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A not-so-real interview with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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A not-so-real interview with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel

A not-so-real interview with Chicago’s Mayor Rahm Emanuel I’ve covered six Chicago Mayors since 1976 including Mayors Richard J. Daley, Michael A. Bilandic, Jane M. Byrne, Harold Washington, Eugene Sawyer and Richard M. Daley. But I have yet to get Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to allow me to interview him, despite numerous requests. What’s the…

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Muslims exploited by extremist leftists for their political agenda

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Muslims exploited by extremist leftists for their political agenda

Muslims exploited by extremist leftists for their political agenda Activists on the Left often claim that they champion the rights of others including Muslims and sometimes Arabs, but the truth is they really don’t support us. They just don’t mind using us for their own political agendas. Activists on the Left have been no less…

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Stopping violence requires more than Pfleger publicity stunts

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Stopping violence requires more than Pfleger publicity stunts

Stopping violence requires more than Pfleger publicity stunts Father Plfeger organized a protest of community residents and activists to block traffic on the Dan Ryan Expressway recently to protest increasing gang violence. But are the protests good for the community or his own personal interests. What he should be doing is helping residents to stand…

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Imposing Term Limits undermine voter power

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Imposing Term Limits undermine voter power

Imposing Term Limits undermine voter power The push to impose term limits isn’t being done by the voters or the public. It’s being led by political candidates who just can’t seem to take control of government because they lack the support of the majority of voters. Term limits are wrong because it takes away the…

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Tel Arad (Khan al-Ahmar) Palestinians to be expelled by Israel

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Tel Arad (Khan al-Ahmar) Palestinians to be expelled by Israel

Tel Arad (Khan al-Ahmar) Palestinians to be expelled by Israel Anne Frank and her family hid from the Nazi soldiers until they were discovered towards the end of the war. But Anne Frank’s diary speaks only of the fear, frustrations, and tension of life before they were taken to the concentration camps. That experience of…

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US Civil Rights movement should be model for Palestinian peace

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US Civil Rights movement should be model for Palestinian peace

US Civil Rights movement should be model for Palestinian peace One of the biggest problems facing the Palestinians are the activists who bully and block any effort to achieve peace. They urge violence using euphemisms like “popular mobilization,” a term encouraging violent activism, rather than non-violent peaceful protest. The extremists have always believed that violence…

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Arabs should step-aside from Trump Israel train wreck, let it happen

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Arabs should step-aside from Trump Israel train wreck, let it happen

Arabs should step-aside from Trump Israel train wreck, let it happen Palestinians should reject rejectionism and get out of the way of the Trump train wreck that promises to achieve little except open the door to more dramatic and widespread changes. The Arab World’s and Palestinian strategies of rejectionism has led us to this place…

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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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