To my good friends and family: L’shonah tovah tikotavu. May you have a happy, healthy, useful, productive and if you’re so inclined, also a prosperous year. While we’re looking ahead to the next Jewish lunar calendar years, let’s look with all the useful insight one gets from an abundance of hindsight.
We’re in the thick of a presidential election season, and that season is further thickening a frantic financial brew that’s boiling, seemingly out-of-control. The outcomes of each will most certainly be affected by the condiments at hand. This is why, and even if it isn’t why, we still must adroitly manage several oil rich Muslim states (real or otherwise) and other rogue states and factions actively working against us and against Israel. All this while it’s not clear whose side the Democrats are on.
When you do vote on November 4, 2008, it’s best to choose someone who didn’t help get us in our current financial crisis. And it’s best to vote for someone who’s assimilated the lessons learned after mismanaging foreign affairs 70 years ago leading up to and then on September 29, 1938 when leaders of Germany, Italy, France and Great Britain: (more…)