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Entries by Lev Raphael from 11/2012

Being a Rabbi Doesn't Make You Right

| Posted 11.02.2012 | Religion

There are some many right wing Christians inveighing against homosexuality that it's sometimes easy as a Jew to feel superior, or at least comforted. My people don't get that crazy. Then a rabbi like Noson Leiter makes a shameful claim.

Was Romney 'Gracious'?

| Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Honestly, what did the media expect of him the night Romney lost? That he'd put a curse on Obama's second term? That his head would spin around and he'd start projectile vomiting?

Obama Gave Me Gifts -- It's True!

| Posted 11.15.2012 | Comedy

You think the billion dollars they spent on the campaign just went for voter turnout and ads? No way. Obama clearly hired an army of personal shoppers who knew -- or thought they knew -- what voters like me wanted.

The Real Obamacare: Look What Else He Sent Me!

| Posted 11.20.2012 | Comedy

Okay, I wasn't entirely honest when I reported last week on the gifts that Obama gave me.

Skyfall: Boredom Overkill

| Posted 11.25.2012 | Entertainment

The overwhelming stench of nostalgia, regret, decay and desuetude in Skyfall -- perfectly symbolized by that grim Scottish manse -- made me wonder if this was supposed to be a eulogy. I hadn't come to bury Bond, but to cheer him on.