Ray Hanania’s Podcast: Mainstream & Middle East

08-31-12 Radio Baladi Rachel Corrie

Radio Baladi Friday August 31, 2012 8 am WNZK AM 690 radio. www.RadioBaladi.com with host Ray Hanania

We talk with Craig Corrie, father of slain activist Rachel Corrie, about the lawsuit filed against Israel and the unjust ruling of the biased Israeli judge claiming that Rachel Corrie was defending the home of terrorists and that the ISM is associated with terrorist efforts. Corrie discusses the issues that the case has raised.

We also talk with Edith Garwood of Amnesty International's Israel-Palestine section about the significance of the Rachel Corrie trial.

08-26-12 Radio Chicagoland Steve Brown

Radio Chicagoland Sunday August 26, 2012 with Ray Hanania and Kheir Fakhreldin 1240 AM WSBC and 1470 AM WCFJ radio. www.RadioChicagoland.com.

8 am Dan Rutherford, the Illinois Treasurer, talks about the Republican Convention and comments on remarks by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle that were critical of the late President Ronald Reagan.

9 am Steve Brown, top aide to Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, discusses the biased and slanted reporting of the Chicago Tribune and their targeting of Madigan's family members in "news" stories that are more opinion than fact.

We also talk about the death of Neil Armstrong and how few Americans today were around but remember his quote. And we discuss other issues including the Navy Seal attacks against the commander-in-chief President Barack Obama, for political reasons, and the claim that Obama doesn't get credit for taking out Osama Bin Laden.

08-24-12 Radio Baladi

Radio Baladi WNZK AM 690 August 24, 2012 Friday morning Detroit, Michigan with host Ray Hanania. We discuss the deteriorating situation in Syria, the push for independence from Israeli and American control in Egypt and the need for American Arabs to better organize and increase their participation in the mainstream media to overcome bigotry and hatred by the media against Arabs in America. www.RadioBaladi.com

08-19-12 Radio Chicagoland Monroe Anderson

Radio Chicagoland Sunday August 19, 2012, 1240 AM WSBC and 1470 AM WCFJ radio www.RadioChicagoland.com.

Monroe Anderson discusses the selection of Congressman Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney's chances to unseat President Barack Obama. We also discuss the man who killed a man who was a school classmate 50 years ago because 50 years ago the friend put a jock strap on the killer's head as a child and he never got over it.

Evan Keliher discusses his new book "D.C. Shootout on K Street" and his theory that the Israelis have too much power in Washington D.C., a theme of his book.

Hosts Ray Hanania, Kheir Kahreldin and Big Jon Vicc.

08-17-12 Radio Baladi on Census and author Keliher

Radio Baladi every Friday morning 8 am Eastern EST on WNZK AM 690 radio live www.RadioBaladi.com with host and author Ray Hanania.

We interview Evan Keliher the Dearborn teacher who wrote the political satire book "Wanted! An Honest Politician: D.C. Shootout on K Street" (2012).

We also talk with listeners about changes that may be made in the US Census to include Arabs, Middle Easterners, Chaldeans, Assyrians, Christian Arabs, Muslims and more. The changes are a long time coming and the census count is important to assessing a community's strength, but more importantly, how much Federal and State funding they should receive. if you are not counted in the Census by race and ethnicity you don't get money. Visit www.hanania.com or www.Creators.com or www.SaudiGazette.com.sa to read Ray Hanania's columns on fighting the Census to make them honest and fair.

08-12-12 Radio Chicagoland Gierach Warden & topics

Radio Chicagoland Sunday August 12, 2012 with host Ray Hanania, Kheir Fakhreldin and Big Jon Vic www.RadioChicagoland.com

8 AM - Oak Lawn Attorney Jim Gierach discusses how drug laws feed the violence in Chicago

8:30 AM - Rob Warden, Center on Wrongful Convictions, Northwestern University School of Law. CWC client Kristine Bunch is a step closer to freedom after languishing 16 years behind bars for the arson murder of her 3-year-old son in Decatur County, Indiana. The Indiana Supreme Court today denied the prosecution’s request to review an Indiana Court of Appeals decision reversing and remanding the case. Kristine is represented by a team led by CWC Advisory Board Member Ronald Safer, of Schiff Hardin; Kelly M. Warner, a Schiff Hardin partner, and CWC staff attorneys Jane Raley and Karen Daniel. Read the Indiana Court of Appeals opinion.

Also, we discuss the Arabs at the Olympics and the challenges facing American Arabs with unfamiliar Middle Eastern names to survive in America. We talk about alternatives for them. Should they change their names? And which names are "safest?"

08-10-12 Radio Baladi with Hussein Ibish

Radio Baladi Friday August 10, 2012, Detroit broadcast WNZK AM 690 Radio www.RadioBaladi.com with host Ray Hanania

We discuss the Arab participation in the Olympics. 2012 marks the 100th Year of Arab participation in the Olympics and we discuss the performance of the Arab teams winning 10 medals including 1 Gold and the first Saudi Woman to compete in track in full hijab and modesty clothing.

Also, we discuss the changing face of Egypt, Syria and deteriorating Palestinian-Israeli relations with scholar and columnist at The Daily Beast Hussein Ibish. Read his columns at the Daily Beast and also at NowLebanon.com.

08-05-12 Radio Chicagoland

Radio Chicagoland Sunday August 5, 2012. www.RadioChicagoland.com. Host Ray Hanania and side kick Kheir Fakhreldine and technician Bigg Jon Vic discuss topics including Gay Rights and the Boy Scouts; how Mitt Romney's election will, in a bizzare way, help bring peace to the Middle East by provoking more violence and hatred, rather than voting for the wishy-washy ineffective Barack Obama; The Olympic results -- the Arab countries Qatar, Tunisia and Egypt have medals but not Israel. And we talk with Emin, whose family lives in Aleppo, Syria under the brutality of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad.

08-03-12 Radio Baladi with Janet McMahon

Radio Baladi Friday August 3, 2012 www.RadioBaladi.com with host Ray Hanania WNZK AM 690 radio. 8-10 am EST Detroit, Michigan.

Our guest is the Editor of the prestigious Washington Report on Middle East Affairs Janet McMahon discusses the most recent issue of the magazine and stories including an overview of how members of the US Congress voted on important Middle East issues, the Israeli destruction of a Mosque in Jerusalem as a part of their ethnic cleansing policies, and the situations in Egypt and Syria. www.WRMEA.org