Posts Tagged “Republicans”

Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies

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Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies

Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies Some Arab American and Muslim activists have launched a vicious campaign against Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan who expressed opinions critical of the “Middle Eastern” community that they claimed were racist. Brannigan apologized three times but they refused to accept her apology. However, J.B. Pritzker slammed Muslims as…

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Sharon Brannigan stands up to bullying by activists

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Sharon Brannigan stands up to bullying by activists

Sharon Brannigan stands up to bullying by activists Sharon Brannigan, a suburban Township politician who made some improper comparisons while arguing about immigration policy has suddenly become the target of the protesters against anti-Muslim, anti-Arab racism. But in their protests, they have turned into bullies who yell, scream, and disrespect the image of what Arabs are…

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Comic Strip: Rubio, Cruz and Trump on Muslims

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Comic Strip: Rubio, Cruz and Trump on Muslims

Comic Strip: Rubio, Cruz and Trump on Muslims: The Daily Hookah Comic Strip Texas Senator Ted Cruz said that anyone who criticizes Israel is an “anti-Semite” and is unAmerica. Florida Senator Marco Rubio says that Palestinians teach their children to blow themselves up and are all terrorist haters of the Jewish people. But Muslims seem angrier that…

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Our Democratic system is the best

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Our Democratic system is the best

Our Democratic system is the best By Ray Hanania The news is full of stories about people in countries around the world who have to struggle to have their voices heard. They’re denied the right to vote, or if there is a vote, it’s usually an election conducted at the end of a barrel of…

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How Arabs fit into US “Immigration Reform” (Arabic)

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ما هو موقع العرب من موضوع “إصلاح نظام الهجرة” بقلم راي حنانيه Arabs and US Immigration لقد أصبح موضوع “إصلاح نظام الهجرة” أحد أهمّ الأولويات في أمريكا. ولكن “الاصلاح” الذي يتحدثون عنه ليس له علاقة بالعرب، وهم من بين أكثر الأقليات عرضة للهرسلة عندما يتعلق الأمر بالهجرة. لكن هذا “الاصلاح” يرتبط بشكل وثيق بالتوظيف السياسي…

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Israel’s haggle over Chuck Hagel

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Israel’s haggle over Chuck Hagel

Israel’s haggle over Chuck Hagel Saudi Gazette: Sunday, January 13, 2013 By Ray Hanania Israel has never really liked Barack Obama. That alone made Obama’s election a victory the Arab world could savor. But Obama’s election in 2008 didn’t bring peace. Instead, it resulted in a presidency that was sometimes feeble, contradictory and incapable of delivery…

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Remembering two community giants

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Remembering two community giants By Ray Hanania — We always remember the politicians and activists when they are at their height of activism and when they are in the news. But politics is like a baseball game. It should be fought hard, but with some respect and friendship, too, between the teams. Recently a friend…

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06-20-09 Comic: GOP bashing Obama on Iran, they know why

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06-20-09 Comic: GOP bashing Obama on Iran, they know why

Shades of Gray: Ray Hanania’s World Comic Strip June 20, 2009 The GOP is bashing President Barack Obama over his cautious approach to the events in Iran following the re-election of President Ahmadinejad. They say the election was stolen and they should know best about stolen elections. visit Ray Hanania’s World Comic Strips Archive?

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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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GUEST COLUMN: What if Obama is? For Immediate Release, Feb. 16, 2008

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And What if Obama is? By Mohamed Mughal — It seems that e-mail has become a negative campaigning tool in the 2008 Democratic primaries.  Voters from Iowa on have received messages suggesting Barack Obama is a Muslim.  And poor Senator Obama – he’s forced into a corner, having to publicly profess his reverence for Jesus Christ…

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