• Founder of the Republican Jewish Coalition of California.
• Former National Treasurer of the Republican Jewish Coalition.
• Golden Circle Fundraising Chair for the California Republican Party 2000-2003
• Statewide Chair for Jewish Outreach for Bush-Cheney 2004.
• Candidate for State Assembly in 1982
• Frequently published in the Los Angeles Times, L.A. Daily News and/other publications and appears on television and radio.
• Professionally, licensed/practicing Certified Public Accountant and Real Estate Broker.
• Married for 21 years with two teenagers, a boy and a girl.
• Relocated to the San Fernando Valley from Shaker Heights, Ohio, in 1969 and graduated from Grant High. He then attended Valley College and then received a Bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University where he was President of the School of Business.
There is a heated debate (no pun intended) regarding our environment and global warming.
The recent Democratic debates showed what was being hidden by the press for months Hillary Clinton is running against an inept candidate and an arm-waving socialist more interested in revolution in America than winning the nomination of the party he somewhat inhabits.
Concern, for me, about how Republicans have not properly monitored their participation in debates is not new. Since the last presidential cycle I have been all over my friend and National Committeeman Shawn Steel.
If you have not heard of Gavin Newsom, know that he is currently the Lt. Governor of California and he aims to take over the governors job from Jerry Brown in 2018.
Our country just went through a spectacle indicative of our governments operational dysfunction. Politics comes before the safety of our State Department personnel and the truth. There are a lot of takeaways from this event that have a lasting effect.
Wow, did you see the new jobs numbers? Unemployment is down to 5.1%. In the current definition of full employment (during the 1960s it was a 4% unemployment rate) we are getting near that point.
Most people reading that headline probably think what in Gods name could possibly be beneficial about a group of maniacs tearing up one of the most unstable areas of the world, while mass murdering thousands of people (mainly their co-religionists) in gruesome manners.
Another mass murder and the country once again is grieving. The long knives come out for the NRA and the anti-gun lobby again demands new laws to restrict people from accessing guns.
A lot of people and/or groups were taking credit for John Boehner stepping down as Speaker of the House.
One of my favorite political stories comes from my friend Michelle Steel, an Orange County Supervisor and formerly a member of the State Board of Equalization in California (BOE). When on the BOE, which oversees much of the tax structure in California including sales tax, she served with Judy Chu who is now a Congresswoman (D-CA).
When Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) became the 34th vote in favor of the Iran Deal, it was touted as sealing the support for the President Obamas signature foreign policy initiative. It was fascinating for two reasons
Invoking Hitler usually is done by an over-the-top left-wing politician about something a Republican did which has nothing to do with the actual situation.
Fashion goes in cycles where styles from bygone eras return as the cutting edge trend. I believe I heard that the 1970s fashions were coming back in style; that would be a crime against humanity. We always encourage younger generations to educate themselves about the past and learn from it. But this generation seems to want to divorce itself from human advancement and take us back to yesterdays technology -- which was and remains deficient.
There are a few factors that have brought us to the point of having a presidential election that has both parties seriously considering candidates that are out of their depth running for the position, or just not close to what we need to lead the country going forward.
I hate to kick a lady when she is down, but once again Hillary has forced me to respond to her.
With the release of her 11th best-selling book, Ann Coulter has proven her timing to be excellent. The issue of immigration has exploded (as if it could become even bigger) largely due to Donald Trumps inflammatory rhetoric. But no one holds a candle to Ms. Coulter in her new book Adios, America!
On February 3, 2000, the Los Angeles Times ran the only column I have written that they were ever willing to publish. It was because it went against their perceived Republican orthodoxy on the issue of abortion. I wrote that I was a pro-choice Republican and, because they felt that it would hurt the election of George W. Bush, they ran it. But it really was an attack on the existing inflexible defense of unlimited abortion by people who claim to be pro-choice.
The California Legislature is debating a bill that has passed through committee that would phase out hierarchy within a company.The bill is considered a landmark bill by many to eliminate what has been referred to as wholesale oppression of employees of a company.
You have to give President Obama credit. The man is an optimist.
Recently we had a rendezvous with my daughters future roommate (plus her mother and her mothers best friend).The roommate is moving to Los Angeles from New Jersey after graduating from college. When we met the mother and her friend, they were both prominently wearing crosses on necklaces. We felt much more comfortable about the future of our childs new living arrangement. They were delighted to find out we were committed Jews.
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