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Old 03-06-2013, 10:26 PM   #31
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Default Re: The BigAss 2nd term thread

Found this list of Obamas first term achievements on reddit, I expect more of the same in the second term.

Obama extends Patriot Act without reform - [1]
http://articles.nydailynews.com/2011...e-surveillance

Obama sends more troops to Afghanistan (2009) - [2]
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/8389778.stm

Obama signs NDAA 2011 (and 2012, and 2013) - [3]
http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain...-act-now-what/

Obama appeals the Federal Court decision that “indefinite detention” is unconstitutional - [4]
http://www.businessinsider.com/unbel...-ruling-2012-9

Obama uses his Presidential Drone “Kill List” to kill American cleric without trial -[5]
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/07/wo....html?_r=2&hp&

and his 16 year old son in a separate strike - [6]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/...ssL_story.html

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]
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...rt-claims.html

Protects Bush’s war crimes as State Secrets - [8] [9] [10]
http://www.salon.com/2010/09/08/obama_138/
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/0...orse-than-bush
http://washingtonindependent.com/339...toes-bush-line

Waives sections of a law meant to prevent the recruitment of child soldiers in Africa in order to deepen military relationship with countries that have poor human rights records -[11]
http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/po...child_soldiers

Appointing Monsanto, GMO company with multiple unsafe practice violations, lobbyist to head the FDA - [12]
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/...dZcQ_blog.html

Continuing prohibition and Federal attacks on marijuana dispensaries that are legal pursuant with state law - [13]
http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=685_1342311527

Protects AG Holder from Congressional “Fast and Furious” gun walking investigations - [14]
http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics...ous-documents/

Bringing no charges against bank executives that misused bailouts - [15]
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/26/op...unishment.html

Engaging in a war on whistleblowers - [16]
http://dailycaller.com/2012/07/31/th...histleblowers/

Grants immunity to CIA torturers - [17]
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisf...h-cia-torturer

Quadrupling Bush's warrantless wiretapping program - [18]
http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Governm...tless-Wiretaps

Continuing military tribunals he vowed to end - [19]
http://articles.cnn.com/2011-03-07/p..._s=PM:POLITICS

Allowed innocent man to die at gitmo - [20]
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/suzann...b_1878375.html

Violating the War Powers Act of 1973 - [21]
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/21/op...1Ackerman.html

Signed Anti-protest law - [22]
http://rt.com/usa/news/trespass-bill-obama-secret-227/

Deported more immigrants than any other president - [23]
http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-me...-any-other-pr/

Increasing Drug War budget - [24]
http://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/the-...ing-highlights

Defends raids on Amish raw milk farmers - [25]
http://reason.com/blog/2011/06/10/ob...y-czar-defends

Granting the FBI access to private electronic communication without warrant - [26]
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/30/op...fri1.html?_r=3

Building an even more intrusive TSA - [27]
http://www.presstv.ir/usdetail/218543.html

Says it’s legal to track individuals by pinpointing their cellphone without warrant - [28]
http://www.businessinsider.com/gover...phones-2012-10

Renewing FISA and NSA’s unregulated spying and banking of all wireless communication - [29] [30]
http://truth-out.org/news/item/11540...s-watching-you
http://www.democracynow.org/2012/4/2...sa_is_lying_us

Appeals SCOTUS ruling that warrantless installation of tracking devices on cars is unconstitutional - [31]
http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews...ng-of-citizens

Nominates JP Morgan defense lawyer to head the SEC, the regulatory agency in charge of keeping Wall Street in line - [32]
http://www.rollingstone.com/politics...house-20130125
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