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Posted on 04/09/2008 4:17:49 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache

A Tibetan supporter, right, argues with a Chinese supporter at a rally for China's Olympic torch at the Ferry Plaza in San Francisco, Wednesday, April 9, 2008. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

I love these "peaceful" liberals out in San Fran. DO AS I SAY CHINESE WOMAN! I KNOW MORE ABOUT TIBET THAN YOU DO! I AM FROM SAN FRANCISCO!!


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: California; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: 2008olympics; chicomolympics; communismkills; dontbeahippie; rageboy; sf; torch
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1 posted on 04/09/2008 4:17:49 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache
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To: My Favorite Headache
Wow. Can't wait to see the protests in support of Christians world wide who are being persecuted. Wonder what that will look like.
2 posted on 04/09/2008 4:20:33 PM PDT by svcw (I reject your reality and substitute my own.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

And I’d like to thank all these #$%^& Free Tibet jerks for ruining a once in a lifetime opportunity for children and adults by forcing the Torch Run route to be relocated so that practically no one was able to see it and enjoy it.

I agree with the concept of a Free Tibet. I’m PO’d China got the games, okay? The Torch relay wasn’t about the games. It was about the incredible honor of running with a symbol of athletic excellence. But by all means, let’s make sure your narcisistic need to make your voices heard above all others destroys the event.


3 posted on 04/09/2008 4:22:35 PM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Abraham Lincoln would have let Berkeley leave the Union without a fight)
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To: Right Cal Gal

The event, by being associated with Beijing and China, is an abomination, it deserved to be destroyed.


4 posted on 04/09/2008 4:24:39 PM PDT by Truthsearcher
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To: My Favorite Headache

It’s tht ecool cause!

That dude looks like the vein on his neck is gonna blow.


5 posted on 04/09/2008 4:24:47 PM PDT by incredulous joe
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To: Right Cal Gal
once in a lifetime opportunity for children and adults I agree with your sentiment but the torch came through here for the Atlanta Games in 1996
6 posted on 04/09/2008 4:25:20 PM PDT by SF Republican
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To: My Favorite Headache

I wonder if that lady’s thinking, “My goodness, you need some listerine!”


7 posted on 04/09/2008 4:25:23 PM PDT by Tamar1973 (Catch the Korean Wave, one Bae Yong Joon film at a time!)
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To: My Favorite Headache

"DON'T MAKE ME GET ALL PEACEFUL AND UNDERSTANDING ON YOUR @SS, YOU @#$%ING @#$%ER!!!"

8 posted on 04/09/2008 4:25:32 PM PDT by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (McCain "conservatives" = hardcore liberals who nonetheless appreciate the occasional tax cut.)
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To: SF Republican

I actually got to see it run through Okinawa on it’s way to Tokyo - I became a sprinter after that.


9 posted on 04/09/2008 4:27:42 PM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Abraham Lincoln would have let Berkeley leave the Union without a fight)
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To: Right Cal Gal
It was about the incredible honor of running with a symbol of athletic excellence.

Technically, the torch run originated from the 1936 Olympics, Nazi Germany started it as a symbol of showing off their superiority(sic).

10 posted on 04/09/2008 4:29:23 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: My Favorite Headache

11 posted on 04/09/2008 4:30:02 PM PDT by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Free TIBET, but NOT IRAQ, I’ll bet.....such a conundrum for the lefties.


12 posted on 04/09/2008 4:30:08 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Being Challenged Builds Character; Being Coddled Destroys Character)
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To: My Favorite Headache
Are you saying that the Chinese government’s violent suppression of religion in Tibet was legitimate?
13 posted on 04/09/2008 4:30:57 PM PDT by loreldan (Can't vote for Obama, so rah rah McCain I guess)
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To: My Favorite Headache

How often do you get an opportunity to see evil confront evil?


14 posted on 04/09/2008 4:34:03 PM PDT by Natural Law
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To: mnehrling

Really? I hadn’t heard that. I just remember being so excited to see it in 1964...
I don’t know who I admired more then - Jessie Owens or Wilma Rudolph.


15 posted on 04/09/2008 4:35:26 PM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Abraham Lincoln would have let Berkeley leave the Union without a fight)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Can you imagine the estacy?

All these years you had the Free Tibet sticker or bumper sticker. You wrote thousand of words to your your three internet buddies about the opression in Tibet. You bought a Tibet Flag. You contributed $2.00 and they sent you a poster......

Then today, the big day you get to matter, you get to go into the street and hate . You get to be a meaningful advocate for the poor, the downtrodden oppressed. You get to smirk at corporatioons funding the opressors.

All is right in wacko land


16 posted on 04/09/2008 4:35:42 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Never say never (there'll be a VP you'll like))
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To: Truthsearcher

I respectfully disagree, simply because I don’t see the torch run as a political event. However, I must grudgingly admit, I was PO’d about the huge Chinese flags. They are now parading down Market Street with these flags, and you should SEE the looks of disgust on many people’s faces. Sorry, dude, when you left the platform and created your own one-man parade down S.F.’s main thoroughfare, it wasn’t about the relay anymore and I’ll be happy to tell you where to stick that ugly flag of yours.


17 posted on 04/09/2008 4:39:24 PM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Abraham Lincoln would have let Berkeley leave the Union without a fight)
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To: Tamar1973
I wonder if that lady’s thinking, “My goodness, you need some listerine!”

That would be "risterine."

;^)

18 posted on 04/09/2008 4:39:53 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: bert

You know the most surprising thing? EVERYONE I know agrees with their idea - Tibet should be free.


19 posted on 04/09/2008 4:41:35 PM PDT by Right Cal Gal (Abraham Lincoln would have let Berkeley leave the Union without a fight)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

>> DON’T MAKE ME GET ALL PEACEFUL AND UNDERSTANDING ON YOUR @SS, YOU @#$%ING @#$%ER!!!”

Dammit. Another keyboard, ruined. :-)


20 posted on 04/09/2008 4:42:05 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (I'm not voting FOR John McCain -- I'm voting AGAINST Hillary/Obama)
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To: Right Cal Gal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Flame

he modern convention of moving the Olympic Flame via a relay system from Olympia to the Olympic venue began with the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. The relay, captured in Leni Riefenstahl's film, "Olympia", was part of the Nazi propaganda machine's attempt to add myth and mystique to Adolf Hitler's regime. Hitler saw the link with the ancient Games as the perfect way to illustrate his belief that classical Greece was an Aryan forerunner of the modern German Reich.[1]

One of my favorite pictures is Jesse Owens receiving his gold medal at the 36 Olympics, standing above the German and Japanese. He was the man.

21 posted on 04/09/2008 4:42:35 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: goodnesswins
Free TIBET, but NOT IRAQ, I’ll bet.....such a conundrum for the lefties.

The other issue for lefties is that China is ostensibly a COMMUNIST country. Lefties love commies, at least most of the time. This is one of the those "Your Head Asplode" moments.

22 posted on 04/09/2008 4:43:10 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: Right Cal Gal

I must disagree. Somebody has to stand up raise hell about the Chinese crimes against humanity in Tibet. If that means some people won’t get to see the torch ceremony, so be it. There are far more important things at stake. For once, these people are actually protesting somebody that deserves it. If I were in San FranSicko I’d probably be right there with them.


23 posted on 04/09/2008 4:43:40 PM PDT by lesser_satan (Vote McCain - The Choice who Sucks Less!)
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To: My Favorite Headache

My impression was that most of the “Free Tibet” people today were kind of low-energy and disappointed that they couldn’t be chanting their usual anti-Bush slogans. Somehow, they seemed to think China is just a branch office of the Bush/Cheney Corporation for World Domination. ;)


24 posted on 04/09/2008 4:45:12 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves ("Wise men don't need to debate; men who need to debate are not wise." -- Tao Te Ching)
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To: mnehrling

>> He was the man.

Yes, indeed. And he was SALUTING. He was PROUD of his country, and not at all ashamed to show it.

Brings tears to my eyes. Thanks for the post.


25 posted on 04/09/2008 4:45:47 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (I'm not voting FOR John McCain -- I'm voting AGAINST Hillary/Obama)
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To: My Favorite Headache

The Ugly American.


26 posted on 04/09/2008 4:47:55 PM PDT by USMA '71
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To: My Favorite Headache

I look at that picture and think “breathmint”


27 posted on 04/09/2008 4:49:32 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I bet the leftists and socialists are having an “angist” moment trying to decide who to support.

Tibet, because it is the cause Celeb, or Commie China, because it is commie.


28 posted on 04/09/2008 4:53:50 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: My Favorite Headache
She looks pretty nonplussed.

She's probably thinking:
“Darn, he wears glasses, so much for his eyes, but....I wonder how much we could get for his liver and kidneys. Nah...it's San Francisco. He's probably HIV+ with HepC. We'll just use him for fertilizer and grow vegetables with him”.
29 posted on 04/09/2008 4:56:43 PM PDT by conservativeharleyguy (Democrats: Over 60 Million Fooled Daily!)
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To: Right Cal Gal

China has been politicizing the hell out of everything Olympic related the moment they got Beijing named the site 7 years ago.

In an ideal world it’s not a political event, but since China already made it one, the only viable option is to respond accordingly. Because without the protests, China will claim it as a total political victory.


30 posted on 04/09/2008 5:02:24 PM PDT by Truthsearcher
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To: conservativeharleyguy; All

My Country is better then your country, their saying to eachother...


31 posted on 04/09/2008 5:02:35 PM PDT by Poetgal26 (God bless the US Military and our vets! (RIP Sgt Matthew Maupin))
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To: My Favorite Headache; All
I'm really having fun watching this!

Everybody involved are annular orifices, so no matter who gets hurt or goes to jail, a scumbag got shafted.

Conservatives are no where near this fiasco.

Some points that make liars out of everybody:

The Olympics are entirely a political propaganda and public relations tool.

The International Olympic Committee is a waste of skin.

The torch run was first implemented by Hitler for Nazi propaganda purposes for the 1936 Olympics.

The Communist Chinese human rights record has been the worlds worst, since their commie revolution in 1949, not 1958 (invasion of Tibet) or 2008.

San Francisco leftie traitors were perfectly happy with the Chinese commies until last week.

Gavin Nuisance and most of the San Francisco public employees still love 'em.

Heather Fong and the SF police like 'em so much they take their orders directly from Beijing.

The torch bearers are current examples of "useful idiots"

The blue track suit boys are Chinese military trained thugs that represent the lefties perfectly.

Finally, a situation where only a bad guy can get hurt.

32 posted on 04/09/2008 5:05:40 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (John McCain, the Manchurian Candidate.)
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To: mnehrling
I read somewhere today that the practice of running the Olympic torch on an multi-country itinerary only started in 2000. Previously the flame was transported from Greece to the host country and was run through the host nation only, culminating in arriving at the scene of the opening cremony and igniting the big flare.

The Olympic flame, when carried surrounded by the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army goons-in-baby blue jumpsuits and the sea of Commmunist Red flags, has turned it into a parade of the "torch of repression."

33 posted on 04/09/2008 5:05:45 PM PDT by Procyon (To the global warming fanatics the problem is too many people and the solution is genocide.)
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To: Disambiguator

ROR!


34 posted on 04/09/2008 5:06:30 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (So often times it happens that we live our lives in chains and we never even know we have the key)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I said FRIED RICE, not WHITE RICE

35 posted on 04/09/2008 5:07:31 PM PDT by SGCOS (Life's a bitch, we don't need to elect one.)
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To: SGCOS

And we have winner!


36 posted on 04/09/2008 5:08:32 PM PDT by HerrBlucher (So often times it happens that we live our lives in chains and we never even know we have the key)
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To: SGCOS

LMAO


37 posted on 04/09/2008 5:11:35 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Our memories remind us, Maybe road life's not so bad...)
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A Tibetan supporter, right, argues with a Chinese supporter at a rally for China's Olympic torch at the Ferry Plaza in San Francisco

The funny party is that this little Chinese girl has probably trained at martial arts all her life and could tear out his tiny blank, liberal heart before he could say "Nancy Pelosi".

38 posted on 04/09/2008 5:17:36 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: My Favorite Headache
PEACE peace

martin luther king

I just love these "peaceful" protests, don't you?
39 posted on 04/09/2008 5:17:49 PM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (http://auntiecoosa.blogspot.com -- read, learn, blog, or get out of my way.)
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To: I see my hands

new cell padding! nice!


40 posted on 04/09/2008 5:17:51 PM PDT by BlueDragon (here's the thing; do recognize the bell of truth when you here it ring, c'mon and sing it children)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I want to take these demonstrators by the ears, shake them and scream, “Hello!...moron! Don’t you realize that the oppression in Tibet is being promulgated by Chinese COMMUNISTS?? COMMUNISTS! Your People! Remember Mao, the Long March and 60 million middle class farmers and property owners butchered and starved? By the COMMUNISTS? Your beloved brethren! Why are you complaining now? And where the hell have you been for the last half a century??”


41 posted on 04/09/2008 5:20:16 PM PDT by Spok (Ignorance is no excuse-it's the real thing.)
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To: Caipirabob
CAN'T YOU JUST FEEL THE LOVE ???????


42 posted on 04/09/2008 5:30:11 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: Truthsearcher

They should’ve awarded the Games to Toronto. Unfortunately, our guys never had a knack for bribing IOC members so we lost for the third time.


43 posted on 04/09/2008 5:30:54 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (TSA and DHS are jobs programs for people who are not smart enough to flip burgers)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I am unbelieving that NOBODY thought to buy a 10-pack of fire extinguishers with all their Protest Friends (TM).

(Hint, hint, ...)


44 posted on 04/09/2008 5:34:35 PM PDT by ROTB (Front Runner=rich guy who doesn't hate evil and strives to offend no one, & WILL SELL YOU OUT.)
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To: Procyon

There have been other variations on that theme. The silliest was in 1976 when a remote link was established to ignite the flame in Canada at the moment it was lit in Greece.


45 posted on 04/09/2008 5:37:21 PM PDT by Squawk 8888 (TSA and DHS are jobs programs for people who are not smart enough to flip burgers)
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To: Spok
I want to take these demonstrators by the ears, shake them and scream, “Hello!...moron! Don’t you realize that the oppression in Tibet is being promulgated by Chinese COMMUNISTS?? COMMUNISTS! Your People! Remember Mao, the Long March and 60 million middle class farmers and property owners butchered and starved? By the COMMUNISTS? Your beloved brethren! Why are you complaining now? And where the hell have you been for the last half a century??”

The only reason idiots care about Tibet is because its the cause of the day.Most of them couldn't even find it on a map

46 posted on 04/09/2008 5:42:04 PM PDT by Charlespg (Peace= When we trod the ruins of Mecca and Medina under our infidel boots.)
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To: Charlespg

The reason they care about Tibet is because Buddhism is the new age religion of choice.


47 posted on 04/09/2008 5:45:27 PM PDT by Truthsearcher
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To: Charlespg

I recently went to a house party (invited by a friend of the hosts) where their refrigerator was covered with every flavor of commie propaganda imaginable. But right in the middle of it, between Mao and Ho Chi Minh, was a “Free Tibet” sticker. I couldn’t stop laughing at them.


48 posted on 04/09/2008 5:57:07 PM PDT by AirForceBrat23
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To: My Favorite Headache

My understanding was always that Visa holders in this country were not allowed to take part in political demonstrations. Seems many of the pro-China protesters were students...presumably on student visas. I know everyone will get a chuckle out of me expecting immigration and visa laws to be enforced, but shouldn’t these students be deported?


49 posted on 04/09/2008 6:00:14 PM PDT by Azzurri
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To: Right Cal Gal

Sorry. I, at least, am on the side of anyone giving the Chinese government a hard time, especially about Tibet and their 1936 Olympics redux; anything to convince Uncle Sam to pull out government support for any part of it. Private participation and support is fine. Let George do it.


50 posted on 04/09/2008 6:05:56 PM PDT by arthurus
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