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Obama Disappointments Archives

November 24, 2014 - Hagel Latest Casualty of White House Control by Deacon Blues
November 13, 2014 - Time for Reid and Pelosi to Go by Deacon Blues
November 12, 2014 - Six Years In, And Still Clueless by Deacon Blues
November 6, 2014 - Calling McConnell's Bluff by Deacon Blues
November 5, 2014 - "The Agenda" by Deacon Blues
October 20, 2014 - Just Do It by Deacon Blues
October 17, 2014 - Another Tone Deaf Choice by Deacon Blues
September 30, 2014 - Giving Foreign Policy Back To the GOP by Deacon Blues
September 26, 2014 - An Apology and Holder Re-Assessment by Deacon Blues
September 25, 2014 - Goodbye Holder by Deacon Blues
September 15, 2014 - Giving the GOP Immigration by Deacon Blues
September 4, 2014 - BP Is Nailed For Deepwater Horizon Catastrophe by Deacon Blues
September 2, 2014 - Dazed and Confused by Deacon Blues
August 1, 2014 - Worthless Votes by Deacon Blues
July 30, 2014 - It's Not Heartlessness by Deacon Blues
July 29, 2014 - Plain Speaking, Please by Deacon Blues
July 22, 2014 - Hello Public Option? by Deacon Blues
July 15, 2014 - Where The Hell Is Eric Holder? by Deacon Blues
July 11, 2014 - Mock Their Sorry Asses by Deacon Blues
July 9, 2014 - Obama Has Blown The Immigration Issue by Deacon Blues
July 7, 2014 - It's Time for the "Gimmick Speech" by Deacon Blues
July 3, 2014 - GOP Runs The Country Without White House by Deacon Blues
June 17, 2014 - 54% of Americans Support Obama on Iraq by Deacon Blues
June 5, 2014 - VA Reform Deal Reached by Deacon Blues
June 4, 2014 - Bad Judgment From The White House by Deacon Blues
May 30, 2014 - Obama Treads Water by Deacon Blues
May 26, 2014 - No Better Than Bush by Deacon Blues
May 15, 2014 - Please Go Away Mr. Geithner by Deacon Blues
May 8, 2014 - Benghazi: Play or No Play? by Deacon Blues
April 23, 2014 - Canadian, Swedish Middle Class Richer Than Ours by Steve
April 22, 2014 - Re-Activate the 12th Fleet by Steve
April 15, 2014 - Of Course They'd Shut Him Down by Steve
March 31, 2014 - Low Turnout Blues by Steve
March 16, 2014 - Dems Need To Start Distancing Themselves by Steve
March 13, 2014 - Thursday Odds and Ends by Steve
February 23, 2014 - Now He Wants To Be A Progressive by Steve
February 10, 2014 - Glenn Greenwald’s New Site Now Live by paradox
November 17, 2013 - President, or Party? by Steve
November 11, 2013 - A 2016 Democratic Intraparty Battle? by Steve
November 9, 2013 - They Should Have Known by Steve
September 16, 2013 - Why Not Yellen? by Steve
September 6, 2013 - Closed Wallets by Steve
September 2, 2013 - A Sorry Spectacle by Steve
August 29, 2013 - Obama's Done on Foreign Policy by Steve
August 17, 2013 - Tough Realities Stemming From Avoidance by Steve
August 16, 2013 - Leading From The Rear, Again by Steve
July 23, 2013 - The Numbers Start Slipping by Steve
July 21, 2013 - White House: Time to Talk About Jobs by Steve
July 20, 2013 - A Rudderless Presidency by Steve
May 18, 2013 - Winning, In Spite Of Himself by Steve
May 14, 2013 - The Wrong Lessons From the IRS Tea Party Flap by Steve
May 13, 2013 - Call the GOP Out by Steve
May 8, 2013 - A Hard Look by Steve
April 22, 2013 - Is It Really the Congress? by Steve
April 21, 2013 - Sports For Nerdy People by paradox
April 20, 2013 - FBI, Homeland Security Have Explaining To Do by Steve
March 14, 2013 - We’ll Get ‘Em in Mexico by paradox
February 24, 2013 - US Fiscal Policy Officially Enters Disaster Status by paradox
February 10, 2013 - Oh USA, How We Love the Austeriteh by paradox
February 3, 2013 - The Votes are There for a Second Stimulus by paradox
January 15, 2013 - People Got No Jobs, People Got No Money by paradox
December 21, 2012 - It Wasn’t 11th Dimensional Chess by paradox
December 20, 2012 - Saving Us From An Obama Deal by Steve
December 19, 2012 - Win an Election, Knife the Seniors by paradox
November 30, 2012 - Just Take December Off by paradox
November 28, 2012 - Got An Answer on Legalized Marijuana, Mr. Holder? by paradox
November 27, 2012 - Obama Administration Second Term Goals by paradox
September 17, 2011 - The Day Will Arrive, Leon by paradox
September 16, 2011 - Ill Equipped For Battle by Deacon Blues
September 15, 2011 - Now They Need Us by Deacon Blues
September 12, 2011 - Too Little, Too Late by Steve
September 6, 2011 - We're Just Not That Into You by Deacon Blues
September 5, 2011 - Destroying Labor, Destroying The Country by Steve
September 4, 2011 - Obama Disappoints Again by Steve
September 3, 2011 - Labor Day! Mercy, Mercy, Mercy by Oly Mike
September 1, 2011 - What's The Point? by Deacon Blues
August 27, 2011 - A Do-Over for Bank of America, Again? by paradox
August 22, 2011 - Time For Another Voice by Deacon Blues
August 14, 2011 - A "No" Vote for Obama by Steve
August 11, 2011 - Mr. President, Do Something Or Get Out Of The Way by Deacon Blues
August 4, 2011 - GOP Message Unravels by Deacon Blues
August 4, 2011 - Use the August Vacuum by Deacon Blues
August 1, 2011 - The Long March Downward by Deacon Blues
July 31, 2011 - Obama May Have Won This by Steve
July 29, 2011 - Reassuring the Base? by Mary
July 28, 2011 - Bruce Bartlett Details Obama's Conservatism by Mary
July 6, 2011 - Obama Risks The Nomination by Steve
July 6, 2011 - Obama's Earned This One by Deacon Blues
June 21, 2011 - Health Care Reform's Demise by Steve
June 9, 2011 - Unaccountable Drug War Costs by Mary
June 6, 2011 - Stupid Democrats by Steve
April 21, 2011 - Make The Connection by Steve
April 12, 2011 - Starting in the Flawed Middle Again by Deacon Blues
April 10, 2011 - The Sellout Ahead by Steve
April 8, 2011 - Did The Dems Cave on the Policy Riders? by Deacon Blues
April 8, 2011 - GOP Holding Out To Kill Planned Parenthood by Steve
April 7, 2011 - Obama Will Sell Out Once Again by Steve
April 3, 2011 - GOP's Ryan Avoids The Rail by Steve
April 2, 2011 - No Progressivism, No Progress by Steve
March 30, 2011 - Obama Owns It by Steve
March 12, 2011 - Remember These Faces by Steve
February 23, 2011 - Affordable Care Act Wins Another Round by Deacon Blues
February 17, 2011 - Public Opposes GOP Effort To De-Fund Health Care Reform by Deacon Blues
February 15, 2011 - This Is The Best They Can Do? by Steve
January 30, 2011 - What Happened to that Shock Doctrine Red Flag, Anyway? by paradox
January 27, 2011 - WTF - Winning the Future by Oly Mike
January 26, 2011 - Don’t Follow the Money by paradox
December 28, 2010 - Shock Doctrine: The Red Flag is Up by paradox
December 15, 2010 - They’ll Just Get Madder by paradox
December 13, 2010 - That’s Some Serious DC Dissonance by paradox
December 8, 2010 - Under The Bus by Deacon Blues
December 3, 2010 - You Won’t Vote Against Sarah Palin? Seriously? by paradox
November 27, 2010 - All Right, Mr. Van Jones, Let’s Have a Little Chat by paradox
November 22, 2010 - The Bottom 99 Percent by Deacon Blues
November 22, 2010 - Still Afraid of the Underwear Bomber by paradox
November 9, 2010 - Condoning Torture by Deacon Blues
November 4, 2010 - The American People Are Not Stupid by paradox
November 3, 2010 - Left With Nothing To Show For It by Deacon Blues
October 31, 2010 - Finding Their Own Way by Steve
October 30, 2010 - Going On Defense the Next Two Years by Steve
October 19, 2010 - He's No Different by Steve
October 12, 2010 - No Message, No Mission by Deacon Blues
October 12, 2010 - Hank Paulson Gets Away With It by Deacon Blues
September 21, 2010 - Intransigence Over Intelligence? by Steve
September 14, 2010 - What Could Have Been by Steve
September 9, 2010 - Smart, Not Good by Deacon Blues
September 1, 2010 - Are You All Right? by paradox
August 31, 2010 - A Call To Come Home by Deacon Blues
August 30, 2010 - No Sound And Fury by Deacon Blues
August 14, 2010 - The Elites' Best Friend by Steve
August 11, 2010 - What To Do? by Steve
August 10, 2010 - A Proud Member Of The "Professional Left" by Deacon Blues
July 28, 2010 - Afghanistan: the Poutrage! by paradox
July 27, 2010 - Elizabeth Warren by paradox
July 23, 2010 - 11% is a Result, Not a Paradox by paradox
July 22, 2010 - Grow Some Balls Mr. President by Deacon Blues
July 15, 2010 - The President Says a Lot of Things by paradox
July 13, 2010 - Labor Does What White House Should Be Doing by Steve
July 12, 2010 - Meekly Giving Up by paradox
July 11, 2010 - Sunday Odds and Ends by Steve
July 6, 2010 - Enough Blame To Go Around by Steve
July 3, 2010 - Cleaning Up After Obama by Steve
June 21, 2010 - Public: Obama Has No Economic Plan by Deacon Blues
June 18, 2010 - Obama White House Shafts Another Ally by Deacon Blues
June 15, 2010 - Jumping the Shark by Steve
June 13, 2010 - Sunday Open Thread - A Leaderless Party by Steve
June 11, 2010 - Whistling Past The Graveyard by Deacon Blues
May 25, 2010 - A True Weenie by Deacon Blues
May 25, 2010 - It's Too Late Larry by Steve
May 23, 2010 - Why Does BP Get A Pass? by Steve
May 22, 2010 - It's Obama's Fault by Steve
May 20, 2010 - Kucinich Bill Would Ban Extrajudicial Killing of U.S. Citizens by Turkana
May 13, 2010 - The Trojan Horse by Deacon Blues
May 10, 2010 - An Uninspiring Pick by Steve
April 10, 2010 - Ignoring The Obvious by Steve
April 9, 2010 - A Progressive Off-Ramp? by Steve
April 8, 2010 - Liberal Policies Work by paradox
March 31, 2010 - I Voted For Change© by paradox
March 8, 2010 - Well That Was Ugly by paradox
March 5, 2010 - Selling Out by Deacon Blues
March 4, 2010 - Healthcare Schizophrenia by Steve
February 26, 2010 - Calling Then Out by Deacon Blues
February 26, 2010 - The Goalposts of Misery Keep Moving by paradox
February 25, 2010 - Finally, Reconciliation by Deacon Blues
February 24, 2010 - David Axelrod's Theory Of Leadership by Turkana
February 24, 2010 - How Did Insurance Companies Become Inviolate? by paradox
February 22, 2010 - Afghanistan is Worth an Offensive, California Isn’t by paradox
February 18, 2010 - Repealing DADT: Something Fundamentally Wrong Here by paradox
February 12, 2010 - Wall Street Bonuses Are Like Baseball Salaries by paradox
February 10, 2010 - It Is - And Always Was - The Economy, Stupid by Steve
February 10, 2010 - Enabling Your Enemies by Deacon Blues
February 9, 2010 - Look In The Mirror Pal by Deacon Blues
February 8, 2010 - Remember That Hanging Curve? by paradox
February 5, 2010 - The Buck Stops Where? by Turkana
February 1, 2010 - The Public Option: What Ever Happened To "Yes, We Can?" by Turkana
February 1, 2010 - Nice to Meet You, Barack by paradox
January 26, 2010 - Waving the White Flag by Steve
January 26, 2010 - Petty, Mean & Small by paradox
January 25, 2010 - Looks Bad for Ben by paradox
January 21, 2010 - Taking Fire From All Sides by paradox
January 7, 2010 - We Are A Military Industrial Democracy by paradox
December 28, 2009 - Take It Seriously, Mr. President by Steve
December 22, 2009 - Leaving Me Behind by Steve
December 8, 2009 - One Lame-Ass Effort by Steve
December 4, 2009 - Resources by Turkana
December 4, 2009 - Long, Long Week for Liberals by paradox
November 25, 2009 - Exceptional by Turkana
November 18, 2009 - A Lack of Savvy by Steve
November 17, 2009 - Perspective by Turkana
November 16, 2009 - Big Pharma Shows Its Colors by Steve
November 2, 2009 - What If? by Steve
October 15, 2009 - The More Things Change . . . by Steve
October 8, 2009 - Sowing The Seeds Of Trouble by Steve
October 7, 2009 - Should Have Dealt With Joe Before Now by Steve
September 29, 2009 - Standards by Turkana
September 25, 2009 - Not Difficult by paradox
September 24, 2009 - The Glass Is Half Broken by Turkana
September 21, 2009 - Biting The Hand That Fed Him by Turkana
September 18, 2009 - Can We Please Have One Plan & Strategy? by paradox
September 12, 2009 - They Own The Place by paradox
September 7, 2009 - Start Over On Health Care Debate by Deacon Blues
September 5, 2009 - It's Come To This by Turkana
September 3, 2009 - Purple. Like A Bruise. by Turkana
September 2, 2009 - LAT: Obama To Send More Troops Into Afghan Combat. Again. by Turkana
August 21, 2009 - Dear Mr. President by Turkana
August 20, 2009 - White House To Liberals: Suck It by Deacon Blues
August 19, 2009 - White House Never Serious About Public Option by Deacon Blues
August 18, 2009 - Clueless Negligence by Deacon Blues
August 16, 2009 - Oh Joy by Turkana
August 10, 2009 - Is Eric Holder Tacitly About To Ratify Bush Administration War Crimes? by Turkana
August 6, 2009 - Selling Out Real Reform - Obama's New Kind Of Politics by Deacon Blues
July 28, 2009 - Triangulate Against Them by Deacon Blues
July 23, 2009 - Populist Focus, Not Ego, Was Needed by Deacon Blues
July 21, 2009 - You Can See Right Through It by Turkana
July 19, 2009 - Obama and the Economic Critics on the Left by Mary
July 17, 2009 - Worse Than The Way We Were by paradox
July 7, 2009 - The Perils of Centrism by Deacon Blues
July 7, 2009 - Rahm Buries The Public Option by Deacon Blues
July 5, 2009 - Business As Usual on Energy by Deacon Blues
July 5, 2009 - White House: No Second Stimulus Needed - Yet by Deacon Blues
July 4, 2009 - Naive Idiots by Deacon Blues
July 1, 2009 - Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Firmly in Place by paradox
June 23, 2009 - Bob Herbert's Scathing Critique Of President Obama by Turkana
June 19, 2009 - Obama Ducked Financial Reform by Deacon Blues
June 19, 2009 - Uh oh. by Turkana
June 19, 2009 - Afternoon Quick Hits - Ensign and Phony Health Care Reform by Deacon Blues
June 17, 2009 - Leaving Me Cold by Steve
May 24, 2009 - Waterboarding and Other Matters by eriposte
May 23, 2009 - Some Readings for Today by eriposte
May 15, 2009 - Special is Bad by paradox
May 14, 2009 - Obama To Continue Military Commissions by Turkana
April 21, 2009 - Anybody Got a Motive? by paradox
April 20, 2009 - FREE BERNIE MADOFF by paradox
April 19, 2009 - We Are A Nation That Tortures People by Turkana
April 16, 2009 - Obstructing Justice By Any Other Name by Deacon Blues
April 13, 2009 - Squandered Political Capital by Deacon Blues
April 13, 2009 - Get It Over With by paradox
April 6, 2009 - Obama Defends Bush's Domestic Surveillance by Deacon Blues
April 1, 2009 - A False Sense of Support by Deacon Blues
March 23, 2009 - Choking On Straw In The Field by Turkana
March 19, 2009 - White House Staff Botched It by Steve
March 18, 2009 - Evening Update by Steve
March 17, 2009 - A Troubling Fumble by Steve