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Hanania offers humor, politics at library appearances Sept. 12 and 17

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Hanania offers humor, politics at library appearances Sept. 12 and 17

Hanania offers humor, politics at library appearances Sept. 12 and 17 Join columnist Ray Hanania as he discusses Chicago politics, growing up Arab in America, and offers up some of his unusual standup comedy at the Orland Park Library, 14921 Ravinia Avenue, on Thursday, Sept. 12 beginning at 6:30 PM, and at the Palos Heights…

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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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I promise, I didn’t write this column high on the Ganja

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I promise, I didn’t write this column high on the Ganja

I promise, I didn’t write this column high on the Ganja The decision by the State of Illinois to legalize marijuana has raised some concerns from foes. But marijuana is really no different than alcohol. And if they want to eliminate marijuana, they should eliminate alcohol, too, from our retail stores. By Ray Hanania Anybody…

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The Mother of TV Shows Game of Thrones comes to an end

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The Mother of TV Shows Game of Thrones comes to an end

Mother of TV Shows Game of Thrones comes to an end A recap of Game of Thrones for the 290 million Americans who didn’t watch the eight season series on HBO, putting into modernday context so the rest of the world might understand what’s going on. A spoiler summary for those who haven’t watched it….

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“Hate Night” TV will re-elect Trump

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“Hate Night” TV will re-elect Trump

“Hate Night” TV will re-elect Trump I am sick and tired of listening to late night “talk show hosts” crusading against President Trump with stupid and sick jokes. The partisanship is disgusting and the viciousness of the attacks are even worse. Trump isn’t the best President but today’s crop of late night talk show hosts…

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Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft

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Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft

Cab industry being decimated by Uber and Lyft There is an increasing threat of violence taking place as independent Uber and Lyft drivers push the heavily regulated Taxi Cab industry out of the market. Uber and Lyft are more convenient and use cell phone apps, but is convenience a good alternative to safety? The Taxi…

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