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Re: LEFT PRESSURES NBC TO MAKE MADDOW OLYMPICS 'HUMAN RIGHTS CORRESPONDENT'
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2013, 02:43:26 PM »
Guess we won't be watching the Olympics next year.   :shrug:

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Re: LEFT PRESSURES NBC TO MAKE MADDOW OLYMPICS 'HUMAN RIGHTS CORRESPONDENT'
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2013, 02:44:49 PM »
I wonder whether she might be arrested if she goes to Russia.   :whistle:
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Re: LEFT PRESSURES NBC TO MAKE MADDOW OLYMPICS 'HUMAN RIGHTS CORRESPONDENT'
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2013, 09:09:12 PM »
I wonder whether she might be arrested if she goes to Russia.   :whistle:
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Re: LEFT PRESSURES NBC TO MAKE MADDOW OLYMPICS 'HUMAN RIGHTS CORRESPONDENT'
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2013, 09:03:42 AM »
BURBANK, Calif. -- President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he has "no patience" for countries, like Russia, that intimidate and harm individuals based on their sexual orientation.

Obama criticized a new Russian law cracking down on gay rights activism during an interview with NBC's "The Tonight Show.", saying he has "no patience for countries that try to treat gays and lesbians and transgendered persons in ways that intimidate them or are harmful to them."

Russia has said it will enforce the law when it hosts the 2014 Winter Olympics. Asked whether the law would impact the games, Obama said he believes Putin and Russia have "a big stake in making sure the Olympics work."

"I think they understand that for most of the countries that participate in the Olympics, we wouldn't tolerate gays and lesbians being treated differently," he said.

Obama continued, "One of the things I think is very important for me to speak out on is making sure that people are treated fairly and justly because that's what we stand for, and I believe that that's a precept that's not unique to America. That's just something that should apply everywhere."  ...

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