Archive For The “Baby Boomers” Category

Why I am fed-up with Sears

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Why I am fed-up with Sears

Why I am fed-up with Sears I grew up believing that Sears offered the best products and, more importantly, the best service and replacement parts. But that was a long ago time in a long gone world. My last two experiences with Sears have been the worst I have had in years By Ray Hanania Sears first…

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Consumers ripped off by Cell phone companies

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Consumers ripped off by Cell phone companies

Consumers ripped off by Cell phone companies I share my horrific experience with Sprint. I have been a loyal Sprint customer for 15 years only to be treated like dirt when I asked for a change and inquired why new customers were receiving a lower cost for the same plan I was already receiving. Why…

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Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time?

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Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time?

Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time? Nov. 10, 2016 Southwest News-Herald, Des Plaines Valley News, the Reporter Newspapers, the Regional News, IllinoisNewsNetwork.com By Ray Hanania Has anyone else noticed that America is becoming a polarized nation? And worse, the two sides seem to be getting angrier and angrier? I’ve never been happier to…

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Baseball and American sports is so depressing

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Baseball and American sports is so depressing

Baseball and American sports is so depressing I was so excited about the chances of a Chicago Cubs victory in this year’s World Series game that I drove to Wrigley Field to purchase some Cubs souvenirs to celebrate, only to be reminded where those chotskies (not Tsatskeles) came from By Ray Hanania I was so…

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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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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

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Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime

Stop murders by making street gang membership a jailable crime SW News Herald, DVN, The Regional, The Reporter Oct. 6, 2016 By Ray Hanania Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is doing all he can to reduce skyrocketing violence plaguing many neighborhoods. Hiring 1,000 more police officers is a good start, but it’s not enough. While we…

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Rahm Emanuel deserves support to fight violence

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Rahm Emanuel deserves support to fight violence

Rahm Emanuel deserves support to fight violence SW News Herald Sept. 29, 2016 By Ray Hanania Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled a three-part plan to confront Chicago’s rising murder rate. The crime wave in Chicago is so bad that people don’t feel safe walking downtown any more. This weekend, a 54 year old man was…

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Guilt watching CBS series “Kevin Can Wait”

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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…

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Getting cheated on Caribbean vacation packages

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Getting cheated on Caribbean vacation packages

Getting cheated on Caribbean vacation packages. It used to be that you could count on the quality of a nice vacation in the sun and on a beach for the family. But these days, the resorts have come up with new gimmicks to increase their cash while misleading the public into thinking they are getting…

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The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt

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The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt

The nation’s biggest challenge, credit card debt. Credit cards are destroying this nation and its people, mortgaging the future and undermining our economy. We need to crack down on the banks and limit the amount of interest they can charge. By Ray Hanania I remember the JFK assassination. I remember the 9/11 terrorism. And, I…

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