Posts Tagged “Barack Obama”

Michelle Obama uses stereotypes to rip “White people”

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Michelle Obama uses stereotypes to rip “White people”

Michelle Obama uses stereotypes to rip “White people” Michelle Obama criticized “White folks” (White people) accusing them of racism. But isn’t the use of broad stroke descriptions a form of stereotyping, too. And when you make them negative, isn’t that racism? Obama didn’t talk about the African Americans who participated and profited from White Flight…

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Friends of Park opposes private use of park for Obama library

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Friends of Park opposes private use of park for Obama library

Friends of Park opposes private use of public land for Obama library Friends of the Parks responds to the Chicago City Council adoption of an ordinance authorizing construction of the Obama Presidential Center on park land in Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side. Public Pressure Ensures Movement Toward a “Park Positive” Outcome for Jackson Park Friends…

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America’s increasingly ugly political landscape

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America’s increasingly ugly political landscape

America’s increasingly ugly political landscape Much of the national mainstream American news media and the entertainment news media have gone off the deep end turning political criticism into political hate and becoming advocates for partisan politics rather than factual news or appropriate entertainment and humor By Ray Hanania I don’t watch Saturday Night Live (SNL)…

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Rename Navy Pier after Jane Byrne

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Rename Navy Pier after Jane Byrne

Rename Navy Pier after Jane Byrne Jane Byrne was a very controversial and contentious Chicago Mayor, but she also is responsible for several brilliant achievements, including being the spark that revived the city’s lakefront Jewel, Navy Pier. It’s time that her legacy be given its due and she be recognized for her efforts. Name Navy…

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As it turns 200, Illinois needs change

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As it turns 200, Illinois needs change

As it turns 200, Illinois needs change Illinois turns 200 years old next year, and maybe it’s time we made a few changes in how we describe ourselves. Just to be a little bit more accurate. By Ray Hanania We’ve been so busy over the past two years screaming about all of the problems Illinois…

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