Tag Archives: Olympics

International Olympic Committee Forbids Athletes to Speak Against Russian Antigay Laws

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 If you thought the International Olympic Committee is on our side, think again. From the Advocate: The International Olympic Committee says it plans to stop any athlete from showing support of LGBT Russians at the Sochi … Continue reading

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Mitt the Twit

Friday, July 27, 2012 In case you haven’t heard, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, is London on the first stop on his so-called foreign listening tour. Romney wasted no time making a fool of himself. When asked if … Continue reading

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Bush’s Prison Planet Visa Policies the Reason the IOC Chose Rio over the U.S. for Olympics?

Saturday, October 03, 2009 Despite President Obama‚Äôs best lobbying efforts, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) may chose Rio de Janeiro over the U.S. to host the 2016 Olympic games in Chicago due to the post-9/11 visa tourist policies established by … Continue reading

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No Gold for President Obama

Friday, October 02, 2009 Despite the global influence of U.S. President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and even megastar Oprah Winfrey, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today rejected Chicago as the site of the 2016 Olympic Games and awarded the … Continue reading

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China Revokes Visa of American Olympic Speedskater

Wednesday, August 6, 2008 Let the games begin. The Communist Chinese have revoked the visa of American speedskater and gold metalist, Joey Cheek, just hours before the speedskating champion was set to fly to China. He wasn’t even planning on … Continue reading

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U.S. Cyclists Arrive in Beijing Wearing Masks

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 It’s looking more and more like the idea of giving the 2008 Summer Olympics to Communist China is a disaster. Some members of the U.S. cycling squad arrived Beijing wearing black respiratory masks, apparently concerned over … Continue reading

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