Posts Tagged “Mayor”

Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

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Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost

Analysis: Why Pekau won and McLaughlin lost A poorly run re-election campaign by seven-term incumbent Mayor Dan McLaughlin combined with a hot-topic issue of salary and pension hikes, and a laser-focused issues campaign of a non-political challenger, Keith Pekau, running on the Republican Party banner did what no one thought could happen April 4 in Orland Park….

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Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race

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Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race

Pekau defeats McLaughlin in Orland Park mayoral race Republican challenger Keith Pekau easily unseated 23 year incumbent Dan McLaughlin as Mayor of Orland Park in a contest that focused on the mayor’s bid to boost his salary by more than 375 percent and to spike his pension from $30,000 a year to $110,000. By Ray Hanania…

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Random thoughts from Taiwan to flag burning

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Random thoughts from Taiwan to flag burning

Random thoughts from Taiwan to flag burning Columnist Ray Hanania looks at a range of issues and random thoughts from the controversy over President-elect Trump’s phone call from Taiwan and the issue of Chinese corruption, to the offensiveness of the “liberty” of allowing anyone to burn the American Flag. Originally published in the Des Plaines…

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Emanuel Misleads Public About Police

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Emanuel Misleads Public About Police By RAY HANANIA • Friday, June 29, 2012 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Clearly, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is taking the cheap way to save money, the one where it looks like he is cutting back but where he is doing damage to the city’s interests. One of the hardest hit is the…

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Emanuel’s Misguided Street Gangs Initiative

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Emanuel’s Misguided Street Gangs Initiative By RAY HANANIA Friday, June 01, 2012 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Chicago is a war zone. When you have 10 murders and 40 injuries from gang related shootings over the course of a “holiday weekend,” you can’t conclude anything else. It doesn’t help when our Top Cop, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry…

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