Miquelon.org The Fighting French

Miquelon.org’s State of The Union Address

01.28.2011 · Posted in Editorials

It’s now January 2011. What has happened to the most notorious of French Bashers since the heyday of 2003-2007? Glenn Beck is known for having openly stated his hatred for the French. This was before his more notorious bat shit crazy stunts and his subsequent demise. Where is Beck today: fewer markets, almost no advertisers ...

Rep. Walter Jones, North Carolina

01.28.2011 · Posted in Politics, Pop Culture

“Republican House suffers its first defection…and it’s Rep. Walter Jones, Jr. (NC). The man responsible for the French-baiting “freedom fries” fiasco [has] evolved into a thoughtful conservative critic of foreign warmongering, marking his most high profile departure from Republican orthodoxy. It was notable because his Eastern North Carolina district has the largest number of active ...

Barack Obama Has Declared France Is America’s Greatest Ally

01.11.2011 · Posted in Editorials, News, Politics

Following yesterday’s meeting at the White House between American President Barack Obama and French President Nicolas Sarkozy, a wave of indignation has arisen in the United Kingdom over Obama’s latest remarks. By declaring France America’s greatest ally, not only are we lights years away from the days of French Bashing by the Bush / Cheney ...

Karl Rove Denies Fanning Anti-French Prejudice

12.13.2010 · Posted in Quotes, Web

In December of 2009, we asked Karl Rove via twitter if his office had sent out anti-French talking points to the media. The former Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to President George W. Bush replied with a terse NO. While we appreciate having a reply we can add to the public record, needless ...

Turn Off Fox

08.27.2010 · Posted in Bill O'Reilly, Fox News, Glenn Beck

Miquelon.org supports the Turn Off Fox campaign. “Many of us already know that Fox News is biased — but it’s actually much worse than that. For years they have used lies, distortions, and race-baiting to divide this country. Recently, it’s gotten downright dangerous. Earlier this summer, a heavily armed man got into a gun fight ...

FIFA 2010

06.11.2010 · Posted in Editorials, Sports

World soccer can whip up a nationalist frenzy like nothing else. This is also a time when French Bashing becomes popular in many circles; sports writers and commentators for instance. This year will be no exception if France qualifies for the next rounds. wins, loses or … does anything at all really. A reminder of ...

Vile Frenchmen and Arizona’s Immigration Laws

05.27.2010 · Posted in Columnists, History

Lewis Black nailed it two weeks ago when he exclaimed emphatically that “Glenn Beck has Nazi Tourettes!”. Beck however, is not the only one who suffers such political maladies. Many of America’s right wing columnists also suffer from what I call OFSAS. Obsessive French Surrender Analogy Syndrome (OFSAS) is what happens when your knowledge of ...

History: In defence of FRANCE

05.22.2010 · Posted in History

“Defeated by the Nazis, but not disgraced – The German victory remains a victory, and the French loss, a loss. But what has happened over the past 70 years, particularly over the past 30, has amounted to a slow and meticulous reappraisal of what actually happened in May-June 1940. Today, current scholarship is in the ...