Ray Hanania on Radio with Bruce DuMont, Beyond the Beltway Jan. 29
Ray Hanania joins Bruce DuMont Sunday 6 to 8 pm CST with fellow guests Phil Beverly, Jahmal Cole, and Mike Miller
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RAY HANANIA: Points I made on the radio last night about Trump’s policy on immigration:
1 — It’s not a Muslim ban. It targets ANYONE who comes through seven countries, 1 terrorist entity (Iran) and six other dysfunctional failed states (Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.)
2 — It’s not a ban. It’s a suspension
3 — Iran is the most brutal when it comes to Americans immigrating to its country. The restrictions and weeks that you must sit at the airport or under security are outrageous. Some Americans have been jailed and accused of spying.
4 — The Trump administration has explained they are not banning people with Green Cards even though many have been stopped and blocked. It’s a part of the difficulty of implementing a national policy and those people will be allowed into the country.
5 — Muslims and Arabs who are protesting against this policy calling it racist are ignoring the FACT that the primary purveyors of racism in this country is the mainstream American News media which is falsely reporting the story.
6 — The most racist claim by the media is why didn’t the “Muslim Ban” include Saudi Arab and Egypt … in other words, the MEDIA REALLY WANTS A MUSLIM BAN
7 — Many of the protestors who have protested downtown wouldn’t dare protest inside the SouthSide of Chicago to demand fairness for African Americans who are being brutalized by crime and police civil rights violations. They care about the Refugees because they are an obscure concept that are not directly in their lives. But African Americans who live in Chicago and are plagued by violence are a real people who most of the protestors don’t want to live near or with. That’s why many of the big cities in this country are segregated and Blacks, Whites and Hispanics don’t really live together. Many only pretend to like each other.
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Hanania covered Chicago Politics and Chicago City Hall from 1976 through 1992. Hanania began writing in 1975 when he published The Middle Eastern Voice newspaper in Chicago (1975-1977). He later published “The National Arab American Times” newspaper which was distributed through 12,500 Middle East food stores in 48 American States (2004-2007).
Hanania writes weekly columns on Middle East and American Arab issues for the Arab News in Saudi Arabia at www.ArabNews.com, and at www.TheArabDailyNews.com, www.TheDailyHookah.com and at SuburbanChicagoland.com. He has also published weekly columns in the Jerusalem Post newspaper, YNetNews.com, Newsday Newspaper in New York, the Orlando Sentinel Newspapers, and the Arlington Heights Daily Herald.
Palestinian, American Arab and Christian, Hanania’s parents originate from Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
Hanania is the recipient of four (4) Chicago Headline Club “Peter Lisagor Awards” for Column writing. In November 2006, he was named “Best Ethnic American Columnist” by the New American Media. In 2009, Hanania received the prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. He is the recipient of the MT Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award. He was honored for his writing skills with two (2) Chicago Stick-o-Type awards from the Chicago Newspaper Guild. In 1990, Hanania was nominated by the Chicago Sun-Times editors for a Pulitzer Prize for his four-part series on the Palestinian Intifada.
His writings have also been honored by two national Awards from ADC for his writing, and from the National Arab American Journalists Association.
The managing editor of Suburban Chicagoland Online News website www.SuburbanChicagoland.com, Hanania's columns also appear in the Southwest News Newspaper Group of 8 newspapers.
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