Obama’s Track Record

by WashingtonsBlog


We’ve previously documented that Obama has redistributed wealth to the super-rich and trampled civil libertieseven more than Bush.

Redditor n3uromanc3r adds the following round up of Obama’s track record.

Obama extends Patriot Act without reform – [1]

Obama sends more troops to Afghanistan – [2]

Obama signs NDAA 2011 – [3]

Obama appeals the Federal Court decision that “indefinite detention” is unconstitutional – [4]

Obama uses his Presidential Drone “Kill List” to kill American cleric without trial -[5]

and his 16 year old son in a separate strike – [6]

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]

Protects Bush’s war crimes as State Secrets – [8] [9] [10]

Support for countries use of child soldiers -[11]

Appointing Monsanto, GMO company with multiple unsafe practice violations, lobbyist to head the FDA – [12]

Continuing prohibition and Federal attacks on legal marijuana dispensaries – [13]

Protects AG Holder from Congressional “Fast and Furious” gun walking investigations – [14]

Bringing no charges against bank executives that misused bailouts – [15]

Engaging in a war on whistleblowers – [16]

Grants immunity to CIA torturers – [17]

Quadrupling the numbers of warrantless wiretapping since Bush era – [18]

Continuing military tribunals he vowed to end – [19]

Failing to close gitmo – [20]

Allowed innocent man to die at gitmo – [21]

Violating the War Powers Act of 1973 – [22]

Signed Anti-protest law – [23]

Deported more immigrants than any other president – [24]

Increasing Drug War budget – [25]

Defends raids on Amish raw milk farmers – [26]

Granting the FBI access to private electronic communication without warrant – [27]

Building an even more intrusive TSA – [28]

Says it’s legal to track individuals by pinpointing their cellphone without warrant – [29]

Renewing FISA and NSA’s unregulated spying and banking of all wireless communication – [30] [31]

Appeals SCOTUS ruling that warrantless installation of tracking devices on cars is unconstitutional – [32]

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