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President Barack H. Obama

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Background

Barack Obama (Barack Obama on Wikipedia) is the current president of the United States.

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Arguments For


President Obama reverses US image abroad from 17% to 71% approval.[1] Obama is also more effective on terrorism than was Bush.[2]

Arguments Against


Hasn't pulled troops out of Iraq.
Hasn't improved the deficit (in fact, made things economically worse).

Sources


 1  Poll: Obama's Popularity Lifts U.S. Global Image July 23, 2009 Wong, Kristina (abcnews.go.com)
 2  ABC News Exclusive: National Security Adviser Says President Obama Is Having Greater Success Taking Terrorists Out of Commission Than Bush Did Aug 31, 2009 Unknown Author (abcnews.go.com)
 3  CNN Secret Service Paid Death-Praying Pastor a Visit
 4  'Why I hate Barack Obama' by Pastor Steven

User Comments & Opinion

 
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4 Voted Yes

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He's doing a good job. Hard to satisfy everyone. - admin +1
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I think he inherited a mess from George Bush. Give him time to fix things up. - jennyhooah (twitter) 0
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I reckon he is doing just fine so far. He does need time to fully establish and you can't satisfy everyone. - _fraz_ (twitter) 0

2 Voted No

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He hasn't done much. - thorie vote up image vote down image 0
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#politics He is as much big government as republicans. Why do we still have troops in Iraq? - thorie (twitter) vote up image vote down image 0
 
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