Obama stiffs Chicago


Obama to Daley: You're on your own, Richie

Alas, President Barack Obama has decided that he wouldn't do Chicago's bidding by personally going to  Copenhagen to lobby for the city on the eve of the final decision about who gets the 2016 Olympics. A high Olympic official earlier said Obama's absence would be noted (not to mention the fact that the Chicago bid is the only one of the four finalists that doesn't have the financial backing of its central government).

It must come as a real shock to Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley to discover that the president of the United States doesn't work for him. Piss Daley off enough and he'll send in the bulldozers one night to rip down the White House. 


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  • Chicago is stiffing itself, and whats with the beat cops now writing tickets after selling off the parking meters are they getting kickbacks? I have serious fears concerning the social fabric of our once awsome city. Gotta love how the state puts us on the hook for this olympic cost responsibility, before knowing if we have central gov backing? Way too many knuckleheads ands bad people in gov. So sad, I grew up here and might have to move. :-( loved you chi

  • The 2016 Olympics is the final part of Daley to remove all evbidence of previous mayors and establish a monstrous trough for lhis friends family and allies. His last attack is on the parks which have been sacrosanct, beyond the reach o0f anyone, even his father.He has sold off assets (Skyway and Parking meters) to pay for this Olympic "dreaq" That is the insurance our "legislature"the cowardly aldermen voted for. Little Caesar should be stopped.

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