"Cold War" | 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi | February 7-23 | Medal Count in Post #1
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02-06-2014, 10:51 AM
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Thanks for the thread Cloned. I haven't been following these games much, so I was surprised by the price tag of $51 billion that the Russians govornment is dishing out for these "games". And the hotels aren't even ready yet.
Kinda takes the whole prestige thing away and flushes it down the toilet. Russia should know better by now, but I guess not.
In a country with so much poverty its just an awful waste of money. Deplorable really.
But it usually is wherever the high priced Olympics goes.
People need food and water. But hey, give em a far away look at those fancy shiny medals. That'll fill em with confidence that everything is good.
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