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Old 03-27-2009, 02:44 PM
 
Location: Tower Grove East, St. Louis, MO
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Community groups get Olympics promise - Chicago Breaking News (http://www.chicagobreakingnews.com/2009/03/tentative-deal-reached-on-olympic-benefits.html - broken link)
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Old 03-28-2009, 11:01 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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"“This is the United States of America, and the person who’s our quarterback is President Barack Obama,” Daley said at a West Side garden show. “He is the one who will go to Copenhagen’’ to present the city’s final pitch to the International Olympic Committee in October."

Obama 'our quarterback' for final Olympic pitch: Daley :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Chicago 2016 (http://www.suntimes.com/sports/olympics/1501045,daley-obama-chicago-olympics-032809.article - broken link)
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Old 03-28-2009, 11:08 PM
 
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"“This is the United States of America, and the person who’s our quarterback is President Barack Obama,” Daley said at a West Side garden show. “He is the one who will go to Copenhagen’’ to present the city’s final pitch to the International Olympic Committee in October."

Obama 'our quarterback' for final Olympic pitch: Daley :: CHICAGO SUN-TIMES :: Chicago 2016 (http://www.suntimes.com/sports/olympics/1501045,daley-obama-chicago-olympics-032809.article - broken link)
With the way Obama is built, be glad he's playing quarterback instead of runningback! Him with his pencil neck (almost looks like a bobble doll lol), those puny shoulders and bird legs. I don't think he'd get past the defensive line otherwise........
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Old 03-30-2009, 04:57 PM
 
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A point guard analogy would of been a better fit.
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Old 03-30-2009, 05:20 PM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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I hope Chicago gets it. If so, I've heard rumors of some possible practice/exhibition games being played in St. Louis. If St. Louis gets the China Hub deal maybe by then Asian teams could fly right into St. Louis and practice there before the Olympics.
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Old 03-31-2009, 11:40 AM
 
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if we dont get the olympics what will those sites be used for and the money that would go to the olympics? will he use that money to give the cpd their contract
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Old 03-31-2009, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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if we dont get the olympics what will those sites be used for and the money that would go to the olympics? will he use that money to give the cpd their contract
The money raised so far is from private sources and is contingent upon being awarded the Games. It's not Daley's to play with as he pleases.
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Old 03-31-2009, 02:15 PM
 
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The money raised so far is from private sources and is contingent upon being awarded the Games. It's not Daley's to play with as he pleases.
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Old 03-31-2009, 02:21 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Do you have some particular objection to what I said? If so, care to elaborte? Or are you going to revert back to just responding with emoticons without contributing anything of value to the topic of discussion?
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Old 03-31-2009, 02:24 PM
 
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Do you have some particular objection to what I said? If so, care to elaborte? Or are you going to revert back to just responding with emoticons without contributing anything of value to the topic of discussion?
....Well...........I better not............
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