WTF has Obama done so far? 37 things…

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The awesome site ‘What the Fuck has Obama done so far?’ cycles through some awesome achievents you may not know Obama has done. I went ahead and copied all 37 of his achievements below from the source for easy reading:

text[1] = “Signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, restoring basic protections against pay discrimination for women and other workers”;
text[2] = “Provided travel expenses to families of fallen soldiers to be on hand when the body arrives at Dover AFB”;
text[3] = “Reversed the policy of barring media coverage during the return of fallen soldiers to Dover Air Force Base”;
text[4] = “Launched recovery.gov to track spending from the Recovery Act, providing transparency and allowing the public to report fraud, waste, or abuse”;
text[5] = “Provided the Department of Veterans Affairs with more than $1.4 billion to improve services to America’s Veterans”;
text[6] = “Signed the Children’s Health Insurance Reauthorization Act, which provides health care to 11 million kids — 4 million of whom were previously uninsured”;
text[7] = “Repealed Bush era restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research”;
text[8] = “Signed the Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act, the first piece of comprehensive legislation aimed at improving the lives of Americans living with paralysis”;
text[9] = “Developed stimulus package, which includes approx. $18 billion for nondefense scientific research and development”;
text[10] = “Signed the Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act to stop fraud and wasteful spending in the defense procurement and contracting system”;
text[11] = “Issued executive order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay”;
text[12] = “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”;
text[13] = “Increased minority access to capital”;
text[14] = “Established Credit Card Bill of Rights, preventing credit card companies from imposing arbitrary rate increases on customers”;
text[15] = “Health Care Reform Bill, preventing insurance companies from denying insurance because of a pre-existing condition”;
text[16] = “Health Care Reform Bill, allowing children to remain covered by their parents’ insurance until the age of 26”;
text[17] = “Tax cuts for up to 3.5 million small businesses to help pay for employee health care coverage”;
text[18] = “Tax credits for up to 29 million individuals to help pay for health insurance”;
text[19] = “Expansion of Medicaid to all individuals under age 65 with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level”;
text[20] = “Require health insurance plans to disclose how much of the premium actually goes to patient care”;
text[21] = “Added 4.6 billion USD to the Veterans Administration budget to recruit and retain more mental health professionals”;
text[22] = “Significantly increased funding for the Violence Against Women Act”;
text[23] = “Lifted restrictions granting Cuban Americans unrestricted rights to visit family and send remittances to the island”;
text[24] = “Eliminated subsidies to private lender middlemen of student loans and protect student borrowers”;
text[25] = “Increased funding for national parks and forests by 10%”;
text[26] = “Significantly expanded Pell grants, which help low-income students pay for college”;
text[27] = “Expanded hate crime law in the US to include sexual orientation through the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act”;
text[28] = “Provided stimulus funding to boost private sector spaceflight programs”;
text[29] = “Appointed nation’s first Chief Technology Officer”;
text[30] = “Signed financial reform law establishing a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to look out for the interests of everyday Americans”;
text[31] = “Signed financial reform law requiring lenders to verify applicants’ credit history, income, and employment status”;
text[32] = “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)”;
text[33] = “Signed financial reform law allowing shareholders of publicly traded companies to vote on executive pay”;
text[34] = “Cut prescription drug cost for medicare recipients by 50%”;
text[35] = “Provided $12.2 Billion in new funding for Individuals With Disabilities Act”;
text[36] = “Extended Benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees”;
text[37] = “Appointed more openly gay officials than any other president in US history”;
text[38] = “The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009: a $789 billion economic stimulus plan”;

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