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    Melania Trump Orders Removal of Near-200-Year-Old Tree From White House [W:451]

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/melania-t...145141513.html

    The historic Jackson Magnolia has been on the south facade of the White House since the 1800s—making it the oldest on the grounds. But Tuesday, Melania Trump reportedly made the decision to have it removed after tree specialists determined “the overall architecture and structure of the tree is greatly compromised,” reported CNN.
    CNN obtained documents from specialists at the United States National Arboretum, which determined the magnolia tree must be removed. The tree is “completely dependent on artificial support,” the document read.
    Nothing is sacred. I would build a stone support for it. A wall to keep the tree up. This tree is 200 years old!!! I guess nothing is sacred....
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    re: Melania Trump Orders Removal of Near-200-Year-Old Tree From White House [W:451]

    The tree is “completely dependent on artificial support,” the document read.
    She should be used to that.
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    re: Melania Trump Orders Removal of Near-200-Year-Old Tree From White House [W:451]

    Quote Originally Posted by dirtpoorchris View Post
    https://www.yahoo.com/news/melania-t...145141513.html


    Nothing is sacred. I would build a stone support for it. A wall to keep the tree up. This tree is 200 years old!!! I guess nothing is sacred....
    Once it gets past a certain point, it's a safety hazard. Melania based the decision on professional advice.
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    re: Melania Trump Orders Removal of Near-200-Year-Old Tree From White House [W:451]

    I would be upset about this except in this case there seems to be non-selfish reasons for taking it down. I am all for leaving trees where they are if they are healthy.
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    re: Melania Trump Orders Removal of Near-200-Year-Old Tree From White House [W:451]

    Quote Originally Posted by dirtpoorchris View Post
    https://www.yahoo.com/news/melania-t...145141513.html


    Nothing is sacred. I would build a stone support for it. A wall to keep the tree up. This tree is 200 years old!!! I guess nothing is sacred....


    Just so you understand, you're crying over a tree that's near death.
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    re: Melania Trump Orders Removal of Near-200-Year-Old Tree From White House [W:451]

    Quote Originally Posted by Skeptic Bob View Post
    I would be upset about this except in this case there seems to be non-selfish reasons for taking it down. I am all for leaving trees where they are if they are healthy.
    We had hanging gardens in the past and many great wonders. It couldnt cost more than 1,000 bucks to figure out a way to make this tree exist. For at least another 100 years. Hell its in a pretty prime part of america im sure they could spend 10,000 and make it even cooler. Why wouldnt you wanna own a 300 year old tree?!?!
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    re: Melania Trump Orders Removal of Near-200-Year-Old Tree From White House [W:451]

    Quote Originally Posted by dirtpoorchris View Post
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    Nothing is sacred. I would build a stone support for it. A wall to keep the tree up. This tree is 200 years old!!! I guess nothing is sacred....
    Most not all of the three, for cause, the wood will be saved for some future use, and established processes were followed to get to this result.......this is a time to cheer the Trumps for following rules, and to give the so-called journalists the finger for their suckage.
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    re: Melania Trump Orders Removal of Near-200-Year-Old Tree From White House [W:451]

    Quote Originally Posted by dirtpoorchris View Post
    https://www.yahoo.com/news/melania-t...145141513.html


    Nothing is sacred. I would build a stone support for it. A wall to keep the tree up. This tree is 200 years old!!! I guess nothing is sacred....
    How about we have an honest back story to this.

    A large portion of an iconic tree planted by President Jackson in the 1800s is slated to be cut down this week.

    First Lady Melania Trump made the decision to uproot the Jackson Magnolia after experts determined that it was beyond saving and posed a safety hazard, her spokeswoman said Tuesday.

    After reviewing the reports, she trusted that every effort had been made to preserve the historic tree, and was concerned about the safety of visitors and members of the press who are often standing right in front of the tree during Marine One lifts,” said Stephanie Grisham.

    Wood from the tree will be preserved, Grisham added. The First Lady has also requested that its seedlings be maintained in the event that a new Magnolia tree can be planted in the same area.
    White House to remove centuries-old Jackson Magnolia tree - NY Daily News

    Now if this had been Michelle Obama making the same decision, would you honestly be saying "nothing is sacred?"
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    re: Melania Trump Orders Removal of Near-200-Year-Old Tree From White House [W:451]

    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    She should be used to that.
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