Hanania Writings

  • 09 Sep 2019

    Traveling on vacation used to be a lot of fun

    Traveling on vacation used to be a lot of fun The more our habits change as Americans, the more we are falling into an abyss controlled by the Chinese government and their financial grip on our ...

  • 04 Sep 2019

    Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too

    Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too Americans will commemorate the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and remember the 2,977 victims who died in ...

  • 28 Aug 2019

    Palestine’s Christians in need of help

    Palestine’s Christians in need of help The Christians of Palestinian are oppressed and brutalized by Israel, abandoned and ignored by the Christian West and Evangelicals, but worse, ...

  • 25 Aug 2019

    Hanania offers humor, politics at library appearances Sept. 12 and 17

    Hanania offers humor, politics at library appearances Sept. 12 and 17 Join columnist Ray Hanania as he discusses Chicago politics, growing up Arab in America, and offers up some of his unusual ...

  • 21 Aug 2019

    School should be more than just an education

    School should be more than just an education As my son readies for college, I reminisce about what it was like 50 years ago when I left homew to go to college. It was a different world then and a ...

  • 21 Aug 2019

    Is there a politics to mass shootings?

    Is there a politics to mass shootings? The mainstream news media covered the killings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas far differently than the  news media covered the killings the same weekend ...

  • 21 Aug 2019

    Tlaib following in the footsteps of Paul Findley

    Tlaib following in the footsteps of Paul Findley America has always been under the powerful political thumb of the Israeli lobby, which has most U.S. Congressmen, Senators and politicioans in a ...

  • 14 Aug 2019

    Findley, champion of justice and Palestinian rights, dies

    Findley, champion of justice and Palestinian rights, dies A powerful champion of Palestinian rights, Paul Findley, was laid to rest on August 9, 2019 in his hometown of Jacksonville, Illinois ...

  • 06 Aug 2019

    Casinos need to get their act together

    Casinos need to get their act together Chicago is planning to build at least one new casino possibly more. Hopefully the city will do a better job than Indiana which has the worst, dirtiest ...

  • 06 Aug 2019

    It was more than just “Walking on the Moon”

    It was more than just “Walking on the Moon” There have been many big moments in history that I remember with clarity as if they just happened. Yet the biggest was Neil Armstrong ...

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  • Altgeld Hall, and Still Hall, at Northern Illinois University. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    School should be more than just an education As my son readies for college, I reminisce about what it was like 50 years ago when I left homew to go to college. It was a different world then and a different world today By Ray Hanania My son Aaron leaves for college next week and...

  • Casino slot machine screen onboard Carnival Cfruise Line 2018

    Casinos need to get their act together Chicago is planning to build at least one new casino possibly more. Hopefully the city will do a better job than Indiana which has the worst, dirtiest casinos in the Midwest. Government should put more restrictions on casinos and give more money back to the public By Ray...

  • JR Pritzker Ewing

    The psychology of JB’s massive tax hike plan JB Pritzker has been lobbying hard to get the legislature to adopt his “Fair Tax” plan, but that plan is just a cover for 18 other big tax hikes that are waiting to slam your pocket book. The Pritzker “Fair Tax” will replace the Flat Tax with...

  • Daenerys Targaryen. Photo courtesy of HBO

    Mother of TV Shows Game of Thrones comes to an end A recap of Game of Thrones for the 290 million Americans who didn’t watch the eight season series on HBO, putting into modernday context so the rest of the world might understand what’s going on. A spoiler summary for those who haven’t watched it....

  • Jimmy Kimmel represents the new crop of disgusting unentertaining Late night talk show hosts who disguise their lack of real comedic talent by making nauseating and ugly attacks against President Trump. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia

    “Hate Night” TV will re-elect Trump I am sick and tired of listening to late night “talk show hosts” crusading against President Trump with stupid and sick jokes. The partisanship is disgusting and the viciousness of the attacks are even worse. Trump isn’t the best President but today’s crop of late night talk show hosts...

  • 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...