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It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.
People in Scotland appreciate homegrown talent, but it's getting harder and harder to get films made in Britain.
'Buncha Losers' comedy is one of those homegrown American art forms, up there with infomercials and Elvis-shaped soap carvings. No other civilization could have invented it. The French took a stab with Sartre's 'No Exit,' but then they had to ruin it with a lesson at the end.
There is no celebrity quite as powerful as the local, homegrown celebrity.
We are taking challenges and turning them into opportunities by developing homegrown, local energy production to become independent from foreign sources.
Let me be very clear: We monitor the risks of violent extremism taking root here in the United States. We don't have the luxury of focusing our efforts on one group; we must protect the country from terrorism whether foreign or homegrown, and regardless of the ideology that motivates its violence.
My music is homegrown from the garden of New Orleans. Music is everything to me short of breathing. Music also has a role to lift you up - not to be escapist but to take you out of misery.
I'm basically a homegrown American.
Everybody can see that my swing is homegrown. That means everybody has a chance to do it.
The Tonys are also kind of like a homegrown party. You know everybody.
While I agree that homegrown terrorism and the jihadist threat deserve continuing attention, a single-minded approach ignores all other threats.
Given the level of anti-Americanism in the world, given the level of frustration with the United States throughout the Muslim world, you've got a homegrown attack or you have a nuclear explosion in the air that is not a test somewhere. Those are still the biggest threats out there.
Robert D. Kaplan
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