Political lightweight Dennis Miller might still consider running for the US Senate, but in the meanwhile when not rehearsing with his chimp Mowgli, the comedian now performs his routine before George W. Bush’s appearances as in Ashwaubenon Wisconsin.
France’s U.S. Embassy blasted Colorado Gov. Bill Owens Monday for making “unfortunate and ill-informed” jokes about the French. Giving a keynote address Saturday at the Michigan Republican Party Convention, Owens joked, “You know why they planted those big trees along the boulevard in Paris? So the invading armies could march
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
One year after a carefully orchestrated French-Bashing campaign, the Republicans are now reaping a bounty crop of Anti-French sentiment and hope to use these prejudices to their political advantage. The Republicans now use the word « French » in the most derogatory manner possible when referring to John F. Kerry.
When a junior polemicist teamed up with a lecturer from Harvard to put forth the proposition that France was America’s oldest enemy, some anti-French websites trumpeted the concept and applauded the premise of this upcoming book. Our Oldest Enemy (DoubleDay, Random House) written by Miller and Molesky has already been
Miquelon.org is celebrating its first year as a watchdog group dedicated to documenting French-Bashing and Anti-French activity and monitoring the news and entertainment media. Initially, the website began as a repository for Anti-French materials found in the American Media, but before long Miquelon.org mushroomed into an advocacy project, a political
In early 2003, in a bid to keep the American people distracted from the truth, the neo-cons and hawks cranked up the white noise in the media. Lies, damn lies and custom made « intelligence » were sent down the news wires, false assertions and drum beating became the norm
OPEN LETTER TO LORNE MICHAELS Executive Producer, Saturday Night Live Executive Producer, Late Night with Conan O’Brien Dear Mr Michaels Miquelon.org is a Toronto based watchdog group dedicated to documenting French-Bashing and Anti-French activity and monitoring the news and entertainment media. It has come to our attention that two major
During the first hours of Friday February 13th, late night fans of Conan O’Brien were watching another show from Toronto, Ontario. During the week, jokes were mainly making light of American and Canadian mutual stereotypes. However, what happened on Friday morning has the potential of becoming a major embarrassment for