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American Jewry's Cherished Values

Steve31 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 1:16 PM
Much of political belief is regional. A majority of Jews live in areas like S Fla New York and California- areas that trend very liberal. There are an increasing amount of conservative Jews becoming more and more important to the Republican party. Mark Levin, a Jew, is perhaps the most articulate and knowledgeable of all the conservative talk show hosts. WIth his Landmark Legal Foundation he has successfully defended liberty against tyranny at the Supreme Court. He is the one who identified Saul Alinsky as an icon for the current left and he has been a champion of the campaigns of Paul Ryan and Michelle Bachmann among many others. I think more Jews will vote Romney this time than people think.
binc Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 3:03 PM
If their wallets are affected they will vote for Romney but they will never admit to doing so.
pow1000 Wrote: Oct 13, 2012 3:01 PM
Yes, you're right about Mark Levin, he is excellent. However I dont think many jews will vote for Romney. Its too ingrained to vote NOT for Republican. Its like they're brain washed! Pathetic!

Decades ago, the sociographer Milton Himmelfarb coined the aphorism that "American Jews earn like Episcopalians and vote like Puerto Ricans." And his words ring as true today as ever. Surveys show that roughly 70 percent of American Jews intend to cast their ballots for President Barack Obama's reelection next month.

Himmelfarb's quip indicated that American Jews abjure their economic interests in favor of their liberal values. Certainly it is true that for American Jews to vote for Obama next month they must act against their economic interests.

Obama's economic policies have taken a huge toll on the economic...