Posts Tagged “voting”

Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace

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Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace

Israel’s Arabs remain key to peace @Arab_News The Pen is Mightier than the sword, for Israel, but the vote is Mightier than the Pen for Israel’s oppressed Arab Palestinian citizens. Arabs in Israel can vote, strengthen their population and change Israel’s increasingly apartheid-like racism from the inside. Published in the Arab News Thursday Dec. 15, 2016….

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Largest Illinois political group declines to endorse in Presidential race

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Largest Illinois political group declines to endorse in Presidential race

Largest Illinois political group declines to endorse in Presidential race The largest American Arab political organization in Illinois Tuesday announced they would not endorse a candidate in the hotly contested race for President of the United States. The organization is traditionally Democratic and it is a blow to Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton By Ray Hanania The…

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The strange phenomena of voting

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The strange phenomena of voting

American Arabs come from regions of the world where civil rights is restricted and principles like free speech and rights such as voting are prohibited. That’s one reason why the vast majority of American Arabs do not participate in the election process. They’re conditioned through generations of oppression by dictators and tyrants to withhold their comments, withhold…

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Maybe we should link voting to having sex

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Maybe we should link voting to having sex

Almost half the people who can register to vote, don’t register. And of those who do register to vote, almost half don’t vote. That leaves the future of our lives in the hands of a small but influential group. How do we take it back? Link voting to having sex, I half humorously argue By…

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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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David Orr and Making Voting Just So ‘Easy’

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David Orr and Making Voting Just So ‘Easy’ By RAY HANANIA Southwest News-Herald Friday, June 21, 2013 Despite the low voter turnout, voting is already easy. But not everyone wants to take the time to vote. In fact, the vast majority of residences who could vote don’t even register to vote. They don’t want to….

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Orr’s Policies Rejecting Live Voters Hurts 2nd District

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Orr’s Policies Rejecting Live Voters Hurts 2nd District By RAY HANANIA • Friday, March 01, 2013 Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Nowhere has Cook County Clerk David Orr’s policies on absentee balloting been more harmful than in the 2nd Congressional District, where voters Tuesday went to the polls to elect a successor to disgraced former Cong. Jesse…

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Eliminate the Cook County Clerk’s Office

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Cook County Clerk David Orr says he would rather believe a piece of paper when it comes to voting than the word of a live human being who walks up to the voting booth to cast his or her ballot in an election. Absentee balloting is one of the most susceptible to vote fraud and David Orr doesn’t think ti is a concern.

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