Monthly Archives: July 2012

Great Olympic Moments

Jessie Owens taking the gold medal at the Nazi Olympics 1936  Lee Evans, Peter Norman, and Tommie Smith protesting racism at the Mexico Olympics 1968.   Tank Man Beijing 1988

Olympic Voyeurism

Last Saturday the Old Roue visited Pattaya for a break from Bangkok. I hadn’t visited Walking Street for ages and told Mam that we would only be out for a few hours. She said fine, since my libido shut down after three drinks. My son’s mother kissed me in the cheek and returned to watching […]

The Legacy of Joe Paterno

Joe Paterno coached Penn State’s Nittany Lions from 1966 to 2011 racking up the most wins by a coach in NCAA football history, however yesterday the NCAA fined PSU over $60 million, vacated all wins dating back to 1998, and banned Penn State from awarding any football scholarships for the next four years in response […]

I Love London

Mitt Romney set off from America to visit the UK and Israel. Stopping in London to visit Prime Minister Cameron the GOP candidate, who supervised the 2002 Utah Winter Games, criticized the the London’s Olympics by saying, “The stories about the private security firm not having enough people, the supposed strike of the immigration and […]

Their Man Romney

GOP candidate Mitt Romney appeared on NBC to say the following about the Aurora shooter; “This person shouldn’t have had any kind of weapons and bombs and other devices and it was illegal for him to have many of those things already. But he had them. And so we can sometimes hope that just changing […]