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After huge White House construction job, West Wing emerges little changed (Obama's New Bunker!)
AP, via WaPo ^ | September 12, 2012 | Associated Press

Posted on 09/13/2012 11:52:05 AM PDT by Timber Rattler

The White House Big Dig is finally wrapping up, but the Big Reveal is proving to be a pretty big letdown.

After nearly two years and $86 million worth of noisy and disruptive construction, the West Wing has emerged from its visual seclusion remarkably unchanged. And deep underground, whatever has been built there remains shrouded in mystery.

As the massive underground construction project in front of the White House West Wing ends, the mystery deepens as to what was actually built there--and what's coming next.

As the massive underground construction project in front of the White House West Wing ends, the mystery deepens as to what was actually built there--and what's coming next.

Plus, if you ask what the next phase is in this massive, four-year project, the official answer is “TBD” — to be determined.

The construction project — officially a long overdue upgrade of White House utilities — began in September 2010 with the excavation of a huge, multistory pit in front of the West Wing, wrapping around to include West Executive Avenue, the street that separates the White House from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. A tall, green construction fence sprang up that blocked America’s most famous office complex from public view.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: bunker; gsa; whitehouse
This was just Phase I...
1 posted on 09/13/2012 11:52:12 AM PDT by Timber Rattler
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To: Timber Rattler
officially a long overdue upgrade of White House utilities

Riiiiight.

2 posted on 09/13/2012 11:53:04 AM PDT by matt04
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To: Timber Rattler

Just the place for him to go when he suspends the election and declares martial law.


3 posted on 09/13/2012 11:57:37 AM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party of No! Nobama, No Way, No How!)
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To: matt04

Heard that underground is just a room with an empty chair.


4 posted on 09/13/2012 11:57:51 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Timber Rattler

John Elvin - where are you when we need you?


5 posted on 09/13/2012 11:57:52 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Timber Rattler

Protected ‘prayer room’ included in the bunker?


6 posted on 09/13/2012 11:58:04 AM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: Timber Rattler

More Obama transparency....


7 posted on 09/13/2012 11:59:05 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Timber Rattler
There is a new set of doors just off the Oval office. Its locked with hand and iris scanners for access. You walk down a long corridor and if you step on a particular floor panel, poison darts shoot out of the wall at you. There is a pit of snakes and a vine you must swing across, then you must cross a crocodile infested pond by jumping across their heads. Finally, there is a room criss-crossed by high power lasers and you have to slither through them without the slightest touch our a 50 ton stone falls from the ceiling, crushing you instantly.

If you survive all this, you get to a small chamber wherein is sealed Obama's birth certificate.

8 posted on 09/13/2012 12:01:50 PM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Timber Rattler

A wine cellar for Michelle and a bath house for Barry.


9 posted on 09/13/2012 12:04:58 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: grobdriver

Bingo. The results of this election will be held up in the courts and 0bama’s not coming out of the bunker until resolved.. Long AFTER Jan. 20th, 2013.


10 posted on 09/13/2012 12:06:18 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: matt04
  Exactly - a large multi-storey pit with future work raising the total cost to $376 million, is not an overdue upgrade. Anyway, I'm sure it's just something for the next President of the US. Obama is very thoughtful that way.
11 posted on 09/13/2012 12:07:32 PM PDT by Maurice Tift (You can't stop the signal, Mal. You can never stop the signal.)
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To: Timber Rattler

No doubt a bunker, and probably to protect from a terrorist attack of nuke, bio and/or chemical weapons. The threat of such an attack is no doubt increasing.

At the nearby electrical substation and control center down the road from me they have completed improvements after about 4-5 years of work. What used to be a wood arm to let folks in and out is now replaced by a heavy, double gate. The 3-foot tall chainlink fence out front was replaced by a 12-foot tall brick wall with “decorative” open spaces in the walls (gun ports?) along with spaces filled with glass blocks.

They also did heavy construction for two years with trucks leaving with LOTS of dirt - but no new buildings. One rumor is they added three more floors underground - and seems about right considering all the dirt removed.


12 posted on 09/13/2012 12:16:50 PM PDT by 21twelve (So I [God] gave them over to their stubborn hearts to follow their own devices. Psalm 81:12)
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The made a copy of something else and buried it besides the White House. Here is what they copied:


13 posted on 09/13/2012 12:17:24 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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If we can ever pry Obozo and Moo out of the White House, future first families will have a beautiful world class mosque right in the White House cellar, complete with foot baths at convenient locations.


14 posted on 09/13/2012 12:21:12 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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It was probably bugged like crazy, so the DNC will have the straight skinney on all the Conservative Presidents’ administrations, from here on out.


15 posted on 09/13/2012 12:21:20 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Timber Rattler
The made a copy of something else and buried it besides the White House. Here is what they copied:


16 posted on 09/13/2012 12:22:53 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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17 posted on 09/13/2012 12:29:06 PM PDT by Slyfox
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18 posted on 09/13/2012 12:30:37 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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DHS: 1.4 BBBillion (gun) rounds.

FOR WHAT....?


19 posted on 09/13/2012 12:33:18 PM PDT by gaijin
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20 posted on 09/13/2012 12:52:21 PM PDT by sunny48
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To: SMARTY
Years ago when the US had a new embassy built in Mosocw, it was discovered to be so thoroughly bugged during construction that it could not be reliably debugged. The building was never used. I do not doubt the democrats will try the same thing with the White House. They are after all Soviets under the skin.
21 posted on 09/13/2012 12:52:49 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hinckley buzzard

I remember that and I was amazed at what it cost us to abandon the originally planned facility and start over.


22 posted on 09/13/2012 12:57:26 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: isthisnickcool

Do I need a secret decoder ring? ;-)


23 posted on 09/13/2012 1:08:03 PM PDT by Tunehead54 (Nothing funny here ;-)
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You probably do. But, this is where Superobama can meet with the other super heroes . . . you know, Superman, Spider Man, and the Green Lantern . . . without them being detected.


24 posted on 09/13/2012 1:27:24 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: Tunehead54

You probably do. But, this is where Superobama can meet with the other super heroes . . . you know, Superman, Spider Man, and the Green Lantern . . . without them being detected.


25 posted on 09/13/2012 1:28:36 PM PDT by MrChips (MrChips)
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To: Timber Rattler

An indoor golf practice range, a basketball bookie parlor, a hydroponic choom garden, the Soros teleconference center, and a big ole Vegas style buffet for Moochey.


26 posted on 09/13/2012 1:28:43 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: Sacajaweau
Heard that underground is just a room with an empty chair.

Very good!

I heard it was to re-orient a replica Oval Office with Mecca.

27 posted on 09/13/2012 1:31:58 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Taranto: "The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you're the dog.")
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To: grobdriver

Might be where he coordinates the terrorist attacks on our embassies.


28 posted on 09/13/2012 9:28:05 PM PDT by Newtoidaho (Fight organized crime. Vote out all incumbent Democrats!)
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