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Monday, June 30, 2014
According to Fox News:
The not so rosy, real truth about US economy in 2014.
"President Obama and many of the nation’s top economists entered 2014 predicting a breakout year for economic recovery. However, troubles in the housing sector indicate that there will be more economic difficulties confronting Americans and that several more years of mediocre growth lie ahead.
Residential construction only directly accounts for 3 percent of America's GDP, however, the vitality of the new and existing home markets importantly influences the economy in other, indirect ways.
Home prices significantly impact consumer confidence and household balance sheets, and in turn, these determine American's inclinations to spend at the mall, visit new car showrooms and power broader growth." -more
Friday, June 27, 2014
Thursday, June 26, 2014
According to the New York Jewish Week:
Misguided Presbyterian Vote
"By a 310-303 vote last week, a prominent American Protestant denomination made history. The Presbyterian Church, with about 1.8 million members, became the first major Christian group in this country to approve a resolution in favor of economic divestment from American businesses that make equipment that helps foster Israel’s occupation in the West Bank.
The amount of money that the Presbyterians will withdraw from Caterpillar, Hewlett-Packard and Motorola Solutions, $21 million, is relatively small in the world of international finance. But the message that the Presbyterian’s General Assembly sent last week in Detroit was huge: keep away from Israel." -more
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
And now, according to Bloomberg:
Iraq Government Condemns Kurds for ‘Illegal’ Oil Sale to Israel
Iraq’s government condemned the country’s semi-autonomous Kurdish authorities for “illegally” selling crude oil to Israel for the fourth time.
The SCF Altai tanker carrying crude oil from the Kurdish region docked in Ashkelon, Israel, June 20, according to an e-mailed statement from the Iraqi Oil Ministry."-more
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
According to PressTV (the Iranian News station):
Kerry goes on defense over foreign policy failuresAnd according to the Christian Science Monitor:
"US Secretary of State John Kerry says he may take the blame for the US foreign policy failures, as the crises in Ukraine and Syria continue and the so-called Middle East peace talks are stalled."-more
Is Hillary Clinton trying to distance herself from Obama?
"In interviews Tuesday, Hillary Clinton seemed to draw distinctions between herself and the White House – on issues involving immigration and Iraq, for instance. This could be important for a presidential run." -more
Monday, June 23, 2014
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Thursday, June 12, 2014
According to Reuters News Agency:
Right-winger Reuven Rivlin elected Israel's president
Reuven Rivlin, a right-wing legislator opposed to the creation of a Palestinian state, was elected Israel's president on Tuesday to replace the dovish Shimon Peres in the largely ceremonial post.
Rivlin, 74, is a member of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party. He has a reputation for political independence and has had a frosty personal relationship with the Israeli premier. -more
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Tonight is Erev Shavuot. Shops, offices, and businesses across the country will close early, and sundown will usher in the Shavuot holiday. The food "theme" of this ancient Biblical holiday is ...CHEESE! This year I will be eating my cheese in Europe. I'll leave some cartoons to post while I'm gone. Enjoy!