Opinion Commentary

  • 27 Jun 2017

    Supporting Police is an obligation, not a political issue

    Supporting Police is an obligation, not a political issue The Village of Orland Park this year is distributing new vehicle stickers that salute the dedication and service of the nation’s ...

  • 20 Jun 2017

    Mainstream news media does not run America

    Mainstream news media does not run America The mainstream news media is an industry driven by hypocrisy, power and greed, but it does not and should not be the force that defines America. It is ...

  • 19 Jun 2017

    Palestinians failing in telling their story

    Palestinians failing in telling their story Where is the Palestinian “Exodus”? Palestinians have failed to tell their story to counter the lies propagated by lies spread by Israel. The Israelis ...

  • 19 Jun 2017

    Who is Rauner trying to fool?

    Who is Rauner trying to fool? Failed Gov. Bruce Rauner is doing his best to mislead Illinois residents while making poor choices that put the interests of criminals above the interests of ...

  • 19 Jun 2017

    Opposition to Preckwinkle soda tax building

    Opposition to Preckwinkle soda tax building Consumers in Cook County’s suburbs are the targets of a new tax imposed by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, who is based in Chicago. ...

  • 12 Jun 2017

    Kathy Griffin and the real US extremism

    Kathy Griffin and the real US extremism I’m sick and tired of the anti-Trump jihadists who care more about destroying their political enemy, President Donald Trump, than they do about ...

  • 01 Jun 2017

    50 years of failed strategy is nothing to commemorate

    50 years of failed strategy is nothing to commemorate Palestinians need to develop a new strategy to confront Israel’s violence and land terrorism. We can no longer afford to embrace the ...

  • 01 Jun 2017

    Looking at the bigger picture of Trump and the Middle East

    Looking at the bigger picture of Trump and the Middle East Concerns by Arab and Palestinian activists over what President Donald J. Trump might or might not do have been overly exaggerated. So ...

  • 01 Jun 2017

    Buying a new car is so traumatic

    Buying a new car is so traumatic Seven years is about the most you should expect to keep a car because cars are made to fall apart to help generate more profits for the automobile industry. They ...

  • 01 Jun 2017

    Remembering at Memorial Day

    Remembering at Memorial Day Memorial Day is an important time to remember the sacrifices of veterans in your family like your dad or your mom. But remembering requires a little work. Getting them ...

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Entertainment

  • World Series Rings by Josten presented to the Chicago Cubs April 12, 2017 (PRNewsfoto/Jostens)

    Jostens delivers Chicago Cubs World Series Ring Iconic handcrafted ring presented at Wrigley Field to World Champion Chicago Cubs Jostens, the leading provider of high-end custom jewelry for professional sports teams, today delivered the 2016 Chicago Cubs World Championship Ring at Wrigley Field, ushering in a new era for Cubs baseball. The ring commemorates the Cubs’...

  • English actress Vanessa Redgrave at the press conference for the film Coriolanus. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    Favorite moment from the Oscars Published in the Arab News Feb. 22, 2017 By Ray Hanania Over the past few weeks in America, the mainstream news media has been focused on the presentation of Oscars for Hollywood’s “best” films at the Academy Awards this Sunday (Feb. 26). Many media rebroadcast and reported on “favorite moments”...

  • Lady Gaga, courtesy of Wikipedia

    Lady Gaga causes ruckus, again, over Super Bowl song Superstar singer Lady Gaga has lit up Social Media with renewed speculation over why she included the word “Lebanese” in one of the songs she performed at the 51st (LI) Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, called “Born This Way.” The word popped up in a set...

  • Oprah Winfrey, courtesy of 60 Minutes

    Oprah Winfrey Becomes a Special Contributor to 60 Minutes Oprah Winfrey, the esteemed broadcaster, producer, actress and philanthropist, will become a special contributor to 60 MINUTES, the #1 news broadcast in television, it was announced today by the news magazine’s executive producer, Jeff Fager. Ms. Winfrey will make her first appearance on CBS News’ legendary...

  • Plight of Syrians competes for Oscar This year’s Academy Awards Oscar presentation of Hollywood Film Oscars includes only two submissions addressing Arab World issues, one on the plight of Syrian refugees and the terrorist war in Aleppo, Syria, and the other a historical drama set during the Algerian civil war of the 1990s.  By Ray Hanania Once again...

  • An expensive television Christmas Story. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    An expensive television Christmas Story A new generation’s “Christmas Story,” not about Santa Claus or the spirit of kindness, but about the way our utilities control our lives with no accountability and definitely no really good service. This one is about Comcast/Xfinity but it could be about them all Published in the Des Plaines Valley...