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Obama: Not awarding US bid for World Cup 'wrong'
Associated Press ^ | Dec. 2, 2010

Posted on 12/02/2010 10:36:46 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says FIFA made the "wrong decision" in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar over the United States.

The U.S. Soccer Federation spent millions of dollars on its bid. Former President Bill Clinton was highly involved in the process and participated in the closing presentation.

(Excerpt) Read more at hosted.ap.org ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anotherbotchup; cantscore; chat; fail; failure; failuretolead; jackass; leadtouch; loser; narcissist; nicegoingbammy; obama; ochild; ofailure; oloser; owngoal; sports
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1 posted on 12/02/2010 10:36:48 AM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Loser!


2 posted on 12/02/2010 10:37:44 AM PST by RexBeach
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To: Free ThinkerNY

and why should we care about an essentially third-world-euro game? not to mention that it’s exceedingly boring...


3 posted on 12/02/2010 10:38:15 AM PST by blade_tenner
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It isn’t an American game anyway....so I think it is very good not to have this sport played in the USofA.


4 posted on 12/02/2010 10:38:42 AM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He didn’t use the word “stupidly”?


5 posted on 12/02/2010 10:38:57 AM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Obummer is ZERO for Two Now....First the Olymipics, now this, lol!


6 posted on 12/02/2010 10:39:02 AM PST by BradtotheBone (Moderate Democrat - A politician whose voting record leans left and whose vote can be bought.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

With the problems our country has today, who really cares about this stuff. Forget the soccer games and concentrate on the problems of our country.


7 posted on 12/02/2010 10:39:05 AM PST by RC2
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Abortion - OK. Trillion dollar deficits - OK. Surrendering in Afghanistan and Iraq - OK. But losing the World Cup is wrong?


8 posted on 12/02/2010 10:39:21 AM PST by fhayek
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To: Free ThinkerNY

FUBO


9 posted on 12/02/2010 10:39:35 AM PST by samtheman
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To: blade_tenner

Google “Vuvuzula hero”


10 posted on 12/02/2010 10:39:35 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The Whiner-in-Chief has whined yet again.


11 posted on 12/02/2010 10:39:57 AM PST by A. Morgan
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Looks like the European version of:

IN YO' FACE, MOFO!

12 posted on 12/02/2010 10:40:35 AM PST by Huebolt (It's not over until there is not ONE DEMOCRAT HOLDING OFFICE ANYWHERE. Not even a dog catcher!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Not big in the USA. Awarding the Superbowl to Russia would be wrong.


13 posted on 12/02/2010 10:40:38 AM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Shut it, whiner.


14 posted on 12/02/2010 10:40:49 AM PST by Constitution Day
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To: blade_tenner
and why should we care about an essentially third-world-euro game?

By 2022 we'll probably have raw sewage and chickens running down the streets of our major cities too.

15 posted on 12/02/2010 10:41:01 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim (Pablo lives jubtabulously!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What? Chicago is OUT?! Again? :)


16 posted on 12/02/2010 10:41:09 AM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Any real American would have said,
Tough, next time we’ll try harder!


17 posted on 12/02/2010 10:41:49 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: fhayek

And the economy is seriously hurting in all “57” States.

Looks like the World Cup Officials, like the Massachusetts
Police, acting incorrectly!! Perhaps a beer summit us in the making with W C Officials?


18 posted on 12/02/2010 10:42:10 AM PST by Mr. Wright
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How anti-Muslim can President Obama be?


19 posted on 12/02/2010 10:42:44 AM PST by nickcarraway
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To: Free ThinkerNY
They "acted stupidly"

BWAHAHAHAHAhahahaha! ! ! ! ! ! !

20 posted on 12/02/2010 10:42:48 AM PST by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

lol. they want everything to be about politics don’t they?


21 posted on 12/02/2010 10:42:50 AM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: cripplecreek

Right. Wake me up when Qatar is selected to host a Winter Olympics.


22 posted on 12/02/2010 10:42:50 AM PST by Alberta's Child ("If you touch my junk, I'm gonna have you arrested.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wish he would stop trying to speak and identify with America. He does not have that right. He is not America’s friend, but her enemy.

.... and can’t stand not being the “king” of soccer games hahahahahahahahahaha you lose again obamanation... hahahaha


23 posted on 12/02/2010 10:43:35 AM PST by bareford101 (For me, there is no difference in a tolerant, open mind and a cess pool. Both are open to filth.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I imagine he thinks that anybody who disagrees with him on any topic is “wrong.”

FUBO.


24 posted on 12/02/2010 10:43:53 AM PST by 04-Bravo
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Yes, there is such a clamor in this country for Pro Soccer.

Its bigger than the NFL.


25 posted on 12/02/2010 10:44:43 AM PST by headstamp 2 ("My Boss is a Jewish Carpenter")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And to think Barry sent the Attorney General Eric Holder over there to Zurich to represent the US govt and lobby for the World Cup, and to increase the black population in Switzerland by 50%

http://www.nationalreview.com/campaign-spot/254298/eric-holder-world-cup-pitchman

Ah well

when the going gets tough, the tough go skiing


26 posted on 12/02/2010 10:45:12 AM PST by silverleaf (All that is necessary for evil to succeed, is that good men do nothing)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
By 2022 we'll probably have raw sewage and chickens running down the streets of our major cities too.

Don't forget the mercury poisoned water from all of the CFL light bulbs and acid laced mountains of electric car batteries.

27 posted on 12/02/2010 10:45:30 AM PST by Never on my watch (It is NOT OK for a government stranger to touch a child's private parts)
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To: Mr. Wright
Perhaps a beer summit us in the making with W C Officials? Corrected - Perhaps a beer summit us in the making with W C Fields?
28 posted on 12/02/2010 10:45:40 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I can undersand The Imam being upset about not getting the Kick Ball Games, it’s a sissy game.


29 posted on 12/02/2010 10:46:05 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What an ungracious thing to say. Our president could use some lessons in manners, he’s no gentleman.


30 posted on 12/02/2010 10:46:32 AM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius, (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He has a comment about this garbage, buy he cannot force himself to have ANYTHING to say about treason.

What a dope.


31 posted on 12/02/2010 10:46:32 AM PST by Vermont Lt (Don't taze my junk bro.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

32 posted on 12/02/2010 10:46:55 AM PST by maggief
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To: Free ThinkerNY

They should have told Obama’s aides that he really should attend, then when Obama attended, award it to Qatar, and have everyone point at Obama and laugh.


33 posted on 12/02/2010 10:48:18 AM PST by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

All we needed was a pesuasive spokesperson like Morgan Freeman!


34 posted on 12/02/2010 10:49:18 AM PST by LeonardFMason
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Heh...

Attorney General Eric Holder to lobby FIFA executive committee on behalf of US World Cup bid


35 posted on 12/02/2010 10:49:54 AM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He spends all his time telling the world how terrible the USA is.. how we exploit, we are racists, etc.... then he wonders why they do not want to have them here? STUDIP


36 posted on 12/02/2010 10:50:20 AM PST by RnMomof7 (Gal 4:16 asks "Am I therefore become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We’re not having the World Cup in the U.S. ????

Woo hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mark that on the list of Obama’s accomplishments.
Between that and the Chicago Olympics, America has been saved a nightmare or two.


37 posted on 12/02/2010 10:50:56 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (Lame and ill-informed post)
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To: blade_tenner

>and why should we care about an essentially third-world-euro >game? not to mention that it’s exceedingly boring...

Amen to that.

I work near LP field , which would have been one of the venues for the game. That would have been a nightmare getting to work.


38 posted on 12/02/2010 10:51:06 AM PST by Nashvegas (What do you get if you offer a liberal a penny for their thoughts? Change)
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To: fhayek

Quigg moment.


39 posted on 12/02/2010 10:52:16 AM PST by blackdog
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Another narcissistic rejection? How do we pay. . and when?
40 posted on 12/02/2010 10:52:23 AM PST by Art in Idaho (Conservatism is the only hope for Western Civilization.)
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To: massgopguy

41 posted on 12/02/2010 10:52:36 AM PST by TexasPatriot1 ("Tyranny is defined as that which legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry" Jefferson)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What a maroon


42 posted on 12/02/2010 10:52:42 AM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: blade_tenner

I don’t get why the USA even tried to get this event. Soccer is popular with kids but it’s not a hugely popular spectator sport here as it is in other countries. Of course, as it’s going now, our demographics will have changed dramatically in 20 years, but they can try again later when it’s more appropriate to the US population.


43 posted on 12/02/2010 10:54:57 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: Alberta's Child
Wake me up when Qatar is selected to host a Winter Olympics.

Yeah! Dubai has a better chance.



Skiing in Dubai

Google link to more pix of the Dubai ski slope.

More information at skidubai.com
44 posted on 12/02/2010 10:55:34 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Maybe all those backslidden muslims who love and play soccer didn’t want to go through US airport screenings. Oh, their weapons and bombs would be safe but imagine the horror of their subservient women being exposed! It’s jihad all over again.


45 posted on 12/02/2010 10:55:39 AM PST by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: tet68

ha, any real American yawns at this...... ;^)

“what, World Cup soccer is going to Qatar instead of the good ol’ USA, let ‘em eat sand!”


46 posted on 12/02/2010 10:56:16 AM PST by Enchante (Wikileaks = a vipers' nest of traitors, anarchists, sleazebags, and simple-minded criminals)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

His rejection by the entire world rolls on......


47 posted on 12/02/2010 10:57:41 AM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (FreeRepublic......Monthly Donors Welcome.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Yeah.....
Yeah.....
Yeah.....
Yeah.....

And the American electorate made a seriously wrong decision in November 2008....

GLOBE_COVER

*************

ACORN SMOKE Just sayin'...

48 posted on 12/02/2010 10:57:51 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Alberta's Child
Wake me up when Qatar is selected to host a Winter Olympics.

It's almost as bad already. Here's where the next Winter Olympics will be held, Sochi, Russia, a beach resort:


49 posted on 12/02/2010 10:58:24 AM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oh please.

Or, is that a little taqquiya to hide his joy that the USA didn’t get it? I mean, it wasn’t going to be in Chicago, right?


50 posted on 12/02/2010 10:59:54 AM PST by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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