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I am celebrating Passover, or Pesach, as it is known in Hebrew, in the small town of Pearsall, Texas. During Passover, Jews around the world commemorate the many miracles that we believe helped our ancestors survive while fleeing bondage in Egypt. It is told that the Red Sea parted, allowing Moses and his followers to safely pass while swallowing Pharaoh’s army. When they ran out of food and water, manna miraculously appeared.
How could Prince die without a will? He didn’t amass a $250 million estate just through exceptional musical talent. He was also a shrewd businessman. Two years ago, Prince took control of his musical catalog and related copyrights, and negotiated a new contract with Warner Bros. His estate will reap at least $100 million on royalties alone over the next few years.
Foreign policy does not determine American elections. Indeed, of all Western countries, we are the least interested in it. The reason is simple: We haven’t had to be. Our instinctive isolationism derives from our geographic exceptionalism. As Bismarck once explained (it is said), the United States is the most fortunate of all Great Powers, bordered on two sides by weak neighbors and on the other two by fish.