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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
According to Israel National News:
"Kerry Warns Israel: Strike on Iran Would Be 'Enormous Mistake'
After indicating in Senate US will defend Iran from Israeli attempt to take out nuclear program, Kerry warns Israel against making a move." -more
Sunday, July 26, 2015
According to Wikipedia:
"Snake oil is an expression that originally referred to fraudulent health products or unproven medicine but has come to refer to any product with questionable or unverifiable quality or benefit. By extension, a snake oil salesman is someone who knowingly sells fraudulent goods or who is themselves a fraud, quack, charlatan, or the like."
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Tisha Be'Av (literally the ninth day of the Hebrew month of Av) is a day which marks a number of disasters in Jewish history, including the destructions of both the First and Second Holy Temples in Jerusalem. This year, 2015, Tisha Be'Av begins on sundown of Saturday, July 25. -more
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
The emergency is dire but to understand it you'll have to examine the map. We are proud to call Israel "the Jewish State", but ever since our fight for independence we have had a covenant with our Israeli Druze brothers and sisters. They are as "Israeli" as Jews are. On the map I've shown the Israeli Golan Heights as blue. When we won control of the Golan from the Syrians we "inherited" these additional (non-Israeli) Syrian Druze. They still live there in peace with us. Inside Syria I've labeled "Jabal Druze" as "the Trapped Druze". About 750,000 Druze now live there. From 1921 to 1936 it was an independent Druze State (Jabal al-Druze). They are about to be attacked, raped, tortured, and slaughtered by ISIS, the Islamic State. These trapped Druze need weapons to defend themselves. We are in a position to arm them. I believe that we cannot/should not ignore their plight. For further info: http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/191891/druze-israel-syria?utm_source=InforuMail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Jerusalem+Letters+36+-+The+Case+for+a+Druze+State
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The media is so shocked by Trump's pronouncements that folks can't believe that the quote in the cartoon is not by Donald S. Trump but rather by a liberal Democrat. Back in 2000, Al Franken wrote the following:
The 2000 election will determine whether we continue going in the direction Clinton started — a sort of common-sense, doable liberalism — versus going back to the tax-cut, anti-environment conservative agenda. The best thing the next president can do is to find a way to keep the economy going so we don’t have to make the awful cuts we did in the 1980s, like closing psychiatric institutions and making the mentally ill homeless.The biggest problem we’ll face depends on which neighborhood you live in. If you’re in a bad neighborhood, it’s crime and violence. If you’re an international businessman, it’s terrorism. My biggest fear about the election is that Americans will decide George W. Bush is a lightweight and vote for him anyway. I’d love to have Bush, McCain, Bradley and Gore over for dinner. I’d serve lots of wine and get them looped. I’d ask Bush about the CRA (Community Reinvestment Act). Just to see if he knows what it is. I’d also ask him what part of Jesus’ philosophy he draws on. He said Jesus was the biggest influence on him, but he seemed to have trouble explaining why. He didn’t seem terribly familiar with Christ’s teachings.I doubt I could cross the line and vote Republican. I have tremendous respect for McCain but I don’t buy the war hero thing. Anybody can be captured. I thought the idea was to capture them. As far as I’m concerned he sat out the war.