The Change We Got

Obama’s Track Record

from Washington’s Blog by WashingtonsBlog


We’ve previously documented that Obama has redistributed wealth to the super-rich and trampled civil libertieseven more than Bush. That Obama has prosecuted more whistleblowers than all other presidents combined … but fewer financial crimes than President Reagan, Clinton or either of the Bush presidents.

Redditor n3uromanc3r adds the following round up of Obama’s track record.

Obama extends Patriot Act without reform – [1]

Obama sends more troops to Afghanistan – [2]

Obama signs NDAA 2011 – [3]

Obama appeals the Federal Court decision that “indefinite detention” is unconstitutional – [4]

Obama uses his Presidential Drone “Kill List” to kill American cleric without trial -[5]

and his 16 year old son in a separate strike – [6]

Continues to approve drone strikes that kill thousands of innocent civilians including women and children in Pakistan, Yemen, and other countries that do not want the US intervening – [7]

Protects Bush’s war crimes as State Secrets – [8] [9] [10]

Support for countries use of child soldiers -[11]

Appointing Monsanto, GMO company with multiple unsafe practice violations, lobbyist to head the FDA – [12]

Continuing prohibition and Federal attacks on legal marijuana dispensaries – [13]

Protects AG Holder from Congressional “Fast and Furious” gun walking investigations – [14]

Bringing no charges against bank executives that misused bailouts – [15]

Engaging in a war on whistleblowers – [16]

Grants immunity to CIA torturers – [17]

Quadrupling the numbers of warrantless wiretapping since Bush era – [18]

Continuing military tribunals he vowed to end – [19]

Failing to close gitmo – [20]

Allowed innocent man to die at gitmo – [21]

Violating the War Powers Act of 1973 – [22]

Signed Anti-protest law – [23]

Deported more immigrants than any other president – [24]

Increasing Drug War budget – [25]

Defends raids on Amish raw milk farmers – [26]

Granting the FBI access to private electronic communication without warrant – [27]

Building an even more intrusive TSA – [28]

Says it’s legal to track individuals by pinpointing their cellphone without warrant – [29]

Renewing FISA and NSA’s unregulated spying and banking of all wireless communication – [30] [31]

Appeals SCOTUS ruling that warrantless installation of tracking devices on cars is unconstitutional – [32]

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