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Roy Blunt, Anti-French Joke Teller

11.27.2003 · Posted in Editorials

At the height of this year’s Neo Con Side Show better known to all as France-Bashing, House Majority Whip Roy Blunt of Missouri joked: “Do you know how many Frenchmen it takes to defend Paris? It’s not known. It’s never been tried”. Blurring the lines between politicians and jokesters Blunt then added the following: “Somebody ...

Rupert Murdoch’s Henchmen At It Again !

11.25.2003 · Posted in Editorials

Rupert Murdoch’s rags are at it again! Propagandist Trevor Kavanagh from the Sun, the British tabloid better known for its rabid anti-gallic stances, has just published another Anti-Chirac editorial: « The sheer Gaul of it » Earlier this year, at the height of France-Bashing fever, the Sun published a special issue distributed in Paris with ...

Is French-Bashing a Conservative Trait?

11.22.2003 · Posted in Editorials

Researchers from Berkeley have recently published materials that help define the fundamentals of political conservative thought. After compiling data from fifty years of research literature on the psychology of conservatism and studying thousands of journal articles, conference papers, speeches and interviews, psychologists from Berkeley, Stanford and Maryland have identified the psychological factors linked to conservative ...

Open Letter to the President of the United States,

11.02.2003 · Posted in Editorials

The Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial Celebrations The President of the United States The Executive Office of the President Dear President Bush: I am a French Citizen of Acadian descent with an avid interest in the history of France and the United-States of America. My ancestors were deported three times from North America by the British forces ...

Prime-time propaganda, it’s happened before…

10.23.2003 · Posted in Editorials

Few Americans know that up to the year 2000, there was a discrete government effort to propagate anti-drug messages into network television programming. Congress created this enormous fiscal incentive (over $ 25 million) for TV programmers to push anti-drug messages in their plots. “ER,” “Beverly Hills 90210,” “Chicago Hope,” “The Drew Carey Show” and “7th ...

Jay Leno And History

08.29.2003 · Posted in Editorials

Jay Leno’s writers, amongst many, have had a field day with portraying France as a country of cowards, surrender-monkeys. Even the most novice historians know that France surrendered to Nazi Germany in World War II in the midst of complete political and military collapse. Serious historians find this era fascinating and do not hold all ...

Marine Corps Officials endorse Chirac Bashing

08.26.2003 · Posted in Editorials

The thanxfornothing.com website headed by K. Cody of Hammonton New Jersey is the latest attempt at making a quick buck by selling a “political” deck of cards. The trend began with the DoD’s official Deck of most wanted Iraqi Officials and was quickly followed by many imitations including Newsmax’s so-called Deck of Weasels. The serious ...