Politics often allow the strong to trample the weak. Superficially the cases have little in common, but they show how unfettered discretion lets cities block small projects that are sound and authorize large ones that are unwise. The first case, Protect Our Parks v. Jackson Park is a acre 19th-century masterpiece designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. The presidential center wants to build a foot-high building in a narrow space between a lagoon and a busy local street.
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Barack Obama , who was elected as the 44th President of the United States, has elicited a number of public perceptions regarding his personality and background. As the first African-American President of the United States, his race and culture have played a prominent role in this, both positively and negatively. His relative youth 47 when elected has alternately resulted in his being praised for his freshness and criticized for his inexperience. His temperament and demeanor have drawn praise for his perceived unflappability and criticism for the perception of his lacking emotional attachment.
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What might have been a moment for Mr. Obama to challenge Mr. Obama has decided — for now, at least — to steer clear of any criticism of his successor, in part out of gratitude that former President George W.
An estimated 95 percent of the Presidential records of the Obama administration were born-digital, such as photos, videos, word processing documents, tweets, emails, and other common digital formats. NARA and the Obama Foundation will work together to digitize the unclassified textual Presidential records to create a digital archive. A dedicated staff at that location will be responsible for caring for the records and artifacts.