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Stunned at Daley Plaza as Chicago loses the Olympic bid [YouTube]
YouTube ^ | October 02, 2009 | redeyechicago

Posted on 10/02/2009 1:05:05 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper

RedEye social media intern Ernest Wilkins was on the scene.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: 2016olympics; chicago; daley; nelsonmuntz; olympic
Stunned at Daley Plaza as Chicago loses the Olympic bid (YouTube)
1 posted on 10/02/2009 1:05:05 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

What is there to say, but, hahahahahah. The whole world views obama as a loser and they’re not ready to give up any money to the US which has stabbed Europe in the back for the last time(I hope) while obamanation rules the US.


2 posted on 10/02/2009 1:10:42 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: Berlin_Freeper

can we see the video when RIO won?


3 posted on 10/02/2009 1:11:23 PM PDT by Texas4ever (God is in control!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
The most hilarious thing I've read so far is from the CBS, which blamed this another Obama’s fiasco on lack of American standing in the Olympic community due to US boycott of the Olympic Games in Moscow in 1980.
4 posted on 10/02/2009 1:11:47 PM PDT by alecqss
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To: Berlin_Freeper

SWEET!


5 posted on 10/02/2009 1:12:21 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hear us, O Bama: Mmm, mmm, mmm.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Comedy Gold! Mmmm,mmmm,mmmm.


6 posted on 10/02/2009 1:12:25 PM PDT by Motorheadlemmy ('No, he's not retarded...')
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To: freeangel
RECOUNT!


7 posted on 10/02/2009 1:12:43 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: alecqss

“The most hilarious thing I’ve read so far is from the CBS, which blamed this another Obama’s fiasco on lack of American standing in the Olympic community due to US boycott of the Olympic Games in Moscow in 1980. “

Makes it tough to explain LA, Atlanta, and SLC.


8 posted on 10/02/2009 1:13:52 PM PDT by Buck W. (The President of the United States IS named Schickelgruber...)
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To: freeangel
Why would the well oiled Obama machine allow the president to publicly fail? Usually the president only shows up for the signing photo op AFTER the agreement has been reached.
9 posted on 10/02/2009 1:13:58 PM PDT by Natural Law
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To: Berlin_Freeper

10 posted on 10/02/2009 1:14:38 PM PDT by Dallas59
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To: Berlin_Freeper
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11 posted on 10/02/2009 1:14:49 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

“Yes! Yes! Oh let me taste your tears! Oh, the tears of unfathomable sadness! Mmm-yummy! Mmm-yummy.”


12 posted on 10/02/2009 1:14:49 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Texas4ever
Rio 2016 - Olympic Games - Master Plan

Rio de Janeiro win the right to host the 2016 Olympics

13 posted on 10/02/2009 1:16:30 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (It's a Girl!)
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To: Natural Law
Usually the president only shows up for the signing photo op AFTER the agreement has been reached.

Even Carter knew to do that with Israel/Egypt. Could O Bama be even more inept than O Peanut?

Things that make you go mmm, mmm, mmm.

14 posted on 10/02/2009 1:16:58 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hear us, O Bama: Mmm, mmm, mmm.)
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To: alecqss

“The most hilarious thing I’ve read so far is from the CBS, which blamed this another Obama’s fiasco on lack of American standing in the Olympic community due to US boycott of the Olympic Games in Moscow in 1980.”

CARTER’S FAULT!!!!!!!!!!

And the Russians boycotting LA in ‘84 ...

“REAGAN’S FAULT!!!!!”

McDonalds is probably still crying over all the money lost on their promotion that year since the USA won gold in a ton of events.


15 posted on 10/02/2009 1:17:00 PM PDT by edh (I need a better tagline)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I guess someone else kicked the field goal, eh?


16 posted on 10/02/2009 1:17:05 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I guess ACORN couldn’t help Zero steal this election.


17 posted on 10/02/2009 1:19:11 PM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: alecqss

No, the funniest thing will be what we don’t know — how many corrupt Chicago politicians secretly bought land through nominees or relatives on or near planned Olympic sites in the hope of making an illicit fortune. Now the values are a bit more realistic, eh? Ha, Ha, Ha.


18 posted on 10/02/2009 1:19:15 PM PDT by laconic
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Olympic Fail
19 posted on 10/02/2009 1:19:27 PM PDT by Tawiskaro
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To: Berlin_Freeper

That video gave me vertigo ...


20 posted on 10/02/2009 1:20:05 PM PDT by mlizzy ("It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy" --Mother Teresa of Calcutta.)
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To: alecqss

I too, like CBS, blame Jimmy Carter


21 posted on 10/02/2009 1:20:07 PM PDT by Shermy
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To: Natural Law

Usually the president only shows up for the signing photo op AFTER the agreement has been reached.

He obviously thought he was going to win. Either he was double-crossed, played like a sucka, or those speeches he and Michelle gave convinced a whole lot of people to vote Rio


22 posted on 10/02/2009 1:20:24 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Thank YOU//WOW I want to go to RIO!!!

Think they need a nurse?


23 posted on 10/02/2009 1:20:43 PM PDT by Texas4ever (God is in control!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Good day to be alive!


24 posted on 10/02/2009 1:21:49 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Tawiskaro

LoL!


25 posted on 10/02/2009 1:25:30 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (It's a Girl!)
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To: Texas4ever

You are very welcome. Rio is looking real good!


26 posted on 10/02/2009 1:27:03 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (It's a Girl!)
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To: laconic
Come to think of it - yes, I wish I would be able to see faces of those Tony Reskos.
27 posted on 10/02/2009 1:35:27 PM PDT by alecqss
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To: Natural Law

Why would the well oiled Obama machine allow the president to publicly fail? Usually the president only shows up for the signing photo op AFTER the agreement has been reached.”

Feeling pretty smug here- I predicted Rio, and everyone said- NObama would not have gone if it wasn’t a done deal.

I contend that his trip was a Hail Mary pass.

It failed, and time ran out on the game.

Favre is a much better quarterback......


28 posted on 10/02/2009 1:35:36 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Tawiskaro

Love dat photoshop! Perfect for the current occassion.


29 posted on 10/02/2009 1:36:57 PM PDT by VOA
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To: Tawiskaro

Awesome


30 posted on 10/02/2009 1:41:03 PM PDT by MattinNJ (Palin-I cannot spare this woman. She fights.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Two things I noticed about that video:

1. There were a bunch of women in front of the camera wearing hijabs. Diversity, baby.

2. As soon as the announcement was made that Chicago was eliminated, the feed was interrupted—somebody pulled the plug like a child having a tantrum! Listen and you’ll hear the IOC guy’s voice keep repeating over and over while they’re trying to get the video feed back up.

Deep-dish schadenfreude. Mmmmmmmm, tasty.

}:-)4


31 posted on 10/02/2009 1:48:35 PM PDT by Moose4 (Ted Kennedy: "If they bring up Camelot, we get to bring up the lady in the lake.")
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To: Tawiskaro

Best one yet!


32 posted on 10/02/2009 1:50:47 PM PDT by ResponseAbility (Bureaucratic healthcare is bad medicine.)
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To: Tawiskaro

Looks like alot of mouth breathers in that pic.


33 posted on 10/02/2009 1:59:16 PM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Two seconds after the announcement.

34 posted on 10/02/2009 2:07:08 PM PDT by Loyal Buckeye
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To: Tawiskaro
Ha! Love it! My take...


35 posted on 10/02/2009 2:10:26 PM PDT by SparkyBass
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Moving the President and his entourage to Copenhagen - 7 million dollars, Michelle’s new Versace outfit - 25 thousand dollars, Potato chips and Twinkies for Oprah - 4.8 trillion dollars, Watching them get their buts handed to them by Rio’s Olympic committee - FREAKIN PRICELESS!!!!!!


36 posted on 10/02/2009 2:13:15 PM PDT by TheRedSoxWinThePennant
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I am so glad Hussein/Chicago lost it. We don’t need for Hussein to have even this as a “triumph” for his presidency come November 2010.


37 posted on 10/02/2009 2:13:36 PM PDT by arthurus ("If you don't believe in shooting abortionists, don't shoot an abortionist." -Ann C.)
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To: Natural Law

Because Mr. and Mrs. Zero owed an all out effort to Valerie Jarett and Axelrod, et al whose former firms had so much riding on ringing the Olympics to Chi Town. Locals say it was all about Daley.

Here it is in a nushell, thanks to Michelle Malkin:

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2009/09/30/all_the_presidents_olympic_cronies_98509.html

And they say it was “for the kids” and “an economic benefit for America”. Bull.

More personal greed and politics as usual at the expense of the U.S. taxpayers. Anyone get a good estimate on how many millions this boondoggle cost us taxpayers?


38 posted on 10/02/2009 2:20:02 PM PDT by justapicker (I don't want the cheese, I just want out of the trap)
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To: justapicker
How fitting since both the Olympics and hubris have their origin in ancient Greece.

Hubris (/hjuːbrɪs/) (ancient Greek ὕβρις) is a term used in modern English to indicate overweening pride, haughtiness, or arrogance, often resulting in fatal retribution or Nemesis. In ancient Greece, hubris referred to actions which, intentionally or not, shamed and humiliated the victim, and frequently the perpetrator as well. It was most evident in the public and private actions of the powerful and rich. The word was also used to describe actions of those who challenged the gods or their laws, especially in Greek tragedy, resulting in the protagonist's downfall.

Hubris, though not specifically defined, was a legal term and was considered a crime in classical Athens. It was also considered the greatest sin of the ancient Greek world.

39 posted on 10/02/2009 2:25:43 PM PDT by Natural Law
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Stunned at Daley Plaza as Chicago loses the Olympic bid

This is definately a big blow - you know they already had big plans for the money they were going to scam and steal.

Obama and his Chicago thug cronies will have to come up with some other scam to screw taxpayers out of $5 or $10 billion to line the pockets of his pals.
.

40 posted on 10/02/2009 2:39:51 PM PDT by Iron Munro (You can't kill the beast while sucking at its teat - Claire Wolfe)
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To: Tawiskaro
Hilarious ...... the expressions on their stupefied faces! LOL.
41 posted on 10/02/2009 2:44:07 PM PDT by StormEye
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To: Berlin_Freeper
Damn fool Obama forgot to bring his Chicago Union Thugs from the SCIU with him, a couple of missing digits from those IOC twits and the vote for Chicago would have been unanimous.
42 posted on 10/02/2009 2:54:14 PM PDT by ABN 505
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To: Berlin_Freeper

LOL! I hope you all read some of AP’s early reports, they made it sound like the Hindenburg caught fire.


43 posted on 10/02/2009 2:54:30 PM PDT by rabidralph (http://www.thealaskafundtrust.com/ http://www.sarahpac.com)
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To: arthurus

I vaguely remember Obama the candidate predicting how sweet it would be to host the Olympics as he cruised to the end of his second presidential term. LOL! One down, one to go!


44 posted on 10/02/2009 2:59:16 PM PDT by rabidralph (http://www.thealaskafundtrust.com/ http://www.sarahpac.com)
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To: rabidralph
LOL! I hope you all read some of AP’s early reports, they made it sound like the Hindenburg caught fire.

Oh, the humanity!

45 posted on 10/02/2009 3:13:59 PM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of cat attacks while typing!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Usually the president only shows up for the signing photo op AFTER the agreement has been reached. He obviously thought he was going to win. Either he was double-crossed, played like a sucka, or those speeches he and Michelle gave convinced a whole lot of people to vote Rio

He expected that they would be awed from he stepped down from AF1 and worship at his feet
46 posted on 10/02/2009 3:36:36 PM PDT by uncbob
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To: freeangel

the whole city of Chicago must be on drugs to even think they had a chance at getting the game


47 posted on 10/02/2009 3:37:33 PM PDT by the right reverend (It does not take a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brus)
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To: uncbob
I wonder if Chicago would have had a better chance had the "O's" not become involved!
48 posted on 10/02/2009 3:41:02 PM PDT by CarolinaGOP ("Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face." - Ronald Reagan)
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To: Tawiskaro

LOL (your edit)!


49 posted on 10/02/2009 4:27:52 PM PDT by KevinB (Those who love sausage and respect the law should never watch either being made.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper
I have viewed the video.

I think the award of the Olympic Games to Chicago would have cause a lot of stress eventually to the "little guy. " Olympics are murder on neighborhoods that do not have clout and power. Vancouver, Canada has the Winter Olympics for 2010. People are getting hurt by draconian methods to put on a clean happy face already. The druggies and losers getting free accomodation to get them "off the streets"- moving them into neighborhoods who have no real say.

I congratulate the crowd in Chicago on their demeanor following their cities rejection. They did show a bit of class- I am sincere in this.

Flame retardant gear on.

50 posted on 10/02/2009 4:41:59 PM PDT by Peter Libra
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