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The “Ricketts affair,” double standards and media hypocrisy

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The “Ricketts affair,” double standards and media hypocrisy

The “Ricketts affair,” double standards and media hypocrisy The criticism of Joe Ricketts and the attacks against the Chicago Cubs reflect the twisted, distorted form of public justice that has corrupted today’s society. It also displays the hypocrisy of some of the politicians like Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel who have exploited the incident for personal…

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Pelosi has 513,949 reasons to make Omar apologize for “Benjamin” comment

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Pelosi has 513,949 reasons to make Omar apologize for “Benjamin” comment

Pelosi has 513,949 reasons to make Omar apologize for “Benjamin” comment #Benjamins#ProIsraelPACS#BuyingCongressNo wonder #NancyPelosiwas so quick to hammer Congresswoman #IhlanOmar to apologize over her accurate claims that the pro-Israel lobby buys influence in the U.S. Congress through millions in donations “Benjamins” (100 dollar bills). Here’s the list: By Ray Hanania This is an archive copy….

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Arabs have the power to change how world sees us

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Arabs have the power to change how world sees us

Arabs have the power to change how world sees us I explore the successes and the failures of how the Arabs are viewed in the world. Our problems sometimes are the result of our failure to present our story and engage in communications, especially in the West. We can blame everyone else for our problems,…

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What Chicago mayor candidates are really saying about themselves

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What Chicago mayor candidates are really saying about themselves

What Chicago mayor candidates are really saying about themselves Comparing the campaign TV ads of the various mayoral candidates says a lot about who they really are and what their priorities are, or are not. The candidates for Chicago mayor define themselves in their TV campaign ads. Here’s what it looks like. Published in the…

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

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Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism?

Orland Park mall shooting: When does safety become a form of racism? A teenager brought a gun into the Orland Park Mall and shot and killed a fellow student. But instead of talking about measure to protect innocent shoppers, some want to focus on racism. It’s time to consider metal detectors and restrictions on clothing…

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In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too

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In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too

In Chicago mayoral election, other issues are important, too With all the usual issues being skirted and glossed over in the Chicago Mayoral election, voters should take notice of the undercurrent of issues on the sidelines that have as much impact on their lives as the rest. Conspiracies are a part of Chicago politics, so…

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Relief over Van Dyke sentencing

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Relief over Van Dyke sentencing

Relief over Van Dyke sentencing The unfairness of the public’a assault of Police Officer Jason Van Dyke and the glorification of Laquan Mcdonald is sickening. It’s not something too many people want to hear, but McDonald’s defenders should be ashamed of themselves Originally Published in The Regional/Reporter Newspapers 1-23-19 By Ray Hanania How do you explain…

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Arab Radio: Should Palestinians accept the Trump Peace Plan?

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Arab Radio: Should Palestinians accept the Trump Peace Plan?

Arab Radio: Should Palestinians accept the Trump Peace Plan? By Ray Hanania President Trump is preparing to unveil his “Deal of the Century” for Palestinian peace, the Trump Peace Plan. Naturally extremists on both sides, Israel and Palestine, will reject it because that’s what they do. They reject everything because their employer is conflict and…

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Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment

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Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment

Alderman Burke deserves fair treatment Longtime Chicago Alderman Ed Burke deserves the benefit of the doubt. He’s been in office more than 40 years and despite some political controversies has never had any legal issues, until now. Yet despite the Federal indictment, Burke is innocent until proven guilty and he deserves to continue his service…

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