Posts Tagged “hypocrisy”

Is a soda tax hike revival on Toni Preckwinkle’s agenda?

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Is a soda tax hike revival on Toni Preckwinkle’s agenda?

Is a soda tax hike revival on Toni Preckwinkle’s agenda? Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle took office with a promising future as an elected official concerned about all of the taxpayers. Instead, she broke her key campaign promises, accused critics of being “too personal,” and is trying to punish critics of her political hypocrisy,…

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Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough

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Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough

Snow isn’t only thing making the week rough Chicagoland was slammed by a few days of compressed heavy snowfall. But clearing the nearly 18 inches of snow wasn’t the only problem we had. Politics in Illinois has made the experience even worse. Maybe we should have a GroundHog that predicts whether we will have good…

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Hypocrisy defines how Israel responds to violence

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Hypocrisy defines how Israel responds to violence

Hypocrisy defines how Israel responds to violence Israel spotlights violence when it is committed by Palestinians and plays it down when it is committed by Israeli Jews or settler fanatics. Even the punishments are different, with Christians and Muslims being punished to the extreme while Israeli Jews and settlers are often given a pass. The…

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Kathy Griffin and the real US extremism

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Kathy Griffin and the real US extremism

Kathy Griffin and the real US extremism I’m sick and tired of the anti-Trump jihadists who care more about destroying their political enemy, President Donald Trump, than they do about making American Great. Yes, Great Again! The anti-Trump critics are hypocrites who say and do anything to demonize the American President while turning their backs…

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Random thoughts from Taiwan to flag burning

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Random thoughts from Taiwan to flag burning

Random thoughts from Taiwan to flag burning Columnist Ray Hanania looks at a range of issues and random thoughts from the controversy over President-elect Trump’s phone call from Taiwan and the issue of Chinese corruption, to the offensiveness of the “liberty” of allowing anyone to burn the American Flag. Originally published in the Des Plaines…

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Hypocrisy is the real issue in this election

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Hypocrisy is the real issue in this election

Hypocrisy is the real issue in this election There is a debate over the language used by some rappers and hip hop artists. And I think that debate is important. But this is bigger than that debate. It cuts to the core of what’s really corrupt in the American political system and how insiders manipulate…

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رفض السعودية تسليم تأشيرة دخول للصحفي الاسرائيلي ليست المشكلة الحقيقية

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رفض السعودية تسليم تأشيرة دخول للصحفي الاسرائيلي ليست المشكلة الحقيقية

رفض السعودية تسليم تأشيرة دخول للصحفي الاسرائيلي ليست المشكلة الحقيقية بقلم راي حنانيه Saudi denial of visa for Israeli journalist not the real issue أقام الاعلام الإخباري الأمريكي السائد الدنيا ولم يُقعدها بعد انتشار خبر أن المملكة العربية السعودية رفضت تسليم مدير مكتب واشنطن لصحيفة الجيروزاليم بوست الاسرائيلية تأشيرة دخول لمرافقة الرئيس باراك أوباما خلال…

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الهوس الأمريكي بالعِرق وبالعرب

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الهوس الأمريكي بالعِرق وبالعرب بقلم راي حنانيه The American fixatin with race and Arabs أقدم إرهابيّ الأسبوع الماضي على استخدام سلاح أوتوماتيكي في منتصف مطار لوس أنجلس الدولي وأطلق الرصاص بشكل عشوائي، ولكن يبدو أنه كان يستهدف بشكل خاص الفرق الأمنية التابعة للإدارة الفدرالية لحماية المطارات والنقل العام. وبعد تلك الحادثة بأيام، أقدم مجرم آخر…

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Double standards exist even on hate in Israel

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Double standards exist even on hate in Israel

Double standards exist even on hate in Israel By RAY HANANIA Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the founder of the rightwing Israeli religious Party Shas, died this past week. More than 800,000 Israelis, mostly religious, gathered to commemorate his life work in occupied Jerusalem. He was applauded by nearly every major Israeli political leader and organization, secular…

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Audio Podcast: The Military Coup and destruction of Democracy in Egypt

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Journalists Ali Younes and Ray Hanania discuss the military coup that brought down Democracy in Egypt in this podcast discussion. Click here Journalists Ali Younes and Ray Hanania discuss the military coup that brought an end to Democracy in Egypt in July 2013 and imprisoned Mohammed Morsi, the Democratically elected President of Egypt. More than…

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