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Bob Costas Beautifully Articulates Staging Olympics Against Backdrop Of Russian Brutality

The dichotomy between the beauty of the Olympic games where countries compete and, yet, cooperate with each other as part of a beautiful world spectacle, and the brutality that represents what Russia truly is, was put in perspective by Bob Costas. Costas is much more than a sportscaster. He has always had the ability to [...]

In 2010, a Russian group called “Sanctity of Motherhood” held a conference to discuss family values in Russia. On the second morning of the conference, the only American in attendance, a tall, collected man, stepped up for his speech. Larry Jacobs, vice president of the Rockford, Illinois-based World Congress of Families (WCF), an umbrella organization [...]

Two members of the Ukrainian Olympic team will sit out the event in protest of the atrocities in Kiev. “I don’t want to participate when in my country people die,” skier Bogdana Matsotska told the Associated Press on Thursday. She will sit out the rest of the games in protest of the violence. Matsotska’s father [...]

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After being detained on Sochi, two members of the group were released by Russian police. No charges were filed against Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina, who were held along with several other people near the city’s ferry terminal, a popular area for fans celebrating the Olympics. Seven other people who were detained with them also [...]

Because of topless images of Olympic skier Jackie Chamoun that have come to light, she is being investigated by the Olympic Committee of her native Lebanon. Chamoun, 22, is one of just two Lebanese Olympians in Sochi, set to compete in the slalom and giant slalom skiing events next week. She also skied in the [...]

Awwww, the poor widdle violent homicidal Islamic extremists iz hazzing a sad! God knows we’re no friends of Vladimir Putin and the Russians’ iron hand over here, but there is nothing more annoying than a whiny bunch of Eurasian Islamists with a big wish list. An offshoot of the Caucasus Emirate, an Islamist group in [...]

Something is quite odd when conservatives praise Communist leaders because they agree with them on social issues. World Congress of Families spokesman Don Feder is once again defending Russian President Vladimir Putin’s crackdown on LGBT people. In a column posted at GrasstopsUSA yesterday, Feder defends Russia’s ban on “gay propaganda,” saying it merely prevents “two [...]

Ambassador Mike McFaul says he is being bugged and Americans visiting Russia should expect the same. “As we remind all Americans that come to this country,” McFaul said, “the Russian government has tremendous capabilities, and legal by their law, of intercepting phone calls, emails, etc.” “There is no doubt that I am a primary subject [...]

Texas Congressman Mike McCaul (R-Fear), head of the House House Committee on Homeland Security, says we should brace for trouble at the Olympics. He appeared with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. “There’s a high degree of probability that something will detonate, something will go off,” McCaul said. “But I do think it’s probably, most [...]

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