Leave it a Recon Marine to compile just what has gone on with the Obama since he took office. Not even a month, and he has Bill Clinton beat! Well, what can I say..? Well done Gunny, carry on and Semper Fidelis!
Attorney General Eric Holder, revealed to be the man who, as Clinton’s deputy AG, was the driving force behind the sentence commutation of 16 murderous FALN terrorists.
Attorney General Eric Holder’s law firm represents 17 Gitmo terrorists and he is a driving force behind the closing of Gitmo.
On Inauguration Day, Obama granted only ABC News an interview, after they paid him $2 million to sponsor his DC Neighborhood Ball.
After three days in office, Obama ordered an attack on homes in Pakistan. Twenty-one people were killed but only five were reported to have been terrorists; the rest of the incinerated and dismembered victims were children, their moms and dads, and other civilians, according to the New York Times, the AFP, the AP and many other news sources.
On 23 January 2009, Obama demanded that GOP leaders stop listening to Rush Limbaugh or else things would not go well for them during his regime.
William Lind, a powerful defense industry lobbyist, was appointed by Obama to be deputy defense secretary, despite all the rants and promises Obama made about never appointing a lobbyist to a position of power in his regime.
On 23 January 2009, Obama lifted the ban on federal tax dollars funding abortion mill operations in Third World countries where eugenics are now again used to control the population.
Two days after seizing power, Obama signed an executive order to close Gitmo, making it clear that the comfort and happiness of the terrorists therein, and Europe’s opinion of us, are far more important than national security and the lives of American families.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton refuses to reveal all of the big foreign donors to her husband’s “foundation,” but the Washington Times says huge sums of money came from the People’s Republic of China via a secret 2006 stock transaction.
On 24 January 2009, despite his hundreds if not thousands of pledges and promises of total transparency in his regime, Obama held a secret closed-door meeting with his economic advisors as anger over his $1 trillion “economic stimulus” spending scheme, refusing to allow the media and American people access to what was discussed.
On 26 January 2009, Rep. John Boehner revealed that Obama and his Obamanistas in the Congress had added language in the Democrats’ stimulus bill that would allow Obama’s infamous voter fraud organization, ACORN, to receive billions of dollars in federal funding under the farcical guise of “neighborhood stabilization activities.”
On 26 January 2009, U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Susan Rice, stated that the Obama regime seeks direct negotiations with the terrorist regime of Iran.
In a shocking insult to our military’s heroes, on 20 January 2009, Barack Obama became the first president in 56 years–since its inception–to skip the Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball, which is held in honor of Medal of Honor recipients, Purple Heart recipients, paralyzed veterans and other military heroes. Obama did, however, find time to attend the Neighborhood Ball, which was filled with Hollywood’s ultra elite.
On 26 January 2009, with hat in hand and apologizing for the United States, Obama gave his first formal television interview as president not to an American network, but Al-Arabiya, saying America must stop “dictating,” a move and statement that was immediately seen by extremist Muslims as a sign of sure weakness and fear.
James B. Steinberg, whom Obama nominated to be deputy secretary of state, told the Foreign Relations Committee in writing that Americans have a free speech right guaranteed by the Constitution to taxpayer funded abortions.
On 26 January 2009, Timothy Geithner was sworn in as Obama’s secretary of the treasury despite having serious tax problems and having had an illegal alien housekeeper.
On 27 January 2009, Obama, for some reason confused, attempted to walk through a window to get back into the White House rather than using a door. There were no calls from liberals to have him take a urinalysis to determine why he did this.
The Obamanistas added $325,000,000 to the economic stimulus bill for a program to teach Americans how not to get the clap and other STDs. More additions:
$2 billion earmark to re-start FutureGen, a near-zerovemissions coal power plant in Illinois that the Dept. of Energy defunded last year because the project was inefficient
A $246 million tax break for Hollywood movie producers to buy motion picture film
$650 million for the digital television (DTV) converter box coupon program
$88 million for the Coast Guard to design a new polar icebreaker (arctic ship)
$448 million for constructing the Dept. of Homeland Security headquarters
$248 million for furniture at the new Dept. of Homeland Security headquarters
$600 million to buy hybrid vehicles for federal employees
$400 million for the CDC to screen and prevent STD’s
$1.4 billion for a rural waste disposal programs
$125 million for the Washington, D.C. sewer system
$150 million for Smithsonian museum facilities
$1 billion for the 2010 Census, which has a projected cost overrun of $3 billion
$75 million for “smoking cessation activities”
$200 million for public computer centers at community colleges
$75 million for salaries of employees at the FBI
$25 million for tribal alcohol and substance abuse reduction
$500 million for flood reduction projects on the Mississippi River
$10 million to inspect canals in urban areas
$6 billion to turn federal buildings into “green” buildings
$500 million for state and local fire stations
$650 million for wildland fire management on Forest Service lands
$150 million for Smithsonian museum facilities
$1.2 billion for “youth activities,” including youth summer job programs
$88 million for renovating the headquarters of the Public Health Service
$412 million for CDC buildings and property
$500 million for building and repairing NIH facilities in Bethesda, MD
$160 million for “paid volunteers” at the Corporation for National and Community Service
$5.5 million for “energy efficiency initiatives” at the VA “National Cemetery Administration”
$850 million for Amtrak
$100 million for reducing the hazard of lead-based paint
$75M to construct a new “security training” facility for State Dept Security officers when they can be trained at existing facilities of other agencies.
$110 million to the Farm Service Agency to upgrade computer systems
$200 million in funding for the lease of alternative energy vehicles for use on military installations.
Obama’s economic stimulus bill includes his plan to force all American to have their entire health care history recorded in a government electronic database that privacy experts say could result in your most private medical issues being shared and viewed by no-one-knows who.
After the House passed what conservative watchdog Michelle Malkin calls the Generational Theft Act of 2009 worth $1 trillion + in debt to the American people and loaded with leftist pork like $335,000,000 for training Americans how not to catch the clap, Obama, who promised to lead a “new era of responsibility,” served up $100/ounce wagyu steak for some pals at the White House as shocking numbers of American homeless and jobless struggled to survive.
On 19 May 2008, Obama chided Americans that it is wrong for them to keep their thermostats on 72 degrees and stated, “That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen.” On 21 January 2009, Obama’s chief political advisor, David Axelrod, said Obama will be keeping the Oval Office thermostat so high that “You could grow orchids in there” because “He likes it warm.”
President Obama went to bat for accused USS Cole attack mastermind Abu al-Nashiri and told military judge James Pohl to postpone the terrorist’s trial. On 29 January 2009, Pohl refused the presidential order. The attack killed 17 American sailors and wounded several dozen.
On 29 January 2009, it was learned that despite his many repeated promises, Obama was stacking his regime with lobbyists, such as William Corr (finance industry) and Mark Patterson (anti-tobacco industry, despite Obama being a heavy smoker), in addition to William Lynn of the defense industry.
In January 2009, more than 1 million homes from Texas to Maine were without power after a winter storm; dozens of people died in the storm. Estimates for some areas said it could be two weeks or more before power would be restored. Obama did nothing to save lives and restore power, instead cranking up the heat in the Oval Office, according to David Axelrod, to tropical levels. No liberals complained about Obama total lack of effective and timely response to the calamity, as they did after Katrina about Bush.
On 30 January 2009, it was learned that Tom Daschle, Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, is a tax cheat who owes gigantic sums of money to the IRS, and who as a senator took hundreds of thousands of dollars in “donations” from the health care industry, which he will control if approved for the post.
Despite his promise not to conduct foreign diplomatic and national security business before taking office, Barack Obama, it was learned on 1 February 2009, had his advisors from the primarily leftist pacifist group United States Institute of Peace and transition staff (including Ellen Laipson and William Perry) conducting secret, “very, very high-level” meetings in Damascus with Syrian and Iranian officials, according to Jeffrey Boutwell.
During an interview with NBC’s Matt Lauer on Superbowl Sunday 2009, Obama mocked and insulted Jessica Simpson by stating she is “losing a weight battle, apparently,” after Lauer pointed out Simpson had replaced Obama on the cover of Us magazine. He also stated to Lauer that “People think I’m cool.”
Shortly after taking power, Obama appointed Carol Browner to be his regime’s energy and environment czar. He didn’t tell us that she is a Marxist and a member of the Socialist International Commission for a Sustainable World Society, according to that organization’s own website.
Nancy Killefer, nominated by Obama to be his regime’s chief performance officer, withdrew her name from nomination on 3 February 2009 after it was learned she owed huge sums to the IRS.
On 3 February 2009, Tom Daschle, nominated by Obama to be his regime’s secretary of health and human services, withdrew his name from nomination after it was learened he owed approximately $155,000 in back taxes that were only recently paid back after he was nominated.
On 4 February 2009, in a shocking break with the time-honored tradition of “generals serve at the pleasure of the president,” retired Marine Gen. Anthony Zinni said he was now refusing to accept and position in the Obama regime.
On 4 February 2009, Gallup reported that Obama’s favorable poll ratings, even before “Terrible Tuesday,” had plummeted a shocking 14%.
On 4 February 2009, it was learned that Obama’s Labor Secretary nominee, Hilda Solis, had lobbied for herself as a member of Congress, a clear violation of House ethics rules, and she is a pro-union activist, another ethics debacle that forced her nomination to be placed on hold.
On 4 February 2009, despits his voiciferous complaints about McCain’s politics of fear and despair, Obama stated that if his $1.2 trillion “stimulus” bill wasn’t passed, a “catastrophe” would befall America, many more millions would lose their jobs, and life as we know it in America would end.
On 4 February 2009, news reports told of Obama’s CIA head nominee, Leon Panetta, having taken many tens of thousands in “honorariums” from financial institutions that have taken bailout funds.
5 February 2009: On Obama’s orders, military judge Susan J. Crawford dropped all charges against USS Cole bombing mastermind Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who led the operation that nearly sank the Cole, wounded dozens of sailors, and killed 17 sailors in Aden Harbor, Yemen, in October 2000.
On 5 February 2009, Obama ordered the pilot of Air Force One to fly him a mere 37 minutes to a retreat in Virginia to hobnob with his fellow Democrats. He refused to take Marine One or the presidential limo to save fuel and money and reduce air pollution, which he says causes global warming.
On 5 February 2009, Obama CIA chief nominee retracted his earlier lie about the Bush administration transfering prisoners to other facilities to be tortured. He totally recanted and said there was no validity to his statement.