Skip to comments.Obama Presidential Library Search Kicks Off
Posted on 01/31/2014 12:28:16 PM PST by kristinn
The formal process to build a library housing President Barack Obama's presidential records and artifacts began Friday with the formation of a new foundation, launched by top supporters with Obama's blessing, that will develop and build the monument to his legacy.
The nonprofit Barack H. Obama Foundation will be led by Marty Nesbitt, a close Obama friend from Chicago, and Julianna Smoot, a former White House social secretary and top official in Obama's re-election campaign.
A vigorous competition to host the library is already underway. Hawaii, where Obama was born, and Illinois, his longtime home, have been lobbying the Obamas both publicly and privately. New York, where Obama went to college, also has expressed interest.
With so many of Obama's aides and supporters calling Chicago home, the focus has increasingly turned to the Windy City, where Obama was first elected and came into his own as a national political figure. The involvement of Nesbitt, a Chicago businessman, in forming the foundation is likely to amplify speculation that Chicago has an inside track to getting the library. The third founding member of the nonprofit's board, Kevin Poorman, is also based in Chicago and runs a company formed by Chicago businesswoman Penny Pritzker, who is now Obama's commerce secretary.
The foundation plans to hire fulltime staff later this year. Although it will start fundraising right away to cover its own costs, most of the money to build the library won't be raised until after Obama leaves the White House. While Obama is still in office, the foundation won't take donations from foreign nationals, lobbyists or organizations that aren't nonprofits. It also plans to disclose all donations over $200.
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Jakarta, Honolulu, Benghazi , What difference does it make?
Oh heck, here I thought they were searching for his
long form birth certificate...
I’ve predicted on here previously that he will be the first to have 3 branches.
Hawaii, LA, and Chicago.
And each will have it’s own Choom Gang Museum as an adjunct.
Just have it online at www.obamalib.org
South Side of Chicago in the vicinity of New Comiskey?
I think not.
Yah fine except you won’t be allowed in, and every printed page in the place will just say “redacted” all over it.
Oops, left Nairobi off.
Based on his history of documentation, I’d suggest a dropbox at a local “Pack-n-Mail”.
Back to Kenya!
Benghazi sounds right. He interfered in Middle East politics because he thought he’d be having statues built to the great liberator. He may have once more been mistaken.
Well Clinton’s emulates a double wide mobile home, so that makes sense.
Harare, Zimbabwe for the logical conclusion of what he wants to do with the remaking of the racial composition of the US.
it can be a very very small facility
since he’s destroyed or deep-sixed every shred of his records that could possibly help identify who he really is
how about just renting a little locker at the Mombasa, Kenya bus station for his library? Cost only 25 cents per day. That should more than do it, insofar as any remotely useful documents he might decide to share with us....
I suggest the Gates of Hell.