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President Obama’s Greatest Hits Vol I

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I didn\'t want to use the \'f-word\' to promote POTUS\'s accomplishments, so I have re-created the \'wtf\' website.

I didn\'t want to use the \'f-word\' to promote POTUS\'s accomplishments, so I have re-created the \'wtf\' website.

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    President  Obama’s  Greatest  Hits  Vol  I President Obama’s Greatest Hits Vol I Presentation Transcript

    • President Obama’s Greatest Hits Vol. I Source: wtf hasobamadonesofar.com
    • Health Care Reform Bill, preventing insurance companies from denying insurance because of a pre-existing condition http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/obama-signs-bill-on-student-loans-health-care/
    • Health Care Reform Bill, allowing children to remain covered by their parents' insurance until the age of 26 http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/obama-signs-bill-on-student-loans-health-care/
    • Tax cuts for up to 3.5 million small businesses to help pay for employee health care coverage http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/obama-signs-bill-on-student-loans-health-care/
    • Tax credits for up to 29 million individuals to help pay for health insurance http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/obama-signs-bill-on-student-loans-health-care/
    • Signed financial reform law requiring lenders to verify applicants' credit history, income, and employment status http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20008835-503544.html
    • Signed financial reform law prohibiting banks from engaging in proprietary trading (trading the bank's own money to turn a profit, often in conflict with their customers' interests) http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20008835-503544.html
    • Signed financial reform law allowing shareholders of publicly traded companies to vote on executive pay http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20008835-503544.html
    • Cut prescription drug cost for Medicare recipients by 50% http:// www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill =h111-4872&tab=summary
    • Provided $12.2 Billion in new funding for Individuals With Disabilities Education Act http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/leg/recovery/factsheet/idea.html
    • Extended benefits to same-sex partners of Federal employees http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/presidential-memorandum-extension-benefits-same-sex-domestic-partners-federal-employees
    • Appointed more openly gay officials than any other president in US history http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/oct/26/obama-has-appointed-most-us-gay-officials/
    • The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009: a $789 billion economic stimulus plan http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-111publ5/pdf/PLAW-111publ5.pdf
    • Created more private sector jobs in 2010 than during entire Bush years http://newsjunkiepost.com/2010/10/08/its-official-more-private-sector-jobs-created-in-2010-than-during-entire-bush-years/
    • Voluntary disclosure of White House visitors for the first time in US history http://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/disclosures/visitor-records
    • Appointed first Latina to the US Supreme Court http:// www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId =104648062
    • Promoted social responsibility through creation of serve.gov, a national database of volunteer opportunities http:// www.serve.gov /
    • Reversed 'global gag rule', allowing US aid to go to organizations regardless of whether they provide abortions http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jan/23/barack-obama-foreign-abortion-aid
    • Signed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, giving the FDA the authority to regulate the manufacturing, marketing, and sale of tobacco for the first time http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname =111_cong_bills&docid=f:h1256enr.txt.pdf
    • Signed New START Treaty - nuclear arms reduction pact with Russia http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/09/world/europe/09prexy.html?_r=1
    • Increased average fuel economy standards from 27.5mpg to 35.5mpg, starting in 2016 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/01/AR2010040101412.html
    • Signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, restoring basic protections against pay discrimination for women and other workers http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lilly_Ledbetter_Fair_Pay_Act_of_2009
    • Provided travel expenses to families of fallen soldiers to be on hand when the body arrives at Dover AFB http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/18/pentagon-will-help-families/
    • Reversed the policy of barring media coverage during the return of fallen soldiers to Dover Air Force Base http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7986203.stm
    • Launched recovery.gov to track spending from the Recovery Act, providing transparency and allowing the public to report fraud, waste, or abuse www.recovery.gov
    • Provided the Department of Veterans Affairs with more than $1.4 billion to improve services to America's Veterans http://www4.va.gov/budget/products.asp
    • Signed the Children's Health Insurance Reauthorization Act, which provides health care to 11 million kids -- 4 million of whom were previously uninsured http://themiddleclass.org/bill/children039s-health-insurance-program-reauthorization-act-2009
    • Repealed Bush era restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/mar/09/obama-administration-stem-cell-funding
    • Signed the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act, the first piece of comprehensive legislation aimed at improving the lives of Americans living with paralysis http://www.christopherreeve.org/site/c.ddJFKRNoFiG/b.4506337/apps/s/content.asp?ct=6866203
    • Developed stimulus package, which includes approx. $18 billion for non-defense scientific research and development http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/18/science/18sfstimulus.html
    • Signed the Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act to stop fraud and wasteful spending in the defense procurement and contracting system http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weapon_Systems_Acquisition_Reform_Act_of_2009
    • Issued executive order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/01/22/guantanamo.order/index.html
    • Ended Bush administration's CIA program of 'enhanced interrogation methods' by requiring that the Army field manual be used as the guide for terrorism interrogations http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/01/22/guantanamo.order/index.html
    • Increased minority access to capital http://www.sba.gov/idc/groups/public/documents/sba_homepage/news_release_09-58.pdf
    • Established Credit Card Bill of Rights, preventing credit card companies from imposing arbitrary rate increases on customers http://politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/promise/33/establish-a-credit-card-bill-of-rights/
    • Expansion of Medicaid to all individuals under age 65 with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/22/your-money/health-insurance/22consumer.html?_r=1&ref=policy
    • Require health insurance plans to disclose how much of the premium actually goes to patient care http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/obama-signs-bill-on-student-loans-health-care/
    • Added 4.6 billion USD to the Veterans Administration budget to recruit and retain more mental health professionals http://www4.va.gov/budget/products.asp
    • Significantly increased funding for the Violence Against Women Act http://www.justice.gov/jmd/2010summary/html/ovw-bud-summary.htm
    • Lifted restrictions granting Cuban Americans unrestricted rights to visit family and send remittances to the island http:// www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId =103030021
    • Eliminated subsidies to private lender middlemen of student loans and protect student borrowers http://www.smartmoney.com/personal-finance/college-planning/the-health-care-bill-and-your-student-loans/?print =1
    • Increased funding for national parks and forests by 10% http://www.npca.org/media_center/press_releases/2009/park_funding_102909.html
    • Significantly expanded Pell grants, which help low-income students pay for college http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/30/obama-signs-bill-on-student-loans-health-care/
    • Expanded hate crime law in the US to include sexual orientation through the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act http://www.hrc.org/13699.htm
    • Provided stimulus funding to boost private sector spaceflight programs http:// www.commercialspaceflight.org/?p =458
    • Appointed nation's first Chief Technology Officer http:// www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/ostp
    • Signed financial reform law establishing a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to look out for the interests of everyday Americans http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20008835-503544.html
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