Frank Luntz: If it wasn’t for us, the French would be speaking German right now Update 1: looks like the video was removed. We did not get a DMCA notice. Update 2: the video was likely flagged and subsequently restored for viewing This has to be one of the strangest,
CNBC, whose audience is mainly composed of wealthy decision-makers, investors, bankers and executives in America, has a worldwide reach through satellite transmission. Unfortunately, Francophobia seems to be widespread and endemic on this channel. The two worst offenders being Marc Haines (Squawk on the Street ) and Joe Kernan (Squawk Box).
It’s an epidemic of caricature and vilification, and the slurs are, for the most part, neither subtle nor gentle. As one French critic noted recently, “Hollywood hasn’t engaged in this kind of wholesale nationality-bashing since Pearl Harbor.” What’s going on?
Our guest columnist, Erald Kolasi is 19 years old and was born in Elbasan, Albania on August 7, 1986. Erald lived in Albania for the first eleven years of my life, but in 1997 his family moved to the United States. Erald has lived in the state of Virginia for
By DAVE LINDORFF Talk about fair-weather friends! When nine French fighter jets and a weather plane from a French carrier taking part in a joint exercise with Canadian Naval forces in the Atlantic off New Jersey ran perilously low on fuel last Friday because of a freak storm that prevented
By Domenico Maceri / HispanicVista.com James Garfield was a professor of classics before he became the 20th American president. One time, wanting to show his abilities with foreign languages, he amused friends by translating simultaneously an English document into Greek with his left hand and Latin with his right hand.
by Laurie Meunier Graves – Wolf Moon Press In the 1991 movie Europa, Europa, Salomon Perel, a Jewish boy, becomes separated from his family. The setting, of course, is Europe during World War II, and young Salomon (Solly) must survive by pretending he is not a Jew. Based on a
Enough already with French bashing! Dennis Miller shows how ignorant he is and dangerously naive to think he can surf on the anti-French wave in order to increase his popularity. The French are very active in the war against terrorism and for one good reason: they had a head start
I have been to Paris and one of the things I loved was the culture of small coffee shops and bistros on every other street, so people could take time out of their day to sit and converse over coffee. I’m pleased to hear that STARBUCKS has moved into PARIS