A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Eric Mink

Conservatives channel ‘Animal House’ on ACA decision

By Eric Mink July 4, 2012

Republicans seem distressed and disoriented since last week’s multi-part U.S. Supreme Court ruling affirming most of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010. I can’t tell if they’re apoplectic at losing what they thought was...

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Justices wouldn’t get past mom’s BS detector

By Eric Mink, Special to the Jewish Light April 4, 2012

My mom, Ida, died 40 years ago last month, just short of her 50th birthday. She was funny, loving, assertive, fiercely protective and one of the smartest people on Earth. She also possessed a BS detector of dazzling accuracy that intimidated my siblings...

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