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Top 10 Reasons Chicago Didn't Get the Olympics
Private e-mail | 10/3/09 | unknown

Posted on 10/03/2009 3:15:45 PM PDT by null and void

Top 10 Reasons Chicago Didn't Get the Olympics

10. Dead people can't vote at IOC meetings

9. Obama distracted by 25 min meeting with Gen. McChrystal

8. Who cares if Obama couldn't talk the IOC into Chicago? He'll be able to talk Iran out of nukes.

7. The impediment is Israel still building settlements.

5. We've been quite clear and said all along that we didn't want the Olympics.

4. This isn't about the number of Olympics "lost", it's about the number of Olympics "saved" or "created".

3. Clearly not enough wise Latina judges on the committee

2. Because the IOC is racist.

1. It's George Bush's fault.


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Confess. You saw #1 coming a mile away, didn't you?
1 posted on 10/03/2009 3:15:46 PM PDT by null and void
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DUmmie FUnnies 10-03-09 ("Obama (That Bumblin' Clown)" Loses Olympics for Chicago)


OBAMA (THAT BUMBLIN' CLOWN)
Tune: "Chicago (That Toddlin' Town)"

Obama, Obama, that bumblin' clown
Obama, Obama, he will fumble around--and flub it
Bet your teleprompter he'll lose the games for Chicago, Chicago
So bad that Oprah Winfrey will have to frown

Olympics are slim picks, when Barry's your shill
You do things like lose out to Brazil
He had the task, Chicago to sell
I had to laugh, he came with Michelle
O Chicago, Obama let you down!

Obama, Obama, that bumblin' clown
Obama, Obama, he'll fumble around--and flub it
Bet your teleprompter he'll lose the games for Chicago, Chicago
So bad that Oprah Winfrey will have to frown

Olympics are slim picks, when Barry's your shill
You do things like losing out to Brazil--still
He had the task, Chicago to sell
I had to laugh when he came with Michelle
O Chicago, Obama--Obama sure let you down!

2 posted on 10/03/2009 3:16:38 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (The wag tailoring the doggerel)
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To: null and void

Unfortunately, that’s the way it’s being spun.


3 posted on 10/03/2009 3:17:38 PM PDT by Francis McClobber
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To: null and void

#6 must have escaped.

4 posted on 10/03/2009 3:19:05 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Rio: Gold / Madrid: Silver / Tokyo: Bronze / Obama: Lead weight.)
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To: null and void

“4. This isn’t about the number of Olympics “lost”, it’s about the number of Olympics “saved” or “created”.”

Very funny..


5 posted on 10/03/2009 3:19:41 PM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: null and void

Love it, also love how the talking heads on MSNBC, etc. all said it was a great thing for BO to go and now that he lost the bid it wasn’t really important!


6 posted on 10/03/2009 3:19:50 PM PDT by ohiogrammy (12)
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To: null and void

I’m curious about #6.


7 posted on 10/03/2009 3:21:58 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr
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To: null and void

#6 - No telepromters at IOC presentations.


8 posted on 10/03/2009 3:22:40 PM PDT by Thickman (Term limits are the answer.)
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To: null and void

you missed #6


9 posted on 10/03/2009 3:22:50 PM PDT by GeorgiaDawg32 (I'm a Patriot Guard Rider..www.patriotguard.org for info..)
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To: null and void

Where’s #6?


10 posted on 10/03/2009 3:24:26 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Tzimisce

Clearly #6 needs a czar.


11 posted on 10/03/2009 3:25:30 PM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: null and void

#6 was made to disappear by Cheney and Rove?


12 posted on 10/03/2009 3:27:46 PM PDT by JRios1968 (The real first rule of Fight Club: don't invite Chuck Norris...EVER)
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To: null and void

#6 can be found with the real birth certificate.


13 posted on 10/03/2009 3:28:47 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr
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To: Jagdgewehr
I’m curious about #6.

See post #4...

14 posted on 10/03/2009 3:29:15 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 255 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: shaggy eel

A little help here?


15 posted on 10/03/2009 3:31:13 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 255 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Ok, KarlInOhio, that was one of the quickest and most interesting turnarounds I’ve seen. Very impressed.


16 posted on 10/03/2009 3:37:15 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart. . . . .Palin 2012----can't come soon enough!)
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To: KarlInOhio

You thought this up and posted it in under four minutes. Am even further impressed.


17 posted on 10/03/2009 3:38:50 PM PDT by BlueStateBlues (Blue State business, Red State heart. . . . .Palin 2012----can't come soon enough!)
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To: null and void
From Newsbusters:

Top Ten Things About Letterman's Trysts With Staffers

10. Learned everything he knows about interns from Bill Clinton.

9. Was jealous of A-Rod, if you know what I mean.

8. Well on the way to becoming the next ex-governor of New York.

7. Makes Mark Sanford look like a rank amateur.

6. Because he’s a liberal, endorsement from NOW was never in jeopardy.

5. Didn’t care about the book, but wanted the movie rights to ‘The Scarlet Letterman.’

4. Is so glad he didn’t have a ‘morals’ clause in his contract.

3. Has great story for his support group, ‘Philanderer’s Anonymous.’

2. If he had to do it over again, he’d collect cars like Jay Leno.

1. Gives company name “Worldwide Pants” a whole new meaning.

18 posted on 10/03/2009 3:39:13 PM PDT by Zakeet (Central Park Zoo vs. White House -- one has African Lion -- other has lying African)
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To: null and void
reasons
19 posted on 10/03/2009 3:42:51 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: null and void

You left out 6

6) Michelle Obama kept talking about duking it out, gloves are off, right hook , while a Chicago teen was beaten to death by a gang of teens.


20 posted on 10/03/2009 3:52:57 PM PDT by Candor7 (The effective weapons against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (Member NRA)
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To: null and void

#6 Because David Letterman lives in the US.


21 posted on 10/03/2009 3:57:03 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: null and void

#6 Like the Constitution the IOC is fundamentally flawed.


22 posted on 10/03/2009 3:58:14 PM PDT by milkman66
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To: A.A. Cunningham

oops.

Thanks.

(No #6 there either!)


23 posted on 10/03/2009 3:59:02 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 255 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: null and void

It was actually quite crafty on your part! ;^)


24 posted on 10/03/2009 4:02:32 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: null and void

#6 is gone because the list is a living document.


25 posted on 10/03/2009 4:06:06 PM PDT by CodeToad (If it weren't for physics and law enforcement I'd be unstoppable!)
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To: null and void

#6 It’s a vast right wing conspiracy


26 posted on 10/03/2009 4:06:37 PM PDT by milkman66
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To: Tzimisce
Where’s #6?

Thailand?

27 posted on 10/03/2009 4:09:09 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: null and void
11. Obama team forgot to bring voltage converter for teleprompter to Copenhagen.
12. Chicago pols working pre-vote parties forgot to take into account loss in value of dollars versus euros when paying off IOC officials.
13. Two words- Oba! Oba!
28 posted on 10/03/2009 4:13:14 PM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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To: null and void

“1. It’s George Bush’s fault.”

This is actually what they are saying:

“Chicago torpedoed by anti-U.S. sentiments

October 3, 2009
BY ABDON M. PALLASCH Political Reporter apallasch@suntimes.com

Some Chicago officials say anti-American resentment likely played a role in Chicago’s Olympic bid dying in the first round Friday.

President Obama could not undo in one year the resentment against America that President Bush and others built up for years, they said.”


29 posted on 10/03/2009 4:17:33 PM PDT by garjog (Used to be liberals were just people to disagree with. Now they are a threat to our existence.)
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To: null and void
My top 10 list:

1. Barack Hussein Obama
2. Barack Hussein Obama
3. Barack Hussein Obama
4. Barack Hussein Obama
5. Barack Hussein Obama
6. Barack Hussein Obama
7. Barack Hussein Obama
8. Barack Hussein Obama
9. Barack Hussein Obama
10. Barack Hussein Obama

30 posted on 10/03/2009 4:22:57 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 ( I'll miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! The "other" Jim Thompson)
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To: null and void
A little help here?

In the late 1960s there was a British television series called The Prisoner about a secret agent (played by Patrick McGoohan) who tried to resign from his agency and was shipped to a prison village. McGoohan was called #6 in the prison.

31 posted on 10/03/2009 4:23:24 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Rio: Gold / Madrid: Silver / Tokyo: Bronze / Obama: Lead weight.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Yes. I adored the show.

(Leo McKern got to be #2 twice)...

Shaggy sent me the email with the missing #6...


32 posted on 10/03/2009 4:26:20 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 255 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: null and void

Maybe #6 should have been MO saying, “For the first time in my adult life, I can be proud of the IOC,” should they select Chicago.


33 posted on 10/03/2009 4:26:39 PM PDT by DakotaRed (What happened to the country I fought for?)
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To: null and void
Respectfully and humbly disagree.

Here are the top ten reasons, but truth be told, there could be over a hundred of 'em.

1. obammer

2. ms. pig obammer

3. obammer

4. ms. pig obammer

5. obammer

6. ms. pig obammer

7. obammer

8. ms. pig obammer

9. obammer

10. and the piglets of obammer

34 posted on 10/03/2009 4:32:39 PM PDT by Logic n' Reason (Don't piss down my back, then tell me it's rainin'.)
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To: Bushbacker1
My top 10 list: 1. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm 2. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm 3. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm 4. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm 5. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm 6. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm 7. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm 8. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm 9. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm 10. Barack Hussein Obama...hmm hmm hmm
35 posted on 10/03/2009 4:33:06 PM PDT by Notasoccermom
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To: garjog

Yeah, those same anti-American sentiments that allowed Chicago to even make the final four cities, WHILE Bush was still in office.


36 posted on 10/03/2009 4:33:45 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Charles Henrickson

love it!


37 posted on 10/03/2009 4:36:07 PM PDT by EDINVA (Obama CAN'T see the Olympics from his back porch !)
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To: Bushbacker1; null and void
Funny you should say that.

2016 Olympic flame to light up Rio de Janeiro

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/03/MN121A0EN7.DTL

Check out the last paragraph:

The slap to Chicago was such that some IOC members were left squirming. The city's plans for Olympic competition along its stunning Lake Michigan waterfront had long made it a front-runner and earned support from the highest possible level.

"Either it was tactical voting, or a lot of people decided not to vote for Chicago whatever happened," IOC member Gerhard Heiberg said. "Nobody knows, but everybody is in a state of shock. Nobody believes it. I'm very sorry about it."

This article appeared on page A - 3 of the San Francisco Chronicle

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/03/MN121A0EN7.DTL#ixzz0Sv3GWhPo

38 posted on 10/03/2009 4:41:48 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: null and void
(Leo McKern got to be #2 twice)...

Don't know if you've ever seen him in "Rumpole of the Bailey".*Classic* stuff...particularly the later episodes.

39 posted on 10/03/2009 4:47:34 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: Gay State Conservative

She who must be obeyed. - His wife.

She who must be annoying. - My ex...


40 posted on 10/03/2009 4:58:42 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 255 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: dfwgator
Yeah, those same anti-American sentiments that allowed Chicago to even make the final four cities, WHILE Bush was still in office.

Bush got Chicago to the Final Four,
Obama got Chicago kicked out the door...

41 posted on 10/03/2009 5:01:45 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 255 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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She who must be obeyed. - His wife.

To hear *is* to obey!

42 posted on 10/03/2009 5:10:39 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: KarlInOhio

Some more help needed here. I can not see a piece of Portmerion porcelian without thinking of “The Prisoner”. What is that about?


43 posted on 10/03/2009 5:14:18 PM PDT by nkycincinnatikid
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To: null and void

10. Chicago is considered a dirty, crime ridden city.

9. The Chicago criminal enterprise could not keep their hands off.

8. The other countries involved are non-partisan & non political.

7. Obama interjected himself in the process.

6. Michelle interjected herself in the process.

5. Oprah interjected herself in the process.

4. Obama spoke badly of American exceptionalism while he was there.

3. Michelle Obama’s sacrifice statement showed she did not want to be there and was an insult to the IOC.

2. Obama & Michelle made the whole trip about them and it showed.

1. Obama and Michelle lack influence at home and the results translated abroad.


44 posted on 10/03/2009 5:15:13 PM PDT by eaglestar
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To: null and void

The only reason is the salesman couldn’t stop talking about himself and apologizing for his products many defects.

FlintStone! You’re Fired!


45 posted on 10/03/2009 5:22:40 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: nkycincinnatikid
I can not see a piece of Portmerion porcelian without thinking of “The Prisoner”. What is that about?

Portmerion was the 'set' for The Prisoner.

46 posted on 10/03/2009 5:47:53 PM PDT by null and void (We are now in day 255 of our national holiday from reality. - 0bama really isn't one of US.)
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To: null and void

13. Oprah! Oprah! vs. Oba! Oba! - NO contest!


47 posted on 10/03/2009 6:02:20 PM PDT by Rockitz (This isn't rocket science- follow the money and you'll find truth.)
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49 posted on 10/03/2009 7:42:18 PM PDT by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Remember Neda Agha-Soltan|TV--it's NOT news you can trust)
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To: eaglestar
I like your list. Much more thoughtful than mine.
50 posted on 10/04/2009 3:11:45 AM PDT by Bushbacker1 ( I'll miss President Bush greatly! Palin in 2012! The "other" Jim Thompson)
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