Im not particularly politically inclined but its seems that the talking heads like to say president Obama hasnt done much so objectively lets see President Obama/his administration have: -Ended the Iraq War for all intents and purposes -Had Don't Ask, Don't Tell end under his administration -Appointed the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice -Attacked the anti-gay Defense of Marriage Act -Prevented the US from defaulting, despite the wishes of many on the left and right and much to the displeasure of his base, who didn't want him to compromise. -Gotten almost Universal Healthcare passed despite the best efforts of Republicans and Blue Dogs -Had Osama bin Laden executed under his watch, something both Presidents Clinton and Bush tried and failed to do. -Stopped the Great Recession from turning into Great Depression 2.0, with unemployment slowly declining. Consider that at this point in Reagan's presidency (to compare him with the GOP's idol), unemployment was higher than it is now. -Increased minority access to capital -Established the Credit Card Bill of Rights, preventing credit card companies from imposing arbitrary rate increases on customers -Tax cuts for up to 3.5 million small businesses to help pay for employee health care coverage -Expansion of Medicaid to all individuals under age 65 with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level -Added 4.6 billion USD to the Veterans Administration budget to recruit and retain more mental health professionals -Significantly increased funding for the Violence Against Women Act -Lifted restrictions granting Cuban Americans unrestricted rights to visit family and send remittances to the island -Eliminated subsidies to private lender middlemen of student loans and protect student borrowers -Increased funding for national parks and forests by 10% -Significantly expanded Pell grants, which help low-income students pay for college -Signed financial reform law establishing a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to look out for the interests of everyday Americans -Signed financial reform law prohibiting banks from engaging in proprietary trading (trading the bank's own money to turn a profit, often in conflict with their customers' interests) -Cut prescription drug cost for medicare recipients by 50% -Provided $12.2 Billion in new funding for Individuals With Disabilities Education Act -Extended Benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees -Appointed more openly gay officials than any other president in US history -Signed New START Treaty - nuclear arms reduction pact with Russia -Signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, restoring basic protections against pay discrimination for women and other workers -Provided the Department of Veterans Affairs with more than $1.4 billion to improve services to America's Veterans -Issued executive order to repeal Bush era restrictions on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research I miss something?