Archive For The “American politics” Category

Kennedy promises to bring diversity to Illinois government

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Kennedy promises to bring diversity to Illinois government

Kennedy promises to bring diversity to Illinois government Christopher Kennedy, the son of slain former New York Senator and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, told an overcrowded gathering of American Arabs outside of Chicago that he would defend the rights of immigrants and fight to bring diversity back to Illinois government when elected governor of the…

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American Arab launches bid for Michigan governor

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American Arab launches bid for Michigan governor

American Arab launches bid for Michigan governor Michigan-born Egyptian American doctor and health care activist Abdul El-Sayed has announced his decision to throw his hat into the ring to run for Governor of the State of Michigan in the 2018 general election. El-Sayed will have to win the Democratic Party nomination before running for the office…

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Fighting oppressive taxes in Cook County

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Fighting oppressive taxes in Cook County

Fighting oppressive taxes in Cook County SW News Group Column March 9, 2017. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle bashed former President Todd Stroger when she ran against him for proposing outrageous hikes in taxes including the sales tax. But as soon as she got to office, she raised the taxes, too. Even worse. The…

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Trump’s war on the mainstream news media should be our war, too

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Trump’s war on the mainstream news media should be our war, too

Trump’s war on the mainstream news media should be our war, too SW Newspaper Group March 2, 2017 By Ray Hanania I’m not a big fan of the mainstream news media, which I define as the national press, (excluding the local community media). President Trump’s attacks on the mainstream news media are justified and we…

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Suburbs should not have to pay Chicago’s spending shortfalls

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Suburbs should not have to pay Chicago’s spending shortfalls

Suburbs should not have to pay Chicago’s spending shortfalls SW Newspaper Group Feb. 23, 2017 By Ray Hanania Don’t waste your time trying to figure out how Illinois divides the property taxes it collects to support local schools and the sales and income taxes it collects to subsidize Chicago’s bailout. It’s too complicated, intentionally. The…

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Growing extremism, not Fayyad, is the problem

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Growing extremism, not Fayyad, is the problem

Growing extremism, not Fayyad, is the problem Controversy over Salam Fayyad’s appointment as a UN deputy for Libya reflects fundamental weakness of the U.S. Approach to the Middle East. But it also exposes the hypocrisies of the pro-Arab and pro-Palestinian critics who profess anger over the snub By Ray Hanania When Salam Fayyad was Prime Minister…

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Trump resists condemnation of Two-States, predicts peace deal

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Trump resists condemnation of Two-States, predicts peace deal

Trump resists condemnation of Two-States, predicts peace deal President Donald Trump held a press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offering enthusiastic support for Israel and a stronger approach against threats from Iran, hesitation on campaign promises to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem, but wavered when pressed on the issue of abandoning…

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Trump and the biased mainstream American news media

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Trump and the biased mainstream American news media

Trump and the biased mainstream American news media The news media has been out to get President Donald Trump ever since he proved them to be biased hypocrites and incompetent in doing their jobs. Media polling was historically inaccurate. Their reporting is incomplete and unprofessionally biased. The double standard and falsehoods are epic. From the false reporting…

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Hillary Clinton lost by “hating” Trump

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Hillary Clinton lost by “hating” Trump

Hillary Clinton lost by “hating” Trump Hillary Clinton lost the November 2016 election by focusing her message on attacking Donald Trump and believing that there was no way the people would accept his message of change. The truth was there was no way they would accept her message, which was empty, undefined and wrapped in only…

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Podcast: Power of Hollywood movies & Palestine Conflict

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Podcast: Power of Hollywood movies & Palestine Conflict

The Power of Hollywood Movies in the Palestine & Middle East conflicts Ray Hanania’s podcast is an audio version of his column published  Jan. 26, 2017  in the Arab News in Saudi Arabia. It discusses the power of movies and how they can significantly alter, change and impact the beliefs of the American people. Why…

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