I Read The News Today, Oh Boy!

Seal of Disapproval: 2009 reflections on Obama

| November 30, 2009


Artist: Matt Adams Stephen Benedetti
Title: boy-2009-11-30
Album: IRTN
Year: 2009
Length: 0:36:17
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Sure no one expected some new progressive presidency, but how do we think Obama has performed so far despite our reduced expectations?  Stephen is more of the "watch the zen master" and "better than McCain/Palin" but Matt is surprised by some of Obama's moves and weaknesses.  Somewhere in there though, Matt does give Obama one good grade.  Of course we have news you might have missed with new species cropping up, domestic terrorism and more.

Source links for Below The Fold: News You Might Have Missed:

New bird species evolvotion witnessed

Domestic terrorists from the U.S.

Poverty report shows great vulnerability

False advertings and abortion services

Ponies proteted in Saskatchewan

EU President - boring but effective?

Our theme song, "carrot juice is murder" is used by permission of the arrogant worms



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