Archive For The “US & National Politics” Category

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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Tlaib following in the footsteps of Paul Findley

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Tlaib following in the footsteps of Paul Findley

Tlaib following in the footsteps of Paul Findley America has always been under the powerful political thumb of the Israeli lobby, which has most U.S. Congressmen, Senators and politicioans in a headlock of political servitude. Americans are not allowed to criticize Israel, a foreign country, and when they do, they are demonized, libeled, slandered and…

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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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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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Illinois financial problems are a national joke

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Illinois financial problems are a national joke

Illinois financial problems are a national joke Illinois is ranked as the 49th Worst State in the country when it comes to taxation, according to WalletHub.com. So the last thing someone should do to address the state’s collapsing economy is to increase taxes. The driving force behind Illinois’ financial troubles are the politically driven pensions…

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Standing up against racist laws that restrict free speech

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Standing up against racist laws that restrict free speech

Standing up against racist laws that restrict free speech By Ray Hanania #BDS#BoycottLaws#IsraeliApartheidLetter I wrote to Illinois Representative David Harris of Arlington Heights (Republican) who introduced a bill last year to expand the existing anti-BDS law that prohibits Americans from criticizing a specific foreign country, Israel. I criticize Israel’s government and will continue to criticize…

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