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A University of California Irvine student committee continues to draw outrage – OUTRAGE! – for banning display of the American flag in a student government office… 312 more words
By: Nicky Barone
On February 16th, 2015, Oklahoma’s legislative committee on education passed a bill banning the teaching of Advanced Placement United States History (designed by College Board) in public schools on the grounds that it focuses too heavily on the negative aspects of the nation’s history. 1,079 more words
Almost any reference to the U.S. as the “homeland” makes me cringe. It has such a jingoistic ring to my ear that I am immediately suspicious of the speaker’s motives: “Propaganda Alert!” I suppose anyone who makes their home in this land has a right to call it their homeland, if they must. 644 more words
I waited for Oscar’s night this year with a peculiar interest. As a historian, I was curious to see how the movie ‘American Sniper’ would fare in the “Best Movie” category. 732 more words
Here are 7 American attitudes that people from other developed countries find weird.
1. Their weird taboos and hangups about nudity.
Americans have a weird obsession with nudity. 738 more words