The Arab Daily News Podcast

11-10-16 Too Much Hate in this last election

November 11, 2016

Can we ban hate campaign Ads next time?

Nov. 10, 2016 Southwest News-Herald, Des Plaines Valley News, the Reporter Newspapers, the Regional News,

By Ray Hanania

Has anyone else noticed that America is becoming a polarized nation? And worse, the two sides seem to be getting angrier and angrier?

I’ve never been happier to see an election end. The viciousness of the election for President has only set the tone for elections across the country. And it has also set the tone for how we feel as Americans.

How can anyone be happy or confident after watching all the vicious campaign ads this election season?

No matter who wins as president, this country will still have the same problems and our national leaders will solve none.

Healthcare is a disaster and costs keep rising. Crime is spreading and every weekend the death toll rises in Chicago and cities across America. ...

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This is Ray Hanania’s column commentary Podcast … Hanania’s columns are published each week in newspapers throughout the United States and in the Middle East.

He writes on American politics and life in Chicagoland every week in the Des Plaines Valley News, Southwest News-Herald, The Regional News, the Reporter Newspapers,, and

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An award winning former Chicago City Hall reporter named Best Ethnic Columnist by the New America Media, and recipient of the Sigma Delta Chi award for writing, Hanania is of Palestinian Arab heritage. 

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(An award winning former Chicago City Hall reporter and columnist. American Palestinian Arab, Hanania writes a weekly column for the Arab News at He also writes each week for several mainstream American newspapers on American politics and life in Chicagoland. Reach him at