Archive For The “Good Government” Category

Arrogance of the Orland Park Village Board

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Arrogance of the Orland Park Village Board

Arrogance of the Orland Park Village Board The Orland Park Village Board is apparently pretending that village voters really didn’t mean to support “change” in the last election, voting to oust 24-year incumbent Dan McLaughlin and replacing him with a little known, well-intentioned challenger, Keith Pekau. The board has named Joe LaMargo, the former head…

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A 19th Ward Chicago Machine suburban tale

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A 19th Ward Chicago Machine suburban tale

A 19th Ward Chicago Machine suburban tale SW News Group April 13, 2017. Back in the 1980s, the Chicago Machine was licking its wounds from a beating it took from renegade city official Jane M. Byrne who beat the Machine’s candidate Michael A. Bilandic to become mayor. The jobs for many of the broken Machine…

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Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention

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Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention

Orland Mayoral race has state’s attention The battle between Orland Park Mayor Dan McLaughlin and challenger Keith Pekau has the attention of the entire state apparently creating a wild election contest filled with a lot of unusual issues, supporters and claims By Ray Hanania The battle to lead Orland Park, one of the fastest growing suburbs…

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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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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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Farewell to a brilliant First Lady, Michelle Obama

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Farewell to a brilliant First Lady, Michelle Obama

Farewell to a brilliant First Lady, Michelle Obama Michelle Obama rose from obscurity to become one of the most admired, influential women in America, not just for African Americans but for everyone Published Jan. 12, 2017 Des Plaines Valley News, Southwest News-Herald, The Regional News, The Reporter Newspapers By Ray Hanania It’s amazing how individual…

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Trump’s path to victory through corrupt news media

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Trump’s path to victory through corrupt news media

Trump’s path to victory was through the corrupt news media Donald Trump won the presidency by ignoring the media bigotry, bias and attacks, and concentrating on connecting with the majority of Americans. His base not only included the so-called “lower educated” White males but also a large segment of women, hispanics, many Christian Arabs and Muslims,…

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Dead people voting? It’s happened before

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Dead people voting? It’s happened before

Dead people voting? It’s happened before Donald Trump has said he believes that the election results on Tuesday Nov. 8, 2016 will be “rigged” and he’s received a lot of criticism from the biased mainstream news media. But the truth is that elections are easily rigged and ghost voting and voter manipulation are common. A recent…

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Patlak campaign receives thousands from lawyers who appear before his board

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Patlak campaign receives thousands from lawyers who appear before his board

Patlak campaign receives thousands from lawyers who appear before his board In the race for the Cook County Board of Review, challenger Marty Stack is calling for a moratorium on all campaign and election donations from tax law firms whose lawyers appear before the county’s tax review board, and is criticizing incumbent Dan Patlak for accepting…

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