Hiss Off

By Norma Zager

“The world of men is dreaming, it has gone mad in its sleep, and a snake is strangling it, but it can’t wake up.” D.H. Lawrence

This must be a time for a new snake infestation. The slithery creatures seem to dominate the news lately.

Aside from the usual cadre of snakes slithering about in Congress we are forced to deal with on a daily basis, we have the Libyan variety, and of course the infamous Bronx Zoo cobra gaining great notoriety and a Twitter account for its ability to avoid his captors. He may even replace Biden on the Democratic ticket. A smart move for Obama, I’d say.

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The Power of the Written Word

by Ari Bussel

“U.N. reports are not canceled on the basis of an op-ed in a newspaper.” U.N. Human Rights Council spokesman Cedric Sapey

Many claim print media is a disappearing industry, yet it still wields enormous power. Many still claim Jews rule the media.

Let us take a look at three Op-Ed pieces published in recent months. I have chosen one from the Los Angeles Times, another from the Jerusalem Post and a third from the Washington Post. Incidentally, all three pieces are by distinguished Jewish writers. Ironically, all paint Israel in a very sad light.

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