Skip to comments.Construction ahead: Trees hauled from White House
Posted on 02/21/2010 11:02:41 AM PST by NohSpinZone
WASHINGTON -- On an otherwise quiet Saturday at the White House, there was quite a sight along the driveway: the careful unearthing of two trees to make way for some construction underneath the front lawn.
People walking along Pennsylvania Avenue saw two enormous cranes stationed just outside the West Wing. One crane lifted away a sugar maple tree that had been planted by President Ronald Reagan in 1984. And then a large linden tree, planted by the National Park Service in 1979, was also hauled out of the ground.
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zero’s scared ... preparing for a patriot rampage against him
Slideshow pictures show the entire side of the building has scaffolding at the exterior. Must be some significant refurbishment going on there, not just electrical upgrades. No “tighten the belt” tactics there.
"The White House said both trees eventually would be replanted in the front yard. They are being moved as part of a project to modernize the electrical wiring, duct work and other underground infrastructure of the building. "
Change? Pillboxes on the front lawn of the White House.
Maybe I’m overreacting, but removing a tree planted by Reagan REALLY pisses me off. Perhaps there’s an installation in the works to ward off would be threats to Obama’s coup before the 2012 election?
No conspiracy theory here...Good for the administration to save the trees for replanting after the construction’s complete. I half expected them to destroy them given that an “evil Republican president” had them planted.
Just imagine the handwringing had W done this.
Or perhaps he is preparing for his Marxist revolution and takeover of government.
The constant “we can’t get anything done in Congress” is very worrisome. An excuse for a takeover “in the name of the People!”
Make room for pill boxes.
Expanding Me!Chelle’s closets? She is a ‘fashion icon’ you know.
All the more reason to settle the ‘birth’ issue-!
............to make way for some construction underneath the front lawn...............
Gee, and here I thought Zer0 placed a freeze on discretionary spending!!
You really believe that?
They need bigger sewer pipes to handle all the crap coming out of this W.H.
then where is Michelle Obama supposed to do when she has to go to the bathroom?
Is he building the ObamaBunker or a party room?
Now you have the BEST explanation so far!!!!!!!!!!!
Now, why on earth would you think people would want to read the entire five paragraph article and get the full story?
The White House you see is actually just a thin shell over an enormous underground bunker that goes down at least 20 stories. Has been for some time. Think Cheyenne Mountain with frosting on top.
See, it's your "tax dollars at 'work.'"
New dungeon for tea party conspirators?
Make that to limit the media coverage after Friday at 5 pm. Just the Czar of Obots doing a bit of internet upgrading. Nothing to see here. Move along.
The scaffolding is on the War building next door.
Zero is building a new bunker!
Obama has always dreamed of having his private septic tank and nobody can tell him otherwise, because he knows more than the engineers or owner of the construction firm.
Obama knows the man is out to get him, but now he’s the man and nobody can tell him otherwise. He’s just to smart for it. /s
My kid brought home papers to be vetted before joining the Corps, and if O-Resident had to fill these out - 4a. Do you now hold or have you EVER held multiple citizenship? - I believe he would have FAILED.
Anyway, the pictures of the tree’s rootball doesn’t look large enough to me after watching This Old House a couple of times. I bet they, oops, don’t make it.
Guest bedrooms for Rev. Wright, Bill Ayers, Tony Reznik and that Muslim who bankrolled Barry’s college years.
I believe they have plans to install a wind turbine on the lawn.
Inside, there is already a windy turban, but it only produces an unstable form of power.
I had the same thought about the rootball, seems really shallow. In more ways than one.
Must be some significant refurbishment going on there,
Obama can “takeover” anytime he wants via the Executive Order. In the hands of this Marxist, that’s very scary.
I was watching a Glenn Beck program (from my DVR) last night, where Glenn showed some of the EO’s Kennedy had written because of the Cuban Missile Crisis. And they were pretty overwhelming in their takeover of the country, which I could see was Kennedy’s preparation in case Russia would take us to war - but years later, Nixon repealed them.
The Clinton WH bragged about all the timebombs they had left embedded within the EO’s. It’s my understanding that Bush had to appoint a special staff to go through all the EO’s Clinton had written and repeal all the “timebombs” they had left. The Clinton WH was confident that Bush was too stupid to find out. Again .. the left considers all repubs as stupid.
Heh, this reminds me of when Mr. T hit it big and bought a tudor mansion near Chicago. The whole neighborhood freaked out when Mr. T had all the beautiful trees surrounding the property cut down to stumps. Last I heard, Jennifer Aniston bought the house.
Ah, I wouldn't worry about any of that. The nation's founders had the foresight to nip that possibility in the bud. It's called the second amendment.
In the metro KC area, the tree huggers demand that local residents never touch a tree on their own property yet the dim controlled City parks & rec chop down whole city blocks to make way for something that was proposed by them.
Trees, they're "untouchable" when it's not a liberal's decision.
Or a new bunker?? HolyO digging in his heels for the upcoming revolution that’s brewing and the battle of election days across America??
Yes, I do.
But I am also concerned about the rootball of the Sugar Spruce. It’s almost non-existent.
Making room for Mrs. Hussein’s watermelon patch and Andy Stern’s summer home.
...did they get all the requisie permits....impact "assessments"...enquiring minds seek to know...?
(high speed of course)
They will also need hazardous waste removal ala Michelle’s contaminated garden.
Future moat? They’re gonna need it.
The Obamao syndicate needs room to handle additional servants.
BS, who could be dumb enough to believe that anything said by the Obozo WH would be anytjhing other than a big lie.
You wait. They are lying as they always do.
“...and that Muslim who bankrolled Barrys college years.”
Bin Laden is still in a cave in Afganistan...
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