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Humoring the headlines: February 18, 2017

Reading Trump’s Mind By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Although many in the “dishonest” media have been appalled by recent remarks made by President Trump, he actually has been trying to restrain himself.  Fortunately, a transcript of his mind was leaked to me by an intelligence agency which has a device that can penetrate the densest of […]

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Theme Song for ‘The Last Laugh’

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−While Michael Flynn frantically tried to destroy his DVD of From Russia with Love, the San Diego Jewish Film Festival is entertaining audiences day and night at a variety of venues in the city through February 19th.  I had the honor to introduce The Last Laugh, a documentary about comedians and […]

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Humoring the headlines: February 13, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−In a perfect world: Kellyanne Conway, Sean Spicer, and President Trump would be wired to a polygraph whenever they made public statements. * Ruth Bader Ginsburg would be immortal. * Israel wouldn’t legitimize many formerly illegal settlements the day after it disbands one. * Three Republican senators would have voted against […]

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Humoring the headlines: February 4, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−After denouncing a prior agreement to accept a group of refugees currently interned in Australia,  President Trump signed an executive order for the deportation of all kangaroos in American zoos whom he suspects are harboring weapons in their pouches. * The House of Representatives voted to repeal a ban on the […]

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Top 10 Jewish Movies of 2016

The Wandering Review By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO — Since the film awards season is upon us, it is time to announce a list of the films that impressed me the most during 2016.  I always caution my readers that I have all of the Jewish-themed documentary and feature film released last year, including many that […]

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Humoring the headlines: January 28, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Since the dishonest media never anticipated a Trump victory, the TV networks are developing programs relevant to the new reality in the United States. * The Voting Dead:  Illegal aliens animate the bodies of dead people to eat the brains of real citizens so they will vote for a brainless president. […]

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Humoring the Headlines: January 24. 2017

BLaurie Baron SAN DIEGO-Press Secretary Sean Spicer lashed out at the press for underestimating the size of the crowd that attended Trump’s inauguration. After numerous newspapers used aerial photos to prove that fewer people attended Trump’s inauguration than  Obama’s first inauguration, Kellyanne Conway contended that Spicer was merely presenting “alternative facts.”  Alternative facts are to […]

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Humoring the headlines: January 18, 2017

The Ignomination By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−An inauguration turns into an ignomination when: The new president is more corrupt than the opponent he derided as crooked. The new president can’t resist telling his predecessor that he’s fired. The new president strings together his “best” tweets rather than writing an inauguration speech. The new president offers […]

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Humoring the headlines: January 13, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Outraged about the allegations about compromising information the Russians may have on him, Donald Trump vehemently denied the unsubstantiated charge that Russia has a video of him watching prostitutes urinate on his hotel bed in Moscow by reminding reporters that he is a germaphobe.  What seems verifiable, however, is that he […]

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Humoring the Headlines: January 8, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Donald Trump has asked all current American ambassadors to vacate their posts the day of his inauguration. When asked why, he replied, “Who needs ambassadors when I have a Twitter account?” * The shooter who killed 5 people and wounded six others at the Fort Lauderdale airport told the FBI several […]

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Humoring the headlines: January 3, 2017

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO−Miffed over recent foreign policy decisions by President Obama, Donald Trump tweeted, “Thought it was going to be a smooth transition – NOT!” On the other hand, he praised Putin’s refusal to retaliate against the US for imposing new sanctions on Russia: ““Great move on delay (by V. Putin). I always […]

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Humoring the Headlines: December 31, 2016

2016 in Review By Laurie Baron January The Orthodox Union certified the medical marijuana products of Vireo Health as kosher. In its ruling it noted that a side effect is cravings to eat cholent, matzah ball soup, and lox and bagels. In response to criticism for his slow reaction to the water contamination crisis in […]

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In Memoriam: Marion Pritchard, Rescuer

By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO — Marion Pritchard passed away in Washington DC on December 11th. Although she might not be as well-known as many of the luminaries who died in 2016, her rescue of 150 Jews during the Holocaust merits our gratitude and recognition. When I served as the historian for Sam and Pearl […]

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Humoring the headlines: December 17, 2016

Trump’s Proposed Amendments to the Bill of Rights By Laurie Baron SAN DIEGO — Amendment I: Congress shall respect that Christians established this nation. It shall not prohibit the free exercise of the freedom of speech or of the press except when dishonest reporters lie about me. Amendment II: No regulations shall infringe on the […]

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