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Repressive Preckwinkle taxation challenged by Cook County board members

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Repressive Preckwinkle taxation challenged by Cook County board members

Repressive Preckwinkle taxation challenged by Cook County board members Several members of the Cook County Board on Wednesday introduced legislation to repeal the oppressive sales tax pushed by Board President Toni Preckwinkle, responding to outrage and anger from over taxed cook county residents. By Ray Hanania Calling Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s 1 cent…

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Byrne should be remembered for Navy Pier success

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Byrne should be remembered for Navy Pier success

Byrne should be remembered for Navy Pier success Jane Byrne was a very controversial and contentious Chicago Mayor, but she also is responsible for several brilliant achievements, including being the spark that revived the city’s lakefront Jewel, Navy Pier. It’s time that her legacy be given its due and she be recognized for her efforts….

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President Trump should offer alternative to biased Beltway media

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President Trump should offer alternative to biased Beltway media

President Trump should offer alternative to biased Beltway media One of President Donald Trump’s biggest hurdles has been the unethical and biased coverage of his administration by the mainstream American news media, mainly the biased Beltway news media that covers the White House. Biased media reporting is twisting and distorting Trump’s message. This week, press…

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Healthcare facts being twisted by news media

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Healthcare facts being twisted by news media

Healthcare facts being twisted by news media It’s hard enough to understand America’s healthcare system without the mainstream news media abandoning a helpful role and instead using the issue to advance its own partisan political agendas. Healthcare is so important and yet the news media and both political parties are twisting facts to spin support…

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Supporting Police is an obligation, not a political issue

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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 Police. Police have come under attack because a few members have committed criminal, violent acts against civilians, unjustly killing suspects or asserting excessive violence in…

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Mainstream news media does not run America

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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 the symbol of the American foundation of free speech, but in recent years has become a driving force behind political…

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Who is Rauner trying to fool?

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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 hardworking taxpayers, families and youth. By Ray Hanania Last week, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner plagiarized a bill proposed by Democratic Cook County Sheriff…

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Opposition to Preckwinkle soda tax building

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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. The tax excludes pop purchased by lower income and welfare supported buyers, such as using SNAP, but targets middle income homeowners in the county’s…

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Kathy Griffin and the real US extremism

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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 making American Great. Yes, Great Again! The anti-Trump critics are hypocrites who say and do anything to demonize the American President while turning their backs…

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Looking at the bigger picture of Trump and the Middle East

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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 far, Trump has not been as hostile to the Palestinian and Arab cause as they predicted. In fact, Trump’s initial foreign trip…

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