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The Terrorists Have Won: BUDWEISER BAILS ON SOCHI

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posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 06:29 PM
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www.tmz.com...


There's no Bud for you, Sochi ... TMZ Sports has learned Budweiser has decided to NOT throw its traditional Winter Olympics party this year and it's all because the company is not comfortable with the situation in Russia.

In the past, Budweiser was known for hosting huge parties -- like the Club Bud bashes during the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver and at the 2006 Olympics in Turin.

But we've learned ... the King of Beers has decided it won't be throwing a similar party at the '14 Games ... at least, that's the plan for now.

In fact, we've seen an email from a Budweiser rep which says the company does not want its U.S.-based representatives in Sochi ... and the message is clear -- the terrorist threat is simply looming too large.


Well, this is what the terrorist wanted, in a sense. Not that I blame Bud for pulling out because a real threat is looming over the winter games but who else will be pulling out now that Bud has opened that door?

I have to say, I have complete trust in the Russian security details, who aren't working alone. Unless these winter games are a planned false flag event no terrorist will penetrate it, I hope.
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posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 06:37 PM
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Probably checked the hotel accommodations and found that no light bulbs or door handles in some of the hotel rooms coupled with no pillows or in some cases floors and just decided it was not worth it. Besides it is the winter games.. Low beer consumption and vodka probably lubricates the inside of the body better ?



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 06:38 PM
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I don't blame them at all for pulling out. The fanatics in that area (Dagestan / Chechnya) are ruthless. Google videos with those taglines and you will see what they do to prisoners. There goal is not going to be to disrupt / force the event to move elsewhere.

They are going to do all they can to run up the civilian body count to embarrass Putin / Russia.

As for their security the Russians are extremely competent. However, with a 1500 mile security cordon around Sochi, and the fact humans are involved, something is going to get missed. There will be an event in sochi during the Olympics. These fanatics don't care about surviving an attack.

When you have a determined enemy who does not distinguish between government / military and civilian targets.....



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 06:43 PM
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When you can't have a beer, the terrorists have won.

Well played, evil terrorists, well played.




posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 06:52 PM
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No beer bash? I'm definitely not going.



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 07:02 PM
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Maybe it's not just the terrorist threat that Budweiser are concerned about, but the actual conditions that visitors to Sochi can look forward to!



Some of the tweets from people involved are quite funny....you can see more of them HERE



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 07:37 PM
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I'm curious because whenever there is a this side vs. that side, there is usually someone supporting or encouraging the other side with means of carrying out their plans, or sometimes even concocting/encouraging the plans themselves. Case in point, Iran aiding Hezbollah, US aiding Syrian rebels, etc.

SO…

Begs the question. Is anyone helping these people?



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 07:48 PM
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Umm... helloooo ?

Budweiser is not beer.

It's yellow water.




You Americans really scare me sometimes.




posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 07:54 PM
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I agree.

Just too much land to cover and to near a radical population. I think something is likely.

So many people working independently of each other at these events. If they stopped everyone every time nothing would get done. Look at the guy that got in the super bowl by telling every checkpoint he was running late.
He wasn't even wearing the right badge as in, he didn't even make a fake one, it looked nothing like anyone elses.

I doubt anything inside the actual games (though maybe), but transportation hubs and hotels will be the dangerous areas.



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 07:55 PM
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Argyll
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Maybe it's not just the terrorist threat that Budweiser are concerned about, but the actual conditions that visitors to Sochi can look forward to!



Some of the tweets from people involved are quite funny....you can see more of them HERE


WTH? I want to see the picture of the no floor reception area. What kind of tease is that?



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 08:11 PM
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I feel quite confident in stating....

There are better purveyors than this pisswater we Americans are known for (and it's my hometown beer I'm talking about) that will be throwing FAR better parties....

The world will have a higher degree of respect for us staying at home.

Believe me.


Bud BLOWS.



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 08:27 PM
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America has great beer (some of the best). It's just the big brewers aren't worth much.

I'm partial to Breckenridge Brewery. Try some sometime. I prefer the IPA's or the vanilla porter.
And that's something you can get most places in the US. If you go to some of the really small batches, i'd compare it to any beer in the world.
If you are ever in Gatlinburg TN try some of the micro brews at the Smoky Mountain Brewery.
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posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 08:37 PM
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Unless the terrorist were the ones resposible for no running water, unfished venues, missing manhole covers, non usable toilets, no hotel rooms and the rest of the mess Sochi is in I am pretty sure they are blame free.



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 08:42 PM
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Aha, good Cheap American Rip off of bavarian beer does not belong at the olympics...

God, even coors light is better than bud.



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 08:45 PM
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They're probably just too cheap to do it. They've been stingy since the InBev buyout, and the quality of their beer shows.



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 09:01 PM
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Whatever you might think about Bud as a beer, or about Bud pulling out... In truth the terrorists won a long time ago. Even if you think it wasnt the terrorists but the government that won... Americans, and in turn most of the rest of the world, L.O.S.T.



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 09:10 PM
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boncho
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I'm curious because whenever there is a this side vs. that side, there is usually someone supporting or encouraging the other side with means of carrying out their plans, or sometimes even concocting/encouraging the plans themselves. Case in point, Iran aiding Hezbollah, US aiding Syrian rebels, etc.

SO…

Begs the question. Is anyone helping these people?


Saudi Arabia payback on Russia for Syria? They are poking the bear.
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posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 09:17 PM
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six67seven
Whatever you might think about Bud as a beer, or about Bud pulling out... In truth the terrorists won a long time ago. Even if you think it wasnt the terrorists but the government that won... Americans, and in turn most of the rest of the world, L.O.S.T.


Kinda hard to win when you attack anything but the religious source of the terrorist viewpoint (Salafi movement and Wahhabi movement) created in the ally state of Saudi Arabia and exported to other countries with financial aid from Saudi Arabia. The old make your people enemies of all others to keep the people together against all other people (Nazi Germany is an example of this doctrine).
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posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 09:36 PM
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Can't blame America, Anheuser-Busch (two German immigrants originally) sold out to a Belgium company called InBev. There was a lawsuit filed a year ago claiming that Bud and Michelob was being watered down. Of course Sea World and Busch Gardens are up for sale, last I knew.



posted on Feb, 5 2014 @ 10:30 PM
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boncho
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I'm curious because whenever there is a this side vs. that side, there is usually someone supporting or encouraging the other side with means of carrying out their plans, or sometimes even concocting/encouraging the plans themselves. Case in point, Iran aiding Hezbollah, US aiding Syrian rebels, etc.

SO…

Begs the question. Is anyone helping these people?


If I had to guess support most likely comes from those extremist groups that have no issues defiling a religion to justify their actions.

Chechnya / Dagestan areas go back to the days of the Soviet Union. Predominately Muslim areas who have no love for Moscow, especially Putin. They have fought 2 wars in that area, with the last Chechnya conflict seeing a pro Moscow leader installed (Like Afghanistan during the Soviet times).

The tit for tat between those groups and the Russian government has been ongoing ever since. The only reason it seems new is because of the attention its getting because of the Olympics. You can go back and study the bulk of terrorist attacks inside Russia and you will see its linked back to the conflict.

I am sure people will disagree however I don't think the US / Allies are supplying weapons / arms to those groups. For one Russia would not tolerate it, secondly Russia would not be quiet about it and finally they would not allow US / NATIO supplies run through their country to Afghanistan.



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