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Lawrence / January 21, 2009 11:21 AM

I'll tell you what he'll acomplish, man. Two chicks at the same time.

flange / January 21, 2009 12:35 PM

indeed. i bet he's already accomplished receiving the first legitimate bj in the oval office in our lifetimes.

Gemma / January 21, 2009 12:58 PM

Repeal the Global Gag Rule. I was really expecting him to do it today...seeing as it is the anniversary of the Roe v Wade decision and reinstating it was the first thing Bush did in office.

jj / January 21, 2009 1:36 PM

Looks like he's already on the way to closing Gitmo and repealing some of W's last minute regulations, which I find pretty impressive considering its only been a day. I think he'll also probably get the economic stimulus thing done by the end of January and repeal the global gag rule... maybe Don't Ask Don't Tell too, I think he can just sign that one off without a vote maybe.

I think there will be a lot of proposals similar to what he had on his campaign website - the new White House website is very similar to it - but what else he will actually be able to accomplish in the next few weeks depends on the economy, in my opinion. No one is going to care about anything but trying to turn this economy around for the foreseeable future.

Gemma / January 21, 2009 2:01 PM

Er... I mean tomorrow is the anniversary. Perhaps I will wake up to good news in the morning. And I agree with JJ that I am pleased with how swiftly he has started to address the Gitmo closure.

Dakota Fawning / January 21, 2009 3:13 PM

He will propose that we harness the strength of the American people... and that we come together as Americans in order to benefit all Americans... and that his government will be the solution to every problem ever concieved!


Obey the One!

Spook / January 21, 2009 4:37 PM

He will put a text ad at the top of Gapers Block for just $5 a day!

but first he will Learn how...

Clark Kent / January 22, 2009 1:53 PM

Ten days to solve the financial crisis.

Ten days to fix healthcare.

Twenty days to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The final sixty days will be spent playing H-O-R-S-E with Rahm, Hillary and Ben Bradley.

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