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Whose View will Clinton Museum Represent?
CNN ^ | June 23, 2003 | AP

Posted on 06/23/2003 1:01:46 PM PDT by mountaineer

Edited on 04/29/2004 2:02:43 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) -- The world's largest museum design firm promises its work on the Clinton Presidential Library will strike a balance between entertainment and education, between the former president's feats and failures.

Award-winning designer Ralph Appelbaum said he wants to create a museum that touts Clinton as a visionary whose policies and leadership defined a generation.


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1 posted on 06/23/2003 1:01:47 PM PDT by mountaineer
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To: mountaineer
What a joke.
2 posted on 06/23/2003 1:03:54 PM PDT by newgeezer (CNN still exists?)
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The presidential single-wide under construction:

3 posted on 06/23/2003 1:04:55 PM PDT by mountaineer
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To: mountaineer
...answer: Stalin's
4 posted on 06/23/2003 1:05:38 PM PDT by PoorMuttly (No Kibble -- No Peace)
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To: newgeezer
there would be a section for children to play some of Chelsea Clinton's childhood games

I shudder to think what sort of games Chelsea's parents permitted her to play.

5 posted on 06/23/2003 1:07:16 PM PDT by mountaineer
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To: mountaineer
"it's rare to find the kind of engagement that he's put into this."

Not if you know BJ. After all, this is all about him. What else could be so facinating in his view.
6 posted on 06/23/2003 1:07:54 PM PDT by Bahbah
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To: mountaineer
Clinton's record of economic growth and racial reconciliation should be the library's focus.

Can anybody tell me a single thing Clinton did to lead the country towards “racial reconciliation”?

It’s pretty sad when you try to hang your “legacy” coat on a peg that isn’t there.

7 posted on 06/23/2003 1:09:59 PM PDT by dead
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To: mountaineer

8 posted on 06/23/2003 1:10:11 PM PDT by South40 (Get Right Or Get Left)
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To: mountaineer
".....Clinton's story is still being written and expect the library..... to evolve and improve its objectivity as time passes."

Which roughly translates:...as long as Clinton is still alive, expect him to continually attempt to re-write history to favor his own viewpoint
9 posted on 06/23/2003 1:10:20 PM PDT by spoiler2
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To: mountaineer
Visitors to the Clinton Presidential Library/Shrine/Whorehouse will want to visit the impeachment wing, in which one is allowed to throw darts shaped like cigars at a big board with Ken Starr's picture on it. The special Clinton's Hobbies area will have every issue of HUSTLER ever published, and a replica of his old pickup truck with the original astroturf in the back. The trailer behind the library is for storage only. As far as you know.
10 posted on 06/23/2003 1:11:55 PM PDT by TheBigB
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From the Clinton whorehouse, er, presidential center website:

The Clinton Center will be a public service research and educational facility. President Clinton will bring his wisdom, experience and leadership to the Center as it addresses current and future issues affecting national and international policy and public service. A separate component of the Center will be the Clinton School, which, in partnership with the University of Arkansas, will offer a masters degree for individuals from around the country and the world interested in public service.

President Clinton will be dedicating his time toward advancing several international and domestic causes he championed in the White House. He will focus on economic empowerment both here and abroad; resolving conflicts rooted in racial, ethnic and religious differences; and fostering service among young people. He will also emphasize global issues such as trade expansion, the AIDS epidemic, global warming and challenges related to high tech terrorism and sophisticated weapons of mass destruction.

11 posted on 06/23/2003 1:12:09 PM PDT by mountaineer
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To: mountaineer
a full-scale replica of Clinton's Oval Office on the third.

"Mommy, what’s that in the sink?"

12 posted on 06/23/2003 1:12:31 PM PDT by dead
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To: mountaineer

Whose View will Clinton Museum Represent?

A view like this one. Clinton will forever be known for the view Monica Lewinsky had of Clinton's crotch. Bill Clinton will never be able to expunge that from his "legacy". And before it's all over he will do something as equally stupid as getting fellatio from some young girl in the White House. Like Mike Tyson, Clinton is a clock ticking towards his next big screw up. He just can't help himself. All children are like that.

13 posted on 06/23/2003 1:13:21 PM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sorry, but this tag line has been blocked by the FTC "do not tag" list!)
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To: mountaineer
Exactly what was it that Clinton did that earned him such praise? All jokes aside and forgetting the Monica affair for a moment just what did he do in his 8 years in office?

Yes the economy was floating along on the since burst Internet bubble. I give him no credit nor blame for this. But other than travel around the world to the tune of around $100,000,000 in travel expenses the only major initiative I can think of is the Family Leave Act. And, as far as that goes it's just a pre-cursor to a one day Federally mandated and funded way to decrease the work days ala France and Germany's socialist schemes.

Racial reconciliation? Again I ask what did he do towards that goal other than play the Saxophone?

14 posted on 06/23/2003 1:13:43 PM PDT by marlon
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To: mountaineer
play some of Chelsea Clinton's childhood games

Glass bottom boat?

15 posted on 06/23/2003 1:14:34 PM PDT by dead
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To: mountaineer
to evolve and improve its objectivity as time passes.

Like the Kennedy library? (Big Belly Laugh)

16 posted on 06/23/2003 1:16:54 PM PDT by Semper Paratus
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To: marlon
According to the presidential lie-brary website:

Under his leadership, the United States has enjoyed the strongest economy in a generation and the longest economic expansion in U.S. history. President Clinton's core values of building community, creating opportunity, and demanding responsibility have resulted in unprecedented progress for America, including moving the nation from record deficits to record surpluses; the creation of over 22 million jobs— more than any other administration; low levels of unemployment, poverty, and crime; and the highest homeownership rate in history.

I think we all know what his legacy really is.

17 posted on 06/23/2003 1:17:02 PM PDT by mountaineer
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October 05, 2001

(CNSNews.com) - The planned demolition of a historically important freight depot built by former slaves and located on the same grounds where former President Bill Clinton plans to build his presidential library is angering preservationists. Clinton, however, told CNSNews.com the building in question is of "no use to anybody."

The William J. Clinton Presidential Library Foundation and the city of Little Rock, Arkansas, are planning to demolish the freight depot that preservationists say was built by former African American slaves. The historic rail station, built in 1899, is on the grounds of the planned 27.7 acre Clinton library in Little Rock and is eligible for the national registry of historic buildings.

Clinton in an exclusive interview with CNSNews.com at the recent Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) dinner in Washington D.C., said, "No one can see [the depot] now, no one can use it now, it's of no use to anybody." That same night, Clinton received the CBC's Chair Award for achievements on behalf of African Americans.

Clinton is scheduled to be in Little Rock Friday, but has no plans to tour the landmark structure.

Preservationist Gregory Ferguson of the Friends of the Choctaw Terminal, said the Clinton Foundation's plan to demolish the depot, also known as the May Supply Co. building, amounts to "destroying part of [black] heritage."

"It would be an absolute travesty for Clinton to tear this down," explained Ferguson. He called one of the state's first black built structures a "monument to the craftsmanship of these workman who were born into bondage and who lifted themselves out through the skill of their hands and their talents."

The depot's original architecture was hidden for more than 50 years because it was 90 percent covered by a steel exterior, which also served to preserve it from the elements. The 102-year-old building, which served as a warehouse in recent years, initially went unrecognized for its historic value during the planning stages of the library because it was encased in the steel exterior.

According to Ferguson, the depot is a "little jewel that's been housed in a steel box." He said architects have rated the vintage structure's state of preservation at between an eight or nine on a scale of one to ten.

"It is the only remaining brick freight depot in the state of Arkansas," he explained.
The structure is a showpiece for at least two African American stone and brick craft skills according to Ferguson. "You can still see the hand chisel marks on the stones, the mortar on the bricks is still intact," he stated.

Despite saying the building was of "no use," Clinton said the city of Little Rock and the presidential library planners were still "looking at whether there is any way we can actually recover the building and maybe move it to a site where it can actually be seen and used. So they're working on that."

But the decision to demolish the building had already been made over a week before Clinton made these comments on September 29.

"I am amazed. He's got his facts wrong," explained Ferguson. Ferguson says the Clinton Foundation and the city have already decided to demolish the depot because the foundation deems it too much hassle and too expensive to change existing building plans.

Rest of story at: http://www.cnsnews.com/Politics/Archive/200110/POL20011005d.html
18 posted on 06/23/2003 1:19:11 PM PDT by mountaineer
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To: mountaineer
The world's largest museum design firm promises its work on the Clinton Presidential Library will strike a balance between entertainment and education, between the former president's feats and failures.

Well, the failures would be listed in something the size of the NYC phone book, and I can't think of anything I would describe as a "feat".

This will be the proverbial "putting lipstick on the pig".

19 posted on 06/23/2003 1:21:12 PM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: mountaineer
He's a great teacher, all right. He taught that there is no need to tell the truth when you swear an oath to tell the truth. He taught that you can get away with rape. He taught that staining the great seal in the Oval Office is a nice form of presidential recreation. He taught that allowing the sale of missile secrets can bag him 900 grand. He taught that a vow to one's wife means nothing. He taught that a government official can get away with exchanging government jobs for sex. He taught how much damage a president can do when he fails to defend the national security of a great nation. He taught that jogging can be more fun by having a crack cocaine hooker service you in the bushes. He taught 9 year olds to ask their parents to explain oral sex. He taught how a pervert and psychopath can be admired by a group of really, really stupid people. It goes on and on and on. Bill Clinton is an absolute pile of ****, a very dangerous pile of ****.
20 posted on 06/23/2003 1:21:43 PM PDT by doug from upland (Martha is indicted and the Clintons still walk free.........what a country)
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To: wayoverontheright
This will be the proverbial "putting lipstick on the pig".

That the design resembles a mobile home is just icing on the cake.

21 posted on 06/23/2003 1:22:30 PM PDT by mountaineer
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To: isthisnickcool
Doggone it, yuh beat me to it!!
22 posted on 06/23/2003 1:24:46 PM PDT by martin_fierro (A v v n c v l v s M a x i m v s)
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Bridge to the Future, blah blah blah
23 posted on 06/23/2003 1:26:32 PM PDT by mountaineer
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To: mountaineer
impeachment will be displayed prominently, in one of 14 alcoves"...

Oh goody, there's still space for thirteen urinals on the first floor

24 posted on 06/23/2003 1:33:28 PM PDT by aShepard
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To: mountaineer
>>"What I've been extraordinarily impressed by is that he's a great teacher,"


Maybe so, but you can only learn so much by a bad example.
25 posted on 06/23/2003 1:48:18 PM PDT by Only1choice____Freedom (Once a soldier, always a soldier. They enemies of freedom never rest.)
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To: mountaineer
More like bridge to NOWHERE!

Fill it with pig manure and preserve it for future generations.

26 posted on 06/23/2003 1:50:37 PM PDT by Leo Carpathian
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To: doug from upland
Have you been looking at my journals?????

BWAHAHAHAHA!

FMCDH

27 posted on 06/23/2003 1:59:10 PM PDT by nothingnew (the pendulum swings and the libs are in the pit)
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To: dead
"Mommy, what’s that in the sink?"

AAARRRRRGGGGGHHHH!...I was just having lunch with a glass of milk!...You owe me something!...a new stomach!...BWAHAHAHA!

FMCDH

28 posted on 06/23/2003 2:02:38 PM PDT by nothingnew (the pendulum swings and the libs are in the pit)
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To: mountaineer
...most likely the view up the skirt.
29 posted on 06/23/2003 2:03:22 PM PDT by Wil H
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To: isthisnickcool
Whose View will Clinton Museum Represent?...A view like this one.

Indeed!

"However, Appelbaum said, they haven't yet figured out how to handle the Monica Lewinsky affair....Everyone entering the library knows that this was an extraordinarily politicized and contentious time in America...."

If they wanted to drive the point home, they'd devote an entire wing to it. All the doors should be about 3 1/2" high, so you'd have to drop down to your knees to enter in.

And on the wall, opposite each doorway as you enter, can be a lifesize cutout of the Esquire photo.

If that doesn't drive the focus of the Clinton Presidency home, nothing will.

30 posted on 06/23/2003 2:04:14 PM PDT by Alex Murphy (Athanasius contra mundum!)
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To: mountaineer
creating opportunity

Say what?

31 posted on 06/23/2003 2:09:20 PM PDT by lonestar (Don't mess with Texans)
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To: mountaineer
Bridge to the Future, blah blah blah

have you ever thought what dumb@ss phrase that is?

Why do we need a "Bridge to the Future"? what are we crossing? Haven't we always got there just fine without the use of an expensive construction such as bridge?

A "bridge to the future" is a icon of liberalism. Unnecessary, impractical, expensive, ill-concieved and unworkable.

32 posted on 06/23/2003 2:09:29 PM PDT by Wil H
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To: mountaineer
Whose View will Clinton Museum Represent?

It will represent the views of the lowest common denominators of sewer life in America.

The "museum" will represent the sellout of America to the Chinese Communists and their fellow travelers as well as to the homosexuals and their Godless goals for American children.

The museum will highlight the ignorant Arkansas voters who propelled these two star-crossed Manchurian candidates to eight years in the White House.

The museum will highlight the voters in New Yarkansas who propelled a latter day Ilse Koch into the senate chambers.

The museum will "celebrate" the diverse weasels who voted and advanced these two devils into wealth beyond their fondest dreams. They believe, after all, that their years of "dedicated service" to the poor state of Arkansas and to the nation they left in tatters entitled them to all they could stuff into their mouths, pockets, and off-shore bank accounts.

33 posted on 06/23/2003 2:19:01 PM PDT by JesseHousman
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To: mountaineer
""The challenge for the Clinton people will be to be honest. If they try to ignore the issue or spin it in a way the public finds hard to accept, it will taint the whole institution."

LOL - that's a good one!!! We can count on the whole institution being tainted.

34 posted on 06/23/2003 2:19:49 PM PDT by LADY J
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To: marlon
He played the saxaphone...he ate fatty fast food....he came from trashy parents...his mother contiued to be a drunken gambler...partied all night ...he cheated o his wife with one night stands all of the time....got BJ's at work....fell down while partying all night and got hurt.....partied all night...undressed women with his eyes....partied all night....late for everything....immature....lied....partied all night....cheated...stole....gave away our country's secrets t the highest bidder....partied all night.

All in all, one great President....of a fraternity maybe...not a country.

35 posted on 06/23/2003 2:21:54 PM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: mountaineer
The ice machine is conveniently located in the Broaddrick Annex.
36 posted on 06/23/2003 2:37:38 PM PDT by Sloth ("I feel like I'm taking crazy pills!" -- Jacobim Mugatu, 'Zoolander')
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To: mountaineer
I wonder where's the Bubbas' private tunnel entrances/exits are?...Bubba Wings/Halls of Shame?...Where's his private Whore House?
37 posted on 06/23/2003 2:51:02 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Just because you're paranoid,doesn't mean they aren't out to get you. :)
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To: mountaineer
Son: "Why are you laughing, mom?"
Mom: "It's an article about Bill Clinton's museum".
Son: "Oh hell mom, that's nothing but bongs and porno mags".

Actual conversation that took place 15 minutes ago, with me and my 15 yr old son.
38 posted on 06/23/2003 2:54:05 PM PDT by TheSpottedOwl (America...love it or leave it. Canada is due north-Mexico is directly south...start walking.)
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To: mountaineer
"impeachment is a minor issue"

Oh really ... NOT TO AMERICA!!!
39 posted on 06/23/2003 3:04:10 PM PDT by CyberAnt ( America - You Are The Greatest!!)
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To: mountaineer
Under his leadership, the United States has enjoyed the strongest economy in a generation and the longest economic expansion in U.S. history. President Clinton's core values of building community, creating opportunity, and demanding responsibility have resulted in unprecedented progress for America, including moving the nation from record deficits to record surpluses; the creation of over 22 million jobs— more than any other administration; low levels of unemployment, poverty, and crime; and the highest homeownership rate in history.

Done of course under a REPUBLICAN Congress!

40 posted on 06/23/2003 3:15:02 PM PDT by Don Corleone
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To: mountaineer

41 posted on 06/23/2003 3:41:38 PM PDT by arasina (Temporarily tagged out due to renovations.)
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To: mountaineer
This ugly building suits Clinton to a "T". The structure appears to be a stubby wanger, hanging out over the river, trying to screw the countryside. A perfect example of what he did and continues to try and do to our nation.
42 posted on 06/23/2003 4:22:26 PM PDT by Mr. Jazzy
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43 posted on 06/23/2003 5:04:49 PM PDT by backhoe (A nuke for every Kook ( NK, Iraq, Iran, Pak, India... )- what a Clinton "legacy...")
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To: mountaineer
There should be a topless bar across the street from the Clinton library called "Slick Willie's."
44 posted on 06/23/2003 5:09:45 PM PDT by lonestar (Don't mess with Texans)
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To: TheSpottedOwl
Excellent! Props to your son.
45 posted on 06/23/2003 5:12:54 PM PDT by mountaineer
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To: mountaineer
This is a trick question, right?
46 posted on 06/23/2003 5:13:43 PM PDT by sweetliberty ("Having the right to do a thing is not at all the same thing as being right in doing it.")
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To: a-whole-nother-box-of-pandoras; Ahban; Arkansawyer; Arkinsaw; Asphodel; AxelPaulsenJr; bilh; ...
Arkansas FReeper/ Clinton LIEbrary ping!
47 posted on 06/23/2003 5:18:05 PM PDT by sweetliberty ("Having the right to do a thing is not at all the same thing as being right in doing it.")
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To: mountaineer
However, Appelbaum said, they haven't yet figured out how to handle the Monica Lewinsky affair.

In other words, "What blue dress?"...

48 posted on 06/23/2003 5:24:01 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE.)
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To: mountaineer
LOL........you enjoy these threads ENTIRELY too much.

We are just going to have to take a trip out there!
49 posted on 06/23/2003 5:25:13 PM PDT by Howlin
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To: mountaineer
"Clinton's hands-on approach"

Hmmmm......

"The challenge for the Clinton people will be to be honest. If they try to ignore the issue or spin it in a way the public finds hard to accept, it will taint the whole institution."

Bwahahahahahahahahaha..........

"a full-scale replica of Clinton's Oval Office on the third"

Wonder if there will be a Monica cast in wax and strategically positioned under the desk so that anyone sitting there would get the full "effect" of the office.

"will include selected gifts and photographs of such White House holiday celebrations as an Easter egg roll, the lighting of a menorah and the pardoning of a Thanksgiving turkey."

And let's not forget that oh so tasteful Christmas tree decorated with condoms.

"Scholars and Clinton supporters alike say Clinton's story is still being written"

Scholars and Clinton supporters alike say Clinton's story is still being written revised...

50 posted on 06/23/2003 5:36:05 PM PDT by sweetliberty ("Having the right to do a thing is not at all the same thing as being right in doing it.")
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