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(Gawker)   Glenn Beck: We shouldn't host the Olympics because Vancouver lost $1 billion on it when they hosted. White House: Vancouver is hosting the 2010 Olympics. You know, the games that haven't happened yet?   ( gawker.com) divider line
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2009-09-30 02:57:52 PM  
And, sadly, Beck's brand of "in your face" stupidity will continue on... due to popular demand.
 
2009-09-30 03:03:26 PM  
I don't want the games in Chicago either.

I want them in Madrid. I went to the ones in '92 in Barcelona and they were fantastic.

And Beck is an idiot.
 
2009-09-30 03:05:56 PM  
www.chailife.com
 
2009-09-30 03:06:48 PM  
Since when has the Olympics been a conservative vs. liberal issue?
 
2009-09-30 03:07:06 PM  
Yes, but now 3.5 million Americans will believe that Vancouver lost money hosting the Olympics and nothing anyone ever says to the contrary will convince them otherwise.
 
2009-09-30 03:07:17 PM  
You know, the games that haven't happened yet

www.btvision.bt.com

/ "Great Scott !!!"
 
2009-09-30 03:09:17 PM  

sweetmelissa31: Since when has the Olympics been a conservative vs. liberal issue?


Since our darkie president wants them to come to his home town of Chicago, and if the president is for it, Ol' Glenn's against it.
 
2009-09-30 03:09:55 PM  

sweetmelissa31: Since when has the Olympics been a conservative vs. liberal issue?


You do realize that the Olympics let in Communist countries right? And brown people. Who do Liberals love? Commies AND brown people!

I even hear that BOTH even win some of these contests. HOW CAN WE LET THIS STAND?
 
2009-09-30 03:11:54 PM  

hubiestubert: You do realize that the Olympics let in Communist countries right? And brown people. Who do Liberals love? Commies AND brown people!

I even hear that BOTH even win some of these contests. HOW CAN WE LET THIS STAND?


Can we declare war on the Olympics?
 
2009-09-30 03:18:02 PM  

sweetmelissa31: hubiestubert: You do realize that the Olympics let in Communist countries right? And brown people. Who do Liberals love? Commies AND brown people!

I even hear that BOTH even win some of these contests. HOW CAN WE LET THIS STAND?

Can we declare war on the Olympics?


Well, member nations...
 
2009-09-30 03:18:26 PM  

sweetmelissa31: Since when has the Olympics been a conservative vs. liberal issue?


If Obama is for it, it is a liberal issue. That is why they don't sell dijon mustard in the south anymore.
 
2009-09-30 03:18:46 PM  

sweetmelissa31: hubiestubert: You do realize that the Olympics let in Communist countries right? And brown people. Who do Liberals love? Commies AND brown people!

I even hear that BOTH even win some of these contests. HOW CAN WE LET THIS STAND?

Can we declare war on the Olympics?


First step is to bomb Greece
 
2009-09-30 03:18:46 PM  
 
2009-09-30 03:23:08 PM  
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2009-09-30 03:24:25 PM  
prawfsblawg.blogs.com
 
2009-09-30 03:25:49 PM  

sweetmelissa31: Since when has the Olympics been a conservative vs. liberal issue?


Since Obama took a side. Just like everything else.
 
2009-09-30 03:26:40 PM  

hubiestubert: Well, member nations...


It's a little known fact that we entered into war with Nazi Germany solely because they hosted the Olympics.
 
2009-09-30 03:29:47 PM  

sweetmelissa31: hubiestubert: Well, member nations...

It's a little known fact that we entered into war with Nazi Germany solely because they hosted the Olympics.


AND WE STOMPED THEM INTO THE GROUND!
 
2009-09-30 03:29:52 PM  

sweetmelissa31: hubiestubert: Well, member nations...

It's a little known fact that we entered into war with Nazi Germany solely because they hosted the Olympics.


We were just finishing the whoopin' that Jesse Owens started.
 
2009-09-30 03:31:11 PM  

AZtoJapan: sweetmelissa31: Since when has the Olympics been a conservative vs. liberal issue?

If Obama is for it, it is a liberal issue. That is why they don't sell dijon mustard in the south anymore.


Its true. I have to smuggle it down here in a very uncomfortable spot.
 
2009-09-30 03:32:53 PM  

Superevil: AZtoJapan: sweetmelissa31: Since when has the Olympics been a conservative vs. liberal issue?

If Obama is for it, it is a liberal issue. That is why they don't sell dijon mustard in the south anymore.

Its true. I have to smuggle it down here in a very uncomfortable spot.


Atlanta?
 
2009-09-30 03:33:02 PM  

Superevil: Its true. I have to smuggle it down here in a very uncomfortable spot.


You have to smuggle it in the back of a Volkswagen? Wow!
 
2009-09-30 03:36:37 PM  
Can anyone seriously sit down with a calculator and show me how a city could make money on the Olympic games?

The amount of building, security, disruption to normal business, administration, etc amounts to Billions of dollars. For each Billion dollars spent, a Million guests would have to spend $1000 each.

When a single sports stadium can cost half a billion, how many millions of guests spending how many thousands of dollars each do you need before you simply replace the amount of money you spent in the local economy?

But that isnt what it is about at all is it? I think it is about the amount of bribery, corruption, and profit that can be made by the good old boy network in Chicago.

And the last and most damning thing I can say....

There is no way that Chicago can put on an opening ceremony more spectacular than the Chinese.

At least in Rio there would be thousands of Samba dancers to look at.
 
2009-09-30 03:38:33 PM  

archichris: Can anyone seriously sit down with a calculator and show me how a city could make money on the Olympic games?

The amount of building, security, disruption to normal business, administration, etc amounts to Billions of dollars. For each Billion dollars spent, a Million guests would have to spend $1000 each.

When a single sports stadium can cost half a billion, how many millions of guests spending how many thousands of dollars each do you need before you simply replace the amount of money you spent in the local economy?

But that isnt what it is about at all is it? I think it is about the amount of bribery, corruption, and profit that can be made by the good old boy network in Chicago.

And the last and most damning thing I can say....

There is no way that Chicago can put on an opening ceremony more spectacular than the Chinese.

At least in Rio there would be thousands of Samba dancers to look at.



So, you're saying the US sucks... right?
 
2009-09-30 03:41:55 PM  
If pure FAIL was a cornfield, Glenn Beck would be ConAgra.
 
2009-09-30 03:43:19 PM  

archichris: The amount of building, security, disruption to normal business, administration, etc amounts to Billions of dollars. For each Billion dollars spent, a Million guests would have to spend $1000 each.


You do realize that they don't tear that shiat down the day after the Olympics is over don't you?
 
2009-09-30 03:44:00 PM  
I don't want the Olympics in the US because the last time it happened it jump started Mitt Romney's political career, and frankly I think we can all do without more Mitt Romneys in the world.
 
2009-09-30 03:54:10 PM  
el chip:

That sign is awesome. I love dumb people. Didn't she ever see Contact?
 
2009-09-30 03:54:12 PM  

jwa007: Superevil: Its true. I have to smuggle it down here in a very uncomfortable spot.

You have to smuggle it in the back of a Volkswagen? Wow!


No, my anus, but close.
 
2009-09-30 03:55:57 PM  
I have a feeling that is Obama came on television and said "Glenn Beck is a great human being and everyone should watch his program." Glenn would shoot himself in the head because, in his mind, that means he's a horrible human being and needs to be put down.
 
2009-09-30 03:57:50 PM  
kitryne: Since our darkie president wants them to come to his home town of Chicago

Don't you mean Mombassa?
 
2009-09-30 03:59:18 PM  

sweetmelissa31: Since when has the Olympics been a conservative vs. liberal issue?


When a host city bid gets supported by Obama.
 
2009-09-30 04:24:11 PM  
img242.imageshack.us
 
2009-09-30 04:57:49 PM  
How Much Fox Will Be Fined for So You Think You Can Dance Vagina?

O_o
 
2009-09-30 05:05:31 PM  

Eddie Adams from Torrance: You do realize that they don't tear that shiat down the day after the Olympics is over don't you?


No, but maintaining them costs allot of money. A decade later, the local convention center where I live has yet to make a profit like the politicians said it would.

elchip

New keyboard please.
 
2009-09-30 05:06:11 PM  

Superevil: No, my anus, but close.


2 Girls 1 Cup Of Dijon Mustard
 
2009-09-30 05:07:45 PM  

Tastes Like Chicken: Superevil: No, my anus, but close.

2 Girls 1 Cup Of Dijon Mustard


Having posted that, 1 Guy 1 Jar Of Dijon Mustard would have been better.
 
2009-09-30 05:08:03 PM  
The ironic thing about Glen Beck in that if Ayn Rand were in charge he most likely would have been euthanized as soon as his parents realized that he was retarded.
 
2009-09-30 05:12:07 PM  

jwa007: Yes, but now 3.5 million Americans will believe that Vancouver lost money hosting the Olympics and nothing anyone ever says to the contrary will convince them otherwise.


Sounds like YOU need to open your eyes and see the conspiracy against America that is the CommunoLiberalSocioFascist's so-called "calendar."

You almost can't spell ACORN without the letters in "calendar," you know!
 
2009-09-30 05:13:03 PM  

archichris: The amount of building, security, disruption to normal business, administration, etc amounts to Billions of dollars. For each Billion dollars spent, a Million guests would have to spend $1000 each.

When a single sports stadium can cost half a billion


You do realize they already have sports stadia in Chicago, right?

/stadiums?
//how does that work?
 
2009-09-30 05:21:38 PM  
If fail was rape, Glenn Beck would be a Tori Amos album.
 
2009-09-30 05:29:45 PM  
FTFcomments:

I heard that in 2012, Glenn Beck raped and murdered a girl

I smiled.
 
2009-09-30 05:34:43 PM  
Montreal lost over $1 billion.
Calgary lost about $450 million.
Vancouver 'intends' to come in under budget. So far, they've budgeted close to $1 billion for security and about $2 billion for everything else.

They're soooooo going in debt. Their current budget is 3 times their bid budget. Ride that gravy train!!
 
2009-09-30 05:35:46 PM  

IgG4: The ironic thing about Glen Beck in that if Ayn Rand were in charge he most likely would have been euthanized as soon as his parents realized that he was retarded.


Would that be a good or bad thing?
 
2009-09-30 05:41:31 PM  
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And in 2012 he r@ped and m0rdered a young girl.
 
2009-09-30 05:45:14 PM  
elchip:
After seeing various forms of stupidity regularly plastered on poster board, affixed to sticks and waved around proudly, you would think that that sign wouldn't faze me. You would be wrong.

I laughed at the sheer mind numbing ignorance.
Then I wept for humanity.
 
2009-09-30 05:51:15 PM  
Shouldn't we use Atlanta and Salt Lake City as comparisons instead?

If ole' Mitt is supporting Berry on this, it kinda tells you something.
 
2009-09-30 05:52:13 PM  

The Fourth Karamazov: sweetmelissa31: Since when has the Olympics been a conservative vs. liberal issue?

Since Obama took a side. Just like everything else.


as i mentioned in another thread - this is the MO of the current republican party leadership: if obama is for it, we're against it. the definitive example being rush limbaugh's siding with the somali terrorists that obama ordered killed during the rescue of the american freighter captain.
 
2009-09-30 05:55:50 PM  
mactobain: Shouldn't we use Atlanta and Salt Lake City as comparisons instead?

Wiki says Atlanta made a profit and nothing about SLC, so I'm going to say that's evil Democrat math.
 
2009-09-30 05:59:27 PM  

FlashHarry: as i mentioned in another thread - this is the MO of the current republican party leadership: if obama is for it, we're against it. the definitive example being rush limbaugh's siding with the somali terrorists that obama ordered killed during the rescue of the american freighter captain.


T-Paw, McCain, and Palin all favored "Cap & Trade" ... but not anymoooore!
 
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