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Obama’s Library Architects Say Project May Need $1.5 Billion (that was in February)
Obama's Presidential Library Won't Actually Have Library Materials
Unlike traditional presidential libraries, the Obama Presidential Center will not actually have library materials
Instead, it will include space for outdoor functions and picnics, a basketball court, recording studio, sledding hill, children’s play garden, and more.
the center will rely on online archives for Obama’s presidential materials as a way to avoid meeting federal standards in construction, raising money for an endowment , and paying the National Archives and Records Administration to run the facility.
without those papers on site, some have begun to ask whether the Obama Center can even attract researchers to the University of Chicago, Chicago State University or the University of Illinois.
Officials initially thought the papers would be kept in Chicago. But after they spent $300,000 to ship Obama’s documents to the Chicago region and about $223,000 a month to store and provide security for tens of millions of textual records, artifacts and audio visual materials here, they decided to ship them back to Washington once a decision is made on where to keep them permanently, a spokeswoman with the National Archives and Records Administration said.
8 mos at 223k is $1.8 mil
Adrena Ifill, the managing partner of Washington, D.C.-based DoubleBack Global Group, a cultural heritage firm, said the move online “is in line with his legacy.”
or, do you think obama had a hard time getting people to pony up $1.5 Bil ??
I think the waste of more of our tax dollars is indeed "in line with his legacy"
When a thing is funny, search it carefully for a hidden truth. - George Bernard Shaw
|This Space for Rent|
Sounds like another way to make files mysteriously disappear. Fucking charlatan.
We will never know world peace, until three people can simultaneously look each other straight in the eye
Hopefully it will incude bullet proof glass and armor plating. The neighborhood that it's planned for is a shit-hole.
I got $50 on the obama library is the first Presidential Library with a homicide.
"When its time to shoot, shoot. Dont talk!"
“What the government is good at is collecting taxes, taking away your freedoms and killing people. It’s not good at much else.” —Author Tom Clancy
Nah, how many of those thugs even know what a library is? It'll be the safest place on the South Side!
Mongo only pawn in game of life...
Rejecting the other necessary materials for a library in such a vacuous political career, what could be more fitting: no content.
“One of the sad signs of our times is that we have demonized those who produce, subsidized those who refuse to produce, and canonized those who complain.” Thomas Sowell
COTEP # 362
It would be more appropriate to call it the 'Lie-Barry'!
"I'd rather have a bottle in front of me than a frontal labotomy."
|Only the strong survive|
It would cost too much to constantly replace the materials stolen! Think Thugs
"Donald Trump is the grizzly bear in The Revenant. If you get his attention, he’ll be awake, bite your face off, and sit on you.".. Newt Gingrich.
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Acta Non Verba
NRA Life Member (Endowment)
Family, Guns, Country
"My guns are always loaded."
What whiskey will not cure, there is no cure.
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Sound more like a <wait for it> Community Center.
"Did IQ's just drop sharply while I was away?"- Ellen Ripley, Aliens, 1986
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Yeah, it took a second to process the article because two separate but related thoughts immediately started jostling for my attention. Who exactly is deciding what materials are relevant and get fully recorded online? And what exactly is going to happen to all of the originals after their having been put online?
from the abyss
Don't forget the mosque and the bath house.
"How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy." Winston Churchill
If it has a basketball court you can pretty much guarantee a shooting there.
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I guess the recording studio is for "aspiring rappers, turning their lives around."
|A Beautiful Mind|
Just put a copy of "Rules for Radicals" in his cell.
“The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself, without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos. Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable...”
― H.L. Mencken
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Oh, all the current residents will be displaced and resettled in Section 8 housing in what are currently good neighborhoods. Ya know, to help spread cultural diversity.
I have my own style of humor. I call it Snarkasm.
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He has vowed that his presidential center will not be a tribute to him. It will instead be an institution for training the Barack Obamas and Michelle Obamas of the future.
At that meeting in Chicago, he promised that his library would be forward-looking, not backward. In his words, it would not be an "ego trip" that says to the world, " See what I did ."
once President Trump gets done, that would be a small list.
He doesn't need a library....He doesn't have any books that haven't been colored in
For a President that probably never cracked open many books in his lifetime. How appropriate.
Having it all “In the Cloud” allows it to be revised as needed to be politically correct. Any time, anywhere. How convenient.
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