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Friday, January 30, 2009

In His First Ten Days

(from berni_mccoy at Democratic Underground http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=132x8154609)

President Obama

1. He removed the ban on federal funding for family planning that includes birth control and abortion, on NGOs that operate outside the U.S. (corrected by cali)

2. Promote disclosure of the administration under FIA

3. Directed the U.S. Military to develop plans to withdraw from Iraq

4. Reduced secrecy given to Presidential Records

5. Ordered the closing of Gitmo and immediate review of all detainees

6. Promoted the passage in the House of the economic stimulus package

7. Signed into law the expansion of SCHIP to provide coverage for 4 million children who go without

8. Allowed states who want to enforce stricter-than-EPA standards to do so

9. Shamed Wall Street for giving out $18 billion in bonuses after being bailed out by the American people

10. Froze salaries of people working for the Administration

11. Removed lobbyists from the administration

12. Revamped Whitehouse.gov

13. Signed the Libby Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. (Thanks clusterblog)

14. Formed a task force headed by Vice President Biden, for the middle class. (Thanks clusterblog)


  1. Signed the Libby Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.

  2. Formed a task force for the middle class.