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zanduvid zanduvid (@zanduvid) on Pinned comment
Have they not learn anything since the Rio Olympics?
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ChamoshChamoshvnd ChamoshChamoshvnd (@ChamoshChamoshvnd) on Pinned comment
Never knew any of these details about Thakhti's politics. Thanx for the info.
I always thought he was a Nationalist and either a strong sympathizer or a member of the National Front.
It's not an exaggeration to say Takhti was the coolest world star Iran has ever had. Also not sure if anyone has won as many medals as Takhti. He remains unsurpassed on so many levels. He's was a kid from our old Tehran neighborhood of Khani Abad. His son lives in the US, married to Moniru Ravanipor, the great Iranian novelist.
It's interesting to see the considerable, alarming contrast between Takhti's sportsmanship, fairness and the current "Death" culture dominating our sports. Just recall how many egregious insults Messy had in his FB page, after he scored a goal against Iran. With the kids in street of Tehran carrying signs that read "Death to the referee!"
Takhti would have not been pleased with outrageously insulting reactions of sports fan in today's Iran.

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Baller Baller (@Baller) on Pinned comment
Oh come on man! Get real!!
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ChamoshChamoshvnd ChamoshChamoshvnd (@ChamoshChamoshvnd) on Pinned comment
You Never Got Me Down


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Baller Baller (@Baller) on Pinned comment
It's not "Jerry's World" after all!
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zanduvid zanduvid (@zanduvid) on Pinned comment
The Italian rider won his 115th race.
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iraj iraj (@iraj) on Pinned comment
Boycott NFL if the pro Trump team owners don't hire Kaepernick who's one of the best quarterbacks in American football.
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Veronexim Veronexim (@Veronexim) on Pinned comment
This is so cool! It's nice hearing positive news among all those scary and sad politic news.
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MichaelMars MichaelMars (@MichaelMars) replied to iraj (@iraj) on Pinned comment
Another big W for the Pats!!
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iraj iraj (@iraj) replied to MichaelMars (@MichaelMars) on Pinned comment
Trump also like the whores of Moscow.
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Dakho Dakho (@Dakho) replied to MichaelMars (@MichaelMars) on Pinned comment
On that note,
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MichaelMars MichaelMars (@MichaelMars) on Pinned comment
All the more reason for Pats fans to root for their home team! It's a winning organization and game recognizes game. Trump likes winners and so do Tom Brady and the gang. These guys are true Patriots!! Go Pats!!
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ashianeh ashianeh (@ashianeh) on Pinned comment
A touching and heartwarming story! Thanks for sharing!
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Baller Baller (@Baller) on Pinned comment
I'm expecting to see lots of player anthem protests from NBA players. I wonder if that'll affect their ratings as well.
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john John Skorick (@john) replied to Baller (@Baller) on Pinned comment
The police who are murdering innocent black men are disrespecting this country. The men and women who are trying to start a conversation about it are honoring this country.
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Baller Baller (@Baller) on Pinned comment
"I think it's a problem ... anybody who disrespects this country and the flag,"...If they don't like the country they don't like our flag ... get the hell out." Says the white guy who's clearly oblivious to the discrimination and police brutality we're subjected to across the country.
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ChamoshChamoshvnd ChamoshChamoshvnd (@ChamoshChamoshvnd) replied to Baller (@Baller) on Pinned comment
It's really hard to understand exactly what's going on in his head, and I'm no psychology expert either, but I definitely don't think it's merely a stunt on his part.
He's a bi-racial guy that was raised by white parents? Could this protest be some sort of a reaction to that period of his life and affirming his Blackness?
There's also the whole BLM momentum which by now is a global movement with activists of African descent organizing in England and France,... identifying themselves as BLM activists. BLM has spread outside of US and inside America it has also inspired and moved many hitherto apolitical athletes, Mr. K being one of them.
There was also the passing on Muhammad Ali this year and all the memories and lessons his life brought back for all of us, and perhaps especially Black athletes.
Maybe it's a little bit of all these points motivating and making Mr. K to say what he's saying now. More power to him. I find it fascinating how his style of protest has spread to other NFL teams, and small local teams as well.

All of this brings me back to the great W. E. B. Du Bois who ,in 1903, said: ",,,the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color-line."
Alas that problem seems to be getting extended well into 21st century as well.
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Baller Baller (@Baller) replied to ChamoshChamoshvnd (@ChamoshChamoshvnd) on Pinned comment
Yes this is true! Do you think that this is a publicity stunt by Kaepernick?
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