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US Denies French Fighters Emergency Landing Rights

06.07.2005 · Posted in Editorials, Guest Editorials

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 them from returning to their ...

Reviews of Our Oldest Enemy by Mark Molesky and John J. Miller

05.01.2005 · Posted in Editorials

Stanley Hoffmann, Foreign Affairs, November/December 2004 That a book as shoddy and biased as this one should be published by a reputable press is eminently regrettable. Read More Robert Paxton Miller/Molesky skewer deconstruction gleefully. Ironically, as other reviewers have already observed, their manifest conviction that power consists of shaping the images by which we understand ...

Miller and Molesky pull plug on blog

05.01.2005 · Posted in Editorials

John J. Miller & Mark Molesky have pulled the plug on their showpiece blog for their Anti-French manifesto. “Our Oldest Enemy” has run its course; according to Barnes and Noble, sales have now fallen below that of “English Grammar for Dummies” … ...

Four more years of French-Bashing?

11.19.2004 · Posted in Editorials

After an acrimonious and difficult election campaign, the American Electoral System has put forth the proposition that George W. Bush lead the country for four more years. One of the president’s first appointments is Condoleezza Rice as Secretary of State. This choice means that Bush intends to conduct his dogmatic foreign policy from the right ...

Mark Hyman & Sinclair Broadcasting

10.24.2004 · Posted in Editorials

Sinclair Broadcasting has cropped up once again in the news media over plans to air the virulent Anti-Kerry documentary “Stolen Honor”. Sinclair Broadcasting runs and operates 62 television stations accross the United-States including several ABC stations. Six months ago, this same broadcaster banned its affiliates from carrying Ted Koppel’s Nightline special edition during which he ...

Fanning the flames of prejudice.

10.22.2004 · Posted in Editorials

Our Oldest Enemy: A History of America’s Disastrous Relationship with FranceJohn J. Miller[1], has decided to embark upon a new endeavour: to publish a book to further Bash France and the French. Miller is well known for his talent as a polemicist, but he probably wasn’t sufficiently versed in abstruse history to write this book ...

Bush calls Chirac a Jackass in private

10.05.2004 · Posted in Editorials

According to Webster’s Dictionary, a jackass is “a conceited dolt; a perverse blockhead”. It is now a matter of record that George W. Bush’s believes that Jacques Chirac is a “heavy, stupid fellow; a blockhead; a numskull; an ignoramus; a dunce; a dullard”. ...