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Obama invites bids for library
« on: March 21, 2014, 11:52:37 AM »

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President Obama's foundation announced Thursday it was soliciting initial bids from cities and universities interested in hosting the Obama presidential library.

The request marked the first chance for parties to formally signal their interest in the library, which is expected to be a multimillion-dollar project and serve as a tourist attraction for years to come.

After parties submit logistical, financial and organizational information, the foundation will narrow down the bids to a group of finalists. Those institutions will provide comprehensive proposals for review by the president and his top advisers.
“Our goal is to build a library of which the whole country, and hopefully the whole world, can be proud,” said Marty Nesbitt, Obama's personal friend and a co-chair of the foundation, in a statement. “Our vision is to create a space that reflects President Obama’s values and priorities throughout his career in public service and serves as force for good in the surrounding community and throughout our world.”

The University of Chicago, where Obama taught law, and where first lady Michelle Obama worked as a hospital administrator, is widely thought to have the inside track on a bid. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the president's former chief of staff, is expected to spearhead the bid, which might also include other Chicagoland universities.

“We are going to run a process. But my goal is to have the City of Chicago, with its major educational institutions, have a single proposal,” Emanuel told the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2014, 11:54:51 AM »
The statue out front will dwarf the Statue of Liberty.   :3:

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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2014, 11:55:19 AM »
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2014, 11:58:44 AM »
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The University of Chicago, where Obama taught law,

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"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2014, 09:45:02 AM »
How about Syria, or better yet, Crimea?
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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2014, 10:00:25 AM »
Democrats are raising unholy hell about Organizing for America's ongoing fundraising that is bleeding the Dhimmie base white.  The Regime just promised to throttle OFA back, but at the same time is going to be quietly hitting up major donors for money to build Obammy a library.

This is one of the major reasons Dhimmies are so worried about these midterms...big money is scarce out there because Obama is soaking it all up still....


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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #6 on: March 22, 2014, 10:16:30 AM »
I would think he would kick the Arizona Memorial out (being a reminder of America's greatness) scuttle the Missouri somewhere off Oahu, and place his "library" (a reminder of his "greatness") on Ford Island. :whistle:
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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #7 on: March 22, 2014, 10:25:58 AM »
There appears to be some space available here:

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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2014, 10:43:42 AM »
I know a few not-so-nice landfills where that library would fit in just perfectly.
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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #9 on: March 22, 2014, 11:14:44 AM »
I say we run a contest to name his "presidential" library. I'll begin.

The Accidental President Barack Hussein Obama Presidential Library

Going on, try your hand.

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Re: Obama invites bids for library
« Reply #10 on: March 22, 2014, 12:07:51 PM »
I say we run a contest to name his "presidential" library. I'll begin.

The Accidental President Barack Hussein Obama Presidential Library

Going on, try your hand.

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