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?
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