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This film’s no joke to North Korea


Special to By Donald Kirk, The North Koreans could not have come up with a better way to publicize a movie. Can anyone imagine a Hollywood comedy causing a diplomatic storm involving United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and […]

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Iran: Not to be confused with Islam or the regime trying to hijack its cultural legacy

Dr. Kaveh Farrokh  receives the Golden Persian Lioness Award for his book 'Shadows in the Desert' from Michael Gayle of the U.S. Embassy in London on Oct. 31, 2008 in London.

Special to By Sheda Vasseghi In a 2008 article, historian Penelope Corfield claims “[t]he study of the past is essential for ‘rooting’ people in time. And why should that matter? The answer is that people who feel themselves to […]

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It’s come to this: Time to impeach ‘Emperor Obama’


Special to By Grace Vuoto President Barack Obama is in open defiance of the U.S. Constitution. This week, in an address to the nation, he announced he is granting relief from deportation to approximately 4 to 5 million illegal […]

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South Korea’s champion-class baseball fans

South Korean fans are all in.

Special to By Donald Kirk, American baseball fans, maybe U.S. major league baseball in general, have some lessons to learn from the way that diehard Koreans cheer on their teams. At the final game of the Korea Series, […]

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University of Texas professor decries ‘white sports media complex’

Special to By Joe Schaeffer A University of Texas professor who formally advised the school on the January hiring of its first black head football coach gave a speech on campus in 2013 stating that a “white sports media […]

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The latest celebrity media trend: Inappropriate behavior by female ‘cougars’

Heidi Klum and Mel B on NBC's America's Got Talent.

Special to By Grace Vuoto On the recent episodes of NBC’s America’s Got Talent the female judges, former Spice Girl band member Mel B. and former supermodel Heidi Klum are salivating over young male performers. This is part of […]

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Going global: World Cup exhilaration and soaring national pride

U.S. fans in San Francisco watch the 2014 World Cup soccer match between the United States and Germany on June 26.  /Jeff Chiu/AP

NEW YORK — Finally some good global news! The World Cup in Brazil continues to captivate international audiences with a mix of amazing soccer and increasingly surprising results. Paradoxically, early in the tournament the powerhouse teams were nearly all knocked […]

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The difference a day makes: How Saudi students in the U.S. dealt with April 15, 2013

Boston Marathon Bombing

Special to By Tamara Zuniga-Brown Almost a million foreign students, the future leaders of their counties, are attending American universities. The following is the true story of how the Boston Marathon bombing one year ago today, on April 15, […]

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New York’s World’s Fair remembered, 50 years later

New York’s World Fair in 1964.

John J. Metzler NEW YORK — Fifty years ago, the World’s Fair opened in New York. The Fair, a grand expo of technology, commerce, and cultures, was held in at a time when America’s fortunes were riding high in the […]

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The Cadillac Ad: Celebrating the American Dream that will survive the Left’s big lie


Special to By Myrna Sokoloff The new “Poolside” commercial by Cadillac, starring Neal McDonough, is great if you believe in capitalism and hard work. It is stunning in that it is not anti-business. The man in the ad has […]

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