Ironic: Obama Presidential Center sparks community opposition in the cradle of community organizing

Ironic: Obama Presidential Center sparks community opposition in the cradle of community organizing

As ignored the Obama’s Communist media complex who by no coincidence also ignored Obama and slumlord affiliates.

American Thinker by Thomas Lifson

On the very turf that gave birth to Saul Alinsky’s version of community organizing, community activists are rising in opposition to the impact of building a huge mausoleum-like memorial to Barack Obama.  Young Barack Obama relocated to Chicago in order to study at the feet of Saul Alinsky, who had powered the  Woodlawn Organization to historic prominence as a prototype of community organizing.

Woodlawn directly abuts the Midway Plaisance, a park one mile long and 220 yards wide that separates Hyde Park (where the Obamas’ mansion is located) from Woodlawn, a downscale and heavily minority community.  The Obama memorial covets a portion of the Plaisance, as The Hyde Park Herald reports:

Members of the Midway Plaisance Advisory Council (MPAC) have come out against the location of a proposed two-story above ground parking garage, for the Barack Obama Presidential Center (OPC) that will be situated between the Metra tracks and Stony Island Avenue under Midway Plaisance[…]

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