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Offline Ichabod Magoo

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Liverpool burning of U.S. flag
« on: June 13, 2010, 05:08:44 AM »
I don't know if there was any discussion of this last week, but it still sticks in my craw.  I guess I couldn't express it any better than the Foxsports writer does in his article.

http://msn.foxsports.com/foxsoccer/worldcup/story/american-flag-burning-by-liverpool-fans-should-incense-yanks



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On Thursday afternoon of last week, a mob of despondent Liverpool supporters burned U.S. flags in protest of American owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett, Jr.

Really? This group of myopic peasants took it upon themselves to desecrate the American flag – the Stars and Stripes which represents 300 million people – on the basis of two men’s actions (or in some cases, inaction)?

http://www.liverpool-kop.com/2010/06/sos-led-liverpool-fans-burning-us-flag.html

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SOS-led Liverpool 'fans' burning the US flag outside Anfield = An utter embarrasment

Offline finnster01

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Re: Liverpool burning of U.S. flag
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2010, 12:07:26 PM »
Surprised the Red Scousers didn't burn the Union Jack as well. Don't ever be surprised about what a Liverpool fan does. They'll burn anything given a chance. Hide the matches please.

However, Hicks and Gillett are a pair of tossers (and throw in the Glazers) that singlehandedly do more to destroy a positive US image in England than George W Bush managed to do with his foreign policy  :dft004:

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Re: Liverpool burning of U.S. flag
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2010, 01:10:49 PM »
I saw a headline for this and started to get upset but then I read where it was Red Scousers and then it didn't bother me as much...as Mr Finn says, "Don't ever be surprised," and I'm not.


Offline Ichabod Magoo

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Re: Liverpool burning of U.S. flag
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2010, 06:47:53 PM »

However, Hicks and Gillett are a pair of tossers (and throw in the Glazers) that singlehandedly do more to destroy a positive US image in England than George W Bush managed to do with his foreign policy  :dft004:


Anybody who attributes characteristics to a whole nation based on the actions of one or two public figures are a bit daft if you ask me.