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Three UCLA students released after shoplifting

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  1. Mark Hunts FIST

    Mark Hunts FIST Black Belt

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    And we have someone to thank for it.
    Your president.

    These morons decide to shoplift in China. Lulz.
    He must not have known those players were black?

    Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott
    "We are grateful for the role that our Chinese hosts played, and for the courtesy and professionalism of the local authorities. We also want to acknowledge UCLA's significant efforts on behalf of their student-athletes. Finally, we want to thank the president, the White House and the U.S. State Department for their efforts towards resolution."

    http://www.espn.com/mens-college-ba...ayers-detained-china-set-return-united-states
     
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  2. HockeyBjj

    HockeyBjj Putting on the foil

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    Trump got that Lamo Ball kid back into the US?

    Impeach him
     
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  3. Cuauhtemoc

    Cuauhtemoc Pragmatic Technocratic Authoritarian

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    Lol. Get accepted in university because you are tall and can shoot a ball, go to a foreign country to display your skillz, think it's a good idea to shoplift in China, get saved by the president. Lucky mofos.
     
  4. Devout Pessimist

    Devout Pessimist Tragic Vision

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    They should have been flogged first and then released.
     
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  5. Warlord Palis

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    Trump helping people who hate him.

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  6. uppercutbus

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    Will mainstream tv news give this any airtime?

    If it was something negative for Trump we would be hearing about it on tv right now.
     
  7. Rational Poster

    Rational Poster Scourge of the War Room

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    It says Tillerson did it.
     
  8. snakedafunky

    snakedafunky Red Belt

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    When I read the title I thought they were released from the UCLA.

    Should have left them in China if you ask me.
     
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  9. Seano

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    Thats not how it works though. The admin gets the credit. Like Obama "got Bin Laden" as people like to say.
     
  10. Rational Poster

    Rational Poster Scourge of the War Room

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    Sure, the admin gets credit.

    I doubt Trump did any negotiating here and the article doesn't state it either.

    You're making it seem like this was some great feat that no other administration could have accomplished.

    It's very common for American citizens to get off the hook for minor crimes in foreign countries when the State Department steps in.
     
  11. AnGrYcRoW

    AnGrYcRoW I've done .... questionable things .

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    LOL this kind of thing happens all the time it's cute you guys getting all excited though
     
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  12. BKMMAFAN

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    It wasn't a minor crime. It would be the equivalent of a felony in most (likely all) US jurisdictions. The school should kick them off the team (possible expulsion).
     
  13. AnGrYcRoW

    AnGrYcRoW I've done .... questionable things .

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    You know their politics or are you just assuming all black people hate Trump?
     
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    So he didn't do it?
    So he did do it?
    SO he either did or didn't do it - but somehow the President isn't in charge of the State Department?
     
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    Personally I think those kids deserved a bit of jail time in China. Attitude adjustment and it provides a good example for all other US citizens on what not do where you are in a foreign country... especially a country like China when civil right are questionably absent. Those kids were an embarrassment while representing the US on foreign soil and I wouldn't have minded at all if Trump had ignored the request to help these little turds.

    But credit Trump for getting them back home safely. I hope the coach tears them a new one for the next few weeks though...
     
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  16. KantoTerror

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    So trump isn't racist?!
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  17. Rational Poster

    Rational Poster Scourge of the War Room

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    Shoplifting, even the felon level, is still a minor crime that usually ends in probation and fines.
     
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    You're losing it...lol...make up your mind.
     
  19. Rational Poster

    Rational Poster Scourge of the War Room

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    Trump likely didn't do anything personally, and him being the President likely didn't change the outcome, but his State Department did it.
     
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  20. BKMMAFAN

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    Well, for first offenders that result is certainly possible, but not guaranteed. I'd hesitate to call any crime charged at the felony level 'minor'. It's certainly a more serious charge in China than in the US, sure.

    Ultimately, the property was recovered. They disgraced their school and country and should be kicked off the team, imo.
     

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