Should the US boycott the Olympics?

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Previously, in response to a report that hundreds of Tibetans have been killed since March 10, 2008, lestro wondered, “what if they hosted an Olympics and no one came?”

The conversation continues…

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Bush: Politics not a factor in Olympics

WASHINGTON – China’s crackdown in Tibet will not cause President Bush to cancel his planned trip to the Beijing Olympics, the White House said Thursday.

… Presidential spokeswoman Dana Perino said Bush’s position is that the Olympics “should be about the athletes and not necessarily about politics.”

She said that Bush, in accepting the invitation last year from Chinese President Hu Jintao to attend the Olympics, told him the games would “shine a spotlight on all things Chinese.”

“That’s not necessarily a bad thing,” Perino added.

Bush agreed to go to the Olympics during a meeting with Hu in Australia last September during the Asia Pacific Economic Council meeting. A White House spokesman said at the time that Bush was going to the games for the sports and not for any political statement.

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Should the US boycott the 2008 Olympics?

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Careful now, all you Ashley Dupre fans

by twit

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She’s jailbait:

“A lawyer for the call girl linked to former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer said the woman was only 17 when filmed for “Girls Gone Wild” videos in 2003.”

at least, according to this:

“The FBI has recently adopted a novel investigative technique: posting hyperlinks that purport to be illegal videos of minors having sex, and then raiding the homes of anyone willing to click on them.”

get it?

trying to click on a link for a video starring this notorious 17-year-old could be “violating federal law, which criminalizes “attempts” to download child pornography with up to 10 years in prison.”

and then there is what this legal framework could mean for all internet users:

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