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Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving

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Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing everyone a Happy Thanksgiving One of my favorite holidays, Thanksgiving, has a lot to be thankful for and to also think about. Happy Thanksgiving everyone By Ray Hanania Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, next to election day of course. I don’t like to think about what we did to the Native Americans, though. I’ve…

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Traveling on vacation used to be a lot of fun

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Traveling on vacation used to be a lot of fun

Traveling on vacation used to be a lot of fun The more our habits change as Americans, the more we are falling into an abyss controlled by the Chinese government and their financial grip on our spending habits and retail industry. The price to make it stop may be painful, but we have to do…

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Casinos need to get their act together

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Casinos need to get their act together

Casinos need to get their act together Chicago is planning to build at least one new casino possibly more. Hopefully the city will do a better job than Indiana which has the worst, dirtiest casinos in the Midwest. Government should put more restrictions on casinos and give more money back to the public By Ray…

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It was more than just “Walking on the Moon”

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It was more than just “Walking on the Moon”

It was more than just “Walking on the Moon” There have been many big moments in history that I remember with clarity as if they just happened. Yet the biggest was Neil Armstrong walking on the moon. Why have we stopped that quest? By Ray Hanania I remember many things vividly from history during my…

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Census and (lack of) Sensibility in nation’s manipulation of population data

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Census and (lack of) Sensibility in nation’s manipulation of population data

Census and (lack of) Sensibility in nation’s manipulation of population data Governments around the world manipulate their Census data on populations in order to undermine minority rights and strengthen government abuses against minorities. In the United States, the government has used the Census for decades as a means of suppressing the actual numbers of Arabs…

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I don’t need a day to remember my father

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I don’t need a day to remember my father

I don’t need a day to remember my father George John Hanania was a great guy and a phenomenal father, for the 16 years that I knew him. My dad fled the Holy Land in 1926 to get away from the hatred that consumed both Arabs and Jews. An older brother Joseph drowned in the…

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