS

So tell me: As Benjamin Netanyahu flies in from Israel to address a joint session of congress – and as President Obama, his henchman John Kerry, and a number of Democrat congresspeople tell him he is unwelcome here… …how do the people feel? Well, here is a chart from Gallup measuring support for Israel and Palestinian Arabs over the past 27 years. Read it and see for...

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DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ’S SENATE CHANCES

As you probably know, Debbie Wasserman Schultz (DWS) is a member of the House of Representatives, who represents an eminently safe Democrat seat in Florida. For several years, she has also Chaired the Democratic National Committee (DNC). What you may not know, however, is that DWS appears to be interested in replacing Marco Rubio as U. S. Senator, in next year’s election. Does she have a...

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THE NEW YORK TIMES VS. BENJAMIN NETANYAHU

The New York Times, which has been a severe critic of Israel for as long as I can remember, is certainly holding true to form these days. As you know Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is coming to the United States and speaking before a joint session of congress on Tuesday, to remind us of something that President Obama apparently is incapable or unwilling to process – that...

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THE MEDIA ASSAULT ON SCOTT WALKER (CONT.)

Evidently they ran out of things to dredge up from his pre-high school days…so they had to start making them up. The Daily Beast put out a story that Scott Walker, that neanderthal mouth-breathing imbecile from Wisconsin (aka: a possible Republican presidential candidate) had  – can you believe this guy – cut the ability of state colleges and universities to report rapes...

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