Tag Archive for "Olympics"August 1, 2012
Olympic medalists must add the value of their actual medal as well as their prize money to their taxable income and fork over up to 35% of what they won representing America at the 2012 London Olympic Games according to Americans for Tax Reform.
NBC interviewed boxing legend Evander Holyfield at the 2012 London Olympics during the Today show on Monday, but had no idea who he was. He was interviewed about the Opening Ceremony as just another tourist walking around London.
Mitt Romney has released a new ad in swing states featuring past Olympians remembering how he single-handedly saved the failing 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics.
Since the $43 million puppet show known as the 2012 London Olympic Opening Ceremonies started last Friday afternoon (EDT), social media users have been subjected to almost non-stop whining about NBC’s practice of airing major Olympic events on television during prime time.
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The Political Correctness Police Force has sidelined pretty Greek track star Voula Papachristou after she tweeted a joke. She will not be allowed to participate in the 2012 Olympics.
The International Olympics Committee has destroyed the 2012 London Summer Olympics by ruling that Women’s Beach Volleyball players no longer have to wear bikinis while participating in the popular television sport.
The New York Times’ Alessandra Stanley is upset that NBC is focusing too much of its coverage of the 2010 Olympics on American athletes and seems to be (gasp) cheering for the Americans to do well and happy when they win events.
Three electric Zamboni ice resurfacing machines, acquired by the Olympic committee as a more “green” alternative to the traditional propane powered variety, failed to work properly yesterday, delaying the Men’s 500k Speed Skating final and causing one American to withdraw from the race entirely on safety concerns.
Because it’s Superbowl Friday and we’re all preparing for the snowstorm that’s going to hit us this weekend, I’m going to post a story that is pretty much nothing but an excuse to upload a picture of a pretty girl. I guess I get to rail against misplaced political correctness, too, but that’s just a side benefit.
I don’t know why these subtitled “Hitler Freaks Out” Downfall parody videos never get old, but they never, ever do. I laugh at nearly every single one.
And, for some reason, they’re funnier with the sound on.