Another salute to the man who did more to divide our nation, sow discord in every quarter of the population, and who provided aid and comfort to our enemies in a time of war…
California Freeway Stretch Named ‘President Barack H. Obama Highway’
A resolution designating the new name paid tribute to the former president and his “decades of dedicated public service.”
A section of a California freeway between Glendale and Pasadena has been named after former President Barack Obama.
Officials unveiled signs named “President Barack H. Obama Highway” in a portion of the Los Angeles-area freeway, State Route 134, on Thursday, the Associated Press reported.
Democratic state Sen. Anthony Portantino introduced the resolution, which was filed in September 2017, to designate a portion of the freeway to be renamed. It spans between State Route 2 and Interstate 210, The Pasadena Star-News reported.
“In recognition of President Barack Hussein Obama’s more than two decades of dedicated public service to the citizens of the United States and the State of California, it is fitting to designate a portion of State Route 134 in his honor,” the resolution read in part. <Source>
Exploiting a prominent former Chicago politician for Chicago politics…
Obama Expressway suggestion stirs resentment: 'You don't change something just to change it'
A member of a prominent Chicago political family running for mayor suggested that an expressway on the city’s South Side be renamed after former President Barack Obama, but the family of the man it’s currently named after isn’t happy.
The Dan Ryan Expressway, also designated as Interstate 90/94, is named for an ex-Cook County board president and his grandson, Daniel B. Ryan III, is hurt that Bill Daley would suggest a name switch without checking with the Ryan family first, the Chicago Sun-Times reported this week.
“Why would you take an honor away from one man to honor another?” asked Ryan III, 69. “Our family has been honored by this for 56 years, and we’d like to keep it that way.”
Daley has said renaming the roadway would be an appropriate honor for Obama, whose political career started as a South Side community organizer.
Daley is the brother of former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley and the son of former Mayor Richard J. Daley. The Sun-Times said Dan Ryan was considered by many to be the second most powerful official next the mayor for much of the 1950s and early ‘60s.
Dan Ryan and Richard J. Daley were friends when they were at the height of their political power and the two had teamed up to make the expressway a reality, Ryan III said. It was opened in 1962, the year after Dan Ryan died.
Ryan III, retired after a career in the insurance industry, said he suspects the suggestion by Bill Daley was meant to pull in votes from Obama supporters in his campaign to become the next Chicago mayor. And Ryan III added that he, too, he is a fan of the 44th president.
“But you don’t change something just to change it,” Ryan III said. <Source>
I am against the waste of time, effort, and money that goes into ego-naming taxpayer-funded infrastructure for politicians or special interests. The exception, of course, are historic monuments.
But, more importantly, I am against naming or re-naming anything for former President Barack Obama whom I regard as an American Benedict Arnold who traitorously gave aid and comfort to an enemy in a time of war. Namely, providing billions of dollars to the most prominent sponsor of state-directed terrorism on the globe, Iran. A nation that has openly aided in the killing of American soldiers and promoting anti-America sentiment around the world. Not only did Barack Obama save Iran’s economy from collapse after being stringently sanction, he provided a pathway to nuclearization without once addressing the development of ballistic missiles that could be mated with future nuclear devices for delivery to the continental United States. Obama did everything in his power to disadvantage and disparage America’s allies while conveying advantages to our enemies, namely those who were pro-Islam, anti-America, and anti-Israel.
I am all for avoiding the naming of new taxpayer infrastructure and the costs associated with signage changes that occur with each incoming administration. I am also for de-naming all existing government-owned or managed infrastructure after a period of twenty-five years. And, immediately de-naming anything associated with a political scandal. If one wants to name something after a politician, let them wait 25 to 50 years after their death and let history be the judge of their worthiness.
We are so screwed.
“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!
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“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS
"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius
“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell