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Transforming America, right and left

THE giveaway regarding presidential candidate Barack Obama’s plans for America was his repeated use of the words “fundamentally transform.” Some of us instinctively...

The role of luck

THERE’S a lot of luck in life. The longer I live — Aug. 2 was my birthday — the more I come to realize how much of life is affected by luck. Let’s begin with life...

Healthcare

IF you believe that Americans have lousy health care, it is probably not because you have actually experienced inferior heath care. It is probably because you were told...

Obama, Israel and the Genesis prediction

MOST observers, right or left, pro-Israel or anti-Israel, would agree that Israeli-American relations are the worst in memory. Among the many indications is that only 9%...

The universal need to be needed

AMONG the things left and right, religious and secular, agree on is that one of the few real needs human beings have is to be needed. When we are not needed, life feels...

The Doritos ad was not funny

BY far, the most popular ad shown during the latest Super Bowl (trademarked name “Super Bowl” not used with the expressed written consent of the National Football...

Security

IF the government prohibits airline passengers from getting out of their seats during the last hour of a flight, I hereby announce that I will get out of my seat either...

Lincoln’s last best hope? No more

AS the passage of the bill that will start the process of nationalizing health care in America becomes almost inevitable, so, too, the process of undoing America’s...

Hasan’s motives

ONE reads and hears with increasing disbelief and anger that we don’t know the motive or motives of Nidal Malik Hasan, the Army major who fired over 100 shots at his...

Reflections on the death of my mother

My mother, Hilda Prager, died on Rosh Hashanah. Because she has consumed my thoughts since then, I thought I would share some of them with my readers. 1. On the age a...