Tag Archives: Team USA

Russian team banned, go to Seoul and get to compete anyway

I guess the Team USA feel the only way they can win is if the Russians don’t compete. Here’s my take.Awwww… ‘merican athletes don’t get the competition eliminated so they’ll have to actually earn any victory. Team USA, you can … Continue reading

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So, the Prisons in America use clergy to radicalize inmates.

Hardly surprising, but the US government usually labels other nations with that honor. There was a report years ago that the guards at Abu Ghraib had gotten prisoners to attack “radical Islam” meaning their fellow prisoners who weren’t being cooperative … Continue reading

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World Cup victory dances demonstrate culture clash of national identities

World Cup Football champions España hopped up and down like school- boys in elation about their victory. More culture shock for NFL or MLB fans: FIFA goals were celebrated with the airplane, the “can you believe that?”, the pileup, the … Continue reading

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FIFA vuvuzela horns may prove to be thin-skinned America’s best friend

Gearing up for Saturday’s World Cup match between the USA and Ghana, media talking heads are already preparing US viewers for the home field advantage that will favor the remaining African team in contention. Convenient actually, because by chance our … Continue reading

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Soccer offsides rule is agreement not to score behind your opponent’s back

The US pretends the International Criminal Court doesn’t have jurisdiction over its war crimes, and thinks the same immunity should shield us from FIFA referees I guess.   The USA-Algeria match today was hard fought, admittedly team USA displayed an … Continue reading

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