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The Positive Contributions Of The Barack Obama Presidency | The Progressive Professor
So here we are on the last full day of the Barack Obama Presidency, which I have been writing about since August 2008, and just about daily since 2010. Barack Obama has been an historic President, and will end up in the top ten of our 44 Presidents over time, if not immediately. Barack Obama was the most pilloried President since Richard Nixon, but for no good reason, and a lot of it was based on pure racism, sorry to say, but the truth. But Obama brought us a dignified, classy persona to the White House, as did his wife Michelle. He gave us the biggest expansion of our health care system, and much of it will survive the Donald Trump and Republican onslaught in the end. He gave us the concept of limited military involvement, after decades of too many interventions overseas, and ended our involvement in Iraq, and cut back dramatically on the unwinnable war in Afghanistan. He gave us the possibility of ending the threat of Iran as a nuclear power, and opened up a new