Prophecy was Given for Fools

By Ari Bussel

Prophecy, it is said, was given to fools. Allow me then to amuse myself looking at the coming weeks.

The usage of the phrase “9/11” refers in our collective minds to the September 11th, 2001, attacks on the United States. The Twin Towers reduced to shambles in an avalanche of dust particles, a section of an outer ring of the Pentagon on fire and Flight 93 disintegrated into fragments, the memory of American heroes.

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An Old-Fashioned Remedy

by Ari Bussel

My sister was not very happy with our mother. “When I get sick nothing happens,” she said. “Yet, when Ari is sick, you throw a whole chicken farm into the pot to prepare chicken soup.”

I must admit, there is nothing better than my mother’s chicken soup to fight all sorts of ailments, or enjoy for no reason at all.

There is something in a dose of old-fashioned chicken soup, as in honey, that helps bolster our immune systems.

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A New Wrinkle in Time

By Norma Zager

“Lack of loyalty is one of the major causes of failure in every walk of life.” Napoleon Hill

Last night at our how-do-we-save-the-world meeting (yes, we actually do meet) a very smart man posed a question whose answer caused me great angst.

What do you think will happen, he asked me, when the United Nations recognizes Palestine as a sovereign state and sends in peacekeeping troops? The United States will be part of that deployment and suddenly U.S. soldiers will be fighting against Israelis.

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