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eLucidate February 12th, 2014 12:19am

Would it bother you if USA doesn't win another medal this Olympics?

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Bulldog74 California
02/14/14 1:56 pm

Yes, it should bother every American. The Olympics is a place where we can show our pride and superiority. Sadly the norm is Americans do not care we just want handouts and subsidies. Hard work or recognition of hard work doesn't interest us.

DavesNotHere where am I
02/11/14 8:36 pm

Nah. I just like some of the events, regardless of whose in it. The ski slalom is fun to watch as is the ski jumping. The Shaun white stuff belongs on MTV.

susanr Colorado
02/11/14 6:44 pm

I haven't been watching, but when I've paid attention in the past, it's not the country that wins the medal, in my view, but the athlete(s). I don't care how many medals *any* country's athletes accumulate.

DavesNotHere where am I
02/11/14 8:34 pm

Susan, if you're interested at all, there's a good NBC app that you can watch some of the events. It's NBC Live Extra. Not bad.

susanr Colorado
02/11/14 8:39 pm

I thought about doing that, but I have enough trouble getting myself to sit down & focus on streaming tv programs that I like & intend to watch... for some reason.

But I may give it a try, and thanks!

EarlyBird Portland
02/11/14 6:32 pm

Not winning an Olympic medal should be the least of this countries concerns.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
02/11/14 5:42 pm

Not really. We've never won an Olympic medal of any kind in biathlon anyway, and don't look all that great in curling. For me the country, USA or some other, doesn't really matter anyway. It's all about the winning competitor's performance.