Archive For The “Opinion” Category

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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Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too

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Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too

Forgotten victims of Sept. 11, 2001 should be remembered, too Americans will commemorate the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks and remember the 2,977 victims who died in those attacks, but few will remember or honor those Americans who were victims of the hate backlash that consumed many Americans in the weeks,…

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Palestine’s Christians in need of help

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Palestine’s Christians in need of help

Palestine’s Christians in need of help The Christians of Palestinian are oppressed and brutalized by Israel, abandoned and ignored by the Christian West and Evangelicals, but worse, marginalized and taken for granted by the Arab and Muslim World. We’re weaponized as statistics in an international conflict, but not given the forum to augment our voices…

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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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School should be more than just an education

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School should be more than just an education

School should be more than just an education As my son readies for college, I reminisce about what it was like 50 years ago when I left homew to go to college. It was a different world then and a different world today By Ray Hanania My son Aaron leaves for college next week and…

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Is there a politics to mass shootings?

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Is there a politics to mass shootings?

Is there a politics to mass shootings? The mainstream news media covered the killings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas far differently than the ┬ánews media covered the killings the same weekend in Chicago. Though the circumstances were different, with individual suspects involved in Dayton and El Paso and multiple suspects involved in multiple…

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