Friday, December 26, 2014 Tevet 4, 5775
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Matthew Brooks
Recently, columnist Douglas Bloomfield wrote a denunciation of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama's critics (Opinions: "Don't Fall for the Extreme Anti-Obama Smear Campaign," Oct. 2) that can only be described as a confused diatribe. There is only one point on which we agree: "[Sen. John] McCain has a strong pro-Israel record, the aura of a war hero, [and] close...
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By:
David Twersky
Lost in the intense focus on the financial crisis was a report in the British Guardian newspaper that the Bush administration had turned down an Israeli request that Washington green-light an Israeli air strike against Iranian nuclear facilities. According to the report, Israel gave serious thought this spring to launching a military strike on Iran's nuclear sites but was told...
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Some Church Leaders Clearly Chose Not to Sit and 'Feast With the Beast' The director of the United Methodist committee at the Institute on Religion and Democracy, Mark D. Tooley , writes in The Weekly Standard ( www.weeklystandard.com ) on Oct. 2 about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's dinner pals: "In a fourth encounter over two years, American church officials shared an Iftar...
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Just about a year ago, Jeff Bezos, the man who made Amazon a household name, unveiled his effort at cornering the ever-hopeful e-book market; his nifty reading device, called the Kindle, was unveiled with lots of pomp and circumstance and, according to critics and public alike, it lived up to the hype. One of the first journalists to get a...
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Dependence on congressional earmarks hurts America and Israel in the long run
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Jonathan S. Tobin
Americans have reacted to the collapse of Wall Street and the subsequent massive federal bailout with a mixture of numb incomprehension and resentment. Wall Street is rightly excoriated for its failures and misdeeds. So, too, is the Bush administration which, as with everything else that was amiss in the last eight years, was unprepared to deal with the crisis. And,...
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