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Old 07-07-2019, 01:18 PM
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Originally Posted by LeaveWI View Post
which one of the 57 states do you think they'll land at?
Whichever one has an airport that was used during The Revolutionary War of course.

Old 07-07-2019, 01:21 PM
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Originally Posted by No_Recess View Post
These are the pressing issues of our time...
We should all be happy if this is the most pressing issue we have to deal with.
Old 07-07-2019, 01:31 PM
Location: Raleigh, NC
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What a title to a thread! Haha okay OP, goodbye Whitey!
Old 07-07-2019, 01:41 PM
Location: Silver Spring, MD
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I think it's a lose-lose situation for Trump, he has said that he would invite them so if he doesn't he looks spiteful. If he invites them and they refuse it looks bad, I would normally say it would be bad on both sides but given the current climate it's probably worse on Trump.
Old 07-07-2019, 01:48 PM
Location: Toronto, ON
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Congrats they were fantastic. I got to watch England vs Sweden yesterday...it was top-shelf playing and women's football should be supported by everyone.
Old 07-07-2019, 01:49 PM
Location: Buckeye, AZ
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Originally Posted by Kavalier View Post
Rapinoe wasn't the best 4 years ago when they won, and she was one of the oldest this time around, yet they continued to put her out there. It was clearly a political stunt.
So being a great PK hitter in and being used in PK situations is political, RIGHT. Now if only they would do what hockey does on penalty shots or basketball does on free throws, we wouldn't have this conversation at all unless Rapinoe was always fouled.
Old 07-07-2019, 01:50 PM
Status: "Send HIM back- to Queens!" (set 22 days ago)
Location: Eureka CA
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Good for her!
Old 07-07-2019, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by thefragile View Post
Nah, she's not. She just won the World Cup
Lets be honest, theres not much competition vs the US. They have won 50% of the world cups and 4 of 6 gold medals. Silver in 1 and nada in the other. I'd say they are a powerhouse in the sport. The field is basically US, Germany, Norway, Sweden and Japan.

So she lives in a country that that has sports programs like no other since the USSR for women, but somehow feels oppressed. At least not as oppressed as the Christian girl they kicked off the team for refusing the wear a rainbow LGBTQ jersey earlier in the season.
Old 07-07-2019, 02:00 PM
Location: Buckeye, AZ
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Originally Posted by LookinForMayberry View Post
Actually, playing the National Anthem is a relatively new phenomena, and prior to our becoming such a militaristic nation we sang "My Country Tis of Thee." It stresses our unique one-ness, and our freedom. No military, no religion, just love for our land and the people in it.
Which instrumentally is "God Save the Queen". Seriously, "America (My Country Tis of Thee)" is a relyriced "God Save the Queen". "God Save the Queen" has a good 100 years on "America (My Country Tis of Thee)", Canada who was a subject years after America didn't even guam off of the motherland for their beautiful anthem "Oh Canada."

If you ask me, I've always said "America The Beautiful" which WWE used for their anthem at each and every American based WrestleMania since 1999 (a few times they used "The Star Spangled Banner" such as WrestleMania VIII) should be the anthem. Not for military ties but because the Star Spangled Banner is damn hard to sing. No other anthem is that hard and most are easy to actually sing along with such as "Oh Canada" and "God Save the Queen" or even the Russian national anthem (which Nikolai Volkov use to sing before any match in WWF.)
Old 07-07-2019, 02:02 PM
Location: Austin
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Originally Posted by TheGoodTheBadTheUgly View Post
That disrespectful should be kicked off the team

I was hoping they would lose.
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