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Olympic Inspiration

JeffC...2 Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 12:01 PM
The "Miracle on Ice" wasn't shown live. It was broadcast on tape delay long after everyone knew the results.

I'm ready for the Olympic Games, ready to watch the best athletes in the world giving it all they have. I'm ready to be inspired.

After a long Republican presidential primary soap opera, continuing mediocre economic news, ongoing information on the Greek crisis, the current silliness of the presidential campaign quips of the day, and last week's tragedy in Aurora, Colo., Americans are in desperate need of inspiration.

Thank goodness it's time for the Olympic Games.

The ancient Olympic Games, held in Athens, Greece, were held from approximately 776 B.C. to 400 A.D. During the games, there would...