Scoring Obama's Performance with a Truth-o-Meter

Mainquote-obama-mug Politifact.com is doing an excellent job of tracking how Obama is doing on his campaign promises. Also worth a look: the "Pants-on-Fire" page reserved for the most blatant lies to come out of politicians' mouths. A great tool to use when someone bitches about how Obama has forgotten his promises.

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*Pleasant surprises (promises kept): *

Establish a credit card bill of rights

Sign the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Reform mandatory minimum sentences

Not-so-pleasant surprises (promises broken):

Allow imported prescription drugs

Allow five days of public comment before signing bills

Give annual "State of the World" address