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.

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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What Women Want — Really

January 12, 2012

From The Huffington Post

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Ah, the eternal question: What do women really want? (Hint: It’s not a vacuum cleaner or thigh master.) Here are twelve things we actually do care about. Feel free to take notes!

1. Henry Kissinger had it wrong — power can be...

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Iran’s Threat to Close Strait of Hormuz: Bluff to Influence U.S. Presidential Election?

January 2, 2012

From Jewish World Review

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Last week, as many Americans took to the skies and roads to visit with family and friends for the New Year’s holiday, the Islamic Republic of Iran unleashed a torrent of threats to close the Strait of Hormuz, a shipping channel...

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Syrian-American observer predicts Assad’s ouster and voices concern for human rights

December 11, 2011

From Jewish World Review

by HEATHER ROBINSON

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In the wake of the Arab League’s decision to impose a battery of sanctions against the Syrian regime, I sat down with Ahmad (name has been changed for security reasons), a 37-year-old restaurateur who grew up in Syria and returns...

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Was Turner’s victory a referendum on Obama’s Israel policies?

September 19, 2011

From Jewish World Review

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Tuesday marked the first Republican victory in nearly one hundred years in New York’s 9th congressional district, a Jewish and Italian stronghold. Republican Robert Turner’s victory in winning the seat encompassing...

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Wanted: A unifier for the nation

September 2, 2011

From The Jewish Standard

by HEATHER ROBINSON

Incivility toward Tea Party embarrasses us all

Last month, during a forum for the unemployed in her home state, Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) said, “the Tea Party can go straight to hell,” adding, “And I intend to help them get...

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Tea party reflects nation’s health

September 2, 2011

From Pittsburgh Tribune Review

by HEATHER ROBINSON

During a forum for the unemployed in her home state this month, Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., announced that “the ‘tea party’ can go straight to hell,” adding, “And I intend to help them get...

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