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Old 08-06-2008, 09:33 AM   #1
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Old 08-06-2008, 09:36 AM   #2
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He's a gold medalist skater. "Beating him" isn't the ostensible reason for barring him.
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it seems daily we hear something bad about china and the Olympics. perhaps in the future they won't give it to a country such as china.

the Olympics this year is a joke. with the smog, censorship and other BS
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He wasn't going to compete...
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these Olympics are a joke because of China. Seriously, I think this amount of controversy is unheard of. I hope the Olympic committee takes notice and thinks about who they give the games to.
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Old 08-06-2008, 09:37 AM   #6
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it seems daily we hear something bad about china and the Olympics. perhaps in the future they won't give it to a country such as china.

the Olympics this year is a joke. with the smog, censorship and other BS
Maybe they'll finally realize that the bribery has gotten out of hand. :Q
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Old 08-06-2008, 09:38 AM   #7
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these Olympics are a joke because of China. Seriously, I think this amount of controversy is unheard of. I hope the Olympic committee takes notice and thinks about who they give the games to.
thats what i was trying to say but you said the same but far better.

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He wasn't going to compete...
He's already won, but at least they didn't run over him with a tank or shoot him, so I guess he is lucky.
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Yeah, whats the big stink. it seems to me that people are finding any reason they can to make china look bad. I hate China as much as I do Russia and France, but come on now, this is getting out of hand. If the dude was competing that'd be a whole nother deal.
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hey, yeah. lets have them someplace here, like how about atlanta. where it's not overcrowded, polluted, trashy, and wait.. we did that and the only thing atlanta had on china was we had some dude who attacks abortion clinics blow up a trash can.
it's only controversy because the media has nothing else to harp on, bush is dead duck, oil prices dropping, etc etc.. the media needs something to focus on that they can sensationalize...
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hey, yeah. lets have them someplace here, like how about atlanta. where it's not overcrowded, polluted, trashy, and wait.. we did that and the only thing atlanta had on china was we had some dude who attacks abortion clinics blow up a trash can.
it's only controversy because the media has nothing else to harp on, bush is dead duck, oil prices dropping, etc etc.. the media needs something to focus on that they can sensationalize...
Was the US revoking VISA's of people that disagreed with their policies?

or did they have an air pollution index twice of what was considered high?

http://2008gamesbeijing.com/images/beijing-smog.jpg

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it seems daily we hear something bad about china and the Olympics. perhaps in the future they won't give it to a country such as china.

the Olympics this year is a joke. with the smog, censorship and other BS
i have to agree. what a "great" country to play host.
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hey, yeah. lets have them someplace here, like how about atlanta. where it's not overcrowded, polluted, trashy, and wait.. we did that and the only thing atlanta had on china was we had some dude who attacks abortion clinics blow up a trash can.
it's only controversy because the media has nothing else to harp on, bush is dead duck, oil prices dropping, etc etc.. the media needs something to focus on that they can sensationalize...
Was the US revoking VISA's of people that disagreed with their policies?
haha the idiot is comparing atlanta's pollution to beijing. Did you see anyone wearing masks while running in Atlanta? Were we beating up journalists?
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hey, yeah. lets have them someplace here, like how about atlanta. where it's not overcrowded, polluted, trashy, and wait.. we did that and the only thing atlanta had on china was we had some dude who attacks abortion clinics blow up a trash can.
it's only controversy because the media has nothing else to harp on, bush is dead duck, oil prices dropping, etc etc.. the media needs something to focus on that they can sensationalize...
Was the US revoking VISA's of people that disagreed with their policies?
haha the idiot is comparing atlanta's pollution to beijing. Did you see anyone wearing masks while running in Atlanta? Were we beating up journalists?
wait until someone waves a Free Tibet/Taiwan/Darfur or any other country and gets caught by the "police"
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no. the US lets them come here then throws them in prison in cuba, and honestly i couldn't tell you if anyones visa was revoked coming into the US as I was not there at the turnstile to the US checking. Just because you never heard it in the media doesn't mean it didn't happen. I'm sure the US has never turned anyone away during the olympics.
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hey, yeah. lets have them someplace here, like how about atlanta. where it's not overcrowded, polluted, trashy, and wait.. we did that and the only thing atlanta had on china was we had some dude who attacks abortion clinics blow up a trash can.
it's only controversy because the media has nothing else to harp on, bush is dead duck, oil prices dropping, etc etc.. the media needs something to focus on that they can sensationalize...
Was the US revoking VISA's of people that disagreed with their policies?
haha the idiot is comparing atlanta's pollution to beijing. Did you see anyone wearing masks while running in Atlanta? Were we beating up journalists?
wait until someone waves a Free Tibet/Taiwan/Darfur or any other country and gets caught by the "police"

yeah if/when it happens its going to make for a entertaining news..
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hey, yeah. lets have them someplace here, like how about atlanta. where it's not overcrowded, polluted, trashy, and wait.. we did that and the only thing atlanta had on china was we had some dude who attacks abortion clinics blow up a trash can.
it's only controversy because the media has nothing else to harp on, bush is dead duck, oil prices dropping, etc etc.. the media needs something to focus on that they can sensationalize...
Was the US revoking VISA's of people that disagreed with their policies?
haha the idiot is comparing atlanta's pollution to beijing. Did you see anyone wearing masks while running in Atlanta? Were we beating up journalists?
so just because atlanta isn't as polluted as beijing, it's not polluted? read and comprehend my original post. it seems to me there is an idiot here and it's not me.
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hey, yeah. lets have them someplace here, like how about atlanta. where it's not overcrowded, polluted, trashy, and wait.. we did that and the only thing atlanta had on china was we had some dude who attacks abortion clinics blow up a trash can.
it's only controversy because the media has nothing else to harp on, bush is dead duck, oil prices dropping, etc etc.. the media needs something to focus on that they can sensationalize...
Was the US revoking VISA's of people that disagreed with their policies?
haha the idiot is comparing atlanta's pollution to beijing. Did you see anyone wearing masks while running in Atlanta? Were we beating up journalists?
so just because atlanta isn't as polluted as beijing, it's not polluted? read and comprehend my original post. it seems to me there is an idiot here and it's not me.
wow i am talking to an idiot. he dosen't even realize it.
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hey, yeah. lets have them someplace here, like how about atlanta. where it's not overcrowded, polluted, trashy, and wait.. we did that and the only thing atlanta had on china was we had some dude who attacks abortion clinics blow up a trash can.
it's only controversy because the media has nothing else to harp on, bush is dead duck, oil prices dropping, etc etc.. the media needs something to focus on that they can sensationalize...
Was the US revoking VISA's of people that disagreed with their policies?
haha the idiot is comparing atlanta's pollution to beijing. Did you see anyone wearing masks while running in Atlanta? Were we beating up journalists?
wait until someone waves a Free Tibet/Taiwan/Darfur or any other country and gets caught by the "police"
you mean like this?

http://torontosun.com/Sports/B...008/08/06/6364626.html
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I'm tired of hearing all this anti-China bullshit concerning the olympics. If you care, then don't watch the Olympics; tt's that simple. Stop bitching about it.
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I'm tired of hearing all this anti-China bullshit concerning the olympics. If you care, then don't watch the Olympics; tt's that simple. Stop bitching about it.
If you are tired of "anti-china bullshit", stop reading. It is well within your rights to not read. Unless you are in China, in which case I believe it is by law that you should report such crimes against the people.
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I'm tired of hearing all this anti-China bullshit concerning the olympics. If you care, then don't watch the Olympics; tt's that simple. Stop bitching about it.
If you are tired of "anti-china bullshit", stop reading. It is well within your rights to not read.
yeah and stop bitching about it
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I'm tired of hearing all this anti-China bullshit concerning the olympics. If you care, then don't watch the Olympics; tt's that simple. Stop bitching about it.
If you are tired of "anti-china bullshit", stop reading. It is well within your rights to not read.
yeah and stop bitching about it
I can't help what I see on the first page of OT
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hey, yeah. lets have them someplace here, like how about atlanta. where it's not overcrowded, polluted, trashy, and wait.. we did that and the only thing atlanta had on china was we had some dude who attacks abortion clinics blow up a trash can.
it's only controversy because the media has nothing else to harp on, bush is dead duck, oil prices dropping, etc etc.. the media needs something to focus on that they can sensationalize...
Was the US revoking VISA's of people that disagreed with their policies?
haha the idiot is comparing atlanta's pollution to beijing. Did you see anyone wearing masks while running in Atlanta? Were we beating up journalists?
so just because atlanta isn't as polluted as beijing, it's not polluted? read and comprehend my original post. it seems to me there is an idiot here and it's not me.
wow i am talking to an idiot. he dosen't even realize it.
there should be some type of punctuation after the exclamation, it'll help your argument.
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I'm tired of hearing all this anti-China bullshit concerning the olympics. If you care, then don't watch the Olympics; tt's that simple. Stop bitching about it.
Exactly! We should just bury our heads in the sand and ignore flagrant violations of individual rights. That's clearly the solution.

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