With a lame Marxist opening ceremony, complete with video that included the flooding of South Florida and other areas, the Olympics officially started on Friday.
I would have rather watched this year’s Carnival winning samba school perform their show as prelude to the athletes’ parade, and do without the GW preaching. Not that anyone asked.
Here’s a reporter from India:
And, no matter what, it was a great moment for the great Michael Phelps, the winningest Olympian of all time,
A few links:
Australian swimming team raises infection fears over Olympic pool. The Australian coach described the Olympic warm-up pool as ‘soupy’ and ‘cloudy’
How perfect: Teen shooter Ginny Thrasher wins USA’s first gold medal of Rio Olympics.
U.S. men's basketball team 'accidentally' visits brothel: 'We thought it was spa'...
Huge lines and angry fans mar start...
Opening Ceremony: Cash Crunch on Display...
NBC RATINGS WIPEOUT: Viewership Hits 12-Yr Low...
Gymnast breaks leg on vault...
Lebanese Olympians 'refuse to ride in bus with Israelis'...
PHELPS EAGER TO GET STARTED...
Hebe De Bonafini Refuses To Be Taken To Court To Testify, Insults Everyone. Hebe de Bonafini, the head of Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Association, today refused to testify regarding her involvement in the so-called Sueños Compartidos Case.
— Éamann Mac Donnchada (@EamonnMacDonagh) August 5, 2016
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