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Is a soda tax hike revival on Toni Preckwinkle’s agenda?

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Is a soda tax hike revival on Toni Preckwinkle’s agenda?

Is a soda tax hike revival on Toni Preckwinkle’s agenda? Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle took office with a promising future as an elected official concerned about all of the taxpayers. Instead, she broke her key campaign promises, accused critics of being “too personal,” and is trying to punish critics of her political hypocrisy,…

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Miss America’s elimination of swimsuits is PC gone extreme

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Miss America’s elimination of swimsuits is PC gone extreme

Miss America’s elimination of swimsuits is PC gone extreme Beauty pageants are just that, about beauty. It doesn’t mean other people are ugly. It means that there are some who are more beautiful. The others only become ugly when we stigmatize the beautiful as being “obscene” and we start to implement politically correct ideas to…

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Haley gets smackdown at UN for fascist support of violence

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Haley gets smackdown at UN for fascist support of violence

Haley gets smackdown at UN for fascist support of violence The United Nations General Assembly spoke out powerfully against Israeli atrocities including the intentional killing and maiming of civilian protestors who are outside of Israel’s borders. Vicious Nikki Haley gets slapped down by members of the United Nations criticizing her hypocrisy to denounce violence against civilians…

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Roseanne Barr victim of media bias and hypocrisy

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Roseanne Barr victim of media bias and hypocrisy

Roseanne Barr victim of media bias and hypocrisy Roseanne Barr’s racist reference to Valerie Jarrett is irresistible and Barr rightly apologized. But was ABC TV’s decision to punish Roseanne by cancelling her hit TV series revival warranted? Or, is it the result of a double standard fueled by news media bias against Barr because of…

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Arab Radio Podcast: Ray Hanania hosts Iraqi artist Michael Rakowitz

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Arab Radio Podcast: Ray Hanania hosts Iraqi artist Michael Rakowitz

Arab Radio Podcast: Iraqi artist Michael Rakowitz joins Ray Hanania Iraqi American artist Michael Rakowitz talks about his efforts to recreate Iraqi art and iconic heritage lost to war and ISIS/ISIL violence in this interview on Yalla! Fight Back live Arab Radio Friday June 8, 2018 with host Ray Hanania. You can listen to the…

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Finally, making a “confirmed killing” as a veteran

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Finally, making a “confirmed killing” as a veteran

Finally, making a “confirmed killing” as a veteran As a veteran serving during the Vietnam War, I didn’t feel I was receiving the benefits that so many often brag about are going to veterans. I did receive the G.I. Bill back in the 1970s but since then, there hasn’t been much. Until now, as more…

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Roseanne Barr, the media, political hypocrisy and a “teaching moment”

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Roseanne Barr, the media, political hypocrisy and a “teaching moment”

Roseanne Barr, the media, political hypocrisy and a “teaching moment” Roseanne Barr said something stupidly racist about Valerie Jarrett and Jarrett responded saying we should take it as a “teaching moment.” But what kind of “teaching moment” can we have in an America that is deeply divided, caught in the middle between extremist politics and…

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Massive water rate increase bill should be vetoed by Rauner

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Massive water rate increase bill should be vetoed by Rauner

Massive water rate increase bill should be vetoed by Rauner The Illinois House and the Illinois Senate approved a new law, HB 4508, that would allow two major water companies to massively increase water rates on its customers to help them buy up smaller water companies so they can grow and profit. The sponsors used…

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Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001

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Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001

Ray Hanania speech to Inland Press Assn after Sept. 11, 2001 A year after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, I was quickly signed by Creators Syndicate to distribute my column, which I described as “defining the moderate Arab Voice.” The column was tough on governments, tough on extremists and tough on “truth”. On…

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Country harmed by News Media bias against President Trump

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Country harmed by News Media bias against President Trump

Country harmed by News Media bias against President Trump When President Trump complained that his campaign was being “wiretapped” by the Obama administration and Obama FBI, the mainstream news media howled against him saying that was ridiculous. Now, one year later, we learn that the FBI under Obama inserted an undercover agent into Trump’s campaign….

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