Tag: Culture

No Assimilation Needed in U.S., Obama Tells Millions of Migrants

Foreigners who want to become U.S. citizens don’t have to change their attitudes or beliefs, President Barack Obama said in a new video. Neither Obama’s speech, not the accompanying website, suggest that new citizens should be proud of their new nation’s culture and history

American Football vs. International Futbol

George Carlin’s classic critique of football and baseball strikes today as slightly yesterday. But his premise easily extrapolates to compare and contrast the good ol’ US of A and all our funny-sounding international neighbors, who seem to adore a kicky-kick sport (what we call “soccer”) managed by the honorable men of FIFA.

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Five Dating Lessons From ‘Mad Men’

As Mad Men begins to wrap-up with only three episodes left in the series, I’ve been watching every episode twice. A few weeks ago a line Peggy Olson said struck me as totally out of sync with today’s times.

Health Experts Warn Parents ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Film May Harm Kids

While Kim Kardashian is unable to contain herself in her endorsement of the highly controversial film adaptation of the book Fifty Shades of Grey, health experts are warning parents of the dangers of allowing the film’s explicit bondage, domination, and sadomasochistic (BDSM) sexual violence to seep into what is considered “acceptable” in American culture.