Commentary

Opinion pieces that have appeared in publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The American Spectator, and The New York Sun.

Just in Time for Halloween: Obama and Romney Scared of … Candy?

October 16, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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President Obama and Mitt Romney are apparently objecting to CNN’s Crowley, who is set to moderate tomorrow’s presidential debate. Both candidates are complaining to the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), which regulates...

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Presidential Debate: The Prince and the Fighter

October 4, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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A few quick thoughts about Wednesday’s Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

Romney has been fighting to be President of the United States for eight long years. He was not anointed by his party; his competitors...

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President Obama, It’s Not About the Film

September 25, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Just watched President Obama deliver his speech at the U.N. A few thoughts.

First, the President did a decent job condemning extremism and pointing out that most people around the world are peaceful and moderate. He also stood up for the principle...

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Opinion: Ann Romney at RNC Flips Obama’s Effort to Criticize Romney’s Success

August 29, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Tuesday evening’s speeches at the Republican National Convention in Tampa were solid and periodically inspiring. Ann Romney spoke about her husband and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gave the keynote.

Perhaps the most affecting moment...

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Israel Should Not Deport South Sudanese Christians

August 24, 2012

From The Jewish Week

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Sudanese couple separated recently when she was repatriated to South Sudan. Photo credit: Avi Blecherman

On Wednesday, Aug. 8, a flight left Tel Aviv carrying about 100 South Sudanese Christians to Juba, the capital of the newly declared...

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Democracy Takes Time, Even in the Middle East

June 27, 2012

From The Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Last week’s Wall Street Journal ran a sobering piece by Bret Stephens about the disappointing results of democratic elections in Egypt the previous weekend. It’s true that democracy’s defenders have lately been mugged by reality.

On...

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Senator Dick Lugar Departs with a Statesman’s Warning

May 27, 2012

From Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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It’s a departing statesman’s job to share what he has learned. George Washington famously cautioned Americans to take advantage of a “detached and distant situation” to “pursue a different course” from that of Europe and avoid...

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Ay Caramba! Berkley Weeps for Workers–While Her Hubby’s Trust Collects Wal-Mart Dividends

May 27, 2012

From Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-NV), the liberal Democrat Senate candidate trying to unseat Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) in November, is a gung-ho supporter of labor unions who highlights her tight relationship with Big Labor in her...

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Israel Can’t Rely on President Obama for Support in Iran Strike

February 8, 2012

From Algemeiner

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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By some accounts, most American Jews are planning to vote for President Barack Obama in 2012.  At the same time, Democrats are mounting a massive public relations effort to shore up Jewish support in advance of the election.

At town meetings,...

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Republican Candidates: Mitt, Newt, Rick Santorum And Ron Paul Don’t Do It For Me

January 22, 2012

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

So, as this primary election season goes on and on, I still haven’t found The One. Seasons have changed, I’ve switched to a new therapist and while I have no problem attracting candidates for the position, the search continues....

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