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WriteDown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-20-08 12:09 PM
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23. All my friends who lived in Chicago....
give very similar accounts.
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  -Obama pitches Chicago 2016 (Olympics) sabra  Nov-20-08 10:09 AM   #0 
  - Great idea! what a way for Obama to end his second term as president by welcoming  WI_DEM   Nov-20-08 10:11 AM   #1 
  - It's as good as a done deal. The IOC/NBC will like the ratings bonanza of an Obama Olympics.  ClarkUSA   Nov-20-08 10:11 AM   #2 
  - It would also be his last year as Prez...  sledgehammer   Nov-20-08 10:57 AM   #10 
     - Exactly... and the IOC are suckers for the symbolism and romance of it all.  ClarkUSA   Nov-20-08 11:30 AM   #18 
        - Yep! And one more good thing if USA gets the Olympics is...  sledgehammer   Nov-20-08 11:44 AM   #22 
           - Absolutely.  ClarkUSA   Nov-20-08 12:12 PM   #24 
           - No, NBC will delay the big things again to prime-time  CatholicEdHead   Nov-20-08 08:09 PM   #28 
  - NOOOOOOO!  WillBowden   Nov-20-08 10:12 AM   #3 
  - As a Chicagoian, I'm very excited about this.  apnu   Nov-20-08 10:14 AM   #4 
  - Can Soldier Field be used as an Olympic stadium?  Bleachers7   Nov-20-08 10:49 AM   #8 
  - I would love that, but the plans call for entirely new construction in west Chicago  apnu   Nov-20-08 11:24 AM   #15 
     - All my friends who lived in Chicago....  WriteDown   Nov-20-08 12:09 PM   #23 
  - I lived in Atlanta...  sledgehammer   Nov-20-08 11:07 AM   #13 
  - As a Suburban Chicagoian who lives 3 miles from the proposed Equestrian venue  Phred42   Nov-20-08 10:32 AM   #5 
  - Yes, 2 weeks of games for billions in improvements is a "clusterfuck."  Bleachers7   Nov-20-08 10:47 AM   #7 
  - And any homeless person....  WriteDown   Nov-20-08 10:53 AM   #9 
  - No one is being shipped anywhere.  Bleachers7   Nov-20-08 11:03 AM   #11 
  - ....and stuck with the bill  Phred42   Nov-20-08 11:06 AM   #12 
     - Maybe, maybe not  Bleachers7   Nov-20-08 11:20 AM   #14 
        - Superbowl. NT.  WriteDown   Nov-20-08 11:26 AM   #16 
           - Compared to the Olympics?  Bleachers7   Nov-20-08 11:26 AM   #17 
              - Uh....  WriteDown   Nov-20-08 11:39 AM   #21 
  - The equestrian events??! I'm an equestrian and there's no way your city will be over run  riderinthestorm   Nov-20-08 10:08 PM   #29 
  - Hopefully Chicago will be smarter about this than NY was.  Bleachers7   Nov-20-08 10:45 AM   #6 
  - As I recall, Mayor Bloomberg gave a disjointed/lousy presentation and no good plan to pay for it.  ClarkUSA   Nov-20-08 11:33 AM   #19 
     - The stadium issue was the killer.  Bleachers7   Nov-20-08 11:37 AM   #20 
        - Yup.  ClarkUSA   Nov-20-08 12:18 PM   #25 
  - Too close to the Vancouver games for another North American city to win  policypunk   Nov-20-08 07:00 PM   #26 
     - It'll be 6 years after Vancouver....  rdmtimp   Nov-20-08 07:57 PM   #27 

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