Archive For The “Baby Boomers” Category

“Conspiradentalism” and the murder of John F. Kennedy

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“Conspiradentalism” and the murder of John F. Kennedy

“Conspiradentalism” and the murder of John F. Kennedy The murder of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963 put a dark cloud over every Thanksgiving celebration since, especially given the failure of the government to convincingly resolve the mystery of who was behind the assassination and the accused assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. Many political…

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Law introduced to protect seniors from scams

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Law introduced to protect seniors from scams

Law introduced to protect seniors from scams “Stop Con Artists Preying on the Fears of Older Americans,” Says Congresswoman Robin Kelly upon Introducing the Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act Congresswoman Robin Kelly has introduced the bipartisan Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act (H.R. 7699), legislation that directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to report…

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I feel better just whining about it all

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I feel better just whining about it all

I feel better just whining about it all A look at the increasing hassles of life for baby boomers as they move from technology to the grocery deli islands, handicapped parking spaces and cramped airline seats. Life isn’t easy so why shouldn’t we complain about it? By Ray Hanania I’m not sure why I am…

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Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore?

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Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore?

Does the Super Bowl represent our American Dream anymore? When the Super Bowl first began in 1967, it was a wholesome iconic role model for young men and women. Today it’s driven by greed, and the real focus isn’t on athletic competition of sports, but rather it is on profit and advertising. And some of…

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

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Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors

Quinn ordinances reduces Chicago Vehicle Sticker costs for seniors Chicago Alderman sponsored an ordinance in the City Council that reduces the costs of certain vehicle stickers for senior citizens. The ordinance was approved by the Chicago City Council and applies to vehicle stickers owned by seniors for trucks and large vans. Last year, Chicago Alderman…

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Oscars most satisfying movie, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

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Oscars most satisfying movie, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

Oscars most satisfying movie, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” This movie by Quentin Tarantino is superbly therapeutic for Baby boomers who lived through the injustice and outrage of the Chalres Manson massacre of Sahron Tate and ther three friends in August 1969. The Manson crew survived after one of the most bvrutal massacres…

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Elitist theatrical performance “Hamilton” finally closes

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Elitist theatrical performance “Hamilton” finally closes

Elitist theatrical performance “Hamilton” finally closes The theatrical play “Hamilton” has been more about politics than it has about either historical accuracy of even honesty. From the start, it was used as a political weapon against President Donald Trump imposing itself on the American conscience with the biased backing of the mainstream American news media….

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood brings nostalgic memories to viewers

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood brings nostalgic memories to viewers

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood brings nostalgic memories to viewers The movie A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood starring Tom Hanks on the life of Mister Rogers (Fred Rogers) is more than just a look back at Roger’s popular children’s and family TV show of 895 episodes that began in 1968 and ended in…

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Lipinski introduces bill to end prescription price gouging

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Lipinski introduces bill to end prescription price gouging

Lipinski introduces bill to end prescription price gouging Lipinski Introduces Legislation to End Price Gouging on Life-Sustaining Prescription Drugs Congressman Lipinski speaks on the House floor on H.R. 5039, his legislation to end price gouging on life-sustaining prescription drugs for seniors. As seen in The Hill Congressman Lipinski recently introduced the Life-Sustaining Prescription Drug Relief…

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Arrogance and racism in Michelle Obama’s lecture on White Flight

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Arrogance and racism in Michelle Obama’s lecture on White Flight

Arrogance and racism in Michelle Obama’s lecture on White Flight Former First Lady Michelle Obama addressed an audience at the 3rd Annual Obama Summit this week and one of her topics was Chicago’s history of “White Flight.” But instead of speaking about it with knowledge, she addressed it with a subtle anger blaming White people…

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Chicago home values rank among lowest in nation

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Chicago home values rank among lowest in nation

Chicago home values rank among lowest in nation Chicago ranks among the worst in terms of owning a home among 300 cities across the country, and among the worst in the top 64 largest cities in the country. A new study by WalletHub compares the health of the real estate market in 300 cities and…

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School should be more than just an education

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School should be more than just an education

School should be more than just an education As my son readies for college, I reminisce about what it was like 50 years ago when I left homew to go to college. It was a different world then and a different world today By Ray Hanania My son Aaron leaves for college next week and…

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