Archive for the ‘Olympics’ Category

Trump: Inspired by the 1972 Cuban Olympic boxing team?

February 2, 2017

The AP calls it “unsettling” …   “governing-by-upheaval” to recast the role of government.

A historian says that Trump’s style is a mixture:  “a whiff of Reaganism”  with “plays reminiscent of Richard Nixon”,

My take: President Trump’s 1st week in office calls for a reprise of a HomaFiles post from August 2015 … slightly ahead of its time !

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Many of you may be too young to have witnessed and remember, but…

In the 1972 Olympics, the polished U.S. boxing team was predicted to sweep the competition.

But, something happened on the way to the medals’ platform that shocked the sporting world.

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Here’s the story and why Trump’s first days in office jogged my memory of the 1972 Olympics …

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Flashback: Was Trump inspired by the 1972 Cuban Olympic boxing team?

November 9, 2016

Originally posted August 19, 2015 … a bit ahead of its time.

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Many of you may be too young to have witnessed and remember, but…

In the 1972 Olympics, the polished U.S. boxing team was predicted to sweep the competition.

But, something happened on the way to the medals’ platform that shocked the sporting world.

image

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Here’s the story and why Trump jogged my memory of the 1972 Olympics …

(more…)

Trump: Inspired by the 1972 Cuban Olympic boxing team?

September 26, 2016

Since the 1st presidential debate is tonite, I thought it would be timely to reprise a post from a couple of months ago.

Read it … and keep it in mind when the contenders spar tonite.

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Many of you may be too young to have witnessed and remember, but…

In the 1972 Olympics, the polished U.S. boxing team was predicted to sweep the competition.

But, something happened on the way to the medals’ platform that shocked the sporting world.

image

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Here’s the story and why Trump jogged my memory of the 1972 Olympics …

(more…)

Trump: Inspired by the 1972 Cuban Olympic boxing team?

December 9, 2015

Pundits are struggling to explain Donald Trump’s continued strong — and arguably strengthening — position in the Presidential race.

It’s simple Watson.

Just imagine him as a Cuban boxer.

Many of you may be too young to have witnessed and remember, but…

In the 1972 Olympics, the polished U.S. boxing team was predicted to sweep the competition.

But, something happened on the way to the medals’ platform that shocked the sporting world.

image

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Here’s the story and why Trump jogged my memory of the 1972 Olympics …

(more…)

Trump: Inspired by the 1972 Cuban Olympic boxing team?

September 16, 2015

Since the 2nd GOP presidential debate is tonite, I thought it would be timely to reprise a post from a couple of weeks ago.

Read it, … and keep it in mind when the contenders spar tonite.

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Many of you may be too young to have witnessed and remember, but…

In the 1972 Olympics, the polished U.S. boxing team was predicted to sweep the competition.

But, something happened on the way to the medals’ platform that shocked the sporting world.

image

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Here’s the story and why Trump jogged my memory of the 1972 Olympics …

(more…)

Trump: Inspired by the 1972 Cuban Olympic boxing team?

August 19, 2015

Say, what?

Many of you may be too young to have witnessed and remember, but…

In the 1972 Olympics, the polished U.S. boxing team was predicted to sweep the competition.

But, something happened on the way to the medals’ platform that shocked the sporting world.

image

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Here’s the story and why Trump jogged my memory of the 1972 Olympics …

(more…)

Bad day at he office? … Blame Joe Banks.

February 18, 2014

I wasn’t that into the Olympics until the U.S. Men’s speed skaters started blaming their poor performance on new space-age uniforms supplied by Under Armour.

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Here’s my take on the situation:

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