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elleng Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 07:34 PM
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Obama Plunges Into Agenda At Home And Abroad.
Source: NYT/Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday plunged into Israeli-Palestinian peace diplomacy on his first full day in office and looked poised to order the closing of the internationally condemned military detention camp at Guantanamo.

Acting swiftly on Day One after his inauguration, Obama also summoned his economic team and war council to press ahead with plans for rescuing the battered economy and ending the unpopular war in Iraq.

With his prompt attention to the decades-old Middle East conflict, he made clear it would be a top foreign policy priority among the litany of problems he inherited from his Republican predecessor George W. Bush." >>>




Read more: http://nytimes.com/reuters/2009/01/21/news/news-us-obam...



Good 'list' of President Obama's immediate agenda.
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prostock69 Donating Member (365 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 07:49 PM
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1. He has done more in one day than Bush has done in the past month! n/t
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phantom power Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-21-09 09:43 PM
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2. I bet Obama won't spend a quarter of his term clearing brush.
Or three hours a day "exercising." Or whatever it was that Bush did while Fourth-Branch was doing his job for him.
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