Tag Archives: Politics

Barack Obama is Not Anti-Israel

Written for the Emory Wheel: I hear the conversation everywhere. Well, I suppose it isn’t so much a conversation as it is a statement. My Jewish friends say it all the time: “I’m voting for Romney because Obama doesn’t support Israel.” … Continue reading

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Election Guide

If you think that more minorities belong in jail, vote Republican tomorrow. If you’ve seen your share of nature and have come to terms with letting the rest of it go, vote Republican tomorrow. If you think that no one … Continue reading

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“Change We Can Believe In”

My brother and I both want a certain candy bar, but he just won’t give it up. So, I tell him that I’ll do his chores for a week if he hands over the candy bar. I get the candy … Continue reading

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Elvis Costello was supposed to play two concerts in Israel this summer. But, now, he writes, as “a matter of instinct and conscience,” he has cancelled both concerts. “…There are occasions when merely having your name added to a concert … Continue reading

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