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Mitt Romney, Greece is Not a Punching Bag

A Greek-American's answer to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney who wants to save America from going "...down the path toward Greece." By Dean Argiris* -...
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IAGTM: English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 2)

Three new words for you today: The word Humor comes from Himor (juicy or someone who is happy or excited; Gr: χυμόρ;), originated from the word Himos (Juice; Gr: χυμός;) in Euboean Dialect...

A Greek-American Proposition to the Greek Crisis

By John Kalafatis* - Throughout the ongoing developments regarding Greece's predicament, I have yet to come across a thorough and logical analysis as to...

English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 1)

Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

Greek Origins of Everyday Words

More than 200.000 words in all the Latin-based modern languages (English, Spanish, Italian, French etc.) originate from Greek, around 70.000 of them directly and...

Greece’s Tough 2011: What Role Should the Greek-American Community Play in 2012

2011 was a very difficult year for Greece. In our conversations with unsuspecting full-blooded Americans, we, as Greek-Americans, went from our normal boasting about...

St. Nicholas: The Saint of the One Percent

On Dec. 6 Christians celebrate the life of Saint Nicholas, a wealthy Greek bishop who lived in Myra, Lycia, and was known to help...

Has President Obama Met the Expectations of Greek Americans?

*By Nick Larigakis Less than a year from now Americans will be going to the polls to vote. Up for election are the office of President,...

Does marrying a fellow Greek make life easier?

As a ‘seasoned’ individual, having experienced both sides of the Greek/non-Greek fence where marriage is concerned, I feel somewhat qualified to address this topic...

Blind Support of Overregulation Seems Irresponsible

By Thomas Belesis Since Barack Obama took office, $38 billion in new major regulations have been introduced, imposing an unprecedented burden on businesses, according to last month’s...

What Greece really needs from us right now

By Gregory Pappas An article I read on CNN.com prompted me to take stylus to iPad and begin writing this commentary. The article talked about...

Why Greek-Americans Are so ‘Churchy’ . . .

When visiting Greece, I am often asked by native-born Greeks why Greek-Americans are so ‘churchy’ – we sing in church choirs, attend church fairly...

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