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Findley, champion of justice and Palestinian rights, dies

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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 where he launched his successful 11-term, 22 year congressional career in the U.S. Congress, until he was toppled by pro-Israel funded challenger Dick Durbin in…

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Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition

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Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition

Former Mayor Jane Byrne deserves more recognition With a rising awareness of the importance of the role of women in society, government, politics and the need to continue to champion equality for the sexes, remembering one of the pioneers of women in politics in Chicago is important. Jane Byrne deserves more recognition as Chicago’s first…

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Some perspectives and notes from Kushner’s Peace to Prosperity Confab

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Some perspectives and notes from Kushner’s Peace to Prosperity Confab

Some perspectives and notes from Kushner’s Peace to Prosperity Confab An Overview of the Bahrain Peace to Prosperity Conference, June 25-26, 2019. Here is a series of Op-Eds, segments of important comments, and links toi interesting information. What you will find below in this post: Op-Ed by Ray Hanania: Empowering Palestinians means delivering the promises…

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Podcast: Upcoming 3rd Congressional District Democratic Primary battle

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Podcast: Upcoming 3rd Congressional District Democratic Primary battle

Podcast: Upcoming 3rd Congressional District Democratic Primary battle Another battle in the 3rd Congressional District: Dan Lipinski, Marie Newman, Rush Darwish. Season 1, Episode 17, June 17, 2019     Award-winning former Chicago City Hall reporter, and syndicated political columnist Ray Hanania offers a preview of the upcoming battle brewing in the 3rd Congressional District,…

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The psychology of JB’s massive tax hike plan

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The psychology of JB’s massive tax hike plan

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…

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Who was better for Palestinians, Trump, Bush or Obama?

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Who was better for Palestinians, Trump, Bush or Obama?

Who was better for Palestinians, Trump, Bush or Obama? Much is made of how President Obama was a “Muslim,” a myth perpetrated by his middle name being Hussein, and how he was a good president for Palestinians and peace. But when you look at the consequences of his term in office, you have to wonder…

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