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Here’s The Opening Ceremony Tribute To Terrorism Victims NBC Doesn’t Want You To See (wow!)
Deadspin ^

Posted on 07/28/2012 10:05:29 AM PDT by God luvs America

The major transitional element of today's London Olympics opening ceremony was a downtempo performance of adoptive sporting anthem "Abide With Me" by Scottish singer Emeli Sandé. The song and accompanying dance were a tribute to the victims of the 7/7 terror attacks in London that claimed 52 victims days after the 2012 Summer Olympic hosts were named. (It's also been suggested the performance was a memorial to the war dead.)

(Excerpt) Read more at deadspin.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: 2012mediabias; 2012olympic; 2012olympics; 77terrorattacks; censorship; gwot; islamocnazism; londonolympics; movealong; nbcnews; nothingtoseehere; openingceremony; spiked; tribute; waronterror
wow- Lauer's uber leftist commentary sickened my last night, but to leave this out is just pathetic...
1 posted on 07/28/2012 10:05:32 AM PDT by God luvs America
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To: God luvs America

Oh right - I was wondering why you guys weren’t commenting on this.

NBC censored it huh?


2 posted on 07/28/2012 10:08:19 AM PDT by agere_contra (Vote ABO. Don't choose the Greater Evil and then boast about how principled you are)
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To: God luvs America

Did the US flag dip?


3 posted on 07/28/2012 10:16:31 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1285 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...)
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To: God luvs America

NBC?

I was wondering which network paid to broadcast the Olympics.

Hope they lose their shirts.

I won’t be watching.

I’ll be eating at Chick-fil-A.


4 posted on 07/28/2012 10:18:58 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: raybbr

BFL


5 posted on 07/28/2012 10:21:32 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: God luvs America

To call it ‘adoptive sporting anthem’ is a poor description. It is best known as the hymn played by the Titanic orchestra as the ship went down.


6 posted on 07/28/2012 10:24:23 AM PDT by expat2
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To: God luvs America

Yeah - those two reporters that talked the whole through the entire opening ceremonies -— what’s with that...we can figure out what’s going on...I wish there was a way to mute them and continue to watch the opening without their stupid comments...

I was also wondering why that interview was moved in there...and now I now...I hate NBC reporters...especially Lauer!


7 posted on 07/28/2012 10:25:24 AM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: null and void

Nothing like that happened. All visitor flags were treated on the same basis: pack-planted on a slope.


8 posted on 07/28/2012 10:25:39 AM PDT by agere_contra (Vote ABO. Don't choose the Greater Evil and then boast about how principled you are)
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To: P-Marlowe

“Did the US flag dip?”

I don’t know - didn’t watch the opening ... but the One who is supposed to honor the flag (promote, defend, and protect it) ACTS LIKE a “dip.”


9 posted on 07/28/2012 10:26:23 AM PDT by T Baden (Tenth Amendment Texan)
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To: agere_contra

To me, the most emotional moment (cause we didn’t see the tribute that this thread is about) was when the choir sang “God Save the Queen” while the honor guard brought in the flag. I thought that was probable the classiest part of the whole ceremony.


10 posted on 07/28/2012 10:33:02 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: expat2

In the UK, it is best known as the anthem played (and sung along to all fans in the stadium) at the English FA Cup Final in May, traditionally the last soccer game played in England before the season ends.


11 posted on 07/28/2012 10:38:42 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: God luvs America
wow- Lauer's uber leftist commentary sickened my last night, but to leave this out is just pathetic...

Costas on the other hand, was real good. He lambasted the lack of an observation of the Munich massacre, and even more shocking, literally said that Mitt Romney saved the 2002 Winter Olympics.

12 posted on 07/28/2012 10:41:56 AM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: God luvs America

Thanks for the link, our media sux......


13 posted on 07/28/2012 10:41:56 AM PDT by wxgesr (I want to be the first person to surf on another planet.)
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To: BCW

“Yeah - those two reporters that talked the whole through the entire opening ceremonies - ...”

That would be matt laurer and what appeared to be Bruce Jenner in drag


14 posted on 07/28/2012 11:29:59 AM PDT by daku
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To: T Baden
I don’t know - didn’t watch the opening

I'm not watching any of it. I'm watching paint dry.

15 posted on 07/28/2012 11:35:44 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: P-Marlowe

When it was revealed who was carrying the olympic flag. All socialist leftists, that put the damper on for me on an already subpar opening ceremony that dragged on way to long.


16 posted on 07/28/2012 11:49:30 AM PDT by spawn44 (moo)
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To: P-Marlowe

When it was revealed who was carrying the olympic flag. All socialist leftists, that put the damper on for me on an already subpar opening ceremony that dragged on way to long.


17 posted on 07/28/2012 11:49:35 AM PDT by spawn44 (moo)
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To: God luvs America

There were two sections of the actual opening we didn’t see, the one referenced here, which NBC cut, and one that was made by the BBC to start their opening (with the Sherlock Holmes guy Benedict Cumberbatch), which in our country was replaced either by a series of shots with american and other athletes, or an interview with our gymnasts(?).


18 posted on 07/28/2012 11:58:35 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Costas on the other hand, was real good. He lambasted the lack of an observation of the Munich massacre, and even more shocking, literally said that Mitt Romney saved the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Thanks dfwgator.
19 posted on 07/28/2012 12:35:39 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: dfwgator
He also made a comment about Kim Jong Il supposedly making 11 holes in one the first time he ever played a game of golf. Costas said did they count the ones that hit off the clowns nose. I was surprised he would make a comment like that.
20 posted on 07/28/2012 12:47:23 PM PDT by JimC214
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To: dfwgator
He also made a comment about Kim Jong Il supposedly making 11 holes in one the first time he ever played a game of golf. Costas said did they count the ones that hit off the clowns nose. I was surprised he would make a comment like that.
21 posted on 07/28/2012 12:47:46 PM PDT by JimC214
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To: God luvs America

I’m angry that we had to watch all of the other NHS garbage, but Pravda-NBC censored this. Typical BS from the left.


22 posted on 07/28/2012 1:06:39 PM PDT by FamiliarFace
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To: expat2
It is best known as the hymn played to the Titanic orchestra as the ship went down.

Eh...I believe that was "Nearer My God To Thee."

23 posted on 07/28/2012 1:18:19 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: God luvs America
Tried to e-mail NBC to ask why they left out "Abide With Me".

Before "submit" there was one of those ..."type the numeric code shown in the picture above".

The numbers were quite clear and I typed them correctly. However the message "the numeric code you have entered is incorrect please try again" appeared.

Did so but this time there was no numerical code to type in although it was still asked for.....guess they don't want feedback. LOL!

24 posted on 07/28/2012 1:26:08 PM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: God luvs America; null and void; SunkenCiv; FARS; Islaminaction; Beckwith; edcoil; potlatch; ...
So NBC censored a part of the ceremony that even the BBC not only showed but praised!

Wonder what the Islamic countries' athletes and officials did while this tribute to the terrorist victims was being performed.

25 posted on 07/28/2012 2:03:09 PM PDT by justiceseeker93
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To: Churchillspirit

Perhaps both.


26 posted on 07/28/2012 2:11:43 PM PDT by expat2
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To: P-Marlowe

Instead, viewers were treated to a lengthy and meaningless Ryan Seacrest interview of Michael Phelps.

We’ve asked NBC why they didn’t air the tribute, and if they get back to us we’ll let you know what they say.

“I’ll be eating at Chick-fil-A.”

Me too.


27 posted on 07/28/2012 2:27:07 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: God luvs America

Don’t watch the Olympics. Don’t feed the MSM.


28 posted on 07/28/2012 2:36:22 PM PDT by samtheman (Obama. Mugabe. Chavez. (Obamugavez))
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To: God luvs America

Bump for later.


29 posted on 07/28/2012 2:47:11 PM PDT by LuvFreeRepublic
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To: null and void
"Did the US flag dip?"

Wasn't shown on NBC, if it did. In fact, no other flag (even the Union Jack) was shown to be dipped in homage to the Queen, either.

30 posted on 07/28/2012 2:54:35 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: justiceseeker93

Thanks for ping. I have no interest in watching the Olympics in Liberal land or Gaytopia. They were not ready for prime time.

I did watch the tribute at the link and it was well done.


31 posted on 07/28/2012 3:00:13 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: God luvs America

Absolutely beautiful. Dance is certainly alive and well in Britain—an unbelievably evocative performance. And the softly sung “Abide with Me”—so perfect. Thanks, GLA.


32 posted on 07/28/2012 3:00:32 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: samtheman

Aiden Burley, a Conservative member of Parliament

“The most leftie opening ceremony I have ever seen — more than Beijing, the capital of a communist state!”


33 posted on 07/28/2012 3:02:08 PM PDT by 1035rep
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To: daku

good one!..I kinda pissed myself when I read the last part.


34 posted on 07/28/2012 4:59:21 PM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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Bookmarking.


35 posted on 07/28/2012 5:06:41 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Obama hates Mexicans (Fast and Furious))
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To: expat2
Read a book about the Titanic which claims that the musicians who were known to still be alive in the ship's last moments could not have played together as they came from different "classes" and could not all play the same hymn without "the dots"

Sadly, we'll never know for sure.....I'd like to believe that they did - brave men. RIP.

36 posted on 07/29/2012 9:46:26 AM PDT by Churchillspirit (9/11/2001. NEVER FORGET.)
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To: raybbr
My favorite part was in the beginning when they went to various sites in the GB, and children fromScottland sang,”Flowers of Scotland” and children of Wales sang “Land of My Fathers”. the children of Northern Ireland sang “Danny Boy”.
37 posted on 07/29/2012 5:12:09 PM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West)
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