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Republican calls grow for U.S. to boycott 2022 Olympics in China

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This should not only be a Bipartisan position in the United States but supported by all the nations of the world.

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Japan's Sapporo or Nagano may volunteer to host the Winter Games 2022 if Beijing is fully boycotted. So qualified athletes wouldn't get worried much. #StopUighurgenocides

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The sooner we tell China to stuff it, the better. They've infiltrated western societies, especially at the university level, and a lot of that damage goes unpunished. That's our sick political elites for you. Absolutely no balls. Sorry, girls, that's just an expression; perhaps 'no spines' is more gender-neutral. But I'm not neutered.

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Boycott for the way they are treating the Muslim Uighurs? How did trump treat Muslims in the U.S. GOP? Or maybe the way the PRC treated the Hong Kong protestors? Well, scenes from trump's Lafayette Square police riot look pretty similar. And we're supposed to take this from Haley who disparaged dear leader only to grovel back to him? Great two-faced principles. To avoid embarrassing yourselves over the hypocrisy, how about just saying let's rid ourselves of the Olympics altogether? I would go for that.

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Boycott for the way they are treating the Muslim Uighurs? How did trump treat Muslims in the U.S. GOP?

Or maybe we can take a united stand against a genuine threat?

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Boycotting Olympics is not enough!

I call for total boycott of China, no travel, no purchase of products! don't give that country any money!!!

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It’s not just the Uighur issue ;

How about the corona virus coverup. People who knew the truth in Wuhan & tried to share it with the world have disappeared or died at an alarming rate.

And let’s not forget China’s bullying of its Asian neighbours & treatment of its HK citizens

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EVERY nation with any sense of morality and ethics, who believe in human rights and oppose ethnic genocide, MUST boycott the Beijing Games.

Communist China's policy of ethnic genocide and concentration camps containing muslim Uighurs must be stood up against. Anyone who does not is supporting it. Simple as that.

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If, as many believe, the CCP released COVID and then covered it up for months, boycotting the Olympics is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Boycott all the way. In the future, so as not to hurt the athletes, the greedy and dippity IOC has to stop awarding the Games to this regime.

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dbsaiyaToday  07:39 am JST

Boycott for the way they are treating the Muslim Uighurs? How did trump treat Muslims in the U.S. GOP? Or maybe the way the PRC treated the Hong Kong protestors? Well, scenes from trump's Lafayette Square police riot look pretty similar. And we're supposed to take this from Haley who disparaged dear leader only to grovel back to him? Great two-faced principles. To avoid embarrassing yourselves over the hypocrisy, how about just saying let's rid ourselves of the Olympics altogether? I would go for that.

Darling Nikki is a nincompoop with no cred whatsoever. She keeps licking Trump's boots, and look at HIS record of human rights - his hatred of Islam, Hispanics, everything else? She is a hypocrite to human rights ideals, American ideals and even herself.

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Let's stop making the world in China, said no one ever when they thought about boycotting the country. But that would mean paying better wages, benefits and stuff to workers so no, let's better boycott China some other way that doesn't involve my business changing production somewhere else (and giving them more money) again, said no one ever.

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Yes , boycott the games over made up stories..... Its all just anti China propaganda..

3 million in concentration camps? LOL

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I guess Nikki doesn‘t have a problem with the United States supporting genocide in Yemen or her good friend Modi's persecution of Muslims in India.

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Whether US wants to boycott 2020 winter Olympics or not, it has little significance to China. In 1980, when US did the same thing to Russia Olympics, their absence did not dampen the spirit of sportsmanship at all..

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venze

Yes, but it gets a bit harder for China to explain the real reason for a US Olympic boycott to her people. That's obviously one of the main reasons for it. If more Chinese people learn what is actually going on with the Uighurs in Xinjiang, then the government will feel pressure.

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If they want to boycott the Olympics, go the full monty and boycott all things China. Otherwise, it is just political theater.

The costs to attend a China based Olympics are much higher because the countries have to bring everything with them. Athletes are warned not to eat locally because there is no telling what is in the food. They could be eating a chicken with growth hormone that makes them fail a test. So, countries usually have to bring all the food with them.

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Haley, is a halfwit and less than successful governor (didn't fulfill her term) and during her tenure impoverished the majority of the citizenry and created economic chaos in her home state. She committed various ethical violations and engaged in corrupt activities taking bribes and pay-offs. She is neither moral or ethical. She represents everything vile and insidious about the Republican Party - a Party that has absolutely no interest in Human Rights or any other. At best, she is a hypocrite.

The Republicans on whose behalf she deigns to speak, happily supported the invasion of Afghanistan and Iraq and regime change in Libya & Syria. Within those regions millions have been displaced and hundreds of thousands slaughtered. Haley and her Republican cohorts display utter disdain for civil and human rights as evidenced in the formulation of policies and legislation pushed by the Party.

Further, Republican and the corporate interest they front for, invested in China by outsourcing manufacturing and assembly, which enabled China to reach the 'take-off stage' and become an economic powerhouse.

That Nikki Haley, is concerned about human rights is absurd ad nauseum.

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In my personal opinion, the only way to hit China really hard is through a global and total BOYCOTT of Chinese products, services, etc. The Olympics will send a message but it is not enough. Sadly all international organisations like the IOC, FIFA, are corrupt.

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Whether US wants to boycott 2020 winter Olympics or not, it has little significance to China. In 1980, when US did the same thing to Russia Olympics, their absence did not dampen the spirit of sportsmanship at all..

Well if the U.S. is out, many other countries will follow. This and the fact that most of the sponsors and network money comes from the U.S.

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I am so sick and tired of seeing Nimrata 'Give the man a break' Randhawa, pretending she cares, and flip-flopping like she's in a competition with Miss Lindsay. She, like all her GOP colleagues are in it for the money and votes. She and Rafael Cruz may have ambitions for 2024, but she ain't going anywhere as long as the fat guy is still around.

She can also thank her lucky stars she's nowhere near as dark-skinned as Piyush Jindal (another sell-out). Like she gives a [email protected] about Muslims.

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Yes the whole world needs to boycott the Genocide Olympics in 2022.

We also need to stop feeding the monster, in that every one of us can have a voice and effect, don’t buy goods made in China. Corporations will always give priority to the bottom line, they won’t change their supply chains but if their profits are hit by the public they will react mighty quick.

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I couldn’t care less about the Winter Olympics. Boycott it if you want. The CCP are revolting.

Who else should we boycott? Countries which supply weapons to foul regimes who commit atrocities? Countries which execute or imprison atheists, gays, free-thinkers and apostates? Countries which engage in FGM? Countries which employ workers as slave labour and see thousands of them die? Countries whose leaders ‘disappear’ opposition?

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I'm just here to see if there's actually one who'll say "im (already) boycotting China" instead of just saying we should boycott China, as though it's an original idea that one just came up with

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Hmmm, which ongoing Genocide should we pay attention to? Let's see, we have a mature ongoing Genocide with even more murder in the Mideast that the loudest voice in the China accusations is in full support of and suppresses reporting of the daily ongoing horrors. We have a purported Genocide in 'China' amongst the Uighur Muslims but, again, the loudest voice in these accusations is the voice which denies having, itself, conducted the largest Genocidal ethnic cleansing in the ALL of Human history, and denies despite the history being way beyond denial. How can we take accusations seriously that 're-education' is in the same class as the attempted (but still highly 'successful') mass murder of an entire continent of people? I'm sure the 'voices' have a 'plausible' rationale, they always do...Maybe, when these 'voices' are honest about their own behaviors such as bombing, murdering, innocent civilians for Greed and Power, China may be more able to hear their arguments...

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The Olympics should not be used to push one national agenda over another. We should be able to disagree with each other while competing peacefully in sports, except during times of war.

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