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  •  FWIW, only one person died (3+ / 0-)
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    Mets102, FrugalGranny, taffers

    as a direct result of the Atlanta bombing.  The other fatality that night was a reporter who had a heart attack while running to film the scene of the bombing.

    Not to devalue the unnecessary loss of life, pushing for accuracy.

    And like Munich it was the result of terrorism.  So yes, as part of every opening, the IOC should take a stand against terrorism as an idea that is antithetical to the stated purpose of the Olympic games.

    “that our civil rights have no dependence on our religious opinions, any more than our opinions in physics or geometry.” Thomas Jefferson

    by markdd on Sat Jul 28, 2012 at 11:05:58 PM PDT

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