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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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Consumers ripped off by Cell phone companies

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Consumers ripped off by Cell phone companies

Consumers ripped off by Cell phone companies I share my horrific experience with Sprint. I have been a loyal Sprint customer for 15 years only to be treated like dirt when I asked for a change and inquired why new customers were receiving a lower cost for the same plan I was already receiving. Why…

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in this past week to force residents of an Israeli city consisting of mostly Muslim and Christian Palestinians to remove a street sign etected to honor the late Palestinian President Yasir Arafat. Click here to read Ray Hanania’s column on this…

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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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New Comic Strip, BiasedReporting.com

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New Comic Strip, BiasedReporting.com

New Comic Strip, BiasedReporting.com New comic strip launched that addresses the biases of the mainstream American news media. Check it out. We promise it will make you think. We hope with a smile. We are launching a new comic strip to put a spotlight on the bias and unprofessional coverage of the mainstream News Media not just…

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Tornadoes Hit Illinois 50 Years ago, Belvidere and Oak Lawn

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Tornadoes Hit Illinois 50 Years ago, Belvidere and Oak Lawn

1967 was a tragic year in Illinois: Tornadoes Hit Illinois 50 Years ago, Belvidere and Oak Lawn Published in the SW Newspaper Group Feb. 9, 2017 By Ray Hanania This year is the Golden Anniversary of one of the most tragic years in the lives of many Baby Boomers who still remember that far back…

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Favorite moment from the Oscars

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Favorite moment from the Oscars

Favorite moment from the Oscars Published in the Arab News Feb. 22, 2017 By Ray Hanania Over the past few weeks in America, the mainstream news media has been focused on the presentation of Oscars for Hollywood’s “best” films at the Academy Awards this Sunday (Feb. 26). Many media rebroadcast and reported on “favorite moments”…

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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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Common sense approach to illegal immigration needed

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Common sense approach to illegal immigration needed

Common sense approach to illegal immigration needed Published in the SW News Group Feb. 15, 2017 By Ray Hanania Not being a politician, President Trump probably rushed too quickly to crack down on the nation’s immigration problem. America has an immigration problem that’s not about losing jobs or even protecting civil right, but rather is…

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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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