Archive for September, 2007
Saturday, September 29th, 2007
WHEN RELIGIOUS BELIEFS COME INTO CONFLICT WITH THE NEEDS OF OUR COUNTRY, IT REQUIRES A DEDICATION TO THE COUNTRY THAT A RELIGIOUS ZEALOT MIGHT NOT HAVE.
Religion is a funny sort of thing in our country. The basic premise of our founders was a country free from state sponsored faith. Yet, […]
Wednesday, September 26th, 2007
HANDLERS CITE POTENTIAL CONFLICTS WITH THE PRESIDENTS OWN CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL WARMING LATER THIS WEEK AS THE REASON
When dozens of world’s most powerful leaders sat down at the UN this past Monday to consider ways of combating Global Warming, George Bush, the president of one of the world’s most prolific polluter nations, was nowhere to […]
Tuesday, September 18th, 2007
WHAT CONGRESS DOESN’T SEEM TO KNOW IS WHAT THEY WERE ELECTED TO DO.
Lt. Gen. David Petraeus is a good soldier, and that’s just the problem.
When the commander of our armed forces in Iraq testified before Congress, last week, he was not sworn in. He couldn’t be, because that would have put him […]
Tuesday, September 18th, 2007
THE SIGHT OF RELIGIOUS FANATICS KILLING 3,000 PEOPLE CAUSED MANY TO BEGIN QUESTIONING — AND REJECTING — ALL RELIGION
On both sides of the Atlantic, membership in once-quiet groups of nonbelievers is rising, and books attempting to debunk religion have been surprise bestsellers, including “The God Delusion,” by Oxford University professor Richard Dawkins.
New groups of nonbelievers […]
Monday, September 17th, 2007
THE JUCIER PARTS OF ALAN GREENSPAN’S NEW BOOK: “THE AGE OF TURBULENCE: ADVENTURES IN A NEW WORLD”
In his memoir, “THE AGE OF TURBULENCE: ADVENTURES IN A NEW WORLD”, scheduled to drop tomorrow, Greenspan candidly analyses the assets and shortcoming of the administrations, which he has served. But as might be expected, he reserves […]
Sunday, September 16th, 2007
THERE’S BEEN NO STRATEGIC CONTEXT FROM THIS ADMINISTRATION ON ANYTHING. IT’S ALL ABOUT TACTICS. AND THAT IS WHAT I THINK, MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE, HAS GOTTEN US IN THE MESS THAT WE’RE IN TODAY
Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel (R) appeared on “Real Time With Bill Maher” this past Friday and was rather outspoken in his […]
Saturday, September 15th, 2007
I PRAY THAT OUR COUNTRY RETURN TO SANITY
As I sat in synagogue the past few days, I felt my annual spiritual renewal, something that comes to me at the turn of the Jewish year. It is now the time of year we Jews call the Yamim Narayim, the days of awe. These days begin at […]
Friday, September 14th, 2007
KILLS PSA’S ALERTING PARENTS TO THE BENEFIT OF BREAST FEEDING OVER FORMULA
Far too often, lately, it becomes necessary for us to to use our not-so-bully pulpit to call attention to injustices, large and small, being fostered on “We the People” by corporate America and their friends in the Bush administration.
The recently uncovered 2004 battle […]
Sunday, September 9th, 2007
WHAT RUDY GIULIANI WAS THEN, AND IS NOW, IS A DIVIDER
We have what might turn out to be a unique situation in the upcoming Presidential elections. If things continue on their current path, there might be three major names on the ballot come Election Day, 2008, and all three of them could be from New […]
Saturday, September 8th, 2007
BIPOLAR DISORDER IS USUALLY CHARACTERIZED BY PERIODS OF EXTREME HAPPINESS AND ENERGY - AND THEN DEPRESSION. SURE SOUNDS LIKE GEORGE BUSH TO ME
I have been searching around for a suitable diagnosis so as to better understand George Bush, the man and the president.
Then suddenly, just the other day, I came upon the following story […]