Posts Tagged “Ray Hanania”

Beyond the Beltway Radio panel tackles North Korea threat

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Beyond the Beltway Radio panel tackles North Korea threat

Beyond the Beltway Radio panel tackles North Korea threat The weekly Sunday radio show Beyond the Beltway, hosted by veteran political writer and commentator Bruce DuMont, tackles the frightening issue of the rising threats of North Korea’s tyrant Kim Jong Un. Panelists included Asian specialist Karl Friedhoff of the Chicago Council of Global Affairs who has…

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Rauner, Pritzker & hypocrisy at the Chicago Sun-Times

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Rauner, Pritzker & hypocrisy at the Chicago Sun-Times

Rauner, Pritzker & hypocrisy at the Chicago Sun-Times Most mainstream American journalists love to dish it out and criticize people, but they are thinned skinned and hate to be criticized themselves, especially when they are involved in their own conflicts-of-interest that they fail to mention in their stories. As a columnist who writes my opinions, I…

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Skimming through the Obits and life

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Skimming through the Obits and life

Skimming through the Obits and life The obituary section of the old more informed newspaper era was an obsession with my father back in the 1950s and 1960s. Today, the newspapers are anorexic but the Obit section is still growing strong. And, I understand why my father paid attention to it so much now that I…

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Opinion: Term limits deny voters their rights

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Opinion: Term limits deny voters their rights

Opinion: Term limits deny voters their rights Term limits deny voters their rights. But Term Limits may soon see a casualty in the demise of the failed administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner in November 2018 By Ray Hanania Every time a failed politician or a failed group of activists don’t get their way, they stamp their…

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Hanania joins DuMont on Radio Sunday Aug 14 on national politics

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Hanania joins DuMont on Radio Sunday Aug 14 on national politics

Hanania joins DuMont on Radio Sunday to discuss national politics Southwest Community News Group syndicated columnist Ray Hanania joins host Bruce DuMont on Beyond the Beltway Radio Sunday, August 14 on WCGO 1590 AM Radio and on Sirius XM Radio POTUS Politics Channel 124 from 6 until 8 pm. To join the discussion, call 1-800-723-8289. You can…

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Muslim, Christian & Jew bring house down in Deerfield Comedy show

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Muslim, Christian & Jew bring house down in Deerfield Comedy show

Muslim Arif Choudhury, Jewish writer Aaron Freeman and Christian Palestinian Ray Hanania rocked the Casbash at a comedy show on Saturday night at an interfaith gathering that filled the gymnasium at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Deerfield. The show included the special comedy debut of Hanania’s son, Aaron Illinois News Network More than 250 Muslims,…

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Hanania standup comedy: Reviews and comments

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Hanania standup comedy: Reviews and comments

Hanania standup comedy: Reviews and comments (from published remarks, news reports, comments & letters) (Ray’s show avoids foul or bad language, focusing on his experiences growing up Arab in America and his unusual Palestinian-Jewish marriage. Hanania also discusses his column in the Jerusalem Post, PalestineNote.com and his career covering Chicago City Hall and politics. His standup…

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The challenges of being a writer

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The challenges of being a writer

An overview of the online writing career of award winning columnist and news and feature writer Ray Hanania. By Ray Hanania When I first started in writing in the 1970s, my first challenge was just using the typewriter. I used to write “Letters to the Editor” of local papers in longhand. The letters were so…

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Baby Boomers: Summer? What summer?

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Baby Boomers: Summer? What summer?

Summer? What summer? By Ray Hanania When I was a kid, we got out of school in May, and then didn’t return until well after Labor Day in September. That gave us more than three months to enjoy the summer. Nowadays, it’s changed dramatically and children and families have less time to enjoy themselves. My…

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Using the power of gruesome images to swing American opinion

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Using the power of gruesome images to swing American opinion

Using the power of gruesome images to swing American opinion By Ray Hanania The most disturbing aspect of Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip has been the killing of civilians. But the worst part is that Israel continues to insist it is not doing it on purpose, proposing the ridiculous assertion that fighters for Hamas…

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