Posts Tagged “New York City”

Fleeing Cook County and Preckwinkle’s soda pop tax

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Fleeing Cook County and Preckwinkle’s soda pop tax

Fleeing Cook County and Preckwinkle’s soda pop tax Toni Preckwinkle offensive retail sales tax on sweetened drinks and soda pop is so offensive, she has managed to push me out of Cook County. First the shopping goes and pretty soon it is followed by the physical existence. Cook County’s future under Preckwinkle is bleak, especially…

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كتاب حول 11 سبتمبر/ أيلول يجب أن يقرأه الجميع

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كتاب حول 11 سبتمبر/ أيلول يجب أن يقرأه الجميع

كتاب حول 11 سبتمبر/ أيلول يجب أن يقرأه الجميع بقلم راي حنانيه A 9/11 book the world needs to read على مدى 39 سنة من العمل الصحفي المحترف لم يعترضني يوما خبر صادمٌ مثل هذا الذي قرأته لتوّي في كتاب عنوانه “الحروب الوسخة: العالم ساحة قتال” من تأليف جيريمي سكاهيل. يقول الكاتب أن الحكومة الأمريكية…

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The problem with “term limits”

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The problem with “term limits”

By Ray Hanania When the election is over, the losing candidate is the one who will sit down and wonder how they lost while the winner won’t really spend much time contemplating why he, or she won. It’s a process that needs to be done before the election, though, not after. Asking yourself when the…

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Who’s Got the Bigger One, Chicago or New York?

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Who’s Got the Bigger One, Chicago or New York?

Who’s Got the Bigger One, Chicago or New York? By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald Friday Nov. 15, 2013 The battle between who has the tallest building, Chicago and New York, is more about egos and who has the largest, well, let’s not go there. But the debate and the ruling this week stripping Chicago of…

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“Arabs aboard the Titanic,” Presentation to the Midwest Federation of Syrian and Lebanese Clubs

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“Arabs aboard the Titanic,” Presentation to the Midwest Federation of Syrian and Lebanese Clubs

Arabs of the Titanic Presentation by Ray Hanania and Aaron Hanania SLIDE 1 The Titanic departed Southampton in southern England at noon, April 10, 1912 and was due to arrive in New York City on April 15. Along the way, stops were made in Cherbourg, France to collect continental passengers and Queenstown, (now Cobh) Ireland…

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الحرب بين المتطرفين والمعتدلين تطال اللجنة العربية الأمريكية لمكافحة التمييز

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الحرب بين المتطرفين والمعتدلين تطال اللجنة العربية الأمريكية لمكافحة التمييز ADC slammed by fanatics in Detroit بقلم راي حنانيه رشيدة طليب، أمريكية فلسطينية نائبة في المجلس التشريعي لولاية ميشيغن، بعثت برسالة نارية في 31 مايو/أيار للجنة العربية الأمريكية لمكافحة التمييز، وهي أهم منظمة في أمريكا تعنى بالحقوق المدنية للعرب، تتهم فيها مدير فرعها بميشيغن، السيد…

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Hanania column 1998: Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory

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Hanania column 1998: Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory

 Arabs on Titanic: We Share the Pain But Not the Glory By Ray Hanania (Originally published in January 1998.) With just two words, “Yalla, Yalla,” audiences around the world watching the James Cameron Movie Titanic in 1997-1998 received their first hint that aboard the ill-fated voyage of the Titanic were passengers of Arab heritage. Although…

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Spying on Arabs and Muslims in New York violates civil rights

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Spying on Arabs and Muslims in New York violates civil rights The policy has failed to protect Americans from the real terrorists By Ray Hanania — When American officials fail to do their jobs, they always come up with something to hide that fact. It was clear that the U.S. failed to understand the complexities…

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