Starting today I will post my favorite blog post for the week. I read a lot of other blogs. Actually more blogs than I actually post in my own blog. I am changing that and will be posting more often. I've been bottled up for several months especially since my Dad was ill. Now that he's passed on I've been grieving and reflecting on my life and all that I am responsible for. I am also defining what it is that I want. I'm happy about that since I spend a great deal of my time doing for others. I am learning that it is important to nurture myself as well.
This week's blog post award goes out to Everything Earnhart for the following post: (I was particularly moved by what she said about her Mother.
Happy Birthday Mutha!
October 10, 2009
Posted by Pamela at 5:46 PM
October 9, 2009
Just a few of the accomplishments of President Obama and his administration since he has been in office:
Initiated a Nuclear disarmament discussion at the G-20 in Pittsburgh Sept 30th 2009
Called out Iran on hidden enriched Uranium plant - Sept 2009 (Iran backs down and will allow inspections)
Thwarted a terrorist attack (NY) - Sept 2009
Children’s Health Insurance Reauthorization Act Signed: Wednesday, February 4, 2009
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Signed: Thursday, January 29, 2009
Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act Signed: Monday, June 22, 2009
Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure (CARD) Act of 2009
Signed: Friday, May 22, 2009
Weapons Systems Acquisition Reform Act Signed: Friday, May 22, 2009
Helping Families Save Their Homes Act Signed: Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act Signed: Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act Signed: Wednesday, April 21, 2009
Cash for Clunkers Extension Signed: Thursday, August 6, 2009
Omnibus Public Lands Management Act Signed: Monday, March 30, 2009
Small Business Act Temporary Extension Signed: Friday, March 20, 2009
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Signed: Tuesday, February 17, 2009
DTV Delay Act Signed: Wednesday, February 11, 2009
He also gave the approval for military sharp shooters to take out a Somali pirate while highjacking another ship, which saved lives. This was a very difficult shot and no one was hurt except for the pirates.
He also was the first president to speak extensively on race relations and speaks out to families and the importance of parenthood. Turning off the TV and the video games and reading to your children. A voice of leadership has been absent in this area for decades.
Posted by Pamela at 1:24 PM