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Mon Feb 4, 2013, 05:40 PM

Ronald Reaganís home will not be leveled for Obama library

Ronald Reaganís home will not be leveled for Obama library

If you saw Fox Nation, Mediaite or the Washington Times recently, you may be under the impression that Ronald Reaganís childhood home is being paved for Obamaís parking lot.

But not exactly. The original report, published on an unedited, community-generated section of WashingtonTimes.com, alleged that the University of Chicago was demolishing and paving over Reaganís boyhood home. The report further claimed that the parking lot could one day serve Obamaís presidential library.

If anyone had bothered Googling the rumors or the reportís author, they would have found plenty of room for doubt. For starters, the apartment in question was not ďReaganís childhood Chicago home,Ē as the Daily Mail phrases it, but a house he lived in for a few months between the ages of three and four, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

And while the University of Chicago does plan to bulldoze the building, the university will use the space to expand its medical and biological research campus. The school bought the building in 2004, long before Barack Obama became a household name, and has planned to expand since 2010, two years before Obama expressed interest in a library.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/02/04/ronald-reagans-home-will-not-be-leveled-for-obama-library/

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The Straight Story Feb 2013 OP
libtodeath Feb 2013 #1
LeftofObama Feb 2013 #2
mwrguy Feb 2013 #3
Arugula Latte Feb 2013 #4
PennsylvaniaMatt Feb 2013 #5

Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 05:43 PM

1. Use it for HIV research and treatment

that would be a fitting end to that mother fucker turning his back on the epidemic.

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Response to libtodeath (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 05:49 PM

2. ^^This!^^ n/t

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Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 07:44 PM

3. Can we level it anyway?

Just because.

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Response to mwrguy (Reply #3)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 07:50 PM

4. That would be awesome.

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Response to The Straight Story (Original post)

Mon Feb 4, 2013, 08:07 PM

5. I loved the reaction from the right on this!!

Just the headlines (as misleading as it may be) "Reagan's Childhood Home To Be Bulldozed For Obama Presidential Library" is enough to warm the hearts of Democrats from California to the New York islands!

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