Posts Tagged “J.B. Pritzker”

The need to undo anti-BDS laws

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The need to undo anti-BDS laws

The need to undo anti-BDS laws Laws are being passed in America to deny American citizens their right to criticize a foreign country, Israel. The laws are targeting BDS, the Boycott, Divestment, Sanction Movement, which has organized peaceful protests against Israel’s illegal settlements and Israel’s anti-human rights policies. This article at the Middle East Monitor…

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

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Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker sat down with The Future News Newspaper (Al Mustaqbal) which is the largest Arabic and English bi-lingual newspaper in Illinois to discuss issues he hopes to address if he wins the Nov. 6, 2018 election for governor. The interview was conducted by Future News…

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Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates

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Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates

Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates Dozens of Democratic candidates running in the November 6, 2018 General election will be showcased at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, October 21 hosted by The Arab American Democratic Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Illinois House Speaker Michael J….

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J.B. Pritzker’s Muslim problem lingers

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J.B. Pritzker’s Muslim problem lingers

J.B. Pritzker’s Muslim problem lingers Illinois’ Arab American community continues to grow in strength which is why more and more many candidates for public office are courting them for their voter support. But racism is not something that can just be ignored and has to be addressed forthrightly and with an apology. That doesn’t always…

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Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies

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Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies

Pritzker, Brannigan and the “politics” of apologies Some Arab American and Muslim activists have launched a vicious campaign against Palos Township Trustee Sharon Brannigan who expressed opinions critical of the “Middle Eastern” community that they claimed were racist. Brannigan apologized three times but they refused to accept her apology. However, J.B. Pritzker slammed Muslims as…

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Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

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Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials

Arab Americans winning more respect from elected officials For many years, Arab Americans were frequently abused by politicians who targeted them in mudslinging tirades and public attacks. In 2000, Hillary Clinton returned money from an Arab Muslim organization because pro-Israel fanatics accused them of supporting terrorism. The charge was false but Clinton returned the money…

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Illinois Politicians pursue new trend with Arab Americans

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Illinois Politicians pursue new trend with Arab Americans

Illinois Politicians pursue new trend with Arab Americans For many years, Arab Americans were frequently abused by politicians who targeted them in mudslinging tirades and public attacks. In 2000, Hillary Clinton returned money from an Arab Muslim organization because pro-Israel fanatics accused them of supporting terrorism. The charge was false but Clinton returned the money…

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Kennedy promises to uphold Arab, Muslim rights

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Kennedy promises to uphold Arab, Muslim rights

Kennedy promises to uphold Arab, Muslim rights Illinois gubernatorial candidate Christopher Kennedy told a gathering of influential Arab and Muslim community activists Saturday that he would defend their rights as Americans and respect their cultural and religious identities. Kennedy said when his family immigrated to America, they faced the same racism and discrimination now facing…

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Why is my TV clogged with election Ads?

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Why is my TV clogged with election Ads?

Why is my TV clogged with election Ads? Nauseating political commercials have already started to clog our Spring season television viewing, and it has a lot to do with the fact that the three candidates for governor in Illinois are among the richest people around. Republican Bruce Rauner, one of the most incompetent governor’s Illinois has…

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Hypocrisy at racist, anti-Arab/Muslim Chicago Sun-Times

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Hypocrisy at racist, anti-Arab/Muslim Chicago Sun-Times

Hypocrisy at racist, anti-Arab/Muslim Chicago Sun-Times Most mainstream American journalists love to dish it out and criticize people, but they are thinned skinned and hate to be criticized themselves, especially when they are involved in their own conflicts-of-interest that they fail to mention in their stories. As a columnist who writes my opinions, I also…

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