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Thanksgiving, Arab American style

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Thanksgiving, Arab American style

Thanksgiving, Arab American style Remembering back to the 1960s when Arab Americans had hope for freedom and racism in America was focused elsewhere. Thanksgiving was a feast in Arab American homes in the 1960s and 1970s before politics, hatred, racism and Israeli violence created a refugee crisis By Ray Hanania Thanksgiving is a special holiday…

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Feds increase prices for Senior Passes

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Feds increase prices for Senior Passes

Feds increase prices for Senior Passes The Federal government increased the cost of the Lifetime Senior Pass on August 28, 2017 from $10 to $80 to help cover the costs of rising administration of Federal Parks and properties. The Lifetime Pass allows a senior and his or her family to enter a Federal Park free…

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Best tasting burger ever: Oak Lawn’s Smashburger

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Best tasting burger ever: Oak Lawn’s Smashburger

Best tasting burger ever: Oak Lawn’s Smashburger I grew up on hamburgers and I consider myself a hamburger connoisseur. Until recently, though I enjoyed burgers everywhere. But a few weeks ago, I happened across a place called Smashburgers and I am hooked. They are the best tasting hamburgers in the world By Ray Hanania I…

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Replacing the Western Digital Hard Drive with Seagate for better storage

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Replacing the Western Digital Hard Drive with Seagate for better storage

Replacing the Western Digital Hard Drive with Seagate for better storage I was forced by the poor quality of the Western Digital hard drive I purchased to switch to a new system using Seagate Hard Drives and I am glad I did. I had two WD Hard Drives, the MyCloud 8 TB hub and a…

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Conduct of some American athletes is disgraceful

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Conduct of some American athletes is disgraceful

Conduct of some American athletes is disgraceful I don’t believe athletes who refuse to stand during the National Anthem are refusing on moral grounds. They’re selfish, unpatriotic. #NFLSOB Everyone should stand during the Pledge of Allegiance and for the National Anthem. And if they want to protest, do it someplace else. But most American athletes…

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Tech Review: Studio Beats headset are a bad buy

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Tech Review: Studio Beats headset are a bad buy

Tech Review: Studio Beats headset are a bad buy Beats by Dr Dre are inconsistent and poorly constructed. You almost think that they are made to intentionally break to force users to go out and buy another set at the over-priced price tag of $299. The sound is poor quality and they are just not…

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Expecting more from the Honeywell Lyric Round

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Expecting more from the Honeywell Lyric Round

Expecting more from the Honeywell Lyric Round Who doesn’t want to travel and yet maintain control of your home? Advances in technology have offered opportunities for the computer and cell phone industries to develop technology that can be controlled remotely. The problem is that most computer technicians are not normal people and have no idea…

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A bushel of big babies at Apple

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A bushel of big babies at Apple

A bushel of big babies at Apple They take my money and sell me crap. And when you complain about it and demand more — some accountability in life — they whine and clamp down like a Syrian tyrant on his people. Yikes Apple needs new leadership, clean house and a better state-of-mind. By Ray…

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Students worrying about school instead of summer vacations

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Students worrying about school instead of summer vacations

Students worrying about school instead of summer vacations It’s the beginning of August and my son is already consumed with figuring out his high school schedule and buying his books and schools supplies. Isn’t that too early for young people to stop enjoying summer vacation and worry about school? By Ray Hanania When I was…

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Seniors deserve better treatment

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Seniors deserve better treatment

Seniors deserve better treatment Despite all the expressed concern for senior citizens from the business community, the truth is they are not treated very well. Every time a business claims to give a benefit to a senior, it is often just a slick manipulation that actually costs more. From food to cruises, seniors are promised…

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