Posts Tagged “baby boomers”

Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

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Make government cover needs of Senior Citizens

Most Baby Boomers and senior citizens are living on fixed incomes, many far below what any reasonable person needs to survive in today’s world. They can barely cover food and living requirements, let alone things like travel, clothing and even a little entertainment for themselves. They worked hard all their lives to build up this…

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Immigration, Jesus and the price of gasoline

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Immigration, Jesus and the price of gasoline

#GasPriceGouging #LyingPoliticians #BP Politicians will do and say anything to distract the public from the real issues. Congressman Luis Gutierrez has made a career of screaming about immigration but really doing nothing about it. Senator Ted Cruz peppers his public rantings with references to “Jesus” and “Christianity,” but you have to wonder if he is…

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Health clubs are less about health and more about profits

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Health clubs are less about health and more about profits

Health clubs are less about health and more about profits By Ray Hanania I’ve been a member of health clubs on and off for much of my life. My first was the East Bank Club when I worked at the Chicago Sun-Times. It was fun. I would spend time on the treadmill, by the upper…

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From book stores to grocery stores in the new millennium

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From book stores to grocery stores in the new millennium

From book stores to grocery stores in the new millennium By Ray Hanania I love food. I think about food all the time, mainly because I am constantly trying to figure out how to lose weight and still enjoy a good meal. It’s a constant, never ending, ugly battle. But the next best thing to…

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Misleading senior breakfasts and Mayor Emanuel

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Misleading senior breakfasts and Mayor Emanuel

I stopped in for a breakfast the other day with my son to talk about his sterling performances at high school, only to realize how much lying he and I have to face as citizens in our society in here in America. Our businesses, our schools, some of our governments and Chicago desperately lie to…

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Remembering Chicago’s history of greatness

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Remembering Chicago’s history of greatness

Remembering Chicago’s history of greatness By Ray Hanania Probably the greatest book ever written is a Chicago history by author Erik Larson called “The Devil in the White City.” If you are among the few who have never read it, you are missing out. The author intertwines two major stories that took place at the…

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