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considered contrary to the best interests of the United States

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Continue reading "Special Treatment for Mideast Christians Is Un-American, and Dumb" at.
Saying this is un-American can be no legitimate debate about the intentional infliction of pain upon captive and defenseless human beings.
In this analysis, they examine the categories of "enemy combatant," "war critic," and "war protestor" throughout 2005, showing how some parts of "the public" worked to challenge their restricted containment within the categories of American and un-American.
Some small retailers supported the law, but "large department stores and discount houses called it 'an outrage and completely un-American.
And tangled up with that was the famous House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) trial of 1953, where, afraid for his own career, he named the names of friends in the Communist Party, of which he'd been a vague member for a short time.
From the wry, farcical baseball humor in "The Great American Novel" that builds up to the intercession of the House Un-American Activities Committee, to the cruel marital tragedy and treachery of "My Life as a Man", to the intriguing story of a smart and adventurous man pushing the bounds of erotic possibility in "The Professor of Desire", each classic work explores a different facet of the subtext constantly running beneath the human condition.
Were Corliss alive today he would also sympathize with the dilemma that courageous patriots face as they are goaded, scoffed at, and denigrated as un-American in the current surge of McCarthy-like orthodoxy.
Patrick's Day, as un-American (he seems unaware that the first St.
Still, there's something vaguely un-American about setting an age limit for employment in a profession that, on the seriousness scale, rates somewhere below airline pilot and heart surgeon.
Unfairly labeled a Communist as many politically conscious and active entertainers were during the Red Scare, Lee's career was done irreparable damage by the House Un-American Activities Committee's (HUAC) blacklist and terror tactics of the anti-communist movement and McCarthyism.
The House Committee on Un-American Activities grew out of other temporary committees created to investigate Nazi propaganda and Communist influence in the U.
They include the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC), who summoned "victims" to name friends and co-workers who shared Communist sympathies and/or party membership; the film moguls who capitulated to HUAC pressure and blacklisted "honest idealists"; the liberals who turned their backs while the said outrage took place; and the ex-Communist "friendly witnesses" who testified before HUAC about their experiences in the Party, "betraying" Party colleagues such as Edward Dmytryk, Lewis Milestone, Bertolt Brecht, Howard Koch, Ring Lardner Jr, John Howard Lawson and Dalton Trumbo who found themselves out of work and, in some cases, in jail.
Foxman called on Falwell to "retract his divisive and un-American call to action.
The oligarchy calls us un-American, however, and threatens with ostracism, the penitentiary, or worse, those who hold and express such dangerous thoughts.