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The Obamas Already Preparing for Move to Hawaii in January 2013
HillBuzz ^ | 8/31/2012 | Kevin DuJan

Posted on 08/31/2012 2:31:07 PM PDT by 1066AD

Barack and Michelle Obama will be moving to Hawaii in January of 2013 and preparations are now being made to purchase an estate in close proximity to land owned by the University of Hawaii, where the Obama presidential library and “political center” will be located.

Here in Chicago, it’s pretty obvious that Michelle does not want to move back to this city and its winters (for any reason) and Michelle’s mother, who’s been living in the White House with her daughter and her family, will be happily making the move to Hawaii as well.

I have a friend whose family knows Michelle’s mother; they have been crystal clear that the elderly Mrs. Robinson regularly says that she’ll be in Hawaii next year permanently with her daughter and granddaughters. There is neither talk of returning to Chicago to live nor of living in the White House for another four years — instead, there’s a sense of “it was fun while it lasted” coming from Mrs. Robinson in her talks with her Chicago friends.

Democrats are already working to locate an acceptable property in Hawaii for the Obamas to live; this land and its complex of buildings must be ready to move-into in January and must meet all the requirements the Secret Service demands since the Obamas will be granted continued protection, by law, for nine years after Barack leaves office. The Reagans, Clintons, and second Bush family all had their post-presidential homes purchased quietly on the side by friends when their times in office were coming to an end. The Obamas are doing the same thing now.

They are not talking about building a complex on vacant land because there is not time for that. They will need a place to live come January, and they are not returning to their home in Chicago that was purchased with the help of convicted felon Tony Rezko. Chicago served its purpose in Obama’s life and moving back here provides him no additional benefits. As a former president, he’d always be the second most powerful man in a town where the Mayor of Chicago is essentially a feudal king. In Hawaii, the Obamas will hold court as a new royal family on the islands.

Back in 2009, the University of Chicago showed interest in obtaining the Barack Obama Presidential Library and Museum (and Political Action Center) but all of that cooled when Chicago lost its ill-fated bid for the Olympics; those plans included the construction of parking garages and other support buildings that would have been centered around a temporary stadium that was meant to be demolished and replaced with the Obama Library Building. Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to the President, purchased large tracts of tenement land near the proposed sites of all this construction hoping to cash in with a huge windfall when first the Olympics and then the Obama Library were supposed to be there. But neither of these things is coming to Chicago now.

The University of Hawaii will host the Library, Musuem, and “Political Action Center”. Most likely, it will be called the Obama Center, like the Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Just like the Carters, the Obamas want to live as close to the Library complex as possible so Barack can hold court there, give speeches, and walk through a replica of his Oval Office to relive past glories (which is what Jimmy Carter does on a regular basis, FYI). This is pretty common for former presidents, actually. Both of the Bush families moved close to where their respective presidential libraries were built and the Reagans before them had a post-presidency life in close proximity to Ronald Reagan’s library.

The Clintons are anomalous for not moving back to Arkansas and living in New York state instead. The Obamas will resume the tradition of the former president living in a new home purchased quietly by friends and allies in the last days of his presidency to be occupied immediately after he leaves office and begins the construction of his post-presidential office and archives of his administration.

I’m not familiar with the real estate process in Hawaii, but I bet some of you who are industrious could start to look at transactions and available estates and note those that meet the following criteria for the Obamas’ new home:

* must have gorgeous ocean views and a private beach

* must be easily accessible via a short drive from an airfield, as Obama will want to travel a lot to give speeches in Jimmy Carter fashion after he leaves office

* must contain a main house with at least six bedrooms (one for Barack, one for Michelle, one for Mrs. Robinson, and one for each of the daughters); ideally the estate will have a separate in-law suite for Mrs. Robinson as she’d like some privacy I’ve been told

* must contain outbuildings for the secret service to occupy (as they will maintain a command center there for the family’s protection for nine years after he leaves office)

* must not have any close neighbors (or if it’s adjacent to another property, there must be high fences and some kind of barrier between the properties)

* must be easily accessible to a location where the University of Hawaii can maintain the Obama Library and Obama himself can work in his Obama Center

That last one is the big clue to where you will find a spot for their new home…since Barack Obama will want to be able to commute easily to the “Obama Center”, wherever that is built. He’s a young-for-an-ex-president man, so he’s got a good 40 years ahead of him to make use of that Obama Center when it’s built…and I imagine he wouldn’t want to drive any further to it every day than Jimmy Carter does to the Carter Center in Atlanta.

Where’s a good location that the University of Hawaii would want to build his library, so that it becomes a tourist attraction for Hawaii and also afford the University the Prestige of having it on a campus? The University will be picking up a lot of the cost of the Library’s construction as private fundraising for this project has thus far been anemic. In Chicago, Penny Pritzker has already started making soft calls to inquire if people would be willing to be generous to the Obama presidential library project and she’s gotten mostly polite declines (and some hang-ups). Someone who works for Penny told me that.

Figure out where the University of Hawaii could build this, and you’ll figure out the radius of a 20-30 minute drive (at most) for where the Obamas will have their next home starting in January of 2013.

Also keep an eye on architect Frank Gehry’s activities. The Pritzker family funded the Pritzker Pavillion in Millennium Park in Chicago, which Gehry designed. He’s the architect that designs buildings to look like crumpled paper that has been wadded up into a ball and placed on a pedestal. The idea for the Obama Library building is for it to resemble the US Constitution as crumpled into a ball during Obama’s term in office. Frank Gehry will design it, Penny Pritzker will spearhead the fundraising for it, and the Obamas will be living very close to where it will be built in Hawaii.

The clues are there…now we just need to figure out where this will be.

It’s a place I doubt I’d ever want to visit, but it’s not sitting well with Chicagoans here on the ground that it’s not being built in Illinois because without the Chicago political machine Obama would not have gotten to where he is. But now that he’s there, and will be leaving the White House soon…there’s no more need for Chicago or Chicagoans.

Hawaii, here they come!

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Hope he's right !
1 posted on 08/31/2012 2:31:09 PM PDT by 1066AD
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To: 1066AD
I have a friend whose family knows Michelle’s mother; they have been crystal clear that the elderly Mrs. Robinson regularly says that she’ll be in Hawaii next year permanently with her daughter and granddaughters.

Might this just be due to Michelle being unhappy that Reggie Love is back int he WH?

2 posted on 08/31/2012 2:34:16 PM PDT by fso301
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To: 1066AD
He won't stay in HI long. Too provincial for a couple of jet setting international communists like the Obama’s.
3 posted on 08/31/2012 2:34:52 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: 1066AD
Hope he's right !

Hope and PRAY he's right.

It's not as much about where he was born (and history will one day settle that question), it's about where he lives now.

4 posted on 08/31/2012 2:34:54 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: 1066AD

I’d prefer he move into George’s shack in Kenya.


5 posted on 08/31/2012 2:35:23 PM PDT by polkajello (Romney: The Lesser of Two Weasels)
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To: 1066AD

Their Poor dog. I know what kind of luau zer0 will have once out of the public eye


6 posted on 08/31/2012 2:35:27 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: 1066AD

So Tony Rezko owns property in Hawaii. Who knew?


7 posted on 08/31/2012 2:35:52 PM PDT by fhayek
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To: 1066AD

Back to the scene of the crime.


8 posted on 08/31/2012 2:36:01 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (I used to want to change the world. Now, I want to stop the world from changing me.)
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To: 1066AD

Some sleuthing projects for Hawaii Freepers :)


9 posted on 08/31/2012 2:36:13 PM PDT by 1066AD
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To: 1066AD
Good.

That will make it easier to arrest him when the time comes for the treason trial.

I was afraid he was going to move to a non-extraditable country.

10 posted on 08/31/2012 2:39:13 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: polkajello

Why would you inflict Barack on George?


11 posted on 08/31/2012 2:39:13 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Here ya go...


12 posted on 08/31/2012 2:39:19 PM PDT by bcsco (Bourbon gets better with age...I age better with Bourbon.)
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To: 1066AD
The Obama Presidential Library will be located in Hawaii?...How about a little further out...like Guam.
13 posted on 08/31/2012 2:39:53 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: 1066AD

Well, there is one thing I can agree with the president on. If I had choice between Chicago and Hawaii I’d choose Hawaii too.


14 posted on 08/31/2012 2:40:50 PM PDT by albionin (A gawn fit's aye gettin.)
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To: 1066AD

Levenworth is the home they deserve.


15 posted on 08/31/2012 2:41:55 PM PDT by George from New England
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To: 1066AD

I would say a stockade at Schofield Barracks.


16 posted on 08/31/2012 2:42:12 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: 1066AD
Democrats are already working to locate an acceptable property in Hawaii for the Obamas to live...

I'd like to see an example of their vision of "acceptable" housing, and wonder exactly how would it be purchased/rented.

17 posted on 08/31/2012 2:42:36 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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To: skeeter
“Too provincial for a couple of jet setting international communists like the Obama’s.”

Yep, Hawaii is far too isolated. They'll go to some leftist bastion like Chicago where Michelle has to worry about him going to the gas station (remember that?).

Obama is going to be 10 times more involved than Bill Clinton has been. Unlike “W”, Obama is going to be in the media spot light until he's dead and buried. Maybe, even after that!

18 posted on 08/31/2012 2:42:44 PM PDT by ryan71
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To: 1066AD

“Also keep an eye on architect Frank Gehry’s activities.”

Cripes, if Obama wants to live in a Gehry building, all he has to do is move a few blocks west to Washington Park or south to Woodlawn - there’s plenty of decrepit ghetto housing there that looks as tumbledown as any of the crap that Gehry ever designed.


19 posted on 08/31/2012 2:42:48 PM PDT by Stosh
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To: 1066AD

“* must contain a main house with at least six bedrooms

(one for Barack,

one for Michelle,

one for Mrs. Robinson, and

one for each of the daughters);”

*****

That’s only five bedrooms.

Also, where will Reggii stay?


20 posted on 08/31/2012 2:44:38 PM PDT by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: 1066AD

Why would they be preparing to move? THE NEWS MEDIA KEEPS TELLING US HE’S AHEAD IN THE POLLS OR A ‘CLOSE RACE’ AT A MINIMUM! Is the news media LYING for their boss in an attempt to shape the outcome of the election???


21 posted on 08/31/2012 2:45:51 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: 1066AD
The Obamas will resume the tradition of the former president living in a new home purchased quietly by friends and allies

Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't President Bush pay for his own home in Dallas?

22 posted on 08/31/2012 2:46:50 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Eat Mor Chikin!)
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To: MamaDearest; All
"Obama Library In Hawaii???"


23 posted on 08/31/2012 2:46:50 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: 1066AD

Goodbye Obama. January 2013 can’t come soon enough.


24 posted on 08/31/2012 2:46:57 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: 1066AD

Goodbye Obama. January 2013 can’t come soon enough.


25 posted on 08/31/2012 2:47:01 PM PDT by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: George from New England

more like florence


26 posted on 08/31/2012 2:47:38 PM PDT by Perdogg (Mutts for Mitt all agree - Better in the crate than on the plate)
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To: 1066AD

Interesting. Could just as well be early planning for a 2016 exit. Hawaii is what? 2% black? Doesn’t seem like his most loyal base would be happy about that location. Win or lose he’ll still be a media darling (they will claim the economic cycle screwed him). He will be a player for decades.


27 posted on 08/31/2012 2:48:26 PM PDT by Callahan
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To: George from New England

IMO, Gitmo is the home they deserve, along with his entire cabinet.


28 posted on 08/31/2012 2:50:10 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: skeeter
They'll stay there. It's a place to retire to for many.

They hate the whole political gig right now because he and Michelle are finding out that it's not about them....and they have failed royally.

29 posted on 08/31/2012 2:50:27 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: George from New England

Lakin’s old cell.


30 posted on 08/31/2012 2:50:48 PM PDT by bgill
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To: 1066AD
I think we all should volunteer to help. I have a good set of leather gloves and a hand cart and a minivan.
Anyone else want to sign up?

We can have a pre Obama moving party somewhere nice in DC. Karl Rove is picking up the tab; Clint Eastwood is serving drinks.

31 posted on 08/31/2012 2:51:52 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Encourage all of your Democrat friends to get out and vote on November 7th, the stakes are high.)
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To: 1066AD
Here in Chicago, it’s pretty obvious that Michelle does not want to move back to this city ...

Where's the "That's racist!" gif ?!

32 posted on 08/31/2012 2:52:05 PM PDT by mellow velo (Oxymorons: jumbo shrimp, rap music, liberal think-tank)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

This would not surprise me if true. I think the internals of these polls show a pretty crushing defeat.


33 posted on 08/31/2012 2:53:00 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: 1066AD

I own four slabs of barren lava on Hawaii that they can buy. $500,000 a lot (I paid 2000 each and could use the stimulous)


34 posted on 08/31/2012 2:53:18 PM PDT by llevrok (2012 : This is a civil war, not an election)
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To: 1066AD

I suspect that while he arrived in DC as a mere millionaire, he leaves independently wealthy. Though, like Clinton, he will have to establish some kind of foundation to obscure that fact of life.


35 posted on 08/31/2012 2:54:16 PM PDT by marron
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
That will make it easier to arrest him when the time comes for the treason trial

Romney will not let it come to that. He will be kinder and gentler and pull a Ford/Nixon

36 posted on 08/31/2012 2:54:16 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: 1066AD

Obama would make a good tour guide at the WH.
Of course, he would have to provide his college reconds and TWO FORMS of ID!
As well, as be interveiwed a couple times.


37 posted on 08/31/2012 2:55:25 PM PDT by Leep (I'm a Chic-Fil--A-merican)
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To: LS

Actually, I think the REAL reason the media is falsely reporting 0bama’s lead in the polls is so that when the MASSIVE VOTER FRAUD HITS, IT WILL BE BELIEVED AS A VALID RESULT.


38 posted on 08/31/2012 2:55:42 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: 1066AD

A got a great place for him with that is both tropical and has a beach view. Guantanamo!


39 posted on 08/31/2012 2:56:11 PM PDT by PA Engineer (What if the rabbit hole is endless?)
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To: skeeter

> He won’t stay in HI long. Too provincial for a couple of jet > setting international communists like the Obama’s.

You’re probably right. Honolulu-Beijing is a long 10-hour flight. But he will have a close cry-on-my-shoulder friend nearby: Oprah who has a mansion on Maui.


40 posted on 08/31/2012 2:56:21 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: 1066AD

Michelle’s butt will tip Hawaii over.


41 posted on 08/31/2012 2:57:28 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: LS
This would not surprise me if true. I think the internals of these polls show a pretty crushing defeat.

I agree. You just don't sling dirt around everywhere if you feel good about the election.BTW this is the most encouraging thing I've read all week.

42 posted on 08/31/2012 2:57:40 PM PDT by Marathoner (GTFO: January 21, 2013)
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To: Sacajaweau
I just can't see the narcissistic marxist doctrinaire bast*rd being happy stuck off on some island rustic by comparison to the large cities on the Big, Big Island.

He'll need to remain the center of national attention, throwing stink bombs like an authentic Alinskyite to the bitter end.

43 posted on 08/31/2012 2:57:40 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: 1066AD

Tough to find property as described. All beaches must have public access - there goes their “private” beach. The University of Hawaii - Manoa - is not close to any beach. Hussein and Moochelle will get “island bound” really fast and they will have to live in the same Democrat “tax hellhole” as the rest of us.


44 posted on 08/31/2012 2:57:54 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: 1066AD

Back to the choom wagon.


45 posted on 08/31/2012 2:57:54 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Callahan
Doesn’t seem like his most loyal base would be happy about that location

I don't think he'll give a rats about his "base" by then, he won't need them any more.

46 posted on 08/31/2012 2:58:14 PM PDT by 1066AD
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To: 1066AD

What will they do without their jets, helicopters, buses, cooks, and 400 or so gay employees? This is all so unfair.


47 posted on 08/31/2012 2:59:16 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Vaquero

Bo The dog is the only thing in the White House I respect. I want that pooch to have a good life.


48 posted on 08/31/2012 2:59:56 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Marathoner

Hillbuzz people are great. They are Dems but they are not leftists. They were loyal Hillary Clinton supporters but they felt like the Obama Campaign and the media screwed her over(Which is true, the media wanted Obama to win from the beginning). They have been actively rooting for the Republicans ever since. This is great news if this report is true, I really hope its true


49 posted on 08/31/2012 3:02:15 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: AngelesCrestHighway
The Obama Presidential Library will be located in Hawaii?...

What's going to be in the library, his subscription to Golf Digest?

50 posted on 08/31/2012 3:02:15 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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