Posts Tagged “Palestinians”

The two faces of John McCain

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The two faces of John McCain

The two faces of John McCain The biased and racist news media has turned the late Senator John McCain into a modern day God, not because they loved him and really respected him but because of their shameless politics: they love that he as a senior Republican challenged and criticized President Donald Trump. McCain had…

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Lipinski urges restoration of humanitarian aid for Palestinians

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Lipinski urges restoration of humanitarian aid for Palestinians

Lipinski urges restoration of humanitarian aid for Palestinians Conservative Democrat Dan Lipinski urges immediate humanitarian aid to Palestinians living in the besieged Gaza Strip, warning of dire consequences that not only threatens the life of the nearly 2 million civilians but also jeopardizes the chances of peace between Israel and Palestine. Americans for Peace Now…

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A “teaching moment” on Roseanne Barr, the media and political hypocrisy

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A “teaching moment” on Roseanne Barr, the media and political hypocrisy

A “teaching moment” on Roseanne Barr, the media and political hypocrisy Roseanne Barr said something stupidly racist about Valerie Jarrett and Jarrett responded saying we should take it as a “teaching moment.” But what kind of “teaching moment” can we have in an America that is deeply divided, caught in the middle between extremist politics…

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Rally for Gutierrez for opposing Israeli detentions of children, Chicago, IL

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Rally for Gutierrez for opposing Israeli detentions of children, Chicago, IL

Rally for Gutierrez for opposing Israeli detentions of children, Chicago, IL Congressman Luis Gutierrez will be honored by leaders and activists on Monday March 12, 2018 for his leadership in calling on Israel to end its policies of imprisoning and detaining children. Gutierrez, who has represented the Illinois 4th Congressional District since January 1993, has…

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Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

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Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs

Remembering Billy Graham and Christian Arabs The Rev. William “Billy” Franklin Graham Jr. died this week at the age of 99. During his life, Graham once held the Palestinian Christians of Bethlehem in the highest esteem. And when my mother passed through one of his evangelical conventions one day, Graham held her hand high up…

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Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

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Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs?

Who are the Arabs of the Southwest Suburbs? The recent personal attacks against a trustee in Palos Township has sparked a discussion about who are the Arabs of Chicagoland. I have spent most of my life studying and writing about the American Arab community, authoring dissertations and studies on them at Northern Illinois and the…

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