Posts Tagged “Texas”

Is there a politics to mass shootings?

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Is there a politics to mass shootings?

Is there a politics to mass shootings? The mainstream news media covered the killings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas far differently than the  news media covered the killings the same weekend in Chicago. Though the circumstances were different, with individual suspects involved in Dayton and El Paso and multiple suspects involved in multiple…

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Podcast: The Politics of Massacres, race in America and are we great?

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Podcast: The Politics of Massacres, race in America and are we great?

Podcast: The Politics of Massacres, race in America and are we great? Veteran columnist, author and former Chicago City Hall reporter Ray Hanania talks about three big issues in this episode of the “Ray Hanania on Politics” podcast. The first is the politics of Massacres. Why is there a difference in how the mainstream news…

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Texas ranked as top state for business in CNBC study

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Texas ranked as top state for business in CNBC study

Texas ranked as top state for business in CNBC study CNBC Special Correspondent Scott Cohn Revealed America’s Top Five States for Business Today on CNBC CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today unveiled the results of its twelfth annual list of America’s Top States for Business with Texas taking the number one position.  The Lone Star…

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Hurricane aftermath worsened by political selfishness

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Hurricane aftermath worsened by political selfishness

Hurricane aftermath worsened by political selfishness The damage caused by a series of Hurricanes from Harvey to Maria to Mediterranean countries, several U.S. States, and two American territories, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Island, is bad enough without some do-nothing political opportunist like Congressman Luis Gutierrez trying to exploit it for his personal political benefit…

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Painful to watch news reports on flooding

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Painful to watch news reports on flooding

Painful to watch news reports on flooding The reports of the massive flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey are depressing and remind me of floods that slammed Illinois in 1996. Flooding is so much more damaging to regional populations and governments are not equipped to handle it. By Ray Hanania Flooding isn’t like a…

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Orland Park Announces Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

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Orland Park Announces Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

Village of Orland Park Announces Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort The Village of Orland Park, Illinois is collecting to help Texas residents affected by Hurricane Harvey with its Orland Park Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort. Three village facilities have been designated to accept donations from area residents including Orland Park’s Frederick T. Owens Village Hall at 14700 South…

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