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  •  I like some of Obama's policies (5+ / 0-)

    and I dislike others.

    One of the things that I'm most troubled by is his use of Executive power. I really wanted it rolled back after its misuse by Bush but now it seems to be cemented into place. That doesn't bode well for the future.

    I really dislike his administration's policies on civil liberties, whistleblowers and leakers or allowing those who tortured, or facilitated torture, to go unpunished.

    I don't like his lack of transparency, esp. after the promises he made to be open and aboveboard.

    I also don't like his policies on medical Marijuana.

    He said that he wanted people to stay engaged. Engaged means  different things to different people but critiques are as much a part of  responsible citizenship as kudos.

    Overall I think he's done good.

    "The human eye is a wonderful device. With a little effort, it can fail to see even the most glaring injustice." Richard K. Morgan

    by sceptical observer on Sat Feb 09, 2013 at 12:24:47 PM PST

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