Skip to comments.48 things Obama has done which should make his supporters feel ashamed and embarrassed
Posted on 07/27/2012 5:18:03 PM PDT by grundle
1) Carried out military interventionism
In June 2011, U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) said that Obama had violated the Constitution when he launched military operations in Libya without Congressional approval.
2) Gave a no-bid contract to Halliburton
In May 2010, it was reported that the Obama administration had selected KBR, a former subsidiary of Halliburton, for a no-bid contract worth as much as $568 million through 2011 for military support services in Iraq, just hours after the Justice Department had said it would pursue a lawsuit accusing the Houston-based company of taking kickbacks from two subcontractors on Iraq-related work.
3) Has an administration full of lobbyists
While running for President, Obama had promised that, unlike Bush, he would not have any lobbyists working in his administration. However, by February 2010, he had more than 40 lobbyists working in his administration.
4) Has close ties to Wall St.
Although Obama claims to support the Occupy Wall St. movement, the truth is that he has raised more money from Wall St. than any other candidate during the last 20 years. In early 2012, Obama held a fundraiser where Wall St. investment bankers and hedge fund managers each paid $35,800 to attend. In October 2011, Obama hired Broderick Johnson, a longtime Wall Street lobbyist, to be his new senior campaign adviser. Johnson had worked as a lobbyist for JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Fannie Mae, Comcast, Microsoft, and the oil industry.
5) Abused prisoners at Guantanamo Bay
Under President Obama, abuse of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay became even worse than it had been under President Bush.
6) Supported the $700 billion TARP corporate-welfare bailout
While Senator, Obama voted for the $700 billion TARP bank bailout bill.
7) Waged war against medical marijuana...
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The truth hurts.
I only read down to item #7 but the writer seems to think that Obama is not far left enough.
They should be ashamed, but they have no honor.
That was my impression as well.
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