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Thought id respond to this with a little list

Wall Street Bailout without penalties for the bad guys
Bombing Pakistan
Hiding photos of Abuses that occurred under the Bush Admin.
Detainees muzzled at Bagram AF Base
Defending Warrentless Wiretaps.
More Troops to Colombia
backtracking on Dont ask dont tell
Working for more More "Free Trade."
Geither And The Rest Of the Goldman/Sachs mafioso
Monsanto  i.e. Vilsack and this

Accelerating Mountain Top Coal Removal
More Mercenaries than ever in Iraq
More dead soldiers in Afghanistan
No to Prosecutions For The Criminal activities of Bush Admin
No Reduction In Overseas Military Bases
Enlarging Pentagon Budget
Mortgage holders no bankruptcy court protection
Rahm Emanuel
EvenFewer Superfund cleanups than Bush
More money for the Massive "Embassy" In Iraq
Iraq-- Still
No oversight of institutions receiving TARP funds.
No effort to re regulate banks and wall street.
credit card bill Fiasco
Afghanistan-a real Vietnam Redux
New "Super Embassy" In Pakistan
"Card Check" dying
Saying good bye to the Public Option for Health Insurance probably shouldnt be a suprise

This "Main stream" center left guy is better than the criminal Bush

but excuse me if I remain lukewarm on him and not hugely trusting

Turns out Im a bit lazy and didnt get links or everything.  best laid plans etc.

Originally posted to Redstateresident on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 03:08 PM PDT.

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  •  Well he never said he was a liberal (3+ / 0-)

    He said he was a pragmatist that would create a bipartisan consensus. I guess what you have done is post a list of the accomplishments of the New American Pragmatic Bipartisanship.

    The work begins anew. The hope rises again. And the dream lives on! -Ted Kennedy

    by cloudwatcher on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 03:13:07 PM PDT

  •  Obama is a mouse next to... (2+ / 0-)
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    disrael, neroden

    the juggernaut of war that our country has become.

    Who can change this?  A president?  The Progressives are the only political group that sees what we've become.  How can we change all this?  How many years will it take to become a civilized country that benefits the world with its compassion, innovation, and wealth.

    The United States signed weapons agreements valued at $37.8 billion in 2008, or 68.4 percent of all business in the global arms bazaar, up significantly from American sales of $25.4 billion the year before.

    All of this will be used to kill and maim.  This crime is beyond GW Bush or Cheney.  It is a sick and twisted madness.

    There are two kinds of people, those who finish what they start and so on. (Geo. B. Shaw)

    by rubine on Sun Sep 06, 2009 at 03:26:46 PM PDT

  •  I wasn't expecting a liberal. (3+ / 0-)
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    neroden, esquimaux, Redstateresident

    I was expecting was a good government centrist with mildly progressive tendencies.

    I used to describe Obama's program of corporate enabling and his fetish for pleasing the Establishment as a "collapse": collapse on torture; collapse on FISA; collapse on telecom immunity; collapse on "fierce" advocacy for LGBT rights; collapse on transparency; collapse on Wall Street.

    Now I realize that to collapse on something requires having honestly stood for it in the first place.

  •  All the things I feared from HRC. nt (0+ / 0-)

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