Comments:International row after Spielberg quits 2008 Beijing Olympics

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Good Job Spielberg!Edit

You Rock! Let's make them recognize the suffering in Darfur!


Let's trash some things! - 18:50, 15 February 2008 (UTC)

No tie-in for Burma?Edit

China has all the same agreements that support the crisis in Burma. So, it's an easy two'fer. I know i'm boycotting these games. I'm only one guy, but if that is the only thing I've got, I'm using it! 20:51, 15 February 2008 (UTC)

Question markEdit

This is an absurd stance by Spielberg. Boycotting because of things happening in another country on the other side of the world??? Granted, China could do more in relation to events in Sudan, but so could a lot of countries. -Hoj Ferwerk —Preceding unsigned comment added by Hoj Ferwerk (talkcontribs) 13:31, 16 February 2008 (UTC)

I concurEdit

I agree completely with Hoj. It is true China could be doing a lot more for many countries, and so could everyone else, especially the US, who has the largest GDP of any country, and contributes the 20th highest amount of Foreign aid per GNI, from a total of 22 aid giving countries. So, why is Spielberg using the Olympic Games as a political stunt against China, when his own country, the US, is in a far better financial position to help out Sudan??? —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 02:53, 17 February 2008 (UTC)


I'm glad he said something about it, But what about Tibet? Or the Treatment of Muslims and Christians in China; Hell what about the treatment of anyone with a open mind and question his or her government in China?--KDP3 (talk) 08:43, 6 September 2008 (UTC)