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Tag: Promises
  • Obama, as a Senator, discussing the dangers of “National Security Letters” allowed by the Patriot Act

    This is a good video of Obama, before he was President, arguing about the dangers of the National Security Letters in the PATRIOT Act: “This is legislation that puts our own Justice Department above the law.” “The National Security Letters are an issue.  They allow federal agents to conduct any search, on any American, no …

  • Obama’s First 100 Blunders (in Office)

    As we near the first anniversary of President Obama’s inauguration, it’s an appropriate time to consider his performance in office.  Here’s a list of 100 “lies, blunders, gaffes, and abuses of liberty” from the Humble Libertarian blog: 1. Promising to “publish all non-emergency legislation to the website for five days… before the President signs it,” …

  • Guantanamo Closure Delayed Another Year

    The Obama administration is planning on a major delay to close the Guantanamo detention center until 2011 at least. Obama’s promise of closing Guantanamo is less than fulfilled. The administration’s attempt to move the suspects to Thomson, Illinois is not only controversial, but has  growing Congressional opposition as well. The administration said it would take about 8-10 …

  • More Failed Promises

    First it was Obama moving the deadline for the withdrawl from 12 months to 16 months to now its “late 2010“. Then it was his endorsement of warrantless wiretapping that out did the Bush Administration. He also flip floped on the patriot act and detainee detention. Now in keeping with his track record of breaking …