Tag Archives: Israel and America

The Kosher Wedgie

It pays to be devious, at least in politics – and maybe in investment banking and advertising – but in politics there’s something special, the wedge issue. That’s a tangential issue you use to drive a wedge between your opponent … Continue reading

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Advise and Consent

Of you look in the Constitution, in Article II, down in Section 2, in Clause 2, it says that the President of the United States “shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint … Continue reading

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Worse Than a Crime

You could look it up – Joseph Fouché said of the execution of Louis Antoine de Bourbon “C’est pire qu’un crime, c’est une faute” – it was worse than a crime; it was a blunder. They got the wrong guy … Continue reading

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The Black Sheep

Most every family has a black sheep – the crazy uncle you tell to stay in his room when you have guests over because, at best, he’s sure to say all sorts of puzzling things, and at worst, he’s sure … Continue reading

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