Immigration, Jesus and the price of gasoline

Immigration, Jesus and the price of gasoline

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#GasPriceGouging #LyingPoliticians #BP Politicians will do and say anything to distract the public from the real issues.

Congressman Luis Gutierrez has made a career of screaming about immigration but really doing nothing about it.

Senator Ted Cruz peppers his public rantings with references to “Jesus” and “Christianity,” but you have to wonder if he is really a true Christian.

The real issues are right under their noses, and one big one is the outrageous manipulation by the oil and gasoline companies of the price of gasoline.

Click below to read my column on this ugly mess that we live in here in America.

BP gasoline pump in suburban Palos Park outside of Chicago. The price difference is outrageous, but typical of BP stations around the region

BP gasoline pump in suburban Palos Park outside of Chicago. The price difference is outrageous, but typical of BP stations around the region

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A Mobile gasoline pump showing a wide spread of 40 cents between gasoline grades. Not as bad as BP but clearly taking BP's price-gouging lead

A Mobile gasoline pump showing a wide spread of 40 cents between gasoline grades. Not as bad as BP but clearly taking BP’s price-gouging lead

Slightly less of a price spread at the Shell Gas Station but clearly there is no price consistency as the gasoline and oil companies battle to squeeze our dollars

Slightly less of a price spread at the Shell Gas Station but clearly there is no price consistency as the gasoline and oil companies battle to squeeze our dollars

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Ray Hanania

Ray Hanania

RAY HANANIA — Columnist

Ray Hanania is an award winning political columnist and author. He covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).

Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and at TheArabDailyNews.com, TheDailyHookah.com and at SuburbanChicagoland.com.

Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.

Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media;In 2009, he received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. Hanania has also received two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild, and in 1990 was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.

His wife and son are Jewish and he performs standup comedy lampooning Arab-Jewish relations, advocating for peace based on non-violence, mutual recognition and Two-States.

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Email him at: RGHanania@gmail.com

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Ray Hanania