You can always count on Americans to do the right thing—after they’ve tried everything else.
“A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a
“The average age of the world’s greatest civilizations from the beginning of
From bondage to spiritual faith;
Born 1776, Died 2008 “It doesn’t hurt to read this several times”.
Number of States won by: Obama: 19 McCain: 29
Professor Olson adds: “In aggregate, the map of the territory McCain won was
Obama’s territory mostly encompassed those citizens living in low income
Olson believes the United States is now somewhere between the
Today’s cartoon is from August 1991.
Twenty years ago this month, the world watched in disbelief at the takeover that brought about the unthinkable and incredible collapse of the Soviet Union.
So here we are twenty years later and the world is watching in disbelief at the takeovers that are bringing about the unthinkable and incredible collapse of the Arab dictators.
Which made me wonder about what revolution the world will be witnessing twenty years from now. …in August 2031?!!
. . .and about whether I’ll be doing a cartoon about it!
-Dry Bones- Israel’s Political Comic Strip Since 1973
With the Arab Spring shaking the Middle East’s status quo, a new regional order is being born. As the recent attacks in Eilat and Be’er Sheva show, Israel is likely to pay a price. More
BY Lee Smith
The past few months there’s been a rash of chutzpah sightings—that is, lots of public uses of the Yiddish word, if not any more actual chutzpah than usual. The best part: It’s even being used correctly.
BY Michael Wex
More than one commentator criticizing Standard & Poor’s decision to downgrade the U.S. credit rating has accused the agency of chutzpah; a Supreme Court justice wrote a recent dissent describing the petitioners’ argument in a public finance case as an instance of the same quality, and a candidate for the Republican presidential nomination finds so much chutzpah in the incumbent’s behavior that she is impelled to use the word before she’s even learned to pronounce it. The past few months have seen a jump in chutzpah sightings—in public uses of the Yiddish word for nerve or audacity, if not in chutzpah itself, which has become so predictable a feature of public life that it now provokes weary resignation as often as outrage or fury. More
Kibbutz finds note from volunteer, Michele Bachmann Bachmann, who is running for Republican US presidential nomination, has mentioned more than once her enjoyment on Negev Kibbutz Be’eri.
This is the man we can all thank for the personal computer and I hope you will all join me in wishing him good health and a רפואה שלמה. Steve Jobs resigns from Apple, Cook becomes CEO Analysts do not expect Jobs’ resignation – which was more a question of when than if – to derail Apple’s fabled product-launch roadmap.
US congressman: Israel owes Turkey no apology Allen West to ‘Post’: IDF action on ‘Mavi Marmara’ was justified; Barak’s apology to Egypt makes Israel look bad
Why are so surprised? The right kind of friend for Israel
The liberal-leftist media in Israel has stooped to a new low in demonizing Glenn Beck before his “Restoring Courage” rallies. more here here and here
The American president and freedom for Jonathan Pollard Exec-utive clemency is not merely the president’s privilege, it’s his solemn duty; US judicial process hijacked by a political agenda.
September should be a season for change Ten years ago, NGOs squandered an opportunity to promote universal human rights, now they have a chance to make up for past wrongs.
Is Palestine a ‘Phantom State’? Daniel Byman discusses the move toward statehood