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Guilt watching CBS series “Kevin Can Wait”

Guilt watching CBS series “Kevin Can Wait.” The new series features comedian actor Kevin James as the father figure in a new family. But I just can’t get his old family out of my mind. I can’t separate the line that was created by television that separated reality and adorable, addictive fantasy entertainment. By Ray Hanania Was Kevin James keeping a secret life from everyone during…

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Elections 2016

Blame non-voters for state’s problems

Blame non-voters for state’s problems. Everyone is complaining about Illinois’ poor economic situation, the excess spending and the skyrocketing taxes. But the majority of people complaining don’t even take the time to vote By Ray Hanania Last week’s column hammering the stupid idea of term limits brought on a lot of emails from readers. And I thank them for sharing their views. Most said they…

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Opinion

Holt biased in Trump-Clinton debate

Debate Analysis: Lester Holt took sides in the Trump-Clinton debate, and denied the American people an opportunity to understand the real issues separating Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Although Clinton claims she won, the truth is she wasn’t as much a factor in the debate as Holt was. And while Trump could have done better, he didn’t do too bad standing up to a barrage…

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Entertainment

American English rocks the house in Orland Park

I couldn’t define my life without a mention of the Beatles, from their first hit song (Love Me Do) in 1962 when I was nine years old until today, their music has real meaning. Losing John Lennon first to Yoko Ono and then to gun violence and George Harrison to cancer struck a real hard blow. Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are still going strong but…

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The Nation

It’s the news media, Stupid!

It’s the news media, stupid! Playing golf or politics with people’s suffering in the Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton presidential election. The hypocrisy is screaming out loud By Ray Hanania The flood damage in Louisiana is considered one of the worst American natural disasters since Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. More than 40,000 homes have been seriously damaged or destroyed by the…

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Illinois

Opinion: Term Limits deny voters their rights

Term Limits deny voters their rights. But Term Limits may soon see a casualty in the demise of the failed administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner in November 2018 By Ray Hanania Every time a failed politician or a failed group of activists don’t get their way, they stamp their feet and whine like little babies that they want to impose “term limits.” “Term limits” basically takes…

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Illinois Communities

Blame non-voters for state’s problems

Blame non-voters for state’s problems. Everyone is complaining about Illinois’ poor economic situation, the excess spending and the skyrocketing taxes. But the majority of people complaining don’t even take the time to vote By Ray Hanania Last week’s column hammering the stupid idea of term limits brought on a lot of emails from readers. And I thank them for sharing their views. Most said they…

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Holt biased in Trump-Clinton debate

Debate Analysis: Lester Holt took sides in the Trump-Clinton debate, and denied the American people an opportunity to understand the real issues separating Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Although Clinton claims she won, the truth is she wasn’t as much a factor in the debate as Holt was. And while Trump could have done better, he didn’t do too bad standing up to a barrage…

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