Yeah, this is kinda weird.
Is the US patch doing anything unusual when you apply it? Are you making sure to run it in XP SP2 compatibility mode and as an administrator?
"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."