When I was a child, there was a bum — a homeless, schizophrenic, alcoholic, malodorous, hysterical bum — who used to show up on Ocean Parkway and Avenue N in Brooklyn, my neighborhood, my hometown, my world, my universe.
During World War II, Catholic Polish national Irena Sendler (1910 – 2008) received permission to work in the Warsaw Ghetto as a sewer specialist.
Sendler had an ulterior motive.
Irena smuggled Jewish infants out of the ghetto in the bottom of her tool box. She also smuggled larger Jewish children in a burlap sack placed in the back of her truck.
Obama’s SOTU in brief:
- Raise the minimum wage.
This is a job killer.
- Spend more in infrastructure.
Higher taxes. We’ve been here before. It was called shovel-ready jobs. Which Obama famously yucked-up as not-so-ready.