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Oct 20, 2018, 1:32 PM
President Donald Trump Versus the Mob and Other Intimidators
MOB. MOB. MOB. I have just uttered a word that has been "banned" on CNN. Henceforth, when you see an unruly, disorderly group of people harassing someone at a restaurant or out in public you cannot, must not, describe...
Oct 14, 2018, 6:02 PM
The Circular Firing Squad
Petrified by the prospect of facing Kevin de Leon, the Progressive Democrat who secured the California Democrat Party endorsement for Senate this year, in November (it is Democrat vs. Democrat - NO Republican alternative. Now that's democracy in New California!),...
Moshe-Mordechai van Zuiden
Oct 13, 2018, 8:05 PM
Kavanaugh and Trump forever until their inevitable fall from grace
The Kavanaugh confirmation speech reminded me of the job candidate who said that he was good at interacting with people and being a team player, with taking responsibility, with being precise, with being flexible, with obeying orders, with meeting...
Oct 13, 2018, 12:43 AM
Brett Kavanaugh – Part IV. Approval and the Aftermath
Whew! He made it. It was close, and it seemed in doubt for a time, but, ultimately, the Constitution worked. In my view, regardless of one's politics a reasonable person should concede that (1) Kavanaugh is qualified, and (2) President...
Joseph C. Kaplan
Oct 12, 2018, 7:27 AM
One Step at a Time
Ain’t TeaneckShuls (TS) grand! In the midst of a major decluttering project, we came across a new printer in an unopened box that we had received as a premium when we bought a computer a few years ago. Since I recently...
Oct 11, 2018, 8:28 PM
Ford, Kavanaugh, and the other elephant in the room
Spend a weekend on campus, and see our young men, young women, and often large quantities of alcohol mixing in toxic ways
Oct 10, 2018, 7:39 AM
USA = Unstable States of America
The United States of America may indeed be the “land of the free,” but it fallen down very deep as the “home of the brave.” If Israel has its scandals, America’s cannot compare. The confirmation hearings in the Senate Judiciary...
Michael J. Salamon
Oct 9, 2018, 4:29 PM
No Harm No Foul?
If Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, at age 15, after having been assaulted and overcoming a wave of dread and even drunkenness, had contacted the police, and if she was met by a sympathetic policeman, in the early 1980’s the...
Oct 9, 2018, 12:45 AM
Kavanaugh and Ford: Two Jewish Principles at Stake
Watching Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford during the confirmation hearings was upsetting, shocking, and anything but bipartisan. However, if we remove all the politics involved, the situation raises two ethical issues: sexual morality and speech. Both are fundamental Jewish...
Oct 8, 2018, 6:21 PM
Dangerous times for young men indeed
I'm not terrified my two sons will be falsely accused of sexual crimes, I'm terrified they will commit them