Site Meter Ogre's Politics & Views: BoyCott The 2008 Olympics

Well, it's time to see if America has any guts left at all. If they did, America would immediately boycott the 2008 Olympics in China. Why? Because China has banned Bibles. That's right, a simple religious BOOK has been banned on the premises of the Olympics in China.

America, if it were still a world power with morals, would immediately protest the religious crack down. America would stand up and say, "We will not participate with a country that refuses to allow ANY freedom of religion." America would lead the world and tell China, "If you want to ban religious books, you have your games without us, because we will not participate and support that action."

I'm not holding my breath.

Instead, I bet a couple people will say, "Gee, China shouldn't do that." Then all the athletes and corporations and corporate sponsors will join up and go for the green -- the cash from the games. That just goes to show where morals are in the world today -- absolutely nowhere.

I wonder if any individual athletes will have the courage to tell China where they can stick their religious intolerance. I sure hope so.

Update (Thanks to HoosierArmyMom): Contact information for the US Olympic Committee:
U.S. Olympic Training Center - Colorado Springs
National Headquarters
1 Olympic Plaza
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Tel: 719.632.5551

More info here.

Please do let me know if you contact them, and if you get a response from them. I'd like to keep up with that sort of information.

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