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Furious Chicago Professors Demand
Obama Move His ‘Socially Regressive’
Presidential Center Elsewhere

Daily Caller, by Benny Johnson

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Posted By:earlybird, 1/11/2018 9:49:58 AM

Sometimes you just cant win. Former president Obama is finalizing plans for his Obama Presidential Center, which will be built in Chicago, Illinois and will be within a stone’s throw of the University of Chicago.(Snip) The library’s design and location has been a source of controversy itself within the Chicago community. In a recent letter, over 100 members of the University of Chicago faculty and dozens of community groups strongly condemn Obama’s plan. Why? Because, according to the professors, the Obama Presidential Center wastes millions of taxpayer dollars in an already broke state, destroys a public park and is “socially regressive” to

Loved the headline. It says so much. The mighty Zero has managed to alienate just about every “community” he ever belonged to, including the professors. “Socially Regressive”? Nothing like a socially regressive community organizer. Little by little, they are figuring him out...


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bassman, 1/11/2018 9:53:41 AM     (No. 11506717)

"Obama Presidential Center wastes millions of taxpayer dollars in an already broke state, destroys a public park and is “socially regressive”

Typical Obama!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: volksford, 1/11/2018 9:55:26 AM     (No. 11506722)

Put this monstrosity where it belongs..Kenya!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/11/2018 9:55:49 AM     (No. 11506723)

OP comment: The article goes on to list and illustrate the professors’ complaints. Also included is this link to their original letter:


The length of the list of professor signators to this complaint letter is long and being added to everyday.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: richdet, 1/11/2018 10:03:02 AM     (No. 11506735)

"Socially regressive"? Oh, there´s a low blow. That alone is going to put Obama off his arugula.

This being Chicago, I assume all the noise is just clarifications of where, and to which parties, the pallets of money, all in unmarked white envelopes, should be delivered.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: chiller, 1/11/2018 10:05:59 AM     (No. 11506738)

Obie better get this done before next week when the Russia STHF and points back to him and is his treasonous subversion of the DOJ and the constitution. They won´t be happy to have Obie´s name anywhere near.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: horacer, 1/11/2018 10:11:58 AM     (No. 11506753)

Ironic that this fraud would use a public park designed by a man who believed that the common green space must always be equally accessible to all citizens, and was to be defended against private encroachment. Olmstead was a co-designer of Central Park.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: fourpmfox, 1/11/2018 10:14:48 AM     (No. 11506755)

They should sue the architect for malpractice. Ugly !!! Ugly !!! Ugly !!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/11/2018 10:15:29 AM     (No. 11506757)

Chicagoans seem not enthusiastic about Obama´s new basketball and hip hop music center. No presidential records will be stored there, only giant pictures of Obama.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 1/11/2018 10:18:25 AM     (No. 11506763)

While I agree wholeheartedly with the UC faculty, I do think that it´s interesting that the most liberal people in the world will finally challenge Obama when they are the ones being affected.

When it was the rest of us being destroyed by Obama and his whims not so much.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: privateer, 1/11/2018 10:19:57 AM     (No. 11506765)

zero´s monument belongs on the site of the old Chicago Stockyards; amalgamating the two greatest producers and dispersers of BS in American history.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/11/2018 10:20:50 AM     (No. 11506769)

There´s a cable TV show called ´Abandoned´ that shows grandiose buildings and projects that were left to rot because they turned out to be useless. I expect Obama´s site to appear on the show not long after it is completed.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: MainelySane, 1/11/2018 10:23:45 AM     (No. 11506771)

Why not build it underground.. build it under the park.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: droopydog, 1/11/2018 10:24:51 AM     (No. 11506774)

That ode to big, corrupt government should not be anywhere near Milton Friedman’s school.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: helibobber, 1/11/2018 10:28:24 AM     (No. 11506778)

Really, it looks like something constructed along the Maginot line in WW2.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/11/2018 10:41:57 AM     (No. 11506796)

It looks like its modeled after the MLK monument in DC. I suppose phase two is to put a big likeness of Barry on the side of it.

It also could be mistaken for a monolith. Maybe it belongs at the zoo?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: hurricanegirl, 1/11/2018 10:51:05 AM     (No. 11506809)

How about that: "Not in my backyard" finally hit home for a few lefty fools!

Welcome to our world!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 1/11/2018 10:57:30 AM     (No. 11506814)

´´But, but, but...He´s the Messiah!´´

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Reply 18 - Posted by: rochow, 1/11/2018 11:02:53 AM     (No. 11506819)

Amazing that PROFESSORS call this self absorbed pharaoh, aka, community punk, what he is! Typical of all commies and dims, always use money out of other people´s pockets!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Cor-Vet, 1/11/2018 11:04:47 AM     (No. 11506822)

I said it yesterday and I´ll say it again today, ´How much room can a couple of telepromters need?´

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Reply 20 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/11/2018 11:06:05 AM     (No. 11506824)

Re #6, thank you for that information. I had no idea that Obama was now encroaching on and undoubtedly spoiling an Olmsted park. Here is more information on Olmsted for the uninitiated. Seems to me that advocates for preservation of these parks should be involved in shutting down Obie’s Great Pyramid.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: PAdiva, 1/11/2018 11:23:53 AM     (No. 11506844)

Move the BO Center to a restroom at the zoo.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: jl80863, 1/11/2018 11:28:00 AM     (No. 11506849)

Actually I sort of like the design. I think a giant concrete portapotty is an appropriate tribute. Surely the city must have some additional space at the waste treatment plant.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: dvc, 1/11/2018 11:30:15 AM     (No. 11506853)

Apparently Obama has copied Hellary. Destroy all the presidential data that you don´t want known, put the lies that you want remembered on computers.

Near as I can tell, they will have no National Archives presidential documents. It sounds like they have been destroyed, or they have claimed that none exist.

The man with a fake birth certificate, a fake SS number and a fake Selective Service registration also has a fake "presidential archive".

We will likely never know who this Communist Marxist destroyer really was.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: nimby, 1/11/2018 11:32:51 AM     (No. 11506854)

And these elites sitting in their ivory towers think that he cares for their opinions?

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 1/11/2018 12:01:55 PM     (No. 11506889)

Can you say "schadenfreude"?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: legalart, 1/11/2018 12:03:33 PM     (No. 11506892)

They all voted for him. Now, deal with it.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/11/2018 12:08:23 PM     (No. 11506898)

"socially regressive"

This kind of criticism would have been unthinkable in the eight long years that our beloved homeland was battered by 0bama. Anyone who dared to criticize out loud would instantly be tarred as a racist.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: JimBob, 1/11/2018 12:14:16 PM     (No. 11506905)

When I first saw the artist´s rendering of the planned building, I had a flashback to images of the Mask of Sorrow, located in Magadan, Russia at the end of the Road of Bones.

link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mask_of_Sorrow

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Reply 29 - Posted by: ladydawgfan, 1/11/2018 12:27:31 PM     (No. 11506918)

I saw the rendering and had an immediate flashback to an illustration of the legs of Ozymandias!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Lucky5, 1/11/2018 12:34:42 PM     (No. 11506924)

That design reeks of a middle eastern shrine.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: synchronicity, 1/11/2018 1:15:22 PM     (No. 11506971)

Looks like a clunky walkie-talkie. Like Islamic loudspeakers forcing all within earshot to hear what Obama considers the second most beautiful sound in the world, it will probably spew Obama´s speeches 24/7.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Rama41, 1/11/2018 1:38:52 PM     (No. 11506993)

I have a door stop more appealing than that.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/11/2018 2:19:11 PM     (No. 11507040)

I thought it was unintentionally funny when mentioning that its hips had been narrowed. Buildings with hips. Moochelle. Her own trademark on a building?

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 1/11/2018 2:37:49 PM     (No. 11507061)

I´m with #22. My first thought was that they actually did build a concrete outhouse, with a companion waste treatment center.

I also noticed that the model used leafless trees. Usually those models show full beautiful shade trees. How appropriate to give us a visual of Zero´s fruitless regime.

I agree this monstrosity will never be built, but the design does embody The Big Ugly. God has a "wicked" sense of humor.

MAGA - Trump is the anti-Obama

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 1/11/2018 2:41:57 PM     (No. 11507066)

Where on earth were these professors when Obama was setting race relations back 50 years while he was in office? The continuing hypocrisy from Leftists like these people never fails to amaze me.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: sanddollar, 1/11/2018 2:45:11 PM     (No. 11507069)

Does anyone know if Obama still has his house in Chicago?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: wendybird, 1/11/2018 4:20:23 PM     (No. 11507129)

I hope that this relatively negative publicity doesn´t interfere with Mrs. Obama´s run for the Presidency

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Reply 38 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/11/2018 7:35:12 PM     (No. 11507325)

It is an OUT HOUSE, get over it!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: msjena, 1/11/2018 10:06:53 PM     (No. 11507433)

There are a fair number of conservatives on the faculty at U of Chicago. The legacy of Milton Friedman and all.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: MissileMan742, 1/11/2018 10:36:39 PM     (No. 11507446)

It looks like something designed in Stalinist-era Bulgaria. All it needs is a wrought-iron portrait of Zippy, like the one of Che Guevara
on the Cuban Ministry of Interior in Havana.


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Reply 41 - Posted by: FLCracker, 1/11/2018 10:43:54 PM     (No. 11507453)

That tower thing si freaking ugly.

If they are trying to build this on a National Historic Site, they need the approval of the Illinois State Historic Preservation Officer.

Do they have that?

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Smart11344, 1/12/2018 2:18:28 AM     (No. 11507544)

I´m stunned! But I love it. The first thing Chicago has gotten right.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: papasparky, 1/12/2018 10:04:51 AM     (No. 11507807)

Bubba Clinton got his "double wide adult bookstore and massage parlor" in Little Rock so let Obama have a monument to his life.

An existing structure is probably available at a great cost savings to the Obama Foundation.

The "Man´s Country" bath house in downtown Chicago could be acquired and become a "twofer"-- a Presidential and Mayoral Lie Bury, since rumors abound that Obama and Rahm Emanuel were both life time members before the records were "laundered".

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Fox News, by Travis Fedschun    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/22/2018 12:44:41 PM     Post Reply
Residents in the San Francisco Bay Area are living along a fault that is a "ticking time bomb" that could generate an earthquake that could kill hundreds, according to a report released Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey said in a report called the "HayWired Scenario" that a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on Hayward Fault located under Oakland could kill as many as 800 people and injure up to 18,000. “This fault is what we sort of call a tectonic time bomb,” USGS earthquake geologist emeritus David Schwartz told the Los Angeles Times. “It’s just waiting to go off.” Researches said the Hayward Fault is dangerous because it runs through

Professor who slammed late Barbara Bush as
´amazing racist´ applauded at literary festival

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New York Daily News, by Ariel Scotti    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/23/2018 7:00:49 PM     Post Reply
A Fresno State University professor who blasted former First Lady Barbara Bush as an "amazing racist" following her death was applauded at a weekend literary festival. Randa Jarrar was scheduled to headline Fresno City College´s LitHop on Saturday, but she declined to attend amid the uproar following her controversial tweets. Mention of her name in various LitHop speeches garnered heavy applause from the 100-person audience, according to the Fresno Bee. "I support Randa Jarrar´s free speech and I also denounce any violence against her or threats of violence against anyone else," LitHop founder Lee Herrick said to the crowd. Jarrar,

Finally, a truly bipartisan issue:
We all hate robocalls

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Daily Inter Lake [Kalispell MT], by Frank Miele    Original Article
Posted By: davesenior- 4/22/2018 11:17:37 AM     Post Reply
A funny thing happened on the way to this week’s column — Sen. Jon Tester did something I liked. On Wednesday, Sen. Tester took part in a Senate Commerce Committee hearing where he blasted someone who is perhaps the least popular man in America. No, not Jeff Zuckerberg (he is SO last week!). I’m talking about Adrian Abramovitch. Chances are, you’ve never heard of Abramovitch, but even so, I am confident that — along with me and Sen. Tester — you don’t like him! Indeed, when you find out that Abramovitch is accused of making nearly 100 million robocalls in

Trump shuns Democrats and
media with Macron state dinner

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Politico, by Matthew Nussbaum    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/23/2018 1:21:59 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — For once, President Donald Trump is opting to go smaller. The president who delights in bigness — of his buildings, his crowd sizes, his hands — is opting for a slimmed-down affair when he hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for his first state dinner on Tuesday. Gone are the President Barack Obama-era days of outside event-planning firms and tents set up on the South Lawn to accommodate guest lists of more than 350. Like President George W. Bush, Trump will host the event in the State Dining Room, with a guest list close to 150. But unlike his predecessors, Trump hasn’t

Planned Parenthood Spending
$30 Million on Mid-term Elections

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New American, by James Donlon    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/23/2018 6:06:12 PM     Post Reply
Planned Parenthood is once again proving its hunger for powerful allies in government positions. GOP control of the Senate is narrow, and with the upcoming Senate races, the power balance could tip in favor of Democrat, pro-abortion advocates. Planned Parenthood knows this, of course, and will be pouring a reported $30 million into abortion advocacy through its political arm. This money will be spent on Senate and gubernatorial races in a number of states, including Arizona, Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, and will be used to fund TV and digital ads, direct-mail campaigns, and even advocacy in the public square. It

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