David Mamet Sends An Entreaty To Jewish Voters

David Mamet is a Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony- and Oscar-nominated playwright, essayist, screenwriter and film director. His latest book is “The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture” (Sentinel). Via the JewishJournal.com: To those Jews planning to vote for Obama: Are you prepared to explain to your childrennot the principles upon which your vote is…

History In The Making?

Folks – for me this is a historic vote. I am not equipped to see the future and will not predict that this election will be a watershed moment as history is best determined by looking back, not forward. Too often, the terms “making history” are overused because we simply are not equipped to recognize…

REPUBLICANS CANNOT HANDLE THE TRUTH, so they try to bury it

Senate Republicans were only partially successful in halting circulation of a report that essentially shatters a right-wing shibboleth. The report is by the Congressional research Service, a division of the Library of Congress, and it states that there is no evidence to support the conservative contention that lowering the top tax rates stimulate economic growth.…