Skip to comments.When pigs might fly in front of Trump Tower in Chicago
Posted on 05/06/2017 9:52:23 PM PDT by bryan999
A parade of giant gold pigs could be flying by Trump Tower in Chicago some time this summer, obscuring the 20-foot-high "TRUMP" letters on the side of the building facing the Chicago River.
Chicago-based architecture design group New World Projects came up with the idea for "Flying Pigs on Parade" as a response to Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election. The floating art installation would send four giant gold pig ballons attached to a barge down the Chicago River for a day this summer, on a Saturday or Sunday in August, CBS Chicago reports.
New World Projects still has to raise between $100,000-$150,000 to cover the costs of the project and the City of Chicago has not yet signed off, according to CBS Chicago.
The idea was inspired by George Orwell, and according to the project's website, it would be "a visual response to the loud, illogical and frequently hateful expressions that polluted the presidential elections and that now define the actions of our U.S. leadership."
Visually, the project was inspired by Pink Floyd's "Animals" album cover, which also features a flying pig. Pink Floyd's Roger Waters has given the group his approval, and New World Projects plans to replicate its project in other cities after the Chicago debut of the pigs. According to CBS Chicago, the pigs have been named, too -- Old Major, Napoleon, Squealer and Minimus -- in an homage to Orwell's "Animal Farm."
CBS Chicago also points out that Trump Tower dates to 2008, but it was in 2014 that Mr. Trump decided to mark his building with the giant TRUMP letters, which span two floors of the building, "covering 2,800 square feet and...illuminated at night with LED lights."
(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...
So petulant and useless, maybe someone will shoot it down (if it even actually goes up - and I have my doubts).
LOL, now that I think of it, it's probably a given that it'll get shot down, being that this is Chicago!
Here's the link to the blog:
And a link to their stupid Facebook page:
Oops, here are the links again, but clickable....
Blog ——> https://www.flyingpigsonparade.org
Disgracebook page -—> https://www.facebook.com/FlyingPigParade/
Instead of suing them, Trump should say he appreciates all the eyeballs this will give to his beautiful Trump Tower in Chicago. He should have a “Flying Pig” room special at the hotel, and just generally try to make them think he’s winning. Again.
I’ve always thought Pink F sucked.
Never knew how so many her liked them.
Now I find out they’re leftist pigs.
That part shouldn’t be shocking.
They hate money and capitalism. Bet they gave everything they earned away. :)
If any of these morons had actually read Orwell’s book rather than just the Cliffs notes while slurping their slop....they would know Orwell’s pigs didn’t fly.
The pigs in Orwell’s animal farm were communists, not capitalists. Leftists are trying to redefine Orwell to mean exactly opposite of his message.
Even when pigs fly, Hillary will still never be President
The three remaining members of the band - Roger Waters, David Gilmour and Nick Mason - are multi-multi- millionaires.
Waters is the only real left-winger, as far as I can tell, and he didn’t really make his views known until about the mid to late 80s, long after their heyday.
Gllmour and Mason are more subdued with their politics ... they may actually even be slightly conservative in their old age.
The band was constantly at loggerheads throughout their career - and Waters ended up being a bit of a pariah after their last album together, “The Final Cut.” Most of that tension, however, had to do with artistic direction. But maybe some of it had to do with politics, though, who knows.. ?
Still, their accomplishments and influence on music are indisputable - in my opinion.
“Dark Side of the Moon” is still my all time favorite rock record, even though I vehemently disagree with Waters’ politics. He didn’t write everything they did, and the lyrics of that record are ambiguous and can be interpreted in many ways.
Very good point, which always seems to be lost on liberals.
I hope this story gain some more traction on social media and gets a nice, well-deserved smackdown from Trump supporters.
Not Now John....
“No need to worry about the Vietnamese,
Gotta bring the Russian Bear to its knees,
Maybe not the Russian Bear, Maybe the Swedes.....”
Given the state of Sweden today, its very ironic what Waters wrote on The Final Cut.
Oh Jeez, stupid is as stupid does.
If any of these morons had actually read Orwells book rather than just the Cliffs notes while slurping their slop....they would know Orwells pigs didnt fly.
Figures these Leftist illiterates would come up with a botched mixed metaphor meaning what exactly? “When pigs fly” simply means the unlikelyness of a particular event.
Here’s another article with a little more information about the idiots who “conceptualized” this “multi-layered” statement:
They claim it’s all about their repulsion of the large TRUMP letters. What bunch of bullshyte !
How were they able to get wings ON HRC?
So the Facebook page for this “New World Design Ltd” company has a link to what you would think is their website, but it takes you nowhere...
NWD Facebook page:
URL to nowhere, supposedly to their website:
A WHOIS search on the domain brings up zilch! Never been registered...?
No match for “WWW.NWDARCHITECTS.COM”.
>>> Last update of whois database: Sun, 07 May 2017 06:56:18 GMT <<<
OK, so that’s odd... but who the hell is this guy? “Jeff Roberts” ?
Supposedly the person who is doing all the press for New World Design LTD...? Studied economics at Marietta ?? So how and why is he in architecture? He’s the “principal”?
Links from their (or his) “Flying Pigs on Parade” blog to all the various news articles so far:
He’s received quite a bit of press! At least one of those links goes to a short radio interview, maybe there’s more to glom from there...
Looks to me like this is nothing more than an anti-Trump scam artist trying to scam some quick cash thru his gofundme account.....
Six minute interview with this jerk, from LA Talk Radio AM 640:
And a story on WBUR.. They refer to this scumbag as a Chicago “principal architect”:
In the first interview above, Roberts claims they had to take their phone number and website offline because of “threats”. He refers to his “office” a few times. BS. There is no office. And this guy is a fraud.
Do any of these stupid news outlets fact check?
No different than the swine in DC.
All filled with gas.
Say 100 or so for each balloon and President Trump with a blow horn to blow to release the arrows.
Down they come onto the pigs and down go the pigs
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