News Parade in Manhattan on Friday for US Women's Soccer team

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Chris Russo was railing on this today and he is absolutely right. They are having a parade at 11am Friday during a weekday which is going to inconvenience people who work or have to get to the city. The team has nothing to do with NYC. In addition the city is spending over $1 million to stage the parade when they are struggling to pay for other city services. The team were heavy favorites to win the cup over Japan. This isn't an underdog story. New York is already packed during the Summer with tourists. Why not hold the parade in Washington, DC. New York City and Philadelphia already have to spend huge money this fall when the Pope visits. You can't believe the expenditures they are laying out for security alone. In the Philadelphia they are talking about building an 8ft high perimeter fence in the city.
     
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    which city should they have the parade in? :dontknow:
     
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    this a sendoff party for the world cup?
    think its in Canada this year
     
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    If Mad Dog were getting some of this he'd throw a parade

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    Does there have to be a parade for EVERYTHING?

    Jesus H Christ, it was a fucking soccer tournament.
     
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    They can make history of another kind as the first all-female championship team ever to parade up Broadway — transformed into a Canyon of Heroines.

    :salute:
     
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    When's American Pharoah going to get his fucking parade for winning the Triple Crown?
     
  8. GLguygardner

    GLguygardner WE DA BEST!! VIP Gold

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    Maddog Russo is scared of and hates women. @ARM will back me up on this.
     
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    Tinman Well-Known Member

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    Animals don't get parades Silly, but he is racing again next month at Monmouth park and I got tickets.

    :cheer2:
     
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    First girly parade there? Nah, the Yankees were there.
     
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    Tinman Well-Known Member

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    I stand corrected.:oops:
     
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    He's lie the Schmoopy of sports radio :jj:
     
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    GLguygardner WE DA BEST!! VIP Gold

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    But he's right
    :mad: how DARE you
     
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    if the Ricans have a parade, why not the ladies?
     
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    They should combine it with the Puerto Rican day parade. Kill two birds with one stone.
     
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    You beat me to it!
     
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    is it still a parade if no one bothers to come and cheer?

    di blasio is such a panderer. i didn't realize anyone gave a damn about women's soccer...the only thoughts i had were that i was hoping japn would win.
    but i couldn't muster enough interest to watch one second.
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    The World Cups are huge deals.

    More Americans watched the Women's World Cup final than the NBA Finals or the Stanley Cup
    By Mark Hinog on Jul 6, 2015, 11:54a22
     
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    They should get Donald Trump to build that 8 foot high perimeter fence.
    It'll be impenetrable!
     
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    That would be an interesting mix. Kind of like parading the chickens in front of the foxes

    Puerto Rican Day Parade attacks
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    The Puerto Rican Day Parade attacks occurred on June 11, 2000 in New York City and involved multiple assailants who harassed, sexually assaulted, and robbed random victims. Many of the attacks were caught on video and received worldwide attention. The New York City Police Department was greatly criticized for its handling of the attacks. Eventually, over fifty women reported being harassed or assaulted.
     
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