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21 August 2012

Biden, BFD?



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 Does "single, best decision" mean that Joe Biden is a "BFD"?



On 29 January, Obama decided to sign into law the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009.

On 3 February 2009, Obama decided to sign into law  the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorisation Act.

On 17 February, Obama decided to sign into law the Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Stimulus Act of 2009 a/k/a American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

On 9 March 2009, Obama decided to lift restrictions on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research.

On 11 March, Obama decided to sign into law the  Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009, which provided funding for 9 of the 12 FY 2009 appropriations bills and an extra $410 billion for discretionary programmes  -- and "included many of the domestic spending increases Democrats were unable to get enacted while George W Bush was president." 

On 30 March, Obama decided to sign into law the Omnibus Public Lands Management Act of 2009.

On 21 April, Obama decided to sign into law the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act of 2009.

On 20 May, Obama decided to sign into law the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009.

On 20 May, Obama decided to sign into law the Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009.

On 22 May, Obama decided to sign into law the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act of 2009.

On 22 June, Obama decided to sign into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009.

On 6 August, Obama decided to sign into law the Cash For Clunkers Extension Act of 2009.

On 22 October, Obama decided to sign into law the Veterans Health Care Budget Reform and Transparency Act of 2009.

On 28 October, Obama decided to sign into law the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009.

On 30 October, Obama decided to sign into law the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009.

On 6 November, Obama decided to sign into law the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009.

On 27 January, Obama decided to sign into law the Emergency Aid to American Survivors of Haiti Earthquake Act of 2010.

On 4 March, Obama decided to sign into law the Travel Promotion Act of 2010.

On 18 March, Obama decided to sign into law the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act of 2010.

On 23 March, Obama decided to sign into law Obamacare a/k/a the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010.

On 30 March, Obama decided to sign into law the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

On 5 May,  Obama decided to sign into law the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010.

On 17 May,  Obama decided to sign into law the Daniel Pearl Freedom of the Press Act.

On 1 July, Obama decided to sign into law the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010.

On 21 July, Obama decided to sign into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.

On 22 July, Obama decided to sign into law the Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2010.

On 22 July,  Obama decided to sign into law the Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010.

On 10 August, Obama decided to sign into law the SPEECH Act of 2010.

On 27 September, Obama decided to sign into law the Small Business Jobs and Credit Act of 2010.

On 15 October 2010, Obama made the following statement before a group of Democrats:



 "The single, best decision that I have made was selecting Joe Biden as my running mate. The single best decision I have made. I mean that. It’s true.”

 - President Barack Obama




 



If selecting Joe Biden to be his Vice-President was the “single, best decision” that he has made, what does that say about the rest of his decisions?


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