Good for them, Iraqi Soccer Team..

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    http://apnews.myway.com/article/20040821/D84JOI7O0.html

    I don't care if they said anything political. I don't care if they hate the Americans. If they win gold, we made it all possible for them to do so.

     
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    It may be silly but I'm loving this too----the world has GOT to see that America helped out a few folks AT LEAST! GO IRAQI SOCCER !!
     
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    I watched them slap around Portugal and thought, "I don't care how much crap I take from libs opposing the war, stuff like this makes it all worth it."
     
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    I can almost imagine how this simple competition is working miracles in the minds of many Iraqis...

    1. Soccer is the #1 sport in Iraq today.

    2. Without Uday's 'coaching' style, their team is performing beyond a level once enforced by fear and pain. A subtle reminder of the former regimes failure to succeed in any endevour.

    3. Most everyone in Iraq can actually watch the Olympics and see their team on sattlelight TV, at a friends or in a restaurant. Something new.

    4. 1,000 Iraqi's in the crowd waving their flag, visible proof of something that would never have happened under Saddam... to let so many travel to Greece. And all Iraqis watching surely note that.

    5. YOU KNOW this ABSOLUTELY has to grate on the Euroweenies, watching Iraq kick ass in 'football'. The only thing that would make this drama more perfect, is if they played France for the GOLD and won.
     
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    Well, I looked at the standings and I guess France is out. Still... go IRAQ!

    :thewave:
     
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    I was seeing all this on t.v. last night and I was thinking to myself-"I never thought I would be happy that Iraq won anything"!


    This made me feel good too,and so proud of what our country has done.Sit back and watch freedom soak in.
    :usa:
     
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    I just hope Bush doesn't go to Athens as Drudge is reporting. It would add too much politics to the games and focus attention on himself instead of the athletes. SOMEONE STOP HIM !! :bat:
     
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    You think it would really be a bad idea? I saw during opening ceremonies that Tony Blair was there.
     
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    Here's what I have in mind, dillo...


    At the climax of the closing ceremony, in the final score, as the fireworks go off, a rush of air will signal the arrival of a fully operational Osprey... from the window Bush will beam and wave and the thousands watching from the stadium who of course wonder what the hell is going on... and then he'll (at the copilot controls, hehe) hover over the torch and snuff it out!

    If we can put a tank in the back and let Bush drive it out, he can do some cookies in the grass, and maybe even rig up some plastic turkeys to shoot out the cannon into the crowd...

    What an entrance!

    The world will will look upon in awe!

    And they'll think he's fucking insane!


    A huge improvement over being an evil bastard, almost likable!


    Count me in!
     
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    and if some plastic turkey shrapnel hits him in the ass---------never mind :smoke:
     

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