Posts Tagged “Texas”

Political selfishness worsens Hurricane destruction

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Political selfishness worsens Hurricane destruction

Political selfishness worsens Hurricane destruction The damage caused by a series of Hurricanes from Harvey to Maria to Mediterranean countries, several U.S. States, and two American territories, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Island, is bad enough without some do-nothing political opportunist like Congressman Luis Gutierrez trying to exploit it for his personal political benefit By…

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Reports on Texas flooding hard to watch

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Reports on Texas flooding hard to watch

Reports on Texas flooding hard to watch The reports of the massive flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey are depressing and remind me of floods that slammed Illinois in 1996. Flooding is so much more damaging to regional populations and governments are not equipped to handle it. By Ray Hanania Flooding isn’t like a…

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Tough questions on killings today and 50 years ago

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Tough questions on killings today and 50 years ago

Tough questions on killings today and 50 years ago. Is the military responsible for the recent killings of uniformed police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge. And a look back at the American attitude towards violence, Richard Speck, White Flight and racism By Ray Hanania July 21, 2016. As a veteran who served active duty during the Vietnam…

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Southwest Airlines Is Less Than Promised

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Southwest Airlines Is Less Than Promised

Southwest Airlines Is Less Than Promised By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Friday, December 06, 2013 Flying on an airplane used to be fun. But these days, it’s changed. And it’s not just because of Sept. 11. It has more to do with greed. Southwest Airlines is a good example. Cited 10 times by Fortune Magazine…

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Politics Brings Our Nation to the Brink

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Politics Brings Our Nation to the Brink By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Friday, October 04, 2013 By the time you read this, the nation will either have shut down or, once again, slapped together a last minute plan to keep the government running. A shutdown would cause great harm, not only stopping paychecks to many…

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