Posts Tagged “Rod Blagojevich”

When we care more about politics than murder

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When we care more about politics than murder

When we care more about politics than murder A man murders his wife and gets a 17 year jail sentence, but is released after serving only 7 years. Another man is accused of using his politics to give himself a political advantage, and he ends up being sentenced to 14 years in prison. How terrible…

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Rod Blagojevich getting revenge against political foes

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Rod Blagojevich getting revenge against political foes

Rod Blagojevich getting revenge against political foes Most people believe former Governor Rod Blagojevich is guilty of misconduct in office, but there are just as many who believe that the punishment was excessive and driven by the hatred that Illinois’ Democratic establishment had against him. Blagojevich was arrested in 2008, prosecuted and convicted. The judge,…

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Blagojevich’s long farewell: the former governor and fairness head to the hoosegow

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Blagojevich’s long farewell: the former governor and fairness head to the hoosegow By Ray Hanania — Chicagoland television news covered Rod Blagojevich going to prison as if they were following OJ Simpson in his White SUV. What is amazing is that the very media that hated and persecuted the former governor exploited his farewell to feed…

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HANANIA: Was Blagojevich’s coziness with Arab Americans in Chicago the straw that broke the camel’s back? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 01-29-09

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Was Blagojevich’s coziness with Arab Americans the straw that broke the camel’s back? By Ray Hanania — Rod Blagojevich is an Illinois governor whose notoriety has gone national for all the wrong reasons. He is the butte of many jokes on the national late night TV circuit, which is usually a barometer for the personalities…

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HANANIA: Many similarities between Chicago and Middle East, For Immediate Release, 2-01-08

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Many similarities between Chicago and Middle East By Ray Hanania — Jerusalem is the only place where people don’t come up to me when they learn I am from Chicago, form their hands into “guns,” and then ask about “Al Capone.” Capone, for those who don’t know, was the most powerful mobster to head organized…

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