Government Control? Try People Control by Ed Feulner


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, representative-elect for New York’s 14th congressional district, is widely known as the nation’s cheerleader-in-chief for socialism. But even she might have a tough time getting to the left of another Empire State politician: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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Chanukah guide for the perplexed, 2018 by Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger

Based on ancient Jewish sages
More on Chanukah and Jewish other holidays

1. The miracle of Chanukah. According to ancient Jewish sages, Chanukah highlights a critical, non-conventional interpretation of the term “miracle,” which is a derivative of – and not superior to – reality. Thus, the Hebrew translation of “miracle” – Ness נס – is the root of the Hebrew translation of “(life) experience” – נסיון.

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The Shamrak Report November 27, 2018

The Shamrak Report is an independent weekly editorial letter published since 2001. The aim is to promote the Jewish point of view on the Arab-Israel conflict; motivate Jewish people and our true friends to uphold the ideals and aspirations of traditional Zionism. The editorial is not sponsored by or affiliated with any government, political party or organization. You may use articles and letters on your website, FaceBook etc.

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Withdraw From The INF Treaty: No Reason to Worry By Ed Feulner


If you’d been at the Mark Hellinger Theater in New York on February 18, 1987, you’d have heard the head of Compaq introduce the company’s latest personal computer.

The Compaq Portable III started at $5,000, weighed 18 pounds, had very little memory and computing power, and came with no battery.

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Chanukah legacy in the USA by Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger

The legacy of Chanukah – the centrality of liberty and morality, freedom of religion and defiance of immense odds – has played a major role in shaping the American ethos and state of mind from the Early Pilgrims, through the Founding Fathers’ War of Independence and their composition/ratification the US Constitution until today.

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The Shamrak Report November 20, 2018

The Shamrak Report is an independent weekly editorial letter published since 2001. The aim is to promote the Jewish point of view on the Arab-Israel conflict; motivate Jewish people and our true friends to uphold the ideals and aspirations of traditional Zionism. The editorial is not sponsored by or affiliated with any government, political party or organization. You may use articles and letters on your website, FaceBook etc.

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100 Years Since Gaining Its Freedom, Poland Prospers and Protects By Ed Feulner


We celebrated a significant milestone this Veterans’ Day: exactly 100 years since the end of World War I.

But another noteworthy anniversary fell on that day. Nov. 11, 2018 also marked the centennial of a free Poland, one of America’s most important allies in Europe.

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Post mid-term election US national security policy by Ambassador (ret.) Yoram Ettinger

While national security and foreign policy did not play a role in the November 2018 mid-term Congressional election, the outcome of the election will impact President Trump’s maneuverability in the arenas of foreign policy, national and homeland security.

While the power of the newly-elected, Democratic-controlled House will be substantially neutralized by the Republican-controlled Senate, the House may choose to focus on its power to investigate the President, ignoring a November 6, 2018 recommendation by a former Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Ed Rendell: “legislate, legislate, legislate; don’t investigate, investigate, investigate….”

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The Shamrak Report November 13, 2018

The Shamrak Report is an independent weekly editorial letter published since 2001. The aim is to promote the Jewish point of view on the Arab-Israel conflict; motivate Jewish people and our true friends to uphold the ideals and aspirations of traditional Zionism. The editorial is not sponsored by or affiliated with any government, political party or organization. You may use articles and letters on your website, FaceBook etc.

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Remembering the paper boys of our past By Jim Fabiano

He stood in front of me with a newspaper wrapped in plastic that was held together by a green rubber band. He wasn’t afraid of me but I can’t say I wasn’t afraid of him. “Is this yours mister?” At first I had no idea what he was talking about but then I remembered the days gone by when all news was carried by a young man who made sure everyone got their newspaper so they could go on with their lives. I was once one of these your men.

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