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Billie Jean King drops out of U.S.
Olympic delegation, White House says

Washington Post, by David Nakamura

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 2/5/2014 12:45:57 PM

The White House announced the revisions to the delegation Wednesday afternoon. King told the Associated Press that her mother´s failing health has forced her to remain in the United States. "It is important for me to be with my mother and my brother at this difficult time," King said, according to the news service. King was to be one of three openly gay athletes leading the U.S. delegation to Russia at a time when the Obama administration had criticized that nation´s anti-gay laws approved last year. The president, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Biden will not attend the Games as

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BJ probably finally realized she was being insulted and to be used as a political pawn as a token lesbian for Barry´s agenda.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: aasilver, 2/5/2014 12:53:49 PM     (No. 9720532)

Send the Mooch - she covers all the categories.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lotsamojo, 2/5/2014 12:54:42 PM     (No. 9720536)

At times it seems like everything that Obama proposes/dreams up melts down - it appears like a definite trend line/flat line of incompetency on all levels!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rubberneck, 2/5/2014 1:10:23 PM     (No. 9720560)

She did the right thing.

But she´ll probably be reprimanded by the militantly gay community, for making her family more important than her sexuality.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Yosemite Sam, 2/5/2014 1:11:18 PM     (No. 9720563)

Excluding journalists of course, no one with a greater than room temperature IQ would never go where security and accommodations are worse than Third World.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 2/5/2014 1:17:52 PM     (No. 9720573)

Just on the radio top-of-the-hour news: Billie Jean King will be replaced by Janet Napolitano...which says a lot about Janet, doesn´t it?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: frenesi1, 2/5/2014 1:26:49 PM     (No. 9720586)

She probably saw the picture of the water that comes out of the faucets in the hotels.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/5/2014 2:54:33 PM     (No. 9720747)

She probably saw the Daily Mail´s story and photos on the dirty hotels, bad water and bugs! All kidding aside, I applaud her for staying home.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 2/5/2014 2:57:36 PM     (No. 9720750)

Maybe they can find a replacement named Billy Gene Queen.

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