Friday, January 23, 2009

Obama Is My New Hero

On his first day in office, President Obama signed an order to close Guantanamo Bay. This was such the right thing to do, but even I didn't think he'd do it that quickly.

I had hope for our new president, but he's exceeded what I even imagined by acting so decisively and quickly. Sure, there are issues that have to be resolved, but he's ordered all the quasi-judicial military commission proceedings be stopped for 120 days while the cases are reviewed. Not only did he make the orders, he created a deadline.

All I can say is this:


2 comments:

~moe~ said...

Totally with you on this.

I was hoping you'd have a SAG recap here today. I was checking out People online today and they had listed one dress as a "best" and I truly thought it was awful - I mean, a nice dress but it made the woman look like an old lady. Just curious your thoughts. :)

Cate Ross said...

I did get caught flat-footed on the SAGs--I'll put something together because Ask and You Shall Receive!