This week on Unorthodox, Mel Gibson gives tzedakah. Our Jewish guest is Ukrainian-born writer Sana Krasikov, whose latest novel, The Patriots, explores the effects of the Cold War on three generations of a Jewish-American family, from the 1930s to the present. Our Gentile of the Week is Republican strategist Patrick Ruffini, who tells us what the future of data and technology looks like for political campaigns, and the value of data under a president who is openly dismissive of unfavorable polls.
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“Mikveh Bath” by Golem
“Dancing Tiger” by Damscray
“A Spoonful Of Sugar” by Richard and Roger Sherman, from the film Mary Poppins
"Outro Dia" by Diogo Cadaval
“The One on the Right is on the Left” by Johnny Cash
“Birds of Prey” by Dark Sunn
“Stranger in Moscow” by Michael Jackson
Senate Republican leaders Thursday unveiled a health-care measure that would undo large parts of the Affordable Care Act. Wall Street Journal reporter Michelle Hackman says, among the many changes, the bill would phase out taxes for high-income earners.