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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(WASHINGTON TIMES) Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill Wednesday to eliminate the federal government’s tax on Olympic medals, saying the levy amounted to yet another way the government tries to punish those who succeed. Athletes who win a gold medal also earn a $25,000 honorarium — and with it a $8,986 tax bill to the ...

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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(WEEKLY STANDARD) Because conservatives are scrooges, the good folks at Americans for Tax Reform have gone through the fine print to find out what our Olympians will have to cough up to the IRS should they be lucky enough to win any medals in London. Even by the standards of our government, the ...

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Aug 1, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from AP: — A female judo fighter from Saudi Arabia will be allowed to compete in the Olympics wearing a form of headscarf after a compromise was reached that respects the “cultural sensitivity” of the Muslim kingdom. Judo officials had previously said they would not let Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani compete in a ...

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Jul 31, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(DAILY MAIL) Watching the new ‘Mandarin Mermaid’ glide to another suspiciously easy victory yesterday - the prelude to what will doubtless be her second gold medal of these Games - my thoughts returned to the disturbing interview I conducted with another swimming sensation many years ago. Just like China’s Ye Shiwen, East German Petra Schneider ...

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Jul 31, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

( THE BLAZE): Did you see the curious events surrounding the final point totals in the Men’s Gymnastics competition on Monday? The favored Japanese mens team was dangerously close to not winning the gold medal. In fact, the highly-ranked Japanese team was teetering on missing out winning any medal until their team handed a fistful ...

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Jul 31, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(THE GUARDIAN) The father of the Chinese swimmer Ye Shiwen has hit back at the "biased" reaction to her record-breaking performance at the London Olympics after an American swimming coach branded her gold medal performance "suspicious". China's anti-doping chief has also spoken out to defend the 16 year old, who smashed the world record as ...

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Jul 31, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Michael Phelps broke the Olympic medals record Tuesday with his 19th as the United States romped to a dominating win in 4x200-meter freestyle relay at the London Games.

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Jul 30, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Via BREITBART TV LoLo Jones sent out the following tweet: "USA Men's Archery lost the gold medal to Italy, but that's ok, we are Americans...When's da gun shooting competition?" This tweet has been deleted from her account since then.

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Jul 30, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

(DAILY MAIL) Prized Olympic tickets entrusted to foreign delegations are being openly sold by touts on the streets of Britain, it emerged last night. They are cashing in on the huge demand for seats by selling tickets sent overseas by Games organisers. The revelation came as a row raged over embarrassing scenes of banks of empty seating ...

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Jul 30, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Dead Spin: NBC finally responded to overwhelming criticism of its decision to heavily edit coverage of Friday's opening ceremony with an answer that satisfied neither American fans nor Olympic organizers. Claiming "our programming is tailored for our American audience," NBC spokesperson Greg Hughes defended the network's choice to replace the "Abide With Me" ...

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Jul 29, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Jul 28, 2012 1 Comment ›› Pat Dollard

It never ends. Day after day after day, with the shit that goes down in this country with the Left in power, power including control of the media.. Excerpted from Deadspin: The major transitional element of today's London Olympics opening ceremony was a downtempo performance of adoptive sporting anthem "Abide With Me" by Scottish ...

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Jul 28, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

LONDON (AP) — About 500 people critical of the economic impact and corporate flavor of the London Olympics marched Saturday near the Olympic Park, determined to send a message that Britain is not united in backing the games. The protest march came hours after police arrested more than 130 bicyclists who had defied an order to ...

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Jul 27, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

NBC Still Can't Get Olympic Coverage Right, Won't Air Opening Ceremonies Live... Despite NBC promising more than 3,500 hours of live video from the London 2012 Olympics, American viewers will still not be able to (legally) watch the opening ceremonies live, even online. And despite a lame excuse from NBC, the real reason is that they are ...

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