Obama's monument to himself covertly grabbing $244 million of Illinois taxpayers' money for 'privately funded' project

Barack Obama announced that he would not have a federally funded presidential library, but instead would rely on private money paid to the Obama Foundation to build a "presidential center" that may or may not have any books (we still don't know, but there definitely will be basketball courts).  That's what Obama wants, so that's what Obama gets. The entire project would be all his to control, a monument created by the person being honored.  Normally, that is the practice of dictators like Saddam Hussein, but Barack Hussein Obama was a president like no other. Source: Obama.org. And oddly enough, the building style chosen by the Obamas resembles nothing so much as a cenotaph, even though Obama is alive and kicking. Three cenotaphs: Hong Kong. New Zealand. London. Source. Of course, the usual claque applauded.  Politico Magazine gushed that it would be: ... a new model for a...(Read Full Post)
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