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Readers' Comments on "A Celebration of Lies - Jamyang Norbu"
As the Beijing Olympics comes to a close there are probably not many people on this planet who have not heard, read about, or witnessed the series of lies, deceptions, scams, manipulations...
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atsong  

Location: usa
Subject: A Celebration of Lies
Oct 21 2008 09:19 AM

Thank you again for the insight and all the proof to back it up. Amazing.
norkey  

Location: dublin,ireland
Subject: hi
Aug 31 2008 09:24 PM

hi jamyang,
i am so thrilled to go through your article ,i only logged on to thank you for writing this article and to wish you all the very best ,
idemockle  

Location: Miami, FL, USA
Subject: Exaggerated Truth
Aug 28 2008 08:10 AM

I agree that the atrocities committed before and during the Chinese games gave more proof of the cruel and misleading nature of their government. And I felt personally betrayed that the footprint fireworks and the young girl singing were faked. HOWEVER, that does not give the right to Phayul to fake information. I was disappointed and dismayed to see that (at least) some of this article had stooped to the level of the Chinese government in condemning them. About the tie-breaker that was "So complicated that no one in the public was really informed how that decision was made": that is an outright lie. The commentators on NBC showed onscreen exactly how the tie-breaker worked. The lowest scores of each of them were dropped, until He turned out to have the higher average score. The score of the Australian judge and the tie-breaking method itself were questioned, but some judges just score low and the tie-breaking procedure was written into the rules _before_ the competition. It is also either complete ignorance or falsification that the IOC has not questioned He Kexin's age. After the data the hacker found, the IOC is requiring the He's age be further examined. I really don't see how any news media could have been oblivious to that. Because of these two glaring errors on perhaps one of the most covered events in the olympics, I have trouble believing the background information provided in the article as a whole.
Tsongi  

Location: U.S.A.
Subject: Chinese Olympics
Aug 27 2008 08:03 PM

Bravo! Jamyang-la. Once again you have revealed the truth.

This was not an International Olympics. This was purely a Chinese Game to hide a devilish face behind a show of good face.
langthong  

Location: India
Subject: China's deception.
Aug 26 2008 11:16 PM

True to your words and what missing is those 800 naked pap personals wearing only diaper and left beneath the olympic studium for for eight hours for a fake show.
There must be 51 really sad stories behind 51 gold medals; that is for sure. Poor Chinese, what not their government and great red party forcing them to do.
Tenzin
wildyak  

Location: minnesota
Subject: Thank you
Aug 26 2008 12:21 PM

Jamyang Norbu la,
One of the best pieces you've ever written.
Tenzing Jigme (Melong band)
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