Posts Tagged “Gov. Rod Blagojevich”

The media’s obsession with Mike Madigan

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The media’s obsession with Mike Madigan

The media’s obsession with Mike Madigan The news media is making a big deal about an email sent by a lobbyist who happens to have worked with a lot of politicians, Democrats and Republicans. But although the email never came from Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, the media is doing everything they can to…

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HANANIA: In defense of Tony Rezko, For Immediate Release, June 15, 2008

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In defense of Tony Rezko, convicted of bribery in Chicago By Ray Hanania — Had it not been for a presidential election and the bitter battle between two powerful Illinois Democrats, Antoin “Tony” Rezko might not be sitting in jail, today. Two newspaper columnists in recent days have described Rezko as “sleazy” and another compared…

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HANANIA: Chicago corruption trial exposes weakness in Arab American leadership, For Immediate Release, April 23, 2008

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Chicago corruption trial exposes weakness in Arab American leadership By Ray Hanania — These guys were the self-anointed “leaders” of Chicago’s Arab American community. They were regaled and celebrated by the community leaders as the ones who were helping to empower Arab Americans in the Chicago area. Those who questioned their leadership were chastised, isolated…

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