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"Whatever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man...When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."
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Edmund Burke

2010-02-23

Canada Concedes 'Own the Podium' a Failure, But Canucks Care More for Gold in Men's Hockey

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Canadians officials announced today that the 'own the podium' strategy has failed thanks to the Yanks and Canadians collectively shrug. Is anyone really surprised that most Canadians care far more about getting a gold in men's hockey than owning the podium? The loss of Team Canada to Team USA last Sunday still hurts far more for Canadians than this latest bit of news. Despite the best efforts of the Canadian Olympic Committee Officials, Canadians are still modest when it comes to every sport except hockey!

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Own The Podium dream is over; Canadian officials say Americans have too many medals to catch up

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