What the fuck has Obama done so far?

November 5th, 2010 by Justin Kemerling
A nice little project highlighting the accomplishments of the Obama Administration in the last two years. And there is quite a lot. Enjoy the facts:
  • Health Care Reform Bill, allowing children to remain covered by their parents' insurance until the age of 26, Tax cuts for up to 3.5 million small businesses to help pay for employee health care coverage, Significantly increased funding for the Violence Against Women Act, Lifted restrictions granting Cuban Americans unrestricted rights to visit family and send remittances to the island, Eliminated subsidies to private lender middlemen of student loans and protect student borrowers, Increased funding for national parks and forests by 10%, Significantly expanded Pell grants, which help low-income students pay for college, Expanded hate crime law in the US to include sexual orientation through the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, Provided stimulus funding to boost private sector spaceflight programs, Appointed nation's first Chief Technology Officer, Signed financial reform law establishing a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to look out for the interests of everyday Americans, Signed financial reform law requiring lenders to verify applicants' credit history, income, and employment status, Signed financial reform law prohibiting banks from engaging in proprietary trading, Cut prescription drug cost for medicare recipients by 50%, Provided $12.2 Billion in new funding for Individuals With Disabilities Education Act, Extended Benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees, Appointed more openly gay officials than any other president in US history, The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009: a $789 billion economic stimulus plan, Created more private sector jobs in 2010 than during entire Bush years, Voluntary disclosure of White House visitors for the first time in US history, Appointed first Latina to the US Supreme Court, Promoted social responsibility through creation of serve.gov, a national database of volunteer opportunities, Reversed 'global gag rule', allowing US aid to go to organizations regardless of whether they provide abortions, Signed New START Treaty - nuclear arms reduction pact with Russia, Increased average fuel economy standards from 27.5mpg to 35.5mpg, starting in 2016, Signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, restoring basic protections against pay discrimination for women and other workers.
And there is more. Plenty more. How's that for leadership, American people?

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One Response to “What the fuck has Obama done so far?”

  1. Jrd Says:

    This is fucking awesome.

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