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French Bashing Channel Losing Ground

03.29.2008 · Posted in Editorials, News

The so-called “fair and balanced” news channel, world famous for its frequent and incessant French Bashing, is losing ground and relevancy in America. The channel has been the focus point of a number controversies lately, including Bill O’Reilly’s astonishment over the civility of the patrons of a Harlem restaurant and his comments over starting a ...

John Gibson: Flogging the Proverbial Dead Horse

03.25.2008 · Posted in Editorials

Last Wednesday, Fox New’s John Gibson marked the anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War with another stab at France: Remember, France had been bought off with oil for food billions and Jacques Chirac was trying to rehab Saddam and reintroduce him to the world as a proper national leader in charge of a ...

French Bashing No Longer a Conservative Monopoly

03.22.2008 · Posted in Editorials

When the American Air Force awarded a $30+ billion contract to EADS, the European parent company of Airbus, several politicians seized the opportunity to renew with another round of French Bashing. By claiming this contract will result in the non-creation of 44 000 jobs, politicians like Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts have gone as far ...

Lazare Ponticelli (1897-2008)

03.12.2008 · Posted in News

The last World War I veteran of France has just passed away at age 110. Lazare Ponticelli is the last of 8.5 million men who fought under the flag of France. Close to 1.4 million French soldiers as well as 300,000 French civilians died during the First World War. Source : News Google References : ...

How Times Have Changed

03.01.2008 · Posted in News

Air Force Buys French Tanker “There had been doubts as to whether the Air Force, and Congress, would award such a massive contract to a French firm, but a thaw in relations following the election of Nicolas Sarkozy may have eased concerns. Also Northrop claims that its aircraft will create 25,000 American jobs.” Source : ...

Michael Savage: last of the French-Bashers?

02.12.2008 · Posted in Editorials

Über-conservative commentator, Michael Savage was reported to have gone on another anti-French tirade on his show, aired Friday February 8th. He revisited one of his favourite theories, according to which Jerry Lewis’s status in France is due to a form of closet Anti-Semitism. Michael Savage believes the French do not admire Jerry Lewis nor Woody ...