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NBC Glorifies Russia´s Soviet
Past as ´One of Modern
History´s Pivotal Experiments´

Newsbusters, by Matthew Balan

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/7/2014 10:31:36 PM

NBC whitewashed Russia´s communist legacy in the lead segment of its Friday broadcast of the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Game of Thrones actor Peter Dinklage narrated the network´s lionization of the largest country by land mass: "Russia overwhelms. Russia mystifies. Russia transcends. Through every stage of its story, it´s resisted any notion of limitation. Through every re-invention, only redoubling its desire to cast a towering presence." However, Dinklage continued with a glorification of the Marxist-Leninist totalitarian state that slaughtered tens of millions of people between 1917 and 1991:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Chippewa, 2/7/2014 10:42:30 PM     (No. 9723994)

Hey Dinkage, did you notice that the Russian leaders have slaughtered more humans than Hitler and most of the morons before him by a fairly wide margin.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: fhancock, 2/7/2014 10:48:01 PM     (No. 9724000)

NBC (National Broadcasting Commies) lionizes the Old Soviet Union...bet they wish old Uncle Joe could be brought to life and enjoy the moment and maybe somebody ought to tell the folks held in the gulags what a grand time it was

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Reply 3 - Posted by: troutgreen, 2/7/2014 10:50:17 PM     (No. 9724004)

The experiment failed. The only thing that held it together was unimaginable brutality, fear, lies, and corruption.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/7/2014 10:59:19 PM     (No. 9724012)

Thanks to NBC, (bald) Matt Lauer, Meredith Viera, Bob Costa, the lo-fos will think "gee...if they think Putin and Russia are OK, what´s the big deal?"

Then along comes Obie with his blather about sending a gay delegation and other "social issues". Some beginning for the Olympics.

Disgusting.

Much as we´d like to watch some of the events, we may have to skip them - tough watching with sound off.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/7/2014 11:04:48 PM     (No. 9724017)

PS. Obie, BTW, looks stoned in his Costas interview.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Moritz55, 2/7/2014 11:09:16 PM     (No. 9724021)

I wouldn´t be surprised if it came out later that Dinklage and the others only said these things in exchange for hotel rooms with finished walls and hot water.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Lala, 2/8/2014 12:24:56 AM     (No. 9724080)

The descendants of Tsar Alexander had no comment. Oh, that´s right, no descendants.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 2/8/2014 12:27:12 AM     (No. 9724085)

´One of Modern History´s Pivotal Experiments´

Almost as pivotal as Hitler´s ovens...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 2/8/2014 12:51:22 AM     (No. 9724097)

The Nazis and the Commies all had one thing in common. They were Big government Statists, just like NBC.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: steveW, 2/8/2014 2:03:08 AM     (No. 9724120)

Why wouldn´t the loathsome MSM whitewash totalitarian oppression, when their own Dear Leader in The White House calls it "fairness"?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: uno, 2/8/2014 5:37:49 AM     (No. 9724153)

Think there isn´t a Communist movement afoot in the US? NBC and their baserdchild MSNBC are just softening up the public for it.

BTW, wasn´t George Costanza worried about Dinkage...

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/8/2014 6:04:14 AM     (No. 9724169)

NBC - Communist to the core.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: judy, 2/8/2014 6:18:31 AM     (No. 9724181)

Fox shows the yellow drinking water & cameras in their showers, nbc praises Putin. Did anyone expect anything different from nbc? They´ve been gone for years.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: FleetUSA, 2/8/2014 7:01:25 AM     (No. 9724220)

NBC prostitutes.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: hamrman, 2/8/2014 9:45:43 AM     (No. 9724418)

NBC...the new Pravda/Tass!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Former lurker, 2/8/2014 10:04:09 AM     (No. 9724439)

Praise for murderous tyranny and denigration for for The United States.....we are doomed unless we figure out a way to fight the current culture.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: chance_232, 2/8/2014 1:03:20 PM     (No. 9724677)

I watched some of the opening ceremonies and have to admit that the show was a technological achievement. Just visually astonishing. The scale was breath taking.

However, the show just didn´t make any sense and I was frankly bored.

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