Hanania Writings

  • 18 Apr 2019

    The racism of the people screaming racism

    The racism of the people screaming racism Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx claimed that she recused herself from the offensive hoax perpetrated by Jussie Smollett for his own personal ...

  • 13 Apr 2019

    Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft

    Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft There is an increasing threat of violence taking place as independent Uber and Lyft drivers push the heavily regulated Taxi Cab industry out of the ...

  • 12 Apr 2019

    Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials

    Arab American Heritage Month, April, celebrated by elected officials More than 100 elected officials and Arab American community leaders came together on April 10 to celebrate the revival of Arab ...

  • 05 Apr 2019

    Kim Foxx should resign as States Attorney

    Kim Foxx should resign as States Attorney Jussie Smollett’s despicable conduct exploiting racism and anti-Gay hate to further his sagging career and to profit financially doesn’t even come close ...

  • 28 Mar 2019

    Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman

    Pekau is way off base in starting fight with Gorman The mudslinging battle to elect three trustees in Orland Park has taken another ugly turn over the issue of vicious but anonymous robocalls as ...

  • 27 Mar 2019

    Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor

    Why I support Toni Preckwinkle for Chicago Mayor In politics, it’s rarely about who is great but rather about who is better. And in the race for Chicago Mayor between Cook County Board ...

  • 26 Mar 2019

    Muslim and Christian Arabs need to collaborate to strengthen their voices

    Muslim and Christian Arabs need to collaborate to strengthen their voices Arabs in America are weak in part because of their lack of unity and unification. Over the years, the community has ...

  • 19 Mar 2019

    Illinois financial problems are a national joke

    Illinois financial problems are a national joke Illinois is ranked as the 49th Worst State in the country when it comes to taxation, according to WalletHub.com. So the last thing someone should ...

  • 17 Mar 2019

    Larry David stole my life and put it on TV

    Larry David stole my life and put it on TV One of the funniest sitcoms on Television is HBO’s long-running, short episode-life “Curb Your Enthusiasm” starring Larry David, ...

  • 07 Mar 2019

    Suburbs must stand up to Chicago’s Tax Grab

    Suburbs must stand up to Chicago’s Tax Grab Forcing suburbanites to help cover the budget needs of Chicago has always been a problem with Chicagoland politics. It needs to stop. It’s not ...

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  • Controversy-plagued Cook County States Attorney Kim Foxx. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    Kim Foxx should resign as States Attorney Jussie Smollett’s despicable conduct exploiting racism and anti-Gay hate to further his sagging career and to profit financially doesn’t even come close to the more serious issue the controversy has raised involving the failure of the Cook County Prosecutor Kim Foxx to do her job to protect the...

  • Larry David, creator fo Seinfeld and the hit HBO series "Curb Your Enthusiasm". Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    Larry David stole my life and put it on TV One of the funniest sitcoms on Television is HBO’s long-running, short episode-life “Curb Your Enthusiasm” starring Larry David, Richard Lewis, and Jeff Garland among a phenomenal cast of actors and actresses. The series helped me recover from Cancer. Yes, that’s how medicinally potent it is,...

  • Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes #RayHananiaPodcast #JussieSmollett #ChicagoMayoralElection #IsraeliWarCrimes This week’s Ray Hanania Podcast reviews the past week’s events, issues and my recent columns in the Regional News newspaper, The Reporter and Southwest News-Herald on Jussie Smollett; my columns in the @ArabNews on the Oscar win by #RamiMalek, and at...

  • ABC TV Good Morning America Host Robin Roberts, gave Jussie Smollett softball questions that empowered him to lie about his hoax. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    The real outrage of the Jussie Smollett hoax Most of the mainstream American news media got it wrong about Jussie Smollett. They were too eager to believe his lies about racism and homophobia because some issues are more important than others. But the worst int he media is Robin Roberts of Good Morning America on...

  • Comedian Ken Garr at the New Year's Eve show at Gelsosomo's Pizzeria in Lemont. Photo courtesy of Ray Hanania

    Gelsosomo’s in Lemont offers great food and hilarious comedy shows There are not a lot of comedy clubs in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs but two stand out you should visit, Riddles in Alsip and Gelsosomo’s in Lemont. Riddles offers the traditional award winning comedy experience while Gelsosomo’s offers a mix that includes music entertainment, great Italian food...

  • Kevin Hart, Ride Along Red Carpet Premiere, Sydney Australia. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    Kevin Hart and the real problem with the Oscars Comedian Kevin Hart made a comedy joke that lampooned Gays and he was quickly tossed from hosting this year’s Oscars. But the real controversy is the Oscars. Are they even relevant anymore? By Ray Hanania I wish the Oscars reacted to complaints as fast and as...