Posts Tagged “presidential election”

HANANIA: Arab Americans have substantial presence in tuesday’s elections, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 10-31-08

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Arab Americans have substantial presence in Tuesday’s elections By Ray Hanania  — Despite the challenges of an American system that discourages their involvement, Arab Americans are involved in the political elections this week on all levels, as candidates, as voters and as controversies.

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ELAASAR: Why should Arab and Muslim Americans vote for Obama? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 10-16-08

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Why should Arab and Muslim Americans vote for Obama? By Aladdin Elaasar — Islam has come to the forefront of American presidential elections this year. With allegation that Barak Obama is a Muslim, or an Arab- which he is not- fear has been used by his opponents to tie him to some foreign scary thing. But it…

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HANANIA: Arabs and Muslims have no excuse for America’s pro-Israel stance, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 10-03-08

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Arabs and Muslims have no excuse for America’s pro-Israeli stance By Ray Hanania — Both of the presidential candidates and the vice presidential candidates in each of their first round of debates emphasized their commitment to “change.” But when it comes to America’s blind support for Israel and failure to stand up for human rights…

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HANANIA: Did Obama undermine his election chances? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 9-9-08

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Did Obama undermine his presidential election chances? By Ray Hanania  — Did Barack Obama allow his personal feelings to get in the way of doing what is best for America? Obama could have put together the strongest possible presidential ticket, the so-called “Dream Ticket,” by naming Sen. Hillary Clinton as his running mate. Was Obama…

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HANANIA: Obama’s Six Degrees of Guilt by Association, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, August 7, 2008

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Obama’s Six Degrees of Guilt by Association By Ray Hanania — The campaign of Barack Obama, who many Americans think is Muslim, took on a volunteer Muslim lawyer, Mazen Asbahi, to help the presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee improve his election support among Muslim American voters.  It’s not that Muslims don’t support Obama. Let’s face it,…

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HANANIA: Obama can do more than play politics with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 24, 2008

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Obama can do more than play politics with the Palestinian-Israeli conflict By Ray Hanania — Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama did all the “right” things during his tour of the Middle East. It will help better define him in the eyes of Americans as “presidential material” and brush aside any concerns about whether he…

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HANANIA: Obama’s victory far from secure, may need Clinton role, For Immediate Release, June 4, 2008

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Obama’s victory far from secure, may need Clinton role By Ray Hanania — I voted for Hillary Clinton in the Illinois Democratic Primary. At the time, I wasn’t sure who Barack Obama really was. I know Hillary from her years as First Lady and later as a New York Senator. She is formerly from Illinois….

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HANANIA: Can we “obliterate” the emotion-filled election pandering, please? For Immediate Release, May 4, 2008

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Can we “obliterate” the emotion-filled election pandering, please? By Ray Hanania — I think I actually now prefer a president who can’t properly pronounce the word “nuclear” over someone who keeps using it like the theme in a “Get Out the Vote” election strategy. Hillary Clinton said she would “obliterate” Iran if the Persian nation were…

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HANANIA: Something annoying about Hillary Clinton, For Immediate Release, April 23, 2008

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Something annoying about Hillary Clinton By Ray Hanania — There’s something about Hillary Clinton that’s starting to bug me. As a very independent Democrat who originally leaned heavily towards Hillary Clinton against the tide of Illinois support for Barack Obama, her negative attacks against Obama and smug-sounding cockiness in winning the Pennsylvania primary – one state…

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HANANIA: Arab Americans face dilemmas in presidential election, For Immediate Release, 02-10-08

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Arab Americans should expand focus in presidential elections By Ray Hanania — Once again, Arab American voters are in an election dilemma, stuck between a rock and a hard place as they contemplate whom to support in the presidential elections. Should they follow the lead of other American voters and support the candidates most likely…

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